Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Borris L. Miles
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 2/26/2021

Number of Bills: 93

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (82):
SB 65 Author: Miles
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty prescribed for certain acts of official oppression.

SB 66 Author: Miles
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the retention of and the required disclosure under the public information law of certain complaints alleging official oppression.

SB 67 Author: Miles
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to municipal civilian complaint review boards in certain municipalities.

SB 68 Author: Miles
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a duty for peace officers to intervene and make a report when a peace officer uses excessive force.

SB 69 Author: Miles
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of certain techniques when using force to make an arrest or search.

SB 70 Author: Miles
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to use of force reporting by peace officers.

SB 71 Author: Miles
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to law enforcement policies regarding the use of force by peace officers.

SB 72 Author: Miles
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to requiring law enforcement agencies to adopt a policy regarding the discharge of a firearm by a peace officer at or in the direction of a moving vehicle.

SB 73 Author: Miles
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to providing access to local health departments and certain health service regional offices under Medicaid.

SB 74 Author: Miles
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the contract terms of certain grants awarded by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.

SB 75 Author: Miles
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the office of minority statistics and engagement in the Department of Family and Protective Services.

SB 76 Author: Miles
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a limit on cost-sharing requirements imposed by a health benefit plan for certain prescription insulin.

SB 77 Author: Miles
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to discrimination on the basis of hair texture or protective hairstyle associated with race.

SB 78 Author: Miles
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
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 79 Author: Miles
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a report by a school authority of a communicable disease during a declared state of disaster.

SB 80 Author: Miles
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with an intellectual disability.

SB 81 Author: Miles
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to making certain false alarms or reports because of bias or prejudice; increasing a criminal penalty.

SB 82 Author: Miles
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to job interview restrictions for releasees from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

SB 83 Author: Miles
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the timely processing of certain requests relating to the employment of a person released on parole or to mandatory supervision.

SB 84 Author: Miles
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to lethal violence protective orders; creating criminal offenses.

SB 85 Author: Miles
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the age of a child at which a juvenile court may exercise jurisdiction over the child and to the minimum age of criminal responsibility.

SB 86 Author: Miles
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to reporting requirements for bank loans made to African American-owned businesses.

SB 87 Author: Miles
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the consideration of the cumulative effects of air contaminant emissions in the emissions permitting process.

SB 172 Author: Miles
Last Action: 11/10/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to electronic voter registration.

SB 173 Author: Miles
Last Action: 11/10/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the creation of the African American Family Commission.

SB 174 Author: Miles
Last Action: 11/10/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of American principles, including social injustice and civil rights concepts, in the public school curriculum and instructional materials and in training materials and resources for use by school districts.

SB 175 Author: Miles
Last Action: 11/10/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the issuance of a warrant authorizing the use of a no-knock entry by a peace officer.

SB 349 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/15/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to including certain demographic information in federal incident-based reporting of information and statistics concerning offenses committed in this state.

SB 350 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/15/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to liability of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for certain claims.

SB 351 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/15/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to changing the eligibility for release on parole of certain inmates serving sentences for certain offenses involving family violence.

SB 352 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/15/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the suspension of the license of a dishonorably discharged law enforcement officer.

SB 353 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/15/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to allowing justice and municipal courts to access the financial responsibility verification program.

SB 354 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/15/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to access to postsecondary courses or programs for inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

SB 355 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/15/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the civil penalty for certain signs placed on the right-of-way of a public road.

SB 356 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/15/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the facilities that may be financed by a public facilities corporation.

SB 357 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/15/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the financing of certain grocery stores by a public facilities corporation.

SB 358 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/15/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that establish a grocery store or healthy corner store in a food desert.

SB 359 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/15/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to provision of a verified accounting for actions involving foreclosure of a lien on residential real property or recovery on a consumer credit account.

SB 360 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/15/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the release of a deed of trust or other contract lien securing a home loan after direct payoff by mortgagor.

SB 361 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/15/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the continuation of a limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes if the property is acquired by and qualifies as the homestead of an heir of the owner or the owner's spouse or surviving spouse.

SB 362 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/15/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the satisfaction of a reverse mortgage loan after the death of the last surviving borrower.

SB 363 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/15/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to prohibiting daily simple interest home loans.

SB 364 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/15/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to affirmative defenses for a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality enforcement action for unauthorized emission or opacity events.

SB 365 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/15/2021 S Filed
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 366 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/15/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the minimum amount of an administrative penalty assessed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for a violation of certain laws under the jurisdiction of, or rules adopted or orders or permits issued by, the commission.

SB 367 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/15/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the requirements for an application for a permit to drill an oil or gas well at a site adjacent to a well blowout site.

SB 368 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/15/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the issuance of air quality permits for concrete plants located in certain areas.

SB 392 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the continuation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the Harris County Hospital District.

SB 393 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the consideration of certain student differentials based on sex under the public school accountability system.

SB 416 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to clarification of the law regarding the regulation of historic or culturally significant structures by certain municipalities.

SB 417 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to reports to the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System on certain cases filed in justice and municipal courts.

SB 418 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to disclosure to legislators of certain attorney grievance information.

SB 419 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of county and justice courts in civil matters.

SB 420 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the participation of the medical school at the University of Houston and the college of osteopathic medicine at Sam Houston State University in the Joint Admission Medical Program.

SB 421 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the compensation and professional representation of student athletes participating in intercollegiate athletic programs at certain public and private institutions of higher education.

SB 425 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the power of certain counties to enact certain park use rules.

SB 426 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the return of certain ballots.

SB 427 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to preliminary examination periods for mental health protective custody.

SB 428 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in the Healthy Texas Women program.

SB 429 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the adoption and implementation of a surgical smoke evacuation system policy at certain health care facilities.

SB 480 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/27/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the student union fee at the University of Houston.

SB 500 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/28/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to creating the criminal offense of operating a boarding home facility without a permit in certain counties and municipalities.

SB 501 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/28/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to regulation of certain group homes and other residential facilities for children, elderly individuals, and individuals with disabilities; creating a criminal offense.

SB 502 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/28/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to registration of certain establishments providing assisted living services.

SB 503 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/28/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to creating the criminal offense of failing to report abuse, neglect, or exploitation in boarding home facilities in certain counties and municipalities.

SB 504 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/28/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to authority of a county fire marshal to inspect group homes and assisted living facilities; authorizing a fee; creating a criminal offense.

SB 505 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/28/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the prohibited discharge of a patient to certain unlicensed or unpermitted group-centered facilities.

SB 561 Author: Miles
Last Action: 02/02/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to notice of and standing to protest certain alcoholic beverage permit and license applications.

SB 577 Author: Miles
Last Action: 02/03/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a study by Texas A&M University--Commerce regarding the cultural appropriateness of state-administered public school assessment instruments.

SB 658 Author: Miles
Last Action: 02/11/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the offense of failure to comply with an order from a fire marshal and the authority of certain county employees to issue citations for certain violations; changing a criminal penalty.

SB 746 Author: Miles
Last Action: 02/23/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to requiring the parent of a student enrolled in a school district to provide and update a student's contact information.

SB 747 Author: Miles
Last Action: 02/23/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to law enforcement policies prohibiting a peace officer from using a chemical device against a minor.

SB 748 Author: Miles
Last Action: 02/23/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to requiring law enforcement agencies to make certain radio communications available to the public.

SB 749 Author: Miles
Last Action: 02/23/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the foreclosure of property owners' association assessment liens on certain boarding home facilities.

SB 750 Author: Miles
Last Action: 02/23/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages on the premises of certain sexually oriented businesses; creating a criminal offense; providing a criminal penalty.

SB 751 Author: Miles
Last Action: 02/23/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to notice to state legislators of alcoholic beverage permit and license applications.

SB 752 Author: Miles
Last Action: 02/23/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to standing to protest certain alcoholic beverage permit and license applications.

SB 753 Author: Miles
Last Action: 02/23/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the amount of a fee charged by a public institution of higher education for late payment of student housing costs.

SB 754 Author: Miles
Last Action: 02/23/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the amendment of a dedicatory instrument to remove a discriminatory provision.

SB 755 Author: Miles
Last Action: 02/23/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to protection of a client's money and property by an attorney representing the client; creating civil liability.

SJR 26 Author: Miles
Last Action: 01/15/2021 S Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide for the continuation of a limitation on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes if the property is acquired by and qualifies as the homestead of an heir of the owner or the owner's spouse or surviving spouse.

SJR 40 Author: Miles
Last Action: 02/23/2021 S Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit additional uses of certain dedicated general revenue transferred each fiscal year to the state highway fund.

Additional Primary Authors (11):
SB 16 Author: Nelson | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 02/24/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to prohibitions on the dissemination by a state agency of an individual's personal data.

SB 268 Author: West | Miles
Last Action: 12/21/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting.

SB 528 Author: Hughes | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | Buckingham | et al.
Last Action: 01/29/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the contractual relationship between a pharmacist or pharmacy and a health benefit plan issuer or pharmacy benefit manager.

SB 721 Author: Schwertner | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 02/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of appraisal reports in connection with the use of eminent domain authority.

SB 722 Author: Schwertner | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 02/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the failure to disclose certain appraisal reports by an entity with eminent domain authority in connection with an offer to acquire real property.

SB 723 Author: Schwertner | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | Hall | et al.
Last Action: 02/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to certain requirements in connection with the acquisition of real property for public use by an entity with eminent domain authority.

SB 724 Author: Schwertner | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 02/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the award of attorney's fees and other costs in an eminent domain proceeding.

SB 725 Author: Schwertner | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 02/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural land and the liability for the additional tax imposed on such land if the use of the land changes as a result of a condemnation.

SB 726 Author: Schwertner | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 02/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to establishing actual progress for the purposes of determining the right to repurchase real property from a condemning entity.

SB 827 Author: Kolkhorst | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Blanco | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 02/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to pricing of and health benefit plan cost-sharing requirements for prescription insulin.

SR 54 Author: Zaffirini | Blanco | Eckhardt | Lucio | Menéndez | et al.
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Harmony Public Schools on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.

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