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Joint Agriculture Policy Committee
NOTE: This is archived committee information from the 76th Legislative Session.

Committee Information

Sen. Tom Haywood
Rep. David Swinford

Sen. Kenneth Armbrister
Sen. Teel Bivins
Sen. Steve Ogden

Rep. Robert "Bobby" Cook
Rep. Jim McReynolds
Rep. Bob Turner


The following reports are available for download:

Please note: Report Appendix is not available on-line. Please contact Senate Bill Distribution at (512) 463-0252 for a full copy of the report.

Interim Charges

  • Develop a sound agricultural policy for Texas in the 21st Century by comprehensively studying the condition of agriculture, the state's current programs in support of agriculture, and the role of the state in preserving the agriculture industry. The Committee Shall work closely with the Texas Department of Agriculture, the comptroller, the Texas Department of Economic Development, and other agencies and institutions of higher education as determined by the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives.