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

Number of Bills: 20

SB 7 Author: Bettencourt
Coauthor: Campbell | Taylor, Larry | Hancock | Menéndez | Seliger | et al.
Sponsor: King, Ken | Kuempel | Dale | Dutton | VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to improper relationships between educators and students and reporting of educator misconduct; creating a criminal offense and expanding the applicability of an existing offense; authorizing an administrative penalty.

SB 12 Author: West
Coauthor: Buckingham | Nichols | Perry | Rodríguez | Miles | et al.
Sponsor: King, Phil | Johnson, Eric | Villalba | Burkett | Fallon
Last Action: 05/27/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of a grant program to assist law enforcement agencies with the purchase of bulletproof vests and body armor.

SB 143 Author: Garcia
Coauthor: Miles
Last Action: 01/25/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the provision of the reason for rejecting a voter registration application.

SB 196 Author: Garcia
Coauthor: Lucio | Miles
Sponsor: Coleman
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to a notification requirement if a public school, including an open-enrollment charter school, does not have a nurse, school counselor, or librarian assigned to the school during all instructional hours.

SB 203 Author: West
Coauthor: Uresti | Miles | Hinojosa
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to removing the deadline for the Department of Family and Protective Services to enter into permanency care assistance agreements.

SB 271 Author: Burton
Coauthor: Hinojosa | Huffines | Menéndez | Miles | Watson | et al.
Last Action: 01/30/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a citation or notice to appear for certain misdemeanors punishable by a fine only.

SB 275 Author: Watson
Coauthor: Seliger | Miles | Menéndez | West | Zaffirini
Last Action: 04/25/2017 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the retention and use of sales tax revenue collected by certain retailers to provide job training and placement services to certain persons.

SB 292 Author: Huffman | Nelson | Schwertner
Coauthor: Watson | Hinojosa | Menéndez | Perry | Miles | et al.
Sponsor: Price | Coleman
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the creation of grant programs to reduce recidivism, arrest, and incarceration of individuals with mental illness.

SB 325 Author: Burton
Coauthor: Huffines | Miles | Rodríguez | Hinojosa | Garcia | et al.
Last Action: 04/18/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Apr 18 2017 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to the procedure for expunction of arrest records and files for certain persons who are tried for an offense and subsequently acquitted.

SB 329 Author: Creighton | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Estes | Lucio | et al.
Coauthor: Menéndez | Garcia | Miles
Last Action: 05/19/2017 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to birth records of adopted persons.

SB 380 Author: Burton
Coauthor: Hinojosa | Miles | Schwertner | Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/01/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to repealing civil asset forfeiture provisions and establishing criminal asset forfeiture in this state.

SB 463 Author: Seliger | Nichols
Coauthor: Lucio | Hinojosa | Uresti | Rodríguez | Birdwell | et al.
Sponsor: Huberty | Lozano
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the use of individual graduation committees to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements and other alternative methods to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements.

SB 584 Author: West
Coauthor: Uresti | Miles | Garcia
Sponsor: Rose
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to guidelines for prescribing opioid antagonists.

SB 721 Author: Perry
Coauthor: Kolkhorst | Miles
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to treatment and care provided by licensed medical professionals to animals in certain facilities.

SB 969 Author: Watson
Coauthor: Zaffirini | Miles | Perry | Garcia
Sponsor: Leach | Alvarado | Howard
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to requiring certain public and private institutions of higher education to provide amnesty to students who report certain incidents, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, or stalking.

SB 970 Author: Watson
Coauthor: Zaffirini | Miles | Perry
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: May 3 2017 7:36PM
Caption: Relating to a sexual assault policy at public and private institutions of higher education.

SB 1046 Author: Estes
Coauthor: Zaffirini | Miles
Last Action: 05/08/2017 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to sources of funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan.

SB 1341 Author: Garcia | Rodríguez
Coauthor: Watson | Whitmire | Miles
Last Action: 03/14/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a change of name and sex for certain persons and the issuance of associated vital records and documentation; authorizing a fee.

SB 1588 Author: Huffines | Perry | Uresti | Whitmire
Coauthor: Menéndez | Miles | West | Rodríguez | Hinojosa
Sponsor: Simmons
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the elimination of regular mandatory vehicle safety inspections and the imposition of replacement fees.

SB 1849 Author: Whitmire
Coauthor: Miles | Garcia | Menéndez | Lucio | Birdwell | et al.
Sponsor: Coleman | Thompson, Senfronia | Moody | Hunter | White
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals detained or arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses, to the confinement, conviction, or release of those individuals, and to grants supporting populations that are more likely to interact frequently with law enforcement.

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