Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Sen. Rodney Ellis
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/17/2017

Number of Bills: 14

SB 104 Author: Hinojosa
Coauthor: Ellis
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.

SB 106 Author: Whitmire
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Ellis | West | Garcia | Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/20/2015 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to court jurisdiction and procedures relating to truancy; providing criminal penalties; imposing a court cost.

SB 107 Author: Whitmire
Coauthor: Ellis
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of campus behavior coordinators to serve at public school campuses and issues to be considered when removing a student from class.

SB 135 Author: Whitmire
Coauthor: Ellis | Menéndez | Garcia | Hinojosa | West
Sponsor: Dutton | Reynolds | Miles | Giddings
Last Action: 05/24/2015 S House passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to the organization of a grand jury.

SB 158 Author: West
Coauthor: Ellis | Whitmire
Sponsor: Fletcher | White, James | Johnson, Eric | Koop | Reynolds
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a body worn camera program for certain law enforcement agencies in this state; creating a criminal offense; authorizing a fee.

SB 308 Author: Whitmire
Coauthor: Ellis
Sponsor: Coleman
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of campus police departments at private institutions of higher education.

SB 339 Author: Eltife
Coauthor: Rodríguez | Ellis | Menéndez
Sponsor: Klick | Zerwas | Zedler | Coleman | Sheffield
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis and the regulation of related organizations and individuals; requiring a dispensing organization to obtain a license to dispense low-THC cannabis and any employee of a dispensing organization to obtain a registration; authorizing fees.

SB 376 Author: Rodríguez
Coauthor: Ellis
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information regarding applicants for employment.

SB 462 Author: Huffman
Coauthor: Rodríguez | Ellis
Sponsor: Farrar
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to authorizing a revocable deed that transfers real property at the transferor's death.

SB 621 Author: Estes
Coauthor: Burton | Ellis | Hall | Hinojosa | Lucio | et al.
Last Action: 02/23/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to criminal offenses involving, and governmental liability for retaliatory prosecutions associated with, the filming, recording, photographing, documenting, or observing of a peace officer.

SB 1369 Author: Zaffirini
Coauthor: Huffman | Nelson | Ellis
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to reports on attorney ad litem, guardian ad litem, guardian, mediator, and competency evaluator appointments made by courts in this state and an interim study on a billing system for attorneys ad litem.

SB 1902 Author: Perry
Coauthor: Hall | West | Huffines | Ellis
Sponsor: Herrero | Thompson, Senfronia | Murphy | Villalba | Leach
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information; authorizing a fee.

SR 966 Author: Watson
Coauthor: Ellis
Last Action: 05/22/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of William White.

SR 1030 Author: Garcia
Coauthor: Ellis | Whitmire
Last Action: 05/28/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the honorees of the Harris County Democratic Party's inaugural Living Legends Brunch.

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