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Legislation authored by Raul L. Longoria

Includes legislation with Raul L. Longoria as the primary author for the 63rd through 66th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not available prior to the 63rd Legislature.

66th Regular Session
SB 216 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to venue for trial of marihuana offenses.
SB 217 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to aquisition and disposition of land by Pan American University.
SB 222 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program.
SB 336 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the bay shrimping seasons.
SB 401 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Relating to purchase, sale, and lease of land and facilities of certain navigation districts.
SB 402 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: House conferees appointed
Caption: Relating to refunding bonds, notes, and other indebtedness of navigation districts.
SB 403 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to creation of the 273rd Judicial District, composed of Hidalgo County.
SB 404 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authority of the Texas Employment Commission to sell certain state-owned land to the City of McAllen and to use the proceeds to acquire other land and buildings.
SB 405 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to election of directors of certain irrigation districts.
SB 470 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the membership expiration, staff, functions, and revenue of the Good Neighbor Commission of Texas.
SB 477 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to weight and length requirements for vehicles transporting seed cotton modules.
SB 514 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to maintenance of the public beaches.
SB 539 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Governor submitted as emergency
Caption: Relating to release pending trial of persons accused of criminal offenses.
SB 613 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, procedures, powers, and authority of the County Court at Law No. 3 of Hidalgo County; providing for the terms, judge, and personnel of the court.
SB 631 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to use of voting machines for absentee voting.
SB 658 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to a branch of Texas State Technical Institute in Hidalgo County.
SB 718 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities regarding the acquisition, construction, operation, and financing of international toll bridges and related facilities.
SB 719 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to licensing of labor agents.
SB 764 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the penalty for a violation of Chapter 77, Parks and Wildlife Code, relating to the taking of shrimp.
SB 821 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the selection of grand jurors.
SB 822 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to registration of motor vehicles.
SB 922 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to consent by a parent or a judicially designated managing conservator or guardian or a court order granting permission before an abortion can be performed upon a minor.
SB 923 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the manufacture of alcohol for fuel, industrial uses, and exportation from the state.
SB 924 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain citrus cooperative associations.
SB 1039 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the regulation of contracts for dance studio lessons; providing a penalty.
SB 1105 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Authorizing the Brownsville Navigation District, Cameron County, Texas, to establish, operate, and maintain a U.S. Foreign-Trade Zone at Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, and subzones thereof under the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zone Act.
SB 1231 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the composition of Administrative Judicial Districts.
SB 1307 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to maintenance of unkept cemeteries by certain counties.
SB 1311 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the penalties for offenders who use a firearm during the commission of an offense.
SB 1312 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the penalty for the manufacture or sale of certain drugs in violation of the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
SB 1313 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the penalties for offenders who use a firearem during the commission of an offense.
SB 1314 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Failure to suspend the rules
Caption: Relating to application of the statute of limitations to sums or property required to be reported and paid to the State Treasurer's Office under the es cheat statutes.
SB 1315 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to penalties for repeat and habitual offenders.
SCR 14 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Inviting President Jose Lopez Portillo, President of Mexico to address a Joint Session of the Legislature.
SCR 24 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting C.K. Koelle permission to sue the state.
SCR 86 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting Dr. Arthur G. Enns, permission to sue the Board of Regents of The University of Texas, The M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute at Houston, Texas, and the Rio Grande Radiation Treatment and Cancer Research Foundation, Incorporated.
SR 472 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Extending congratulations to Lena Guerrero.
SR 545 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Extending welcome to St. John's Episcopal Day School third grade class.
SR 552 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Extending welcome to Mian A. Ghani.
SR 564 Author: Longoria, Raul | et. al.
Caption: Extending congratulations to Casis Elementary School.
SR 575 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Extending congratulations to Valley Building Officials Association.
SR 640 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Extending congratulations to Rod Hinojosa.
SR 758 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Extending congratulations to Captain Pete Mendoza.
65th Regular Session
SB 32 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to payment of fees, court costs, restitution, and reparations by adult probationers and defense in revocation hearing.
SB 205 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to secured transactions.
SB 248 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an upper-level educational center of Pan American University to be located at Brownsville.
SB 328 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to the validation of the acts and proceedings of school districts; and declaring an emergency.
SB 329 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably
Caption: Relating to standard times; exempting all of Texas from the provisions of the Uniform Time Act of 1966.
SB 425 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to admission of children under the age of 18 years to the public schools; providing for determinations by the board of trustees respecting residency.
SB 426 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the use of white-winged dove stamp revenue.
SB 477 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the establishment of Texas Woman's University Medical School.
SB 623 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, administration, and procedures of the Texas Statewide Court; providing for appeal and making other provisions relative to this court.
SB 707 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the qualifications and disqualifications of election judges, clerks, and watchers, and certain executive committee members.
SB 717 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to handicapped persons and rehabilitation districts.
SB 770 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Restoring to restoration of the voting rights of persons convicted of a felony.
SB 784 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to suit for the recovery of debts by a foreign executor or administrator.
SB 846 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain cities to undertake and finance certain improvments and providing procedures therefor.
SB 920 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Creating the County Court at Law No. 2 of Hidalgo County; providing for its terms, jurisdiction, and procedures; adjusting the jurisdiction between the various courts; providing for exchange of benches and for administration of cases and dockets between the courts; fixing the qualifications of the judge and providing for his election or appointment, his term, compensation, and his powers and duties; providing for the appointment or election of a special judge; providing for the necessary officers and employees and for juries.
SB 921 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to use of bonds of the Hidalgo County Drainage District Number One as security for certain public funds.
SB 922 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to terms of the County Court at Law of Hidalgo County.
SB 993 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the authority of counties and cities on the Mexican border with regard to toll bridges and financing of bridges, tolls charged, and use of proceeds of tolls.
SB 994 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to application forms for applying for an absentee ballot, to payment of postage by the state on applications for ballots to be voted by mail, and to procedures for conducting the absentee voting.
SB 1103 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Redefining the term "issuer"; providing for severability.
SB 1251 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably substituted
Caption: Relating to regulation of dealers in vegetable and fruit grown in this state.
SB 1264 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Authorizing the Texas Employment Commission to sell and convey certain land located in the city of McAllen, Hidalgo County, Texas; prescribing the procedures, terms, and conditions of sale and disposition of the proceeds.
SB 1291 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to buck deer in Brooks County.
SCR 17 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Authorizing Terry Bishop to sue the State -- Pan American University.
SCR 59 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Inviting the Honoralbe Enrique Cardenas Gonzalez, Governor of the State of Tamaulipas, Mexico, to address a joint session of the House and Senate, March 29, 1977.
SCR 94 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Congratulating Servicio Informativo en Espanol for service to Mexican-American population of Texas and neighbor Rebulic of Mexico.
SR 322 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Authorizing the Special Committee on Trade and Tourism to continue its studies of undue hindrance of trade and tourism.
SR 499 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Ruth Louise McDonald.
SR 706 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Extending congratulations to Connie Cantu.
SR 800 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Extending congratulations to Servicio Informativo en Espanol.
65th 1st Called Session
SR 29 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Extending congratulations to Constantino Zarate.
65th 2nd Called Session
SCR 11 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Directing the Legislative Commission on Public School Finance to study and compile information prior to the 66th Regular Session regarding reductions in public school district ad valorem tax bases and ad valorem tax revenues as a result of the adoption of the proposed constitutional amendment.
SR 38 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Inviting Dr. Gian C. Sud, Director of the International Education Center at Western Michigan University, to address the Senate at 11:00 o'clock a.m. on Monday, July 24, 1978.
64th Regular Session
SB 57 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to county authority to regulate construction, land development, and subdivisions in unincorporated areas; providing penalties.
SB 166 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of funds received from the sale of white-winged dove stamps; changing references from the Parks and Wildlife Commission to the Parks and Wildlife Department.
SB 222 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the judges of the 103rd, 107th, 138th, and 197th Judicial Districts.
SB 282 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee with no action taken
Caption: Relating to assesment of the period of probation by the jury.
SB 298 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to including all cities, towns, and villages under the provisions of Chapter 63, Acts of the 59th Legislature, Regular Session, 1965, as amended, authorizing the construction of city facilities, issuance of revenue bonds, and imposition of a local hotel occupancy tax.
SB 299 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to increasing the membership of the Parks and Wildlife Commission.
SB 333 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to increasing the membership of the Public Safety Commission.
SB 380 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee with no action taken
Caption: Relating to the change of name of a minor.
SB 381 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee with no action taken
Caption: Relating to the custody of and support for children on the divorce of the parents or during the marriage relationship of the parents; providing for the modification and enforcement of order of a court setting the custody of or support for a child; providing for remedies for persons entitled to the possession of children.
SB 382 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: 90 day bill
Caption: Relating to probation on a plea of guilty or a plea of nolo contendere and deferred adjudication of guilt; allowing defendant to request final adjudication; providing procedures on violation of a condition of probation; providing effect of previously received probation for purposes of disqualification or disabilities as result of a conviction and in assessment of punishment after a conviction for a subsequent offense.
SB 398 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to licensing migrant labor camps; changing certain definitions; providing venue of hearings and judicial review; defining certain offenses and providing penalties.
SB 420 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to rates that may be charged by certain gas companies in certain counties.
SB 482 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs
Caption: Relating to the gathering of statistical information concerning the performance of abortions in the state.
SB 483 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a grant program for construction of migrant labor camps to be administered by the State Department of Health.
SB 509 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to licensing of labor agents as defined in the Act; relating to fees payable by applicant for license and by prospective employees; making requirements as to applications and bond; requiring notice by surety of cancellation of bonds; placing certain duties on a labor leader, and on the commissioner to carry out provisions of the Act.
SB 510 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to appointment, term of position, and compensation of county road engineers; placing certain authority in the county judge.
SB 511 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Court of Civil Appeals for the Thirteenth Supreme Judicial District to transact business at the county seat of the counties in the district.
SB 601 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to coloring citrus fruit.
SB 602 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a dealers license to certain persons who sell citrus fruit from door to door or from temporary locations; relating to bonding requirements for dealers of citrus fruit; relating to inspection for proof of purchase of citrus fruit.
SB 626 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to establishment of a medical branch of The University of Texas System to be known as The University of Texas Medical School of the Rio Grande Valley.
SB 679 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Exempting certain members of governing boards of school districts from the state law prohibiting nepotism.
SB 680 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to admission of children to the public schools.
SB 681 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to persons authorized to conduct marriage ceremonies.
SB 682 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to the development and implementation of ways to strengthen educational programs and effectiveness through improved planning, budgeting, evaluation, and management procedures in school districts, regional education service centers, and the Central Education Agency.
SB 683 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the court reporter of the County Court at Law of Hidalgo County.
SB 716 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the designation of the governor to represent the state in negotiating a compact among the states bordering the Republic of Mexico; setting forth the functions and duties of the Greater South Texas Cultural Basin Commission; calling for a biennial report by the governor; and providing for ratification of any compact by the legislature.
SB 734 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: 90 day bill
Caption: Relating to the authority, duties, and powers of municipalities to implement community development programs; declaring the objectives of certain activities undertaken to implement community development programs to be public purposes; providing procedures for implementation of such community development programs; relating to certain rights; specifying the scope and effect of this Act and its relationship to other laws, powers, obligations, or rights; validating and ratifying certain previous proceedings implementing community development programs.
SB 755 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the discharge and cancellation of judgment liens against bankrupts; providing for hearings after notice upon applications of bankrupts or other interested parties for an order of discharge of judgments, judgment liens, and abstracts of judgments; making special provision in regard to certain liens on real property; providing for recordation of certified copies of orders of discharge.
SB 958 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Clarifying the power of a city, town, or district to enter into certain contracts and for such district to issue bonds in accordance with the provisions of such act as amended.
SB 959 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to regulation of air carriers.
SB 960 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to regulation of air carriers.
SB 961 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to making Pan American University a component of The University of Texas System and changing the name of the institution to The University of Texas-Pan American.
SB 962 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to notification procedures to be followed by insurance companies; providing for foreitures.
SB 963 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Administration
Caption: Providing for the sale and return to Cameron County of 920 feet of causeway and certain submerged lands upon which same is located, as well as the lands, roads system and swing bridge comprising the most southerly approach to the Queen Isabella causeway system heretofore operated by Cameron County and conveyed to, and accepted by, the Highway Department of the State of Texas, by Highway Department Minute Order No. 59893, dated August 31, 1967, and prescribing the terms and conditions of such sale and declaring an emergency.
SB 998 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the 247th Judicial District, composed of Hidalgo County.
SB 1046 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the effetive implementation of the voting rights of all qualified citizens of the state, and relating to the conduct of elections and procedures and matters incidental to the holding of elections in this state; defining certain conduct as offenses and prescribing criminal penalties; relating to the responsibilities of the chief elections officer of the state and inspectors appointed by him; relating to opening and closing times of the polls and procedures incidental thereto; relating to duties and privileges of watchers and making certain interference with a watcher a crime; relating to qualifications and residence requirements for voting and procedures for insuring that qualified voters be allowed to vote; forbidding discrimination in deputizing persons to register voters; relating to an election officer or any assistant divulging the vote of any voter; relating to illegal voting; relating to instigating illegal voting.
SB 1079 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Commissioners Court of Hidalgo County to regulate construction, land development, and subdivisions development in unincorporated areas; requiring the filing of subdivision plats and performance bonds approved by the commissioners court; providing procedures for adopting orders; authorizing fees; defining the territory covered by the Act; making transitional provisions.
SB 1087 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the Criminal District Attorney of Hidalgo County.
SCR 20 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Defeat by House reported
Caption: Respectfully memorializing the Congress of the United States to declare a moratorium on the enforcement of wasteful environmental standards until the current energy crisis has subsided; providing for copies of this resolution to be prepared and forwarded to the President of the United States, to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States Congress, and to all members of the Texas delegation to the congress with the request that this resolution be entered officially in the Congressional Record as a memorial to the Congress of the United States.
SCR 42 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Granting permission to the parties, as that term is hereinafter defined, to sue the State of Texas to establish any and all claims which they ahve or assert to lands within the three tracts of land hereinafter described; providing that the term "parties" means the following named persons, firms, or corporations, their respective heirs, personal representatives, successors, and assigns, together with any and all other persons, firms, or corporations who are which any court of competent jurisdiction may determine are necessary or proper parties to the litigation here authorized, whether such joinder is effected by intervention or joinder as involuntary plaintiffs or as defendants, and who as defendants would ahve a permissive or compulsory counterclaim or cross-claim which might be asserted against the State of Texas; providing that the tracts with regard to which suit may be brought, either separately or concurrently, are as follows; providing that the venue of the suit or suits be in any district court in any county in which any one of the tracts is located, and that in the event the suit is filed, service of citation and other required process be made on the attorney general and on the commissioner of the general land office; providing that nothing in this resolution shall be construed as an admission by the State of Texas, or any of its agents, employees, departments, agencies, or political subdivisions, of liability or of the truth of any allegations asserted by the claimant but the alleged cause of action must be proved under the laws of this state as in other civil cases; providing that nothing in this resolution shall be construed as a waiver of any defense of fact or law available to the State of Texas or any of its agents, employees, departments, agencies, or political subdivisions, but every defense is specifically reserved.
SCR 88 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Memorializing the Congress of the United States to provide financial aid to school districts along the border with Mexico where a large proportion of non-citizen students are enrolled in the school systems as compensation for the increased costs of educating these alien children; providing that copies of this resolution be prepared and forwarded to the President of the United States, to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States Congress, and to all members of the Texas delegation to the congress with the request that this resolution be entered officially in the Congressional Record as a memorial to the Congress of the United States.
SJR 41 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Texas Constitution
Caption: Amending Constitution to permit state to provide grants for construction of migrant labor camps.
SR 349 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Memorial resolution for The Honorable H. A. Garcia.
SR 478 Author: Longoria, Raul | et. al.
Caption: Directing Senate Administration Committee to Commission a painting of Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez to be displayed in an appropriate place in the Senate.
63rd Regular Session
SB 31 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the boundaries of a county seat.
SB 32 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Providing for driver's license examinations in Spanish language for persons unable to take the examination in English.
SB 33 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Exempting certain receipts from private clubs operated by veterans' on fraternal organizations from the gross receipts tax on the sale or service of alcoholic beverages.
SB 129 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to capital improvements for Pan American University and the issuance of revenue bonds; providing for approval of bonds and pledges of tuition by the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System.
SB 132 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Committee substitute
Caption: Relating to the liability of persons supplying certain areas for recreational purposes without charge.
SB 136 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Committee substitute
Caption: Relating to the penalties for offenses involving marijuana.
SB 185 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to temporary permits for certain commercial motor vehicle, trailers, and semitrailers; making special provisions as to permits for importation of citrus fruit; increasing fee for such permits; providing a severability clause.
SB 205 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Defining the term "issuer" to mean any city in the State of Texas which owns the water, sewer and electric utility systems serving such city and which had a population not exceeding 60,000 according to the last preceding census;...prescribing a severability provision.
SB 276 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to the creation and organization of the University of South Texas System; providing for the appointment, powers, and duties of the board of regents of the system in regard to the operation of the named member universities; authorizing the establishment of the University of South Texas Extension Center at Brownsville, to e a part of the system; providing for appointment of a chancellor of the system and prescribing his duties and responsibilities; providing procedures for the selection of the chief administrative officer of each member university; providing the level of work or type of programs offered by each member university; prescribing the relationship of this Act to existing laws governing the various member institutions; appropriating certain funds heretofore appropriated to component units or institutions to the system; making certain provisions as to use of appropriations to such institutions for the fiscal year 1973-74; retaining the Texas A&I University central administrative structure headed by a chancellor with change of name to the University of South Texas System with broadened responsibility to include other institutions in the system, and other related powers.
SB 418 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to the period of probation and the term of imprisonment after revocation of probation.
SB 475 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to the issuance and conditions of a citation issued for an alleged violation of the game fish, and park laws of this state; providing a penalty.
SB 507 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Sent to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the hunting of certain game from any motor vehicle; increasing the minimum penalty for a violation of Article 901, Penal Code of Texas, 1925, as amended.
SB 508 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance of licenses by the Texas Cosmetology Commission.
SB 509 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Sent to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to possession of deer carcasses before final processing.
SB 532 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to cumulative voting in the election of directors of state banks.
SB 638 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Authorizing the governor to designate several cultural basins in the State of Texas; authorizing the governor to appoint a commission for each cultural basin designated; providing that each of three major metropolitan districts should be in separate commissions; setting forth the functions of the several cultural basin commissions; setting forth specific duties of commission members; establishing staff support for the several cultural basin commissions in the governor's office; authorizing the legislature to appropriate funds for the support of the several cultural basin commissions; authorizing the cultural basin commissions to accept and expend funds; establishing the Greater South Texas Cultural Basin as the pilot cultural basin; calling for an annual report by each cultural basin commission; providing a severability clause.
SB 690 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to the creation of the 254th Judicial District, composed of Hidalgo County.
SB 890 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: House passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the criminal district attorney and judge of the county court at law in Hidalgo County; amending Subsection (b), Section 2, Chapter 89, Acts of the 56th Legislature, Regular Session, 1959, as amended; amending Subsection (a), Section 11, Chapter 25, Acts of the 52nd Legislature, 1951, as amended (Article 1970-341, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency.
SB 962 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to compensation of members of the Hidalgo County Juvenile Board.
SB 978 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "San Simon Municipal Utility District of Cameron County, Texas," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate; finding the field notes and boundaries form a closure, and related matters; finding benefit to all property within the district; defining the boundaries; conferring on district the rights, powers, privileges, authority and functions of the general laws of Texas including without limitation those conferred on municipal utility districts, and adopting same by reference; naming the first directors of the district ; providing for the filling of vacancies; providing for terms and appointment or election of directors, and related matters; enacting other provisions relating to the above-mentioned subjects; providing a severability clause.
SCR 86 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Allowing certain companies to sue the State.
SCR 141 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Commending the Service Employment Redevelopment organization on celebration of 7th Anniversary.
SCR 146 Author: Longoria, Raul
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Suspending the Joint Rules to take up H.B. No. 1282.
SR 762 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Commending Company B, 2nd Battalion, 141st Infantry Brigade, Army National Guard, on Selection as recipient of the Eisenhower Trophy.
SR 766 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Gertrude A. Petrie on the 100th anniversary of her birth.
SR 832 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Requesting the Alcoholic Beverage Commission to diligently collect all taxes due the state.
62nd Regular Session
HB 86 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Relating to changing the name of Pan American College to Pan American University.
HB 301 Author: Longoria, Raul | et. al.
Caption: Relating to establishing, allocating funds for, and providing for the administration of a program to aid and enhance instruction in secular subjects in certain nonpublic schools through payment of salaries to teachers in such schools under individual service contracts entered into between such teachers and local public school districts.
HB 386 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Relating to the salary of the criminal district attorney of Hidalgo County.
HB 549 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Relating to the possession of cannabis.
HB 1225 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Relating to credit for judicial retirement for judges who have served in the armed forces.
HB 1325 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Relating to permitting a peace officer to take bail in misdemeanor cases.
HB 1704 Author: Longoria, Raul | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the issuance of interest-bearing time warrants by certain independent school districts.
HR 185 Author: Longoria, Raul | et. al.
Caption: Commending the Texas Agricultural Extension Service.
62nd 3rd Called Session
HCR 33 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Urging the Texas Industrial Commission to establish a Texas Office of Minority Business Enterprise (OMBE).
HR 123 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Commending the Texas Agricultural Extension Service of Texas A&M University.
61st Regular Session
HB 156 Author: Longoria, Raul | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of a minimum wage; providing a penalty.
HB 161 Author: Longoria, Raul | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes to provide for the operation of non-English speaking children programs for a period of time; providing an effective date.
HB 298 Author: Longoria, Raul | et. al.
Caption: Relating to and fixing the maximum salaries of the official shorthand reporters for the 92nd, 93rd, and 139th Judicial Districts of Texas.
HB 420 Author: Longoria, Raul | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the minimum teacher salary schedule for teachers of exceptional children.
HB 657 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Relating to deductions from state officers' and employees' salaries and wages to pay credit union loans.
HB 965 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Savings and Loan Act by permitting a new association to submit and prove the qualifications of its proposed managing officer before, during, or after other determinations are made by the savings and loan commissioner.
HB 1356 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the court reporter of the County Court at Law of Hidalgo County.
60th Regular Session
HB 780 Author: Longoria, Raul | et. al.
Caption: Relating to proceedings against children for certain offenses; giving the juvenile court exclusive jurisdiction in certain cases.
HB 841 Author: Longoria, Raul | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the governing boards of Texas Technological College and Pan American College to construct, acquire, extend, improve and equip a utility plant.
HB 901 Author: Longoria, Raul | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code relating to the designation of trustee to receive proceeds of life insurance policies; providing for an effective date.
HB 954 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Relating to fixing mechanics' liens on homesteads; requiring that a performance bond be filed with the contract.
HB 1137 Author: Longoria, Raul | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide for the operation of non-English speaking children programs for a period of time not to exceed four and one-half months.
59th Regular Session
HB 404 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Directors of Texas College of Arts and Industries to convey certain state-owned land located in Hidalgo and Kleberg Counties and to purchase certain land in Hidalgo County.
HB 775 Author: Longoria, Raul | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the Judges of the 92nd, 93rd, and 139th Judicial Districts.
HB 943 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Relating to providing that liens on real property created by virtue of paving assessments shall be enforced by suit only in a court of competent jurisdiction in the county where such property is located, or by sale of such property in the same manner as provided for sale of property for ad valorem city taxes.
HB 1028 Author: Longoria, Raul | et. al.
Caption: Relating to compensation of special judges in certain counties.
HB 1095 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Relating to authorizing the governing board of Texas College of Arts and Industries to purchase certain farming equipment and lands, crops and horticultural and agricultural products.
57th Regular Session
HB 740 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing Road District Number 12 of Hidalgo County, Texas.
HB 862 Author: Longoria, Raul | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Election Code of Texas relating to party affiliation as a requirement to participate in party conventions, primaries, and activities.
HB 867 Author: Longoria, Raul | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure of Texas permitting a trial judge, at his discretion to allow separation of juries except in the trial of capital cases.
HJR 64 Author: Longoria, Raul
Caption: Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to provide that the Commissioners Court in each county may levy whatever sums may be necessary for two (2) constitutional purposes; first a constitutional fund called a general fund which shall include funds for all purposes, save and except those for road and bridge purposes; and a second fund for road and bridge purposes.