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Legislation authored by Jim Solis

Includes legislation with Jim Solis as the primary author for the 73rd through 79th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

79th Regular Session
HB 682 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to a dental services pilot program in border-region counties.
HB 683 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to allowing the Texas State Board of Physician Assistant Examiners to hold telephonic hearings.
HB 780 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the compensation of district judges in Cameron County.
HB 842 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prevention of shaken baby syndrome.
HB 1069 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Civil Practices
Caption: Relating to liability of a governmental unit for a claim arising from roadway lighting conditions.
HB 1732 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the long-range plan for the South Texas Health Care System and the provision of tuberculosis and other health care services in the Lower Rio Grande Valley.
HB 1888 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to providing a speed limit exception for nurse-midwives responding to emergencies.
HB 1889 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to the powers, protections, and immunities of a commissioned law enforcement officer of the National Park Service.
HB 1910 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Relating to certain actions for personal injury, death, or property damages brought by or against a guardian of the person or estate of an incapacitated person.
HB 1911 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Relating to certain actions for personal injury, death, or property damages brought by or against a personal representative of a decedent's estate.
HB 2395 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to distribution of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund.
HB 2396 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to a program to provide information on healthy lifestyle choices and wellness to recipients under the medical assistance program.
HB 2397 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to allowing certain state boards to hold hearings by telephone or similar means.
HB 2398 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to payment by health benefit plans for certain dental care services.
HB 2873 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Relating to court reporters and court reporting firms.
HB 2874 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to regional and state dental services advisory committees under the Medicaid program.
HB 2875 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to a statutory probate court judge's authority to transfer certain proceedings from another court to the statutory probate court and to the venue for certain actions brought by or against a guardian, executor, or other personal representative.
HB 3033 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to licensing of attorneys.
HB 3034 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a program to reduce the shortage of professional and vocational nurses through financial assistance from the Texas Enterprise Fund.
HB 3365 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
Caption: Relating to the use of excess proceeds of certificates of obligation.
HB 3366 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Relating to security fees in certain civil and criminal cases in Cameron County.
HB 3367 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation and operation of health services districts.
HB 3368 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to establishing a State Emergency Medical Services Commission.
HB 3369 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Financial Institutions
Caption: Relating to the imposition of a fee for a currency transmission sent to a destination outside the United States.
HB 3370 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to higher education tuition exemptions for members of certain groups that are underrepresented among the faculty or administration of public junior colleges.
HB 3448 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the collection of street lighting service fees by a county or by certain public or private entities contracting with a county.
HR 128 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Raul and Luz Gonzalez of Harlingen on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 129 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Julio and Eloina Charles on the 40th anniversary of Las Vegas Cafi in Harlingen.
HR 396 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring All-Valley Coach of the Year Mario Pena of San Benito.
HR 461 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the San Benito High School football team for an outstanding 2004 season.
HR 479 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Judge Reynaldo Garza.
HR 506 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Communities In Schools-Cameron County, Inc., on its 10th anniversary.
HR 507 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Yolanda DeLeon on the occasion of her retirement as county and district attorney of Cameron County.
HR 767 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Lopez High School Band in Brownsville on being invited to perform for the 2005 Administrators' Midwinter Conference on Education.
HR 768 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Benito Ochoa, Jr., and Maria de Rosario Ochoa of Port Isabel on their 55th anniversary.
HR 1034 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Honorable Moises V. Vela of Harlingen on the dedication of the Moises V. Vela Elementary School.
HR 1035 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Servando Villarreal on the occasion of his retirement as vice president of student development at Texas State Technical College in Harlingen.
HR 1048 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 7, 2005, as World Health Day 2005.
HR 1185 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jim and Mary King of Brownsville on their 50th anniversary.
HR 1186 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of the Honorable Adolfo G. Betancourt, Sr., of Cameron County.
HR 1187 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring San Benito's veterans of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
HR 1652 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Gerald Whitson of Harlingen on being named Physician of the Year by the staff of Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen.
HR 1653 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Major Horst Gerhard "Gary" Moore of Los Fresnos.
HR 1844 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Siria G. Sierra of Los Fresnos on her retirement from Palmer-Laakso Elementary School.
HR 2148 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Eliseo Garza, Jr., on his graduation from The University of Texas-Pan American.
HR 2149 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Gabriella Jael Baez of Edinburg on her graduation from kindergarten.
HR 2150 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Alexandra Aleeza Baez of Edinburg on her completion of the first grade.
HR 2151 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Elizabeth Garza of Edinburg for her contributions as a special education teacher.
HR 2152 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Eliseo and Maria Garza of Edinburg on their 43rd wedding anniversary.
HR 2260 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Duylinh Nguyen on her graduation from The University of Texas at Austin.
HR 2261 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring James and Suzanne Lovegren of San Benito on their 25th wedding anniversary.
HR 2262 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Carla Velasco on her service as a special education teacher.
HR 2263 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Joseph Everett Lovegren of San Benito for completing a successful school year at the Science Academy of South Texas.
HR 2264 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jesse Stuart James Lovegren of San Benito on his graduation from The University of Texas at Austin.
HR 2265 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating August Lee Lovegren of San Benito on his graduation from the Science Academy of South Texas.
HR 2266 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Audrey Lovegren of San Benito on her completion of fourth grade.
79th 3rd Called Session
HR 59 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Joe Hernandez for his service to the San Benito community.
78th Regular Session
HB 769 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to compensatory time off for certain communications service employees of the Department of Public Safety.
HB 770 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a community health center revolving loan program.
HB 1382 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the powers of a commissioned law enforcement officer of the National Park Service.
HB 1383 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a license to practice medicine to certain graduates of a foreign medical school.
HB 2105 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to contracting for service delivery for workforce training and services.
HB 2106 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation of fireworks by certain counties; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 2421 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to eligibility to participate in a high school equivalency program operated by a school district or open-enrollment charter school.
HB 2422 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of reckless driving.
HB 2749 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Civil Practices
Caption: Relating to limiting the liability of physicians and health care providers for health care provided on behalf of certain health services districts.
HB 2750 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to the creation and funding of the child support oversight council.
HB 2791 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the administration of the Texas Tech-Prep Program.
HB 2966 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to contracting for service delivery of workforce training and services.
HB 3512 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Civil Practices
Caption: Relating to the treatment of certain private primary or secondary schools as charitable organizations for certain purposes.
HB 3513 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the higher education coordinating board and higher education funding formulas.
HB 3514 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to to an interim committee on higher education formula funding.
HB 3515 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain investors that provide venture capital financing.
HB 3568 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Testimony taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the county courts at law in Cameron County.
HCR 4 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Higher Education
Caption: Directing the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to reflect certain factors in its basic formula funding recommendations.
HCR 231 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Honoring the life of U.S. Marine Private First Class Juan Guadalupe Garza, Jr., of San Benito.
HJR 98 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to appropriate money for public schools, public colleges and universities, and health and human services before appropriating money for other purposes.
HR 725 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Roel C. Campos of Houston on his appointment to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
HR 904 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Allan Ray Brumley for his outstanding service to the Harlingen C.I.S.D.
HR 984 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Morris Clint, Jr., for his contributions to Brownsville.
HR 1040 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Roberto "Robby" Garza, Jr., of Brownsville.
HR 1041 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Sergeant Edward John Anguiano.
HR 1106 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Senaida Villareal Garcia of Harlingen.
HR 1267 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Gualberto Weaver on his retirement as Cameron County justice of the peace.
HR 1412 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the City of San Benito on the notable growth in its city sales tax revenue.
HR 1455 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the wedding of Ofelia Silva and Franklin Painter.
HR 1786 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Justice of the Peace Oscar De La Fuente of San Benito.
HR 1787 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Vanessa Renee Chapa on her service as an intern on the staff of State Representative Jim Solis.
HR 1788 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Celia Israel, the Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Businesswoman of the Year for 2003.
HR 1789 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Sylvia de Leon for her work as a legislative assistant during the regular session of the 78th Texas Legislature.
HR 1790 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending efforts to improve dyslexia education in Texas.
HR 1791 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Gloria Calvo Hernandez on her work as a legislative secretary in the office of State Representative Jim Solis.
HR 1792 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Isabel Barberio for her work as a legislative assistant in the district office of State Representative Jim Solis during the 78th Legislative Session.
HR 1793 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Cynthia Alicia Villanueva for her exemplary service as a legislative assistant for State Representative Jim Solis.
HR 2030 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Brittany Horak of Harlingen for her outstanding spirit of volunteerism.
78th 3rd Called Session
HB 34 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for the purpose of supporting the Regional Academic Health Center and the Laredo Extension Campus, and making an appropriation to the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for the purpose of completing building construction of the Regional Academic Health Center at the University of Texas School of Public Health at the Brownsville Regional Campus.
HR 73 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Gonzalo and Julia Osorio of Harlingen on their 51st wedding anniversary.
HR 74 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring State Representative Carlos I. Uresti and his wife, Yolanda, on their 19th anniversary.
HR 75 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Way to Happiness Foundation International for their contributions to the youth of Texas.
77th Regular Session
HB 931 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a coordinated economic development plan for the state.
HB 932 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to requiring information from the comptroller about state and local activities relating to economic development.
HB 933 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of certain students attending magnet schools in other districts in the computation of weighted average daily attendance of the school district in which the students reside.
HB 934 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to eligibility of school districts for state assistance with payment of existing debt.
HB 935 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a flexibility rating system for directives sent by the Texas Workforce Commission to local workforce development boards.
HB 936 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the application of certain laws to local workforce development boards and to the application of certain conflict of interest requirements to the members of those boards.
HB 937 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to State Recreational Resources
Caption: Relating to limiting the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission to close an area of coastal water to shrimping.
HB 938 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the imposition by certain counties of a sales and use tax dedicated to road maintenance.
HB 1086 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to a grant program to provide surplus agricultural products to organizations that serve needy or low-income individuals.
HB 1092 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to changing the name of the South Texas Hospital to the South Texas Health Care Center and to eliminating certain obsolete provisions relating to the hospital.
HB 1871 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to special license plates for a justice of the peace.
HB 1872 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to local employment impact statements required before a state agency may adopt a rule.
HB 1873 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to grants by the Texas Workforce Commission to assist economically disadvantaged persons enrolled in qualified postsecondary career education programs.
HB 1938 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to education loans made or financed by a higher education authority or nonprofit corporation.
HB 1985 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the regulation of proprietary schools.
HB 2325 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the investment capital fund.
HB 2327 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the operation, funding, and assessment of local workforce development boards.
HB 2328 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to state contracts and enterprise zone opportunities for historically underutilized businesses.
HB 2329 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of local counsel in connection with public securities issued by a governmental entity.
HB 2574 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a community health center revolving loan fund program.
HB 2614 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to a dental services pilot program in border-region counties.
HB 2615 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the timing of public hearings by the Parks and Wildlife Department that affect commercial fishing activities.
HB 2616 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a prohibition against converting the Queen Isabella Causeway to a turnpike project.
HB 2617 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to authorizing counties to enact ordinances to protect the public health, safety, or welfare; providing a penalty.
HB 2686 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to tax incentives for certain businesses located in enterprise zones, defense readjustment zones, or strategic investment areas.
HB 2763 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to federal matching funds for certain child care services funded by a local workforce development board.
HB 2769 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the scope of child care services funded by a local workforce development board.
HB 3173 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the name and boundaries of the Port Isabel-San Benito Navigation District.
HB 3174 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the operation of the Court of Appeals for the Thirteenth Court of Appeals District and the creation of an appellate judicial system for the district.
HB 3175 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
Caption: Relating to the candidacy of certain personnel in a prosecuting attorney's office or a city attorney's office in an election for judicial office.
HB 3176 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to eligibility for assignment as a visiting judge.
HB 3177 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to certain investments and rate reductions by insurance companies and related organizations; providing an administrative penalty.
HB 3178 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the requirement that certain persons associated with development corporations complete a training seminar on the operation and administration of development corporations; providing an administrative penalty.
HB 3179 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to court reporters and court reporting firms.
HB 3300 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the adoption of the 21st Century Technology College and Careers Act.
HB 3301 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Civil Practices
Caption: Relating to venue for an action arising from a catastrophic incident at an institution of higher education.
HB 3302 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a moratorium on the regulation of shrimping by the Parks and Wildlife Department.
HB 3694 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to an annual salary supplement paid by Cameron County to the local administrative district judge in Cameron County.
HCR 307 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Memorializing the United States Congress to create a United States Department of Agriculture U.S. Hispanic Nutrition Education and Research Center.
HR 812 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Santiago and Maria Solis of Harlingen on the occasion of their 44th wedding anniversary.
HR 1247 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Sonia Perez of McAllen for her receipt of a 2001 Outstanding Young Texas Ex Award.
HR 1348 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the 15th anniversary of Community Oriented Primary Care Association, Inc., of Brownsville.
76th Regular Session
HB 1077 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the issuance of an order for emergency protection after a defendant's appearance before a magistrate.
HB 1078 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to restoration of benefits to a fire fighter or police officer on reinstatement to a position as a result of a successful appeal of a disciplinary suspension.
HB 1116 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the purposes for which certain municipalities may use revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax.
HB 1117 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the statutory county courts of Cameron County.
HB 1118 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of coercing, soliciting, or inducing a child to participate in the activities of a criminal street gang.
HB 1119 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to the purposes of the State Bar of Texas.
HB 1325 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits for certain individuals who voluntarily leave their last work.
HB 1326 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to notification concerning certain students who transfer from one school district in this state to another.
HB 1350 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the statutory county courts of Cameron County.
HB 1517 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to a study and strategic plan concerning the development of the apparel industry in the border region.
HB 1559 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the high priority program development fund to support vocational and technical education.
HB 1640 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to unemployment compensation benefit eligibility of certain inmates.
HB 1695 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Cameron County.
HB 2029 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to establishing a workforce coordinator for each public junior college and public technical institute campus.
HB 2030 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to establishing a vice president for economic development at state universities.
HB 2126 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to a disqualification for receipt of unemployment compensation benefits for a benefit period in which the applicant for benefits works at least 40 hours.
HB 2127 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to exempting certain children of emergency medical services personnel killed in the line of duty from higher education tuition and fees.
HB 2388 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the sale or lease by a county of real property in connection with certain economic development programs.
HB 2389 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to service retirement benefits for certain members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas who are affected by a workforce reduction.
HB 2589 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the assignment of a justice of the peace as a visiting judge.
HB 2649 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to state contracting with a prospective vendor who restricts the ability of any of its customers to allow the recycling or remanufacturing of the vendor's product.
HB 2727 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to tech-prep education.
HB 2848 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of ambulatory health care centers to receive grants or loans from the Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund.
HB 2849 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission over issuance of district bonds.
HB 3503 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the small business assistance division of the Texas Department of Economic Development.
HB 3504 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
Caption: Relating to the long-range plan for the South Texas Hospital and the provision of tuberculosis and other health care services in the Lower Rio Grande Valley.
HB 3505 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation and operation of health services districts; granting the power of eminent domain and the authority to issue bonds.
HB 3506 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the written notice of the appraised value of property for ad valorem tax purposes delivered by a chief appraiser to the property owner.
HB 3507 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain exemptions from hunting or fishing license fee requirements.
HB 3731 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to creating an offense for certain minors to loiter near certain establishments that serve alcoholic beverages.
HB 3732 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to reporting to juvenile courts the placement of public school students in alternative education programs.
HB 3824 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the Laguna Madre Water District.
HCR 243 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Granting a group of commissioned officers permission to sue the state and the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.
HR 73 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the Rio Grande Marine Institute for their work with at-risk youth.
HR 74 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the members of the San Benito Lions' Club for their efforts to help the hurricane victims of Guanaja.
HR 75 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Honorable Darrell Hester for public service.
HR 167 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring State Representative Miguel "Mike" D. Wise on his birthday.
HR 222 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 17, 1999, as Harlingen Day at the State Capitol.
HR 672 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Dentists Who Care, Inc.
HR 917 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jesus "Chito" and Celia Plata on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 932 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Honorable Moises Vela for his outstanding public service.
HR 1320 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Manuel "Manny" Vela for his dedication to public service.
HR 1321 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jorge Salomon Maldonado on his 40th birthday.
HR 1374 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jose C. Montemayor.
75th Regular Session
HB 1221 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to regulating leasing in certain manufactured home communities.
HB 1222 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the purposes for which certain municipalities may use revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax.
HB 1223 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Cameron County.
HB 1224 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to the composition of certain district courts in Cameron and Willacy counties.
HB 1225 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to State Recreational Resources
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Arroyo Colorado Wildlife Sanctuary in Cameron and Willacy counties; providing a penalty.
HB 1820 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Effective with Fall Semester
Caption: Relating to the tuition charged to certain foreign students with financial need at certain components of the Texas State Technical College System and at Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi.
HB 2145 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to removal of certain persons from the pool of prospective jurors.
HB 2154 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to provide grants of financial assistance from the water loan assistance fund to irrigation districts.
HB 2155 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of possession orders by the Title IV-D agency.
HB 2156 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to counties contracting for the combination of lists for a jury pool.
HB 2483 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirement that certain persons required to pay child support participate in job training.
HB 2484 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to an exemption for certain insurance companies regulated by the Texas Department of Insurance from licensing requirements regarding the issuance of bail bonds.
HB 2708 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the waiting period before a school district may purchase real property.
HB 3315 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to equalization of facilities and funding for mental health treatment and services.
HB 3316 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the longevity pay for members of certain municipal fire and police departments.
HR 49 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Helping One Student To Succeed (HOSTS) program.
HR 340 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Designating March 12, 1997, as Harlingen Day at the Capitol.
HR 489 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Bruce Flagg on his graduation from Texas State Technical College in Harlingen.
HR 582 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Santa Maria High School boys' basketball team.
HR 709 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Rutilio R. "Rudy" Garza, Jr.
HR 773 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Joe Lopez for his artistic achievements and denouncing the Ernest and Julio Gallo Winery's lawsuit against him.
HR 845 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Becky Lee Meza.
HR 971 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Rio Grande State Center volunteers and employees.
HR 1271 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Memorial Junior High School principal Guillermo Rodriguez on the occasion of his retirement.
HR 1338 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Isabel and Michael Gregory Barberio on the birth of their son, Jeramy Joseph Barberio.
HR 1339 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Harlingen Mayor Bill Card.
HR 1373 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Eulogia Guerra Caballero.
74th Regular Session
HB 468 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of deadly conduct.
HB 469 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the imposition of consecutive sentences for multiple offenses of intoxication manslaughter arising out of the same criminal episode.
HB 470 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to preventing children from standing on a school bus that is in motion.
HB 471 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to requiring a seller of real property to provide the purchaser a notice disclosing the condition of the property.
HB 1284 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the governance of client care for mental health and mental retardation in certain areas.
HB 1285 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Commission on Bail Enforcement Agent Standards and Education and the regulation of the practices of bail enforcement agents.
HB 1461 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the longevity pay for members of certain municipal fire and police departments.
HB 2648 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to a multilingual pay differential for certain state employees.
HB 2649 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to regulating leasing in certain manufactured home communities.
HR 88 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Port Isabel High School football team.
HR 100 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Valley AIDS Council for its outstanding service to the people of the Rio Grande Valley.
HR 380 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Cesar Menchaca.
HR 430 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the La Feria Parental Awareness League.
HR 1085 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Guadalupe Rodriguez on the occasion of their 40th wedding anniversary.
HR 1118 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Directing the commissioner of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, the state auditor, and the state comptroller to conduct a feasibility study to determine the best governance and administrative structure to enhance client care for mental health and mental retardation services in the catchment areas of the Rio Grande State Center and the Tropical Texas Center for Mental Health and Mental Retardation.
HR 1233 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Maria Velez Cobarrubias on the occasion of her 92nd birthday.
HR 1234 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Designating the third Saturday in October of each year as Dia del Rio, or Day of the River, in the Rio Grande Basin.
73rd Regular Session
HB 893 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to administrative penalties for violation of railroad safety rules.
HB 894 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to administrative penalties for violation of minimum clearance standards around railroad tracks.
HB 895 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to the registration and exemption from the sales and use tax of certain vehicles owned or leased by certain emergency medical services providers.
HB 1618 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a fee to finance certain security services at a courthouse.
HB 1619 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to the conveyance of certain state-owned real property by the Texas Employment Commission.
HB 1817 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to granting zoning and code authority in unincorporated areas by local option to counties located along the Texas-Mexico border; providing penalties.
HB 1951 Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to illegal dumping; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 2140 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain juvenile cases in Cameron County.
HB 2141 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to the regulation of residential leases of mobile home park sites.
HB 2702 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the breath alcohol testing program.
HB 2746 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the consolidation of ad valorem tax assessment and collection.
HCM 824 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating students at Coakley Junior High School on being National Grand Prize Winners in the Concerned Businessmen's Association of America - Set a Good Example Contest.
HCM 1107 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Recognizing Memorial Jr. High School in Harlingen on the successful completion of their Academic Teams Pilot Program.
HCM 1135 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Lenny Ray Cavazos for being selected to represent Harlingen High School, House District 38, and American Legion Post 205 at American Legion Boys State.
HCM 1189 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Jesse and Delma Gallegos on the baptism of their son, Ezekiel.
HCM 1190 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Albert and Joanne Villegas on the baptism of their son, Albert Villegas.
HCM 1286 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Recognizing Emilio and Eudelia Zamora for their dedicated service to the citizens of District 38.
HCM 1287 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating the 1993 Graduating Class of Los Fresnos High School.
HCM 1288 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating the 1993 Graduating Class of Port Isabel High School.
HCM 1289 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating the 1993 Senior Class of LaFena High School on the occasion of their graduation.
HCM 1290 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating the 1993 Senior Class of Harlingen High School on the occasion of their graduation.
HCM 1291 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Recognizing Elaine Lockhart, President of the Board of the Boys' and Girls' Club of Harlingen for her dedication to the children of Harlingen.
HCM 1292 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Recognizing Amadeo Rodriquez of Brownsville for his dedication to serving the citizens in District 38.
HCM 1293 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating the 1993 Senior Class of San Benito High School on the occasion of their graduation.
HCM 1294 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating William T. Peacock, Jr., for being elected Chairman of the Harlingen Chamber of Commerce.
HCM 1295 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Recognizing Katus Blakey and Ted Ross for their dedication to assisting the residents of House District 38.
HCM 1296 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Recognizing Frank Puente of Harlingen for his dedication to assisting the residents of House District 38.
HCM 1297 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Commending Tony and Guadalupe Ramirez and the Harlingen Information and Social Service Organization for their dedication to helping the residents of the Rio Grande Valley.
HCM 1298 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Recognizing Gonzalo and Julia Osorio of Harlingen for their dedication to helping the residents of House District 38.
HCM 1299 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Recognizing Evelon Dale for her dedication to drug prevention as Director of the San Benito Consolidated Independent School District Drug Prevention Department.
HR 328 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Mayor Bill Card and the citizens of Harlingen on the completion of their city's new public library.
HR 329 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the San Benito Independent School District and the faculty and students of Berta Cabaza Middle School for their exceptional drug-abuse prevention program.
HR 510 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Helen Foehner for her service as executive director of the West Cameron County Chapter of the American Red Cross.
HR 668 Author: Solis, Jim
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the members of the Volunteer Services Council for Rio Grande State Center for their dedication and outstanding service.