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Legislation authored by Konni Burton

Includes legislation with Konni Burton as the primary author for the 84th through 85th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

85th Regular Session
SB 241 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for lobbying activities.
SB 242 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the right of a child's parent to public school records and information concerning the child.
SB 243 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of a commissioners court to disapprove of certain condemnations.
SB 244 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the abolishment of the moving image industry incentive program.
SB 245 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to voter information provided by political subdivisions before an election to authorize the issuance of bonds.
SB 271 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a citation or notice to appear for certain misdemeanors punishable by a fine only.
SB 299 Last Action: Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to the appointment of an associate commissioner for veterans services at the Health and Human Services Commission.
SB 325 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the procedure for expunction of arrest records and files for certain persons who are tried for an offense and subsequently acquitted.
SB 326 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the authority of a court to return certain fees to a person whose criminal record has been expunged.
SB 327 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of a court to return certain fees to a person who is the subject of an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information.
SB 328 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to public school class size limits.
SB 380 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to repealing civil asset forfeiture provisions and establishing criminal asset forfeiture in this state.
SB 381 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the authority of peace officers to conduct certain searches.
SB 382 Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to donation of unused prescription drugs; authorizing a fee.
SB 383 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to eligibility for certain higher education grant programs.
SB 384 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the scheduling of the administration of certain postsecondary readiness assessment instruments to public high school students.
SB 385 Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to voter approval of local acceptance and use of federal funds for commuter rail projects.
SB 386 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the use of federal funds by political subdivisions for payment of the political subdivision's debt obligations.
SB 387 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the use of certain unspent bond proceeds and voter approval of certain political subdivision actions, including the issuance of certain bonds and the use of certain unspent bond proceeds.
SB 388 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the authorization for a governing body to conduct economic development negotiations in a closed meeting under the open meetings law.
SB 389 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to abolishing the Major Events reimbursement program.
SB 390 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to abolishing the Motor Sports Racing trust fund.
SB 391 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to abolishing the Events trust fund.
SB 392 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to abolishing the Major Events Trust fund, the Events trust fund, and the Motor Sports Racing trust fund.
SB 393 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to abolishing the Texas Enterprise Fund and the disposition of the balance of that fund.
SB 445 Last Action: Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
Caption: Relating to the authorization and reporting of expenditures for lobbying activities by certain political subdivisions and other public entities.
SB 446 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the acceptance or expenditure of federal funds by a political subdivision.
SB 447 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the selection of certain appraisal district officials.
SB 448 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the procedure for canceling a deferral or abatement of collection of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly person.
SB 449 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the carrying of a concealed handgun on the premises of certain businesses.
SB 450 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition.
SB 479 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to informed consent to immunizations for children.
SB 480 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the use of an electronic recovery and access to data prepaid card reader to seize forfeitable property.
SB 481 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the reporting and disposition of proceeds and property from asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure.
SB 494 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to an offense report prepared in the investigation of certain criminal cases.
SB 599 Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the deferral and reduction or waiver of certain surcharges assessed under the driver responsibility program.
SB 600 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the Texas Economic Development Act.
SB 622 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to itemizing certain public notice expenditures in certain political subdivision budgets.
SB 623 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a public information Internet website.
SB 823 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the powers and compensation of criminal law magistrates in Tarrant County.
SB 824 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to compensation of certain justices and judges for performing extrajudicial services.
SB 1077 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for theft offenses involving certain metals.
SB 1078 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the offense of leaving a motor vehicle unattended.
SB 1079 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state that do not prescribe a culpable mental state.
SB 1080 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to required disclosures for prenatal genetic screening; imposing a civil penalty.
SB 1081 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the administration of prophylaxis to prevent ophthalmia neonatorum.
SB 1082 Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the ownership and local regulation of trees and timber.
SB 1816 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to abolishing the spaceport trust fund and the disposition of the balance of that fund.
SB 1817 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the deposit of the gas utility pipeline tax to the credit of the oil and gas regulation and cleanup fund.
SB 1818 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the dispensing of certain drugs by physicians.
SB 1819 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision of a nursing facility quality-based payment incentives program and a program to increase direct care staff and wages under Medicaid.
SB 1820 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to an application for a ballot to be voted by mail.
SB 1821 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue bonds.
SB 1822 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state and certain recommendations regarding those laws, to criminal offenses previously compiled in statutes outside the Penal Code, to repealing certain of those offenses, and to conforming punishments for certain of those offenses to the penalty structure provided in the Penal Code; increasing the punishment for sabotage and sedition; imposing a civil penalty.
SB 1823 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a warrant authorizing the search of a cellular telephone or other wireless communications device.
SB 1824 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to punishment for the offense of forgery and to a fee imposed on certain defendants who commit the offense.
SB 1825 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the use of automatic license plate readers by a law enforcement agency.
SB 1826 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to notification regarding the release of certain sex offenders and to the reporting of vehicle registration information for sex offenders.
SB 1827 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a government course for public school students enrolled at the fifth and eighth grade levels.
SB 1836 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study on the adjudication of juveniles charged with misdemeanors punishable by fine only and the use of certain terms signifying age in the criminal justice and juvenile justice statutes of this state.
SB 1894 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to certain suits concerning real property.
SCR 39 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Urging Congress to reduce the amount of paperwork required of teachers by federal law.
SR 4 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Lions of Texas on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the founding of Lions Clubs International.
SR 576 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 30, 2017, as Kennedale Day.
SR 895 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Betty Bob Stewart Massey on the occasion of her 90th birthday.
85th 1st Called Session
SB 13 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a permit by a political subdivision.
SJR 1 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate the net revenue from the state lottery to the foundation school fund, including a portion dedicated to funding salary increases and bonuses for experienced public school classroom teachers and costs associated with school district teacher retirement contributions.
84th Regular Session
SB 390 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to docket preference for trials in which the alleged victim is younger than 14 years of age.
SB 391 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to equal opportunity for access by home-schooled students to University Interscholastic League sponsored activities; authorizing a fee.
SB 392 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to posting notice of a meeting of a governmental body on the Internet instead of in a newspaper.
SB 393 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain offenses against property or against public administration.
SB 396 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the amount of wine certain wineries may sell directly to consumers.
SB 433 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a membership interest in a limited liability company subject to a charging order.
SB 434 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the authorization for a governing body to conduct economic development negotiations in a closed meeting under the open meetings law.
SB 440 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to prohibit hydraulic fracturing treatment.
SB 441 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the sale of motor vehicles on consecutive Saturdays and Sundays.
SB 456 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to establishing a uniform one-half mile extraterritorial jurisdiction limit for municipalities.
SB 457 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the authority of a justice of the peace to waive the waiting period for a marriage ceremony.
SB 499 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to a requirement that a student's postsecondary transcript include the average or median grade awarded in each class.
SB 500 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to self-settled asset protection trusts.
SB 501 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to availability of professional liability insurance under a self-insurance trust for health care.
SB 502 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to reducing paperwork and duplicate reports required of a school district.
SB 511 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the termination of a volunteer deputy registrar appointment.
SB 558 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to public availability of certain information related to economic development negotiations.
SB 559 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to public availability of the name of an applicant for the position of executive director, chief investment officer, or chief audit executive of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
SB 612 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain employment discrimination regarding an employee who is a volunteer emergency responder.
SB 613 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to physician inquiries regarding firearm ownership.
SB 614 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of aggravated kidnapping; creating an offense.
SB 615 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the ability of an area proposed to be annexed to incorporate as a new general-law municipality.
SB 616 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to eliminating authority of municipalities to annex for limited purposes.
SB 617 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the operation of certain self-insurance trusts for health care liability claims; requiring a certificate of authority to engage in the business of insurance.
SB 618 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to grounds for refusal, cancellation, or suspension of certain alcoholic beverage licenses and permits.
SB 619 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue bonds.
SB 620 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the issuance of commemorative coins by a vendor designated as the official state mint.
SB 710 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the organization of a municipal government as a Liberty City general-law municipality.
SB 711 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for lobbying activities or lobbyists.
SB 712 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to standing for certain individuals to file a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
SB 719 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the direct shipment of certain alcoholic beverages to ultimate consumers; authorizing a fee.
SB 720 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to prohibit hydraulic fracturing.
SB 721 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the sunset review of regional mobility authorities.
SB 1110 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns by certain license holders on certain locations associated with a public or private school or educational institution.
SB 1111 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the administration by certain health care professionals of treatments, therapy, or medication ordered by an optometrist or therapeutic optometrist.
SB 1112 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the use of state resources to implement or enforce the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
SB 1243 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for donation and redistribution of certain unused prescription medications; authorizing a fee.
SB 1244 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to property owners' association elections and votes.
SB 1245 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of certain coins and bullion as legal tender.
SB 1528 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to corporate donations to a charity chosen by a political contributor.
SB 1529 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation and regulation of a law enforcement agency or police department.
SB 1530 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the offense of leaving a motor vehicle unattended.
SB 1531 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the use of revenue derived from oil and gas by the Tarrant Regional Water District.
SB 1532 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the appointment of an associate commissioner for veterans services at the Health and Human Services Commission.
SB 1533 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the abolishment of the Music, Film, Television, and Multimedia Office in the office of the governor and the moving image industry incentive program.
SB 1534 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to venue in a lawsuit against the State of Texas or a state agency.
SB 1535 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to procedures to amend a declaration by a property owners association.
SB 1536 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district; authorizing a fee.
SB 1537 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to enforce a smoking ban on the premises of certain businesses.
SB 1538 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to exclusivity agreements between telecommunications services providers and property owners.
SB 1564 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures; providing civil penalties; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense.
SB 1565 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to criminal asset forfeiture proceedings.
SB 1861 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the audit of Tarrant Regional Water District.
SB 1862 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for lobbying activities or lobbyists; creating a criminal offense.
SB 1863 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to repealing civil asset forfeiture provisions and establishing criminal asset forfeiture in this state.
SB 1864 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to requiring a peace officer to obtain a warrant to search a cellular telephone or other wireless communications device.
SCR 8 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Urging Congress to reduce the amount of paperwork required of teachers by federal law.
SCR 12 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Urging Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to provide for a balanced federal budget except during a time of national emergency.
SJR 32 Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment revising the order of legislative business to permit legislative committees to consider matters during the first 60 days of a regular session.
SJR 53 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the exclusive legislative duty to support and maintain an efficient system of public schools.
SR 198 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Christian University football team for their achievements.
SR 210 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Federation of Hispanic Republicans on the occasion of its fifth anniversary.
SR 255 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Abel Alfonso Pena Jr. for his contributions to Templo El Buen Samaritano in Houston.
SR 256 Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 2015, as MillerCoors Fort Worth Brewery Day.
SR 331 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mansfield Day at the State Capitol.
SR 370 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Kelly Walters.
SR 618 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 23, 2015, as Texas Young Republican Federation and Texas Federation of College Republicans Legislative Day.
SR 681 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Recognizing the opening of the Texas Public Policy Foundation's new headquarters.