Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Rodney Ellis
81st Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/18/2019

Number of Bills: 310

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (300):
SB 104 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/07/2009 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the amount of tuition charged by public institutions of higher education.

SB 106 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to insurer rating practices requiring prior approval.

SB 107 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Health Benefit Plan Security Program.

SB 108 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Strama | Anchia | Lucio III
Last Action: 05/23/2009 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment and funding of a green job skills training program that includes training for certain youths and young veterans.

SB 109 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the duties of the Texas Department of Insurance.

SB 110 Author: Ellis | Lucio | Van de Putte
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to prohibition of the use of credit scoring in underwriting and rating certain personal lines of insurance coverage.

SB 111 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Eiland
Last Action: 05/15/2009 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to suspension of the unemployment compensation waiting period requirement during a disaster subject to a federal disaster declaration.

SB 112 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/20/2009 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the establishment of veterans court programs in this state and to pretrial intervention programs.

SB 113 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to resident tuition rates at public institutions of higher education for certain veterans and their dependents.

SB 114 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/29/2009 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the payment of higher education tuition and fees for certain military personnel and their dependents.

SB 115 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate and prevent wrongful convictions.

SB 116 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Farrar
Last Action: 05/21/2009 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to electronically recording certain interrogations.

SB 117 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Gallego
Last Action: 05/21/2009 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to photograph and live lineup identification procedures in criminal cases.

SB 118 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place during early voting by personal appearance and related procedures.

SB 119 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the implementation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of a low-emission vehicle program.

SB 120 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the rate of the motor vehicle sales and use tax imposed on certain motor vehicles.

SB 121 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to certain state purchases from entities doing business in Sudan; providing a civil penalty.

SB 122 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools.

SB 123 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to dedicating money in the system benefit fund to certain purposes.

SB 124 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to applications for permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for new or expanded facilities in certain low-income and minority communities.

SB 125 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the right of a foreign national to contact a foreign consular official.

SB 126 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/24/2009 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a temporary moratorium on authorizations for certain coal-fired electric generating facilities.

SB 127 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to design, construction, and renovation standards for state buildings and facilities.

SB 128 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain investments made in relation to sustainable commercial building projects.

SB 129 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Coleman
Last Action: 06/19/2009 E Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the maximum speed limit for a neighborhood electric vehicle being operated on a street or highway and to the operation of a motorcycle.

SB 130 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for certain renewable energy devices.

SB 131 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the operation of hybrid motor vehicles.

SB 132 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to a requirement that the manufacturer of a motor vehicle affix a label on the vehicle containing information concerning the vehicle's emissions.

SB 133 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to exemptions from the sales tax for energy efficient products for a limited period.

SB 134 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the period during which certain energy-efficient products are exempt from the sales tax.

SB 135 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the creation and publication of cancer incidence maps by the Department of State Health Services.

SB 136 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the Texas Global Warming Solutions Act; imposing a fee and providing a penalty.

SB 137 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter.

SB 138 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the designation of certain election days as state holidays.

SB 139 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to prohibited deceptive or disenfranchising practices regarding an election; providing criminal penalties.

SB 140 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place and related procedures.

SB 141 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the eligibility requirements for voting by persons convicted of a felony.

SB 142 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to certain restrictions on a person who serves as secretary of state.

SB 143 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to limits on political contributions and direct campaign expenditures by individuals; providing civil and criminal penalties.

SB 144 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/02/2009 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to exemptions from the sales tax for certain school supplies and instructional materials.

SB 145 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/05/2009 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the sale by textbook publishers of bundled instructional material for use by students at public institutions of higher education; providing a penalty.

SB 146 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to disclosure by a pharmacy of a list of prescription drug retail prices.

SB 147 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to coverage under residential property insurance policies for certain losses incurred because of compliance with an emergency evacuation order.

SB 148 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to required community investment by certain insurers; providing administrative and civil penalties.

SB 149 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/05/2009 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the availability of property insurance under the Fair Access to Insurance Requirements (FAIR) Plan.

SB 150 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the determination of the amount of payment on certain claims under residential property insurance policies.

SB 151 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of certain expenditures by prescription drug manufacturers; imposing a penalty.

SB 152 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/26/2009 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the standard of proof in health care liability claims involving emergency care.

SB 153 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to depositions of witnesses in a health care liability claim.

SB 154 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/08/2009 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the portion of designated tuition required to be set aside to provide student financial assistance at institutions of higher education.

SB 155 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to reports regarding the consideration of certain factors by public and private institutions of higher education in admissions.

SB 156 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to limits on the size of prekindergarten classes in public schools.

SB 157 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the Texas Civil Rights History Teacher Stipend Program.

SB 158 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/18/2009 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a notification requirement if a nurse is not assigned to a public school campus.

SB 159 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to application of the minimum wage to certain governmental entities.

SB 160 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission.

SB 161 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Harper-Brown
Last Action: 05/27/2009 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to specialty license plates supporting the Safe Routes to School Program.

SB 162 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the crediting of appropriated funds from the collection of taxes imposed on the sale of sporting goods.

SB 163 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a consumer's option to prevent the sale of the consumer's financial information by a financial institution; providing for civil liability.

SB 164 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to a criminal justice policy impact statement attached to certain bills or resolutions.

SB 165 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to an annual report and analysis by the Office of Court Administration regarding cases involving the trial of a capital offense.

SB 166 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to hearings by the Board of Pardons and Paroles regarding clemency matters.

SB 167 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 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 168 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the insanity defense in a criminal case.

SB 169 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the authority of the governor to grant one or more reprieves in a capital case.

SB 170 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to requiring the use of an ignition interlock device on conviction of certain intoxication offenses.

SB 259 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/11/2009 S Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the location and operation of concrete crushing facilities.

SB 260 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/11/2009 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of certain information regarding, and the admissibility and use of testimony by, a witness for the state in a criminal case.

SB 435 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/24/2009 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a statewide goal for electric energy generation during peak load periods from renewable energy technologies.

SB 436 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/24/2009 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a statewide goal for electric energy generation to meet base load demands from renewable energy technologies.

SB 437 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/17/2009 S Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to energy efficient products; providing a civil penalty.

SB 438 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/17/2009 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the date on which certain voters may be removed from a county's voter registration list and related requirements.

SB 439 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/17/2009 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a mortgage servicer's notice of sale to a debtor and the debtor's subsequent notice to tenant.

SB 440 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/17/2009 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to transferring the statutorily assigned functions and activities of the State Board of Education to the Texas Education Agency.

SB 441 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/17/2009 S Refer to s/c on Flooding & Evacuations by Pres
Caption: Relating to requiring certain service stations to be capable of operating with alternative electrical power and to have an alternative electrical generator.

SB 482 Author: Ellis | Shapiro
Sponsor: Chisum | Cohen
Last Action: 06/19/2009 E Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission.

SB 488 Author: Ellis | Carona
Sponsor: Harper-Brown
Last Action: 06/19/2009 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle in the vicinity of a vulnerable road user; providing penalties.

SB 513 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/17/2009 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to placing the State Board of Education under periodic review by the Sunset Advisory Commission.

SB 515 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/17/2009 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to health education curriculum and instruction in public schools.

SB 544 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/21/2009 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the elimination of smoking in certain workplaces and public places; providing penalties.

SB 602 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/23/2009 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the investment of the permanent university fund in certain business entities doing business in Sudan.

SB 640 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/23/2009 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to electronic technology infrastructure.

SB 641 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/23/2009 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to prohibiting human cloning; providing a penalty.

SB 694 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/23/2009 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to certain reimbursements and discounts provided for collecting sales and use taxes.

SB 695 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/26/2009 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to public access to personal financial statements filed by candidates for and holders of state office and state chairs of political parties.

SB 696 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/07/2009 H Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of certain state parking facilities, including the lease of the facilities, to other persons.

SB 697 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/23/2009 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to coverage under certain residential property insurance policies for losses incurred because of storm surges.

SB 698 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Thompson
Last Action: 06/19/2009 E Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a registry at the Texas Department of Insurance of certain legal entities alleged to have sold race-based insurance coverage.

SB 699 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/08/2009 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to higher education student loan repayment assistance for peace officers.

SB 701 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/25/2009 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to state assistance to fund public school instructional facilities that meet certain design and construction, renovation, or improvement standards.

SB 765 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/04/2009 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to eligibility requirements for a beginning police department position in certain municipalities under municipal civil service.

SB 824 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/24/2009 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to privacy of wireless telecommunications customer information; providing a civil penalty.

SB 825 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/23/2009 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the designation of certain areas as banking development districts to encourage the establishment of financial institution branches in those areas.

SB 826 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/04/2009 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to exceptions to certain disqualifications from receiving unemployment benefits.

SB 827 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/04/2009 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of urban mutual insurance companies.

SB 877 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/09/2009 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the provision of HIV and AIDS tests and to health benefit plan coverage of HIV and AIDS tests.

SB 915 Author: Ellis | Duncan
Last Action: 03/30/2009 S Committee report printed and distributed: Mar 30 2009 1:51PM
Caption: Relating to a qualified privilege of a journalist not to testify.

SB 933 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/09/2009 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to compensation to persons wrongfully imprisoned.

SB 960 Author: Ellis | Lucio
Last Action: 03/30/2009 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to eligibility of certain job trainees for extended unemployment compensation benefits.

SB 961 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Eiland
Last Action: 05/22/2009 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain annuities.

SB 962 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/09/2009 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a business's electronic transmission of the sensitive personal information of its customers.

SB 963 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 06/19/2009 E Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to regulation of premium rates for long-term care insurance.

SB 964 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/16/2009 H Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to requirements for insurers and insurance agents that sell Medicare-related products.

SB 965 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/16/2009 H Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to certain education requirements for insurance agents who sell annuities.

SB 966 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/20/2009 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the repeal of state sales tax and franchise tax refunds for certain ad valorem tax payers.

SB 975 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/09/2009 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a loan program to encourage the use of renewable energy technology and the making of energy efficiency improvements; providing for the issuance of bonds.

SB 976 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/09/2009 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to distribution of sexual barrier protection devices to inmates and state jail defendants confined in facilities operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

SB 977 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/09/2009 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the reporting of information regarding debt incurred for necessary medical treatment.

SB 988 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/08/2009 S Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities.

SB 1022 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 05/23/2009 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to death benefits for the survivors of certain members of the Texas National Guard.

SB 1042 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/31/2009 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to improving state energy conservation, including through the use of thermostat settings.

SB 1043 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/13/2009 S Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the quantification of carbon dioxide emissions reductions attributable to state programs.

SB 1060 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/20/2009 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of a strategic plan to reform long-term services and supports for individuals with disabilities.

SB 1084 Author: Ellis | Carona
Last Action: 05/06/2009 S Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the authorization and regulation of casino and slot gaming in this state, the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission, and the powers and duties of the Texas Racing Commission; providing penalties.

SB 1091 Author: Ellis | Duncan
Sponsor: Gallego
Last Action: 06/19/2009 E Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the capital writs committee and the office of capital writs and to the appointment and compensation of certain counsel for indigent defendants in a capital case.

SB 1118 Author: Ellis | Carona | Whitmire
Last Action: 05/14/2009 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to community supervision for certain drug possession offenses and to a person's eligibility for an order of nondisclosure following a term of community supervision for any of those offenses.

SB 1191 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/24/2009 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to this state's goal for reducing statewide peak electric demand through demand response and load management programs.

SB 1192 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/13/2009 S Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to biodiesel and cellulosic ethanol content requirements for certain fuels.

SB 1216 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/07/2009 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to restrictions on holders of package store permits.

SB 1366 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/06/2009 S Referred to s/c by chair
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain serious mental illnesses and mental disorders.

SB 1475 Author: Ellis | Van de Putte | Watson
Last Action: 03/17/2009 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the notice required by certain mortgage servicers before foreclosing a contract lien on certain real property; providing civil penalties.

SB 1476 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Coleman
Last Action: 05/27/2009 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a community health center to contract with or employ an optometrist or therapeutic optometrist.

SB 1861 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Davis, Yvonne
Last Action: 05/22/2009 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the transfer of powers, duties, and programs to, and the continuation of, the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, to the establishment and administration of certain other programs and divisions within the department, and to other provisions relating to fair or affordable housing.

SB 1862 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/15/2009 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to state purchasing of certain environmentally friendly items.

SB 1863 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/24/2009 S Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties.

SB 1864 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Hochberg
Last Action: 05/22/2009 H 1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
Caption: Relating to postconviction forensic DNA analysis.

SB 1865 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/24/2009 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the provider of last resort.

SB 1866 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/24/2009 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the collection, dissemination, and correction of certain judicial determinations for a federal firearm background check.

SB 1867 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Anchia
Last Action: 05/20/2009 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to procedures related to the placement of a voter on the suspense list.

SB 1868 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/28/2009 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain residential mortgage foreclosure consulting services; providing a criminal penalty.

SB 1869 Author: Ellis | Gallegos
Last Action: 03/24/2009 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to judicial review of a decision to terminate certain federal housing assistance.

SB 1883 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/24/2009 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to food safety.

SB 1884 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2009 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to a breach of computer security involving sensitive personal information and the confidentiality of protected health information.

SB 1885 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/24/2009 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to strategies to better protect electric transmission and distribution assets against natural disasters.

SB 1886 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/15/2009 H Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to diagnostic testing of pregnant women and certain newborns.

SB 1887 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/24/2009 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to food handlers.

SB 1888 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/24/2009 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the reporting by candidates, officeholders, and specific-purpose committees in connection with certain judicial offices of political contributions and expenditures following the end of the period during which those entities may accept political contributions.

SB 1927 Author: Ellis | Lucio
Last Action: 03/24/2009 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to a requirement that a full TEXAS grant be awarded to each eligible applicant in an academic year.

SB 1972 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/24/2009 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to studying the feasibility of mechanisms to decouple certain electric utility revenues from the volume of sales of electricity.

SB 1973 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/06/2009 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation and duties of the state energy savings performance contract advisory council.

SB 1974 Author: Ellis | Duncan
Last Action: 03/24/2009 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the wrongful imprisonment of a person and to procedures for providing compensation for that imprisonment and for exonerating a wrongfully imprisoned person who is deceased.

SB 1975 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/24/2009 S Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to normal weekly hours of work under the shared work unemployment compensation program.

SB 2039 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/31/2009 S Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to requiring certain critical facilities to be capable of operating with alternative electrical power; providing a criminal penalty.

SB 2040 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/31/2009 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the authority of municipal management districts to consolidate.

SB 2041 Author: Ellis | Carona
Sponsor: Driver
Last Action: 06/19/2009 E Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to requiring an applicant for a driver's license to demonstrate knowledge of motorists' rights and responsibilities in relation to bicyclists.

SB 2042 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/31/2009 S Referred to Government Organization
Caption: Relating to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

SB 2161 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/31/2009 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to an activity that constitutes maintaining a common nuisance.

SB 2162 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Gallego | Pierson | Kent | Miklos | Moody
Last Action: 05/22/2009 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the appointment of counsel for the purposes of community supervision revocation or appellate proceedings.

SB 2163 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Rios Ybarra
Last Action: 05/19/2009 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to access to criminal history record information by the Texas Veterans Commission.

SB 2164 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/20/2009 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to information technology security practices of state agencies.

SB 2165 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/31/2009 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of electricity generation offers received by ERCOT.

SB 2166 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/31/2009 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to access to cemeteries; providing for penalties.

SB 2167 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/31/2009 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the indigent defense representation fund.

SB 2168 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/31/2009 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the use of behavioral analysis or scoring in certain consumer contracts.

SB 2169 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/19/2009 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a smart growth policy work group and the development of a smart growth policy for this state.

SB 2214 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/14/2009 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to a filing fee imposed on a notice of foreclosure sale to fund civil legal services for indigents.

SB 2215 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/31/2009 S Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the storage of coal ash.

SB 2216 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/31/2009 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to prohibition of certain insurance discrimination.

SB 2217 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Woolley | Thompson
Last Action: 06/19/2009 E Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the designation of a judicial district in Harris County as the district court for domestic violence cases in that county.

SB 2218 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/31/2009 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to certain criminal penalties and civil consequences for defendants convicted of an offense of graffiti and for juveniles adjudicated as having engaged in conduct involving graffiti.

SB 2219 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/31/2009 S Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to impose a civil penalty on the owner of certain motor vehicles parked on a highway under the jurisdiction of the municipality that do not display a valid registration insignia or inspection certificate.

SB 2276 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/31/2009 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Related to parole board rules regarding inmates claiming actual innocence.

SB 2277 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/25/2009 H Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain entities in the legislative branch to provide student loan repayment assistance to employees who are attorneys.

SB 2278 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/31/2009 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to charity care provided by certain nonprofit hospitals.

SB 2279 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: 06/19/2009 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the dedication of certain civil penalties for violations of the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act to provide civil legal services to the indigent.

SB 2280 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/05/2009 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Reentry Policy Council to review corrections policies, programs, and procedures for inmates released into the community.

SB 2281 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/31/2009 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the creation of a public defender subaccount in the fair defense account of the general revenue fund.

SB 2282 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/31/2009 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to creating an offense for engaging in certain conduct relating to cockfighting and to the criminal and civil consequences of committing that offense.

SB 2360 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/16/2009 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to reducing state school commitments and increasing community services for persons with mental retardation.

SB 2361 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/31/2009 S Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the operation of certain three-wheeled vehicles in this state.

SB 2362 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/31/2009 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to an award of attorney's fees to a prevailing property owner in a property tax dispute resolved by binding arbitration.

SB 2363 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/31/2009 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the award of attorney's fees to a property owner who prevails in a property tax appeal.

SB 2364 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/31/2009 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to good cause for rescheduling a hearing by an appraisal review board.

SB 2365 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/31/2009 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to certain individuals entitled to notice from an appraisal district.

SB 2366 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/31/2009 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to incorrect or unequal appraised value of a property.

SB 2372 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/31/2009 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to property and evidence technicians.

SB 2408 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/31/2009 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain school districts to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment.

SB 2450 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/31/2009 S Referred to International Relations and Trade
Caption: Relating to the sovereign immunity of certain local governmental entities regarding certain contracts.

SB 2551 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/23/2009 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the right of the Harris County Hospital District to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment.

SCR 1 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/13/2009 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Granting certain persons permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Youth Commission.

SCR 41 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Straus | Homer
Last Action: 05/06/2009 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the honorees of the 2009 Texas Medal of Arts Awards.

SCR 45 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/31/2009 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Granting certain current and former residents of Texas state schools and state centers who have been injured as a result of their residency in those facilities, and the guardians or family members of those current and former residents, permission to sue the State of Texas and the Department of Aging and Disability Services.

SJR 6 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/13/2009 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the dedication of the revenue received from the sporting goods sales tax.

SJR 7 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/13/2009 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governor to grant one or more reprieves in a capital case.

SJR 27 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/13/2009 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Post-ratifying Amendment XXIV to the Constitution of the United States prohibiting the denial or abridgment of the right to vote for failure to pay any poll tax or other tax.

SJR 28 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/13/2009 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide and guarantee loans to promote the use of renewable energy technology and the making of energy efficiency improvements.

SJR 31 Author: Ellis | Carona
Last Action: 05/06/2009 S Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing and regulating slot machines and casino games by licensed operators and certain Indian tribes to provide additional money to fund transportation in this state and to provide additional financial aid for higher education students.

SR 73 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 01/28/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 28, 2009, as Christa McAuliffe Day.

SR 74 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 01/28/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Angela L. Lopez and Dallas S. Jones on the occasion of their marriage.

SR 75 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 01/28/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing City-Wide Beauticians, Incorporated, of Houston on the occasion of its 52nd Annual Awards Luncheon.

SR 97 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/02/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ruby Minelva Nanton of Houston on the occasion of her 100th birthday.

SR 129 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Betty Louise Hughes.

SR 177 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing James W. Vaughn on the occasion of his 70th birthday.

SR 185 Author: Ellis | Davis, Wendy | Duncan | Estes | Gallegos | et al.
Last Action: 02/11/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People on its centennial anniversary.

SR 202 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/11/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the Jack Yates High School Founder's Day celebration in Houston.

SR 209 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/17/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Lambda Zeta chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.

SR 241 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/17/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Lula Mae Webb of Houston on the occasion of her 70th birthday.

SR 250 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/18/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Wilhelmina Daisy Cullen Robertson Smith of Houston.

SR 275 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/23/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Anne Hurst Rojas and Barry Worthington Keenan on the occasion of their wedding.

SR 276 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/23/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing James W. Vaughn of Houston on the occasion of his 70th birthday.

SR 277 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/23/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring participants in the City Hall Fellows program of Houston.

SR 308 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/25/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Fauvette V. Kemper of Houston.

SR 309 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/25/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Congregation Beth Israel's West Dallas Cemetery for being designated a Historic Cemetery by the Texas Historical Commission.

SR 310 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/25/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lani Hanako Silver.

SR 311 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/25/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing A. Chyrisse Wilson on the occasion of her retirement from the City of Houston.

SR 312 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 02/25/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Eleanor Whilden Tinsley of Houston.

SR 323 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/02/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Shyamala Gopalan Harris.

SR 324 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/17/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 17, 2009, as Teach For America Day at the Capitol.

SR 369 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/09/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Willie Lewis Brown, Jr., of San Francisco on the occasion of his 75th birthday.

SR 377 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/09/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Anna Russell on the occasion of her retirement from the City of Houston.

SR 389 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/09/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the life of Ned P. Pullum.

SR 390 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/09/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Quentin R. Mease of Houston.

SR 407 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/10/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of John Cleveland Hooper of Columbus, Mississippi.

SR 469 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/19/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Geneva Brown Zachary on the occasion of her 89th birthday.

SR 470 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/19/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Thurgood Marshall Legal Society at The University of Texas School of Law for its contributions to the community.

SR 471 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/19/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Houston Parks and Recreation Department on the occasion of the renaming of the Cloverland Community Center as the Bessie Swindle Community Center.

SR 472 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/19/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Raul Humberto Yzaguirre for his contributions to our country.

SR 473 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/19/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Marcus and Audrey Cosby of Houston on the birth of their daughter, Aliyah Marie Cosby.

SR 503 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/23/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Terence H. Fontaine of Houston for his contributions to his community.

SR 520 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/05/2009 S Again read
Caption: Recognizing the participants in the 2008-2009 Chronicle Classroom of the Houston Chronicle.

SR 530 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/30/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the boys basketball team of Jack Yates High School in Houston for winning the Class 4A state championship.

SR 531 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 03/30/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Billy G. Moore of Houston.

SR 551 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/01/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Missouri City Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, on the occasion of its 30th anniversary.

SR 580 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/06/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Armandina Q. Cruz of Laredo.

SR 617 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/14/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Qatar Airways Company on the occasion of its inaugural flight to Houston.

SR 618 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/14/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Omicron Gamma Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, on the occasion of its 80th Southern Regional Conference and Youth Retreat.

SR 619 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/14/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lenzell Coby, Sr., of Longview.

SR 620 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/14/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Houston chapter of Top Ladies of Distinction, Incorporated, on the occasion of its 44th Annual Founders' Day Observance.

SR 621 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/14/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Harris County Hospital District–Health Care for the Homeless Program on the occasion of Nurses Week.

SR 627 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/15/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Gladys T. Lewis.

SR 628 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/15/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Kelly-Ann F. Clarke for her election as Chair of the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division.

SR 635 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/15/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jayden Carter Arceneaux on the occasion of his first birthday.

SR 653 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/20/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending BikeTexas for its hard work and dedication in behalf of bicycle safety.

SR 661 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/20/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Laverne L. Clark on the occasion of his 80th birthday.

SR 662 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/20/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Lester Hughes for his contributions to the young people of his community.

SR 665 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/21/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Spring Antioch Baptist Church in Spring on the occasion of its 10th anniversary.

SR 666 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/21/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Federation of Bangladeshi Associations in North America on the occasion of their annual convention.

SR 667 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/21/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Hooks-Epstein Galleries, Incorporated, on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.

SR 668 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/21/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Houston Community College on the occasion of the dedication of its Missouri City Campus.

SR 678 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/23/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the TEXAS Grant Program on the occasion of its 10th anniversary.

SR 697 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/27/2009 S Again read
Caption: Declaring April 27, 2009, Texas Southern University Day at the State Capitol.

SR 713 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/24/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Saint John Missionary Baptist Church of Houston on the occasion of the dedication of its new sanctuary.

SR 714 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/24/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Beatrice Chapa Gutierrez of Houston.

SR 758 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/28/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Margaret Louise Riggins Griffin of Houston.

SR 759 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/28/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Joanna and Drexell Owusu on the occasion of the birth of their son, Maxwell Arch Kwasi Owusu.

SR 760 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/28/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the University of Houston Black Alumni Association on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.

SR 761 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/28/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Seven Acres Jewish Senior Care Services in Houston for its contributions to the elderly.

SR 769 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/29/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Willye Stene Witcher Perry Williams.

SR 770 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/29/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Hostelling International USA on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.

SR 773 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/29/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ross Tomlin for his work in the office of Senator Rodney Ellis.

SR 774 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/29/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Johanna Thomas for her work in the office of the Senate Committee on Government Organization.

SR 775 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/29/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ashton Taylor for his work in the office of Senator Rodney Ellis.

SR 776 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/29/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Sherridan Schwartz for her work in the office of Senator Rodney Ellis.

SR 777 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/29/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Lindsay Hagans for her work in the office of Senator Rodney Ellis.

SR 778 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/29/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jessica Schleifer for her work in the office of Senator Rodney Ellis.

SR 779 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/29/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing André Tillman Rodriguez for his work in the office of Senator Eliot Shapleigh.

SR 780 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/29/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Anthony Robinson for his work in the office of Senator Rodney Ellis.

SR 781 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/29/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Edward "Trey" Owens for his work in the office of Senator Kel Seliger.

SR 782 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/29/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Farrah Najmuddin for her work in the office of Senator Judith Zaffirini.

SR 783 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/29/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mattie Murray for her work in the office of the Senate Committee on Government Organization.

SR 784 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/29/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ryan Mosler for his work in the office of the Senate Committee on Government Organization.

SR 785 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/29/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Kristen Mitchell for her work in the office of Senator Wendy Davis.

SR 786 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/29/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Benae McFarland for her work in the office of the Senate Committee on Criminal Justice.

SR 787 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/29/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Hannah McConn for her work in the office of Senator Rodney Ellis.

SR 788 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/29/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jennifer Malaer for her work in the office of Senator Rodney Ellis.

SR 789 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/29/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Todd Hendricks for his work in the office of Senator Rodney Ellis.

SR 790 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/29/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Tyler Hargrave for his work in the office of the Senate Committee on State Affairs.

SR 791 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/29/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Samuel Dike for his work in the office of Senator Rodney Ellis.

SR 792 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/29/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rodolfo Becerra, Jr., for his work in the office of Senator Rodney Ellis.

SR 793 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/29/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Katherlene Levels for her work in the office of the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition.

SR 794 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/29/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Hasan Mack for his work in the office of the Association of Electric Companies of Texas.

SR 795 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 04/29/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jennifer Williams for her work in the office of Texas Monthly magazine.

SR 796 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/12/2009 S Again read
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Legislative Internship Program for its contributions to the young people of our state.

SR 817 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/01/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Grover Glenn Hankins of Houston.

SR 819 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/05/2009 S Again read
Caption: Welcoming Elliot Morley of the United Kingdom to Austin.

SR 820 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/04/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ed Smith on the occasion of his retirement from Macy's.

SR 844 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/05/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Abbie Jordana Kamin on the occasion of her graduation from Tulane University.

SR 845 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/05/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Matthew Meredith Seliger on the occasion of his graduation from Amarillo High School.

SR 846 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/05/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Akila Haley-Pinder of Houston on the occasion of her graduation from the Texas School for the Deaf.

SR 851 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/06/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Courtney J. White on the occasion of her graduation from the Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law.

SR 854 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/06/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Louise Scarborough-Williams.

SR 869 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/07/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Andrew Fontenot for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 870 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/07/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Charles A. Spratlin for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 871 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/07/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Bobby Ray Williams, Jr., on the occasion of his graduation from Texas Southern University.

SR 879 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/08/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Patricia L. Starck for her accomplishments as Dean of the School of Nursing of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

SR 903 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/13/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jewell McGowen on the occasion of her 80th birthday.

SR 938 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/18/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dolores Longoria Garcia of Laredo.

SR 941 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/18/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Michele and Brent Rose on the occasion of the birth of their daughter, Eliza Jane Rose.

SR 942 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/18/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Christopher D. Duncan for receiving the 2008 State of Texas Law Enforcement Achievement Award for Professional Achievement from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education.

SR 943 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/18/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Christopher M. Zamora for receiving the 2008 State of Texas Law Enforcement Achievement Award for Professional Achievement from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education.

SR 946 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/18/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Frank Rollins of Houston for his contributions to the legacy of Pullman porters.

SR 947 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/18/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Thomas R. Diaz, Raymond L. Salazar, Erik L. Barron, and David M. Bair for receiving the 2008 State of Texas Law Enforcement Achievement Award for Valor from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education.

SR 958 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/19/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Otoniel "Tony" Villarreal of Houston.

SR 959 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/19/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Houston Chapter of the Gospel Music Workshop of America on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.

SR 968 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/21/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Community Supervision and Corrections Department for its contributions to the Lone Star State.

SR 972 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/21/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Christopher M. Sellers for receiving the 2008 State of Texas Law Enforcement Achievement Award for Valor from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education.

SR 973 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/21/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Margaret Yu Lee and Jack Isekang Chang on the occasion of their marriage.

SR 1009 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/25/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of John E. McAdams of Normangee.

SR 1088 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 05/31/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of George Edwards of Prairie View.

SR 1120 Author: Ellis
Last Action: 06/01/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Garnet Austin Coleman on the occasion of his graduation from Bellaire High School.

Additional Primary Authors (10):
SB 91 Author: Van de Putte | Ellis | Lucio
Last Action: 02/10/2009 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to regulation of property and casualty insurance rates.

SB 780 Author: Watson | Davis, Wendy | Ellis | Gallegos | Harris | et al.
Last Action: 05/20/2009 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to disclosure of the individual vote of each member of the Supreme Court of Texas on a petition for review.

SB 817 Author: Shapleigh | Carona | Davis, Wendy | Ellis | Eltife | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2009 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to funding of the Communities In Schools program.

SB 1421 Author: Lucio | Ellis | Van de Putte
Last Action: 03/17/2009 S Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the adoption of modernizations to unemployment compensation benefit eligibility.

SB 2014 Author: Duncan | Ellis
Last Action: 05/07/2009 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to compensation of persons wrongfully imprisoned.

SB 2275 Author: Seliger | Averitt | Ellis | Wentworth
Last Action: 04/14/2009 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the adoption of the public school curriculum and textbooks; transferring authority from the State Board of Education to the commissioner of education.

SR 564 Author: West | Carona | Davis, Wendy | Deuell | Ellis | et al.
Last Action: 04/28/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Frederick Martin Baron.

SR 625 Author: Shapiro | Carona | Ellis | Eltife | Fraser | et al.
Last Action: 04/15/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Colt McCoy for his many contributions to his team and community.

SR 810 Author: Gallegos | Ellis | Hegar | Huffman | Jackson, Mike | et al.
Last Action: 05/01/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Frank Alvarado of Houston.

SR 815 Author: West | Ellis | Gallegos | Hegar | Shapiro | et al.
Last Action: 05/04/2009 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 4 through 10, 2009, as Texas Early College High School Awareness Week.

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