TEXAS COUNCIL ON MIGRANT LABOR
TEXAS COUNCIL ON MIGRANT LABOR. The Texas Council on Migrant Labor, established in 1957, was an ex officio board consisting of the chairman of the Texas Employment Commission, commissioner of the State Department of Public Welfare (later the Texas Department of Human Services), director of the Good Neighbor Commission, commissioner of the State Board of Education, director of the Texas Department of Public Safety, commissioner of the State Department of Public Health (later the Texas Department of Health), and commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics (later Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations). The council was responsible for coordinating efforts of state agencies in improving travel and living conditions of migrant laborers. It was authorized to hold public hearings, study migrant laborer flow, and assist other state and federal agencies in forming regulations. The council was abolished in 1965, and its duties were given to the Good Neighbor Commission.
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