COMMITTEE:    Finance 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Wednesday, April 08, 2015 

PLACE:        E1.036 (Finance Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator Jane Nelson 



Those wishing to give public testimony, please limit prepared remarks to 3 minutes. If submitting written testimony, please submit 40 copies, with your name on each copy, to the Committee during the hearing.


To consider the following:


HB 1          Otto                    SP: Nelson
General Appropriations Bill.

SB 50         Zaffirini              
Relating to ad valorem tax liens on personal property.

SB 217        Hinojosa | et al.      
Relating to the self-directed and semi-independent status of certain agencies and to the requirements applicable to, and the oversight of, those agencies.

SB 281        Watson                 
Relating to the information required to be included in an affidavit submitted by a property owner who elects to offer evidence or argument by affidavit in an appraisal review board hearing on certain protests.

SB 918        Nichols                
Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the property of a veteran's organization.

SB 1013       Bettencourt            
Relating to periodic zero-based budgeting for certain political subdivisions.

SB 1366       Kolkhorst              
Relating to the allocation to the Parks and Wildlife Department of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods.

SB 1394       Hancock                
Relating to protests before appraisal review boards.

SB 1420       Hancock                
Relating to notices of appraised value sent to property owners by the chief appraisers of appraisal districts.

SB 1452       Bettencourt            
Relating to the power of certain commissioners courts to authorize ad valorem tax sales of real property to be conducted by means of online auctions.

SB 1739       Hinojosa               
Relating to the procedure by which the assessor for a taxing unit is required to provide certain ad valorem tax-related information to a property owner or the owner's agent.



Bills added after last posting:

HB 1


Bills deleted after last posting:

SB 794


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