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Legislation authored by Lon A. Smith

Includes legislation with Lon A. Smith as the primary author for the 34th through 36th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not complete for the 43rd through 45th Legislatures or for sessions prior to the 34th.

36th Regular Session
SB 31 Author: Smith, Lon A.
Caption: Relating to requiring fire prevention and the relation of fire prevention to the conservation of life and property and to the cost of fire insurance, taught in the public schools of this State; providing that the teaching of fire prevention shall include the practice of fire drills, and prescribing the duties of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction and the Texas State Textbook Commission in the administration of aid Act.
SB 44 Author: Smith, Lon A.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Act providing whole family protection for members of fraternal benefit societies.
SB 100 Author: Smith, Lon A.
Caption: Relating to amending the insurance laws of this State relating to life insurance companies organized therein.
SB 101 Author: Smith, Lon A.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes requiring fire escapes on all buildings three or more stories in height.
SB 178 Author: Smith, Lon A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the creation of a department of the State of Texas to be known as the "Department of Banking of the State of Texas," creating the office of "Commissioner of Banking," and providing for his appointment by the Governor, fixing his term of office and salary.
SB 225 Author: Smith, Lon A.
Caption: Relating to providing for the licensing and governing the operations of agents, solicitors and collector representing insurance companies, fraternal benefit societies and associations incorporated and unincorporated, transacting a life, accident or health insurance business in this State, providing for the revocation of such license.
SB 276 Author: Smith, Lon A.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to the organization, time and place of election, qualification and duties of county school trustees.
SB 291 Author: Smith, Lon A.
Caption: Relating to authorizing Fraternal Benefit Societies to establish and maintain classes of membership.
SB 292 Author: Smith, Lon A.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes providing for a tax upon the gross receipts of each and every individual company, corporation or association owning, operating, managing, or controlling any telephone line or lines or any telephone within this State.
SB 382 Author: Smith, Lon A.
Caption: Relating to transferring the County of Panola from the Ninth Supreme Judicial District of Texas to the Sixth Supreme Judicial District of Texas for all the lawful purposes.
36th 2nd Called Session
SB 36 Author: Smith, Lon A.
Caption: Relating to requiring owners and operators of oil and gas wells to keep accurate records of oil and gas produced, and keep books open to inspection by the Railroad Commission.
SB 122 Author: Smith, Lon A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts relating to providing whole family protection for members of fraternal benefit societies by requiring a deposit and the investment of the reserves by insurance companies.
SB 151 Author: Smith, Lon A.
Caption: Relating to amending the special road law for Rusk County.
36th 3rd Called Session
SB 41 Author: Smith, Lon A.
Caption: Relating to creating the Mt. Enterprise Independent School District of Rusk County.
SB 48 Author: Smith, Lon A.
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws regulating the fees allowed county officers.
SB 87 Author: Smith, Lon A.
Caption: Relating to conferring certain powers upon the Commissioner's courts of the state; authorizing said courts to make appropriation out of the county funds for farms cooperative demonstration work and home demonstration work.
36th 4th Called Session
SB 4 Author: Smith, Lon A.
Caption: Relating to making the 19th Amendment to the Federal Constitution effect within this State; prescribing penalties.
SB 13 Author: Smith, Lon A.
Caption: Relating to creating the Laneville Independent School District in Rusk County.
35th Regular Session
SB 166 Author: Smith, Lon A.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the city council, board of commissioners or city manager of any incorporated city in this State to levy and collect a tax not to exceed five cents on each $100.00 of assessed valuation of the city for one year for the purchase and improvement of lands for city parks, and providing the manner of acquiring lands for park purposes, and providing for the management and control of said city parks.
SB 167 Author: Smith, Lon A.
Caption: Relating to providing whole family protection for members of Fraternal Benefit Societies.
SB 168 Author: Smith, Lon A.
Caption: Relating to authorizing fraternal benefit societies to issue certificates to their members in which eleemosynary, religious, or educational societies, associations or corporations may be named as beneficiaries.
SB 172 Author: Smith, Lon A.
Caption: Relating to fixing the time when a chattel mortgage shall be presumed to be paid, and for their destruction by the County clerk after a designated period.
SB 270 Author: Smith, Lon A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to exempting telephone companies from taxation upon gross receipts in certain cities and towns.
SB 293 Author: Smith, Lon A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to payments upon insurance policies on real property in case of a total loss by fire.
SB 335 Author: Smith, Lon A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws levying an occupation tax upon travelling vendors of patent medicines.
SB 360 Author: Smith, Lon A.
Caption: Relating to amending the charter of the City of Longview, repealing certain laws and providing for the appointment of a City Treasurer, fixing his salary and prescribing his powers and duties and fixing his term of office.
SB 408 Author: Smith, Lon A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws so as to exempt hobby horses, theaters, circuses, etc. from an occupation tax when given for the benefit of agricultural fairs.
SJR 13 Author: Smith, Lon A. | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to create the office of Commissioner of Insurance.
35th 2nd Called Session
SB 15 Author: Smith, Lon A.
Caption: Relating to amending statutes so as to exempt hobby horses, theaters, circuses, etc., from occupation tax when operated for the benefit of district or county agricultural fairs.
35th 3rd Called Session
SB 18 Author: Smith, Lon A.
Caption: Relating to amending statutes relating to the compensation of official shorthand reporters in certain counties.
SB 32 Author: Smith, Lon A.
Caption: Relating to regulating the sale of poisons.
35th 4th Called Session
SB 96 Author: Smith, Lon A.
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws creating the Ninth Supreme Judicial District and providing that Panola County shall constitute a part of the Sixth Supreme Judicial District.
SB 116 Author: Smith, Lon A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to return tax erroneously paid by J.A. Beal and to appropriate the sum of $20.00 to pay T.M. Wall for veterinary service rendered for the State.
34th Regular Session
SB 46 Author: Smith, Lon A.
Caption: Relating to regulating the payment of wages to employes in certain employments within the State of Texas; providing penalties for violation.
SB 178 Author: Smith, Lon A.
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code relating to disturbances of congregations during religious worship.
SB 387 Author: Smith, Lon A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute authorizing Confederate pensioners to make affidavit or in lieu thereof statement in the presence of two creditable witnesses that are in no wise related to the applicant as to his or her right to collect pensions under the law of this State, and authorizing said witnesses to make the affadavit.
34th 1st Called Session
SB 29 Author: Smith, Lon A.
Caption: Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Gregg County; providing penalties.