COMMITTEE:    Finance-S/C on Fiscal Matters 

TIME & DATE:  8:30 AM, Thursday, May 09, 2013 

PLACE:        E1.036 (Finance Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator Glenn Hegar 



Those wishing to give public testimony, please limit your prepared remarks to 3 minutes.  If submitting written testimony, please submit 20 copies, with your name on each copy, to the Committee during the hearing.


To consider the following: 


SB 1619       Paxton
Relating to the exemption of inventory of certain retail businesses from ad valorem taxation by a school district.

SJR 51        Paxton
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by one or more political subdivisions of this state a person's inventory held for sale at retail.

SJR 62        Hinojosa
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the creation of emergency and disaster response districts; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.

HB 316        Otto | et al.           SP: Williams
Relating to the pilot program authorizing a property owner to appeal to the State Office of Administrative Hearings regarding certain appraisal review board determinations.

HB 317        Otto | et al.           SP: Paxton
Relating to the classification of certain entities as primarily engaged in retail trade for purposes of the franchise tax.

HB 561        Workman | et al.        SP: Seliger
Relating to an exemption for land owned by a school from the additional tax imposed on the change of use of land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land.

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 826        Harless                 SP: Eltife
Relating to the definitions of certain terms for purposes of the ad valorem taxation of certain dealer's heavy equipment inventory.

HB 1348       Menéndez | et al.       SP: Uresti
Relating to the taxation of certain tangible personal property located inside a defense base development authority.

HB 1903       Eiland | et al.         SP: Williams
Relating to the allocation of amounts deposited into the oyster sales account and the abolishment of the oyster advisory committee.

HB 1913       Bohac | et al.          SP: Williams
Relating to the waiver of penalties and interest on certain delinquent ad valorem taxes.



Bills added after last posting:

HB 826


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