Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Rep. John T. Smithee
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/17/2017

Number of Bills: 18

Report Sections: Sponsored Bills | Joint Sponsored Bills

Sponsor (17):
SB 20 Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 05/20/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to health plan and health benefit plan coverage for abortions.

SB 42 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 05/27/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the security of courts and judges in the state; establishing a fee.

SB 416 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the State Bar of Texas.

SB 510 Author: Zaffirini | Buckingham | Campbell | Watson
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 05/27/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records.

SB 561 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Smithee | Thompson, Ed | Anderson, Rodney
Last Action: 05/19/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the identification and handling of unclaimed life insurance and annuity contract proceeds.

SB 654 Author: Seliger
Sponsor: Smithee | Howard | Price | Darby
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the participation of an advanced practice registered nurse as a primary care or network provider for certain governmental and other health benefit plans.

SB 667 Author: Zaffirini | Birdwell | Creighton | Estes | Huffman | et al.
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to establishing a guardianship compliance program.

SB 1073 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 05/22/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to registration statement and reporting requirements of insurers in an insurance holding company system.

SB 1096 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to guardianships; authorizing a fee.

SB 1196 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the declaration of a common nuisance involving a computer network or web address.

SB 1253 Author: West
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the electronic recording and admissibility of certain custodial interrogations.

SB 1329 Author: Huffman
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in courts in the judicial branch of state government; increasing a fee.

SB 1406 Author: Creighton | Campbell
Sponsor: Smithee | Fallon
Last Action: 05/23/2017 E Effective immediately
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.

SB 1492 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to rules adopted by the commissioner of insurance to stabilize long-term care premium rates.

SB 1893 Author: Birdwell | Zaffirini
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the administrative judicial regions in this state.

SCR 10 Author: Whitmire
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 01/31/2017 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Granting the legislature permission to adjourn for more than three days during the period beginning on Wednesday, January 25, 2017, and ending on Monday, January 30, 2017.

SCR 57 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 05/30/2017 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Requesting the creation of a joint interim committee to study state judicial salaries.

Joint Sponsor (1):
SB 869 Author: Huffman
Sponsor: Farrar | Smithee
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to authorizing a beneficiary designation that transfers a motor vehicle at the owner's death.

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