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Eddie Lucio Eddie Lucio
Full Name: Eduardo "Eddie" Lucio, Jr.

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 27 Jan 10, 2017 - Jan 12, 2021 85th   Democrat San Benito / Cameron   Cameron, Hidalgo, Kenedy, Kleberg, Willacy
S 27 Jan 8, 2013 - Jan 10, 2017 84th   83rd (1)   Democrat San Benito / Cameron   Cameron, Hidalgo, Kenedy, Kleberg, Willacy
S 27 Jan 13, 2009 - Jan 8, 2013 82nd   81st   Democrat Brownsville / Cameron   Cameron, Hidalgo, Kenedy, Kleberg, Willacy
S 27 Jan 11, 2005 - Jan 13, 2009 80th   79th   Democrat Brownsville / Cameron   Cameron, Hidalgo, Kenedy, Kleberg, Willacy
S 27 Jan 14, 2003 - Jan 11, 2005 78th (2) (3)   Democrat Brownsville / Cameron Senate President Pro Tempore (78th)   Cameron, Hidalgo, Kenedy, Kleberg, Willacy
S 27 Jan 9, 2001 - Jan 14, 2003 77th (4)   Democrat Brownsville / Cameron   Cameron, Hidalgo
S 27 Jan 14, 1997 - Jan 9, 2001 76th   75th   Democrat Brownsville / Cameron   Cameron, Hidalgo
S 27 Jan 10, 1995 - Jan 14, 1997 74th (5)   Democrat Brownsville / Cameron   Cameron, Hidalgo
S 27 Jan 12, 1993 - Jan 10, 1995 73rd (6) (7)   Democrat Brownsville / Cameron   Cameron, Hidalgo, Willacy
S 27 Jan 8, 1991 - Jan 12, 1993 72nd (8)   Democrat Brownsville / Cameron   Cameron, Hidalgo
H 39 Jan 10, 1989 - Jan 8, 1991 71st   Democrat Brownsville / Cameron   Cameron
H 39 Jan 13, 1987 - Jan 10, 1989 70th   Democrat Brownsville / Cameron   Cameron
(1) 83rd Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/23/2013, SR 36, pp. 81-82. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal.
(2) 78th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, Regular Session, elected 1/14/2003. Senate Journal.
(3) 78th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/14/2003, SR 7, pp. 15-16. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal.
(4) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 2002 due to redistricting. Texas Constitution Art. III, §3, Election and term of office of Senators.
(5) 74th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/11/1995, pp. 75-76. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal.
(6) 73rd Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 3/25/1993, pp. 589-590. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal.
(7) Due to redistricting litigation, entire Senate went up for reelection in 1994. See also Clips database, 4/6/1993 - 4/8/1993, Redistricting - Legislature; and Guide to 2001 Redistricting - Appendix A, 1990s Redistricting (Texas Legislative Council). Terrazas v. Slagle, 821 F.Supp. 1162 (April 5, 1993), 1993.
(8) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1992 due to redistricting. Texas Constitution Art. III, §3, Election and term of office of Senators.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 71st Legislature, R.S., HR 46. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 74th Legislature, R.S., SR 51. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 75th Legislature, R.S., SR 35. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 76th Legislature, R.S., SR 47. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 83rd Legislature, R.S., HR 549. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 83rd Legislature, R.S., SR 256. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Photo and biographical sketch, Hispanic Journal, 2000 Legislative Guide, 2000.
  • Biographical sketch, "TCJL's 'Eleven Best' Legislators," July 1999, pp. 1, 3. Texas Civil Justice League Advocate.
  • Biographical sketch, 82nd Legislature. Texas Senate.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senate, 72nd Legislature, 1991.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senate, 77th Legislative Session, 2001.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senators, 73rd Legislature, 1993.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senators, 74th Legislature, 1995.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senators, 75th Legislature, 1997.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senators, 76th Legislative Session, 1999.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senators, 78th Legislative Session, 2003.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senators, 79th Legislative Session, 2005.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senators, 80th Legislative Session, 2007.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senators, 81st Legislative Session, 2009.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senators, 82nd Legislative Session, 2011.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senators, 84th Legislature, 2015.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Texas State Guard, Major. Texas Senators, 81st Legislative Session, 2009.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Eddie Lucio, 70th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Eddie Lucio, 71st Legislature, Members of the 71st Legislature Texas House of Representatives (CD-RW)
  • Photograph. Eddie Lucio, 71st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Eddie Lucio, 72nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Eddie Lucio, 73rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Eddie Lucio, 74th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Eddie Lucio, 74th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Eddie Lucio, 76th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Eddie Lucio, 77th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Eddie Lucio, 78th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Eddie Lucio, 79th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Eddie Lucio, 80th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Eddie Lucio, 81st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Eddie Lucio, 82nd Legislature, Texas Senate
  • Photograph. Eddie Lucio, 84th Legislature, Texas Senate
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 72nd session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 73rd session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 74th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 75th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 76th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 77th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 78th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 79th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 80th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber, west wall. 2E.8). State Preservation Board.
  • 81st session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber, west wall. 2E.8). State Preservation Board.
  • 70th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, east wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 71st session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, east wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 82nd session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber, west wall. 2E.8). State Preservation Board.
  • 83rd session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber, west wall. 2E.8). State Preservation Board.
  • 84th session composite photo of Senate members(Senate chamber, west wall. 2E.8). State Preservation Board.
  • Other Resources
  • "Border Communities Must Unite for Economic Success," by State Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. (D-Brownsville), Volume IV, Number 43, July 1998. Hispanic Journal.
  • Relatives: Eddie Lucio, Jr. - father; Eddie Lucio, III - son, "House Membership: Representative Eddie Lucio III," Texas House of Representatives.
  • Legislative profile, 74th Legislature, 1995. "Scenes From the 74th: The Laney-Bush Session," 6/16/1995. Texas Observer.
  • Committee Informationtop
    85th R.S. - 2017
    Education (Vice Chair) 
    Employment Practices, Select  
    Government Reform, Select  
    Intergovernmental Relations (Chair) 
    Property Tax Reform, Select  
    State Affairs  
    Veteran Affairs and Border Security  
    84th R.S. - 2015
    Education (Vice Chair) 
    Intergovernmental Relations (Chair) 
    Natural Resources and Economic Development  
    Property Tax Reform and Relief, Select  
    Study Border Security  
    Study the Development of a Cruise Industry  
    Texas Ports, Select  
    Veteran Affairs and Military Installations  
    Veteran Affairs and Military Installations Subcommittee on Border Security  
    83rd R.S. - 2013
    Aging  
    Business and Commerce  
    Education (Vice Chair) 
    Finance  
    Redistricting, Select  
    Review the Texas Lottery and Texas Lottery Commission  
    State Affairs  
    Study Education Policy for a Skilled Workforce  
    Study the Effects of Border Wait Times, Joint Interim  
    Study Water Desalination, Joint Interim  
    82nd R.S. - 2011
    Aging  
    Alzheimer's Disease, Interim  
    Business and Commerce  
    Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Finance  
    Finance Subcommittee on Public Education Funding  
    Finance Subcommittee on Public Safety  
    Government Organization  
    International Relations and Trade (Chair) 
    Redistricting, Select  
    State Affairs  
    81st R.S. - 2009
    Aging  
    Business and Commerce  
    Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Finance  
    Government Organization  
    International Relations and Trade (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    80th R.S. - 2007
    Business and Commerce  
    Business and Commerce Subcommittee on Emerging Technologies and Economic Development  
    Economic Development, Select  
    Finance  
    Finance Subcommittee on Property Appraisal and Revenue Caps  
    International Relations and Trade (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    79th R.S. - 2005
    Business and Commerce  
    Business and Commerce Subcommittee on Emerging Technologies and Economic Development  
    International Relations and Trade (Chair) 
    Nominations  
    Power of Eminent Domain, Interim  
    State Affairs  
    Texas Health Insurance Risk Pool Deficit, Interim  
    Windstorm Coverage and Budgetary Impact, Interim  
    78th R.S. - 2003
    Business and Commerce  
    Committee of the Whole Senate  
    International Relations and Trade (Chair) 
    Jurisprudence  
    Natural Resources  
    Natural Resources Subcommittee on Agriculture  
    Public School Finance, Select  
    Water Policy, Select  
    Water Policy, Select, Subcommittee on Lease of State Water Rights  
    77th R.S. - 2001
    Binational Health Benefit Plan Coverage (Co-Chair) 
    Business and Commerce  
    Business and Commerce Subcommittee on Border Affairs (Chair) 
    Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Finance  
    Natural Resources  
    76th R.S. - 1999
    Border Affairs, Special (Chair) 
    Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Natural Resources  
    Redistricting  
    State Affairs  
    State Affairs Subcommittee on Infrastructure  
    75th R.S. - 1997
    Economic Development  
    Finance  
    Finance Subcommittee on Articles IV and V Agencies  
    Housing, Interim (Chair) 
    Intergovernmental Relations (Chair) 
    Legislative and Congressional Redistricting, Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Municipal Franchise Agreements for Telecommunications Utilities (Co-Chair) 
    Natural Resources  
    Natural Resources Subcommittee on Agriculture (Vice Chair) 
    Natural Resources, Interim  
    Water Resources Development and Management  
    74th R.S. - 1995
    Charitable Bingo, Interim (Chair) 
    Economic Development  
    Finance  
    Finance Subcommittee II  
    Finance Subcommittee on Veteran Affairs  
    Intergovernmental Relations (Chair) 
    International Relations, Trade and Technology  
    Juvenile Driving While Intoxicated Laws, Interim  
    Legislative and Congressional Redistricting, Committee of the Whole Senate, Special  
    Natural Resources  
    Natural Resources Subcommittee on Agriculture (Chair) 
    73rd R.S. - 1993
    Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Economic Development (Vice Chair) 
    Historically Underutilized Businesses, Select  
    International Relations, Trade and Technology  
    Natural Resources  
    Natural Resources Subcommittee on Agriculture  
    Qualified Providers, Interim (Co-Chair) 
    Redistricting, Ethics and Elections, Committee of the Whole Senate, Special  
    State Affairs  
    72nd R.S. - 1991
    Committee of the Whole on Redistricting, Special  
    Committee of the Whole on Redistricting, Special, Subcommittee on Legislative Districts  
    Economic Development, Interim  
    Intergovernmental Relations  
    Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee on Urban Affairs  
    Natural Resources  
    Natural Resources Subcommittee on Agriculture  
    State Affairs, Interim  
    71st R.S. - 1989
    Auto Theft and Uninsured Motorists, Special  
    Financial Institutions (Vice Chair) 
    House Administration  
    Texas Catastrophic Property Insurance Pool, Special  
    Texas State Technical Institute  
    Urban Affairs  
    70th R.S. - 1987
    Financial Institutions  
    Urban Affairs  
    Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
     

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