COMMITTEE:    Finance 

TIME & DATE:  10:00 AM, Monday, April 24, 2017 

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 764        Huffines               
Relating to accounting for costs incurred by this state as a result of the presence of persons who are not lawfully present in the United States.

SB 1030       Taylor, Larry          
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools.

SB 1047       Creighton              
Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes.

SB 1095       Taylor, Larry          
Relating to the deadline to file a petition for redetermination of a tax deficiency determination made by the comptroller.

SB 1209       Uresti                 
Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management.

SB 1426       Hancock                
Relating to the calculation and dissemination of certain ad valorem tax rates.

SB 1809       Huffman                
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain medical centers in certain counties.

SB 1831       Buckingham             
Relating to an annual report on state programs and functions not funded by appropriations.

SB 1848       Bettencourt            
Relating to the award of attorney's fees in a judicial appeal of certain ad valorem tax determinations.

SB 1906       Bettencourt            
Relating to the matters that a taxing unit is entitled to challenge before an appraisal review board.

SB 1979       Schwertner             
Relating to liability for the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural land if the use of the land changes as a result of a condemnation.

SB 2124       Perry                  
Relating to a pilot program for assisting certain recipients of public benefits with gaining self-sufficiency.

SB 2239       Bettencourt            
Relating to ad valorem taxation.

SJR 42        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.

The Committee also intends to take up pending business.




Bills deleted after last posting:

SB 1222


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