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Legislation authored by Dennis Bonnen

Includes legislation with Dennis Bonnen as the primary author for the 75th through 85th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not available for the 86th Legislature.

85th Regular Session
HB 15 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to ad valorem taxation.
HB 28 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to the use of certain surplus state revenue, in certain circumstances, to adjust franchise tax rates to phase out the franchise tax and to the expiration of that tax.
HB 2933 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of military optometrists and therapeutic optometrists who provide voluntary charity care.
HB 2968 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the operation of a golf cart or utility vehicle on a public highway in certain counties.
HB 2989 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to payment of an ad valorem tax refund in the event of a tax roll correction that decreases a property owner's tax liability.
HB 2999 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/18
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain medical centers in certain counties.
HB 3157 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to requirements for screenings in public or private schools to detect vision disorders of students.
HB 3189 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the reporting of and access to information related to court-ordered prescription drug substance abuse treatment; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 3337 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to teach a driver education course.
HB 3402 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain state property in Brazoria County by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice.
HB 3567 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for persons who served in the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment.
HB 3629 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for the Brazosport College District to offer a baccalaureate degree program in nursing.
HB 3657 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for justices of the peace.
HB 3908 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of an eligible peace officer who resides in a qualified high crime area.
HB 4002 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the definition of production used in determining the cost of goods sold for franchise tax purposes.
HB 4156 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the issuance of permits for the movement of oversize and overweight vehicles in certain counties; authorizing an increase in the amount of a fee.
HCR 105 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Encouraging Congress to pass legislation allowing the State of Texas to manage the Gulf of Mexico red snapper fishery out to 200 nautical miles.
HJR 115 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of a peace officer who resides in a high crime area.
HR 281 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 7, 2017, as Matagorda County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 301 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the memory of Anthony James Hawkins of Bay City.
HR 316 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Tom Ward for 35 years of service to Matagorda County.
HR 738 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 7, 2017, as Brazoria County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 739 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 80th anniversary of Danbury Baptist Church.
HR 740 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Sandra Shaw of Lake Jackson on her 40 years of service to the Brazosport Area Chamber of Commerce.
HR 824 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Lucy Pierce of West Columbia on her 100th birthday.
HR 825 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Schuster House in Freeport.
HR 826 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Emmitt Thomas on his induction into the Texas Black Sports Hall of Fame and the Black College Football Hall of Fame.
HR 827 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Junior Achievement of Brazoria County on its receipt of the Peak Performance Team Award and the Five Star Award from Junior Achievement USA.
HR 828 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 10th anniversary of B.I.G. Love Cancer Care.
HR 829 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Johnathan "J. R." Wagner of Angleton.
HR 830 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Joy Bownds Weiner of Angleton.
HR 831 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 120th anniversary of First Baptist Church of Angleton.
HR 834 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Bryan Kent Stewart of Lake Jackson.
HR 1534 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the symphonic band of Brazoswood High School in Clute on its receipt of a 2017 Sudler Flag of Honor.
HR 2013 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Aaron and Randi Pate on the birth of their daughter, Quinn Elise Pate, and recognizing Quinn as an honorary Texan.
HR 2627 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 150th anniversary of Bethlehem African Methodist Episcopal Church in Old Ocean.
85th 1st Called Session
HB 3 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to ad valorem taxation; authorizing fees.
HB 4 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate.
HB 5 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of commercial or industrial real property.
HB 32 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system; authorizing fees.
HB 384 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the operation of a utility vehicle on a public highway in certain counties.
HJR 2 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit increases in the appraised value of commercial or industrial real property for ad valorem tax purposes.
HJR 35 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit increases in the appraised value of commercial or industrial real property for ad valorem tax purposes.
HR 49 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Matagorda County United Way.
HR 111 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Edward Pisklak of Brazoria on his 100th birthday.
HR 184 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Brazosport ISD schools that achieved the top rating on the 2017 STAAR tests.
HR 357 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Brazosport Cares Food Pantry.
84th Regular Session
HB 11 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety, military and law enforcement training, and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees.
HB 31 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to decreasing the state sales and use tax rate.
HB 32 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to the computation and rates of the franchise tax; decreasing tax rates.
HB 33 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the EZ computation of the franchise tax.
HB 992 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran.
HB 1238 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to requirements for construction and maintenance work zones; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.
HB 1244 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to building code requirements for residential property insured by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.
HB 1321 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to route designation for the issuance of a permit for the movement of oversize and overweight vehicles in certain counties.
HB 1336 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to fees of office for the Velasco Drainage District.
HB 1421 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to fees charged by the Coastal Plains Groundwater Conservation District.
HB 1466 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to Parks and Wildlife Department procedures for the transfer of ownership of boats or outboard motors; providing penalties; creating a criminal offense.
HB 1665 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to notice of water level fluctuations to purchasers of real property adjoining an impoundment of water.
HB 1666 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the liability of certain persons for damages arising from training exercises to prepare the persons to respond to certain emergencies.
HB 1914 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the frequency with which the Board of Pardons and Paroles considers the eligibility of certain inmates for release on parole.
HB 1946 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of a real property interest in oil or gas in place.
HB 1953 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to the deadline for counties and municipalities to provide notice of a proposed property tax rate.
HB 2603 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for gun safety devices for a limited period.
HB 3052 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the allocation of state hotel occupancy tax revenue to certain barrier island coastal municipalities.
HB 3421 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to authority of an electric utility customer to choose not to have an advanced meter; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty.
HB 3470 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to ad valorem taxation.
HB 3471 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the taxable entities from which no franchise tax payments are due for a period.
HB 3482 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the franchise tax; decreasing franchise tax rates.
HB 3484 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the application of sales and use taxes to certain food items.
HB 3486 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to ad valorem and certain state taxes; decreasing certain state tax rates.
HB 4168 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the composition of the board of directors and the powers of the Gulf Coast Water Authority.
HCR 58 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating the life of Charlie Brown.
HCR 143 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 32.
HJR 75 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect.
HJR 134 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect and authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by one or more political subdivisions all or part of the market value of the tangible personal property a person owns that consists of inventory.
HR 322 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 10, 2015, as Matagorda County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 323 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Keith Brown of the Bay City Independent School District on his selection as 2013 Superintendent of the Year.
HR 469 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 150th anniversary of Providence Missionary Baptist Church in Angleton.
HR 470 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the First Presbyterian Church of Brazoria on its 101st anniversary and on its receipt of an official Texas Historical Marker from the Texas Historical Commission.
HR 694 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating E. J. "Joe" King on his retirement as Brazoria County Judge.
HR 695 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 3, 2015, as Brazoria County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 737 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Mike Lowrey of Lake Jackson.
HR 742 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the BASF Corporation.
HR 1144 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 25, 2015, as Greek Independence Day.
HR 1254 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of Sweeny Community Hospital.
HR 1451 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Henry Josey on his success in high school, college, and professional football.
HR 1563 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Dow Chemical Company facilities in Freeport.
HR 1586 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of Sweeny Community Hospital.
HR 1593 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 175th anniversary of Columbia United Methodist Church in West Columbia.
HR 1745 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Florence Terry McGinnis of Lake Jackson on her 100th birthday.
HR 1746 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Monsignor Leo Wleczyk of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church on the 50th anniversary of his ordination.
HR 1747 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Robert M. Worley on his retirement as president and CEO of the Economic Development Alliance for Brazoria County.
HR 1748 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Beatrice Trevino on her election as the first female commander of Charles Dixon American Legion Post No. 241 in Angleton.
HR 1776 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Brazoria County Head Start Early Learning School System.
HR 3398 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Joseph Timothy Ros of Ashwood.
83rd Regular Session
HB 994 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the applicability of state law regulating the decommissioning costs of certain newly constructed commercial nuclear-powered electric generating facilities.
HB 1008 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the calculation of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of the veteran for the tax year in which the veteran or spouse qualifies or ceases to qualify for an exemption from taxation of the homestead.
HB 1156 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eliminating the requirement that a school district assess the physical fitness of students.
HB 1291 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for gun safety devices for a limited period.
HB 1337 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the release of an inmate on parole.
HB 1368 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to hunting and fishing license fee exemptions for certain veterans.
HB 1412 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the licensing of certain experienced plumbers as responsible master plumbers.
HB 1520 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the liability of certain persons for damages arising from training exercises to prepare the persons to respond to certain emergencies.
HB 1642 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the Port of Houston Authority.
HB 1675 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the sunset review process and certain governmental entities subject to that process.
HB 1974 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to certain duties of public junior colleges and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board in relation to baccalaureate degree programs offered by public junior colleges.
HB 2069 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the release of inmates convicted of certain violent crimes on medically recommended intensive supervision.
HB 2166 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the continuation, functions, and name of the Railroad Commission of Texas; providing for the imposition of fees.
HB 2452 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a watermaster for the Brazos River Basin; providing for a limitation on certain fees.
HB 2737 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to ethics of public servants, including the functions and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission; the regulation of political contributions, political advertising, lobbying, and conduct of public servants; and the reporting of political contributions and expenditures and personal financial information; providing civil and criminal penalties.
HB 2757 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to authorizing a municipality to file a lien on homestead property for the costs incurred by the municipality related to a dangerous structure on the property.
HB 2895 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing the sale of certain real property in Brazoria County by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice.
HB 3006 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of assets of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.
HB 3007 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to residential property insured by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.
HB 3008 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the use of assets of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.
HB 3009 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the use of assets of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.
HB 3010 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the use of assets of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.
HB 3011 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the use of assets of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.
HB 3072 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the cost-effectiveness of the manner in which a school district chooses to collect the district's taxes.
HB 3397 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
Caption: Relating to comprehensive reviews of certain special districts.
HB 3496 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the use of assets of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.
HB 3509 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to endangered species habitat conservation and to the creation of a board to oversee and guide the state's coordinated response to federal actions regarding endangered species.
HB 3590 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of a customer to choose not to have an advanced meter on the customer's property.
HB 3621 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a select committee to review and make recommendations for substantive changes to laws overseen by the Texas Ethics Commission.
HB 3622 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and the FAIR Plan Association.
HB 3905 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the Angleton-Danbury Hospital District of Brazoria County, Texas.
HCR 81 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the agreement between the State of Texas and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
HJR 123 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the foreclosure of a lien on homestead property for costs incurred by a municipality relating to a dangerous structure on the property.
HR 655 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Coleman Pollock and Alisha Trevino for rescuing a young girl from drowning.
HR 681 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Bert C. West of Palacios.
HR 682 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Tami Diane Hollub Savage of Bay City on her selection as the 2012 Woman of the Year by the Bay City Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture.
HR 683 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Harley Stewart Savage, Jr., of Bay City on his selection as the 2012 Man of the Year by the Bay City Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture.
HR 684 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 5, 2013, as Matagorda County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 685 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Matagorda County Cavalry for its service in behalf of American military personnel, veterans, and first responders and their families.
HR 692 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Celebrating the decision of Tenaris to build a $1.5 billion seamless pipe mill in Bay City.
HR 708 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating the decision of Tenaris to build a $1.5 billion seamless pipe mill in Bay City.
HR 965 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Brazosport College on being named a finalist for the 2013 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.
HR 966 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Gerald and Patricia Roberts of Angleton on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 967 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Junior Achievement of Brazoria County on its receipt of the 2011 Peak Performance Team Award.
HR 968 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the centennial of The Facts newspaper in Brazoria County.
HR 1003 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Greek Independence Day on March 25, 2013.
HR 1197 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Robert Schwebel and Patricia Schwebel of West Columbia on their receipt of the 2012 Cradle of Texas Herman Swift Award.
HR 1198 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Palacios Volunteer Fire Department.
HR 1199 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jennifer Harpham of Lake Jackson on her receipt of a 2012 Cradle of Texas District Award of Merit from the Bay Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
HR 1200 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Michael Fine of Brazoria on his receipt of a 2012 Cradle of Texas District Award of Merit from the Bay Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
HR 1201 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Cindy Gautreaux of Angleton on her receipt of a 2012 Award of Merit from the Thunderbird District, Bay Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
HR 1202 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Steven Hail of Angleton on his receipt of a 2012 Award of Merit from the Thunderbird District, Bay Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
HR 1203 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Harold and Barbara Monical of Lake Jackson on their selection as 2012 Philanthropists of the Year by the Community Foundation of Brazoria County.
HR 1204 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ryan Cade of Angleton on his selection as a 2013 Philanthropist of the Year by the Community Foundation of Brazoria County.
HR 1205 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating John Travis "Jacko" Garrett, Jr., of Danbury on his selection as a 2013 Philanthropist of the Year by the Community Foundation of Brazoria County.
HR 1206 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Brazosport Area Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Sandra Shaw for her contributions to the community.
HR 1207 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Corky Melass on his selection as the 2011 Man of the Year by the Brazosport Area Chamber of Commerce.
HR 1208 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Art Vandaveer on his selection as the 2012 Man of the Year by the Brazosport Area Chamber of Commerce.
HR 1209 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Navy Lieutenant Raul David Jimenez, who has been inducted into the Brazosport Independent School District Wall of Fame.
HR 1210 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Lucilla Henderson on her designation as the 2011 Woman of the Year by the Brazosport Area Chamber of Commerce.
HR 1211 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sharon Rogers on her selection as the 2012 Woman of the Year by the Brazosport Area Chamber of Commerce.
HR 1212 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Constable William Howell III on being named the 2012 Citizen of the Year by the Greater Angleton Chamber of Commerce.
HR 1213 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Brazosport Symphony Orchestra on its 30th anniversary.
HR 1266 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Dan Pastorini as an honorary Texan.
HR 1267 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Brazoria County Association for Citizens with Handicaps on April 13, 2013.
HR 1268 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jeffrey Bone on his receipt of a 2012 Silver Beaver Award from the Bay Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
HR 1269 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Edward Winter of Lake Jackson on his receipt of a 2012 Silver Beaver Award from the Bay Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
HR 1325 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Palacios High School CyberSharks and RoboSharks robotics teams on their performance at the Texas FIRST Tech Challenge Houston Championship Tournament.
HR 1406 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of John Elwood Jerabeck of Angleton.
HR 1407 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the first birthday of Ruby Kirkpatrick Martin of Tyler.
HR 1484 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Michael Treybig on his retirement as head football coach and athletic director of the Palacios Independent School District.
HR 1485 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Norman and Martha Wood of Lake Jackson on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 1516 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Expressing appreciation to the institutions and commending the participants involved in the Texas House Oral History Advisory Council.
HR 1623 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Brazoswood High School Symphonic Band on its selection as the Texas Music Educators Association Class 5A Honor Band for 2013.
HR 1785 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Sunset Advisory Commission on its receipt of the National Conference of State Legislatures 2012 Excellence in Evaluation Award.
HR 2244 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Conner Christian of Angleton on winning the 5th Annual YEA! Saunders Scholars National Competition.
HR 2245 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Corporal Brian Hoskins on his selection as the Exchange Club of Angleton 2013 Police Officer of the Year.
HR 2389 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jarrod D. Smith of Danbury for his contributions to his community.
HR 2435 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating George and Donna Harrison of Bay City on their receipt of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Matagorda County Fair and Livestock Association.
HR 2683 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jennifer Effenberger Donald on earning the 2013 Best Company Employee of the Beijing Economic and Technological Development Area from the BDA Government.
HR 3036 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1675.
HR 3040 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Judge J. Ray Gayle III and Nancy Gayle on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 3048 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Palacios High School Choir on the event of the school's receipt of a 2013 Signature Schools Enterprise Award from the GRAMMY Foundation.
83rd 1st Called Session
HR 116 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Earl "Doc" Osborne on his retirement as athletic trainer for the Angleton Independent School District.
HR 225 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Owen William Bludau on his retirement as executive director of the Matagorda County Economic Development Corporation.
HR 254 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Marie Hendricks Payne of Lake Jackson on her 100th birthday.
83rd 2nd Called Session
HR 65 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. John Ray of Lake Jackson on his retirement as dean of industry and community resources at Brazosport College.
HR 66 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Ken Tasa on his retirement as Brazosport College senior vice president of academic and student affairs.
HR 136 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Sister Mary Antoinette Peltier of Victoria, founder of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic School in Richwood.
82nd Regular Session
HB 623 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the detection and reporting of unauthorized immigration, the collection and dissemination of information concerning unauthorized immigration, the legal treatment or classification of unauthorized immigrants for certain purposes, the enforcement of certain laws governing immigration, and the establishment of English as the official language of this state.
HB 624 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification.
HB 802 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate door-to-door solicitation and sales by an alarm systems company.
HB 803 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the penalty for failure to make a timely installment payment of ad valorem taxes on property in a disaster area.
HB 924 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain Texas Rangers for burial in the state cemetery.
HB 925 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to credit in the Texas Municipal Retirement System for certain service as a reserve police officer.
HB 1010 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities.
HB 1011 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the addition of certain synthetic derivatives of marihuana and Saliva divinorum and its derivatives and extracts to the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
HB 1161 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Returned to committee by Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to certain federal officers and agents.
HB 1162 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the provision of notice to vacate to certain commercial tenants in an eviction suit.
HB 1304 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to requirements for a personal financial literacy component in the public high school curriculum.
HB 1305 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance of oversize or overweight vehicle permits by certain port authorities.
HB 1410 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of attempted murder.
HB 1411 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the retention of the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax.
HB 1633 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to a person's ability to read and write in English as a qualification for service as a petit juror.
HB 1634 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain unfunded mandates on political subdivisions.
HB 1799 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain real estate professionals from registration as property tax consultants.
HB 1800 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the detection and reporting of unauthorized immigration, the collection and dissemination of information concerning unauthorized immigration, and the enforcement of certain laws governing immigration.
HB 1911 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the liability of certain persons for damages arising from training exercises to prepare the persons to respond to certain emergencies.
HB 1912 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to transferring the Texas Department of Rural Affairs to the Office of Rural Affairs within the Department of Agriculture and abolishing the board of the Texas Department of Rural Affairs.
HB 2004 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain state property in Brazoria County by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice.
HB 2005 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the exchange of certain state property in Brazoria County by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice.
HB 2006 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the release of a photograph of a police officer and access to records maintained by internal investigative divisions in certain municipalities.
HB 2249 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to governmental entities subject to the sunset review process.
HB 2250 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the Coastal Coordination Council and the transfer of its functions to the General Land Office.
HB 2251 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Public Finance Authority.
HB 2346 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to authorized investments for ports and navigation districts.
HB 2347 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of property to continue to receive a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for not more than three years after the property ceases to be the owner's principal residence if the property is being offered for sale.
HB 2461 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the immunity of property tax arbitrators from liability for determinations made in the course of binding arbitrations.
HB 2462 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to motor vehicles used for fire, emergency, or disaster response purposes.
HB 2573 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the protection of children from abuse or neglect; providing penalties.
HB 2796 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to repeal of the coordinated health program for public primary and secondary schools.
HB 2797 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to elimination of the requirement that school districts and public junior college districts conduct periodic safety and security audits of district facilities.
HB 2798 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to discounted utility rates for school districts and open-enrollment charter schools; providing an administrative penalty.
HB 3006 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the minimum number of days of service for public school educators and the required number of days of instruction for public school students.
HB 3007 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to eliminating the requirement that a school district assess the physical fitness of students.
HB 3008 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools.
HB 3009 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to removal of the requirements concerning random testing for illegal steroids of high school students participating in athletic competitions sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League.
HB 3010 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the schedule for administration of state-administered assessment instruments in public schools.
HB 3522 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the punishment for aggravated assault of emergency services personnel; imposing a criminal penalty.
HB 3523 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the monetary penalties for Class C misdemeanors and other misdemeanors punishable by a fine only.
HB 3524 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the evaluation of certain regional planning commissions.
HB 3621 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Gulf Coast Water Authority.
HCR 133 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating the red drum as the official State Saltwater Fish of Texas.
HJR 117 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the eligibility of property to continue to receive a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for not more than three years after the property ceases to be the owner's principal residence if the property is being offered for sale.
HR 205 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Angleton Area Emergency Medical Corps on its 30th anniversary.
HR 591 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the dedication of the John Dewey Municipal Justice Center in Lake Jackson.
HR 613 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic School in Richwood on the 25th anniversary of its opening.
HR 614 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Benjamin Weiner for his outstanding medical career.
HR 986 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Theodore and Dorothy Kaspar of Brazoria on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 987 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Harry Edward Wille, Jr., of Clute.
HR 988 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert Raye Dixon of Brazoria County.
HR 1016 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 25, 2011, as Greek Independence Day.
HR 1035 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dr. Leo Windecker of Cedar Park.
HR 1036 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating J. Michael and Leslie A. Lowrey of Lake Jackson on their receipt of the 2011 Philanthropist of the Year award from the Community Foundation of Brazoria County.
HR 1037 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jimmy Miller on his receipt of the 2009 Peace Officer of the Year award from the 100 Club of Brazoria County.
HR 1255 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of George Sam Saphos of Baytown.
HR 1380 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Leland B. Kee of Angleton.
HR 1381 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Coach L. Z. Bryan of Lake Jackson.
HR 1453 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Army Specialist Brad Thomas of Jones Creek on his military service and congratulating him on becoming the first baseball player from Brazosport High School to have his jersey retired.
HR 1670 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Urging the government of Turkey to uphold and safeguard religious and human rights of all its citizens without compromise, to grant the Ecumenical Patriarch appropriate international recognition, ecclesiastical succession, and the right to train clergy of all nationalities, and to respect the property rights and human rights of the Ecumenical Patriarchate and all religious and faith traditions.
HR 1985 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mike and Dorothy Kight on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 2045 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Michael Anthony Davis of Lake Jackson.
HR 2569 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Tabbetha DuBois and Austin Powers on their wedding.
HR 2570 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dr. J. H. Bertheau of Lake Jackson.
HR 2647 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 652.
HR 2706 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Melissa Susan Mitchell-Manning of Houston.
82nd 1st Called Session
HB 47 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to a person's ability to read and write in English as a qualification for service as a petit juror.
HCR 26 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the baseball team of Brazoswood High School in Clute on winning the 2011 UIL 5A state championship.
HR 212 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Danbury High School softball team on winning the UIL 2A state championship.
HR 273 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Brazoswood High School Trap and Clay Shooters on their championship performance at the state Clay Trap/Sporting Clays Tournament in San Antonio.
HR 274 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jenna Pisarski of Brazoswood High School in Clute on becoming the 2010-2011 wrestling state champion in the 110-pound weight class.
81st Regular Session
HB 152 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to providing for a student who qualifies for automatic admission to an institution of higher education to maintain that status for transferring between institutions in certain circumstances.
HB 214 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain requirements imposed on a sex offender who enters the premises of a school.
HB 267 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the interstate purchase of certain firearms.
HB 374 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to school bus emergency evacuation training.
HB 501 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a person's ability to read and write in English as a qualification for service as a petit juror.
HB 653 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the inclusion on the exterior of an ad valorem tax bill of a statement directing the United States Postal Service to return the bill if it is not deliverable as addressed.
HB 675 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to a retired status license for an optometrist or therapeutic optometrist practicing voluntary charity care.
HB 819 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to commissioned law enforcement officers of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.
HB 878 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Sweeny Hospital District.
HB 879 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Sweeny Hospital District.
HB 958 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the punishment for aggravated assault of emergency services personnel; imposing a criminal penalty.
HB 959 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain volunteer firefighters and emergency medical services volunteers.
HB 1163 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the registration and operation on a public roadway of an all-terrain vehicle by a disabled person.
HB 1189 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to a program for the recycling of electronic equipment of consumers in this state; providing administrative penalties.
HB 1340 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from Texas Commission on Fire Protection training requirements for certain aircraft fire fighting and rescue fire protection personnel.
HB 1445 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to erect or maintain shore protection structures and the location of the line of vegetation in relation to those structures.
HB 1509 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to motor vehicles used for fire, emergency, or disaster response purposes.
HB 1510 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to including information on sudden infant death syndrome in a resource pamphlet for parents of newborn children.
HB 1749 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the issuance of marine conservation specialty license plates.
HB 1750 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of criminal law magistrates for Brazoria County.
HB 1946 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 64; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
HB 2073 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to plans by local governments in coastal areas for reducing public expenditures for erosion and storm damage losses to public and private property.
HB 2074 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the designation by the commissioner of the General Land Office of critical coastal erosion areas for purposes of the coastal erosion response plan.
HB 2387 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the authority of the General Land Office to undertake coastal erosion studies and projects in conjunction with qualified project partners.
HB 2532 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to coordinating information regarding the location of infrastructure to which the supply of electric service is critical to the public health and safety or for emergency management purposes.
HB 2533 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to damages to affected business entities for project completion delays on highway projects.
HB 2534 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the total revenue exemption for the franchise tax.
HB 2810 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the Brazoria County juvenile board and juvenile probation department.
HB 3202 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to authorizing the transfer of certain real property held by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 3306 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the removal and disposal of certain vessels and structures in or on coastal waters.
HB 3551 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the notice to vacate the premises in forcible entry and detainer actions.
HB 3552 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Returned from the House for further action
Caption: Relating to the evaluation of certain regional planning commissions.
HB 3553 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to reporting by a registered lobbyist of persons compensating the lobbyist for political services provided by the lobbyist.
HB 3554 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appointment of an associate judge to serve a district court in Brazoria County.
HB 3555 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to the status of liquefied natural gas marine terminals.
HB 3556 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification.
HB 3986 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the closure of certain man-made passes between the Gulf of Mexico and inland bays by the commissioner of the General Land Office.
HB 4128 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain Texas Rangers for burial in the state cemetery.
HB 4775 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Alden Lake Management District; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds.
HCR 18 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating the Texas toad as the official State Amphibian of Texas.
HCR 193 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Expressing support of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, in Istanbul, urging intervention by the United States, the European Union, and the United Nations to stop institutional discrimination against the Ecumenical Patriarchate, and calling on the government of Turkey to safeguard religious rights within its borders, including those of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.
HJR 48 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the assessed value of the residence homesteads of volunteer firefighters and emergency medical services volunteers.
HR 622 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Brazoria County Cavalry for its support of those in military and public service.
HR 937 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Emmitt Earl Fyles Thomas on his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
HR 1031 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 25, 2009, as Greek Independence Day.
HR 1404 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Coach William B. Morrow of Lake Jackson for his contributions to the Brazosport Independent School District.
HR 1405 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Danbury Post Office.
HR 1417 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Don Hood of Angleton for his induction into the Texas Bandmasters Association Hall of Fame.
HR 1747 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Edward L. Cole of Sweeny.
HR 1748 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Sergeant Monica Lin Brown of Lake Jackson for her receipt of the Silver Star Medal.
HR 1834 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ryan Leigon of Lake Jackson for being named a finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program.
HR 1939 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Rich Tillman on earning the Community Builder Award from St. John's Masonic Lodge.
HR 2024 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Houston police officer Rick Salter for his brave service.
HR 2025 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring David Howarth of Lake Jackson on his receipt of the Individual Leadership Award from the Keep Texas Beautiful organization.
HR 2055 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Houston firefighter and Alvin native Damion Jon Hobbs.
HR 2159 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Honorable D. R. "Tom" Uher of Bay City on his receipt of the Community Builder Award from Bay City Masonic Lodge No. 865.
HR 2160 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jack Hays of West Columbia on his induction into the Ronnie Bell Hall of Honor by the Greater Houston Football Coaches Association.
HR 2161 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Founders' Garden Club of Brazoria County on the 75th anniversary of its founding.
HR 2227 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Honoring the 40th anniversary of the Angleton Danbury Medical Center Auxiliary.
HR 2228 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sergeant Philip R. Hester of the Clute Police Department on being recognized by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education.
HR 2410 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending U.S. Army Sergeant Mark Alan Vaughn of Clute for his courageous service in Iraq.
HR 2411 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating David and Renee Winder of Midland, Michigan, on the birth of their daughter, Sophia Renee Winder.
HR 2430 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Frances Chalmers of Angleton.
HR 2469 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring U.S. Army Captain Robert Clayton Hinchman of Angleton for his service to his country.
HR 2470 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Barbara Gene Ross of Angleton.
HR 2587 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Angleton Danbury Medical Center on its 40th anniversary.
81st 1st Called Session
HR 24 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the 40th anniversary of the Angleton Danbury Medical Center Auxiliary.
HR 61 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Danbury High School baseball team on winning the University Interscholastic League 2A state championship for 2009.
80th Regular Session
HB 383 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to providing for a student who qualifies for automatic admission to an institution of higher education to maintain that status for transferring between institutions in certain circumstances.
HB 495 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the punishment for assault of emergency services personnel; imposing a criminal penalty.
HB 542 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the name of the Brazos River Harbor Navigation District of Brazoria County and the name of its governing body.
HB 618 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of emergency medical services personnel to participate in a low-interest home loan program offered by the state.
HB 702 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a school district to establish a volunteer reserve police force.
HB 738 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to an exemption from Texas Commission on Fire Protection training requirements for certain aircraft fire fighting and rescue fire protection personnel.
HB 958 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to prohibiting or otherwise restricting certain sex offenders from residing or working within or otherwise entering certain school premises.
HB 959 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations for the offense of injury to a child.
HB 1098 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to immunization against human papillomavirus.
HB 1146 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
Caption: Relating to the authority of small cities to conduct elections only by mail.
HB 1251 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a public agency's, county's, or municipality's authority to enforce a solid waste collection and transportation services franchise or contract.
HB 1252 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the period after which a preconstruction permit issued or renewed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality under the Texas Clean Air Act is subject to review.
HB 1253 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to nitrogen oxide allowance allocation adjustments and the incorporation of modifications to federal rules under the state implementation plan.
HB 1254 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to environmental permitting fees and electronic reporting.
HB 1311 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to requiring certain municipalities to disannex land owned by a navigation district.
HB 1312 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the annexation by certain municipalities of land owned by a navigation district.
HB 1493 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of a severe storm research and planning center.
HB 1494 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to calculation of the ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person.
HB 1682 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to designating Farm-to-Market Road 2004 in Brazoria County the Jason Oliff Memorial Highway.
HB 1839 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the requirements for renewal of a license to carry a concealed handgun.
HB 1840 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the punishment for failing to stop following a motor vehicle accident.
HB 1841 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the presumption of validity of an act or proceeding of a navigation district, its governing body, or certain corporations of the district.
HB 2057 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to state tax exemptions.
HB 2174 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to excluding the transportation of gas to and from a liquefied natural gas marine terminal from being considered a gas utility.
HB 2336 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs.
HB 2591 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to county improvement of subdivision roads.
HB 2592 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Angleton-Danbury Hospital District of Brazoria County, Texas.
HB 2593 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the sales tax on computer program services.
HB 2712 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to regulate emissions from residential water heaters.
HB 2713 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to studies, plans, and projects concerning electric generation capacity or electric energy storage, transmission, or distribution.
HB 2714 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to a program for the recycling of computer equipment of consumers in this state; providing administrative penalties.
HB 2994 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to certain agreements made with electric power generation facilities under the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act and to similar agreements and compliance reports under the Texas Economic Development Act.
HB 3779 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to municipal authority to sell compost and mulch products.
HB 3780 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to initiation of enforcement by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for violations based on information received from a private individual.
HB 3859 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain applications filed with Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
HB 3973 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to authorizing a long-term concession agreement for operation of the lottery and establishing three trust funds to receive the revenue resulting from the long-term concession agreement.
HB 4031 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 62; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
HB 4036 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Sweeny Hospital District.
HCR 29 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Border and International Affairs
Caption: Memorializing the U.S. Congress to pass H.R. 1146 to withdraw the United States from membership in the United Nations.
HCR 30 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Designating the Texas blind salamander as the official State Amphibian of Texas.
HCR 149 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Urging Congress and the Environmental Protection Agency to recognize that the State of Texas has done everything in its power to meet the current attainment deadline for the eight-hour ozone standard.
HR 100 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Emma Womack on being named Philanthropist of the Year by the Community Foundation of Brazoria County.
HR 201 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dr. Jessica Lynne Perryman of Angleton.
HR 382 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Stephen L. Morris of Lake Jackson.
HR 387 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Leonard C. Edwards of Angleton.
HR 388 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Sara McDaniel of Angleton on her receipt of the Pioneer Award from the Greater Angleton Chamber of Commerce.
HR 443 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring James G. "Gil" Dickson for his many contributions to the Texas Gulf Coast community.
HR 614 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Columbia High School Lady Necks softball team for winning the 2006 3A state softball championship.
HR 705 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Kathlyn Babel and Andrew Lehner on the occasion of their wedding.
HR 715 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Christopher M. McCrackin of Liverpool.
HR 716 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Army Specialist Robert Tipp, Jr., of Lake Jackson.
HR 849 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Specialist Collin Ryan Schockmel of Richwood.
HR 920 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the Greater Angleton Chamber of Commerce 2007 Leadership Program to the State Capitol.
HR 921 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jason Perez for being named Citizen of the Year by the Angleton Chamber of Commerce.
HR 942 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Supporting efforts and encouraging funding to open the mouth of the San Bernard River.
HR 943 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 20, 2007, as Brazoria County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 944 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Cora Faye Williams of West Columbia on her 100th birthday.
HR 945 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 25, 2007, as Greek Independence Day.
HR 1261 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Brooke Alyson Phillips.
HR 1262 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Chaney and Jessica Phillips, founders of B.I.G. Love Cancer Care Services.
HR 1601 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Specialist Philip Cody Ford of Jones Creek.
HR 1634 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Cindy Hall on being named the Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year for Brazoria County.
HR 1853 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 2, 2007, as Texas Environmental Excellence Awards Day and commending the award recipients.
HR 2157 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jordan "Bear" Barrett of Columbia High School for his achievements in powerlifting.
HR 2841 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Joe A. Ragland, Sr., of Angleton on his 90th birthday.
HR 2879 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1251.
HR 2905 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 12.
79th Regular Session
HB 359 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to limiting the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent.
HB 397 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to providing for a student who qualifies for automatic admission to an institution of higher education to maintain that status for transferring between institutions in certain circumstances.
HB 644 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Civil Practices
Caption: Relating to limiting the liability of emergency medical services volunteers and emergency medical services volunteer providers.
HB 657 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to terminating the parent-child relationship of a parent convicted of certain crimes.
HB 675 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the imposition of an additional cost on conviction of certain intoxication and alcohol-related offenses.
HB 700 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the contents of consumer credit reports and to an insurer's use of credit scores in rating policies providing personal insurance coverage.
HB 708 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance of permits by the School Land Board authorizing continued use of certain structures on coastal public land.
HB 746 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to notice of the presumption for theft by check.
HB 1097 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the validation of any act, governmental proceeding, official, bond, or obligation of a navigation district or port authority or a corporation of the district or authority.
HB 1160 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Civil Practices
Caption: Relating to limiting the liability of emergency medical services volunteers and emergency medical services volunteer providers.
HB 1200 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to certain payments or allowances to a retailer for a special advertising or distribution service; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 1386 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the requirement to be licensed as an electrician for persons performing certain industrial work.
HB 1505 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to developing and administering an animal control officer training program.
HB 1540 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the regulation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the idling of a motor vehicle while the driver is using the vehicle's sleeper berth; providing a penalty.
HB 1603 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to erect or maintain shore protection structures and the location of the line of vegetation in relation to those structures.
HB 1696 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the relocation of utility facilities for state highway purposes.
HB 1705 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the release of hazardous waste in connection with dredging and placement or storage of dredged materials by a port authority or navigation district.
HB 1899 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the regulation and permitting of a commercial industrial solid waste facility connected to a publicly owned treatment works facility.
HB 1900 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the assessment and regulation of emissions events.
HB 1987 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the regulation of underground and aboveground storage tanks.
HB 2095 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to exempting from ad valorem taxation property used by certain nonprofit community business organizations to provide services to aid in the economic development of local communities.
HB 2096 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the removal and disposal of certain vessels and structures in certain locations; providing penalties.
HB 2129 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to energy-saving measures that reduce the emission of air contaminants.
HB 2407 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to the hearing of a child protection case by an associate judge.
HB 2408 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to delivery to an employer of an order or writ for the withholding of child support from an employee's earnings.
HB 2409 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to physicians or other licensed health care professionals contracting with the Angleton-Danbury Hospital District of Brazoria County, Texas.
HB 2410 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the membership and terms of the board of directors of the Texas Environmental Education Partnership Fund.
HB 2411 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to emissions reductions obtained through certain energy efficiency initiatives.
HB 2481 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to air contaminant emissions reductions, including the continuation and provisions of the Texas emissions reduction plan and the use of money currently dedicated to the Texas emissions reduction plan fund.
HB 2510 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the regulation of on-site sewage disposal systems and the maintenance of those systems; imposing administrative and criminal penalties.
HB 2758 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain permitting procedures of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
HB 2793 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the removal and collection of convenience switches from motor vehicles.
HB 2814 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Sweeny Hospital District.
HCR 71 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating Texas purple sage (Leucophyllum frutescens) as the official State Native Shrub of Texas.
HCR 84 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating September 2005 as Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month.
HCR 109 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting permission to adjourn for more than three days during the period beginning on Wednesday, March 23, 2005, and ending on Tuesday, March 29, 2005.
HJR 28 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent or more.
HR 43 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Lucille Maes on being named the 2004 Citizen of the Year by the Angleton Chamber of Commerce.
HR 63 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Lauren Dannelley for being named Elementary School Youth of the Year by the Sweeny Chamber of Commerce.
HR 64 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Briteny Lea Brunner on being named the High School Youth of the Year by the Sweeny Chamber of Commerce.
HR 65 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Lucille Burttschell of Sweeny on being named Woman of the Year by the Sweeny Chamber of Commerce.
HR 66 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating John Price of Sweeny on being named Man of the Year by the Sweeny Chamber of Commerce.
HR 67 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dane Hooker for being named the Junior High Youth of the Year by the Sweeny Chamber of Commerce.
HR 224 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Fredda Medlock on being named Woman of the Year by the West Columbia Chamber of Commerce.
HR 241 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Joseph Hughes Snow on being presented the Angleton Chamber of Commerce Pioneer Award.
HR 251 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston for its excellent treatment programs.
HR 252 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Charlie Ogilvie on being named Man of the Year by the West Columbia Chamber of Commerce.
HR 488 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the life of Captain Bill Reynaga of Lake Jackson.
HR 489 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Lucille Maes of Angleton on her receipt of the 2004 Administrator Award from the Texas Department of State Health Services.
HR 490 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Billy and Ottalie Richardson of Angleton on their 50th anniversary.
HR 491 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring William Folse of Angleton for taking part in the National Marrow Donor Program.
HR 532 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Zachary Charles Noblitt for being named Youth of the Year by the Boys & Girls Club of Brazoria County.
HR 546 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Lewis and Janis Gardner of Angleton on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 570 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Memorializing congress to express its commitment to clean air and economic development by passing the Clear Skies Act of 2005.
HR 735 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring W. V. "Buster" Curry of Angleton for his contributions to the people of Brazoria County.
HR 910 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Clarence Sasser of Brazoria County on his service to his country.
HR 1357 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jimmy Jackson of Angleton for constructing a memorial for American soldiers killed in Iraq.
HR 1358 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jeffrey Effenberger of Sweeny on his receipt of the 2004 Rural Heroism Award from the Texas Department of Agriculture.
HR 1464 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 3, 2005, as Texas Environmental Excellence Awards Day at the Capitol.
HR 1648 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring James A. Barnett, Jr., mayor of Freeport, on the occasion of his retirement.
HR 1649 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the children of O. M. Roberts Elementary School in Lake Jackson for their outstanding tsunami-relief effort.
HR 1797 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring John Phillips Gayle, Jr., of West Columbia on his 80th birthday.
HR 2186 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Danbury High School Lady Panthers softball team on winning the 2004 Conference 2A UIL State Softball Championship.
HR 2237 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2510.
HR 2249 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2793.
HR 2250 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 1 hr. notice-for consideration
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2481.
HR 2278 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Doris Williams of Lake Jackson on her 70th birthday.
HR 2279 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jewel Hawthorne Winder of Caro.
79th 1st Called Session
HB 37 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to limiting the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent.
HB 99 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Sweeny Hospital District.
HB 118 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to responsibilities of certain state agencies concerning radioactive substances; imposing fees and surcharges.
HJR 16 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent or more.
HR 193 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Donna Hoedt and commending Kate Weaver on her successful effort to change state law to terminate the parent-child relationship of a parent convicted of murdering the child's other parent.
HR 222 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring executive director A. J. "Pete" Reixach, Jr., on his 20th anniversary with Port Freeport.
79th 2nd Called Session
HB 20 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
Caption: Relating to limiting the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent.
HB 25 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Sweeny Hospital District to borrow money.
HB 26 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to responsibilities of certain state agencies concerning radioactive substances; imposing fees and surcharges.
HB 58 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to making appropriations to fund certain new district courts.
HJR 16 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent or more.
HJR 18 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the creation of a judicial compensation commission.
HR 217 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Donna "DeDe" Truitt on being named Woman of the Year for 2005 by the Brazoria Chamber of Commerce.
HR 218 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Robert Schwebel on being named Man of the Year by the Brazoria Chamber of Commerce.
79th 3rd Called Session
HB 49 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to limiting the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent.
HB 103 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the state sales and use tax rate.
HB 147 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the authority of the governor to issue evacuation orders during disasters.
HJR 19 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent or more.
HR 169 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Abdul Pasha on being named Youth of the Year for the Boys and Girls Club of Brazoria County.
HR 344 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 10, 2006, as Texas Environmental Excellence Awards Day at the Capitol.
HR 616 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Clay and Jaclyn Abernathy of Longview on the birth of their son, Jack Madison Abernathy.
HR 725 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring David and Renee Winder of Angleton on the birth of their daughter, Samantha Jewel "Saje" Winder.
HR 726 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Shera and David Eichler of Austin on the birth of their daughter, Emerson Ann Eichler.
78th Regular Session
HB 103 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to an additional cost on conviction for an alcohol-related offense.
HB 252 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to vehicles passing certain stationary emergency vehicles on a highway.
HB 432 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense involving certain sales of tickets to certain events; providing a penalty.
HB 1062 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to public school finance.
HB 1365 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan.
HB 1543 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with autism and pervasive developmental disorders.
HB 1544 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a pilot project to allow select public junior colleges to offer certain baccalaureate degrees.
HB 1864 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of attempted murder.
HB 1865 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to commercial group property and casualty insurance for certain businesses and associations.
HB 2264 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Civil Practices
Caption: Relating to limiting the liability of volunteer fire departments and volunteer fire fighters.
HB 2265 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the filing requirements in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
HB 2542 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to an additional cost on conviction for an intoxication or drug offense.
HB 2543 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to allowing nonprofit corporations to offer limited cash prizes under the Charitable Raffle Enabling Act.
HB 2544 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to certain requirements imposed on a sex offender who enters the premises of a school.
HB 2545 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the courts that may review a decision in a contested case under the Administrative Procedure Act.
HB 2546 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the land application of certain sludge.
HB 2547 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
Caption: Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem taxes due on the residence homestead of an elderly person.
HB 2874 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the operations, functions, and funding of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
HB 2875 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the definition of "dispose of" for purposes of criminal penalties imposed under the Water Code.
HB 2876 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to automobile insurance rate regulation.
HB 2877 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Returned from the House for further action
Caption: Relating to certain permitting procedures of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
HB 2878 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to transportation rates between a gas utility or municipally owned utility and a state agency.
HB 2879 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by a political subdivision of this state that is rented or leased for certain purposes.
HB 3151 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
Caption: Relating to the issuance of special license plates to fund disaster preparation and response by the Texas Department of Transportation.
HB 3152 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the potability of and requirements for removing contaminants from groundwater.
HB 3153 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to notice of nutritional information by a chain restaurant; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 3154 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain information regarding sales and use taxes imposed by a municipality and to the confidentiality of that information; providing penalties.
HB 3155 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to public health measures relating to food.
HB 3156 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to the General Land Office.
HB 3157 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the disposal of solid waste.
HB 3561 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to public works contracts of the Angleton-Danbury Hospital District.
HB 3602 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Brazoria County Groundwater Conservation District.
HCR 36 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating September 2003 as Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month in Texas.
HCR 206 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Directing the TCEQ to implement changes adopted by EPA in 2002 relating to the review of sources of air contaminants.
HCR 300 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 1365.
HJR 90 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of public property used for a public purpose, as defined by the legislature.
HR 4 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending the constitutional order of business.
HR 107 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Border and International Affairs
Caption: Recognizing that the ancient Macedonians are Hellenes and that the inhabitants of the northern province of Greece, Macedonia, are their Hellenic descendants.
HR 108 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Carol Deering of Angleton.
HR 295 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the life of former State Representative Nathan H. Haller.
HR 378 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Winston Avera of Brazoria County for his efforts in behalf of mentally retarded and mentally disabled Texans.
HR 503 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 18, 2003, as Brazoria County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 714 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of native Texan Justin Todd Wollam of Anchorage, Alaska.
HR 756 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of G. W. Wood of Spicewood.
HR 781 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating Angleton's Support the Troops rally on April 18 and 19, 2003.
HR 1137 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lee Arthur Wilson, Jr., of Brazoria County.
HR 1852 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1365.
78th 1st Called Session
HB 73 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the permitting procedures of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
HB 110 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to certain governmental contracts to be performed in nonattainment areas for national ambient air quality standards.
HR 2 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Linda Holt on her retirement as director of Central Emergency Medical Services in West Columbia.
HR 65 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the individuals and organizations in Brazoria County that received awards from the Keep Texas Beautiful organization.
78th 2nd Called Session
HR 23 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Leland and Marie Kee of Angleton on their 65th wedding anniversary.
HR 24 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Roberta Reynolds of Brazoria.
78th 3rd Called Session
HB 37 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to contracts and grant programs related to the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan; making appropriations.
HB 71 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to evidence examined or tested by crime laboratories and similar entities and the regulation of those entities.
HB 79 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the annexation of territory to a public junior college district.
HR 138 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Frederick Jackson of Brazoria County for his exceptional contributions to his community.
78th 4th Called Session
HCR 8 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating September 2004 as Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month in Texas.
HR 30 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Marisol DeLeon on being selected as the Boys & Girls Club of Brazoria County 2004 Youth of the Year.
HR 246 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Angleton Lions Club on its 75th anniversary.
HR 247 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In honor of Majors Ron and Ruth Draper of Freeport on their retirement from the Salvation Army.
77th Regular Session
HB 805 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the percentage of money received by a crime stoppers organization that may be used for administrative costs.
HB 806 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the punishment of certain individuals convicted of third degree felonies.
HB 1098 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the collection of taxes on printed materials distributed by mail.
HB 1157 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the counties covered by the landowner's consent-to-hunt law.
HB 1158 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to avoiding the release from jail of defendants detained for certain offenses because of delay in obtaining scientific testing results.
HB 1159 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of attempted murder.
HB 1939 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the fee charged by the Texas Department of Transportation for the Texas Airport Directory.
HB 1940 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/02
Caption: Relating to the proration of the taxes imposed on a residence homestead in a year in which a residence homestead exemption for an elderly person terminates.
HB 2610 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the offense of criminal nonsupport of a child.
HB 2621 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the offense of interference with child custody.
HB 2627 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for membership in or admission to a health spa.
HB 2913 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the compensation of commissioners and the tax rate of the Brazoria County Conservation and Reclamation District Number Three.
HB 2914 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to state fiscal matters; making an appropriation.
HB 3158 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to granting a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water utility service.
HB 3159 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the compensation and per diem of the commissioners of Brazoria Drainage District Number 4.
HB 3160 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the punishment for nonrestraint of a child in a motor vehicle.
HB 3161 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the expiration of certain subdivision plats.
HB 3298 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the contracting authority of and authorized uses for corporate revenue by certain industrial development corporations.
HB 3675 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Brazoria County Groundwater Conservation District.
HCR 224 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing March 25, 2001, as Greek Independence Day.
HCR 233 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Memorializing congress to address issues pertaining to the Clean Air Act of 1990 as it pertains to Brazoria County.
HR 375 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Angleton Danbury Medical Center Auxiliary on its receipt of a Platinum Award from America's Blood Centers.
HR 458 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Beatrice Omann of Alvin on being named Woman of Accomplishment for the year 2001 by the Women's Center of Brazoria County.
HR 574 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 20, 2001, as Brazoria County Day at the Capitol.
HR 885 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Madeline J. Martin on her retirement from the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.
76th Regular Session
HB 2109 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to limits on liability of a taxing unit for storage tanks.
HB 2110 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the provision of insurance coverage for county officers and employees.
HB 2111 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the punishment of certain individuals convicted of third degree felonies.
HB 2112 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of attempted murder.
HB 2113 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate greyhound breeding and training; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 2296 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the regulation of boilers.
HB 2771 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to providing revenue from the gasoline tax to counties for constructing and maintaining roads.
HB 2772 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to liability for certain motor vehicle accidents and the motor vehicle insurance requirement for that liability.
HB 2890 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the report, delivery, and claims process for unclaimed property held by certain local governments.
HB 2925 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to access to criminal history record information by a municipality for certain background checks.
HB 3819 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the statutory probate and county courts in Brazoria County.
HR 83 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Waverly Jefferson, Jr., on his retirement from The Texas A&M University System Extension Service.
HR 131 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Vincent and Catherine Hechler on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 496 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 23, 1999, as Brazoria County Day at the Capitol.
HR 581 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Wiley Bluford Thomas, Jr.
75th Regular Session
HB 1474 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to the disbursement of county funds to certain debtors.
HB 1475 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a person to act in the place of a county treasurer.
HB 1476 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to actions and records of the receiver and the priorities of distribution of certain assets of insurance companies in receivership.
HB 1477 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to immunity from liability for the directors and officers of the Texas Catastrophe Property Insurance Association.
HB 1478 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 35 as the Stephen F. Austin Memorial Highway.
HB 1766 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to the maximum value of a charitable raffle prize.
HB 1767 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to garnishment of money held in an inmate trust fund.
HB 2191 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the right to cancel the purchase of nursing home and other residential services.
HB 2437 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the Texas Property and Casualty Insurance Guaranty Association.
HB 2670 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the provision of insurance coverage for county officers and employees.
HB 2868 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to a master drainage plan for certain counties.
HB 3340 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Brazoria Drainage District Number Four.
HB 3449 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the immunity of a governmental entity from responsibility for the removal or remediation of a release or threatened release of solid waste from property purchased at a tax sale.
HCR 96 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Granting Benita Fogarty permission to sue the state.
HCR 264 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: In memory of Sergeant Millard "Dee" Campbell.
HR 247 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Representative Tommy Merritt on the occasion of his birthday.
HR 287 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Clyde W. Neal.
HR 476 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 25, 1997, as Brazoria County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 888 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the students at Jamison Middle School who participated in the Elementary Knowledge Master Open.
HR 949 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Winston and Nell Fuller on the occasion of their birthdays and their 33rd wedding anniversary.