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Legislation authored by Dick Burnett

Includes legislation with Dick Burnett as the primary author for the 67th through 70th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

70th Regular Session
HB 40 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the criminal records of proposed adoptive parents.
HB 41 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to granting limited law enforcement authority to special agents of the Internal Revenue Service.
HB 42 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to certain identifying marks on aircraft owned or leased by the state.
HB 154 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense for advertising going out of business sales in certain circumstances.
HB 323 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the administration of a polygraph examination to a child taken into custody.
HB 398 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the registration fee for certain motorcycles.
HB 643 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, and operation of the fire department emergency program under the jurisdiction of the fire department emergency board, and to funding of the program by an increase in the maintenance tax on gross premiums of certain types of insurance.
HB 644 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain offenses relating to failure to bring a vehicle to a stop on the signal of a police officer.
HB 675 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to Retirement and Aging
Caption: Relating to eligibility for service retirement benefits from the Texas Municipal Retirement System.
HB 696 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to prosecutors purchasing malpractice liability insurance.
HB 761 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to expunction of criminal records in certain cases involving children as victims of offenses.
HB 921 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the authority of the comptroller of public accounts to contract for information about revenue or property the state may be legally entitled to recover.
HB 1105 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the remittitur of a bail bond and the release of a surety from liability for the bond.
HB 1311 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the supplemental compensation received by certain district judges.
HB 1312 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to a preference for local bidders on certain contracts awarded by municipalities, counties, and other political subdivisions.
HB 1495 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the availability of posting of letters of credit instead of bond to certain tobacco product permittees under the Tax Code.
HB 2587 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, eminent domain powers, duties, operations, fiscal procedures, and taxing authority of the Sterling County Underground Water Conservation District and authorizing the issuance of bonds.
HB 2625 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Spkr.
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, fiscal procedures, annexation authority, bond and taxing authority, and the exercise of eminent domain by the Lipan-Kickapoo Water Conservation District.
HCR 3 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Creating a special committee to select the Texas State Artist.
HCR 8 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Creating a special interim committee to study relocating the headquarters of the department of corrections.
HCR 115 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing the 200th Anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution.
HJR 41 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to create a fire department emergency fund and to authorize the state to provide scholarships, grants, loans, and other financial assistance to local fire departments and other public fire-fighting organizations in the state using funds collected from gross premiums taxes on fire insurance.
HR 156 Author: Burnett, Dick
Caption: Approving publication of the 1845 decisions of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Texas.
HR 532 Author: Burnett, Dick
Caption: Honoring Mr. and Mrs. Arnulfo Garcia on their 40th wedding anniversary.
69th Regular Session
HB 149 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Creating offenses involving the unauthorized use of the insignia and name of certain state law enforcement agencies or of insignia deceptively similar to that of certain law enforcement agencies; providing penalties.
HB 150 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the waiver of a jury trial for a person charged with a capital offense and to the punishment, sentencing, and availability of parole or mandatory supervision for a person convicted of a capital offense.
HB 340 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to prekindergarten classes in public schools.
HB 361 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to longevity pay for fire fighters and police officers.
HB 422 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the maximum length of the adoption cycle and adoption contracts for public school textbooks.
HB 490 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Tagged in committee
Caption: Relating to eligibility for service retirement benefits from the Texas Municipal Retirement System.
HB 866 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to punishments for offenses involving failure to appear.
HB 975 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to Energy
Caption: Relating to seismographic operations on the right-of-way of a county road or other public highway.
HB 1079 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to requiring that the execution of a condemned prisoner be held in the county in which the offense for which the condemned person was convicted was committed.
HB 1184 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to longevity pay for sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, and jailers.
HB 1232 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of savings and loan associations to be depositories for school districts and institutions of higher education.
HB 1350 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to complaints about and disciplinary measures taken against law enforcement officers or fire fighters.
HB 1351 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the arrest, search, and seizure powers of postal inspectors.
HB 1409 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the sale of an estray when ownership of the estray has not been determined.
HB 1410 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to the licensing of alarm companies by the Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act.
HB 1492 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to heart and lung disease death or disability benefits for certain fire fighters.
HB 2142 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the compensation of an elected county officer who performs the functions of two elected offices.
HB 2418 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Coke County Underground Water Conservation District.
HJR 23 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase from two years to four years the term of office for a member of the Texas House of Representatives.
HR 16 Author: Burnett, Dick
Caption: Honoring Senior Captain W. D. "Bill" Wilson of the Texas Rangers.
HR 121 Author: Burnett, Dick
Caption: Honoring the Afro-American Police Officers League.
HR 123 Author: Burnett, Dick
Caption: Commending the Honorable Thomas R. Parrett, mayor of San Angelo.
HR 125 Author: Burnett, Dick
Caption: Designating March 6, 1985, to be "San Angelo Day in Austin."
69th 2nd Called Session
HB 16 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to prekindergarten classes in public schools.
HB 18 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the date on which a county or public hospital must provide services under the Indigent Health Care and Treatment Act and the date on which the rollback provisions take effect.
68th Regular Session
HB 242 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the status of adult probation department personnel as state employees for certain purposes.
HB 307 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Placed on daily Major State Calendar
Caption: Creating offenses involving the unauthorized use of the insignia and name of certain state law enforcement agencies.
HB 745 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the penalty for fleeing or attempting to elude a peace officer.
HB 746 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee with substitute
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of unauthorized entry of or presence at the scene of a crime investigation.
HB 747 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to application of the offense of disorderly conduct to looking into a room in a hotel or similar establishment for a lewd or unlawful purpose.
HB 748 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to eligibility for service retirement benefits from the Texas Municipal Retirement System.
HB 878 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to longevity pay for firemen and policemen.
HB 879 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the furnishing of criminal history record information by criminal justice agencies; providing a penalty.
HB 921 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to seismographic operations on the right-of-way of a county road or other public highway.
HB 922 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district, composed of Tom Green County, and to the exchange of benches by the judges of the district courts in that county.
HB 923 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to qualifications for the offices of justice of the peace and constable.
HB 1301 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the membership of the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies.
HB 1302 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to enforcement of certain penalties for offenses under the Water Code by certain peace officers.
HB 1522 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to eligibility for service retirement benefits from the Texas County and District Retirement System.
HB 1523 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to longevity pay for deputy sheriffs and jailers.
HB 1524 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to evidence that is admissible in a hearing before a civil service commission.
HB 1793 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the salaries of sheriffs.
HB 2028 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the offense of harassment.
HCR 126 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Granting Luther Coulter, Nathan W. Coulter, Jr. and Evalena Fairbanks permission to sue the State of Texas and the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation.
HJR 12 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee unfavorably
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase from two years to four years the term of office for a member of the Texas House of Representatives.
HR 47 Author: Burnett, Dick
Caption: Commending F. E. Boyd.
HR 48 Author: Burnett, Dick
Caption: Commending Shad Bryson.
HR 57 Author: Burnett, Dick
Caption: Recognizing April 6, 1983, as "San Angelo Day in Austin."
HR 98 Author: Burnett, Dick
Caption: In memory of Tol Terrell.
HR 455 Author: Burnett, Dick
Caption: Recognizing David Thomas for his many accomplishments and contributions toward the establishment of Texas' government.
67th Regular Session
HB 1514 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to seismographic operations on a county road right-of-way.
HB 1515 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the execution of wills.
HB 1626 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the duties of a grand jury.
HB 1671 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to income reporting by an individual required to make child support payments.
HB 1731 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to student fees for the support of student centers at component institutions of the Texas State University System.
HB 1950 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the furnishing of criminal history record information by criminal justice agencies.
HB 2206 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Removed from local and uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the status of adult probation department personnel as state employees for certain purposes.
HB 2325 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to terms of office for directors of the Lipan Creek Flood Control District.
HB 2326 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to terms of office for director of the Tom Green County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
HB 2327 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to terms of office for directors of the Willow Creek Water Control District.
HB 2328 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the approval of proclamations of the Parks and Wildlife Commission by the Commissioners' Court in Concho County.
HCR 59 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending former state representative Tom Massey.
HJR 77 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide terms not to exceed four years for members of governing boards of certain water districts and conservation reclamation districts.
HR 110 Author: Burnett, Dick
Caption: Commending Phillip D. Upton.
67th 1st Called Session
HB 46 Author: Burnett, Dick
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Security and Sanctions
Caption: Relating to the status of adult probation department personnel as state employees for certain purposes.