Eddie Bernice Johnson

Full Name: Eddie Bernice Johnson

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 23 Jan 8, 1991 - Jan 12, 1993 72nd (1)   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas, Tarrant
S 23 Jan 13, 1987 - Jan 8, 1991 70th   71st   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas, Tarrant
H 33-O Jan 11, 1977 - Sep 30, 1977 65th (2) (3) (4) (5)   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas
H 33-O Jan 14, 1975 - Jan 11, 1977 64th   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas
H 33-O Jan 9, 1973 - Jan 14, 1975 63rd   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas

(1) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1992 due to redistricting. Texas Constitution Art. III, ยง3, Election and term of office of Senators.
(2) Johnson resignation letter dated 9/26/1977, effective 9/30/1977. Texas House of Representatives, Chief Clerk's Office.
(3) Proclamation, 10/3/1977, ordering a special election in House District 33-O on 11/8/1977 to serve out the unexpired term of the Honorable Eddie Bernice Johnson. Governor Dolph Briscoe.
(4) Lanell Cofer, in special election 11/29/1977, sworn 12/8/1977, succeeded Eddie Bernice Johnson, resigned 9/30/1977. First session was 65th 2nd Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) Special election 11/8/1977, runoff 11/29/1977. Texas Secretary of State - Election Dates Including Special Elections, 1966-2001.

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Committee Information top

72nd R.S. - 1991
Committee of the Whole on Redistricting, Special  
Committee of the Whole on Redistricting, Special, Subcommittee on Congressional Districts (Chair) 
Health and Human Services  
Health and Human Services Subcommittee on Health Services  
Nominations, Special  
71st R.S. - 1989
Bishop College, Special Advisory (Chair) 
Committee of the Whole Senate  
Creation and Expansion of Minority and Women-Owned Business Ownership Opportunities, Special Advisory (Chair) 
Education Subcommittee on School Dropouts  
Health and Human Services  
Legislative Redistricting, Select  
Public Education, Select  
State and Local Drug Control, Task Force on  
70th R.S. - 1987
Affordable Housing, Task Force on  
Committee of the Whole Senate  
Health and Human Services  
Health Care Reimbursement Alternatives, Commission on  
Intergovernmental Relations  
Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee on Urban Affairs  
65th R.S. - 1977
Constitutional Amendments  
Labor (Chair) 
64th R.S. - 1975
Drug Abuse Education, Interim  
Labor (Chair) 
Social Services  
Social Services Subcommittee on Correctional Institutions  
63rd R.S. - 1973
Constitutional Convention Planning  
Human Resources  
Human Resources Subcommittee on Mental Health and Mental Retardation  
Human Resources Subcommittee on Public Health  
Prairie View A&M College Administration, Investigation, Special  
Prison Reform  
Reorganization and Modernization of Public Education (Committee of 24) Subcommittee on Public School Finance, Interim  
Reorganization and Modernization of Public Education (Committee of 24), Interim  
State Affairs  
State Affairs Subcommittee on Law Enforcement Education, Training and Standards (Chair) 

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