COMMITTEE:    Finance 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Thursday, May 18, 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 business:


HB 2          Zerwas                  SP: Nelson
Relating to making supplemental appropriations and giving direction and adjustment authority regarding appropriations.

HB 28         Bonnen, Dennis | et al. SP: Nelson
Relating to the use of certain surplus state revenue, in certain circumstances, to adjust franchise tax rates to phase out the franchise tax and to the expiration of that tax.

HB 855        Capriglione | et al.    SP: Taylor, Van
Relating to the management and investment of the economic stabilization fund, including the determination of a sufficient balance within the economic stabilization fund.

HB 935        Zerwas | et al.         SP: Hinojosa
Relating to emergency medical air transportation funding.

HB 1492       Miller | et al.         SP: Buckingham
Relating to the creation of the National Museum of the Pacific War museum fund.

HB 2182       Reynolds | et al.       SP: Miles
Relating to the authority of a county assistance district to impose a sales and use tax.

HB 3045       Dale                    SP: Schwertner
Relating to an election to reduce or increase the sales and use tax rate imposed by a municipality for the benefit of a Type B development corporation.

HB 3046       Dale                    SP: Schwertner
Relating to combined municipal sales tax ballot propositions.

HB 3103       Darby                   SP: Bettencourt
Relating to the jurisdiction of this state to tax tangible personal property that is used continually in this state.

HB 3169       Capriglione             SP: Kolkhorst
Relating to the operation and administration of the Texas Bullion Depository, to depository agents, to the appropriation of money from the fees, charges, penalties, and other amounts related to the depository and deposited to the general revenue fund for that purpose, and to the provision of a related ad valorem tax exemption.

HB 3765       Longoria                SP: Hinojosa
Relating to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act; making appropriations.

HB 3849       Zerwas                  SP: Nelson
Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts, the dedication and rededication of revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes.

HB 3992       Murphy                  SP: Perry
Relating to a franchise tax exemption for certain cooperatives with a member that has farmer-fruit grower members.

HJR 113       Capriglione | et al.    SP: Kolkhorst
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation precious metal held in the Texas Bullion Depository.



Bills added after last posting:

HB 28


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