Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. John T. Smithee
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/14/2017

Number of Bills: 58

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (51):
HB 39 Author: Smithee | Naishtat
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to guardianships for incapacitated persons and to substitutes for guardianships for certain adults with disabilities.

HB 1433 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 04/16/2015 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to prompt payment of health care claims, including payment for immunizations, vaccines, and serums.

HB 1435 Author: Smithee | Tinderholt | Hughes | Burrows | Flynn
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 19 2015 2:53PM
Caption: Relating to health plan and health benefit plan coverage for abortions.

HB 1436 Author: Smithee
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to appeals regarding dangerous dogs.

HB 1624 Author: Smithee
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to transparency of certain information related to certain health benefit plan coverage.

HB 1638 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 04/08/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to nonpreferred provider claims under a preferred provider benefit plan related to emergency care.

HB 1644 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the oath of a person admitted to practice law in the State of Texas.

HB 1700 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to reinsurance, distributions, and pooling arrangements by captive insurance companies.

HB 1730 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to own risk and solvency assessment by insurers and insurance groups; providing a penalty.

HB 1732 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to dispute resolution for certain claims arising under insurance policies issued by the Fair Access to Insurance Requirements (FAIR) Plan Association; authorizing fees.

HB 1733 Author: Smithee
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to automobile liability insurance for transportation network company drivers.

HB 2145 Author: Smithee | Frullo | Sheets
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to provisional authority for certain individual insurance license applicants to act as insurance agents; authorizing a fee; requiring an occupational provisional permit; adding provisions that may be subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 2172 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 04/08/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to coverage of telehealth services or telemedicine medical services under health benefit plans.

HB 2193 Author: Smithee
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the office of a public defender appointed by the Commissioners Court of Randall County.

HB 2198 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the investigation by the commissioner of insurance of acts of insurance fraud and other offenses.

HB 2324 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 04/07/2015 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the designation of certain rest areas on Interstate Highway 27 in Hale County as the James E. "Pete" and Nelda Laney Safety Stops.

HB 2487 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 05/15/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the authority of an independent school district to contract with a municipality for the design, improvement, or construction of an instructional facility, stadium, or other athletic facility.

HB 2488 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 13 2015 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to the limitation on the amount of supplemental payments under the Texas Economic Development Act.

HB 2586 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 05/15/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to contingent deferred annuity contracts.

HB 2768 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 04/07/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in courts in the judicial branch of state government and the composition of certain juvenile boards.

HB 2774 Author: Smithee | Murr | Cook | Farney
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the annual state salary supplement for certain county judges.

HB 2822 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 05/15/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a notice or document sent by mail or electronic mail by a court, justice, judge, magistrate, or clerk of a judicial court.

HB 3133 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 04/08/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to notice and availability of mediation for balance billing by a facility-based physician.

HB 3158 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 04/15/2015 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to legislative approval of state agency rules that take effect during the two years preceding a regular legislative session.

HB 3164 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to authorizing an insurer's deposit of certain money and other assets with the Texas Department of Insurance.

HB 3176 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to claims of patent infringement; providing civil penalties; imposing fees.

HB 3424 Author: Smithee
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a study and report on the establishment of a central database containing information about certain individuals under guardianship.

HB 3538 Author: Smithee
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act of 2008.

HB 3641 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to payment of attorney's fees in an action brought under Chapter 37 of the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code.

HB 3646 Author: Smithee | Villalba
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to insurance claims and certain prohibited acts and practices in or in relation to the business of insurance; amending provisions that are or may be subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 3838 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the procedures required for a Type A economic development corporation to make certain expenditures.

HB 3842 Author: Smithee
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to an agreement to finance and build a conference center and other appropriate facilities in or near a state park.

HB 3846 Author: Smithee | Fallon | Rinaldi
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain information regarding procedures and substances used in the execution of a convict.

HB 3949 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to the conditions and enforcement of possession orders in suits affecting the parent-child relationship; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 4080 Author: Smithee | Flynn
Last Action: 04/24/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to optional annuity increases for certain retirees and beneficiaries of the Texas Municipal Retirement System.

HCR 86 Author: Smithee
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 04/21/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Amarillo City Council member James Harold Simms.

HCR 87 Author: Smithee
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 04/21/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Gene Earl Parker of Amarillo.

HCR 136 Author: Smithee
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Conquer Chiari for its efforts in behalf of those with Chiari malformation.

HR 4 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 01/15/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jan 15 2015 10:31PM
Caption: Adopting the permanent House Rules for the 84th Legislature.

HR 1142 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 04/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 20 2015 9:19AM
Caption: Recognizing November 2-6, 2015, as Municipal Courts Week.

HR 1143 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 04/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 17 2015 7:07PM
Caption: Recognizing November 7-11, 2016, as Municipal Courts Week.

HR 1351 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 03/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 25 2015 5:27PM
Caption: Congratulating Lois Miller of Friona on her 100th birthday.

HR 2163 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 29 2015 10:19AM
Caption: In memory of Annette Galitski of Amarillo.

HR 3431 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 06/03/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 3 2015 10:58AM
Caption: Congratulating Bryan Polanco on being named salutatorian of the Class of 2015 at Caprock High School.

HR 3432 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 06/03/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 3 2015 10:58AM
Caption: Congratulating Seanpaul Mark Renteria on being named valedictorian of the Class of 2015 at Caprock High School.

HR 3433 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 06/03/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 3 2015 11:20AM
Caption: Congratulating Taylor Chase Bentley on being named salutatorian of the Class of 2015 at Amarillo High School.

HR 3434 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 06/03/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 3 2015 10:40AM
Caption: Congratulating Christopher David Wilhelm on being named valedictorian of the Class of 2015 at Amarillo High School.

HR 3509 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 06/03/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 3 2015 8:00AM
Caption: Congratulating the boys' wrestling team of Amarillo High School on its performance at the 2015 UIL Wrestling State Tournament.

HR 3510 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 06/03/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 3 2015 7:59AM
Caption: Congratulating Tyler Pickens of Amarillo High School on his participation in the Class 6A boys' shot put event at the 2015 UIL Track & Field State Meet.

HR 3526 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 06/03/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 3 2015 2:06PM
Caption: Congratulating the Amarillo High School volleyball team on advancing to the semifinals of the 2014-2015 University Interscholastic League 6A state playoffs.

HR 3570 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 06/03/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 3 2015 2:20PM
Caption: Congratulating the girls' wrestling team of Amarillo High School on participating in the 2015 UIL Wrestling State Tournament.

Joint Author (7):
HB 335 Author: Thompson, Ed | Smithee | Bonnen, Greg | Keough | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Last Action: 05/21/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to named driver insurance policies and certain related exclusions.

HB 1200 Author: Simpson | Smithee | Raymond | Keffer | Price
Last Action: 05/12/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to civil liability of a person who produces, distributes, sells, or provides or aids in the production, distribution, sale, or provision of certain synthetic substances to another person for damages caused by the other person.

HB 1690 Author: King, Phil | Bonnen, Dennis | Davis, Sarah | Sheets | Smithee
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the investigation and prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses.

HB 1911 Author: Leach | Smithee | Shaheen | White, James | Laubenberg
Last Action: 03/11/2015 H Referred to Urban Affairs: Mar 11 2015 6:14PM
Caption: Relating to regulation of discrimination by political subdivisions and certain state agencies.

HB 3130 Author: Farney | Morrison | Smithee | Burkett | Harless
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to coverage provided by certain health plans and health benefit plans for abortions.

HCR 128 Author: Price | Smithee | King, Ken | Aycock | VanDeaver
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Shanna Peeples on her selection as National Teacher of the Year.

HR 462 Author: Price | Smithee | King, Ken | Springer
Last Action: 02/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 20 2015 9:14PM
Caption: Recognizing February 17, 2015, as Panhandle Day at the State Capitol.

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