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Senate Committee on Business and Commerce Subcommittee on Border Affairs - 77th R.S. (2001)

Committee Members
Eddie Lucio, Jr., Chair
John Carona
Frank Madla
Eliot Shapleigh
Leticia Van de Putte
  • The Subcommittee shall identify unique challenges facing the Texas-Mexico Border region and determine strategic economic development initiatives to assist the region in overcoming the identified challenges. The Subcommittee shall recommend initiatives to improve trade and tourism that create a sound foundation for economic development and determine the amount of funding necessary to implement the initiatives. The Subcommittee shall determine whether such investments will leverage other significant funds or if funding is unlikely from other sources. The Subcommittee may also make recommendations to facilitate commerce and lessen congestion at ports-of-entry at the Texas-Mexico border.

Frank Madla (Member) appointed 3/25/2002.

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