Juan

Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa

Full Name: Juan Jesus "Chuy" Hinojosa

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 20 Jan 10, 2023 - Jan 14, 2025 88th (1)   Democrat McAllen / Hidalgo   Brooks, Hidalgo, Jim Wells, Nueces
S 20 Jan 12, 2021 - Jan 10, 2023 87th (2)   Democrat McAllen / Hidalgo   Brooks, Hidalgo, Jim Wells, Nueces
S 20 Jan 10, 2017 - Jan 12, 2021 85th   86th   Democrat McAllen / Hidalgo   Brooks, Hidalgo, Jim Wells, Nueces
S 20 Jan 8, 2013 - Jan 10, 2017 84th (3)   83rd (4)   84th (3)   Democrat McAllen / Hidalgo Senate President Pro Tempore (84th)   Brooks, Hidalgo, Jim Wells, Nueces
S 20 Jan 13, 2009 - Jan 8, 2013 81st   82nd   Democrat McAllen / Hidalgo   Brooks, Hidalgo, Jim Wells, Nueces
S 20 Jan 11, 2005 - Jan 13, 2009 79th   80th   Democrat McAllen / Hidalgo   Brooks, Hidalgo, Jim Wells, Nueces
S 20 Jan 14, 2003 - Jan 11, 2005 78th (5)   Democrat McAllen / Hidalgo   Brooks, Hidalgo, Jim Wells, Nueces
H 40 Jan 9, 2001 - Jan 14, 2003 77th   Democrat McAllen / Hidalgo   Hidalgo
H 40 Jan 12, 1999 - Jan 9, 2001 76th   Democrat McAllen / Hidalgo   Hidalgo
H 40 Jan 14, 1997 - Jan 12, 1999 75th   Democrat McAllen / Hidalgo   Hidalgo
H 41 Jan 10, 1989 - Jan 8, 1991 71st   Democrat McAllen / Hidalgo   Hidalgo
H 41 Jan 13, 1987 - Jan 10, 1989 70th   Democrat McAllen / Hidalgo   Hidalgo
H 41 Jan 8, 1985 - Jan 13, 1987 69th   Democrat McAllen / Hidalgo   Hidalgo
H 41 Jan 11, 1983 - Jan 8, 1985 68th   Democrat McAllen / Hidalgo   Hidalgo
H 59-A Jan 13, 1981 - Jan 11, 1983 67th   Democrat McAllen / Hidalgo   Hidalgo

(1) 88th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/11/2023, SR 9, pp. 26-27. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal.
(2) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 2022 due to redistricting. Texas Constitution Art. III, ยง3, Election and term of office of Senators.
(3) 84th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, Regular Session, elected 1/13/2015. Senate Journal.
(4) 83rd Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/23/2013, SR 36, pp. 81-82. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal.
(5) 78th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/14/2003, SR 7, pp. 15-16. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Mentioned in MEXICAN AMERICAN LEGISLATIVE CAUCUS article. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Mentioned in "Politicos Conflictivos: Lawsuits, Kickbacks, and the Boogie Man Sink Corpus Christi Democrats Into Disarray," 1/30/2004. Texas Observer.
  • Hinojosa, Juan J. Texas State Cemetery.

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Committee Information top

88th R.S. - 2023
Border Security  
Criminal Justice  
Finance (Vice Chair) 
Jurisprudence  
Recommend Rules and Procedures for Court of Impeachment, Special (Vice Chair) 
Redistricting, Special (Vice Chair) 
State Water Implementation Fund for Texas Advisory  
Texas Infrastructure Resiliency Fund Advisory  
87th R.S. - 2021
Border Security  
Constitutional Issues, Special  
Criminal Justice  
Finance (Vice Chair) 
Future of College Sports in Texas, Select  
Jurisprudence (Vice Chair) 
Natural Resources and Economic Development  
Ports, Select  
Redistricting, Special (Vice Chair) 
State Water Implementation Fund for Texas Advisory  
Texas Infrastructure Resiliency Fund Advisory  
To Protect All Texans, Special  
Transportation  
86th R.S. - 2019
Agriculture  
Finance (Vice Chair) 
Health and Human Services Transition, Legislative Oversight  
Judicial Selection, Texas Commission on  
Natural Resources and Economic Development  
Property Tax  
Redistricting, Select (Vice Chair) 
State Water Implementation Fund for Texas Advisory  
Texas Infrastructure Resiliency Fund Advisory  
Texas Ports, Select  
Transportation  
85th R.S. - 2017
Agriculture, Water, and Rural Affairs  
Economic Stabilization Fund Balance, Select  
Finance (Vice Chair) 
Health and Human Services Transition, Legislative Oversight  
Higher Education Formula Funding  
Natural Resources and Economic Development  
State Judicial Salaries  
State Water Implementation Fund for Texas Advisory  
Transportation  
84th R.S. - 2015
Agriculture, Water, and Rural Affairs  
Criminal Justice  
Cruise Industry Development (Vice Chair) 
Finance (Vice Chair) 
Health and Human Services Transition, Legislative Oversight  
Natural Resources and Economic Development  
State Water Implementation Fund for Texas Advisory  
Texas Ports, Select  
Transportation Planning, Select  
83rd R.S. - 2013
Agriculture, Rural Affairs, and Homeland Security  
Criminal Justice  
Finance (Vice Chair) 
Intergovernmental Relations (Chair) 
Natural Resources  
Recruitment of Firearms and Ammunition Manufacturers  
Redistricting, Select  
Transportation Funding, Expenditures, and Finance, Select  
Water Desalination  
82nd R.S. - 2011
Agriculture, Rural Affairs, and Homeland Security  
Committee of the Whole Senate  
Criminal Justice  
Cruise Industry Development (Co-Chair) 
Finance (Vice Chair) 
Finance Subcommittee on Higher Education Funding  
Finance Subcommittee on Medicaid  
Finance Subcommittee on Public Safety  
Human Trafficking  
Intergovernmental Relations (Chair) 
Natural Resources  
Public School Finance System  
Redistricting, Select  
Seacoast Territory Insurance  
Transportation and Homeland Security  
81st R.S. - 2009
Agriculture & Rural Affairs  
Committee of the Whole Senate  
Criminal Justice  
Criminal Justice, Oversight  
Finance (Vice Chair) 
Jurisprudence  
Natural Resources  
Redistricting, Select  
80th R.S. - 2007
Committee of the Whole Senate  
Criminal Justice  
Criminal Justice, Oversight  
Finance  
Finance Subcommittee on Property Appraisal and Revenue Caps  
Jurisprudence (Vice Chair) 
Natural Resources  
Natural Resources Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Coastal Resources  
Operation and Management of the Texas Youth Commission, Select  
79th R.S. - 2005
Administration (Vice Chair) 
Criminal Justice  
Education Reform and Public School Finance, Select  
Finance  
Jurisprudence  
Natural Resources  
Natural Resources Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Coastal Resources  
78th R.S. - 2003
Administration (Vice Chair) 
Committee of the Whole Senate  
Criminal Justice  
Natural Resources  
Nominations  
Workers' Compensation, Select, Interim  
77th R.S. - 2001
Criminal Jurisprudence (Chair) 
Judicial Affairs  
76th R.S. - 1999
Criminal Jurisprudence (Chair) 
Judicial Affairs  
Judicial Interpretations of Law, Select  
75th R.S. - 1997
Appropriations  
Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal Justice  
Appropriations Subcommittee on Emoluments  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
71st R.S. - 1989
Criminal Jurisprudence  
House Research Organization Steering Committee  
Judiciary  
Local and Consent Calendars (Chair) 
Redistricting  
70th R.S. - 1987
Affordable Housing, Task Force on (Co-Chair) 
Criminal Jurisprudence (Chair) 
House Research Organization Steering Committee  
Labor and Employment Relations  
69th R.S. - 1985
Appropriations  
House Research Organization Steering Committee  
Judicial Affairs  
Judicial Affairs Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight (Chair) 
Local and Consent Calendars (Vice Chair) 
68th R.S. - 1983
Appropriations  
Farmworker Insurance  
Judicial Affairs (Chair - Budget & Oversight) 
Judicial Affairs Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight (Chair) 
67th R.S. - 1981
Employment Practices  
Government Organization  

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