Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Dennis Bonnen
79th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/22/2017

Number of Bills: 85

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (68):
HB 359 Author: Bonnen | Elkins
Last Action: 02/03/2005 H 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 | Homer | Eissler | Dawson
Last Action: 05/04/2005 H 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
Last Action: 02/08/2005 H 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
Sponsor: Averitt
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to terminating the parent-child relationship of a parent convicted of certain crimes.

HB 675 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 03/17/2005 H 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 | Menendez
Last Action: 02/21/2005 H 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
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Last Action: 05/13/2005 E 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
Last Action: 04/22/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to notice of the presumption for theft by check.

HB 1097 Author: Bonnen
Sponsor: Williams
Last Action: 05/27/2005 E 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
Last Action: 02/17/2005 H 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
Last Action: 02/17/2005 H 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
Last Action: 03/31/2005 H 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
Last Action: 03/31/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to developing and administering an animal control officer training program.

HB 1540 Author: Bonnen
Sponsor: Williams
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E 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
Last Action: 05/12/2005 H 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
Last Action: 04/19/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the relocation of utility facilities for state highway purposes.

HB 1705 Author: Bonnen
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E 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
Last Action: 05/05/2005 H 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
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/21/2005 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 21 2005 3:20PM
Caption: Relating to the assessment and regulation of emissions events.

HB 1987 Author: Bonnen
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the regulation of underground and aboveground storage tanks.

HB 2095 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 03/23/2005 H 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
Sponsor: Janek
Last Action: 05/27/2005 E 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
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to energy-saving measures that reduce the emission of air contaminants.

HB 2407 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 03/15/2005 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to the hearing of a child protection case by an associate judge.

HB 2408 Author: Bonnen
Sponsor: Wentworth
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E 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
Last Action: 04/27/2005 H 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
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E 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
Last Action: 03/22/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to emissions reductions obtained through certain energy efficiency initiatives.

HB 2481 Author: Bonnen | Hamric | Branch
Sponsor: Harris
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E 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
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E 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
Last Action: 03/22/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain permitting procedures of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HB 2793 Author: Bonnen
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the removal and collection of convenience switches from motor vehicles.

HB 2814 Author: Bonnen
Sponsor: Janek
Last Action: 05/27/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Sweeny Hospital District.

HCR 71 Author: Bonnen
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Last Action: 05/27/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating Texas purple sage (Leucophyllum frutescens) as the official State Native Shrub of Texas.

HCR 84 Author: Bonnen
Sponsor: Janek
Last Action: 03/11/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating September 2005 as Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month.

HCR 109 Author: Bonnen
Sponsor: Harris
Last Action: 03/24/2005 E 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
Last Action: 02/08/2005 H 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
Last Action: 01/13/2005 H Reported enrolled: Jan 13 2005 4:58PM
Caption: Honoring Lucille Maes on being named the 2004 Citizen of the Year by the Angleton Chamber of Commerce.

HR 63 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 01/25/2005 H Reported enrolled: Jan 25 2005 12:45PM
Caption: Honoring Lauren Dannelley for being named Elementary School Youth of the Year by the Sweeny Chamber of Commerce.

HR 64 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 01/25/2005 H Reported enrolled: Jan 25 2005 12:45PM
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
Last Action: 01/25/2005 H Reported enrolled: Jan 25 2005 12:45PM
Caption: Congratulating Lucille Burttschell of Sweeny on being named Woman of the Year by the Sweeny Chamber of Commerce.

HR 66 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 01/25/2005 H Reported enrolled: Jan 25 2005 12:45PM
Caption: Congratulating John Price of Sweeny on being named Man of the Year by the Sweeny Chamber of Commerce.

HR 67 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 01/25/2005 H Reported enrolled: Jan 25 2005 12:45PM
Caption: Honoring Dane Hooker for being named the Junior High Youth of the Year by the Sweeny Chamber of Commerce.

HR 224 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 02/10/2005 H Reported enrolled: Feb 10 2005 8:18AM
Caption: Honoring Fredda Medlock on being named Woman of the Year by the West Columbia Chamber of Commerce.

HR 241 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 02/28/2005 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2005 8:05AM
Caption: Honoring Joseph Hughes Snow on being presented the Angleton Chamber of Commerce Pioneer Award.

HR 251 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 02/10/2005 H Reported enrolled: Feb 10 2005 8:18AM
Caption: Commending The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston for its excellent treatment programs.

HR 252 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 02/10/2005 H Reported enrolled: Feb 10 2005 8:18AM
Caption: Congratulating Charlie Ogilvie on being named Man of the Year by the West Columbia Chamber of Commerce.

HR 488 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 03/23/2005 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2005 8:06PM
Caption: Honoring the life of Captain Bill Reynaga of Lake Jackson.

HR 489 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 03/23/2005 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2005 8:06PM
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
Last Action: 03/23/2005 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2005 8:06PM
Caption: Honoring Billy and Ottalie Richardson of Angleton on their 50th anniversary.

HR 491 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 03/23/2005 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2005 8:06PM
Caption: Honoring William Folse of Angleton for taking part in the National Marrow Donor Program.

HR 532 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 03/03/2005 H Reported enrolled: Mar 3 2005 8:01AM
Caption: Honoring Zachary Charles Noblitt for being named Youth of the Year by the Boys & Girls Club of Brazoria County.

HR 546 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 03/23/2005 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2005 8:11PM
Caption: Honoring Lewis and Janis Gardner of Angleton on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 570 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 03/17/2005 H 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
Last Action: 03/16/2005 H Reported enrolled: Mar 16 2005 8:53AM
Caption: Honoring W. V. "Buster" Curry of Angleton for his contributions to the people of Brazoria County.

HR 910 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 03/31/2005 H Reported enrolled: Mar 31 2005 8:14AM
Caption: Honoring Clarence Sasser of Brazoria County on his service to his country.

HR 1357 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 04/28/2005 H Reported enrolled: Apr 28 2005 11:00AM
Caption: Honoring Jimmy Jackson of Angleton for constructing a memorial for American soldiers killed in Iraq.

HR 1358 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 05/16/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 16 2005 5:27PM
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
Last Action: 05/05/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 5 2005 7:07PM
Caption: Recognizing May 3, 2005, as Texas Environmental Excellence Awards Day at the Capitol.

HR 1648 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 05/16/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 16 2005 5:27PM
Caption: Honoring James A. Barnett, Jr., mayor of Freeport, on the occasion of his retirement.

HR 1649 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 05/16/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 16 2005 8:10PM
Caption: Honoring the children of O. M. Roberts Elementary School in Lake Jackson for their outstanding tsunami-relief effort.

HR 1797 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 05/18/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 18 2005 11:52AM
Caption: Honoring John Phillips Gayle, Jr., of West Columbia on his 80th birthday.

HR 2186 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 06/01/2005 H Reported enrolled: Jun 1 2005 11:32AM
Caption: Honoring the Danbury High School Lady Panthers softball team on winning the 2004 Conference 2A UIL State Softball Championship.

HR 2237 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 06/06/2005 H Reported enrolled: Jun 6 2005 10:50AM
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2510.

HR 2249 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 06/06/2005 H Reported enrolled: Jun 6 2005 10:50AM
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2793.

HR 2250 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 05/29/2005 H 1 hr. notice-for consideration
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2481.

HR 2278 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 06/06/2005 H Reported enrolled: Jun 6 2005 10:50AM
Caption: Honoring Doris Williams of Lake Jackson on her 70th birthday.

HR 2279 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 06/06/2005 H Reported enrolled: Jun 6 2005 10:50AM
Caption: In memory of Jewel Hawthorne Winder of Caro.

Joint Author (17):
HB 27 Author: Callegari | Bonnen | Pena | Gonzalez Toureilles
Last Action: 04/19/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the penalties for intoxication assault and intoxication manslaughter and to the sentencing of defendants convicted of those offenses.

HB 259 Author: Elkins | Bonnen | Hughes | Riddle | Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Last Action: 05/12/2005 S Motion to suspend regular order fails
Caption: Relating to the powers of a county, municipality, or local entity with respect to the regulation of traffic on highways under its jurisdiction.

HB 318 Author: Hupp | Isett, Carl | Bonnen | Hughes
Last Action: 03/30/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain records maintained by the Department of Public Safety regarding persons licensed to carry a concealed handgun.

HB 322 Author: Hupp | Gonzalez Toureilles | Isett, Carl | Bonnen | Anderson
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to concealed handgun licenses for members and veterans of the United States armed forces, including a member younger than 21 years of age.

HB 386 Author: McCall | Gallego | Van Arsdale | Bonnen | Paxton
Last Action: 05/12/2005 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to participation in school district services and activities by home-schooled students.

HB 633 Author: Kuempel | Bonnen | Riddle
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to participation and credit in, contributions to, and benefits and administration of the Texas County and District Retirement System.

HB 661 Author: Branch | Flynn | Bonnen | Kolkhorst | Rodriguez
Sponsor: Staples
Last Action: 05/16/2005 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to allowing designated public school libraries to participate in group purchasing agreements with the TexShare Library Consortium.

HB 1212 Author: King, Phil | Bonnen | Swinford | Allen, Ray | Escobar
Last Action: 05/12/2005 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to abortion and parental consent to an abortion; providing penalties.

HB 1273 Author: Kolkhorst | Cook, Robby | Bonnen | Hegar | Pitts
Last Action: 02/21/2005 H Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the development of the Trans-Texas Corridor.

HB 1655 Author: Keffer, Jim | McReynolds | Bonnen | Dawson | Blake
Sponsor: Averitt
Last Action: 05/24/2005 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to funding for the Texas statewide emergency services personnel retirement fund.

HB 1951 Author: Dawson | Bonnen
Last Action: 04/26/2005 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Brazoria County.

HB 2286 Author: Taylor | Dawson | Bonnen
Last Action: 05/09/2005 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to the use of individuals' driving records in writing automobile insurance.

HB 3305 Author: Isett, Carl | Hegar | Bonnen | Swinford | Homer
Last Action: 04/13/2005 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to coercing a woman to have an abortion and parental notification of abortion; creating offenses.

HB 3489 Author: Dawson | Bonnen
Sponsor: Janek
Last Action: 05/27/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the creation of an additional statutory county court in Brazoria County.

HR 1 Author: Edwards | Bonnen
Last Action: 01/12/2005 H Reported enrolled: Jan 12 2005 8:39AM
Caption: Granting privileges of the floor for the House.

HR 734 Author: Dawson | Bonnen
Last Action: 03/16/2005 H Reported enrolled: Mar 16 2005 8:53AM
Caption: Recognizing March 15, 2005, as Brazoria County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1118 Author: Merritt | Bonnen
Last Action: 04/25/2005 H Reported enrolled: Apr 25 2005 6:10PM
Caption: In memory of Odis Ray Hill of Longview.

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