Legislative Reference Library of Texas About the library Site Index

Legislative Reference Library of Texas
your partner in legislative research

Legislative clips Legislative clips archive Texas media links Current articles Texshare databases New books New & Noteworthy
Legislative Archive System Index to Sections Affected Conference committee reports Constitutional amendments Vetoes State budget Redistricting information Signed copies of bills Statutory revision Texas law timeline Water law timeline Statute publication dates Legislative intent guide
Texas Legislators: Past & Present Governors of Texas Lt. Governors and Speakers Senate Presidents Pro Tempore Senate & House seniority Member statistics Chief Elected Officials Texas legislators on Twitter
Sessions and years Bill statistics Member statistics Bill effective dates Legislative deadlines Session summaries Special sessions Legislative staff lists
Today's meetings Meetings by date Standing committees Committees by session Committee search Legislative reports Committee minutes Standing committee appointments
Library catalog House & Senate Journals House & Senate Rules Parliamentary resources General and Special Laws of Texas Codes of 1856 Paschal's Digest Penal Code revision research guide Code of Criminal Procedure guide Deceptive Trade Practices Act Impeachment of O.P. Carrillo Gubernatorial inauguration materials Water resources research guide School finance litigation archive
Frequently Asked Questions Contacting your legislator Texas bill status State agency hotlines & citizen   assistance Texas legislative agencies &   process Other libraries Public policy resources

LRL Home - Legislators and Leaders - Texas Legislators: Past & Present - Member profileprinter friendly versionreturn to screen view

John Otto John Otto
Full Name: John Otto

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 18 Jan 13, 2015 - Jan 10, 2017 84th   Republican Dayton / Liberty   Liberty, San Jacinto, Walker
H 18 Jan 8, 2013 - Jan 13, 2015 83rd   Republican Dayton / Liberty   Liberty, San Jacinto, Walker
H 18 Jan 11, 2011 - Jan 8, 2013 82nd   Republican Dayton / Liberty   Liberty, Montgomery, Polk
H 18 Jan 13, 2009 - Jan 11, 2011 81st   Republican Dayton / Liberty   Liberty, Montgomery, Polk
H 18 Jan 9, 2007 - Jan 13, 2009 80th   Republican Dayton / Liberty   Liberty, Montgomery, Polk
H 18 Jan 11, 2005 - Jan 9, 2007 79th   Republican Dayton / Liberty   Liberty, Montgomery, Polk
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, 84th Legislature. Texas House of Representatives.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Army, Second Lieutenant. Biographical sketch, 84th Legislature: "Honored as a distinguished military graduate, he received his commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army and reported to Fort Benjamin Harrison for finance officer training. He served in the Army for eight years on active duty and in the reserves before being honorably discharged." Texas House of Representatives.
  • Texas House of Representatives
    Photographs
  • Photograph. John Otto, 79th Legislature, Members of the 79th Legislature Texas House of Representatives (CD-RW)
  • Photograph. John Otto, 83rd Legislature, Texas House of Representatives
  • Photograph. John Otto, 84th Legislature, Texas House of Representatives
  • Photograph, Flip Book Photographs: Texas House of Representatives, 79th Legislature, 2005.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 79th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 80th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 81st session composite photo of House members (House chamber, east wall. 2W.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 82nd session composite photo of House members (House chamber, east wall. 2W.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 83rd session composite photo of House members(House chamber, east wall. 2W.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 84th session composite photo of House members(House chamber, east wall. 2W.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Other Resources
  • Armando Martinez chosen Freshman of the Year (Democrat) and John Otto chosen Freshman of the Year (Republican), 79th Legislature, "Lawmaker named Freshman of the Year," 5/26/2005. McAllen Monitor.
  • Committee Informationtop
    84th R.S. - 2015
    Appropriations (Chair) 
    Partnership Advisory Commission  
    83rd R.S. - 2013
    Appropriations  
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Article III (Public & Higher Education) (Chair) 
    Determine a Sufficient Balance of the Economic Stabilization Fund, Select  
    Fiscal Impact of Texas Border Support Operations, Select  
    Ways and Means (Vice Chair) 
    82nd R.S. - 2011
    Appropriations  
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Articles I, IV & V (General Government, the Judiciary, and Criminal Justice & Public Safety) (Chair) 
    General Revenue Dedicated Accounts, Interim (Co-Chair) 
    Ways and Means (Vice Chair) 
    81st R.S. - 2009
    Appropriations  
    Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government (Chair) 
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Hurricane  
    Fiscal Stability, Select (Chair) 
    Ways and Means (Vice Chair) 
    80th R.S. - 2007
    Appropriations  
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Education  
    Higher and Public Education Finance, Select  
    Property Tax Relief and Appraisal Reform, Select (Chair) 
    Redistricting  
    Ways and Means (Chair - Budget & Oversight) 
    79th R.S. - 2005
    County Affairs (Vice Chair)  
    Government Reform (Vice Chair) 
    Property Tax Relief, Select  
    Rules and Resolutions  
     

    This website is a work in progress. Information on this website is provided as a public service by the Legislative Reference Library. The Legislative Reference Library makes no representation as to its completeness or accuracy and makes no warranty in regard to its use. Users assume all risk of reliance on the information included on this site.

    Have a question, comment or contribution? Email the Library or call 512-463-1252.

    Many photos in Texas Legislators: Past and Present are used with permission of the Texas State Preservation Board. For permission to reproduce these photos, please contact the Texas State Preservation Board graphics coordinator at 512-475-3060.