Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Rep. James B. Frank
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 6/22/2021

Number of Bills: 11

Report Sections: Sponsored Bills | Joint Sponsored Bills

Sponsor (8):
SB 25 Author: Kolkhorst | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | Buckingham | et al.
Sponsor: Frank | Sanford | Hernandez | Metcalf
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the right of certain residents to designate an essential caregiver for in-person visitation.

SB 905 Author: Perry | Springer
Sponsor: Frank
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to guidance on the regulations applicable to the potable reuse of wastewater.

SB 910 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Frank
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a study of options for implementing family preservation services, the provision of certain other health and human services by certain state agency contractors, and the repeal of a prior pilot program for family-based safety services.

SB 1136 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Frank
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to implementation of certain health care provider initiatives and measures designed to reduce costs and improve recipient health outcomes under Medicaid.

SB 1578 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Frank
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the use of opinions from medical professionals in making certain determinations relating to the abuse or neglect of a child.

SB 1896 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Frank | Minjarez
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the provision of health and human services by the Department of Family and Protective Services and the Health and Human Services Commission.

SB 2158 Author: Campbell
Sponsor: Frank
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to requiring the Texas Education Agency to provide identification kits to school districts and open-enrollment charter schools for distribution to the parent or legal custodian of certain students.

SJR 19 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Frank | Sanford | Hernandez | Metcalf
Last Action: 06/01/2021 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a right for residents of certain facilities to designate an essential caregiver for in-person visitation.

Joint Sponsor (3):
SB 394 Author: Lucio
Sponsor: Klick | Noble | Oliverson | Bonnen | Frank
Last Action: 04/28/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to abortion complication reporting and the regulation of drug-induced abortion procedures, providers, and facilities; creating a criminal offense.

SB 1138 Author: Hughes
Sponsor: Noble | Frank | Swanson | Shaheen | Meza
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to a study on streamlining public safety net programs to reduce costs and improve outcomes for recipients under the programs.

SB 1149 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Noble | Hinojosa | Minjarez | Frank | Shaheen
Last Action: 05/25/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the transition of case management for children and pregnant women program services and Healthy Texas Women program services to a managed care program.

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