Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Jake Ellzey
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 5/23/2024

Number of Bills: 81

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (67):
HB 2131 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 15 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to the retention of instruments recorded in the property records of a county.

HB 2132 Author: Ellzey | Harris | Clardy
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of the National Hot Rod Association Fall Nationals at the Texas Motorplex for funding under the Major Events Reimbursement Program.

HB 2133 Author: Ellzey | Burns
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in certain portions of the unincorporated area of the county.

HB 2135 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 15 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to enhancing the criminal penalty for aggravated assault committed in or on school property or on a passenger transportation vehicle of a primary or secondary school.

HB 2746 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the criminal offense of use of laser pointers; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 2747 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 03/17/2021 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 17 2021 11:03AM
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for participating in a riot.

HB 2748 Author: Ellzey
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities.

HB 2749 Author: Ellzey
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/24/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain counties.

HB 3039 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the electronic transmission of certain notices provided by the Railroad Commission of Texas.

HB 3070 Author: Ellzey | Guillen
Last Action: 03/19/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 19 2021 2:52PM
Caption: Relating to the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation to which certain disabled veterans and the surviving spouses and children of certain veterans are entitled.

HB 3205 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 04/19/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for committing certain offenses while wearing a mask or military-style gear.

HB 3275 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 04/08/2021 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of the operation of certain vehicles used to transport property from commercial driver's license requirements.

HB 3310 Author: Ellzey | Ashby | Harris | Leman | Metcalf
Last Action: 03/19/2021 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 19 2021 2:52PM
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of necessary real property for the construction of a high-speed rail project.

HB 3311 Author: Ellzey | Ashby | Harris | Leman
Last Action: 03/19/2021 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 19 2021 2:52PM
Caption: Relating to the composition of the statewide passenger rail system coordinated by the Texas Department of Transportation.

HB 3508 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the investigation and prosecution of certain criminal offenses against persons, property, and public order; increasing criminal penalties.

HB 3721 Author: Ellzey | Thompson, Senfronia | Johnson, Ann | Frullo
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of information for reporting suspicious activity to the Department of Public Safety on certain human trafficking signs or notices.

HB 3724 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Natural Resources: Mar 22 2021 4:23PM
Caption: Relating to rate change proceedings for certain water and sewer utilities.

HB 4138 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the movement of certain vehicles transporting steel products made in the United States; authorizing a fee.

HB 4195 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to unlawful employment practices with respect to the exercise of the right of free speech, right to petition, and right of association.

HB 4584 Author: Ellzey
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Sterrett Road Municipal Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HCR 44 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 04/26/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Directing the governor to posthumously award the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor to 1st Lieutenant Andrew Jackson Lummus Jr.

HJR 124 Author: Ellzey | Guillen
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 15 2021 4:50PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to increase the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain disabled veterans and the surviving spouses and children of certain veterans.

HJR 125 Author: Ellzey | Guillen | Pacheco
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/18/2021 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the surviving spouse of a person who is disabled to receive a limitation on the school district ad valorem taxes on the spouse's residence homestead if the spouse is 55 years of age or older at the time of the person's death.

HR 185 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 18 2021 5:38PM
Caption: Paying tribute to the legacy of pioneering aviator and native Texan Bessie Coleman.

HR 426 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 7 2021 5:13PM
Caption: In memory of Kirven Wayne White of Waxahachie.

HR 427 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 7 2021 6:34PM
Caption: Congratulating Waxahachie High School soccer coach Jason Venable on his 500th career victory.

HR 508 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 04/14/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 14 2021 6:11PM
Caption: Commending Officer Austin Rollins of the Waxahachie Police Department for rescuing a motorist following a traffic accident.

HR 509 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 04/12/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 12 2021 5:22PM
Caption: In memory of Sharon Lynn Mulholland Barnes of Waxahachie.

HR 510 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 04/12/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 12 2021 5:22PM
Caption: In memory of Melode Seremet of Midlothian.

HR 520 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 04/14/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 14 2021 5:30PM
Caption: In memory of Larry James York of Palmer.

HR 521 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 04/14/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 14 2021 6:17PM
Caption: In memory of Jimmy Keith McCurdy of Waxahachie.

HR 522 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 04/14/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 14 2021 6:17PM
Caption: In memory of Richard Charles Harris of Waxahachie.

HR 523 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 04/14/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 14 2021 6:18PM
Caption: In memory of Debbie Jean Box of Waxahachie.

HR 524 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 04/14/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 14 2021 4:43PM
Caption: In memory of Patrick Alan McKissick of Waxahachie.

HR 525 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 04/14/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 14 2021 4:43PM
Caption: In memory of Mary Ann Mulkern Vignaux of Midlothian.

HR 526 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 04/14/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 14 2021 7:05PM
Caption: In memory of Melvin Ray Kannady of Ferris.

HR 802 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 3 2021 5:46PM
Caption: In memory of George Reid Simmons of Waxahachie.

HR 803 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 3 2021 5:46PM
Caption: In memory of retired U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant Herbert Lenvil Critser of Midlothian.

HR 804 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 3 2021 5:46PM
Caption: Congratulating the Waxahachie High School boys' basketball team on its success during the 2020-2021 season.

HR 805 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 3 2021 5:09PM
Caption: Congratulating the Waxahachie High School Cherokee Charmers precision dance and drill team.

HR 806 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 3 2021 5:09PM
Caption: Congratulating Lonnie Gaylor on being selected as one of the top 100 Texas high school basketball coaches of all time by the UIL.

HR 807 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 3 2021 5:09PM
Caption: Congratulating the Ennis High School football team on a successful 2020 season.

HR 808 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 3 2021 5:08PM
Caption: In memory of Patricia Ann King of Kemp.

HR 809 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 3 2021 5:08PM
Caption: In memory of Pedro PiƱon of Waxahachie.

HR 810 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 3 2021 5:07PM
Caption: Congratulating Ellis County Constable Terry Nay on his retirement.

HR 811 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 5 2021 10:03AM
Caption: Honoring the Waxahachie Independent School District for its service to area youth.

HR 812 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 5 2021 10:04AM
Caption: Honoring the Midlothian Independent School District for its service to area youth.

HR 813 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 5 2021 10:06AM
Caption: Honoring Ennis ISD for its service to area youth.

HR 814 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 5 2021 10:07AM
Caption: Honoring the Red Oak Independent School District for its service to area youth.

HR 815 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 5 2021 10:08AM
Caption: Honoring Ferris ISD for its service to area youth.

HR 816 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 5 2021 10:09AM
Caption: Honoring Maypearl ISD for its service to area youth.

HR 817 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 5 2021 10:10AM
Caption: Honoring Italy ISD for its service to area youth.

HR 818 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 5 2021 10:12AM
Caption: Honoring Milford ISD for its service to area youth.

HR 884 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2021 8:48AM
Caption: Congratulating the Midlothian Heritage High School girls' soccer team on winning the 2021 UIL 4A state championship.

HR 991 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2021 6:19PM
Caption: Commending the community leaders, health care professionals, organizations, and volunteers of Ellis County for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

HR 992 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2021 6:14PM
Caption: Honoring the Avalon Independent School District for its service to area youth.

HR 993 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2021 5:59PM
Caption: Honoring the Malakoff Independent School District for its service to area youth.

HR 994 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2021 5:57PM
Caption: Honoring the Trinidad Independent School District for its service to area youth.

HR 995 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2021 6:22PM
Caption: Honoring the Palmer Independent School District for its service to area youth.

HR 996 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2021 6:39PM
Caption: Commemorating the heritage of Ellis County and honoring the county's current leadership.

HR 997 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2021 6:39PM
Caption: Commemorating the heritage of Henderson County and honoring the county's current leadership.

HR 1154 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/25/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2021 6:15PM
Caption: Congratulating the cast and crew of the Waxahachie High School drama department on being nominated for nine Dallas Summer Musicals awards.

HR 1295 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/31/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2021 7:55AM
Caption: Commemorating Memorial Day 2021 in Ellis and Henderson Counties.

HR 1296 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/31/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2021 7:55AM
Caption: Congratulating Ennis High School assistant football coach Paul Willingham on receiving a 2021 High School Broyles Award.

HR 1297 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/31/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2021 7:56AM
Caption: In memory of Andrew Lopez Jr. of Red Oak.

HR 1298 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/31/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2021 7:57AM
Caption: In memory of Aaron Jacob Woodall of Waxahachie.

HR 1299 Author: Ellzey
Last Action: 05/31/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2021 7:59AM
Caption: In memory of Danny Lee Knight Sr. of Waxahachie.

Joint Author (14):
HB 33 Author: Dominguez | Tinderholt | Morales, Eddie | Ellzey | Cortez
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/26/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to measures to facilitate the award of postsecondary course credit leading to workforce credentialing based on military experience, education, and training and to prepare veterans for employment in certain industries.

HB 246 Author: Murr | Cook | Ellzey
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of improper relationship between educator and student.

HB 408 Author: Metcalf | Ellzey | Guillen
Last Action: 05/19/2021 S Referred to Vet Affairs
Caption: Relating to the administration of a veterans treatment court program.

HB 694 Author: Gervin-Hawkins | Ellzey
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a citation for a criminal trespass offense punishable as a Class B misdemeanor.

HB 885 Author: Harris | Ellzey | Dominguez
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the requirements for a junior college district to receive approval from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to offer baccalaureate degree programs.

HB 911 Author: Patterson | Buckley | Schaefer | Ellzey | Morales, Eddie
Sponsor: Blanco
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specially marked driver's licenses and personal identification certificates to veterans.

HB 1321 Author: Bell, Keith | Ellzey | Harris
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 198 in Henderson County as the Deputy Sheriff Tony Ogburn and Deputy Sheriff Paul Habelt Memorial Highway.

HB 1322 Author: Shaheen | Ellzey | Jetton | Crockett | Ordaz Perez
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to a summary of a rule proposed by a state agency.

HB 1677 Author: Holland | Burns | King, Phil | White | Ellzey
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a Texas Police Service Animals Memorial Monument in the Capitol Complex.

HB 1683 Author: Landgraf | Guillen | Ellzey | Toth | Morales, Eddie
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating oil and gas operations within the State of Texas.

HB 2366 Author: Buckley | Harless | Ellzey | Murr
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/01/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to criminal conduct that endangers law enforcement; creating a criminal offense and increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 2461 Author: Landgraf | Ellzey
Last Action: 03/16/2021 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 16 2021 10:20AM
Caption: Relating to pretrial procedures and criminal punishment for conduct that occurs during a riot; increasing criminal penalties.

HB 4442 Author: Raymond | Ellzey | Guillen | Longoria | Reynolds
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of oil and gas waste; imposing a fee.

HR 10 Author: Shaheen | Martinez | Ellzey | Oliverson | Jetton
Last Action: 04/22/2021 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Condemning China's practice of involuntary organ harvesting.

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