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Bill Sarpalius Bill Sarpalius
Full Name: William C. "Bill" Sarpalius

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 31 Jan 8, 1985 - Jan 10, 1989 70th   69th   Democrat Amarillo / Potter   Armstrong, Bailey, Briscoe, Carson, Castro, Collingsworth, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Donley, Gray, Hale, Hall, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hockley, Hutchinson, Lamb, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Swisher, Wheeler
S 31 Jan 11, 1983 - Jan 8, 1985 68th (1)   Democrat Amarillo / Potter   Armstrong, Bailey, Briscoe, Carson, Castro, Collingsworth, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Donley, Gray, Hale, Hall, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hockley, Hutchinson, Lamb, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Swisher, Wheeler
S 31 Jan 13, 1981 - Jan 11, 1983 67th (2)   Democrat Hereford / Deaf Smith   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
(1) 68th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 3/17/1983, p. 495. Drew 2-year term (also see message from President, p. 467). Senate Journal.
(2) 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.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 68th Legislature, R.S., SR 8. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 69th Legislature, R.S., SR 11. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 70th Legislature, R.S., SR 8. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 74th Legislature, R.S., HCR 25. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • SARPALIUS, William (1948- ). Representative, TX. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress 1774-Present.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senate, 67th Legislature, 1981.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senate, 68th Legislature, 1983.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senate, 69th Legislature, 1985.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senate, 70th Legislature, 1987.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Bill Sarpalius, 67th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bill Sarpalius, 68th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bill Sarpalius, 69th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Bill Sarpalius, 70th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 67th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, west wall. GE.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 68th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, west wall. GE.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 69th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 70th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    70th R.S. - 1987
    Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Education  
    High School Dropouts, Special  
    Implementation of the Agricultural Hazard Communication Act (Chair) 
    Juvenile Justice System, Select (Chair) 
    Natural Resources  
    Natural Resources Subcommittee on Agriculture (Chair) 
    Nominations, Special  
    State Affairs  
    69th R.S. - 1985
    Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Education  
    Local Measured Service, Interim  
    Natural Resources  
    Natural Resources Subcommittee on Agriculture (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    68th R.S. - 1983
    Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Committee of the Whole Senate, Subcommittee on Teachers  
    Education  
    Farmworker Insurance  
    Higher Education  
    Natural Resources  
    Natural Resources Subcommittee on Agriculture (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    67th R.S. - 1981
    Criminal Justice System, Special, Interim  
    Economic Development  
    Human Resources  
    Human Resources Subcommittee on Public Health and Welfare  
    Natural Resources  
    Natural Resources Subcommittee on Agriculture (Chair) 
    Quad State Project Participation, Interim (Chair) 
     

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