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** REVISION **
SENATE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

COMMITTEE:     Finance 

TIME & DATE:   10:00 AM, Monday, April 12, 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 following:

 

 

SB 153         Perry | et al.          
Relating to the exclusion of certain payment processing services from the definition of "data processing service" for purposes of sales and use taxes.

SB 313         Huffman                
Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for firearm safety equipment.

SB 620         Lucio                  
Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

SB 678         Alvarado               
Relating to the creation of the small business disaster recovery loan program.

SB 706         Lucio | et al.          
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

SB 1029        Huffman                
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation for certain solar or wind-powered energy devices.

SB 1105        Hughes                 
Relating to the resumption of employment by certain retirees within the Texas Municipal Retirement System.

SB 1245        Perry                  
Relating to the farm and ranch survey conducted by the comptroller  for purposes of estimating the productivity value of qualified open-space land as part of the study of school district taxable values.

SB 1438        Bettencourt            
Relating to the effect of a disaster on the calculation of certain tax rates and the procedure for adoption of a tax rate by a taxing unit.

SB 1524        Hughes                 
Relating to a sales and use tax refund pilot program for certain persons who employ apprentices.

SB 1794        West                   
Relating to a statewide opioid settlement agreement.

SB 1827        Huffman | et al.        
Relating to the creation of the opioid abatement account.

HB 1445        Oliverson | et al.       SP: Nichols
Relating to the applicability of the sales and use tax to medical or dental billing services.

 

 

Bills deleted after last posting:

SB 775

 

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

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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