COMMITTEE:    Finance-S/C on Fiscal Matters 

TIME & DATE:  7:30 AM, Thursday, April 11, 2013 

PLACE:        E1.036 (Finance Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator Glenn Hegar 



Those wishing to give public testimony, please limit prepared remarks to 3 minutes.  If submitting written testimony, please submit 20 copies, with your name on each copy, to the Committee during the hearing.


SB 475        Van de Putte           
Relating to the expiration of the municipal sales and use tax for street maintenance in certain municipalities.

SB 571        Deuell                 
Relating to the exemption from sales and use taxes of certain health care supplies.

SB 730        Deuell                 
Relating to the temporary exemption of certain tangible personal property related to data centers from the sales and use tax.

SB 1151       Hinojosa               
Relating to sales and use tax treatment of certain snack items; eliminating a tax exemption.

SB 1447       Hinojosa               
Relating to the exclusion of certain flow-through funds by taxable entities engaged in the business of transporting barite in determining total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax.

SB 1455       Taylor                 
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools.

SB 1494       Hinojosa               
Relating to the licensing and regulation of horse and greyhound racing; providing penalties; authorizing a fee.

SB 1533       Carona                 
Relating to municipal sales and use tax remittances by certain retailers.

SB 1633       Deuell                 
Relating to the sales tax treatment of a fundraising sale by a qualified organization.

SJR 52        Taylor                 
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from  ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions.

Pending business:


SB 835        Lucio
Relating to the application of the limit on appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to an improvement that is a replacement structure for a structure that was rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage.

SB 1508       Hegar
Relating to the rendition of certain property.

SB 1598       Zaffirini
Relating to the authority of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district or a representative of the chief appraiser to enter the premises of a business, trade, or profession for ad valorem tax appraisal purposes.