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** REVISION **
SENATE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Local Government

TIME & DATE: 11:00 AM, Monday, March 27, 2023

PLACE: E1.028 (Hearing Room)
CHAIR: Senator Paul Bettencourt

 

SB 491 Hughes
Relating to building height restrictions in certain municipalities.

SB 580 Zaffirini
Relating to the authority of certain counties to cancel platted subdivisions that have remained undeveloped.

SB 612 Johnson | et al.
Relating to the municipal sales and use tax for street maintenance.

SB 767 Parker
Relating to notice requirements for certain municipal fees and the process to adopt a municipal budget that includes the use of revenue from those fees.

SB 917 Hall
Relating to meetings of the board of directors of a municipal utility district.

SB 929 Parker
Relating to the notice and compensation a municipality must provide before revoking the right to use property for a use that was allowed before the adoption of or change to a zoning regulation or boundary.

SB 1124 King
Relating to qualifications of a sheriff or a candidate for sheriff.

SB 1145 West
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property used to operate a child-care facility.

SB 1191 Zaffirini
Relating to late applications for the appraisal of land for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land following the death of the owner of the land.

SB 1215 Paxton
Relating to the delivery of certain tax refunds.

SB 1305 Nichols
Relating to the transfer of the ownership rights of the City of Nacogdoches in the Central Heights Water System to the Angelina and Neches River Authority.

SB 1381 Eckhardt | et al.
Relating to the eligibility of the surviving spouse of an elderly person who qualified for a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a taxing unit of a portion of the appraised value of the deceased person's residence homestead to continue to receive an exemption for the same property from the same taxing unit in an amount equal to that of the exemption for which the deceased person qualified without applying for the exemption.

SB 1439 Springer
Relating to the ad valorem taxation of tangible personal property held or used for the production of income by related business entities.

SB 1486 Bettencourt | et al.
Relating to the electronic payment of ad valorem taxes; authorizing a fee.

SB 1487 Bettencourt | et al.
Relating to the electronic delivery of certain communications required or permitted under the Property Tax Code.

SB 1801 Springer
Relating to a requirement that each appraisal district periodically confirm that recipients of residence homestead exemptions qualify for those exemptions.

SB 2091 West
Relating to the authority of a taxing unit to sell certain seized or foreclosed property to an owner of an abutting property without conducting a public sale.

SB 2355 Bettencourt
Relating to the appeal of certain ad valorem tax determinations through binding arbitration.

Public Testimony:

 

Oral testimony is limited to 2 minutes. If providing written testimony, please bring 20 copies with your name on each copy to E1.028. All written testimony will be distributed to the Committee Members during or after the hearing. Those registering a position only may do so at any Senate kiosk by the end of the hearing.

 

Oral testimony: Please use the kiosks outside in the extension hallways.

 

Oral and written testimony: Please use the kiosks in the extension hallways and submit your written testimony to Committee staff located in E1.028.

 

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 at 10 a.m. the morning of the hearing.

 

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 hand them to Committee staff.

 

For those unable to appear in person, comments may be provided directly to each Committee Member, whose contact information can be found at: www.senate.texas.gov

 

 

 

 

 

Bills added after last posting:

SB 1124

 

Bills deleted after last posting:

SB 326

 

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

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