Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Sen. Borris L. Miles
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/5/2019

Number of Bills: 44

SB 3 Author: Nelson
Coauthor: Hughes | Hinojosa | Buckingham | West | Kolkhorst | et al.
Last Action: 03/28/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 28 2019 12:30AM
Caption: Relating to additional funding to school districts for classroom teacher and librarian salaries.

SB 11 Author: Taylor
Coauthor: Perry | Watson | Powell | Huffman | West | et al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg | Huberty | Metcalf | Thierry | Price
Last Action: 06/06/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to policies, procedures, and measures for school safety and mental health promotion in public schools and the creation of the Texas Child Mental Health Care Consortium.

SB 14 Author: Nichols
Coauthor: Buckingham | Flores | Hinojosa | Seliger | West | et al.
Sponsor: Kuempel | Ashby | Bell, Keith | King, Phil | Price
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to broadband service or facilities provided by an electric cooperative.

SB 21 Author: Huffman | Campbell | Hinojosa | Johnson | Kolkhorst | et al.
Coauthor: Lucio | Rodríguez | Miles | Powell | West | et al.
Sponsor: Zerwas | Thompson, Senfronia | Sheffield | Anchia | Oliverson
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco products.

SB 31 Author: Zaffirini | Birdwell | Creighton | Huffman | Hughes | et al.
Coauthor: Kolkhorst | Hinojosa | Fallon | Miles | Hall
Sponsor: Smithee | Guillen
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to establishing a guardianship abuse, fraud, and exploitation deterrence program.

SB 36 Author: Zaffirini
Coauthor: Menéndez | Miles
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to providing free full-day prekindergarten for certain children.

SB 37 Author: Zaffirini
Coauthor: Menéndez | Campbell | Buckingham | Flores | Hinojosa | et al.
Sponsor: Krause | Hernandez | Blanco | Oliverson | Shaheen
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the use of student loan default or breach of a student loan repayment or scholarship contract as a ground for refusal to grant or renew an occupational license or other disciplinary action in relation to an occupational license.

SB 40 Author: Zaffirini
Coauthor: Lucio | Miles
Sponsor: Leach | Murr | Bonnen, Greg | Oliverson | Calanni
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to locations, terms, sessions, and procedures for conducting court proceedings.

SB 47 Author: Zaffirini
Coauthor: Miles
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a task force on ensuring an appropriate care setting for a person with a disability.

SB 94 Author: Menéndez
Coauthor: Miles
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the state contribution to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

SB 103 Author: Menéndez
Coauthor: Miles
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to automatic voter registration on issuance or change of a driver's license or identification card by the Department of Public Safety.

SB 113 Author: Menéndez
Coauthor: Miles
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the minimum wage.

SB 140 Author: Rodríguez
Coauthor: Miles
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the use of alternative methods to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements for certain students.

SB 147 Author: Rodríguez
Coauthor: Menéndez | Miles | Johnson
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy.

SB 149 Author: Rodríguez
Coauthor: Miles
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the capacity of certain minors to consent to examination or medical treatment related to childbirth and contraception.

SB 155 Author: Rodríguez
Coauthor: Menéndez | Miles
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the release on parole of certain inmates convicted of an offense committed when younger than 18 years of age; changing parole eligibility.

SB 156 Author: Rodríguez
Coauthor: Johnson | Miles
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the civil and criminal penalties for possession of certain small amounts of marihuana and an exception to prosecution for possession of associated drug paraphernalia; creating a criminal offense.

SB 160 Author: Rodríguez
Coauthor: Miles
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on sex discrimination in employment compensation.

SB 208 Author: Campbell
Coauthor: Buckingham | Miles | Powell
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the operation of concrete plants and crushing facilities at certain locations.

SB 213 Author: Seliger
Coauthor: West | Birdwell | Watson | Flores | Perry | et al.
Sponsor: Huberty
Last Action: 05/07/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the use of individual graduation committees and other alternative methods to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements.

SB 306 Author: Watson
Coauthor: Miles | Menéndez
Sponsor: Israel
Last Action: 04/25/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the release by a peace officer of certain individuals suspected of the offense of public intoxication.

SB 308 Author: Watson
Coauthor: Miles
Last Action: 02/07/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy.

SB 312 Author: Buckingham
Coauthor: Rodríguez | Flores | Fallon | Nichols | Schwertner | et al.
Last Action: 02/07/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the sale of ale and beer by certain brewers and manufacturers to ultimate consumers for consumption off the brewers' or manufacturers' premises.

SB 327 Author: Alvarado
Coauthor: Miles
Last Action: 02/07/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

SB 352 Author: Powell
Coauthor: Miles
Last Action: 02/07/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the use of the skills development fund by certain entities.

SB 429 Author: Lucio
Coauthor: Miles | Menéndez
Sponsor: Lucio III
Last Action: 05/21/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a comprehensive plan for increasing and improving the workforce in this state to serve persons with mental health and substance use issues.

SB 523 Author: Hinojosa
Coauthor: Miles
Last Action: 04/30/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the consequences of a criminal conviction on a person's eligibility for an occupational license.

SB 556 Author: Kolkhorst
Coauthor: Miles | Menéndez | West | Powell
Last Action: 02/21/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to Medicaid reimbursement for dental services provided to adults with disabilities.

SB 686 Author: Alvarado
Coauthor: Zaffirini | Hughes | Menéndez | Powell | Hall | et al.
Sponsor: Goodwin | Talarico | Beckley | Capriglione
Last Action: 05/16/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to personal financial literacy courses for high school students in public schools.

SB 691 Author: Johnson
Coauthor: Miles | Alvarado
Sponsor: Nevárez
Last Action: 05/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to suspension of a driver's license for persons convicted of certain misdemeanor drug possession offenses.

SB 753 Author: Huffman
Coauthor: Hughes | Miles | Powell | Paxton | Zaffirini | et al.
Sponsor: Raney | Stucky | Anchia | Harless | Lambert
Last Action: 05/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to wage requirements for community rehabilitation programs participating in the purchasing from people with disabilities program.

SB 806 Author: Johnson
Coauthor: Zaffirini | Miles
Sponsor: Klick
Last Action: 05/19/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to eligibility to serve as an interpreter in an election.

SB 937 Author: Zaffirini
Coauthor: Miles
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for providing services to certain women and children under the Medicaid medical transportation program.

SB 1130 Author: West
Coauthor: Menéndez | Powell | Miles
Sponsor: Dutton | Frank
Last Action: 05/21/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a task force on father engagement in this state.

SB 1192 Author: West
Coauthor: Miles
Sponsor: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/21/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the Texas college work-study program and to establishing a program for the off-campus employment of certain students at public or private institutions of higher education.

SB 1445 Author: Perry
Coauthor: Johnson | Miles | Alvarado
Sponsor: Meza | Klick
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to simplified certification and recertification requirements for certain persons under the supplemental nutrition assistance program.

SB 1479 Author: Johnson
Coauthor: Miles
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of, criminal penalties for, and other consequences of possession of one ounce or less of marihuana.

SB 1667 Author: Buckingham
Coauthor: Johnson | Campbell | Hinojosa | Miles | West | et al.
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the delivery of certain transportation services under Medicaid and certain other health and human services programs.

SB 1719 Author: Lucio
Coauthor: Taylor | Hinojosa | Alvarado | Miles | Creighton | et al.
Sponsor: Morrison | Cyrier
Last Action: 05/21/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the allocation of certain state hotel occupancy tax revenue.

SB 1828 Author: Menéndez
Coauthor: Hancock | Seliger | Hinojosa | Lucio | Paxton | et al.
Sponsor: Raymond
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to Holocaust Remembrance Week in public schools.

SB 1850 Author: Rodríguez
Coauthor: Flores | Fallon | Birdwell | Lucio | Miles | et al.
Sponsor: Walle
Last Action: 05/21/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to used and scrap tire handlers.

SB 2297 Author: Powell
Coauthor: Miles | Menéndez | Huffman | Hinojosa | Seliger | et al.
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a review by the state auditor of certain assessment instruments administered to public school students.

SB 2300 Author: Powell
Coauthor: Miles
Last Action: 05/17/2019 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain nurses employed by a long-term care facility.

SB 2334 Author: Creighton
Coauthor: Miles
Last Action: 05/09/2019 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to grants for disaster response by nonprofit food banks.

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