2013 LEGISLATION BY REP. JOHN FRULLO

LEGISLATION AUTHORED OR JOINT AUTHORED BY REPRESENTATIVE FRULLO

HB 13 Creates increased efficiency and transparency within state retirement systems

HB 677 Ensures an appropriate balance of regulations and safety measures for dams across the state

HB 1678 Allows surviving spouses of disabled veterans to obtain a specialty license plate for the same cost as the disabled veteran plate

HB 2127 Expands state benefits coverage to certain employees of public institutions of higher education

HB 2268 Allows law enforcement and prosecutors to obtain evidence across state lines and creates strong privacy laws for the protection of your emails

HB 2636 Allows the transfer of money from one tax increment fund to another providing increased flexibility for local entities

HB 2637 Increases the penalty for sex offenders who have been found in court to have or attempted to have used someone else’s identity

HB 2725 Encourages shelters for victims of human trafficking by providing minimum standards for these facilities and creating important confidentiality provisions for victims

LEGISLATION SPONSORED OR CO-SPONSORED BY REPRESENTATIVE FRULLO IN THE HOUSE

SB 299 Clarifies that failure to conceal a handgun is only illegal when a gun is displayed in plain view of another person in a public place

SB 512 Clarifies functions of the Specialized Telecommunications Assistance Program; increases efficiency

SB 696 Clarifies rules governing the Lubbock Reese Redevelopment Authority

SB 742 Improves reporting requirements for the attempted abduction of children and missing children who often fall victim to human trafficking

SB 809 Repeals unnecessary rules and laws at the Public Utilities Commission; increases efficiency

SB 1457 Ensures proper maintenance related to health and safety issues are addressed at the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Texas School for the Deaf and streamlines maintenance functions.

LEGISLATION CO-AUTHORED BY REPRESENTATIVE FRULLO

HB 2 2nd-called session increased safety regulations for abortion facilities and stopped abortions after 5 months

HB 4 Funding for the State Water Plan

HB 78 Exempts all precious metal coins and bullion from sales-and-use-taxes

HB 97 Grants a partially disabled veteran a tax exemption on part of the appraised value of his home if the home was donated by a charitable organization

HB 150 Requires flags to be flown at half-staff at the Capitol building to honor service members from Texas who are killed in action

HB 220 Adds convictions or plea agreements for continuous non-sexual physical abuse to the list of offenses for which sentences can be served consecutively

HB 500 Makes a variety of changes to the state franchise tax; cuts taxes

HB 773 Requires open-enrollment charter schools to have students recite pledges of allegiance to the U.S. and Texas flags each day, followed by a moment of silence

HB 912 Requires the Dept. of Public Safety to create rules limiting the use of photography by drones

HB 1009 Allows school districts in Texas to classify and certify certain faculty members as School Marshals

HB 1228 Reduces the burden of proof needed to terminate the parental rights of an offender whose sexual assault of another resulted in a pregnancy

HB1272 Continues the Human Trafficking Task Force

HB 3520 Designates a portion of Highway 75 in Dallas as the George W. Bush Expressway

HB 3677 Creates a specialty license plate for the Foundation School Fund. Deposits proceeds from the plate into the fund.