Dennis Bonnen

Dennis Bonnen

Full Name: Dennis H. Bonnen

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 25 Jan 8, 2019 - Jan 12, 2021 86th   Republican Lake Jackson / Brazoria Speaker   Brazoria, Matagorda
H 25 Jan 10, 2017 - Jan 8, 2019 85th   Republican Angleton / Brazoria Speaker Pro Tem, 2/9/2017.   Brazoria, Matagorda
H 25 Jan 13, 2015 - Jan 10, 2017 84th   Republican Angleton / Brazoria Speaker Pro Tem, 2/4/2015.   Brazoria, Matagorda
H 25 Jan 8, 2013 - Jan 13, 2015 83rd   Republican Angleton / Brazoria Speaker Pro Tem, 1/31/2013.   Brazoria, Matagorda
H 25 Jan 11, 2011 - Jan 8, 2013 82nd   Republican Angleton / Brazoria   Brazoria
H 25 Jan 13, 2009 - Jan 11, 2011 81st   Republican Angleton / Brazoria   Brazoria
H 25 Jan 9, 2007 - Jan 13, 2009 80th   Republican Angleton / Brazoria   Brazoria
H 25 Jan 11, 2005 - Jan 9, 2007 79th   Republican Angleton / Brazoria   Brazoria
H 25 Jan 14, 2003 - Jan 11, 2005 78th   Republican Angleton / Brazoria   Brazoria
H 25 Jan 9, 2001 - Jan 14, 2003 77th   Republican Angleton / Brazoria   Brazoria
H 25 Jan 12, 1999 - Jan 9, 2001 76th   Republican Angleton / Brazoria   Brazoria
H 25 Jan 14, 1997 - Jan 12, 1999 75th   Republican Angleton / Brazoria   Brazoria

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Relatives: Dennis Bonnen and Greg Bonnen - brothers. "Brothers in lawmaking at Texas Capitol: Dennis and Greg Bonnen are both House members," Josh Hinkle, 2/28/2013. KXAN.com.
  • Interview and photo, "The Final Word: Dennis Bonnen, Speaker, Texas House of Representatives," March/April 2019, p. 37. State Legislatures.

Photographs

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

85th R.S. - 2017
Coastal Barrier System (Co-Chair) 
Culture, Recreation, and Tourism  
Ways and Means (Chair) 
84th R.S. - 2015
Border Security (Chair) 
Insurance  
Natural Resources  
Ways and Means (Chair) 
83rd R.S. - 2013
Fiscal Impact of Texas Border Support Operations, Select (Chair) 
Higher Education Governance, Excellence, and Transparency, Select Oversight (Vice Chair) 
Natural Resources  
Special Purpose Districts (Chair) 
82nd R.S. - 2011
Calendars (Vice Chair) 
Election Contest District 48, Select  
Higher Education  
Higher Education Governance, Excellence, and Transparency, Oversight  
Transportation  
Voter Identification and Voter Fraud, Select (Chair) 
81st R.S. - 2009
Elections  
Land and Resource Management (Chair) 
80th R.S. - 2007
Electric Generation Capacity and Environmental Effects, Select (Chair) 
Environmental Regulation (Chair) 
Hurricane Ike Storm Devastation to the Texas Gulf Coast, Select  
Ways and Means  
79th R.S. - 2005
Environmental Regulation (Chair) 
Natural Resources  
78th R.S. - 2003
Environmental Regulation (Chair) 
Insurance  
Public School Finance, Select  
Public School Finance, Select Subcommittee on Facilities  
Rock Crushers and Quarries, Advisory  
77th R.S. - 2001
Environmental Regulation (Vice Chair) 
Ways and Means  
76th R.S. - 1999
Pensions and Investments  
Teacher Health Insurance, Select  
Ways and Means  
75th R.S. - 1997
County Affairs  
Insurance  

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