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HB 2 76-0 (1999) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to agriculture and state agricultural policy. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 55 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the creation of a state agency to promote economic development in the region bordering the Rio Grande. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 62 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al. Relating to exempting certain purchases of machinery and equipment used for research and development from sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 64 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a Texas community investment program to assist certain businesses in distressed areas of the state. House: Economic Development
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 563 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to tax incentives for certain businesses located in counties in this state with high or very high unemployment. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 716 76-0 (1999) Author: Bosse, Fred | et. al. Relating to the authority of governmental entities to exercise the right of eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management Considered in Calendars
HB 838 76-0 (1999) Author: Garcia, Domingo | et. al. Relating to tax abatement by school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 951 76-0 (1999) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to the dissolution of certain economic development corporations. House: Economic Development Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1079 76-0 (1999) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the operation and continuation of the smart jobs fund program. House: Economic Development Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1105 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the creation of the Houston Near Northwest Management District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1125 76-0 (1999) Author: Solis, Juan Relating to the conveyance of property by a municipality to a municipally created development corporation. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1231 76-0 (1999) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the abolition of the smart jobs fund program. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 1259 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to the creation and operation of the Lower Rio Grande Valley Regional Training, Research, and Economic Development Center. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1260 76-0 (1999) Author: Hill, Fred | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to financial assistance to provide for water development in disadvantaged communities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 1286 76-0 (1999) Author: Hawley, Judy | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of the Office of Defense Affairs and Texas Strategic Military Planning Commission. House: State, Federal & International Relations Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1478 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to establishing a center for border economic and enterprise development at The University of Texas at Brownsville. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1517 76-0 (1999) Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a study and strategic plan concerning the development of the apparel industry in the border region. House: Economic Development
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1543 76-0 (1999) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the residency requirements for directors of certain economic development corporations. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1564 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to a feasibility study concerning major league baseball spring training in the border region. House: Economic Development Considered in Calendars
HB 1918 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the Texas Department of Transportation planning of multimodal and intermodal transportation. House: Transportation
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 1934 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to tax increment financing. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 1957 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to certain agreements between economic development corporations and persons engaged in certain political activities; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1973 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to property tax increment financing and property tax abatements. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 1982 76-0 (1999) Author: Hill, Fred | et. al.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the effect of a municipal annexation on a colonia's continued eligibility for certain assistance. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1988 76-0 (1999) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to powers of certain nonprofit cooperative corporations. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2030 76-0 (1999) Author: Solis, Jim | et. al. Relating to establishing a vice president for economic development at state universities. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2083 76-0 (1999) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to the development of an intermodal transportation hub for economic development in certain municipalities. House: State, Federal & International Relations Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2209 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the ability of a public housing authority to use a public facility corporation to promote development of residential housing and accomplish other public purposes. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2281 76-0 (1999) Author: Garcia, Domingo | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a program of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs to promote for-profit construction of affordable homes for low and very low income homebuyers. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2302 76-0 (1999) Author: Green, Rick Relating to student fees for bus services at Southwest Texas State University. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2388 76-0 (1999) Author: Solis, Jim
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the sale or lease by a county of real property in connection with certain economic development programs. House: Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2548 76-0 (1999) Author: Williams, Thomas Relating to the creation of the Texas High Technology Partnership Center. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 2719 76-0 (1999) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the promotion of Texas agricultural products; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2730 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the authorization of certain franchise tax incentives promoting economic development. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2737 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al. Relating to tax incentives for certain agricultural processing companies locating or expanding in this state. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2958 76-0 (1999) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to authorizing a municipal power agency to reduce rates for electricity that are an impediment to economic development. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2959 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Delwin | et. al. Relating to relief for areas affected by an actual or threatened reduction in defense-related activity. House: State, Federal & International Relations Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2992 76-0 (1999) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the creation of a business technology outreach program at the University of Houston. House: Economic Development
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3029 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to certain industrial development corporations, projects of industrial development corporations, and the taxes levied for projects. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3034 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to property tax abatement agreements. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3050 76-0 (1999) Author: Counts, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the administration of certain loan programs by the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority, to limiting certain liability for activities in programs funded by the authority, to establishing the agricultural technology program, and to the promotion of the development of agriculture-related rural businesses. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3253 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to development corporations. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 3258 76-0 (1999) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the creation of commercial and industrial development zones in certain populous counties; providing for the power of eminent domain and the issuance of bonds. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3339 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a program of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs to promote for-profit construction of affordable homes for low income homebuyers. House: Urban Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3429 76-0 (1999) Author: Najera, Manny Relating to information on certain programs and services to assist certain communities and entities impacted by the North American Free Trade Agreement. House: Economic Development Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3431 76-0 (1999) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the development and operation of a workforce development system. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3503 76-0 (1999) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the small business assistance division of the Texas Department of Economic Development. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 3526 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to facilitating and supporting cooperative efforts of municipalities and counties to promote economic development by hosting the Olympic Games. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3567 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to county development districts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
No action taken in committee
HB 3658 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the enterprise zone program. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3683 76-0 (1999) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the creation of the Pasadena Improvement District. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3796 76-0 (1999) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District tax abatement agreements. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3799 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the creation of the East Downtown Management District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HJR 30 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing targeted tax incentives for economic development. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HJR 94 76-0 (1999) Author: Janek, Kyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize certain populous counties to exempt from ad valorem taxation all or part of certain personal property located in those counties. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
SB 45 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the distribution of certain state and federal job training funds and to the continuation of the smart jobs fund. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 224 76-0 (1999) Author: Haywood, Tom | et. al. Relating to tax incentives for certain agricultural processing companies locating or expanding in this state. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
SB 248 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to required community investments by certain insurers and to reports filed by insurers regarding those and other investments. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 269 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Isett, Carl
Relating to the abolishment of certain taxes imposed by and the dissolution of certain economic development corporations. House: Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 304 76-0 (1999) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al. Relating to coordinating colonia initiatives. Senate: Border Affairs - Special Committee report printed and distributed
SB 340 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Solis, Juan
Relating to the conveyance of property by a municipality to a municipally created development corporation. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 423 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the operation, funding, and administration of certain workforce development programs. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 456 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Reyna, Arthur | et. al.
Relating to facilitating and supporting efforts of certain municipalities to promote economic development by hosting the Pan American Games and the Olympic Games; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 471 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to a Texas community investment program to assist certain businesses in distressed areas of the state. Senate: Border Affairs - Special Co-author authorized
SB 607 76-0 (1999) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Solis, Juan
Relating to developing and maintaining a database of the state's defense contractors. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 655 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the creation of a defense base development authority; validating certain acts of a defense base development corporation; granting the right to issue bonds. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 681 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to the development of an intermodal transportation hub for economic development in certain municipalities. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 715 76-0 (1999) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to set performance standards for certain colonias contracts and to deny an application for financial assistance or terminate a contract for inability to perform. Senate: Border Affairs - Special Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 762 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to limitations on the amount of funds placed in linked deposits. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 763 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the allocation of federal funds for certain economic development activities. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 866 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a program of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs to promote for-profit construction of affordable homes for low income homebuyers. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 914 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to set performance standards for certain colonias contracts and to deny an application for financial assistance or terminate a contract for inability to perform. Senate: Border Affairs - Special Referred to Border Affairs
SB 918 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to municipalities eligible to create certain development corporations. House: Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Economic Development
SB 930 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Jones, Delwin
Relating to entities eligible for grants because of a reduction in defense-related activity. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 940 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Green, Rick
Relating to student fees for bus services at Southwest Texas State University. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective with Fall Semester 1999
SB 976 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al. Relating to the creation of a business technology outreach program at the University of Houston. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
SB 1028 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the promotion of Texas agricultural products; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1047 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the application of the open meetings and open records laws to information about, and certain negotiations concerning, a business prospect who engages in economic development negotiations with a governmental body. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1061 76-0 (1999) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the ad valorem taxation of a certain leasehold or other possessory interest in real property constituting a certain project of an industrial development corporation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Education
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1075 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Relating to powers of certain nonprofit cooperative corporations. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1107 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Najera, Manny
Relating to information on certain programs and services to assist certain communities and entities impacted by the North American Free Trade Agreement. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 1386 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to a review and study of the effects of formulas for state funding on programs and institutions. House: Appropriations
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1430 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the administration of certain loan programs by the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority and to the promotion of the development of agriculture-related rural businesses. Senate: Natural Resources Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1490 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain tangible personal property held only temporarily for assembling, manufacturing, processing, or other commercial purposes. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1510 76-0 (1999) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of a property owner for a tax abatement agreement. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 1629 76-0 (1999) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the enterprise zone program. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1639 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Relating to the application of the open meetings law and public information law to certain meetings and information relating to the finances of an applicant for economic development assistance. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1710 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to financial assistance for disadvantaged communities for emergency and long-term water and wastewater services. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
SB 1790 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to certain economic development contracts associated with reinvestment zone property entered into prior to September 1, 1999. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1827 76-0 (1999) Author: Nixon, Drew Relating to authorizing a municipal power agency to reduce rates for electricity that are an impediment to economic development. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1866 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1907 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the creation of commercial and industrial development zones in certain populous counties; providing for taxes and the issuance of bonds. Senate: Economic Development Testimony taken in committee
SCR 3 76-0 (1999) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al. Directing the Texas Department of Transportation to increase its efforts to employ NATAP and other new technology to expedite truck traffic at border crossings. Senate: Border Affairs - Special Co-author authorized
SJR 39 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from ad valorem taxation certain tangible personal property held temporarily for assembling, manufacturing, processing, or other commercial purposes. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 92 75-0 (1997) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the financing of sports and community venues and related infrastructure; authorizing the imposition of certain local taxes and the issuance of local bonds; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 138 75-0 (1997) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al.
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to authorization of the creation of Texas growth fund II. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 362 75-0 (1997) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to exempting certain film, video, and audio productions from the tax on the rental of motor vehicles. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 363 75-0 (1997) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to exempting from the sales tax property used in producing a motion picture or a video or audio recording. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 364 75-0 (1997) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to exempting certain film, video, and audio productions from the hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 365 75-0 (1997) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to loans to fund motion picture facilities. House: Economic Development Placed on General State Calendar
HB 377 75-0 (1997) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro | et. al. Relating to the authority of a junior college district to enter into a tax abatement agreement under the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 392 75-0 (1997) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to the authority of a taxing unit to enter into ad valorem tax abatement agreements. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 443 75-0 (1997) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Bureau for Economic Development and Hispanic Studies. House: State Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 488 75-0 (1997) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the terms of tax abatement agreements entered into by the Dallas County Flood Control District No. 1. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 618 75-0 (1997) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a program in the Texas Department of Commerce to secure certain loans made to small and medium-sized businesses and nonprofit organizations. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 683 75-0 (1997) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al. Relating to authorization of the creation of Texas growth fund II. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 713 75-0 (1997) Author: Jones, Delwin | et. al. Relating to defense economic readjustment zones; authorizing the issuance of bonds. House: State, Federal & International Relations Laid on the table subject to call
HB 714 75-0 (1997) Author: Jones, Delwin | et. al. Relating to a grant or loan for a local area adversely affected by a reduction in defense-related activity. House: State, Federal & International Relations Recalled from subcommittee
HB 777 75-0 (1997) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to the authority of a municipality to create an industrial development corporation and to levy a sales and use tax to carry out the projects of the corporation. House: Economic Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 898 75-0 (1997) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to incentives for the location of a supermarket in an enterprise zone. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1029 75-0 (1997) Author: Hawley, Judy
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the creation of municipal development districts; authorizing the imposition of certain local taxes and the issuance of local bonds. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 1030 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the consequences of noncompliance by a property owner with an ad valorem tax abatement agreement. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1168 75-0 (1997) Author: Greenberg, Sherri
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the Texas Manufacturing Institute. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1310 75-0 (1997) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the extension or reimposition of the sales and use tax by certain industrial development corporations. House: Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 1328 75-0 (1997) Author: Serna, Gilbert | et. al. Relating to the designation of certain businesses as enterprise projects under the enterprise zone program. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1396 75-0 (1997) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro | et. al. Relating to the enterprise zone program. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1410 75-0 (1997) Author: Hill, Fred
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to projects and reports of certain economic development corporations; providing an administrative penalty. House: Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1414 75-0 (1997) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the Community Reinvestment work group. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1421 75-0 (1997) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the authority of a certain economic development corporation to contract with a member of the board of directors of the corporation or a member's spouse. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1525 75-0 (1997) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to voter authorization for additional projects by certain economic development corporations. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 1526 75-0 (1997) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to information and assistance concerning reinvestment zones. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1528 75-0 (1997) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the smart jobs fund program. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
House appoints conferees-reported
HB 1753 75-0 (1997) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to exempting certain purchases of machinery and equipment used for research and development from sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1754 75-0 (1997) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to a franchise tax exemption for certain research and development activities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1921 75-0 (1997) Author: Hawley, Judy Relating to the creation of municipal development districts; authorizing the imposition of certain local taxes and the issuance of local bonds. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2000 75-0 (1997) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to property tax abatements. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2001 75-0 (1997) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the enterprise zones and certain projects in enterprise zones. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2162 75-0 (1997) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the administration and financing of certain industrial development corporations; providing an administrative penalty. House: Economic Development Considered in Calendars
HB 2289 75-0 (1997) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the financing of sports and special events venues and related infrastructure; authorizing the imposition of certain local taxes and the issue of local bonds; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2327 75-0 (1997) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the terms of tax abatement agreements entered into by the Dallas County Flood Control District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 2500 75-0 (1997) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to state agency loan and loan guarantee programs, the creation, administration, and operation of the Texas Economic Development Agency to administer state agency loan and loan guarantee programs and to engage in capital formation initiatives to further the state's economic and agricultural development goals, and to the abolition of the Texas Department of Commerce and the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority. House: Economic Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2545 75-0 (1997) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al. Relating to creating a Texas community investment program to assist certain businesses in distressed areas of the state. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2651 75-0 (1997) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to the transfer of certain federal funds received by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs to the Texas Department of Commerce. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 2731 75-0 (1997) Author: Howard, Charlie
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the creation of the First Colony Management District. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3035 75-0 (1997) Author: Sadler, Paul Relating to the authority of school districts to enter into economic development agreements. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
HB 3083 75-0 (1997) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the Tax Increment Financing Act and to the creation of a public improvement district. House: Economic Development Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3102 75-0 (1997) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al. Relating to partnerships between public and private entities for the development of infrastructure systems and facilities. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3173 75-0 (1997) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to abolishing the Council on Workforce and Economic Competitiveness and transferring its duties to the division of workforce development of the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 3372 75-0 (1997) Author: Torres, Gerard
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to redesignate certain areas annexed for general purposes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3469 75-0 (1997) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to ad valorem tax incentives for the development or redevelopment of certain property subject to a voluntary cleanup agreement. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3506 75-0 (1997) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to the creation and powers of a turnaround zone and to municipalities' and counties' duties and powers with respect to turnaround zones. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HCR 8 75-0 (1997) Author: Kubiak, Dan Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker to create a joint interim committee to study and report on the potential for finished product development utilizing raw materials produced in Texas. House: House Administration No action taken in committee
HCR 35 75-0 (1997) Author: Cuellar, Henry Encouraging the Texas Department of Transportation to build public and private partnerships in transportation. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HCR 137 75-0 (1997) Author: Chavez, Norma
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Memorializing Congress to create a NAFTA Trade Impact Fund. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Signed by the Governor
HJR 37 75-0 (1997) Author: Mowery, Anna Proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal the provision that authorizes the legislature to permit taxing units to grant ad valorem tax exemptions for economic development. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HJR 64 75-0 (1997) Author: Giddings, Helen Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing investment of money from the Texas growth fund in a business without the business's disclosure of its investments in or with South Africa or Namibia. House: Pensions & Investments Considered in Calendars
HJR 65 75-0 (1997) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to continue the existence of the Texas growth fund. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in subcommittee
SB 200 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to incentives for the location of a supermarket in an enterprise zone. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 226 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Jones, Delwin
Relating to defense economic readjustment zones; authorizing the issuance of bonds. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations-Spec
Effective immediately
SB 227 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Jones, Delwin
Relating to a grant for a local area adversely affected by a reduction in defense-related activity. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations-Spec
Effective immediately
SB 248 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the terms of tax abatement agreements entered into by the Dallas County Flood Control District No. 1. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 266 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of a program in the Texas Department of Commerce to secure certain loans made to small and medium-sized businesses and nonprofit organizations. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 293 75-0 (1997) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Tillery, Dale
Relating to the authority of a municipality to create an industrial development corporation and to levy a sales and use tax to carry out the projects of the corporation. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 570 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Hawley, Judy
Relating to the regulation of subdivisions in certain economically distressed counties; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 658 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Relating to the creation and dissolution of county development districts in certain counties. House: Economic Development
Senate: State Affairs
Point of order sustained
SB 671 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the Community Reinvestment work group. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 746 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David Relating to property tax increment financing and property tax abatements. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Left pending in committee
SB 747 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to the administration and financing of certain industrial development corporations; providing an administrative penalty. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
SB 901 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to an entity's eligibility for foreign trade zone or subzone status. House: Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
SB 932 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Relating to abolishing the Texas Department of Commerce and transferring its powers and duties to the newly created Texas Department of Economic Development and to certain other economic development programs in the state. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 935 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al. Relating to the financing of community venues and related infrastructure in certain municipalities or counties; authorizing the imposition of certain local taxes and the issuance of local bonds; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Business & Industry
SB 944 75-0 (1997) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al. Relating to the financing of venues for tourism, sports, arts, and entertainment and to related infrastructure; authorizing the imposition of certain local taxes and the issuance of local bonds; providing civil penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Business & Industry
SB 1041 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob | et. al.
Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the International Trade Task Force and the promotion and development of international trade. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1053 75-0 (1997) Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al. Relating to authorization of the creation of Texas growth fund II. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1078 75-0 (1997) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the enhancement of international trade by granting an exemption from taxation of property owned by a navigation district or port authority that is used for public purposes. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1127 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Longoria, John
Relating to the operation of certain military installations as businesses by development corporations. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations-Spec
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1265 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the abolition of the Texas Department of Commerce, and the consolidation of economic development and tourism activities from the Texas Department of Commerce and other agencies into the Office of Economic Development and Tourism and a public-private effort called "Partnership Texas." Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 1409 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the creation of the Invest Texas program to encourage capital investment and job creation. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 1429 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to exempting certain film, video, and audio productions from the hotel occupancy tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1430 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to exempting from the sales tax property used in producing a motion picture or a video or audio recording. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1431 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to grants to fund motion picture facilities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1432 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to exempting certain film, video, and audio productions from the tax on the rental of motor vehicles. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1450 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to the terms of tax abatement agreements entered into by the Dallas County Flood Control District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1503 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to incentives for development of housing in an enterprise zone. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 1557 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David | et. al. Relating to certain contributions and tax abatement agreements of a school district for the support of reinvestment zones. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Left pending in committee
SB 1596 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to ad valorem tax incentives for the development or redevelopment of certain property subject to a voluntary cleanup agreement. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1622 75-0 (1997) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Isett, Carl | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the Lubbock Reese Redevelopment Authority and the eligibility of such type of authority to participate in the Texas County and District Retirement System. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations-Spec
Effective immediately
SB 1724 75-0 (1997) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the financing of sports venues, other projects, and related infrastructure; authorizing the imposition of certain local taxes and the issue of local bonds; providing penalties. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1747 75-0 (1997) Author: Galloway, Michael Relating to the financing of sports venues in certain counties; authorizing the imposition of certain local taxes and the issuance of local bonds; providing penalties. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1766 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Palmer, Sue
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of the Westworth Village-White Settlement Redevelopment Authority; granting the power of eminent domain. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations-Spec
Effective immediately
SB 1784 75-0 (1997) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to partnerships between public and private entities for the development of infrastructure systems and facilities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1859 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to changing the status of areas within municipal boundaries for inclusion in industrial districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1860 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the creation of commercial and industrial development zones; providing for the power of eminent domain and the issuance of bonds. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1877 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Sponsor: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al.
Relating to creating a Texas community investment program to assist certain businesses in distressed areas of the state. House: Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SCR 51 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard
Directing the Texas Department of Commerce to increase technology-based investments in the state. House: Economic Development
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Signed by the Governor
SJR 39 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing the Texas growth fund to continue to invest in businesses without requiring those businesses to disclose investments in South Africa or Namibia. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 538 74-0 (1995) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the exemption from property taxation of a charitable organization that promotes economic development in the United Mexican States, Central America, or South America. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 788 74-0 (1995) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the authority of a municipality to create an industrial development corporation and to levy a sales and use tax to carry out the projects of the corporation. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1001 74-0 (1995) Author: Cuellar, Henry
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the regulation of subdivisions in economically distressed areas and the delivery of water and sewer services to economically distressed subdivisions; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Land and Resource Management
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective immediately
HB 1019 74-0 (1995) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Relating to the authority of Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District to enter into tax abatement agreements, to designate reinvestment zones and to utilize all functions and procedures of the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act, Title 3, Ch. 312 of the Texas Tax Code; and validating prior elections and other actions and contracts. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 1083 74-0 (1995) Author: De La Garza, Eddie Relating to the eligibility of an area with a history of and continuing problem with gang activity to be included in an enterprise zone. House: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
HB 1208 74-0 (1995) Author: Cook, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the economic development of tourism through the limitation of liability of passenger excursion trains. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1236 74-0 (1995) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Relating to the authority of Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District to enter into tax abatement agreements, to designate reinvestment zones and to utilize all functions and procedures of the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act, Title 3, Ch. 312 of the Texas Tax Code; and validating prior elections and other actions and contracts. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1313 74-0 (1995) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the Texas Seafood-Linked Industries Research, Educational, and Consumer Safety Program; making an appropriation. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1464 74-0 (1995) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of the Houston Downtown Management District. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1706 74-0 (1995) Author: Ramsay, Tom
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the management and powers of and collection of taxes for certain industrial development corporations. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
No action taken in committee
HB 1981 74-0 (1995) Author: Saunders, Robert | et. al. Relating to community assistance and economic development program activities of certain river authorities; validating certain actions and instruments of the river authorities. House: Energy Resources Coauthor Authorized
HB 1997 74-0 (1995) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the guarantee of certain loans under the linked deposit program. House: Economic Development Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 2065 74-0 (1995) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to enterprise zones. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2180 74-0 (1995) Author: Horn, Jim
Sponsor: Rosson, Peggy
Relating to financial assistance for aviation facilities development. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 2203 74-0 (1995) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to a franchise tax exemption for research and development activities. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2211 74-0 (1995) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to requiring the approval of the Texas Transportation Commission before a political subdivision or private entity may construct or finance the construction of a bridge across the Rio Grande. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2492 74-0 (1995) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to industrial development corporations created by certain cities and the taxes levied for projects of those corporations. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 2860 74-0 (1995) Author: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to tax abatements by municipalities, counties, and junior college districts relating to property in certain school districts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 2887 74-0 (1995) Author: De La Garza, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of certain industrial development corporations created by cities. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 2963 74-0 (1995) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the financing of sports facilities in certain municipalities House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2964 74-0 (1995) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the financing of sports facilities in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2983 74-0 (1995) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis | et. al. Relating to sports facilities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3041 74-0 (1995) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the authority of cities, to create corporations, to levy sales and use taxes, and to utilize all functions and procedures of the Development Corporation Act of 1979 (Article 5190.6, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes). House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 3064 74-0 (1995) Author: Munoz, Sergio Relating to the purpose for which certain industrial development corporations may spend money from the sales and use tax. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3066 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to private activity bonds. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 3099 74-0 (1995) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas National Research Laboratory. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 3102 74-0 (1995) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to authorizing the Texas National Research Laboratory Commission to contract with a special utility district. House: Economic Development
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3137 74-0 (1995) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to taxes levied for projects of industrial development corporations created for specific purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3142 74-0 (1995) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the use of enterprise zones, tax abatements and tax increment financing and similar tax incentive vehicles in the vicinity of an interstate highway system in order to encourage economic development and to promote foreign and interstate trade in and around the designated area. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 3174 74-0 (1995) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of the Houston Downtown Management District. House: State Affairs Reported favorably as substituted
HB 3204 74-0 (1995) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of the Westchase Area Management District; granting the authority to issue bonds; authorizing a tax. House: State Affairs Posting rule suspended
HB 3228 74-0 (1995) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the creation of economic development districts in certain counties; authorizing certain taxes. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 219 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to community assistance and economic development program activities of certain river authorities; validating certain actions and instruments of the river authorities. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 278 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to conferring authority on commissioners courts in affected counties to regulate subdivisions in economically distressed areas; imposing certain platting requirements and service requirements on economically distressed subdivisions; imposing changes affecting certain local tax authorities by conferring authority on affected counties to create economically distressed area tax increment zones and conferring authority on counties to offer certain ad valorem tax abatements, conferring authority to issue bonds and create public debt; and imposing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology Ref. to Int. Relations, Trade & Technology
SB 345 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Relating to tax abatement, reinvestment zones, and the refund of certain taxes by the comptroller to reimburse certain taxes paid on property in a reinvestment zone and to the creation of development districts in certain counties, which districts may adopt and levy a sales and use tax, receive the proceeds of a hotel occupancy tax, issue bonds, and exercise the power of eminent domain. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 377 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to state agency loan and loan guarantee programs. Senate: State Affairs Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
SB 517 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to authorizing targeted investments by certain retirement systems to stimulate community development. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 584 74-0 (1995) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Relating to the authority of Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District to enter into tax abatement agreements, to designate reinvestment zones and to utilize all functions and procedures of Chapter 312, Tax Code; and validating prior elections and other actions and contracts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 712 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the eligibility of an area with a history of and continuing problem with gang activity to be included in an enterprise zone. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 915 74-0 (1995) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis
Relating to the application of the open meetings law to certain meetings of the board of directors of an industrial development corporation. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 1027 74-0 (1995) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to a franchise tax exemption for research and development activities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1112 74-0 (1995) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to industrial development corporations created by certain cities and the taxes levied for projects of those corporations. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1346 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis | et. al.
Relating to the creation of sports authorities and sports facility enterprise zones and to the financing of sports facilities. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Point of order sustained
SB 1355 74-0 (1995) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to the authority of cities, to create corporations, to levy sales and use taxes, and to utilize all functions and procedures of the Development Corporation Act of 1979 (Article 5190.6, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes). Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1459 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to enterprise zones. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1547 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to private activity bonds. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1598 74-0 (1995) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the power of certain school districts to grant tax abatements. Senate: Finance Referred to special subcommittee
SB 1601 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of the Westchase Area Management District; granting the authority to issue bonds; authorizing a tax. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 1620 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of the Houston Downtown Management District; granting the authority to issue bonds; authorizing a tax. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 1629 74-0 (1995) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Heflin, Talmadge | et. al.
Relating to tax rebates for qualified hotel projects. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 1633 74-0 (1995) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to requiring the approval of the Texas Transportation Commission before a political subdivision or private entity may construct or finance the construction of a bridge across the Rio Grande. House: Transportation
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective immediately
SB 1642 74-0 (1995) Author: Ratliff, Bill Relating to industrial development corporations created by certain cities. Senate: Economic Development Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
SB 1681 74-0 (1995) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to authorizing the Texas National Research Laboratory Commission to contract with a special utility district. House: Economic Development
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1696 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the creation of development districts in certain counties; authorizing certain taxes, the issuance of bonds, and the exercise of eminent domain. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SJR 58 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to centralizing loan and loan guarantee programs of the state. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 26 73-0 (1993) Author: De La Garza, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of an area with a history of and continuing problem with gang activity to be included in an enterprise zone. House: Urban Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 42 73-0 (1993) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Rio Grande River Authority Commission. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 128 73-0 (1993) Author: Kamel, Ted Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for certain property used in the development of a new or improved product. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 209 73-0 (1993) Author: Martin, Mike | et. al. Relating to the form of the ballot proposition for the sales and use tax that may be levied for the benefit of certain industrial development corporations. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 326 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to membership on the electronic data base advisory committee. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 436 73-0 (1993) Author: Erickson, Bernard | et. al. Relating to the authority of a municipality located in more than one county to create an industrial development corporation and to levy a sales and use tax. House: Economic Development Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 445 73-0 (1993) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to the regulation of riverboat casino gaming; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Riverboat Gaming Commission; the installation of certain gaming at certain licensed racetracks; authorizing certain taxes; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Coauthor Authorized
HB 558 73-0 (1993) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to cities eligible to create certain industrial development corporations. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 666 73-0 (1993) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of an employment training program; reducing the entry level and replenishment unemployment tax rates; imposing an assessment for employment training purposes. House: Economic Development Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 906 73-0 (1993) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto
Sponsor: Lucio, Eddie
Relating to the purposes for which certain industrial development corporations may use revenue from the sales and use tax. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Left pending in committee
HB 992 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to the continuation of the Texas Department of Commerce. House: Economic Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 996 73-0 (1993) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to the promotion of economic development in the state by improving the competitiveness of Texas public ports with ports outside of Texas, by extending the authority of navigation districts to sell or lease certain property of such districts. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1017 73-0 (1993) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the creation of enterprise zones near certain prison facilites. House: Economic Development Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1077 73-0 (1993) Author: Place, Allen
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the use of corporate revenue of certain industrial development corporations for promotional purposes. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1123 73-0 (1993) Author: Haggerty, Pat
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the use of county hotel occupancy taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1177 73-0 (1993) Author: Park, Carolyn Relating to the sales and use tax that may be levied for the benefit of certain industrial development corporations. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 1367 73-0 (1993) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to agreements and provisions contained in resolutions and mortgages for the issuance of bonds for certain industrial development corporations and to demonstrations of financial assurance for those projects. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 1411 73-0 (1993) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the powers of a neighborhood enterprise association. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Left pending in committee
HB 1453 73-0 (1993) Author: Berlanga, Hugo
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to ad valorem tax abatement in a reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1595 73-0 (1993) Author: Erickson, Bernard
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the use of certain funds in the unclaimed money fund for economic development by counties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1610 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Ashley | et. al. Relating to the consolidation of economic development, technical education, job training, employment, and unemployment insurance programs and the development of an integrated state-local delivery system serving all Texans. House: Economic Development Coauthor Authorized
HB 1683 73-0 (1993) Author: Martin, Mike Relating to eligibility of a municipality to create an economic development corporation. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 1687 73-0 (1993) Author: Johnson, Jerry
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to increasing the grant amounts for and to the administration of the agricultural diversification and microenterprise support programs. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1747 73-0 (1993) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the creation of enterprise zones near certain prison facilities. House: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
HB 1766 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Ashley
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the composition of the governing board of the Texas Partnership for Economic Development. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1841 73-0 (1993) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to economic development corporations; providing that agencies of the federal government may be deemed "users" under the terms of this act; providing for elections to be held on either specific or general purpose propositions; and providing for an election for the dissolution of such corporations. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1855 73-0 (1993) Author: Linebarger, Libby | et. al. Relating to workforce development, investment in human resources, the organization, administration, and operation of agencies of state government providing these services, and creating the Commission on Education and Economic Competitiveness. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1872 73-0 (1993) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to certain building projects as enterprise zones and the authority of neighborhood enterprise associations in those zones. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1948 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Ashley
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the authority of the Texas Partnership for Economic Development. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 2103 73-0 (1993) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to contracts with landowners within industrial districts located in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of a municipality. House: Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 2104 73-0 (1993) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to the Texas Enterprise Zone Act. House: Economic Development Coauthor Authorized
HB 2130 73-0 (1993) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the creation of the Texas Rapid Action Council. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 2151 73-0 (1993) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to the regulation of riverboat casino gaming; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Riverboat Gaming Commission; the installation of certain gaming devices at certain licensed racetracks; authorizing certain taxes; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2211 73-0 (1993) Author: Eckels, Robert | et. al. Relating to regional organizations to promote the coexistence of air quality improvement and economic development in nonattainment areas of the state. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2297 73-0 (1993) Author: Ramsay, Tom
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the incorporation of certain industrial development corporations and the projects, powers, and limitation of those corporations. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 2316 73-0 (1993) Author: Munoz, Sergio Relating to availability of and eligibility requirements for facility engineering in economically distressed areas. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2637 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to qualification for sales and use tax exemption of film, video, and audio recording production in Texas. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HCR 4 73-0 (1993) Author: McCall, Brian Directing the House Committee on Science and Technology and the Senate Committee on Economic Development to conduct a joint interim study of policy issues relating to the transfer of innovative technologies developed by the state and its employees. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HCR 95 73-0 (1993) Author: McDonald, Nancy | et. al. Expressing support for the President's economic stimulus initiative. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 124 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Erickson, Bernard
Relating to the authority of a municipality located in more than one county to create an industrial development corporation, to levy a sales and use tax, and to issue bonds. House: Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 130 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of an employment training program; reducing the entry level and replenishment unemployment tax rates; imposing an assessment for employment training purposes. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 224 73-0 (1993) Author: Lucio, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the treatment of small businesses and historically underutilized businesses by state governmental entities; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Left pending in committee
SB 225 73-0 (1993) Author: Lucio, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Romo, Sylvia
Relating to a capital growth and start-up fund for historically underutilized businesses; providing for the issuance of bonds. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 394 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to the promotion of economic development in the state by improving the competitiveness of Texas public ports with ports outside of Texas, by extending the authority of navigation districts to sell or lease certain property of such districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 405 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley
Relating to the continuation of the Texas Department of Commerce. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 513 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Eckels, Robert | et. al.
Relating to regional organizations to promote the coexistence of air quality improvement and economic development in nonattainment areas of the state. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 597 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the regulation of riverboat casino gaming; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Riverboat Gaming Commission; the installation of certain gaming devices at certain licensed racetracks; authorizing certain taxes; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to special subcommittee
SB 626 73-0 (1993) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the use of in-house counsel by the Texas National Research Laboratory Commission. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 642 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the Council on Workforce and Economic Competitiveness, the creation of local workforce development boards, and the development of an integrated state and local program delivery system serving all Texans. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 643 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to projects undertaken by certain industrial development corporations. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 829 73-0 (1993) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to ad valorem tax abatement in a reinvestment zone. Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1084 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to increasing the grant amounts for and to the administration of the agricultural diversification and microenterprise support programs. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to s/c on Agriculture by President
SB 1147 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to workforce development, investment in human resources, the organization, administration, and operation of agencies of state government providing these services, and creating the Commission on Education and Economic Competitiveness. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1217 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the regulation of riverboat casino gaming; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Riverboat Gaming Commission; the installation of certain gaming devices at certain licensed racetracks; authorizing certain taxes; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to special subcommittee
SB 1272 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to the allocation and reservation system for private activity bonds and to the definition of certain bonds. House: Economic Development
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 1315 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to allowable uses of the sales and use tax that may be levied for the benefit of certain industrial development corporations. Senate: Economic Development Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SJR 51 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds for the support of the business start-up and small business development fund. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 42 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a method to explore possibilities for compact agreements regarding trade and other matters with the United Mexican States and other foreign trade partners. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 104 72-0 (1991) Author: Soileau, Curtis Relating to the use of the Texas product promotional emblem and the creation of the Texas product identification and information exchange program; providing a criminal penalty. House: Business & Commerce Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
HB 128 72-0 (1991) Author: Granoff, Al | et. al.
Sponsor: Dickson, Temple
Relating to the operation and maintenance of State of Texas foreign offices by the Texas Department of Commerce. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Economic Development
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 186 72-0 (1991) Author: Cavazos, Eddie Relating to ad valorem tax abatement in a reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 198 72-0 (1991) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the promotion of rural Texas areas as retirement locales. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources Referred to Cultural & Historical Resources
HB 200 72-0 (1991) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the creation of enterprise zones near certain prison facilities. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 209 72-0 (1991) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the creation by certain cities of industrial development corporations. House: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
HB 339 72-0 (1991) Author: Conley, Karyne Relating to the waiver of a performance bond by a subcontractor on certain projects under the Texas Enterprise Zone Act. House: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
HB 404 72-0 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the creation of the Texas Film Commission. House: State Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 458 72-0 (1991) Author: Schoolcraft, Alan Relating to the creation by cities of industrial development corporations. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 552 72-0 (1991) Author: Sadler, Paul
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to advertising and promoting the growth and development of counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 633 72-0 (1991) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to the composition of the governing board of the Texas Department of Commerce. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 663 72-0 (1991) Author: Laney, James Relating to economic development and the fuel alcohol incentive production program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 674 72-0 (1991) Author: Black, Layton Relating to the creation of the rural economic assistance clearinghouse within the Texas Department of Commerce. House: Business & Commerce Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 689 72-0 (1991) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the amount of the sales and use tax municipalities may levy for the benefit of certain industrial development corporations. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 748 72-0 (1991) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim | et. al. Relating to the continuation, functions, and operations of the Texas National Research Laboratory Commission. House: Government Organization Referred to subcommittee
HB 819 72-0 (1991) Author: Laney, James Relating to economic development and the fuel alcohol incentive production program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Withdrawn from calendar
HB 901 72-0 (1991) Author: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al. Relating to the creation of a development corporation by certain cities and to the levy of a municipal sales and use tax for the corporation. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 916 72-0 (1991) Author: Marchant, Ken
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the municipalities that may create an industrial development corporation and the sales and use tax that may be levied for the benefit of certain industrial development corporations and for the reduction of property taxes. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 929 72-0 (1991) Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al. Relating to creation and operation of the Emerging Technologies Commercialization Corporation. House: Science & Technology Placed on Major State Calendar
HB 974 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to sales and use tax and franchise tax relief for certain businesses located in an enterprise zone. House: Ways & Means 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 1029 72-0 (1991) Author: Granoff, Al
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the creation of the International Trade Commission and the Texas-Mexico Authority advisory committee and to the membership and duties of the governing board of the Texas Department of Commerce. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1103 72-0 (1991) Author: Counts, David Relating to the amount of the sales and use tax municipalities may levy for the benefit of certain industrial development corporations. House: Ways & Means 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 1104 72-0 (1991) Author: Cook, John | et. al. Relating to the creation by cities of industrial development corporations. House: Ways & Means Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 1137 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the establishment of the Office of Texas-Mexico Relations in the governor's office. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1139 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relatng to the promotion of Texas exports by the Texas Department of Commerce. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Federal & Intl. Relations
HB 1140 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the creation of the international services and relations program in the Texas Department of Commerce. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Federal & Intl. Relations
HB 1141 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to an examination of the effect of international competition on the state's agricultural industry by the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 1142 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Commerce of less-developed countries for trade purposes. House: State, Federal & International Relations Left pending in committee
HB 1242 72-0 (1991) Author: Granoff, Al Relating to the development of exchanges between nations that are members of the Association of South East Asia Nations and this state. House: State, Federal & International Relations 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 1262 72-0 (1991) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to creation of certain industrial development corporations; authorizing the imposition and use of a county sales and use tax for industrial development. House: Ways & Means 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 1359 72-0 (1991) Author: Hernandez, Christine | et. al. Relating to a center for the support of a comprehensive database network to further the state's goal of economic diversification; authorizing appropriations. House: Science & Technology Placed on Consent Calendar
HB 1387 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Renato
Sponsor: Lucio, Eddie
Relating to projects undertaken by certain industrial development corporations. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1428 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the promotion and regulation of the aquaculture industry in Texas. House: Environmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1508 72-0 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the creation of the Texas Film Commission and the Texas Music Commission; imposing taxes. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 1654 72-0 (1991) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Manufacturing Technology Center. House: Science & Technology Reported favorably with substitute
HB 1724 72-0 (1991) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Relating to the designation of an area within an enterprise zone as a reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1765 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to an area that may be designated as an enterprise zone. House: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
HB 1840 72-0 (1991) Author: Puente, Robert | et. al. Relating to the exemption of certain marketing information from public disclosure under the open records act. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1859 72-0 (1991) Author: Vowell, Jack
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to appraisal of property exempt from taxation under Article VIII, Section 1-j of the Texas Constitution. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1879 72-0 (1991) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Eddie
Relating to improving relations with the United Mexican States and other foreign countries and rural economic development. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1924 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to loan guarantees made under certain programs of the Texas Department of Commerce and interest paid on the Texas rural economic development fund. House: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
HB 1951 72-0 (1991) Author: Granoff, Al | et. al. Relating to the promotion of tourism as an industry. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 2049 72-0 (1991) Author: Shea, Gwyn
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the authority of the Dallas County Flood Control District No. 1 to enter into a tax abatement agreement and to designate a reinvestment zone. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2061 72-0 (1991) Author: Brady, Kevin Relating to the efficient administration of product development programs. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Posting rule suspended
HB 2136 72-0 (1991) Author: Smith, Ashley
Sponsor: Dickson, Temple
Relating to the creation of the Texas Partnership for Economic Development to develop a plan for the advancement of science, technology, and industry in the state. House: Science & Technology
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 2198 72-0 (1991) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the creation and administration of a reinvestment zone for tax increment financing. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2297 72-0 (1991) Author: Watkins, Gary Relating to the authority of industrial development corporations for certain projects. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2344 72-0 (1991) Author: Carter, Bill Relating to foreign trade zones established by joint airport boards. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2392 72-0 (1991) Author: Brady, Kevin Relating to an appropriation to the Texas Department of Commerce for purposes of the Texas business enhancement fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2610 72-0 (1991) Author: Larry, Jerald Relating to foreign offices of the department of commerce. House: State, Federal & International Relations Left pending in committee
HB 2631 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to historically underutilized businesses; providing penalties. House: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
HB 2633 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the provision by the state of surety bonds for historically underutilized businesses. House: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
HB 2634 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a capital growth and start-up fund for historically underutilized businesses. House: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
HB 2656 72-0 (1991) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the confidentiality of certain information submitted to the Texas Department of Commerce. House: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
HB 2871 72-0 (1991) Author: Glaze, Bob Relating to projects undertaken by certain industrial development corporations. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2888 72-0 (1991) Author: Brady, Kevin Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Applied Agriculture Biotechnology Center. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to subcommittee
HB 2895 72-0 (1991) Author: Williamson, Richard | et. al.
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to an economic development fund for the purchase and development of former military bases in this state. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 2896 72-0 (1991) Author: Williamson, Richard | et. al. Relating to entering into contracts with the United Mexican States for the construction, reconstruction, maintenance, or improvement of public roads and highways. House: State, Federal & International Relations Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2900 72-0 (1991) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to the Texas Department of Commerce. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HCR 65 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry Requesting the speaker of the house of representatives and lieutenant governor to create a joint interim study committee on world trade promotion and policy development. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Federal & Intl. Relations
HCR 66 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry Urging the Texas Department of Commerce to conduct a study of the impact of international trade on the Texas economy. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Federal & Intl. Relations
HCR 67 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker of the house of representatives to create a joint interim committee to study the relationship between Mexico and Texas. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Federal & Intl. Relations
HCR 70 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry Memorializing the Congress of the United States to give favorable consideration to establishing a free trade agreement between Mexico and the United States. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Federal & Intl. Relations
HCR 128 72-0 (1991) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker of the house of representatives to create the Joint Legislative Committee on Texas-Mexico Initiatives. House: State, Federal & International Relations Left pending in committee
HCR 197 72-0 (1991) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim | et. al.
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Expressing the support for the creation of the Center for the Study of Western Hemispheric Trade in the State of Texas and urging the passage of S.B. 423. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HJR 97 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the issuance of general revenue bonds to provide surety bonds for historically underutilized businesses. House: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
HJR 113 72-0 (1991) Author: Williamson, Richard | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the issuance of bonds and state financing of the purchase and development of lands formerly used by the federal government as military bases. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 24 72-0 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to creation of certain industrial development corporations; authorizing the imposition and use of a county sales and use tax for industrial development. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 159 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the establishment of the rural development training consortium in the Texas Department of Commerce. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 196 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the linked deposit program and the transfer of that program from the Department of Agriculture to the Texas Department of Commerce. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 198 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven | et. al. Relating to the creation of the rural economic assistance clearinghouse within the Texas Department of Commerce. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 242 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the composition of the governing board of the Texas Department of Commerce. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 281 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie
Sponsor: Hill, Anita
Relating to the definition of an economically disadvantaged individual under the Texas Enterprise Zone Act. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 344 72-0 (1991) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to create an industrial development corporation and levy a sales and use tax for its benefit. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 376 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Grusendorf, Kent
Relating to the creation of a development corporation by certain cities and to the levy of a municipal sales and use tax for the corporation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 543 72-0 (1991) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Von Dohlen, Tim
Relating to the continuation, functions, and operations of the Texas National Research Laboratory Commission, including the advancement of superconductivity research through engineering and science recruiting and to the bonding authority of the commission, of finance corporations established by the commission, and of other state agencies. House: Government Organization
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 582 72-0 (1991) Author: Turner, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Hernandez, Christine
Relating to a center for the support of a comprehensive database network to further the state's goal of economic diversification. House: Science & Technology
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
SB 637 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Carter, Bill
Relating to foreign trade zones established by joint airport boards. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 650 72-0 (1991) Author: Ratliff, Bill Relating to a sales and use tax imposed for an industrial development corporation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 787 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom
Relating to the amount of the sales and use tax municipalities may levy for the benefit of certain industrial development corporations and the composition of the board of directors of certain industrial development corporations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 888 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to the provision by the state of surety bonds for historically underutilized businesses. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 889 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to a capital growth start-up fund for historically underutilized businesses. Senate: Economic Development Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 890 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to an appropriation to the Texas Department of Commerce. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 891 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to historically underutilized businesses; providing penalties. Senate: Economic Development Record vote
SB 939 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the efficient administration of product development programs. Senate: Economic Development Postponed in committee
SB 975 72-0 (1991) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Cavazos, Eddie
Relating to ad valorem tax abatement in a reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 1070 72-0 (1991) Author: Dickson, Temple
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley
Relating to the Texas Department of Commerce; transferring certain powers, duties, and obligations of the department relating to certain bonds to the bond review board. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 1184 72-0 (1991) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the designation of and tax incentives for an enterprize zone or enterprise project. Senate: Economic Development Received from the Senate
SB 1231 72-0 (1991) Author: Dickson, Temple Relating to a plan for the advancement of science and technology and industrial development in the state. Senate: Economic Development Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1425 72-0 (1991) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property in an enterprise zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1534 72-0 (1991) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the granting of authority to certain industrial development corporations to purchase certain securities of a private corporation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1551 72-0 (1991) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to a neighborhood enterprise association providing services or carrying out projects in an enterprise zone. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1577 72-0 (1991) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to appraisal of property exempt from taxation under Article VIII, Section 1-j of the Texas Constitution. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SCR 69 72-0 (1991) Author: Lucio, Eddie Requesting the Lieutenant Governor and Speaker to create the special interim committee on the free trade agreement. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SJR 29 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the issuance of general revenue bonds to provide surety bonds for historically underutilized businesses. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Business & Commerce
SJR 30 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the issuance of bonds and state financing of start-up costs for historically underutilized businesses. Senate: Economic Development Withdrawn from intent calendar
SJR 39 72-0 (1991) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from property taxes certain property in an enterprise zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SR 844 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven | et. al. Creating a Special Interim Advisory Committee on Texas-Latin American Trade in the 1990's to study these issues and serve as a central repository for information on these matters. Senate: Economic Development Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 38 72-1 (1991) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to creation of certain industrial development corporations; authorizing the imposition and use of a county sales and use tax for an industrial development. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 69 72-1 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a neighborhood enterprise association providing services or carrying out projects in an enterprise zone. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 84 72-1 (1991) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the creation and administration of a reinvestment zone for tax increment financing. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 132 72-1 (1991) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to an economic development fund for the purchase and development of surplus federal property located in this state, including abandoned military bases. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 141 72-1 (1991) Author: Brady, Kevin Relating to the creation of the Product Development and Commercialization Advisory Board and the transfer of the powers, duties, and assets of the Product Development Advisory Board and the Product Commercialization Advisory Board to that entity. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 176 72-1 (1991) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the imposition of a partial reimbursement fee on the transfer of certain real estate located in an economically distressed area. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 199 72-1 (1991) Author: Smith, Ashley | et. al. Relating to the governing board and executive director of the Texas Department of Commerce and the community development block grant program. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 217 72-1 (1991) Author: Lewis, Gibson | et. al. Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds to provide financial assistance for manufacturing activities in Texas and the pledging of the general credit of the state to guarantee those bonds. House: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
HCR 41 72-1 (1991) Author: Lewis, Gibson | et. al.
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Directing the Department of Commerce to provide all possible assistance to the Team Texas effort and vigorously pursue all available avenues to promote a Texas site for the McDonnell-Douglas facility. Signed by the Governor
HJR 14 72-1 (1991) Author: Williamson, Richard Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the issuance of bonds and financial assistance for the purchase and development of lands formerly used by the federal government, including abandoned military bases. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 22 72-1 (1991) Author: Lewis, Gibson | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state's guarantee of revenue bonds issued to finance appropriate manufacturing activities in Texas. House: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 83 72-1 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley
Relating to the governing board and executive director of the Texas Department of Commerce and the community development block grant program. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
1st Printing printed and distributed
SB 108 72-1 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Lewis, Gibson
Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds to provide financial assistance for manufacturing activities in Texas. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Administration
Reported favorably with substitute
HB 3 72-2 (1991) Author: Lewis, Gibson | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Texas Major Employer Development Corporation and the issuance of revenue bonds for major industrial and manufacturing activities. House: Business & Commerce Laid on the table subject to call
HB 16 72-2 (1991) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to industrial development corporations created by certain municipalities in counties bordering Mexico. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 25 72-2 (1991) Author: Smith, Ashley | et. al. Relating to the governing board and executive director of the Texas Department of Commerce and the community development block grant program and to the allocation of reservations for certain private activity bonds. House: Business & Commerce 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 30 72-2 (1991) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to an economic development fund for the purchase and development of surplus federal property located in this state, including abandoned military bases. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 32 72-2 (1991) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the administration, powers, and duties of the Texas Department of Commerce, to the allocation of reservations for certain private activity bonds, and to the designation of and tax incentives for an enterprise zone. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 75 72-2 (1991) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the creation and administration of a reinvestment zone for tax increment financing. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 7 72-2 (1991) Author: Williamson, Richard Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the issuance of bonds and financial assistance for the purchase and development of lands formerly used by the federal government, including abandoned military bases. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 4 72-2 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Lewis, Gibson
Relating to the creation of the Texas Major Employer Development Corporation and the issuance of revenue bonds for major industrial and manufacturing activities. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 41 72-2 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the governing board, duties, and executive director of the Texas Department of Commerce and to economic development, including the community development block grant program, certain industries, and the allocation of reservations for certain private activity bonds. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 46 72-2 (1991) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to industrial development corporations created by certain municipalities in counties bordering Mexico. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 6 72-3 (1992) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al. Relating to economic development and to tax and regulatory relief for certain motor vehicle manufacturers. House: Ways & Means Coauthor Authorized
HCR 15 72-3 (1992) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Expressing support for General Motors and for the retention and expansion of the General Motors Automotive Assembly Plant in Arlington. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
SB 14 72-3 (1992) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the authority of the governing body of a municipality to enter into ad valorem tax abatement agreements with the owners of certain property used in manufacturing motor vehicles. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 15 72-3 (1992) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to economic development and to tax and regulatory relief for certain motor vehicle manufacturers. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SCR 6 72-3 (1992) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al. Expressing support for the efforts of the Texas Department of Commerce to work with local governments toward legal measures to create an enterprise zone including the Arlington General Motors Automotive Assembly Plant as a qualified project. Senate: Administration Postponed in committee

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