Agriculture & Livestock Committee

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Committee info:

  • Clerk:
  • Alexander McMillan
  • Room:
  • EXT E2.114
  • Phone:
  • (512) 463-0762

Committee Members

Chair

Springer

Rep. Springer,
Drew

Vice Chair

Anderson

Rep. Anderson,
Charles "Doc"

 

Beckley

Rep. Beckley,
Michelle

 

Buckley

Rep. Buckley,
Brad

 

Burns

Rep. Burns,
DeWayne

 

Fierro

Rep. Fierro,
Art

 

Meza

Rep. Meza,
Thresa "Terry"

 

Raymond

Rep. Raymond,
Richard Peña

 

Zwiener

Rep. Zwiener,
Erin

Jurisdiction:

Section 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.