Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. DeWayne Burns
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/24/2017

Number of Bills: 19

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (12):
HB 1394 Author: Burns
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E 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
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H 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
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 13 2015 6:08PM
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
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 13 2015 6:08PM
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
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E 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
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E 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
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 24 2015 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to seeking federal authorization to fund the Medicaid program through a block grant funding system.

HB 3850 Author: Burns
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to County Affairs: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain county employees to perform payroll duties.

HB 4010 Author: Burns
Last Action: 05/06/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain amusement rides; providing a civil penalty.

HB 4112 Author: Burns
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the rights of an owner of groundwater.

HB 4124 Author: Burns
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H 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
Last Action: 04/15/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 15 2015 3:04PM
Caption: Welcoming the Cleburne Chamber of Commerce and the Tuesday Forum to the State Capitol.

Joint Author (7):
HB 353 Author: King, Ken | Springer | Burns | Simpson | Guillen
Last Action: 05/12/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the application of certain weapons laws to and liability for certain actions of volunteer emergency services personnel licensed to carry a concealed handgun.

HB 593 Author: Collier | Geren | Giddings | Burns | Hughes
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to canine encounter training for peace officers.

HB 1110 Author: King, Phil | Burns | Huberty | Price | Phillips
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/25/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the qualifications, duties, and limitations of Texas delegates to a convention called under Article V of the United States Constitution.

HB 1254 Author: Sheffield | Burns | Bell
Last Action: 03/03/2015 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 3 2015 1:59PM
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for capital projects at Tarleton State University.

HB 2260 Author: Otto | Burns
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 13 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the property of a veteran's organization.

HCR 59 Author: Metcalf | Burns
Last Action: 05/01/2015 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Urging Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to provide for a balanced federal budget, except during a war.

HR 1280 Author: Sheffield | Burns | Goldman | Geren
Last Action: 03/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 25 2015 3:22PM
Caption: Recognizing March 24, 2015, as Tarleton State University Day at the State Capitol.

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