|The Senate Committee on Economic Development will meet on July 22, 2010 at
|10:00 a.m. in the Maverick Activity Center, 500 W. Nedderman Dr.,
|Arlington, TX 76013, regarding:
|Assess the effectiveness of major economic development programs in Texas.
|The review should include but not be limited to such programs as the
|Enterprise Fund, Emerging Technology Fund, Skills Development, and
|Enterprise Zones. Review major tax policy issues that encourage or hinder
|business development, including options for reinstating a margins tax
|research and development tax credit. Examine economic development programs
|in other states that have been successful and recommend changes to
|existing state programs, new programs, or changes in tax policy incentives
|that could increase job creation in Texas.
|Invited and public testimony will be taken. Public Testimony will be
|limited to three minutes per person. If submitting written testimony,
|please provide 20 copies to committee staff.