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HB 386 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the requirements regarding creation of qualifying jobs for the purpose of eligibility for a limitation on appraised value of property for ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 559 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al. Relating to the report prepared by the comptroller on compliance with agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 605 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the consideration by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the economic impact of an appropriation of state water in determining whether to grant an application for the appropriation. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 622 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the applicability of project design and construction requirements to development corporations created by governmental entities subject to those requirements. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 671 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to the operation of the capital access program and to transfers to and from the capital access fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 967 85-0 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the powers of the TexAmericas Center. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1251 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Relating to Internet broadcasts of open meetings held by the board of directors of certain development corporations. House: Government Transparency & Operation Considered in Calendars
HB 1252 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the authority of a taxing unit to authorize tax incentives for the development of property for gambling purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1281 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to historically underutilized businesses and to goods and services purchased by governmental entities; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1352 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to the conveyance of property by a municipality for the public purpose of economic development. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 1429 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain holders of a wine and beer retailer's permit to manufacture and sell wine and engage in certain related activities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1548 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of certain property used to build low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Meeting cancelled
HB 1618 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the limitation on the amount of supplemental payments that a person may agree to provide to a school district or any other entity on behalf of a school district under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1626 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the authority of a taxing unit other than a school district to enter into a tax abatement agreement with an owner of real property in a tax increment financing reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1636 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to authorizing certain general infrastructure projects to be undertaken by economic development corporations. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 1647 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to the definition of eligible central municipality for purposes of the municipal hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1674 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1694 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1850 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to creation of a task force to study the effects of population growth on counties in this state. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2219 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the eligibility of property used for a water desalination project for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2238 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to franchise tax and insurance premium tax credits for investment in certain communities; imposing a monetary penalty; authorizing fees. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2362 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to creating a fund to provide grants to certain local entities in areas of the state affected by decreased oil and gas production for economic development and diversification projects. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 2382 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to information required to be disclosed by certain investors of publicly traded companies whose headquarters are located in this state; creating an offense. House: Investments & Financial Services Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 2453 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to an insurance premium tax credit for investment in certain communities; imposing a monetary penalty; authorizing fees. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2512 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to a study regarding the feasibility of creating a mechanism by which a governmental entity could acquire small parcels of real property in an area and convey them to a developer in order to ensure the property is developed in compliance with model subdivision rules. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2538 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the use of certain tax revenue by certain municipalities and the authority of those municipalities to pledge that revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel and convention center projects. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2564 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Relating to a periodic review by the Economic Incentive Oversight Board of projects undertaken by certain economic development corporations and the ad valorem tax incentive program established by the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2621 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to state and local tax incentives for certain enhanced oil recovery projects. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2641 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to Internet broadcasts of meetings held by the board of directors of a community development corporation. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 2644 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to prohibiting the use of money in the Texas economic development fund or the Texas Enterprise Fund to finance a facility or establishment at which gambling is to be conducted. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2651 85-0 (2017) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the authority of a development corporation to create a subsidiary corporation. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2953 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the definition of a public entertainment facility and the promotion, sponsorship, or advertising of an entertainment event or venue or alcoholic beverage at certain governmentally owned public entertainment facilities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Administration
Left pending in committee
HB 2998 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to defense economic readjustment zones. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3086 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3160 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to use of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund for certain projects involving the commercialization of property derived from research at or through institutions of higher education. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 3172 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an electronic information and application system for state incentives for economic development purposes. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 3176 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 3245 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Relating to the definition of distinguished researcher for purposes of the governor's university research initiative. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3260 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to use of the governor's university research initiative fund to support the commercialization of property derived from research at or through public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3294 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the eligibility of events, including certain NASCAR events, to receive funding through the Major Events Reimbursement Program. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3346 85-0 (2017) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to the music, film, television, and multimedia production industry. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3360 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the Economic Incentive Oversight Board. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3361 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Relating to a periodic review by the Economic Incentive Oversight Board of projects undertaken by certain economic development corporations. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 3364 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to the use of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund to reimburse grant recipients for certain expenses. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 3630 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to an insurance premium tax credit for investment in certain communities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3641 85-0 (2017) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the promotion of the cruise industry in this state by the Texas Economic Development and Tourism Office. Filed
HB 3650 85-0 (2017) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the promotion and development of the cruise industry in this state. House: Texas Ports, Innovation & Infrastructure, Select Left pending in committee
HB 3698 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the ineligibility of certain governmental entities that prohibit or discourage the enforcement of immigration laws to participate in and receive funds from the major events reimbursement program. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3772 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to operation of the Texas leverage fund program administered by the Texas Economic Development Bank. House: Economic & Small Business Development Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3927 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to requiring an economic development corporation to file with the comptroller a report regarding bonds issued by the corporation. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 4038 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the definition of "qualifying job" for purposes of certification by the comptroller of public accounts as a qualifying data center. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 4046 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the election of members of the boards of directors of certain tax increment reinvestment zones. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 18 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing bodies of certain political subdivisions to exempt from ad valorem taxation the real and tangible personal property of businesses during an initial period of operation in this state. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 36 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board to provide assistance to economically distressed areas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
SB 100 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to abolishing the Texas Enterprise Fund and the disposition of the balance of that fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 105 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to abolishing the Pan American Games trust fund, Olympic Games trust fund, Major Events reimbursement program fund, Motor Sports Racing trust fund, and Events trust fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 244 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the abolishment of the moving image industry incentive program. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 388 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the repeal of the authorization for a governing body to conduct economic development negotiations in a closed meeting under the open meetings law. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 389 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to abolishing the Major Events reimbursement program. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 390 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to abolishing the Motor Sports Racing trust fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 391 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to abolishing the Events trust fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 392 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to abolishing the Major Events Trust fund, the Events trust fund, and the Motor Sports Racing trust fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 393 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to abolishing the Texas Enterprise Fund and the disposition of the balance of that fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 400 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the verification of information provided to the comptroller and contained in reports on compliance with agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Left pending in committee
SB 438 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the conveyance of property by a municipality for the public purpose of economic development. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 590 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the authority of certain holders of a wine and beer retailer's permit to manufacture and sell wine and engage in certain related activities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 600 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the repeal of the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 634 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Button, Angie
Relating to reporting requirements for certain skills development fund workforce training program providers. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 650 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to tax increment financing. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 794 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to the biennial report to the legislature on grants made to entities under the Texas Enterprise Fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 795 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to use of the money from the Texas Enterprise Fund to benefit certain historically underutilized businesses. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 913 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the limitation on the amount of supplemental payments that a person may agree to provide to a school district or any other entity on behalf of a school district under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1026 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the method for determining whether a property owner has created the number of new qualifying jobs required for eligibility for a limitation on the appraised value of property for school district maintenance and operations ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1027 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the authority of the governing body of a school district to waive the new jobs creation requirement for the purpose of eligibility for a limitation on the appraised value of property for school district maintenance and operations ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1028 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to a periodic review of local government programs that award economic development incentives to business entities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1295 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to an insurance premium tax credit for investment in certain communities; imposing a monetary penalty; authorizing fees. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1331 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the powers of the TexAmericas Center. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1465 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
Relating to the authority of certain ex officio members of the board of directors of a tax increment financing reinvestment zone to elect not to serve on the board. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1519 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the definition of a public entertainment facility and the promotion, sponsorship, or advertising of an entertainment event or venue or alcoholic beverage at certain governmentally owned public entertainment facilities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1545 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the definition of eligible central municipality for purposes of the municipal hotel occupancy tax. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1596 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a study regarding the feasibility of creating a mechanism by which a governmental entity could acquire small parcels of real property in an area and convey them to a developer in order to ensure the property is developed in compliance with model subdivision rules. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1748 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Canales, Terry
Relating to use of tax revenue by certain development corporations for job-related skills training. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1855 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the authority of a defense base development authority to participate in a company or partnership organized to finance redevelopment projects. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 2000 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the Major Events Reimbursement Program. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2043 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the number of days that certain tangible personal property that is exempt from ad valorem taxation due to its location in this state for a temporary period may be located in this state for the purpose of qualifying for the tax exemption. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2140 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to the provision by the Texas Water Development Board of financial assistance for the development of certain projects in economically distressed areas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2206 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to information required to be disclosed by certain investors of publicly traded companies whose headquarters are located in this state. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2216 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to state fiscal matters regarding business and economic development. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 61 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance for the development of certain projects in economically distressed areas. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 134 85-1 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to historically underutilized businesses and to goods and services purchased by governmental entities; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 116 85-1 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the repeal of the Texas Economic Development Act. Filed
HB 26 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Relating to state economic development measures, including administration of the Texas Enterprise Fund, creation of the Economic Incentive Oversight Board and the governor's university research initiative, abolishment of the Texas emerging technology fund, and renaming the Major Events trust fund to the Major Events Reimbursement Program. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 27 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to state economic development measures, including administration of the Texas Enterprise Fund, the abolishment of the Texas emerging technology fund, and the disposition of balances from the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Postponed
HB 28 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to an audit by the state auditor of certain programs and funds providing economic development incentives to entities and other persons. House: Economic & Small Business Development Postponed
HB 29 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to the funding of certain activities related to the commercialization of emerging technologies. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 292 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al. Relating to authorizing development corporations to finance projects to support primary job training facilities and programs at certain educational institutions. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 346 84-0 (2015) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to use of the money from the Texas Enterprise Fund and the Texas emerging technology fund to benefit certain historically underutilized businesses. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 523 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Phil Relating to abolishing the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 752 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the eligibility of property used for affordable housing for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 900 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to a clarification of the law governing eligibility of certain events for funding under the Major Events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 902 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to a clarification of the law governing eligibility of National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing events for funding under the Major Events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 1037 84-0 (2015) Author: Simpson, David Relating to abolishing the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 1112 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to projects that a defense adjustment management authority may conduct. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1126 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the qualifications for incentives for the film, television, and multimedia production industries. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 1156 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an electronic information and application system for state and local incentives for economic development purposes. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 1228 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to municipal public securities to provide for or loan or grant public money for the provision of water conservation infrastructure; providing a criminal penalty. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1249 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain general infrastructure projects to be undertaken by economic development corporations. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 1250 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the requirements regarding creation of qualifying jobs for the purpose of eligibility for a limitation on appraised value of property for ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1292 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to renaming the Major Events trust fund to the Major Events Reimbursement Program. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1318 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of presidential general election debates for distributions from a Major Events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 1440 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of Elite Rodeo Association World Championships for funding from the Major Events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1484 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to regional coordinators within the veteran entrepreneur program. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1585 84-0 (2015) Author: Paul, Dennis
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the use of hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1701 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the approval period for a proposal for an award of a grant from the Texas Enterprise Fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 1714 84-0 (2015) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to a report by the comptroller regarding the misclassification of employees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1754 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the conveyance of property by a municipality for the public purpose of economic development. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1928 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to franchise tax and insurance premium tax credits for investment in certain communities; imposing a monetary penalty; authorizing fees. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1984 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the aerospace and aviation office of the Texas Economic Development and Tourism Office and to the aerospace and aviation advisory committee. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1987 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the authority of the governing body of a school district to waive or reduce the new jobs creation requirement under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1991 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to qualifying projects for public-private partnerships. House: Economic & Small Business Development Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1995 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the authority to modify an ad valorem tax abatement agreement to extend the abatement period if a disaster prevents the property owner from complying with the agreement. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2072 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain holders of a wine and beer retailer's permit to manufacture and sell wine and engage in certain related activities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2074 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to the eligibility of a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association finals event to receive funding through a major events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2192 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to a project authorized to be undertaken by certain Type B economic development corporations in connection with certain multifamily housing. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2228 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to a refund of certain sales taxes collected by certain hotels and restaurants that complete renovation projects; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2305 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation for property used by certain nonprofit community business organizations. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2475 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the establishment of the center for alternative finance and procurement within the Texas Facilities Commission and to public and private partnerships; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2488 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the limitation on the amount of supplemental payments under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2518 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to discussion or deliberation regarding certain economic development negotiations by governmental bodies. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2528 84-0 (2015) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the authority of a water district to accept donations to fund certain economic development programs. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2627 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to creation of a task force to study the effects of population growth on counties in this state. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2678 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the establishment of an online information and application system for state and local incentives for economic development purposes. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2709 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of property used for a large data center project for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 2729 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the moving image industry incentive program. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2742 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the maintenance and operations tax revenue of a school district located in a reinvestment zone. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2772 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the authority of certain economic development corporations to undertake and operate transportation-related projects. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2786 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to incentives for the production of video games. House: Economic & Small Business Development No action taken in committee
HB 2826 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the eligibility of certain property located in multiple school districts for a limitation on appraised value for school district maintenance and operations ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2834 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Relating to restrictions in connection with public subsidies and contracts awarded to businesses that employ undocumented workers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3030 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to participation in certain programs by, and insurer premium tax credits for investments in, certified capital companies. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3040 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the authority of certain economic development corporations to undertake and operate transportation-related projects. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 3383 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the EB-5 immigrant investor visa program administered by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 3420 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation for property used by certain nonprofit community business organizations to provide services to aid in the economic development of local communities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3525 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to creating the Texas Quality Research Leadership Authority to help Texas small businesses rapidly scale in potentially leading edge technologies and abolishing the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 3544 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the Texas Enterprise Fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 3548 84-0 (2015) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to the authority of the TexAmericas Center to incorporate a nonprofit corporation for certain purposes and to the tax treatment of such a nonprofit corporation. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3560 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to transferring a certain percentage of the Texas Enterprise Fund to the capital access fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 3613 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to a Pan American Games trust fund, an Olympic Games trust fund, a Major Events trust fund, a Motor Sports Racing trust fund, and an Events trust fund for sporting and non-sporting events, and to the abolishment of the special event trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3617 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the establishment of a business investment fund in this state. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3637 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the verification of information provided to the comptroller and contained in reports on compliance with agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3692 84-0 (2015) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to the financing of convention center hotels in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means Postponed
HB 3732 84-0 (2015) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the eligibility of property used for a large-scale electric energy storage facility for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3808 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to financial assistance to local governmental entities affected by the realignment of defense jobs or facilities. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3827 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to tax increment financing. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3838 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the procedures required for a Type A economic development corporation to make certain expenditures. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 4052 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to posting certain economic development agreements on the Internet. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 4088 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the Texas enterprise fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development No action taken in committee
HCR 148 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 928. Filed
HJR 88 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing bodies of certain political subdivisions to exempt from ad valorem taxation the real and tangible personal property of businesses during an initial period of operation in this state. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 138 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the use of bonds and notes in the military value revolving loan account. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HR 3507 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 928. Reported enrolled
SB 48 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the events eligible for funding from the Major Events trust fund. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 100 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the enterprise zone program. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 293 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to a clarification of the law governing eligibility of certain events for funding under the Major Events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 434 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the repeal of the authorization for a governing body to conduct economic development negotiations in a closed meeting under the open meetings law. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 458 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Relating to the aerospace and aviation office of the Texas Economic Development and Tourism Office and to the aerospace and aviation advisory committee. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 484 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to restrictions in connection with public subsidies and contracts awarded to businesses that employ undocumented workers. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 497 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the use of money in a tax increment fund to pay costs related to public improvements used for social services programs and permanent supportive housing that promotes the development or redevelopment of a reinvestment zone. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 503 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to financial assistance to local governmental entities affected by the realignment of defense jobs or facilities. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 541 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the eligibility of presidential general election debates for distributions from a Major Events trust fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 558 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to public availability of certain information related to economic development negotiations. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 583 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the conveyance of property by a municipality for the public purpose of economic development. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 598 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to improvements on private property for public private partnerships. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 601 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility of Elite Rodeo Association World Championships for funding from the Major Events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 632 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Sponsor: Button, Angie | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the governor's university research initiative and to the abolishment of the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 633 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason | et. al.
Relating to certain event trust funds and the abolishment of the special event trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 635 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the eligibility of property used in connection with renewable energy electric generation through the use of wind power for a limitation on appraised value of property for ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 660 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Blanco, César
Relating to regional coordinators within the veteran entrepreneur program. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 829 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the verification of information provided to the comptroller and contained in reports on compliance with agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 1016 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to participation in certain programs by, and insurer premium tax credits for investments in, certified capital companies. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1047 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to abolishing the Texas Enterprise Fund and the disposition of the balance of that fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1103 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the eligibility of property used for large data center projects for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 1124 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to creation of the university research initiative fund, the abolishment of the Texas emerging technology fund, and the disposition of balances from the Texas emerging technology fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1156 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to abolishing the Pan American Games trust fund, Olympic Games trust fund, Major Events trust fund, Motor Sports Racing trust fund, and Events trust fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1219 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to a combined online application for persons applying for certain state and local economic development incentives. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1220 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to tax increment financing. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
SB 1254 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to transparency in economic development negotiations involving a governmental body and a business prospect. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1358 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: King, Susan Lewis
Relating to the Texas Military Preparedness Commission and strategic planning regarding military bases and defense installations. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1403 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the financing of convention center hotels in certain municipalities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1563 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: VanDeaver, Gary
Relating to the authority of the TexAmericas Center to incorporate a nonprofit corporation for certain purposes and to the tax treatment of such a nonprofit corporation. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1789 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the authority of certain holders of a wine and beer retailer's permit to manufacture and sell wine and engage in certain related activities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1797 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the limitation on the amount of supplemental payments under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SR 1068 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 928. Reported enrolled
HB 374 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authority of certain development corporations to undertake projects with respect to community libraries. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 468 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to reporting requirements and other information in connection with an award under the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 545 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to the authority of a municipality to authorize the creation of a spaceport development corporation. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 546 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the creation of renewable energy reinvestment zones and the abatement of ad valorem taxes on property of a renewable energy company located in such a zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in subcommittee
HB 621 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 655 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to exempting defense base development authorities from certain contracting requirements. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 656 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the application of the public and private facilities and infrastructure law to a defense base development authority. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 954 83-0 (2013) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to eligibility requirements for businesses for the receipt of certain public subsidies. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 959 83-0 (2013) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to historically underutilized businesses and the preference given for goods and services purchased by state agencies; providing penalties. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 1019 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al. Relating to conforming the eligibility under a major events trust fund of a National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Football Bowl Subdivision postseason event with the changes to the Bowl Championship Series system. House: Economic & Small Business Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1133 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to a sales and use tax refund for tangible personal property used to provide cable television service, Internet access service, or telecommunications services and to the exclusion of that property in certain economic development agreements. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1297 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Relating to the review of certain skills development fund workforce training programs. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1335 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to prohibiting a municipality from mandating the compensation paid to workers under a project financed by an economic development corporation receiving municipal money. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 1348 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the taxation of certain tangible personal property located inside a defense base development authority. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 1466 83-0 (2013) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the sales and use tax consequences of economic development agreements in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1623 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain property and services used in research and development activities by a qualifying biotechnology start-up. House: Economic & Small Business Development - S/C Manufacturing Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1668 83-0 (2013) Author: Carter, Stefani Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain taxable entities that recruit new taxable entities to this state or that relocate to this state. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 1791 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the facilitation and operation of space flight activities in this state. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1812 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the events eligible to receive funding through a major events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 1935 83-0 (2013) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain general infrastructure projects to be undertaken by economic development corporations. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1966 83-0 (2013) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to a project that may be undertaken by certain development corporations in connection with infrastructure improvements necessary for municipal area development and revitalization. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1967 83-0 (2013) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to use of sales and use tax proceeds by certain economic development corporations for certain job-related skills training. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2061 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to a tax credit for investment in certain communities; imposing a monetary penalty; authorizing a fee. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2096 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to the review and oversight of public and private partnership agreements and projects. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2181 83-0 (2013) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al. Relating to authorizing development corporations to finance projects to support primary job training facilities and programs at certain educational institutions. House: Economic & Small Business Development Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2355 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James Relating to a study comparing the business environments of Texas and Louisiana. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 2387 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the ad valorem taxation of certain tangible personal property located inside a defense base development authority. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 2388 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to the application of certain contracting laws to a defense base development authority. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 2389 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to exempting certain qualifying projects from the public and private facilities and infrastructure contracting requirements. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2467 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2482 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to a study to determine the reasons major manufacturers have chosen to invest in other states after considering development in this state. House: Economic & Small Business Development - S/C Manufacturing
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2521 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to a project authorized to be undertaken by a Type B economic development corporation in connection with housing. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2523 83-0 (2013) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the validation of the dissolution of the Development Corporation of Presidio and creation of the Presidio Municipal Development District. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2531 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to the use of money in the spaceport trust fund for programs related to the aerospace industry. House: Economic & Small Business Development Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2636 83-0 (2013) Author: Frullo, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the transfer of money from the tax increment fund established for a tax increment financing reinvestment zone to the fund established for an adjacent zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2641 83-0 (2013) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the criteria for designation of an area as a reinvestment zone for purposes of tax increment financing. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2642 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to information on the moving image industry incentive program. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 2686 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the creation of a regional food economy and food access task force. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2692 83-0 (2013) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to establish an economic development program to promote the construction of small-scale electric generating facilities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2712 83-0 (2013) Author: Perez, Mary Ann | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of energy storage systems used for the control of air pollution in a nonattainment area. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 2718 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the cultural and fine arts district program administered by the Texas Commission on the Arts. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2722 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2752 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the development and operation of advanced brackish desalination projects. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2760 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to partnerships between the Texas State Technical College System and public junior colleges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 2823 83-0 (2013) Author: Villalba, Jason | et. al. Relating to expedited permitting and economic development; authorizing a surcharge. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2866 83-0 (2013) Author: Carter, Stefani Relating to the establishment and operation of the technology business incubator program. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 3067 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to the composition of an administrative authority for a defense economic readjustment zone. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 3108 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of oil, natural gas, and other petroleum products held temporarily in this state for certain purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3121 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to the qualifications for the exemption from ad valorem taxation for aircraft parts located in this state for a limited time. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 3135 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the appointment and removal of directors of a spaceport development corporation. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 3162 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the Texas emerging technology fund; redesignating the fund as the Texas Research Technology Fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3180 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to eligibility of business entities to receive funding under the Texas Enterprise Fund, the Texas small business incubator fund, or the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 3190 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John | et. al. Relating to economic development incentives for firearm and ammunition manufacturers. House: Economic & Small Business Development - S/C Manufacturing No action taken in subcommittee
HB 3216 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of energy storage systems used for the control of air pollution in a nonattainment area. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3235 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to designate an area as a reinvestment zone for purposes of tax increment financing. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3390 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act; imposing a penalty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 3512 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the eligibility of property used for a desalination project for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3578 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the allocation and transfer of money from the capital access fund by the Texas Economic Development Bank. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3591 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to state funding to support economic development; providing for the imposition of a fee. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3640 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the creation of an extension center of the Texas State Technical College System. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 3781 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to prohibiting the use of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund or the Texas emerging technology fund for compensation to executives. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 3782 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the major events and events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 3941 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the creation of the Comal County Water Improvement District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HCR 89 83-0 (2013) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Requesting the creation of a joint interim committee to study recruiting firearms and ammunition manufacturers to Texas. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Signed by the Governor
HJR 132 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide oil, natural gas, and other petroleum products held temporarily in this state the same ad valorem tax-exempt status as is currently provided to other tangible personal property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 133 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a political subdivision of this state to extend the number of days that aircraft parts that are exempt from ad valorem taxation due to their location in this state for a temporary period may be located in this state for purposes of qualifying for the tax exemption. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 116 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the consideration of ownership interests of disabled veterans in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
SB 398 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to conforming the eligibility under a major events trust fund of a National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Football Bowl Subdivision postseason event with the changes to the Bowl Championship Series system. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 507 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to public and private facilities and infrastructure. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 765 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment and duties of an event oversight committee for an event eligible to receive funding through a major events trust fund; limiting payments from the fund to reimbursement for attracting unique events to Texas. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 922 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al. Relating to partnerships between the Texas State Technical College System and public junior colleges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 931 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to tax credits for investments in economically distressed communities. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 997 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the sales and use tax consequences of economic development agreements made by certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1030 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of energy storage systems used for the control of air pollution in a nonattainment area. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 1084 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the enterprise zone program. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1144 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the appointment and removal of directors of a spaceport development corporation. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1200 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the Texas Military Preparedness Commission and strategic planning regarding military bases and defense installations. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1208 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the creation of a regional food economy and food access task force. Senate: Government Organization Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1284 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the development and operation of advanced brackish desalination projects. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1294 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to the awarding of contracts by the Texas Department of Transportation to private sector providers. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1390 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, John | et. al.
Relating to an audit by the state auditor of the Texas Enterprise Fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1391 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to a requirement that the comptroller perform a study of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
SB 1392 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to an audit by the state auditor and a study by the comptroller of the events trust funds. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
SB 1467 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Otto, John
Relating to economic development incentives for firearms manufacturers, firearms accessory manufacturers, and ammunition manufacturers. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1476 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Sheffield, Ralph | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the veteran entrepreneur program by the Texas Veterans Commission. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1496 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to use of the money from the Texas Enterprise Fund and the Texas emerging technology fund to benefit certain historically underutilized businesses. Senate: Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1497 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the cultural and fine arts district program administered by the Texas Commission on the Arts. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 1636 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Davis, John | et. al.
Relating to the facilitation and operation of space flight activities in this state. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Postponed
SB 1638 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to information included in the report of the Texas Economic Development Bank regarding the enterprise zone program. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
SB 1642 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the number of enterprise projects the Texas Economic Development Bank may designate under the enterprise zone program. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 1647 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1686 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to public school finance matters, including the imposition of a state ad valorem tax for elementary and secondary school purposes and a school district ad valorem enrichment tax. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1756 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Villalba, Jason | et. al.
Relating to the expedited processing of certain applications for permits under the Clean Air Act; authorizing a surcharge. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SCR 48 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1678. Point of order sustained
SJR 1 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas and the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas to assist in the financing of priority projects in the state water plan. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 44 83-1 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to the Texas emerging technology fund; redesignating the fund as the Texas Research Technology Fund. Filed
HB 43 83-2 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to the Texas emerging technology fund; redesignating the fund as the Texas Research Technology Fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 14 83-3 (2013) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to authorizing certain general infrastructure projects to be undertaken by Type B economic development corporations. Filed
HB 231 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the eligibility of property used in connection with certain computer centers for economic benefits authorized by the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 269 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 363 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to urban renewal authority of municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 397 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the Bureau for Economic Development of the Border Region. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 433 82-0 (2011) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to qualified manufacturing project zones. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 465 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to abolishing the Texas Enterprise Fund, the Texas emerging technology fund, the Pan American Games trust fund, the Olympic Games trust fund, and a major events trust fund, a motor sports racing trust fund, and an events trust fund for sporting and non-sporting events. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 466 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the authority to enter into certain agreements relating to the Texas Enterprise Fund, the Texas emerging technology fund, or certain trust funds for sporting and non-sporting events and the money in those funds. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 479 82-0 (2011) Author: Orr, Rob
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the location of board meetings of certain economic development corporations. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 582 82-0 (2011) Author: Button, Angie Relating to eligibility requirements for businesses for the receipt of certain public subsidies. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 651 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to certain restrictions on funds administered by the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 735 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al. Relating to events to receive funding through a major events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 782 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to a requirement that certain bond issuers obtain an appraisal of property that is to be purchased with bond proceeds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 888 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to historically underutilized businesses owned by disabled veterans for purposes of state contracting. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 1021 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to considering ownership interests of disabled persons in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1096 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to considering ownership interests of certain disabled veterans in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 1245 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the repeal of the authorization to establish a super collider facility research authority. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1315 82-0 (2011) Author: Aliseda, Jose
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1532 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1643 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the duration of a development agreement governing land in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of certain municipalities. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1685 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed by certain taxing units on commercial or industrial real property based on the cost of constructing a building on the property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1690 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue to enhance and upgrade sports facilities in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1724 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to economically driven mobility projects. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1746 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to the participation by certain taxing units in tax increment financing and the payment of tax increments into the tax increment fund for a reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1851 82-0 (2011) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al. Relating to historically underutilized businesses and the preference given for goods and services purchased by state agencies; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2043 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the taxation of certain tangible personal property located inside a defense base development authority. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Postponed
HB 2105 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to employment restrictions on persons awarded certain government contracts or public subsidies; providing a civil penalty. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2432 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John Relating to the creation of public and private facilities and infrastructure. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2457 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Relating to the Texas Enterprise Fund and the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2553 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to revenue sharing agreements between certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2578 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to the preparation of economic impact statements for legislative measures. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2652 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2785 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the creation of the Select Committee on Economic Development. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2853 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to tax increment financing. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2994 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation, operation, and funding of the urban farm microenterprise support program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2996 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation of the Texas Urban Agricultural Innovation Authority. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3015 82-0 (2011) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3097 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the responsibilities of the comptroller and school districts in the implementation of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3140 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to create economic development programs and provide loans or grants for those programs; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3190 82-0 (2011) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to authorizing counties and municipalities to regulate land development; providing a penalty. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3215 82-0 (2011) Author: Button, Angie Relating to a limitation on use of corporate revenue by economic development corporations. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 3254 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the creation of renewable energy reinvestment zones and the abatement of ad valorem taxes on property of a renewable energy company located in such a zone. House: Energy Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3283 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authority of certain development corporations to undertake projects with respect to community libraries. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 3302 82-0 (2011) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the authority of certain Type A economic development corporations to undertake certain categories of projects. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3417 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to state fiscal matters regarding business and economic development. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 3438 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to an election to authorize a sales and use tax adopted by certain municipalities to finance sports and community venues to be used for economic development purposes. House: Ways & Means Meeting cancelled
HB 3465 82-0 (2011) Author: Sheffield, Ralph
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the period for which a school district's participation in certain tax increment financing reinvestment zones may be taken into account in determining the total taxable value of property in the school district. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3476 82-0 (2011) Author: Carter, Stefani Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain taxable entities that recruit new taxable entities to this state or that relocate to this state. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3492 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to authorizing counties to adopt buffer zone regulations and comprehensive plans and assess a roadway cost recovery fee; providing a penalty. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3584 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Technology Referred to Technology
HB 3626 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3732 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the authority of a regional mobility authority to enter into a comprehensive development agreement. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HCR 147 82-0 (2011) Author: Button, Angie Encouraging cities to promote long-term economic development and job growth by working together on the regional level to attract and retain business investment. House: Economic & Small Business Development Received from the House
HJR 63 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit a county to issue bonds or notes to finance the development or redevelopment of an unproductive, underdeveloped, or blighted area and to pledge for repayment of the bonds or notes increases in ad valorem taxes imposed by the county on property in the area. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 103 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed by certain taxing units on commercial or industrial real property based on the cost of constructing a building on the property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HR 2654 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3275. Reported enrolled
HR 2691 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2457. Reported enrolled
SB 2 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to certain economic and workforce development programs through which employers may receive grants and subsidies. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 106 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to condemnation of municipal property for, and municipal regulation of, pipeline operations. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 309 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to events to receive funding through a major events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 326 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain tangible personal property stored temporarily at a location in this state. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 580 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to community assistance and economic development program activities of the Lavaca-Navidad River Authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 627 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy
Sponsor: Veasey, Marc
Relating to the participation by certain taxing units in tax increment financing and the payment of tax increments into the tax increment fund for a reinvestment zone. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 702 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the preparation of economic impact statements for legislative measures. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 806 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to considering ownership interests of disabled veterans in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 965 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Bureau for Economic Development of the Border Region. Senate: International Relations & Trade No action taken in committee
SB 991 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to the administration of the Texas Enterprise Fund and the Texas emerging technology fund and of awards from those funds. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 1047 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the eligibility of an innovation and commercialization organization associated with the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center to receive funding from the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1048 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the creation of public and private facilities and infrastructure. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1069 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the Texas emerging technology fund reporting requirement. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Postponed
SB 1083 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to development agreements governing land in a municipality's extraterritorial jurisdiction. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1175 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the Texas Enterprise Fund and the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1310 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Select Committee on Economic Development. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 1392 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to authorizing counties and municipalities to regulate land development; providing a penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1574 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the use of money in a tax increment fund to pay costs related to public improvements used for social services programs that promote the development or redevelopment of a reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1585 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to state fiscal matters regarding business and economic development. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 1590 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve | et. al. Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1650 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to certain comprehensive development agreements of regional mobility authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation
SB 1674 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the composition of the board of directors of certain tax increment financing reinvestment zones. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1809 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a study by the comptroller of public accounts of the economic impact of the Texas-Mexico border wall in the State of Texas. House: State Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1858 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to public school finance matters, including the imposition of a state ad valorem tax for elementary and secondary school purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 24 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Proposing a constitutional amendment exempting political subdivisions from unfunded legislative mandates and authorizing the legislature to provide funding for legislative mandates on political subdivisions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SR 1247 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3275. Postponed
SR 1256 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2457. Reported enrolled
HB 88 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the use of revenue from a tax increment fund to acquire, construct, or reconstruct educational facilities. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 146 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the implementation of a project plan or financing plan for a reinvestment zone under the Tax Increment Financing Act and the granting of exemptions from ad valorem taxes imposed on real property in a reinvestment zone under that Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 186 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the creation of the Bureau for Economic Development and Hispanic Studies. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 268 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to considering ownership interests of disabled veterans in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 394 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to use of the money from the Texas Enterprise Fund to benefit certain small businesses and certain projects. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 398 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon | et. al. Relating to special event trust funds used to promote major athletic, motor sports racing, and other special events in this state. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce No action taken in committee
HB 413 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to extend the termination date for a reinvestment zone created under the Tax Increment Financing Act. House: Ways & Means Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 416 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to a requirement that a recipient of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund participate in a federal work eligibility verification program. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Referred to Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
HB 604 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David Relating to projects that may be undertaken by certain development corporations in connection with water conservation programs. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 773 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to extending the expiration date of the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 831 81-0 (2009) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to the exemption from certain taxation of certain organizations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 873 81-0 (2009) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to incentives for the film, television, video, and digital interactive media production industries. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 970 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to considering ownership interests of disabled persons in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting. House: State Affairs Postponed
HB 977 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to use of the money from the Texas enterprise fund to promote renewable energy technology. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 1004 81-0 (2009) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to extend the termination date for a reinvestment zone created under the Tax Increment Financing Act. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1073 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1079 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the appellate process for the community development block grant program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1114 81-0 (2009) Author: Hamilton, Mike | et. al. Relating to application requirements and performance standards for agricultural biomass and landfill diversion incentive grants. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1127 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe | et. al. Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to enter into an ad valorem tax abatement agreement. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1134 81-0 (2009) Author: England, Kirk
Sponsor: West, Royce
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: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1159 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund | et. al. Relating to the extension of the term of a reinvestment zone created under the Tax Increment Financing Act. House: Ways & Means Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1237 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to extend the termination date for a reinvestment zone created under the Tax Increment Financing Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1271 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the required use of tax increment financing to provide affordable housing in certain reinvestment zones. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1273 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to reporting of and an adjustment under the school finance system for benefits received by school districts or associated foundations or other entities in connection with agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1274 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the availability and reporting of certain information regarding applications under the Texas Economic Development Act to the public and the state. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1277 81-0 (2009) Author: Button, Angie | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the Texas Enterprise Fund, including the use of money from the fund, the terms of a grant agreement, and the duties of a grant recipient or entity that acquires a grant recipient. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1280 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to use of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund for rail projects. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce No action taken in committee
HB 1302 81-0 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen Relating to the authority of certain school districts to enter into property tax abatement agreements in connection with realigned or closed military facilities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1593 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to tax credits for qualified low-income community investments. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1605 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to enter into an ad valorem tax abatement agreement. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1640 81-0 (2009) Author: Sheffield, Ralph Relating to the purposes and powers of the Temple Health and Bioscience Economic Development District. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1651 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1726 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain tangible personal property stored temporarily at a location in this state. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1756 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the functions performed by the comptroller in connection with applications and agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 1777 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to a loan program to encourage the use of cleaner hydrogen fuel; providing for the issuance of bonds. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1842 81-0 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen Relating to the authority of certain school districts to enter into property tax abatement agreements in connection with realigned or closed military facilities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1853 81-0 (2009) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to the authorization of school district ad valorem tax incentives for historic redevelopment and economic development. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2315 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to authorizing municipalities to assess fees on vacant commercial buildings. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2316 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to allowing certain tax units to impose a fee for processing a petition requesting that an area in the unit be designated as a tax increment financing reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2437 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to a major events trust fund and an events trust fund for sporting and non-sporting events. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2688 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the authority of certain counties to establish economic development projects or create improvement districts to construct educational facilities. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2866 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to encouraging technology-related economic development projects that pay competitive compensation for associated workforce. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3072 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the transfer of municipal property to economic development corporations by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3103 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to a change in ownership of entities awarded grants from the Texas Enterprise Fund. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 3222 81-0 (2009) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the authority of two or more municipalities to designate a joint tax increment financing reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3265 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to granting Hill Country counties regulatory authority and the authority to impose certain development fees; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3281 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to eligibility for a grant of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Left pending in committee
HB 3329 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon | et. al. Relating to funds promoting economic development. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Left pending in committee
HB 3333 81-0 (2009) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to the creation and operation of the Texas-Louisiana border region economic development steering committee; authorizing an assessment. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 3341 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert | et. al. Relating to the creation of a transportation development corporation in certain municipalities; authorizing local option elections for funding mass transit projects. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3378 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to projects that may be undertaken by development corporations for the development, retention, or expansion of certain transportation facilities. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3409 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to the use of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund to recruit and retain automotive manufacturing facilities. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Left pending in committee
HB 3676 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
See remarks for effective date
HB 3789 81-0 (2009) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Referred to Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
HB 3854 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the powers of certain development corporations related to Hurricane Ike disaster relief and to the validation of certain governmental acts or proceedings of counties affected by Hurricane Ike. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3917 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the creation and administration of the Texas Local Participation Transportation Program. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 4067 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the Bureau for Economic Development of the Border Region. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Returned from the House for further action
HB 4133 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the creation of the Texas Export Financial Assistance Guarantee Program. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4144 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to a municipality's comprehensive development. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4325 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the creation of a Sunny Day Fund to attract competitive federal grants to Texas under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 4459 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to economic development and employment opportunities in the renewable energy or energy efficiency industries. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4508 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to creation and duties of a county economic development district. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 4525 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to qualified manufacturing project zones. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on intent calendar
HB 4613 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to the creation, operations and financing of tax increment reinvestment zones. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4652 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to issues affecting the region adjacent and within 100 kilometers of the international border with Mexico. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
HCR 29 81-0 (2009) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Expressing the intent of the Texas Legislature that the state accept federal economic stimulus funds appropriated under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 or any similar legislation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 4 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing municipalities, counties, and school districts to donate certain outdated equipment, supplies, or materials to developing, underdeveloped, or newly industrialized countries. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HJR 31 81-0 (2009) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit the state or a political subdivision of the state from taking private property for the primary purpose of economic development or to benefit a particular private party. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HJR 73 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide and guarantee loans to encourage the use of hydrogen as a cleaner fuel source. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HJR 82 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a high-speed passenger rail facility. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 148 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to required community investment by certain insurers; providing administrative and civil penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 250 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a report on use of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 251 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the posting of certain business tax incentives on Internet websites maintained by certain political subdivisions. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 252 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the authority of a municipality with a population of less than 10,000 to enter into an agreement with an owner of real property in or adjacent to an area in the municipality that has been approved for funding under certain revitalization or redevelopment programs to prohibit ad valorem tax increases on the owner's property for a limited period. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 295 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to a project that may be undertaken by a development corporation to promote higher education opportunities in this state. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 313 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund | et. al.
Relating to the term of a reinvestment zone and to the assessment and payment of tax increments under the Tax Increment Financing Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Point of order sustained
SB 355 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to use of the money from the Texas Enterprise Fund to benefit small businesses. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 380 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a loan program to encourage the use of cleaner hydrogen fuel; providing for the issuance of bonds. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 564 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al. Relating to exempting from ad valorem taxation property used by certain nonprofit community business organizations to provide services to aid in the economic development of local communities. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 576 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Sponsor: Smith, Todd
Relating to the implementation of a project plan or financing plan for a reinvestment zone under the Tax Increment Financing Act and the granting of exemptions from ad valorem taxes imposed on real property in a reinvestment zone under that Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 605 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to incentives for the film, television, video, and digital interactive media production industries. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 672 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to considering ownership interests of certain disabled veterans in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 756 81-0 (2009) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the authority of certain school districts to enter into property tax abatement agreements in connection with realigned or closed military facilities. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 783 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the Texas emerging technology fund, including transfers between the fund and the Texas Enterprise Fund. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 856 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 878 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to use of the money from the Texas enterprise fund to promote renewable energy technology. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 947 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain tangible personal property stored temporarily at a location in this state. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 975 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a loan program to encourage the use of renewable energy technology and the making of energy efficiency improvements; providing for the issuance of bonds. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1033 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Sheffield, Ralph
Relating to the purposes and powers of the Temple Health and Bioscience Economic Development District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1105 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Jones, Delwin
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to extend the termination date for a reinvestment zone created under the Tax Increment Financing Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1128 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for medical equipment used by physicians in certain areas of this state. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 1311 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Heflin, Joe
Relating to the authority of the governing body of a municipality or the commissioners court of a county to enter into an ad valorem tax abatement agreement. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1383 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to the creation and administration of the Texas Local Participation Transportation Program. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1451 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to limiting use of money in the Texas Enterprise Fund to recipients that provide health benefit plans. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1458 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Swinford, David | et. al.
Relating to the authority of certain taxing units to enter into an ad valorem tax abatement agreement. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1515 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Relating to a major events trust fund, a motor sports racing trust fund, and an events trust fund for sporting and non-sporting events. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1590 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the functions performed by the comptroller in connection with applications and agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1633 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to certain restrictions on the composition of a tax increment financing reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1654 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the criteria for evaluating requests for defense economic adjustment assistance grants. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
SB 1668 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to application requirements and performance standards for agricultural biomass and landfill diversion incentive grants. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
SB 1743 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the use of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund to recruit automotive manufacturing facilities. Senate: Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1752 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the powers of certain development corporations related to Hurricane Ike disaster relief and to the validation of certain governmental acts or proceedings of counties affected by Hurricane Ike. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1778 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the eligibility of property used in connection with a data center for economic benefits authorized by the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1947 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Relating to the authority of two or more municipalities to designate a joint tax increment financing reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 2052 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to projects that may be undertaken by development corporations for the development, retention, or expansion of certain transportation facilities. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2169 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to the establishment of a smart growth policy work group and the development of a smart growth policy for this state. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 2223 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to authorizing the creation of regional military sustainability commissions around military installations. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 2244 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the eligibility of employees of certain businesses or organizations established as part of the state's economic development program and of dependents of those employees to pay resident tuition at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 1/1/10
SB 2271 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the use of historically underutilized businesses by utilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2338 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the creation, operations and financing of tax increment reinvestment zones. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 2433 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to condemnation of municipal property for and municipal regulation of pipeline operations. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 2452 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to granting Travis County authority to regulate certain land use and impose certain development fees; providing penalties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2534 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank
Relating to the creation of an interagency task force on economic growth and endangered species; providing information and direction regarding endangered species issues in certain areas of the state. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SCR 15 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Expressing the intent of the Texas Legislature that the state accept federal economic stimulus funds appropriated under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 or any similar legislation. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SJR 16 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a high-speed passenger rail facility. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 17 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide and guarantee loans to encourage the use of hydrogen as a cleaner fuel source. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 28 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide and guarantee loans to promote the use of renewable energy technology and the making of energy efficiency improvements. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 42 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit the taking of property for transfer to a private entity for certain purposes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 16 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al. Relating to certain municipal development programs involving areas having characteristics of blight or a slum. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 621 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of tangible personal property held temporarily at a location in this state for assembling, storing, manufacturing, processing, or fabricating purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/08
HB 1106 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to considering ownership interests of disabled veterans in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting. House: Government Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1188 80-0 (2007) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Relating to the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1196 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to restrictions on the use of certain public subsidies. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1206 80-0 (2007) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the effect of a school district's participation in tax increment financing in connection with certain reinvestment zones on the taxable value of property in the district for school finance purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1294 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the use of revenue from a tax increment fund to acquire, construct, or reconstruct educational facilities. House: Local Government Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 1430 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Bureau for Economic Development and Hispanic Studies. House: Border & International Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1470 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act, including the continuation of that Act and tax credits claimed under that Act, and to the duties of the comptroller of public accounts and the Texas Education Agency under that Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 1496 80-0 (2007) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to incentives for the film, television, and multimedia production industries. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HB 1617 80-0 (2007) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the qualifications for appointment to the board of directors of certain economic development corporations. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Refer to s/c on Emrg Tech & Econ Dev by Pres
HB 1634 80-0 (2007) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to incentives for the film, television, and multimedia production industries. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1837 80-0 (2007) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to exempting from ad valorem taxation property used by certain nonprofit community business organizations to provide services to aid in the economic development of local communities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1874 80-0 (2007) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to industrial development corporations. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 1879 80-0 (2007) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to a citizen trade policy commission and an office of trade development. House: Border & International Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1952 80-0 (2007) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to the eligibility of new electric generating facilities and new industrial facilities that use gasification technology for economic benefits authorized by the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1991 80-0 (2007) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to authority for a municipal utility district to join a chamber of commerce. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2092 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the designation of an area in a municipality as a reinvestment zone under the Tax Increment Financing Act. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2278 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to a nonsubstantive revision of statutes relating to business and commerce; including conforming amendments. House: Economic Development
Senate: Administration
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2308 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the requirement that certain economic development corporations hold a hearing before spending funds to undertake a project and to the authority of those economic development corporations to allow voters to elect to limit the period during which or the projects for which the tax is imposed. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2514 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the creation of an arts and entertainment district by a populous municipality. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2717 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Tracy | et. al. Relating to a joint interim study of ways to promote economic development in nations that are a primary source of undocumented immigrants in Texas. House: Border & International Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2760 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the management and control of certain port improvements and facilities. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2793 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the subdivision of certain tracts of land for which a plat is required. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 2972 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to a loan program for businesses that expand the use of or manufacture, store, distribute, or sell carbon-free hydrogen energy; providing for the issuance of bonds. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2988 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the authority of certain development corporations to spend tax revenue on certain mass transit-related facilities. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2994 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to certain agreements made with electric power generation facilities under the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act and to similar agreements and compliance reports under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
HB 3027 80-0 (2007) Author: Frost, Stephen Relating to the authority of school districts to enter into property tax abatement agreements in connection with realigned or closed military facilities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3161 80-0 (2007) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon Relating to advisory committees that recommend entities receive grants from the Texas Enterprise Fund and the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3163 80-0 (2007) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon Relating to the proportional distribution of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund and the Texas emerging technology fund to different regions in this state. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 3287 80-0 (2007) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for qualified low-income community investments. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3327 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the implementation of a project plan or financing plan for a reinvestment zone under the Tax Increment Financing Act and the granting of exemptions from ad valorem taxes imposed on real property in a reinvestment zone under that Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3333 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the designation of certain land as a reinvestment zone under the Tax Increment Financing Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3339 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to use of the money from the Texas enterprise fund to promote renewable energy technology. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 3440 80-0 (2007) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to projects that may be undertaken by development corporations for the development, retention, or expansion of certain airport facilities. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 3446 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Relating to the promotion by the governor's office of economic development of Texas manufactured products; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3546 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the authority of a taxing unit to make a loan to the board of directors of a tax increment financing reinvestment zone for deposit in the tax increment fund for the zone. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3706 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of film districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3749 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to use of money from the Texas enterprise fund for rail projects. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3818 80-0 (2007) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to the creation and operation of the Texas-Louisiana border region economic development steering committee. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Refer to s/c on Emrg Tech & Econ Dev by Pres
HB 3954 80-0 (2007) Author: Macias, Nathan
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to improvement projects in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3956 80-0 (2007) Author: Macias, Nathan Relating to county authority to adopt development regulations in Kendall County; providing a criminal penalty. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 3957 80-0 (2007) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to extending the termination of a reinvestment zone created under the Tax Increment Financing Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4135 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to preservation of game and fish in McCulloch County. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Postponed
HJR 79 80-0 (2007) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit the state or a political subdivision from taking private property for the primary purpose of economic development or to benefit a particular private party. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HJR 93 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Proposing constitutional amendments authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide and guarantee loans to encourage the use of carbon-free hydrogen energy and for clean energy projects. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
SB 314 80-0 (2007) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to considering ownership interests of disabled veterans and recipients of the Purple Heart Medal in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 381 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to considering ownership interests of disabled veterans and recipients of the Purple Heart in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 422 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to distribution and use of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in subcommittee
SB 486 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Economic Development
SB 501 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of tangible personal property held temporarily at a location in this state for assembling, storing, manufacturing, processing, or fabricating purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 637 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to use of the money from the Texas Enterprise Fund to benefit small businesses. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 746 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the continuation of the Texas Economic Development Act and to the duties of the comptroller of public accounts and the Texas Education Agency under that Act. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 782 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to incentives for the film, television, and multimedia production industries. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 859 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to required community investment by certain insurers; providing administrative and civil penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 941 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the use of revenue from a tax increment fund to acquire, construct, or reconstruct educational facilities. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1002 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to a requirement that an ad valorem tax abatement agreement provide for the recapture of lost ad valorem tax revenue if the property owner fails to provide a health benefit plan to the owner's employees and their dependents. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1089 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Hill, Fred
Relating to the authority of certain development corporations to spend tax revenue on certain mass transit-related facilities. House: Transportation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1135 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to a nonsubstantive revision of statutes relating to business and commerce; including conforming amendments. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SB 1139 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to a joint interim study of ways to promote economic development in nations that are a primary source of undocumented immigrants in Texas. Senate: International Relations & Trade Left pending in committee
SB 1261 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the nomination of a project or activity of a qualified business for designation as an enterprise project. Senate: Business & Commerce Refer to s/c on Emrg Tech & Econ Dev by Pres
SB 1262 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the enterprise zone program. Senate: Business & Commerce Refer to s/c on Emrg Tech & Econ Dev by Pres
SB 1264 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the authority of a taxing unit to make a loan to the board of directors of a tax increment financing reinvestment zone for deposit in the tax increment fund for the zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1270 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to county development districts. Senate: Business & Commerce Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 1319 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to county development district programs to promote tourism. Filed
SB 1336 80-0 (2007) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the authority of a municipality with a population of less than 10,000 to enter into an agreement with an owner of real property in or adjacent to an area in the municipality that has been approved for funding under certain revitalization or redevelopment programs to prohibit ad valorem tax increases on the owner's property for a limited period. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1424 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Smith, Todd | et. al.
Relating to the municipalities authorized to use the other events trust fund to attract certain sporting events and to the comptroller of public accounts' responsibilities regarding those events. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1468 80-0 (2007) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al. Relating to the promotion by the comptroller of Texas manufactured products; providing civil and administrative penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
SB 1523 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to facilitating and supporting efforts of certain municipalities and counties to promote economic development, including hosting certain major sporting or athletic events. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1610 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to a loan program for businesses that expand the use of or manufacture, store, distribute, or sell carbon-free hydrogen energy; providing for the issuance of bonds. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1710 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the authority of certain taxing units to enter into an agreement under the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act or the Texas Economic Development Act with the owner of certain electric power generation facilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1746 80-0 (2007) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the authority of certain school districts to enter into property tax abatement agreements in connection with realigned or closed military facilities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Left pending in committee
SB 1809 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Smith, Todd
Relating to the implementation of a project plan or financing plan for a reinvestment zone under the Tax Increment Financing Act and the granting of exemptions from ad valorem taxes imposed on real property in a reinvestment zone under that Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1813 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to NAFTA priority projects of the Texas Department of Transportation; providing for the issuance of revenue bonds. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1836 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the management and control of certain port improvements and facilities. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1889 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the use of sales tax revenue to pay or secure certain municipal public securities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
SB 1979 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to use of money in the Texas Enterprise Fund to retain or expand certain businesses located in this state. Senate: Business & Commerce Scheduled for public hearing in s/c on . . .
SJR 20 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board to provide assistance to economically distressed areas. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 44 80-0 (2007) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit the voters of a municipality with a population of less than 10,000 to authorize the governing body of the municipality to enter into an agreement with an owner of real property in or adjacent to an area in the municipality that has been approved for funding under certain revitalization or redevelopment programs to prohibit ad valorem tax increases on the owner's property for a limited period. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 53 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide and guarantee loans to encourage the use of carbon-free hydrogen energy. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 121 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of tangible personal property held temporarily at a location in this state for assembling, storing, manufacturing, processing, or fabricating purposes. House: Local Government Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 152 79-0 (2005) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to a project of a development corporation in connection with a military base. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
HB 234 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the authority of certain development corporations to undertake projects for airport facilities or retail businesses or facilities. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 289 79-0 (2005) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to a requirement that jobs created as a condition for receipt of an ad valorem tax abatement or a limitation on the appraised value of property for ad valorem tax purposes be filled by local residents. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 467 79-0 (2005) Author: Bailey, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the financing of water and sewer programs in disadvantaged areas. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 485 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to restrictions on the use of state funds to provide jobs for workers outside the United States. House: Border & International Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 548 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to a project of a development corporation in connection with a military base or facility. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Laid on the table subject to call
HB 551 79-0 (2005) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to a project of a development corporation in connection with a primary job. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 727 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to a program of grants and loans to provide capital for community development and economic development institutions serving economically distressed areas and low-income persons. House: Financial Institutions Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 918 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the authority of a municipality to establish economic development programs in certain areas. House: Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1107 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to procedures for obtaining relief from local matching funds requirements for highway projects. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1188 79-0 (2005) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to tax increment financing. House: Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 1253 79-0 (2005) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to projects that may be undertaken by certain development corporations for career centers. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1258 79-0 (2005) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to the definition of a primary job with respect to a project that may be undertaken by a development corporation. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1288 79-0 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to reducing the amount of school tax credits authorized by the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1380 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the creation of renaissance zones to promote the relocation of businesses to certain areas of this state. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1496 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to use of money in the Texas Enterprise Fund for recipients who make certain commitments. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1528 79-0 (2005) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the expiration of the other events trust fund established to support local efforts to recruit or retain certain sports events. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1659 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the designation of certain areas of this state as enterprise zones under the enterprise zone program. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1697 79-0 (2005) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the use of gifts to fund technology workforce development grants and to the evaluation of the technology workforce development grant program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1743 79-0 (2005) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to strategic investment areas qualifying for the franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1765 79-0 (2005) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the creation of programs and funding for emerging technology industries. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1894 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the definition of a primary job with respect to a project that may be undertaken by a development corporation. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1937 79-0 (2005) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the authority of certain counties to create county assistance districts for certain purposes. House: Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1938 79-0 (2005) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al.
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the award of a grant and reporting requirements under the Texas Enterprise Fund. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1966 79-0 (2005) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an interagency task force to address the impact of globalization on this state. House: Border & International Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2092 79-0 (2005) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to authorizing a special events trust fund to support certain Olympic events, including training and development activities. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2095 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to exempting from ad valorem taxation property used by certain nonprofit community business organizations to provide services to aid in the economic development of local communities. House: Local Government Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2335 79-0 (2005) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to certain duties of state agencies with regard to members of the United States armed forces and their dependents and the communities in which they reside. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 2340 79-0 (2005) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to grants and loans for certain economic development projects to assist defense communities affected by the federal military base realignment and closure process. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2395 79-0 (2005) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to distribution of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 2412 79-0 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the enterprise zone program. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 2649 79-0 (2005) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the award of a grant and reporting requirements under the Texas Enterprise Fund. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 2653 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the use of tax increment financing to pay certain costs associated with certain transportation or transit projects. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2717 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to the governor's study of emerging technology and economic development. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 2728 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the authority of certain development corporations to undertake projects for sewage or solid waste facilities, recycling facilities, or air or water pollution control facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2755 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the authority of certain development corporations to undertake projects for the development, retention, or expansion of business enterprises. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2864 79-0 (2005) Author: Luna, Vilma Relating to the use of sales tax revenue to pay or secure certain municipal public securities. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2928 79-0 (2005) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to projects that may be undertaken by certain development corporations with respect to business enterprises or business development. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2954 79-0 (2005) Author: Hamric, Peggy | et. al. Relating to the creation of a film industry incentive program. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3034 79-0 (2005) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to a program to reduce the shortage of professional and vocational nurses through financial assistance from the Texas Enterprise Fund. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 3036 79-0 (2005) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the number, terms, and removal of directors of certain development corporations. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 3049 79-0 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the closure or change in operation of certain local offices providing health services, including prohibiting the closure or consolidation of services of a state school or hospital for a term of five years. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3050 79-0 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the creation of an economic development plan for local communities affected by the closure or change in operation of a state school or hospital. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3103 79-0 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to authorizing measures to support efforts to attract major motor sports racing events to this state. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3202 79-0 (2005) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to the powers and duties of the board of directors of a tax increment financing reinvestment zone and of the taxing units that impose ad valorem taxes on property in the zone. House: Local Government Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3247 79-0 (2005) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to a program to promote research with economic development potential at certain institutions of higher education through financial assistance from the Texas Enterprise Fund. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3249 79-0 (2005) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the enterprise zone program. House: Economic Development Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3450 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the deposit of municipal sales and use taxes into a tax increment fund. House: Local Government Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3470 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the regulation of state subsidies granted for economic development purposes. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HCR 7 79-0 (2005) Author: Cook, Robert | et. al. Memorializing Congress to preserve the community development block grant program and its funding at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. House: Urban Affairs Received from the House
HJR 80 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Proposing a constitutional amendment clarifying that certain economic development programs do not constitute a debt. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Filed with the Secretary of State
HR 288 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin | et. al. Encouraging the president of the United States to enact a free trade agreement between the United States and Taiwan. House: Border & International Affairs Reported enrolled
SB 19 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the authority of certain development corporations to undertake projects for sewage or solid waste facilities, recycling facilities, or air or water pollution control facilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 105 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a report on the use of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in subcommittee
SB 150 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to authorizing measures to support efforts to attract major motor sports racing events to this state. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 252 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to a project of a development corporation in connection with a military base or facility. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 277 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to use of money in the Texas Enterprise Fund. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in subcommittee
SB 345 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of tangible personal property held temporarily at a location in this state for assembling, storing, manufacturing, processing, or fabricating purposes. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 559 79-0 (2005) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the continuation of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 583 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the authority of a municipality to establish economic development programs in certain areas. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 593 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the governor's study of emerging technology and economic development. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 638 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the award of a grant and reporting requirements under the Texas Enterprise Fund. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in subcommittee
SB 657 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the expiration of the other events trust fund established to support local efforts to recruit or retain certain sports events. Senate: Business & Commerce Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 771 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to tax increment financing. House: Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 818 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to a requirement that an ad valorem tax abatement agreement provide for the recapture of lost ad valorem tax revenue if the property owner fails to provide a health benefit plan to the owner's employees and their dependents. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in subcommittee
SB 831 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the creation of programs and funding for emerging technology industries. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 833 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to the required use of tax increment financing to provide affordable housing in certain reinvestment zones. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 923 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the definition of a primary job with respect to a project that may be undertaken by a development corporation. Senate: Business & Commerce Refer to s/c on Emrg Tech & Econ Dev by Pres
SB 937 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to projects that may be undertaken by certain development corporations in connection with business development or activity. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1034 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to the use of gifts to fund technology workforce development grants and to the evaluation of the technology workforce development grant program. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1038 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to authorizing a special events trust fund to support certain Olympic events, including training and development activities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1098 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to projects that may be undertaken by certain development corporations in connection with business development or activity. Senate: Business & Commerce Refer to s/c on Emrg Tech & Econ Dev by Pres
SB 1105 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to defense adjustment management authorities. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1109 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to use of the money from the Texas Enterprise Fund to benefit small-business concerns. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1142 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the creation of a film industry incentive program. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1198 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to the determination of the portion of the tax increment produced by a municipality that the municipality is required to pay into the tax increment fund for a reinvestment zone. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1199 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the deposit of municipal sales and use taxes into a tax increment fund. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1232 79-0 (2005) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to certain powers of river authorities engaged in the distribution and sale of electric energy to the public, including the Lower Colorado River Authority. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1254 79-0 (2005) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to extending the terms and conditions under which an enterprise project may continue to receive franchise tax credit for job creation and capital investment. Senate: Business & Commerce Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 1337 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the governor's study of emerging technology and economic development. Senate: Business & Commerce Refer to s/c on Emrg Tech & Econ Dev by Pres
SB 1358 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to the creation of a public redevelopment agency by certain municipalities; granting the power to allocate ad valorem tax revenue, the authority to issue bonds, and the power of eminent domain. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1412 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to authorizing industrial development corporations to undertake projects in connection with educational facilities and learning centers. Senate: Business & Commerce Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 1413 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to county brownfield cleanup and economic redevelopment programs. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1439 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to strategic investment areas qualifying for the franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1440 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Luna, Vilma
Relating to the use of sales tax revenue to pay or secure certain municipal public securities. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1481 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank
Relating to powers and duties of the Texas Military Preparedness Commission. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1639 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a project that may be undertaken by a certain development corporation in connection with the promotion or development of new or expanded business enterprises. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1726 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the financing of water and sewer programs in disadvantaged areas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
SB 1744 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the creation of the Texas-Mexico Strategic Investment Commission. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Referred to Border and International Affairs
SB 1856 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to tax increment financing. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1879 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to the creation of special districts for improvements in certain counties, including authority to acquire, construct, and improve water, wastewater, and drainage improvements; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Point of order sustained
HB 73 79-1 (2005) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to the use of the power of eminent domain by a political subdivision. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 78 79-1 (2005) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the use of eminent domain by certain governmental entities and development corporations. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 116 79-1 (2005) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al. Relating to limiting the use of eminent domain to take private property for economic development purposes. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 19 79-1 (2005) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the state or a political subdivision from taking private property for the primary purpose of economic development or to benefit a particular class of identifiable individuals. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 41 79-1 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the use of sales tax revenue to pay or secure certain municipal public securities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 62 79-1 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Woolley, Beverly
Relating to limiting the use of eminent domain to take private property for private parties or economic development purposes and to certain eminent domain procedures. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
House refuses to grant request conf comm-rept
SB 78 79-1 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the use of the power of eminent domain. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 9 79-1 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit the taking of private property for the purpose of economic development. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SJR 10 79-1 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit a political subdivision from taking private property for the primary purpose of economic development. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SJR 15 79-1 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit taking of property through eminent domain for economic development, except in certain circumstances, or to raise certain revenue. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 8 79-2 (2005) Author: Swinford, David Relating to property tax relief and protection of taxpayers, certain taxes, fees, and property, and other matters relating to the financing of public schools; providing civil and criminal penalties; making an appropriation. House: Public Education Reform, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 12 79-2 (2005) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to limiting the use of eminent domain to take private property for private parties or economic development purposes and to certain eminent domain procedures. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 15 79-2 (2005) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to the use of the power of eminent domain by a political subdivision. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 16 79-2 (2005) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al. Relating to limits on the use of the power of eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 21 79-2 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to state taxes and financing schools through those taxes; providing penalties. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HB 65 79-2 (2005) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to limiting the use of eminent domain to take private property for private uses or economic development purposes. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 66 79-2 (2005) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al. Relating to the exercise of the power of eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 67 79-2 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the authority of the Tarrant Regional Water District to exercise the power of eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HJR 11 79-2 (2005) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit the state or a political subdivision from taking private property for the primary purpose of economic development or to benefit a particular class of identifiable individuals. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
SB 7 79-2 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Woolley, Beverly | et. al.
Relating to limits on the use of the power of eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 26 79-2 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the use of the power of eminent domain. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 41 79-2 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the exercise of the power of eminent domain. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 5 79-2 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit the state or a political subdivision from taking private property for the primary purpose of economic development or to benefit a particular class of identifiable individuals. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 104 79-3 (2006) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to a bill of rights for the poor. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 109 79-3 (2006) Author: Frost, Stephen Relating to the authority of school districts to enter into property tax abatement agreements in connection with closed or realigned military facilities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 131 79-3 (2006) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to authority of certain enterprise projects to receive franchise tax credits for job creation and capital investment. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 26 79-3 (2006) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain corporations developing ISO (International Organization for Standardization) 25,000 manufacturing protocols. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 28 79-3 (2006) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to franchise tax credits for certain economic development activities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 32 79-3 (2006) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the authority of school districts to enter into property tax abatement agreements in connection with closed or realigned military facilities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 39 79-3 (2006) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to facilitating and supporting efforts of certain municipalities and counties to promote economic development by hosting certain major sporting or athletic events. Senate: Business & Commerce Refer to s/c on Emrg Tech & Econ Dev by Pres
HB 104 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of tangible personal property held temporarily at a location in this state for assembling, storing, manufacturing, processing, or fabricating purposes. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 407 78-0 (2003) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to water improvement projects authorized to be undertaken by certain economic development corporations. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 654 78-0 (2003) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to tax increment financing under the Tax Increment Financing Act in certain cities that border Mexico. House: Border and International Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 666 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to value-added processing of agricultural goods into fuel ethanol and biodiesel and the fuel ethanol and biodiesel incentive program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 667 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert | et. al. Relating to the use of appropriations in the Smart Jobs Fund as business location incentives; making an appropriation. House: Economic Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 765 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the terms and conditions of an ad valorem tax abatement agreement and the consequences of noncompliance by a property owner with a tax abatement agreement. House: Local Government Ways and Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 777 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to value-added processing of agricultural goods into fuel ethanol and biodiesel and the fuel ethanol and biodiesel incentive program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Considered in Calendars
HB 905 78-0 (2003) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to the authority of a taxing unit to enter into and the terms of ad valorem tax abatement agreements. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
HB 1229 78-0 (2003) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to eligibility for appointment to the board of directors of an economic development corporation. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1867 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to criteria for creating a commercial and industrial development zone. House: Local Government Ways and Means No action taken in committee
HB 1980 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to excepting certain land from the additional tax imposed on the change of use of land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as open-space land. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2034 78-0 (2003) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the creation of a statewide sports commission. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 2254 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the eligibility of nonborder areas for certain state assistance and coordinated outreach. House: Border and International Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2391 78-0 (2003) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the eligibility of certain areas of a municipality or county to participate in certain economic development programs. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 2480 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to an increase in taxes on alcoholic beverages and the distribution of that increase to certain municipalities for use in urban renewal projects. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2516 78-0 (2003) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to repealing the refund of sales and franchise taxes to reimburse certain taxes paid on property in a reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2623 78-0 (2003) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to the use of certain tax incentives by municipalities for certain economic development. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 2699 78-0 (2003) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a program of grants and loans to provide capital for community development and economic development institutions in economically distressed and low-income areas. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 2700 78-0 (2003) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to authorizing certain counties to exercise certain regulatory authority in the unincorporated area of the county; providing a penalty. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 2768 78-0 (2003) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to facilitating and supporting the efforts of certain municipalities and counties to promote economic development by hosting certain sport events and authorizing certain municipalities and counties to issue notes for payment of obligations incurred to bid or prepare for and host those events. House: Economic Development Placed on Major State Calendar
HB 2806 78-0 (2003) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to a pilot program creating reinvestment zones to promote the relocation of businesses to certain areas of this state. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2912 78-0 (2003) Author: Homer, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to industrial development corporations; providing a civil penalty. House: Economic Development
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2919 78-0 (2003) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the creation and operation of a Texas Certified Retirement Community Program. House: Economic Development Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2976 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to the promotion of and funding for heritage tourism and economic development near the Texas-Mexico border. House: Border and International Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3075 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to local agreements to allow certain development corporations and taxing units to invest in and receive tax revenues from certain regional economic development projects. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3279 78-0 (2003) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to use economic development funds to provide educational and job training opportunities. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 3281 78-0 (2003) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to development regulations for certain unincorporated areas in border counties; providing a penalty. House: Border and International Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3323 78-0 (2003) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the creation of the Texas Enterprise Fund. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3431 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to promoting economic development by accelerating the commercialization of the fuel cell industry in Texas through a statewide demonstration incentive program, a temporary tax exemption, leveraging federal funds, coordination of research and development, and market analysis. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 3523 78-0 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the creation, operation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Temple Health and Biosciences Economic Development District and Authority; providing the certain authorities. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 3548 78-0 (2003) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to economic development financing, programs, and incentives. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 3549 78-0 (2003) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of the Texas Economic Development Bank and to the administration and operation of the product development, small business incubator, and enterprise zone programs. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 1772 78-0 (2003) Author: Garza, Timoteo Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1952. 1 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 15 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to the use of appropriations in the Smart Jobs Fund as business location incentives; making an appropriation. House: Economic Development
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 353 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to tax increment financing under the Tax Increment Financing Act in certain cities that border Mexico. House: Border and International Affairs
Senate: International Relations and Trade
Effective immediately
SB 495 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of tangible personal property held at certain locations only temporarily for assembling, manufacturing, processing, or other commercial purposes. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 517 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Texas Border Strategic Investment Commission. Senate: International Relations and Trade Co-author authorized
SB 659 78-0 (2003) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al. Relating to the creation of the economic development coordinator; the abolition of the Texas Department of Economic Development and the transfer of its functions to the economic development coordinator; and the establishment of economic and business development programs to be administered by the economic development coordinator. Senate: Government Organization No action taken in committee
SB 785 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the compilation of information regarding economic development incentives by local workforce development boards. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 786 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Relating to establishing task forces in certain border communities to study impediments to trade in the border region. House: Border and International Affairs
Senate: International Relations and Trade
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1143 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Corte, Frank | et. al.
Relating to designation of defense economic readjustment zones and defense readjustment projects. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1262 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the use of certain incentives by municipalities for certain economic development. House: Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 1295 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Corte, Frank
Relating to providing financial assistance to defense communities. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1435 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the use of certain tax incentives by municipalities for certain economic development. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1492 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to economic incentives for corporations located in distressed counties. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1530 78-0 (2003) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the establishment of economic and business development programs to be administered by the Texas Department of Economic Development. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 1651 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the use of development corporations to improve local telecommunications infrastructure. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Economic Development
SB 1771 78-0 (2003) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to economic development programs and funding. House: Economic Development
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1802 78-0 (2003) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the creation, operation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Temple Health and Biosciences Economic Development District and Authority. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1882 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to facilitating and supporting the efforts of certain municipalities to promote economic development by hosting the Pan American Games, the Olympic Games, the Super Bowl, the NCAA Final Four, the NBA All Star Game, the MLB All Star Game, BCS Games, and World Cup Soccer Games, and events and activities related to any of the foregoing; authorizing certain municipalities and certain counties to issue notes for payment of obligations incurred to bid for, prepare for, and host any of the foregoing events. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1944 78-0 (2003) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to the creation of the Temple Health and Bioscience Economic Development District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1952 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Swinford, David | et. al.
Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Rules suspended
SJR 49 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to fund economic development projects relating to military installations in the state. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations No action taken in subcommittee
SB 25 78-3 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to certain projects under the Development Corporation Act of 1979. Filed
HB 7 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to creating the Office of Rural Community Affairs. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 34 77-0 (2001) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the authority of municipalities to use economic development funds to provide educational and job training opportunities. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 153 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to developing an international trade and development program for Texas-grown agricultural products. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 282 77-0 (2001) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to the sale of assets of certain economic development corporations. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 323 77-0 (2001) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to establishing a center for border economic and enterprise development at The University of Texas at Brownsville. House: Economic Development
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 438 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of tangible personal property held at certain locations only temporarily for assembling, manufacturing, processing, or other commercial purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 494 77-0 (2001) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to use economic development funds to provide educational and job training opportunities. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 499 77-0 (2001) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to agricultural policy for the state. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 550 77-0 (2001) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to a prohibition on ad valorem tax abatement agreements covering certain property located in air quality nonattainment areas. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 681 77-0 (2001) Author: Hawley, Judy | et. al. Relating to an economic development program administered by the Texas Department of Agriculture. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 693 77-0 (2001) Author: Bosse, Fred | et. al. Relating to the creation, powers, and boundaries of certain municipal development districts. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 699 77-0 (2001) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to a review of transportation facilities related to international trade. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 755 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to the allocation of a portion of the sales tax for promoting tourism. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 782 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the ability of a development corporation to receive funding from a municipality. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 788 77-0 (2001) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to a study of certain effects of fuel ethanol and biodiesel production in this state. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 819 77-0 (2001) Author: Counts, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to transfer of the Office of Rural Affairs to the Department of Agriculture. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 820 77-0 (2001) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the number of qualified businesses designated as enterprise projects in certain counties or municipalities. House: Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 829 77-0 (2001) Author: Hill, Fred | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain areas for certain colonia funding programs. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 838 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the application of the open meetings law and the public information law to the governing body of an economic development corporation. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 858 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the effect of a deed of conveyance of tax foreclosed property resold by a municipality for urban redevelopment purposes. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 931 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to a coordinated economic development plan for the state. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 932 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to requiring information from the comptroller about state and local activities relating to economic development. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1053 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: 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. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1101 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a state strategic health plan. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1171 77-0 (2001) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to establishing task forces in certain border communities to study impediments to trade in the border region. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1194 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the eligibility of certain property owned or leased by a local official for ad valorem tax abatement or tax increment financing. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1200 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the enactment of the Texas Economic Development Act, authorizing certain ad valorem tax incentives for economic development, including authorizing school districts to provide tax relief for certain corporations and limited liability companies that make large investments that create jobs in this state, to authorizing the imposition of certain impact fees, and to continuing the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 1390 77-0 (2001) Author: Najera, Manny | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to create an industrial development district. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1439 77-0 (2001) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the creation of a municipal development corporation to provide educational and job training; authorizing the imposition of certain local taxes and the issuance of local bonds; providing an administrative penalty. House: Economic Development Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1448 77-0 (2001) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to authorizing the governing body of a municipality or a county to enter into a tax abatement agreement with the owner of a leasehold interest in real property that is located in a reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1449 77-0 (2001) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act and to the expiration of that Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1485 77-0 (2001) Author: Hawley, Judy Relating to the creation of a county development district and to the use of revenue of the district. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1538 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the creation of a commercial and industrial development zone; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1592 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to a project of an industrial development corporation. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1710 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the financing of certain economic development projects. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1880 77-0 (2001) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the creation, operation, and administration of agricultural development districts and granting the power of eminent domain and the authority to issue bonds. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1990 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the creation of the Near Northwest Management District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2040 77-0 (2001) Author: Hawley, Judy
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to defense base development authorities created by certain municipalities. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 2369 77-0 (2001) Author: George, Kenn | et. al. Relating to state financing of the development and production of Texas biotechnological and biomedical products and small businesses; providing for the issuance of bonds. House: Financial Institutions Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2372 77-0 (2001) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the role of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission in economic development of the state. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2379 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the authority of certain development corporations to undertake water supply or conservation projects. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2401 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to programs and funding methods that promote water conservation among certain state and local entities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2595 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to a one-stop online service for new businesses. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2672 77-0 (2001) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a pilot program to fund research and development assistance for small businesses. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 2752 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Elizabeth Relating to the contracting authority of, authorized uses for tax proceeds by, and eligibility for participation in tax increment financing of certain hospital districts. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2808 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the creation and powers of a North American Free Trade Agreement impact zone. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2870 77-0 (2001) Author: Ramsay, Tom
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the authority of a commissioners court of a county to develop and administer an economic development program for making loans or grants of public money. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2941 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the creation of technological development zones in certain populous counties; providing for the power of eminent domain and the issuance of bonds. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2998 77-0 (2001) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Energy Corridor Management District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3031 77-0 (2001) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to a one-stop online service for new businesses. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3127 77-0 (2001) Author: Walker, Gary | et. al. Relating to county development regulations in certain unincorporated areas. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3178 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the requirement that certain persons associated with development corporations complete a training seminar on the operation and administration of development corporations; providing an administrative penalty. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3271 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the regulation of state subsidies granted for economic development purposes. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 3294 77-0 (2001) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the provision of housing and related forms of assistance to residents of colonias and residents of other underserved regions of this state. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
No action taken in committee
HB 3298 77-0 (2001) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the contracting authority of and authorized uses for corporate revenue by certain industrial development corporations. House: Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3374 77-0 (2001) Author: Hawley, Judy Relating to the availability and deployment of advanced telecommunications services for economic development and providing of funding. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 3387 77-0 (2001) Author: Dunnam, Jim
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the disposition of public property in a defense economic readjustment zone. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3391 77-0 (2001) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the definition of a strategic investment area for purposes of certain tax credits. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3401 77-0 (2001) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the location of concrete or asphalt batch plants. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3415 77-0 (2001) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the development and use of landfill gas for state energy and environmental purposes. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3452 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the abolition and transfer of functions of the Texas Department of Economic Development, the operation, funding, and administration of the smart jobs fund program, and the creation of the Office of Strategic Business Development. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 3532 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the creation of commercial and industrial development zones in certain populous counties; providing for taxes and the issuance of bonds. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3560 77-0 (2001) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al. Relating to the location of certain concrete and asphalt plants. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3614 77-0 (2001) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a program of grants and loans to provide capital for community development and economic development institutions in economically distressed and low-income areas. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 3634 77-0 (2001) Author: Farrar, Jessica
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the creation of the Greater Northside Management District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3639 77-0 (2001) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the expansion of the boundaries and the number of members of the board of the Upper Kirby Management District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3647 77-0 (2001) Author: Glaze, Bob
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the creation of the Smith County Economic Development District; providing the authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3654 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the creation of the Frisco Square Management District; providing the authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3682 77-0 (2001) Author: Alexander, Clyde
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the creation, administration, powers and duties of the NTM Improvement District; providing authority to impose taxes and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
HCR 10 77-0 (2001) Author: Noriega, Rick Requesting TxDOT to assist the federal government to establish DCLs at the Texas-Mexico border crossings in order to facilitate cross-border employment, and the free movement of people and goods. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HCR 75 77-0 (2001) Author: Najera, Manny Memorializing congress to amend federal law pertaining to membership on policy committees of metropolitan planning organizations and allow inclusion of persons representing another nation to enable MPOs along the border to work closely with their counterparts in Mexico. House: Transportation Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HCR 249 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Encouraging Boeing to move its new corporate headquarters to the Dallas/Fort Worth area. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HCR 256 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Memorializing Congress to relocate the U.S. Border Patrol training academy to the southwest Texas border region. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HCR 274 77-0 (2001) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Memorializing congress to remove trade, financial, and travel restrictions relating to Cuba. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HCR 297 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 7. Signed by the Governor
HCR 315 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make a technical correction to H.B. No. 2040. Signed by the Governor
HJR 25 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from ad valorem taxation certain tangible personal property held at certain locations only temporarily for assembling, manufacturing, processing, or other commercial purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HR 315 77-0 (2001) Author: Seaman, Gene | et. al. Supporting the efforts of the Texas Aerospace Commission and others to bring a spaceport to Texas. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 143 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a coordinated economic development plan for the state. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 174 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of tangible personal property held at certain locations only temporarily for assembling, manufacturing, processing, or other commercial purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 246 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roberto
Relating to a review of transportation projects related to international trade. House: Transportation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 260 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to the maximum age of a participant in the Young Farmer Loan Guarantee Program. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 274 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Jones, Elizabeth
Relating to the contracting authority of, authorized uses for tax proceeds by, and eligibility for participation in tax increment financing of Bexar County Hospital District, Nueces County Hospital District, El Paso County Hospital District, and Harris County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 275 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Solis, Jim
Relating to requiring information from the comptroller of public accounts about state and local activities relating to economic development. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 321 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Economic Development and the operation, funding, and administration of the smart jobs fund program. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 326 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Solis, Jim
Relating to the creation of an initiative unit to develop a Texas-Mexico Commerce and International Relations Coordinated Plan. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 331 77-0 (2001) Author: Haywood, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to agricultural policy for the state. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 417 77-0 (2001) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Bosse, Fred
Relating to the creation, powers, and boundaries of certain municipal development districts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 424 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to a state strategic health plan. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 468 77-0 (2001) 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: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 508 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to establishing task forces in certain border communities to study impediments to trade in the border region. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to State Affairs
SB 550 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David | et. al. Relating to the creation of a life science task force. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 568 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to create an industrial development district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 607 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth
Relating to the creation of a municipal development corporation to provide educational and job training; authorizing the imposition of certain local taxes; providing an administrative penalty. House: Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 679 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the enactment of the Texas Economic Development Act, authorizing certain ad valorem tax incentives for economic development, including authorizing school districts to provide tax relief for certain corporations and limited liability companies that make large investments that create or maintain jobs in this state, and to continuing the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 746 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Hawley, Judy | et. al.
Relating to an economic development program administered by the Texas Department of Agriculture. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 841 77-0 (2001) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the effect of certain taxes paid into a tax increment fund on the comptroller's determination of the property value of school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 870 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the authority of a commissioners court of a county to authorize certain community and economic development programs. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 901 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a project of an industrial development corporation. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 985 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Yvonne
Relating to authorizing the governing body of a municipality to enter into a tax abatement agreement with the owner of a leasehold interest in real property that is located in a reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 986 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Davis, Yvonne
Relating to allowing certain tax abatement agreements to provide for the recapture of lost ad valorem tax revenue if a property owner fails to comply with tax abatement agreement requirements regarding job creation or property value or other agreement requirements. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1044 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John Relating to the ability of a development corporation to receive funding from a municipality. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1226 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to the creation of the Energy Corridor Management District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1282 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Relating to the funding of port transportation or facility projects or port studies. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1290 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the authority of a commissioners court of a county to develop and administer an economic development program for making loans or grants of public money. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1333 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to programs and funding methods that promote water conservation among certain state and local entities. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1480 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the administration of reinvestment zones for tax increment finance and ad valorem tax abatement and to ad valorem tax abatement agreements for property in a reinvestment zone. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 1485 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: George, Kenn
Relating to state financing of the development and production of Texas biotechnological and biomedical products and small businesses; providing for the issuance of bonds. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1500 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the provision of housing and related forms of assistance to residents of colonias and residents of other underserved regions of this state. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1662 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the expiration of the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1700 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the support and improvement of strategic investment areas and rural areas through the deployment of high-speed and advanced services. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1756 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David Relating to creating the Office of Rural Community Affairs. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1782 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to the creation of the Frisco Square Management District; providing the authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1815 77-0 (2001) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Luna, Vilma
Relating to establishing a loan program to assist communities that may be affected by federal military base closures. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1837 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to the creation of the Texas Border Strategic Investment Commission; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SCR 5 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Memorializing Congress to amend federal law pertaining to membership on policy committees of metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) and allow inclusion of persons representing another nation to enable MPOs along the border to work closely with their counterparts in Mexico. House: Transportation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
SCR 8 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Requesting the Texas Department of Transportation to assist the federal government to establish Dedicated Commuter Lanes at the Texas-Mexico border crossings in order to facilitate cross-border employment, and the free movement of people and goods. House: Transportation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Transportation
SCR 54 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Memorializing Congress to remove trade, financial, and travel restrictions relating to Cuba. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Natural Resources
Filed without the Governor's signature
SJR 6 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation tangible personal property held at certain locations only temporarily for assembling, manufacturing, processing, or other commercial purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SR 315 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al. Supporting the efforts of the Texas Aerospace Commission and others to bring a spaceport to Texas. Reported enrolled
HB 3 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to an agency for the planning of state economic development. House: Science & Technology
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 4 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Ashley
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to economic development and creation of the Texas Department of Commerce; providing for the issuance of bonds. House: Science & Technology
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 12 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the establishment and operation of a state lottery to provide general revenue and revenue for economic development; providing penalties. House: Urban Affairs Pending in committee
HB 395 70-0 (1987) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to economic development in the region of the Texas and Mexico border. House: Business & Commerce Coauthor authorized
HB 1406 70-0 (1987) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to a center for the support of a comprehensive database network to further the state's goal of economic diversification. House: Science & Technology Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1407 70-0 (1987) Author: Blackwood, Bill
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to a state support for the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences. House: Science & Technology
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1437 70-0 (1987) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to exemption of property of an industrial development corporation from taxation. House: Ways & Means Pending in subcommittee
HB 1533 70-0 (1987) Author: Larry, Jerald Relating to business and industrial corporations; providing civil or criminal penalties. House: Business & Commerce Pending in committee
HB 1941 70-0 (1987) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the creation of research and development authorities. House: Science & Technology Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2270 70-0 (1987) Author: Luna III, Albert Relating to the authority of a commissioners court of a county to engage in community and economic development projects. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2494 70-0 (1987) Author: Shine, Hugh Relating to the economic development of the state and the effect on that development caused by certain administrative hearings and state permitting processes. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HJR 2 70-0 (1987) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the establishment of an economic stabilization fund in the state treasury. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 3 70-0 (1987) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the establishment of the Texas growth fund and the investment of certain state funds in businesses in the state to promote and encourage economic development in the state. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Record vote
HJR 4 70-0 (1987) Author: Colbert, Paul
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the issuance of bonds and state financing of development and production of Texas products and businesses. House: Science & Technology
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 5 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Ashley
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide assistance to encourage economic development in the state. House: Science & Technology
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 69 70-0 (1987) Author: Uher, D.R. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for exemption of property of industrial development corporations from taxation. House: Ways & Means Posting rule suspended
HJR 88 70-0 (1987) Author: Luna III, Albert
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing the issuance of general obligation bonds for undertakings related to a superconducting super collider research facility. House: Science & Technology
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 705 70-0 (1987) Author: Tejeda, Frank
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the creation of research and development authorities; authorizing bond issues. House: Science & Technology
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 776 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Colbert, Paul
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
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 788 70-0 (1987) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to economic diversification through technology commercialization at Texas universities: authorizing appropriations. Senate: Education Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1153 70-0 (1987) Author: Anderson, Richard Relating to the exemption from property taxation of new industrial improvements, to the imposition of county sales and use taxes to reduce county and school district property tax rates and to finance certain public improvements to promote economic development. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1225 70-0 (1987) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Luna III, Albert
Relating to the creation of reinvestment zones and to the abatement of ad valorem taxes in reinvestment zones. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 1307 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the issuance of bonds for the development of facilities and services related to a superconducting super collider. Senate: State Affairs Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1345 70-0 (1987) Author: Washington, Craig
Sponsor: Luna III, Albert
Relating to the authority of a commissioners court of a county to engage in community and economic development projects. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1382 70-0 (1987) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Gibson, Bruce
Relating to the allocation of the authority in the state to issue private activity bonds. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1526 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the creation, organization, powers, duties and financing of authorities or entities related to the establishment, construction, operation, maintenance and enhancement of a superconducting super collider facility; providing for the powers, duties and financing of certain entities which contract with respect to a super conducting super collider facility; providing a criminal penalty; and granting the power of eminent domain. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 7 70-0 (1987) Author: Leedom, John Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the establishment of an economic stabilization fund in the state treasury. No action taken in committee
SJR 10 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the establishment of the Texas Growth Fund and the investment of certain state funds in businesses in the state to promote and encourage economic development of the state. Co-sponsor authorized
SJR 44 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing the issuance of general obligation bonds for undertakings related to a Superconducting Super Collider research facility. Co-author authorized
SR 641 70-0 (1987) Author: Leedom, John Suspending Senate rules to enable the Senate Conference Committee on H.J.R. 2 to consider certain matters.
HJR 2 70-1 (1987) Author: Schlueter, Stan Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the establishment of the Texas growth fund and the investment of certain state funds in businesses in the state to promote and encourage economic development of the state. Filed
HB 1 70-2 (1987) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to the creation of a local economic development agency having the powers to tax and issue bonds and the power of eminent domain. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 49 70-2 (1987) Author: Harrison, Dudley
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the creation of an agricultural diversification program and an agricultural finance authority; providing for the issuance of bonds. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: State Affairs
Eff. on adoption of const. amendment
HB 55 70-2 (1987) Author: Larry, Jerald Relating to business and industrial development corporations; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 119 70-2 (1987) Author: Eckels, Robert
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to the authority of a commissioners court of a county to engage in community and economic development projects. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Point of order sustained
HB 128 70-2 (1987) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to state support for a consortium of semiconductor companies engaged in semiconductor research; providing for powers and duties of the Texas Semiconductor Industry Research Commission; granting authority to issue bonds and the power of eminent domain. House: Science & Technology Point of order sustained
HB 179 70-2 (1987) Author: Waterfield, Richard Relating to the creation, duties, and powers of the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority and the development of and issuance of bonds for an agricultural financing program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HCR 51 70-2 (1987) Author: Cuellar, Henry Directing the House Committee on Business and Commerce and the Senate Economic Development Committee to study improving the state's economy through international trade. House: House Administration Referred to House Administration
HJR 5 70-2 (1987) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the establishment of the Texas growth fund and the investment of certain state funds in businesses in the state to promote and encourage economic development of the state. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 15 70-2 (1987) Author: Richardson, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing the issuance of general obligation bonds for undertakings related to a consortium of semiconductor companies to engage in a semiconductor industry research facility. House: Science & Technology Pending in committee
SB 57 70-2 (1987) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the authority of a commissioners court of a county to engage in community and economic development projects. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to State Affairs
SB 59 70-2 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the state support for a consortium of semiconductor companies engaged in semiconductor research; providing for powers and duties of the Texas Semiconductor Industry Research Commission; granting authority to issue bonds. Senate: Economic Development Reported favorably with substitute
SB 100 70-2 (1987) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Waterfield, Richard
Relating to the creation, duties, and powers of the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority and the development of and issuance of bonds for an agricultural financing program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Reported favorably w/amendment(s)
SJR 7 70-2 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing the issuance of general obligation bonds for undertaking related to a consortium of semiconductor companies to engage in a semiconductor industry research facility. Senate: Economic Development Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 809 69-0 (1985) Author: Jackson, Lee
Sponsor: Howard, Ed
Relating to the development of international commerce and to the creation of the Texas World Trade Council and the Texas World Trade Development Authority. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Economic Development
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HB 1911 69-0 (1985) Author: Heflin, Talmadge
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the authority of the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System to select and acquire a site for a Super-conducting Super Collider Accelerator project. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
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HB 1956 69-0 (1985) Author: Laney, James
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the adoption of the Southern Growth Policies Agreement. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Considered in public hearing
HB 2021 69-0 (1985) Author: Luna III, Albert Relating to technology training and creating the Technology Training Board. House: Science & Technology Coauthor authorized
HB 2216 69-0 (1985) Author: Berlanga, Hugo
Sponsor: Krier, Cynthia
Relating to the authority of cities to establish industrial districts in areas in which the tourist industry is located. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2318 69-0 (1985) Author: Luna III, Albert Relating to the creation of the Texas emergency economic opportunity funds and economic development in the state. House: Science & Technology 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2395 69-0 (1985) Author: Messer, Bill
Sponsor: Howard, Ed
Relating to the applicability of the Development Corporation Act of 1979 to certain projects. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HJR 46 69-0 (1985) Author: Jackson, Lee Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to aid the development of international commerce. House: State, Federal & International Relations No action taken in committee
SB 446 69-0 (1985) Author: Howard, Ed
Sponsor: Thompson, Gary
Relating to the authority of a commissioners court of a county to engage in community and economic development projects. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 610 69-0 (1985) Author: Howard, Ed Relating to the development of international commerce and to the creation of the Texas World Trade Council and the Texas World Trade Development Authority. Senate: Economic Development Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 804 69-0 (1985) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the adoption of the Southern Growth Policies Agreement. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Postponed in committee
SB 1049 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Luna III, Albert
Relating to technology training and the creation, membership, and duties of the Technology Training Board. House: Science & Technology
Senate: Education
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 1290 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Luna III, Albert
Relating to the creation of the Texas emergency economic opportunity fund and economic development in the state. House: Science & Technology
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1320 69-0 (1985) Author: Howard, Ed
Sponsor: Messer, Bill
Amending Subdivision (10), Section 2, Development Corporation Act of 1979, as amended (Article 5190.6, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), relating to the definition of the term "project." House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SJR 28 69-0 (1985) Author: Brown, J.E. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to aid the development of international commerce. Senate: Economic Development Postponed in committee
SR 195 69-0 (1985) Author: Uribe, Hector Creating the Valley Economic Development Task Force to study the economic needs and potentials of the Rio Grande Valley.
SR 518 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Encouraging commercial development of space.
HJR 4 69-3 (1986) Author: Schlueter, Stan Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the establishment of an economic stabilization fund in the state treasury. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Coauthor authorized
HJR 5 69-3 (1986) Author: Schlueter, Stan Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the establishment of the Texas Growth Fund and to provide for the investment of the permanent university fund, the permanent school fund, and the public employee retirement trust funds in businesses in the state to promote and encourage economic development of the state. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 1464 68-0 (1983) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the creation, powers, and dissolution of public nonprofit corporations to aid in financing agricultural enterprises and facilities. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1777 68-0 (1983) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the formation and administration of municipally created reinvestment zones that qualify for tax increment financing. House: Urban Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1898 68-0 (1983) Author: Lee, El Franco Relating to certain loans by an industrial development corporation. House: Business & Commerce Placed on daily General State Calendar
HB 1959 68-0 (1983) Author: Messer, Bill
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the Development Corporation Act of 1979. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
House conferees appointed
HB 2133 68-0 (1983) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to projects that are eligible for industrial revenue bond financing. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Committee on Business & Commerce
SB 105 68-0 (1983) Author: Howard, Ed
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to the membership, terms, powers and duties, operations, grounds for removal, and continuation of the Texas Industrial Commission under the name of Texas Economic Development Commission, and to the membership and terms of the commission's advisory council on small business assistance and to certain requirements of open meetings and open records; requiring an audit. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
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SB 641 68-0 (1983) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Relating to the formation, termination, administration, and costs of municipally created reinvestment zones that qualify for tax increment financing. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 866 68-0 (1983) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Gibson, Bruce
Relating to the creation, regulation, powers, administration, funding, and dissolution of public nonprofit corporations to aid in financing agricultural enterprises and facilities and to certain duties of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission; providing for issuance, payment, security and characteristics of a corporation's bonds; providing for exemption from taxation of properties of a corporation; enacting other provisions relating to the subject. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 1158 68-0 (1983) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Lee, El Franco
Relating to certain loans by an industrial development corporation, to restrictions on relending, to approval of projects, to the interest rates on bonds, and to certain authority of the Texas Industrial Commission. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 1175 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh Declaring the policy of the state to encourage economic development and employment opportunities, especially for small business; relating to the Texas Small Business Industrial Development Corporation; directing the Texas Industrial Commission to implement certain rules and regulations with respect to such corporation. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
HB 1823 67-0 (1981) Author: Semos, Chris V. Relating to creation of a state agency to promote industrial development, small business development, travel, and film production in this state. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 2262 67-0 (1981) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to industrial development corporations. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HJR 52 67-0 (1981) Author: Wolens, Steven Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution authorizing the legislature to permit cities and towns to provide property tax relief for certain property located in unproductive areas. House: Constitutional Amendments Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 539 67-0 (1981) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to creation of a state agency to promote industrial development, small business development, tourism and film production in this state. Senate: State Affairs Postponed
SB 978 67-0 (1981) Author: Howard, Ed
Sponsor: Von Dohlen, Tim
Relating to industrial development corporations; their projects, management, powers, duties, privileges, and their funding and certain tax exemptions; placing certain duties on the Texas Industrial Commission; creating the Texas Small Business Development Corporation with certain powers and limitations; providing for tax liability on lessees, purchasers, or lenders; validating the formation of certain corporations. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 94 67-1 (1981) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the powers and duties of cities with respect to tax increment financing; authorizing the use of tax increment financing for the development and redevelopment of blighted areas and federal assisted new communities; declaring the objective of certain activites undertaken in conjunction with the development and redevelopment of such areas to be public purposes; providing procedures for the implementation of development and redevelopment programs; authorizing cities to issue tax increment bonds to finance such programs; providing severability. House: Business & Industry No action taken
HB 156 67-1 (1981) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank
Sponsor: Howard, Ed
Relating to an appropriation to the Industrial Commission to administer the Development Corporation Act of 1979, as amended. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HJR 7 67-1 (1981) Author: Wolens, Steven Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing cities, towns, and other taxing units to encourage the improvement or redevelopment of certain areas through property tax relief and through the issuance of bonds and notes. House: Constitutional Amendments Posting rule suspended
SB 16 67-1 (1981) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Relating to the powers of cities or towns to designate certain areas as reinvestment zones and to issue tax increment bonds and provide tax increment financing for the development or redevelopment of blighted areas. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Finance
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SJR 8 67-1 (1981) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing cities, towns, and other taxing units to encourage the improvement or redevelopment of certain areas through property tax relief and through the issuance of bonds and notes. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: Finance
Signed by the Governor
HB 946 66-0 (1979) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to industrial regulations wherein all industry is encouraged to maximize production to satisfy all true economic, domestic, foreign and surplus needs. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1234 66-0 (1979) Author: Reyes, Ben T. Relating to administration of the state's responsibility under federal economic opportunity programs. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1537 66-0 (1979) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to loans from the Industrial Development Fund for development in certain areas. House: State Affairs Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1734 66-0 (1979) Author: Florence, Buck Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds by the Texas Industrial Commission. House: Business & Industry Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1905 66-0 (1979) Author: Browder, Jim
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to establishment of county industrial commissions. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2093 66-0 (1979) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Providing for the creation and administration of development corporations to carry out certain public purposes of cities, counties, and certain other political subdivisions relating to the promotion and development of commercial, industrial, manufacturing, medical, and research enterprises to promote and encourage employment, public health and the public welfare. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 90 66-0 (1979) Author: Kubiak, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to state loans for the development of plants to manufacture fuels and other products from renewable engergy resources. House: Constitutional Amendments Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
SB 470 66-0 (1979) Author: Longoria, Raul Relating to the membership expiration, staff, functions, and revenue of the Good Neighbor Commission of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 1147 66-0 (1979) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the establishment of industrial commissions in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 1211 66-0 (1979) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Hall, W. N. "Billy"
Relating to the undertaking and financing of certain municipal public works or improvements in areas in need of rehabilitation. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1275 66-0 (1979) Author: Howard, Ed
Sponsor: Von Dohlen, Tim
Providing for the creation and administration of development corporations to carry out certain public purposes of cities, counties, and certain other political subdivisions relating to the promotion and development of commercial, industrial, manufacturing, medical, and research enterprises to promote and encourage employment, public health, and the public welfare; authorizing such development corporations to acquire certain properties and to lease, sell, or convey said properties and to make loans for the medical, and research enterprises; authorizing such cities, counties, and other political subdivisions to utilize a development corporations to issue bonds with approval of the sponsoring cities, counties, and other political subdivisions in order to carry out certain specified public purposes; requiring compliance with provisions of the Texas Health Planning and Development Act for bonds for medical projects; containing other provisions relating to the subject; containing a severability clause; and declaring an emergency. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 354 65-0 (1977) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to the establishment of a policy of full employment in Texas; providing for the designation by the governor of certain areas as economic emergency areas; providing for the preparation and selection of contingency plans; providing for the appointment of a coordination officer to assist the governor in implementing economic emergency assitance programs for the area; establishing an Economic Emergency Assistance Fund; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 400 65-0 (1977) Author: Clark, Jim
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to a city's providing fire protection in designated industrial districts within its extraterritorial jurisdiction. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days
HB 1159 65-0 (1977) Author: Semos, Chris V. Relating to enacting the Southern Growth Policies Agreement. House: Business & Industry Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 1216 65-0 (1977) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the promotion of commerce between this state and foreign countries. House: Business & Industry Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 1326 65-0 (1977) Author: Garcia, Matt Relating to the financing of certain public works or improvements in areas in need of rehabillitation. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1503 65-0 (1977) Author: Bush, Bob Relating to the powers and duties of municipalities with respect to tax financing; authorizing the use of tax increment financing for the redevelopment of blighted commercial areas; declaring the objectives of certain activities undertaken in conjunction with the redevelopment of commercial areas to be public purposes; providing procedures for the implementation of redevelopment programs; authorizing municipalities to issue tax increment bonds to finance redevelopment programs; providing severalbility. House: Ways & Means Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1990 65-0 (1977) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
To be known as the Act for Development of Employment and Industrial Resources of 1977, relating to the promotion of industrial development and employment by certain political subdivisions of the State of Texas; authorizing such subdivisions to acquire certain properties, to issue revenue bonds, and to lease, sell, or convey said properties for the promotion of industrial development and employment; providing the procedures to be followed and making certain findings with respect to the need for such facilities; providing for regulation by the Texas Industrial Commission; and declaring an emergency. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days
HB 2089 65-0 (1977) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to industrial regulations wherein all industry is encouraged to maximize production to satisfy all true eeconomic, domestic, foreign, and surplus needs; but where it does not meet these criteria it is not subsidized either by grant, loan, or otherwise. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 2105 65-0 (1977) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the administration of this state's responsibility under federal economic opportunity programs. House: State Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
Reported from committee favorably substituted
HJR 65 65-0 (1977) Author: Craddick, Tom Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to provide the legislature with the power to authorize counties, cities, or towns to issue revenue bonds for industrial or rural development purposes. House: Constitutional Amendments Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 635 65-0 (1977) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Bush, Bob
Relating to the powers and duties of municipalities with respect to tax increment financing; authorizing the use for tax increment financing for the redevelopment of blighted commercial areas; declaring the objective of certain activities undertaken in conjunction with the redevelopment of commercial areas to be public purposes; providing procedures for the implementation of redevelopment programs; authorizing municipalities to issue tax increment bonds to finance redevelopment programs; providing severability. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by Governor
SB 820 65-0 (1977) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Sponsor: Semos, Chris V.
Relating to enacting the Southern Growth Policies agreement. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Failed to pass to third reading
SB 897 65-0 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to the promotion of commerce between this state and foreign countries. Senate: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
HB 294 64-0 (1975) Author: Miller, Chris Relating to the powers and duties of certain counties with respect to urban renewal. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 333 64-0 (1975) Author: Finney, Dave
Sponsor: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Relating to the definition of an industrial development agency. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days
HB 468 64-0 (1975) Author: Finney, Dave Relating to the establishment of the International Commerce Division of the Texas Industrial Commission and to the Texas Industrial Commission's hearing and report of employment controversies. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 740 64-0 (1975) Author: Finney, Dave Relating to enacting the Southern Growth Policies Agreement. House: State Affairs Tabled
HB 1099 64-0 (1975) Author: Fox, Milton E. Relating to disclosure of the economic impact of pending legislation that might affect economic activity in the state. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1453 64-0 (1975) Author: Ribak, Abraham D. Relating to the authority of certain local governments to issue general obligation and revenue bonds for certain industrial development purposes. House: Business & Industry Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1840 64-0 (1975) Author: Newton, Jon P. Providing for additional duties of the Texas Department of Community Affairs; providing for one additional member of the Advisory Council on Community Affairs; providing for contracting with federal, state and local departments and agencies and private entities under specified conditions. House: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 1952 64-0 (1975) Author: Earle, Ronald To authorize municipalities to implement community development programs; declaring the objectives of certain activites undertaken to implement community development programs to be public purposes; providing severability. House: Health & Welfare Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1982 64-0 (1975) Author: Craddick, Tom To be known as the Act for Development of Employment and Industrial Resources of 1975, relating to the promotion of industrial development and employment by certain political subdivisions of the State of Texas; authorizing such subdivisions to acquire certain properties, to issue revenue bonds, and to lease, sell, or convey said properties for the promotion of industrial development and employment; providing the procedures to be followed and making certain findings with respect to the need for such facilities; providing for regulation by the Texas Industrial Commission. House: Business & Industry Motion to suspend rules lost
HB 2100 64-0 (1975) Author: Finney, Dave Relating to the designation of the governor to represent the state in negotiating a compact among the states bordering the Republic of Mexico; setting forth the functions and duties of the Greater South Texas Cultural Basin Commission; calling for a biennial report by the governor; and providing for ratification of any compact by the legislature. House: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HCR 99 64-0 (1975) Author: Denton, Lane Relating to requesting the Industrial Commission to study problems of communities when a state institution is closed. House: Business & Industry Referred to Subcommittee on Industrial Development
HJR 29 64-0 (1975) Author: Ribak, Abraham D. Relating to the power of cities, towns, and counties to engage in business and industrial development activities. House: Constitutional Revision Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
HJR 97 64-0 (1975) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to authorizing cities and counties to issue revenue bonds for industrial and rural development purposes. House: Constitutional Revision Considered by committee in formal meeting
HR 117 64-0 (1975) Author: Cates, Phil Relating to creating an interim committee to study all aspects of attracting industry to Texas. House: Business & Industry
SB 198 64-0 (1975)