|Address||2500 Stonewall St. |
Greenville, Texas 75401, United States
Jan 12, 2020 11:36pm
|Info||On January 14, 2003, Senator Robert F. "Bob" Deuell was sworn-in to the Texas State Senate to represent the citizens of Senate District Two, which includes Delta, Hopkins, Hunt, Rockwall, Kaufman, Fannin, Rains, and Van Zandt counties, and parts of Dallas and Smith counties. |
After graduating from George Mason University, Senator Deuell earned his Doctorate of Medicine from the Medical College of Virginia. Senator Deuell is a partner in Primary Care Associates of Greenville, and is a member of the American Medical Association and Texas Medical Association. He is Board certified by the American Board of Family Practice.
During the 78th Legislative Session, Senator Deuell passed legislation that will protect Chambers of Commerce from frivolous lawsuits (SB 360), enhanced the penalty for the offense of a terroristic threat (SB 408), and authorized a pilot program for enhanced EMS services in rural areas (SB 1409). Senator Deuell also worked to ensure passage of bills dealing with issues such as education, agriculture, bio-terrorism, transportation, lawsuit reform and family issues.
For his efforts during the 78th session, Senator Deuell was given the "Fighter for Free Enterprise Award," by the Texas Association of Business, the "CLEAT Legislative Award" by the Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas, was named Outstanding Senator by the Texas State Association of Fire Fighters, received the "Patient Advocacy Award" from the Texas Academy of Family Physicians, was named Freshman Senator of the Year by the Texas Young Republican Federation, and received an A++ rating from the Texas Right to Life Committee. In addition, Sen. Deuell was honored with the "Patiente Protectorate Award" and was named one of "Texas Medicine's Best" by the Texas Medical Association.
Currently, Senator Deuell serves on the Senate Finance Committee, Health and Human Services Committee, Intergovernmental Relations Committee and is Vice-Chair of the Senate Nominations Committee.
In addition, Senator Deuell was selected by Lt. Governor Dewhurst to serve on the Senate Select Committee on Water Policy, and also serves as a Vice-Chair of the Rural Caucus.
Senator Deuell and his wife Marilyn reside in Greenville and have three children - Paul, Brian and Jennifer.