Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. DeWayne Burns
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/20/2019

Number of Bills: 37

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (24):
HB 386 Author: Burns
Last Action: 04/15/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a justice of the peace to issue a search warrant to collect a blood specimen from a person arrested for certain intoxication criminal offenses.

HB 991 Author: Burns | Phelan | Burrows
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of real property by an entity with eminent domain authority.

HB 1038 Author: Burns | Lozano
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/09/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 9 2019 4:00PM
Caption: Relating to a petition by residents of certain counties for an election regarding voter approval of municipal annexation.

HB 1906 Author: Burns | Shaheen
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/16/2019 S Left pending in committee
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 2061 Author: Burns
Last Action: 05/02/2019 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the authority to issue an arrest warrant or citation for certain Class C misdemeanors committed by certain children on school property.

HB 2125 Author: Burns
Last Action: 04/02/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the award of attorney's fees and other costs in certain suits involving a groundwater conservation district.

HB 2137 Author: Burns | Herrero | Guillen
Sponsor: Flores
Last Action: 05/23/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to an application made by certain retired state and federal officers to obtain a license to carry a handgun; waiving a fee.

HB 2164 Author: Burns | Holland
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to imposing a civil penalty for prohibiting or otherwise restricting a peace officer or special investigator from carrying a weapon on certain premises open to the public.

HB 2352 Author: Burns
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of unlawfully carrying a handgun by a license holder.

HB 3105 Author: Burns
Last Action: 04/25/2019 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 3318 Author: Burns
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a permit requirement for the land application of domestic septage.

HB 3319 Author: Burns
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the collection of soil monitoring samples from land application units where sewage sludge or domestic septage is applied.

HB 3321 Author: Burns
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to reporting requirements by certain physicians for abortion complications.

HB 3322 Author: Burns
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to requiring a school district to post on the district's Internet website the contact information of the school administrator primarily responsible for student discipline at a district campus.

HB 3323 Author: Burns
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to requiring a school district to post the district's employment policy on the district's Internet website.

HB 3540 Author: Burns | Raymond | Collier
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/05/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the authority of a peace officer to release in lieu of arrest certain persons with an intellectual or developmental disability.

HB 4118 Author: Burns
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to peace officer duties in investigating or responding to certain family violence incidents.

HB 4195 Author: Burns
Sponsor: Fallon
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to photographs on certain state-issued identification cards.

HB 4723 Author: Burns
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Belmont Municipal Utility District of Johnson County; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4724 Author: Burns
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Dove Valley Ranch Municipal Utility District of Johnson County; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4744 Author: Burns
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Wright Farm Municipal Management District of Johnson County; providing authority to issue bonds and impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HJR 30 Author: Burns
Last Action: 02/12/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 12 2019 12:38PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the power of the legislature to mandate requirements on a municipality or county.

HJR 122 Author: Burns
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Left pending in committee
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 expenditure of revenue.

HR 1241 Author: Burns
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 16 2019 3:41PM
Caption: Congratulating the Grandview High School football team on winning the 2018 UIL 3A Division 1 state championship.

Joint Author (13):
HB 24 Author: Romero, Jr. | Neave | Burns
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to increasing criminal penalties for certain family violence offenses committed when a child is or may be present during the commission of the offense.

HB 181 Author: Canales | Nevárez | Burns | Israel | Lang
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a pilot program for the issuance of digital identification.

HB 297 Author: Murr | Burrows | Burns | Canales | Darby
Last Action: 05/13/2019 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the public school finance system, the elimination of school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes, and the creation of a joint interim committee on the elimination of those taxes.

HB 302 Author: Paul | Nevárez | Burns | King, Phil | Guillen
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/16/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the carrying, storage, or possession of a firearm or firearm ammunition by certain persons on certain residential or commercial property.

HB 490 Author: Shine | Darby | Burns | Stephenson | Raney
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system.

HB 1492 Author: Wray | Blanco | Guillen | Burns
Last Action: 04/10/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to benefits for peace officers who suffer from certain diseases or illnesses.

HB 1890 Author: Price | Nevárez | Burns | Israel
Last Action: 05/03/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to emergency contact and medical information maintained by the Department of Public Safety.

HB 1919 Author: Bailes | Burns | Kacal
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the right of property owners to file complaints against certain entities regulated by the Railroad Commission of Texas regarding alleged misconduct by the entities while exercising eminent domain authority.

HB 2260 Author: King, Tracy O. | Burns
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of a magistrate or justice of the peace to issue a search warrant to collect a blood specimen from a person arrested for certain intoxication offenses.

HB 2292 Author: Buckley | Bailes | Springer | VanDeaver | Burns
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the operation of a slow-moving vehicle on an improved shoulder.

HB 3284 Author: Sheffield | Price | Burns | Howard | Stucky
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the prescribing and dispensing of controlled substances under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; authorizing a fee; providing for administrative penalties; creating criminal offenses.

HB 4613 Author: Shaheen | Leach | Burns | González, Mary | Bernal
Last Action: 04/04/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the waiving academic assessment and testing for children in special education services.

HR 1049 Author: Goldman | Burns | Sheffield
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 18 2019 8:49AM
Caption: Honoring Dr. F. Dominic Dottavio for his service as president of Tarleton State University.

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