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** REVISION **
SENATE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
COMMITTEE:
Finance
TIME & DATE:
8:30 AM, Thursday, May 03, 2007
PLACE:
E1.036 (Finance Room)
CHAIR:
Senator Steve Ogden
To consider the following:
 
SB 1962
 
Zaffirini
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Prairie View A&M University.
 
SB 1485
 
Lucio
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Rural Development Fund and to the establishment, operation, and funding of certain programs for rural economic development.
 
SB 676
 
Williams
Relating to state financial assistance to school districts that make contributions for social security coverage.
 
SJR 57
 
Williams
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds to finance educational loans to students and for authority to enter into bond enhancement agreements with respect to such bonds.
 
SB 1640
 
Williams
Relating to the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; authorizing the issuance of bonds.
 
SB 1641
 
Williams
Relating to the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and to bonds issued in relation to that program.
 
SJR 66
 
Williams
Proposing a constitutional amendment to create real estate and investment special fund accounts within the permanent school fund and to allow for transfers between those accounts, to authorize the Commissioner of the General Land Office or another statutorily designated entity to manage real estate portfolio investments of the permanent school fund, and to allow the returns from permanent school fund real estate portfolio investments to be added to the available school fund for the support of public schools.
 
SB 257
 
Carona
Relating to limitations on the combined rates of transit and other local sales and use taxes.
 
SB 1936
 
Van de Putte
Relating to exempting fuel ethanol blended with gasoline from the motor fuels tax.
 
SB 1460
 
Seliger
Relating to a franchise tax credit for purchasing electricity from a clean coal project.
 
SB 1477
 
Seliger
Relating to the continuation of certain severance tax credits for certain low-producing wells.
 
SB 1748
 
Nichols
Relating to the collateralization of certain public funds; providing administrative penalties.
 
 
Pending Business:

 
SB 49
 
Zaffirini / et al.
Relating to exempting books purchased by university and college students from the sales tax for a limited period.
 
SB 106
 
Ellis
Relating to the exemption from the sales tax for clothing and footwear.
 
SB 107
 
Ellis
Relating to exemptions from the sales tax for certain school supplies and instructional materials.
 
SJR 17
 
Hegar
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that a limit on the maximum percentage increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes established by the legislature applies regardless of the number of years since the most recent tax appraisal.
 
SB 391
 
Hegar
Relating to the limit on the maximum percentage increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes.
 
SB 504
 
Wentworth
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation for certain solar or wind-powered energy devices.
 
SB 741
 
Carona
Relating to imposition of local sales and use taxes on certain taxable items shipped outside a transit authority.
 
SB 953
 
Brimer
Relating to the application of the sales tax to services for repairing and remodeling certain historic commercial properties.
 
SB 1421
 
Wentworth
Relating to allowing the creation of scientific and cultural facilities districts in council of government regions; authorizing a tax.
 
SB 1638
 
Williams
Relating to the calculation of an effective tax rate and certain notice requirements for local taxing jurisdictions.
 
Bills added after last posting:
SB 107
SB 1638
** See Committee Coordinator for previous versions of the schedule **