MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON PROPERTY TAX REFORM & RELIEF, SELECT

Monday, December 7, 2015

2:30 PM

Capitol Extension, Room E1.012

 

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Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule 11.10 and 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Property Tax Reform & Relief, Select was held on Monday, December 7, 2015, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.012, at Austin, Texas.

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Senator Paul Bettencourt, Chair

 

Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.

Senator Brandon Creighton

 

Senator Van Taylor

Senator Kelly Hancock

 

Senator Carlos Uresti

Senator Charles Perry

 

 

 

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The chair called the meeting to order at 2:35 PM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:

 

Senator Bettencourt introduced committee staff.

 

Senator Bettencourt laid out the committee rules.† Senator Creighton moved adoption of the rules.† Senator Hancock seconded the motion.† Without objection, it was so ordered.†

 

Senator Bettencourt made opening remarks.

 

The Comptrollerís office gave an overview of the property tax system.† Witnesses testifying and registering are shown on the attached list.

 

There being no further business, at 3:55 PM Senator Paul Bettencourt moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.

 

 

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Senator Paul Bettencourt, Chair

 

 

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Stephanie Hoover, Clerk