Seventy-second Texas Legislature

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The 72nd Texas Legislature met from January 8, 1991, to May 27, 1991, and in four subsequent special called sessions (see below). All members present during this session were elected in the 1990 general elections.

Sessions[edit]

Regular Session: January 8, 1991 - May 27, 1991
1st Called Session: July 15, 1991 - August 13, 1991
2nd Called Session: August 19, 1991 - August 25, 1991
3rd Called Session: January 2, 1992 - January 8, 1992
4th Called Session: November 10, 1992 - December 3, 1992

Party summary[edit]

Senate[edit]

Affiliation Members Note
  Democratic Party 22
  Republican Party 9
Total 31

House of Representatives[edit]

Affiliation Members Note
  Democratic Party 90
  Republican Party 60
Total 150

Officers[edit]

Senate[edit]

  • Lieutenant Governor: Bob Bullock, Democrat
  • President Pro Tempore (regular session): Bob Glasgow, Democrat
  • President Pro Tempore (1st called session): Don Henderson, Republican
  • President Pro Tempore (2nd called session): Don Henderson, Republican
  • President Pro Tempore (3rd called session): Bill Sims, Democrat
  • President Pro Tempore (4th called session): Bill Sims, Democrat

House[edit]

Members[edit]

Senate[edit]

Senator Party District Home Town Took Office
Bill Ratliff Republican 1 Mount Pleasant 1989
Ted Lyon Democratic 2 Mesquite 1991
Bill Haley Democratic 3 Center 1991
Carl A. Parker Democratic 4 Port Arthur 1977
Jim Turner Democratic 5 Crockett 1991
Gene Green Democratic 6 Houston 1987
Don Henderson Republican 7 Houston 1991
O.H. "Ike" Harris Republican 8 Dallas 1967
David Sibley Republican 9 Waco 1991
Chris Harris Republican 10 Arlington 1991
Chet Brooks Democratic 11 Pasadena 1967
Mike Moncrief Democratic 12 Fort Worth 1991
Rodney Ellis Democratic 13 Houston 1990
Gonzalo Barrientos Democratic 14 Austin 1985
John Whitmire Democratic 15 Houston 1983
John N. Leedom Republican 16 Dallas 1981
J. E. "Buster" Brown Republican 17 Lake Jackson 1981
Ken Armbrister Democratic 18 Victoria 1987
Frank Tejeda Democratic 19 San Antonio 1987
Carlos F. Truan Democratic 20 Corpus Christi 1977
Judith Zaffirini Democratic 21 Laredo 1987
Bob Glasgow Democratic 22 Stephenville 1980
Eddie Bernice Johnson Democratic 23 Dallas 1987
Temple Dickson Democratic 24 San Antonio 1989
Bill Sims Democratic 25 San Antonio 1983
Cyndi Taylor Krier Republican 26 San Antonio 1985
Eddie Lucio, Jr. Democratic 27 Brownsville 1991
John Montford Democratic 28 Lubbock 1982
Peggy Rosson Democratic 29 El Paso 1991
Steve Carriker Democratic 30 Roby 1988
Teel Bivins Republican 31 Amarillo 1989

Sources[edit]

http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/ref/abouttx/holidays.html

http://www.lrl.state.tx.us/scanned/sessionOverviews/summary/soe70.pdf

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