The House Committee on Culture, Recreation & Tourism

83rd Legislature

September 24, 2014

12:00 p.m.

La Porte, TX (See Below)


Pursuant to a notice posted on September 18, 2014, the House Committee on Culture, Recreation & Tourism met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Guillen, at 12:03 p.m.


The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Guillen; and Smith.






















Topic 1: Oyster Industry

Including the oyster industry in the Commercial Fishing License Buyback Program at the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

Testimony taken/registration recorded.


Topic 2: Protection of Seagrass Plants

Implementation of HB 3279 (83R)

Testimony taken/registration recorded.


Topic 3: Grants

Grants/economic development grants related to culture, recreation, and tourism

Testimony taken/registration recorded.


At 2:16 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.




Rep. Guillen, Chair




Rebecca Donachie, Clerk