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J.D. Sheffield

Republican — Representative — District 59
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J.D. Sheffield represents House District 59 in the Texas House, is a member of four committees, and is the primary sponsor of 163 bills.

  • Capitol address:

    P.O. Box 2910
    Austin, TX 78768
    Phone: 512-463-0628
  • District address:

    P.O. Box 704
    Gatesville, TX 76528
    Phone: 254-918-5729

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News and Blog Coverage

Michael Quinn Sullivan and the Republican Primaries

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • HB 11

    Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty.

  • HB 1993

    Relating to the authorization of independent school districts to use electronic means to notify parents of a student's academic performance.

  • HB 1916

    Relating to the enforcement of certain local traffic laws on the campus of a public or private institution of higher education.

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  • HR 721

    Honoring former Brady High School band director Berry "Butch" Crudgington on his receipt of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Brady Chamber of Commerce.

  • HB 1718

    Relating to the selection of the local administrative judge for Coryell County.

  • HB 1724

    Relating to the establishment of a state plan for Streptococcus pneumoniae education and prevention.

Recent Votes

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SCR 18

final passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 13893.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 96.0
SCR 14

final passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 14195.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 64.0
SCR 11

final passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 12585.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 2214.0
SCR 7

final passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 14095.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 74.0
HCR 55

final passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 13994.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 85.0
HCR 53

final passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 13994.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 85.0
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Sources

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