Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Troy Fraser
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/16/2017

Number of Bills: 51

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (38):
SB 363 Author: Fraser
Sponsor: Murr
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the election dates for directors of the Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District.

SB 521 Author: Fraser | Watson | Zaffirini
Sponsor: Keffer
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the period for which the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality may grant or renew an emergency authorization relating to the use of state water.

SB 532 Author: Fraser
Last Action: 02/18/2015 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of regional emergency communications districts; authorizing the issuance of bonds; authorizing a fee.

SB 549 Author: Fraser
Last Action: 02/18/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district composed of Coryell County.

SB 632 Author: Fraser
Sponsor: Button | Ashby | Johnson, Eric | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Faircloth
Last Action: 06/03/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the creation of the governor's university research initiative and to the abolishment of the Texas emerging technology fund.

SB 633 Author: Fraser
Sponsor: Isaac | Villalba | Bell | Rodriguez, Eddie | Alvarado
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain event trust funds and the abolishment of the special event trust fund.

SB 709 Author: Fraser
Sponsor: Morrison | Bonnen, Dennis | Deshotel | Harless | Smith
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to procedures for certain environmental permit applications.

SB 733 Author: Fraser
Sponsor: Workman
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to change the date of their general elections.

SB 734 Author: Fraser
Sponsor: Cook
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the setting of annual interest rates for utility deposits by the Public Utility Commission of Texas.

SB 735 Author: Fraser
Sponsor: King, Ken
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to discovery of evidence of the net worth of a defendant in connection with a claim for exemplary damages.

SB 774 Author: Fraser
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/15/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to studies on the rates of electric utilities.

SB 775 Author: Fraser
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Referred to Energy Resources: Apr 30 2015 9:33PM
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the goal for natural gas use.

SB 776 Author: Fraser
Sponsor: Kacal | Cook | Clardy | Paddie
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the operations of a municipally owned utility or municipal power agency; providing authority to issue bonds.

SB 777 Author: Fraser
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: May 4 2015 7:19PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to restrict participation in the retail electric market for significant violations.

SB 898 Author: Fraser
Last Action: 04/01/2015 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 1 2015 1:17PM
Caption: Relating to charitable raffles conducted by certain professional sports team charitable foundations; providing penalties.

SB 919 Author: Fraser
Last Action: 03/09/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to oil and gas wells that traverse multiple tracts.

SB 929 Author: Fraser
Last Action: 03/09/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to building energy efficiency performance standards; establishing the Building Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee.

SB 930 Author: Fraser
Last Action: 03/09/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to procedures and eligibility for terminating participation in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas deferred retirement option plan.

SB 931 Author: Fraser
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: May 5 2015 5:28PM
Caption: Relating to the goal for renewable energy and competitive renewable energy zones.

SB 932 Author: Fraser
Sponsor: Cook
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to retain assistance for federal proceedings affecting certain electric utilities and consumers.

SB 933 Author: Fraser
Sponsor: Cook | Kacal
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to review transmission interconnections that enable imports or exports from the ERCOT power grid.

SB 964 Author: Fraser
Last Action: 03/10/2015 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Military Installations
Caption: Relating to the criteria for awarding the Texas Purple Heart Medal to members of the armed forces wounded or killed at Fort Hood on November 5, 2009.

SB 1165 Author: Fraser | Campbell | Eltife | Lucio | Seliger
Last Action: 05/04/2015 S Companion document considered in lieu of
Caption: Relating to the express preemption of regulation of oil and gas operations and the exclusive jurisdiction of those operations by the state.

SB 1368 Author: Fraser
Last Action: 05/01/2015 H Referred to Appropriations: May 1 2015 3:39PM
Caption: Relating to the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans.

SB 1579 Author: Fraser
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a certificate of merit in certain actions against certain licensed or registered professionals.

SB 1945 Author: Fraser
Last Action: 04/22/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to electricity service provided by municipally owned utilities.

SB 1946 Author: Fraser
Last Action: 03/25/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the application of the open meetings and public information laws to the Texas Mutual Insurance Company.

SCR 26 Author: Fraser
Sponsor: King, Susan
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the governor to award the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor posthumously to Lieutenant Colonel Ed Dyess.

SCR 31 Author: Fraser
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Designating Hico as the official Steak Capital of Texas.

SCR 38 Author: Fraser
Sponsor: King, Susan
Last Action: 05/27/2015 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Designating Abilene as the official Storybook Capital of Texas.

SJR 39 Author: Fraser
Last Action: 04/01/2015 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 1 2015 1:21PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit professional sports team charitable foundations to conduct charitable raffles.

SR 219 Author: Fraser
Last Action: 02/23/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 1 through 7, 2015, as Texas Studies Week.

SR 443 Author: Fraser | Whitmire
Last Action: 03/30/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 8, 2015, as Masonic Grand Lodge of Texas Day.

SR 648 Author: Fraser
Last Action: 04/28/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Howard Newton Cox.

SR 649 Author: Fraser
Last Action: 04/28/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 25- and 50-year members of the Senate Ladies Club.

SR 650 Author: Fraser
Last Action: 04/28/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Max Hartmann on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 651 Author: Fraser
Last Action: 04/28/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 6, 2015, as Texas Environmental Excellence Awards Day.

SR 800 Author: Fraser
Last Action: 05/13/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 75th anniversary of the establishment of Camp Bowie in Brownwood.

Additional Primary Authors (13):
SB 1 Author: Nelson | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to certain restrictions on the imposition of ad valorem taxes and to the duty of the state to reimburse certain political subdivisions for certain revenue loss; making conforming changes.

SB 7 Author: Nelson | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the computation of and to decreasing the rates of the franchise tax.

SB 8 Author: Schwertner | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: May 5 2015 5:28PM
Caption: Relating to the total revenue exemption for the franchise tax.

SB 11 Author: Birdwell | Bettencourt | Burton | Campbell | Creighton | et al.
Sponsor: Fletcher
Last Action: 06/13/2015 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the carrying of handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education; providing a criminal penalty.

SB 495 Author: Watson | Fraser | Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Miller, Doug
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the service areas of certain junior college districts.

SB 523 Author: Birdwell | Estes | Fraser | Kolkhorst | Perry
Sponsor: Keffer
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sunset review of river authorities.

SCR 13 Author: Seliger | Estes | Fraser | Hinojosa | Nichols | et al.
Sponsor: Anchia
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging the U.S. Congress to end the ban on crude oil exports.

SJR 1 Author: Nelson | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, authorizing the legislature to prohibit a political subdivision that has adopted an optional residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation from reducing the amount of or repealing the exemption, and prohibiting the enactment of a law that imposes a transfer tax on a transaction that conveys fee simple title to real property.

SR 97 Author: Zaffirini | Bettencourt | Campbell | Creighton | Ellis | et al.
Last Action: 02/04/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 4, 2015, as Orange and Maroon Legislative Day.

SR 398 Author: Garcia | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 03/19/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Extending condolences to the families of the missing students from Ayotzinapa, Guerrero, Mexico.

SR 411 Author: Watson | Fraser
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Central Texas Water Coalition for its work to protect the Highland Lakes.

SR 544 Author: Perry | Fraser
Last Action: 04/13/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 70th anniversary of the closing of Camp Barkeley.

SR 618 Author: Burton | Campbell | Creighton | Estes | Fraser | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 23, 2015, as Texas Young Republican Federation and Texas Federation of College Republicans Legislative Day.

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