COMMITTEE:     Finance 

TIME & DATE:   9:00 AM, Wednesday, April 24, 2019 

PLACE:         E1.036 (Finance Room) 
CHAIR:         Senator Jane Nelson 



Those wishing to give public testimony, please limit prepared remarks to 2 minutes. If submitting written testimony, please submit 40 copies, with your name on each copy, to the Assistant Clerk during the hearing.


·                Oral testimony: fill out a paper witness card and submit to the Assistant Clerk.

·                Oral and written testimony: fill out a paper witness card and hold on to your documents until your name is called to the table. 

·                Position only: register using the Senate kiosk located in the extension hallways or by going to Http://swrs on public-capitol.

·                Written testimony only: register your position using the Senate kiosk then bring your 40 copies, with your name on each copy, to the Assistant Clerk, during the hearing.


To consider the following:


SB 50          Zaffirini              
Relating to an exemption from the motor vehicle sales and use tax for certain military servicemembers serving on active duty.

SB 61          Zaffirini              
Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for firearm safety devices and educational materials.

SB 203         Huffman                
Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for firearm safety equipment.

SB 457         Creighton              
Relating to an exemption from sales and use taxes for firearms and hunting supplies for a limited period.

SB 685         Alvarado | et al.       
Relating to providing a sales and use tax refund or franchise tax credit for businesses that employ certain apprentices.

SB 833         Powell                 
Relating to exempting textbooks purchased, used, or consumed by university and college students from the sales and use tax for limited periods.

SB 1116        Lucio                  
Relating to insurance premium tax credits for the construction or rehabilitation of a supportive housing property.

SB 1294        Powell                 
Relating to water-related exemptions from sales and use taxes.

SB 1295        Powell                 
Relating to the inclusion of water filling stations in the sales and use tax exemption for water-efficient products.

SB 1669        Taylor                 
Relating to the permitting and taxation of certain boats and boat motors; imposing a fee.

SB 1781        Zaffirini              
Relating to the repeal of the motor fuel taxes on compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas and the exemption from sales and use taxes of natural gas used as a motor fuel.

SB 1933        Hinojosa               
Relating to movements of gasoline and diesel fuel within the bulk transfer system.

SB 2080        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.

SB 2179        Nelson                 
Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts, the dedication and rededication of revenue and allocation of accrued interest on dedicated revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes.

SB 2360        Buckingham             
Relating to the rate of interest on certain tax refunds.

HB 1483        Frank | et al.           SP: Perry
Relating to a pilot program for assisting certain recipients of public benefits to gain permanent self-sufficiency.

HB 2338        Noble                   SP: Hughes
Relating to the exemption from the taxes imposed on the sale, use, or rental of a motor vehicle for certain motor vehicles used for religious purposes.



Bills added after last posting:

HB 1483

HB 2338

SB 2360


Bills deleted after last posting:

SB 643

SB 675


** See Committee Coordinator for previous versions of the schedule **