Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. James Frank
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/21/2017

Number of Bills: 31

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (18):
HB 720 Author: Frank | Springer | Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 02/23/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 23 2015 3:22PM
Caption: Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program.

HB 1042 Author: Frank | Springer
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 05/21/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of a site of unique value for the construction of a reservoir.

HB 1268 Author: Frank | Burkett | Raymond | Rose | Price
Last Action: 05/15/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to monetary assistance by the Department of Family and Protective Services provided to foster parents and relative or designated caregivers for day-care services.

HB 1592 Author: Frank | Capriglione | Isaac
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain comparisons of state budgets made by the Legislative Budget Board.

HB 2655 Author: Frank | Guillen
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to requiring the Department of Family and Protective Services to study the effectiveness of the relative and other designated caregiver placement program.

HB 2805 Author: Frank
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the priority applicable to certain interbasin transfers of water.

HB 2997 Author: Frank
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of an Internet website clearinghouse for school districts to post information to comply with publication requirements.

HB 3281 Author: Frank
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to public school accountability.

HB 3413 Author: Frank
Last Action: 04/15/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a general permit to convey water using the bed and banks of a natural stream channel; authorizing a fee.

HB 3414 Author: Frank
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 18 2015 6:21PM
Caption: Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions.

HB 3687 Author: Frank
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Government Transparency & Operation: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to design-build procedures for civil works projects.

HB 3688 Author: Frank
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Government Transparency & Operation: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to the process for the selection of construction managers-at-risk used by governmental entities.

HR 134 Author: Frank
Last Action: 01/15/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jan 15 2015 3:09PM
Caption: Honoring Dr. David Greer as House Physician of the Day on January 15, 2015.

HR 359 Author: Frank
Last Action: 02/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 25 2015 7:01PM
Caption: Congratulating the Crowell High School football team on winning the 2014 UIL Six-Man 1A Division 1 state championship.

HR 501 Author: Frank
Last Action: 02/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 20 2015 7:46PM
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Jesse W. Rogers on his retirement as president of Midwestern State University.

HR 1824 Author: Frank
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Referred to Natural Resources: May 5 2015 5:28PM
Caption: Requesting the speaker to direct the House Committee on Natural Resources to conduct an interim study on the interconnectivity of Texas water resources.

HR 1826 Author: Frank
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Referred to Natural Resources: May 5 2015 5:28PM
Caption: Requesting the speaker to direct the House Committee on Natural Resources to conduct an interim study relating to the effects of evaporation on Texas water resources.

HR 3105 Author: Frank
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 12:13PM
Caption: Congratulating Brenna Moore of Midwestern State University on winning the 2015 NCAA Division II Women's Golf Championship.

Joint Author (13):
HB 6 Author: Otto | Frank
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts, the dedication and rededication of revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes.

HB 347 Author: Dutton | Frank | Leach | Villalba | Huberty
Last Action: 02/12/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 12 2015 11:31AM
Caption: Relating to equal opportunity for access by home-schooled students to University Interscholastic League sponsored activities; authorizing a fee.

HB 554 Author: Springer | Pickett | Simmons | Guillen | Frank
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a defense to prosecution for the offense of possessing or carrying a weapon in or into the secured area of an airport.

HB 946 Author: Workman | Frullo | Frank | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | King, Tracy O.
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to painting and marking requirements for certain meteorological evaluation towers; creating an offense.

HB 1640 Author: Farias | Kuempel | Frank | Gutierrez
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the compatibility of certain defense community regulations and structures with military operations.

HB 2459 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Keffer | Frank | Morrison | Lucio III
Last Action: 04/16/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle in the vicinity of an unprotected road user; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2788 Author: Springer | Frank
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the authority of a retail public water utility to require an operator of a correctional facility to comply with water conservation measures.

HB 3298 Author: Larson | Frank | Lucio III | Kacal | Keffer
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/18/2015 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Water Development Board regarding the development of a market and conveyance network for water in this state.

HCR 32 Author: Raymond | White, James | Ashby | Frank
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Urging the U.S. Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification a federal balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

HCR 113 Author: Springer | Frank | Phillips | VanDeaver | Geren
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Urging the United States Congress to direct the Bureau of Land Management to affirm the provisions of the Red River Boundary Compact and acknowledge that the vegetation line on the south bank of the Red River forms the boundary between Oklahoma and Texas.

HJR 21 Author: Burkett | Frank | Simmons | Bonnen, Greg | Isaac
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring that any appropriations in excess of the constitutional spending limit be approved by a two-thirds vote of all the members elected to each house of the legislature.

HJR 78 Author: Workman | Flynn | Frank
Last Action: 05/01/2015 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing an amendment to the constitution to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government.

HJR 111 Author: Darby | Springer | Crownover | Simpson | Frank
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 05/22/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit using revenues, other money, or account or fund balances dedicated by law for nondedicated general governmental purposes or for certification of appropriations for nondedicated purposes or entities.

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