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Legislation authored by Terral R. Smith

Includes legislation with Terral R. Smith as the primary author for the 67th through 71st Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

71st Regular Session
HB 7 Author: Smith, Terral | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
Caption: Relating to chemical precursor record-keeping, reporting, and transfer requirements and penalties; to chemical precursor transfer permits; and to the creation of the offense of unlawful transfer of receipt of a chemical..
HB 240 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/90
Caption: Relating to raffles conducted by certain nonprofit organizations for charitable purposes.
HB 241 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to criminal penalties and civil actions for the interception of certain communications or communications signals, including stored communciations, and to the use and authorization of the use of pen....
HB 287 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to longevity pay for part-time state employees.
HB 315 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Relating to appeals of rates set by a municipally owned utility.
HB 316 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the appeal of utility rates set by a municipality.
HB 317 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: No action taken in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the requirement of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for municipally-owned utilities.
HB 422 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to assumption of jurisdiction over certain areas and to the creation of districts in those areas; providing a penalty.
HB 423 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to audit report exemptions and financial dormancy affidavits of certain water districts.
HB 458 Author: Smith, Terral | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to smoking in public places or at public meetings; providing penalties.
HB 563 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the withdrawal of a participating jurisdiction from certain metropolitan transit authorities.
HB 910 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the legal interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications and to offenses involving the unlawful interception, use, or disclosure of those communications.
HB 911 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the rates, regulation, and contracts of certain municipally owned electric utilities.
HB 912 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a certificate of convenience and necessity for utility transmission facilities.
HB 932 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to water quality permit limitations in certain watersheds.
HB 933 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to exploration and drilling for and production, mining, and storage of oil, gas, and other minerals and resources in the area of lakes, reservoirs, and basins.
HB 1013 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the disposition of lost and found property; providing a penalty.
HB 1026 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to covenants not to compete.
HB 1027 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to affirmative defenses for the offenses of indecency with a child and sexual assault.
HB 1028 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to the offense of theft of service involving property held under a rental agreement.
HB 1029 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the collection of certain judgments through court proceedings.
HB 1127 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu in comm.
Caption: Relating to mechanics' liens and to bonds of public works contractors.
HB 1128 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Commission to review and modify water rights granted by the commission.
HB 1145 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the qualifications of school bus drivers for hearing impaired students.
HB 1152 Author: Smith, Terral | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of the services of certain professional counselors in health insurance coverage.
HB 1185 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to administrative penalties for the violation of certain water rights laws, rules, orders, permits, certificates, and certified filings, and certain dam safety laws, rules, and orders.
HB 1546 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the Texas Water Commission's review and approval of the water pollution control and abatement programs of certain municipalities.
HB 1808 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the regulation of water and sewer utilities; providing administrative and civil penalties.
HB 1809 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the effective date for certain requirements for state licensure as an air conditioning and refrigeration contractor for a person who has practiced under a valid municipal license.
HB 1870 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to a comprehensive plan adopted by a municipality.
HB 1883 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the utilization of gas power by state agencies under the General Land Office jurisdiction; the cooperation of state agencies in the use of gas power and their ability to charge for excess capacity and...
HB 1909 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to labor agreements and employee rights of certain public transportation or transit authorities and to former employees of an acquired transportation system.
HB 2295 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain personal property from seizure by an unsecured creditor.
HB 2296 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the abolition of certain conservation and reclamation districts that become a part of a city.
HB 2297 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the provision of service by a municipally owned utility system.
HB 2298 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to guardian bonds and amounts expended for education and maintenance.
HB 2299 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to development of plans and administration of rules by districts within groundwater management areas designated by the Texas Water Commission.
HB 2301 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/90
Caption: Relating to the membership of the board of directors and the appraisal review board of an appraisal district.
HB 2302 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to notice to a purchaser of real property in a water district.
HB 2303 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the addition of a special director on the board of directors of certain water control and improvement districts.
HB 2304 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to ad valorem tax abatement by a conservation and reclamation district.
HB 2305 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the protection of groundwater in the state.
HB 2306 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of land from a municipal utility district.
HB 2316 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the interest rate to be paid for purchase of certain state facilities from the Texas Water Development Board.
HB 2317 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the investment authority of the Texas Water Development Board.
HB 2318 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the use of proceeds from the sale of bonds owned by the Texas Water Development Board and to construction contracts entered into by political subdivisions receiving financial assistance from that board.
HB 2319 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the adjudication and disposition of children for delinquent conduct that violates a penal law of this state of the grade of felony and to the commitment of children to the Texas Youth Commission under a....
HB 2477 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, and operation of underground water conservation districts.
HB 2478 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to appeal of utility rates set by a municipality.
HB 2496 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to trustees and underproductive properties.
HB 2497 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to certain agreements between home rule cities and The University of Texas System.
HB 2498 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of districts created under Article III, Section 52, or Article XVI, Section 59, of the Texas Constitution and to the disqualification of district board members.
HB 2514 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of land from a water control and improvement district.
HB 2771 Author: Smith, Terral | et. al.
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to regulation of groundwater in the Edwards Aquifer by the Texas Water Commission; providing criminal penalties.
HB 2772 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the consolidation of certain water quality and radiation control functions in the Texas Water Commission.
HB 2798 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to the designation and operation of enterprise zones; providing for certain tax refunds.
HB 2799 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the division of water control and improvement districts into two or more separate districts and exclusion of land from a water control and improvement district.
HB 2884 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain villages to adopt an extraterritorial jurisdiction and the duty of those villages to adopt a pollution control and abatement program.
HB 2885 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the state assumption of title to a site listed on the federal National Priorities List following completion of remedial action and to maintenance by the state of that site.
HB 2886 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to competition and trade practices regarding the sale or distribution of satellite television programming; providing a civil penalty.
HB 2887 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a requirement that certain peace officers display a badge and wear a certain uniform while enforcing traffic laws.
HB 2941 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Transferred to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to foreclosure sales of real property.
HB 2942 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
Caption: Relating to the right of possession of property, declaration of taking, and assessment of damages of property being acquired for public use.
HB 2943 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the disannexation of areas annexed for limited purposes; validating the annexation of certain areas previously annexed for limited purposes; requiring the provision of certain municipal....
HB 3089 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu in comm.
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the West Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 3.
HB 3090 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu in comm.
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the West Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 4.
HB 3091 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu in comm.
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the West Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 5.
HB 3181 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
Caption: Relating to the creation, powers, duties, and membership of the Texas Water Resources Coordinating Council.
HB 3187 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the provision of municipal services to newly annexed areas; procedures for annexing and disannexing territory previously annexed for limited purposes and validation of annexations and disannexations....
HCR 100 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Granting William Bennett, as a receiver, permission to sue the State of Texas and Texas A&M University.
HCR 168 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Requesting the Texas Rehabilitation Commission to take certain steps to improve regulation of service providers.
HCR 169 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Granting Kay Moore, as next friend of Michael Moore, permission to sue the state and the Texas Rehabilitation Commission.
HCR 170 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Granting Josie Champion, Juanita Meier and Mary Roberson permission to sue the State of Texas the Texas Department of Highways and Public Transportation.
HCR 189 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Requesting the City of Austin to adhere to the agreement reflected in H.C.R. 32 from the 70th Regular Session.
HCR 217 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Granting Wilson Raven permission to sue the state, the Texas Rehabilitation Commission, and the State Purchasing and General Services Commission.
HCR 276 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Granting Bill Nations permission to sue the state and the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation.
HCR 281 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Granting Lebco Constructors, Inc., permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Corrections.
HCR 285 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Granting Lebco Constructors, Inc., permission to sue the state and Texas A & M University.
HCR 297 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Robert A. Huttash.
HCR 304 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Granting Rockwell International Corporation and the Allen-Bradley Company permission to sue the State of Texas and the State Board of Insurance.
HJR 32 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit and regulate raffles conducted by certain nonprofit organizations for charitable purposes.
HJR 88 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the compensation to victims of crime fund in the constitution.
HR 53 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Rules and Resolutions
Caption: Congratulating the Westlake Chap-77 soccer team.
HR 90 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Westlake Chap-77 girls' under-12 soccer team.
HR 253 Author: Smith, Terral | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Lady Bird Johnson.
HR 422 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Toody Byrd as a State Treasure.
HR 526 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jimmye Hardcastle.
HR 613 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming and commending second grade students from Eanes Elementary School.
HR 636 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Dr. Billye J. Brown.
HR 649 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jack W. Minor on his birthday.
HR 745 Author: Smith, Terral | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dave Woods as Outstanding Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year.
HR 1162 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1 hr. notice-for consideration
Caption: Resolving to suspend rules to allow conferees to go outside either house's version of SB 1205 and to suspend printing and notice rules for CCR.
HR 1165 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Resolving to suspend rules to allow conferees to go outside either house's version of HB 911 and to suspend printing and notice rules for CCR.
71st 1st Called Session
HB 27 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the creation, powers, duties, and membership of the Texas Water Resources Coordinating Council.
HB 81 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to an action on a deficiency on a debt secured by real property following a foreclosure sale of the property.
HB 96 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the transfer of assets and a cause of action and liability for a fraudulent transfer.
HR 150 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending John Henry Faulk.
71st 2nd Called Session
HB 39 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported favorably w/amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Williamson-Travis Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
HB 52 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to changing the name of a municipal utility district.
HB 63 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to notice to a purchaser of real property in a water district.
HB 82 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the transfer of assets and a cause of action and liability for a fraudulent transfer.
HB 97 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the state allocation and reservation system for private activity bonds.
HCR 23 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Granting J. R. Canion, Jr., permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation.
HCR 40 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Harvey Penick.
HCR 41 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Tom Kite.
71st 3rd Called Session
HB 41 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the state allocation and reservation system for private activity bonds.
HB 91 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Williamson-Travis Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
HJR 16 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appointment of appellate justices and judges by the governor and to confirmation elections on a nonpartisan ballot of those justices and judges....
HJR 17 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appointment of certain district judges by the governor and to confirmation elections on a nonpartisan ballot of those judges from single-member divisions.
HR 93 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Bowie High School Drill Team.
HR 172 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring R. Douglas Lawson.
71st 4th Called Session
HB 76 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the authority of a water supply corporation to convert into a special utility district.
HB 77 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Hill Country Special Utility District No. 1.
HB 78 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Williamson-Travis Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
HB 92 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the assignment of a reservation granted to the Texas Water Development Board under the state allocation and reservation system for private activity bonds.
HB 105 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the administration of the On-Site Wastewater Treatment Research Council.
HCR 34 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of John Henry Faulk.
HR 2 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Judge M. P. "Rusty" Duncan III.
71st 5th Called Session
HB 29 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the state allocation and reservation systems for private activity bonds.
HB 30 Author: Smith, Terral | et. al.
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to public education; making appropriations.
HB 53 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the authority of a water supply or sewer service corporation to convert into a special utility district.
HB 57 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the administration of the On-site Wastewater Treatment Research Council.
HB 69 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Williamson-Travis Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
HB 120 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Spkr.
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Glen Rose Special Utility District.
HB 130 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to public education.
HCR 22 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Inviting David Letterman to visit Austin on the occasion of the Paramount Theatre's 75th anniversary.
HR 18 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Gary Hughes.
HR 104 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating The University of Texas men's swimming team.
71st 6th Called Session
HB 5 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/90
Caption: Relating to increases in certain fees collected by the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation.
HB 17 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the state allocation and reservation system for private activity bonds.
HB 18 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the administration of the On-site Wastewater Treatment Research Council.
HB 19 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the authority of a water supply or sewer service corporation to convert into a special utility district.
HB 23 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Glen Rose Special Utility District.
HB 24 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Williamson-Travis Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
HR 47 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Reverend Gary Dennis.
70th Regular Session
HB 35 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to registered family homes.
HB 206 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the estate of a decedent who dies intestate and leaves a surviving spouse.
HB 207 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the election of the board of directors of an appraisal district.
HB 257 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the repeal of provisions designed to reduce the prison population of the Texas Department of Corrections by awarding administrative good conduct time to inmates and to the elimination of release under mandatory supervision for certain inmates.
HB 258 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the age at which minors accused of certain offenses under the Alcoholic Beverage Code must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian in court and at which minors may be issued certain alcoholic beverage licenses and permits.
HB 259 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to recording the sale of certain chemical precursors to controlled substances; providing a penalty.
HB 290 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the state's liability for and defense of certain claims against certain public servants and to the limitation of liability of those public servants.
HB 380 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to expenditures made by certain local governmental entities to influence legislation or administrative action.
HB 386 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of constables.
HB 387 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to longevity pay for part-time state employees.
HB 409 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the use of local sales and use taxes imposed by certain public transportation authorities and to related adjustments in the rates of ad valorem taxes imposed by public school districts.
HB 618 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a defendant's right to be represented by counsel in certain criminal proceedings and to the duties and compensation of appointed counsel.
HB 632 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Comm. laid on table subj. to call
Caption: Relating to the investment of certain funds by the Texas Water Development Board.
HB 682 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the sentencing and commitment of certain delinquent children to the Texas Youth Commission, the transfer of those children to the Texas Department of Corrections, and the admissibility of certain juvenile court adjudication records in the penalty phase of criminal trials.
HB 683 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the admissibility of certain juvenile court adjudication records in the penalty phase of criminal trials.
HB 685 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the definition of and the regulation of the sale and transfer of certain chemical precursors to controlled substances and controlled substance analogues; providing penalties.
HB 732 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the manner in which a defendant's eligibility for participation in a restitution center program is determined and the authority of a court to order a probationer to serve a term in a restitution center as an alternative to revocation.
HB 733 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Tagged in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain defendants for shock probation and the manner in which shock probation is granted.
HB 734 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, financing, and bond authority of the Texas Water Resources Finance Authority and to the sale to the authority of certain bonds.
HB 736 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to exempting certain personal property from seizure for the satisfaction of debts.
HB 765 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the purchase and sale of certain bonds and investment of certain funds by the Texas Water Development Board.
HB 773 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Spkr.
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, taxing authority, duties, operation, and financing of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Underground Water Conservation District.
HB 817 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the authorization of certain persons who train animals and develop equipment to detect controlled substances or marihuana to obtain, possess, and use controlled substances or marihuana.
HB 818 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the release of information in driver's license records and in vehicle registration records.
HB 879 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to an exception from regulation by the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies for the officers, employees, or agents of certain common carriers.
HB 926 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the On-site Wastewater Treatment Research Council and fund and the imposition of certain fees.
HB 927 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Transferred to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a legislative committee to study the feasibility of establishing a veterans' home for needy and aging Texas veterans.
HB 928 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to raffles conducted by certain nonprofit organizations for charitable purposes.
HB 929 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to student fees and student governments at institutions of higher education.
HB 1055 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a parent's duty to support a child of the parent's child and the creation of a criminal offense for nonsupport of the child.
HB 1133 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the manner in which jail inmates earn good conduct time.
HB 1134 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the abolition of certain conservation and reclamation districts, including municipal utility districts, that become a part of more than one city.
HB 1145 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the membership of the State Board of Morticians.
HB 1146 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to membership on the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
HB 1147 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a limitation on municipal annexation of certain narrow strips of territory.
HB 1165 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Laid on table in committee
Caption: Relating to the incorporation of a city within the area annexed by another city for limited purposes.
HB 1215 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the closing of a proprietary school.
HB 1216 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the authority of a general-law city to unilaterally annex the part of a water or sewer district located outside the city.
HB 1217 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the certification of teachers from other states.
HB 1251 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to judicial and court personnel training.
HB 1299 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the minimum staffing requirements of county jails.
HB 1300 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the suspension of drivers' licenses of persons convicted of the offense of driving while intoxicated and educational programs for those persons.
HB 1389 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to requiring persons engaged in structural pest control to provide information to customers about pesticides used.
HB 1390 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to regulate signs in certain parts of the unincorporated area of the county; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 1397 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the imposition of a fee on defendants before their release on bail bonds or personal bonds.
HB 1398 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to an adjustment in the rate of the local sales and use taxes imposed by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities.
HB 1447 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the designation of critical areas and the creation of underground water conservation districts in critical areas.
HB 1448 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a determination that certain mineral interests are abandoned and to their disposition.
HB 1449 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Sentencing Commission.
HB 1450 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the disposition of lost and found property; providing a penalty.
HB 1451 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to minimum standards for underground water regulation by and the creation, operation, and financing of underground water districts.
HB 1459 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the regulation of water and sewer utilities; providing administrative and civil penalties.
HB 1507 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the governing board of certain rapid transit authorities.
HB 1798 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain utilities by the public utility commission.
HB 1833 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the preparation and submission of an environmental impact analysis to the Texas Water Commission in certain instances.
HB 1834 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain fresh water supply districts assuming the authority of road districts.
HB 1835 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to property damage and liability insurance for motor bus operators.
HB 1836 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Relating to withdrawal from a rapid transit authority.
HB 1837 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the identification of city and county-owned vehicles and heavy equipment.
HB 2044 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the collection of child support.
HB 2472 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to establishment of a state water pollution control financial assistance program and a water resources revenue bond program.
HB 2473 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the incorporation of cities in areas annexed by a city for limited purposes.
HB 2474 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of land within a Municipal Utility District.
HB 2475 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain state-owned property to the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation.
HB 2476 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a private attorney's contract with a county for the collection of delinquent ad valorem taxes and the requirement of the county tax assessor-collector's approval.
HB 2477 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the judgment interest rate on delinquent ad valorem tax suits.
HB 2478 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
Caption: Relating to the revision of Chapter 53 of the Texas Property Code.
HB 2516 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
Caption: Relating to the creation and operation of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District; providing civil penalties.
HB 2607 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the rescission of certain real property restrictive covenants in Travis County.
HCR 19 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Granting N.E.C. America, Inc. permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Human Services.
HCR 112 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Dr. Walter Ducloux.
HCR 196 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Granting Dresser Industries, Inc. permission to sue the State of Texas and the comptroller of public accounts.
HJR 52 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit and regulate raffles conducted by certain nonprofit organizations for charitable purposes.
HR 12 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Authorizing the Boy Scouts to use the house chamber on Saturday, February 7, 1987.
HR 28 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Congratulating Texas players selected to regional and national soccer teams.
HR 287 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Welcoming students from Eanes Elementary School.
HR 362 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Commending certain teachers of Bedichek Junior High School in Austin on their efforts in behalf of Students Against Drugs.
HR 377 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Honoring Jefferson Heard of the Department of Public Safety.
HR 451 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Commending Bill Draheim and Keith Andrews.
HR 499 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Honoring President Dragoljub Stavrev of Macedonia.
HR 770 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Enabling the house conferees on HB 685 to go outside the bounds of the house and senate versions.
70th 2nd Called Session
HB 30 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Relating to the prosecution, sentencing, and commitment of a child for certain criminal conduct.
HB 31 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote
Caption: Relating to the imposition of a fee on defendants before their release on bail bonds or personal bonds; making an appropriation.
HB 32 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation of the On-site Wastewater Treatment Research Council and account and the imposition of certain fees.
HB 33 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-10/20/87
Caption: Relating to the state's liability for and defense of certain claims against certain public servants.
HB 72 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Eff. on adoption of const. amendment
Caption: Relating to the issuance of Texas water development bonds.
HB 154 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to apply certain of its ordinances to land in the municipality that is condemned by another municipality.
HCR 38 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Granting Dresser Industries, Inc. permission to sue the State of Texas and the comptroller of public accounts.
HCR 39 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Granting N.E.C. America, Inc. permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Human Services.
HCR 41 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Granting Bill Nations permission to sue the State of Texas and the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation.
HCR 70 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Granting Roy T. Walker, IV, permission to sue the State of Texas.
HCR 71 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Granting Roy T. Walker permission to sue the State of Texas.
HR 33 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Congratulating Howard and Virginia Adcock on their anniversary.
69th Regular Session
HB 10 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the interception and use of wire or oral communications and creating the offense of unlawful installation or use of a pen register.
HB 12 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to discovery in a criminal case.
HB 13 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to authorizing the court of criminal appeals to promulgate rules of procedure and evidence in criminal cases.
HB 42 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Testimony received in s/c
Caption: Relating to the employment of special counsel by certain counties.
HB 43 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to costs of collection in suits on mechanics' liens.
HB 44 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the time at which a defendant whose conviction is reversed by a court of appeals is entitled to bail pending determination of a petition for discretionary review.
HB 51 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the term "intoxicated" as that term is used in defining the offense of driving while intoxicated and in the law governing the taking of specimens of body substances.
HB 220 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense of the fraudulent use of a debit card.
HB 221 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the district judges in Travis County.
HB 226 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the state's liability for and defense of certain claims against certain public servants.
HB 436 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Increasing benefits for annuitants of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
HB 700 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the reorganization of the Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 1 as a special law district; the continuation of it as a district and of its outstanding obligations; the issuance of previously voted bonds and the levy of previously voted taxes, if any; and the validation of prior elections, other actions, and contracts of the district.
HB 706 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to insurance and other employee benefits for school district employees.
HB 856 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the punishment imposed for a felony of the first degree.
HB 1020 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of manufacturing or selling certain beverage cans with detachable openers; providing penalties.
HB 1042 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the reorganization of the Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 1 as a special law district; the continuation of it as a district and of its outstanding obligations; the issuance of previously voted bonds and the levy of previously voted taxes, if any; and the validation of prior elections, other actions, and contracts of the district.
HB 1043 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to providing additional coverage under certain motor vehicle insurance policies for persons using defined seat belts and passenger safety devices.
HB 1044 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Transferred to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to the penalties incurred on delinquent property taxes on homesteads of the elderly.
HB 1045 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the nonpartisan nomination and election of certain judicial officers; providing a penalty; amending the Texas Election Code by adding Section 229a; Subdivision 3a to Section 61; Paragraph (e) to Subdivision 3 of Section 61c; and Subsection (e) to Section 187; and by amending Section 180; Subsection (c), Section 186; and Subdivision (1), Section 227 (Articles 6.05, 6.05c, 13.02, 13.08, 13.09, and 13.50, Vernon's Texas Election Code, respectively).
HB 1123 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to exempting certain information about governmental personnel from the open records act.
HB 1162 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Relating to the liability of the state for actions performed by certain physicians under contracts with state agencies.
HB 1163 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
Caption: Relating to the Texas Controlled Substances Act and to the addition to and reclassification of certain substances in schedules and penalty groups; proceedings related to the denial, revocation, or suspension of registrations required under the Act; offenses related to the possession of controlled substances; the penalty for the investment of funds obtained in violation of the Act if the person has previously been convicted under the Act; requirements for transcribing certain prescriptions for controlled substances under the Act; definitions under the Act; records and reports required to be maintained under the Act; the cost of production of certain forms; certain commercial and fraud offenses under the Act and the imposition of civil penalties for certain activities; forfeiture proceedings under the Act and the disposition of proceeds from forfeiture; and to the continued effect of certain provisions of the Act.
HB 1312 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of incorporated cities and towns and counties to regulate billboards and other structures that advertise or inform; providing a penalty.
HB 1313 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Considered by s/c in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to installment transactions involving professional services.
HB 1314 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Companion document considered in lieu
Caption: Repealing Chapter 155, Acts of the 60th Legislature, Regular Session, 1967; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1506 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Relating to the duties of a court on the arraignment of a defendant.
HB 1737 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the costs of the record of proceedings before the Texas Board of Health and the Texas Department of Health.
HB 1868 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to creation of the prosecutor standards, education, and assistance fund.
HB 1869 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Relating to reduction of damage awards in certain civil suits; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1990 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Testimony received in committee
Caption: Relating to the collection of certain judgments through court proceedings.
HB 2079 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain nonprofit organizations to conduct a raffle.
HB 2080 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to continuing legal education for judges and court personnel; establishing a judicial and court personnel training fund for sources of funds; imposing certain fees; transferring certain funds; amending Chapter 344, Acts of the 68th Legislature, Regular Session, 1983 (Article 5966b, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), by amending Sections 1, 2, and 3 and adding Section 3A and amending Article 5972, Revised Statutes, as amended, and repealing Sections 2 and 3, Chapter 644, Acts of the 68th Legislature, Regular Session, 1983, and Chapter 418, Acts of the 65th Legislature, Regular Session, 1977, as amended (article 1200f, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes).
HB 2378 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the redesignation of County Court at Law Number 4 of Travis County as Probate Court No. 1 of Travis County.
HB 2380 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to predator control from aircraft in Travis County.
HCR 53 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Filed w/o the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting Cecil Middleton permission to sue the state.
HCR 122 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Filed w/o the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting Frances Dee Cooper and Geoffrey Wayne Chandler permission to sue the state.
HCR 190 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu in comm.
Caption: Granting John P. Nieman, et. al. permission to sue the state.
HCR 204 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Filed w/o the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting Robert John Bodisch permission to sue the state.
HCR 205 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Filed w/o the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company permission to sue the state.
HCR 206 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Filed w/o the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting Tom W. Bradfield and Donald H. Cummins permission to sue the state and the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation.
HCR 207 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Filed w/o the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting Fred Shin and Austin Traffic Signal Construction Company permission to sue the state.
HCR 213 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Filed w/o the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting George Feliz Ramirez permission to sue the state.
HCR 218 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
Caption: Relating to the Umlauf Property, 306 Barton Boulevard, Austin, Texas.
HCR 234 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Direct the Texas Commission on Jail Standards to furnish technical assistance and consultation to municipal jails during the forthcoming biennium.
HJR 7 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the manner in which a person is charged with a criminal offense, to the jurisdiction of the courts in criminal cases, and to certain requirements applicable to state writs and processes.
HJR 32 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the legislature to provide for the consolidation of the offices and functions of political subdivisions.
HJR 75 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit and regulate raffles conducted by certain organizations for charitable purposes.
HJR 76 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Testimony received in s/c
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the judicial department and amendments, deletions, and additions to Article V of the Texas Constitution.
HR 18 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Granting the Boy Scouts permission to use the House Chamber on February 9, 1985.
HR 43 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Welcoming the cast of Up With People.
HR 77 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Honoring Billy, the black Labrador retriever who is the seeing-eye dog for Daniel Hart, in the House Sergeant-At-Arms office.
HR 106 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Honoring Representative Anne Cooper on her birthday.
HR 292 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Honoring students from the Eanes Elementary School in Westlake Hills.
HR 319 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Commending the Texas National Guard on participation in Big Pine III.
HR 332 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Authorizing The American Legion to use the house chamber on June 14, 1985.
HR 407 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Honoring Ben Crenshaw.
HR 471 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Commending Tom Kite.
HR 488 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Honoring the Texas Association for the Deaf.
HR 499 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Honoring Mr. Ananies Garrett of Austin.
HR 535 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Honoring Martha Cherico on her outstanding service as a teacher.
69th 1st Called Session
HCR 2 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: House passage reported
Caption: Directing the Texas Commission on Jail Standards to furnish technical assistance and consultation to municipal jails and report to the 70th Legislature.
69th 2nd Called Session
HB 63 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Testimony received in committee
Caption: Relating to use of local sales and use taxes imposed by public transportation authorities and to related adjustments in the rates of ad valorem taxes imposed by public school districts.
HB 74 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the determination of market value for purposes of property taxation.
HB 80 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the election of the board of directors of an appraisal district.
HCR 13 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Granting Frances Dee Dosier and Geoffrey Wayne Chandler permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas School for the Deaf.
HCR 20 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Granting David Wayne Williams permission to sue the State of Texas, the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and the Department of Public Safety.
HR 21 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Commending James E. (Jimmy) Perkins.
69th 3rd Called Session
HB 47 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the sunset of state taxes.
HB 56 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the election of the board of directors of an appraisal district.
HB 57 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the election of the board of directors of an appraisal district.
HB 75 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the state's liability for and defense of certain claims against certain public servants and to the limitation of liability of those public servants.
HCR 15 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the "Just Say No" Campaign.
HCR 16 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Granting David Wayne Williams permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation.
HR 82 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Congratulating Betty Ann Courtney.
68th Regular Session
HB 12 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to driving while intoxicated and homicide involving use of a motor vehicle.
HB 136 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the use of returnable beverage containers.
HB 154 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to jury instructions on parole and good conduct time credit.
HB 207 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to pay periods for certain employees.
HB 286 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Health
Caption: Relating to the composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Board of Health, the Commissioner of Health, and the Texas Department of Health.
HB 318 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to prepaid funeral services and merchandise.
HB 370 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the election of property exemptions in bankruptcy proceedings.
HB 380 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee with substitute
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of manufacturing or selling certain beverage cans with detachable openers.
HB 411 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to funds received under a court order from a probationer for compensation to victims of crime.
HB 412 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the authority of the court to impose on a defendant a requirement that the defendant participates in a community service project as a term of probation.
HB 413 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the authority of a probation office in a judicial district to develop and administer programs for the supervision and rehabilitation of persons in pretrial diversion programs.
HB 414 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the persons authorized to arrest a defendant for violation of a condition of probation.
HB 481 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
Caption: Relating to offenses involving dog fighting and to the disposition of property connected with dog fighting.
HB 482 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Elections
Caption: Relating to voting by certain disabled persons.
HB 490 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to subdivision controls of certain counties.
HB 548 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the effect of the value of property or service stolen, damaged, or destroyed on the penalty imposed for theft, theft of service, or criminal mischief.
HB 765 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to discovery and depositions in a criminal case.
HB 835 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to tort liability of units of government.
HB 836 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the state's liability for and defense of certain claims against certain public servants.
HB 908 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the identification of county-owned motor vehicles and heavy equipment.
HB 953 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in the city of Austin.
HB 1048 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the punishment of habitual offenders.
HB 1097 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the definition of "patently offensive" applicable to certain offenses involving obscenity.
HB 1098 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to fees imposed on proprietary schools and their representatives.
HB 1099 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to correction of a defect in an indictment or information to waiver of the defendant's right to object to a defect in an indictment or information.
HB 1164 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Placed on daily Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to suspension of the running of a statute of limitations because of a person's imprisonment.
HB 1212 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to continuing legal education and training for certain judges.
HB 1213 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to political contributions involving certain judicial offices.
HB 1311 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to longevity pay for part-time state employees.
HB 1312 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to the payment of a penalty by a state agency for failure to comply with the statutory deadline for action on a contractual claim and to the delivery of warrants under the state purchasing system.
HB 1313 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to the payment of a penalty by a state agency to a small business for failure to comply with the statutory deadline for action on a contractual claim and to the delivery of warrants under the state purchasing system.
HB 1335 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Placed on daily General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to limitations on the issuance of a permit for the discharge of waste or pollutants into certain reservoirs and tributaries.
HB 1350 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the offense of harassment.
HB 1607 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to certain methods for giving proof of financial responsibility under the Texas Motor Vehicle Safety-Responsibility Act.
HB 1690 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Placed on daily General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to provide law enforcement services on a fee basis.
HB 1789 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of a corporation, its directors, and committees and the liabilities of a director of a corporation and to the indemnification of and maintenance of liability insurance for certain corporate directors, officers, employees, agents, and certain nominees and designees identified in this Act; defining "net assets" and methods of determining assets and surplus.
HB 2093 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the administration of high school equivalency examinations to handicapped persons.
HB 2094 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to postsecondary educational entrance examinations for handicapped persons.
HB 2095 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to offenses against public administration and offenses involving the abuse of office or employment, including theft, by a public servant; providing penalties.
HB 2096 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Placed on daily General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to ensuring qualified individuals with hearing disabilities the right to serve as chauffeurs of school vehicles used in the transportation of deaf students; and declaring an emergency.
HB 2097 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the availability of probation for certain defendants sentenced under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
HB 2265 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to property owner election in extraterritorial jurisdiction of two or more cities.
HB 2311 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Placed on daily General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense of the fraudulent use of a debit card.
HB 2382 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in the city of Austin.
HB 2452 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of counties to provide and finance jail improvements.
HCR 105 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Accepting a plaque from the Austin Lawyer's Wives Club to be placed on the Bicentennial granite star on the Capitol grounds.
HCR 221 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Filed without the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting Patricia Coleman, David Cooper, Kevin Cooper, and Dennis Lehman permmission to sue the State of Texas and the Parks and Wildlife Department.
HCR 247 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Texas Commisssion on Jail Standards to conduct a general survey of the conditions of the municipal jails.
HJR 63 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the state to prosecute crimes other than capital offenses without having to obtain an indictment from a grand jury.
HJR 76 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to limitations on contributions to the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
HR 29 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: In memory of Jewell East Wolf.
HR 81 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Congratulating the Westlake Blue Soccer Team.
HR 182 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Congratulating Representative Mike Toomey on his birthday.
HR 206 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: In memory of Charles B. Lacey.
HR 222 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Commending the Westlake Hyline Drill Team.
HR 243 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Congratulating the Westlake Hyline Drill Team.
HR 270 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Inviting Arnold Palmer to address the House of Representatives on April 26, 1983.
HR 285 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Inviting Arnold Palmer to address the house of representatives.
HR 389 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Congratulating the Westlake High School Band on its invitation to perform in China.
HR 390 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Recognizing May as Arthritis Month in Texas.
68th 1st Called Session
HCR 1 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Administration
Caption: Granting Linda W. Kinney permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Employment Commission.
68th 2nd Called Session
HB 32 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the lease of certain state-owned land by the Texas Board of Mental Health and Mental Retardation for use by the Austin-Travis County Mental Health Mental Retardation Center.
HB 46 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to an increase in the benefits to certain annuities of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
HB 58 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Liquor Regulation
Caption: Relating to warning signs to be posted by alcoholic beverage retailers.
HB 113 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the district judges in Travis County.
HCR 4 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Granting Linda W. Kinney permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Employment Commission.
HR 88 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Congratulating the Westlake High School baseball team.
67th Regular Session
HB 215 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to appropriations for increases in salaries and for state participation in group insurance premiums for state officers and employees.
HB 216 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to increases in salaries and state participation in group insurance premiums for certain state employees and officers.
HB 459 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to student representation on the board of regents of the University of Texas system.
HB 461 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to an increase in benefits for certain annuitants of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
HB 760 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Returned from the Senate
Caption: Relating to the regulation of mass gatherings and outdoor festivals.
HB 792 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Lower Colorado River Authority over certain property.
HB 890 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to motions for continuance in criminal cases.
HB 891 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to a defense to the offense of compounding.
HB 964 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the insanity defense and treatment of mentally ill offenders.
HB 1023 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to a defense to the offense of compounding.
HB 1024 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to motion for continuance in criminal cases.
HB 1025 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the service of subpoenas in criminal cases.
HB 1175 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to uniform enforcement of foreign judgments.
HB 1238 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to evidence of a claim in certain actions.
HB 1239 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the payment of postage due by the Texas Rehabilitation Commission.
HB 1354 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the offense of reckless conduct.
HB 1355 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the Penal Code definition of a firearm.
HB 1356 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the offense of disorderly conduct.
HB 1357 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the offense of failure to identify as a witness.
HB 1358 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the offense of terroristic threat.
HB 1359 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the offense of criminal mischief.
HB 1360 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense of the unauthorized use of a telephone.
HB 1361 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the offense of evading arrest.
HB 1389 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to bail pending disposition of an appeal, a motion for new trial, or a motion in arrest of judgment.
HB 1390 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to disclosure of information by political committees.
HB 1493 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Pensions
Caption: Relating to membership on the board of trustees of the state employees retirement system.
HB 1601 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the offense of theft of a service.
HB 1602 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the elements of and penalty for the offense of sexual abuse.
HB 1603 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to penalties for repeat and habitual felony offenders.
HB 1604 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to requirements for the use of public streets or highways by motor vehicles.
HB 1605 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to special parking regulations for parking spaces or parking areas for permanently disabled persons.
HB 1644 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Relating to the effect of a conviction for driving while intoxicated.
HB 1683 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the arrest of a person believed to have committed a theft and the disposition of the stolen property.
HB 1734 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to inspection of motor vehicles registered or titled in another state or country.
HB 1779 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to coverage of part-time college faculty under the uniform group insurance program for college and university employees.
HB 1780 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Pensions
Caption: Relating to membership and service credit in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas for part-time faculty members of certain institutions.
HB 2172 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to vehicle speed restrictions.
HB 2173 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to alternate forms of testing for handicapped adults.
HB 2378 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to certain information in vehicle registration titles.
HCR 37 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Declaring month of February 1981 as American Heart Association "Have a Heart" Month.
HR 21 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Welcoming home the 52 Americans held hostage in Iran.
HR 29 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Designating February 9 through February 14 as Future Business Leaders of America- Phi Beta Lambda Week.
HR 86 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 1981, as Charles B. Lacey Appreciation Day.
HR 155 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Congratulating the University of Texas women's swimming and diving team.
HR 170 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Congratulating the University of Texas men's swimming and diving team.
HR 195 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Directing that a portrait of Vice-President George Bush be produced for display in the House chamber.
HR 212 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Recognizing May 1, 1981, as Law Day U.S.A. and the week of April 27 through May 3, 1981, as Law Week, 1981.
HR 222 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Congratulating Stephen F. Austin High School, Austin, Texas, on its centennial celebration.
HR 272 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Recognizing July 1, 1981, through June 30, 1982, as the Centennial Year of the State Bar of Texas.
HR 349 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Directing the Committee on Human Resources to study the feasibility of establishing advocacy programs for handicapped persons in state institutions.
HR 361 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Congratulating the O. Henry Junior High School Seventh and Eighth Grades Honors Band.
HR 362 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Congratulating the O. Henry Junior High School Concert Orchestra.
67th 1st Called Session
HB 12 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to reappraisal for tax purposes of property damaged in a natural disaster area.
HCR 35 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Granting Billy R. Williamson permission to sue the state.
HR 10 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Congratulating Michael Lance "Chip" McCormick.
HR 12 Author: Smith, Terral
Caption: Commending KTVV-TV, Jim Donohue, Al Tanksley, and Joyce Isaacs.
67th 3rd Called Session
HCR 3 Author: Smith, Terral
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Recognizing Oct. 3-9, 1982, as NF Week in Texas.