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

Number of Bills: 18

Sponsor (18):
SB 287 Author: West
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the elimination of certain court fees and costs and to the bill of costs provided to a defendant.

SB 481 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to consumer information concerning facility-based physicians and notice and availability of mediation for balance billing by a facility-based physician.

SB 534 Author: Watson | Creighton | Ellis | Hinojosa | Huffman | et al.
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 05/15/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the oath of a person admitted to practice law in the State of Texas.

SB 565 Author: West
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to designating the first week of May as Jury Appreciation Week.

SB 655 Author: Eltife
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 05/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to own risk and solvency assessment by insurers and insurance groups; providing a penalty.

SB 667 Author: Eltife
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to reinsurance, distributions, and pooling arrangements by captive insurance companies.

SB 782 Author: Eltife
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the investigation by the commissioner of insurance of acts of insurance fraud.

SB 810 Author: Seliger
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective immediately
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.

SB 1025 Author: Seliger
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to supplemental compensation paid to certain county judges.

SB 1107 Author: Eltife
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to contingent deferred annuity contracts.

SB 1116 Author: West
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
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.

SB 1139 Author: Huffman
Sponsor: Smithee | Raymond | Oliveira
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in courts in the judicial branch of state government, the composition of certain juvenile boards, and the increase of certain filing fees.

SB 1369 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to reports on attorney ad litem, guardian ad litem, guardian, mediator, and competency evaluator appointments made by courts in this state and an interim study on a billing system for attorneys ad litem.

SB 1427 Author: Lucio
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to authorizing an insurer's deposit of certain money and other assets with the Texas Department of Insurance.

SB 1628 Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 05/22/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to insurance claims and certain prohibited acts and practices in or in relation to the business of insurance.

SB 1697 Author: Huffman
Sponsor: Smithee | Elkins | Fallon | Rinaldi
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain information regarding procedures and substances used in the execution of a convict.

SB 1876 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the appointment of attorneys ad litem, guardians ad litem, mediators, and guardians in certain counties.

SB 1913 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a court administrator in certain counties.

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