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COMMITTEE: Property Tax Reform, Select

TIME & DATE: 1:00 PM, Thursday, February 01, 2018

PLACE: Houston Community College Alief Hayes Campus
CHAIR: Senator Paul Bettencourt


The Senate Select Committee on Property Tax Reform will meet on

Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 1:00pm. The hearing will be held at the

following location:


Houston Community College Alief Hayes Campus (Auditorium)

2811 Hayes Road

Houston, TX 77082


Parking is available on the top floor of the parking garage.


The Committee will hear invited, resource and public testimony on the

following interim charges:


                Evaluate how property tax law could better advance disaster recovery after Hurricane Harvey while ensuring that taxpayers are protected from excessive taxation and wasteful spending.


                Study the statutory changes necessary, if any, for a municipality to be able to redirect revenue from Tax Increment Reinvestment Zones (TIRZ) for a set period of time to assist in paying the costs associated with recovery and rebuilding necessary infrastructure following a disaster declaration by the Governor or President.


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.


For more information please visit the Committee website at:




** See Committee Coordinator for previous versions of the schedule **