Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Rodney Ellis
79th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/22/2017

Number of Bills: 308

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (282):
SB 85 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 01/31/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation.

SB 86 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 01/31/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to compensation for wrongful imprisonment.

SB 87 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/12/2005 H Referred to Civil Practices
Caption: Relating to the administrative procedure for compensation for wrongful imprisonment.

SB 99 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Giddings
Last Action: 05/20/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the extension of credit to a victim of and to insurance coverage for identity theft.

SB 100 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Giddings
Last Action: 05/20/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a security freeze on a consumer file maintained by a consumer reporting agency.

SB 139 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/01/2005 S Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to an offense of using a telephone while operating a motor vehicle.

SB 167 Author: Ellis | Barrientos | Gallegos | Hinojosa | Lucio | et al.
Last Action: 02/01/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the use of credit scoring in certain lines of personal insurance.

SB 223 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/03/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate and prevent wrongful convictions.

SB 224 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Wong
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the eminent domain power of certain municipal management districts.

SB 225 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/03/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to compensation for wrongful imprisonment.

SB 226 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/03/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for a capital felony committed by a person who is younger than 18 years of age at the time of committing the felony.

SB 227 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/03/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to consideration by the Board of Pardons and Paroles of an application for a pardon based on innocence.

SB 228 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/03/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the authority of the governor to grant one or more reprieves in a capital case.

SB 231 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/03/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation.

SB 232 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/03/2005 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the State Bar of Texas fee to provide legal services to the indigent.

SB 233 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/28/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to state antiquities.

SB 284 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/31/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to charitable contributions by state employees to certain General Land Office programs.

SB 302 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Coleman
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to reports regarding participation in higher education.

SB 303 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/07/2005 S No action taken in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to notice of factors used in admissions and scholarship decisions at certain public institutions of higher education.

SB 356 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Thompson
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to an urban land bank program in certain municipalities.

SB 383 Author: Ellis | Gallegos
Last Action: 02/15/2005 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the exemption from the sales tax for clothing and footwear.

SB 384 Author: Ellis | Gallegos
Last Action: 02/15/2005 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to exemptions from the sales tax for certain school supplies and instructional materials.

SB 440 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Dutton
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to compensation for wrongful imprisonment.

SB 464 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Uresti
Last Action: 05/24/2005 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the duration of judgment liens in favor of the state.

SB 475 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/22/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the offense of tampering with a direct recording electronic voting machine; providing criminal penalties.

SB 476 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/22/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the payment of child support obligations on behalf of persons wrongfully imprisoned.

SB 518 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/20/2005 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain information regarding free and discounted drugs by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy.

SB 548 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/20/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to considerations by the Board of Pardons and Paroles regarding clemency matters.

SB 549 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/11/2005 S No action taken in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of information relating to the investment of the permanent university fund and other funds under the management and control of the board of regents of The University of Texas System.

SB 602 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Hilderbran
Last Action: 05/24/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the development of bicycle tourism trails in this state.

SB 603 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/17/2005 H Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to an education and training program on handling the arrest of a foreign national.

SB 604 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/21/2005 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to a qualified privilege of a journalist not to testify.

SB 614 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/01/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the amount of liability insurance required to be maintained on certain school buses owned by a motor carrier.

SB 659 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/02/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of certain information regarding, and the admissibility of testimony by, a witness for the state in a criminal case.

SB 660 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/02/2005 S Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to domestic preparedness training programs for certain law enforcement officers.

SB 661 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/02/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of aggravated assault.

SB 662 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/02/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to electronically recording certain interrogations and the admissibility of certain statements made by a juvenile or a criminal defendant.

SB 663 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/02/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to photograph and live lineup identification procedures in criminal cases.

SB 664 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/02/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the unlawful carrying of a handgun on certain premises used for law enforcement.

SB 741 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/10/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the decertification of a capital case.

SB 754 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/10/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the adoption of a privacy policy by a person who requires the disclosure of an individual's social security number.

SB 786 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/10/2005 S Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the creation of a panel of experts to review the process of issuing permits under the Texas Clean Air Act.

SB 859 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/19/2005 S Motion to suspend regular order fails
Caption: Relating to a motor vehicle passing a bicyclist; providing penalties.

SB 860 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/10/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to wine and beer retailer's permits.

SB 861 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/02/2005 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the level of municipal participation in contracts with developers for public improvements.

SB 869 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/10/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the collection and dissemination of certain information for a federal firearm background check.

SB 926 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of residential property managers and providing for mediation and education regarding residential landlord and tenant disputes; providing penalties.

SB 927 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Turner
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the annexation of territory in political subdivisions by certain junior college districts.

SB 928 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/02/2005 H Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the effect of annexation of territory on the terms of members of the governing boards of certain junior college districts.

SB 929 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Turner
Last Action: 05/27/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the service area of the Houston Community College System District.

SB 992 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the forfeiture of certain contraband used in the commission of certain felony intoxication offenses.

SB 993 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Allen, Alma
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 5; providing authority to impose a tax and issue a bond or similar obligation.

SB 1019 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the elimination of the statute of limitations for certain sexual offenses committed against children.

SB 1021 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the powers of the Coastal Water Authority; providing the authority to impose a tax; affecting the authority to issue bonds.

SB 1031 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to requiring the Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner to conduct a study of certain mortgage lending practices or patterns.

SB 1032 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Swinford
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the elimination of certain alternative fuels programs of this state.

SB 1033 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/19/2005 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Criminal Justice Advisory Council.

SB 1039 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to jurisdiction of a municipal court over an action to enforce certain vehicle dealer and manufacturer license plate laws.

SB 1080 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to pre-trial procedures in a criminal case.

SB 1081 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/02/2005 H Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to recycling market development.

SB 1082 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain used trucks.

SB 1083 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to procedures applicable to waivers of the right to counsel.

SB 1084 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of the attorney general to investigate and prosecute certain violations of law.

SB 1110 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas Southern University for campus facilities and infrastructure.

SB 1111 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the regulation of dogs; creating an offense.

SB 1118 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Coleman
Last Action: 05/20/2005 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the authority to change the name of component institutions of The Texas A&M University System.

SB 1198 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Puente
Last Action: 05/16/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the determination of the portion of the tax increment produced by a municipality that the municipality is required to pay into the tax increment fund for a reinvestment zone.

SB 1199 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Coleman
Last Action: 05/20/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the deposit of municipal sales and use taxes into a tax increment fund.

SB 1200 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to information held by a governmental body regarding forensic evidence used in the trial of a person sentenced to death if the evidence was tested by a forensic laboratory operated by the police department in certain municipalities.

SB 1201 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/10/2005 H Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to creating an office of civil rights at certain state agencies.

SB 1218 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to pre-trial procedures in a criminal case.

SB 1219 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to requiring debt collectors to provide a copy of a dishonored check to certain consumers; providing a civil penalty.

SB 1220 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the penalty for theft of identifying information.

SB 1221 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the delivery of blank check forms; providing a civil penalty.

SB 1222 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the deletion of certain electronic records concerning a customer who issues a check; providing a civil penalty.

SB 1223 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the making of a notation on a forged check by a financial institution.

SB 1308 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the right of an accused to be informed of their rights in a language they can understand.

SB 1309 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Miller
Last Action: 05/20/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to member restrictions for commissioners of the Texas Workforce Commission.

SB 1386 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to prohibiting semiautomatic assault weapons; creating an offense.

SB 1387 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to adoption of rules by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality relating to effects screening levels.

SB 1388 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools.

SB 1389 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Relating to a limitation on increases in the total amount of tuition and compulsory fees charged by public institutions of higher education.

SB 1398 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a student for a tuition equalization grant.

SB 1399 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Relating to the portion of designated tuition required to be set aside to provide student financial assistance at institutions of higher education.

SB 1400 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Relating to a limitation on increases in the total amount of tuition and compulsory fees charged by public institutions of higher education.

SB 1401 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/05/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the standard of proof in health care liability claims involving emergency care.

SB 1553 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/03/2005 H Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the creation of a program for alternative funding of Toward EXcellence, Access, & Success (TEXAS) grants.

SB 1554 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/22/2005 S Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Relating to a limitation on increases in the total amount of tuition charged by public institutions of higher education.

SB 1562 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/22/2005 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to removal of corneal tissue from a decedent; providing penalties.

SB 1672 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/30/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the approval of voting systems and equipment.

SB 1704 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Hartnett | Gonzales | Solis | Alonzo
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to jury service.

SB 1750 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/30/2005 S Referred to Government Organization
Caption: Relating to grievance and complaint resolution procedures for certain state employees.

SB 1813 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Dawson | Allen, Alma
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Pearland Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds.

SB 1814 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/19/2005 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Southampton Neighborhood Services District; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds or similar obligations.

SB 1833 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/04/2005 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 7; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.

SB 1834 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/04/2005 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 8; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.

SB 1835 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/04/2005 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 6; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.

SB 1842 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/27/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Greater Sharpstown Management District; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose taxes and issue bonds.

SB 1843 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Vo
Last Action: 05/23/2005 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the International Management District; providing authority to impose assessments and taxes and to issue bonds.

SB 1860 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/19/2005 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montrose Community Improvement District; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds.

SB 1861 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/19/2005 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the investment of state funds in private business entities doing business in Sudan.

SB 1880 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/10/2005 H Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the Buffalo Bayou Management District and the creation of the East Montrose Management District and the Fourth Ward Management District out of part of the territory of the Buffalo Bayou Management District; authorizing taxes and bonds.

SB 1884 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Coleman
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 460; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.

SB 1893 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the tuition and fees charged to students of institutions of higher education.

SCR 29 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/21/2005 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Encouraging managers of Texas public pension funds to divest their portfolios of any stock in publicly-traded companies doing business in Sudan.

SJR 11 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/07/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governor to grant one or more reprieves in a capital case.

SJR 18 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/02/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming and requiring creation of a Texas Gaming Commission to regulate gaming and casino-based development projects in this state.

SJR 28 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the attorney general to prosecute certain offenses.

SJR 30 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize this state to license persons to conduct certain electronic gaming on cruise vessels departing from or returning to a dock in this state.

SJR 43 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/23/2005 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the taxation of the sale or use of certain food, drinks, and medicine.

SJR 45 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing compensation for public school employees and retired public school employees serving as members of local governing bodies.

SR 4 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 01/12/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Martin Luther King, Jr. Early Childhood Center in Houston on the occasion of its dedication ceremony.

SR 26 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 01/24/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jen Ray for her service at the Center for Policy Alternatives.

SR 27 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 01/24/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Eunice Johnson on the occasion of her retirement.

SR 28 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 01/24/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Zelma D. Meek.

SR 29 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 01/24/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing J. R. Reynolds Elementary School in Houston on the occasion of its groundbreaking ceremony.

SR 30 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 01/24/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Sebron Oliver Brown of Houston on the occasion of his 70th birthday.

SR 31 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 01/24/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Delbert R. and Minnie J. Jefferson for their service to Christian Home Missionary Baptist Church in Houston.

SR 36 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 01/25/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Reolin Edwards for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 37 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 01/25/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Ed McCowan for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 38 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 01/25/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending William Wright for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 39 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 01/25/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Marlon Berry for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 40 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 01/25/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending William Trotty for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 41 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 01/25/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Robert Nash for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 42 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 01/25/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending L. David Punch for his service to Greater Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Houston.

SR 69 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 01/31/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Lynette Yvonne Ewell and Kenneth K. Rose, Jr., on the occasion of their marriage.

SR 70 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 01/31/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Frank Durand Stimley.

SR 71 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 01/31/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mrs. Emery Poindexter Payne for her 50 years of service to Fourth Missionary Baptist Church in Houston.

SR 74 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/02/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 2, 2005, as Texas Southern University Day at the Capitol.

SR 112 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/08/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Lunar New Year Festival held at the Chinese Community Center in Houston.

SR 115 Author: Ellis | Barrientos
Last Action: 02/09/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Martin Steven Elfant of Houston.

SR 190 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/21/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Barbara McKensie on the occasion of her retirement.

SR 191 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/23/2005 S Again read
Caption: Recognizing February 23, 2005, as TEXAS Grant Day at the Capitol.

SR 218 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/22/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Wolde-Michael Akalou of Houston.

SR 252 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/28/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Roger Wood for receiving the 2005 Keeping the Blues Alive Award in Literature from the Blues Foundation.

SR 269 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/28/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Prairie View A&M University on the occasion of its upcoming 130th anniversary.

SR 270 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/28/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Grady Burke of Houston.

SR 272 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/28/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating J. Michael Solar for receiving the 2005 Pasadena Independent School District Distinguished Alumnus Award.

SR 313 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/07/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Melbony Bateman Pink of Houston on the occasion of her 90th birthday.

SR 314 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/07/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert O. Dawson of Austin and Fentress.

SR 375 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Sue Walden on the occasion of her 50th birthday.

SR 377 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating La Toya Munirat Adekoya for earning a Girl Scout Gold Award.

SR 378 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Seshia Deal for earning a Girl Scout Gold Award.

SR 379 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Calyaca Isedore for earning a Girl Scout Gold Award.

SR 380 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Bennie Jillon Celeste Kelly for earning a Girl Scout Gold Award.

SR 397 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/15/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Anita Spivey for her accomplishments and her work in behalf of her community.

SR 408 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the students of the National Wildlife Federation's Earth Tomorrow Program to the State Capitol.

SR 409 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/16/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Southwest and North Texas Regions of the Anti-Defamation League for their efforts to combat anti-Semitism.

SR 442 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/22/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Love-Joy Glory Church of Houston on the occasion of its Easter celebration.

SR 456 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/23/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Donald R. King II for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 474 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/23/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Ibn Sina Foundation for its contributions to community health.

SR 519 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/31/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Alfred N. Poindexter for his service to Prairie View A&M University.

SR 532 Author: Ellis | Lucio
Last Action: 04/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the importance of international education in Texas institutions of higher education.

SR 565 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/07/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Alpha Eta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, for receiving the 2005 March of Dimes Project Alpha Chapter of the Year Award.

SR 583 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/11/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Mitchell Trevino, Jr., for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 584 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/11/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Herbert C. Sims on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 585 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/11/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Missionary Baptist General Convention of Texas on the occasion of their First Men and Boys Conference.

SR 590 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/11/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Houston Hispanic Forum for its contributions in the Houston community to the field of education.

SR 591 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/11/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Josh and Lori Shapiro on the birth of their son, Jonah Paul Shapiro.

SR 592 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/11/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dorothy Mae Perry Howard of Houston.

SR 597 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/12/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Tom and Annette Wilmot on the occasion of their 25th wedding anniversary.

SR 605 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/13/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ky'era Washington, who is participating in the Buds of Royalty Revue sponsored by Omicron Gamma Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated.

SR 606 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/13/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing LaToya Beaver, who is participating in the Buds of Royalty Revue sponsored by Omicron Gamma Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated.

SR 607 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/13/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Skyla Williams, who is participating in the Buds of Royalty Revue sponsored by Omicron Gamma Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated.

SR 608 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/13/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing members of the Omicron Gamma Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, for their contributions to the young people of Texas.

SR 609 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/13/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Michael Samuelson Gottesman for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 610 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/13/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Amanda and Herman Walter Taylor on the birth of their son, Isaiah Andrew Taylor.

SR 612 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/13/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Christopher Jacob Ainsworth of Houston for acheiving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 613 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/13/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Zachary Scott Meyerson for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 614 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/13/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Enrique and Margaret Palacios on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.

SR 621 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/14/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mary Bates Bentsen for her service to the San Jacinto Museum of History.

SR 624 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/18/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Carl V. Reynolds for his service to the citizens of Texas.

SR 640 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/19/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Spring Antioch Baptist Church on the occasion of its sixth anniversary.

SR 659 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/20/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing John C. Brittain for his contributions to this state and nation.

SR 661 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/21/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the High School Students United with NASA to Create Hardware project teams for their achievements.

SR 663 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/21/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming May 1 through 8, 2005, Cover the Uninsured Week.

SR 664 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/21/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing E. Dale Wortham for his service to the Houston community.

SR 671 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/22/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming April 27, 2005, Dr. Doris M. Jackson Day in Houston.

SR 672 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/22/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Frankie Reid Neal Moore of Houston.

SR 673 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/22/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Christina Marsh and Russell E. Taylor III of Austin on the occasion of their wedding.

SR 680 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/25/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Joe Samuel Ratliff on the occasion of the 35th anniversary of his ordination.

SR 722 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/29/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Decision Information Resources, Incorporated, on the occasion of its open house.

SR 728 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/02/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Amy-Kristen Charisse Jones on the occasion of her graduation from Prairie View A&M University.

SR 729 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/02/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Connie and Abraham Abdalla, Jr., on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.

SR 737 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/03/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Houston Chapter of Top Ladies of Distinction, Incorporated, on the occasion of its 40th Founders' Day.

SR 743 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/03/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the women who have been members of the Senate Ladies Club for 50 years or more.

SR 745 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Marlene Guess.

SR 746 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Kadiata Diop on the occasion of her initiation into the Omicron Theta chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated.

SR 747 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Suneethia Burwell on the occasion of her initiation into the Omicron Theta chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated.

SR 748 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rachel Grove for her work in the office of Senator Rodney Ellis.

SR 749 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Courtney White for her work in the office of Texas Monthly magazine.

SR 750 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Wendolynn Montoya for her work in the office of Senator Rodney Ellis.

SR 751 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Justin Schwartz for his work in the office of Senator Rodney Ellis.

SR 752 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Keith Brooks for his work in the office of Representative Chuck Hopson.

SR 753 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Melisha Craft for her work in the office of Representative Yvonne Davis.

SR 754 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Derrick Davis for his work in the office of Representative Jose Menendez.

SR 755 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Marye Dean for her work in the office of Representative Alma Allen.

SR 756 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Orianna Diaz for her work in the office of Senator Rodney Ellis.

SR 757 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Carlos Doroteo for his work in the office of Representative Melissa Noriega.

SR 758 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Melissa Duncan for her work in the office of Representative Craig Eiland.

SR 759 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Patrick Embry for his work in the office of Representative Garnet Coleman.

SR 760 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Shannon Garth-Rhodes for her work in the office of Representative Allan Ritter.

SR 761 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing John Guess IV for his work in the office of Representative Sylvester Turner.

SR 762 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Terry James for his work in the office of Representative Rafael Anchia.

SR 763 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Darrell Jordan, Jr., for his work in the office of Representative Hubert Vo.

SR 764 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Emily King for her work in the office of Senator Kyle Janek.

SR 765 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Amy-Kristen Jones for her work in the office of Representative Marc Veasey.

SR 766 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Hendrik Maison for his work in the office of Senator Rodney Ellis.

SR 767 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Akilah Mance for her work in the office of Representative David Farabee.

SR 768 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Dolly Marchena for her work in the office of Representative Yvonne Gonzalez Toureilles.

SR 769 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Kelechi Meremikwu for his work in the office of Representative Joe Moreno.

SR 770 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Gulani Moeti for his work in the office of Representative Terri Hodge.

SR 771 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Xolisile Moloi for her work in the office of Representative Helen Giddings.

SR 772 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Shelley Morrison for her work in the committee office of Senator Rodney Ellis.

SR 773 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Vanessa McMahan for her work in the committee office of Senator Rodney Ellis.

SR 774 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Nicholas Ngcobo for his work in the office of Representative Jesse Jones.

SR 775 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ephraim Ngoasheng for his work in the office of People for the American Way-Texas.

SR 776 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Henal Patel for his work in the office of Representative Scott Hochberg.

SR 777 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Simeon Popoff for his work in the office of Senator Rodney Ellis.

SR 779 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing English Pratts for her work in the office of Representative Vicki Truitt.

SR 780 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Monica Ramasehla for her work in the office of Senator Royce West.

SR 781 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Nicholas Reed for his work in the office of Representative Vilma Luna.

SR 782 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Hamilton Rucker for his work in the office of Representative Joe Deshotel.

SR 783 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Geneza Simoes for her work in the office of People for the American Way-Texas.

SR 784 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Valerie Simpson for her work in the office of Representative Todd Smith.

SR 785 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Candice Smith for her work in the office of Senator Robert Duncan.

SR 786 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Christopher Smith for his work in the office of Senator Rodney Ellis.

SR 787 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Nikki Starr for her work in the office of Representative Dawnna Dukes.

SR 788 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Anthony Stewart for his work in the office of Senator Leticia Van de Putte.

SR 789 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Kevin Vickers for his work in the office of Representative Jim Dunnam.

SR 790 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rebecca Walton for her work in the office of Senator Rodney Ellis.

SR 791 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Bobby Williams for his work in the office of Representative Mark Strama.

SR 814 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/09/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 19, 2005, as XIV Concurso Dia del Nino in Houston.

SR 815 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/09/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Houston Minority Business Council for sponsoring EXPO 2005.

SR 816 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/09/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the band of James Holub Middle School in Houston for its selection by the John Philip Sousa Foundation for the Sudler Silver Cup award of 2004.

SR 817 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/09/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Prairie View Interscholastic League Coaches Association, Incorporated, for its contributions to the community.

SR 818 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/09/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Alisa Manning Peppers for her selection as President of the Houston chapter of the Texas Exes.

SR 819 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/20/2005 S Again read
Caption: Recognizing Nettie Murry for her service in educating the public on the dangers of random violence.

SR 826 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/09/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of James Earnest Rucker, Jr., of Houston.

SR 851 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/10/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Helen Ann Fisher of Houston.

SR 852 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/10/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jean LaNell Hines Caldwell of Houston for her contributions to her community.

SR 853 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/10/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Conrad "Prof" Johnson for his contributions to the fields of education and music in Texas.

SR 854 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/11/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Dramatic Order of Knights and Princesses of Omar of the Grand Court Order of Calanthe Jurisdiction of Texas on the occasion of its state convention.

SR 862 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/11/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the National Baptist Congress of Christian Education on the occasion of its 100th annual session.

SR 863 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/11/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Gertrude Kirkwood Tapscott of Prairie View.

SR 864 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/11/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Houston Lawyers Association on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.

SR 865 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/11/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Vanity Cherie McMurtry on the occasion of her graduation from The University of Texas at Austin.

SR 879 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/12/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Houston Style Magazine for honoring Houston's young citizens.

SR 883 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/19/2005 S Again read
Caption: Congratulating Willie Thomas of Booth for his induction into the Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame.

SR 916 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/16/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jerry Dunfey on the occasion of his 70th birthday.

SR 917 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/16/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Monica Lerato Ramasehla on the occasion of her graduation from the University of Pretoria Law School in South Africa.

SR 918 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/16/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing David Yates Graham of Houston for his contributions to the fields of medicine and microbiology.

SR 919 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/16/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Melissa Rae Duncan on the occasion of her graduation from the University of Houston.

SR 920 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/16/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Akilah Morenike Mance on the occasion of her graduation from Rice University.

SR 928 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/17/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rebecca Walton on the occasion of her graduation from Texas Southern University.

SR 929 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/17/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing English Mone't Pratts on the occasion of her graduation from Xavier University of Louisiana.

SR 930 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/17/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Christopher David Smith on the occasion of his graduation from the School of Law and the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin.

SR 931 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/17/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Johnte' Archer Harris on the occasion of her graduation from Pepperdine University School of Law.

SR 937 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/18/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Janet Susan Butel Graham for her contributions to medical research.

SR 971 Author: Ellis | Gallegos
Last Action: 05/27/2005 S Again read
Caption: Commending the Houston Fire Museum for its plans for an education center.

SR 975 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/20/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Jonathan Charles Hyde for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 976 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/20/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jennifer Parker on the occasion of her graduation from The University of Texas at Austin.

SR 977 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/20/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Brandalyn Cheree Taylor on the occasion of her graduation from John Marshall High School in San Antonio.

SR 978 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/20/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Alondra Joishelle Robinson on the occasion of her graduation from The University of Texas at Austin.

SR 979 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/20/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Deborah Ann Dembski Shelton of Houston.

SR 980 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/20/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Nicholas Pradia Guidry on the occasion of his graduation from Carnegie Mellon University.

SR 995 Author: Ellis | Armbrister
Last Action: 05/26/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Margaret Penn Sherrod for her achievements and congratulating her on her work as director of the Black Foxes.

SR 996 Author: Ellis | Armbrister
Last Action: 05/26/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending George Edwards for his achievements and his success as director of the Prairie View A&M University Marching Storm Band.

SR 1022 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/26/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Basil Markesinis for being named Knight Bachelor by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

SR 1023 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/26/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing L. A. Kennedy for his service to the New Community Baptist Church in Houston.

SR 1024 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/26/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Lena Atkinson on the occasion of her 100th birthday.

SR 1047 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/28/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1830.

SR 1056 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/27/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Laura W. Murphy for her accomplishments.

SR 1057 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/27/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Cydney Alexandra Washington on the occasion of her graduation from Bastrop High School.

SR 1058 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/27/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Romeo and Basetsana Kumalo on the birth of their son, Nkosinathi Gabriel Kumalo.

SR 1075 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/29/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3526.

SR 1080 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/29/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3518.

SR 1086 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/29/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Timothy and Amy Barbera on the birth of their son, Andrew Barbera.

SR 1087 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/29/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Camille Abrams and Jerry Arceneaux on the birth of their son, Jerrick Riley Arceneaux.

SR 1088 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/29/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating McKen V. Carrington for his appointment as dean of the Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University in Houston.

SR 1089 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/29/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Encore Theatre in Houston on the occasion of its 10th anniversary.

SR 1111 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/30/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ed Wendt of Houston.

Additional Primary Authors (26):
SB 60 Author: Lucio | Ellis | Hinojosa
Sponsor: Goolsby | McClendon | Dutton | Keel | Talton
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the representation of certain defendants in capital cases and to the punishment for a capital felony or other felony punishable by a term of imprisonment exceeding 99 years.

SB 309 Author: Lucio | Armbrister | Averitt | Barrientos | Brimer | et al.
Sponsor: Gonzales
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of an address confidentiality program to assist victims of family violence, sexual assault, or stalking in maintaining confidential addresses.

SB 333 Author: West, Royce | Averitt | Ellis | Gallegos | Hinojosa | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2005 H Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a high school graduate for automatic admission to an institution of higher education and to certain other practices and procedures concerning the admission process.

SB 484 Author: Barrientos | Ellis
Last Action: 04/05/2005 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the imposition of the operating permit fee under the Clean Air Act.

SB 553 Author: Duncan | Ellis
Last Action: 02/28/2005 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the appointment of certain judicial offices and a nonpartisan election for the retention or rejection of a person appointed to those offices.

SB 722 Author: Lucio | Armbrister | Barrientos | Brimer | Carona | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2005 S Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the TexasNextStep grant program to pay tuition and required fees and textbook costs of certain students enrolled in two-year public institutions of higher education in this state.

SB 730 Author: West, Royce | Armbrister | Averitt | Barrientos | Carona | et al.
Sponsor: Goolsby | Jones, Jesse | Harper-Brown | Giddings | Rose
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a law school in the City of Dallas by the University of North Texas System.

SB 802 Author: Barrientos | Armbrister | Averitt | Carona | Deuell | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2005 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 11 2005 3:27PM
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 130 in Williamson and Travis Counties as the Willie Nelson Turnpike.

SB 934 Author: Wentworth | Barrientos | Ellis | Hinojosa | Lucio | et al.
Last Action: 05/25/2005 H Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to student representation on the board of regents of each state university or state university system.

SB 1404 Author: Wentworth | Armbrister | Carona | Ellis | Whitmire
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Referred to Redistricting
Caption: Relating to the reapportionment of congressional districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Congressional Redistricting Commission.

SB 1818 Author: Janek | Ellis | Lucio
Last Action: 05/17/2005 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the improvement and coordination of statewide efforts to detect, prepare for, and respond to certain emergencies.

SB 1874 Author: Whitmire | Armbrister | Averitt | Barrientos | Brimer | et al.
Sponsor: Pena
Last Action: 05/24/2005 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the Automobile Theft Prevention Authority.

SCR 14 Author: Wentworth | Armbrister | Barrientos | Ellis | Eltife | et al.
Last Action: 05/18/2005 H Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Granting certain persons permission to sue the State of Texas, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, and the Anatomical Board of the State of Texas.

SJR 16 Author: Duncan | Ellis
Last Action: 03/01/2005 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for appointment to fill vacancies in certain judicial offices and for nonpartisan retention elections for those offices.

SJR 26 Author: Wentworth | Barrientos | Ellis | Hinojosa | Lucio | et al.
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a student member of the board of regents of a state institution of higher education or state university system to serve a term that differs from the terms served by the other members of the board.

SR 79 Author: Harris | Armbrister | Averitt | Brimer | Carona | et al.
Last Action: 02/07/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the members of the Texas High School Rodeo Association and recognizing February 7, 2005, as THSRA Day at the State Capitol.

SR 98 Author: Fraser | Barrientos | Deuell | Duncan | Ellis | et al.
Last Action: 02/09/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center and its rehabilitation ski program.

SR 127 Author: West, Royce | Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the women pastors and bishop who are being featured in Our Texas magazine.

SR 223 Author: Lindsay | Armbrister | Ellis | Gallegos | Jackson, Mike | et al.
Last Action: 02/24/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Michael Helwig "Hal" Hillman of Houston.

SR 262 Author: West, Royce | Ellis
Last Action: 02/28/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2005, as Prairie View A&M University Alumni Day at the Capitol.

SR 292 Author: Deuell | Armbrister | Averitt | Barrientos | Brimer | et al.
Last Action: 03/03/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 3, 2005, as Bob Wills Day at the Capitol.

SR 472 Author: Hinojosa | Armbrister | Averitt | Barrientos | Brimer | et al.
Last Action: 03/23/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming members of the 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division home from their deployment in Iraq.

SR 563 Author: Lucio | Armbrister | Averitt | Barrientos | Brimer | et al.
Last Action: 04/07/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of His Holiness Pope John Paul II.

SR 627 Author: Hinojosa | Barrientos | Ellis | Gallegos | Lucio | et al.
Last Action: 04/19/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the third class of the Senator Gregory Luna Memorial Legislative Scholars and Fellows Program.

SR 713 Author: Van de Putte | Armbrister | Averitt | Barrientos | Brimer | et al.
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 30 through May 7, 2005, as the 30th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam era.

SR 970 Author: Hinojosa | Barrientos | Ellis | Gallegos | Lucio | et al.
Last Action: 05/21/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Urging Governor Rick Perry to oppose the plans of the Minuteman Project to begin patrolling the Texas-Mexico border.

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