Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Rick Miller
85th Legislature First Called Session
Report Date: 12/13/2017

Number of Bills: 35

HB 1 Author: Gonzales, Larry | Burkett | Raymond | Flynn | Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Bonnen, Greg | Clardy | Elkins | Fallon | Gervin-Hawkins | et al.
Last Action: 08/07/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to avoiding the abolishment of certain agencies subject to the Texas Sunset Act on September 1, 2017.

HB 3 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Biedermann | Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | et al.
Last Action: 07/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to ad valorem taxation; authorizing fees.

HB 9 Author: Burkett | Davis, Sarah | Morrison, Geanie W. | Klick | Walle
Coauthor: Alonzo | Alvarado | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Arévalo | et al.
Last Action: 08/01/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to maternal health and safety, pregnancy-related deaths, and maternal morbidity, including postpartum depression.

HB 12 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Raymond | Oliverson
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Bell | Biedermann | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 08/03/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to general procedures and requirements for do-not-resuscitate orders.

HB 13 Author: Capriglione | Sheffield | Burkett | Springer | Laubenberg
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Bell | Biedermann | et al.
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 08/15/2017 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to reporting requirements by certain physicians and health care facilities for abortion complications; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 14 Author: Springer | Burkett | Bonnen, Dennis | Capriglione
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Bailes | Bell | et al.
Last Action: 08/14/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider.

HB 20 Author: Ashby | Darby | VanDeaver | Zerwas | Howard
Coauthor: Alonzo | Anderson, Rodney | Arévalo | Bailes | Bell | et al.
Last Action: 08/03/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to decrease participants' health insurance costs for certain health benefit plans administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 24 Author: Darby | Ashby | Gooden | Guillen
Coauthor: Button | Cook | Geren | Koop | Lambert | et al.
Last Action: 07/31/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools; making an appropriation.

HB 32 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Shine | Raymond | Murphy | Darby
Coauthor: Allen | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Arévalo | Bell | Bernal | et al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 08/14/2017 S Postponed
Caption: Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system; authorizing fees.

HB 43 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Biedermann | Bonnen, Dennis | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 07/10/2017 H Filed
Caption: Relating to general procedures and requirements for do-not-resuscitate orders.

HB 46 Author: Simmons | Laubenberg | Springer
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell | Biedermann | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 07/20/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Jul 20 2017 10:40AM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of discrimination by political subdivisions.

HB 50 Author: Simmons | Clardy | Springer | Flynn | Laubenberg
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Biedermann | Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 07/20/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Jul 20 2017 10:40AM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of discrimination by school districts.

HB 70 Author: Workman | Leach | Geren | Zedler | Isaac
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bell | Biedermann | Burns | Burrows | et al.
Last Action: 07/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a property owner's right to remove a tree or vegetation.

HB 75 Author: Darby | Guillen
Coauthor: Miller
Last Action: 07/20/2017 H Referred to Appropriations: Jul 20 2017 10:40AM
Caption: Relating to transferring to the property tax relief fund one-half of any unencumbered balance of general revenue at the end of a state fiscal biennium.

HB 76 Author: Darby | Guillen | Oliveira
Coauthor: Burns | Button | Cook | Gooden | Guerra | et al.
Last Action: 07/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a supplemental appropriation for Teacher Retirement System of Texas retiree health.

HB 78 Author: Darby | Guillen
Coauthor: Miller | Schubert
Last Action: 07/20/2017 H Referred to Appropriations: Jul 20 2017 10:40AM
Caption: Relating to school district tax rates, property values, and tax collections used by the commissioner of education in allocating Foundation School Program funding.

HB 80 Author: Darby | Guillen | Oliveira | Guerra
Coauthor: Alonzo | Bonnen, Dennis | Canales | Dean | Flynn | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 08/12/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a cost-of-living adjustment applicable to certain benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, including a related study.

HB 115 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Raney | Guillen
Coauthor: Button | Leach | Metcalf | Miller
Last Action: 08/09/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to deferred payment of ad valorem taxes for certain persons serving in the United States armed forces.

HB 124 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Coauthor: Bonnen, Dennis | Leach | Miller
Last Action: 07/31/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the date for ordering or holding an election to ratify the ad valorem tax rate of a school district.

HB 129 Author: Leach | Button
Coauthor: Miller
Last Action: 08/09/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to a study of property tax exemptions and other property tax benefits for certain veterans and military service members and their families.

HB 151 Author: Gooden | Guillen | Thompson, Senfronia | Darby | Cook
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Arévalo | Blanco | Bonnen, Dennis | et al.
Last Action: 07/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the administration of certain group benefits by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas; making an appropriation.

HB 152 Author: Klick
Coauthor: Flynn | Metcalf | Miller
Last Action: 07/20/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Jul 20 2017 4:20PM
Caption: Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients.

HB 155 Author: Phelan | Springer | Raymond | Murphy | Guillen
Coauthor: Anderson, Rodney | Bailes | Biedermann | Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | et al.
Last Action: 08/03/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the authority of an appraisal review board to direct changes in the appraisal roll and related appraisal records if a residence homestead is sold for less than the appraised value.

HB 156 Author: Isaac
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bell | Biedermann | Bonnen, Greg | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 07/20/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Jul 20 2017 4:20PM
Caption: Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations.

HB 164 Author: Workman | Isaac | Leach | Bell
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Biedermann | Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | et al.
Last Action: 07/24/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Jul 24 2017 2:58PM
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a permit by a political subdivision.

HB 171 Author: Goldman | Simmons
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Biedermann | Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis | et al.
Last Action: 07/27/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prosecution of certain offenses involving and preemption of local regulation of the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.

HB 184 Author: Goldman | Laubenberg | Bonnen, Dennis | Anderson, Rodney | Burkett
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bailes | Bell | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 08/08/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prevention of fraud in the conduct of an election; creating criminal offenses; increasing criminal penalties.

HB 188 Author: Bell | Workman
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Bailes | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 08/09/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to limiting the applicability of municipal and county regulations affecting real property.

HB 191 Author: King, Phil | Guillen | Flynn | Parker | Morrison, Geanie W.
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Bell | Biedermann | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 08/01/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a commission to recommend improvements to the public school finance system.

HB 198 Author: Clardy
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Bell | Biedermann | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 08/11/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study on an average pay increase for classroom teachers, the creation of certain teacher designations, teacher retention, and a teacher quality allotment under the Foundation School Program.

HB 208 Author: Parker
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Bell | Biedermann | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 08/12/2017 H Returned to committee: Aug 12 2017 8:09PM
Caption: Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations and appropriations of constitutionally dedicated revenue.

HB 214 Author: Smithee | Phillips | Bonnen, Greg | Bonnen, Dennis | Laubenberg
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Bell | Biedermann | Bohac | et al.
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 08/15/2017 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to health plan and health benefit plan coverage for elective abortion.

HB 215 Author: Murphy | Guillen | Klick | Bonnen, Greg | Laubenberg
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Bell | Biedermann | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 08/16/2017 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to reporting and certification requirements by certain physicians regarding certain abortions.

HJR 31 Author: Shine | Darby | Burns | Ashby | Cook
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Bell | Bohac | Burkett | et al.
Last Action: 08/09/2017 H Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the power of the legislature to mandate unfunded costs and requirements on a municipality, county, or school district.

HR 96 Author: Dale | Craddick | Parker | Isaac
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Bailes | Bell | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 08/16/2017 H Reported enrolled: Aug 16 2017 1:49PM
Caption: Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Republican Party of Texas.

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