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Legislation authored by John Smithee

Includes legislation with John Smithee as the primary author for the 69th through 85th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not available for the 86th Legislature.

85th Regular Session
HB 34 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to measures to prevent wrongful convictions.
HB 1020 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to volunteer practice by an inactive member of the State Bar of Texas.
HB 1021 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Relating to county law libraries.
HB 1073 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to provisional permits for certain insurance agents.
HB 1113 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to health plan and health benefit plan coverage for abortions.
HB 1225 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the participation of an advanced practice registered nurse as a primary care provider for certain governmental health benefit plans.
HB 1227 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the transparency of certain information related to prescription drug coverage provided by certain health benefit plans.
HB 1243 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the identification and handling of unclaimed life insurance and annuity contract proceeds.
HB 1270 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to excused absences from public school for the purpose of visiting a military recruitment center.
HB 1428 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to mediation of the settlement of certain out-of-network health benefit claims involving balance billing for members of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
HB 1456 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to judicial review of certain decisions under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act.
HB 1463 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to procedures for actions alleging failure to comply with certain standards to accommodate persons with disabilities.
HB 1487 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the security of courts and judges in the state.
HB 1618 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
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 1635 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the authority of the commissioner of insurance to request a state innovation waiver for certain small group health benefit plans of certain federal actuarial value and level of coverage requirements.
HB 1691 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the designation of certain rest areas on Interstate Highway 27 in Hale County as the Nelda Laney Safety Rest Areas.
HB 1759 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of an independent school district to contract with a county for the design, improvement, or construction of an instructional facility or stadium or other athletic facility.
HB 1761 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to jurisdiction of the Texas Supreme Court.
HB 2070 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain warranties for a new motor vehicle.
HB 2106 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records.
HB 2770 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the declaration of a common nuisance involving a computer network or web address.
HB 2776 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the right of certain appellants to supersede a judgment or order on appeal.
HB 2783 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the assessment of litigation costs and attorney fees in certain lawsuits under the public information law.
HB 2873 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the procedures for an application for a writ of habeas corpus in certain felony cases where the state agrees to relief.
HB 2891 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the medical authorization required to release protected health information in a health care liability claim.
HB 2892 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to guardianships; authorizing a fee.
HB 3127 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to measures to prevent wrongful convictions.
HB 3128 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to rules adopted by the commissioner of insurance to stabilize long-term care premium rates.
HB 3133 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the use of in-custody informant testimony in a criminal trial.
HB 3134 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the electronic recording and admissibility of certain custodial interrogations.
HB 3149 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to confidentiality of reports and related information for a solvency examination of an insurance carrier.
HB 3154 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to creation, attachment, perfection, and enforcement of certain liens in the slaughtering of livestock.
HB 3199 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the State Bar of Texas.
HB 3202 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to registration statement and reporting requirements of insurers in an insurance holding company system.
HB 3372 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in courts in the judicial branch of state government.
HB 3631 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to establishing a guardianship compliance program.
HB 3867 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to unconscionable prices charged by certain health care facilities for medical care.
HB 3868 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the vote to authorize background and criminal history checks on tenant applicants by a property owners' association.
HB 3870 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to required disclosures by certain health care facilities.
HCR 50 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Inviting the chief justice of the Supreme Court of Texas to address a joint session of the legislature on February 1, 2017.
HCR 68 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Will David Davis Sr. of Austin.
HCR 69 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Brenda Nation of Austin.
HCR 144 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Texas Cattle Feeders Association.
HCR 146 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 1691.
HJR 10 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the eligibility requirements for certain judicial offices.
HJR 11 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the eligibility requirements for appellate judicial offices.
HJR 117 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the terms of office of certain judicial offices.
HR 4 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Adopting the rules of the House for the 85th Legislature.
HR 1174 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ada "Kitty" Fenlaw.
HR 2725 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of K. Roger Williams of Amarillo.
85th 1st Called Session
HB 214 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to health plan and health benefit plan coverage for elective abortion.
HCR 34 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Frank Ronald Galitski of Amarillo.
84th Regular Session
HB 39 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: 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, John
Last Action: 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, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to health plan and health benefit plan coverage for abortions.
HB 1436 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to appeals regarding dangerous dogs.
HB 1624 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to transparency of certain information related to certain health benefit plan coverage.
HB 1638 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to nonpreferred provider claims under a preferred provider benefit plan related to emergency care.
HB 1644 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: 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, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to reinsurance, distributions, and pooling arrangements by captive insurance companies.
HB 1730 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: 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, John
Last Action: 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, John
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to automobile liability insurance for transportation network company drivers.
HB 2145 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: 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, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to coverage of telehealth services or telemedicine medical services under health benefit plans.
HB 2193 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the office of a public defender appointed by the Commissioners Court of Randall County.
HB 2198 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: 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, John
Last Action: 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, John
Last Action: 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, John
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the limitation on the amount of supplemental payments under the Texas Economic Development Act.
HB 2586 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to contingent deferred annuity contracts.
HB 2768 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: 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, John | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the annual state salary supplement for certain county judges.
HB 2822 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: 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, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to notice and availability of mediation for balance billing by a facility-based physician.
HB 3158 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: 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, John
Last Action: 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, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to claims of patent infringement; providing civil penalties; imposing fees.
HB 3424 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: 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, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act of 2008.
HB 3641 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: 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, John | et. al.
Last Action: 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, John
Last Action: 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, John
Last Action: 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, John | et. al.
Last Action: 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, John
Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
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, John | et. al.
Last Action: 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, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Amarillo City Council member James Harold Simms.
HCR 87 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Gene Earl Parker of Amarillo.
HCR 136 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Conquer Chiari for its efforts in behalf of those with Chiari malformation.
HR 4 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Adopting the permanent House Rules for the 84th Legislature.
HR 1142 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing November 2-6, 2015, as Municipal Courts Week.
HR 1143 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing November 7-11, 2016, as Municipal Courts Week.
HR 1351 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Lois Miller of Friona on her 100th birthday.
HR 2163 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Annette Galitski of Amarillo.
HR 3431 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Bryan Polanco on being named salutatorian of the Class of 2015 at Caprock High School.
HR 3432 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Seanpaul Mark Renteria on being named valedictorian of the Class of 2015 at Caprock High School.
HR 3433 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Taylor Chase Bentley on being named salutatorian of the Class of 2015 at Amarillo High School.
HR 3434 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Christopher David Wilhelm on being named valedictorian of the Class of 2015 at Amarillo High School.
HR 3509 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the boys' wrestling team of Amarillo High School on its performance at the 2015 UIL Wrestling State Tournament.
HR 3510 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
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, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
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, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the girls' wrestling team of Amarillo High School on participating in the 2015 UIL Wrestling State Tournament.
83rd Regular Session
HB 718 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to optional annuity increases for certain retirees and beneficiaries of the Texas Municipal Retirement System.
HB 949 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to continuation of automobile insurance coverage for certain motor vehicles acquired during a personal automobile insurance policy term.
HB 997 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to health plan and health benefit plan coverage for abortions.
HB 1136 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the amount of outstanding total liability of a mortgage guaranty insurer.
HB 1155 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to suspension of payment of certain income benefits under the workers' compensation system for failure to submit to a designated doctor examination.
HB 1226 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to self-insurance funds established by governmental units.
HB 1399 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to electronic availability of certain property and casualty insurance forms.
HB 1400 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a requirement for and the contents of a declarations page required for certain standard insurance policy forms for residential property insurance.
HB 1401 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to extending claim-handling deadlines after certain emergency declarations.
HB 1402 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain rebates and incentives for purchasing certain roofing services; providing a civil penalty.
HB 1403 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the regulation of damage waivers used by certain vehicle rental companies.
HB 1404 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of insurance adjusters.
HB 1405 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/14
Caption: Relating to the collection of surplus lines insurance premium taxes for insurance placed with a managing underwriter.
HB 1406 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of the calculation of out-of-network payments by the issuers of preferred provider benefit plans and by health maintenance organizations.
HB 1407 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to third-party property damage claims under private passenger automobile insurance policies.
HB 1408 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
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 1651 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a claim filing period and contractual limitations period in certain property insurance policies.
HB 1806 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to coverage of telephone consultations and telehealth services or telemedicine medical services under health benefit plans.
HB 2782 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the commissioner of insurance to disapprove rate changes for certain health benefit plans.
HB 2783 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to who is an employee for large and small employers for health benefit plans.
HB 2784 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain authorized investments under the Insurance Code.
HB 2785 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an insurance policyholders' bill of rights in connection with policies issued by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.
HB 2786 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to own risk and solvency assessment by insurers and insurance groups; providing a penalty.
HB 2787 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the amount and payment of attorney's fees in certain workers' compensation cases.
HB 2788 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the licensing of captive insurance companies; authorizing fees.
HB 2789 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain insurance laws to certain farm mutual insurance companies.
HB 2790 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the offense of failing to secure a child in a child passenger safety seat system.
HB 2791 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to abolishing the Texas Health Insurance Pool.
HB 2837 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision of home-taught driver education courses by state agencies.
HB 2838 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the disclosure by health care practitioners and facilities of the price of certain health care services.
HB 2956 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain binding arbitration provisions in certain insurance and health benefit plan coverage documents.
HB 2957 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the use of certain funds of the Texas Health Insurance Pool.
HB 3237 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to first-party indemnity coverage purchased by insurance purchasing groups.
HB 3269 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to payment of and disclosures related to certain ambulatory surgical center charges.
HB 3270 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to preferred provider and exclusive provider network regulations; providing administrative sanctions and penalties.
HB 3694 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation and oversight of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and other insurance entities; increasing a surcharge.
HB 3695 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the operation of the FAIR Plan Association.
HB 3696 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to unauthorized insurance.
HB 3697 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the deposit of assessments and fees collected for examination expenses.
HB 3698 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the appointment of county auditors.
HB 3699 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to employer participation in the Healthy Texas Program.
HCR 110 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Caption: Directing the governor of the State of Texas to posthumously award the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor to Lieutenant General (Brevet) Everett Selden Simpson.
HCR 120 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Conquer Chiari for its efforts in behalf of those with Chiari Malformation.
HR 4 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Adopting the rules of the House for the 83rd Legislature.
HR 1123 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the celebration of Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day at the VFW Golding Meadows Post 1475 in Amarillo on March 30, 2013.
HR 2596 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Andrew Jared Swope of Amarillo.
82nd Regular Session
HB 272 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and to the resolution of certain disputes concerning claims made to that association; providing penalties.
HB 938 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for women veterans.
HB 979 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the inspection of portable fire extinguishers.
HB 1032 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to a rescission period for annuity contracts.
HB 1253 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to certain modifications of a health benefit plan.
HB 1265 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the amount of outstanding total liability of a mortgage guaranty insurer.
HB 1267 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties and intergovernmental pools to require reimbursement for punitive damage coverage.
HB 1310 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the office of public insurance counsel's authority to initiate a hearing on or object to insurance rates or rate filings.
HB 1405 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to provision by a health benefit plan of prescription drug coverage specified by formulary and to modifications of that coverage.
HB 1864 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the coercion of therapeutic optometrists and ophthalmologists by managed care plans.
HB 2010 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to indemnification provisions in construction contracts.
HB 2088 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to suspension of payment of certain income benefits under the workers' compensation system for failure to submit to a designated doctor examination.
HB 2089 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the resolution of overpayment or underpayment of income benefits under the workers' compensation program.
HB 2267 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to notice of acceptance or rejection of an insurance claim.
HB 2307 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the minimum continuing legal education requirements for an attorney employed in the executive branch of state government.
HB 2319 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to premium tax credits for examination and evaluation fees paid by insurers.
HB 2336 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to payment of and disclosures related to certain ambulatory surgical center charges.
HB 2603 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the distribution of universal service funds to certain small and rural local exchange companies.
HB 2834 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to insurer receivership.
HB 2835 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the functions of insurance holding company systems.
HB 2836 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the regulation of title insurance rates.
HB 2837 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to regulation of title insurance rates.
HB 2838 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of title insurance rates.
HB 2839 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to regulation of title insurance rates on a file and use basis.
HB 2840 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to petitions for judicial review of orders on excessive or unfairly discriminatory residential property premium rates.
HB 2848 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to treatment under the public school finance system of a school district that imposes a maintenance and operations tax at a rate below the rate otherwise required for entitlement to state funding.
HB 2922 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the refund of excessively or unfairly discriminatory premiums paid for certain personal lines of insurance.
HB 3017 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the prohibited use of discretionary clauses in certain health maintenance organization and insurance contracts.
HB 3023 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the institution of a formal delinquency proceeding against the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.
HB 3024 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the Fair Access to Insurance Requirements (FAIR) Plan Association.
HB 3059 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of damage waivers used by certain vehicle rental companies.
HB 3060 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to arbitration of certain claims under residential property insurance policies.
HB 3061 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to arbitration of certain disputes arising in connection with a personal automobile insurance policy.
HB 3062 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the payment of third-party claims under commercial and personal automobile insurance policies in this state.
HB 3063 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to third-party property damage claims under private passenger automobile insurance policies.
HB 3086 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to credit to certain ceding insurers for reinsurance ceded to certain certified assuming insurers.
HB 3087 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to payment for services provided by certain physicians and health care providers to individuals covered by managed care plans.
HB 3338 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Caption: Relating to optional annuity increases for certain retirees and beneficiaries of the Texas Municipal Retirement System.
HB 3362 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the appointment of an attorney for a workers' compensation claimant in certain proceedings.
HB 3410 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/12
Caption: Relating to the managing underwriters for surplus lines insurance transactions and to the collection of surplus lines insurance premium taxes for those transactions.
HB 3570 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to insurance coverage requirements for certain amusement rides.
HB 3604 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to enforcement of certain insurance provisions in construction contracts.
HB 3605 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the payment of losses by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association
HB 3609 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to insurance premium and maintenance taxes, and payment of excess losses of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.
HB 3769 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to allowing driver education courses to be delivered by course providers.
HB 3850 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to the county attorney of Oldham County and the district attorney for the 287th Judicial District.
HCR 58 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Granting the legislature permission to adjourn for more than three days.
HCR 145 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Caption: Directing the governor of the State of Texas to posthumously award the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor to Lieutenant General (Brevet) Everett Selden Simpson.
HCR 164 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Jean Hilfiger of Saint-Nabord, France, for his courageous actions in assisting U.S. military forces in France during World War II.
HR 936 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Wales H. Madden, Jr., of Amarillo.
HR 1736 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Francis Edward "Frank" Barrett of Hereford.
HR 1737 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Canyon High School girls' basketball team on winning the UIL 4A state championship.
HR 1738 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Joe Lombard, coach of the Canyon High School girls' basketball team, on his exceptional career.
HR 2629 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Captain Steven L. Young on the event of his retirement from the United States Navy Civil Engineer Corps.
HR 2630 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Keith Horner of Amarillo.
HR 2787 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Honor and Remember Flag and paying tribute to the men and women of the U.S. armed forces who gave their lives in our country's service.
HR 2788 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Connor James Lyons of Amarillo.
82nd 1st Called Session
HB 3 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association, to the resolution of certain disputes concerning claims made to that association, and to the issuance of windstorm and hail insurance policies in the private insurance market by certain insurers; providing penalties.
HR 210 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of noted Western craftsman Jerry Cates of Amarillo.
HR 218 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3.
81st Regular Session
HB 911 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to adoption of a temporary program for the operation and funding of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.
HB 1921 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the board of directors of the Dallam-Hartley Counties Hospital District to employ health care providers.
HB 1926 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of an appellate judicial system for the Seventh Court of Appeals District.
HB 1956 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the recovery of medical or health care expenses in civil actions.
HB 2015 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to exclusions of certain persons from coverage under a motor vehicle insurance policy used as evidence of financial responsibility.
HB 2064 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/10
Caption: Relating to premium discounts for certain participants in the Texas Health Insurance Risk Pool and to funding for those discounts through certain penalties.
HB 2576 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to direct payment by a health or automobile insurer of physicians and health care providers.
HB 2586 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to small and large employer health group cooperatives.
HB 2650 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain annuities.
HB 2651 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain education requirements for insurance agents who sell annuities.
HB 2652 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a rescission period for annuity contracts.
HB 2733 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to recovery under uninsured and underinsured motorist insurance coverage.
HB 3269 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to the board of directors of the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority.
HB 3759 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the operation and regulation of certain consolidated insurance programs.
HB 3818 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the power of certain districts and water supply corporations to allow the use of right-of-way easements for certain energy-related purposes.
HB 3819 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to limits on the purpose and power of a fresh water supply district.
HB 3864 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the acceptance of certain donated building projects by the Parks and Wildlife Department.
HB 4179 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to health insurance.
HB 4183 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to billing practices for certain health care facilities and providers.
HB 4241 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: No action taken in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the theft of a military grave marker.
HB 4242 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to notice of acceptance or rejection of an insurance claim.
HB 4290 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to retrospective utilization review and utilization review to determine the experimental or investigational nature of a health care service.
HB 4291 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to insurance charters and certificates of authority.
HB 4338 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to title insurance agents and title insurance companies.
HB 4339 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of the unauthorized insurance guaranty fund.
HB 4342 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to required use by insurers of certain standard insurance policy forms for residential property insurance.
HB 4343 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to access to certain criminal history record information maintained by the Department of Public Safety.
HB 4344 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation of premium rates for long-term care insurance.
HB 4358 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to rulemaking authority for administrative penalties assessed for violations of the Insurance Code.
HB 4359 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the registration with the Texas Department of Insurance of certain contract examiners.
HB 4461 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to confidentiality of certain information maintained by the Texas Department of Insurance.
HB 4477 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to assessments, coverage, deposits, and reinsurance of the Texas Life, Accident, Health, and Hospital Service Insurance Guaranty Association.
HB 4655 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to priority groundwater management areas.
HB 4656 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the management, operation, and review of groundwater conservation districts.
HB 4733 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation and funding of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association, including funding of coverage for certain catastrophic events through the issuance of public securities.
HCR 210 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Dr. Steven W. Jones, president of Amarillo College.
HCR 271 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Honoring the musical drama TEXAS in Palo Duro Canyon on the occasion of its 44th season.
HR 575 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Elizabeth Marie Walterscheid of Hereford on her 100th birthday.
HR 576 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Specialist Brandon A. Meyer of Canyon.
HR 1081 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 26, 2009, as Cal Farley's Day at the State Capitol and commemorating the 70th anniversary of Cal Farley's Boys Ranch and the 60th anniversary of Cal Farley's Girlstown, U.S.A.
HR 1795 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Teresa Lyons, director of the Hereford Municipal Airport, on being named the 2009 General Aviation Airport Manager of the Year by the Aviation Department of the Texas Department of Transportation.
HR 2992 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 78.
81st 1st Called Session
HCR 5 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the musical drama TEXAS in Palo Duro Canyon on the occasion of its 44th season.
HR 105 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jack Sorenson for his professional achievements as an artist.
80th Regular Session
HB 534 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing the lease or conveyance of certain real property owned by Amarillo College.
HB 694 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the declination of compensation by a candidate for a county or precinct office.
HB 728 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of unsworn declarations and certifications.
HB 871 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the total revenue exemption for the franchise tax.
HB 1176 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to providing that a municipality may allow a municipal fire marshal or arson investigator to travel in an unmarked municipal vehicle when performing official duties.
HB 1226 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the subrogation interests of certain political subdivisions or insurance carriers providing reinsurance for subdivisions.
HB 1227 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of health benefit plan issuers and dissemination of information to patients, physicians, and other providers.
HB 1589 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to minimum insurance coverage amounts to establish evidence of financial responsibility under the Texas Motor Vehicle Safety Responsibility Act.
HB 1590 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to lapse rates in the computation of reserves for certain life insurance contracts.
HB 2013 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to recovery under uninsured and underinsured motorist insurance coverage.
HB 2014 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the operation and regulation of certain consolidated insurance programs; providing penalties.
HB 2015 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the reporting of claim information under certain group health plans; providing administrative penalties.
HB 2016 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requirements for certain contracts with physicians and health care providers.
HB 2636 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of statutes relating to the Texas Department of Insurance, the business of insurance, and certain related businesses, to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in the codified Insurance Code, and to conforming the provisions of that code that were codified by the 79th Legislature to other Acts of that legislature, including conforming amendments, repeals, and penalties.
HB 2638 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exclusion from total revenue in computing the franchise tax of certain funds, reimbursements, and expenses related to certain legal services.
HB 2639 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to risk management programs for members and advisors of student organizations at public and private postsecondary educational institutions and to certain insurance requirements for fraternities.
HB 2640 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the collection and use of certain information by insurers and related entities.
HB 2706 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to participation of hospitals in certain health care delivery networks.
HB 2959 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to regulation of dairy products.
HB 2960 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Conf. Comm. Report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and the Texas FAIR Plan Association, including funding of coverage for certain catastrophic events through the issuance of public securities.
HB 2961 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the disposition of income at Palo Duro Canyon State Park.
HB 2962 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to district hearings and citizen suits for illegally drilling or operating a water well.
HB 3357 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to defining as a deceptive trade practice representing the franchise tax as a fee, charge, reimbursement, or other item on an invoice or mailing to a consumer.
HB 3358 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to prior approval of property and casualty insurance rates under certain circumstances.
HB 4111 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Randall County Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
HR 735 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Texas Army National Guard Sergeant First Class Tommy I. Folks, Jr.
HR 736 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Texas State Trooper Matthew DeWayne Myrick of Hereford.
HR 2060 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the West Texas A&M University football team for its success during the 2005 and 2006 seasons.
HR 2061 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Frances Robbie Wileman Dudley of Austin.
HR 2062 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Russell Long of Amarillo on his professional achievements and congratulating him on his designation as president emeritus of West Texas A&M University.
79th Regular Session
HB 336 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the declination of compensation by a candidate for constable.
HB 337 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to a landowner's liability for injuries incurred during certain recreational activities.
HB 353 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the equalized wealth level under the public school finance system for school districts located in counties with small populations.
HB 592 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to liquidated damages for violating certain requirements relating to executory contracts for the conveyance of certain real property.
HB 593 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/06
Caption: Relating to the terms of court of the 47th Judicial District.
HB 594 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Returned to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to the Randall County Juvenile Board.
HB 595 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the County Court at Law of Randall County.
HB 596 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appointment of judges to the City of Amarillo municipal court.
HB 597 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the creation of an additional county court at law in Randall County.
HB 1185 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the exemptions from ad valorem taxation of real and personal property of a religious organization or a school.
HB 1504 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds for West Texas A&M University.
HB 1585 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to disapproval by the commissioner of insurance of certain property and casualty insurance rates; providing penalties.
HB 1731 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of the board of directors of the South Randall County Hospital District to invest district funds.
HB 1890 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the operation and funding of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association, including funding of coverage for certain catastrophic events through the establishment of a revenue bond program.
HB 2154 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the declination of compensation by a candidate for a county or precinct office.
HB 2155 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to liability of insurance agents for unfair methods of competition or deceptive acts or practices in the business of insurance.
HB 2156 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation and regulation of certain consolidated insurance programs.
HB 2157 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the receivership of insurers in this state; providing penalties.
HB 2298 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to elimination of certain rate rollbacks for insurance premium rates for windstorm insurance.
HB 2299 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the payment of physicians and providers who do not have contractual relationships with a preferred provider benefit plan or a health maintenance organization.
HB 2550 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of unsworn declarations and certifications.
HB 2551 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the subrogation interests of certain political subdivisions or carriers providing reinsurance for subdivisions.
HB 2678 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to underwriting of and ratemaking for professional liability insurance for physicians and health care providers.
HB 2870 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to regulation of rates and forms used to write guaranty bonds.
HB 2871 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to rates for certain insurance within certain rating territories.
HB 2872 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain insurance laws to multi-peril insurance policies.
HB 2883 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the Texas Life, Accident, Health, and Hospital Service Insurance Guaranty Association.
HCR 234 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections to H.B. No. 2157.
HR 174 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the 100th anniversary of Rotary International and recognizing the work and achievements of the Amarillo West Rotary Club.
HR 671 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Shirley Hutzler for her contributions to her industry and recognizing her as the inaugural recipient of the TAHU "Hutzler Legislative Excellence Award."
HR 2247 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 14.
79th 1st Called Session
HR 334 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Judge Mary Lou Robinson for her 50 years of outstanding public service.
78th Regular Session
HB 8 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to regulation of certain types of insurance and the conduct of certain insurers.
HB 639 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to rate information to be filed by certain insurers of residential property; providing an administrative penalty.
HB 746 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to policy forms and endorsements for personal automobile and residential property insurance.
HB 747 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to procedures by insurers for handling water damage claims.
HB 748 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to automobile and residential property insurance rate regulation.
HB 749 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
Caption: Relating to the issuance of Air Force Association license plates.
HB 750 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the definition of unfair methods of competition and unfair and deceptive acts or practices in the business of insurance.
HB 1085 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the authority of the commissioner of insurance to adopt claim requirements and issue emergency orders to address an insurer's unreasonable delays in claims handling.
HB 1086 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the creation of employer health benefit plan groups.
HB 1399 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to joint negotiation by physicians and health benefit plans.
HB 1757 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to rate filing and rate rollbacks for professional liability insurance for physicians and health care providers.
HB 1809 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requirements regarding motor vehicle insurance and proof of financial responsibility; providing penalties.
HB 1810 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation and prompt payment of health care providers; providing penalties.
HB 1958 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to revenue bond program and procedures for certain residential property insurance.
HB 1959 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to facilities and other property of the Dallam-Hartley Counties Hospital District.
HB 2233 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the Health Insurance Portability and Availability Act.
HB 2258 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to certain large employer health benefit plans.
HB 2259 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the policy terms for medical malpractice liability insurance written by the Texas Medical Liability Insurance Underwriting Association.
HB 2260 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the reporting of certain health care liability claims to the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.
HB 2446 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to standards, guidelines, and contractual provisions of Medicaid managed care plans.
HB 2467 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the use of credit scoring in certain personal lines of insurance.
HB 3577 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the County Court at Law of Randall County.
HB 3598 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the Randall County Juvenile Board.
HCR 251 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of U.S. Air Force Captain Eric Bruce Das of Amarillo.
HR 173 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Stanley Wiley of Amarillo.
HR 558 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Canyon High School Lady Eagles basketball team on winning the 2003 UIL Conference 3A State Championship.
HR 1077 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Honorable John T. Boyd of Amarillo on the occasion of his retirement from the Seventh Court of Appeals.
78th 2nd Called Session
HR 179 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Captain R. L. "Rusty" Davis of Amarillo on his retirement from the Texas Department of Public Safety.
78th 4th Called Session
HCR 22 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: In memory of Betty Barrett of Hereford.
77th Regular Session
HB 606 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain health benefit plans from requiring the use of hospitalists by participating physicians.
HB 1563 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to certain civil consequences of a theft involving motor fuel.
HB 1703 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to regulation of nonadmitted captive insurance companies.
HB 1704 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of a task force to examine issues regarding expansion of the provision of health benefits to employees of small businesses.
HB 1705 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the issuance of Air Force Association license plates.
HB 1943 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to required procedures for certain third-party claims under motor vehicle liability insurance policies; providing an administrative penalty.
HB 1944 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the Deaf Smith County Hospital District.
HB 1945 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the rulemaking authority of the commissioner of insurance.
HB 2824 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of public schools and libraries for certain funds.
HB 2825 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to continuation of an accreditation program for child-care facilities and child-placing agencies as an alternative to state licensure; providing a penalty.
HB 2826 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the adoption of a uniform explanation of payment form by the Texas Department of Insurance.
HB 2827 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to consumer disclosures required to be made by health maintenance organizations and insurers who provide preferred provider plans.
HB 2828 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the delegation of certain functions by a health maintenance organization; providing penalties.
HB 2829 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to loss control requirements for certain lines of insurance.
HB 2830 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to unauthorized insurance.
HB 2831 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to notification to certain health care providers of the factors considered by a managed care entity in determining the amount of reimbursement for an out-of-network provider.
HB 2832 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/02
Caption: Relating to requiring tax collectors to notify taxpayers of certain overpayments of ad valorem taxes and to issue refunds of certain duplicate payments of ad valorem taxes.
HB 3011 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to expert and bond requirements involving a health care liability claim.
HB 3012 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of joint negotiations by physicians with health benefit plans.
HB 3013 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the composition and operation of the board of directors of certain insurance guaranty associations.
HB 3014 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibited practices regarding determinations of eligibility for coverage and authorizations for certain services provided by health maintenance organizations or preferred provider plans.
HB 3076 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of Business United States Highway 287 as the L. P. "Pete" Gilvin Memorial Highway.
HB 3079 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain taxes and fees administered by the comptroller under the Insurance Code and other insurance laws of this state.
HB 3660 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a public defender by the Commissioners Court of Randall County.
HCR 248 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Meals on Wheels of Amarillo.
HCR 305 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Brandon Slay of Amarillo for his achievements.
HJR 90 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the office of constable in Randall County.
HR 779 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Wanda Lindemann of Claytonville.
HR 989 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Amarillo College Theater School for Children for its outstanding accomplishments.
HR 1448 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Coach Larry Dippel of Amarillo High School on his outstanding achievements.
76th Regular Session
HB 823 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the treatment of certain annuities as charitable gift annuities and the application of the Insurance Code and certain other laws to charitable gift annuities.
HB 2746 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to disclosure requirements for certain information held by pharmacists, pharmacies, and pharmacy benefit managers.
HB 2748 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
Caption: Relating to coverage for certain care for children provided through certain health benefit plans.
HB 2751 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to the compensation of an officer, trustee, or director of a domestic insurance company.
HB 2752 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to joint underwriting and reinsurance advisory organizations.
HB 2753 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to insurance coverage on certain rental vehicles and vehicle equipment.
HB 2754 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the administration of risk pools that provide health and accident coverage for political subdivisions.
HB 2755 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to required procedures for certain third-party claims under motor vehicle liability insurance policies; providing an administrative penalty.
HB 3016 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to health care utilization review agents.
HB 3017 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation by the commissioner of insurance of rates, classifications, and forms for certain lines of insurance.
HB 3018 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to enrollee coverage and charges under a health maintenance organization health care plan.
HB 3019 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the delegation of certain functions by health maintenance organizations.
HB 3020 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the withdrawal from operations by a health maintenance organization.
HB 3021 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to a health maintenance organization's complaint and appeals procedures.
HB 3022 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the regulation of health insurance, health care plans provided by health maintenance organizations, and other health benefit plans.
HB 3023 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to a minimum net worth requirement for health maintenance organizations.
HB 3036 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to immunizations of children.
HB 3037 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the furnishing of a cost bond and expert report in a medical liability action.
HB 3038 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to forming a professional association for the practice of dentistry.
HB 3039 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of physician collective negotiation.
HB 3040 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the enactment of the Structured Settlement Protection Act as an amendment to the Texas Insurance Code; providing an effective date; and declaring an emergency.
HB 3041 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to prompt payment of insurance claims.
HB 3712 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to the location of polling places and to ballots for write-in voting.
HB 3713 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the use of revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax.
HB 3801 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the duties and salary of the county attorney in Oldham County.
HB 3803 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a bailiff for the County Court at Law of Randall County.
HCR 175 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing the Honorable Carlton B. Dodson.
HCR 176 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring astronaut Rick Douglas Husband.
HCR 177 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Justice Charles L. Reynolds.
HJR 82 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the office of constable in Randall County.
HR 97 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Lyndon Anderson on his retirement from the Texas Department of Insurance.
HR 254 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Warren A. "Bob" Burt.
HR 502 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating Champions for Children Day at the State Capitol.
HR 580 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: In memory of Dr. Hugh Sticksel, Jr.
HR 1206 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dr. Hugh Sticksel, Jr.
HR 1207 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Orvil Gene "Speedy" Nieman.
HR 1229 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Commending Pedro Martinez for his selfless efforts in behalf of others.
HR 1235 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Pedro Martinez for his extraordinary achievements.
75th Regular Session
HB 893 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to providing fairness and choice to patients and providers under managed care health benefit plans.
HB 894 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of health maintenance organizations.
HB 1099 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a rating system and consumer report cards for the comparison of health care plans.
HB 1100 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to utilization review under health benefit plans and health insurance policies.
HB 1101 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of preferred provider benefit plans.
HB 1102 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to health care liability claims.
HB 1103 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of health maintenance organizations.
HB 1170 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to certain nursing homes for purposes of professional liability insurance coverage.
HB 1274 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to parental notification and consent before an abortion may be performed on a minor; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 1275 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses involving a viable fetus.
HB 1276 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to the regulation of nursing homes and similar facilities and nursing facility administrators.
HB 1975 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the examination of certain insurance companies.
HB 1976 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to financial solvency requirements for certain property and casualty insurers.
HB 1977 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to risk limitations for certain insurance companies.
HB 2457 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of insurance fraud and engaging in organized criminal activity for which the underlying offense is insurance fraud.
HB 2482 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an accreditation program for child-care facilities and child-placing agencies as an alternative to state licensure; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 3007 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to reserves maintained by title insurers.
HB 3027 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to recoupment of certain professional liability discounts in lieu of reimbursement under Chapter 110, Civil Practice and Remedies Code; and declaring an emergency.
HB 3028 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the collection of insurance data.
HB 3036 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to service contracts sold by a manufacturer or seller of the property covered by the service contract.
HB 3389 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the duties and salary of the Oldham County Attorney.
HB 3390 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the requirements for state agency orders adopting rules and substantial compliance with those requirements.
HB 3391 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the licensing of banks as insurance agents and to certain nonresident agents; providing a penalty.
HB 3563 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to procedures to issue rental car companies limited licenses as insurance agents.
HB 3601 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the treatment of certain annuities as charitable gift annuities and the application of the Insurance Code and certain other laws to charitable gift annuities.
HR 629 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Craig Trammell for his heroic actions.
HR 630 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Charles Richard "C. R." Walser on the occasion of his 109th birthday.
HR 631 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Esther L. Plank.
HR 714 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Seth Chalk Guest.
HR 1315 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 385.
HR 1380 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of L. P. "Pete" Gilvin.
74th Regular Session
HB 769 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to parental rights concerning children attending public schools.
HB 770 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the attorney for service of process of certain insurance companies.
HB 771 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to certain nursing homes for purposes of professional liability insurance coverage.
HB 772 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain persons who are prohibited from representing others before the Texas Department of Insurance.
HB 773 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to motor vehicle liability insurance premium discounts and dismissal of certain citations for completion of a driving safety course; providing a penalty.
HB 774 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to certain technical corrections to the Insurance Code.
HB 775 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to corporations transacting certain insurance business.
HB 776 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the acceptance of certain federal funds by the Texas Department of Insurance.
HB 1243 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to requirements for certain insurers and health maintenance organizations concerning financial solvency.
HB 1346 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to procedures for leasing space for state agencies.
HB 1853 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to certain unfair or deceptive acts or practices under the Insurance Code.
HB 2178 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: No action taken in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to tuition rates for certain nonresident students of certain public institutions of higher education.
HB 2361 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to health insurance for employees of certain small employers.
HB 2633 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to incentive programs to minimize the use of the Texas Automobile Insurance Plan Association.
HB 2634 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to issuance of a marriage license.
HB 2635 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain bonds executed by sureties.
HB 2636 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to premium discounts by certain insurance companies for persons installing home security devices.
HB 2637 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to regulation of the business of insurance.
HB 2638 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Oldham County Underground Water Conservation District.
HB 2697 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to rates for commercial windstorm and hail insurance in the Texas Catastrophe Property Insurance Association.
HB 2766 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to providing fairness and choice to patients and providers under managed care health benefit plans.
HB 3060 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the construction of a resort hotel in Palo Duro Canyon State Park.
HB 3061 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Swisher Memorial Hospital District to issue anticipation notes and certificates of obligation.
HB 3228 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of economic development districts in certain counties; authorizing certain taxes.
HCR 241 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to correct technical errors in H.B. 2766.
HR 195 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jack and Nona Collins on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 505 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Marcus King, Jared Wright, Anna Doyle, Cheryl Campbell, Jake Jones, Brad Stewart, and Macy Thomas.
HR 1261 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lee "Levi" Bivins II.
73rd Regular Session
HB 717 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to qualified claims servicing contractors for workers' compensation insurance offered by certified self-insurers.
HB 1026 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to water submetering of newly constructed apartments, condominium projects, mobile home parks, and multiple use facilities.
HB 1027 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to privatization of governmental services.
HB 1028 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to interlocutory appeal of an order compelling arbitration under federal law.
HB 1569 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to uniform health insurance claim forms.
HB 1570 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to availability of group health insurance coverage following a change of employment.
HB 1831 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to tuition rates which may be charged non-residents attending certain institutions of higher education.
HB 1832 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to purchase of group health coverage through funds established by certain small employers.
HB 2004 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to insurance premium discounts for qualifying properties.
HB 2005 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to avoidance of liability by correction of certain violations of state credit law.
HB 2128 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the organization and operations of the judicial branch of government.
HB 2129 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction, organization and operations of the district courts and county courts.
HB 2130 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Rapid Action Council.
HB 2131 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to abolishing statutory county courts and creating additional judicial districts.
HB 2132 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the term of office of municipal judges.
HB 2190 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to a single court of last resort.
HB 2834 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the authority of a court to conduct certain criminal proceedings by using a closed circuit television.
HCR 78 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Honoring the Amarillo High School Lady Sandies for winning the 1993 Class 5A girls state basketball championship.
HCR 79 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Requesting the speaker of the house of representatives and the lieutenant governor to create a joint interim committee to study the jurisdiction, procedure, fines, costs, administration, facilities, and operation of the justice of the peace, municipal, and small claims courts in the State of Texas.
HCR 80 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Requesting the speaker of the house of representatives and the lieutenant governor to create a joint interim committee to study the fee structure of the courts in the state.
HCR 83 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker of the house of representatives to create a joint interim study committee on court facilities and security.
HJR 96 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the expiration of terms of office of municipal judges.
HJR 97 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to creating a single court of last resort.
HJR 98 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the titles of justices of the courts of appeals.
72nd Regular Session
HB 335 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a Private Enterprise Review Committee.
HB 642 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the disclosure by a judge of certain special relationships with parties or attorneys.
HB 1350 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to the criminal district attorney of Deaf Smith County.
HB 2486 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to the time allowed for execution of a judgment.
HB 2487 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to junked motor vehicles subject to the laws regulating junkyards and automobile graveyards.
HB 2488 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to zoning certain land near Palo Duro State Park or Buffalo Lake National Wildlife Refuge; providing a penalty.
HB 2489 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the boundaries, powers, and duties of the South Randall County Hospital District.
HB 2534 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Placed on Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the length of time a person may remain at a rest area managed by the Texas Department of Highways and Public Transportation.
HB 2535 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to late application for religious organization exemption from property tax.
HB 2536 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the award by certain municipalities of contracts to local bidders.
HR 54 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Hereford High School Band.
HR 75 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the West Texas State University Women's Volleyball Team.
HR 184 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Granting the Texas Junior College Student Government Association permission to use the house chamber on Sunday, April 7, 1991.
HR 463 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending James T. Hull.
72nd 1st Called Session
HJR 6 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit a personal income tax.
71st Regular Session
HB 181 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the number of nonresident scholarship students paying resident tuition at public institutions of higher education.
HB 808 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the period for demonstrating proficiency in the use of firearms by a commissioned security officer or an applicant for a security officer commission.
HB 809 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to exempting oil and gas produced by stripper wells from production taxes.
HB 972 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the penalty for the offense of tampering with a consumer product and to the creation of the offense of threatening to tamper with a consumer product.
HB 1492 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the county courts at law in Randall County.
HB 1635 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the assignment of students to public schools.
HB 1699 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the liability of a parent or other person who has the duty of control and reasonable discipline of a child for property damage caused by certain conduct of the child.
HB 1931 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the composition, operation, and dissolution of the Deaf Smith County Hospital District.
HB 2376 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Motion withdrawn
Caption: Relating to making a replacement nomination for the general election for state and county officers.
HB 3200 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the transfer of governance, management, and operation of West Texas State University from the board of regents of that institution to the board of regents of The Texas A&M University System.
HCR 152 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Cultural & His. Resources
Caption: Creating a committee to designate the Poet Laureate of Texas.
HCR 215 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Requesting the attorney general to remove his signature from any friend of the court brief supporting the Roe vs. Wade decision on abortion.
HR 40 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Canyon, Texas, and Randall County on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
HR 134 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Margaret Harper.
HR 135 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the musical drama "Texas."
HR 290 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Authorizing the Texas Junior College Student Government Association to use the house chamber on April 9, 1989.
HR 530 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Manuel Franco, Ed Morgan, and Virginia Morgan.
HR 666 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Authorizing a study of West Texas State University becoming a component of a university system.
HR 752 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Cal Farley's Boys Ranch on its 50th anniversary.
71st 1st Called Session
HB 47 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the county courts at law in Randall County.
HB 105 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating solely to the transfer of governance, management, and operation of West Texas State University from the board of regents of that institution to the board of regents of The Texas A&M University System.
HB 137 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to a contract for repairs, improvements, and certain other actions regarding public buildings and land of political subdivisions.
71st 2nd Called Session
HR 142 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Requesting the attorney general to appeal the court decision declaring illegal the at large method of electing district judges.
71st 3rd Called Session
HR 145 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Expressing opposition to proposed federal regulations restricting air traffic through Amarillo International Airport.
71st 5th Called Session
HR 96 Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Citizens for C.O.P.S. and honoring the memory of those peace officers who died in the line of duty.
HR 98 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the graduating seniors of Amarillo High School.
70th Regular Session
HB 288 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the offense of misuse of public information by a public servant.
HB 289 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to the penalty for the offense of tampering with a consumer product and to the creation of the offense of threatening to tamper with a consumer product.
HB 302 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to homestead property exempt from the satisfaction of liabilities.
HB 419 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to exempting oil and gas produced from certain wells from oil and gas production taxes.
HB 2204 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to requiring permits for the surface storage of salt, giving the Texas Commissioner of Agriculture and the Texas Water Commission certain powers and duties; giving local governments certain authority and enforcement powers; providing procedures for enforcement and civil and criminal penalties; amending the Water Code.
HB 2205 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to instruction of a child by the child's parent of guardian or by a person designated by the child's parent or guardian.
HB 2206 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the correction of addresses of property owners on appraisal district records.
HB 2207 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to enact ordinances on various subjects; providing a penalty.
HB 2574 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the creation of the County Court at Law No. 2 of Randall County.
HB 2606 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the offense of misuse of public information by a public servant.
HR 339 Author: Smithee, John
Caption: Inviting Chuck Colson to address the house of representatives on April 15.
70th 2nd Called Session
HR 114 Author: Smithee, John
Caption: Honoring the Hereford Chamber Singers.
69th Regular Session
HB 673 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to instruction of a child by the child's parent or guardian or by a person designated by the child's parent or guardian.
HB 713 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the improvement of economy and efficiency in state government.
HB 1177 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to school district contracts that are required to be let by competitive bidding.
HB 1416 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of counties, on a local option basis, to abolish the office of inspector of hides and animals.
HB 1417 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to the disposition of funds in a joint account with right-of-survivorship.
HB 1418 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
Caption: Relating to the application of the Professional Prosecutors Act to certain prosecuting attorneys.
HB 1715 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, expansion, funding, and dissolution of emergency communication districts in certain counties in which a 9-1-1 telephone number is used as the primary emergency telephone number and to the powers and duties of the districts, participating jurisdictions, and service suppliers; providing for the imposition and collection of fees; authorizing issuance of tax-free revenue bonds, including refunding bonds, and for further security for payment; providing permissible terms and provisions of bond and their characteristics and for their eligibility for investments and security for deposit of public funds; requiring approval of the attorney general and registration by the comptroller.
HB 2502 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the election date for the Buffalo Lake Water District.
HCR 51 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating West Texas State University.
HCR 160 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Referred to Cultural & His. Resources
Caption: Requesting the Republic of Mexico to loan to Texas, for purposes of its sesquicentennial ceremonies in 1986, the New Orleans Greys battle flag that flew over the Alamo in 1836.
HJR 57 Author: Smithee, John
Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the voters of Randall County to abolish the office of constable and the office of county surveyor in that county.
HR 151 Author: Smithee, John
Caption: Amending the house rules regarding consideration of bills imposing fees.
HR 496 Author: Smithee, John
Caption: Authorizing use of the house chamber on November 2, 1985, by the Lydia Fellowship International.
69th 3rd Called Session
HR 62 Author: Smithee, John
Caption: Congratulating the Amarillo High School Boys Basketball Team.