Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Wayne Smith
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/24/2017

Number of Bills: 69

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (55):
HB 767 Author: Smith | Turner, Sylvester | Lucio III | Huberty | Sheffield
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/21/2015 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to cardiac assessments of participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League.

HB 870 Author: Smith | Anderson, Rodney
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the investment training requirement for certain local government financial officers.

HB 904 Author: Smith | Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain inmates to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice following pronouncement of the inmate's sentence.

HB 1070 Author: Smith
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 2 2015 3:50PM
Caption: Relating to a reduction in the cost of attendance credits for certain school districts that purchase windstorm and hail insurance.

HB 1247 Author: Smith | Harless | King, Tracy O.
Last Action: 04/21/2015 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to presumptions in contested case hearings regarding certain environmental permit applications.

HB 1414 Author: Smith
Last Action: 03/09/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 9 2015 5:22PM
Caption: Relating to a prohibition of restrictions on the grade levels at which a public high school student may be eligible to enroll in a dual credit course.

HB 1879 Author: Smith
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to exemptions from continuing education requirements for certain county commissioners.

HB 2022 Author: Smith
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the maximum capacity of a container of wine sold to a retail dealer; amending a provision subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 2167 Author: Smith
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain images captured by an unmanned aircraft.

HB 2187 Author: Smith | Morrison | Cook | Turner, Sylvester | Phelan
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; imposing an administrative penalty; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 2296 Author: Smith
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to regulation by a municipality of the possession of an open container or the public consumption of alcoholic beverages.

HB 2297 Author: Smith | Guillen
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the use of electronic processes by and electronic information submitted to the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission; authorizing a fee.

HB 2339 Author: Smith | Meyer | Geren | Dale | Villalba
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to consumption of alcoholic beverages in public entertainment facilities.

HB 2439 Author: Smith
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to inspections and other activities conducted by engineers in connection with the issuance of certain windstorm and hail insurance; authorizing a fee.

HB 2464 Author: Smith
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the transfer of a plumber's license on the retirement or death of the plumber.

HB 2465 Author: Smith
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of plumbers; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 2481 Author: Smith
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of auctioneers, associate auctioneers, and auctions; requiring an occupational license; requiring a fee.

HB 2681 Author: Smith
Last Action: 05/07/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to information required in a notice of sale of real property under contract lien.

HB 2746 Author: Smith
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to the treatment for ad valorem tax purposes of pollution control property.

HB 2881 Author: Smith
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for persons who served in the United States armed services and participated in Operation Restore Hope.

HB 3101 Author: Smith
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to the storage of certain alcoholic beverages by certain permit holders.

HB 3151 Author: Smith
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the board of pilot commissioners for certain ports.

HB 3152 Author: Smith
Last Action: 03/25/2015 H Referred to Special Purpose Districts: Mar 25 2015 5:17PM
Caption: Relating to the administration of the Port of Houston Authority.

HB 3314 Author: Smith
Last Action: 04/20/2015 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Transportation Commission to fund projects related to the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway.

HB 3402 Author: Smith
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a venue district to act as an endorsing municipality or endorsing county for purposes of games or event trust funds; authorizing a fee.

HB 3588 Author: Smith
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to insurance adjusters' unauthorized removal or inspection of vehicles located at vehicle storage facilities.

HB 3649 Author: Smith | Guillen
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a lifetime hunting license for certain nonresidents; authorizing a fee.

HB 3741 Author: Smith
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to standards for elevators, escalators, and related equipment; authorizing a fee.

HB 3742 Author: Smith
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation to determine applicant eligibility for a license.

HB 3968 Author: Smith
Last Action: 04/07/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the hunting or fishing license fee waiver for certain disabled veterans.

HB 3969 Author: Smith
Last Action: 04/07/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the hunting or fishing license fee waiver for certain individuals.

HB 4068 Author: Smith
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of barber schools and beauty culture schools; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 4069 Author: Smith
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 05/13/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of barbering and cosmetology.

HB 4087 Author: Smith | Stephenson
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the treatment for ad valorem tax purposes of pollution control property.

HB 4186 Author: Smith
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/27/2015 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the East Lake Houston Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.

HB 4200 Author: Smith
Last Action: 05/06/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the boundaries of the Harris County Fresh Water Supply District No. 58.

HB 4201 Author: Smith
Last Action: 05/06/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 544; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HCR 141 Author: Smith
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Recalling H.B. No. 2187 from the Senate for further consideration.

HR 189 Author: Smith
Last Action: 03/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2015 1:15PM
Caption: In memory of Boyd Larry "Corky" Bloomfield of Baytown.

HR 190 Author: Smith
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 2 2015 11:34AM
Caption: In memory of George Michael Newsome of Groves.

HR 192 Author: Smith
Last Action: 03/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2015 12:42PM
Caption: Recognizing World War II veteran Willis Thomas Jones Jr. of Baytown for his service to his country and his community.

HR 193 Author: Smith
Last Action: 02/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 25 2015 6:49PM
Caption: In memory of Charles Fisher White of Baytown.

HR 437 Author: Smith | Kacal
Last Action: 03/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2015 12:48PM
Caption: Commending Dale Edward Bush of College Station on his achievements as a business owner, sportsman, and bird-dog expert.

HR 489 Author: Smith
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2015 7:00PM
Caption: In memory of Robert Lee Creel of Highlands.

HR 614 Author: Smith
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 18 2015 8:53PM
Caption: Honoring Bob Leiper on his retirement as city manager of Baytown.

HR 924 Author: Smith
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 24 2015 10:45AM
Caption: In memory of Sarah Gladys Adcox of Highlands.

HR 1171 Author: Smith | White, Molly
Last Action: 03/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 26 2015 9:31PM
Caption: Congratulating Eloise Smith Wilson of Bell County on her 90th birthday.

HR 1172 Author: Smith | Craddick
Last Action: 03/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 26 2015 9:13PM
Caption: In memory of Jones Odell Smith of Midland.

HR 1486 Author: Smith
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 22 2015 9:24AM
Caption: In memory of James Standridge of Beach City.

HR 1657 Author: Smith
Last Action: 04/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 1 2015 6:04PM
Caption: Commemorating the one-year anniversary of the dedication of the Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument.

HR 1993 Author: Smith
Last Action: 05/22/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 22 2015 1:13PM
Caption: Commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Economic Alliance Houston Port Region.

HR 2127 Author: Smith | Faircloth | Peña | Otto
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 4 2015 3:48PM
Caption: Congratulating the Mendoza Debate Society at Lee College in Baytown on its myriad achievements from 2013-2015.

HR 2499 Author: Smith
Last Action: 05/22/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 22 2015 3:09PM
Caption: In memory of James T. Edmonds, former chair of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority.

HR 2956 Author: Smith | King, Susan
Last Action: 05/28/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2015 5:32PM
Caption: In memory of Senior Chief Petty Officer (Ret.) Terry Bruce Burkett of Dublin, Texas.

HR 3139 Author: Smith
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 5:43PM
Caption: In memory of Gary Wayne Burton of Baytown.

Joint Author (14):
HB 158 Author: Larson | Keffer | Smith | Guillen | Kacal
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the allocation and use of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods.

HB 194 Author: Price | Smith | Burkett | Farias | Aycock
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to creating a recognition day in honor of Gold Star Mothers.

HB 437 Author: Raney | King, Susan | Farias | Sheets | Smith
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to eligibility to participate in health benefit programs for certain state employees reemployed after military service.

HB 445 Author: Raney | King, Susan | Smith | Farias | Sheets
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to providing notice of the availability of paid leave for military service to public officers and employees.

HB 505 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Workman | Smith | Dale
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a prohibition of limitations on the number of dual credit courses or hours in which a public high school student may enroll.

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 1865 Author: Morrison | Deshotel | Smith | Harless | Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to procedures for certain environmental permit applications.

HB 1875 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Smith | Faircloth
Last Action: 03/11/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 11 2015 6:14PM
Caption: Relating to an allotment under the public school finance system for the cost of windstorm and hail insurance.

HB 1918 Author: Kuempel | Thompson, Senfronia | Smith | Miller, Doug | Gutierrez
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Texas Real Estate Commission and the regulation of certain real estate professionals; increasing a fee; authorizing a fee.

HB 2181 Author: Faircloth | Smith
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to designating the Interstate Highway 45 causeway to Galveston the George and Cynthia Mitchell Memorial Causeway.

HB 2245 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Sheets | Hunter | Lucio III | Smith
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and the renaming of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association as the Texas Coastal Insurance Association.

HB 2634 Author: Kuempel | Martinez, "Mando" | Smith | Kacal | Bell
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the construction manager-at-risk used by a governmental entity.

HR 2463 Author: Faircloth | Smith
Last Action: 05/21/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 21 2015 7:01PM
Caption: Honoring the life and service of Private First Class Wesley R. Riggs of Baytown.

HR 3340 Author: Hughes | Smith
Last Action: 06/03/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 3 2015 10:23AM
Caption: In memory of Pauline Conner Wright of Baytown.

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