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Rep. Davis, Sarah

District 134

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Capitol Address:

Room GN.7

P.O. Box 2910

Austin, TX 78768

(512) 463-0389

District Address:

6300 West Loop South, Suite 140

Bellaire, TX 77401

(713) 664-7095

Counties Represented:

Harris (part)

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Biography

Sarah Davis is a civil defense attorney with the national law firm of Wilson Elser and serving in her fifth term as the State Representative for Texas House District 134, located in Houston, Texas.

Sarah was first elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 2010, and served on the Public Health and Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committees. Her subsequent re-election to her second term in 2012 saw an increase in responsibility. She served on the Public Health, Calendars, and Appropriations committees, serving on the Health and Human Services article of the Appropriations Committee.

Following her re-election to her third term in 2014, she served as Co-Chair of the Select Committee to Determine a Sufficient Balance of the Economic Stabilization Fund, was re-appointed to the Appropriations Committee, where she chaired the Appropriations Sub-Committee on Budget Transparency and Reform and again served on the Health and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee, additionally, she was appointed to serve on the Public Health, Calendars, and General Investigating and Ethics Committees. She was also appointed to serve on the interim subcommittee to study mental health.

During her fourth term, Representative Davis served as Chair of the General Investigating and Ethics Committee and Chair of the Appropriations Sub-Committee on Health and Human Services. She also served on the Corrections Committee and the Calendars Committees. She served as the budget conferee for the Health and Human Services article of the budget for the 2016-2017 and 2018-2019 budget cycles.

In the 86th legislative session, Representative Davis is serving on the Appropriations Committee as Sub-Committee Chair on Health and Human Services, along with a new appointment to the House Committee on Insurance.

Representative Davis is the current Vice Chair of the Harris County Delegation, serves as the Secretary of the Women's Health Caucus for multiple consecutive sessions and as The Speaker's appointee to the Texas Access to Justice Commission. In 2017, she was named to the Select Committee to Study Economic Competitiveness and the Appropriations Sub-Committee on Hurricane Harvey Resources and Recovery. Representative Davis was recently named one of the top ten legislators by Texas Monthly for her work in the 85th Legislative session.

Sarah is an accomplished and successful attorney devoting her career to defending against personal injury lawsuits. Sarah's clients include individuals, local businesses, and Fortune 500 companies.

Sarah graduated from John Foster Dulles High School in Sugar Land in 1994. In college, she was a member of the Baylor University debate team. After receiving a Bachelor´s Degree in Economics from Baylor in 1998, she went on to earn her Law Degree from the University of Houston in 2001.

Sarah is a 43 year old breast cancer survivor, and lives with her husband, Kent Adams, and their yorkie Barret, in Houston's Museum District.

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