COMMITTEE:    Finance 

TIME & DATE:  10:00 AM, Monday, April 13, 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:


SB 62         Huffines               
Relating to accounting for, and recovery from the federal government of, costs incurred by this state as a result of the presence of persons who are not lawfully present in the United States.

SB 70         Ellis                  
Relating to reports issued by the comptroller on the effect of certain tax provisions.

SB 514        Taylor, Larry          
Relating to a deduction under the franchise tax for certain contracts with the federal government.

SB 724        Perry                  
Relating to the motor vehicle sales tax applicable to motor vehicles used by transportation companies for certain purposes.

SB 849        Bettencourt            
Relating to access to and fees associated with binding arbitration of appraisal review board orders.

SB 974        Zaffirini              
Relating to the additional tax imposed if the use of land located in certain counties and appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as open-space land is changed.

SB 1125       Taylor, Van            
Relating to the sale of motor vehicles to manufacturers.

SB 1280       Huffman                
Relating to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act; making appropriations.

SB 1396       West                   
Relating to the tax on the sale and use of aircraft; imposing a tax; providing civil and criminal penalties.

SB 1821       Campbell               
Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of real property of a business that employs honorably discharged veterans.

SB 1835       Menéndez               
Relating to an exemption from the motor vehicle use tax for motor vehicles brought into this state by certain current or former military personnel.

SB 1996       Menéndez               
Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes imposed on certain residence homesteads.

SJR 60        Campbell               
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to adopt a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of real property of a business that employs honorably discharged veterans.



Bills deleted after last posting:

SB 1536


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