EFFECTIVE REPUBLICAN LEGISLATOR:

Burt leads the debate on the floor of the Texas House of Representatives

Since his first Legislative Session in January of 1995, Burt has passed over 100 pieces of important legislation signed by Governors Bush and Perry • Created the “no-call” list that allows citizens to request that telephone marketing calls not be made to their phone • Improved the state’s jury system • Required disclosure to home buyers regarding homeowner association restrictions • Increased punishment for people possessing fake Texas Driver’s License • Allowed disabled persons to pay their property taxes in installments • Exempted retirement money in Roth IRAs from seizure by a creditor • Allowed Denton County the option of creating a coordinated county transportation authority to reduce traffic congestion resulting in the establishment of the Denton County Transportation Authority • Saved taxpayer dollars by updating state law on government purchasing requirements • Mandated that criminals pay for some of the costs of their confinement • Authored Proposition 8 which will ensure home equity lending remains a viable tool for the homeowners of Texas • Co-Authored proposition 11 that requires legislators to cast record votes to ensure transparency and accountability in the legislative process

DEDICATED TO FAMILY AND COMMUNITY:

Married to Jamie Solomons, daughter Haley • Former Denton County Republican Party Recording Secretary, • Real Estate and Business Lawyer • General Counsel for Greater Lewisville Association of Realtors • Former Denton Assistant City Attorney • Former Municipal Judge, City of Carrollton • Former Alternate Municipal Judge, cities of Lewisville and Flower Mound • Former President, Texas Municipal Courts Association • Charter Director of Boys & Girls Club of Denton County • Member, Lewisville, Metrocrest, Frisco, and Coppell Chambers of Commerce

HARD WORKING REPUBLICAN:

State Vice Chairman for Leadership Texas ’96 • Former President, Denton County Republican Men’s Club • Delegate to Republican State Convention, 1992 & 1994 • Republican Precinct Chairman, 1992-1993 • Member of the Texas House Republican Caucus and the Texas House Conservative Coalition • Strong supporter of President Bush, U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, and State Senator Jane Nelson

TELEMARKETING WATCHDOG:

Burt passed and Governor Perry signed HB 472, which strongly regulates telemarketing calls to your house. Burt’s bill allows citizens to put their name on a state “no-call” list which blocks telemarketing calls

EDUCATION:

B.A., Texas Tech University, 1972
M.P.A, Southern Methodist University, 1973
J.D., University of Tulsa, 1978

PROFESSIONAL CAREER:

Practice in General Law, 1986 – Present • Of Counsel - Bell, Nunnally & Martin, LLP (Present) • Assistant Legal Counsel for Hexter-Fair Title Company, 1983-86 • General Counsel for Lawyers Title Insurance Company of Denton, 1981-83 • Legal Counsel to Greater Lewisville Association of Realtors, Inc. • Served as Alternate Legal Counsel to Greater Dallas Association of Realtors • Assistant City Attorney/Acting City Attorney, City of Denton, 1978-81 • Administrative Assistant, City of Richardson, 1973-75 • Presiding Municipal Judge, City of Carrollton, April 1987 - April 17, 1993 • Associate Municipal Judge, City of Lewisville, 1993-94 • Associate Municipal Judge, Town of Flower Mound, 1993-94