The House Committee on Agriculture & Livestock

80th Legislature

February 11, 2008

1:00 p.m.

700 North Catherine, Terrell, TX 75610, Terrell ISD Board Room


Pursuant to a notice posted on January 29, 2008, the House Committee on Agriculture & Livestock met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Miller, at 1:03 p.m.


The roll was answered as follows:


Present:              Representatives Miller; Anderson; Brown, Betty; Aycock; Heflin (5).


Absent:              Representatives Gallego; Garcia (2).


A quorum was present.


The Committee heard invited testimony on interim charge #5,

Examine the opportunities for increased economic development funding in rural Texas.


The Chair laid out the interim charge before the committee.


(Representative Brown, Betty in chair.)


Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)


At 3:35 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.




Rep. Miller, Chair




Steven Schar, Clerk