COMMITTEE:    Finance-S/C on Fiscal Matters 

TIME & DATE:  11:30 AM or upon adjournment
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 

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



Those wishing to give public testimony, please limit 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:


HB 585        Villarreal | et al.     SP: Eltife
Relating to ad valorem taxation; creating an offense.

HB 671        Ratliff | et al.        SP: Deuell
Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district.

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 1360       Ritter                  SP: Taylor
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools.

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.

HB 2419       Elkins                  SP: Hegar
Relating to a pilot program authorizing an administrative district judge to appoint special magistrates to assist in hearing ad valorem tax protests.

HB 2500       Bohac | et al.          SP: Watson
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of solar energy property.

HB 2636       Frullo | et al.         SP: Duncan
Relating to the transfer of money from the tax increment fund established for a tax increment financing reinvestment zone to the fund established for an adjacent zone.

HB 2712       Perez | et al.          SP: Taylor
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of energy storage systems used for the control of air pollution in a nonattainment area.

HB 2770       Branch | et al.         SP: Eltife
Relating to the investment of a portion of the economic stabilization fund balance.

HB 2792       Elkins                  SP: Hegar
Relating to the circumstances under which an appraisal review board hearing shall be closed to the public.

HB 3086       Darby                   SP: Huffman
Relating to an optional exemption from the diesel fuel tax for materials blended with taxable diesel fuel.

HB 3572       Hilderbran | et al.     SP: Williams
Relating to the administration, collection, and enforcement of taxes on mixed beverages; imposing a tax on sales of mixed beverages; decreasing the rate of the current tax on mixed beverages.