Speaker Smith and 2018 Ohio Fairs' Queen Morgan McCutcheon at the Ohio State Fair July 31, 2018.
Speaker Smith and 2018 Ohio Fairs' Queen Morgan McCutcheon at the Ohio State Fair July 31, 2018.
 Speaker Smith during Ag Committee hearing at the Ohio State Fair July 31, 2018.
Speaker Smith during Ag Committee hearing at the Ohio State Fair July 31, 2018.
 left to right - Rep. Stein, Speaker Smith, Ohio State University President Drake, Rep. Koehler, and Rep. Hill following Ag Committee hearing at the Ohio State Fair July 31, 2018.
left to right - Rep. Stein, Speaker Smith, Ohio State University President Drake, Rep. Koehler, and Rep. Hill following Ag Committee hearing at the Ohio State Fair July 31, 2018.
Rep. Ryan Smith is sworn in as Speaker during house session June 6, 2018.
Rep. Ryan Smith is sworn in as Speaker during house session June 6, 2018.
 Rep. Ryan Smith receives congratulatory handshakes just before being sworn in as Speaker during House session June 6, 2018.
Rep. Ryan Smith receives congratulatory handshakes just before being sworn in as Speaker during House session June 6, 2018.
 Speaker Smith closes session for the first time as Speaker June 6, 2018.
Speaker Smith closes session for the first time as Speaker June 6, 2018.
Rep. Smith speaks during House Session April 11, 2018.
Rep. Smith speaks during House Session April 11, 2018.
 Rep. Smith as guest speaker at Warren Co. Chamber Alliance "Capitol Drive" State Advocacy Day Oct. 25, 2017.
Rep. Smith as guest speaker at Warren Co. Chamber Alliance "Capitol Drive" State Advocacy Day Oct. 25, 2017.
 State Rep. Smith Announces Support for CDC Opioid Prescription Guidelines.
State Rep. Smith Announces Support for CDC Opioid Prescription Guidelines.
Chairman Smith speaks during the House concurrence of the state operating budget.
Chairman Smith speaks during the House concurrence of the state operating budget.
 Representative Ryan Smith speaks to Youth Leadership Association participants at the Ohio Statehouse.
Representative Ryan Smith speaks to Youth Leadership Association participants at the Ohio Statehouse.
 Chairman Smith speaks on the House floor.
Chairman Smith speaks on the House floor.
Rep. Smith speaks during a press conference to announce the "HOPES" agenda.
Rep. Smith speaks during a press conference to announce the "HOPES" agenda.
 Rep. Smith during House session Feb. 23, 2016.
Rep. Smith during House session Feb. 23, 2016.
 Representative Smith Honors the University of Rio Grande.
Representative Smith Honors the University of Rio Grande.
Rep. Smith speaks on bill to fund statewide capital improvement projects during House session.
Rep. Smith speaks on bill to fund statewide capital improvement projects during House session.
 Rep. Smith, with Attorney General Mike DeWine, speaks regarding the House's work to combat opiate abuse.
Rep. Smith, with Attorney General Mike DeWine, speaks regarding the House's work to combat opiate abuse.
 Rep. Smith speaks during a news conference on the Healthy Food for Ohio program launch.
Rep. Smith speaks during a news conference on the Healthy Food for Ohio program launch.
Rep. Smith speaking on the House floor.
Rep. Smith speaking on the House floor.
 Rep. Smith speaks during a news conference on the Healthy Food for Ohio program launch as Congressman Steve Stivers looks on.
Rep. Smith speaks during a news conference on the Healthy Food for Ohio program launch as Congressman Steve Stivers looks on.
 Rep. Smith presents a resolution to the Gallia Academy High School FFA rural soil judging team as the 2012 State Champion.
Rep. Smith presents a resolution to the Gallia Academy High School FFA rural soil judging team as the 2012 State Champion.
Rep. Smith welcomes Pastor John O'Brien as he provides the opening prayer for House session.
Rep. Smith welcomes Pastor John O'Brien as he provides the opening prayer for House session.
 Rep. Smith speaks at an AT&T event in Gallia County.
Rep. Smith speaks at an AT&T event in Gallia County.
 Rep. Smith presents a resolution to Landon Carroll for winning the 2013 Ohio Elks Hoop Shoot Championship.
Rep. Smith presents a resolution to Landon Carroll for winning the 2013 Ohio Elks Hoop Shoot Championship.
Rep. Smith speaks at a press conference regarding the House Prescription Drug Addiction and Healthcare Reform Study Committee's findings and recommendations to the Legislature.
Rep. Smith speaks at a press conference regarding the House Prescription Drug Addiction and Healthcare Reform Study Committee's findings and recommendations to the Legislature.
 Rep. Smith speaks at a press conference on the capital budget.
Rep. Smith speaks at a press conference on the capital budget.
 Rep. Smith presents a House resolution.
Rep. Smith presents a House resolution.
Rep. Smith speaks from the floor during House session.
Rep. Smith speaks from the floor during House session.
 Rep. Smith presents a House resolution.
Rep. Smith presents a House resolution.
 Rep. Smith speaks during a meeting at the Statehouse.
Rep. Smith speaks during a meeting at the Statehouse.
Rep. Smith presents a House resolution.
Rep. Smith presents a House resolution.
 Rep. Smith takes a tour of a planned community space.
Rep. Smith takes a tour of a planned community space.
 Rep. Smith stands with family as he is sworn in as a state representative.
Rep. Smith stands with family as he is sworn in as a state representative.
 

State Representative Ryan Smith is serving his third term in the Ohio House of Representatives and was elected by his colleagues to serve as the 103rd Speaker of the House. Since 2012, he has proudly represented the citizens of the 93rd House District, which includes Jackson and Gallia counties, as well as portions of Lawrence and Vinton counties.

 
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Representative Smith, R. Serves In the Following Committees :

Rules and Reference
 
 
 
 

08.23.18 - House Republicans Lead On Blockchain Discussion

 

COLUMBUS—Speaker of the Ohio House Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell) today joined with members of the House Leadership Team and Majority Caucus to discuss the future of blockchain in Ohio, in both the public and private sector. Joined by chief experts on the issue from around the state, legislators conveyed interest in connecting the legislature with more information on the benefits of blockchain technology.

 
 

07.18.18 - Speaker Smith, Republican Leaders Address Executive Order On Agricultural Regulations, Commend Legislative Efforts

 

COLUMBUS—Speaker of the Ohio House Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell) today held a press conference with the chairs of both the House and Senate Agriculture Committees to call on Governor John Kasich to rescind his executive order on agricultural regulations and delay the action of the Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Commission. The executive order seeks to establish numerous policy changes through rule-making rather than the legislative process.

 
 

06.29.18 - Ohio House Speaker Ryan Smith Applauds Passage Of "Ohio Pastor Protection Act" And The "Clean Lake 2020 Plan"

 

COLUMBUS—Speaker of the Ohio House Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell) has applauded the passage of Senate Bill 299, or the “Clean Lake 2020 Plan,” and House Bill 36, or the “Ohio Pastor Protection Act,” by the Ohio House of Representatives. These bills were two of over 30 pieces of legislation voted on by the House this week.

 
 

06.14.18 - Rep. Scott Ryan Named Chair Of Ohio House Finance Committee

 


COLUMBUS—Speaker of the Ohio House Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell) has appointed State Representative Scott Ryan (R-Granville Township) to serve as chairman of the House Finance Committee for the remainder of the 132nd General Assembly.

 
 
 

Connect With Representative Smith, R.

 
Representative Ryan Smith
District 93
77 S. High St
14th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-1366
Fax      (614) 719-6987
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Leadership Position : Speaker of the House
Hometown : Bidwell
Party : Republican
Current Term : Eligible to run for another term