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Legislation authored by Ernest Bailes

Includes legislation with Ernest Bailes as the primary author for the 85th through 87th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

86th Regular Session
HB 389 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the regulation of game rooms in certain counties.
HB 515 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of certain private family cemeteries.
HB 717 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of an additional county court at law in Liberty County.
HB 751 Author: Bailes, Ernest | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to establishment of the office of first responder support within the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas; requiring occupational certification.
HB 1178 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Caption: Relating to notice of inspections of certain deer facilities by the Parks and Wildlife Department.
HB 1265 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the transfer of a limitation established by a county, municipality, or junior college district on the amount of ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person.
HB 1820 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Liberty County Drainage District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
HB 1919 Author: Bailes, Ernest | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the right of property owners to file complaints against certain entities regulated by the Railroad Commission of Texas regarding alleged misconduct by the entities while exercising eminent domain authority.
HB 2121 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of real property that includes improvements used for the noncommercial production of food for personal consumption.
HB 2124 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the treatment for ad valorem tax purposes of property that was erroneously omitted from an appraisal roll in a previous year.
HB 2560 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a debris management plan and training.
HB 2621 Author: Bailes, Ernest | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to open-enrollment charter school admission procedures and reporting requirements for certain admission information.
HB 2685 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to workers' compensation death benefit eligibility for certain spouses of first responders and certain other public servants killed in the line of duty.
HB 2714 Author: Bailes, Ernest | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the registration of liquefied petroleum gas container manufacturers and the regulation of liquefied petroleum gas licensees; authorizing fees.
HB 2979 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Liberty Grand Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 3161 Author: Bailes, Ernest | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the operation of a vehicle transporting equipment used to load timber.
HB 3181 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of certain drugs in breeding stock by or on the prescription of a veterinarian.
HB 3397 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to an appropriation of money from the emergency radio infrastructure account for the planning, development, and provision of an interoperable statewide emergency radio infrastructure.
HB 3472 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a rodeo hosted by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice; authorizing a fee.
HB 3631 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of the e-mail address of an applicant for or holder of a license issued by certain state agencies.
HB 3838 Author: Bailes, Ernest | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a disclosure in certain offers to purchase a mineral or royalty interest.
HB 3865 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to calculation of daily production for purposes of the oil and gas production tax credits for low-producing wells and leases.
HB 3873 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the Texas Alternatives to Abortion Program.
HB 3974 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to funding for open-enrollment charter schools.
HB 4245 Author: Bailes, Ernest | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the percentage of voters needed to sign a petition requesting a local option election to prohibit or authorize the sale of alcoholic beverages.
HB 4653 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the creation of Tarkington Management District No. 1 of Liberty County; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
HB 4661 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the creation of Plum Creek Management District No. 1 of Liberty County; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
HB 4673 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Chambers County Municipal Utility District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 4674 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Chambers County Municipal Utility District No. 2; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 4711 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the conversion of the May Public Utility District to the Harris-Liberty Counties Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
HB 4722 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the conversion of the Liberty Public Utility District to the Liberty County Municipal Utility District No. 7; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
HCR 36 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Designating February as Hit-and-Run Awareness Month for a 10-year period beginning in 2019.
HCR 47 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Paying tribute to the history of the Texas Prison Rodeo.
HJR 60 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the transfer of a limitation established by a county, city or town, or junior college district on the amount of ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person.
HR 56 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 13, 2019, as Coldspring and San Jacinto County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 57 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 20, 2019, as Cleveland Day at the State Capitol.
HR 58 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 12, 2019, as Huntsville and Walker County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 59 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2019 as Dayton Day at the State Capitol.
HR 285 Author: Bailes, Ernest | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 21, 2019, as Texas FFA Day at the State Capitol.
HR 363 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 14, 2019, as 4-H Day at the State Capitol.
HR 738 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 11, 2019, as Texas Public Education Day at the State Capitol.
HR 772 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Rayford H. Rash on his retirement as director of public works for the City of Shepherd.
85th Regular Session
HB 1028 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: 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, Ernest
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to qualifications for certain teachers employed by certain open-enrollment charter schools.
HB 1479 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program.
HB 2184 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the operation and administration of the Walker County Court at Law.
HB 2386 Author: Bailes, Ernest | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to volunteer firefighter supervision of outdoor burning of waste consisting of plant growth.
HB 2567 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to forest pest control.
HB 3290 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to evaluation of public schools.
HB 4317 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: 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, Ernest
Last Action: 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, Ernest
Last Action: 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, Ernest
Last Action: 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, Ernest | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging Congress to pass a budget.
HCR 129 Author: Bailes, Ernest | et. al.
Last Action: 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, Ernest
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Chief Warrant Officer 2 Lucas Maurice Lowe of Hardin.
HR 192 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 8, 2017, as 4-H Day at the State Capitol.
HR 780 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Alpha Omega Academy in Huntsville on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.
HR 1134 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the National Child Abuse Prevention Month event hosted by the San Jacinto County Child Welfare Board.
HR 1237 Author: Bailes, Ernest
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of David Alan Noble of Houston.