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HB 888 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to honesty in state taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 897 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the exemption from the taxes imposed on the sale, use, or rental of certain motor vehicles owned or used by a church, religious society, or open-enrollment charter school and from registration fees for motor vehicles owned by open-enrollment charter schools. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1050 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree | et. al. Relating to the abolition of ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1137 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to restrictions on tax and fee benefits for certain private entities that outsource jobs to foreign countries. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1139 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the comptroller's report on the effect of certain tax provisions. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1199 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to the sale or assignment of tax credits for the certified rehabilitation of certified historic structures. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1228 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the miscellaneous gross receipts tax on utility companies; decreasing the rates of the tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1773 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to an election authorizing the issuance of bonds or an increase in taxes by a political subdivision. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1786 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the rate of interest on certain tax refunds. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 2062 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2182 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to the authority of a county assistance district to impose a sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2261 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the amendment of an application for an allocation of low income housing tax credits. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2277 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the temporary exemption or tax reduction for certain high-cost gas. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2336 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the participation by certain state and local elected officials during the process for evaluating an application for a low income housing tax credit. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2393 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to insurance premium tax credits for the certified rehabilitation of certified historic structures. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
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 2669 85-0 (2017) Author: Shine, Hugh Relating to remedies in certain taxpayer suits against the state. House: Ways & Means Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 2723 85-0 (2017) Author: Shine, Hugh Relating to the deadline to file a petition for redetermination of a tax deficiency determination made by the comptroller. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2833 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to a tax refund or credit for wages paid to certain employees. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2995 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3077 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to impose certain taxes to finance certain venue projects. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3335 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3398 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3462 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the comptroller's processing of a claim for a tax refund. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3471 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to a sales tax refund for sales tax overpayments by certain oil or gas severance taxpayers. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3709 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to authorizing a county to impose a tax on the sale of certain solid materials and substances. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3954 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3993 85-0 (2017) Author: Hefner, Cole Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 4109 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe Relating to reducing the limitation on the maximum amount of gross receipts taxes collected for combative sports events. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4231 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to allocating a portion of oil and gas production tax revenue to the counties from which the oil and gas originated. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HJR 22 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment providing honesty in state taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 63 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring certain tax bills to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 2 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 3 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an education savings account program and a tax credit scholarship and educational expense assistance program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 245 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to voter information provided by political subdivisions before an election to authorize the issuance of bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 461 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions. House: Elections
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 550 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Justin
Relating to the sale or assignment of tax credits for the certified rehabilitation of certified historic structures. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 559 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Relating to the miscellaneous gross receipts tax on utility companies. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 624 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the rate of interest on certain tax refunds. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1095 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Cook, Byron
Relating to certain procedures for tax redeterminations and refund claims. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1191 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to remedies in certain taxpayer suits against the state. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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 1429 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1578 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1840 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2199 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the powers and duties of a county or municipality to impose taxes on behalf of a navigation district. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 2204 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the administration of the certified capital company program by the office of the comptroller of public accounts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2239 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 4 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 58 85-1 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a tax credit scholarship and educational expense assistance program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 81 85-1 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to the number of registered voters of a taxing unit other than a school district who are required to sign a petition for an election to determine whether to reduce the ad valorem tax rate adopted by the unit to the rollback tax rate in order for the petition to be valid. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 110 85-1 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 220 85-1 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 253 85-1 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to public school finance, including the establishment of a tax credit scholarship and educational expense assistance program. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 313 85-1 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to allocating a portion of oil and gas production tax revenue to the counties from which the oil and gas originated. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1 85-1 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Government Reform, Select
Senate appoints conferees-reported
SB 2 85-1 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: VanDeaver, Gary
Relating to the establishment of an education enhancement program for students with certain disabilities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 157 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the rates of sales and use taxes imposed by municipalities; authorizing an increase or decrease in the rate of those taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 250 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the franchise tax; lowering the rates of the tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 322 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the regulation of persons who facilitate the issuance of tax refund anticipation checks. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 373 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to the allocation of certain revenue from the taxes imposed on the sale, rental, or use of motor vehicles to the state highway fund and to the uses of that revenue. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 436 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to honesty in state taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 525 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to certain employees. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 552 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the franchise tax; lowering the rates of the tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 991 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffines, Don
Relating to the display of notice of federal and state tax rates for motor fuel sold at retail. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 999 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the comptroller's report on the effect of certain tax provisions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1001 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to restrictions on tax and fee benefits for certain private entities that outsource jobs to foreign countries; changing taxes and fees. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1003 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the periodic evaluation of certain exemptions from property taxes and state taxes. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1380 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to ballot language for certain propositions to approve actions by a county, city, school district, or other special district. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1399 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to procedures and requirements for the issuance of certificates of obligation. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in subcommittee
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 1548 84-0 (2015) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to comprehensive reviews of certain special districts. House: Special Purpose Districts Referred to Special Purpose Districts
HB 1871 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the duty of the comptroller to report sales and use tax information to certain taxing entities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 1905 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to certain state and local taxes, including ad valorem taxes, and to the repeal of certain of those taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 1906 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the production taxes on crude petroleum and sulphur. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1962 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to the franchise tax and alternative revenue sources and spending priorities for this state; repealing the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2114 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the inheritance tax. House: Ways & Means Postponed
HB 2212 84-0 (2015) Author: Wray, John | et. al. Relating to the repeal of certain state taxes; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2280 84-0 (2015) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 2378 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a periodic review and expiration dates of state and local tax preferences. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2420 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to certain employees by certain new businesses located in small municipalities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2476 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the operations of health care funding districts in certain counties located on the Texas-Mexico border. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2809 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2913 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2926 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to low income housing tax credits awarded for at-risk developments. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3052 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the allocation of state hotel occupancy tax revenue to certain barrier island coastal municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3111 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie Relating to the rate of interest on certain tax refunds. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3175 84-0 (2015) Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3185 84-0 (2015) Author: Raney, John
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3230 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Justin | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the determination of eligible costs and expenses for purposes of the franchise tax credit for the rehabilitation of historic structures. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 3305 84-0 (2015) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to certain employees. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3431 84-0 (2015) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to the imposition and use of the admission fee to sexually oriented businesses; increasing the amount of a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3650 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to the collection, administration, and enforcement of state taxes and fees. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4005 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the collection, administration, and enforcement of state taxes and fees. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4012 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to tax credit for purchase of health insurance. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4034 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to the dedication of revenue derived from the tax levied on crude petroleum production. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 4035 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to an oil and gas severance tax credit for certain community investments. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4055 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the issuance of export stamps. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 52 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment providing honesty in state taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 83 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring certain tax bills to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 95 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a franchise tax rate to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 107 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the periodic review of state and local tax preferences and the expiration of certain tax preferences if not reauthorized by law. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 4 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Education
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 15 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to state tax reductions and the limit on appropriations from certain state tax revenue for a state fiscal biennium. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 70 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to reports issued by the comptroller on the effect of certain tax provisions. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 80 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a periodic review of state and local tax preferences. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 186 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the franchise tax and alternative revenue sources and spending priorities for this state; repealing the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 310 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Goldman, Craig
Relating to procedures and requirements for the issuance of certificates of obligation. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
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 752 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the repeal of the inheritance tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 757 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Relating to the repeal of the production taxes on crude petroleum and sulphur. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 759 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Wray, John
Relating to the repeal of certain state taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Returned to committee
SB 868 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a periodic review and expiration dates of state and local tax preferences. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1041 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to required disclosures in and to the length of ballot proposition language authorizing political subdivisions to issue bonds or impose or change a tax. House: Elections
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1255 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1291 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the collection, administration, and enforcement of state taxes and fees. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1348 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the operations of health care funding districts in certain counties located on the Texas-Mexico border. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1527 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the duty of the comptroller to report sales and use tax information to certain taxing entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1587 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al.
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1804 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to low income housing tax credits awarded for at-risk developments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1965 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to low income housing tax credits awarded for at-risk developments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SJR 27 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring certain tax bills to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SJR 38 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the periodic review of state and local tax preferences and providing an expiration date for certain tax preferences. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 14 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to the fiscal transparency and accountability of certain entities responsible for public money. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Returned to committee
HB 130 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to honesty in state taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 213 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Relating to the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 271 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to requiring the comptroller to assess ways to expand the provision of information about the federal earned income tax credit. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 345 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 427 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 430 83-0 (2013) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to an exemption from the motor vehicle use tax for certain motor vehicles brought into this state by certain military personnel. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 536 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the comptroller's report on the effect of certain tax provisions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 537 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the periodic evaluation of certain exemptions from property taxes and state taxes and the application of the sunset review process to those exemptions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 538 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the repeal of certain tax exemptions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 649 83-0 (2013) Author: Stickland, Jonathan | et. al. Relating to tax reimbursement for businesses that refuse to comply with certain federal health care coverage requirements based solely on the religious convictions of the owners of the businesses; authorizing tax refunds and credits. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 883 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the franchise tax, including the $1 million total revenue exemption, and alternative revenue sources and spending priorities for this state; repealing the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 943 83-0 (2013) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the waiver of penalties and interest on a delinquent ad valorem tax on property owned by an individual diagnosed with certain forms of dementia. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 1103 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1259 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the dissolution of the Cisco Hospital District; authorizing the imposition of a tax. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1321 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to election procedures for the authorization of certain debt by political subdivisions. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1405 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the collection of surplus lines insurance premium taxes for insurance placed with a managing underwriter. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 1511 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the rates of sales and use taxes imposed by municipalities; authorizing an increase or decrease in the rate of those taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1556 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a periodic review of state and local tax preferences. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1805 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the fiscal transparency and accountability of certain entities responsible for public money. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
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 1870 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the limitation on the rate of growth in appropriations from state tax revenues. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1983 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the fiscal transparency of certain entities responsible for public money. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1987 83-0 (2013) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the payment of unemployment taxes under a staff leasing services contract. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2195 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to a franchise tax credit for building new single-family homes or duplexes that meet certain energy efficiency standards. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2272 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to ballot language for an election to approve and finance a municipal or county venue project. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2385 83-0 (2013) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to eliminating the requirement that a combined group include in its franchise tax report information about gross receipts of members who do not have nexus with this state. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 2451 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the exclusion by taxable entities engaged in providing services as an agricultural aircraft operation of certain costs in determining total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 2474 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to taxes and bonds for a junior college district branch campus. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 2487 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the rate of interest on certain tax refunds. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2488 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the establishment of an independent agency to function as a tax tribunal. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2492 83-0 (2013) Author: Frank, James Relating to the allocation of certain revenue from the taxes imposed on the sale, rental, or use of motor vehicles to the state highway fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2561 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the regulation of persons who facilitate the issuance of tax refund anticipation checks. House: Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2584 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax; decreasing the rates of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2708 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the imposition of a tax on water consumption by certain residential water customers and the use of the revenue generated by the tax to finance water projects; providing for penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 2717 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to an insurer that establishes or significantly expands physical operations in this state; authorizing a premium tax credit. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2972 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Ken
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to exempting premiums for certain insurance covering stored or in-transit baled cotton from surplus lines insurance premium taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 3045 83-0 (2013) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to a periodic review and expiration dates of state and local tax preferences. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3111 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to tax credits for the certified rehabilitation of certified historic structures. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3169 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the imposition of the sales and use tax on certain taxable items. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3325 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the regulation or prohibition of certain assault weapons; imposing a tax and a license fee; providing a civil penalty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3359 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to imposing a tax on the gross receipts from certain admissions fees charged by sexually oriented businesses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3397 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to comprehensive reviews of certain special districts. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 3409 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a periodic review and expiration dates of state and local tax preferences. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3522 83-0 (2013) Author: Perez, Mary Ann | et. al. Relating to reports issued by the comptroller on the effect of certain tax provisions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3710 83-0 (2013) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al. Relating to districts in certain counties located on the Texas-Mexico border and amending Chapter 288 of the Health and Safety Code. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3713 83-0 (2013) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to the collection, administration, and enforcement of state taxes and fees. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3735 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to reports issued by the comptroller on the effect of certain tax provisions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3785 83-0 (2013) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to the nullification of unconstitutional federal laws that create or increase taxes and the enforceability of related federal tax liens or levies; providing for a filing fee and providing criminal penalties. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3828 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to restrictions on tax and fee benefits for certain private entities that outsource jobs to foreign countries; changing taxes and fees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 32 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing honesty in state taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 61 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring certain tax bills to be approved by three-fourths of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 83 83-0 (2013) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring certain tax bills to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 92 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the periodic review of state and local tax preferences and providing an expiration date for certain tax preferences. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 104 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a franchise tax rate to be approved by three-fourths of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 106 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring certain tax bills to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 114 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the periodic review of state and local tax preferences and the expiration of certain tax preferences if not reauthorized by law. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HJR 120 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a franchise tax rate to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 130 83-0 (2013) Author: Oliveira, René Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the periodic review of state and local tax preferences and providing an expiration date for certain tax preferences. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 143 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Proposing a constitutional amendment abolishing ad valorem taxes and limiting the rate and applicability of state and local sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 14 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Relating to the fiscal transparency and accountability of certain entities responsible for public money. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Returned to committee
SB 71 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to eligibility for the tax reduction for certain high-cost gas and the allocation of certain gas production tax revenue. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 140 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to a periodic review and expiration dates of state and local tax preferences. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 158 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the average price below which a newspaper is exempt from the sales tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 169 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to ballot language for an election to approve and finance a municipal or county venue project. House: Elections
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 196 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the Business Tax Advisory Committee. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
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 776 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to reports issued by the comptroller on the effect of certain tax provisions. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
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 959 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the payment of unemployment taxes under a staff leasing services contract. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1129 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to a semiannual report on revenue collections prepared by the comptroller. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1153 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to reports issued by the comptroller on the effect of certain tax provisions. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 1399 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the use of proceeds from a junior college district branch campus maintenance tax. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1483 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to evaluation of applications for the low income housing tax credit program. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1498 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to a sales tax exemption for certain items sold to or used by certain venues that present live music. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1504 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the imposition of the sales and use tax on taxable items sold or provided under certain contracts. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1623 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to the creation and operations of health care funding districts in certain counties located on the Texas-Mexico border. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1652 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the fiscal transparency and accountability of certain entities responsible for public money. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1678 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason | et. al.
Relating to the events and expenses eligible for, reporting requirements concerning disbursements from, and a study by the comptroller of the Major Events trust fund and the Events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1707 83-0 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the allocation of certain revenue from the tax on the sale, rental, and use of motor vehicles to the Texas Mobility Fund. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 6 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment providing immediate additional revenue for the state budget by creating the Texas Gaming Commission, authorizing and regulating the operation of casino games and slot machines by a limited number of licensed operators and certain Indian tribes, and authorizing a limited state video lottery system to be operated at horse and greyhound racetracks and on Indian tribal lands. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 12 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the periodic review of state and local tax preferences and providing an expiration date for certain tax preferences. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SJR 27 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring certain tax bills to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 65 83-1 (2013) Author: Frank, James Relating to the allocation of certain revenue from the taxes imposed on the sale, rental, or use of motor vehicles to the state highway fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 76 83-1 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. Filed
HB 77 83-1 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax; decreasing the rates of the franchise tax. Filed
SB 14 83-1 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a periodic review of state and local tax preferences. Filed
HB 38 83-2 (2013) Author: Frank, James Relating to the allocation of certain revenue from the taxes imposed on the sale, rental, or use of motor vehicles to the state highway fund. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 7 83-3 (2013) Author: Frank, James Relating to the allocation of certain revenue from the taxes imposed on the sale, rental, or use of motor vehicles to the state highway fund. House: Transportation Funding, Select Referred to Transportation Funding, Select
HB 85 82-0 (2011) Author: Simpson, David | et. al. Relating to the state's or a state governmental entity's provision of support for the performance of an abortion or abortion-related services. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 255 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the enforcement of tax laws; providing a criminal penalty. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 259 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to an assessment on subscription video service providers. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 360 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to ballot language for a proposition to approve the imposition, increase, or reduction of a tax or the issuance of bonds. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 654 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to a report regarding the municipality or county of origin of certain tax revenue collected by the comptroller. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/11
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 779 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the state's or a governmental entity's direct or indirect use of state or local tax revenue to finance the performance of an elective abortion or elective abortion-related service. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 784 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the application of the sunset review process to certain exemptions from property taxes and state taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 785 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to restrictions on the use of state funds to benefit private entities that outsource jobs to foreign countries. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 795 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the franchise tax and alternative revenue sources and spending priorities for this state. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 869 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the franchise tax and alternative revenue sources and spending priorities for this state. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 1308 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a periodic review of state and local tax preferences. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1785 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to requiring the comptroller to assess ways to expand the provision of information about the federal earned income tax credit. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1841 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the taxability of Internet hosting. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 2022 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to state fiscal matters; creating an offense. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2290 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to a searchable database for the bonds and other debt obligations issued by local governmental entities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2319 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to premium tax credits for examination and evaluation fees paid by insurers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2353 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2434 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to the repeal of certain ad valorem and state tax exemptions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2447 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for certain assessments and fees related to telecommunications services. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2476 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain dealer's heavy equipment inventory; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/12
HB 2547 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the definition of little cigars and tobacco products tax on little cigars. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2599 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the definition of chewing tobacco for purposes of the taxes imposed on cigars and other tobacco products and to the rate of the tax imposed on chewing tobacco. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 2786 82-0 (2011) Author: Landtroop, Jim Relating to prohibiting certain funds from supporting abortions or abortion-related services. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3201 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the periodic evaluation of certain exemptions from property taxes and state taxes and the application of the sunset review process to those exemptions. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3275 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the operation and governance of tax increment financing reinvestment zones. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 3367 82-0 (2011) Author: White, James Relating to the repeal of the laws authorizing the imposition of ad valorem taxes, the rates and expansion of the applicability of state and local sales and use taxes, the distribution of sales and use tax revenue to entities formerly imposing ad valorem taxes, and the replacement of ad valorem tax revenue in relation to financing public schools. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3435 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to honesty in state taxation. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3635 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the registration of and taxes and fees imposed on sexually oriented businesses; providing a civil penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3704 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the taxation of political subdivisions of the state. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3772 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to tax records. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3774 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the administration, collection, enforcement of various taxes and fees; providing penalties. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3790 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations Postponed
HB 3793 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the permissible uses of the state highway fund. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HCR 93 82-0 (2011) Author: Torres, Raul Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker to create a joint interim committee to study tax policy as it relates to boat sales and marine services in Texas. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 18 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a franchise tax rate to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 22 82-0 (2011) Author: Simpson, David | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit the state or a governmental entity in the state from providing support for the performance of an abortion or abortion-related services. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 25 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a franchise tax rate to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 29 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring certain tax bills to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 37 82-0 (2011) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring certain tax bills to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 59 82-0 (2011) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring certain tax bills to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 105 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring a two-thirds vote by the legislature to create an entity with taxing power. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 124 82-0 (2011) Author: Landtroop, Jim | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring a four-fifths vote by the house of representatives to increase taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 142 82-0 (2011) Author: White, James Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish property taxes and limit the rates of state and local sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 145 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Proposing a constitutional amendment providing honesty in state taxation. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HR 2654 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3275. Reported enrolled
HR 2723 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1811. Reported enrolled
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 495 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to an exemption from the motor vehicle use tax for motor vehicles brought into this state by certain military personnel or retired military personnel. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 917 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Miller, Doug
Relating to emergency service districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 934 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the enforcement of tax laws; providing a criminal penalty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1037 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to the imposition of a tax on the gross receipts from admissions fees charged by sexually oriented businesses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1051 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to a periodic review of state and local tax preferences. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 1573 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to emergency services districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1611 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth
Relating to the funding of projects in the boundaries of certain intermunicipal commuter rail districts. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1720 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to state fiscal matters; creating an offense. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1811 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Point of order sustained
SB 1847 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 12 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring certain tax bills to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SJR 53 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the periodic review of state and local tax preferences and providing an expiration date for certain tax preferences. Senate: Finance Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SR 1260 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1811. Reported enrolled
HB 1 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HR 232 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
SB 1 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 42 82-1 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a periodic review and expiration dates of state and local tax preferences. Filed
SCR 5 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1. Signed by the Governor
SJR 3 82-1 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the periodic review of state and local tax preferences and providing an expiration date for certain tax preferences. Filed
SR 130 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
HB 277 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the franchise tax and alternative revenue sources and spending priorities for this state. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 338 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to ensuring that at least 75 percent of dedicated revenues are spent for the purpose of the dedication. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
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 464 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the preparation by the Legislative Budget Board of a dynamic fiscal impact statement for certain bills and joint resolutions affecting taxes and fees. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 508 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to a study of the effect on this state's economy of replacing all state and school district ad valorem tax revenue with revenue from a transaction tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 982 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the imposition of a tax on the gross receipts from admissions fees charged by sexually oriented businesses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Criminal Justice
Postponed
HB 1116 81-0 (2009) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to tax incentives for certain businesses for job creation and retention. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1402 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a periodic review of state and local taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1403 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the repeal of state sales tax and franchise tax refunds for certain ad valorem tax payers. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1412 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to participation in the process for evaluating an application for a low income housing tax credit. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1582 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to certain investments by insurance companies and related organizations. House: Insurance Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1825 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to the computation of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1876 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to creating the health care access fund to recruit health care providers in health professional shortage areas and to support federally-qualified health centers and to using for those purposes revenue from a tax imposed on certain tobacco products. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2064 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to premium discounts for certain participants in the Texas Health Insurance Risk Pool and to funding for those discounts through certain penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/10
HB 2121 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to participation in the process for evaluating an application for a low income housing tax credit. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
HB 2300 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to restrictions on the use of state funds to benefit private entities that outsource jobs to foreign countries. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Referred to Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
HB 2485 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil Relating to the inclusion of gas and electric transmission and distribution costs in the cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2534 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2593 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the application of the franchise tax to certain S corporations. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2629 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to incentives in the low income housing tax credit program to reward applicants who agree to use energy-saving devices and energy conservation measures in a project. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2879 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon Relating to the imposition of the sales and use tax by certain crime control and prevention districts and fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services districts. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3184 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to ballot language for a proposition to approve the imposition or increase of a tax or the issuance of bonds. House: Elections Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3530 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to allowing a person who originally paid a tax to obtain reimbursement for tax paid in error. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3535 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the allocation of certain low income housing tax credit commitments. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3536 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs to determine certain demographic information regarding the occupancy of multiunit residential properties; requiring applicants for certain tax credits to provide certain demographic information. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3896 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
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
Effective immediately
HB 3897 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the tax rate for certain retail electric providers. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3980 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the eligibility requirements for, selection criteria for, and awarding of grants under programs of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3997 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to an election requirement for imposing new taxes and fees and increasing existing taxes and fees by local governments. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4105 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to changing the term "effective" tax rate to the term "no new taxes" tax rate for the purposes of the calculation and adoption of ad valorem tax rates. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4322 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the imposition of county or municipal occupation taxes on certain coin-operated amusement gaming devices. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4494 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to indigent health care costs related to a declared disaster. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4722 81-0 (2009) Author: Cohen, Ellen
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 11; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4744 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the creation of the Lajitas Utility District No. 1 of Brewster County; providing authority to impose taxes and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4757 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 118; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 4758 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 16 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a franchise tax rate to be approved by three-fourths of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 121 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Proposing a constitutional amendment to require that taxation be fair and equal and that the full cash value of property, calculated only when property is purchased, constructed, or exchanged, be used for purposes of ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 133 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment abolishing all political subdivision ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 128 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain investments made in relation to sustainable commercial building projects. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 180 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the creation of a state occupational health and safety plan; establishing a maintenance tax. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 227 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to a fee on certain lottery prizes to fund the TEXAS grant program. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 792 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon
Relating to the imposition of the sales and use tax by certain crime control and prevention districts and fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services districts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 879 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al. Relating to premium discounts for certain participants in the Texas Health Insurance Risk Pool and to related tax credits for health benefit plan issuers. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 966 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the repeal of state sales tax and franchise tax refunds for certain ad valorem tax payers. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 991 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the allocation of housing tax credits to developments in rural areas under the low income housing tax credit program. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1161 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the computation of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1199 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Brown, Fred
Relating to refunds of and credits for certain sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1697 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the tax rate for certain retail electric providers. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2127 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to consumer protections for clients of exchange facilitators for tax-deferred exchanges of real property. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 2147 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the priority of transferred tax liens. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2184 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the imposition of county or municipal occupation taxes on certain coin-operated amusement gaming devices. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2187 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the imposition of a tax on the gross receipts from admissions fees charged by sexually oriented businesses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2485 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 118; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2486 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 2527 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to creating the health care access fund to recruit health care providers in health professional shortage areas and to support federally-qualified health centers and to using for those purposes revenue from a tax imposed on certain tobacco products. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2565 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to adjustments of rates of certain telecommunications utilities for changes in certain tax liabilities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2585 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to reauthorization of small business incentive program. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2586 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the creation of the Lajitas Utility District No. 1 of Brewster County; providing authority to impose taxes and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SJR 20 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a franchise tax rate to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 36 80-0 (2007) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to a periodic review of state and local taxes. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 593 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the transfer to the State Office of Administrative Hearings of contested cases involving the collection, receipt, administration, and enforcement of state taxes and fees by the comptroller. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 683 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the imposition of taxes on rail freight to fund the Texas rail relocation and improvement fund. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 929 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to posting delinquent state taxpayer information on the comptroller's Internet site. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1021 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to ensuring that at least 75 percent of dedicated revenues are spent for the purpose of the dedication. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1701 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the application of the sunset review process to certain exemptions from property taxes and state taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1849 80-0 (2007) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to certain fees for valuing life insurance policies. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1965 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to a tax credit for donations of certain art to art museums in this state that are open to the public. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1977 80-0 (2007) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the Texas Health Insurance Risk Pool. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 1978 80-0 (2007) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to assessments for the Texas Health Insurance Risk Pool. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1979 80-0 (2007) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to assessments for the Texas Health Insurance Risk Pool. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2023 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the participation by certain state elected officials in the process for evaluating an application for a low income housing tax credit. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2240 80-0 (2007) Author: Farabee, David Relating to severance tax credits for qualifying low-producing wells. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2593 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the sales tax on computer program services. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2718 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to treatment of retrospective premiums for group life insurance issued through certain nonprofit membership associations. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2726 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for certain benefits consortiums. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2763 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the creation of a state occupational health and safety plan; establishing a maintenance tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2777 80-0 (2007) Author: Heflin, Joe | et. al. Relating to a tax credit for certain corporations obtaining coverage for their employees under a health benefit plan. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2786 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the preparation by the Legislative Budget Board of a dynamic fiscal impact statement for certain bills and joint resolutions affecting taxes and fees. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2948 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the temporary credit for business losses under the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2985 80-0 (2007) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the exclusion of certain commercial lease revenue in determining a taxable entity's total revenue for purposes of the revised franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3159 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to taxable items for exempt entities. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3314 80-0 (2007) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to imposition, administration, collection, and enforcement of state taxes; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 3315 80-0 (2007) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the imposition and collection of certain insurance taxes, the adoption of certain reciprocal or multistate agreements relating to those taxes, and the adoption of rules relating to those taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 3463 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the application of the franchise tax to a combined group. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3488 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to a study of the effect on this state's economy of replacing all state and school district ad valorem tax revenue with revenue from a transaction tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HCR 288 80-0 (2007) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 1977. Signed by the Governor
HJR 13 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a franchise tax rate to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 44 80-0 (2007) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a franchise tax rate to be approved by three-fourths of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HJR 53 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding limitations on taxation and expenditures by the state government and local governments. House: Appropriations Left pending in subcommittee
SB 242 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the transfer to the State Office of Administrative Hearings of contested cases involving the collection, receipt, administration, and enforcement of state taxes and fees by the comptroller of public accounts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 278 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the creation of a state occupational health and safety plan; establishing a maintenance tax. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 741 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to imposition of local sales and use taxes on certain taxable items shipped outside a transit authority. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
SB 754 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the credits to be applied to certain taxes for payments made for improvements to certain roadways. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1639 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the collection, administration, and enforcement of state taxes and fees. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1820 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to treatment of premiums for group life insurance issued through voluntary employee beneficiary associations. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1850 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the imposition and collection of certain insurance taxes and the adoption of certain reciprocal or multistate agreements relating to those taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1851 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to administration, collection, and enforcement of state taxes; providing penalties. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1917 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to credits against the revised franchise tax for certain activities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 55 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating certain amounts of state franchise tax revenue to reducing school district maintenance and operations tax rates. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 3 79-0 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to financing public schools in this state and reducing school property taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 112 79-0 (2005) Author: Wong, Martha Relating to a tax credit for certain corporations for certain purchases that promote healthy living for employees. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 118 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the repeal of certain tax exemptions and deductions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 119 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the repeal of certain sales tax exemptions and refunds. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 135 79-0 (2005) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to regulation of health spas. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
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 155 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the application of the sunset review process to certain exemptions from property taxes and state taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 229 79-0 (2005) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to a periodic review of state and local taxes by a select committee on revenue. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 817 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to restrictions on the use of state funds to benefit private entities that outsource jobs to foreign countries. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1090 79-0 (2005) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the imposition of a tax on the use of coal and to the use of the revenue from the tax to reduce the rate of the tax on natural gas; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1292 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to the allocation and use of revenue from the sales tax imposed on sporting goods. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
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 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 1874 79-0 (2005) Author: Otto, John | et. al. Relating to the application of the motor vehicle sales tax emissions reduction surcharge on certain recreational vehicles. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2600 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and correspondingly adjusting the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of certain persons. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2636 79-0 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the rate of interest and the period for which interest is paid on certain tax refunds. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2779 79-0 (2005) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to municipal authority to impose taxes to repair, upgrade, or demolish certain professional sports venues. House: Local Government Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3016 79-0 (2005) Author: Hill, Fred
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the determination of the market value of certain drug supplies for ad valorem property tax purposes. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3108 79-0 (2005) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the imposition of an energy efficiency tax and to the use of the proceeds to fund education; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3172 79-0 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the authorization and regulation of gambling and to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission; authorizing taxes; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3270 79-0 (2005) Author: Keffer, Bill Relating to taxable premium receipts. House: Insurance Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3282 79-0 (2005) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to a tax credit for donations of certain art to art museums in this state that are open to the public. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3381 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the creation of a state occupational health and safety plan; establishing a maintenance tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3540 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to certain fiscal matters affecting governmental entities; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Conf. Comm. Report printed and distributed
HCR 243 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Instructing the enrolling clerk to make technical corrections to S.B. No. 1863. Filed
HCR 249 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections to S.B. No. 1863. Filed
HCR 250 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections to S.B. No. 1863. Received from the House
HR 2267 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1863. Reported enrolled
HR 2277 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdication, H.B. No. 3540. 1 hr. notice-for consideration
HR 2289 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3540. 1 hr. notice-for consideration
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 867 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Otto, John
Relating to the application of the motor vehicle sales tax emissions reduction surcharge on certain recreational vehicles. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 899 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John Relating to funding for crime control and prevention districts; imposing a tax and providing a penalty. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1312 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the creation of a state occupational health and safety plan; establishing a maintenance tax. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1325 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to taxes, fees, and programs administered by the comptroller; providing a penalty. Senate: Finance Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1434 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to use of money of an advanced transportation district to finance advanced transportation or mobility enhancement by a county, municipality, or local government corporation. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1570 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Isett, Carl
Relating to the rate of interest on certain tax refunds. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1863 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to certain fiscal matters affecting governmental entities; providing a penalty. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SR 1084 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1863. Reported enrolled
HB 3 79-1 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to financing public schools in this state and reducing property taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 5 79-1 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to certain fiscal matters affecting governmental entities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 3 79-1 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to financing public schools in this state and reducing school property taxes. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 5 79-1 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to certain fiscal matters affecting governmental entities. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SB 30 79-1 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to an analysis of the effects of certain tax policies. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 45 79-1 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to state and certain local fiscal matters; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
HB 2 79-3 (2006) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the allocation of certain revenue from franchise taxes, motor vehicle sales and use taxes, and taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products to school district property tax relief and public education. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 28 79-3 (2006) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the imposition of a tax on mercury emissions and to the use of the proceeds to fund education; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 29 79-3 (2006) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the imposition of a tax on the use of coal and to the use of the revenue from the tax for public education; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 30 79-3 (2006) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the imposition of a tax on carcinogenic, developmental, and reproductive toxicants and to the use of the proceeds to fund education; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HCR 51 79-3 (2006) Author: Otto, John
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to expressing legislative intent to amend provisions of H.B. No. 3, as enrolled by the 79th Legislature of the State of Texas, 3rd Called Session, relating to rental income and guaranteed payments in the determination of "total revenue." Signed by the Governor
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 578 78-0 (2003) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the sales tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 589 78-0 (2003) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 695 78-0 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to franchise tax deductions and exemptions for certain business activities involving desalination devices. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 702 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the application of the sunset review process to state taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 763 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the comptroller's reports on the effect of certain tax provisions and on tax incidence. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 827 78-0 (2003) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the application of the sunset review process to certain exemptions from property taxes and state taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1002 78-0 (2003) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the repeal of state and local taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1234 78-0 (2003) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to granting certain hospital districts the authority to issue certificates of obligation. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1486 78-0 (2003) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the imposition of a tax on the purchase of coal in this state; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1710 78-0 (2003) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to implementation of a premium tax credit for certain investments by insurers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2122 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to taxes and fees. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2281 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to taxes and fees. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2312 78-0 (2003) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to the use of certain taxes for the financing of regional transportation projects. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2346 78-0 (2003) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al. Relating to a repeal of exemptions from certain truth-in-taxation provisions for certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
HB 2398 78-0 (2003) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to fiscal accountability for the receipt of a subsidy or other form of assistance for economic development purposes; providing a civil penalty. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 2424 78-0 (2003) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to technical changes to taxes and fees administered by the comptroller; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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HB 2441 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al. Relating to the regulation of amusement redemption machines. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3388 78-0 (2003) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the imposition of a tax on the disposal of radioactive waste in this state; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3583 78-0 (2003) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the creation of the Great Southwest Improvement District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HCR 247 78-0 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne Memorializing the congress of the United States to modify the Federal Internal Revenue Code to allow retirees to pay for health care costs on a pre-tax basis. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Received from the House
HCR 290 78-0 (2003) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2425. Signed by the Governor
HJR 17 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds vote of the membership of the house of representatives to enact certain tax bills. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 53 78-0 (2003) Author: Isett, Carl Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds vote of the membership of the house of representatives to enact certain tax or fee bills. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HR 526 78-0 (2003) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to a U.S. constitutional amendment to prohibit courts from mandating states or political subdivisions to levy or increase taxes. House: State Affairs Reported enrolled
HR 1860 78-0 (2003) Author: McCall, Brian Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2424. Reported enrolled
SB 108 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to a tax impact statement for certain legislation affecting state taxes. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SB 392 78-0 (2003) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Gattis, Dan
Relating to certain procedures for the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate by certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 402 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to granting certain hospital districts the authority to issue certificates of obligation. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 507 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the authorization and regulation of casino gambling and to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission; authorizing taxes; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 777 78-0 (2003) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to implementation of a premium tax credit for certain investments by insurers. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1111 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Hill, Fred
Relating to the financing, construction, operation of, and records regarding venue projects in certain counties. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1139 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to instructional facilities of a junior college district and to state financial assistance for junior college instructional facilities and outstanding bonds. Senate: Education No action taken in subcommittee
SB 1279 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to technical changes to taxes and fees administered by the comptroller of public accounts. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SCR 1 78-0 (2003) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Wilson, Ron
Memorializing Congress to restore the federal income tax deductibility of state and local sales taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Signed by the Governor
SCR 67 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections on H.B. No. 2424. Signed by the Governor
SCR 70 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2425. Received by the Secretary of the Senate
SJR 11 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature to enact certain tax bills. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SR 373 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Memorializing Congress to prohibit federal courts from ordering or instructing any state or political subdivision thereof to levy or increase taxes. Senate: State Affairs Reported enrolled
HB 94 78-1 (2003) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to the confidentiality of certain information that identifies taxpayers. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 20 78-2 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the audit of certain tax settlements. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1 78-4 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to public education, public school finance, and related matters, including certain new or modified taxes and fees and other state and local tax and revenue measures to provide sufficient funding for public education and to provide tax relief and protection for taxpayers; providing penalties. House: Public School Finance, Select
Senate: Committee of the Whole Senate
Meeting cancelled
HB 2 78-4 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to public education and public school finance, including state and local taxation. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 15 78-4 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to public education and public school finance, including state and local taxation. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 53 78-4 (2003) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to taxes. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 54 78-4 (2003) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to taxes. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 55 78-4 (2003) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the imposition of a tax on certain beverages and snack foods and to the use of the revenue from the tax for public education. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 602 77-0 (2001) Author: Zbranek, Zeb
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to the creation and financing of hospital districts in small counties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1032 77-0 (2001) Author: Shields, John Relating to the purposes for which certain municipalities may use revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 1431 77-0 (2001) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the voluntary collection of certain taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1447 77-0 (2001) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain activities in defense economic readjustment zones. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/02
HB 1495 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the transfer of tax credits among members of the Life, Accident, Health and Hospital Service Insurance Guaranty Association. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1602 77-0 (2001) Author: Davis, John Relating to exempting certain corporations from the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1709 77-0 (2001) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to assessments used to fund the Health Insurance Risk Pool; authorizing a premium tax credit. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Posting rule suspended
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 1757 77-0 (2001) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to payment of unemployment compensation tax contributions by certain employers engaged in agriculture. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1772 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the approval and financing of sports and community venue projects. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1841 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to authorizing the comptroller to establish a program to permit certain certified public accountants to perform certain audits. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2441 77-0 (2001) Author: Ehrhardt, Harryette | et. al. Relating to the administration of the low-income housing tax credit program by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2582 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to customs brokers. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
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 2821 77-0 (2001) Author: Swinford, David Relating to eligibility for certain franchise tax credits. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2866 77-0 (2001) Author: Sadler, Paul Relating to exempting boats and motors purchased exclusively for rental from the sales and use tax on boats and motors. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3079 77-0 (2001) Author: Smithee, John Relating to certain taxes and fees administered by the comptroller under the Insurance Code and other insurance laws of this state. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3098 77-0 (2001) Author: Counts, David Relating to the premium tax on certain life, health, and accident insurance policies. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3143 77-0 (2001) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to technical changes to statutes involving taxes or fees administered by the Comptroller of Public Accounts. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3146 77-0 (2001) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the enforcement and collection of taxes, fees and other revenue, and providing criminal penalties. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3352 77-0 (2001) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to a credit against severance taxes for a person who transfers ownership of a water supply pipeline to a political subdivision of this state. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3464 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the reform of the state tax system to provide revenue for the support and operation of the general government and the public school system. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3595 77-0 (2001) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the sourcing of charges for mobile telecommunications services. House: Ways & Means Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3608 77-0 (2001) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to certain administrative procedures for tax refunds. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 83 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Encouraging U.S. Congress to provide tax credits to individuals buying private health insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HCR 139 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al. Memorializing congress to provide tax credits to individuals for the purchase of private health insurance. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HCR 190 77-0 (2001) Author: Talton, Robert Memorializing congress to declare its intent that the general tax and regulatory laws of the U.S. shall not apply to the churches of this nation. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HCR 198 77-0 (2001) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Memorializing Congress to support President Bush's tax proposals. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HCR 207 77-0 (2001) Author: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al. Requesting the Texas delegation to the U.S. Congress to support and work to pass the tax relief plan introduced by President Bush. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HCR 222 77-0 (2001) Author: Delisi, Dianne Requesting the Texas delegation to the Congress of the United States to support and work to pass, retroactive tax relief that would refund a portion of the 2001 non-Social Security budget surplus to the American people. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HCR 226 77-0 (2001) Author: Williams, Thomas | et. al.
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Memorializing congress to modify the tax code to allow for the issuance of tax-exempt industrial revenue bonds for air pollution control facilities in nonattainment areas. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HCR 309 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections in H.B. No. 1772. Signed by the Governor
HJR 23 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature to enact certain tax bills. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 76 77-0 (2001) Author: Homer, Mark Proposing a constitutional amendment to shorten the period during which the former owner of real property sold at an ad valorem tax sale may redeem the property. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 108 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Proposing a constitutional amendment to implement the reform of the state tax system to provide revenue for the support and operation of the general government and the public school system. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HR 485 77-0 (2001) Author: Hunter, Bob | et. al. Memorializing the Congress of the United States to propose and submit to the states for ratification an amendment to the United States Constitution to prohibit federal courts from ordering or instructing any state or political subdivision thereof, or an official of any state or political subdivision, to levy or increase taxes. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
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 833 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to child-care services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 845 77-0 (2001) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to an exemption from the motor vehicle use tax for motor vehicles brought into this state by certain military personnel or retired military personnel. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 1037 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to authorizing the comptroller to establish a program to permit certain certified public accountants to perform certain audits. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1123 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to the enforcement and collection of taxes, fees, and other revenue; providing criminal penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1125 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to technical changes to taxes and fees administered by the comptroller of public accounts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 1497 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to the sourcing of charges for mobile telecommunications services. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1572 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to claims for excess proceeds from tax sales. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1682 77-0 (2001) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the taxes and fees administered by the Comptroller related to the Insurance Code. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SCR 37 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Memorializing Congress to provide tax credits to individuals buying private health insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Signed by the Governor
SR 286 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Memorializing Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification an amendment to the United States Constitution to prohibit federal courts from ordering or instructing any state or political subdivision thereof, or an official of any state or political subdivision, to levy or increase taxes. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 99 76-0 (1999) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain contributions to a public school or a nonprofit scholarship funding organization. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 254 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to exemptions from the sales and franchise taxes. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 563 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to tax incentives for certain businesses located in counties in this state with high or very high unemployment. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 587 76-0 (1999) Author: West, George Relating to exempting motor vehicles bought solely for the purpose of customization for resale from the motor vehicle sales tax. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 612 76-0 (1999) Author: George, Kenn | et. al. Relating to the computation of school district property values for purposes of school finance. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 660 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to certain dry cleaning supplies that may be purchased for resale. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 705 76-0 (1999) Author: Shields, John | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offenses of and providing for recovery of reasonable attorney's fees for falsely identifying a tax-exempt organization with political activity or endangering the tax-exempt status of an organization by unauthorized engaging in political activity in the name of the organization, and creating a private cause of action. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1115 76-0 (1999) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to taxing the sale, use, or consumption of Internet access service. House: Ways & Means Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1250 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to exempting basic local telecommunications services from the sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 1258 76-0 (1999) Author: Najera, Manny | et. al. Relating to exempting certain congressional medal of honor winners from certain taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1292 76-0 (1999) Author: Shields, John Relating to the sales price of a taxable item that may be sold in a tax-free sale held by certain organizations. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1344 76-0 (1999) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the premium tax on certain life, health, and accident insurance policies. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1777 76-0 (1999) Author: Wolens, Steven | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the provision of local exchange telephone service in a municipality and the management by the municipality of public rights-of-way used by providers of that service. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1837 76-0 (1999) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to certain insurance taxes. House: Insurance
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 2088 76-0 (1999) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to certain services. House: Ways & Means Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2090 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al. Relating to competition by a state agency or political subdivision with private enterprise. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2191 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the allocation of tax credits to housing projects in counties with high unemployment and low median family incomes. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2543 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to settlement of a claim for a tax penalty or interest on a tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Administration
Tagged in committee
HB 2684 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to reinvestment zones and tax increment financing under the Tax Increment Financing Act, tax abatement agreements within those zones, and the administration of certain local government corporations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2737 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al. Relating to tax incentives for certain agricultural processing companies locating or expanding in this state. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2817 76-0 (1999) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the settlement and collection of taxes and penalties and interest on taxes, refunds, and credits. House: Ways & Means Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2844 76-0 (1999) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the purposes for which the municipal hotel occupancy tax may be used. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2875 76-0 (1999) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the premium tax on certain life, health, and accident insurance policies. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2950 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the comptroller's reports on the effect of certain tax provisions and on tax incidence. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3152 76-0 (1999) Author: Sadler, Paul Relating to tax incentives for investment in manufacturing and research and development. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3212 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to technical changes to statutes involving taxes or fees administered by the Comptroller of Public Accounts. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3422 76-0 (1999) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to the sharing of revenue among a municipality and other municipalities that jointly operate an airport in the territory of the municipality. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3449 76-0 (1999) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to payment of unemployment compensation tax contributions by certain employers engaged in agriculture. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3549 76-0 (1999) Author: Heflin, Talmadge
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the administration and collection of ad valorem taxes and certain local standby fees. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3610 76-0 (1999) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the imposition of a tax on emissions and to the use of the tax revenue to reduce the gas production tax and school property taxes; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3621 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the refund of surplus revenue by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3703 76-0 (1999) Author: Shields, John Relating to the payment of interest on tax overpayments. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3743 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to tax credits, refunds, and exemptions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 12 76-0 (1999) Author: Culberson, John | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature to enact certain tax bills. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 30 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing targeted tax incentives for economic development. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HR 573 76-0 (1999) Author: Shields, John | et. al. Memorializing the Congress of the United States to propose and submit to the states for ratification an amendment to the United States Constitution to prohibit federal courts from ordering or instructing any state or political subdivision thereof, or an official of any state or political subdivision, to levy or increase taxes. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HR 1048 76-0 (1999) Author: Ehrhardt, Harryette | et. al. Memorializing the U.S. Congress to support legislation providing for an immediate increase of the per capita tax-exempt private activity bond cap. House: Urban Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
HR 1303 76-0 (1999) Author: Elkins, Gary Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1520. Reported enrolled
HR 1304 76-0 (1999) Author: Heflin, Talmadge Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3549. Reported enrolled
HR 1341 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 441. Reported enrolled
SB 58 76-0 (1999) Author: Haywood, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to incentives for an employer that establishes and operates a day-care center for children of employees or purchases child-care services for employees. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 224 76-0 (1999) Author: Haywood, Tom | et. al. Relating to tax incentives for certain agricultural processing companies locating or expanding in this state. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
SB 269 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Isett, Carl
Relating to the abolishment of certain taxes imposed by and the dissolution of certain economic development corporations. House: Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 341 76-0 (1999) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to taxing the sale, use, or consumption of Internet access service. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 530 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Farrar, Jessica
Relating to the premium tax on certain life, health, and accident insurance policies. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 1/1/00
SB 742 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to settlement of a claim for a tax penalty or interest on a tax. Senate: Finance Committee report printed and distributed
SB 774 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to payment of unemployment compensation tax contributions by certain employers engaged in agriculture. House: Economic Development
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Economic Development
SB 859 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the reports of the comptroller on the effect of certain tax provisions and on tax incidence. Senate: Finance Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1072 76-0 (1999) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the use of certain tax revenue for airports. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1256 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the provision of certain tax information to a crime control and prevention district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Criminal Justice
No action taken in committee
SB 1321 76-0 (1999) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to the settlement and collection of taxes and penalties and interest on taxes, refunds, and credits. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 1402 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to procedural and technical corrections of the Texas Property Tax Code and the Texas Finance Code, and relating to notices of sale, orders of sale, proceeds of sale, excess proceeds of sale, redemptions in delinquent tax suits, collection of taxes on sale of business, additional penalty on taxes with delayed delinquency dates and on delinquent standby fees, notices of delinquency, subrogation of purchasers at void or defective tax resales, taxes to be included in judgments, jurisdictional provisions for tax claims against certain estates in probate, service of process on corporations following forfeiture of corporate privileges, and repeals of overlapping and duplicate provisions in the Tax Code. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1453 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce Relating to a franchise tax credit that allows a parent to volunteer at a child's school without loss of compensation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1480 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Yvonne
Relating to the sharing of revenue among a municipality and other municipalities that jointly operate an airport in the territory of the municipality. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1488 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to technical changes to statutes involving taxes or fees administered by the comptroller of public accounts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1506 76-0 (1999) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the allocation of tax credits to housing projects in counties with high unemployment and low median family incomes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1510 76-0 (1999) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of a property owner for a tax abatement agreement. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 1520 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to the sale or transfer of property by certain governmental entities. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 1557 76-0 (1999) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to competition by a state agency or political subdivision with private enterprise. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1795 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the date on which severance taxes must be paid on certain oil. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1804 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Greenberg, Sherri
Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a taxing unit in certain circumstances. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 1864 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to reinvestment zones and tax increment financing under the Tax Increment Financing Act, tax abatement agreements within those zones, and the administration of certain local government corporations. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SR 1088 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Memorializing the U.S. Congress to support legislation providing for an immediate increase of the per capita tax-exempt private activity bond cap. Reported enrolled
SR 1186 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 441. Reported enrolled
HB 441 75-0 (1997) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for an offense in which a controlled substance is used to facilitate the commission of the offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2732 75-0 (1997) Author: Telford, Barry Relating to the apportionment of certain taxable capital and taxable earned surplus to the state. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2939 75-0 (1997) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to the repeal of certain tax provisions. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
HJR 19 75-0 (1997) Author: Kamel, Ted Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house to enact certain tax bills. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 155 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Drew Relating to the eligibility of a person who is delinquent in the payment of taxes to be a candidate for or to hold elective office. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 862 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Holzheauser, Steve
Relating to the administration, collection, and enforcement by the comptroller of public accounts of various taxes and fees. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 935 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al. Relating to the financing of community venues and related infrastructure in certain municipalities or counties; authorizing the imposition of certain local taxes and the issuance of local bonds; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Business & Industry
SB 941 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a state tax refund and federal income tax credit available to certain employers of AFDC recipients. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1113 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard
Relating to a state tax refund and federal income tax credit available to certain employers of AFDC recipients. House: Economic Development
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SJR 11 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Drew Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the eligibility of a person who is delinquent in the payment of taxes to be a candidate for or to hold elective office. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1607 73-0 (1993) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the state and local taxes on bingo and to the deposit of bingo taxes paid under protest. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 2454 73-0 (1993) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to technical changes to statutes involving certain tax provisions administered by the comptroller; conforming the effective dates and possible rates of certain transit and development corporation sales taxes to other local sales taxes; substituting references to the Comptroller for references to the Property Tax Board in certain property tax provisions; conforming the period for back assessment in the case of certain improper appraisals of property to the period allowed for back assessments for other purposes; revising the applicability of the comptroller's administrative authority to include all taxes and functions for which he has statutory responsibility; clarifying the definitions of certain items taxed under the sales tax and controlled substance tax law; revising references in the inheritance tax statute to federal tax code provisions concerning credits. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 892 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to simplifying the application, calculation, administration and reporting of, and the calculation of interest on, certain taxes, providing penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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SB 893 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to technical changes to statutes involving certain tax provisions including those administered by the comptroller, to the definitions of certain items taxed under the sales tax and controlled substance tax laws, to limitations on certain municipal tax rates, to the duties of the appraisal review board, and to delinquent taxes and tax liens; revising references in the inheritance tax statute to federal tax code provisions concerning credits. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 988 72-0 (1991) Author: Watkins, Gary Relating to the amount of premium tax credit an insurer receives for paying its assessment for certain guaranty funds. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2585 72-0 (1991) Author: Martinez, Roman Relating to petitions authorized or required to be filed under a law outside the Election Code. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HCR 108 72-0 (1991) Author: Smith, Ashley Memorializing Congress to make the research & development tax credit permanent. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 770 71-0 (1989) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to the continuation and functions of the office of Multistate Tax Compact Commissioner for Texas. House: Government Organization Laid on the table subject to call
HB 886 71-0 (1989) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to the regulation of bingo and the taxation of receipts from bingo. House: Ways & Means Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 1260 71-0 (1989) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the continuation and functions of the office of Multistate Tax Compact Commissioner for Texas. House: Government Organization Pending in subcommittee
HB 1302 71-0 (1989) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to authorizing the use of private collectors to pursue certain state claims against persons residing or moving assets outside the state; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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HB 2675 71-0 (1989) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to tax credits for certain donations made to certain school districts. House: Ways & Means Pending in subcommittee
HB 2778 71-0 (1989) Author: Hury, James Amending Chapters 101, 111, 112, and 151 of the Tax Code. House: Ways & Means Pending in committee
HB 2843 71-0 (1989) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Creating Subchapter E, Chapter 112 of the Tax Code. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 505 71-0 (1989) Author: McFarland, Bob
Sponsor: Guerrero, Lena
Relating to the continuation, functions, and reports of the office of the Multistate Tax Compact Commissioner for Texas. House: Government Organization
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 684 71-0 (1989) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the collection of delinquent taxes, penalties, and interest owed to the state. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 686 71-0 (1989) Author: Leedom, John Relating to the right of a taxpayer to obtain a refund or tax, penalty, or interest which has been assessed or collected unlawfully. Senate: Finance Referred to Special Subcommittee
SB 918 71-0 (1989) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to the regulation of bingo and the taxation of receipts from bingo. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 971 71-0 (1989) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Shine, Hugh
Relating to creation of certain industrial development corporations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1018 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene Relating to interest due on the payment of tax refunds. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1391 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to penalties on delinquent taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Special Subcommittee
SB 1481 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Hury, James
Relating to the impact of recent court interpretations of the First and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution on certain state taxes, the rulemaking authority of the Comptroller concerning those.... House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 311 70-0 (1987) Author: Johnson, Cliff Relating to a prohibition on a lender requiring a borrower to supply a tax return before obtaining a loan; providing a penalty. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 508 70-0 (1987) Author: Gibson, Bruce
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the allocation and apportionment of estate taxes among persons interested in the estate of a decedent and to the liability of a decedent's property for certain debts and expenses. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 803 70-0 (1987) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to the imposition of taxes on the purchase, acquisition, importation, manufacture, or production of a controlled substance, counterfeit substance, or marihuana; providing criminal penalties. House: Ways & Means Record vote
HB 1634 70-0 (1987) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of statutes relating to local taxation; making conforming amendments and repeals. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1796 70-0 (1987) Author: Luna, Gregory Relating to federal estate taxes and death taxes in certain provisions of a will. House: Judicial Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2335 70-0 (1987) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the taxes imposed on life, accident, and health insurance premiums, property and casualty insurance premiums, and self-insured health benefit plan benefits and to the retaliatory tax. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2524 70-0 (1987) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the handling, records, and disposition of protest payments of taxes imposed in certain insurance business; amending Section 112.058, Tax Code. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
SB 156 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to the allocation and apportionment of estate taxes among persons interested in the estate of a decedent. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered in public hearing
SB 1381 70-0 (1987) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to prohibiting injunctions, declaratory judgments, and certain other actions from being brought against the state in a tax matter. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 47 70-2 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to the financing of budgeted expenditures and needs of taxing units. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 126 70-2 (1987) Author: Wright, Brad
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to amending the Tax Increment Financing Act to provide for the provision of financial information regarding the acquisition of land by a city or town in a reinvestment zone. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-10/20/87
HB 144 70-2 (1987) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the recommendations of the Select Committee on Tax Equity. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 94 70-2 (1987) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to amending the Tax increment Financing Act to provide for the provision of financial information regarding the acquisition of land by a city or town in a reinvestment zone. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported favorably with substitute
HB 816 69-0 (1985) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the creation, administration, and operation of the volunteer fire department loan fund under jurisdiction of the Volunteer Fire Department Loan Board, and authorizing a tax on certain insurance premiums to support the fund. House: State Affairs Withdrawn by author
HB 962 69-0 (1985) Author: McKinney, Mike Relating to denial, revocation and suspension by the comptroller of public accounts of permits or licenses of persons violating provisions of the Tax Code or Bingo Enabling Act. House: Ways & Means Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
HB 1031 69-0 (1985) Author: Pierce, George Relating to the regulation and taxation of bingo games. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1189 69-0 (1985) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to taxation of insurance companies of another state or a territory. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2246 69-0 (1985) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the manufacture and importation of and safety standards for portable gasoline cans and to the administration, collection, and enforcement of a stamp tax on approved cans; providing penalties. House: Labor & Employment Relations No action taken in committee
SB 248 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the administration of taxes by and the powers and duties of the Comptroller of Public Accounts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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SB 411 69-0 (1985) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to certain taxes collected under the workers' compensation laws. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 473 69-0 (1985) Author: Howard, Ed
Sponsor: McKinney, Mike
Relating to denial, revocation and suspension by the comptroller of public accounts of permits or licenses of persons violating provisions of the Tax Code or the Bingo Enabling Act; providing for hearing and appeals. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 537 69-0 (1985) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to taxation of insurance companies of another state or a territory. Senate: Finance Postponed in committee
SB 1449 69-0 (1985) Author: Howard, Ed Relating to the allocation and apportionment of certain taxes among persons interested in the estate of a decendent. Senate: Jurisprudence Received from the Senate
SCR 181 69-0 (1985) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Gavin, John
Establishing the Joint Task Force on Premium Tax interim committee to examine insurance tax laws and study ways of establishing tax equity for foreign and domestic life, accident, and health insurance companies. Senate: Finance Signed by the Governor
SCR 15 69-2 (1986) Author: Krier, Cynthia Urging the Texas Congressional delegation to use all means at their disposal to retain the income tax deduction for sales taxes. Senate: Finance Reported favorably w/o amendments
SCR 19 69-2 (1986) Author: Jones, Grant Creating the Task Force on State Tax Policies; requiring that the Task Force make a report to the 70th Legislature. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 52 69-3 (1986) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the taxation of intangible assets of banks under the Property Tax Code. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1122 68-0 (1983) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the definition of "newspaper" in Chapter 151 of the Tax Code and to the repeal of certain other taxes and fees. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1639 68-0 (1983) Author: Salinas, Froy Relating to the imposition, administration, enforcement, and collection of, and to the allocation of revenue from, a gross receipts tax on circus operators. House: Ways & Means See remarks
HB 1937 68-0 (1983) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the due dates of the public utilities gross receipts assessment and the interest rate on delinquent assessments. House: Ways & Means Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 1938 68-0 (1983) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the filing of estimated insurance gross premium taxes. House: Ways & Means Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 1939 68-0 (1983) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the due dates for certain taxes. House: Ways & Means Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 2043 68-0 (1983) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the taxation of bingo. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 2242 68-0 (1983) Author: Polk, Mary Relating to taxing open-end investment companies which are commonly known as money market funds. House: Ways & Means See remarks
SB 691 68-0 (1983) Author: Sharp, John Relating to the taxation of the gross receipts from bingo. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 986 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to the due dates of the public utilities gross receipts assessment and the interest rate on delinquent assessments. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 987 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Shea, Gwyn
Relating to the filing of returns and payment of estimated insurance gross premium taxes and to time for filing suit after payment of tax under protest and payment of additional tax due after filing of suit; giving the State Board of Insurance certain rulemaking authority. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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SB 988 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Relating to the due dates for certain taxes, reports, estimated taxes, and to forfeitures. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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HB 51 68-2 (1984) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to the imposition, rate, administration, collection, and the civil and criminal enforcement of a tax on stock transactions and to the allocation and disposition of the resulting revenue. House: Ways & Means See remarks
HB 108 68-2 (1984) Author: Gamez, Joe Relating to an increase in the gross receipts tax imposed under the Bingo Enabling Act to fund public education. House: Ways & Means See remarks
HB 118 68-2 (1984) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the rate of taxes on premiums received by certain insurance carriers, organizations, or concerns from certain kinds of insurance business. House: Ways & Means See remarks
HB 638 67-0 (1981) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to the regulation of certain items manufactured by the direct molding process. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 832 67-0 (1981) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, civil and criminal enforcement, and allocation of a severance tax on uranium. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 1708 67-0 (1981) Author: Davis, Bob
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Adopting Title 2, Tax Code, a nonsubstantive revision of the statute relating to the imposition, collection and enforcement of, and the allocation of revenue from state taxes, other than ad valorem property taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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HB 2108 67-0 (1981) Author: Davis, Bob
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to conforming Title 2, Tax Code, to enactments of the 67th Legislature. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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HB 2140 67-0 (1981) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to raising revenue for the support of state government and to the imposition, collection, administration, civil and criminal enforcement, and allocation of various state and local taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HCR 207 67-0 (1981) Author: Washington, Craig Memorializing Congress to provide tax deduction for adoption fees and costs. House: Rules
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 68 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to reports by the comptroller on the loss of certain state revenue becuase of tax exemptions, discounts, exclusions, and special rates and special methods of reporting. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 504 66-0 (1979) Author: Berlanga, Hugo
Sponsor: Longoria, Raul
Relating to taxation of dance halls, night clubs, and like places of amusement. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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HB 998 66-0 (1979) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to creation of the Texas Legislative Tax Board. House: State Affairs Laid on the table
HB 1012 66-0 (1979) Author: Wieting, Leroy J.
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Relating to the confidentiality of certain information derived from the administration of the cigarette tax, franchise tax, sales tax, and tobacco tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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HB 1321 66-0 (1979) Author: Bock II, Bennie Authorizing the Comptroller to accept federal monies for agencies upon compliance with state and federal laws. House: Ways & Means Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1726 66-0 (1979) Author: Brown, Albert "Al" Relating to payments in lieu of property taxes to school districts by certain political subdivisions. House: Energy Resources Referred to subcommittee
HJR 85 66-0 (1979) Author: Untermeyer, Chase Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the legislature to allow political subdivisions to impose taxes other than property taxes and requiring the limitation or elimination of existing taxes on property. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
SB 953 66-0 (1979) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the confidentiality of certain information derived from the administration of cigarette, franchise, sales, excise and use, and tobacco taxes and to penalties for disclosure. Senate: Finance Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SJR 57 66-0 (1979) Author: Price, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment restricting the power of the political subdivisons of the state to increase taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
HB 755 65-0 (1977) Author: Valles, Robert "Bob" Relating to the licensing and regulation of tax preparers; and providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 840 65-0 (1977) Author: Bigham, John R. Relating to imposition, collection, administration, and enforcement of a tax on the rental of motor vehicles and additional taxes on the use of rental vehicles; providing a definition of motor vehicles; providing exemptions. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1484 65-0 (1977) Author: Nabers, Lynn
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the tax rate on certain cigars. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days
HB 1824 65-0 (1977) Author: Cartwright, Donald Relating to certain credits for gross premium taxes paid by certain insurance companies. House: Insurance Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 1976 65-0 (1977) Author: Cartwright, Donald
Sponsor: Lombardino, Frank
Relating to the acceptance of checks by a tax collector for the payment of certain fees and taxes; providing procedures for the collection of dishonored checks received for the payment of certain fees and taxes. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 2073 65-0 (1977) Author: Bryant, John W. Repealing the Admissions Tax. House: Ways & Means Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 2100 65-0 (1977) Author: Untermeyer, Chase Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and enforcement of a tax on certain disposable containers. House: Ways & Means Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 2123 65-0 (1977) Author: Cartwright, Donald Establishing the procedure for payment of taxes on gross premium receipts; defining Texas Investments; providing for reductions in gross premium tax obligations in certain cases; providing penalties for failure to pay gross premium taxes and delinquent taxes; and declaring an emergency. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 2124 65-0 (1977) Author: Cartwright, Donald Establishing the procedure for payment of taxes on gross premium receipts; eliminating the exclusion of first year premiums from taxes on gross premium receipts; providing penalties for failure to pay gross premium taxes and delinquent taxes; and declaring an emergency. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 2125 65-0 (1977) Author: Cartwright, Donald Establishing the procedure for payment of taxes on gross premium receipts; eliminating the exclusion of first year premiums from taxes on gross premium receipts; providing penalties for failure to pay gross premium taxes and delinquent taxes; and declaring an emergency. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 2227 65-0 (1977) Author: Laney, James Relating to the confidentiality of Federal tax information required to be furnished by a taxpayer for State tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
SB 1006 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Grant Repealing Chapter 566, Acts of the 60th Legislature, Regular Session, 1967, relative to the Multistate Tax Compact; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SR 349 65-0 (1977) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Creating a special Senate interim committee to study refinery tax or other forms of taxation to replace ad valorem taxes. Senate: State Affairs
HB 375 64-0 (1975) Author: Geiger, Richard S. Eliminating the oleomargarine tax. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to subcommittee
HB 546 64-0 (1975) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe
Sponsor: Aikin, Jr., A.M.
Relating to the revision of certain tax laws. House: Revenue & Taxation
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days
HB 1902 64-0 (1975) Author: McAlister, R.B. Relating to the application of the admissions tax to skating rinks. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
HJR 3 64-0 (1975) Author: Coleman, Ronald Relating to providing for the allocation of revenue from refinery taxes. House: Constitutional Revision Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
HJR 36 64-0 (1975) Author: Sullivant, Bill Relating to providing that certain taxes are not subject to dedication for certain highway purposes. House: Constitutional Revision Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
SJR 5 64-0 (1975) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Amending Constitution to provide that petroleum products manufacturing taxes are not subject to dedication for certain highway purposes. Senate: Texas Constitution Referred to Committee on Texas Constitution
SJR 64 64-0 (1975) Author: Santiesteban, H. Amending Constitution authorizing Legislature to grant tax relief for the purpose of encouraging the reconstruction, redevelopment and rehabilitation of blighted areas. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Texas Constitution
HB 1317 63-0 (1973) Author: Denton, Lane Relating to the imposition, collection, and disposition of a real property transfer tax; providing penalties for certain violations. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to subcommittee
HB 81 62-0 (1971) Author: Hannah, John H. Relating to imposing a tax on certain disposable containers.
HB 121 62-0 (1971) Author: Denton, Lane Relating to a tax on abandoned motor vehicles.
HB 257 62-0 (1971) Author: McAlister, R.B. Relating to the exemption of skating rinks from the admissions tax.
HB 469 62-0 (1971) Author: Cavness, Don Relating to the imposition, collection, and disposition of a documentary stamp tax.
HB 808 62-0 (1971) Author: Graves, Curtis M. Relating to a tax on the makers of certain checks drawn on banks doing business in this state. And a tax on certain employers drawing certain payroll checks on banks not doing business in this state. Providing tax and criminal penalties
HB 847 62-0 (1971) Author: Moore, Tom
HB 1449 62-0 (1971) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to providing that no tax, license fee or registration fee shall ever be imposed on firearms which are transferred, owned, possessed, or transported for certain purposes.
HB 1451 62-0 (1971) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to levy, collection, enforcement, and disposition of a transaction tax.
HB 1452 62-0 (1971) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to imposing a tax on the sale, purchase, or transfer of certain stocks, bonds, and securities; setting penalties.
HB 1595 62-0 (1971) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to granting tax advantages to manufacturers using Texas agricultural products.
HB 1703 62-0 (1971) Author: Harris, Ed
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to exempting certain judicial retirement payments and rights from state, county, and municipal tax, levy, sale, garnishment, attachment, or other process.
SB 422 62-0 (1971) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Lemmon, Ray
Relating to the tax lien for the admissions tax.
SB 901 62-0 (1971) Author: Wilson, Charles Relating to providing that no license or registration fee shall ever be imposed on firearms transferred, owned, possessed, or transported for certain purposes.
SB 987 62-0 (1971) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to exempting certain judicial retirement payments and rights from state, county, and municipal tax, levy, sale, garnishment, attachment, or other process.
HB 319 61-0 (1969) Author: Harris, Ed | et. al. Relating to levy, collection, enforcement, and disposition of a transaction tax.
HB 497 61-0 (1969) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to the imposition, collection, and disposition of a documentary stamp tax; providing penalties for certain violations.
HB 730 61-0 (1969) Author: Weldon, James D. "Jimmy" | et. al. Relating to imposing a tax on the severing of certain natural resources, and providing for administration, enforcement, and allocating of revenue.
HB 953 61-0 (1969) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to the filing for record of duplicates of tax receipts with the county clerk.
HB 1020 61-0 (1969) Author: Holland, W. Lamoine Relating to providing exemptions from the Admissions Tax for certain dances sponsored by nonprofits organizations.
HCR 173 61-0 (1969)
SB 39 61-0 (1969) Author: Hall, Ralph M. | et. al. Relating to exempting from property taxes and franchise taxes certain non-profit corporations providing certain nursing care and certain housing for low-income and other elderly persons, and involved in various research programs for the elderly.
HB 4 61-1 (1969) Author: Hannah, Jr., John Henry | et. al. Relating to imposing a tax on certain disposable containers; providing for administration and enforcement and allocation of revenue.
HB 14 61-1 (1969) Author: Weldon, James D. "Jimmy" Relating to imposing a tax on the severing of certain natural resources, and providing for administration, enforcement, and allocation of revenue.
HB 25 61-1 (1969) Author: Lemmon, Ray Allen Relating to imposing a tax on sale or transfer of certain stocks, bonds, and securities; providing for administration; setting penalties; allocating funds.
HB 143 60-0 (1967) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to the refund of overpayments of certain taxes levied in Title 122A, Taxation-General, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, providing that overpayment by any person of certain taxes through mistake of law or fact may be refunded by the Comptroller by warrant on the State Treasury from any funds appropriated for such purposes; providing an effective date.
HB 144 60-0 (1967) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to collection of taxes and refunds for overpayment, amending certain acts by providing the Comptroller shall assess any tax imposed by said Title within seven years from the date such tax is due and payable; providing an effective date.
HB 260 60-0 (1967) Author: Scoggins, Charles R. "Chuck" Relating to the imposition, collection, and disposition of a tax on the privilege of transferring real property; providing penalties for certain violations.
HB 365 60-0 (1967) Author: Fondren, Gene Norris Relating to adopting the Multistate Tax Compact; providing for membership on the Multistate Tax Commission, consultation with local government representatives, and creation of the Multistate Tax Compact Advisory Committee.
HB 409 60-0 (1967) Author: Bridges, Ronald Wayne Relating to amending certain statute relating to the imposition, collection, and disposition of a tax on the privilege of transferring real property; providing penalties for certain violations.
HB 678 60-0 (1967) Author: Holmes, Jr., Thomas H. "Tom" Relating to raising revenue for the State of Texas by amending certain chapter imposing an excise tax on the sale, use, consumption, handling, or distribution of bottled soft drinks and soft drink syrup; providing for administration and enforcement.
HB 829 60-0 (1967) Author: Garwood, Jr., Roy Harper Relating to the effect of nonpayment of the state stock transfer tax.
HB 859 60-0 (1967) Author: Jungmichel, Charles H. Relating to the tax on cigars.
HB 1104 60-0 (1967) Author: Graves, Curtis M. | et. al. Relating to raising revenue for the State of Texas by imposing a tax on certain gifts.
HB 1240 60-0 (1967) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to the tax on admission to certain entertainments.
SJR 28 60-0 (1967) Author: Wade, James Kuykendall "Jim" Proposing amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to increase the tax exemption on furniture and to prohibit a transfer tax on livestock and negotiable securities.
HB 3 60-1 (1968) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to the tax on admission to certain entertainments.
HB 27 60-1 (1968) Author: Hawkins, Jack Ross | et. al. Relating to levy, collection, enforcement, and disposition of a transaction tax.
HB 191 59-0 (1965) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. Relating to abolishing the gift tax on motor vehicles.
HB 704 59-0 (1965) Author: Crews, David William Relating to creating the Texas Commission on State and Local Tax Policy.
HB 940 59-0 (1965) Author: Alaniz, John C. Relating to amending the Texas Election Code relating to mode of paying poll tax.
SB 75 59-0 (1965) Author: Reagan, Bruce A. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to sworn statements to be made to State Comptroller by wholesaler of oleomargarine.
SB 414 59-0 (1965) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to the taxation of national, state, and private banks; amending the Texas Banking Code.
SCR 2 59-1 (1966)
HB 217 58-0 (1963) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" Relating to repealing the Admissions Tax; providing an effective date.
HB 431 58-0 (1963) Author: Green, Howard Lemuel Relating to amending the Texas Election Code relative to poll tax receipts and exemption certificates, by omitting all references to race.
HB 668 58-0 (1963) Author: Gibbens, Wayne B. Relating to equalizing the rate of taxation of transfer of shares of stock without designated monetary value.
HB 715 58-0 (1963) Author: Stollenwerck, Henry Relating to amending the Election Code to require all qualified voters, who are exempted by law from the payment of a poll tax, to obtain an exemption certificate.
HB 807 58-0 (1963) Author: Johnson, Sr., Robert Ellis "Bob; Big Daddy" Relating to providing a tax on gross premiums of insurance companies other than life, other than fraternal benefit associations and other than non-profit group hospital service plans.
HB 969 58-0 (1963) Author: Klager, James Edward "Jim" | et. al. Relating to amending the Texas Election Code to eliminate the paying of poll taxes by agents other than husband or wife; and to require persons paying the tax by mail to state in writing under oath the necessary information.
HJR 1 58-0 (1963) Author: Murray, Menton J. | et. al. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish payment of the poll tax as a prerequisite for voting and to authorize the Legislature to provide for registration of voters.
HJR 14 58-0 (1963) Author: Quilliam, Jr., William Reed Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment eliminating the requirement of the payment of a poll tax as a prerequisite for voting, making registration a prerequisite for voting, and providing that no poll tax, registration fee, nor literacy test shall be made a prerequisite to registration or voting; providing for the procedure for voting in the case of lost registration receipt, and for the registration by husband or wife on behalf of spouse.
HJR 18 58-0 (1963) Author: Alaniz, John C. | et. al. Relating to ratifying Senate Joint Resolution Number 29 of the Eighty-seventh Congress of the United States of America at the Second Session begun and held at the City of Washington on Wednesday, the tenth day of January, one thousand nine hundred and sixty-two, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States so that the right to vote for certain electors to public office shall not be denied by reason of failure to pay any poll tax or other tax.
HJR 28 58-0 (1963) Author: Berry, Virgil E. "Red" | et. al. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment repealing the provisions making the payment of a poll tax a qualification of an elector; requiring the Legislature to pass a general registration law for voters.
HJR 47 58-0 (1963) Author: Bridges, Ronald Wayne Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish payment of the poll tax as a prerequisite for voting, and to authorize the Legislature to provide for the registration of all voters.
HJR 49 58-0 (1963) Author: Ligarde, Honore Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal the provision making payment of the poll tax a requirement for voting and to authorize the Legislature to provide for the registration of all voters.
SB 11 58-0 (1963) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to amending the Election Code to abolish payment of the poll tax as a prerequisite for voting and authorizing the enactment of a general registration law, conditioned upon the adoption of a Constitutional Amendment; providing for the effective date.
SB 117 58-0 (1963) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to repealing statutes relating to admissions tax; providing an effective date.
SB 118 58-0 (1963) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to creating the Texas Commission on State and Local Tax Policy.
SJR 1 58-0 (1963) Author: Kazen, Jr., Abraham "Chick" Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal the provision making payment of the poll tax a requirement for voting and so as to authorize the Legislature to provide for the registration of all voters.
HB 77 57-0 (1961) Author: Bartram, Raymond A. Relating to amending the Election Code of Texas; relating to certificates of exemption based on nonage and nonresidence.
HB 153 57-0 (1961) Author: Dewey, Jr., Brownrigg Hefferron "Browny" Relating to amending the Election Code to require annual exemption certificates for all voters who are exempt from the payment of a poll tax.
HB 174 57-0 (1961) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. Relating to amending a certain Statute abolishing the gift tax on motor vehicles.
HB 194 57-0 (1961) Author: Parsons, Sam H. Relating to amending a certain Statute revising the classification schedule of the tax on cigars; providing an effective date.
HB 222 57-0 (1961) Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red" | et. al. Relating to amending Chapter I, Title 122A, Taxation-General, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, to require every report, annual report, return, declaration, statement, or other document required to be made by any person, firm, association, company, or corporation to be verified by written declaration under penalty of perjury; providing penalties for filing a false report.
HB 228 57-0 (1961) Author: Atwell, Ben | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act requiring every report, annual report, return, declaration, statement, or other document required to be made by any person, firm, association, company or corporation under any provision of Title 122A, Taxation-General, to be verified by written declaration under penalties of perjury; providing penalties for filing a false report.
HB 274 57-0 (1961) Author: Berry, Virgil E. "Red" | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act providing that persons exempted from paying the poll tax living in a county of three hundred thousand (300,000) inhabitants or more shall before the first day of February of the year when such voter becomes entitled to such exemption obtain from the Tax Collector of his county a certificate showing such exemption.
HB 285 57-0 (1961) Author: Harding, Forrest Ashby Relating to amending the Election Code relating to issuance of exemption certificates.
HB 823 57-0 (1961) Author: Richards, George H. Relating to amending a certain Statute extending application of the Admissions Tax to all events, contests and exhibitions of a competitive nature.
HB 885 57-0 (1961) Author: Gladden, Donald C. "Don" Relating to amending a certain Statute imposing a tax on certain gifts.
HB 918 57-0 (1961) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to amending a certain Statute levying certain taxes and providing revenue for the support of public education and welfare in Texas.
HB 952 57-0 (1961) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to amending a certain Statute raising revenue for the State of Texas by the imposition of temporary increases in the rate of certain taxes, permits and licenses and the imposition of additional taxes; imposing a tax on the recordation of certain instruments; providing for effective dates for such taxes.
HB 953 57-0 (1961) Author: Shipley, Donald K. Relating to amending the Penal Code of Texas making it a felony for possessing poll tax receipt of others, or for possessing more than one poll tax receipt of own, and providing penalties.
HB 971 57-0 (1961) Author: Peeler, Travis A. Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to poll taxes and the payment, thereof.
HB 1000 57-0 (1961) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to levying certain taxes and increasing certain taxes ten per cent (10%) for a period of one year to provide revenue for the support of State services and retire the General Revenue Fund deficit; providing penalties for violations of this Act; providing an effective date.
HB 1021 57-0 (1961) Author: Pieratt, William Harold "Bill" | et. al. Relating to taxation of pedigreed dogs.
HB 1038 57-0 (1961) Author: Stewart, III, Maco Relating to levying of a Texas Business Invoice Tax; providing for a tax on the used of certain articles upon which the Texas Business Invoice Tax has not been paid; prescribing certain penalties; providing for the allocation of taxes from the Hotel Occupancy Tax; providing an effective date for this Act.
HJR 23 57-0 (1961) Author: Smith, Stanford S. | et. al. Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas repealing the provision making the payment of a poll tax a qualification of an elector; requiring the Legislature to pass a general registration law for voters.
HJR 28 57-0 (1961) Author: Dewey, Jr., Brownrigg Hefferron "Browny" Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas relating to time of payment of poll tax before offering to vote.
HJR 75 57-0 (1961) Author: Struve, Joseph Daniel Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas repealing the provision making the payment of a poll tax a qualification of an elector and requiring the Legislature to pass a general registration law for voters.
SJR 17 57-0 (1961) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas repealing the provision making the payment of a poll tax a qualification of an elector; requiring the Legislature to pass a general registration law for voters.
SJR 23 57-0 (1961) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa | et. al. Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to provide for the repeal of the poll tax as a prerequisite for voting and to remove any economic qualification as a prerequisite for voting except in elections held by a city, town, county or other political subdivision of the State for the purpose of issuing bonds or otherwise lending credit or assuming any debt; authorizing the Legislature to provide for the registration of all qualified voters as a prerequisite for voting; deleting any special reference to voting residence of members of the armed services; referring to persons mentally not qualified to vote as "mentally incompetent", instead of "idiots and lunatics".
HB 43 57-1 (1961) Author: Gladden, Donald C. "Don" Relating to raising revenue for the State of Texas by amending a certain Statute imposing a tax on certain gifts; providing for administration and enforcement.
HB 86 57-3 (1962) Author: Petty, Olen R. Relating to amending the Texas Election Code relating to poll taxes and the payment thereof; redefining the persons liable for the portion of the state poll tax levied for the benefit of the free schools and for the portion levied for general revenue purposes.
HB 98 57-3 (1962) Author: Kilpatrick, Rufus U. Relating to amending the Texas Election Code relating to form of the poll tax receipt.
HB 17 56-0 (1959) Author: de la Garza, II, Eligio "Kika" Relating to amending certain acts so as to add political party affiliation to information required in poll tax receipts.
HB 26 56-0 (1959) Author: Clements, Jamie Hager | et. al. Relating to amending the Election Code of the State of Texas, relative to the form of the poll tax receipt; requiring a declaration of party affiliation as a prerequisite to the holding of party office or the participation in the convention procedure of a political party; providing certain penalties; providing for effective dates.
HB 33 56-0 (1959) Author: Seeligson, Frates Slick Relating to the motor vehicle sales tax; removing exemption from State taxes on cigarettes sold to military personnel; changing gross receipts taxes on telegraph companies, gas, electric light, power and water works companies, collecting agencies and telephone companies; repealing certain taxes; providing for fines and penalties.
HB 354 56-0 (1959) Author: Seeligson, Frates Slick Relating to creating the Texas Commission on State and Local Tax Policy.
HB 800 56-0 (1959) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" Relating to raising revenue for the State of Texas by the imposition of a Business Privilege Tax measured by gross proceeds.
HB 891 56-0 (1959) Author: Jamison, Jr., Alonzo W. | et. al. Relating to imposing the Texas Equalization Tax for education based upon the Texas base as defined herein, allowing certain tax credits for taxes paid to the State or any of its political subdivisions.
HB 897 56-0 (1959) Author: James, Tom Relating to a tax on the Gross Receipts of certain Labor Organizations; providing penalties.
HJR 2 56-0 (1959) Author: Bell, Marshall O. | et. al. Proposing an amendment providing that the Legislature, or any municipality or political subdivision of this State, shall never tax incomes of natural persons or corporations nor levy any pay roll tax upon the salary or earnings of employees.
HJR 10 56-0 (1959) Author: Dewey, Jr., Brownrigg Hefferron "Browny" Proposing an amendment repealing a provision of the State Constitution making the payment of a poll tax a qualification of an elector; requiring the Legislature to pass a general registration law for voters; providing for the necessary election, proclamation and publication by the Governor.
HJR 13 56-0 (1959) Author: Isaacks, Maud Proposing an amendment repealing a provision of the Constitution of the State of Texas making the payment of a poll tax a qualification of an elector and requiring the Legislature to pass a general registration law for voters.
SB 118 56-0 (1959) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to amending the Election Code relating to liability to pay poll tax.
SB 452 56-0 (1959) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to amending certain acts so as to exempt veterans' organizations from payment of the admissions tax under certain conditions.
HB 19 56-2 (1959) Author: Jarvis, Ben E. Relating to levying a severance tax on general minerals and natural resources; providing a penalty.
HB 9 56-3 (1959) Author: Roberts, Wesley Brownlee Relating to revising certain statutes and certain other laws relating to taxation.
HB 11 56-3 (1959) Author: Roberts, Wesley Brownlee Relating to taxation; revising certain statutes into a new Title to be known as Title 122A "Taxation General" of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas; providing for an effective date.
HB 16 56-3 (1959) Author: Jarvis, Ben E. Relating to levying a severance tax on certain natural resources severed in the State of Texas; providing penalties.
HB 17 56-3 (1959) Author: Seeligson, Frates Slick Relating to revising and rearranging certain statutes of the Taxation Code.
HB 19 56-3 (1959) Author: Laurel, Oscar M. | et. al. Relating to providing additional revenue for the support of State government.
HB 7 55-0 (1957) Author: Stewart, Vernon James | et. al. Relating to admissions taxes on places of amusement; changing provisions relative to filing reports on amusements not held at a regular fixed place or establishment.
HB 107 55-0 (1957) Author: Dewey, Jr., Brownrigg Hefferron "Browny" Relating to amending the Election Code of the State of Texas to require annual exemption certificates for all voters who are exempt from the payment of a poll tax.
HB 442 55-0 (1957) Author: Pressler, III, Herman Paul Relating to amending the Texas Election Code so as to remove the requirement that information supplied to the tax collector by a taxpayer applying for his poll tax receipt by mail must be under oath.
HB 505 55-0 (1957) Author: Cole, Criss | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts so as to provide a fee of ten per cent of the total value of Stock Transfer & Sales Tax Stamps to be retained by the County Clerk and providing for certain reports to the Comptroller.
HB 602 55-0 (1957) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. Relating to making an appropriation of $25,000.00 to the Comptroller of Public Accounts for the purpose of microfilming and microindexing the State Tax Rolls for the years 1836 through 1901, inc., and the purchase of supplies and equipment necessary for the purpose of such microfilming and microindexing and a Surveyor Viewer Screen, and providing for space in the State Archives Building for the permanent preservation of the tax rolls for such period.
HJR 9 55-0 (1957) Author: Korioth, Thomas Anthony "Tony" | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas repealing the provision making the payment of a poll tax a qualification of an elector; requiring the Legislature to pass a general registration law for voters.
SJR 12 55-0 (1957) Author: Kazen, Jr., Abraham "Chick" Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas repealing the provision making the payment of a poll tax a qualification of an elector; requiring the Legislature to pass a general registration law for voters.
HB 216 54-0 (1955) Author: Carmichall, Jim | et. al. Relating to requiring a declaration of party affiliation on the voter's poll tax receipt, exemption certificate, or party registration certificate as a prerequisite to voting in a primary election of a political party and making provisions relative to issuance and use of receipts and certificates containing information on party affiliation.
HB 380 54-0 (1955) Author: Jones, Obie Relating to levying an annual tax of Ten Dollars ($10.00) against all persons, firms, partnerships, associations and corporations furnishing supplies, material and labor to the State or any of its agencies and institutions upon a competitive basis as provided by the laws of this State, authorizing the Comptroller of Public Accounts to collect such tax and to prescribe forms; providing a penalty for delinquency.
HB 499 54-0 (1955) Author: Kirkham, Jr., Charles D. Relating to providing, through a highway use tax, revenues for the construction, perpetuation and maintenance of highways and roads and to pay the cost of administering and enforcing the levy and collection of the tax imposed herein; defining terms used in the Act; providing for a highway use permit and the fees therefor; providing for the denial, revocation or suspension of such permit; setting a schedule for the tax provided herein; specifying exemptions; providing for returns and the keeping of records under this Act and the manner of making such returns and payment of the tax.
HB 538 54-0 (1955) Author: Sadler, Jerry Relating to providing for a processing tax of one cent per gallon on all combustible condensates, such as refined gasoline, naptha, casinghead gasoline, natural gasoline, drip gasoline, and all other combustible condensates of crude petroleum, natural gas, or any other product by any method of refining, manufacturing, processing, separating, extracting, compounding, blending, or storing, whether manufactured within or without this State.
HB 576 54-0 (1955) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" | et. al. Relating to defining certain words, terms, phrases, imposing a tax on the sale, use and consumption of cigars providing tax shall be evidences by affixiation of stamps purchased from Treasurer.
HB 833 54-0 (1955) Author: Andis, Bill R. Relating to levying an intangible assets tax on each person, firm, corporation, etc., engaged in air commerce or the transportation by aircraft of persons or property for hire in intrastate, interstate, or international transportation.
HJR 5 54-0 (1955) Author: Maverick, Jr., Fontaine Maury | et. al. Proposing an amendment to Section 2 of Article VI of the Constitution, repealing the provision making the payment of a poll tax a qualification of an elector; requiring the Legislature to pass a general registration law for voters; providing for the necessary election, proclamation and publication by the Governor.
HJR 35 54-0 (1955) Author: Stewart, Vernon James | et. al. Proposing an amendment to Section 3 of Article VII of the Constitution of Texas to exempt certain persons from payment of poll taxes; and providing for an election, form of ballot, proclamation, and publication.
SB 186 54-0 (1955) Author: Lock, Ottis E. Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to assessment of real estate by banks and repealing Statutes relating to assessment of personal property by banks for tax purposes.
HB 2 53-0 (1953) Author: Briscoe, Jr., Dolph | et. al. Relating to levying an excise tax upon the use by any person, firm, corporation or association of persons engaged in the State of Texas in the transmission of gas as herein defined through a pipe line or pipelines, either common carrier or private, or electrical or mechanical power for any prime mover or engine used to supply mechanical power to any compressor operated in the conduct of such pipeline business, measured by the horsepower of any such prime mover or engine, in excess of ten horsepower; providing for penalties and the power of the Attorney General to file suit for all delinquent taxes and penalties.
HB 13 53-0 (1953) Author: Kilgore, Joe Madison | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts relative to admission taxes on places of amusement, so as to change the base rate of the tax as to admissions to entertainments such as motion pictures, operas, plays, and like amusements held at fixed and regular established motion picture theaters, and so as to provide for penalties for failure to make the quarterly report or to make a false or incomplete report or failure to pay the tax when due; removing tax on passes or complimentary tickets.
HB 169 53-0 (1953) Author: Hull, Henry A. "Salty" Relating to amending the Texas Penal Code permitting payment of inspection tax on feed stuff on the basis of reports of tonnage, changing method of showing weight and composition of feeding stuffs.
HB 225 53-0 (1953) Author: Abington, William Henry Relating to amending the Insurance Code concerning expense to the State of administering the Workmen's Compensation Insurance Laws.
HB 327 53-0 (1953) Author: Lieck, Jr., Charles J. Relating to amending the Election Code of Texas in regard to exemption certificates for voting.
HB 388 53-0 (1953) Author: Yancy, Jr., James Watson Relating to amending certain Acts by providing that notwithstanding any other provisions herein to the contrary, the person entitled to reimbursement of tax paid by him, less the one per cent (1%) allowed the distributors shall only be entitled to three-fourths (3/4) of the refund and the remaining one-fourth (1/4) of the refund to be allocated to the Available School Fund of the State of Texas.
HB 439 53-0 (1953) Author: Crosthwait, John L. Relating to amending certain Acts to broaden the tax base relative to the conducting of any fistic combat, boxing, sparring or wrestling, contest or exhibition where a money remuneration is charged or received.
HB 646 53-0 (1953) Author: Hinson, George T. | et. al. Relating to releasing the interest and penalties on all delinquent ad valorem and poll taxes due the State, any county, common school district, road district, levee improvement district, water improvement district, and water control and improvement district, and and other defined subdivisions of the State, provided same are paid within six months from the effective date of this Act.
HB 714 53-0 (1953) Author: Huffman, Reagan Russell Relating to amending the Texas Election Code, relating to exemption certificates for certain classes of electors, so as to eliminate the provision making it apply only to persons residing in cities of 10,000 inhabitants or more and so as to clarify the classes of persons to which it applies and the time within which certificates must be obtained annually.
HB 717 53-0 (1953) Author: Garrett, Warren R. "Gabe" Relating to imposing a tax on retailers in this State; providing for the allocation of revenues therefrom.
HB 752 53-0 (1953) Author: Ross, Sr., William C. Relating to levying a tax upon money lenders; providing penalties.
HB 802 53-0 (1953) Author: Pearson, Jr., Gary Pinkney Relating to levying and imposing a tax on the sale, use, and consumption of cigars; prescribing certain penalties.
HJR 5 53-0 (1953) Author: Kennard, Don Proposing a constitutional amendment amending the provision requiring the payment of a poll tax before the 1st day of February (providing for the payment of a poll tax before the 1st day of June next preceding an election).
SB 41 53-0 (1953) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts relative to admission taxes on places of amusement, so as to change the base rate of the tax as to admissions to theaters, motion picture theaters, operas, plays and like amusements and so as to provide for penalties for failure to make the quarterly report or to make a false or incomplete report or failure to pay the tax when due.
HB 2 53-1 (1954) Author: Buchanan, Dexter Harold "Buck" Relating to revising and arranging certain statutes of this State relating to taxation into a new title of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas to be known as "Title 122A, Taxation--General".
HB 26 53-1 (1954) Author: Fisk, Jack Gordon Relating to revising and arranging certain statutes of this State relating to taxation into a new title to be known as "Title 122A, Taxation -- General"; reducing the rate of all taxes included in Title 122A by ten per cent (10%) except the Poll Tax.
HB 94 53-1 (1954) Author: Zivley, Lamar A. Relating to providing revenue by imposing a tax upon the sale, use, consumption, handling or distribution of all bottled soft drinks; providing penalties.
HB 625 52-0 (1951) Author: Henderson, Otis Relating to amending an Article relative to tax on intangible assets; placing air transportation companies under the intangible assets law.
HB 762 52-0 (1951) Author: Houston, Jr., Horace Ben | et. al. Relating to amending certain statutes to repeal in part a statute relative to Foreign Insurance Companies.
HB 763 52-0 (1951) Author: Houston, Jr., Horace Ben | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts; to repeal in part a statute relative to Foreign Insurance Companies gross premium tax.
HJR 11 52-0 (1951) Author: Tufares, Deno Arthur Proposing an amendment repealing the provision making the payment of a poll tax a qualification of electors; requiring the Legislature to enact a general registration law for electors.
HB 173 51-0 (1949) Author: Oltorf, Frank Calvert "Posh" Relating to repealing a certain Statute relating to the poll tax.
HJR 2 51-0 (1949) Author: Oltorf, Frank Calvert "Posh" | et. al. Proposing an amendment to Section 2 of Article VI of the Constitution, repealing the provision making the payment of a Poll Tax a qualification of an elector; providing for the necessary election, proclamation and publication by the Governor, and making an appropriation.
HJR 11 51-0 (1949) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" | et. al. Proposing an Amendment to Section 2 of Article VI of the Constitution, repealing the provision making the payment of a Poll Tax a qualification of an elector; providing for the necessary election, proclamation and publication by the Governor.
SJR 1 51-0 (1949) Author: Kelley, Rogers Proposing an amendment to Section 2 of Article VI of the Constitution, repealing the provision making the payment of a Poll Tax a qualification of an elector; providing for the necessary election, proclamation and publication by the Governor, and making an appropriation.
HB 6 51-1 (1950) Author: Wilson, Paul S. Relating to defining certain words, terms, phrases, imposing a tax on the sale, use and consumption of cigars providing tax shall be evidenced by affixation of stamps purchased from Treasurer; providing penalty for possession of old stamps sixty (60) days from date of issue of new design of stamps; providing this Act shall control over existing laws or parts of laws in conflict with the said Act; providing of any part of this Act is held invalid or unconstitutional it shall not affect the remaining portions of the Act.
HB 52 51-1 (1950) Author: Hull, Henry A. "Salty" | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, concerning the exemption of lands and improvements owned by the United States of American from taxation, so as to provide that all personal property located on said lands owned by private parties and all parts of said lands and improvements used and occupied by private parties shall be subject to taxation.
HB 202 50-0 (1947) Author: Moore, III, Charles B. Relating to amending a previous Act, exempting from taxation any admission collected for dances, moving pictures, operas, plays and musical entertainments, all proceeds of which inure exclusively to the benefit of State, religious, educational or charitable institutions, organizations, or societies, or for any type of exhibition or amusement conducted by and for which all of the net proceeds inure to the benefit of a nonprofit corporation, organized and chartered under the laws of the State of Texas, for the purpose of encouraging agriculture by the maintenance of public fairs and exhibitions of livestock.
HB 249 50-0 (1947) Author: Hydrick, Jr., Isom P. "Bill" Relating to amending certain Articles to provide for tax on admissions to dance halls, night clubs, hotel ballrooms, skating rinks, etc; providing a savings clause.
HB 336 50-0 (1947) Author: Gregory, Sid | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, so as to exempt veterans of all foreign wars from the payment of Poll taxes; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict.
HB 696 50-0 (1947) Author: Hughes, Jr., Edward P. Relating to releasing the interest and penalties on all delinquent ad valorem and poll taxes that were delinquent on or before July 1, 1946, due the State, any county, common school district, road district, levee improvement district, water improvement district, and water control and improvement district, irrigation district, and other defined subdivisions of the State, provided same are paid on or before December 1, 1947; providing that all laws in conflict with this Act are expressly suspended during the term of this Act; providing that if any section, clause, sentence, paragraph, or part of the Act be judged to be invalid by any court or final or competent jurisdiction, such judgement shall not affect, impari, or invalidate the remainder of the Act.
HB 820 50-0 (1947) Author: Jones, Obie Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for permanent poll tax exemption certificates to certain persons exempted by law from payment of a poll tax.
HJR 28 50-0 (1947) Author: Files, Rae Mandette Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to declare the qualifications of voters so as to require the payment of poll tax before the first day of June next preceding an election as a prerequisite of the right to vote.
HB 81 49-0 (1945) Author: Donnell, John Rankin Relating to making fifty per cent of the average bank deposits for the previous year taxable and requiring the rendition thereof by the taxpayer; and repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 198 49-0 (1945) Author: Floyd, Charles Richard Relating to amending certain Statutes to provide for a poll tax of $1.00, etc.
HB 344 49-0 (1945) Author: McAlister, Obel L. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes requiring those persons entitled to poll tax exemption to secure a new certificate annually.
HB 666 49-0 (1945) Author: Leslie, Felix H. Relating to imposing a tax on the amount paid for admission to any place with certain exceptions, and fixing the amount of the tax.
HB 684 49-0 (1945) Author: Hoyo, John C. Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the assessment and collection of a maintenance tax on gross premiums on all insurers and collection of a maintenance tax on gross premiums on all insurers writing Title Insurance to defray the salaries and expenses of carrying out the provisions of said Chapter, as amended, and providing that any unexpended balance shall be carried over in succeeding years in a separate fund and shall reduce the assessments for succeeding years.
HB 769 49-0 (1945) Author: Mangum, Preston P. "Pete" Relating to providing for the County Tax Assessor and Collector to renew and revise all poll tax exemptions every two years.
HB 773 49-0 (1945) Author: Harris, Joe Relating to imposing a tax upon the first sale, distribution or use of soft drink compounds retailing at 15 cents or more when used, or sold for use.
HJR 7 49-0 (1945) Author: Winfree, Sr., Joseph Edwin | et. al. Proposing an amendment to provide that persons in the armed services of the United States who are qualified, shall be allowed to vote without payment of a poll tax, etc.
HJR 27 49-0 (1945) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" Proposing amendments repealing those parts of the Constitution making the payment of a Poll Tax a requisite for voting and authorizing the Legislature to enact laws to enforce the collection of Poll Taxes, and providing for registration of voters as a requisite of suffrage.
HJR 30 49-0 (1945) Author: Dunn, Sr., Winford Lee Proposing an amendment pertaining to poll tax exemption.
HJR 33 49-0 (1945) Author: Moore, O. H. Proposing an amendment to provide that any voter who is subject to pay a poll tax under the laws of the State of Texas shall have paid said tax before offering to vote at an election in this State and hold a receipt showing that said poll tax was paid before the first day of July next preceding such election.
SB 59 49-0 (1945) Author: Graves, William Carey "Will (Bill)" Relating to providing for additional statute relative to the exemption of nurses, members of the Army, Navy, and other branches of the Armed Forces from payment of the poll tax while actually in such service.
SB 197 49-0 (1945) Author: Martin, Jesse E. Relating to providing that it shall not be necessary for soldiers, sailors, marinas, members of the air corps, coast guard, nurses in military service, and women in the auxiliary services, and those honorably discharged therefrom, to hold poll tax receipts to vote at all elections,
SB 243 49-0 (1945) Author: Stanford, Jr., James A. Relating to amending statute to provide for assessment and collection of a maintenance tax on gross premiums on all insurers writing title insurance.
SJR 11 49-0 (1945) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Proposing an amendment to Art. 6 of the Constitution of the State of Texas by amending Sec.2, of Art. 6, by providing for the payment of poll taxes before the first day of June next preceding an election, and otherwise adopting all other existing provision of said Sec. 2, Art.6, of said Constitution.
HB 162 48-0 (1943) Author: McFarland, Charles Milford | et. al. Relating to amending certain Articles to provide that poll taxes may be paid at any time between October 1st and the first day of April of the following year.
HB 302 48-0 (1943) Author: Stanford, Jr., James A. Relating to amending certain Acts by fixing a tax on the admission to theaters.
HB 320 48-0 (1943) Author: Stanford, Jr., James A. Relating to amending certain Statues relative to tax upon gross premium receipts of certain insurance companies.
HB 500 48-0 (1943) Author: Huffman, Calvin Combest "Cal" Relating to repealing certain Statutes by abolishing the levying and collection of a poll tax in Texas; providing for the registration of all citizens of Texas over twenty-one (21) years of age, with certain exemptions.
HB 512 48-0 (1943) Author: Mangum, Preston P. "Pete" Relating to providing for the County Tax Assessor and Collector to renew and revise all poll tax exemptions every two years.
HB 515 48-0 (1943) Author: Davis, Jr., Harry L. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing for taxation of the gross premium receipts of fraternal benefit societies, statewide mutual assessment associations, local mutual aid associations and burial associations; and providing severability.
HB 548 48-0 (1943) Author: Knight, Roger A. Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing for taxation of the gross premium receipts of fraternal benefit societies, statewide mutual assessment associations, local mutual aid associations and burial associations; providing severability.
HB 672 48-0 (1943) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing for the filing of quarterly statements, showing the gross receipts derived by gas utilities from all sales of gas for the quarter next preceding or for such portion of such quarterly period as any such gas utility may have been conducting any business within the State of Texas.
SB 6 48-0 (1943) Author: Graves, William Carey "Will (Bill)" Relating to amending Article relating to reports of insurance companies.
SB 197 48-0 (1943) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to amending certain Statutes by extending time from "first day of February" to "tenth day of June," for payment of poll taxes.
HB 74 47-0 (1941) Author: Stanford, Jr., James A. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts relative to Poll Tax Books act.
HB 75 47-0 (1941) Author: Stanford, Jr., James A. | et. al. Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes relative to the modes of paying poll taxes and allowing the payment of poll taxes by mail.
HB 103 47-0 (1941) Author: Favors, Ennis | et. al. Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes to eliminate the Fifty Cents (50) collected for General Revenue purposes, and the Twenty-five Cents (25) collected for county purposes.
HB 113 47-0 (1941) Author: Heflin, James McDonald Relating to levying, collecting, and enforcing payment of an annual license tax upon itinerant non-resident photographers or transient makers of photographs within this State.
HB 116 47-0 (1941) Author: Heflin, James McDonald Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes relative to Poll Tax Books.
HB 117 47-0 (1941) Author: Heflin, James McDonald Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes relative to the mode of paying poll tax.
HB 127 47-0 (1941) Author: Hileman, J. K. "Jake" | et. al. Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes relative to providing that a poll tax of One Dollar ($1.00) only, shall be collected on every person between the ages of 21 and 60 years, making certain exceptions; providing that no poll tax shall be levied for General Revenue purposes, and that no county shall levy a poll tax.
HB 131 47-0 (1941) Author: Cleveland, Epp J. | et. al. Relating to levying gross receipts taxes on wholesale and retail merchants, and severance taxes upon those producing sulphur, natural gas, and oil, for the purpose of providing revenues to pay Old Age Assistance, and to enable the State to meet its obligations to the Destitute Children, Needy Blind, and Teachers Retirement Fund; imposing penalties both civil and penal for failure to report and pay such taxes.
HB 169 47-0 (1941) Author: Manning, Rushing Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes relative to exempting from payment of certain poll tax all ex-service men who served in previous wars and who hold an honorable discharge from any armed forces of the United States.
HB 170 47-0 (1941) Author: Manning, Rushing Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes relative to exempting from payment of certain poll tax all ex-service men who served in previous wars and who hold an honorable discharge from any armed forces of the United States.
HB 171 47-0 (1941) Author: Manning, Rushing Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes relative to exempting from payment of certain poll tax all ex-service men who served in previous wars and who hold an honorable discharge from any armed forces of the United States.
HB 173 47-0 (1941) Author: Kersey, W. Clinton | et. al. Relating to levying certain tax upon every person, firm, corporation, or association of persons, doing domestic or intrastate business within the State and engaging in the business of selling, manufacturing, purchasing, cosigning, using, shipping, or distributing soda water, ginger ale, Coca-Cola, Lime Cola, Pepsi-Cola, Dr. Pepper, and/or any and all bottled preparations or fountain drinks commonly referred to as soft drinks, carbonic acid gas, carbon dioxide (CO2), or other chemical or gas which is used, intended to be used, or may be used for the carbonization of the beverages or drinks herein enumerated; providing certain penalties.
HB 236 47-0 (1941) Author: Rhodes, Cecil T. Relating to levying a mileage tax upon motor vehicles operated upon the public highways transporting either passengers or freight; providing for the issuance of special trip permits for certain purposes; providing certain penalties.
HB 449 47-0 (1941) Author: Kersey, W. Clinton | et. al. Relating to requiring every person, firm or corporation, other than retail dealers, distributing or selling paper towels in Texas to pay a special Privilege Tax; requiring the keeping of records; providing a penalty.
HB 481 47-0 (1941) Author: McGlasson, Eugene | et. al. Relating to requiring applicants for registration of vehicles subject to registration by law to present to the County Tax Collector a statement showing certain information by which such vehicles were taxable for the preceding year; making it unlawful for the Highway Department or any Tax Collector to issue or cause to be issued registration receipt or license plate, providing for a penalty for any violation of any provision of this Act.
HB 587 47-0 (1941) Author: Huffman, Calvin Combest "Cal" Relating to repealing certain Articles of the Revised Civil Statutes so as to abolish the levying and collecting of a poll tax in Texas; providing for the registration of all citizens of Texas over twenty-one (21) years of age.
HB 634 47-0 (1941) Author: Reed, Jasper Newton Relating to amending a certain Act providing for the imposition of a tax on the amount paid for admission to any place with certain exceptions, and fixing the amount of the tax; providing for penalties.
HB 872 47-0 (1941) Author: Simpson, Jr., Marvin B. | et. al. Relating to levying a tax on the privilege of recording on a certificate of title a lien on a motor vehicle; providing for collection and allocation of the funds.
HB 986 47-0 (1941) Author: Hileman, J. K. "Jake" Relating to levying a tax of twenty (20%) per cent on all green fees collected at every golf course in this State; providing for the collection and remission of such taxes; providing for penalties.
HJR 26 47-0 (1941) Author: Cato, Arthur Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that no voter shall ever be denied the right to vote because of failure to pay poll tax and authorizing the Legislature to provide for the registration of all voters.
SB 46 47-0 (1941) Author: Brownlee, J. Houghton Relating to amending certain Article permitting separate poll tax blank books to be sent to various precincts for tax payment.
SB 47 47-0 (1941) Author: Brownlee, J. Houghton Relating to amending certain Article liberalizing law to permit payment of poll taxes for others.
SB 361 47-0 (1941) Author: Fain, Jr., Clement Franklin "Clem" Relating to amending certain Article of the Revised Civil statutes exempting disabled veterans of foreign wars from payment of poll taxes (companion bill to S.B. No. 360).
HB 22 47-1 (1941) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" Relating to validating, ratifying, and confirming elections and proceedings had in connection with the issuance of bonds by counties for the construction of Livestock and Agricultural Exhibition buildings.
HB 136 46-0 (1939) Author: Brown, R. Lee Relating to providing for the estimating and the collecting of the ad valorem tax on a motor vehicle at the same time of issuing a license for such vehicle.
HB 155 46-0 (1939) Author: McFarland, Charles Milford | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act amending certain Statutes relating to assessment of property for ad valorem taxes.
HB 280 46-0 (1939) Author: Anderson, Preston Louis Relating to amending a certain Statute naming the persons who shall hereafter constitute the State Tax Board, providing for a Secretary and compensation for such Secretary.
HB 332 46-0 (1939) Author: Rhodes, Cecil T. | et. al. Relating to levying a mileage tax upon motor vehicles operated upon, along or across the public highways of this state transporting either passengers or freight; providing penalties.
HB 340 46-0 (1939) Author: Morris, George C. | et. al. Relating to levying various taxes and providing certain revenue for the payment of Old Age Assistance, aid to Destitute Children, aid to the Needy Blind and the obligations of the State under the Teachers Retirement Act.
HB 343 46-0 (1939) Author: Anderson, Preston Louis Relating to amending a certain Statute providing for form of receipt for payment of poll tax; prescribing punishment.
HB 381 46-0 (1939) Author: Anderson, Preston Louis | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Article in the Penal Code by making it unlawful to give out any poll tax receipt or certificate of exemption in blank, to issue any poll tax receipt or certificate of exemption in blank, or to deliver any poll tax receipt or certificate of exemption to any fictitious person; fixing a penalty therefor.
HB 440 46-0 (1939) Author: Colquitt, Rawlins M. Relating to the collection of taxes on cartridges or shells; providing penalties.
HB 458 46-0 (1939) Author: Rhodes, Cecil T. Relating to levying a tax upon every person, firm, corporation, or association of persons, doing domestic or intrastate business within the State and engaging in the business of selling, manufacturing, purchasing, consigning, using, shipping, or distributing of soda water, ginger ale, Coca-Cola, lime cola, pepsi-cola, Dr.Pepper, and/or any and all bottled commonly referred to as soft drinks; making an appropriation; providing penalties for the violation of this act.
HB 522 46-0 (1939) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" Relating to amending a certain Article to require all qualified voters not subject to payment of poll tax to procure a Certificate of Exemption in lieu of a poll tax receipt.
HB 524 46-0 (1939) Author: Fielden, Virgil A. Relating to amending a certain Act exempting from the operation of said Act county, district or community fairs.
HB 646 46-0 (1939) Author: Morris, George C. Relating to amending a certain Article imposing a tax on the amount paid for admission to any place with exceptions and fixing the amount of the tax; prescribing civil penalties for failure to pay tax; making it a misdemeanor and prescribing penalties for certain violations of the Act.
HB 712 46-0 (1939) Author: Morris, George C. Relating to amending a certain Article providing exemption of student nurses.
HB 773 46-0 (1939) Author: Davis, Matt Relating to levying a tax upon the salaries, fees and commissions received by public officials and employees of this State any subdivision thereof, etc.; providing a penalty.
HB 887 46-0 (1939) Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Article placing airplane carriers under the intangible assets laws of this State; providing mode and manner of collecting the intangible assets tax; placing the administration of said Act in the State Tax Board as provided in Chapter 4, Title 122, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925.
HB 902 46-0 (1939) Author: Shell, J. Harvey | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act to levy a tax on chattel mortgages, deeds of trust, mechanic's lien contracts, vendor's liens, conditional sales contract and all other instruments of a similar nature which are filed or recorded in the office of the County Clerk.
HB 923 46-0 (1939) Author: Brown, R. Lee | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute providing for a poll tax on every person between the ages of twenty one (21) and sixty (60) years, resident within the State of Texas on the first day of January of each year.
HJR 6 46-0 (1939) Author: Weldon, Odis A. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that no voter shall ever be denied the right to vote because of failure to pay poll tax and authorizing the Legislature to provide for the registration of all voters.
SB 24 46-0 (1939) Author: Roberts, Morris Relating to amending a certain Act repealing tax on notes held by State banks.
SB 113 46-0 (1939) Author: Winfield, Henry L. Relating to amending a certain Act exempting State banks from payment of tax on notes.
SB 119 46-0 (1939) Author: Roberts, Morris | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statutes by placing the Attorney General on the State Tax Board in place of the Tax Commissioner; providing that the Comptroller shall be ex officio Tax Commissioners and shall discharge the duties of such office.
SB 154 46-0 (1939) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to amending a certain Act by providing that tax limitations shall not run against assessments made on property of American Rio Grande Western Land and Irrigation Company.
HB 65 45-0 (1937) Relating to making an appropriation of Nine Thousand Dollars ($9,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary, out of any funds in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the State Tax Board to pay the expenses of the supervisory staff of the State-wide Tax Survey now being conducted in this state as a Works Progress Administration project, as approved by House Concurrent Resolution No. 5.
HB 113 45-0 (1937) Relating to providing for a local option election in counties having ten thousand (10,000) or more cattle, sheep, and goats rendered for taxation to determine whether or not the qualified voters of such county desire to authorize the levy, assessment, and collection of an annual tax on cattle, sheep, and goats.
HB 377 45-0 (1937) Relating to exempting from taxation any admission collected for dances, moving pictures, operas, plays, and musical entertainments, all proceeds of which inure exclusively to the benefit of State, religious, educational, or charitable institutions, organizations, or societies.
SB 77 45-0 (1937) Relating to requiring adequate insurance to be carried on all motor vehicles, trucks and carriers serving the public.
SB 238 44-0 (1935) Relating to providing for the issuance of certificates of exemption without cost to certain qualified voters not subject to the payment of the poll tax; declaring that this Act be effective from and after October 1, 1935.
HB 88 44-2 (1935) Relating to providing that the exemption certificates for the poll tax shall be secured before the 1st day of February.
SB 54 41-0 (1929) Author: Love, Thomas Bell Relating to the mailing of poll tax receipts to certain persons, and providing for the mailing of poll tax receipts to property tax payers subject thereto.
HB 65 41-1 (1929) Author: Savage, William Thomas Relating to amending a certain Statute; relating to the mailing of poll tax receipts to certain persons, and providing for the mailing of poll tax receipts to property taxpayers subject thereto; providing a penalty.
HB 128 41-5 (1930) Author: Conway, Virgil E. | et. al. Relating to providing for changing the method and time of securing certificates of exemption of certain persons exempt by law from the payment of poll taxes, and providing that during the continuous residence of the exempt voter in the voting precinct where such exemption certificate was issued, no additional exemption certificates shall be required, and abolishing the necessity of yearly exemption certificates, and providing for method of security renewal or re-issue of exemption certificate in the event of loss or destruction thereof, and providing for endorsement and registration of certificate in the event of removal from voting precinct of issue to another such voting precinct where certificate is required.
HB 9 40-0 (1927) Author: Harman, William Murdock | et. al. Relating to providing means and methods for the collection of delinquent and insolvent taxes, penalties and interest thereon, and other monies and taxes due to the state, counties, and school and other districts.
HB 35 39-0 (1925) Author: Teer, Claud D. Relating to providing for uniformity and equalization of taxation; providing the time when the Act shall take effect, and repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith. House: Revenue and Taxation
HB 81 39-0 (1925) Author: Durham, Sr., Abel James Relating to amending certain statute so as to provide for graduated penalties for delay in payment of taxes. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 365 39-0 (1925) Author: Stout, A. Royce Relating to imposing a tax on cigars and cigarettes and providing for the collection of same, and the fund thereof to be used for educational purposes. House: Revenue and Taxation
HB 381 39-0 (1925) Author: Harman, William Murdock | et. al. Relating to requiring a report to be made to the Commissioner of Insurance of the State of Texas of every policy of insurance written on property within this State by any non-admitted foreign insurance company, of any character or name. House: Insurance
HB 425 39-0 (1925) Author: Mankin, Luke Relating to providing for publicity as to membership and official connection with fraternal, benevolent or other societies, organizations, lodges or orders; requiring the filing with the county tax collector of signed and sworn statements disclosing, either present membership or official connection either present or within two years next preceding, with any such society, organization, lodge or order, and making such statements public record subject to the inspection of any citizen; making such statements public records subject to the inspecting of any citizen; prescribing penalties for false statement and violation or failure to comply with this act or any provision thereof. House: Appropriations
HB 497 39-0 (1925) Author: Smith, John T. Relating to requiring taxing districts of a county to file their tax rolls with the state and county tax collector where the taxes do not appear on the state and county tax rolls. House: Education
SB 23 39-0 (1925) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to the compensation of the Tax Collector for administering oaths, furnishing certified lists of qualified voters and issuing poll tax receipts, and method of payment by the State and county therefor. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
SJR 13 39-0 (1925) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Proposing an amendment authorizing the levy and collection of a special road tax. Senate: Constitutional Amendments
HB 414 37-0 (1921) Author: Wallace, John Forsythe Relating to amend a certain Act regarding the assessment of Sate and County poll taxes.
HB 427 37-0 (1921) Author: Johnson, Benjamin F. Relating to amend a certain Act regarding the method of paying poll taxes.
HB 498 37-0 (1921) Author: Beasley, Clifton E. Relating to amend a certain Act prescribing the items which shall be upon a poll tax receipt.
HJR 6 37-0 (1921) Author: Davis, John Relating to qualifications of electors.
HJR 7 37-0 (1921) Author: Davis, John Relating to amending a certain Act regarding the levy and collection of a poll tax.
SB 164 37-0 (1921) Author: Rogers, Jr., Woodville Jefferson Amending what is known as the "Limiting Right of Suffrage to citizens of the United States by limiting the meaning of citizens".
SB 239 37-0 (1921) Author: McMillin, Dan Scott Relating to the assessing of poll taxes, which is an amendment to the present law relating to the assessment of taxes.
SJR 2 37-0 (1921) Author: Hertzberg, Harry Relating to an amendment to the Constitution limiting the collection of poll tax to 50 cents and authorizing towns and cities to levy a 50-cent poll tax.
HB 156 37-1 (1921) Author: Black, William A. Relating to amending a law relating to information to be given in poll tax receipts.
HB 158 37-1 (1921) Author: Beasley, Clifton E. | et. al. Relating to amending the law for items in poll tax receipts.
HB 7 36-0 (1919) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" Relating to amending certain statutes so as to permit soldiers who have been honorably discharged to vote without payment of a poll tax.
HB 77 36-0 (1919) Author: Bertram, Robert Elijah Relating to imposing a per capita tax of one dollar and fifty cents ($1.50) on each and every dog in the State of Texas, fifty cents of which shall go the available school fund of Texas, to support said department, and one dollar ($1.00) shall go to the road and bridge fund of each county, and shall be apportioned to each precinct where the owner of the dog resides.
HB 106 36-0 (1919) Author: Stephens, Caulie R. | et. al. Relating to placing a per capita tax on each and every dog in Texas, of one dollar on male and five dollars on female dogs, said tax to be appropriated by the commissioners court of each county for the maintenance of paupers and support and relief of indigent persons.
HB 133 36-0 (1919) Author: Pool, Adrian C. Relating to amending certain statute levying a poll tax on every male person between the ages of twenty-one and sixty year, resident of this State on the first day of January of each year, so as to provide that soldiers, marines and seamen who enlisted in or were drafted into the United States Army during the years 1917 and 1918 and who were at the time of their induction into the military or naval service of the United States, resident citizens of the State of Texas, shall be exempt from the payment of poll taxes for the years 1918 and 1919.
HB 192 36-0 (1919) Author: Black, William A. Relating to repealing certain statute levying and collecting from every male person, between the ages of 21 and 60 years, resident within this State on the 1st day of January of each year (Indians not taxed and persons insane, blind, deaf and dumb, or those who have lost one hand or foot excepted), an annual poll tax of $1.50; providing that no county shall levy more than 25 cents poll tax for county purposes.
HB 301 36-0 (1919) Author: Lawrence, James D. Relating to amending certain laws exempting women from the payment of a poll tax, as a qualification to vote in primary elections.
HB 307 36-0 (1919) Author: Lawrence, James D. Relating to amending certain statute relating to poll tax requirements so as to exempt honorably discharged soldiers, sailors and marines from the payment of poll taxes as a qualification to vote during the years 1919 and 1920.
HB 401 36-0 (1919) Author: Lawrence, James D. Relating to granting honorably discharged soldiers, sailors and marines the right to vote in primary elections and nominating conventions during the years 1919 and 1920, without paying a poll tax.
HB 402 36-0 (1919) Author: Yantis, Robert E. Relating to amending certain statute providing a tax on menageries, wax-works, side shows, exhibitions, museums or zoological exhibitions.
HJR 2 36-0 (1919) Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile" Proposing to amend the Constitution of the State of Texas to define qualified electors in the State of Texas.
HJR 3 36-0 (1919) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Proposing an amendment to Section 2 of Article VI of the Constitution of the State of Texas, so that every person, male or female, who shall have attained the age of twenty-one years and who shall be a citizen of the United States, and who shall have resided in this State one year next preceding an election, and the last six months within the district or county within which he or she offers to vote, shall be deemed a qualified elector; fixing the time for the holding of the election for said proposed amendment, providing for the publication thereof, and making an appropriation therefor.
SB 65 36-0 (1919) Author: Dudley, Richard M. | et. al. Relating to amending certain statute levying a poll tax on every male person between the ages of twenty-one and sixty years, resident of this State on the first day of January of each year, so as to provide that soldiers, marines and seamen who enlisted in or were drafted into the United States Army during the years 1917 and 1918 and who were at the time of their induction into the military or naval service of the United States, resident citizens of the State of Texas, shall be exempt from the payment of poll taxes for the years 1918 and 1919, and further providing that such persons may vote without the payment of poll taxes in all elections held in this State during the years 1918 and 1919.
SB 105 36-0 (1919) Author: Hall, William L. Relating to amending certain statute providing that any citizen possessing the other qualifications of an elector under the Constitution and laws of this State, who was engaged or enlisted in the military or naval force of the United States during the period of time between the first day of October, A.D. 1918, and the first day of February, A.D. 1919, shall have the right to vote in all primary elections and nominating conventions in Texas from and after the passage of this Act until the first day of January, 1920, and providing that the payment of a poll tax shall in no case be required of such person.
SB 185 36-0 (1919) Author: Woods, James Hollins Relating to amending certain article of the Penal Code forbidding candidates for office and other persons from paying the poll taxes of others by striking out the words "candidates for office," and changing the penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 360 36-0 (1919) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to exempting from taxation all public securities after this Act takes effect. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
SJR 4 36-0 (1919) Author: Woods, James Hollins Proposing an amendment to Sections 1 and 2 of Article VI, of the Constitution of the State of Texas, relating to the payment of poll taxes being a prerequisite to the right to vote in certain cases. Senate: Constitutional Amendments
HB 3 36-1 (1919) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" Relating to amending certain sections of the Revised Civil Statutes by adding thereto authority to the holder of a certificate of honorable discharge from the Military Service of the United States and to widows of deceased soldiers to vote without payment of a poll tax.
HB 4 36-1 (1919) Author: Vaughan, Benjamin F. "Ben" | et. al. Relating to the voting rights of discharged soldiers, sailors and marines who were prevented from paying poll taxes.
HB 5 36-1 (1919) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" Relating to amending certain articles relating to poll taxes by excepting from the provisions thereof the holder of a certificate of honorable discharge from the military service and widows of deceased soldiers who died in the military service after January 1, 1915.
HB 8 36-1 (1919) Author: Owen, Robert Ross Relating to amending certain articles so as to exempt soldiers, seamen and marines holding honorable discharges from the payment of poll taxes.
HB 9 36-1 (1919) Author: Brown, Sr., Marvin H. Relating to exempting from poll taxes all persons, citizens of the state, who were actively engaged in the war work under the auspices of several charitable organizations.
SB 1 36-1 (1919) Author: McNealus, James Clayton | et. al. Relating to declaring that the war with the Imperial Government of Germany is a great public calamity in all counties, cities and towns of the State, and declaring that because of said calamity and by reason of the inadequate provisions of the laws of this State the discharged sailors, soldiers and marines of this State were prevented from paying their poll taxes; and, therefore, declaring that said sailors, soldiers and marines should not and ought not to be compelled to pay their poll taxes due or assessed against them for the years A.D. 1918 and A.D. 1919.
SB 3 36-1 (1919) Author: Johnston, Rienzi Melville | et. al. Relating to declaring that in all elections to be held during the year 1919 wherein the qualified voters of Texas are to vote upon the adoption or rejection of certain constitutional amendments that all soldiers, marines and seamen employed in the Army or Navy of the United States shall be entitled to have the right to vote without having paid any poll tax; providing that elections so held during the year 1919 the vote so cast shall not be counted until the first day of December 1919 for the benefit of certain servicemen.
SB 76 36-3 (1920) Author: Page, Paul Dewitt | et. al. Relating to amending the law creating the State Fire Insurance commission by providing a tax on gross premiums of fire insurance companies and for the support and maintenance of the State Fire Insurance Commission.
HB 5 36-4 (1920) Author: Vaughan, Benjamin F. "Ben" | et. al. Relating to amending certain articles so as to levy and collect from all persons, both male and female, poll taxes and fixing the qualifications of voters so as to include all persons, both male and female.
HB 7 36-4 (1920) Author: Davis, John Relating to providing for the issuance of exemption certificates to persons not subject to the payment of poll tax on January 1, 1919.
HB 8 36-4 (1920) Author: Davis, John Relating to amending certain articles relating to the levy and collection of a poll tax so as to eliminate the word "male" and include all persons, male and female, in the levy and collection of poll taxes.
HB 9 36-4 (1920) Author: Johnson, Thomas S. Relating to providing for the issuance of poll tax exemption certificates to certain persons and authorizing said persons to vote at any election held during the year 1920 and during the month of January 1921.
HB 13 36-4 (1920) Author: Tidwell, William Madison Relating to amending certain articles of the Revised Civil Statues relating to the payment of poll taxes required to be paid by persons under the constitution and laws of the State; providing for the Tax Collector of each county to issue certificate of exemption to persons not subject to poll tax.
HB 14 36-4 (1920) Author: Tidwell, William Madison | et. al. Relating to amending certain articles of the revised civil statutes relating to the payment of poll taxes.
HB 21 36-4 (1920) Author: Darroch, John C. Relating to prescribing qualifications of voters in all elections held in the State of Texas between the date when this act shall take effect and the first day of February, 1921.
SB 1 36-4 (1920) Author: Dean, William Luther Relating to amending certain articles relating to the the qualifications of voters, so as to eliminate from the provisions of all said articles the word "male" and so as to levy and collect from all persons, both male and female, within certain ages, poll taxes, and fixing the qualifications of voters so as to include all persons, both male and female; providing penalties for violations of certain of the provisions of this Act.
SB 2 36-4 (1920) Author: Buchanan, Arren C. Relating to defining who are qualified electors and entitled to participate in elections; fixing the venue of all suits involving the validity of any provision of this Act in Travis County.
SB 3 36-4 (1920) Author: Buchanan, Charles R. Relating to providing for the issuance of an exemption certificate to all persons otherwise qualified to vote that were not subject to pay a poll tax for the year 1919; authorizing the payment of a poll tax for female persons from October 1st, 1920 to February 1st, 1921.
SB 4 36-4 (1920) Author: Smith, Lon A. Relating to making the 19th Amendment to the Federal Constitution effect within this State; prescribing penalties.
SB 7 36-4 (1920) Author: Caldwell, Walter Douglass Relating to repealing the election laws of the state embraced in Articles 2939-3003 of the R.C.S.; repealing article 227 of the Penal Code.
SB 16 36-4 (1920) Author: Hopkins, Sr., George Milton | et. al. Relating to amending certain laws so as to provide that all poll tax receipts and exemption certificates shall show the political part with which the person to whom the same is issued affiliates.
HB 9 35-0 (1917) Author: O'Brien, George Cave Relating to the levy of taxes by navigation districts.
HB 81 35-0 (1917) Author: Valentine, I. T. | et. al. Relating to creating a State Tax Board, prescribing and defining the powers and duty of said board, and making appropriations.
HB 242 35-0 (1917) Author: Tinner, Sam W. Relating to providing that special taxes collected for roads in a political subdivision or defined district shall be expended only in such district or subdivision.
HB 369 35-0 (1917) Author: Thompson, Travis T. | et. al. Relating to providing for a levy for a tax on dogs in this state for the support of the State Highway Commission and to the road and bridge fund of each county.
SB 192 35-0 (1917) Author: Hudspeth, Claude Benton Relating to amending statutes to permit soldiers in actual service of the United States to pay poll taxes by agent when residing in certain cities.
HB 200 34-0 (1915) Author: Dayton, George W. Relating to prescribing the form of Poll Tax Receipts beginning with the year A.D. 1916.
HB 309 34-0 (1915) Author: McAskill, Duncan Alexander | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute prescribing a tax for menageries, wax works, side shows and exhibitions.
HB 424 34-0 (1915) Author: Spradley, Charles Milton Relating to exempting county fairs from taxation; providing a penalty.
HB 462 34-0 (1915) Author: Rowell, Sr., Thomas David Relating to providing for the working on public roads of Marion county, Texas, of all parties who may have failed to pay their poll tax, on or before January 31st of each year, and providing a penalty for those who are liable to said road duty, under the terms of this Act, by reason of their failure to pay their poll tax, and who shall fail to work said roads or streets when notified to do so by proper authority.
HB 499 34-0 (1915) Author: Bryant, Bruce W. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute extending the time by which poll taxes may be paid.
HB 517 34-0 (1915) Author: Taylor, Henry P. Relating to providing for taxing attorney's fees in certain cases as cost on appeal.
HB 632 34-0 (1915) Author: Smith, Asher Richardson | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute providing that an exemption certificate once issued shall always be good as long as the person holding same votes in the precinct mentioned in the exemption certificate; providing that upon change of residence into any other precinct, a new exemption certificate shall issue.
HB 678 34-0 (1915) Author: Holland, Robert H. Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to poll taxes on all male inhabitants of the state; reducing the same.
SB 172 34-0 (1915) Author: King, Steve M. Relating to providing that any person now holding or who may hereafter hold any judicial office, or the office of the Railroad Commissioner, or Attorney General, or Comptroller of Public Accounts by election or appointment in the State of Texas.
SB 173 34-0 (1915) Author: Bee, Carlos Relating to amending a certain Statute prescribing a tax for menageries, wax works, side-shows and exhibitions.

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