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David Sibley David Sibley
Full Name: David Sibley

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 22 Jan 12, 1999 - Jan 9, 2002 77th (1) (2)   76th   Republican Waco / McLennan   Bosque, Comanche, Denton, Eastland, Erath, Hamilton, Hill, Hood, Jack, Johnson, McLennan, Palo Pinto, Parker, Somervell, Tarrant, Wise
S 22 Jan 10, 1995 - Jan 12, 1999 75th   74th (3)   Republican Waco / McLennan   Bosque, Comanche, Denton, Eastland, Erath, Hamilton, Hill, Hood, Jack, Johnson, McLennan, Palo Pinto, Parker, Somervell, Tarrant, Wise
S 9 Jan 12, 1993 - Jan 10, 1995 73rd (4) (5)   Republican Waco / McLennan   Dallas, Ellis, Hill, McLennan, Navarro
S 9 Mar 5, 1991 - Jan 12, 1993 72nd (6) (7) (8)   Republican Waco / McLennan   Dallas, Ellis, Falls, Freestone, Henderson, Hill, Limestone, McLennan, Navarro
(1) Sibley resignation letter, 1/9/2002; Proclamation, 1/25/2002, Ordering special election in Senate District 22 on 5/4/2002 to serve unexpired term of David Sibley. Governor Rick Perry.
(2) In Senate, Kip Averitt, sworn 4/10/2002, succeeded David Sibley, resigned 1/9/2002. In House, Holt Getterman, sworn 4/10/2002, succeeded Kip Averitt, resigned 3/21/2002. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) 74th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/11/1995, pp. 75-76. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal.
(4) 73rd Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 3/25/1993, pp. 589-590. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal.
(5) Due to redistricting litigation, entire Senate went up for reelection in 1994. See also Clips database, 4/6/1993 - 4/8/1993, Redistricting - Legislature; and Guide to 2001 Redistricting - Appendix A, 1990s Redistricting (Texas Legislative Council). Terrazas v. Slagle, 821 F.Supp. 1162 (April 5, 1993), 1993.
(6) Special election 1/19/1991, runoff 2/23/1991. Texas Secretary of State - Election Dates Including Special Elections, 1966-2001.
(7) David Sibley, in special election 2/23/1991, sworn 3/5/1991, succeeded Thomas C. (Chet) Edwards, resigned when sworn to Congress 1/2/1991. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(8) 72nd Legislature, Regular Session - Statement of Canvass for the Second Special Election for State Senate, District 9, 3/5/1991, pp. 329-330; Oath of Office, 3/5/1991, p. 330. Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, "Texas Legislature's 75th Session Takes Shape," September 1996. Insurance Journal: The Property/Casualty Magazine of Texas.
  • Biographical sketch, "TCJL's 'Eleven Best' Legislators," July 1999, pp. 1, 3. Texas Civil Justice League Advocate.
  • Dental legislation preview, 75th Legislature, 1997, and biographical sketch, "Legislative Expectiations High for 1997," by State Senator David Sibley, D.D.S., District 22, September 1996, pp. 30-31. Texas Dental Journal.
  • Biographical sketch, "Movers and Shakers: Meet the Legislators Who Make the Decisions About Public Education," March 1995, pp. 13-17. Texas Lone Star.
  • Biographical sketch, 77th Legislature. Texas Senate.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senate, 77th Legislative Session, 2001.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senators, 73rd Legislature, 1993.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senators, 74th Legislature, 1995.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senators, 75th Legislature, 1997.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senators, 76th Legislative Session, 1999.
  • Other Resources
  • Mentioned in "Lobbyists Keep City's Interests in State's Sight," 9/6/1994. Austin American Statesman.
  • Legislative profile, 74th Legislature, 1995. "Scenes From the 74th: The Laney-Bush Session," 6/16/1995. Texas Observer.
  • Photo and interview with Senator David Sibley, pp. 11, 27, January 1993. Texas Town & City.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. David Sibley, 72nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. David Sibley, 73rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. David Sibley, 74th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. David Sibley, 75th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. David Sibley, 76th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. David Sibley, 77th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 72nd session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 73rd session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 74th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 75th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 76th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 77th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    77th R.S. - 2001
    Business and Commerce (Chair) 
    Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Education  
    Electric Utility Restructuring Legislative Oversight (Co-Chair) 
    Health and Human Services  
    76th R.S. - 1999
    Border Affairs, Special (Vice Chair) 
    Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Economic Development (Chair) 
    Education  
    Electric Utility Restructuring Legislative Oversight Committee (Co-Chair) 
    Electric Utility Restructuring, Special (Chair) 
    75th R.S. - 1997
    Administration  
    Civil Justice, Interim (Chair) 
    Economic Development (Chair) 
    Economic Development, Interim (Chair) 
    Education  
    Electric Utility Restructuring, Interim (Chair) 
    Finance  
    Funding Issues in Education, Interim  
    International Relations, Trade, and Technology  
    Legislative and Congressional Redistricting, Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Municipal Franchise Agreements for Telecommunications Utilities  
    74th R.S. - 1995
    Economic Development (Chair) 
    Education  
    Finance  
    Finance Subcommittee II  
    General Investigating, Special  
    International Relations, Trade and Technology  
    Legislative and Congressional Redistricting, Committee of the Whole Senate, Special  
    Managed Care and Consumer Protections, Interim (Chair) 
    73rd R.S. - 1993
    Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Criminal Justice  
    Education  
    Nominations, Special (Vice Chair) 
    Public Utility Commission, Interim  
    Redistricting, Ethics and Elections, Committee of the Whole Senate, Special  
    Redistricting, Ethics and Elections, Committee of the Whole Senate, Special Subcommittee  
    State Affairs  
    Telecommunications, Interim (Co-Chair) 
    72nd R.S. - 1991
    Committee of the Whole on Redistricting, Special  
    Committee of the Whole on Redistricting, Special, Subcommittee on Congressional Districts  
    Criminal Justice  
    Health and Human Services, Interim  
    Intergovernmental Relations  
    Natural Resources  
    Natural Resources Subcommittee on Agriculture  
     

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