Ernest Bailes

  • Texas
  • Representative
  • Republican
  • District 18

District Office

PO Box 1116 Shepherd, TX 77371

Phone 936-628-6687

Capitol Office

Room E2.812 P.O. Box 2910 Austin, TX 78768

Phone 512-463-0570

Serving District 18

Sponsored Bills


Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes.

  • Introduced Oct 18 2021
  • Filed with the Secretary of State Oct 19 2021

HB 161

Relating to making supplemental appropriations relating to health and human services and giving direction regarding appropriations.

  • Introduced Oct 10 2021
  • Received from the House Oct 15 2021

HB 117

Relating to the repeal of or limitations on certain state and local taxes, including school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes, the enactment of state and local value added taxes, and related school finance reform; imposing taxes.

  • Introduced Sep 27 2021

HB 113

Relating to a temporary reduction in the maximum compressed tax rate of a school district and the form of the ballot proposition to be used in an election to approve a tax rate adopted by a school district that exceeds the district's voter-approval tax rate; making appropriations.

  • Introduced Sep 24 2021
  • Referred to Ways & Means Sep 27 2021
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Recent Votes

May 30, 2021

Bailes voted Yes

HR 1969



Bailes voted Yes

HR 1997



May 31, 2021

Bailes voted Yes

HR 1993




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