COMMITTEE:    Finance 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Tuesday, April 21, 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 80         Ellis                  
Relating to a periodic review of state and local tax preferences.

SB 139        Perry                  
Relating to use of money in the state highway fund.

SB 228        Creighton | et al.     
Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for firearms and hunting supplies for a limited period.

SB 545        Taylor, Larry          
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools.

SB 677        Creighton              
Relating to the savings incentive program for state agencies.

SB 904        Hinojosa               
Relating to exempting emergency preparation supplies from the sales and use tax for a limited period.

SB 951        Uresti | et al.        
Relating to allocation of oil and gas lease and royalty payments derived from land deeded to Texas counties for road purposes.

SB 1025       Seliger                
Relating to supplemental compensation paid to certain county judges.

SB 1049       Campbell               
Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax and certain filing fees for certain businesses owned by veterans during an initial period of operation in the state.

SB 1158       Hall                   
Relating to a county jail sales and use tax; authorizing a tax.

SB 1850       Nichols                
Relating to a sales tax exemption for the rental of equipment used in the construction or improvement of a road or highway for a governmental entity.

SJR 12        Perry                  
Proposing a constitutional amendment prescribing the purposes for which revenue from motor vehicle registration fees, certain motor vehicle-related taxes, and certain revenues received from the federal government may be used.

SJR 30        Taylor, Larry          
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from  ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions.



Bills deleted after last posting:

SB 1248


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