COMMITTEE:    Finance 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Tuesday, May 12, 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 120        Flynn                   SP: Nelson
Relating to the purchase of food and beverages by the Texas Division of Emergency Management for certain division personnel.

HB 157        Larson | et al.         SP: Eltife
Relating to the rates of sales and use taxes imposed by municipalities; authorizing an increase or decrease in the rate of those taxes.

HB 158        Larson | et al.         SP: Estes
Relating to the allocation and use of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods.

HB 706        Farrar                  SP: Huffman
Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation of property on which a solar or wind-powered energy device is installed or constructed.

HB 1953       Bonnen, Dennis          SP: Hinojosa
Relating to the deadline for counties and municipalities to provide notice of a proposed property tax rate.

HB 2521       Coleman | et al.        SP: Uresti
Relating to transferring from the state to a county the revenue derived from oil and gas leases of land owned by the county to be used by the county for road maintenance purposes.

HB 3337       Clardy | et al.         SP: Nelson
Relating to training and education for state agency administrators and employees.