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Legislation authored by John Thomas Smith

Includes legislation with John Thomas Smith as the primary author for the 37th through 39th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.
Please note author information is not complete for the 43rd through 45th Legislatures or for sessions prior to the 34th.

47th Regular Session
SB 137 Author: Smith, John Lee
Caption: Relating to amending certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes permitting state banks to acquire loans insured by the Federal Housing Authority.
SB 190 Author: Smith, John Lee
Caption: Relating to providing a unified, comprehensive code of procedures for financial administration and the establishment and operation of a state department of finance; prescribing penalties.
SB 200 Author: Smith, John Lee
Caption: Relating to repealing certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes under which rules of civil procedure have been promulgated by the Supreme Court of Texas.
SB 228 Author: Smith, John Lee
Caption: Relating to striking Rule 28 proposed by the Supreme Court of Texas regarding lawsuits for partnerships or other unincorporated entities operating under assumed names; providing the effective date.
SB 229 Author: Smith, John Lee
Caption: Relating to striking Rule 271 proposed by the Supreme Court regarding certain jury charges.
SB 230 Author: Smith, John Lee
Caption: Relating to striking Rule 95 promulgated by the Supreme Court relating to pleas of payment; providing the effective date.
SB 231 Author: Smith, John Lee
Caption: Relating to striking Rule 256 proposed by the Supreme Court regarding change of venue on the Court's own motion; providing the effective date.
SB 232 Author: Smith, John Lee
Caption: Relating to striking Rule 272 proposed by the Supreme Court regarding jury charges; providing the effective date.
SB 233 Author: Smith, John Lee
Caption: Relating to striking Rule 90 proposed by the Supreme Court of Texas regarding waiver of defects in pleading; providing the effective date.
SB 234 Author: Smith, John Lee
Caption: Relating to striking Rule 67 proposed by the Supreme Court of Texas regarding the amendment of pleadings in order to conform to issues tried without objection; providing the effective date.
SB 235 Author: Smith, John Lee
Caption: Relating to striking Rule 370 proposed by the Supreme Court of Texas regarding shortening the record and limiting briefs on appeal to certain issues; providing the effective date.
SB 298 Author: Smith, John Lee
Caption: Relating to creating the "Texas State Textbook Committee," providing the qualifications and terms of office for the members, and providing for the adoption of multiple lists of textbooks for use in public schools of the State; providing for penalty for violation of terms of Act.
SB 339 Author: Smith, John Lee | et. al.
Caption: Relating to requiring employers and employees in industries essential to national defense, and certain businesses charged with a public duty, to file notice of any intended strike or lockout with certain county officials; providing for penalties.
SB 351 Author: Smith, John Lee
Caption: Relating to amending certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes providing for a Board of Examiners of Land Surveyors.
SB 352 Author: Smith, John Lee
Caption: Relating to appropriating Fifteen Thousand ($15,000) Dollars to purchase General Sam Houston's birthplace near Lexington, Virginia.
SB 424 Author: Smith, John Lee
Caption: Relating to creating a Special Road Law for Fisher County, Texas.
SB 425 Author: Smith, John Lee
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of real and personal property by Conservation and Reclamation District and authorities established to which State ad valorem taxes have been granted for a period of years.
SB 438 Author: Smith, John Lee
Caption: Relating to prescribing the powers and duties of the State Board of Control with reference to the operation and maintenance of all State Eleemosynary Institutions, providing for appointment and method of removal; providing an effective date.
SB 463 Author: Smith, John Lee
Caption: Relating to providing necessary regulations for the taking or possession of fish, or use of fishing tackle or gear, from the body of water impounded by Possum Kingdom Dam in Palo Pinto County; declaring it unlawful to fish in said body of water, possess, or dispose of fish taken therefrom, or possess fishing tackle except in accordance with regulation; providing a special license for those over seventeen (17) years of age who fish in Possum Kingdom Lake; providing a suitable penalty for violation.
SB 502 Author: Smith, John Lee
Caption: Relating to declaring the floods of Shackleford County to be a great public calamity; authorizing an adoption and grant to Shackleford County of one-half of the State ad valorem taxes collected in Shackleford County for any purpose permitted by and not inconsistent with the Constitution, including the construction of flood control works in said County, and the conservation and utilization of water.