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Legislation authored by Eligio de la Garza

Includes legislation with Eligio de la Garza as the primary author for the 53rd through 58th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

58th Regular Session
HB 18 Caption: Relating to creating Pan American College as a state supported institution of higher education.
HB 73 Caption: Relating to authorizing the acquisition and development of storage facilities by the Texas Water Development Board under certain conditions.
HB 165 Caption: Relating to the employment of children.
HB 277 Caption: Relating to permitting state-owned submerged lands and islands to be leased for recreational purposes.
HB 567 Caption: Relating to the bonding and licensing of dealers in citrus fruit in the State of Texas; prescribing penalties for the violation of this Act.
HB 759 Caption: Relating to the hunting of wild pheasants in Hidalgo County, by adding the months of February and March to the open season and changing the minimum size of tract to two hundred and fifty (250) acres.
HB 904 Caption: Relating to extending the application of the Additional Franchise Tax to the years ending April 30, 1965, and April 30, 1966.
HCR 10 Caption: Congratulating the President of Mexico on the project, "National Frontier Program."
HCR 42 Caption: Granting J. W. Luttes and/or Shell Oil Company permission to sue the State of Texas.
HCR 78 Caption: Inviting visiting Governors from Mexico to attend and address a Joint Session of the House and Senate.
57th Regular Session
HB 119 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute providing for the filing of reports by retailer; providing for the retailer to remit one hundred per cent (100%) of the tax collected; to provide a penalty for violation of said Article; providing an effective date.
HB 125 Caption: Relating to creating Pan-American University in Hidalgo County.
HB 200 Caption: Relating to authorizing water improvement districts to sell lands belonging to such districts.
HB 201 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article of the Penal Code relating to acts done when driving a vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor and providing penalties therefor.
HB 202 Caption: Relating to prohibiting forced disclosure of the source of information obtained by representatives of newspapers, press associations, or radio or television stations.
HB 203 Caption: Relating to amending certain Articles of the Penal Code of Texas, 1925, concerning employment of children.
HB 204 Caption: Relating to providing for certain presumptions which shall arise from the amount of alcohol in the defendant's blood at the time of the alleged offense as shown by chemical analysis of the defendant's blood, urine, breath, or other bodily substance in any criminal persecution for a violation of any law of this State relating to driving an automobile or other motor vehicle while intoxicated or while under the influence of intoxicating liquor.
HB 205 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing that in any prosecution involving the violation of an official traffic-control device it shall not be necessary for the State to allege and prove the installation of such device nor the approval and direction of the Highway Department.
HB 234 Caption: Relating to authorizing the development and operation of a standard driver education and training course in the public free school system; requiring the Central Education Agency to develop programs and establish certification standards for teachers in such program.
HB 250 Caption: Relating to the management, control and use of the surface estate in certain State-owned submerged lands and islands to insure the conservation of the marine resources and the development of a management program dedicated to the preservation and utilization of such natural resources of the State in the public interest.
HB 552 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act making the bonds and notes issued by regional college districts pursuant to such Act, authorized investments, and making them eligible to secure public funds.
HB 833 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act requiring a district, county, or precinct official to file an annual report of all fees and commissions collected with the State Auditor.
HB 834 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing that salaries of criminal district attorneys or county attorneys performing the duties of district attorney, and salaries of his assistants, shall be paid from the County Officers' Salary Fund or General Fund.
HB 835 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing for reimbursement by the State of counties for costs expended in certain felony cases.
HB 856 Caption: Relating to the authority of certain cities or towns to pledge certain revenue to redeem bonds, notes or warrants, as well as the interest thereon of such cities or towns.
HB 1126 Caption: Relating to excluding certain described lands from Hidalgo County Water Improvement District No. 2.
HCR 15 Caption: Memorializing Congress to allow for the importation of Guatemalan sugar.
HCR 24 Caption: Inviting Ali Haider Zulaiman, Ambassador from Iraq, to address a Joint Session of the Legislature.
HCR 59 Caption: Inviting the International Good Neighbor Council to hold its formal opening session during a Joint Session of the Legislature.
HR 3 Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Former Governor James V. Allred.
HR 122 Caption: Extending good wishes to Larry Cooper of Prineville, Oregon as he recovers from illness.
HR 220 Caption: Congratulating Miss Nancy Payne of Donna for her selection as Cover Girl for the 1961 Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show.
HR 542 Caption: In memory of Logan Duncan of Mission.
HR 543 Caption: In memory of A. W. "Ted" Taylor of the Rio Grande Valley.
HR 544 Caption: In memory of D. U. Buckner of the Rio Grande Valley.
HR 546 Caption: Welcoming Commander James W. Fay of the Catholic War Veterans of America to the Capitol.
HR 623 Caption: Congratulating Reverend Mariano J. Garriga, D.D., LL.D., Bishop of Corpus Christi for serving 50 years in the ministry.
HR 687 Caption: Congratulating Thomas C. Mann on his appointment as the U. S. Ambassador to Mexico.
HR 688 Caption: Urging the Secretary of the Air Force to reconsider their order to close Harlingen Air Force Base.
HR 689 Caption: Urging the Director of the General Services Administration to utilize the property at the former Moore Air Force base near Mission for any Government purpose.
57th 1st Called Session
HB 50 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute designating the boundaries of the "City of McAllen Water and Sewer Authority", changing the requirement for the bonds of Directors.
HB 132 Caption: Relating to providing for certain presumptions which shall arise from the amount of alcohol in the defendant's blood at the time of the alleged offense as shown by chemical analysis of the defendant's blood, urine, breath, or other bodily substance in any criminal prosecution for a violation of any law of this State relating to driving an automobile or other motor vehicle while intoxicated or while under the influence of intoxicating liquor.
HR 120 Caption: Congratulating the citizens of the Mexican State of Tamaulipas and their Governor Trevino Zapata for their celebration of an Agricultural and Industrial Fair.
HR 124 Caption: Recognizing the Mission Catholic War Veterans of their work.
HR 199 Caption: Instructing the Agricultural Extension Service and Agricultural Experiment Station System of Texas A & M College to study the health effects of pesticides on humans and other vegetation.
57th 3rd Called Session
HB 34 Caption: Relating to creating Pan American College in Hidalgo County, Texas, and providing for organization, control and management of the College, the appointment of a Board of Regents, and selection of a President; providing for effective date of September 1, 1965, and blending of organization with Pan American College until September 1, 1965.
HB 55 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute to provide that lands added to water control and improvement districts shall be subject to certain taxation and assessments so as to pay, pro rata, existing or future indebtedness; validating certain acts of districts.
HCR 19 Caption: Granting Annie Lou Stapleton permission to sue the State of Texas.
HR 17 Caption: Congratulating the Donna High School football team on winning the Class AA state championship.
56th Regular Session
HB 17 Caption: Relating to amending certain acts so as to add political party affiliation to information required in poll tax receipts.
HB 94 Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the election of directors of water improvement districts, so as to afford a method by which any such district may provide for staggered terms of office of its directors.
HB 127 Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code relating to acts done when driving a vehicle while intoxicated or under the influence of intoxicating liquor and providing penalties therefor.
HB 128 Caption: Relating to prohibiting forced disclosure of the source of information obtained by representatives of newspapers, press associations, or radio or television stations.
HB 167 Caption: Relating to authorizing the holding of joint elections for members of the county board of school trustees and governing bodies of school districts and college districts; providing procedures for such joint elections.
HB 246 Caption: Relating to amending certain articles so as to provide for organized driver education for pupils in the public free schools of Texas who have attained a certain age and the inclusion of all allocations for professional driver education teacher units in the Foundation School Program Act.
HB 474 Caption: Relating to authorizing the trustees of independent school districts to change the name of the district under certain conditions.
HB 536 Caption: Relating to amending certain acts by providing for the appointment of court interpreters in certain Judicial Districts.
HB 733 Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code concerning the employment of a child over the age of 16 years.
HB 816 Caption: Relating to amending certain acts by providing that in any prosecution involving the violation of an official traffic-control device it shall not be necessary for the State to allege and prove the installation of such device nor the approval and direction of the Highway Department, providing that such matters may be proven by the accused as a defense.
HB 817 Caption: Relating to providing for certain presumptions which shall arise from the amount of alcohol in the defendant's blood at the time of the alleged offense as shown by chemical analysis of the defendant's blood, urine, breath, or other bodily substance in any criminal prosecution for a violation of any law of this State relating to driving an automobile or other motor vehicle while intoxicated or while under the influence of intoxicating liquor.
HB 818 Caption: Relating to amending certain acts relating to the issuance, expiration, renewal, cancellation, suspension and revocation of operator's, commercial operator's, and chauffeur's driver's license, and relating to violations, remitting of fees, penalties, reporting requirements and other general provisions.
HB 819 Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes allowing certain cities the right to regulate certain properties within said city for the purpose of promoting the health, safety, and welfare of the inhabitants of said cities.
HB 930 Caption: Relating to conferring upon Regional College Districts the power of eminent domain for the purpose of acquiring property for their needs.
HB 985 Caption: Relating to an Act to be known as "The Hidalgo County Hospital District Law of 1959"; providing an effective date.
HCR 68 Caption: Inviting Don Adolfo Lopez Mateos, President of Mexico, to address a Joint Session of the Legislature.
HJR 61 Caption: Proposing an amendment providing that the Legislature may authorize the creation of a county wide hospital district in Hidalgo County, upon approval thereof by the qualified, taxpaying voters of said County.
HR 16 Caption: Commending Norberto Trevino Zapata, Governor of Tamaulipas, Mexico for his friendship with the people of Texas.
HR 338 Caption: Extending greetings to to Raúl Rangel Frías, Governor of Nuevo Leon, Mexico.
HR 339 Caption: Extending greetings to Rafael Gonzalez Montemayor, mayor of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon.
HR 340 Caption: Honoring José F. Muguerza for his service as President of the International Good Neighbor Relations Council.
HR 562 Caption: Instructing the House enrolling Clerk to make certain corrections in H. J R. No. 39.
56th 3rd Called Session
HB 48 Caption: Relating to creating and establishing Road District Number 12 of Hildalgo County, Texas, for the purpose of the construction, operation, and maintenance of macadamized, graveled, or paved roads or turnpikes, or in aid thereof.
55th Regular Session
HB 39 Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code relative to acts done when driving a vehicle while intoxicated or under the influence of intoxicating liquor; providing penalties.
HB 172 Caption: Relating to repealing certain acts relative to cabbage inspection law.
HB 407 Caption: Relating to prohibiting forced disclosure of the source of information obtained by representatives of newspapers, press associations, or radio or television stations.
HB 498 Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing certain additional exemptions from jury service.
HB 518 Caption: Relating to providing that a drainage district that has been or will be converted to a reclamation district shall have the right to enter into contracts with the Federal Government or agency or instrumentality thereof for the construction of improvements for which such districts were organized.
HB 575 Caption: Relating to creating a State Youth Authority for the protection, care, training and parole supervision of delinquent children, and, among other things, defining its powers, duties, and functions.
HB 723 Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code to include in the unprotected bird list the Harris Hawk (Parabuteo Unicinctus Harrisi).
54th Regular Session
HB 333 Caption: Relating to providing for the appointment of a guardian of the person or a guardian of the estate of certain persons committed to State Mental Hospitals or Special Schools; providing for a copy of letters of guardianship to be mailed to State Mental Hospitals or Special Schools and to the Board for Texas State Hospitals and Special Schools; providing for charges for such instruments; providing authority for superintendent to refuse admission where committing authority has not compiled with this Act.
HB 334 Caption: Relating to providing for the return of persons released from State schools for the feeble-minded or mentally retarded to the committing county or to the county where the parents live.
HB 335 Caption: Relating to providing for the return of persons released from State Mental Hospitals to the committing county.
HB 352 Caption: Relating to abolishing the Special 139th District Court for Hidalgo county and providing for a permanent District Court to be known as the 139th Judicial District Court of Hidalgo County; prescribing the jurisdiction and terms of such court; providing for the appointment, election and compensation of the judge of said court, making the Special 139th District Court a permanent district court; providing a repealing clause; providing a severability clause.
HB 354 Caption: Relating to amending the Uniform Act Regulating Traffic on Highways; regulating traffic used in the actual harvesting and transporting of certain vegetables from the fields to a packing or processing plant.
HB 397 Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code of Texas so as to increase the penalty for deaths caused by vehicles operated by intoxicated drivers.
HB 519 Caption: Relating to prohibiting disclosure of the source of information obtained by representatives of newspapers and press associates; repealing conflicting laws.
HB 526 Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to prescribe the speed limit for commercial motor vehicles which are used as "Highway Post Office" vehicles.
HB 686 Caption: Relating to amending certain Articles provide that a drainage district may levy a maintenance tax only upon a vote of the qualified property taxpaying voters as required by the Constitution.
HB 687 Caption: Relating to providing that a drainage district thereafter or hereafter converted to a reclamation district, which district is within the boundaries of a single county, may add or annex additional territory within the same county upon the meeting of certain conditions; providing that the Act is cumulative of existing laws pertaining to conservation and reclamation districts; providing a severance clause.
HB 930 Caption: Relating to authorizing any county in this State which borders on a river between the State of Texas and the Republic of Mexico to acquire, improve, operate, maintain and repair a toll bridge or bridges with all rights, franchises and appurtenant properties and to pay therefor by the issuance of revenue bonds.
53rd 1st Called Session
HB 85 Caption: Relating to creating an additional Judicial District to be composed of Hidalgo County, and providing a court therefor to be known as the 139th Judicial District Court; providing an effective date.