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HB 386 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the requirements regarding creation of qualifying jobs for the purpose of eligibility for a limitation on appraised value of property for ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 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 1346 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Relating to the date for prepayment of taxes on a dealer's heavy equipment inventory. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1548 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of certain property used to build low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Meeting cancelled
HB 1626 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the authority of a taxing unit other than a school district to enter into a tax abatement agreement with an owner of real property in a tax increment financing reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1878 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to eligibility to be a candidate for, or elected or appointed to, a public elective office in this state. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 2106 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2480 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to provisions applicable to affordable housing located in a reinvestment zone in certain areas of the state. House: Urban Affairs Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 2714 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of leased motor vehicles that are not held primarily for the production of income by the lessee. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2865 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to the provision of funding under the foundation school program on the basis of property values that do not take into account optional homestead exemptions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2989 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to payment of an ad valorem tax refund in the event of a tax roll correction that decreases a property owner's tax liability. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 3086 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3103 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the jurisdiction of this state to tax tangible personal property that is used continually in this state. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 3850 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to state fiscal matters; authorizing a fee. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 4001 85-0 (2017) Author: Tinderholt, Tony Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4046 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the election of members of the boards of directors of certain tax increment reinvestment zones. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 510 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 650 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to tax increment financing. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 711 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the date for prepayment of taxes on a dealer's heavy equipment inventory. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1465 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
Relating to the authority of certain ex officio members of the board of directors of a tax increment financing reinvestment zone to elect not to serve on the board. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1821 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1962 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for property used in master recordings and admissions to certain amusement services. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 3 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to ad valorem taxation; authorizing fees. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 5 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of commercial or industrial real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 32 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system; authorizing fees. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Government Reform, Select
Postponed
HB 75 85-1 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to transferring to the property tax relief fund one-half of any unencumbered balance of general revenue at the end of a state fiscal biennium. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 91 85-1 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to the abolition of ad valorem taxes and a study of alternative methods of taxation to replace revenue lost to political subdivisions as a result of the abolition of ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 239 85-1 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of precious metal held in the Texas Bullion Depository. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HJR 38 85-1 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation precious metal held in the Texas Bullion Depository. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HJR 39 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the Legislature to establish limitations on the rate of taxation and amount of debt for special purpose districts created by general law or special local law. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 117 85-1 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of commercial or industrial real property. Filed
HB 394 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the information in ad valorem tax appraisal records that may not be posted on the Internet by an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1250 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the requirements regarding creation of qualifying jobs for the purpose of eligibility for a limitation on appraised value of property for ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1946 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of a real property interest in oil or gas in place. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1995 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the authority to modify an ad valorem tax abatement agreement to extend the abatement period if a disaster prevents the property owner from complying with the agreement. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2117 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the definition of "heavy equipment" for purposes of the ad valorem taxation of certain dealer's heavy equipment inventory. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2177 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the power of a commissioners court to authorize ad valorem tax sales of real property to be conducted by means of online auctions. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2709 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of property used for a large data center project for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 2767 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the powers, duties, and administration of groundwater conservation districts; amending provisions that authorize fees. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
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 3002 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the fee imposed on certain property owners by a county for the establishment of street lights along a county road. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3125 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to abolishing the property tax assistance division of the office of the comptroller of public accounts and transferring its powers and duties to the newly created State Property Tax Board. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3660 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to low income housing tax credits awarded to at-risk developments. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3827 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to tax increment financing. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 109 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit a county to issue bonds or notes to finance transportation and infrastructure projects in a defined area to be repaid from increases in revenue from ad valorem taxes in the area. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 497 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the use of money in a tax increment fund to pay costs related to public improvements used for social services programs and permanent supportive housing that promotes the development or redevelopment of a reinvestment zone. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 619 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue bonds. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1103 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the eligibility of property used for large data center projects for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 1220 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to tax increment financing. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
SB 1285 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain dealer's heavy equipment inventory. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1413 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the powers, duties, and administration of groundwater conservation districts. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1452 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to the power of a commissioners court to authorize ad valorem tax sales of real property to be conducted by means of online auctions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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 1860 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the definition of "heavy equipment" for purposes of the ad valorem taxation of certain dealer's heavy equipment inventory. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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
SB 1985 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of a real property interest in oil or gas in place. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 187 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the authority of the Near Northside Management District to undertake tax increment financing. House: Ways & Means Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 546 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the creation of renewable energy reinvestment zones and the abatement of ad valorem taxes on property of a renewable energy company located in such a zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in subcommittee
HB 699 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the location of certain public sales of real property. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 709 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to ad valorem tax payments and refunds. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 1003 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the prepayment of taxes on heavy equipment that is subject to a lease or rental. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1060 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the use by a property owner of a common or contract carrier to send a payment, report, application, statement, or other document or paper to a taxing unit or taxing official. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1208 83-0 (2013) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to liability for interest if land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural or open-space land is sold or diverted to a different use. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2139 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the authority of the Near Northside Management District to undertake tax increment financing. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2267 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Open Government
Effective immediately
HB 2408 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the confidentiality of information in ad valorem tax appraisal records that identifies the home address of certain judges. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2425 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the form, content, and provision of payoff statements for property tax loans. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2636 83-0 (2013) Author: Frullo, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the transfer of money from the tax increment fund established for a tax increment financing reinvestment zone to the fund established for an adjacent zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2641 83-0 (2013) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the criteria for designation of an area as a reinvestment zone for purposes of tax increment financing. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2676 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Open Government
Effective immediately
HB 3235 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to designate an area as a reinvestment zone for purposes of tax increment financing. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3396 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the rendition of certain property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3439 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the representation of a property owner by an agent in a property tax matter. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3485 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the transfer of an ad valorem tax lien; providing an administrative penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3742 83-0 (2013) Author: Lavender, George | et. al. To repeal certain state sales, use, excise, franchise, severance, production, occupations, gross receipts and inheritance taxes, to repeal or limit certain local sales, use, excise and ad valorem property taxes, to enact a statewide and local value added tax, and to reform school finance and administration; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 149 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Proposing a constitutional amendment clarifying the authority of emergency services districts to levy taxes and issue bonds or other obligations and removing the limitation on the ad valorem tax rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 102 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the rollback tax rate of a taxing unit other than a school district and to voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 444 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 636 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to public information regarding bonds and other obligations issued by the state and local governments. Senate: Open Government Left pending in committee
SB 723 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the location of certain public sales of real property. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Business & Commerce
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1224 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
Relating to the use by a property owner of a common or contract carrier to send a payment, report, application, statement, or other document or paper to a taxing unit or taxing official. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1508 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Workman, Paul
Relating to the rendition of certain property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/14
SB 1647 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1896 83-0 (2013) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the confidentiality of information in ad valorem tax appraisal records that identifies the home address of certain judges. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Open Government
Effective immediately
SJR 33 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing school districts to create school security districts and impose ad valorem taxes for crime prevention measures; authorizing a tax. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SJR 64 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Proposing a constitutional amendment providing immediate additional revenue for the state budget by creating the Texas Gaming Commission, and authorizing and regulating the operation of casino games and slot machines by a limited number of licensed operators and certain Indian tribes. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 32 83-1 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the rollback tax rate of a taxing unit other than a school district and to voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. Filed
HB 241 82-0 (2011) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to liability for interest if land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural or open-space land is sold or diverted to a different use. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 658 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the repeal of state sales tax and franchise tax refunds for certain ad valorem tax payers. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 759 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the reporting by an owner of a facility used to store certain hydrocarbons to the chief appraiser of an appraisal district of information related to property stored in the facility. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 1746 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to the participation by certain taxing units in tax increment financing and the payment of tax increments into the tax increment fund for a reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1794 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of motor vehicles leased for noncommercial use by persons 65 years of age or older. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2022 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to state fiscal matters; creating an offense. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2315 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to a county's general revenue levy for indigent health care. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2409 82-0 (2011) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the priority of ad valorem tax liens and certain security interests. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2433 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the ballot language for junior college district annexation elections. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2461 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the immunity of property tax arbitrators from liability for determinations made in the course of binding arbitrations. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2568 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the authority of a commuter rail district to impose a property tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2853 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to tax increment financing. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2943 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to property taxing entities' bond and debt reporting requirements to the Bond Review Board. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2944 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to a searchable database for the bonds and other debt obligations issued by local governmental entities. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3138 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to methods and procedures of ad valorem taxation of heavy equipment House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 3254 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the creation of renewable energy reinvestment zones and the abatement of ad valorem taxes on property of a renewable energy company located in such a zone. House: Energy Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3307 82-0 (2011) Author: Munoz, Jr., Sergio
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Open Government, Select
Effective immediately
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 3606 82-0 (2011) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the payment of development impact fees by certain political subdivisions or governmental entities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3727 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain commercial aircraft that are temporarily located in this state for manufacturing or assembly purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/11
HJR 53 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting any political subdivision of this state from imposing ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 63 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit a county to issue bonds or notes to finance the development or redevelopment of an unproductive, underdeveloped, or blighted area and to pledge for repayment of the bonds or notes increases in ad valorem taxes imposed by the county on property in the area. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 125 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit commuter rail districts to impose a property tax on property located in the district to pay debt issued or assumed by the district and to pay the maintenance and operating expenses of the district. 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
HR 2654 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3275. Reported enrolled
SB 627 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy
Sponsor: Veasey, Marc
Relating to the participation by certain taxing units in tax increment financing and the payment of tax increments into the tax increment fund for a reinvestment zone. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1226 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill | et. al.
Relating to the ballot language for junior college district annexation elections. House: Higher Education
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1334 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to the dismissal of complaints against property tax professionals. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1368 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to the authority of a co-owner of residential property to encumber the property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1482 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the priority of ad valorem tax liens and certain security interests. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1574 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the use of money in a tax increment fund to pay costs related to public improvements used for social services programs that promote the development or redevelopment of a reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1647 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the payment of ad valorem taxes on mineral interests held by an entity other than the owner. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1674 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the composition of the board of directors of certain tax increment financing reinvestment zones. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1720 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to state fiscal matters; creating an offense. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1834 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the payment of excess proceeds from ad valorem tax foreclosure sales to the comptroller for deposit to the credit of the fair defense account. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SR 1247 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3275. Postponed
HB 88 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the use of revenue from a tax increment fund to acquire, construct, or reconstruct educational facilities. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 134 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 413 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to extend the termination date for a reinvestment zone created under the Tax Increment Financing Act. House: Ways & Means Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 442 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the rate at which interest accrues in connection with the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 649 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to a prohibition on the posting of certain tax appraisal record information on the Internet. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 752 81-0 (2009) Author: England, Kirk
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to enter into an agreement with a school district to dedicate revenue from a tax increment fund to the district for the acquisition, construction, or reconstruction of an educational facility. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 907 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to liability for and payment of the fees of an attorney ad litem in a suit to collect delinquent ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1004 81-0 (2009) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to extend the termination date for a reinvestment zone created under the Tax Increment Financing Act. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1006 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the exclusion of certain amounts from the total revenue of property owners' associations for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1134 81-0 (2009) Author: England, Kirk
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the authority of the Dallas County Flood Control District No. 1 to enter into a tax abatement agreement and to designate a reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1159 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund | et. al. Relating to the extension of the term of a reinvestment zone created under the Tax Increment Financing Act. House: Ways & Means Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1203 81-0 (2009) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the designation of a person to act as the agent of a property owner in a property tax matter. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1237 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to extend the termination date for a reinvestment zone created under the Tax Increment Financing Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1271 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the required use of tax increment financing to provide affordable housing in certain reinvestment zones. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1575 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to ad valorem tax relief. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1770 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the Tax Increment Financing Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1814 81-0 (2009) Author: Vo, Hubert | et. al. Relating to the ballot language for junior college district annexation elections. House: Higher Education
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2071 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the reporting of certain inventories for ad valorem tax purposes; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2753 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to the voluntary assessment of property owners by a county to finance certain solar energy improvements. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2830 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to transferring to the property tax relief fund one-half of any unencumbered balance of general revenue at the end of a state fiscal biennium. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2908 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the regulation of property tax lenders and the confidentiality of certain information obtained or compiled by the consumer credit commissioner on examination of property tax lenders and certain other license holders or registrants. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Administration
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 3185 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to increasing the tax rates imposed on cigars to fund additional property tax relief. House: Ways & Means Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 3222 81-0 (2009) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the authority of two or more municipalities to designate a joint tax increment financing reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3596 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to a prohibition on the public disclosure of information in appraisal records that identifies a property owner. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 4613 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to the creation, operations and financing of tax increment reinvestment zones. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HJR 63 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that an ad valorem tax imposed by a school district is not a state ad valorem tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 313 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund | et. al.
Relating to the term of a reinvestment zone and to the assessment and payment of tax increments under the Tax Increment Financing Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Point of order sustained
SB 700 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to increased transparency regarding appraisals for ad valorem tax purposes and increased tax rates. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 898 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Villarreal, Mike
Relating to the purposes and designation of a municipal transportation reinvestment zone. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 903 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the designation of a person to act as the agent of a property owner in a property tax matter. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 951 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of historic property. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1105 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Jones, Delwin
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to extend the termination date for a reinvestment zone created under the Tax Increment Financing Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1620 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Paxton, Ken
Relating to examinations by the consumer credit commissioner with regard to the regulation of property tax lenders and certain other lenders and debt management counselors. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1633 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to certain restrictions on the composition of a tax increment financing reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1778 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the eligibility of property used in connection with a data center for economic benefits authorized by the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1947 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Relating to the authority of two or more municipalities to designate a joint tax increment financing reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 2149 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the reporting of certain inventories for ad valorem tax purposes; providing penalties. Senate: Finance Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2174 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to enter into an agreement with a school district to dedicate revenue from a tax increment fund to the district for the acquisition, construction, or reconstruction of an educational facility. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 2338 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the creation, operations and financing of tax increment reinvestment zones. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SJR 10 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or less of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year and to permit the voters of a county to establish a higher limitation not to exceed 110 percent on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead in the county. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 2 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to making appropriations to the Texas Education Agency for the purpose of school district property tax rate reductions and providing for the transfer of general revenue into the property tax relief fund. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 470 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the creation, operation, management, and programs of homestead preservation districts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1294 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the use of revenue from a tax increment fund to acquire, construct, or reconstruct educational facilities. House: Local Government Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 1353 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the contents and effect of a deed conveying property sold at an ad valorem tax sale. House: Local Government Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 1655 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to prohibiting the posting of certain tax appraisal record information on the Internet. House: Local Government Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2246 80-0 (2007) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to transferring to the property tax relief fund one-half of any unencumbered balance of general revenue at the end of a state fiscal biennium. House: Appropriations Subcommittee members named
HB 2352 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to a registered property tax consultant. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2680 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the administration of the low income housing tax credit program. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2873 80-0 (2007) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to certain real property subject to seizure by a municipality or county and escheat to the state. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 3058 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the ad valorem tax appraisal of certain real property on which action is taken to conserve groundwater. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3285 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the liability for property taxes. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 3880 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 2 80-0 (2007) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to making appropriations to the Texas Education Agency for the purpose of school district property tax rate reductions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 146 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the creation of higher education enhancement districts; authorizing sales and use taxes and property taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 941 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the use of revenue from a tax increment fund to acquire, construct, or reconstruct educational facilities. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1002 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to a requirement that an ad valorem tax abatement agreement provide for the recapture of lost ad valorem tax revenue if the property owner fails to provide a health benefit plan to the owner's employees and their dependents. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1105 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act, including the eligibility of property for economic benefits authorized by that Act. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1331 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1450 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a registered property tax consultant. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 1502 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Bolton, Valinda | et. al.
Relating to the adoption, increase, or abolition of a sales and use tax by an emergency services district. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1753 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the administration of the low income housing tax credit program. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1822 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to prohibiting the posting of certain tax appraisal record information on the Internet. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1934 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to low-income or moderate-income housing. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SJR 9 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit a district created to provide local funding to support public institutions of higher education to impose an ad valorem tax if approved by the voters of the district. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 59 79-0 (2005) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the legislature's obligation to provide state funding for the public education system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 114 79-0 (2005) Author: Wong, Martha | et. al. Relating to the rate at which interest accrues in connection with the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 203 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to consideration of taxes in the division of property in the dissolution of a marriage. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1188 79-0 (2005) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to tax increment financing. House: Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 1198 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to public education, public school finance, a state property tax, and related matters. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2653 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the use of tax increment financing to pay certain costs associated with certain transportation or transit projects. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 3046 79-0 (2005) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the administration of ad valorem taxation. House: Local Government Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3071 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the administration and collection of ad valorem taxes and the administration of appraisal districts; making procedural and technical corrections and clarifications to the Tax Code, Property Code, and Civil Practice and Remedies Code. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3202 79-0 (2005) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to the powers and duties of the board of directors of a tax increment financing reinvestment zone and of the taxing units that impose ad valorem taxes on property in the zone. House: Local Government Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3298 79-0 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to providing tax relief and protection for ad valorem tax payers. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 47 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a state property tax for public education, prohibiting school district property taxes for maintenance purposes, and authorizing an equalized school district property tax for educational enrichment. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 50 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a state property tax for public education and a school district property tax for educational enrichment. House: Ways & Means Recommitted to committee
SB 243 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to requiring disclosure of certain information about the conveyance of real property, including the purchase price of the property, for use in appraising property for taxation; providing penalties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 771 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to tax increment financing. House: Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 818 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to a requirement that an ad valorem tax abatement agreement provide for the recapture of lost ad valorem tax revenue if the property owner fails to provide a health benefit plan to the owner's employees and their dependents. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in subcommittee
SB 833 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to the required use of tax increment financing to provide affordable housing in certain reinvestment zones. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1198 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to the determination of the portion of the tax increment produced by a municipality that the municipality is required to pay into the tax increment fund for a reinvestment zone. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1413 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to county brownfield cleanup and economic redevelopment programs. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1856 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to tax increment financing. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 56 79-1 (2005) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the ad valorem taxation of certain property that is part of a rail facility owned by certain rural rail transportation districts. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 76 79-3 (2006) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to making an appropriation for the purpose of providing school district ad valorem tax rate relief. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 95 79-3 (2006) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to disclosure and use of sales price information for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 37 79-3 (2006) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to disclosure and use of sales price information for ad valorem tax purposes. Senate: Finance Meeting cancelled
HB 5 78-0 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to public school finance, a state ad valorem tax, state general sales and use taxes, state taxes on the sale or use of a motor vehicle, and property tax relief for residential tenants. House: Public Education
Senate: Committee of the Whole Senate
Returned from the House for further action
HB 589 78-0 (2003) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 654 78-0 (2003) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to tax increment financing under the Tax Increment Financing Act in certain cities that border Mexico. House: Border and International Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 892 78-0 (2003) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the authority of certain persons to bring suit to require an appraisal district or an appraisal review board to comply with the property tax laws. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
HB 905 78-0 (2003) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to the authority of a taxing unit to enter into and the terms of ad valorem tax abatement agreements. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
HB 1003 78-0 (2003) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the authority of property tax consultants to perform certain services. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1004 78-0 (2003) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to recognition of continuing education courses for property tax consultants. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1006 78-0 (2003) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to exemptions from registration requirements for certain persons who perform property tax consulting services. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures No action taken in committee
HB 1125 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the period for the redemption of a mineral interest sold for unpaid ad valorem taxes at a tax sale. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
HB 1278 78-0 (2003) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation for property owned by a religious organization that is leased for use as a school or that is owned with the intent of expanding or constructing a religious facility. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 1568 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Board of Tax Professional Examiners. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1779 78-0 (2003) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to requiring disclosure of the sales price of real property to an appraisal district and the comptroller of public accounts; providing penalties. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
HB 1980 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to excepting certain land from the additional tax imposed on the change of use of land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as open-space land. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2675 78-0 (2003) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the sale of ad valorem tax liens. House: Local Government Ways and Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 2844 78-0 (2003) Author: Casteel, Carter
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the exemption from the requirement that a person register as a property tax consultant to perform certain property tax consulting services. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3075 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to local agreements to allow certain development corporations and taxing units to invest in and receive tax revenues from certain regional economic development projects. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3540 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to a refund of an overpayment or erroneous payment of ad valorem taxes by a tax collector who performs consolidated tax collection functions. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
HJR 43 78-0 (2003) Author: Hochberg, Scott Proposing a constitutional amendment to clarify that an ad valorem tax that is levied, assessed, or collected by a school district in this state is not a state ad valorem tax. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 51 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Proposing a constitutional amendment to establish a two-year period for the redemption of a mineral interest sold for unpaid ad valorem taxes at a tax sale. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 2 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to public school finance, a state ad valorem tax, state general sales and use taxes, state taxes on the sale or use of a motor vehicle, and property tax relief for residential tenants. Senate: Committee of the Whole Senate Committee report printed and distributed
SB 276 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Flores, Kino | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Board of Tax Professional Examiners. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 353 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to tax increment financing under the Tax Increment Financing Act in certain cities that border Mexico. House: Border and International Affairs
Senate: International Relations and Trade
Effective immediately
SB 419 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the authority of a county development district to impose an ad valorem tax and provide infrastructure for a residential subdivision. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Co-author authorized
SB 480 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Mercer, Ken
Relating to excepting certain land from the additional tax imposed on the change of use of land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as open-space land. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 754 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce Relating to the creation of higher education enhancement districts; authorizing a sales and use tax or a property tax. Senate: Education Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 832 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the period for the redemption of a mineral interest sold for unpaid ad valorem taxes at a tax sale. Senate: Finance Committee report printed and distributed
SJR 1 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide financial support for public education by creating the Texas education fund, imposing a state property tax, increasing the state general sales and use tax rate, expanding the general sales and use tax base to include certain services, increasing the state motor vehicle sales and use tax rate, abolishing the school district property tax for maintenance and operations purposes, dedicating the proceeds of any state lottery to public education, authorizing a school district property tax for the purpose of educational enrichment, and repealing the restriction on the legislature's authority to limit annual increases in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Committee of the Whole Senate
Referred to Ways & Means
SJR 37 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Proposing a constitutional amendment to establish a two-year period for the redemption of a mineral interest sold for unpaid ad valorem taxes at a tax sale. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 19 78-4 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the sale of tax receivables by local governments. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HJR 1 78-4 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for funding public education, providing for school district property tax rate limitation and reduction, authorizing a school district ad valorem tax for educational program enrichment, creating the Texas education fund, dedicating certain sales and use tax revenue to funding public education, authorizing the legislature to establish a five percent limit on annual increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of residence homesteads and other owner-occupied residential real property, and authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at racetracks and on Indian lands. House: Public School Finance, Select Reason for vote recorded in Journal
HJR 2 78-4 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Proposing a constitutional amendment creating the education excellence fund, authorizing a state ad valorem tax for public education, authorizing state video lottery games that may be operated by licensed racetrack operators or recognized Indian tribes, and authorizing the legislature to limit the maximum average increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent or more. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HJR 7 78-4 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Proposing a constitutional amendment creating the education excellence fund, authorizing a state ad valorem tax for public education, authorizing state video lottery games that may be operated by licensed racetrack operators or recognized Indian tribes, and authorizing the legislature to limit the maximum average increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent or more. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
SB 1 78-4 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to public school finance, a state ad valorem tax, state general sales and use taxes, state taxes on the sale or use of a motor vehicle, and property tax relief for residential tenants. Senate: Education Meeting cancelled
HB 277 77-0 (2001) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of open-space land appraised as agricultural land. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 490 77-0 (2001) Author: Heflin, Talmadge
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the administration and collection of ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 612 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the preparation and submission of certain reports by municipalities and the comptroller of public accounts under the Tax Increment Financing Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1780 77-0 (2001) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2833 77-0 (2001) Author: Grusendorf, Kent
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the application of the sales tax to services provided in connection with certain foreclosure sales. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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HB 3001 77-0 (2001) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to effective dates for tax abatements. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3005 77-0 (2001) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to deadlines and terms of local tax abatement agreements. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3006 77-0 (2001) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to composition of the board of directors of a tax increment reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3158 77-0 (2001) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to granting a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water utility service. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3259 77-0 (2001) Author: Green, Rick | et. al. Relating to the abolition of school district property taxes, an increase in the rate of the state sales and use tax and the application of the state sales and use tax to any transaction in this state, including a sale for resale, involving real property, and the distribution of the proceeds from the sales and use tax to replace school district property tax revenue. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
SB 880 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to procedural and technical corrections of the Texas Property Tax Code, with respect to multiple appraisals of a property, notices of delinquency, penalties and interest on deferred taxes, additional penalty on delinquent taxes against property that escaped taxation in previous years, definitions of personal property subject to seizure, notices of sale of seized personal property and real property, excess proceeds of tax sales, costs and expenses incurred in delinquent tax suits, post judgment taxes, vacating void tax judgments and tax sales, costs of tax sale, remedies of purchaser at void tax sale, redemptions, and reenactment of duplicate or overlapping provisions in the Tax Code. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1480 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the administration of reinvestment zones for tax increment finance and ad valorem tax abatement and to ad valorem tax abatement agreements for property in a reinvestment zone. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 1710 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to requirements regarding and terms of local tax abatement agreements. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 51 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the authority of a taxing unit to permit certain persons to perform services or to provide persons to perform services for the taxing unit in lieu of paying ad valorem taxes owed to the unit. House: Public Education
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 239 76-0 (1999) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to the enforcement of certain municipal annexation provisions. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 922 76-0 (1999) Author: Noriega, Rick | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Greater East End Management District; authorizing the issuance of bonds and the imposition of taxes. House: County Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1143 76-0 (1999) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to restricting the authority of a taxing unit to impose ad valorem taxes on motor vehicles. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1290 76-0 (1999) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to procedures governing certain ad valorem tax refunds. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1364 76-0 (1999) Author: Hawley, Judy Relating to cancelling or prohibiting the issuance of certain original or renewal alcoholic beverage permits or licenses for nonpayment of ad valorem taxes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1563 76-0 (1999) Author: Bosse, Fred
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to prohibiting the recording of a plat or replat of a subdivision of real property if ad valorem taxes are delinquent. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1642 76-0 (1999) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the treatment of property in certain reinvestment zones for purposes of school finance. House: Public Education
Senate: Economic Development
No action taken in committee
HB 1665 76-0 (1999) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of open-space land appraised as agricultural land. House: Ways & Means Posting rule suspended
HB 1761 76-0 (1999) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the treatment of certain contracts for purposes of determining the rollback tax rate of a taxing unit. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2001 76-0 (1999) Author: Green, Rick Relating to the ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by a municipality. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2334 76-0 (1999) Author: Solis, Juan Relating to vacating a judgment in a delinquent tax suit. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2766 76-0 (1999) Author: Moreno, Joe Relating to the powers of municipalities that have created certain reinvestment zones. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2936 76-0 (1999) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to ad valorem taxes, including the administration of certain exemptions from taxation and the procedures relating to foreclosure of tax liens and the sale of property to satisfy delinquent tax claims. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3033 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the ad valorem taxation of an inventory consisting of motor vehicles held for sale. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3051 76-0 (1999) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the content and exchange of documents used in ad valorem taxation disputes. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3245 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to incentives for the modification of certain facilities to reduce the emission of air contaminants. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3358 76-0 (1999) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to amending a petition for judicial review of certain ad valorem tax determinations. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3478 76-0 (1999) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the valuation of open space land that was acquired from a governmental entity. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 8 76-0 (1999) Author: Green, Rick Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the ad valorem taxation of property owned by a municipality in certain circumstances. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 170 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Hawley, Judy
Relating to cancelling or prohibiting the issuance of certain original or renewal alcoholic beverage permits or licenses for nonpayment of ad valorem taxes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Economic Development
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 276 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Noriega, Rick
Relating to the creation of the Greater East End Management District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 446 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hodge, Terri
Relating to procedures governing certain ad valorem tax refunds. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 824 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Moreno, Joe
Relating to the powers of municipalities that have created certain reinvestment zones. House: Public Education
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 953 76-0 (1999) Author: Luna, Gregory
Sponsor: Solis, Juan
Relating to vacating a judgment in a delinquent tax suit. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 1090 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the treatment of certain contracts for purposes of determining the rollback tax rate of a taxing unit. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1209 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Williams, Thomas
Relating to communication in an electronic format between a property owner and a chief appraiser of an appraisal district for the purpose of ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1359 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the rendition and appraisal of property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1396 76-0 (1999) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to the valuation of open space land that was acquired from a governmental entity. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1732 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to incentives for the modification of certain facilities to reduce the emission of air contaminants. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 143 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the allocation of certain county ad valorem taxes to municipalities in certain counties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 384 75-0 (1997) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the disclosure in a contract for the transfer of vacant land of certain information, including information concerning the imposition of additional taxes on the land. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 1/1/98
HB 1118 75-0 (1997) Author: Serna, Gilbert Relating to the manner in which land acquired by certain municipalities pursuant to foreclosure of a tax lien in favor of those municipalities may be sold. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1610 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to a requirement of filing of a release of a judgment lien for ad valorem taxes on payment of the amount of the judgment. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1922 75-0 (1997) Author: Hawley, Judy Relating to cancelling or prohibiting the issuance of certain original or renewal alcoholic beverage permits or licenses for nonpayment of ad valorem taxes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2000 75-0 (1997) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to property tax abatements. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2056 75-0 (1997) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the recovery of environmental inspection, removal, and remediation costs by a taxing unit that purchases real property at an ad valorem tax sale. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2100 75-0 (1997) Author: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax and property tax credit for certain corporations. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
HB 2760 75-0 (1997) Author: Walker, Gary Relating to inclusion of the entire property estate when a taxing unit changes boundaries. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3083 75-0 (1997) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the Tax Increment Financing Act and to the creation of a public improvement district. House: Economic Development Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3394 75-0 (1997) Author: Sadler, Paul Relating to funding public elementary and secondary schools and to the imposition, administration, enforcement, and collection of, and allocation of the revenue from, various state and local taxes. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
HB 3395 75-0 (1997) Author: Sadler, Paul Relating to funding public elementary and secondary schools and to the imposition, administration, enforcement, and collection of, and allocation of the revenue from, various state and local taxes. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
HJR 116 75-0 (1997) Author: Sadler, Paul Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide funding for public elementary and secondary schools, property tax relief, tax equity, and revenue enhancement. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
HJR 117 75-0 (1997) Author: Sadler, Paul Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide funding for public elementary and secondary schools, property tax relief, tax equity, and revenue enhancement. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
SB 141 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Oakley, Keith | et. al.
Relating to the power of a county to seize and sell abandoned real property for delinquent ad valorem taxes. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 736 75-0 (1997) Author: West, Royce Relating to the ad valorem taxation of an inventory of computer software. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 974 75-0 (1997) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Hill, Fred
Relating to the recovery of environmental inspection, removal, and remediation costs by a taxing unit that purchases real property at an ad valorem tax sale. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1033 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Hawley, Judy
Relating to the ad valorem taxation of property and to the appraisal of property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 339 74-0 (1995) Author: Counts, David Relating to professionals who are exempt from registering as property tax consultants. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 946 74-0 (1995) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the disclosure at the sale of real property of information concerning the imposition of ad valorem taxes on the property. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1065 74-0 (1995) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the practice of property tax consulting. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1532 74-0 (1995) Author: Counts, David Relating to the ad valorem taxation of implements of husbandry held by a dealer. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2938 74-0 (1995) Author: Heflin, Talmadge Relating to refunds of property taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2940 74-0 (1995) Author: Heflin, Talmadge
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the appraisal and ad valorem taxation of certain types of personal property; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/96
HB 3155 74-0 (1995) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to tax credits for real property contributed to institutions of higher education. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 203 73-0 (1993) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to repealing the tax imposed on the intangible value of the transportation operation of certain businesses. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/94
HB 301 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Dalton
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to judicial review of certain ad valorem tax determinations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 365 73-0 (1993) Author: Clemons, Billy
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to the authority of the comptroller to freeze and levy on certain safety deposit boxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 661 73-0 (1993) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the registration of property tax consultants. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1167 73-0 (1993) Author: Cain, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to persons exempt from the registration requirement to practice as a property tax consultant. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Tagged in committee
HB 1237 73-0 (1993) Author: Counts, David Relating to professionals who are exempt from registering as property tax consultants. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1469 73-0 (1993) Author: De La Garza, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the treatment for tax purposes of property held and used for public purposes pursuant to an interlocal contract between political subdivisions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 1864 73-0 (1993) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Relating to the redemption period allowed on property sold for taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1890 73-0 (1993) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the value of certain types of property for purposes of property taxation and to the prepayment of property taxes by certain taxpayers. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2165 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, Jack
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the liability of a taxing unit for certain costs. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 2504 73-0 (1993) Author: Hilbert, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the ad valorem tax situs of certain commercial aircraft. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Tagged in subcommittee
HB 2655 73-0 (1993) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to the ad valorem tax rate of certain taxing units. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 262 73-0 (1993) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the registration of property tax consultants. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 668 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Greenberg, Sherri
Relating to the ad valorem tax rate of certain taxing units. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 878 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to the value of certain types of property for purposes of property taxation and to the prepayment of property taxes by certain taxpayers; creating offenses and providing penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/94
SB 1021 73-0 (1993) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the ad valorem tax situs of certain commercial aircraft. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c unfavorably
HB 943 72-0 (1991) Author: Blackwood, Bill Relating to the eligibility of certain municipalities to adopt an additional sales and use tax to reduce property taxes. House: Ways & Means Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
HB 1098 72-0 (1991) Author: Willy, John Relating to the taxation and movement of manufactured homes; providing a criminal penalty. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1481 72-0 (1991) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the regulation of certain persons who represent or advise others in property tax matters; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1690 72-0 (1991) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the right of redemption of real property sold at a tax sale. House: Ways & Means Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2197 72-0 (1991) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to tax masters in property tax suits. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 2256 72-0 (1991) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the effect of a state mandate on local ad valorem tax rates. House: Ways & Means Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2285 72-0 (1991) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to the effect of a state mandate on local ad valorem tax rates. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2690 72-0 (1991) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to tax liens on the personal property of a business. House: Ways & Means Left pending in subcommittee
SB 471 72-0 (1991) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Relating to the redemption period allowed on property sold for taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 773 72-0 (1991) Author: Henderson, Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to the regulation of certain persons who represent or advise others in property tax matters; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 1039 72-0 (1991) Author: Montford, John Relating to the rendition of property for tax purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1044 72-0 (1991) Author: Montford, John Relating to the confidentiality of certain information provided to a taxing unit in connection with an application for ad valorem tax abatement. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1392 72-0 (1991) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the term of certain enterprise project tax abatement agreements. Senate: Finance Withdrawn from intent calendar
SJR 10 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to grant ad valorem tax relief to preserve wetland and waterfront property. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SJR 22 72-0 (1991) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the period for redemption of property sold for taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 984 70-0 (1987) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to situs for property tax purposes of certain recreational vehicles and house trailers temporarily in the state. House: Ways & Means Pending in subcommittee
HB 2297 70-0 (1987) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to amending the annual reporting date in the Tax Increment Financing Act to 90 days after the fiscal year end. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
SB 61 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the notice that a city, town, or county must give to the public and affected taxing units in order to create a reinvestment zone for property tax abatement or to enter into a property tax abatement agreement. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 230 70-0 (1987) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to property taxation of business inventory, including residential realty. Senate: Finance Reported favorably with substitute
SB 307 70-0 (1987) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to the eligibility of a person to serve on the State Property Tax Board. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1352 70-0 (1987) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom
Relating to the persons authorized to represent a property owner in a property tax matter. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/88
SB 1516 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the listing on tax rolls of certain buildings on premises of public transportation facilities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HCR 97 69-0 (1985) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Sharp, John
Urging the LCRA to seek ways to put certain mining equipment on the tax rolls of Fayette County. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 77 69-0 (1985) Author: Williamson, Richard Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide by law for the taxation of minerals or mineral interests in certain lands by counties and other taxing units in lieu of property taxes on those interests. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
SJR 15 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Johnson, Sam
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the apportionment of the value of railroad rolling stock among counties for purposes of property taxation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 53 69-2 (1986) Author: Gilley, Smith Relating to the imposition, rate, collection, administration, and enforcement of, and the allocation of the revenue from, a tax on the transfer of interests in real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 53 69-3 (1986) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the rate of the tax on sale, rental, and use of motor vehicles. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 54 69-3 (1986) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the taxation of the production of certain minerals under the Tax Code. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1018 68-0 (1983) Author: Russell, Sam
Sponsor: Howard, Ed
Relating to the authority of rural fire prevention districts to issue bonds, notes, and bond anticipation notes. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1177 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Jim Relating to the ad valorem taxation of certain mineral interests, the collection of delinquent taxes on these mineral interests, and the treatment of excess funds of a tax sale. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 1203 68-0 (1983) Author: Peveto, Wayne
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to revision of the Tax Code to conform to recent constitutional amendments concerning property taxation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1428 68-0 (1983) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the listing of a leasehold or other possessory interest in exempt property on a tax roll. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Committee on Finance
HB 1996 68-0 (1983) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to requiring a property tax bill to indicate the effect of income generated by a utility owned by the taxing unit on the tax imposed. House: Ways & Means Postponed
SB 707 68-0 (1983) Author: Sharp, John Relating to the taxation of real property owned by a political subdivision if the property lies outside the boundaries of the political subdivision. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 821 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the clarification of taxable situs rules regarding the allocation to this state of the total market value of movable tangible personal property in general and vessels and other watercraft in particular that are used in interstate, international, and foreign commerce and the determination of the taxing unit in which vessels and other watercraft are taxable. Senate: Finance Reported from committee favorably with substitute
HJR 5 68-2 (1984) Author: Vowell, Jack Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a state property tax for the support of public schools. House: Ways & Means See remarks
HB 602 67-0 (1981) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to property taxation, pref. no. 111. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1465 67-0 (1981) Author: Peveto, Wayne
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to revising various provisions of law governing the property tax and its adminstration. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Rules suspended
HB 1978 67-0 (1981) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to property tax relief for owners of residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2004 67-0 (1981) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the authority of certain conservation and reclamation districts or authorities to levy property taxes to retire bonds issued for fire-fighting purposes. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HCR 185 67-0 (1981) Author: Florence, Buck
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to the acquisition of land in Presidio and Brewster counties known as the Big Bend Ranch. Senate: Education Signed by the Governor
HJR 9 67-0 (1981) Author: Criss, Lloyd Constitutional amendment to authorize property tax exemption to promote flood control. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
SB 510 67-0 (1981) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to service of citation on nonresidents for property tax purposes. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 765 67-0 (1981) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to revising various provisions of law governing the property tax and its administration. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SCR 130 67-0 (1981) Author: Jones, Grant Authorizing return of House Bill No. 1465 to the senate for further consideration. House: House Administration Record vote
SJR 39 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to voter approval of local government debt. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
HB 21 67-1 (1981) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to administration of property taxation for transportation business intangibles and railroad rolling stock that is appraised centrally for the entire state. House: Ways & Means Posting rule suspended
HB 27 67-1 (1981) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to the definition of "residence homestead" for purposes of property taxation. House: Ways & Means Posting rule suspended
HB 30 67-1 (1981) Author: Peveto, Wayne
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to revising various provisions of law governing the property tax and its administration. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 50 67-1 (1981) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to revising various provisions of law governing the property tax and its administration. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 55 67-1 (1981) Author: Turner, Jim Relating to the definition of "taxing unit" for purposes of the Property Tax Code. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 123 67-1 (1981) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to postponing the effective date of the Property Tax Code. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HJR 1 67-1 (1981) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Amending the constitution to repeal the state property tax for permanent improvements at institutions of higher education. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: Finance
Point of order sustained
HJR 3 67-1 (1981) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal the state ad valorem tax, to forgive previous state ad valorem taxes, to restructure the permanent university fund, and to establish the higher education endowment fund. House: Constitutional Amendments Posting rule suspended
SB 6 67-1 (1981) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to revising various provisions of law governing the property tax and its administration. Senate: Finance Member vote recorded in Journal
SJR 5 67-1 (1981) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Amending the constitution to repeal the existing state ad valorem tax and to provide for building programs at state institutions of higher education. Senate: Finance Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
SJR 6 67-1 (1981) Author: Jones, Grant Proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal the state ad valorem tax and to provide for building programs at state institutions of higher education. Senate: Finance Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HJR 1 67-2 (1982) Author: Clayton, Bill
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Amending the constitution to repeal the state property tax. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: Education
Signed by the Governor
HJR 3 67-2 (1982) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Amending the constitution to repeal the existing 10-cent state property tax and substitute a property tax of 3 cents per $100 of appraised value to establish the higher education endowment fund. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 4 67-2 (1982) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Amending the constitution to repeal the existing 10-cent state property tax and to substitute a property tax of 3 cents per $100 of appraised value to establish the higher education endowment fund benefitting all institutions and agencies of higher education that do not benefit from the permanent university fund. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 6 67-2 (1982) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Proposing a constitutional amendment to reduce the 10-cent state property tax to 3 cents per $100 of appraised value and to allow the universities benefitting from the tax to expend distributions for repair, renovation, new construction, and acquisition of capital equipment and library materials. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 8 67-2 (1982) Author: Gavin, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal the state property tax and to authorize the sale of general obligation bonds to fund capital improvements at institutions of higher education that do not benefit from the permanent university fund. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
SJR 1 67-2 (1982) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Amending the constitution to repeal the state property tax. Senate: Education No action taken
SJR 2 67-2 (1982) Author: Santiesteban, H. Amending the constitution to repeal the state property tax. Senate: Education See remarks
SJR 3 67-2 (1982) Author: Uribe, Hector Proposing an amendment to the constitution authorizing the rescission of the state property tax, forgiving certain previous and future taxes, and establishing a procedure to provide dedicated revenue sources and distribution of revenues for permanent improvements at certain institutions of higher learning. Senate: Education See remarks
SJR 5 67-2 (1982) Author: Parker, Carl Proposing a constitutional amendment to reduce the 10-cent state property tax to 3 cents, to forgive previous property taxes, to establish the higher education endowment fund, and to restructure the permanent university fund. Senate: Education See remarks
SJR 7 67-2 (1982) Author: Brooks, Chet Proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal the state property tax and restructure the permanent university fund. Senate: Education Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 1053 66-0 (1979) Author: Untermeyer, Chase Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to impose or increase certain taxes and the consequent duty to reduce or eliminate property taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Subcommittee on Revenue Administration
HB 1270 66-0 (1979) Author: Peveto, Wayne Relating to ad valorem taxation of property. House: Ways & Means Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
HB 1440 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Luther Relating to the availability of certain property tax laws to Tax Units. House: Ways & Means Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1481 66-0 (1979) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Relating to abolition of the Board of Tax Assessor Examiners. House: Ways & Means Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 1644 66-0 (1979) Author: Cain, David Relating to state payments to relieve the burden of ad valorem taxes on residences of the elderly. House: Ways & Means Referred to Subcommittee on Revenue Administration
HB 1988 66-0 (1979) Author: Laney, James Relating to the validation of local property tax levies. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Placed on daily General State Calendar
HCR 60 66-0 (1979) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
The ad valorem tax fund to finance construction among seventeen senior colleges and universities is currently being challenged as unconstitutional in the administration of the collection of the tax. Senate: Education Signed by the Governor
HJR 1 66-0 (1979) Author: Schlueter, Stan Proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal the state ad valorem tax for permanent improvements at institutions of higher education. House: Constitutional Amendments Message from the Governor recorded in Journal
HJR 13 66-0 (1979) Author: Schlueter, Stan To repeal and prohibit all State ad valorem taxes on any property within this State. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 31 66-0 (1979) Author: Close, G.R. "Bob" Amending the constitution to repeal the state ad valorem tax for permanent improvements at institutions of higher education. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 41 66-0 (1979) Author: Rains, Don To repeal and prohibit all state ad valorem taxes on any property within this state. House: Constitutional Amendments Coauthor authorized
HJR 47 66-0 (1979) Author: Caraway, Bill Proposing a constitutional amendment to establish a fund to finance permanent improvements at certain state institutions of higher education and repealing the state property tax for higher education. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 103 66-0 (1979) Author: Henderson, Don Proposing a constitutional amendment to eliminate the requirement that tangible personal property be taxed in proportion to its value. House: Constitutional Amendments Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 180 66-0 (1979) Author: Braecklein, Bill Relating to taxation of public airport facilities that are leased to private air carriers. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
SB 976 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Peveto, Wayne
Relating to evidence of payment of property taxes on mobile homes; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Subcommittee on Revenue Administration
SB 1155 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Wallace III, Ralph
Relating to allocation of governmental services and a corresponding apportionment of ad valorem taxes between certain districts vested with powers. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1211 66-0 (1979) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Hall, W. N. "Billy"
Relating to the undertaking and financing of certain municipal public works or improvements in areas in need of rehabilitation. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SJR 7 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Brown, Albert "Al"
Proposing a constitutional amendment to rpeal and prohibit all state ad valorem taxes on any property within this state. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: Education
House conferees appointed
SJR 15 66-0 (1979) Author: Kothmann, Glenn Amending the constitution to repeal the state ad valorem tax for permanent improvements at institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Passed to engrossment
SJR 26 66-0 (1979) Author: Parker, Carl To repeal and prohibit all state ad valorem taxes on any property within this state. Senate: Education Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SJR 47 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Gene Proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal the state ad valorem tax for permanent improvements at institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SJR 60 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to voter approval of local government debt. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
HB 519 65-0 (1977) Author: Bock II, Bennie Relating to the creation of the Ad Valorem Tax Relief Fund; providing for the dedication of certain sales tax revenues for the maintenance and operations of local school districts; providing for local ad valorem property tax reductions. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 846 65-0 (1977) Author: Peveto, Wayne
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Adopting a property tax code and conforming provisions, amendments, and repeals. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Motion lost
HB 869 65-0 (1977) Author: Garcia, A. C. "Tony"
Sponsor: Longoria, Raul
Validating certain unenforceable tax levels and junior college district boundary changes; providing for valid annual levies hereafter; providing for cases of tax levels made but not properly recorded and to declare that assessment and collection of taxes for any year constitute notice of a tax levy made, theses provisions to be cumulative of and in addition to existing rights and remedies now available; defining tax unit or unit; specifying inapplicability of this Act; providing for severability. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days
HB 912 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Luther Validating certain unenforceable tax levies; providing for valid annual levies hereafter; providing for cases of tax levies made but not properly recorded and to declare that assessment and collection of taxes for any year constitute notice of a tax levy made, these provisions to be cumulative of an in addition to existing rights and remedies now available; defining Tax Unit or Unit; specifying inappliability of this Act; providing severability. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1326 65-0 (1977) Author: Garcia, Matt Relating to the financing of certain public works or improvements in areas in need of rehabillitation. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1503 65-0 (1977) Author: Bush, Bob Relating to the powers and duties of municipalities with respect to tax financing; authorizing the use of tax increment financing for the redevelopment of blighted commercial areas; declaring the objectives of certain activities undertaken in conjunction with the redevelopment of commercial areas to be public purposes; providing procedures for the implementation of redevelopment programs; authorizing municipalities to issue tax increment bonds to finance redevelopment programs; providing severalbility. House: Ways & Means Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 2028 65-0 (1977) Author: Garcia, A. C. "Tony"
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the powers and duties of municipalities with respect to tax increment financing. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days
HJR 79 65-0 (1977) Author: Hubenak, Joe A. Proposing an amendment of the Texas constitution to abolish state ad valorem taxes. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 88 65-0 (1977) Author: Gaston, Frank Proposing amendments of the Texas Constitution to to broaden the use of the Permanent University Fund and ad valorem tax funds for certain purposes. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 97 65-0 (1977) Author: Clark, Bill Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to authorize Texas Eastern University to participate in the ad valorem tax fund for the acquisition, construction, and equipment of permanent improvements. House: Constitutional Amendments Assigned to Constitutional Amendments Calendar
HJR 103 65-0 (1977) Author: Gaston, Frank Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to authorize additional institutions of higher education to participate in certain benefits from the permanent university fund. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 104 65-0 (1977) Author: Gaston, Frank Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to authorize additional postsecondary education institutions to participate in certain benefits from the 10-cent ad valorem tax fund. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 105 65-0 (1977) Author: Henderson, Don Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution providing that the state shall pay ten percent (10%) of the residence homestead ad valorem tax. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
SB 178 65-0 (1977) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to reports by utility companies to the Public Utility Commission of Texas or the Texas Railroad Commission reflecting local property tax renditions of utility property. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 454 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Grant Adopting a property tax code and conforming provisions, amendments, and repeals. Senate: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
SB 635 65-0 (1977) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Bush, Bob
Relating to the powers and duties of municipalities with respect to tax increment financing; authorizing the use for tax increment financing for the redevelopment of blighted commercial areas; declaring the objective of certain activities undertaken in conjunction with the redevelopment of commercial areas to be public purposes; providing procedures for the implementation of redevelopment programs; authorizing municipalities to issue tax increment bonds to finance redevelopment programs; providing severability. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by Governor
SJR 20 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene To eliminate the state ad valorem tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SJR 27 65-0 (1977) Author: Clower, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide for the granting of tax credits against property taxes to promote the efficient use of energy in commercial and residential structures and to require the state to reimburse local taxing jurisdiction for revenue losses resulting from credits. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SJR 38 65-0 (1977) Author: Mauzy, Oscar To authorize additional colleges and universities of The University of Texas System and The Texas A&M University System to participate in certain benefits of the permanent university fund, and additional postsecondary educational institutions to participate in certain benefits of the 10-cent ad valorem tax fund for higher education in accordance with equitable formulas provided by law; to expand the purposes for which they constitutional funds may be used; and to limit the expenditure of general revenue funds for certain purposes covered by the constitutional funds. Senate: Education Considered by committee in public hearing
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 2 65-1 (1977) Author: Peveto, Wayne Adopting a property tax code and conforming provisions, amendments, and repeals. Coauthor authorized
SB 12 65-1 (1977) Author: Jones, Grant Adopting a property tax code and conforming provisions, amendments, and repeals.
SB 13 65-1 (1977) Author: Creighton, Tom Relating to reduction of and exemptions from various state taxes and making changes in the administration, collection, and enforcement of certain state taxes; relating to inheritance taxes; and providing an effective date.
HB 37 65-2 (1978) Author: Peveto, Wayne Relating to property taxation. House: Ways & Means Votes recorded
HB 57 65-2 (1978) Author: Presnal, Bill
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to creation and allocation of a special fund for reimbursement of school districts for loss of revenue resulting from certain constitutional provisions. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Signed by the Governor
HJR 3 65-2 (1978) Author: McLeod, E. Douglas Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to voter approval of local government debt. House: Constitutional Amendments Considered by committee in public hearing
HJR 34 65-2 (1978) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Proposing a Constitutional Amendment to authorize the Legislature to classify all property for taxation, to define such classes and the components thereof, to impose differing rates between classes, and providing that taxes within each class shall be equal and uniform. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
SB 9 65-2 (1978) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to property taxation. Senate: Jurisprudence Defeat by Senate reported
SCR 11 65-2 (1978) Author: Longoria, Raul Directing the Legislative Commission on Public School Finance to study and compile information prior to the 66th Regular Session regarding reductions in public school district ad valorem tax bases and ad valorem tax revenues as a result of the adoption of the proposed constitutional amendment. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 638 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Luther Relating to the Comptroller of Public Accounts conducting a market value data collection project for each Texas county. House: Revenue & Taxation Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 1848 64-0 (1975) Author: Denton, Lane Relating to the creation, powers, duties, and funding of a property tax division in the office of the comptroller of public accounts; authorizing certain suits in the district courts; providing for payments by certain taxing units. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
HB 1850 64-0 (1975) 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 Committee on Revenue and Taxation
HB 2161 64-0 (1975) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe Relating to eliminating certain obsolete, unconstitutional, or otherwise unneccessary statutes from the property tax laws. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
HJR 15 64-0 (1975) Author: Sullivant, Bill Relating to requiring equal and uniform taxation of all real and tangible personal property in proportion to market value. House: Constitutional Revision Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
HJR 33 64-0 (1975) Author: Munson, Ben Relating to revising the finance provisions of the constitution. House: Constitutional Revision Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
HJR 40 64-0 (1975) Author: Sullivant, Bill Relating to revising the finance provisions of the constitution. House: Constitutional Revision Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
SB 941 64-0 (1975) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to requiring certain information relating to the payment of property taxes on mobile homes to be presented to holders of certificates and permits issued by the Railroad Commission of Texas before the moving or transporting of a mobile home; providing for records; providing for revocation of certificates of convenience and necessity and certain permits. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SJR 18 64-0 (1975) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Amending Constitution to revise finance provisions. Senate: Texas Constitution Referred to Committee on Texas Constitution
SJR 61 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Grant Amending Constitution relating to taxation of intangible property. Senate: Texas Constitution Referred to Committee on Texas Constitution
HB 361 63-0 (1973) Author: Semos, Chris V.
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to exemption from the property tax and from the franchise tax for certain nonprofit corporations providing homes for the handicapped or elderly persons. House: Revenue & Taxation
Senate: State Affairs
Filed without Governor's signature
HB 1433 63-0 (1973) Author: Jones, Luther Regarding the assessment and collection of ad valorem taxes; amending conflicting laws. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1649 63-0 (1973) Author: Green, Forrest Relating to requiring certain information relating to the payment of property taxes on mobile homes to be presented to holders of certificates and permits issued by the Railroad Commission of Texas before the moving or transporting of a mobile home; providing for records; providing for revocation of certificates of convenience and necessity and certain permits; amending Chapter 341, Acts of the 41st Legislature, Regular Session, 1929, as amended (Article 911b, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), by adding Section 21a; and declaring an emergency. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
SB 414 62-0 (1971) Author: Bates, James S.
Sponsor: Slack, Richard C.
Relating to creating a Legislative Property Tax Committee; providing a penalty for disobedience of Committee process and orders.
HB 464 61-0 (1969) Author: Atwell, Ben | et. al. Relating to creating the Texas Property Tax Study Commission.
HCR 71 61-0 (1969)
HCR 142 61-0 (1969)
HB 336 60-0 (1967) Author: Atwell, Ben | et. al. Relating to creating the Texas Property Tax Study Commission; making an appropriation, stating the powers and duties of the Commission; providing for severability.
HB 917 60-0 (1967) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to authorizing and directing the Parks and Wildlife Department to expend funds to counties and school districts in lieu of taxes for wildlife management areas.
HB 919 60-0 (1967) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to creating the Texas Property Tax Study Commission.
HB 924 60-0 (1967) Author: Kilpatrick, Rufus U. Relating to providing that counties, cities, and the state may levy and collect ad valorem taxes on trading stamps.
HB 1040 60-0 (1967) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to prescribing a method of ascertaining assessable value for tax purposes of property of any trust forming part of a pension plan, disability or death benefit plan, profit-sharing or stock bonus plan of an employer for the exclusive benefit of employees or their beneficiaries by providing for deduction of liabilities to employees and their beneficiaries; fixing the taxable situs of property owned by any such trust.
HB 1124 60-0 (1967) Author: Peeler, Travis A. Relating to amending certain acts so as to confer discretionary authority upon all counties within the State of Texas to allow discounts for early payment of county and State taxes.
HB 1331 60-0 (1967) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to providing for the filing and recording in the office of the county clerk of certificates of redemption and other documents issued by the United States or by any department or bureau thereof evidencing the redemption of property from judicial sales and from non-judicial sales under foreclosure.
HJR 6 60-0 (1967) Author: Finney, Dave Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to increase the tax exemption on furniture to $2,500 and to prohibit a transfer tax on livestock and negotiable securities.
HJR 15 60-0 (1967) Author: Vickery, Glenn Wheeler Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas authorizing the Legislature to provide that a portion of the State's share of ad valorem taxes collected in a county, under certain conditions, may be released for use by that county.
HJR 36 60-0 (1967) Author: Archer, Jr., William Reynolds "Bill" | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas exempting from state and county ad valorem taxation passenger automobiles other than those owned by designated persons.
HJR 43 60-0 (1967) Author: Kohler, Ira L. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to abolish all state ad valorem taxes except those authorized by Section 17, Article 7, Constitution of the State of Texas, as last amended.
HJR 52 60-0 (1967) Author: Parker, Carl Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to authorize the Legislature to provide that a portion of the State's share of ad valorem taxes collected in a county, under certain conditions, may be released for use by that county for hospital and health services.
HJR 55 60-0 (1967) Author: Nugent, James E. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to provide for a gradual abolition of certain taxes.
SB 470 60-0 (1967) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. Relating to validating Ad Valorem Tax Bonds heretofore issued, sold, and delivered by any city for public recreation tower structure purposes.
SJR 23 60-0 (1967) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to authorize the Legislature to provide that a portion of the State's share of ad valorem taxes collected in a county, under certain conditions, may be released for use by that county.
SJR 32 60-0 (1967) Author: Connally, Wayne W. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to provide for a gradual abolition of certain property taxes.
HB 755 59-0 (1965) Author: Cowden, George M. | et. al. Relating to amending certain statutes so as to delete a certain provision requiring the property of a married woman to be rendered for taxation by her husband if he is of sound mind or by herself if he is not of sound mind.
HB 897 59-0 (1965) Author: Peeler, Travis A. Relating to amending certain statutes conferring discretionary authority upon all counties within the State of Texas to allow discounts for early payment of county and State taxes.
HJR 25 59-0 (1965) Author: Eckhardt, Robert Christian "Bob" Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas authorizing the Legislature to provide that a portion of the State's share of ad valorem taxes collected in a county, under certain conditions, may be released for use by that county for hospital and health services, and providing for the issuance of the necessary proclamation by the Governor.
HJR 60 59-0 (1965) Author: Cavness, Don | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to abolish all State ad valorem taxes on property in accordance with a specified schedule of gradual withdrawal by the State of Texas from the ad valorem tax field; to provide for the creation of a trust fund (known as The Reserve Fund) for the benefit of widows of Confederate veterans and eligible former Texas Rangers and their widows and mortuary claims by transferring the sum of two million dollars from the General Revenue Fund to The Reserve Fund, vesting administration of such fund in The Employees Retirement System of Texas.
HJR 77 59-0 (1965) Author: Kothmann, Glenn Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to abolish the annual state ad valorem taxes of two cents, five cents and thirty-five cents on the $100 valuation now levied; to donate delinquent taxes, penalties and interest to the counties in which they were levied.
SJR 29 59-0 (1965) Author: Hightower, Jack | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to abolish all State ad valorem taxes on property in accordance with the schedule herein stated; to provide for the creation of a trust fund (known as The Reserve Fund) for the benefit of widows of Confederate veterans and eligible former Texas Rangers and their widows and mortuary claims; donating certain delinquent State ad valorem taxes to the counties in which they are levied and assessed.
SJR 43 59-0 (1965) Author: Reagan, Bruce A. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to provide that a portion of the State's share of ad valorem taxes collected in a county, under certain conditions, may be released for use by that county for hospital and health services.
HB 215 58-0 (1963) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" | et. al. Relating to ad valorem taxation and the administration of the ad valorem tax.
HB 525 57-0 (1961) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to imposing an excise tax upon the recordation of instruments in writing conveying real property or an interest in real property and providing for administration and enforcement of said tax.
HB 607 57-0 (1961) Author: McGregor, Frank Bobbitt Relating to amending Article 4.01 of the Insurance Code of Texas, as amended, relating to that provision requiring that furniture, fixtures and automobiles are to be rendered as personal property in the city and county where located.
HB 46 56-0 (1959) Author: Carriker, Max D. Relating to the method of evaluation of severed mineral interests in land for tax purposes, relating to the collection of the resultant tax; including provision for treatment of failure to render such property or pay such tax as a property abandonment; providing for recovery by the owner of the surface right by paying the delinquent tax; providing for escheat to the State upon failure of any party to pay such delinquent taxes.
HB 354 56-0 (1959) Author: Seeligson, Frates Slick Relating to creating the Texas Commission on State and Local Tax Policy.
HJR 35 56-0 (1959) Author: McKay, Jr., James A. | et. al. Proposing an amendment abolishing the annual State ad valorem tax of Two Cents ($0.02) on the One Hundred Dollars ($100) valuation now levied for payment of Confederate and Texas Ranger pensions and for maintenance of the State Building Fund, and to substitute a tax of One Cent ($0.01) on the One Hundred Dollars ($100) valuation, to be levied in such years as necessary, to pay Confederate and Texas Ranger pensions until the death of the last surviving recipient.
SB 26 56-2 (1959) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to authorizing certain home rule cities to pledge an ad valorem tax to the payment of airport operation and maintenance expense as a supplement to the revenues and income derived from the operation of their airport or airports.
HB 686 54-0 (1955) Author: de la Garza, II, Eligio "Kika" | et. al. Relating to amending certain Articles provide that a drainage district may levy a maintenance tax only upon a vote of the qualified property taxpaying voters as required by the Constitution.
HB 707 54-0 (1955) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to gross receipts tax on telephone services and providing that no city or political subdivision of this State shall impose an occupation tax or charge of any sort, upon any person, or corporation required to pay an occupation tax under this Article.
HB 853 54-0 (1955) Author: Jackson, James Horace Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to include contract carrier motor carriers as subject to the intangible tax.
HJR 12 54-0 (1955) Author: Bergman, Douglas Ernest | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to abolish all ad valorem taxes on motor vehicles and substitute in lieu thereof one annual license fee.
HJR 41 54-0 (1955) Author: Bergman, Douglas Ernest Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to abolish all ad valorem taxes on passenger cars and house trailers and substitute thereof one annual license fee.
HB 325 52-0 (1951) Author: Pearson, Lee Roy Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the powers and duties of Commissioners Courts in determining the value of property for tax purposes in such Counties, and in making contracts with persons, firms or corporations to compile taxation data.
HB 555 51-0 (1949) Author: Perry, J. Franklin Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the town of Freeport, Texas, to which State General Fund ad valorem taxes have been donated or granted.
HB 560 51-0 (1949) Author: Shell, J. Harvey Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the City of Rockport, Texas, to which State General Fund ad valorem taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters related to the subject.
HB 561 51-0 (1949) Author: Lee, Otis | et. al. Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the City of Port Arthur, Texas, to which State General Ad Valorem taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters related to the subject.
HB 584 51-0 (1949) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency Cameron County, to which State General Fund Ad Valorem Texas have been donated or granted; enacting other matters related to the subject.
HB 600 51-0 (1949) Author: Shell, J. Harvey Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the state and its agency the City of Sinton, Texas, to which State General Fund Ad Valorem Taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters related to the subject.
HB 627 51-0 (1949) Author: Perry, J. Franklin Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the City of Palacios, Texas, to which State general fund ad valorem taxes have been donated or granted.
HB 650 51-0 (1949) Author: Benton, J. A. "Captain" Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its Agency the Nevada Independent School District, to which State general fund ad valorem taxes have been donated or granted.
HB 657 51-0 (1949) Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al. Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its Agency the Harris County Flood Control District, to which State general fund ad valorem taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters related to the subject.
HB 660 51-0 (1949) Author: Perry, J. Franklin Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the Matagorda County Conservation and Reclamation District No. 1, to which State general fund ad valorem taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters related to the subject.
HB 661 51-0 (1949) Author: Etheredge, Jr., M. B. | et. al. Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the San Jacinto River Conservation and Reclamation District, to which State General Fund Ad Valorem Texas have been donated or granted; enacting other matters related to the subject.
HB 666 51-0 (1949) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its Agency the Dallas County Flood Control District, to which State General Fund ad valorem taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters related to the subject.
HB 669 51-0 (1949) Author: Shell, J. Harvey Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the city of Aransas Pass, Texas, to which State General Fund Ad Valorem taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters related to the subject.
HB 672 51-0 (1949) Author: Holt, I. B. Relating to donate and grant State ad valorem general fund taxes to Armstrong, Bailey, Briscoe, Borden, Castro, Cochran, Crosby, Dawson, Deaf Smith, Dickens, Floyd, Garza, Hale, Hockley, Lamb, Lubbock, Lynn, Oldham, Parmer, Randall, Scurry, Swisher and Terry Counties for a period of two years, 1949 and 1950, for the control and eradication of Bindweed, Johnson Grass and other types of noxious weeds.
HB 692 51-0 (1949) Author: Rampy, Willard (William) Henry Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the Upper Colorado River Authority, to which State General Fund Ad Valorem Taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters related to the subject.
HB 693 51-0 (1949) Author: Fly, William S. "Bill" Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the City of Port Lavaca, Texas, to which State General Fund Ad Valorem Taxes have been donated or granted.
HB 716 51-0 (1949) Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" Relating to granting aid to the property in and the inhabitants of Brown County, Texas, made necessary by reason of the calamitous overflows and floods of Adams Branch, which cause great destruction of property and loss of life; remitting, releasing, granting and donating to the property in and the inhabitants of said County all State Al Valorem taxes for general purposes levied or to be levied on property in said County, including rolling stock of railroads for the next two (2) years, beginning with the next fiscal year, September 1st, 1949, and ending August 31st, 1951.
HB 758 51-0 (1949) Author: Young, Cloyd D. Relating to granting aid to Cass County, Texas, made necessary by reason of the calamitous overflows and floods of Sulphur River and the many branches and creeks which empty into Caddo Lake and said River, which cause great destruction of property and loss of life; remitting, releasing, granting and donating to the property in and the inhabitants of said County all State Ad Valorem taxes for general purposes levied on property in said County, including rolling stock of railroads for the next two (2) years, beginning with the next fiscal year, September 1st, 1949, and ending August 31st, 1951.
HB 801 51-0 (1949) Author: Kilgore, Joe Madison Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency Hidalgo County, to which State General Fund ad valorem taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters related to the subject.
HB 823 51-0 (1949) Author: Pattison, James B. Relating to prescribing the duties of the State Automatic Tax Board with reference to levying the State ad valorem tax for general revenue purpose with Section 1-A Article VIII of the Constitution, as adopted November 2, 1948, becomes effective; declaring such funds to be trust funds and prescribing a penalty for misapplication; defining legislative purpose in enacting said Act.
HB 839 51-0 (1949) Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its Agency the Central Colorado River Authority, to which State General Fund Ad Valorem Taxes have been donated and granted; enacting other matters related to the subject.
HB 940 51-0 (1949) Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al. Relating to declaring the floods on the Trinity River and its tributaries in Tarrant County, Texas, to be a public calamity; providing a severance clause; suspending all laws in conflict.
HB 946 51-0 (1949) Author: Timmons, Jerome Blake Relating to declaring the tornado and winds occurring in Amarillo, Texas and in Potter County and Randall County constituted a great public calamity.
HB 954 51-0 (1949) Author: Willis, Phillip LaFrance Relating to granting aid to the property in and inhabitants of Kaufman County, Texas, made necessary by reason of the calamitous overflows and floods of the Trinity River which has caused great destruction to levees and property.
HB 987 51-0 (1949) Author: Williams, Eugene C. Relating to amending a previous Act, changing the period of time in which the tax remission for flood control improvements for San Antonio River Canal and Conservancy District will begin.
SB 155 51-0 (1949) Author: Tynan, Walter Relating to declaring the floods in Bexar, Wilson, Karnes and Goliad Counties, Texas, to be public calamity; making existing state laws applicable to all contracts, receipts and disbursements and accounting for said public funds; suspending all laws in conflict.
SB 292 51-0 (1949) Author: Harris, Fred R. "Red" Relating to donating and granting to the Dallas County Flood Control District all of the State ad valorem taxes that may be collected for general revenue purposes upon property located within said District and from persons therein, for a period of twenty years, commencing September 1, 1949, not to exceed, however, the sum of One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000) per annum; providing that, if any part of of this Act shall be held unconstitutional, such decision will not affect the remaining part of the Act.
SB 345 51-0 (1949) Author: Phillips, Jimmy Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the town of Freeport, Texas, to which state general fund ad valorem taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters relating to the subject.
SB 358 51-0 (1949) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the City of Aransas Pass, Texas, to which State General Fund Ad Valorem Taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters relating to the subject.
SB 361 51-0 (1949) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency Cameron County, to which State General Ad Valorem taxes have been adopted or granted; enacting other matters relating to the subject.
SB 363 51-0 (1949) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency, Hidalgo County, to which State General Fund Ad Valorem Taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters relating to the subject.
SB 366 51-0 (1949) Author: Morris, George C. Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the Nevada Independent School District, to which State General Fund Ad Valorem Taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters relating to the subject.
SB 373 51-0 (1949) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the San Jacinto River Conservation and Reclamation District, to which State General Ad Valorem Taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters relating to the subject.
SB 400 51-0 (1949) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the Colorado River Authority, to which State General Ad Valorem Taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters relating to the subject.
SB 409 51-0 (1949) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the City of Port Lavaca, Texas, to which State General Ad Valorem Taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters relating to the subject.
SB 411 51-0 (1949) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its Agency the Harris County Flood Control District, to which state general fund ad valorem taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters relating to the subject.
HB 14 50-0 (1947) Author: Ridgeway, Jack F. | et. al. Relating to declaring the floods in Bexar, Wilson, Karnes and Goliad Counties, Texas, to be a public calamity; authorizing a donation and grant to the San Antonio River Canal and Conservancy District of one-half (1/2) of the State ad valorem taxes collected in said Counties; providing that such donated taxes shall be used for flood control improvement and maintenance purposes; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 16 50-0 (1947) Author: Fertsch, Marvin D. Relating to declaring the floods of Lavaca County, Texas to be a public calamity; authorizing for a period of ten years, commencing with September 1st following the adoption of this Act, a donation and grant to Lavaca County Flood Control District of one-half of the State ad valorem taxes collected in Lavaca County for flood control improvement and maintenance purposes.
HB 27 50-0 (1947) Author: Crawford, Carlton | et. al. Relating to relieving the adverse effect on the State and embarrassment to its Public Agencies to which certain State taxes have been allocated by law, because of the failure to levy a State ad valorem tax for the General Revenue Fund in 1946; enacting other matters relating to the subject; containing a severability clause.
HB 103 50-0 (1947) Author: Kilgore, Joe Madison Relating to amending relative to the remission of certain taxes on all property in Hidalgo County, by changing the period in said Act from the years 1935 to 1948, both inclusive, to the years 1935 to 1954, both inclusive; providing that if any part of this Act be held unconstitutional it shall not affect any other part of this Act.
HB 354 50-0 (1947) Author: Wiseman, Albert Patrick | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, to provide for the collection of a tax on the intangible assets of each person, firm, partnership, co-partnership, corporation or association of persons engaged in air commerce in the State of Texas.
HB 421 50-0 (1947) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to declaring the floods of DeWitt County, Texas, to be a public calamity; authorizing a donation and grant to DeWitt County Flood Control District of one-half of the State ad valorem taxes collected in DeWitt County for flood control improvement and maintenance purposes; providing that if any provision of this Act shall be held invalid, the other provisions shall not be affected.
HB 482 50-0 (1947) Author: Abington, William Henry Relating to making a donation of all of the net amount of State ad valorem taxes collected on property situated in the Birdville Independent School District, situated in Tarrant County, Texas, to enable the said school district to construct and equip a school building; prescribing a penalty for diversion of such State donated funds; enacting other provisions relating to the subject.
HB 599 50-0 (1947) Author: Jameson, William S. Relating to declaring a public calamity to exist in El Paso and Hudspeth Counties, Texas, and granting and donating to said Counties for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the taxable year 1947, State ad valorem taxes collected for general revenue purposes in said Counties; providing that if any portion of this Act or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid, such holding shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this Act.
HB 634 50-0 (1947) Author: Sadler, Harley Herman Relating to raising revenue, levying certain taxes, allocating certain revenues, providing for enforcement and collection of taxes levied; relative to levying certain taxes on bottled soft drinks, syrups, timber, lime, radio broadcasting, etc; providing a saving clause.
HB 668 50-0 (1947) Author: Mahan, Sheffy | et. al. Relating to providing for the remission of State ad valorem taxes to counties for 2 years, for certain purposes; providing that if any section, subsection, paragraph, clause, sentence, or work of this Act or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid, such holding shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this Act; and this Legislature hereby declares that it would have passed such remaining portions despite such invalidity.
HB 706 50-0 (1947) Author: Edwards, Jr., Britton T. | et. al. Relating to aiding in the protection of property and lives of citizens from further disastrous and calamitous overflows by remitting all State and ad valorem taxes to certain counties for a term of twenty-five (25) years, to be used for the construction and maintenance of levees, dikes, floodways, dams, and drainways.
HB 751 50-0 (1947) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to extending for one year the remission of all or a portion of the State ad valorem taxes to each county, district, or governmental entity which heretofore has been granted or donated such taxes.
HB 841 50-0 (1947) Author: McLellan, Charles Samuel | et. al. Relating to declaring the floods of Colorado County, Fayette County, and Jackson County, Texas to be a public calamity, and authorizing donation of ad valorem taxes for flood control purposes; providing that this Act shall be severable; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 873 50-0 (1947) Author: Godard, Louie D. "Duke" | et. al. Relating to finding and declaring that the disastrous explosions and fires at Texas City in Galveston County, Texas, on the morning of April 16, 1947, and during the succeeding several days, is a case of great public calamity in the City of Texas City and in Texas City Independent School District; and providing that for the purpose of aiding and assisting the City of Texas City and Texas City Independent School District, there are granted and donated to the City of Texas City and in Texas City Independent School District equally all State ad valorem taxes for general purposes levied and collected on all property in Galveston County, Texas, for certain years; declaring the Act to be severable.
HB 890 50-0 (1947) Author: Craig, William Jenkins "Bill" Relating to finding and declaring that the disastrous and destructive cyclone that occurred at the City of Higgins on the evening of April 10, 1947, is a case of great public calamity in the City of Higgins, the Higgins Independent School District and in the County of Lipscomb; providing for granting and donating certain ad valorem taxes to the City of Higgins and the Higgins Independent School District.
HB 891 50-0 (1947) Author: Craig, William Jenkins "Bill" Relating to finding and declaring that the disastrous and destructive cyclone that occurred at the City of Glazier on the evening of April 10, 1947, is a case of great public calamity in the City of Glazier, the Glazier Common School District and in the County of Hemphill; providing for granting and donating certain ad valorem taxes to the Glazier Independent School District.
SB 74 50-0 (1947) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to granting and donating of certain taxes on all property in Hidalgo County, by changing the period in said Act from the years 1935 to 1948, both inclusive, to the years 1935 to 1954, both inclusive; providing that if any part of this Act be held unconstitutional if shall not affect any other part of this Act.
SB 77 50-0 (1947) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to amending a previous Act, relative to the remission of certain taxes to the counties of Willacy and Cameron for flood protection by changing the period in said act from twenty-five to forty years.
SB 198 50-0 (1947) Author: Tynan, Walter Relating to declaring the floods in Bexar, Wilson, Karnes and Goliad Counties to be a public calamity; authorizing a donation and grant to the San Antonio River Canal and Conservancy District of one-half of the state ad valorem taxes collected in said counties; repealing all laws in conflict.
SB 204 50-0 (1947) Author: Weinert, Rudolph A. Relating to granting to the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority one-half of the state ad valorem taxes collected in Hays, Comal, Guadalupe, Caldwell, Gonzales, DeWitt, Victoria, Refugio and Calhoun counties for flood control improvement and maintenance purposes; repealing all laws in conflict.
SB 365 50-0 (1947) Author: Strauss, Sr., Gus James Relating to providing that to each county, district or governmental entity which heretofore has been granted or donated all or a portion of the State Ad Valorem taxes to be collected in such district for the year 1946, there is hereby granted and donated the same percentage of State Ad Valorem taxes collected or to be collected in such district for one additional year.
SB 419 50-0 (1947) Author: Mauritz, Fred | et. al. Relating to granting one-half of the State ad valorem taxes collected in Jackson, Fayette and Colorado counties for flood control; providing that this Act shall be severable; repealing all laws in conflict.
SB 443 50-0 (1947) Author: Harris, Fred R. "Red" Relating to amending a previous Act, donating and granting to the Dallas County Flood Control District all of the net amounts of annual current State ad valorem taxes that may be collected from the property and from the persons within the boundaries of said district.
HB 372 49-0 (1945) Author: Celaya, Augustine Relating to amending certain Acts relating to the protection of the properties and lives of the citizens of Cameron and Willacy Counties from further disastrous and calamitous overflows, granting them a portion of State ad valorem taxes for a period of twenty-five years, etc.
HB 408 49-0 (1945) Author: Crawford, Carlton Relating to granting the State General Fund ad valorem taxes to the Town of Freeport for a period of twenty years commencing September 1, 1945 and ending August 31, 1965; prescribing a penalty for the misapplication of funds.
HB 410 49-0 (1945) Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts granting eight-ninths of State ad valorem taxes to City of Port Arthur; providing a penalty for misapplication.
HB 596 49-0 (1945) Author: Coker, A. W. | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation to be paid out of the General Revenue Fund of the State of Texas of the sum of Forty Thousand, Six Hundred Thirty-two Dollars and Eleven cents ($40,632.11) not otherwise appropriated, to cover the payment of taxes on State Prison Farm lands located in Fort Bend, Brazoria, and Walker Counties now due and unpaid, exclusive of penalties and interest, by the State of Texas to said Counties and to the Independent School Districts in which said lands are located, for certain years.
HJR 46 49-0 (1945) Author: Hoyo, John C. Proposing an amendment abolishing ad valorem tax for State General Fund purposes.
SB 34 49-0 (1945) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Relating to amending statute relative to eliminating the levy of taxes concerning pensions of Confederate soldiers and widows.
SB 77 49-0 (1945) Author: Sulak, Louis J. | et. al. Relating to declaring the floods of Colorado County, Fayette County, and Jackson County, Texas to be a public calamity; authorizing donation and grants.
HB 25 48-0 (1943) Author: Phillips, Jimmy Relating to aiding the Town of Freeport, Texas, in raising, strengthening and extending existing seawalls and breakwaters now partially protecting said town from calamitous overflows, and in constructing additional seawalls and breakwaters, both within and without the corporate limits of said Town of Freeport for the further protection thereof, by donating and granting to said Town of Freeport for a period of approximately twenty years commencing October 1, 1943, and ending August 31, 1963, the State General Fund ad valorem taxes collected upon property real and personal (including rolling stock belonging to railroad companies, which shall be ascertained and apportioned as now provided by law), etc.
HB 60 48-0 (1943) Author: McLellan, Charles Samuel Relating to preserving and protecting the natural resources of Colorado City, Texas, by declaring the floods of Colorado County, Texas to be a public calamity.
HB 285 48-0 (1943) Author: Hartzog, Howard G. Relating to amending certain Acts relative to the remission of ad valorem taxes to the City of Port Lavaca.
HB 310 48-0 (1943) Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts aiding the City of Port Arthur by the remission of ad valorem taxes, etc.
HB 440 48-0 (1943) Author: McLellan, Charles Samuel | et. al. Relating to declaring the floods of Colorado County, Fayette County, and Jackson County, Texas, to be a public calamity; authorizing a donation and grant of one-half of the State ad valorem taxes collected in those Counties.
HB 474 48-0 (1943) Author: Hull, Henry A. "Salty" | et. al. Relating to declaring the floods in Tarrant County, Texas, to be a public calamity; donating and granting, for a period of five years, one half of all the State ad valorem taxes collected in Tarrant County for general revenue purposes; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 652 48-0 (1943) Author: Wood, Hugh N. | et. al. Relating to making a legislative finding that the recent tornado in San Augustine County was a great public calamity and donating and granting to the City of Saint Augustine and the County of San Augustine certain State Ad Valorem taxes for a period of five years.
HB 712 48-0 (1943) Author: Callaway, Claude Relating to making a legislative find that the recent tornado in Foard County was a great public calamity and donating and granting to the City of Cromwell and the County of Foard certain State ad valorem taxes for a period of five (5) years.
HB 733 48-0 (1943) Author: Hileman, J. K. "Jake" Relating to releasing all State Ad Valorem taxes in the County of Cass, in the State of Texas, for a period of five years; declaring legislative intent, finding the flood of February 6, 1943, that destroyed Hughes Springs, Texas and the surrounding territory to be a great public calamity, suspending all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 734 48-0 (1943) Author: Senterfitt, Reuben E. Relating to releasing all State Ad Valorem taxes in the County of San Saba, Lampasas, and McCulloch, in the State of Texas, for a period of five years; declaring Legislative Intent, finding the floods of the San Saba, Brady, Richland, Lampasas, and Colorado River, and suspending all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
SB 93 48-0 (1943) Author: Metcalfe, Penrose B. Relating to amending certain Acts donating state ad valorem taxes for a period of 20 years to certain counties in the Upper Colorado River Authority.
SB 175 48-0 (1943) Author: Mauritz, Fred Relating to amending certain Acts relative to the transfer of ad valorem tax collections to aid the City of Port Lavaca.
SB 182 48-0 (1943) Author: Sulak, Louis J. | et. al. Relating to declaring the floods of Colorado County, Fayette County, and Jackson County, Texas, to be a public calamity; authorizing a donation and grant of one-half of the state ad valorem taxes collected in specified counties.
SB 201 48-0 (1943) Author: Stone, William E. Relating to amending certain Acts granting the City of Galveston, taxes due and payable prior to September 1, 1943, and collected prior to September 1, 1948.
SB 320 48-0 (1943) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Relating to aiding the Brazos River Conservation and Reclamation District of Texas in controlling the flood waters of the Brazos River water shed, declared to be a public calamity.
HB 7 47-0 (1941) Author: Hartzog, Howard G. Relating to making a donation of all of the net amount of State ad valorem taxes collected on property situated in and from rolling stock of railroads apportioned to Calhoun County, Texas, to the City of Port Lavaca, Texas, to enable the City to construct, repair, and improve sea walls, breakwaters, and harbors, to prevent continuing and recurring calamitous overflows; prescribing a penalty for the diversion of such State donated funds.
HB 361 47-0 (1941) Author: Hobbs, M. A. Relating to declaring the floods of Lavaca County, Texas, to be a public calamity; authorizing a donation and grant to Lavaca County Flood Control District of one half of the State ad valorem taxes collected in Lavaca County for flood control improvement and maintenance purposes.
HB 589 47-0 (1941) Author: Burnaman, N. O. Relating to declaring the floods of Newton County, Texas, to be a public calamity; authorizing a donation and grant to Newton County Flood District of the State ad valorem taxes collected in Newton County for a period of ten (10) years for flood control improvements and maintenance purposes.
HB 658 47-0 (1941) Author: Hargis, William B. | et. al. Relating to granting aid to certain counties made necessary by reason that the Government has purchased in said counties large acreages, reducing the taxable values of such Counties; granting to said Counties certain State ad valorem taxes.
HB 677 47-0 (1941) Author: Clark, Lester Relating to granting aid to certain school districts in Palo Pinto County and Stephens County, Texas, made necessary by the inundation of taxable land by the damming of the Brazos River with the Possum Kingdom Dam in Palo Pinto County limiting the number of years for said grant for said school districts; granting and donating for a period of years to said school districts of the State ad valorem taxes levied and collected on property in said counties in accordance with taxes lost through inundation of taxable property.
HB 972 47-0 (1941) Author: Lansberry, Charles V. | et. al. Relating to repealing certain Acts regarding tax remission bills.
HB 1083 47-0 (1941) Author: Fitzgerald, H. S. | et. al. Relating to declaring the floods of Shackelford County to be a public calamity.
HB 1086 47-0 (1941) Author: Fitzgerald, H. S. Relating to declaring the recent flood in the City of Albany and elsewhere in Shackelford County to be a public calamity; donating and granting the City of Albany, Texas, for a period of ten (10) years one-half of the State ad valorem taxes collected in Shackelford County for general revenue purposes.
SB 5 47-0 (1941) Author: Mauritz, Fred Relating to granting and donating to each respective county for a period of five (5) years, beginning with taxable year 1942, one-half of the State ad valorem taxes for general revenue purposes.
SB 65 47-0 (1941) Author: Metcalfe, Penrose B. Relating to amending certain Article liberalizing act permitting donation of state taxes to Upper Colorado River Authority.
SB 175 47-0 (1941) Author: Sulak, Louis J. Relating to declaring the floods of Fayette County to be a public calamity; donating a portion of State ad valorem taxes collected in Fayette County for flood control purposes.
SB 176 47-0 (1941) Author: Sulak, Louis J. Relating to declaring the floods of Lavaca County to be a public calamity; donating to the county one-half of State ad valorem taxes collected in Lavaca County for flood control purposes.
SB 183 47-0 (1941) Author: Sulak, Louis J. Relating to declaring the floods of Colorado County to be a public calamity; authorizing a grant of one-half of the State ad valorem taxes collected in Colorado County for flood control improvement purposes.
SB 188 47-0 (1941) Author: Stone, William E. Relating to making an appropriation to be paid out of the General Revenue Fund the sum of Seventeen Thousand Two Hundred Dollars ($17,200) to cover taxes due by the State of Texas to Fort Bend County.
SB 192 47-0 (1941) Author: Ramsey, Ben Relating to declaring the drouths, floods and stream pollution in the Neches River Valley to be a public calamity; remitting for ten (10) years half the state ad valorem taxes collected in certain counties for the general fund to the Sabine-Neches Conservation District.
SB 264 47-0 (1941) Author: Fain, Jr., Clement Franklin "Clem" Relating to making appropriations to cover the payment of taxes due on Prison Lands in Madison County to the Midway Independent School District.
SB 372 47-0 (1941) Author: Metcalfe, Penrose B. Relating to declaring the floods in McCulloch County to be a public calamity; donating and granting by the State of Texas to the McCulloch County Glood Control District for a period of twenty (20) years all state ad valorem taxes collected in McCulloch County for general revenue purposes.
SB 489 47-0 (1941) Author: Mauritz, Fred Relating to declaring the floods of Jackson County to be a public calamity; authorizing a donation and grant to Jackson County Flood Control District of one-half of the State ad valorem taxes collected Jackson County for flood control improvements and maintenance purposes.
SB 502 47-0 (1941) Author: Smith, John Lee Relating to declaring the floods of Shackleford County to be a great public calamity; authorizing an adoption and grant to Shackleford County of one-half of the State ad valorem taxes collected in Shackleford County for any purpose permitted by and not inconsistent with the Constitution, including the construction of flood control works in said County, and the conservation and utilization of water.
HB 40 47-1 (1941) Author: White, Taylor Relating to declaring the condition caused by electrolytic corrosion in the Town of Pecos City, Texas, and elsewhere in Reeves County, Texas, to be a public calamity; donating and granting the Town of Pecos City, Texas, for a period of twenty (20) years all of the State ad valorem taxes collected in Reeves County for general revenue purposes.
HB 45 47-1 (1941) Author: Eubank, Paul Relating to aiding Motley, Hall, Childress and Cottle Counties, Texas in the procuring of land, laying out, constructing and reconstructing public roads and highways and bridges in the various commissioners' precincts of said counties.
HB 49 47-1 (1941) Author: McLellan, Charles Samuel Relating to preserving and protecting the natural resources of Colorado County, Texas, by declaring the floods of Colorado County, Texas, to be a public calamity; authorizing an adoption and grant to Colorado County of one-half of the State ad valorem taxes collected in Colorado County for flood control improvement and maintenance purposes.
HB 50 47-1 (1941) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to declaring the recent floods in the City of Cuero and elsewhere in DeWitt County to be a public calamity; donating and granting to the City of Cuero, Texas for a period of twenty (20) years five-ninths (5/9) of the State ad valorem taxes collected in DeWitt County for general revenue purposes; specifying that the proceeds of such bonds or warrants be used exclusively for the purpose of constructing and maintaining pools, lakes, reservoirs, dams, canals and waterways for the purpose of irrigation and drainage.
HB 12 46-0 (1939) Author: Hartzog, Howard G. Relating to granting each county for a period of five years all State ad valorem taxes, for the purpose of constructing improvements.
HB 52 46-0 (1939) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" Relating to amending certain Acts relative to granting ad valorem taxes to the City of Corpus Christi for sea walls.
HB 143 46-0 (1939) Author: Westbrook, Mainor N. Relating to granting and donating to San Augustine and Sabine Counties all the State ad valorem taxes for a period of five (5) years.
HB 243 46-0 (1939) Author: Harp, Robert A. | et. al. Relating to providing that upon the payment of the ad valorem tax due on any vehicle the owner thereof shall be entitled to a receipt showing such taxes paid, even if his other ad valorem taxes remain unpaid; providing that no motor vehicle shall be registered until the owner thereof shall have satisfied the Tax Assessor-Collector that all ad valorem taxes on such vehicle have been paid in full for the preceding calendar year.
HB 297 46-0 (1939) Author: Oliver, J. J. Relating to granting and donating to Shelby County all the State ad valorem taxes levied and collected for State general revenue purposes upon the county, including ad valorem taxes on rolling stock belonging to railroad companies for a period of two years beginning with the taxable year 1939; for the use of said county for the purposes of constructing improvements.
HB 313 46-0 (1939) Author: Wright, Ernest Roy Relating to granting aid to San Jacinto, Trinity, Jasper, Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby, Houston, Tyler, Angelina, and Walker Counties, made necessary by reason of the fact that the Government has purchased or leased in said Counties large acreages, reducing the taxable values of such Counties.
HB 355 46-0 (1939) Author: Smith, Paris Relating to aiding the Town of Freeport, Texas, in raising, strengthening and enlarging existing levees now partially protecting the said town from tropical storms and calamitous overflows by donating and granting to said Town of Freeport for a period of twenty years commencing with the fiscal year beginning September 1, 1940 the State ad valorem taxes collected in certain district; providing a penalty for the misapplication of funds.
HB 748 46-0 (1939) Author: Hartzog, Howard G. Relating to amending a certain Act donating and granting ad valorem taxes to the City of Port Lavaca for a period of thirty (30) years.
HB 961 46-0 (1939) Author: Cockrell, Ellis D. Relating to aiding the Counties of Lampasas, San Saba, and McCulloch in protecting their flooded areas and public court houses from calamitous overflows by donating and granting to them all State ad valorem, occupation, and poll taxes on property from persons in said Counties for a period of ten (10) years.
HB 1026 46-0 (1939) Author: Goodman, James H. Relating to aiding Red Bluff Water Power Control District, a Conservation and Reclamation District, due to a calamity caused by drought and to grant aid to said District as a Conservation District under the provisions of the Constitution and granting and donating to such District for a period of two (2) years, fifty (50%) per cent of all State valorem taxes for general revenue purposes in the Counties of Loving, Reeves, Ward and Pecos.
HB 1048 46-0 (1939) Author: Hardin, Ross | et. al. Relating to remitting State ad valorem taxes to certain school districts in this State, fixing the terms of such remission.
HB 1083 46-0 (1939) Author: Smith, Magus F. Relating to aiding the Nueces River Conservation and Reclamation District; granting and donating to such District, with limitations, for a period of ten (10) years, fifty (50) per cent of all the State ad valorem taxes for General Revenue purposes upon the property and from persons and counties comprising in whole or in part such District.
HB 1112 46-0 (1939) Author: White, Jr., Joseph Relating to providing that out of taxes remitted by the State of Texas to certain counties for the purpose of acquiring and improving land for State parks.
HB 1137 46-0 (1939) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act relative to remission of taxes to Upper Colorado River Authority.
SB 6 46-0 (1939) Author: Moore, Weaver Relating to declaring the floods in Harris County, Texas, to be a public calamity; authorizing a donation and grant to Harris County Flood Control District of one-half of the State ad valorem taxes collected in Harris County for flood control improvement and maintenance purposes.
SB 89 46-0 (1939) Author: Burns, Gordon M. | et. al. Relating to granting aid to San Jacinto, Trinity, Houston, Angelina, Sabine, San Augustine, Jasper, Tyler, Walker and Shelby counties, made necessary by reason of the fact that the Federal Government has purchased in said Counties large acreages, reducing the taxable values of such Counties.
SB 176 46-0 (1939) Author: Spears, J. Franklin Relating to aiding the Conservation Districts, Navigation Districts, Conservation and Reclamation Districts, Flood Control Districts, and River Authorities; granting and donating to such Districts and River Authorities for a period of ten (10) years, fifty (50%) per cent of all the State ad valorem taxes for general revenue purposes.
SB 239 46-0 (1939) Author: Sulak, Louis J. Relating to granting and donating to each respective county of this State for a period of five years beginning with the taxable year 1939 all the State Ad Valorem taxes to counties for public improvements
SB 327 46-0 (1939) Author: Winfield, Henry L. Relating to aiding Red Bluff Water Power Control District, a Conservation and Reclamation District, due to a calamity caused by drought and to grant aid to said District as a Conservation District under the provisions of the Constitution and granting and donating to such District for a period of two (2) years, fifty (50%) per cent of all State ad valorem taxes for general revenue purposes in the Counties of Loving, Reeves, Ward, and Pecos.
HB 22 45-0 (1937) Relating to extending until September, 1943, remission of taxes to Galveston for seawall purposes which would otherwise expire in 1938.
SB 107 45-0 (1937) Relating to validating all ad valorem tax levies heretofore made by incorporated Cities and Towns in the State of Texas which levies are unenforceable because of failure of the governing body of each respective incorporated City and Town to make such levy by Ordinance, and which are unenforceable because of the failure of such governing bodies to appoint the statutory Board of Equalization, or where the City Council, City Commission, or other governing body of such incorporated City or Town has acted as a Board of Equalization in the fixing of the valuation of taxable property for ad valorem taxes within any such incorporated City or Town.
SB 447 45-0 (1937) Relating to prescribing certain conditions to be met before any grant or donation of State ad valorem taxes shall become finally effective in counties having a population of three hundred fifty thousand (350,000) or more according to the last preceding or any future Federal Census.
HB 566 44-0 (1935) Relating to ad valorem tax levies made by certain cities and towns validated.
HB 101 44-1 (1935) Relating to granting aid to the property in and inhabitants of Hidalgo County, Texas, and to Hidalgo County made necessary by reason of its location on the Gulf Coast and by reason of calamitous overflows, floods, storms and freezes which cause great destruction of property and loss of life.
HB 114 44-1 (1935) Relating to State Ad Valorem Tax of certain districts in Matagorda and Wharton Counties donated for use and benefit of such districts.
HB 134 44-1 (1935) Relating to granting aid to the property in and inhabitants of Orange County, Texas, made necessary by reason of the location of Orange County on the Gulf Coast and by reason of the calamitous overflows, floods, and storms which caused great destruction of property and loss of life in said county.
SB 21 44-3 (1936) Relating to ad valorem taxes in Coke and Tom Green Counties remitted to the Upper Colorado River Authority.
SB 32 43-1 (1933) Relating to aiding the city of Palacios and the village of Collegeport, both situated in Commissioner's Precinct Number 3 of Matagorda County, Texas, in constructing and maintaining sea walls, break-waters and shore protection, in order to protect said city and village from calamitous overflows by donating to them eight-ninths (8/9) of the ad valorem taxes collected on all property, both real and personal, in Commissioner's Precinct Number 3 of Matagorda County, Texas, for a period of thirty (30) years; providing a penalty for misapplication of the moneys thus donated.
HB 964 42-0 (1931) Author: McDougald, Sr., James R. | et. al. Relating to releasing the inhabitants of and property in Orange County from the payment of nine-tenths (9/10) of the ad valorem taxes levied for State purposes for a period of twenty-five (25) years.
HB 194 41-0 (1929) Author: Quinn, Benjamin Edmund Relating to aiding the City of Port Arthur, Texas, situated in Commissioners' Precinct Number 2 of Jefferson County, Texas, in construction and maintaining sea walls, breakwaters and shore protections in order to protect said city from calamitous overflows, by donating to it eight-ninths (8/9) of Ad Valorem taxes collected on all property, both real and personal, in Commissioners' Precinct Number 2 of Jefferson County, Texas, for a period of twenty years, providing a penalty for misapplication of the monies thus donated. House: Revenue & Taxation
SB 116 40-1 (1927) Author: Moore, Joseph M. "Joe" Relating to granting aid to the Independent School District of the City of Nevada in Collin County, Texas, made necessary by reason of the recent cyclone in said city and community on the 9th day of May, 1927, which caused great destruction to the property of said school district and loss of life.
HB 631 39-0 (1925) Author: Stautzenberger, Adolph P. | et. al. Relating to protecting the property and lives of citizens in a part of Brazoria county from further disastrous and calamitous overflows and conserving and increasing the harbor facilities at the mouth of the Brazos River in Brazoria county, Texas. House: Conservation and Reclamation
SB 67 39-0 (1925) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to amending certain statutes remitting to Galveston state taxes to aid the building of sea walls by extending the provisions of said statute for a period of ten years from September 1, 1928. Senate: State Affairs
SB 417 39-0 (1925) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to aiding in protection of the property and lives of the citizens of Cameron and Willacy Counties from further disastrous and calamitous overflows and conserving and increasing the State revenues derived from said counties by granting and donating to Cameron County, for a term of twenty-five years, or so much thereof as may be necessary, a portion of the State ad valorem taxes levied and collected on property subject to taxation in said county, to be used in part payment of interest and sinking fund of bonds to be issued by said county to provide for the construction of the necessary breakwaters, levees, dikes, floodways, and drainways to protect Cameron and Willacy Counties from such overflows, and providing for the administration of this Act. Senate: State Affairs
SJR 4 39-0 (1925) Author: Moore, Joseph M. "Joe" Proposing an amendment relating to uniform taxation, poll occupation and income tax; exempting income of natural persons from taxation. Senate: Constitutional Amendments
SJR 10 39-0 (1925) Author: Berkeley, Benjamin Franklin Proposing an amendment providing for taxation of school lands owned by counties. Senate: Constitutional Amendments
SB 281 38-0 (1923) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to releasing the inhabitants of and property of Hidalgo County for a period of twenty-five (25) years from the payment of taxes levied for State purposes because of great public calamities in said county.Treasury.
HB 41 37-0 (1921) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" Relating to a certain Act aiding the City of Corpus Christi in the construction of a sea wall and the relating taxes; providing a penalty.
HB 85 37-0 (1921) Author: Brady, Leo C. Relating to aiding Galveston County Conservation and Reclamation District No. 1.
HB 445 37-0 (1921) Author: Brady, Leo C. | et. al. Relating to providing for the construction of breakwaters in Galveston city.
HB 451 37-0 (1921) Author: Carpenter, William C. Relating to aiding the city of Palacios in improving harbor, etc.
HB 473 37-0 (1921) Author: Carpenter, William C. Relating to granting aid to the town of Matagorda.
SB 330 37-0 (1921) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to aiding the city of Corpus Christi in the construction of a sea wall.
HB 184 36-0 (1919) Author: Poage, William Allen Relating to repealing certain Act aiding the City of Paris and Lamar county in the reestablishment and rebuilding of permanent public improvements by donating and granting to them the State ad valorem and a part of the poll taxes and occupation taxes, collected on property and from persons in said county of Lamar for a period of five years and providing a penalty for their misapplication.
HB 376 36-0 (1919) Author: Bedell, Elmer E. Relating to defining the duties of county clerk relating to tax receipts.
HB 452 36-0 (1919) Author: Yantis, Robert E. Relating to providing that the tax receipts for State, county, city, or any other political subdivision may be recorded by the county clerk in a well-bound book kept for that purpose in the office of the county clerk; that no charge shall be made for the recording of such tax receipts and providing that such tax receipts so recorded shall be admissible as evidence in any court.
HB 55 36-3 (1920) Author: Bonham, Herbert Spencer Relating to aiding the City of Aransas Pass in constructing and maintaining seawalls, breakwaters and shore protections in order to protect said city from calamitous overflows, by donating to it the eight-ninths (8/9) of ad valorem taxes to be collected on property and from all persons in San Patricio County for a period of twenty years, and providing a penalty for the misapplication of the moneys thus donated.
HB 91 36-3 (1920) Author: Bonham, Herbert Spencer Relating to aiding the City of Rockport in constructing seawalls, breakwaters, revetments and shore protections by donating to the said city the ad valorem taxes to be collected by the State of Texas on all property and from all persons owning property situated in Aransas County, Texas, for a period of twenty years, and to authorize said city to issue bonds for the purposes mentioned, and to provide a penalty for the misapplication of funds raised therefrom.
HB 141 36-3 (1920) Author: Roemer, Fred J. Relating to aiding the City of Port Lavaca in constructing and maintaining revetments, and improving the harbor; providing a penalty for the misappropriation of funds raised therefor.
HB 149 36-3 (1920) Author: Loggins, J. T. | et. al. Relating to aiding the City of Freeport in constructing and maintaining levees, etc., for protection against storms and overflows.
HB 75 35-0 (1917) Author: Woods, James Hollins Relating to authorizing the appointment of a joint committee to investigate fully the subject of taxation, including the advisability of segregating the subjects of taxation so that the state tax be collected from certain classes of property and the county tax from other classes, the levy of an income tax, and the means of reducing the cost of collecting public revenue.
HB 268 35-0 (1917) Author: McDowra, R. L. | et. al. Relating to redirecting certain state taxes in Lamar county and the city of Paris for the purpose of reestablishment and rebuilding permanent public improvements for a period of five years; providing a penalty for misappropriation.
HB 362 35-0 (1917) Author: Pillow, Jr., R. L. Relating to remitting certain state taxes to the city of Galveston for an additional period of ten years.
HB 453 35-0 (1917) Author: Beason, Augustine L. Relating to remitting all ad valorem taxes in Chambers county for a period of five years.
HB 482 35-0 (1917) Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie" | et. al. Relating to providing for the remission of certain state taxes to Brazoria and Matagorda counties for a period of ten years; providing a penalty.
HB 694 35-0 (1917) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" Relating to remitting taxes to the city of Corpus Christi.
HB 764 35-0 (1917) Author: Thomason, William Edgar Relating to remitting certain State taxes to the Garrison Independent School District.
HJR 17 35-0 (1917) Author: Boner, Charles Wilbur | et. al. Proposing an amendment relating to taxation.
HJR 32 35-0 (1917) Author: Laas, Herman | et. al. Proposing an amendment providing for the levy of a special road tax by municipal subdivisions.
SB 118 35-0 (1917) Author: Gibson, Flavius M. Relating to an Act to aid the City of Paris and Lamar County in the re-establishment and rebuilding of permanent public improvements by donating and granting to them the State ad valorem and a part of the poll taxes and occupation taxes, collected on property and from persons in said County of Lamar for a period of five years and to provide a penalty for their misapplication.
SB 165 35-0 (1917) Author: Hall, William L. Relating to amending "An Act to aid the City of Galveston in elevating and raising said city so as to protect it from calamitous overflows by donating and granting to it the State ad valorem taxes and a part of the occupation and poll taxes collected on property and from persons in Galveston County for a period of fifteen years, and to provide a penalty for their misapplication", by extending the provisions of said Act for a period of ten years from September 1, 1918.
SB 220 35-0 (1917) Author: Hall, William L. Relating to remitting all State ad valorem taxes in Chambers County for a period of five years beginning the first day of October 1917, and all state poll taxes collected from persons in the County of Chambers, except that portion belonging to the public school fund.
SB 326 35-0 (1917) Author: Hall, William L. Relating to aiding the county of Chambers in rebuilding roads and bridges destroyed by a flood and storm in said county on August 16, 1915 by granting to said County of Chambers the State ad valorem taxes collected on property and from persons in Chambers County for a period of ten years; providing a penalty.
SB 416 35-0 (1917) Author: King, Steve M. Relating to aiding the Garrison Independent School District in Nacogdoches County, Texas, in rebuilding and refurnishing permanent public school buildings destroyed by fire November 17th, 1916; providing for a penalty for their misapplication.
SB 448 35-0 (1917) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to aiding the City of Corpus Christi in constructing and maintaining seawalls, breakwaters, shore protections and jetties for securing and protecting a portion of said city from overflow and ravages of storms by donating and granting to said City of Corpus Christi the State ad valorem taxes collected on property and from persons in Nueces county for a period of ten years; providing a penalty.
SB 454 35-0 (1917) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to aiding the city of Port Aransas in Nueces County by releasing the inhabitants thereof and the property therein from the payment of State ad valorem taxes for a period of five years.
SJR 3 35-0 (1917) Author: Hopkins, Sr., George Milton Proposing an amendment authorizing the levy of a special tax for the improvement and maintenance of public roads.
HB 24 35-1 (1917) Author: Beason, Augustine L. Relating to donating state ad valorem taxes collected on property and from persons in Chambers County for a period of ten years to the County of Chambers to aid in constructing breakwaters, roads and bridges.
SB 27 35-1 (1917) Author: Hall, William L. Relating to granting certain State taxes to Chambers County for a period of ten years to aid in construction of roads and bridges.
HB 19 35-2 (1917) Author: Smith, Fritz R. Relating to the remission of taxes to Kent and Stonewall counties.
HB 20 35-3 (1917) Author: Smith, Fritz R. Relating to aiding the counties of Kent and Stonewall, Texas by donating and granting to said counties the State and ad valorem taxes collected on property and from persons of said counties for the fiscal year beginning September 1, 1917 and ending September 1, 1918.
SB 21 35-3 (1917) Author: Buchanan, Charles R. Relating to donating the ad valorem State taxes to Stonewall and Kent counties for a period of one year.
SJR 10 34-0 (1915) Author: Harley, James A. Proposing a constitutional amendment conferring on the Legislature authority to declare the class of property which shall be taxed partially or wholly for county or other municipal district or school purposes and for State purposes.
HB 38 33-0 (1913) Author: Macgill, Charles P. | et. al. Relating to the redemption by the owner of lands heretofore sold or that may hereafter be sold to the State, city or town for taxes.
HB 181 33-0 (1913) Author: Ratliff, William Hillard Relating to providing that any persons, firm or corporation who fails to render for taxation in the proper county any mortgage, lien or any other evidence of indebtedness shall not be permitted to enter or maintain a suit in any of the courts of this state to collect the sale.
HB 454 33-0 (1913) Author: Mills, Charles H. Relating to the taxation of real and personal property and the mode of remedying same, and providing for the manner of taxing mortgages and liens against real estate and the property subject thereto.
SJR 6 33-0 (1913)
HB 8 28-0 (1903) Relating to providing aid to the City of Galveston in elevating and raising said City so as to protect it from calamitous overflows, by donating and granting to it the State ad valorem taxes, and a part of the Occupation and Poll taxes, collected on property and from persons in Galveston County for a period of fifteen years, and to provide a penalty for their misapplication.
HB 102 28-0 (1903) Relating to aid Brazoria county, Texas, by supplementing the road and bridge fund, by donating and granting to it the State ad valorem and three-fourths of the occupation taxes, collected upon property and from persons in said county for a period of two years; and providing for a proper transfer to said fund.
SB 152 27-0 (1901) Relating to aiding the city of Galveston in elevating and raising said city so as to protect it from calamitous overflows, by donating and granting to it the State ad valorem, and a part of the occupation and poll taxes, collected on property and from persons in said city, for a period of fifteen years, and to provide a penalty for their misapplication.
SB 68 24-0 (1895) Relating to the levy and payment of taxes.
HB 590 23-0 (1893) Relating to authorizing and empowering the counties in this State to levy and collect a tax to pay for any lands which have or may hereafter be deeded to the State of Texas for the use of public buildings.

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