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Legislation authored by Carlyle Smith

Includes legislation with Carlyle Smith as the primary author for the 64th through 69th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

69th Regular Session
HB 130 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to alcoholic beverage regulations relating to age.
HB 131 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles; providing penalties.
HB 132 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Defining unsolicited telephone calls and providing for their regulation; providing for the creation of the Texas Telephone Solicitation Ethics Council and for the appointment of council members; prescribing the duties and powers for the council members and the council and the manner in which the jurisdiction and power conferred herein shall be exercised; and amending all other laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 317 Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to penalties for failure by a parent or guardian to require a child to attend school.
HB 996 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the official court reporters for the district courts in Dallas County.
HB 1053 Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to credit in the Texas Municipal Retirement System for military service.
HB 1391 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to venue for prosecution of unauthorized use of vehicle offenses; adding Article 13.23 to Chapter 13, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965.
HB 1392 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to credit in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas for accumulated sick leave.
HB 2107 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the management of certain unemployment compensation funds.
HB 2397 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the directors of juvenile services and court services, and to the salaries and expenses of employees of the juvenile probation department or under the control of the juvenile board in Dallas County.
HB 2447 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, financing, and dissolution of and the annexation of territory to the Grand Prairie Metropolitan Utility and Reclamation District.
HJR 11 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the power of initiative and referendum.
68th Regular Session
HB 13 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the allocation of revenue from the cigarette tax to the Texas local parks, recreation, and open space fund.
HB 14 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Defining unsolicited telephone calls and providing for their regulation; providing for the creation of the Texas Telephone Solicitation on Ethics Council and for the appointment of council members; prescribing the duties and powers for the council members and the council and manner in which the jurisdiction and power conferred herin shall be exercised.
HB 15 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the civil service status and pension benefits of persons temporarily employed in certain fire departments and police departments.
HB 16 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of certain children who have been adjudicated a delinquent child on two previous occasions.
HB 17 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee with substitute
Caption: Relating to the duty of a justice of the peace to notify a defendant of his right to appeal a criminal conviction.
HB 18 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to defensive driving courses.
HB 19 Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to an administrative class action regarding unfair claims settlement practices.
HB 20 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to notice to be given by insurers to policyholders or applicants.
HB 21 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to disruption of classes or public school transportation; providing penalties.
HB 64 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the fee for an examination for a license to practice architecture.
HB 65 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the fee for an examination for a license to practice landscape architecture.
HB 396 Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the provision for split payment of property taxes.
HB 708 Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Providing for the recovery of damages from a person who knowingly sells an alcoholic beverage to an habitual drunkard, or an intoxicated or insane person.
HB 709 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles.
HB 710 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to alcoholic beverage regulation relating to age.
HB 764 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Amending the Hospital Authority Act to provide an alternate method of selecting members of the Board of Directors of a Hospital Authority created under said act; permitting a reduction of the number of directors and regulation of terms.
HB 806 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the regulation of utilities.
HB 1209 Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the provision, administration, and financing of programs of retirement and death benefits for state-paid judges; providing penalties.
HB 1865 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to an appropriation to pay a claim and judgment against the State of Texas.
HCR 101 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Lee D. Herring.
HCR 142 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Granting Jim Scoggins and Gerry Gammage permission to sue the state and the attorney general of the State of Texas.
HJR 2 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to reserve in the people the powers of initiative and referendum.
67th Regular Session
HB 8 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation, funding, and administration of the Nonradioactive, Industrial, Perpetual Care Solid Waste Fund.
HB 9 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of certain children who have been adjudicated a delinquent child on two previous occassions.
HB 10 Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the rate of interest on assumed loans secured by real property.
HB 11 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to notice to be given insurers to policy holders or applicants.
HB 12 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to creation of the office of budget officer in certain counties.
HB 13 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to contributions to certain municipal retirement systems.
HB 14 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the comptroller's computation of estimated state revenue and of the cash condition of the state treasury.
HB 15 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the regulation of telephone soliciting.
HB 16 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the allocation of revenue from the cigarette tax to the Texas local parks, recreation, and open space fund.
HB 171 Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to alternative classroom programs for public school students removed from regular classrooms.
HB 238 Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to exemptions to the Cosmetology Regulatory Act.
HB 302 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of public adjusters.
HB 354 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to school-community guidance centers and to personnel for school districts.
HB 927 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of arson.
HB 1060 Last Action: Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
Caption: Relating to the regulation of ambulance service in certain counties.
HB 1098 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the authority to appoint a county purchasing agent in certain counties.
HB 1191 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the licensing of solar device installers.
HB 1211 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to an administrative class action regarding unfair claims settlement practices by insurers.
HB 1703 Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to disruption of classes.
HB 1885 Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Pensions
Caption: Relating to the creation of a fire fighters and police officers relief and retirement fund.
HB 1949 Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a statewide retirement system for firefighters and police officers.
HB 2314 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the temporary employment of persons in certain fire departments and police departments.
HCR 188 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Granting Jim Scoggins and Gerry Gammage permission to sue the state.
HCR 194 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Laddie Novotny.
HJR 2 Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to reserve in the people the powers of initiative and referendum.
67th 1st Called Session
HB 141 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Elections
Caption: Relating to analyses of initiative and referendum measures.
HCR 30 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Memorializing Congress to propose to the states an amendment to the United States Constitution providing for initiative and referendum at the federal level.
HJR 12 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to reserve in the people the powers of initiative and referendum.
67th 2nd Called Session
HB 8 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Elections
Caption: Relating to analyses of initiative and referendum measures.
HCR 10 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Requesting Congress to propose a constitutional amendment providing for initiative and referendum.
HJR 9 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to reserve in the people the powers of initiative and referendum.
66th Regular Session
HB 6 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the offense of arson, criminal mischief, reckless damage or destruction of property.
HB 7 Last Action: Removed from local and uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to notice of certain insurance rate and coverage changes.
HB 8 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the removal, suspension, or discipline of an incorrigible pupil in a public school.
HB 9 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to regulation of telephone solicitation and providing a penalty.
HB 10 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to minimum standards for county jails.
HB 16 Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to the Mountain Creek State Park and its acquisition, development, operation, and maintenance.
HB 53 Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of public adjusters and providing penalties.
HB 54 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the creation, financing, and use of the Texas park, recreation, and open space fund.
HB 64 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Providing for the establishment of a criminal history record system within the Texas Department of Public Safety; providing for the mandatory reporting of criminal history record information; providing for the preparation of uniform crime reports; authorizing the furnishing of certain criminal information; establishing an offense for misuse of criminal history information and establishing a penalty; providing for the corretion of criminal history records; restricting criminal investigative information available to the public; providing for the dissemination of criminal information for law enforcement agencies; providing for the collection and disposition of fees; providing for the challenge and review of criminal history record information with appeal procedures; providing for an audit of criminal history records maintained by criminal justice agencies; providing that certain court records be open to the public; and declaring an emergency.
HB 170 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to minimum standards for county jails.
HB 480 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the apportionment of funds by the State Library System; to deposit of state publications in state depository libraries; and to the distribution of state agency publications.
HB 481 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the apportionment of funds by the State Library System.
HB 765 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the provision by a county of certain auxiliary courthouses and facilities in a municipality designated as the county seat or auxiliary courts within the county and outside the municipality for certain purposes.
HB 844 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale of real property by certain hospital authorities.
HB 956 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Historical Commission to make grants to museums honoring fire fighters.
HB 996 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to assaults on certain public school personnel engaged in the performance of educational duties.
HB 1049 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the office of budget officer in certain counties.
HB 1079 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Insurance Code, the Texas Property and Casualty Insurance Guaranty Act, as amended, to provide for the payment of that portion of the expenses of administration incurred in the processing and payment of claims against the receivership or conservatorship estate as a "covered claim" under certain circumstances; declaring the Act severable; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1273 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to contributions to certain municipal retirement systems.
HB 1274 Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Revenue Administration
Caption: Relating to the exemption of the tangible property of certain community service clubs from ad valorem taxation.
HB 1502 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to notification to the Commissioner of Insurance of certain judgments or orders affecting an insurer.
HB 1503 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the operation and regulation of the business of title insurance.
HB 1678 Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Clarifying the provisions for fixing, charging, and collecting hospital rates, fees, and charges and establishing hospital systems, methods, routines, procedures, policies; containing other provisions relating to the subject and a severability clause.
HB 1679 Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Clarifying the provisions for fixing, charging, and collecting hospital rates, fees, and charges and establishing hospital system, methods, routines, procedures, and policies; containing other provisions relating to the subject and a severability clause.
HB 1680 Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to the sale of real property by certain hospital authorities.
HCR 160 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the Honorable Dale Milford on the occasion of his retirement from Congress.
HCR 231 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the Chief Clerk to make certain corrections in enrolling H.B. No. 1503.
HJR 2 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to reserve in the people the powers of initiative and referendum with respect to the power of taxation by the state or by political subdivisions.
HJR 3 Last Action: Failure to suspend the rules
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to reserve in the people the powers of initiative and referendum.
HR 83 Caption: Commending the citizens of Grand Prairie.
65th Regular Session
HB 16 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Establishing the Mountain Creek State Park and providing for its development, operation, and maintenance; providing for acquisition of land and interests in land; and declaring an emergency.
HB 39 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to commitment, delivery to place of confinement, and the computation of sentence of a convicted defendant.
HB 40 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to a system of fiscal notes for certain bills and joint resolutions affecting units of local government; and declaring an emergency.
HB 291 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to evidence of the origin of certain game fish possessed by persons selling fish; providing a penalty.
HB 292 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to disposal of confiscated game fish.
HB 293 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the penalty for shooting on a public road.
HB 294 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to commercial fishing by the holder of a fish farmer's license and certain qualifications for holding a fish farmer's license.
HB 295 Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the identification of aquatic products in the hands of holder of wholesale and retail fish dealer's truck licenses.
HB 296 Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to fish traps; providing a penalty.
HB 432 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to persons in certain cities who are eligible to participate in the police officers' pension system.
HB 677 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: To add additional sections relating to the transition of the Dallas-Fort Worth Turnpike to the State Department of High-ways and Public Transportation, providing for additional feasibility studies to determine need for improvements, extensions and enlargements of the Dallas-Fort Worth Turnpike in areas approved by governmental entities; providing for the issuance of bonds for improvements, extensions and enlargements to the Dallas-Fort Worth Turnpike subject to approval by certain governmental entities; providing for the creation of a revolving fund for financing feasibility studies with the initial deposit of $2,000,000.00 from the Dallas Fort Worth Turnpike Special Reserve Maintenance Fund and replenishment of said fund; permitting, subject to the prior approval of the State Highways and Public Transportation Commission, the pooling of one or more projects now and hereafter constructed within the same county into a "Pooled Project" and authorizing the issuance of Turnpike Revenue Bonds for the purpose of constructing and improving, extending or enlarging all or any part of such Pooled Project and the pledging of revenues from all or any part of such Pooled Project and the pledging of revenues from all or any part of such Pooled project to the maintenance, repair, operation, and payment of interest and principal of revenue bonds issued to construct, improve, extend or enlarge all or any part of said Pooled Project.
HB 684 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to exempting from property taxes one motor vehicle belonging to each family or single adult.
HB 701 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to search warrants to search for and seize evidence of an offense.
HB 831 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the definition of "junked vehicle"; providing punishment by court fine not to exceed $200 for those who do not abate public nuisances.
HB 832 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to availability of certain information maintained by governmental bodies as public information.
HB 966 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the dissemination by law enforcement agencies of information concerning criminal history records to activities outside the criminal justice system.
HB 967 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act.
HB 1136 Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Correctional Institutions
Caption: Relating to minimum standards for county jails.
HB 1247 Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to amendment of Chapter 21 of the Insurance Code of Texas.
HB 1248 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a procedure to restrict telephone solicitation; providing a penalty.
HB 1259 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: As enacted by the 52nd Legislature, Acts 1951, Chapter 491; declaring an emergency.
HB 1359 Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to availability of certain information maintained by governmental bodies as public information.
HB 1368 Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Senior Institutions
Caption: Making it a misdemeanor to solicit any student enrolled in any high school in the State of Texas for enrollment in any college or university for the purpose of engaging in athletics prior to the fifteenth day of June of the year prior to which the student should complete the twelfth scholastic grade.
HB 1487 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to the ability of a classroom teacher to remove an incorrigble pupil.
HB 1921 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: To provide for the establishment of an association of member insurers under the Act as a separate legal entity, the establishment of a board of directors through which such association may act, the enumeration of the powers and duties of such association and the authorization for the adoption of a plan of operation by such association; to provide that the association shall maintain accounts, by line of business, made up of funds assessed from member insurers by the Commissioner of Insurance from which the association shall make funds available for the payment of covered claims; to provide for the repayment into the appropriate account of excess funds remaining after the payment of the covered claims of an impaired insurer; to add certain definitions to the Act; to increase the percentage of recovery of unearned premiums; to clarify the definition of "covered claims" for unearned premiums; to prohibit mentioning that the guaranty Act will provide for the payment of policyholder claims in any lawsuit to recover assets of an impaired insurer; declaring certain activities to be unfair competition and unfair practices; declaring the Act severable; and declaring an emergency.
HB 2263 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Relating to activities exempted from the Railroad Commission's jurisdiction over common carriers.
HCR 76 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Permitting the Goodberry Construction Company to sue North Texas State University.
HCR 79 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
Caption: Requesting the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare to expedite his declaration of the equivalency requirements for foreign doctors to practice in the United States.
HJR 48 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Article VIII, Section 2, Subsection (a), of the Texas Constitution, to authorize the legislature to exempt from taxation one motor vehicle belonging to each family or single adult.
HJR 84 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to requrie single member judicial districts in Counties containing two (2) or more judicial districts completely within their boundaries.
65th 2nd Called Session
HJR 6 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Proposing to amend the Texas Constitution so as to reserve in the people the powers of initiative and referendum with respect to the power of taxation by the state or by political subdivisions.
HJR 8 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a method by which the electorate may require the reduction or increase in state taxes.
64th Regular Session
HB 15 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to an optional method of service of citation by registered mail; reserving personal service in certain situations.
HB 16 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Establishing the Mountain Creek State Park and providing for its development, operation, and maintenance; providing for acquisition of land and interests in land.
HB 344 Last Action: Reported from committee with substitute
Caption: Relating to the commitment, delivery to place of confinement, and the computation of sentence of a convicted defendant.
HB 589 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the definitions of "obscene," "material," "prurient interest," "sexual conduct," "distribute" and "commercially distribute."
HB 1587 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the salary of the President of Texas Technical University.
HB 1740 Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Amending Section 43.21, Penal Code, relating to the definitions of "obscene", "material", "prurient interest", "sexual contact", "distribute" and "commercially distribute".
HB 1950 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the powers of the commissioner of insurance to guard against hazardous financial condition of insureds; providing for rules and regulations; providing for agreements with other jurisdictions; establishing authority.
HCR 70 Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Congratulating David Daniels.
HR 52 Caption: Continuing the study of the feasibility of creating a state park on the Trinity River.