COMMITTEE:    Finance-S/C on Fiscal Matters 

TIME & DATE:  8:30 AM, Monday, May 13, 2013 

PLACE:        E1.012 (Hearing 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.


To consider the following:


HB 78         Simpson | et al.        SP: Eltife
Relating to the exemption from the sales and use tax for certain coins and precious metals.

HB 1487       Harper-Brown            SP: Rodríguez
Relating to the searchable state expenditure database maintained by the comptroller.

HB 2451       King, Tracy O.          SP: Hegar
Relating to the exclusion by taxable entities engaged in providing services as an agricultural aircraft operation of certain costs in determining total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax.

HB 2684       Button | et al.         SP: Hinojosa
Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for certain political subdivision corporations.

HB 3121       Harper-Brown | et al.   SP: Deuell
Relating to the qualifications for the exemption from ad valorem taxation for aircraft parts located in this state for a limited time.

HB 3169       Bohac                   SP: Lucio
Relating to the imposition of the sales and use tax on taxable items sold or provided under certain contracts.

HB 3536       Otto | et al.           SP: Hinojosa
Relating to imposing a fee on the sale of cigarettes and cigarette tobacco products manufactured by certain companies; providing penalties; changing the rate of the tax on chewing tobacco.

HB 3572       Hilderbran | et al.     SP: Williams
Relating to the administration, collection, and enforcement of taxes on mixed beverages; imposing a tax on sales of mixed beverages; decreasing the rate of the current tax on mixed beverages.

HJR 133       Harper-Brown | et al.   SP: Deuell
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a political subdivision of this state to extend the number of days that aircraft parts that are exempt from ad valorem taxation due to their location in this state for a temporary period may be located in this state for purposes of qualifying for the tax exemption.



Bills added after last posting:

HB 3536


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