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1 Document(s) [ Subject: Good Neighbor Commission ]

Committee: House Regions, Compacts, and Districts
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report of the Committee on Regions, Compacts, and Districts, Texas House of Representatives, the Sixty-sixth legislative session.
Subjects: Community Affairs, Texas Department of | Good Neighbor Commission | International trade | Pan American Student Forum | State agencies |
Library Call Number: L1836.65 R263
Session: 65th R.S. (1977)
Online version: View report [60 pages  File size: 2,140 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. A review of the memberships of the judicial and executive branches, including all agencies, in interstate associations. This shall include recommendations for needed change, if any, in the manner in which these associations may gain approval to charge fees for such memberships to the state.
2. An assessment of the value to the State of its current memberships in interstate compacts in which the State participates. This study shall also review and assess the interstate compacts in which the State is eligible to participate and their relative value to the State.
3. A study of the role and scope of the Pan American Student Forum and its expansion to junior and senior level institutions of higher education.
4. A study of the concept of and relative advantages and disadvantages of foreign trade zones in Texas. This study should include recommendations as to how to better encourage foreign trade through this or alternative means.
5. A review of the functions and responsibilities of the Good Neighbor Commission, the Governor's Office of Migrant Affairs, the Department of Community Affairs and the South Texas Cultural Basin to determine duplication of efforts and to make recommendations for consolidation of functions thereof, if necessary.

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