Kent A. Caperton

Kent A. Caperton

Full Name: Kent Allen Caperton

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 5 Jan 13, 1987 - Jan 8, 1991 71st (1)   70th   71st (1)   Democrat Bryan / Brazos Senate President Pro Tempore (71st)   Austin, Brazos, Burleson, Colorado, Grimes, Harris, Houston, Leon, Madison, Milam, Montgomery, Robertson, Trinity, Walker, Waller, Washington, Wharton, Williamson
S 5 Jan 11, 1983 - Jan 13, 1987 68th (2)   69th   Democrat Bryan / Brazos   Austin, Brazos, Burleson, Colorado, Grimes, Harris, Houston, Leon, Madison, Milam, Montgomery, Robertson, Trinity, Walker, Waller, Washington, Wharton, Williamson
S 5 Jan 13, 1981 - Jan 11, 1983 67th (3)   Democrat Bryan / Brazos   Austin, Brazos, Burleson, Colorado, Falls, Freestone, Grimes, Houston, Leon, Madison, Montgomery, Polk, Robertson, San Jacinto, Trinity, Walker, Waller, Washington, Wharton

(1) 71st Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, 2nd C.S., elected 11/14/1989; Ad Interim 2nd C.S., 12/12/1989. Senate Journal.
(2) 68th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 3/17/1983, p. 495. Drew 4-year term (also see message from President, p. 467). Senate Journal.
(3) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1982 due to redistricting. Texas Constitution Art. III, ยง3, Election and term of office of Senators.

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Committee Information top

77th R.S. - 2001
Public School Finance, Select  
71st R.S. - 1989
Administration, Special  
Committee of the Whole Senate  
Creation and Expansion of Minority and Women-Owned Business Ownership Opportunities, Special Advisory  
Employee Benefits, Select  
Finance (Chair) 
Judicial Selection  
Jurisprudence  
Public Education, Select (Vice Chair) 
State Affairs  
State Guaranty Funds, Select  
70th R.S. - 1987
Administration, Special  
Child Support, Interim  
Committee of the Whole Senate  
Deceptive Trade Practices  
Finance  
Higher Education in South Texas  
Judiciary, Select, Interim  
Jurisprudence (Chair) 
Oil Overcharge, Special  
Protective Orders and State Employee Pension Plans  
Security for Judgments, Special  
State Affairs  
Workers Compensation, Select  
69th R.S. - 1985
Administration, Special  
Committee of the Whole Senate  
Criminal Justice (Chair) 
Education  
Family Role in Reducing Recidivism, Special  
Finance  
Liability Insurance and Tort Law and Procedure  
Merit Selection of Judges, Committee of 100 for the  
68th R.S. - 1983
Committee of the Whole Senate  
Committee of the Whole Senate, Subcommittee on Organization and Management  
Finance  
Judiciary, Select  
Jurisprudence  
Jurisprudence Subcommittee on Civil Matters (Chair) 
State Affairs  
67th R.S. - 1981
Human Resources  
Human Resources Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs  
Jurisprudence  
Jurisprudence Subcommittee on Civil Matters (Vice Chair) 
Poet Laureate Selection  
Rules of Evidence, Interim (Chair) 
State Affairs  
State Affairs Subcommittee on Elections  
State Artist Selection  
State Artist Selection, Special  
State-Municipal Planning, Interim  

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