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Legislative Committees

Agriculture and Livestock

Texas House Committee

Phone: 512-463-0762

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The committee shall have seven
members, with jurisdiction over all matters pertaining to:
(1) agriculture, horticulture, and farm husbandry;
(2) livestock and stock raising, and the livestock industry;
(3) the development and preservation of forests, and the regulation,
control, and promotion of the lumber industry;
(4) problems and issues particularly affecting rural areas of the state,
including issues related to rural economic development and the provision of and
access to infrastructure, education, and health services; and
(5) the following state agencies: the Department of Agriculture,
the Texas Animal Health Commission, the State Soil and Water Conservation
Board, the Texas Forest Service, the Offi ce of South Central Interstate Forest
Fire Protection Compact, the Office of Chief Apiary Inspector, Texas AgriLife Research, the Texas AgriLife Extension Service, the Food and Fibers Research Council, the State Seed and Plant Board, the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners, the Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, the Produce Recovery Fund Board, the board of directors of the Texas Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation, Inc., and the Texas Wildlife Damage Management Service.

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