Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Rep. Rick Miller
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 9/15/2019

Number of Bills: 18

Report Sections: Sponsored Bills | Joint Sponsored Bills

Sponsor (12):
SB 196 Author: Campbell
Sponsor: Miller
Last Action: 05/15/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.

SB 1200 Author: Campbell | Buckingham
Sponsor: Miller | Sheffield | Lambert | Buckley
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain military spouses to engage in a business or occupation in this state.

SB 1205 Author: Campbell
Sponsor: Miller
Last Action: 05/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an appropriation of money from the general revenue fund to the State Soil and Water Conservation Board for the purpose of eradicating Carrizo cane, contingent on the receipt of federal funds for the same purpose.

SB 1253 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Miller
Last Action: 05/16/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a public database maintained by the comptroller of information about certain political subdivisions.

SB 1700 Author: Whitmire
Sponsor: Miller
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the discharge of a prisoner from a county jail.

SB 2021 Author: Miles
Sponsor: Miller | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/21/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to providing access to local health departments and certain health service regional offices under Medicaid.

SB 2047 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Miller
Last Action: 05/21/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to pro bono legal services for veterans and service members.

SB 2048 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Miller
Last Action: 05/07/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the use of the fund for veterans' assistance to provide pro bono legal services to veterans and active duty service members.

SB 2075 Author: Paxton
Sponsor: Miller
Last Action: 06/04/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to public school compliance with dyslexia screening, reading instrument requirements, and a requirement that a school district notify certain parents or guardians of a program providing students with reading disabilities the ability to borrow audiobooks free of charge.

SB 2104 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Miller
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to certain advocacy and legal services for Texas Veterans and to tuition and fees for certain military spouses and dependents.

SCR 59 Author: Birdwell
Sponsor: Miller
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging the president to designate a state funeral for the last surviving Medal of Honor recipient from World War II.

SJR 47 Author: Campbell
Sponsor: Miller
Last Action: 05/16/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.

Joint Sponsor (6):
SB 286 Author: Miles
Sponsor: Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller | Stephenson
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the power of certain counties to enact certain park use rules.

SB 952 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Lucio III | Miller
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to standards for nutrition, physical activity, and screen time for certain child-care facilities and homes.

SB 1494 Author: Paxton
Sponsor: Wu | Miller | Klick | Hinojosa | Rose
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of personal information of certain employees and contractors of the Department of Family and Protective Services and of certain elected officials.

SB 1693 Author: Fallon
Sponsor: Oliverson | Miller | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to designating November 7 as Victims of Communism Day.

SB 1802 Author: Huffman
Sponsor: Hunter | Miller
Last Action: 05/28/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for certain trafficking and prostitution offenses and certain other consequences of those offenses; increasing criminal penalties.

SB 2089 Author: Hughes
Sponsor: Parker | Raymond | Toth | Miller
Last Action: 05/19/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a health care facility's policies regarding advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients.

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