Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Ernest Bailes
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/11/2017

Number of Bills: 28

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (18):
HB 1028 Author: Bailes
Last Action: 05/08/2017 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the designation of Farm-to-Market Road 2666 in San Jacinto County as the Josey Scott Memorial Highway.

HB 1469 Author: Bailes
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to qualifications for certain teachers employed by certain open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 1479 Author: Bailes
Last Action: 03/07/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 7 2017 3:59PM
Caption: Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program.

HB 2184 Author: Bailes
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to the operation and administration of the Walker County Court at Law.

HB 2386 Author: Bailes | Paddie
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to volunteer firefighter supervision of outdoor burning of waste consisting of plant growth.

HB 2567 Author: Bailes
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to forest pest control.

HB 3290 Author: Bailes
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 28 2017 1:43PM
Caption: Relating to evaluation of public schools.

HB 4317 Author: Bailes
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of River Ranch Improvement District of Liberty County; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.

HB 4318 Author: Bailes
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of the River Ranch Municipal Utility District of Liberty County and the Riverside Municipal Utility District of Liberty County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.

HB 4334 Author: Bailes
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain municipal utility districts; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.

HB 4341 Author: Bailes
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Liberty County Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.

HCR 59 Author: Bailes | Isaac | Lucio III | Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging Congress to pass a budget.

HCR 129 Author: Bailes | Oliverson | Metcalf | Shine | Faircloth
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Expressing support for the creation of the Sam Houston Republic of Texas Presidential Library at Sam Houston State University.

HR 134 Author: Bailes
Last Action: 02/08/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 8 2017 1:11PM
Caption: In memory of Chief Warrant Officer 2 Lucas Maurice Lowe of Hardin.

HR 192 Author: Bailes
Last Action: 02/09/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 9 2017 2:32PM
Caption: Recognizing February 8, 2017, as 4-H Day at the State Capitol.

HR 780 Author: Bailes
Last Action: 03/10/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 10 2017 9:59PM
Caption: Honoring the Alpha Omega Academy in Huntsville on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.

HR 1134 Author: Bailes
Last Action: 04/05/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 5 2017 10:28AM
Caption: Commemorating the National Child Abuse Prevention Month event hosted by the San Jacinto County Child Welfare Board.

HR 1237 Author: Bailes
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 2 2017 2:39PM
Caption: In memory of David Alan Noble of Houston.

Joint Author (10):
HB 200 Author: Burkett | Bailes | Laubenberg | Raney
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain prohibited abortions and the treatment and disposition of a human fetus, human fetal tissue, and embryonic and fetal tissue remains; creating a civil cause of action; imposing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses.

HB 299 Author: Larson | Cortez | Huberty | Workman | Bailes
Last Action: 04/05/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to municipal annexation.

HB 424 Author: Huberty | Larson | Workman | Bailes | Bell
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to municipal annexation.

HB 434 Author: Simmons | Workman | Bailes
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to eliminating the wrongful birth cause of action.

HB 435 Author: King, Ken | Bailes | Springer | Flynn | Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the carrying of weapons, including the application of certain weapons and handgun license laws to certain persons, the carrying of handguns by license holders on the property of a state hospital, and the liability for certain actions of volunteer emergency services personnel licensed to carry a handgun; providing a civil penalty.

HB 2172 Author: Ashby | Rinaldi | Bailes | Bell | Workman
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of state money for high-speed rail operated by a private entity.

HB 2659 Author: Geren | Springer | Bailes | Fallon | Paddie
Last Action: 04/12/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the distribution of universal service funds to certain small and rural incumbent local exchange companies.

HB 3433 Author: Lambert | Springer | Bailes | Clardy | Darby
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the adoption by state agencies of rules affecting rural communities.

HR 1161 Author: White | Bailes
Last Action: 04/11/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 11 2017 6:01PM
Caption: Congratulating Edward "Bubba" Miller of Huntsville on being named Mr. East Texas 2017.

HR 2208 Author: White | Ashby | Bailes | Clardy | Paddie
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2017 4:26PM
Caption: Congratulating the Deep East Texas Council of Governments and Economic Development District on its 50th anniversary.

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