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Senate Committee on Business and Commerce
Subcommittee on Border Affairs
NOTE: This is archived committee information from the 77th Legislative Session.

Committee Information

CHAIR
Eddie Lucio, Jr.


MEMBERS
John Carona
Frank L. Madla
Eliot Shapleigh
Leticia Van de Putte

 

CLERK:
Laura Garcia

TEL:
(512) 463-0385

Reports

The following reports are available for download:

Interim Charges

  • 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.