Harold V. Dutton Jr.
Texas State Representative (HD 142)
State of Texas
In the 86th Legislative Session (his seventeenth term in the Texas House of Representatives), Rep. Dutton serves as Chairman of the Committee on Juvenile Justice and Family Issues, Chairman of the Texas Legislative Black Caucus, and a member of the Public Education Committee, where he has served longer than any member in Texas’ history.
For his legislative accomplishments, Dutton has been recognized by numerous organizations, including the Forward Times Newspaper, the Houston Police Officers’ Association, the American Civil Liberties Union, the Texas Women’s Political Caucus, the Harris County Deputy Sheriff’s Association, the Texas Tourism Caucus, the Afro-American Sheriff Deputy’ Association, the Hispanic Journal, the United States Small Business Administration and the Texas Association of African American Chambers of Commerce.