House Committee on Agriculture & Livestock 
         76th Legislature 
         March 25, 1999 
         3:00 pm  
         Capitol Extension, E1.016 
         Pursuant to a notice posted on March 19, 1999, the House  
         Committee on Agriculture & Livestock met in a public hearing  
         and was called to order by the Chair, Representative David  
         Swinford at 3:15 pm. 
         The roll was answered as follows:   
         Present:  Representatives Swinford; Brown, Betty; Christian;  
                   Green; Hardcastle; Jones, Charles (6). 
         Absent:   Representatives McReynolds; Crownover; Hupp (3). 
         A quorum was present. 
         The committee met in joint hearing with Senate Natural  
         Resources to hear invited testimony  regarding international  
         agriculture trade.  
         The Chair recognized the following to testify: 
              Doug Farquhar, program principal in the National  
         Conference of State Legislature's  
              (NCSL) Environment, Energy and Transportation area. 
              Dale Miller, office of the administrator for the U.S.  
         Department of Agriculture's Foreign 
              Agricultural Service (FAS). 
         At 4:20 pm, on the motion of the chair and without objection,  
         the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.   
         Rep. David Swinford, Chair 
         Courtney Trolinger, Clerk