Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. James B. Frank
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/21/2019

Number of Bills: 37

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (18):
HB 261 Author: Frank
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to increasing the punishment for certain conduct constituting the offense of murder and providing for the prosecution of that conduct as capital murder.

HB 689 Author: Frank
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 21 2019 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to comparisons of state budgets made by the Legislative Budget Board.

HB 1324 Author: Frank | González, Mary | Sanford | Dutton
Last Action: 04/04/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to equal opportunity for access by home-schooled students to University Interscholastic League sponsored activities; authorizing a fee.

HB 1483 Author: Frank | Goldman | Deshotel | Miller | Rose
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/27/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for assisting certain recipients of public benefits to gain permanent self-sufficiency.

HB 2764 Author: Frank | Minjarez | Klick | Swanson
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to minimum standards and caregiver training for substitute care providers for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 3329 Author: Frank | Klick
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the services provided by assisted living facilities.

HB 3331 Author: Frank
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the procedures and grounds for terminating the parent-child relationship, for taking possession of a child, and for certain hearings in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship involving the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 3332 Author: Frank
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to revocation of do-not-resuscitate orders for patients admitted to a health care facility or hospital.

HB 3663 Author: Frank
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the North Central Texas Municipal Water Authority.

HB 3670 Author: Frank
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the administration and operation of the Medicaid program.

HB 3671 Author: Frank
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 6 as the Corporal David Anthony Gentry Memorial Bridge.

HB 3678 Author: Frank
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to a study on reporting and accessibility of county budget information.

HB 3679 Author: Frank
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties.

HB 3934 Author: Frank
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of rural hospitals to establish a health care collaborative.

HB 3950 Author: Frank | Minjarez | Klick
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/23/2019 H Senate Amendments Analysis distributed: May 23 2019 3:40PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Joint Committee on Child Welfare.

HB 4178 Author: Frank
Last Action: 05/02/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the operation and administration of certain health and human services programs, including the Medicaid managed care program.

HB 4426 Author: Frank
Last Action: 04/15/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authority of the Health and Human Services Commission to retain portion of appropriated funds to pay for implementation of certain health care programs under the Medicaid program.

HR 1620 Author: Frank
Last Action: 05/14/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 14 2019 4:55PM
Caption: Congratulating Corporal Joshua Moer of the Texas Department of Public Safety on being named the 2018 Trooper of the Year by the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

Joint Author (19):
HB 703 Author: Harris | Allison | Frank
Last Action: 04/02/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of birth records.

HB 925 Author: Springer | Frank
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the Gateway Groundwater Conservation District.

HB 1096 Author: Capriglione | Frank | Krause
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the modernization of state agency information technology systems.

HB 1109 Author: Swanson | Frank | Klick | Oliverson | Minjarez
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to waiving certain minimum standards for substitute care providers for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 1221 Author: Patterson | Frank
Last Action: 04/15/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain projects to be undertaken by economic development corporations.

HB 1362 Author: Wu | Frank | Hinojosa | Miller | Walle
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the caseloads of child protective services caseworkers.

HB 1543 Author: Springer | Frank | Flynn | Schaefer | Paddie
Sponsor: Fallon
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to methods to enhance the enforcement of the collection of the use tax due on certain off-highway vehicles purchased outside this state; providing a civil penalty.

HB 1579 Author: Cain | Guillen | Romero, Jr. | Frank
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to the definition of first responder for immunization purposes.

HB 1585 Author: González, Mary | Frank | Klick | Swanson
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study on interest or other waiting lists maintained for certain Medicaid programs providing services to persons with an intellectual or developmental disability.

HB 1702 Author: Howard | Stucky | Frank | Minjarez
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to services provided for students at public institutions of higher education who are or were in foster care.

HB 1709 Author: González, Mary | Frank
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a surrogate parent for certain children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 1780 Author: Miller | Frank
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the mandatory dismissal date of certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship involving the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 1792 Author: Klick | Howard | Coleman | Moody | Frank
Last Action: 04/04/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain advanced practice registered nurses.

HB 2490 Author: Wu | Frank | Hinojosa | Goodwin | Bucy
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the system for maintaining records relating to children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 2737 Author: Wu | Dutton | White | Leach | Frank
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to judicial guidance related to child protective services cases and juvenile cases.

HB 2811 Author: Price | Frank | Minjarez | Thompson, Senfronia | VanDeaver
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prescribing of controlled substances and dangerous drugs for acute pain.

HB 3118 Author: Schaefer | Springer | Paddie | Frank
Last Action: 05/07/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the titling of certain off-highway vehicles purchased outside this state.

HCR 126 Author: Swanson | Oliverson | Thierry | Frank | Farrar
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Recognizing pornography as a public health hazard.

HR 890 Author: Springer | Cain | White | Leman | Frank
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 20 2019 4:47PM
Caption: In memory of Texas firefighters who have died in the line of duty and recognizing Firefighter Appreciation Day at the State Capitol.

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