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SENATE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

COMMITTEE:     Finance 

TIME & DATE:   9:00 AM, Tuesday, March 30, 2021 

PLACE:         E1.036 (Finance Room) 
CHAIR:         Senator Jane Nelson 

 

 

To protect the health and safety of members, staff and the public, the Senate Finance Committee (SFC) will strictly follow all Senate rules relating to the pandemic, including the requirement for a negative COVID test to enter the hearing room.

 

Anyone wishing to provide oral public testimony must register in E1.028 by noon or upon recess of the Committee hearing, whichever may come first.  Oral testimony is limited to 3 minutes. If providing written testimony, bring 20 copies, with your name on each copy, to E1.028. All written testimony will be distributed to the Committee Members after the hearing. Those registering a position-only may do so at any Senate kiosk by the end of the hearing.

·                Oral testimony: fill out a paper witness card in E1.028 and submit to SFC staff.

·                Oral and written testimony: fill out a paper witness card in E1.028 and submit your witness card and written testimony to SFC staff.

·                Position only: register using the Senate kiosk located in the extension hallways or by going to http://swrs on public-capitol. Kiosk registration will open 30 minutes before the hearing begins.

·                Written testimony only: register your position using the Senate kiosk and then bring 20 copies, with your name on each copy, to E1.028 and submit to SFC staff.

 

The afternoon hearing will reconvene after the Senate adjourns when in session.

 

To consider the pending business:

 

SB 1           Nelson                 
General Appropriations Bill.

To consider the following new business:

 

SB 197         Nelson | et al.         
Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for animals adopted from or sold by nonprofit animal welfare organizations.

SB 220         Zaffirini              
Relating to notice and reporting requirements for vendor rebates under a contract listed on a multiple award contract schedule.

SB 248         Johnson                
Relating to the regulation of cigarettes, tobacco products, and e-cigarettes and the administration of taxes imposed on the sale or use of certain of those products; requiring a permit; imposing a fee; providing administrative penalties.

SB 477         Nelson                 
Relating to the administration and collection of sales and use taxes and certain fees applicable to sales involving marketplace providers.

SB 478         Nelson                 
Relating to excluding the furnishing of an academic transcript from the definition of "information service" for purposes of sales and use taxes.

SB 742         Birdwell               
Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes on property in a disaster area.

SB 778         Hinojosa               
Relating to the review by local governmental entities of certain sales and use tax audit reports and audit working papers.

SB 799         Nelson                 
Relating to contracting procedures and requirements for governmental entities.

SB 800         Nelson                 
Relating to certain required reports or information received or prepared by state agencies and other governmental entities.

SB 813         Hughes                 
Relating to the insurance premium tax credit for the certified rehabilitation of certified historic structures.

SB 851         Blanco                 
Relating to the composition of the cybersecurity council.

SB 902         Perry                  
Relating to the period during which a purchaser's successor liability for taxes owed by the seller of a business may be enforced.

SB 1156        Nelson                 
Relating to the contracting authority of the Health and Human Services Commission for the volunteer advocate for children program.

SB 1336        Hancock | et al.        
Relating to a limit on the rate of growth of certain appropriations.

 

 

NOTICE OF ASSISTANCE AT PUBLIC MEETINGS

PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES WHO PLAN TO ATTEND THIS MEETING AND WHO MAY NEED ASSISTANCE, SUCH AS A SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER OR PERSONAL ASSISTIVE LISTENING DEVICES, ARE REQUESTED TO CONTACT THE SENATE COMMITTEE COORDINATOR AT 512/463-0070, 72 HOURS PRIOR TO THE MEETING SO APPROPRIATE ARRANGEMENTS CAN BE MADE.

 

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