COMMITTEE:    Finance 

TIME & DATE:  1:00 PM or upon adjournment/recess
Friday, May 17, 2013 

PLACE:        E1.036 (Finance Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator Tommy Williams 



Those wishing to give public testimony, please limit prepared remarks to 3 minutes.  If submitting written testimony, please submit 40 copies, to the Committee during the hearing.


To consider the following:


HB 6          Otto | et al.           SP: Williams
Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts in the state treasury, the dedication and rededication of revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes.

HB 7          Darby | et al.          SP: Williams
Relating to the amounts, availability, and use of certain statutorily dedicated revenue and accounts; reducing or affecting the amounts or rates of certain statutorily dedicated fees and assessments; imposing certain court costs.

HB 1025       Pitts                   SP: Williams
Relating to making supplemental appropriations and reductions in appropriations and giving direction and adjustment authority regarding appropriations.

HB 3188       Otto                    SP: Williams
Relating to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act; making appropriations.

Subcommittee reports:


HB 213        Hilderbran | et al.     SP: Hegar
Relating to the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax.

HB 500        Hilderbran | et al.     SP: Hegar
Relating to the computation of the franchise tax, including certain exclusions from the tax.

HB 800        Murphy | et al.         SP: Deuell
Relating to a sales and use tax exemption and a franchise tax credit related to certain research and development activities.

HB 1133       Otto | et al.           SP: Estes
Relating to a sales and use tax refund for tangible personal property used to provide cable television service, Internet access service, or telecommunications services and to the exclusion of that property in certain economic development agreements.

HB 1223       Hilderbran | et al.     SP: Hegar
Relating to the temporary exemption of certain tangible personal property related to data centers from the sales and use tax.

HB 2100       Thompson, Senfronia | et al. SP: Williams
Relating to the salary for certain employees of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.

HB 2148       Hilderbran              SP: Williams
Relating to the motor fuel tax on compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas; providing penalties; imposing a tax.

HB 2202       Pickett | et al.        SP: Williams
Relating to the disposition of fees collected by or on behalf of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles; authorizing fees.