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Todd Staples Todd Staples
Full Name: Todd Staples

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 3 Jan 14, 2003 - Jan 4, 2007 79th (1)   78th (2)   Republican Palestine / Anderson   Anderson, Angelina, Cherokee, Hardin, Henderson, Jasper, Montgomery, Nacogdoches, Newton, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Smith, Tyler
S 3 Jan 9, 2001 - Jan 14, 2003 77th (3)   Republican Palestine / Anderson   Anderson, Angelina, Cherokee, Hardin, Henderson, Jasper, Montgomery, Nacogdoches, Newton, Panola, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Smith, Tyler
H 11 Jan 12, 1999 - Jan 9, 2001 76th   Republican Palestine / Anderson   Anderson, Cherokee, Leon, Robertson
H 11 Jan 14, 1997 - Jan 12, 1999 75th   Republican Palestine / Anderson   Anderson, Cherokee, Leon, Robertson
H 11 Feb 17, 1995 - Jan 14, 1997 74th (4) (5) (6) (7)   Republican Palestine / Anderson   Anderson, Cherokee, Leon, Robertson
(1) "Staples to be sworn in as ag official," 1/4/2007, Longview News-Journal.
(2) 78th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/14/2003, SR 7, pp. 15-16. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal.
(3) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 2002 due to redistricting. Texas Constitution Art. III, ยง3, Election and term of office of Senators.
(4) Sworn 2/17/1995. Oaths of Office.
(5) Todd Staples, in special election 2/11/1995, sworn 2/17/1995, succeeded Elton Bomer, did not take oath of office for 74th Legislature. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(6) 74th Legislature - Staples oath of office date. Texas House of Representatives, Chief Clerk's Office - Seniority Order.
(7) State Representative, District 11, February 11, 1995. Texas Secretary of State - Statement of Canvass for Special Election, 1992.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, 79th Legislature. Texas Senate.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senate, 77th Legislative Session, 2001.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senators, 78th Legislative Session, 2003.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senators, 79th Legislative Session, 2005.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Todd Staples, 74th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Todd Staples, 75th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Todd Staples, 76th Legislature, Members of the 76th Legislature Texas House of Representatives (CD-RW)
  • Photograph. Todd Staples, 76th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Todd Staples, 77th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Todd Staples, 78th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Todd Staples, 79th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 77th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 78th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 79th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 74th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 75th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 76th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    79th R.S. - 2005
    Education  
    Education Subcommittee on Higher Education  
    Finance  
    Natural Resources  
    Transportation and Homeland Security (Chair) 
    Veteran Affairs and Military Installations (Vice Chair) 
    Veteran Affairs and Military Installations Subcommittee on Base Realignment and Closure  
    78th R.S. - 2003
    Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Education  
    Education Subcommittee on Higher Education  
    Finance  
    Infrastructure Development and Security (Chair) 
    Jurisprudence  
    Natural Resources  
    Public School Finance, Select  
    State Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    Water For Environmental Flows  
    Water Policy, Select  
    Workers' Compensation, Select, Interim (Chair) 
    77th R.S. - 2001
    Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Criminal Justice  
    Education  
    Finance  
    Intergovernmental Relations  
    State Employee Compensation and Benefits, Special  
    76th R.S. - 1999
    Appropriations  
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal Justice  
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Tobacco  
    Corrections (Vice Chair) 
    Windham School District, Select  
    75th R.S. - 1997
    Juvenile Justice and Family Issues (Vice Chair) 
    Land and Resource Management  
    74th R.S. - 1995
    Elections  
    State Loans and Grants, House Joint  
    Urban Affairs  
     

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