Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Rick Miller
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/23/2017

Number of Bills: 100

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (62):
HB 175 Author: Miller, Rick | Sheffield | Cyrier | Zerwas | Farias
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 05/25/2015 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Veterans Recovery Pilot Program to provide certain veterans with hyperbaric oxygen treatment.

HB 782 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 02/23/2015 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 23 2015 3:22PM
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund an academic building at the University of Houston.

HB 783 Author: Miller, Rick | Thompson, Senfronia | White, James
Last Action: 02/23/2015 H Referred to Elections: Feb 23 2015 3:22PM
Caption: Relating to allowing a person who will be 18 years of age on the date of the general election for state and county officers to vote in the preceding primary elections.

HB 785 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of amusement redemption machine game rooms in certain counties.

HB 787 Author: Miller, Rick | Fallon | Capriglione
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 05/22/2015 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 22 2015 5:23PM
Caption: Relating to the Texas Military Preparedness Commission and strategic planning regarding military bases and defense installations.

HB 788 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 04/09/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain child-care facilities; increasing a fee.

HB 789 Author: Miller, Rick | Fallon
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to license plates issued to retired members of the military.

HB 882 Author: Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/20/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the director and assistant director of the Texas Military Preparedness Commission.

HB 886 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs: Mar 2 2015 3:50PM
Caption: Relating to the issuance of Iraq Campaign Medal specialty license plates.

HB 893 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 04/01/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to granting certain local governments general zoning authority around certain military facilities; providing a penalty.

HB 894 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 03/04/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to waiver programs for veterans provided by toll project entities.

HB 895 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 02/25/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 25 2015 11:46AM
Caption: Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations.

HB 1133 Author: Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Texas Military Preparedness Commission.

HB 1161 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Texas Military Preparedness Commission.

HB 1177 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the acceptance of a voter at a polling place.

HB 1201 Author: Miller, Rick | Fallon
Last Action: 03/03/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 3 2015 4:16PM
Caption: Relating to a sales tax exemption for items sold at a United States military installation to a member of the United States armed forces on active duty.

HB 1364 Author: Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates to honor recipients of the Defense Meritorious Service Medal and the Meritorious Service Medal.

HB 1556 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 03/09/2015 H Referred to Urban Affairs: Mar 9 2015 4:28PM
Caption: Relating to prohibition of certain regulations by a county, municipality, or other political subdivision.

HB 1563 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 03/09/2015 H Referred to Elections: Mar 9 2015 4:28PM
Caption: Relating to the procedures for registering to vote.

HB 1659 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 04/27/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an application for a ballot to be voted by mail.

HB 1735 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 03/12/2015 H Referred to Elections: Mar 12 2015 11:50AM
Caption: Relating to requests for a list of annual vote-by-mail voters.

HB 1978 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the requirements for a candidate's application for a place on the ballot.

HB 1982 Author: Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Transportation to the University of Houston.

HB 1986 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the manner of state financing of primary elections.

HB 1996 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 05/20/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to holding a primary election for a political party in a county without party leadership.

HB 2017 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to permissible locations of open-enrollment charter schools created by institutions of higher education.

HB 2021 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to preparation for the conduct of a primary election.

HB 2028 Author: Miller, Rick | Reynolds
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the applicability of canceling an application for a ballot to be voted by mail to subsequent elections.

HB 2046 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Elections: Mar 13 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to an election services contract between a county elections administrator and a political party.

HB 2090 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Elections: Mar 13 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the conduct of primary elections.

HB 2093 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 13 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to a study on the cost of a moratorium on administering certain assessment instruments.

HB 2098 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Elections: Mar 13 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the requirements for an application to vote an early voting ballot by mail.

HB 2157 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 03/12/2015 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 12 2015 11:50AM
Caption: Relating to a requirement that a hospital allow a patient to designate a caregiver to receive aftercare instruction regarding the patient.

HB 2163 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to signature verification on an early voting ballot voted by mail.

HB 2184 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 03/25/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to liability of certain electric utilities that allow certain uses of land that the electric utility owns, occupies, or leases.

HB 2264 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Elections: Mar 13 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the time for returning mail ballots that were sent to the voter after the time provided by law.

HB 2389 Author: Miller, Rick | Zerwas | Harless
Last Action: 04/16/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of sales tax revenue collected under certain contracts.

HB 2395 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 13 2015 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to the testing of a juvenile for a sexually transmitted disease or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) following the filing of a petition and a finding of probable cause that the juvenile has engaged in certain delinquent conduct.

HB 2453 Author: Miller, Rick | Capriglione
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 13 2015 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to an allotment under the foundation school program for students with dyslexia or related disorders.

HB 2477 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to requirements for the issuance of a driver's license or personal identification certificate.

HB 2547 Author: Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to Fort Bend County.

HB 2683 Author: Miller, Rick | Zerwas | Bonnen, Dennis | Huberty | Raymond
Last Action: 05/11/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of dyslexia practitioners and therapists by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation; imposing an administrative penalty; authorizing fees.

HB 2795 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Elections: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to state compensation of certain political party officers.

HB 2798 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the hours of work and compensatory time and overtime pay for commissioned officers of the Department of Public Safety.

HB 3192 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to providing for endorsements for public high school students enrolled in special education programs.

HB 3201 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to a federal waiver to allow the Texas Education Agency to administer annual assessment instruments based on modified achievement standards for certain public school students.

HB 3206 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 04/08/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the powers, rights, and duties of the Fort Bend County Levee Improvement District No. 2.

HB 3307 Author: Miller, Rick | Flynn | Fallon
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Employees Retirement System of Texas to make available a TRICARE Military Health System supplemental plan.

HB 3566 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 04/15/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain military personnel and their dependents.

HB 3583 Author: Miller, Rick | Laubenberg
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to a pilot program in certain school districts exempting those districts from administering standard assessment instruments and authorizing alternative assessment instruments.

HB 3594 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 19 2015 2:53PM
Caption: Relating to credits against the ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district on the property of certain persons who provide an educational alternative for a child eligible to attend a public school in the district.

HB 3600 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of persons who assist veterans in applying for benefits from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.

HB 3604 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Referred to Elections: Mar 19 2015 2:53PM
Caption: Relating to certain filing fees for candidates in a primary election.

HB 3805 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Elections: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to an application for a ballot to be voted by mail.

HB 3901 Author: Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the repossession of an aircraft.

HJR 70 Author: Miller, Rick | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 02/23/2015 H Referred to Elections: Feb 23 2015 3:22PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing certain persons under the age of 18 to vote in a primary election.

HJR 77 Author: Miller, Rick | Bohac | Zerwas | Fletcher | Huberty
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/25/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing one or more amendments to the constitution to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office of federal officials and members of Congress.

HJR 141 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 19 2015 2:53PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide for credits against the ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district on the property of certain persons who provide an educational alternative for a child eligible to attend a public school in the district.

HR 348 Author: Miller, Rick | Howard | Turner, Sylvester | Crownover | Bohac
Last Action: 02/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 25 2015 6:14PM
Caption: Honoring parking attendants of the office of the house sergeant-at-arms.

HR 349 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 02/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 25 2015 6:29PM
Caption: Commending Dee Koch for her service in behalf of the George Foundation in Richmond.

HR 2708 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 14 2015 10:19PM
Caption: In memory of Sam Bernard Raia Jr. of Sugar Land.

HR 3239 Author: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 05/25/2015 H Filed
Caption: Requesting the speaker of the house to create a select interim committee to examine the Hazlewood Act program.

Joint Author (38):
HB 292 Author: Stephenson | Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller, Rick | Sanford
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing development corporations to finance projects to support primary job training facilities and programs at certain educational institutions.

HB 416 Author: Riddle | Clardy | Bohac | Miller, Rick | Cyrier
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to requiring personnel of abortion facilities and certain other facilities performing abortions to complete training on human trafficking.

HB 428 Author: Howard | Stickland | Phelan | Miller, Rick | Israel
Last Action: 04/20/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to allowing a person who will be 18 years of age on the date of the general election for state and county officers to vote in the preceding primary elections.

HB 658 Author: Zerwas | Miller, Rick | Reynolds | Stephenson | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of a campus of the Texas State Technical College System in Fort Bend County.

HB 682 Author: Sheets | Capriglione | Miller, Rick | Schaefer | Guillen
Last Action: 05/15/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the motor vehicle sales and use tax for certain military servicemembers serving on active duty.

HB 714 Author: Longoria | Miller, Rick | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/23/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain bonuses offered to certain correctional officers employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 764 Author: King, Susan | Laubenberg | Simpson | Miller, Rick | Collier
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the use, collection, and security of health care data collected by the Department of State Health Services.

HB 992 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Martinez Fischer | Bonnen, Greg | Muñoz, Jr. | Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran.

HB 1043 Author: Bohac | Miller, Rick | Zerwas
Last Action: 03/03/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 3 2015 1:59PM
Caption: Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations.

HB 1048 Author: Farias | King, Susan | Martinez Fischer | Miller, Rick | Coleman
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the redesignation of veterans court programs as veterans treatment court programs, the administration of those programs, the expunction of arrest records and files for certain participants who successfully complete a program, and the issuance of orders of nondisclosure for participants convicted of a misdemeanor; changing a fee.

HB 1187 Author: Wray | Sheets | Dale | Miller, Rick | Smith
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/03/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the designation of a segment of U.S. Highway 287 in Midlothian as the Chris Kyle Memorial Highway.

HB 1550 Author: Zerwas | Guerra | Farney | Miller, Rick | Guillen
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the administration of epinephrine by pharmacists.

HB 1724 Author: Sheffield | Zerwas | Miller, Rick | Guillen
Last Action: 05/12/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a state plan for Streptococcus pneumoniae education and prevention.

HB 1762 Author: Otto | Zerwas | Miller, Rick | Geren | Guillen
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of a health care advocacy program for veterans.

HB 1830 Author: Kuempel | Flynn | Miller, Rick | Guillen
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 05/24/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of amusement redemption machine game rooms.

HB 2171 Author: Sheffield | Zerwas | Zedler | Miller, Rick | Collier
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to information maintained in the immunization registry with the consent of an individual after the individual becomes an adult.

HB 2301 Author: Riddle | Guillen | Miller, Rick | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/21/2015 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 21 2015 10:44PM
Caption: Relating to time credits awarded against the cumulative period of commitment or treatment of certain defendants determined to be incompetent to stand trial.

HB 2474 Author: Sheffield | Zerwas | Miller, Rick | Blanco | Simmons
Last Action: 05/11/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to requirements for and the transparency of epidemiological reports and immunization exemption information and reports.

HB 2597 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller, Rick | Stephenson
Last Action: 05/07/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the creation of a mental health treatment for incarceration diversion pilot program.

HB 3366 Author: Sheffield | Miller, Rick | Guerra
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of prescription drugs under Medicaid and the child health plan program.

HB 3369 Author: Paul | Miller, Rick | Schofield | Cyrier
Last Action: 05/18/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to supervision of the conduct of a primary election; creating an offense.

HB 3417 Author: Bernal | Miller, Rick
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to providing for endorsements for public high school students enrolled in special education programs.

HB 3456 Author: Paul | Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the composition of a district executive committee of a political party.

HB 3572 Author: Zerwas | Miller, Rick | Otto
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain military personnel and their dependents.

HB 3698 Author: White, Molly | Hughes | White, James | Miller, Rick | Riddle
Last Action: 04/14/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to nonbinding dispute resolution proceedings conducted by religious organizations or authorities.

HB 3864 Author: Sanford | Krause | Miller, Rick | Keough | Riddle
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to protection of the rights of conscience for child welfare services providers.

HB 3903 Author: Sheffield | Miller, Rick | Giddings
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a requirement that a hospital allow a patient to designate a caregiver to receive aftercare instruction regarding the patient.

HB 3941 Author: Zerwas | Reynolds | Stephenson | Miller, Rick
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of an additional family district court for Fort Bend County.

HB 4168 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Miller, Rick | Zerwas | Reynolds | Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the composition of the board of directors and the powers of the Gulf Coast Water Authority.

HCR 85 Author: Wray | Geren | Flynn | Blanco | Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the governor of the State of Texas to posthumously award the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor to Chief Petty Officer Christopher Scott Kyle.

HCR 109 Author: Paul | Miller, Rick | Bonnen, Greg | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Last Action: 05/22/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Urging Congress to encourage the Department of Defense to relocate the United States Africa Command to Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base in Houston.

HJR 50 Author: Howard | Stickland | Phelan | Israel | Miller, Rick
Last Action: 04/20/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing certain persons under the age of 18 to vote in a primary election.

HJR 75 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Martinez Fischer | Bonnen, Greg | Muñoz, Jr. | Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Filed with the Secretary of State
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 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect.

HR 692 Author: Button | Zerwas | Miller, Rick | Stephenson
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 2 2015 12:48PM
Caption: Honoring the Fort Bend Global Initiative for its contributions to Fort Bend County.

HR 697 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Stephenson | Miller, Rick
Last Action: 03/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2015 1:19PM
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 2015, as Fort Bend County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 2027 Author: Button | Vo | Wu | Miller, Rick | Leach
Last Action: 05/07/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 7 2015 1:21PM
Caption: Recognizing May 2015 as Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month.

HR 2192 Author: Geren | Miller, Rick | Sheffield
Last Action: 05/19/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2015 8:09AM
Caption: In memory of Willie Mae Froebel Stark of Fort Worth.

HR 2342 Author: Crownover | Miller, Rick
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2015 10:16AM
Caption: Commending Texas House of Representatives parking guards for their outstanding service during the regular session of the 84th Legislature.

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