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Legislation authored by James Frank

Includes legislation with James Frank as the primary author for the 83rd through 85th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not available for the 86th Legislature.

85th Regular Session
HB 5 Author: Frank, James | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Department of Family and Protective Services and the transfer of certain powers and duties from the Health and Human Services Commission.
HB 6 Author: Frank, James | et. al.
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the administration of services provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including foster care, child protective services, and prevention and early intervention services.
HB 445 Author: Frank, James | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain property for certain ad valorem tax incentives relating to wind-powered energy devices.
HB 1051 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to comparisons of state budgets made by the Legislative Budget Board.
HB 1323 Author: Frank, James | et. al.
Last Action: 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 1550 Author: Frank, James | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the confinement in a county jail of a person pending a transfer to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to the reimbursement of certain costs of confinement.
HB 1710 Author: Frank, James | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program.
HB 2264 Author: Frank, James | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the priority applicable to certain interbasin transfers of water.
HB 2361 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to a study regarding the appointment and use of attorneys ad litem in cases involving the Department of Family and Protective Services.
HB 2384 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to a study on reporting and accessibility of county budget information.
HB 3185 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to fees charged by the Rolling Plains Groundwater Conservation District; authorizing a fee.
HB 3314 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the procedure for action on certain applications for an amendment to a water right.
HB 3316 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
HB 3320 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
Caption: Relating to financial accounting and reporting requirements for this state and political subdivisions of this state.
HB 3321 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to jurisdiction of the county courts in certain counties.
HB 3590 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
Caption: Relating to reducing regulations on the application of certain pesticides by school district employees.
HB 3735 Author: Frank, James | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to an application for a new or amended water right submitted to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
HB 3859 Author: Frank, James | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to protection of the rights of conscience for child welfare services providers.
HB 3894 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of capital murder.
HB 3936 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Referred to 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.
HCR 104 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Caption: Urging Congress to require the Bureau of Land Management to commission a gradient boundary survey of the south bank of the Red River.
HCR 152 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3735.
HR 398 Author: Frank, James | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 16, 2017, as CASA Day at the State Capitol.
84th Regular Session
HB 720 Author: Frank, James | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program.
HB 1042 Author: Frank, James | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of a site of unique value for the construction of a reservoir.
HB 1268 Author: Frank, James | et. al.
Last Action: 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, James | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain comparisons of state budgets made by the Legislative Budget Board.
HB 2655 Author: Frank, James | et. al.
Last Action: 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, James
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the priority applicable to certain interbasin transfers of water.
HB 2997 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: 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, James
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to public school accountability.
HB 3413 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: 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, James | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions.
HB 3687 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
Caption: Relating to design-build procedures for civil works projects.
HB 3688 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
Caption: Relating to the process for the selection of construction managers-at-risk used by governmental entities.
HR 134 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. David Greer as House Physician of the Day on January 15, 2015.
HR 359 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Crowell High School football team on winning the 2014 UIL Six-Man 1A Division 1 state championship.
HR 501 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Jesse W. Rogers on his retirement as president of Midwestern State University.
HR 1824 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
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, James
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
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, James
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Brenna Moore of Midwestern State University on winning the 2015 NCAA Division II Women's Golf Championship.
83rd Regular Session
HB 1250 Author: Frank, James | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the initial use of certain property acquired for a public use.
HB 1332 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the administration and powers of the Red River Authority of Texas.
HB 2454 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to reimbursement of health care services rendered by a health care provider for an inmate of a county jail or another county correctional facility.
HB 2492 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the allocation of certain revenue from the taxes imposed on the sale, rental, or use of motor vehicles to the state highway fund.
HB 2779 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the taxation and titling of certain off-road vehicles; providing penalties.
HB 2907 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Knox County Hospital District; authorizing the imposition of a tax.
HB 3352 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study and possible action regarding the improper avoidance of the use tax due on certain off-road vehicles purchased in other states.
HB 3353 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the investment of funds by the governing boards of certain institutions of higher education.
HR 1408 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Munday High School football team on winning the 2012 UIL 1A Division 2 state championship.
HR 1784 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 32nd anniversary of the Hotter'N Hell Hundred bicycle ride in Wichita Falls.
HR 2136 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Lindsey Vaught for her service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative James Frank.
HR 2137 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Matthew McKellar for his service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative James Frank.
HR 2138 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Kathleen Knocke for her service as a legislative intern for the office of State Representative James Frank.
HR 2795 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 281.
83rd 1st Called Session
HB 65 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the allocation of certain revenue from the taxes imposed on the sale, rental, or use of motor vehicles to the state highway fund.
83rd 2nd Called Session
HB 38 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the allocation of certain revenue from the taxes imposed on the sale, rental, or use of motor vehicles to the state highway fund.
83rd 3rd Called Session
HB 7 Author: Frank, James
Last Action: Referred to Transportation Funding, Select
Caption: Relating to the allocation of certain revenue from the taxes imposed on the sale, rental, or use of motor vehicles to the state highway fund.