Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Rep. Dennis Bonnen
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/23/2017

Number of Bills: 11

Report Sections: Sponsored Bills | Joint Sponsored Bills

Sponsor (6):
SB 1 Author: Nelson | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to certain restrictions on the imposition of ad valorem taxes and to the duty of the state to reimburse certain political subdivisions for certain revenue loss; making conforming changes.

SB 498 Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to building code requirements for residential property insured by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

SB 779 Author: Huffman
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to access to certain medical test results in a criminal proceeding; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

SB 1760 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the transparent and equitable application of ad valorem tax procedures.

SB 1985 Author: Uresti
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 05/05/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of a real property interest in oil or gas in place.

SJR 1 Author: Nelson | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, authorizing the legislature to prohibit a political subdivision that has adopted an optional residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation from reducing the amount of or repealing the exemption, and prohibiting the enactment of a law that imposes a transfer tax on a transaction that conveys fee simple title to real property.

Joint Sponsor (5):
SB 531 Author: Campbell
Sponsor: Leach | Flynn | Bonnen, Dennis | Laubenberg | Sheets
Last Action: 05/24/2015 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the application of foreign laws and foreign forum selection in a proceeding involving marriage, a suit for dissolution of a marriage, or a suit affecting the parent-child relationship in this state.

SB 709 Author: Fraser
Sponsor: Morrison | Bonnen, Dennis | Deshotel | Harless | Smith
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to procedures for certain environmental permit applications.

SB 866 Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg | Bonnen, Dennis | Faircloth
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the regulation of amusement redemption machine game rooms in certain counties.

SB 1049 Author: Campbell
Sponsor: Sheets | Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 06/04/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax and certain filing fees for certain businesses owned by veterans during an initial period of operation in the state.

SJR 22 Author: Creighton
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.

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