Ernest Bailes

  • Texas
  • Representative
  • Republican
  • District 18

District Office

P.O. Box 1116 10501 Highway 150, Suite B, Shepherd, TX 77371

Phone 936-628-6687


Room E2.818, P.O. Box 2910, Austin, TX 78768

Phone 512-463-0570

Serving District 18

Sponsored Bills

HB 3

Relating to an appropriation to provide funding for the construction, operation, and maintenance of border barrier infrastructure and border security operations, including funding for additional overtime expenses and costs due to certain increased law enforcement presence.

  • Introduced Nov 07 2023
  • No action taken in committee Nov 10 2023

HB 4

Relating to prohibitions on the illegal entry into or illegal presence in this state by a person who is an alien, the enforcement of those prohibitions and certain related orders, including immunity from liability and indemnification for enforcement actions, and authorizing or requiring under certain circumstances the removal of persons who violate those prohibitions; creating criminal offenses.

  • Introduced Nov 07 2023
  • Committee report sent to Calendars Nov 13 2023

HB 176

Relating to county requirements for the creation of a special district located in the county.

  • Introduced Oct 19 2023

HB 151

Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district composed of Liberty County.

  • Introduced Oct 13 2023
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Recent Votes

May 30, 2021

Bailes voted Yes

HR 2085



Bailes voted Yes

HR 2007



May 31, 2021

Bailes voted Yes

HR 1993




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