Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Rick Miller
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/15/2017

Number of Bills: 86

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (44):
HB 271 Author: Miller | Zerwas | Sheffield | Blanco
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Veterans Recovery Pilot Program to provide certain veterans with hyperbaric oxygen treatment.

HB 483 Author: Miller
Last Action: 04/28/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the compensatory time and overtime pay for commissioned officers of the Department of Public Safety.

HB 868 Author: Miller | Darby | Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 23 2017 11:53AM
Caption: Relating to an allotment under the foundation school program for students with dyslexia or related disorders.

HB 905 Author: Miller
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Elections: Feb 21 2017 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to the procedures for registering to vote.

HB 929 Author: Miller
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the time for returning ballots mailed by certain federal postcard applicants.

HB 931 Author: Miller | Bonnen, Greg | Zerwas | Thompson, Senfronia | Fallon
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to liability of certain electric utilities that contract with political subdivisions for certain uses of land that the electric utility owns, occupies, or leases.

HB 1105 Author: Miller
Last Action: 04/05/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to granting certain municipalities authority to adopt development regulations around certain military facilities; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1131 Author: Miller | Bernal | Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 02/28/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 28 2017 11:36AM
Caption: Relating to the requirement that a person obtain a dyslexia therapist license.

HB 1492 Author: Miller
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the National Museum of the Pacific War museum fund.

HB 1564 Author: Miller
Last Action: 03/09/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 9 2017 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of an elderly or disabled person to defer or abate the collection of ad valorem taxes on the person's residence homestead if the homestead is subject to a mortgage.

HB 1647 Author: Miller | Anchia | Stephenson
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to the definition of eligible central municipality for purposes of the municipal hotel occupancy tax.

HB 1681 Author: Miller
Last Action: 04/17/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the acceptance of a voter at a polling place.

HB 1708 Author: Miller
Last Action: 05/10/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the prizes awarded in certain pull-tab bingo games.

HB 1886 Author: Miller | Bonnen, Dennis | Zerwas | Guillen | Fallon
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to dyslexia screening and testing in public schools, the employment of dyslexia specialists by regional education service centers, the development of a list of training opportunities for educators regarding dyslexia, and transition planning for students enrolled in a special education program.

HB 1961 Author: Miller
Last Action: 03/15/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 15 2017 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to the care and unlawful restraint of a dog.

HB 2093 Author: Miller | Zerwas
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study and report by the commissioner of education concerning consideration of the performance of gifted and talented students under the public school accountability system.

HB 2157 Author: Miller
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the requirements for a candidate's application or petition for a place on the ballot.

HB 2311 Author: Miller
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Referred to Elections: Mar 20 2017 3:24PM
Caption: Relating to a voter's use of an application for a ballot to be voted by mail to update the voter's residence.

HB 2335 Author: Miller | Keough | Blanco | Wu
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to requiring evidence-based trauma training for certain attorneys, court-appointed volunteer advocates, child-care workers, and child protective services employees.

HB 2373 Author: Miller
Last Action: 05/09/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the period for filing a claim for reimbursement for certain ancillary services under the Medicaid program.

HB 2482 Author: Miller | Zerwas | Reynolds
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to operate a roadway clearance program; creating an offense.

HB 2503 Author: Miller
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 23 2017 4:10PM
Caption: Relating to the use of sales tax revenue collected under certain contracts.

HB 2557 Author: Miller | Zerwas | Reynolds
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the development of certain local government transportation infrastructure projects; authorizing the issuance of bonds.

HB 2595 Author: Miller
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Referred to Elections: Mar 27 2017 3:21PM
Caption: Relating to renewal of an appointment as a volunteer deputy registrar.

HB 2609 Author: Miller
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to the penalty for certain family violence committed in the presence of a child.

HB 2652 Author: Miller | Zerwas | Sheffield | Isaac
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 23 2017 11:29AM
Caption: Relating to the use of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, or tobacco products on property owned by or leased for a state agency.

HB 2664 Author: Miller | Thompson, Senfronia | Villalba | Sheffield
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to nutrition and fitness standards for certain child-care facilities and training for employees at those facilities.

HB 2781 Author: Miller | Reynolds
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Referred to County Affairs: Mar 27 2017 5:19PM
Caption: Relating to county authority related to the removal and storage of vehicles and other personal property from a roadway and the regulation of vehicle storage facilities, junkyards, and automobile wrecking and salvage yards; authorizing fees.

HB 2846 Author: Miller
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 22 2017 11:37AM
Caption: Relating to the employment of certain individuals at a sexually oriented business.

HB 2913 Author: Miller
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 23 2017 11:29AM
Caption: Relating to the transfer and transportation from one facility to another of an individual under an emergency mental health detention.

HB 3002 Author: Miller | Villalba | Laubenberg
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran based on the disability rating of the veteran.

HB 3371 Author: Miller
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Elections: Mar 31 2017 11:45AM
Caption: Relating to an application for a ballot to be voted by mail.

HB 3504 Author: Miller
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain county assistance districts to annex public rights-of-way and county-owned property.

HB 3724 Author: Miller
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to liability of certain electric utilities that allow certain uses of land that the electric utility owns, occupies, or leases.

HB 3789 Author: Miller
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the appointment and election of levee improvement district directors.

HB 3930 Author: Miller
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for early childhood intervention services.

HB 3939 Author: Miller
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to the retention by hospitals and physicians of medical records of a sexual assault victim.

HB 4083 Author: Miller
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to Human Services: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to trauma screening for certain children and trauma-informed care training for certain providers participating in the Medicaid managed care program.

HB 4089 Author: Miller
Last Action: 04/12/2017 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 4297 Author: Miller
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of Telfair Tract 5 Commercial Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.

HJR 39 Author: Miller | Zerwas | Burns | Larson | Price
Last Action: 04/13/2017 H 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 97 Author: Miller
Last Action: 05/06/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the market value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran based on the disability rating of the veteran and harmonizing certain related provisions of the constitution.

HR 50 Author: Miller
Last Action: 02/09/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 9 2017 3:07PM
Caption: Honoring the Texas Chapter of the Academic Language Therapy Association and recognizing February 8, 2017, as Dyslexia Awareness Day.

HR 1218 Author: Miller | Larson
Last Action: 04/06/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 6 2017 2:56PM
Caption: Recognizing the commemoration of the centennial of World War I.

Joint Author (42):
HB 132 Author: Minjarez | Bernal | Thierry | Rodriguez, Justin | Miller
Last Action: 05/09/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the ability of certain relative caretakers of dependent children to receive supplemental financial assistance and be assigned as protective payees for financial assistance payments; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

HB 322 Author: Canales | Miller | Wilson | Shine | Blanco
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files for certain veterans and the waiver of fees and costs charged for the expunction and to the eligibility of certain victims of trafficking of persons for an order of nondisclosure.

HB 347 Author: Canales | Miller | Lucio III | Blanco
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a pilot program for the issuance of digital identification.

HB 368 Author: Howard | Stickland | Israel | Miller | Blanco
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to Elections: Feb 16 2017 11:33AM
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 377 Author: Oliverson | Cortez | Miller | Flynn | Arévalo
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the issuance of certain specialty license plates, specially marked driver's licenses, and specially marked personal identification certificates.

HB 586 Author: Bohac | Keough | Miller
Last Action: 02/20/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 20 2017 3:08PM
Caption: Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.

HB 827 Author: Blanco | Minjarez | Cortez | Gutierrez | Miller
Last Action: 05/11/2017 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to a database for prospective employers to qualify veterans' military service experience and employment qualifications.

HB 846 Author: Raney | Shine | Miller | Roberts | Guillen
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the implementation of student financial assistance programs for veterans and their families.

HB 853 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller | Stephenson
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 23 2017 11:53AM
Caption: Relating to the creation of a mental health treatment for incarceration diversion pilot program.

HB 871 Author: Roberts | Frank | Miller | Wu | Klick
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to child and family support services for families in crisis, including authorization agreements.

HB 934 Author: Zerwas | Miller
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 21 2017 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to ad valorem taxation.

HB 944 Author: Paul | Schofield | Miller | Burkett | Klick
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to supervision of the conduct of a primary election; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1079 Author: Schofield | Bonnen, Greg | Springer | Bonnen, Dennis | Miller
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Elections: Feb 21 2017 5:26PM
Caption: Relating to the verification of citizenship of an applicant for voter registration.

HB 1107 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller | Stephenson
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 05/23/2017 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 23 2017 6:42PM
Caption: Relating to county regulation of roadside vendors and solicitors.

HB 1166 Author: Stephenson | Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to liability of certain electric utilities that allow certain uses of land that the electric utility owns, occupies, or leases.

HB 1170 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller | Stephenson
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of counties to advertise on personal property owned or leased by the county.

HB 1343 Author: Stephenson | Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Special Purpose Districts: Feb 27 2017 3:38PM
Caption: Relating to public access to financial and tax rate information of certain special purpose districts.

HB 1590 Author: Holland | Lozano | Miller | Blanco
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 13 2017 3:28PM
Caption: Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain military personnel dependents.

HB 1620 Author: Sanford | Burkett | Miller | Minjarez
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a voluntary temporary caregiver program providing temporary care for children removed from their homes.

HB 1641 Author: Hefner | Miller | Blanco | Flynn | Gutierrez
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specially marked driver's licenses and personal identification certificates to disabled veterans.

HB 1716 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller | Stephenson
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to territory of county assistance districts.

HB 1815 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller | Stephenson
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 05/23/2017 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 23 2017 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to the power of counties to enact park use rules.

HB 2124 Author: Minjarez | Miller | Blanco
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the procedures for identifying and notifying relevant federal agencies about certain child abuse and neglect investigations.

HB 2182 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county assistance district to impose a sales and use tax.

HB 2270 Author: Paul | King, Phil | Miller
Last Action: 04/24/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirements of service and duties of certain election officers.

HB 2308 Author: Lambert | Miller
Last Action: 05/03/2017 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for veterans with disabilities that include the emblem from military academy license plates.

HB 2338 Author: Bell | Flynn | Miller | White | Schaefer
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the Texas Sovereignty Act.

HB 2536 Author: Schaefer | Lozano | Miller | Howard
Last Action: 04/12/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to information about certain veterans and their dependents reported by institutions of higher education to the Texas Veterans Commission.

HB 2698 Author: Neave | Hernandez | Blanco | Miller | Gutierrez
Last Action: 05/04/2017 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to designating June 12 as Women Veterans Day.

HB 2766 Author: Sheffield | Zerwas | Miller | White | Raymond
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/23/2017 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain long-term care facilities.

HB 2810 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Miller | Sheffield
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of overtime pay in the computation of benefits for members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

HB 3155 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Miller
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Relating to the placement and use of video cameras in certain self-contained classrooms or other settings providing special education services.

HB 3521 Author: Lambert | Thompson, Ed | Miller | Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for certain veterans.

HB 3788 Author: Koop | Rose | Miller | Keough | Anchia
Last Action: 05/10/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to child-to-caregiver ratios and group sizes in licensed day-care centers and reporting certain information related to child safety.

HB 3838 Author: Zerwas | Miller | Stephenson | Reynolds
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the definition of eligible central municipality for purposes of the municipal hotel occupancy tax.

HB 4071 Author: Neave | Miller
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the motor vehicle sales and use tax for certain military servicemembers serving on active duty.

HCR 87 Author: Paul | Miller | Gonzales, Larry | Thompson, Ed
Last Action: 05/01/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Urging Congress to direct the Department of Defense to relocate the United States Africa Command to Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base in Houston.

HCR 95 Author: Dale | Paul | Miller
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 04/19/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Richard "Mack" Machowicz of Pearland.

HJR 31 Author: Howard | Stickland | Israel | Miller | Blanco
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to Elections: Feb 16 2017 11:33AM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing certain persons under the age of 18 to vote in a primary election.

HR 450 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Stephenson | Miller
Last Action: 03/08/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2017 6:03PM
Caption: Recognizing March 8, 2017, as Fort Bend County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 802 Author: Murphy | Fallon | Miller
Last Action: 03/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2017 7:52PM
Caption: Commemorating St. Patrick's Day and honoring the contributions that individuals of Irish descent have made to the State of Texas.

HR 1593 Author: Button | Vo | Wu | Miller | Paul
Last Action: 05/06/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 6 2017 9:29AM
Caption: Recognizing May 2017 as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

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