HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                          NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Ways & Means

TIME & DATE: 10:30AM or upon final adjourn./recess
             Wednesday, April 20, 2005

PLACE: E2.010

CHAIR: Rep. Jim Keffer


HB 483            Isett
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used
as a child-care facility.

HB 837            Gattis
Relating to the authority of a taxing unit to elect not to collect
ad valorem taxes on real property erroneously omitted from the
appraisal roll or tax roll in a previous year.

HB 1342            Hochberg
Relating to the imposition of the sales and use tax on certain
sales made by individuals.

HB 1743            Seaman
Relating to strategic investment areas qualifying for the franchise
tax credit for certain research and development activities.

HB 1874            Otto
Relating to the application of the motor vehicle sales tax
emissions reduction surcharge on certain recreational vehicles.

HB 1897            Hodge
Relating to the application of certain taxes on persons exclusively
involved in television, motion picture, video, and audio

HB 2611            Guillen
Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of
agricultural or open-space land in a tick eradication quarantine

HB 2787            Veasey
Relating to the application of the sales tax to services for
repairing and remodeling certain commercial properties.

HB 2789            Veasey
Relating to sales tax refunds for certain purchases made by certain

HB 3108            Burnam
Relating to the imposition of an energy efficiency tax and to the
use of the proceeds to fund education; providing penalties.

HB 3282            McCall
Relating to a tax credit for corporations that donate money or art
to art museums, galleries, or collections that are open to the

HB 3301            Corte
Relating to a fee on sales of alcoholic beverages in certain
municipalities to fund fire and emergency services and related
educational activities.

HB 3463            Baxter
Relating to a restriction on the authority of an appraisal review
board to retain legal counsel.

HJR 18            Chavez / et al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the taxation of
the sale or use of certain food, drinks, medicine, and child-care

HJR 89            Wong
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature
to allow the governing body of a political subdivision to provide
an additional exemption from ad valorem taxation for property owned
by certain disabled veterans who have been awarded the Purple Heart
or their surviving spouses.

SB 580            Van de Putte
Relating to the installment payment of ad valorem taxes by certain



HJR 89
SB 580