Ways & Means Committee

            May 10, 2017 - 8:00 AM

            SB 2


                                 Craymer, Dale (Texas Taxpayers and Research Association)

                                 LeBas, James (Texas Apartment Association)

                                 Main, Crystal (Self; Over-taxed Friends and Family of Crystal Main)

                                 Openshaw, Michael (Self)

                                 Otto, John (Texas Association of REALTORS)


                                 Aaron, Tracy (Self; City of Mansfield)

                                 Abbott, Robert (Self; Travis County Emergency Services District No. 6 / Lake Travis Fire


                                 Adame, Juan (City of Sugar Land)

                                 Adler, Steve (City of Austin)

                                 Allison, Jim (County Judges and Commissioners Association of Texas)

                                 Athas, Douglas (City of Garland)

                                 Bondurant, Barry (Mansfield Fire Rescue)

                                 Brandon, James (City of Southlake)

                                 Brown, Jennifer (City of Sugar Land)

                                 Bruce, John (City of Frisco)

                                 Carlton, John (Texas State Association of Fire and Emergency Districts)

                                 Casaday, Kenneth (Self; Austin police association)

                                 Cato, Charles (Self; City of Mesquite)

                                 Chandler, Clayton (City of Mansfield)

                                 Conley, Victor (City of Irving)

                                 Dion, Edward (Self; County of El Paso and Texas Association of County Auditors)

                                 Garrett, Ro'Vin (The Tax Assessor-Collectors Association of Texas)

                                 Grimes, Bryan (City of Ballinger)

                                 Hardgrove, Wallace (County of El Paso)

                                 Harmon, Roger (Johnson County)

                                 Hill, Laura (Self; City of Southlake)

                                 Horn, Mary (Denton County)

                                 Huffman, Shona (Self; City of Frisco)

                                 Hulett, Nin (Self; City of Granbury Tx.)

                                 Jackson, Sharen (City of Southlake)

                                 Jones, Patti (Lubbock County)

                                 Lang, Susan (City of Richmond)

                                 Lavine, Dick (Center for Public Policy Priorities)

                                 Lee, Donald (Texas Conference of Urban Counties)

                                 Lee, Mark (Self; City of Garland Fire Department)

                                 Maso, Maher (Self; City of Frisco)

                                 McCay, Bill (Self; Lubbock County)

                                 Mendez, Mark (Tarrant County)

                                 Miller, Jared (City of Amarillo)


                                                                                    WITNESS LIST


                                 Miller, Jared (City of Amarillo)

                                 Pardue, Craig (Self; Midland County)

                                 Pardue, Craig (Self; Midland County)

                                 Phillis, Peter (City of Mansfield, Texas)

                                 Pickett, Stan (City of Mesquite)

                                 Reed, Charles (Dallas County Commissioners Court)

                                 Riley, Nicki (Travis County)

                                 Rio, Jessica (Travis County)

                                 Smith, Aaron (Self; City of Whitehouse, in my capasity as city manager)

                                 Smolinski, Joe (City of Mansfield)

                                 Spivey, Jeff (Self; City of Irving)

                                 Stout, David (County of El Paso)

                                 Stout, David (El Paso County)

                                 Watts, Chris (City of Denton)

                                 Wilkison, Charley (Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas, CLEAT)

                                 Worley, Gary (Self; Brown County Commissioners Court)

                                 Zimmerman, Joe (City of Sugar Land)


                                 Quintero, James (Texas Public Policy Foundation)

                                 Sheetz, Samuel (Self; Americans for Prosperity -Texas)

                                 Venable, Peggy (Self)

                 Registering, but not testifying:


                                 Acevedo, Adrian (Anadarko Petroleum)

                                 Booker, James (Self)

                                 Cahn, Adam (Cahnman's Musings)

                                 Campos, Valerie (Self)

                                 Cartwright, Debbie (Texas Taxpayers and Research Association)

                                 Cook, James (Self; The people)

                                 Courtenay, Jasmina (Self)

                                 Ford, Crystal (Texas Building Owners and Managers Association)

                                 Gonzalez, Daniel (Texas Assocation of REALTORS)

                                 Guerra, Eric (Self; Libertarian Party of Texas)

                                 Hernandez, Cameron (Self)

                                 Hill, Chris (Self; Collin County, Texas)

                                 Hunt, Clayton (Self; Libertarian Party of Texas)

                                 LeBas, James (Texas Association of Manufacturers)

                                 LeBas, James (TXOGA)

                                 Leder, Benjamin (Self)

                                 Lindsey, James (Self; Libertarian Party of Texas)

                                 Norman, Scott (Texas Association of Builders)

                                 Parenteau, Julia (Texas Association of Realtors)

                                 Popp, James (Self; Tax Equity Council)


                                                                                    WITNESS LIST


                                 Robles, Robert (Self)

                                 Rushing, Teresa (Self)

                                 Saettone, Richard (Self)

                                 Sheer, Jim (Texas Retailers Association)

                                 Simpson, Ryan (Self; Libertarian Party of Texas)

                                 Spilman, Annie (National Federation of Independent Business/Texas)

                                 Sullivan, Michael (Self; Empower Texans / Texans for Fiscal Responsibility)

                                 Troxclair, Ellen (Self)

                                 Watkins, Janie (Self)

                                 Watkins, Kory (Self)

                                 Whatley, Kyle (Republican Party of Texas)

                                 Wilford, John (Self; Libertarian Party of Texas)


                                 Acevedo, Julie (City of Round Rock)

                                 Acevedo, Julie (City of Baytown)

                                 Agnew, Murray (Limestone County)

                                 Akin, Lane (Wise County)

                                 Anderson, Jessica (Houston Police Department)

                                 Arnold, Eddie (Self; Jefferson County)

                                 Avery, Clay (Texas State Association of Fire and Emergency Districts (SAFE-D))

                                 Ayala, Joe (Self; City of Jacinto City Police Dept.)

                                 Bailey, Dennis (Self; Rockwall County)

                                 Bailey, Richard (Self)

                                 Bakko, Sally (City of Galveston)

                                 Bark, Jerry (City of Harker Heights)

                                 Bark, Jerry (City of Harker Heights)

                                 Barnard, Traci (City of Temple,Tx 76501)

                                 Borel, Dennis (Coalition of Texans with Disabilities)

                                 Bracco, Lance (City of Hewitt)

                                 Bradford, Mike (Self; Midland county)

                                 Brezina, Benjamin (Self; City of Frisco)

                                 Brinkley, Jason (Cooke County)

                                 Brodnax, Mike (Self; City of Rowlett)

                                 Burns, Kevin (Self; County of Wise)

                                 Burrows, Jon (Self; Bell County)

                                 Burrows, Katie (Self; Temple College)

                                 Calvin, Taylor (City of Laredo)

                                 Campbell, Drew (North Texas Commission)

                                 Campbell, Scott (City of Roanoke)

                                 Campos, Lorena (San Antonio Chamber of Commerce)

                                 Cannata, John (TSA)

                                 Capers, Greg (Self; Sheriffs Association of Texas and San Jacinto County, Texas)

                                 Caruthers, Clay (Self; City of Hurst)

                                 Cimics, Ed (City of Live Oak)


                                                                                    WITNESS LIST


                                 Clark, Ken (Self; Galveston County)

                                 Coats, Ladonna (Self)

                                 Cook, David (Fort Worth Police Officers Assn/CLEAT)

                                 Cordell, Billy (Self; City of Burleson)

                                 Crum, Ben (City of Balcones Heights)

                                 Cuellar, Guadalupe (City of El Paso)

                                 Daniel, Theresa (Dallas County Commissioners Court)

                                 Daugherty, Gerald (Travis County Commissioners Court)

                                 Davenport, Mitchell (Self; Jack County)

                                 De Leon, Suzanne (City of Balcones Heights)

                                 Dennis, Mary (City of Live Oak)

                                 DePalma, Rich (Self)

                                 Deshields, Glenn (Texas State Association of Fire Fighters)

                                 Devlin, James (Self; Hewitt Police Department / City of Hewitt)

                                 DeWitt, Jim (Self)

                                 Dominguez, Alex (Self; Cameron County)

                                 Drain, Ed (City of Amarillo)

                                 Drain, Eddie (City of Amarillo)

                                 Eckstein, Deece (Self; Travis County Commissioners Court)

                                 Elfant, Bruce (Self)

                                 Elliott, Troy (City of San Antonio)

                                 Everett, Christopher (Self; City of Live Oak)

                                 Finley, Trace (San Patricio County Commissioners Court)

                                 Floyd, Robert (City of Lubbock, City of Lufkin)

                                 Floyd, Steve (Self; Tom Green County)

                                 Frazier, Frederick (Self; Dallas Police Assoc.)

                                 Freeman, Ken (City of Burleson)

                                 Fulton, Clayton (Self; City of Hurst)

                                 Funderburk, Brian (City of Rowlett, Texas)

                                 Gonzalez, Ernest (Cities of Eagle Pass and San Diego)

                                 Gossom, Woodrow (Wichita County)

                                 Gravell, Bill (Justices of the Peace and Constables Assocation of Texas)

                                 Greaser, Eric (Self; Town of Flower Mound, Texas)

                                 Green, Joseph (Self)

                                 Gutierrez, Bobby (Self; Justice of the Peace and Constables Association)

                                 Hale, Angela (City of Mcknney)

                                 Hale, Angela (McKinney Chamber of Commerce)

                                 Hale, Angela (Frisco Chamber of Commerce)

                                 Hamill, Joe (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees)

                                 Hamlin, Marc (Self; County and District Clerks Association of Texas)

                                 Harmon, Micah (Self; Sheriffs' Association of Texas)

                                 Harris, David (City of Balcones Heights)

                                 Harris, Dwight (Self; Texasaft)

                                 Hebert, Robert (Self; Fort Bend County, TX)

                                 Henderson, Gary (United Way of Denton County)


                                                                                    WITNESS LIST


                                 Henderson, Jennifer (Self; Schleicher County)

                                 Henderson, Jennifer (Self)

                                 Henley, Terry (Self; Texas Municiple League)

                                 Hill, Henry (City of Frisco, Texas)

                                 Hillman, Chris (Self; City of Irving)

                                 Hitt, Greg (Self)

                                 Holmes, Anna (The City of Dallas)

                                 Holmes, Sylvia (Self)

                                 Hood, Charles (San Antonio Fire Department)

                                 Hopper, Gary (City  of Live Oak)

                                 Huckaby, Clay (Self; Buda Fire Department)

                                 Hunt, Karen (City of Coppell)

                                 Hunt, Taylor (Self)

                                 Jahanara, John (Self; City of Balcones Heights)

                                 Johnson, Gary (City of Roanoke)

                                 Johnson, Noel (TMPA Texas Municipal Police Association)

                                 Johnson, Steven (Texas Association of Community Colleges)

                                 Jones, Chris (Self; Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas (CLEAT))

                                 Jones, James (San Antonio Police Department)

                                 Kelly, Bill (Mayor's Office, City of Houston)

                                 Kerby, Mark (Self; City of Mesquite)

                                 Kerns, Donald (Self; City of Menard)

                                 Kitchens, Larry (City of Hyrst, Tx)

                                 Kostelich, Blu (City of Bridgeport)

                                 Kuenstler, Kelly (Self; City of Leon Valley)

                                 Lamas, Luis (Mayor city of Ingleside)

                                 Langford, Bob (Self; Montague county)

                                 Lara, Rene (Texas AFL-CIO)

                                 LaRosiliere, Harry (Self; City of Plano)

                                 Lopez, Carlos (Justices of the peace and constables association of texas)

                                 Louderback, AJ (Sheriffs' Association of Texas)

                                 Mantey, Ricky (Self; City of Bryan Fire Department)

                                 Marquardt, Anthony (Self; Austin Travis County EMS Association)

                                 Martinez, Christy (City of Grand Prairie Police Department)

                                 Matzen, Tom (Self; City of Bee Cave- Councilman)

                                 Mayfield, Jeff (Self)

                                 Mayfield, Kara (Self; Arcit)

                                 Maynard, Jackie (Self; City of Bryan)

                                 McBeath, Don (Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals)

                                 McCarley, James (City of Plano)

                                 McCowan, Curtistene (City of DeSoto)

                                 McEachern, Jesica (Self; City of Bridgeport)

                                 McLaughlin, James (Texas Police Chiefs Association)

                                 McManus, William (San Antonio Police Department)

                                 McPherson, Hollly (TML)


                                                                                    WITNESS LIST


                                 Mendenhall, Nathan (Bexar County Fire Marshals office)

                                 Miles, Adam (City of Hewitt)

                                 Milligan, Maureen (Teaching hospitals of texas)

                                 Mincy, Jeffrey (Texas EMS Alliance)

                                 Montgomery, Phil (Justices of the Peace and Constables Association of Texas)

                                 Mooney, Karl (Self; City of College Station, TX)

                                 Moore, Steve (Self; City of Hurst)

                                 Murphey, Mark (Self; Montague County)

                                 Myers, Brynn (City of Temple, Texas)

                                 Neal, Samuel (Nueces county)

                                 Neely-Lopez, Christina (Self; Texas Fire Marshals' Association)

                                 Nystrom, Ashley (City of Waco)

                                 O'Connor, T. Michael (Sheriff's Assocation of Texas)

                                 Oakley, James (Self; Burnet County)

                                 Ortowski, Alison (Self; City of Southlake)

                                 Pantel, Jama (Justices of the Peace and Constables Association of Texas)

                                 Pape, Paul (Self; Bastrop County)

                                 Patterson, TJ (City of Fort Worth)

                                 Perez, Joe (City of The Colony)

                                 Piland, Mark (City of Frisco)

                                 Pirozzo, Danny (City of Plano)

                                 Poteat, Jennifer (Community College Association of Texas Trustees)

                                 Price, Betsy (City of Ft Worth)

                                 Ramirez, Rick (City of Sugar Land)

                                 Reed, Ender (Texas Association of Counties)

                                 Riley, Chris (Self; City of Leon Valley)

                                 Riley, Jeremy (Self; City of Bryan Fire Dept.)

                                 Roark, Mark (Self; Sheriff's Association of Texas)

                                 Roberts, Cary (County & District Clerks’ Association of Texas)

                                 Romero, Andrew (Austin police association)

                                 Salvaggio, Joseph (Leon Valley Police Department)

                                 Scaman, Ricky (Self; Sheriff's Association of Texas)

                                 Shallenburger, Brant (City of The Colony)

                                 Shannon, Melissa (Bexar County Commissioners Court)

                                 Shaw, Monte (Self; Wise county)

                                 Shetter, Ken (City of Burleson)

                                 Sims, Paul (Self; City of Harker Heights)

                                 Smith, Andrew (University Health System)

                                 Smith, Arianna (Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas, CLEAT)

                                 Solis, Eddie (City of Arlington)

                                 Solomon, Mark (City of Richardson)

                                 Spencer, Sharron (Self; City of Grapevine)

                                 Stanford, Steve (Self; City of Bridgeport)

                                 Starr, Michael (Self; City of Southlake)

                                 Sugg, Paul (Texas Association of Counties)


                                                                                    WITNESS LIST


                                 Suits, Stacy (Self; Travis County)

                                 Sullivan, John (Self; City of Georgetown)

                                 Tagliabue, Tom (City of Corpus Christi)

                                 Thompson, Scott (Self; City of The Colony)

                                 Torgrimson, Peter (Self; Travis County ESD 4)

                                 Underwood, Byron (Cherokee county,)

                                 Valdez, Luis (Self; City of Leon Valley and Alamo Area Fire Chiefs Association)

                                 Van Eeno, Ed (City of Austin)

                                 Wait, Dudley (Self; Texas EMS Alliance and City of Schertz)

                                 Walker, Kwame (The City of Dallas)

                                 Ward, Brock (Self; City of Balcones Heights)

                                 Wayman, Scott (City of Live Oak)

                                 Weist, Jon (City of Irving)

                                 Whitley, Benny Glen (Self; Tarrant County)

                                 Whittaker, Chris (Self; City of Rockdale)

                                 Wilkes, Betty (Self; Texas Fire Chiefs Association)

                                 Wood, Bruce (Self; Kaufman County)

                                 Wood, Robert (Self; City of West Lake Hills)

                                 Worsham, Grover (Trinity county)

                                 Wyatt, Jerry (City of Missouri City)

                                 Yevich, Elizabeth (Self)

                                 Youngkin, Brandi (City of Plano)


                                 Bakko, Sally (City of Galveston)

                                 Hawkins, John (Texas Hospital Association)

                                 Jackson, William (Harris County)

            SB 669


                                 Pennington, Paul (Self; Citizens for appraisal reform)


                                 Lavine, Dick (Self)

                 Registering, but not testifying:


                                 Alexander, Russell (Self)

                                 Cahn, Adam (Cahnman's Musings)

                                 Cartwright, Debbie (Texas Taxpayers and Research Association)

                                 Duncan, Rick (Self; Citizens for Appraisal Reform)

                                 Harmon, Micah (Self)

                                 Harris, James (Self; Citizens for Appraisal Reform)

                                 LeBas, James (Texas Association of Manufacturers)

                                 Louderback, AJ (Sheriffs' Association of Texas)

                                 Mendez, Mark (Tarrant County)


                                                                                    WITNESS LIST


                                 Norman, Scott (Texas Association of Builders)

                                 Popp, James (Self; Tax Equity Council)

                                 Propes, Jay (Self; Citizens for Appraisal Reform)

                                 Scaman, Ricky (Self; Sheriff's Association of Texas)

                                 Shannon, Melissa (Bexar County Commissioners Court)

                                 Whitley, Benny Glen (Self; Tarrant County)


                                 Altinger, Roland (Harris County Appraisal District)

                                 Crigler, Marya (Texas Association of Appraisal Districts)

            SB 832

                 Registering, but not testifying:


                                 Floyd, Robert (City of Lubbock)

                                 Lary, Trey (Katy Development Authority)

                                 Privett, Tony (City of Lubbock)

                                 Richardson, Jody (City of Kemah)


                                 Cahn, Adam (Cahnman's Musings)

            SB 1345

                 Registering, but not testifying:


                                 Crigler, Marya (Texas Association of Appraisal Districts)

                                 Croxdale, Tillie (Foundation Communities)

                                 Hull, Matt (Self; Texas association of community development corporations)

                                 Thurston, James (United Ways of Texas)

            SB 1767

                 Registering, but not testifying:


                                 Bellinger, Christie (Self)

                                 Cahn, Adam (Cahnman's Musings)

                                 Norman, Scott (Texas Association of Builders)

                                 Pacheco, Michael (Texas Farm Bureau)

                                 Parenteau, Julia (Texas Association of Realtors)

                                 Propes, Jay (Self; Citizens for Appraisal Reform)