Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. John T. Smithee
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/16/2019

Number of Bills: 36

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (29):
HB 1285 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to exemptions to reporting and list requirements for certain attorneys ad litem, guardians ad litem, amicus attorneys, mediators, and guardians.

HB 1286 Author: Smithee | Guillen
Last Action: 04/15/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to establishing a guardianship abuse, fraud, and exploitation deterrence program.

HB 1554 Author: Smithee
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the language of personal automobile or residential property insurance policy documents and related materials.

HB 1555 Author: Smithee
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/23/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the status of personal automobile or residential property insurance policy summary documents.

HB 1592 Author: Smithee
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 05/25/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to health care professional liability coverage for certain public institutions of higher education.

HB 1693 Author: Smithee
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to affidavits concerning cost and necessity of services.

HB 1742 Author: Smithee
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the mediation of the settlement of certain health benefit claims involving balance billing by out-of-network laboratories.

HB 1744 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to limitations periods in arbitration proceedings.

HB 1864 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to the Texas Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association.

HB 1903 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to disclosures required in connection with the issuance of certain health benefit plans.

HB 2083 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 04/15/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the transfer of civil cases by the judicial panel on multidistrict litigation.

HB 3063 Author: Smithee | Geren | Tinderholt
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the transfer of a retired law enforcement animal.

HB 3305 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to personal information that may be omitted from certain records, licenses, and reports and to other court security measures.

HB 3306 Author: Smithee
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of information concerning the corporate governance structure of certain insurers and related entities; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 3308 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to nonprofit legal services corporations.

HB 3444 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to the reporting of allegations of fraud, waste, abuse, or other malfeasance in the use of public resources by public and private institutions of higher education for the purpose of compliance monitoring by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

HB 3447 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the content of detailed reports filed by lobbyists and to monetary limits on expenditures by lobbyists.

HB 3449 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to employment protections for jury service.

HB 3457 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the assessment of costs of litigation and reasonable attorney fees in certain lawsuits under the public information law.

HB 3844 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the period for which certain property acquired by a charitable organization to provide low-income housing may be exempted from ad valorem taxation.

HB 4202 Author: Smithee | Wu | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the authority of a court to grant a motion for a new trial in certain criminal cases.

HB 4373 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to the limitation on the amount of supplemental payments that a person may agree to provide to a school district or any other entity on behalf of a school district under the Texas Economic Development Act.

HB 4443 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Urban Affairs: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored.

HB 4577 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to the deployment of broadband service in rural areas of the state.

HB 4587 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to optional annuity increases for certain retirees and beneficiaries of the Texas Municipal Retirement System and related distribution requirements.

HR 4 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 01/09/2019 H Reported enrolled: Jan 9 2019 5:40PM
Caption: Adopting the rules of the House for the 86th Legislature.

HR 831 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 5:18PM
Caption: Congratulating the Amarillo Sod Poodles on their inaugural minor league baseball season in 2019.

HR 1428 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Filed
Caption: Congratulating Scott Houdashell and Curtis McGill of Amarillo on the success of the Eggmazing Egg Decorator.

HR 1482 Author: Smithee
Last Action: 05/14/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 14 2019 3:07PM
Caption: Congratulating Scott Houdashell and Curtis McGill of Amarillo on the success of the Eggmazing Egg Decorator.

Joint Author (7):
HB 787 Author: Davis, Sarah | Gutierrez | Bailes | Sheffield | Smithee
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to a study on the state certification of music therapists.

HB 1079 Author: Price | King, Ken | Smithee | Springer
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Transportation of the Ports-to-Plains Corridor, including an evaluation of the feasibility of certain improvements to Interstate Highway 27.

HB 1135 Author: Price | Smithee | King, Ken | Springer | Krause
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a common characteristic or use project in a public improvement district in certain municipalities.

HB 1856 Author: Price | Smithee | King, Ken
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 05/31/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 287 as the Honorable Teel Bivins Memorial Highway.

HB 4700 Author: Price | Smithee
Last Action: 04/03/2019 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Apr 3 2019 4:37PM
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the County Court at Law No. 1 of Potter County.

HJR 96 Author: Tinderholt | Smithee | Geren | Israel | Nevárez
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the transfer of a law enforcement animal to a qualified caretaker in certain circumstances.

HR 347 Author: Price | Smithee | King, Ken | Springer
Last Action: 02/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 22 2019 7:09PM
Caption: Recognizing February 18 and 19, 2019, as Panhandle Days at the State Capitol.

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