John Zerwas

John Zerwas

Full Name: John Zerwas

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 28 Jan 8, 2019 - Sep 30, 2019 86th (1) (2)   Republican Richmond / Fort Bend   Fort Bend
H 28 Jan 10, 2017 - Jan 8, 2019 85th   Republican Richmond / Fort Bend   Fort Bend
H 28 Jan 13, 2015 - Jan 10, 2017 84th   Republican Richmond / Fort Bend   Fort Bend
H 28 Jan 8, 2013 - Jan 13, 2015 83rd   Republican Richmond / Fort Bend   Fort Bend
H 28 Jan 11, 2011 - Jan 8, 2013 82nd   Republican Richmond / Fort Bend   Fort Bend, Waller, Wharton
H 28 Jan 13, 2009 - Jan 11, 2011 81st   Republican Richmond / Fort Bend   Fort Bend, Waller, Wharton
H 28 Jan 9, 2007 - Jan 13, 2009 80th   Republican Richmond / Fort Bend   Fort Bend, Waller, Wharton

(1) Proclamations, 8/13/2019 and 11/16/2019, ordering special election on 11/5/2019 and runoff on 1/28/2020 in House District 28 to serve out the unexpired term of John Zerwas. Zerwas resignation letter dated 8/7/2019, effective 9/30/2019. Governor Greg Abbott.
(2) Gary Gates, in special election 11/5/2019 and runoff 1/28/2020, sworn 2/11/2020, succeeded the unexpired term of John Zerwas, resigned effective 9/30/2019. Texas Secretary of State - Election Results, 2019-.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Named Special Advisor to Governor Greg Abbott, "Governor Abbott announces hiring of additional staff," 12/9/2020. Governor Greg Abbott.
  • Recipient of the American Medical Association's Dr. Nathan Davis Award for Outstanding Government Service. "John Zerwas, MD, Honored for Service in Texas House," April 2020, pp. 12-13. Texas Medicine.

Photographs

  • Photograph. John Zerwas, 86th Legislature, Texas House of Representatives
  • Photograph. John Zerwas, 85th Legislature, Texas House of Representatives
  • Photograph. Dr. John Zerwas, 83rd Legislature, Texas House of Representatives
  • Photograph. John Zerwas, 80th Legislature, Members of the 80th and 81st Legislature, Texas House of Representatives (CD-RW)

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

86th R.S. - 2019
Appropriations (Chair) 
85th R.S. - 2017
Appropriations (Chair) 
Partnership Advisory Commission  
84th R.S. - 2015
Higher Education (Chair) 
Public Health  
83rd R.S. - 2013
Appropriations  
Appropriations Subcommittee on Article II (Health and Human Services) (Chair) 
Fiscal Impact of Texas Border Support Operations, Select  
General Investigating and Ethics (Chair) 
Human Services  
82nd R.S. - 2011
Alzheimer's Disease (Co-Chair) 
Appropriations  
Appropriations Subcommittee on Article II (Health and Human Services) (Chair) 
Calendars  
Medicaid Reform Waiver, Legislative Oversight  
Public Health  
81st R.S. - 2009
Appropriations  
Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (Chair) 
Federal Legislation, Select (Chair) 
Public Health  
80th R.S. - 2007
Appropriations  
Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services  
House Administration  
Land and Resource Management (Chair - Budget & Oversight) 
Medicaid Reform, Legislative Oversight  
Services for Individuals Eligible for Intermediate Care Facility Services, Select (Vice Chair) 

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