Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Sen. Konni Burton
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/23/2017

Number of Bills: 40

SB 3 Author: Birdwell
Coauthor: Campbell | Taylor, Van | Hall | Seliger | Bettencourt | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: May 5 2015 5:28PM
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.

SB 5 Author: Nichols | Nelson
Coauthor: Birdwell | Hancock | Huffines | Lucio | Taylor, Van | et al.
Last Action: 04/15/2015 H Referred to Transportation: Apr 15 2015 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to the allocation to the state highway fund and the available school fund of certain motor vehicle sales, use, and rental tax revenue and to the uses of the revenue allocated to the state highway fund.

SB 17 Author: Estes
Coauthor: Creighton | Hancock | Nelson | Perry | Bettencourt | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: May 5 2015 5:28PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a person who is licensed to carry a handgun to openly carry a holstered handgun; creating a criminal offense; providing penalties.

SB 93 Author: Ellis
Coauthor: Burton | Garcia | Hall | Huffines
Sponsor: Pickett
Last Action: 05/24/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the suspension of a driver's license for failure to pay a surcharge.

SB 233 Author: Schwertner
Coauthor: Hinojosa | Burton | Birdwell | Fraser | Bettencourt | et al.
Last Action: 04/15/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to limitations on increases in fees and designated tuition charged by public institutions of higher education.

SB 326 Author: Estes
Coauthor: Burton | Huffines
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: May 4 2015 7:19PM
Caption: Relating to the amount of wine certain wineries may sell directly to consumers.

SB 335 Author: Taylor, Van
Coauthor: Burton
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Referred to County Affairs: Apr 30 2015 9:33PM
Caption: Relating to the right of officers of counties, county boards of school trustees, and county boards of education to obtain information, documents, and records.

SB 337 Author: Taylor, Van
Coauthor: Burton
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Referred to Special Purpose Districts: Apr 30 2015 9:33PM
Caption: Relating to the right of directors of special districts to obtain district information, documents, and records.

SB 340 Author: Huffines
Coauthor: Burton | Perry | Hall
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of photographic traffic signal enforcement systems.

SB 342 Author: Huffines
Coauthor: Burton | Hall | Kolkhorst | Creighton
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to providing for the open and concealed carrying of handguns without a license and to related offenses and penalties.

SB 346 Author: Estes
Coauthor: Birdwell | Hall | Eltife | Perry | Creighton | et al.
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of a person who is licensed to carry a handgun to openly carry a holstered handgun; creating a criminal offense; providing penalties.

SB 364 Author: Estes
Coauthor: Burton | Birdwell
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the abolishment of the Texas Racing Commission and the transfer of its powers and duties to the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation; providing penalties; authorizing fees.

SB 444 Author: Hall
Coauthor: Kolkhorst | Huffines | Burton | Creighton | Bettencourt | et al.
Sponsor: Davis, Yvonne
Last Action: 05/21/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the exercise of eminent domain by certain toll road corporations.

SB 473 Author: Perry
Coauthor: Burton | Creighton | Huffines
Sponsor: Frullo
Last Action: 05/22/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to defenses and exceptions to the prosecution of the criminal offense of the possession, manufacture, transport, repair, or sale of certain prohibited explosive weapons, firearms, and related items.

SB 474 Author: Kolkhorst
Coauthor: Creighton | Estes | Hall | Birdwell | Taylor, Van | et al.
Last Action: 05/18/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the recovery of costs and fees in connection with certain eminent domain proceedings.

SB 526 Author: Birdwell
Coauthor: Burton
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Apr 30 2015 9:33PM
Caption: Relating to restrictions on holders of package store permits.

SB 575 Author: Taylor, Larry
Coauthor: Hall | Campbell | Creighton | Perry | Schwertner | et al.
Sponsor: Farney
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Placed on Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to health plan and health benefit plan coverage for abortions.

SB 585 Author: Watson
Coauthor: Burton | Creighton
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Referred to General Investigating & Ethics: May 11 2015 9:47PM
Caption: Relating to the content of detailed reports filed by registered lobbyists.

SB 586 Author: Watson
Coauthor: Burton | Creighton
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Referred to General Investigating & Ethics: May 11 2015 9:47PM
Caption: Relating to the content of detailed reports filed by lobbyists.

SB 587 Author: Watson
Coauthor: Burton
Last Action: 02/23/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the availability on the Internet of certain registrations and reports filed by lobbyists.

SB 621 Author: Estes
Coauthor: Burton | Ellis | Hall | Hinojosa | Lucio | et al.
Last Action: 02/23/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to criminal offenses involving, and governmental liability for retaliatory prosecutions associated with, the filming, recording, photographing, documenting, or observing of a peace officer.

SB 714 Author: Hall
Coauthor: Kolkhorst | Perry | Creighton | Nelson | Burton | et al.
Last Action: 05/22/2015 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the use of automated traffic control systems and photographic traffic signal enforcement systems.

SB 831 Author: Kolkhorst
Coauthor: Hall | Taylor, Van | Perry | Burton | Huffines | et al.
Last Action: 03/03/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to voluntary and informed consent to an abortion and prevention of coerced abortions; providing penalties; creating an offense.

SB 1135 Author: Garcia | Huffman | Zaffirini
Coauthor: Campbell | Kolkhorst | Rodríguez | Burton | Nelson | et al.
Sponsor: González, Mary
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to civil and criminal liability for the unlawful disclosure or promotion of certain intimate visual material; creating an offense.

SB 1163 Author: Hancock
Coauthor: Hall | Perry | Burton | Huffines | Kolkhorst | et al.
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions.

SB 1165 Author: Fraser | Campbell | Eltife | Lucio | Seliger
Coauthor: Burton
Last Action: 05/04/2015 S Companion document considered in lieu of
Caption: Relating to the express preemption of regulation of oil and gas operations and the exclusive jurisdiction of those operations by the state.

SB 1181 Author: Huffines
Coauthor: Burton | Hall | Perry
Sponsor: Murr | Guillen
Last Action: 05/21/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to an interim study concerning this state's noncommercial hunting and fishing license systems.

SB 1193 Author: West | Eltife
Coauthor: Burton | Huffines
Last Action: 05/04/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the deregulation of hair braiding.

SB 1593 Author: Lucio
Coauthor: Nichols | Burton
Sponsor: Lucio III
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to regulation of the sale of fireworks by certain municipalities.

SB 1639 Author: Campbell
Coauthor: Burton | Bettencourt | Creighton | Huffines
Last Action: 05/25/2015 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: May 25 2015 3:23PM
Caption: Relating to the procedures for municipal annexations.

SB 1838 Author: Menéndez
Coauthor: Burton
Sponsor: Workman
Last Action: 05/27/2015 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to the definition of peace officer for purposes of intercepting or collecting information in relation to certain communications in an investigation conducted by an arson investigating unit.

SB 1873 Author: Campbell
Coauthor: Burton | Huffman | Kolkhorst | Nelson | Taylor, Van
Last Action: 05/07/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to requiring personnel of abortion facilities and certain other facilities performing abortions to complete training on human trafficking.

SB 2048 Author: Huffman
Coauthor: Campbell | Nelson | Burton | Bettencourt | Taylor, Van | et al.
Sponsor: Cook | Harless | Geren | Oliveira | Kuempel
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a privilege from disclosure to governmental units for certain evidence concerning sermons delivered by a religious leader.

SCR 1 Author: Creighton
Coauthor: Kolkhorst | Campbell | Perry | Huffines | Estes | et al.
Sponsor: Huberty
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to halt and reverse certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed.

SCR 5 Author: Estes
Coauthor: Birdwell | Nelson | Creighton | Bettencourt | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Flynn
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging Congress to reimburse the State of Texas for bearing the financial burden of the federal government's responsibility to secure the Texas-Mexico international border.

SCR 6 Author: Hall
Coauthor: Campbell | Burton
Last Action: 02/09/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification the Parental Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

SJR 5 Author: Nichols | Nelson
Coauthor: Birdwell | Hancock | Huffines | Lucio | Taylor, Van | et al.
Sponsor: Pickett | Otto | Harless | Parker | Davis, Yvonne
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating a portion of the revenue derived from the state sales and use tax and the tax imposed on the sale, use, or rental of a motor vehicle to the state highway fund.

SJR 19 Author: Perry
Coauthor: Burton
Last Action: 04/22/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting appropriations from the economic stabilization fund to a total amount that the comptroller of public accounts estimates will not result at any time in a fund balance of less than a prescribed minimum amount, other than in an emergency if certain requirements are met.

SJR 22 Author: Creighton
Coauthor: Nichols | Hall | Hinojosa | Nelson | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Ashby | Darby | Guillen | Bonnen, Dennis | Keffer
Last Action: 05/21/2015 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the right to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife.

SR 428 Author: Nelson
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | Creighton | et al.
Last Action: 04/16/2015 S Again read
Caption: Proclaiming April 16, 2015, as Texas Federation of Republican Women Legislative Day.

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