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Rick Perry     Rick Perry
Full name: James Richard Perry
Biography: Official website for Texas Governor Rick Perry
Biography: Portraits of Texas Governors
Party:  Republican
Term as Governor*: December 21, 2000 - January 20, 2015  

Legislative sessions as Governor: 
76 R.S. (January 12, 1999 - May 31, 1999)
77 R.S. (January 9, 2001 - May 28, 2001)
78 R.S. (January 14, 2003 - June 2, 2003)
78 1st C.S. (June 30, 2003 - July 28, 2003)
78 2nd C.S. (July 28, 2003 - August 26, 2003)
78 3rd C.S. (September 15, 2003 - October 12, 2003)
78 4th C.S. (April 20, 2004 - May 17, 2004)
79 R.S. (January 11, 2005 - May 30, 2005)
79 1st C.S. (June 21, 2005 - July 20, 2005)
79 2nd C.S. (July 21, 2005 - August 19, 2005)
79 3rd C.S. (April 17, 2006 - May 16, 2006)
80 R.S. (January 9, 2007 - May 28, 2007)
81 R.S. (January 13, 2009 - June 1, 2009)
81 1st C.S. (July 1, 2009 - July 2, 2009)
82 R.S. (January 11, 2011 - May 30, 2011)
82 1st C.S. (May 31, 2011 - June 29, 2011)
83 R.S. (January 8, 2013 - May 27, 2013)
83 1st C.S. (May 27, 2013 - June 25, 2013)
83 2nd C.S. (July 1, 2013 - July 30, 2013)
83 3rd C.S. (July 30, 2013 - August 5, 2013)

Legislative offices held:
Lt. Governor (January 19, 1999 - December 21, 2000)
Member Texas House of Representatives (1985 - 1991)

Other elected state or federal offices held:
Commissioner of Agriculture (1991- 1999)

Clips:
100 biographical clips about: Perry, Rick

*Sworn in after Bush resignation.
    Documents:
Executive Orders (79)
Messages (153)
Proclamations (279)
Speeches (385)
Vetoes  (335)
Other  (201)