COMMITTEE:    Finance 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Thursday, May 12, 2011 

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



Those wishing to give public testimony, please limit prepared remarks to 3 minutes. If submitting written testimony, please submit 25 copies, with your name on each copy, to the Committee during the hearing.


To consider the following:


SB 1927       Zaffirini              
Relating to the authority of certain volunteer firefighter and emergency services organizations to hold tax-free sales or auctions.

HB 533        Villarreal              SP: Hinojosa
Relating to the rendition of property for ad valorem tax purposes and to the protest of a penalty imposed for a failure to timely file a rendition statement or property report.

HB 1887       Villarreal              SP: Hinojosa
Relating to the procedures for property tax protests and appeals.

HB 2599       Ritter                  SP: Eltife
Relating to the definition of chewing tobacco for purposes of the taxes imposed on cigars and other tobacco products and to the rate of the tax imposed on chewing tobacco.



Bills deleted after last posting:

HB 1732


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