Leman files bill to enhance private landowner rights Posted in: Opinions Rep’s Report AUSTIN - State Representative Ben Leman of Texas House District 13 (Austin, Burleson, Colorado, Fayette, Grimes, Lavaca, Washington) filed House Bill 1253 in conjunction with Senate Bill 554 by Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) to strengthen existing “Landowner’s Bill of Rights” protections. These protections allow landowners the right to repurchase ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!