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

Number of Bills: 50

Sponsor (50):
HB 43 Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to conduct a mandatory human immunodeficiency virus test on certain inmates and state jail felons.

HB 56 Author: Denny | Bohac | Hughes | Branch
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the offense of tampering with a direct recording electronic voting machine; providing criminal penalties.

HB 607 Author: Giddings | Gonzalez Toureilles
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the delivery of blank check forms; providing a civil penalty.

HB 628 Author: Giddings | Gonzalez Toureilles
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to debt collection after a consumer has filed a report with a law enforcement agency.

HB 762 Author: Nixon | Bailey | Swinford | Keel | Woolley
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 05/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the solicitation by state officers and employees of and recommendations regarding contributions to charitable organizations and governmental entities.

HB 860 Author: Casteel
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to charitable contributions by state employees to certain General Land Office programs.

HB 912 Author: Isett, Carl
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 05/30/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the maximum cost of certain awards presented to state agency employees for professional achievement or outstanding service.

HB 949 Author: Eiland
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 05/19/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain limitations in health benefit plans and health insurance policies.

HB 1018 Author: Noriega, Melissa
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 05/24/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the amount of liability insurance required to be maintained on certain school buses owned by a motor carrier.

HB 1021 Author: Giddings
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 05/17/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the right of first refusal in certain real estate transactions.

HB 1096 Author: Edwards
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 05/24/2005 S Motion to suspend regular order fails
Caption: Relating to the regulation of dogs in certain municipalities; creating an offense.

HB 1130 Author: Cook, Byron | Hupp | Pena | Chisum | Giddings
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 05/27/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the adoption of a privacy policy by a person who requires the disclosure of an individual's social security number; providing a civil penalty.

HB 1382 Author: Jones, Jesse
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to notice of cancellation of a voter's registration.

HB 1409 Author: Coleman | Hegar
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority to change the name of component institutions of The Texas A&M University System.

HB 1414 Author: Rodriguez
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the acceptance and counting of certain ballots voted by mail.

HB 1478 Author: Wong
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 05/20/2005 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the eminent domain power of certain municipal management districts.

HB 1485 Author: Thompson | McCall | Hamric
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for screening tests for human papillomavirus and cervical cancer.

HB 1544 Author: Dawson | Coleman
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to removal of corneal tissue from a decedent; providing penalties.

HB 1582 Author: Chavez | Leibowitz
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a study of residential foreclosures in certain counties.

HB 1606 Author: Thompson
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the level of municipal participation in contracts with developers for public improvements.

HB 1685 Author: Dukes | Naishtat
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an interagency coordinating council for the prevention of child abuse and neglect.

HB 1830 Author: Wong
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the notice provided for the establishment of municipal management districts.

HB 1855 Author: Giddings
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the deletion of certain electronic records concerning a customer who issues a check; providing a civil penalty.

HB 2048 Author: Uresti
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain online services and transactions involving state agencies and to the abolishment of the TexasOnline Authority and the transfer of its powers and duties to the Texas Department of Information Resources.

HB 2223 Author: Giddings | Bohac
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the making of a notation on and the processing of a forged check by a financial institution.

HB 2228 Author: McCall | Hegar | Woolley | Eiland | Keel
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of online sexual solicitation of a minor.

HB 2267 Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers of the Coastal Water Authority; providing the authority to impose a tax; affecting the authority to issue bonds.

HB 2275 Author: Cook, Byron
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the forfeiture of certain contraband used in the commission of certain felony intoxication offenses.

HB 2301 Author: Turner
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to proceedings involving the change of rates of a water and sewer utility.

HB 2322 Author: Anchia
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the electronic administration of state funds used for voter registration.

HB 2377 Author: Swinford
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 05/27/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of private firms by the Texas Building and Procurement Commission in leasing space for state agencies.

HB 2379 Author: Swinford
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 05/24/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the allocation of certain state office space.

HB 2454 Author: Jones, Jesse
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain voters to vote a limited ballot in a new county of residence.

HB 2466 Author: Swinford
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to recycling market development.

HB 2473 Author: Delisi
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to certain state publications maintained by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

HB 2507 Author: Bohac | Bailey | Allen, Alma
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the regulation of mobile food units and roadside food vendors in certain populous areas.

HB 2509 Author: Bohac
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to jurisdiction of a municipal court over an action to enforce certain vehicle dealer and manufacturer license plate laws.

HB 2810 Author: Hochberg
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to certain inquiries relating to an applicant for individual health benefit plan coverage.

HB 2856 Author: Uresti
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the regulation of career counseling services.

HB 2988 Author: Nixon
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to waiver of sovereign immunity.

HB 3152 Author: Escobar | Hodge
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to procedures applicable to waivers of the right to counsel.

HB 3162 Author: Noriega, Melissa
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the temporary replacement of a member of a political party's county executive committee who enters active military service.

HB 3517 Author: Coleman
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 7; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.

HB 3518 Author: Coleman
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 6; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.

HB 3526 Author: Hochberg
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Greater Sharpstown Management District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue a bond or similar obligation.

HCR 52 Author: Hunter
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 03/01/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Welcoming Marc Ravalomanana, President of the Republic of Madagascar, to the Texas State Capitol.

HCR 65 Author: Giddings | Allen, Alma
Sponsor: Ellis | West, Royce
Last Action: 03/11/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating February 2005 as Black History Month in Texas.

HCR 206 Author: Thompson
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the Houston Lawyers Association on their 50th Anniversary.

HCR 215 Author: Dawson
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 1544.

HCR 230 Author: Escobar
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3152.

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