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House Committee on Land and Resource Management - 81st R.S. (2009)

Committee Members
Dennis Bonnen, Chair
Jessica Farrar, Vice Chair
Carol Alvarado
Valinda Bolton
Mike 'Tuffy' Hamilton
Mark Homer
Rob Orr
Ken Paxton
Kristi Thibaut
Charges
• Evaluate the appropriateness of creating pedestrian-only areas on the public beaches of the state.
• Examine unresolved issues relating to eminent domain legislation introduced during the 81st Legislative Session. Monitor any pending litigation.
• Examine the granting of easements on state-owned lands, including lands managed by institutions of higher education and the General Land Office.
• Study the causes of coastal erosion along the Texas coast. Evaluate current and alternate funding sources. Review federal programs and their relationship to the state program.
• Monitor the agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction.

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