Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Borris L. Miles
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/18/2017

Number of Bills: 88

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (78):
SB 482 Author: Miles
Last Action: 02/06/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the creation of a program to assist foster care youth and former foster care youth in accessing higher education, career information, and skills certifications.

SB 483 Author: Miles
Last Action: 02/06/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the retention of and the required disclosure under the public information law of certain complaints alleging official oppression.

SB 484 Author: Miles
Last Action: 02/06/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools.

SB 485 Author: Miles
Last Action: 02/06/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of the office of independent oversight ombudsman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

SB 486 Author: Miles
Last Action: 02/06/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to municipal civilian complaint review boards in certain municipalities.

SB 487 Author: Miles
Last Action: 02/06/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty prescribed for certain acts of official oppression.

SB 518 Author: Miles
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: May 2 2017 6:40PM
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs.

SB 574 Author: Miles
Last Action: 02/08/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the expansion of applied workforce learning opportunities in this state, including through the establishment of the Texas Industry Internship Challenge.

SB 673 Author: Miles
Last Action: 02/15/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a notification requirement if a public school campus or open-enrollment charter school does not have a nurse assigned to the campus during all instructional hours.

SB 677 Author: Miles
Sponsor: White
Last Action: 05/20/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of a task force to identify opportunities for academic credit and industry recognition for inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

SB 723 Author: Miles
Last Action: 02/21/2017 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store and healthy corner store revolving loan fund program.

SB 724 Author: Miles
Last Action: 02/21/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to limits on the size of prekindergarten classes in public schools.

SB 725 Author: Miles
Sponsor: Bernal | VanDeaver | Price | Thompson, Senfronia | Minjarez
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the donation and distribution of food at public schools.

SB 790 Author: Miles
Sponsor: Howard | Alvarado | Minjarez | Davis, Sarah | Blanco
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the women's health advisory committee.

SB 791 Author: Miles
Last Action: 02/22/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the financial abuse of elderly persons, including requiring financial institutions to report suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; providing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses.

SB 792 Author: Miles
Last Action: 02/22/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to requiring financial institutions to report the suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; providing a civil and criminal penalty.

SB 793 Author: Miles
Last Action: 05/15/2017 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the location and operation of concrete crushing facilities.

SB 794 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/14/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the biennial report to the legislature on grants made to entities under the Texas Enterprise Fund.

SB 795 Author: Miles
Last Action: 02/22/2017 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to use of the money from the Texas Enterprise Fund to benefit certain historically underutilized businesses.

SB 808 Author: Miles
Last Action: 02/22/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to coverage for certain services related to maternal depression under the Medicaid and child health plan programs.

SB 809 Author: Miles
Last Action: 02/22/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in the Texas women's health program.

SB 1158 Author: Miles
Sponsor: Allen
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to food managers in food establishments in certain counties.

SB 1218 Author: Miles
Last Action: 04/05/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to transitional child-care services in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.

SB 1219 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/09/2017 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to a requirement that the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board conduct an annual comprehensive evaluation of the impact of the top 10 percent automatic admissions law.

SB 1220 Author: Miles
Sponsor: Vo
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to ensuring continuity of education and access to higher education, career information, and skills certification for foster care youth and former foster care youth.

SB 1224 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/09/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a statewide system for stroke response and treatment.

SB 1225 Author: Miles
Last Action: 04/12/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eligibility requirements for the repayment of certain physician education loans.

SB 1258 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/13/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to discretionary disciplinary action by public school districts regarding nonviolent offenses and the adjudication of a child who engages in conduct that constitutes a nonviolent offense on school property.

SB 1265 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/13/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to HIV and AIDS tests and to health benefit plan coverage of HIV and AIDS tests.

SB 1269 Author: Miles
Last Action: 05/17/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a task force to conduct a comprehensive study on flood control infrastructure for Harris and Galveston Counties.

SB 1270 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/13/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the allocation and use of certain border security funding to secure Gulf of Mexico ports.

SB 1271 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/13/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the development of a statewide online education and career advising tool and to a study and report on certain courses offered for college credit to public school students.

SB 1272 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/13/2017 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to an annual proclamation related to hurricane preparedness.

SB 1312 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/14/2017 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the deadline for adoption of desired future conditions in groundwater conservation districts.

SB 1364 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/16/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the dissemination of information about historically underutilized businesses and the expansion of the small business development center network.

SB 1365 Author: Miles
Sponsor: Reynolds
Last Action: 05/22/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities.

SB 1453 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/20/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the definition of regular eligible student used in determining the transportation allotment under the school finance system for a municipal school district.

SB 1598 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/21/2017 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to applications for permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for certain new or expanded facilities in certain low-income and minority communities.

SB 1599 Author: Miles
Sponsor: Walle | Thierry | Giddings | Collier | Minjarez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to maternal mortality reporting and investigation information.

SB 1600 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/21/2017 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the issuance of standard permits for certain concrete plants.

SB 1601 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/21/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the establishment by certain counties and municipalities of disease control programs to reduce the risk of certain infectious and communicable diseases; authorizing fees.

SB 1737 Author: Miles
Last Action: 05/03/2017 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 3 2017 8:57PM
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of conciliation agreements entered into under the Texas Fair Housing Act.

SB 1738 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/23/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to historically underutilized businesses.

SB 1739 Author: Miles
Sponsor: Gutierrez
Last Action: 05/18/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the suspension, termination, and reinstatement of certain services provided to military service members who are serving on active duty.

SB 1740 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/23/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with an intellectual disability.

SB 1741 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/23/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to attorneys in certain counties who are qualified for appointment to represent a defendant with a mental illness.

SB 1742 Author: Miles
Sponsor: Coleman
Last Action: 05/17/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to county approval for the locations at which a junkyard or automotive wrecking and salvage yard may be operated.

SB 1769 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/23/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for providing services to certain children under the Medicaid medical transportation program.

SB 1770 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/23/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the regulation of licensed specialists in school psychology.

SB 1771 Author: Miles
Last Action: 05/09/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the election of trustees of certain school districts.

SB 1772 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/23/2017 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to vote; creating a criminal offense.

SB 1773 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/23/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a sales tax exemption for certain items sold during a limited period.

SB 1774 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/23/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the use of certain controlled substances by women who are pregnant or may become pregnant and the designation of neonatal abstinence syndrome from substance use as a reportable condition.

SB 1801 Author: Miles
Last Action: 05/15/2017 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to reporting and disseminating information regarding public school disciplinary actions.

SB 1802 Author: Miles
Last Action: 05/01/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to petty cash funds for county welfare departments in certain populous counties.

SB 1803 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/23/2017 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the financial security requirements for operators of oil and gas wells.

SB 1867 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/23/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the joint or separate prosecution of a capital felony charged against two or more defendants.

SB 1983 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/27/2017 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Urban Agricultural Innovation Authority.

SB 1984 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/27/2017 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation and funding of the urban farming pilot program and the creation of the Select Committee on Urban Farming.

SB 1985 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/27/2017 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the revocation or amendment of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water utilities in a service area.

SB 2034 Author: Miles
Last Action: 04/25/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to creation of a task force to study the health effects of concrete and rock crushing.

SB 2105 Author: Miles
Sponsor: Johnson, Jarvis
Last Action: 05/19/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the requirement that the Texas Workforce Commission provide certain employment information for secondary school students.

SB 2184 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/29/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to new capital investment in the state.

SB 2185 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/29/2017 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds; authorizing and increasing criminal fines.

SB 2266 Author: Miles
Last Action: 05/01/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Stadium Park Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.

SCR 54 Author: Miles
Last Action: 05/18/2017 S Referred to Administration
Caption: Expressing support for the creation of the Sam Houston Republic of Texas Presidential Library at Sam Houston State University.

SJR 48 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/09/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit additional uses of certain dedicated general revenue transferred each fiscal year to the state highway fund.

SR 20 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/24/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 24, 2017, as Texas Southern University Day.

SR 82 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/31/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 2, 2017, as Fritz Pollard Alliance Foundation Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. Salute to Excellence Day.

SR 279 Author: Miles
Last Action: 02/27/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 27, 2017, as Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Day.

SR 305 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/01/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2017, as University of Houston Day.

SR 529 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/29/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the United Health Foundation and the University of Houston for their commitment to improved health outcomes.

SR 542 Author: Miles
Last Action: 03/30/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 30, 2017, as Vietnamese American Day.

SR 631 Author: Miles | West
Last Action: 04/19/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing 100 Black Men of America for its service to African American youth.

SR 714 Author: Miles
Last Action: 05/03/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 3, 2017, as Asian Real Estate Association of America Day.

SR 893 Author: Miles
Last Action: 05/26/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the 2017 Fellows from the University of Houston Hobby School Public Affairs.

SR 894 Author: Miles
Last Action: 05/25/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the John P. McGovern Museum of Health and Medical Science.

SR 951 Author: Miles
Last Action: 05/29/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Elouise Jacquelyn Clark McLemore.

Additional Primary Authors (10):
SB 695 Author: Garcia | Hinojosa | Lucio | Menéndez | Miles | et al.
Last Action: 02/15/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to elective courses in ethnic studies for middle school and high school students.

SB 798 Author: Huffines | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Burton | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: May 3 2017 7:36PM
Caption: Relating to designating July 7 as Fallen Law Enforcement Officer Day.

SB 822 Author: Estes | Miles | West
Last Action: 05/17/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain property from The University of Texas System to the Parks and Wildlife Department.

SB 884 Author: Whitmire | Bettencourt | Creighton | Garcia | Kolkhorst | et al.
Last Action: 05/17/2017 H Referred to County Affairs: May 17 2017 5:48PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to use county revenue or incur debt to improve or redevelop certain sports facilities.

SB 997 Author: Garcia | Hinojosa | Lucio | Menéndez | Miles | et al.
Last Action: 03/06/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to peace officer enforcement of federal immigration law at places of worship, hospitals, public schools, and courthouses.

SB 1138 Author: Whitmire | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Burton | et al.
Sponsor: Krause | Dean | Guillen | Villalba | Blanco
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the creation of the blue alert system to aid in the apprehension of an individual suspected of killing or causing serious bodily injury to a law enforcement officer.

SCR 38 Author: Hinojosa | Garcia | Lucio | Menéndez | Miles | et al.
Last Action: 03/22/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Urging Congress to continue to support NAFTA.

SR 602 Author: Garcia | Hinojosa | Menéndez | Miles | Rodríguez | et al.
Last Action: 04/10/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 10, 2017, as Blue Ribbon Lobby Day.

SR 630 Author: Garcia | Hinojosa | Lucio | Menéndez | Miles | et al.
Last Action: 04/20/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the ninth class of the Senator Gregory Luna Legislative Scholars and Fellows Program.

SR 713 Author: Buckingham | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 05/02/2017 S Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Joseph Ray Perry.

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