Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. DeWayne Burns
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 4/20/2024

Number of Bills: 42

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (23):
HB 742 Author: Burns | Guillen
Last Action: 04/28/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to procedures for the alternative assessment of certain public school students that receive special education services and alternative accountability plans for certain campuses serving students that receive special education services.

HB 750 Author: Burns
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to requiring a school district to post the district's employment policy on the district's Internet website.

HB 765 Author: Burns
Last Action: 05/06/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to appropriations to historical foundations by certain counties.

HB 792 Author: Burns | Holland
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to use an alternate work schedule for police dispatchers.

HB 822 Author: Burns
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring the expulsion of a public school student who engages in certain conduct that constitutes the felony offense of terroristic threat.

HB 854 Author: Burns
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of unlawfully carrying a handgun by a license holder.

HB 901 Author: Burns | Burrows | González, Mary | Leman | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/30/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of real property by an entity with eminent domain authority.

HB 902 Author: Burns
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of real property by an entity with eminent domain authority; requiring an occupational license; authorizing a fee; providing a civil penalty; imposing a criminal penalty.

HB 946 Author: Burns | Guillen
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to County Affairs: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the unincorporated area of the county.

HB 961 Author: Burns
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the authority to issue a citation for certain Class C misdemeanors committed by certain children on school property.

HB 966 Author: Burns
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Natural Resources: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the award of attorney's fees and other costs in certain suits involving a groundwater conservation district.

HB 985 Author: Burns | Guillen | Morales, Eddie
Last Action: 04/26/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of information relating to human trafficking prevention in the curriculum of driver education and driving safety courses.

HB 1756 Author: Burns
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to county appropriations to historical foundations or organizations.

HB 2941 Author: Burns
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appointment of appraisal review board members.

HB 3002 Author: Burns | Collier | Tinderholt | Crockett | Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to a merchant allowing a person suspected of committing or attempting to commit theft to complete a theft education program.

HB 3021 Author: Burns
Last Action: 04/23/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to sales and use tax revenue of municipalities that adopt budgets that defund municipal police departments.

HB 3717 Author: Burns
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the sale of a water or sewer utility system by a municipality without an election.

HB 4087 Author: Burns
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities.

HB 4296 Author: Burns
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the use of dyed diesel fuel to operate a motor vehicle during and for a limited period following certain disasters.

HB 4548 Author: Burns | Guillen | Morales, Eddie
Last Action: 05/04/2021 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the issuance of oversize or overweight permits for vehicles transporting agricultural commodities during or preceding a disaster.

HJR 87 Author: Burns | Slawson
Last Action: 03/11/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 11 2021 1:34PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the power of the legislature to mandate requirements on a municipality or county.

HJR 116 Author: Burns
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 15 2021 4:50PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to require the legislature to provide for the reimbursement of certain political subdivisions for the implementation of laws that establish, expand, or modify a duty or activity that requires the political subdivisions to spend revenue.

HJR 154 Author: Burns
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting certain school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes on the fulfillment of certain conditions.

Joint Author (19):
HB 365 Author: Murr | King, Tracy O. | Slawson | Burns | Rogers
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to liability arising from farm animals.

HB 448 Author: Bailes | Burns | Ashby | Harris | Leman
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain eminent domain information to property owners through a landowner's bill of rights.

HB 764 Author: Krause | Landgraf | Burns | Slawson | Patterson
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the academic assessment of public school students.

HB 1250 Author: Ramos | Herrero | Burns | Clardy | Frullo
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to designating April 16 as Selena Quintanilla Pérez Day.

HB 1530 Author: Murphy | Frullo | Huberty | Turner, Chris | Burns
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education.

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 1862 Author: Hefner | Burns
Last Action: 04/08/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the unincorporated area of the county.

HB 1936 Author: Bucy | Burns | Price
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates to honor members of the United States Army Special Forces.

HB 1958 Author: González, Mary | Burns | Anderson | Stucky | Buckley
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the regulation of livestock export-import processing facilities; creating a criminal offense.

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 2730 Author: Deshotel | Burns | Geren | King, Ken | Canales
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 1/1/22
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of real property by an entity with eminent domain authority and the regulation of easement or right-of-way agents.

HB 2780 Author: Paddie | Perez | Burns | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the safety of aboveground storage tanks.

HB 2978 Author: Hull | Burns
Last Action: 04/21/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to required agreement provisions and eligibility of certain games and events for funding administered by the Texas Economic Development and Tourism Office.

HB 3013 Author: Biedermann | Krause | Burns
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to displays and exhibits located on the grounds of the Alamo complex.

HB 3297 Author: Allison | Burns | VanDeaver | Landgraf | Murr
Last Action: 04/29/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to election integrity and the prevention of fraud in the conduct of an election; creating criminal offenses; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 3315 Author: Crockett | Morales Shaw | Burns
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of a pretrial intervention program for certain youth offenders; authorizing a fee.

HB 3584 Author: Murr | Krause | Allison | Burns | Ashby
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to monuments, markers, medallions, and antiquities controlled by or in the custody of the Texas Historical Commission; authorizing civil penalties.

HR 1250 Author: Murr | Meyer | Landgraf | Burns | VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2021 2:55PM
Caption: Recognizing Emma Cullins Holland of Heath on being the first person to lose a tooth on the floor of the Texas House of Representatives during a legislative session.

HR 2047 Author: Kacal | Burns | Parker | Bailes | González, Mary
Last Action: 06/03/2021 H Reported enrolled: Jun 3 2021 9:23PM
Caption: In memory of James B. Prewitt.

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