Agriculture & Livestock Committee

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Committee info:

  • Clerk:
  • Shannon Houston
  • Room:
  • EXT E2.114
  • Phone:
  • (512) 463-0762

Committee Members

Chair

Burns

Rep. Burns,
DeWayne

Vice Chair

Anderson

Rep. Anderson,
Charles "Doc"

 

Bailes

Rep. Bailes,
Ernest

 

Cole

Rep. Cole,
Sheryl

 

Cyrier

Rep. Cyrier,
John

 

Guillen

Rep. Guillen,
Ryan

 

Herrero

Rep. Herrero,
Abel

 

Rosenthal

Rep. Rosenthal,
Jon E.

 

Toth

Rep. Toth,
Steve

Jurisdiction:

Sec. 1. AGRICULTURE AND LIVESTOCK. The committee shall
have nine 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 A&M Forest Service, the Texas
administrator for the South Central Interstate Forest Fire
Protection Compact, the Texas Apiary Inspection Service, Texas A&M
AgriLife Research, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, the
Food and Fibers Research Council, the State Seed and Plant Board,
the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners, the Texas A&M
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 Services.