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HB 2120 86-0 (2019) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in courts in the judicial branch of state government; imposing a fee; creating a criminal offense. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 891 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Leach, Jeff | et. al.
Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in and grants provided by courts in the judicial branch of state government; increasing and imposing fees; creating a criminal offense. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 857 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Transportation of the alignment for the proposed Regional Outer Loop project in certain counties. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1071 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Transportation of the alignment for the proposed Regional Outer Loop project in certain counties. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2746 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 360 in Ellis and Tarrant Counties as the Senator Chris Harris Memorial Highway. House: Transportation Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 3897 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 360 in Tarrant County as the Rosa Parks Memorial Parkway. House: Transportation Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 1051 84-0 (2015) Author: Wray, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the creation of a campus of the Texas State Technical College System in Ellis County. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 3179 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Transportation of the alignment for the proposed Regional Outer Loop project in certain counties. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3990 84-0 (2015) Author: Rose, Toni | et. al. Relating to the study of the fiscal impact on local governments in Dallas, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro and Rockwall Counties of restructuring the NorthSTAR behavioral health system and the effective implementation the Sunset Commission Health and Human Services Commission Issue 9 recommendation. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 420 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the creation of a campus of the Texas State Technical College System in Ellis County. Senate: Higher Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1979 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the study of the fiscal impact on local governments in Dallas, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro and Rockwall Counties of restructuring the NorthSTAR behavioral health system and the effective implementation the Sunset Commission Health and Human Services Commission Issue 9 recommendation. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1793 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Ellis County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3367 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a specialty and technical course building in Ellis County for the Texas State Technical College System. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3640 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the creation of an extension center of the Texas State Technical College System. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 1486 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the authority to establish, operate, and maintain a foreign trade zone and subzones in Ellis County. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Left pending in committee
SB 2231 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the authority to establish, operate, and maintain a foreign trade zone and subzones in Ellis County. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Referred to Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
SR 227 78-0 (2003) Author: Averitt, Kip Commending the people of Ellis County for their contributions to the state. Reported enrolled
HB 50 78-3 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the compensation of district judges in certain counties. House: Judicial Affairs Received from the House
HB 65 77-0 (2001) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the assignment of the judge of the 378th District Court as a visiting judge. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 200 77-0 (2001) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the creation of an additional county court at law in Ellis County and to the jurisdiction of the county courts at law in that county. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 273 74-0 (1995) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Ellis County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1091 74-0 (1995) Author: Cain, David Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Ellis County. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2649 73-0 (1993) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Ellis County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 338 71-0 (1989) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to the county attorney of Ellis County. House: Judiciary Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
HR 478 71-0 (1989) Author: Oakley, Keith Recognizing April 4, 1989, as Ellis County Day. House: Rules and Resolutions Reported enrolled
SR 367 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Chet Designating April 4, 1989, as Ellis County Day. Read & adopted
HB 1833 68-0 (1983) Author: Arnold, Gordon "Doc"
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the establishment of a juvenile board in Ellis County. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1834 68-0 (1983) Author: Arnold, Gordon "Doc"
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the creation of the County Court at Law of Ellis County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 1071 68-0 (1983) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to establishment, membership, powers and duties, personnel, and financing of a juvenile board in Ellis County. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on County Affairs
SB 1073 68-0 (1983) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the creation of the County Court at Law of Ellis County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 2212 66-0 (1979) Author: Green, Forrest
Sponsor: Clower, Ron
Relating to the board of directors and validity of certain actions of the Ellis County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 1300 64-0 (1975) Author: Green, Forrest Relating to creation of the constitutional office of Criminal District Attorney of Ellis County; abolishing the office of County Attorney of Ellis County; relating to compensation to the county. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 1446 61-0 (1969) Author: Moore, Aubry L. Relating to fixing the jurisdiction of the County Court of Ellis County, Texas, and the District Court of Ellis County, Texas; making transfers of all cases on the dockets of said courts to conform to this Act; providing that this Act shall not affect judgments heretofore rendered by said courts, and for issuing executions thereon; describing the duties of clerks of said courts in making transfers of all cases on the dockets of said courts, and validating all of such acts.
SB 817 61-0 (1969) Author: Word, James Powell Relating to fixing the jurisdiction of the County Court of Ellis County, Texas, and the District Court of Ellis County, Texas; making transfers of all cases on the dockets of said courts to conform to this act; providing that this act shall not affect judgments heretofore rendered by said courts, and for issuing executions thereon; describing the duties of clerks of said courts in making transfers of all cases on the dockets of said courts, and validating all of such acts.
HB 711 60-0 (1967) Author: Moore, Aubry L. Relating to prescribing the minimum and maximum salary to be paid to the official shorthand reporter for the 40th Judicial District.
HJR 68 58-0 (1963) Author: Satterwhite, William Thomas "Bill" Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment providing that school taxes theretofore voted in any independent school district, within Ellis County, shall be abrogated, canceled or invalidated by a change in boundaries nor shall bonds voted, but unissued, at the time of such change, be invalidated by such change; authorizing the levy of taxes after such change without further election in the district as changed; providing an exception in the case of the annexation or consolidation of whole districts.
HB 640 57-0 (1961) Author: Duff, Virginia Elizabeth Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the taking and transportation of minnows in certain counties, by adding Ellis County to those counties in which this Act shall apply.
HB 73 56-0 (1959) Author: Duff, Virginia Elizabeth Relating to transferring criminal jurisdiction in Misdemeanor Cases from Ellis County District to County Court of Ellis County, Texas, providing for the transfer as to pending cases and the enforcement of judgments heretofore rendered.
HB 497 56-0 (1959) Author: Duff, Virginia Elizabeth Relating to regulating the hunting, taking and killing of wild pheasants in Ellis County.
SB 52 56-0 (1959) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to transferring criminal jurisdiction in misdemeanor cases from Ellis County District Court to County Court of Ellis County, Texas.
HB 20 55-1 (1957) Author: Duff, Virginia Elizabeth Relating to the use of unexpended proceeds of bonds heretofore issued by Ellis County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
SB 14 55-1 (1957) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to the use of unexpended proceeds of bonds heretofore issued by Ellis County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
HB 520 54-0 (1955) Author: Duff, Virginia Elizabeth Relating to declaring an open season in Ellis County on all wild pheasants.
HB 901 54-0 (1955) Author: Duff, Virginia Elizabeth Relating to constituting a local law for the maintenance of the Public Roads and Highways in Ellis County by authorizing the county to issue certificates of indebtedness for the purpose of acquiring right of way for designated State Highways or Federal Highways when the acquisition of such right of way is approved by the State Highway Commission; requiring such certificates to be approved by the Attorney General and registered by the Comptroller of Public Accounts and prescribing the effect thereof; enacting other provisions relating to the subject.
SB 405 54-0 (1955) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to constituting a local law for the maintenance of the public roads and highways in Ellis County by authorizing the county to issue certificates of indebtedness for the purpose of acquiring right-of-way for designated State highways or Federal highways when the acquisition of such right-of-way is approved by the State Highway Commission; requiring the levy of a tax to pay such certificates; requiring such certificates to be approved by the Attorney General and registered by the Comptroller of Public Accounts and prescribing the effect thereof; enacting other provisions relating to the subject.
HB 909 51-0 (1949) Author: Lewis, Don A. Relating to transferring the civil and criminal jurisdiction of County Court of Ellis County, Texas, to the District Court of said County; providing for certain constitutional exceptions; repealing all laws in conflict
SB 459 51-0 (1949) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to transferring the civil and criminal jurisdiction of the County Court of Ellis County, Texas, to the District Court of said county.
HB 881 50-0 (1947) Author: Files, Rae Mandette | et. al. Relating to creating and establishing Ellis County Road District Number 13a in Ellis County, Texas, for the purpose of the construction, operation, and maintenance of macadamized, graveled, or paved roads or turnpikes, or in aid thereof; providing the provisions of this Act shall prevail in the event of a conflict with any other General or Special Laws; providing that if any provision hereof is held to be invalid such holding shall not affect the other provisions hereof.
HB 534 46-0 (1939) Author: Faulkner, J. R. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to an open season for mourning doves in Ellis County; fixing a penalty.
HB 411 43-0 (1933) Author: Few, William A. | et. al. Relating to omitting the 40th Judicial District of Ellis County from the provisions of certain statute relating to the election of district attorneys.
HB 89 42-3 (1932) Author: Farrar, Jr., Simon Bowden "Bowd" Relating to amending certain Statute by providing that Ellis County shall be a part of the 10th Supreme Judicial District and removing said county from the 5th Supreme Judicial District.
HB 212 39-0 (1925) Author: Farrar, Jr., Simon Bowden "Bowd" | et. al. Relating to incorporating the Italy Independent School District in Ellis County Texas, for free school purposes only, defining its boundaries, providing for board of trustees, providing for a treasurer for the funds of said district and providing for an assessor and collector of taxes of said district. House: School Districts
SB 213 39-0 (1925) Author: Ward, Pierce B. Relating to making it unlawful for a period of time commencing with the passage of this Act and ending November 1, 1927, for killing, bagging, netting or trapping any wild partridge or wild quail of any variety in the counties of Ellis, Hill, Hood, Johnson and Somerville; providing the penalty for the violation thereof. Senate: Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 206 39-1 (1926) Author: Stout, A. Royce | et. al. Relating to creating Road District Number One (1), in Ellis County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. House: Judiciary
HB 207 39-1 (1926) Author: Stout, A. Royce | et. al. Relating to creating Road District Number Two (2), in Ellis County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. House: Judiciary
HB 208 39-1 (1926) Author: Stout, A. Royce | et. al. Relating to creating Road District Number Three (3), in Ellis County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. House: Judiciary
HB 209 39-1 (1926) Author: Stout, A. Royce | et. al. Relating to creating Road District Number Four (4), in Ellis County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. House: Judiciary
HB 210 39-1 (1926) Author: Stout, A. Royce | et. al. Relating to creating Road District Number Six (6), in Ellis County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. House: Judiciary
HB 211 39-1 (1926) Author: Stout, A. Royce | et. al. Relating to creating Road District Number Seven (7), in Ellis County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. House: Judiciary
SB 94 39-1 (1926) Author: Ward, Pierce B. Relating to creating Road District Number Eight (8), in Ellis County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. Senate: Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Highways and Motor Traffic as of 1/23/1925)
SB 97 39-1 (1926) Author: Ward, Pierce B. Relating to creating Road District Number Ten (10), in Ellis County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. Senate: Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Highways and Motor Traffic as of 1/23/1925)
SB 99 39-1 (1926) Author: Ward, Pierce B. Relating to creating Road District Number Eleven (11), in Ellis County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. Senate: Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Highways and Motor Traffic as of 1/23/1925)
SB 101 39-1 (1926) Author: Ward, Pierce B. Relating to creating Road District Number Nine (9), in Ellis County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. Senate: Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Highways and Motor Traffic as of 1/23/1925)
SB 213 39-1 (1926) Author: Ward, Pierce B. Relating to creating Road District Number Five (5), in Ellis County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. Senate: Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 214 39-1 (1926) Author: Ward, Pierce B. Relating to creating Road District Number Thirteen (13), in Ellis County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. Senate: Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 165 38-0 (1923) Author: Watts, William Edward Relating to creating the Boyce Independent School District in Ellis County, Texas; defining its boundaries.
SB 346 38-0 (1923) Author: Watts, William Edward Relating to incorporating the Ennis Independent School District in Ellis County, Texas for free school purposes only.
SB 195 36-0 (1919) Author: Alderdice, James Monroe Relating to creating a common county line school district to be known as the Lone Cedar District, to be under the jurisdiction, management and control of the county school board of Ellis County, Texas, to be composed of the territory described in this Act and defining the rights, powers and privileges of such district. House: Education
Senate: Educational Affairs
HB 54 36-2 (1919) Author: Tidwell, William Madison Relating to amending Act creating Ferris Independent School District in Ellis County.
SB 53 36-2 (1919) Author: Alderdice, James Monroe Relating to more particularly defining the metes and bounds of the Ferris Independent School District in Ellis County.
HB 818 35-0 (1917) Author: Cox, William Euel | et. al. Relating to amending Act providing for a special road system for Ellis county, as to provide that the county commissioners of said county, while acting as road commissioners for their respective precincts, may be allowed their actual and necessary expenses as such road commissioners, in an amount not to exceed twenty-five ($25.00) dollars per month in addition to their salary of one hundred ($100.00) dollars per month.
SB 140 35-0 (1917) Author: Alderdice, James Monroe Relating to creating a common county line school district to be known as the Auburn District, to be under the jurisdiction, management and control of the county school board of Ellis County, Texas, to be composed of the territory described in this Act and defining the rights, powers and privileges of such district.
HB 35 35-1 (1917) Author: Cox, William Euel | et. al. Relating to creating the Dalton Common School District No. 82 of Ellis county with less than nine square miles of territory and providing for the government of said district.
SB 266 32-0 (1911) Author: Ward, Pierce B. Relating to creating a special road system for Ellis county, Texas, and making the county commissioners ex officio road commissioners and providing for the appointment of deputy road commissioners, and prescribing their powers and duties as such and providing compensation for such road commissioners; and making it a misdemeanor for every person subject to public road duty or extra road duty who has not paid such taxes nor furnished a substitute nor paid money in lieu of such service for time summoned to fail or refuse to attend at any time and place designated by the person summoning him, when summoned or fail to do good service upon said roads, and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding ten ($10.00) dollars.
SB 299 32-0 (1911) Author: Ward, Pierce B. Relating to validating the incorporation of the Ferris Independent School District in Ellis county, and the acts of the board of trustees and other officers of said district since such incorporation, and to declare said district possessed of all the powers sought to be conferred on it by such Act of incorporation, and other laws.
HB 154 31-0 (1909) Relating to amending the special road laws of Ellis county, Texas, as enacted by the Twenty-ninth Legislature, by adding thereto Section 18, prohibiting the obstruction of public road ditches, providing penalty.
HB 432 31-0 (1909) Author: Anderson, Ed J. Relating to creating an independent school district in the county of Ellis, State of Texas, to be known as Ferris Independent School District and to have all the powers, rights and duties of independent school districts, formed by the incorporation of towns and villages for free school purposes only.
HB 559 31-0 (1909) Author: Stepter, W. S. Relating to creating the Palmer Independent School District, in Ellis county, Texas; defining its boundaries; providing for the election of a board of trustees to manage and control the public free schools within said district.
HB 292 30-0 (1907) Author: Alderdice, James Monroe Relating to creating Midlothian Independent School District so as to more clearly define the boundaries of said district, and validating all acts of said incorporation.
HB 675 30-0 (1907) Author: Alderdice, James Monroe | et. al. Relating to incorporating the Milford School District in Ellis County as an independent school district, and providing for the election of trustees, raising revenue by taxation, issuing bonds and maintaining public free schools therein.
HB 458 29-0 (1905) Relating to creating the an independent school district in the counties of Ellis and Dallas, State of Texas, to be known as Ferris Independent School District.
HB 526 29-0 (1905) Relating to amending "An Act to create a more efficient road system for Ellis County, Texas," so as to make county commissioners road superintendents.
HB 592 29-0 (1905) Relating to incorporating the Midlothian Independent School District in Ellis County.
SB 322 25-0 (1897) Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Ellis County, Texas; fixing a penalty for violation of this act.
HB 682 23-0 (1893) Relating to authorizing and creating a more efficient system of public roads and bridges for Cameron, Harris, Fayette, Dallas, Brazos, Coryell, Bexar, Rockwall, and Ellis counties.

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