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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 31 Jan 11, 1977 - Sep 2, 1977 65th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Amarillo / Potter   Armstrong, Bailey, Carson, Castro, Collingsworth, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Donley, Gray, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hockley, Hutchinson, Lamb, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Swisher, Wheeler
S 31 Jan 9, 1973 - Jan 11, 1977 63rd (4) (5)   64th   Democrat Amarillo / Potter Senate President Pro Tempore (63rd)   Armstrong, Bailey, Carson, Castro, Collingsworth, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Donley, Gray, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hockley, Hutchinson, Lamb, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Swisher, Wheeler
S 31 Jan 12, 1971 - Jan 9, 1973 62nd (6)   Democrat Amarillo / Potter   Armstrong, Carson, Collingsworth, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Donley, Gray, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Wheeler

(1) Proclamation, 9/14/1977, ordering a special election in Senate District 31 on 11/8/1977 to serve out the unexpired term of the Honorable Max Sherman. Governor Dolph Briscoe.
(2) Robert D. Price, in special election 12/10/1977, took office 1/18/1978, succeeded Max R. Sherman, resigned 9/2/1977. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Special election 11/8/1977, runoff 12/10/1977. Texas Secretary of State - Election Dates Including Special Elections, 1966-2001.
(4) 63rd Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, 1st C.S., elected 12/18/1973. Senate Journal.
(5) 63rd Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/10/1973, pp. 12-13. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal.
(6) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1972 due to redistricting. Texas Constitution Art. III, ยง3, Election and term of office of Senators.

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Committee Information top

65th R.S. - 1977
Finance  
Jurisprudence  
Jurisprudence Subcommittee on Civil Matters  
Natural Resources (Chair) 
Natural Resources Subcommittee on Agriculture  
64th R.S. - 1975
Finance  
Jurisprudence  
Jurisprudence Subcommittee on Criminal Matters  
Natural Resources (Chair) 
Natural Resources Subcommittee on Agriculture  
Texas Constitution (Vice Chair) 
63rd R.S. - 1973
Finance  
Jurisprudence  
Jurisprudence Subcommittee on Criminal Matters  
Natural Resources (Chair) 
Natural Resources Subcommittee on Agriculture  
Surface Mining Operations, Interim (Chair) 
62nd R.S. - 1971
Agriculture and Drought Disaster Relief, Special  
Agriculture and Livestock  
Constitutional Amendments  
Election Law Study (Vice Chair) 
Environment  
Environmental Affairs, Interim  
Finance  
Interstate Cooperation  
Medical Costs, Interim  
Natural Resources  
Oil and Gas (Vice Chair) 
Parks and Recreation  
Personnel Policy  
Population Distribution, Interim (Chair) 
Privacy  
Privileges and Elections  
State Affairs  
State Departments and Institutions  
State Departments and Institutions Subcommittee on Construction of the Bauer House for the Chancellor at the University of Texas at Austin  
Traffic Court System  
Transportation  
Unemployment Compensation and Workmen's Compensation Laws, Interim  
Vacancy Laws  
Water and Conservation  

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