Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Reggie Smith
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 7/14/2024

Number of Bills: 68

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (42):
HB 454 Author: Smith
Last Action: 04/03/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to continuing education requirements for physicians regarding the identification and assistance of trafficked persons.

HB 457 Author: Smith
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the statutory county courts of Grayson County in family law matters.

HB 461 Author: Smith
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to a waiver of the requirement for the performance of an adoption evaluation in certain suits for adoption.

HB 464 Author: Smith
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of criminal law magistrates for Grayson County.

HB 469 Author: Smith
Last Action: 05/05/2023 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the sequestration of a jury in a criminal case.

HB 1163 Author: Smith | Metcalf | Cook | Noble | Lopez, Janie
Sponsor: King
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to creating the criminal offense of boating while intoxicated with a child passenger; changing the eligibility for deferred adjudication community supervision.

HB 1528 Author: Smith
Last Action: 05/09/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to magistration proceedings for criminal defendants and the retention of related records, to services and representation provided to indigent criminal defendants and indigent juveniles, and to the governance and administration of the Texas Indigent Defense Commission.

HB 1949 Author: Smith
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 05/24/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the Red River Boundary Commission.

HB 2739 Author: Smith
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to the operation of a vehicle or combination of vehicles on a state highway or farm or ranch road at a weight that exceeds the maximum weight authorized for the road; imposing a criminal penalty.

HB 2740 Author: Smith
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Youth Health & Safety, Select: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to the inspection of juvenile justice facilities.

HB 2741 Author: Smith
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the duties and composition of the Specialty Courts Advisory Council.

HB 2742 Author: Smith
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to increasing criminal penalties for the manufacture or delivery of certain controlled substances; changing the eligibility for community supervision, deferred adjudication community supervision, or mandatory supervision.

HB 2743 Author: Smith
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to procedures regarding the court-ordered administration of psychoactive medication for criminal defendants who are found incompetent to stand trial.

HB 2850 Author: Smith | Cook
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to discovery procedures for civil actions brought under the Family Code.

HB 2852 Author: Smith | Hull | Harris, Caroline
Last Action: 03/14/2023 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 14 2023 11:22AM
Caption: Relating to the control by certain persons of the disposition of a decedent's remains.

HB 3400 Author: Smith
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to the release of defendants on bail, the duties of a magistrate in certain criminal proceedings, and the appointment of certain criminal law hearing officers; creating a criminal offense.

HB 3402 Author: Smith
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to establishing a pilot program to provide school district employees assistance with child-care services.

HB 3404 Author: Smith
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to the issuance of certain air permits for facilities attached to mines and quarries.

HB 3565 Author: Smith
Last Action: 04/04/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to special reports of political contributions received by candidates for certain offices.

HB 3956 Author: Smith | Cook
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the creation of DNA records for a person arrested for a felony offense and the expunction of DNA records in certain circumstances.

HB 3957 Author: Smith
Last Action: 05/12/2023 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a rapid DNA analysis pilot program in certain counties.

HB 3958 Author: Smith
Last Action: 05/10/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a grant program to assist law enforcement agencies in collecting DNA samples from defendants arrested for certain felony offenses.

HB 4235 Author: Smith
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Elections: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to storing data received from a centrally counted optical scan ballot.

HB 4481 Author: Smith | Campos
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a directory of e-cigarettes and alternative nicotine products sold in this state, and regulation of the sale and distribution of e-cigarettes and alternative nicotine products; imposing fees; creating criminal offenses; imposing a civil penalty; imposing administrative penalties.

HB 4487 Author: Smith | Ashby | Murr | Landgraf
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to student loan repayment assistance for prosecutors and certain criminal lawyers practicing in rural counties.

HB 4780 Author: Smith
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 05/18/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to early voting ballots voted by mail.

HB 4782 Author: Smith
Last Action: 04/27/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to electioneering conducted near a polling place.

HB 4783 Author: Smith
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to amending the pledge of allegiance to the state flag.

HB 4978 Author: Smith
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to reports of certain misconduct committed by an employee of a public school, regional education service center, or shared services arrangement and a study by the Texas Education Agency regarding employee misconduct reporting mechanisms.

HB 5002 Author: Smith
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to longevity pay for certain prosecutors.

HB 5147 Author: Smith
Last Action: 03/24/2023 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 24 2023 2:34PM
Caption: Relating to the rules of the road regarding red signals at certain traffic-control signals.

HB 5149 Author: Smith
Last Action: 03/24/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 24 2023 2:34PM
Caption: Relating to covenants not to compete for certain psychology or counseling professions.

HB 5340 Author: Smith
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the creation of the North Grayson County Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 5377 Author: Smith
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fannin Farms Municipal Utility District of Fannin County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 5392 Author: Smith
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Highland Park Municipal Utility District of Grayson County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 5407 Author: Smith
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Blanton Creek Estates Municipal Utility District of Fannin County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 5416 Author: Smith
Last Action: 04/28/2023 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: Apr 28 2023 2:39PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Briar Branch Estates Municipal Utility District of Hunt County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HJR 181 Author: Smith
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the denial of bail under some circumstances to a person accused of a violent or sexual offense or of continuous trafficking of persons and requiring a judge or magistrate to impose the least restrictive conditions of bail that may be necessary to ensure the person's appearance in court as required and the safety of the community, law enforcement, and the victim of the alleged offense.

HR 157 Author: Smith
Last Action: 02/08/2023 H Reported enrolled: Feb 8 2023 4:18PM
Caption: Recognizing February 4 to 11, 2023, as Texas Court Reporting and Captioning Week.

HR 455 Author: Smith
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 9 2023 2:46PM
Caption: Commemorating the 60th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision in Gideon v. Wainwright.

HR 568 Author: Smith
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Commemorating the 60th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision in Gideon v. Wainwright.

HR 579 Author: Smith
Last Action: 03/17/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2023 10:55AM
Caption: Commemorating the 60th anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright and commending the Texas Indigent Defense Commission for its work to improve the administration of justice.

Joint Author (26):
HB 87 Author: Murr | Smith | Jetton | Bucy | Johnson, Ann
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the presidential electors of this state.

HB 153 Author: Swanson | Smith | Capriglione | Noble
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Returned to committee: May 8 2023 5:08PM
Caption: Relating to a ballot option to not vote for any candidate.

HB 232 Author: Swanson | Capriglione | Smith
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to the filing fee required for certain candidates.

HB 246 Author: Swanson | Smith
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to establishing a pilot program for recording ballot counting activity.

HB 352 Author: González, Jessica | Smith | Moody | Leach | Bowers
Last Action: 04/26/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the representation of certain indigent applicants for a writ of habeas corpus.

HB 357 Author: Bucy | Smith | Capriglione | Garcia
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the requirements to access the online tracker of an application for a ballot to be voted by mail and to the date of runoff elections.

HB 703 Author: González, Jessica | Smith | Bucy | Manuel | Cain
Last Action: 04/28/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the compensation of an election judge or clerk.

HB 1349 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Price | Collier | Smith | Leo-Wilson
Last Action: 05/09/2023 S Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the marketing and sale of catfish and similar fish by food service establishments; providing administrative and civil penalties.

HB 1354 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Jetton | Smith | González, Mary | Guillen
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to the salaries of members of certain municipal police departments and to state assistance payments to offset the cost of those salaries.

HB 1932 Author: Button | Klick | Smith | Jetton
Last Action: 03/08/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 8 2023 12:09PM
Caption: Relating to a school psychologist licensed under the Occupations Code.

HB 1940 Author: Cook | Smith | Murr | Goldman
Last Action: 04/18/2023 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the admissibility of evidence of certain extraneous offenses or acts in the prosecution of sexual assault or aggravated sexual assault or an attempt or conspiracy to commit sexual assault or aggravated sexual assault.

HB 1998 Author: Johnson, Julie | Price | Smith | Johnson, Ann
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the regulation of physicians, the disciplinary authority of the Texas Medical Board, and the administration of the Texas Physician Health Program; increasing a criminal penalty; imposing a surcharge.

HB 2070 Author: Cook | Smith | Morales, Eddie
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the continuation of spousal maintenance ordered under certain circumstances.

HB 2575 Author: Button | González, Mary | Smith | Morales, Christina | Lopez, Janie
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/23/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the workforce diploma pilot program.

HB 2577 Author: Cook | Murr | Slawson | Smith | Goldman
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of indecent exposure; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 2860 Author: Swanson | DeAyala | Smith
Last Action: 05/09/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to maintaining certain voter registration information and reviewing ballots voted by mail; creating criminal offenses.

HB 2948 Author: Cook | Smith
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the modification of a possession order and temporary possession of a child when a conservator of the child is incapacitated.

HB 3537 Author: Manuel | Smith | Swanson | Bucy | Morales, Eddie
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a candidate's application for a place on the ballot for a party's primary election.

HB 3644 Author: Cook | Smith | Goldman | Capriglione
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to the offense of murder committed by the manufacture or delivery of certain controlled substances.

HB 3751 Author: Cain | Vasut | Schofield | Smith | Thompson, Ed
Last Action: 05/02/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to venue and choice of law for certain actions involving censorship by social media platforms.

HB 3878 Author: King, Ken | Thompson, Senfronia | Hernandez | Patterson | Smith
Last Action: 05/05/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the Texas Real Estate Research Center, the Real Estate Research Advisory Committee, the Texas Real Estate Commission, and the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board; increasing a fee; authorizing a fee.

HB 3929 Author: Cook | Leach | Price | Smith
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the adoption by the Supreme Court of Texas of the Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act.

HB 5005 Author: Cook | Smith | Geren | Anchía | Turner
Last Action: 05/12/2023 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the disclosure under the public information law of a motor vehicle license plate number captured in a video recording maintained by a law enforcement agency.

HB 5053 Author: DeAyala | Bell, Keith | Toth | Smith | Craddick
Last Action: 05/10/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the venue for the prosecution of an election offense.

HR 228 Author: Orr | Smith | Tepper | Dorazio | Klick
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2023 7:34PM
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2023, as Texas Republican County Chairmen's Association Legislative Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1169 Author: Kacal | Burns | Murr | Smith | Stucky
Last Action: 04/28/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 28 2023 3:01PM
Caption: In memory of Joe Michael Crow.

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