Matt Schaefer

Matt Schaefer

Full Name: Matt Schaefer

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 6 Jan 10, 2023 - Jan 14, 2025 88th   Republican Tyler / Smith   Smith
H 6 Jan 12, 2021 - Jan 10, 2023 87th   Republican Tyler / Smith   Smith
H 6 Jan 8, 2019 - Jan 12, 2021 86th   Republican Tyler / Smith   Smith
H 6 Jan 10, 2017 - Jan 8, 2019 85th   Republican Tyler / Smith   Smith
H 6 Jan 13, 2015 - Jan 10, 2017 84th   Republican Tyler / Smith   Smith
H 6 Jan 8, 2013 - Jan 13, 2015 83rd   Republican Tyler / Smith   Smith

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Military Service Notes

  • United States Navy Reserve, Lieutenant Commander. Biographical sketch, 2016, "Matt is currently a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve and in 2010 he served in Afghanistan near the Iranian border with a Provincial Reconstruction Team." Campaign Website.


  • Photograph. Matt Schaefer, 86th Legislature, Texas House of Representatives
  • Photograph. Matt Schaefer, 83rd Legislature, Texas House of Representatives

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

88th R.S. - 2023
Licensing and Administrative Procedures  
Public Education  
87th R.S. - 2021
Appropriations Subcommittee on Articles I, IV, and V (General Government, the Judiciary, and Criminal Justice and Public Safety) (Vice Chair) 
Appropriations Subcommittee on Strategic Fiscal Review and Federal Relief Funds  
Homeland Security and Public Safety  
86th R.S. - 2019
Appropriations Subcommittee on Article III (Public and Higher Education)  
Appropriations Subcommittee on State Infrastructure, Resiliency, and Investment  
Higher Education  
85th R.S. - 2017
Homeland Security and Public Safety  
84th R.S. - 2015
Defense and Veterans' Affairs  
Urban Affairs  
83rd R.S. - 2013
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Defense and Veterans' Affairs  

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.