COMMITTEE:    Finance 

TIME & DATE:  10:00 AM, Monday, April 04, 2011 

PLACE:        E1.036 (Finance Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator Steve Ogden 



To consider the following:


SB 517        Watson                 
Relating to the appropriation of certain unclaimed money.

SB 540        Van de Putte           
Relating to a study of the fiscal impact of adjusting the amount of the ad valorem tax exemption to which disabled veterans and the surviving spouses and children of disabled veterans and certain members of the armed forces are entitled.

SB 726        Rodriguez | et al.     
Relating to the establishment of the judicial access and improvement account to provide funding for basic civil legal services, indigent defense, and judicial technical support through certain county service fees and court costs imposed to fund the account.

SB 1088       Rodriguez              
Relating to the imposition by certain municipalities and municipal transit departments of the local sales and use tax in certain federal military installations.

SB 1179       Nelson                 
Relating to the elimination of certain required reports prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education.

SB 1505       Uresti                 
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of a real property interest in oil or gas in place.

SB 1524       Hinojosa | et al.      
Relating to the payment and distribution of consumer assistance funds in an action by the attorney general.

SB 1535       Watson                 
Relating to unclaimed property.

SB 1590       Ogden | et al.         
Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act.

SB 1798       West                   
Relating to a presumption that certain retailers are engaged in business in this state for the purpose of the use tax.

SJR 22        Nichols                
Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating certain revenue derived from the tax imposed on the sale of motor vehicles to the state highway fund.

SJR 23        Wentworth | et al.     
Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the rates of taxes imposed on gasoline and diesel fuel, adjusting those rates annually for inflation, and dedicating certain revenue from those taxes to the design, construction, and maintenance of public roadways.

SJR 38        Davis                  
Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting the uses of revenue from motor vehicle registration fees, taxes on motor fuels and lubricants, and certain revenue received from the federal government.

Pending business:


SB 449        Watson | et al.        
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of open-space land devoted to water stewardship purposes on the basis of its productive capacity.

SB 720        Williams               
Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rates of certain taxing units.

SB 758        Deuell                 
Relating to sales and use tax information provided to certain local governmental entities.

SB 776        Zaffirini              
Relating to customs brokers.

SJR 12        Patrick | et al.       
Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring certain tax bills to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature.

SJR 16        Estes | et al.         
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of open-space land devoted to water stewardship purposes on the basis of its productive capacity.