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Legislation authored by DeWayne Burns

Includes legislation with DeWayne Burns as the primary author for the 84th through 87th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

86th Regular Session
HB 386 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a justice of the peace to issue a search warrant to collect a blood specimen from a person arrested for certain intoxication criminal offenses.
HB 991 Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of real property by an entity with eminent domain authority.
HB 1038 Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to a petition by residents of certain counties for an election regarding voter approval of municipal annexation.
HB 1906 Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to procedures for the alternative assessment of certain public school students that receive special education services and alternative accountability plans for certain campuses serving students that receive special education services.
HB 2061 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the authority to issue an arrest warrant or citation for certain Class C misdemeanors committed by certain children on school property.
HB 2125 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the award of attorney's fees and other costs in certain suits involving a groundwater conservation district.
HB 2137 Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to an application made by certain retired state and federal officers to obtain a license to carry a handgun; waiving a fee.
HB 2164 Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to imposing a civil penalty for prohibiting or otherwise restricting a peace officer or special investigator from carrying a weapon on certain premises open to the public.
HB 2352 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of unlawfully carrying a handgun by a license holder.
HB 3105 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the unincorporated area of the county.
HB 3318 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a permit requirement for the land application of domestic septage.
HB 3319 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the collection of soil monitoring samples from land application units where sewage sludge or domestic septage is applied.
HB 3321 Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to reporting requirements by certain physicians for abortion complications.
HB 3322 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to requiring a school district to post on the district's Internet website the contact information of the school administrator primarily responsible for student discipline at a district campus.
HB 3323 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to requiring a school district to post the district's employment policy on the district's Internet website.
HB 3540 Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the authority of a peace officer to release in lieu of arrest certain persons with an intellectual or developmental disability.
HB 4118 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to peace officer duties in investigating or responding to certain family violence incidents.
HB 4195 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to photographs on certain state-issued identification cards.
HB 4723 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Belmont Municipal Utility District of Johnson County; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 4724 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Dove Valley Ranch Municipal Utility District of Johnson County; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 4744 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Wright Farm Municipal Management District of Johnson County; providing authority to issue bonds and impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HJR 30 Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the power of the legislature to mandate requirements on a municipality or county.
HJR 122 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to require the legislature to provide for the reimbursement of certain political subdivisions for the implementation of laws that establish, expand, or modify a duty or activity that requires the expenditure of revenue.
HR 1241 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Grandview High School football team on winning the 2018 UIL 3A Division 1 state championship.
85th Regular Session
HB 1033 Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al.
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to a federal waiver to exempt public school students with significant cognitive disabilities from annual assessment requirements imposed by federal law.
HB 1034 Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program.
HB 1209 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of unlawfully carrying a handgun by a license holder.
HB 1322 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of a justice of the peace to issue a search warrant to collect a blood specimen from a person arrested for certain intoxication offenses.
HB 1339 Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the municipality.
HB 1570 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities.
HB 1690 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to evaluating the performance of public school districts and campuses.
HB 2684 Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of property by an entity with eminent domain authority; waiving certain sovereign and governmental immunity.
HB 2858 Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to human trafficking signs at abortion facilities and offenses associated with human trafficking and forced abortion; increasing criminal penalties.
HB 2870 Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from certain state and local governmental fees for active duty members of the Texas National Guard and Texas State Guard.
HB 2872 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority to issue an arrest warrant or citation for certain Class C misdemeanors committed by certain children on school property.
HB 3028 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to groundwater ownership and rights.
HB 3030 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to a fiscal note statement regarding increased costs to counties and municipalities.
HB 3150 Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to a merchant allowing a person suspected of committing or attempting to commit theft to complete a theft education program.
HB 3497 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a groundwater conservation district's use of electronic fund transfers.
HB 3609 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the administrative and civil consequences imposed by the Department of Public Safety.
HB 3642 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to a permit requirement for the land application of domestic septage.
HB 3644 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the collection of soil monitoring samples from land application units where sewage sludge or domestic septage is applied.
HB 3663 Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to marketing contracts and agricultural liens.
HB 3801 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the eligibility requirements for a license to carry a handgun.
HB 3805 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to motor vehicle weight enforcement by certain weight enforcement officers.
HB 3807 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the operation of vehicles transporting agricultural products; authorizing a fee.
HB 3809 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of Interstate Highway 35W in Johnson County as the Deputy Clifton Taylor Memorial Highway.
HB 4303 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Prairie Ridge Municipal Management District No. 1 and to the correction of defined terms in the law governing the Joshua Farms Municipal Management District No. 1 and the law governing the Joshua Farms Municipal Management District No. 2; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
HJR 73 Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the power of the legislature to mandate requirements on a municipality or county.
HJR 109 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing the voters to remove elected officials finally convicted of a felony from office by means of a recall election.
HR 562 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 21, 2017, as Texas FFA Day at the State Capitol.
HR 590 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 22, 2017, as Texas Republican County Chairmen's Association Legislative Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1381 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the city of Keene.
HR 1395 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the members of the Burleson Young Executives Alliance Class of 2017 on their visit to the State Capitol on April 12, 2017.
HR 1542 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ervin Martin Koerth of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas.
85th 1st Called Session
HJR 34 Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the power of the legislature to mandate requirements on a municipality or county.
84th Regular Session
HB 1394 Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the composition, governance, and authority of a regional tollway authority that has or proposes to have projects located in counties that are not part of the authority.
HB 1932 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management.
HB 2452 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the provision of educational services to certain students receiving treatment at a day treatment center and to the consideration of those students for purposes of accountability and calculating average daily attendance.
HB 2490 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain amusement rides by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation; requiring an occupational license.
HB 3603 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Joshua Farms Municipal Management District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments or fees.
HB 3605 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Joshua Farms Municipal Management District No. 2; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments or fees.
HB 3847 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to seeking federal authorization to fund the Medicaid program through a block grant funding system.
HB 3850 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain county employees to perform payroll duties.
HB 4010 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain amusement rides; providing a civil penalty.
HB 4112 Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the rights of an owner of groundwater.
HB 4124 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the certification of alcohol awareness programs required for minors convicted of or receiving deferred disposition for certain alcohol offenses.
HR 1828 Author: Burns, DeWayne
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the Cleburne Chamber of Commerce and the Tuesday Forum to the State Capitol.