The Speaker attends a meeting.
The Speaker attends a meeting.
 The Speaker helps announce the Statehouse Museum's one-of-a-kind constitution exhibit and renovation.
The Speaker helps announce the Statehouse Museum's one-of-a-kind constitution exhibit and renovation.
Speaker Smith makes remarks on blockchain technology and its potential benefits for Ohio.
Speaker Smith makes remarks on blockchain technology and its potential benefits for Ohio.
 Speaker Smith at a press conference addressing Lake Erie water quality and agriculture issues.
Speaker Smith at a press conference addressing Lake Erie water quality and agriculture issues.
 Speaker Smith and Groundwork Ohio discuss early childhood education.
Speaker Smith and Groundwork Ohio discuss early childhood education.
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.
 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.
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 :

FederalismHigher EducationPrimary and Secondary EducationState and Local Government
 
 
 
 

12.27.18 - House Republicans Nominate Ryan Smith As Speaker For 133rd General Assembly

 

COLUMBUS—Today, a majority of Ohio House Republican members selected their leadership team for the 133rd General Assembly. Current Speaker of the Ohio House, Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell), was again selected by his legislative peers to serve as Speaker.

 
 

12.19.18 - Speaker Smith Announces Process For Filling Vacancy In 97th House District

 


COLUMBUS—Speaker of the Ohio House Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell) today announced that a screening panel will be organized in the coming weeks to begin the process of filling the vacancy in the 97th House District, following Rep. Brian Hill’s appointment to the Ohio Senate.

 
 

12.06.18 - Guest Column From Ohio House Speaker Ryan Smith: Importance Of Community Values

 


During the holiday season, we are all reminded of the meaning of home. Home, for most, is the comfortable warmth of family and friends that surround us in our communities, which are the foundational strength of many Ohioans across the state. For our communities to thrive, we must all work together to give back and help those who are unfamiliar with the warmth of home this holiday season. Additionally, we as a state need to do all that we can to honor military members who are away from loved ones because of their service protecting those at home.

 
 

12.04.18 - Speaker Smith Releases Statement On Rep. Brian Hill's Appointment To Ohio Senate

 

COLUMBUS—Following today’s announcement that Rep. Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) has been appointed to fill the vacant 20th Senate District seat, Ohio House Speaker Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell) released the following statement:

 
 
 
 

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Representative Ryan Smith
District 93
77 S. High St
11th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-1366
Fax      (614) 719-6987
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Hometown : Bidwell
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