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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 2621 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to state and local tax incentives for certain enhanced oil recovery projects. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2756 85-0 (2017) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to certain procedures for tax redeterminations and refund claims. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HB 1398 84-0 (2015) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al. Relating to the motor vehicle sales tax applicable to motor vehicles used by transportation companies for certain purposes. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3111 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie Relating to the rate of interest on certain tax refunds. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3667 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a refund of state taxes for a horse racing or greyhound association that offers enhanced purses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4029 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the use of customs brokers to obtain a refund of sales and use taxes. Filed
SB 724 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom | et. al.
Relating to the motor vehicle sales tax applicable to motor vehicles used by transportation companies for certain purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1027 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to refunding certain taxes remitted by racing associations in consideration for enhancing racing purses. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1808 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the confidentiality and use of information related to a taxpayer subject to audit by the comptroller. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 237 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the limitation on the rate of growth in appropriations from state tax revenues. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2813 83-0 (2013) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the use of customs brokers to obtain a refund of sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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
SB 1686 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to public school finance matters, including the imposition of a state ad valorem tax for elementary and secondary school purposes and a school district ad valorem enrichment tax. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 58 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment imposing a state property tax for public education, authorizing the legislature to establish for purposes of that tax a limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year, prohibiting school district property taxes for maintenance purposes, and authorizing school district property taxes for educational enrichment. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
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 14 83-1 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a periodic review of state and local tax preferences. Filed
SJR 5 83-2 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin Proposing a constitutional amendment temporarily increasing the rate of the state sales and use tax and dedicating revenue derived from that rate increase to repaying certain transportation bonds and other obligations. Filed
HB 344 82-0 (2011) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to the use of customs brokers to obtain a refund of sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 629 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the use of municipal or county sales tax increment financing for a transportation reinvestment zone. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
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 1894 82-0 (2011) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to customs brokers. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3791 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the interest on certain tax refunds or credits. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 1858 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to public school finance matters, including the imposition of a state ad valorem tax for elementary and secondary school purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 51 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment imposing a state property tax for public education, authorizing the legislature to establish for purposes of that tax a limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year, prohibiting school district property taxes for maintenance purposes, and authorizing school district property taxes for educational enrichment. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HR 232 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
SR 130 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
HB 116 81-0 (2009) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to certain fees and taxes collected by this state in connection with a motor vehicle. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1402 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a periodic review of state and local taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1724 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the authorization and regulation of casino and slot gaming in this state, the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission, and the powers and duties of the Texas Racing Commission; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1825 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to the computation of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 505 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve | et. al.
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to authorizing the designation of an area adjacent to a state highway project as a transportation finance zone, and authorizing the revenue from the state sales and use taxes imposed in the zone to be deposited in a revolving fund and used to repay financial assistance provided from the fund for highway projects. House: Transportation
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1084 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the authorization and regulation of casino and slot gaming in this state, the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission, and the powers and duties of the Texas Racing Commission; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1161 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the computation of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1671 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the permissible uses of money in an ad valorem tax increment account for a transportation reinvestment zone established by a municipality. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 36 80-0 (2007) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to a periodic review of state and local taxes. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 593 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the transfer to the State Office of Administrative Hearings of contested cases involving the collection, receipt, administration, and enforcement of state taxes and fees by the comptroller. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1243 80-0 (2007) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to the authority of the comptroller of public accounts to perform administrative, economic, fiscal, or policy research or analysis regarding certain issues and to assist political subdivisions with related research or analysis. House: Government Reform Considered in Calendars
HB 1977 80-0 (2007) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the Texas Health Insurance Risk Pool. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 3615 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the regulation, operation, and taxation of certain coin-operated machines; providing a penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HCR 288 80-0 (2007) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 1977. Signed by the Governor
SB 242 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the transfer to the State Office of Administrative Hearings of contested cases involving the collection, receipt, administration, and enforcement of state taxes and fees by the comptroller of public accounts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 296 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the authority of the comptroller to contract for services to collect delinquent taxes, fees, interest, and penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 588 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the authority of the comptroller of public accounts to perform administrative, economic, fiscal, or policy research or analysis regarding certain issues and to assist political subdivisions with related research or analysis. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
No action taken in committee
SB 1359 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the authorization and regulation of casino gambling and to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission; authorizing taxes; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1424 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Smith, Todd | et. al.
Relating to the municipalities authorized to use the other events trust fund to attract certain sporting events and to the comptroller of public accounts' responsibilities regarding those events. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1639 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the collection, administration, and enforcement of state taxes and fees. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 2051 80-0 (2007) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to authorizing the designation of an area adjacent to a state highway project as a transportation finance zone and requiring that the revenue from the state sales and use taxes imposed in the zone be used to pay obligations issued in connection with the project. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 626 79-0 (2005) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the imposition, administration, enforcement, and collection of a state property tax for general elementary and secondary public school purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 1417 79-0 (2005) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2015 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to authorizing certain sweepstakes and other prize promotions by businesses; creating a defense to prosecution for certain gambling offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2092 79-0 (2005) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to authorizing a special events trust fund to support certain Olympic events, including training and development activities. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2233 79-0 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to state and certain local fiscal matters; providing a penalty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Point of order sustained
HB 2234 79-0 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to taxes, fees, and programs administered by the Comptroller. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HJR 7 79-0 (2005) Author: Oliveira, Rene Proposing a constitutional amendment imposing a state property tax for public education, establishing a residence homestead exemption from the state property tax, and increasing the amount of the school district residence homestead property tax exemption. 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
HR 2259 79-0 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2233. Reported enrolled
SB 1038 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to authorizing a special events trust fund to support certain Olympic events, including training and development activities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1325 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to taxes, fees, and programs administered by the comptroller; providing a penalty. Senate: Finance Committee report printed and distributed
SR 1077 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2233. Reported enrolled
HB 23 79-1 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to state and certain local fiscal matters; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 59 79-1 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to ad valorem tax rebates to individuals who lease or rent their principal residences; providing a penalty. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 14 79-1 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide ad valorem tax relief to individuals who lease or rent their principal residences by rebating a portion of the taxes imposed on that residential property. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 103 79-3 (2006) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the state sales and use tax rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 23 79-3 (2006) Author: Otto, John Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating certain state tax revenues to school district ad valorem tax rate reduction. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1123 78-0 (2003) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to tax refunds. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1675 78-0 (2003) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to an extension of the state law supporting the Olympic and Pan American Games to cover the 2011 Pan American Games. House: Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1827 78-0 (2003) Author: Casteel, Carter Relating to the allocation of revenue from the state hotel tax for certain purposes in certain municipalities located in counties in a park and recreation district. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2122 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to taxes and fees. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3137 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to state taxes and fees. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3145 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the use of customs brokers to obtain a refund of sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3263 78-0 (2003) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to taxes administered by the comptroller of public accounts. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3269 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to taxes administered by the comptroller of public accounts. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3494 78-0 (2003) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the imposition of state and local occupation taxes on amusement gaming machines. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3548 78-0 (2003) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to economic development financing, programs, and incentives. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 3549 78-0 (2003) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of the Texas Economic Development Bank and to the administration and operation of the product development, small business incubator, and enterprise zone programs. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 17 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds vote of the membership of the house of representatives to enact certain tax bills. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 53 78-0 (2003) Author: Isett, Carl Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds vote of the membership of the house of representatives to enact certain tax or fee bills. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 896 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to tax refunds and credits. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
No action taken in committee
SB 1358 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the use of customs brokers to obtain a refund of sales and use taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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
HB 1 78-4 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to public education, public school finance, and related matters, including certain new or modified taxes and fees and other state and local tax and revenue measures to provide sufficient funding for public education and to provide tax relief and protection for taxpayers; providing penalties. House: Public School Finance, Select
Senate: Committee of the Whole Senate
Meeting cancelled
HB 2 78-4 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to public education and public school finance, including state and local taxation. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 15 78-4 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to public education and public school finance, including state and local taxation. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 37 78-4 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to public school finance and state taxes; authorizing a state tax on payrolls. 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
SJR 9 78-4 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a state property tax for public education, prohibiting school district property taxes for maintenance purposes, and authorizing a school district property tax for educational enrichment. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 2012 77-0 (2001) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to electronic filing of certain tax reports and payments. House: Ways & Means Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2599 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to electronic filing of certain tax reports and payments. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 640 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to electronic filing of certain tax reports and payments. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 254 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to exemptions from the sales and franchise taxes. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 987 76-0 (1999) Author: Ehrhardt, Harryette Relating to the rate of the state sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 2832 76-0 (1999) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to tax auditing and collection procedures. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 21 76-0 (1999) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature to enact certain tax bills. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 301 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to sales tax exemptions for children's clothing. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1319 76-0 (1999) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Isett, Carl
Relating to procedures for tax auditing and collection. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1473 76-0 (1999) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to a temporary decrease in the rate of the state sales and use tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 4 75-0 (1997) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al.
Relating to residence homestead school property tax exemptions and tax limitations, allocating and dedicating certain state funds for education, limiting the increase in school property tax rates, and providing for certain additional revenue; making an appropriation. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select
Senate: Tax Reform & Public School Finance, Select
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 362 75-0 (1997) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to exempting certain film, video, and audio productions from the tax on the rental of motor vehicles. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 720 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the authority of the comptroller to contract for certain tax collection services. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2166 75-0 (1997) Author: Ramsay, Tom Relating to the tax imposed on title insurance premiums. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2719 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to a study of the state tax structure and tax laws and the repeal of certain tax laws. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
HB 2939 75-0 (1997) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to the repeal of certain tax provisions. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
HB 3296 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the equitable purchase of services by state agencies from various ethnic groups. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3309 75-0 (1997) Author: Heflin, Talmadge | et. al. Relating to the repeal of property taxes, an increase in the rate of the sales and use tax and an expansion of that tax to any transaction in this state, including a sale for resale, involving tangible or real property or any service, and the distribution of the proceeds from the sales and use tax to replace property tax revenue. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
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 4 75-0 (1997) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the school property tax residence homestead exemption and providing for the continuation and reduction of the school tax limitation on the homesteads of certain persons. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select
Senate: Tax Reform & Public School Finance, Select
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 20 75-0 (1997) Author: Solomons, Burt Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a four-fifths vote of the membership of each house to enact certain tax bills. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HJR 51 75-0 (1997) Author: Culberson, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature to enact certain tax bills. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 98 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit the state or a political subdivision of the state from imposing a tax. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 461 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to the authority of the comptroller of public accounts to contract for certain tax collection services; making an appropriation; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 1432 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to exempting certain film, video, and audio productions from the tax on the rental of motor vehicles. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1778 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to reports on and analyses of tax impacts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1779 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to an analysis of the impact of special provisions reducing tax revenues. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2025 74-0 (1995) Author: Park, Carolyn Relating to voter approval of the imposition or increase of a state or local tax. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2116 74-0 (1995) Author: Place, Allen Relating to the use of certain tax revenue for publicly owned airports. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2157 74-0 (1995) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the payment of interest on overpaid taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2236 74-0 (1995) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to the apportionment of taxable capital and taxable earned surplus to the state. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HCR 211 74-0 (1995) Author: Swinford, David Declaring legislative intent that the comptroller of public accounts adopt certain policies relating to refund and credit claims on erroneously collected taxes, penalties, and interest. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 55 74-0 (1995) Author: Culberson, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature to enact certain tax bills. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 87 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the authorization and regulation of limited casino gambling and to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission; authorizing taxes; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 640 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Holzheauser, Steve
Relating to the imposition, collection, and enforcement of taxes; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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SB 767 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John Relating to the allocation of certain sales tax revenue to the Texas cultural endowment fund. Senate: Finance Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
SB 1023 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the use of certain tax revenue for publicly owned airports. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1218 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the payment of interest on overpaid taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 127 73-0 (1993) Author: Kamel, Ted | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the tax imposed on the rental of premises for the conduct of bingo games. House: Ways & Means Coauthor Authorized
HB 175 73-0 (1993) Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al. Relating to the rate of taxes and fees imposed on bingo games. House: Ways & Means Coauthor Authorized
HB 1253 73-0 (1993) Author: Romo, Sylvia Relating to the administration, collection, enforcement, and application of various taxes and fees; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1386 73-0 (1993) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the repeal or tax rate rollback of taxes imposed by political subdivisions of this state. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2110 73-0 (1993) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to the repeal of certain tax provisions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2453 73-0 (1993) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to the administration and application of and exemptions from various excise taxes; specifying the types of records and documentation required to be prepared, accepted, or maintained by taxpayers and submitted to the comptroller; the authority of the comptroller and authorized employees to obtain access to and examine persons, records and documents; creating offenses; and providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 9 73-0 (1993) Author: Culberson, John | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature to enact certain tax bills. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HJR 19 73-0 (1993) Author: Kamel, Ted | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature to enact certain tax bills. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 100 73-0 (1993) Author: Williamson, Richard Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to state and local taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 82 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Relating to the administration, collection, enforcement, and application of, and exemptions from, various taxes and fees; creating offenses and providing penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 895 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John Relating to the administration and application of and exemptions from various excise taxes; specifying the types of records and documentation required to be prepared, accepted, or maintained by taxpayers and submitted to the comptroller; the authority of the comptroller and authorized employees to obtain access to and examine persons, records and documents; creating offenses; and providing penalties. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
HB 31 72-0 (1991) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the creation of a state day-care services fund from the tax imposed on bingo games; making an appropriation. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 88 72-0 (1991) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al. Relating to the prevention and cleanup of pollutant spills and the costs, damages, and liability arising from such spills and to derelict vessels and structures; levying a coastal protection excise tax; creating the coastal protection fund; creating offenses and providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Energy Coauthor Authorized
HB 236 72-0 (1991) Author: Patterson, Pete | et. al. Relating to the imposition, collection, administration, and civil and criminal enforcement of a tax on certain financial institutions. House: Ways & Means 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 287 72-0 (1991) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to the distribution of the available school fund and to a state ad valorem tax for the support of the public schools. House: Ways & Means Governor submitted as emergency
HB 288 72-0 (1991) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to an extension of the authorization of the Select Committee on Tax Equity and to the membership of that committee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 382 72-0 (1991) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to the repeal of state taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 677 72-0 (1991) Author: Counts, David Relating to the taxation of certain insurance services relating to a national flood insurance policy. House: Ways & Means 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 764 72-0 (1991) Author: Shelley, Dan Relating to the prevention of, and the damage, cleanup, costs, and liability from spills or discharges which threaten waters in the state; providing for adequate response to spills of oil and other hazardous substances; levying a tax on crude oil; establishing a trust fund for spills and discharges; amending licensing requirements for pilots in state waters; and providing for civil and criminal penalties. House: Energy No action taken in committee
HB 793 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the imposition of a surcharge on credit sales. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1543 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Sam Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, civil and criminal enforcement of, and the allocation of revenue from a tax on certain gambling activities, gambling devices, and gambling paraphernalia. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1554 72-0 (1991) Author: Hury, James Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and civil and criminal enforcement of, and the distribution of revenue from, a tax on certain commercial, business, and financial activities of corporations. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1733 72-0 (1991) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al. Relating to recreational vehicle parks and campsites tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1814 72-0 (1991) Author: Hury, James
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the administration of certain state and local taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 2416 72-0 (1991) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the imposition of a state gross receipts tax for state prisons. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2510 72-0 (1991) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to the authority of the comptroller of public accounts to freeze and levy on safety deposit boxes belonging to a person issued a tax determination under the Controlled Substances Tax. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2595 72-0 (1991) Author: Hury, James
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the imposition, rate, administration, and collection of taxes on certain drug dealers. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 2644 72-0 (1991) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to state and local taxes and fees, the funding structure of state and local government, and the expenditure of funds by state and local government. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 40 72-0 (1991) Author: Culberson, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature to enact certain tax bills. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HJR 84 72-0 (1991) Author: Chisum, Warren Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to enact a state gross receipts tax for the construction and maintenance of prisons. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 14 72-0 (1991) Author: Parker, Carl | et. al.
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the prevention of, and the damage, cleanup, costs, and liability for, oil spills in coastal waters of the state; providing for adequate response to spills of oil and other pollutants in coastal waters; levying a coastal protection fee; creating the coastal protection fund; amending licensing requirements for pilots in state waters; making appropriations; and providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 49 72-0 (1991) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack
Relating to the distribution of the available school fund and to a state ad valorem tax for the support of the public schools. Senate: Finance Governor submitted as emergency
SB 50 72-0 (1991) Author: Parker, Carl | et. al. Relating to the repeal of state taxes. Senate: Finance Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 51 72-0 (1991) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to an extension of the authorization of the Select Committee on Tax Equity and to the membership of that committee. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 272 72-0 (1991) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the prevention of, and the damage, cleanup, costs, and liability from spills or discharges which threaten waters in the state; providing for adequate response to spills of oil and other hazardous substances; levying a tax on crude oil; establishing a trust fund for spills and discharges; amending licensing requirements for pilots in state waters; and providing for civil and criminal penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to s/c on Water by President
SB 319 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the taxation of certain insurance services relating to a national flood insurance policy. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 863 72-0 (1991) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to certain civil and criminal penalties for violations of provisions of the Tax Code. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1008 72-0 (1991) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the imposition, collection, administration, and civil and criminal enforcement of a tax on certain financial institutions. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1295 72-0 (1991) Author: Montford, John Relating to changes in the administration of taxes by the comptroller. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1308 72-0 (1991) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to taxation of gross insurance premium receipts. Senate: Economic Development Referred to s/c on Insurance by President
HB 11 72-1 (1991) Author: Hury, James
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to raising revenue for the operation of state and local government; to the imposition, application, rates, collection, and administration of various fees and taxes and to the allocation of revenue from fees and taxes; to liability for the costs of certain state and local services; providing penalties; making appropriations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 13 72-1 (1991) Author: Patterson, Pete Relating to the imposition, collection, administration, and civil and criminal enforcement of a tax on certain financial institutions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 179 72-1 (1991) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and civil and criminal enforcement of a corporate profits tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 181 72-1 (1991) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the addition of a voluntary donation to the state literacy fund to the price of a magazine subscription. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 182 72-1 (1991) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the addition of a voluntary donation to the state literacy fund to the price of a newspaper subscription. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 9 72-1 (1991) Author: Kamel, Ted Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature to enact certain tax bills. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 5 72-1 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob | et. al. Relating to the imposition, application, rates, collection, and administration of various fees and taxes and to the allocation of revenue from fees and taxes. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 89 72-1 (1991) Author: Krier, Cynthia | et. al. Relating to the imposition of certain gross receipts taxes on an electric utility owned by a municipality. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
HB 4 72-3 (1992) Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al. Relating to the rate of the state gross receipts tax imposed on bingo games. House: Ways & Means Coauthor Authorized
HB 19 72-3 (1992) Author: Kubiak, Dan | et. al. Relating to the bingo tax reporting period. House: Ways & Means Coauthor Authorized
HB 24 71-0 (1989) Author: Clemons, Billy | et. al.
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to taxes on the purchase, acquisition, importation, manufacture, or production of a controlled substance, counterfeit substance, simulated controlled substance, or marihuana; providing criminal penalties and.... House: Ways & Means
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 444 71-0 (1989) Author: Beauchamp, Jerry Relating to the exemption of certain nonprofit organizations from the administrative services tax. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 728 71-0 (1989) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to taxes imposed on life, accident, and health insurance premiums, and premiums of statewide mutual assessment companies and stipulated premium companies. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 777 71-0 (1989) Author: Morales, Dan Relating to a premium tax imposed on a reciprocal or interinsurance exchange or a defined insurance subsidiary. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1419 71-0 (1989) Author: Hury, James | et. al. Relating to the premium tax credit claimed for assessments paid by certain insurance companies as members of certain insurance guaranty associations. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1421 71-0 (1989) Author: Hury, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent | et. al.
Relating to certain premium taxes and retaliatory taxes imposed on certain insurers and the payment of tax refunds to those insurers. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1460 71-0 (1989) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to the payment of certain taxes and fees collected by a county tax assessor-collector by credit card. House: Ways & Means 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1805 71-0 (1989) Author: Morales, Dan Relating to certain taxes paid by certain title insurance holding companies. House: Insurance 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2177 71-0 (1989) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the creation of a state day-care services fund from the tax imposed on bingo games. House: Ways & Means Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 2219 71-0 (1989) Author: Luna III, Albert Relating to food, beverages, cigarettes, and tobacco products sold through vending machines and to the taxation of those items and vending machines; providing criminal and civil penalties. House: Ways & Means Reported from s/c favorably w/sub.
HB 2410 71-0 (1989) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to the rights of taxpayers and the obligations of taxing authorities. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2530 71-0 (1989) Author: Hury, James Relating to the imposition of a gross premiums tax on certain benefits paid by and insurance premiums of certain insurance carriers. House: Ways & Means Pending in committee
HB 2531 71-0 (1989) Author: Hury, James Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and civil and criminal enforcement of, and the distribution of revenue from, a tax on certain commercial, business, and financial activities of corporations. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2664 71-0 (1989) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to the rates of the state and local taxes on bingo receipts and to the use of bingo tax revenue for indigent health care and other purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2748 71-0 (1989) Author: Shea, Gwyn Relating to the premium tax credit claimed for insured losses under the catastrophe property insurance pool. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2749 71-0 (1989) Author: Shea, Gwyn Relating to the premium tax credit claimed for insured losses under the catastrophe property insurance pool. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2779 71-0 (1989) Author: Hury, James Relating to the payment, collection, enforcement, and administration of certain taxes, fees, and other amounts collected or received by the state, including credits and refunds of those taxes, fees, and other.... House: Ways & Means Companion considered in lieu in comm.
HB 2921 71-0 (1989) Author: Hury, James Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, and administration of a state tax court. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2922 71-0 (1989) Author: Hury, James Relating to raising revenue to support state and local government and to the imposition, application, rates, administration, collection, and criminal and civil enforcement of, and the allocation, limitation,.... House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 38 71-0 (1989) Author: Schlueter, Stan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit or limit the imposition of certain state and local taxes. House: Ways & Means Pending in committee
HJR 71 71-0 (1989) Author: Culberson, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature to enact certain tax bills. House: State Affairs Postponed in committee
SB 451 71-0 (1989) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the rights of taxpayers and the obligations of taxing authorities. Senate: Finance Referred to Special Subcommittee
SB 669 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent | et. al. Relating to the premium tax credit claimed for assessments paid by certain insurance companies as members of certain insurance guaranty associations. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 670 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent | et. al. Relating to certain premium taxes, premium surtaxes, administrative services taxes, and retaliatory taxes imposed on certain insurance companies and the payment of tax refunds to and the distribution of tax.... Senate: Finance Reported favorably with substitute
SB 896 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to the regulation and taxation of coin-operated machines and their display. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1088 71-0 (1989) Author: McFarland, Bob Relating to food, beverages, cigarettes, and tobacco products sold through vending machines and to the taxation of those items and vending machines; providing criminal and civil penalties. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 1403 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the imposition of a gross premiums tax on certain benefits paid by and insurance premiums of certain insurance carriers. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1573 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Hury, James
Relating to the payment, collection, enforcement, and administration of certain taxes, fees, and other amounts collected, received, or owed by the state, including credits and refunds of taxes, fees, and other amounts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1756 71-0 (1989) Author: McFarland, Bob Relating to the administration, collection, and enforcement of the tax on cigarettes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 85 71-4 (1990) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and civil and criminal enforcement of a corporate profits tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 41 71-5 (1990) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and civil and criminal enforcement of a corporate profits tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 95 71-5 (1990) Author: Hill, Patricia Relating to a tax on the gross receipts of a distributor of disposable diapers in this state. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2 70-0 (1987) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to creation of the Select Committee on Tax Equity. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 722 70-0 (1987) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to establishment of a pilot day care program for certain children; imposing a state tax on the gross receipts from bingo games; making an appropriation. House: Ways & Means Pending in subcommittee
HB 1024 70-0 (1987) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to state day-care centers for certain children; imposing a state tax on the gross receipts from bingo games; making an appropriation. House: Ways & Means Pending in subcommittee
HB 1043 70-0 (1987) Author: Criss, Lloyd
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to bingo, the imposition of a state tax on the gross receipts from bingo games and the collection of bingo taxes, and the prizes that may be offered or awarded at a bingo occasion. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1073 70-0 (1987) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the imposition of a surcharge on credit sales. House: Ways & Means Pending in subcommittee
HB 1253 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the imposition, application, rates, collection, administration, and civil and criminal enforcement of various state taxes, providing penalties, and declaring an emergency. House: Ways & Means Pending in committee
HB 1297 70-0 (1987) Author: Luna III, Albert Relating to funding the operation of state and local government and providing the necessary provisions for the administration and enforcement thereof. House: Ways & Means Pending in committee
HB 1332 70-0 (1987) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the imposition, application, rates, collection, administration, and civil and criminal enforcement of various state taxes, providing penalties, and declaring an emergency. House: Ways & Means Pending in committee
HB 1871 70-0 (1987) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to raising revenue to support state and local government, and to the imposition, application, rates, collection, administration, and criminal and civil enforcement of, and the allocation, limitation, and use of revenue from various state and state-authorized taxes. House: Ways & Means Pending in committee
SJR 13 70-0 (1987) Author: Jones, Grant Proposing a constitutional amendment revising the finance and taxation provisions of the Texas Constitution. Referred to Finance
SR 126 70-0 (1987) Author: Glasgow, Bob Submitting for consideration by the Senate a bill relating to the imposition, application, rates, collection, administration and civil and criminal enforcement of various State taxes, providing penalties.
HB 6 70-2 (1987) Author: Luna III, Albert Relating to funding the operation of state and local government and providing the necessary provisions for the administration and enforcement thereof. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 20 70-2 (1987) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to funding the operation of state and local government and providing the necessary provisions for the administration and enforcement thereof. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 17 70-2 (1987) Author: Culberson, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature to enact certain tax bills. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 18 70-2 (1987) Author: Culberson, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit the imposition of both a personal income tax and a sales and use tax at the same time. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 28 70-2 (1987) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to enforcement and collection of state taxes. House: Government Organization
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 548 69-0 (1985) Author: Blanton, Bill Relating to certain taxes administered by the Comptroller of Public Accounts. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 549 69-0 (1985) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to the administration of taxes by the Comptroller of Public Accounts. House: Ways & Means Coauthor withdrawn
HB 726 69-0 (1985) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to due dates for payments and reports under the Tax Code. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1135 69-0 (1985) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to the administration of taxes by the comptroller of public accounts. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
SB 10 69-0 (1985) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Relating to the time and methods of payment of certain state taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 237 69-0 (1985) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Blanton, Bill
Relating to certain taxes administered by the comptroller of public accounts, time of accrual, due dates, periods covered, amount of tax, required reports, and credits. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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SB 317 69-0 (1985) Author: Sharp, John
Sponsor: Gibson, Bruce
Relating to due dates for payments and reports under the Tax Code. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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SB 898 69-0 (1985) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to state tax incentives in enterprise zones. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1316 69-0 (1985) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to the handling, records, and disposition of protest payments of taxes imposed in certain insurance business and to suits in connection with protest payments. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 78 69-2 (1986) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to interest on certain taxes erroneously paid. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days-12/4/86
SB 28 69-2 (1986) Author: McFarland, Bob
Sponsor: Toomey, Mike
Relating to the disposition of interest earned on certain accounts with the State Treasurer. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 47 69-3 (1986) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the sunset of state taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 49 69-3 (1986) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the imposition, application, rates, collection, administration, and civil and criminal enforcement of various state taxes, and declaring an emergency. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 50 69-3 (1986) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to amendments to the Bingo Enabling Act (Article 179d, Vernon's Civil Statutes); imposing a tax; and declaring an emergency. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SCR 2 69-3 (1986) Author: Jones, Grant Establishing a special interim committee to study state tax policies; naming the committee the Task Force on State Tax Policies; and requiring the task force to make a report to the 70th Legislature. Senate: Finance Received from the Senate
HB 924 68-0 (1983) Author: Shea, Gwyn Relating to penalties and interest on certain taxes administered by the comptroller of public accounts and on assessments on certain public utilities. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 1051 68-0 (1983) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to limitations on the collection and refunds of state taxes administered by the comptroller and to the filing and release of state tax liens. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 1053 68-0 (1983) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to the issuance of warrants to persons owing certain delinquent taxes. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 1554 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Ashley
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the collection of certain insurance maintenance taxes and fees by the State Board of Insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
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HB 1572 68-0 (1983) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to raising revenue to support state government and to the imposition, administration, collection, enforcement, disposition, use, and application of various taxes. House: Ways & Means See remarks
HB 1664 68-0 (1983) Author: Garcia, Matt Relating to the allocation of certain tax revenue to the foundation school fund. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 1763 68-0 (1983) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the method by which the comptroller determines a tax liability. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HJR 83 68-0 (1983) Author: Craddick, Tom Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for land used for park, recreational, and scenic uses to be appraised for ad valorem tax purposes according to the use of the land. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
SB 580 68-0 (1983) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Shea, Gwyn
Relating to penalties and interest on certain taxes administered by the comptroller of public accounts on assessments on certain public utilities and for failure to file certain reports. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 581 68-0 (1983) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to limitations on the collection and refunds of state taxes administered by the comptroller and to the filing and release of state tax liens. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 737 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to the method by which the comptroller determines a tax liability. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SJR 44 68-0 (1983) Author: Jones, Grant Proposing a constitutional amendment revising the finance and taxation provisions of the Texas Constitution. Senate: Finance No action taken
HB 122 68-2 (1984) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to raising revenue to support state and local government and to the imposition, application, rates, collection, administration, and civil and criminal enforcement of, and the allocation, limitation, and use of revenue from, various state and state-authorized taxes and fees. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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HB 128 68-2 (1984) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the effective dates of various taxes and fees to raise revenue for state highways. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 37 68-2 (1984) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to raising revenue to support state and local government and to the imposition, application, rates, collection, administration, and civil and criminal enforcement of, and the allocation and use of revenue from, various state and state-authorized taxes and fees. Senate: Finance No action taken
SCR 30 68-2 (1984) Author: Jones, Grant Creating a special committee to study the system of taxes by which the state raises revenue to finance its operations. Senate: Finance Received from the Senate
HB 425 67-0 (1981) Author: Peveto, Wayne Relating to tax refunds paid, credited, or recovered by the comptroller. House: Ways & Means Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1106 67-0 (1981) Author: Presnal, Bill
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the date on which the State Treasurer shall require that payment in full be made for stamps or meter settings received by the distributors. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1201 67-0 (1981) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the confidentiality of certain information derived from the administration and collection of certain taxes. House: Ways & Means Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1461 67-0 (1981) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to the adminstration and collection of taxes. House: Ways & Means Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 1708 67-0 (1981) Author: Davis, Bob
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Adopting Title 2, Tax Code, a nonsubstantive revision of the statute relating to the imposition, collection and enforcement of, and the allocation of revenue from state taxes, other than ad valorem property taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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HB 1816 67-0 (1981) Author: Patterson, Pete Relating to the taxation of the sale of real estate to a resident of a nation other than the United States. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 2017 67-0 (1981) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to creation of the Texas Legislative Tax Board. House: Ways & Means Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 2108 67-0 (1981) Author: Davis, Bob
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to conforming Title 2, Tax Code, to enactments of the 67th Legislature. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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HB 2140 67-0 (1981) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to raising revenue for the support of state government and to the imposition, collection, administration, civil and criminal enforcement, and allocation of various state and local taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 2250 67-0 (1981) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to the rate of the state property tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HJR 66 67-0 (1981) Author: Staniswalis, Chip Proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal the state poll tax. House: Constitutional Amendments Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 196 67-0 (1981) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Peveto, Wayne
Relating to tax refunds paid, credited, or recovered by the comptroller and interest on certain tax refunds and delinquents taxes; changing the limitation period for certain claims by the comptroller. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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SB 371 67-0 (1981) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Davis, Bob
Amending the general provisions relating to the administration and collection of taxes and certain provisions of the Probate Code pertaining to tax collection. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 419 67-0 (1981) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the date on which the State Treasurer shall require that payment in full be made for stamps or meter settings received by the distributor. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on Financial Institutions
SB 806 67-0 (1981) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to the disposition and allocation of certain state revenue and to the elimination of the tax clearance fund and certain tax enforcement funds. Senate: Finance No action taken
SB 868 67-0 (1981) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to adoption a nonsubstantive revision of the statutes relating to the imposition , administration, collection and enforcement of, and the allocation of revenue from, state taxes, other than ad valoren property taxes, and making conforming amendments. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SJR 37 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing a constitutional amendment to require voter approval of new or increased state taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
HB 1133 66-0 (1979) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to refunds of taxes paid to the comptroller of public accounts and the right to bring court actions for tax refunds. House: Ways & Means Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 1441 66-0 (1979) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the imposition, collection, administration, and civil and criminal enforcement of a tax on the return of certain investments of individuals, estates, trusts, and partnerships. House: Ways & Means Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 2108 66-0 (1979) Author: Jackson, Lee
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the filing of state tax liens by county clerks. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 2239 66-0 (1979) Author: Davis, Bob
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Concerning the taxation of the gross premium receipts of certain companies transacting the business of insurance in this state other than the business of life, accident, and health insurance. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HJR 2 66-0 (1979) Author: Smith, Carlyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to reserve in the people the powers of initiative and referendum with respect to the power of taxation by the state or by political subdivisions. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
HJR 23 66-0 (1979) Author: Wright, Brad Proposing a constitutional amendment restricting the power of the legislature and the political subdivisions of the state to increase taxes. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 38 66-0 (1979) Author: Close, G.R. "Bob" Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds vote in each house of the legislature to adopt a new or additional state tax or to increase the rate of an existing state tax. House: Constitutional Amendments Coauthor authorized
HJR 39 66-0 (1979) Author: Close, G.R. "Bob" Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a majority vote in each house of the legislature to adopt a new or additional state tax or to increase the rate of an existing state tax. House: Constitutional Amendments Coauthor authorized
SB 556 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Grant, Ben Z.
Relating to refunds of and credits for taxes paid to the comptroller of public accounts and to court actions for tax refunds or credits. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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SB 742 66-0 (1979) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to the taxation of certain buses and repair and replacement parts for certain buses. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 1257 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to the payment of taxes by victims of natural disasters and to the assistance of the comptroller of public accounts to those victims. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 82 65-0 (1977) Author: Hubenak, Joe A. Relating to creation of the Local Educational Equalization Fund; providing for the dedication of certain school tax receipts to the new fund; providing for the allocation and distribution of equalization funds to school districts; providing for maximum school district ad valorem property tax rates and assessment percentages. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 605 65-0 (1977) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to the amount that a retailer under the Limited Sales Excise and Use Tax is entitled to deduct from tax payments to the comptroller as reimbursement for collection of the state tax if those collections are paid to the state when due and payable. House: Ways & Means Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 839 65-0 (1977) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to raising revenue for the support of state government; providing a certain exemption from the state inheritance tax; permitting certain tax credits and tax refunds to or for the benefit of certain utilities; providing for the reduction of certain utility charges; imposing an alternate tax on producers of natural gas; exempting from the state sales tax gas and electricity used for residential and commercial purposes; permitting the imposition of a sales and use tax on gas and electricity used for residential and commercial purposes under the Local Sales and Use Tax Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1298 65-0 (1977) Author: Leland, Mickey Repealing Section 33, Chapter 214, Acts of teh 64th Legislature, Regular Session, 1975. House: Insurance Referred to Committee on Insurance
HB 1333 65-0 (1977) Author: Jackson, Lee Relating to the allocation of certain tax revenue and escheated land to the use and benefit of the foundation school fund. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1532 65-0 (1977) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to the allocation of certain tax revenue to the foundation school fund. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2227 65-0 (1977) Author: Laney, James Relating to the confidentiality of Federal tax information required to be furnished by a taxpayer for State tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HJR 91 65-0 (1977) Author: Henderson, Don Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution restreicting the power of the legislature to increase state taxes in excess of eight percent of the total personal income of the state unless approved by a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house or by referendum. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
SB 1294 65-0 (1977) Author: McKnight, Peyton
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to the confidentiality of federal tax information required to be furnished by a taxpayer for state tax purposes; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
SB 1303 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to compromise and settlement of certain taxes due the State of Texas by the comptroller of public accounts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
SJR 10 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing a constitutional amendment restricting the power of the legislature to increase state taxes in excess of eight percent of the total personal income of the state unless approved by a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house or by referendum. Senate: Finance Coauthor authorized
HB 1 65-2 (1978) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe
Sponsor: Hance, Kent
Relating to exemptions from the state inheritance tax for certain Class A beneficiaries and providing for certain exempt transfers; relating to the taxation or exemption from taxation of the receipts from the sale, production, distribution, lease or rental of, and the storage, use, or other consumption of gas and electricity for residential uses under state and local sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Signed by the Governor
HJR 2 65-2 (1978) Author: McLeod, E. Douglas Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting the power of the legislature to impose taxes. House: Constitutional Amendments Considered by committee in public hearing
HJR 6 65-2 (1978) Author: Smith, Carlyle Proposing to amend the Texas Constitution so as to reserve in the people the powers of initiative and referendum with respect to the power of taxation by the state or by political subdivisions. House: Constitutional Amendments Coauthor authorized
HJR 8 65-2 (1978) Author: Smith, Carlyle Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a method by which the electorate may require the reduction or increase in state taxes. House: Constitutional Amendments Coauthor authorized
HJR 9 65-2 (1978) Author: Robbins, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit increases in state and local taxation and expenditures and to provide state payments to political subdivisions to pay the costs of additional responsibilities imposes on them by law. House: Constitutional Amendments Considered by committee in public hearing
HJR 15 65-2 (1978) Author: Nugent, James E. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring a two-thirds vote in each house of the legislature to adopt a new or additional state tax or to increase the rate of an existing state tax. House: Constitutional Amendments Considered by committee in public hearing
HJR 46 65-2 (1978) Author: Henderson, Don Proposing a constitutional amendment restricting the power of the legislature to increase state taxes in excess of eight percent of the total personal income of the state unless approved by a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house or by referendum. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 49 65-2 (1978) Author: Bock II, Bennie Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring a two-thirds vote in each house of the legislature to adopt a new or additional state tax or to increase the rate of an existing state tax. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
SCR 13 65-2 (1978) Author: Hance, Kent
Sponsor: Wyatt, Jr., Joe
Authorizing certain changes to be made in HB1 by conferees. Signed by Governor
SJR 4 65-2 (1978) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing a constitutional amendment restricting the power of the legislature and the political subdivisions of the state to increase taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to subcommittee
HB 546 64-0 (1975) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe
Sponsor: Aikin, Jr., A.M.
Relating to the revision of certain tax laws. House: Revenue & Taxation
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days
HB 637 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Luther Relating to functions, duties, and powers of the Legislative Tax Board; eliminating the Legislative Property Tax Committee; providing for transfer of property of the Legislative Property Tax Committee to the Legislative Tax Board. House: Revenue & Taxation
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1117 64-0 (1975) Author: Bryant, John W. Relating to excluding from the sales price of coins or currency the face value of United States coin or currency. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
HB 1150 64-0 (1975) Author: Peveto, Wayne Relating to the taxes imposed on receipts from fees for Admissions. House: Revenue & Taxation Coauthor authorized
HB 1164 64-0 (1975) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe Relating to the authority of the Comptroller of Public Accounts to prescribe the dates of reports and payments to be made pursuant to Title 122A. Taxation-General, revised Civil Statutes of Texas 1925. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1382 64-0 (1975) Author: Laney, James Relating to a gross receipts tax on express companies. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
HB 1383 64-0 (1975) Author: Laney, James Relating to a gross receipts tax on sleeping, palace, or dining car companies. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
HB 1387 64-0 (1975) Author: Mayes, Ed Relating to a gross receipts tax on telegraph companies. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
HB 1479 64-0 (1975) Author: Lary, Camm Providing where the person required to file any report required under this Title excercises reasonable diligence penalty and interest shall not be due and payable; providing an effective date. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1480 64-0 (1975) Author: Lary, Camm Authorizing the Comptroller in certain instances to grant a reasonable extension of time for a person to file a tax return, and authorizing the Comptroller to determine if penalty and interest are due and payable. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1614 64-0 (1975) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to repealing Chapters 9 and 10, Title 122A, Taxation--General, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, as amended. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1649 64-0 (1975) Author: Caraway, Bill Providing the Comptroller of Public Accounts the authority within the outlined due process procedures to revoke or suspend any motor vehicle owner's Motor Vehicle Retail Seller's Permit. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
HB 1883 64-0 (1975) Author: Powers, Pike Providing for the due and payable date of the natural gas tax to be revised to the twentieth day of the second month following the month of production; providing an effective date. House: Revenue & Taxation Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1915 64-0 (1975) Author: Reyes, Ben T. Relating to the taxation of certain handguns; providing a penalty. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
HB 2013 64-0 (1975) Author: Harris, Ed Relating to annual tax levied on gross premiums of insurance companies other than life, health and accident companies, fraternal benefit associations, and other non-profit group hospital service plans; changing the percentage of the tax so applicable; deleting and removing tax credits for investments in Texas securities; changing certain procedures applicable to collection of such taxes. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to subcommittee
HB 2014 64-0 (1975) Author: Harris, Ed Relating to annual taxes levied on gross premiums of life, health, and accident insurance company organized under laws of this state; changing the percentage of such tax; deleting and removing the tax exemption on 1st year premiums; changing certain procedures relating to the collection of such taxes. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to subcommittee
HB 2015 64-0 (1975) Author: Harris, Ed Relating to annual taxes levied on gross premiums of certain insurance organizations not organized under Texas Laws; removing and abolishing tax exemptions for certain insurance organizations; changing the percentage of the tax so applicable; deleting and removing credits for investments in Texas securities; changing certain procedures relating to the collection of such taxes. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to subcommittee
HJR 2 64-0 (1975) Author: Coleman, Ronald Relating to exempting petroleum products manufacturing taxes from the dedication of Section 7-a, Article VIII. House: Constitutional Revision Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
HJR 28 64-0 (1975) Author: Finney, Dave Relating to placing certain limits on state taxes. 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 475 64-0 (1975) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to the taxes imposed on receipts from fees for admissions; providing an effective date. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 537 64-0 (1975) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to the authority of the Comptroller of Public Accounts to prescribe the dates of reports and payments to be made. House: Revenue & Taxation
Senate: State Affairs
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 629 64-0 (1975) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to dedicating certain taxes now dedicated to the Available School Fund to the General Revenue Fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 674 64-0 (1975) Author: Hance, Kent Exempting to June 1, 1978, nonprofit organizations from taxes imposed on taxable items used in commemorating the bicentennial of the American Revolution when no profits inure to any private stockholder or individual. House: Revenue & Taxation
Senate: Finance
Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
SB 737 64-0 (1975) Author: Braecklein, Bill Relating to the gross receipts tax on sleeping, palace or dining car companies. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 739 64-0 (1975) Author: Braecklein, Bill Relating to a gross receipts tax on telegraph companies. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 740 64-0 (1975) Author: Braecklein, Bill Relating to a gross receipts tax on express companies. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 889 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Lary, Camm
Authorizing the comptroller in certain instances to grant a reasonable extension of time for a person to file a tax return under certain circumstances. House: Revenue & Taxation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 890 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Lary, Camm
Providing where the person required to file any report required under this title exercised reasonable diligence as determined by the comptroller penalty and interest shall not be due and payable. House: Revenue & Taxation
Senate: State Affairs
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SJR 6 64-0 (1975) Author: Mengden, Walter Amending Constitution to restrict power of Legislature to increase State taxes. Senate: Texas Constitution Referred to Committee on Texas Constitution
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 39 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Grant Amending Constitution to revise Article VIII. Senate: Texas Constitution Referred to Committee on Texas Constitution
HB 513 63-0 (1973) Author: Simmons, Wayland A. Relating to the tax rate imposed on skating rinks. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to subcommittee
HB 973 63-0 (1973) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the imposition, administration, and collection of a tax on severing timber from the land. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
HB 1058 63-0 (1973) Author: Doyle, Terry Relating to raising revenue for the support of state government; increasing the tax on cigarettes; increasing the tax on cement producers; increasing or imposing other taxes; providing an effective date. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
HB 1385 63-0 (1973) Author: Denton, Lane Relating to the assessing, administration, collection, and enforcement of taxes on certain intangible property of individuals, firms, corporations, and others; providing a penalty; providing for severability. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to subcommittee
HCR 162 63-0 (1973) Author: Cavness, Don
Sponsor: Herring, Charles
Requesting the Legislative Budget Board to provide research, analysis, and continuing studies on revenue and taxation matters for the State of Texas, and to make recommendations to the Legislature for needed revisions in existing tax laws and estimates of possible revenues available from proposed new or revised revenue measures. House: Revenue & Taxation
Senate: Administration
Filed without Governor's signature
HB 406 62-0 (1971) Author: Niland, Tom Relating to removing the exemption of snuff from the application of the tobacco products tax and imposing a tax on snuff; providing an effective date.
HB 701 62-0 (1971) Author: Jones, Edmund E. Relating to changing the designated use of certain revenue allocated to the State Highway Fund.
HB 730 62-0 (1971) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to the raising of revenue for the support of state government; to more accurately define the base of the tax on cigars and to provide for penalties for late payment of the tax; providing an effective date.
HB 836 62-0 (1971) Author: Moore, Griffith Relating to allocation of revenue derived from certain occupations and gross receipts taxes.
HCR 130 62-0 (1971) Author: Atwell, Ben Creating an interim committee on state and local tax policy.
HJR 11 62-0 (1971) Author: Parker, Carl Proposing an amendment to Section 7-a, Articles VIII of the Constitution of the State of Texas, to authorize the Legislature to appropriate certain tax revenue to the cities for acquisition, construction and maintenance of streets and roads.
HJR 53 62-0 (1971) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing an amendment to limit the authority of conference committees on taxes to the matters in disagreement between the two Houses.
SCR 135 62-0 (1971) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" | et. al. Providing for the creation of an interim committee on State Tax Policy.
SJR 22 62-0 (1971) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Proposing amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas, relating to the classification of proceeds from a certain transactions value tax, providing that the Legislature of the State of Texas may enact enabling legislation consistent with the definitions of "Transaction Value Tax," providing that there be a limit as to the percentage amount of tax collected on any transaction, placing a collection limit percentage on future enactment or re-enactments of the taxes imposed, and apportioning monies derived from enactment of transactions value tax among the several funds.
HB 140 61-0 (1969) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Relating to the tax lien of the State of Texas; pertaining to bonding requirements of tax collectors and remitters under the Title.
HB 164 61-0 (1969) Author: Clark, Jr., James Howard "Jim" Relating to the limitation of actions to collect certain taxes due the state.
HB 956 61-0 (1969) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to raising revenue for the support of state government; imposing the limited sales, excise, and use tax on certain services and removing certain exemptions from the tax; making conforming amendments to the Local Sales and Use Tax Act; raising the tax rate on cigarettes, cigars, and tobacco products.
HB 977 61-0 (1969) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to any or all taxes now imposed by the State and/or any or all proposed taxes that may be needed to meet the constitutional requirements of balancing the budget for the next biennium.
HB 1080 61-0 (1969) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to raising revenue for the support of state government by raising the rate of tax on natural gas production, to include certain services under the state and local sales and use taxes, and to impose taxes on certain amusements.
HB 1157 61-0 (1969) Author: Moyer, J. Hudson Relating to cigar and tobacco products taxes.
HB 1162 61-0 (1969) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to raising revenue for the support of state government; amending statutes to include certain services under the state and local sales and use taxes, to impose taxes on certain amusements, and to raise the rate of of tax on cigarettes.
HCR 112 61-0 (1969)
HB 2 61-1 (1969) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to raising revenue for the support of state government; raising certain tax rates, levying additional taxes, and adding certain exemptions; allocating funds; setting penalties; providing an effective date.
HB 4 61-2 (1969) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to raising revenue for the support of state government; providing effective dates.
HB 71 61-2 (1969) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to raising revenue for the support of state government; raising the rate on limited sales, excise and use tax; amending the collection schedule to conform to the new rate; removing exemptions on alcoholic beverages; making conforming amendments to the Local Sales and Use Tax; raising the tax rate on the retail sale of motor vehicles; levying an additional tax on cigarettes; levying additional corporate franchise taxes for a two year period; providing an effective date.
HCR 12 61-2 (1969) Author: Cummings, Russell Bennett
Sponsor: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Instructing the enrolling and engrossing clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 4.
SCR 2 61-2 (1969) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Requesting the house to return H.B. No. 4 to the senate for further consideration.
SCR 11 61-2 (1969) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. Instructing the enrolling and engrossing clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 4.
SCR 12 61-2 (1969) Author: Herring, Charles Instructing the enrolling and engrossing clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 4.
HB 143 60-0 (1967) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to the refund of overpayments of certain taxes levied in Title 122A, Taxation-General, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, providing that overpayment by any person of certain taxes through mistake of law or fact may be refunded by the Comptroller by warrant on the State Treasury from any funds appropriated for such purposes; providing an effective date.
HB 144 60-0 (1967) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to collection of taxes and refunds for overpayment, amending certain acts by providing the Comptroller shall assess any tax imposed by said Title within seven years from the date such tax is due and payable; providing an effective date.
HB 639 60-0 (1967) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to specific taxes and administration of taxes; providing for an effective date.
HB 815 60-0 (1967) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to specific taxes and administration of those taxes; repealing certain Acts; providing for an effective date.
HB 836 60-0 (1967) Author: Scoggins, Ralph "Skip" Relating to authorizing the Attorney General to bring suit to enjoin certain persons from continuing in business until certain reports are filed and certain taxes are paid and authorizing the Comptroller to require security as a condition for receiving or retaining a permit.
HB 1037 60-0 (1967) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to the retrospective effect of certain tax rulings by the comptroller.
HCR 126 60-0 (1967)
SB 531 60-0 (1967) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to repealing the Stock Transfer Tax; fixing an effective date.
HB 23 59-0 (1965) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to taxation, tax administration and the tax revenues of the State; providing for an effective date.
HB 399 59-0 (1965) Author: Hefton, Don Warren Relating to requiring the comptroller of public accounts to notify a taxpayer of an obvious mistake in a return or of the non-receipt of a return when due.
HB 702 59-0 (1965) Author: Harding, Forrest Ashby | et. al. Relating to designating against whom and against what properties certain liens shall apply.
HB 794 59-0 (1965) Author: Armstrong, Robert Landis "Bob" Relating to defining and establishing a preferred lien for all taxes due the State of Texas by virtue of a certain Title except as to motor vehicle liens duly recorded under the Texas Certificate of Title Act.
HB 982 59-0 (1965) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to raising revenue for the State of Texas; levying certain additional taxes.
HB 983 59-0 (1965) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to imposing and levying state taxes to raise additional revenue.
HB 990 59-0 (1965) Author: Slack, Richard C. Relating to creating a Department of Revenue of the State of Texas.
HCR 142 59-0 (1965)
HCR 155 59-0 (1965)
SB 302 59-0 (1965) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" Relating to amending certain Articles by deleting the 25% penalty.
SB 303 59-0 (1965) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" Relating to amending certain statutes by providing that the tax levied shall be computed on the reasonable cash market value of the motor vehicle at the time it was brought into this State rather than the total consideration paid for such vehicle.
SB 406 59-0 (1965) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to amending certain Statutes by making the tax credits therein provided for assignable under certain conditions and to extend the time of their expiration.
SB 485 59-0 (1965) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to amending certain Acts by defining and establishing a preferred lien for all taxes due the State of Texas by virtue of this Title except as to motor vehicle liens duly recorded under the Texas Certificate of Title Act, and to provide for recording of lien of all taxes provided for in this Act due the State of Texas before the taxes shall be a lien on real estate or chattels.
HB 216 58-0 (1963) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" Relating to creating the Texas Commission on State and Local Tax Policy.
HB 417 58-0 (1963) Author: Ward, James E. Relating to amending by adding an exemption from the computation of the amount of certain taxes, the receipts from the sale, lease or rental of any tangible personal property to, or the storage, use or other consummation of tangible personal property by state banks.
HB 760 58-0 (1963) Author: Brown, Raleigh Holden Relating to declaring State Policy on the interstate character of goods, wares and merchandise and respecting the taxable status thereof.
HCR 86 58-0 (1963)
SCR 82 58-0 (1963)
HB 334 57-0 (1961) Author: Ballman, Charles Lee Relating to amending certain Statutes providing additional revenue for the support of the State government; relating to the allocation of receipts to the Available School Fund out of the Motor Fuel Tax Fund; relating to the definition of phonographs; relating to air conditioners and component parts used in the assembly and installation of air conditioners; relating to the amount of tax on coin-operated machines; allocating to the Minimum Foundation School Fund all funds heretofore allocated to the Available School Fund; providing for the deposit of certain revenues dedicated to the Permanent School Fund into the Available School Fund not to exceed one per cent (1%) of the Permanent School Fund for the fiscal years ending August 31, 1961, August 31, 1962, and August 31, 1963; relating to levying a tax on certain gifts; relating to the annual license fee for the registration of certain motor vehicles.
HB 744 57-0 (1961) Author: Carriker, Max D. | et. al. Relating to creating the State Fiscal Study Commission, prescribing its membership and terminating said Commission by August 31, 1965.
HB 766 57-0 (1961) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. Relating to amending a certain Statute providing for the deposit of certain revenues in the General Revenue Fund abolishing the Oil and Gas Enforcement Fund, No. 79, and transferring the balance in that fund to the General Revenue Fund; providing an effective date.
HB 918 57-0 (1961) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to amending a certain Statute levying certain taxes and providing revenue for the support of public education and welfare in Texas.
HB 952 57-0 (1961) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to amending a certain Statute raising revenue for the State of Texas by the imposition of temporary increases in the rate of certain taxes, permits and licenses and the imposition of additional taxes; imposing a tax on the recordation of certain instruments; providing for effective dates for such taxes.
HB 1000 57-0 (1961) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to levying certain taxes and increasing certain taxes ten per cent (10%) for a period of one year to provide revenue for the support of State services and retire the General Revenue Fund deficit; providing penalties for violations of this Act; providing an effective date.
HB 6 57-1 (1961) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to providing additional revenue for the support of the state government; amending a certain Statute to provide for a Excise and Use Tax; extending the additional franchise tax until April 30, 1964; levying a tax on coin-operated machines; increasing the operator's, commercial operator's and chauffer's license fees and allocating the revenue therefrom; increasing the gas production occupation tax for a period of two years; providing an effective date.
HB 20 57-1 (1961) Author: Ballman, Charles Lee Relating to raising revenue for the State of Texas; amending certain Statutes relating to imposing a limited sales, excise and use tax on the sale or use of certain tangible personal property in this State and providing for the administration and enforcement of such tax and the allocation of the revenues therefrom; providing certain penalties for failure to report or pay hotel occupancy tax when due; providing for effective dates.
HB 110 57-1 (1961) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to providing that all bills for raising revenue enacted by the First Called Session of the 57th Legislature shall become effective on September 1, 1961.
HB 354 56-0 (1959) Author: Seeligson, Frates Slick Relating to creating the Texas Commission on State and Local Tax Policy.
HB 450 56-0 (1959) Author: Anderson, Louis H. Relating to the creation, powers and duties of a Board of Revenue Commissioners to serve as the tax collection and administrative department of the State with regard to certain taxes; providing an effective date.
HB 610 56-0 (1959) Author: Collins, Sam Forse Relating to providing that all laws of this State providing for the assessment and collection of State and County taxes are made available and when invoked shall apply to all Water Improvement Districts, Water Control and Preservation Districts, Water Control and Improvement Districts, Fresh Water Supply Districts, Levee Improvement Districts, Drainage Districts, Conservation and Reclamation Districts, Navigation Districts and Irrigation Districts in this State, which have power and authority to levy and collect their own taxes, and that all such Districts shall have the benefit of all liens and remedies for the security and collection of taxes due them, as provided in the laws of this State, providing for the assessment and collection of State and County taxes.
HB 727 56-0 (1959) Author: Strickland, Robert L. "Bob" | et. al. Relating to an Act entitled the "Texas Occupation Tax for Education"; levying an Occupation Tax of one per cent (1%) on the gross receipts of retailers selling certain property in this state; levying a Use Tax of one per cent (1%) on the sales price for the use of certain property in the State.
HB 17 56-1 (1959) Author: Seeligson, Frates Slick Relating to revising certain taxation statutes, relative to oil production taxes, natural gas production taxes, natural gas production taxes and sulfur taxes.
HB 20 56-1 (1959) Author: Jamison, Jr., Alonzo W. | et. al. Relating to imposing the Texas Equalization Tax for education based upon the Texas base, as defined herein, allowing certain tax credits for taxes paid to the State or any of its political subdivisions.
HB 8 56-2 (1959) Author: Roberts, Wesley Brownlee Relating to providing additional revenue for the support of State government.
HB 18 56-2 (1959) Author: Seeligson, Frates Slick Relating to the revision of the oil production tax, the natural gas production tax, sulfur tax, motor vehicle sales tax, gasoline tax, tax on express companies, telegraph companies and others.
HB 75 56-2 (1959) Author: Anderson, Louis H. Relating to creating a Permanent Legislative Commission on Taxation and Revenue Policy.
HB 10 56-3 (1959) Author: Roberts, Wesley Brownlee Relating to levying certain new taxes and increasing certain existing taxes for the support of the State government.
HB 11 56-3 (1959) Author: Roberts, Wesley Brownlee Relating to taxation; revising certain statutes into a new Title to be known as Title 122A "Taxation General" of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas; providing for an effective date.
HB 17 56-3 (1959) Author: Seeligson, Frates Slick Relating to revising and rearranging certain statutes of the Taxation Code.
HB 23 56-3 (1959) Author: Anderson, Louis H. Relating to creating a Permanent Legislative Commission on Taxation and Revenue Policy; making an appropriation.
HB 371 55-0 (1957) Author: Seeligson, Frates Slick | et. al. Relating to creating the State Tax Study Commission.
HB 863 55-0 (1957) Author: Pressler, III, Herman Paul Relating to amending certain Statutes to more clearly define the application of said article as regards the decedents in respect to which the same shall apply.
HB 766 54-0 (1955) Author: Smith, Vernon Eugene "Gene" Relating to revising and arranging certain statutes of this State relating to taxation into a new title of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas to be known as "Title 122A, Taxation-- General"; reducing the rate of all taxes included in said Title, with certain exceptions, raising certain taxes in said Title, and adding certain new taxes; preserving the substantive law as it existed immediately prior to the passage of this Act except where a contrary intention is clearly expressed; amending certain portions of the Texas Liquor Control Act so as to make appropriate references to the new title created; repealing certain statutes and acts relating to taxation; providing a saving clause.
HJR 40 54-0 (1955) Author: Sadler, Jerry | et. al. Proposing an amendment to Section 33 of Article III of the Constitution of Texas to require all tax bills passed by the Legislature to be approved by the voters in a state-wide election before taking effect; providing for such state-wide election, returns, and proclamation; and providing for an election, form of ballot, proclamation, and publication.
HB 682 53-0 (1953) Author: Berry, George S. | et. al. Relating to raising revenue; levying a tax upon timber, lime, coal and/or lignite and/or peat and/or coke, asphaltic limestone, asphalt, bentonite, Fuller's earth, gypsum, pumice and/or pumicite, salt, sand, shell, gravel and/or clay, limestone, granite, marble and sandstone; levying a tax on all products imported into this State upon the first sale or use in Texas in intrastate commerce, which are of like kind and character as those products which are herein taxed when produced in Texas; amending so as to increase certain occupation taxes; providing for penalties and interest; fixing the effective date of this Act.
HB 2 53-1 (1954) Author: Buchanan, Dexter Harold "Buck" Relating to revising and arranging certain statutes of this State relating to taxation into a new title of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas to be known as "Title 122A, Taxation--General".
HB 15 53-1 (1954) Author: Kilgore, Joe Madison | et. al. Relating to making certain adjustments in the Tax Structure of the State of Texas; providing increased rates in the tax levied therein; to provide a more certain and definite method of calculating the gas production of tax on liquid hydrocarbons recovered from gas; repealing certain acts, except as to certain taxes, penalties, interest accruing before the effective date of this Act, and preserving certain liens, penalties, and administrative procedures; increasing the franchise taxes therein levied; increasing the taxes therein levied upon the sale and importation of beer; clarifying the tax levied upon the furnishing of certain services in connection with oil and gas wells and preserving certain obligations, taxes, penalties and interest which have accrued prior to the effective date of this Act; adding a period of limitation in which suits may be brought to collect the taxes levied therein; providing effective dates.
HB 26 53-1 (1954) Author: Fisk, Jack Gordon Relating to revising and arranging certain statutes of this State relating to taxation into a new title to be known as "Title 122A, Taxation -- General"; reducing the rate of all taxes included in Title 122A by ten per cent (10%) except the Poll Tax.
HB 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 835 51-0 (1949) Author: Fleming, Joe B. Relating to increase the revenues for the payment of old age assistance, aid to destitute children, aid to needy blind, obligations of the State under Teachers Retirement Act, and paying other expenses and obligations of the State and amending Statutes so as to increase the occupation tax therein levied on the production of oil in an amount equal to ten (10) per centum by amending previous Statues.
HB 11 51-1 (1950) Author: Rampy, Willard (William) Henry Relating to levying and providing for the collection of certain taxes in addition to those now levied by law.
HB 374 50-0 (1947) Author: Shannon, James W. "Bill" Relating to amending a previous Act, to provide for the collection of a tax on the intangible assets of each person, firm, partnership, copartnership, corporation or association of persons engaged in air commerce in the State of Texas.
HB 611 50-0 (1947) Author: Martin, Thomas Johnson "Tom" Relating to designating, constituting and making the Comptroller of Public Accounts, the Chief Tax Officer of this State, and prescribing certain duties of the Comptroller of Public Accounts, and the Tax Assessor and Collector in the collection of delinquent and insolvent taxes; providing this law to be cumulative of tax laws not in conflict with it.
HB 23 49-0 (1945) Author: Hartzog, Howard G. Relating to requiring every group of individuals, society, association or corporation transacting the business of life insurance, personal accident insurance, life and accident insurance, or health and accident insurance for profit, or for mutual benefit, or protection in this State on or before the 1st day of March in every year to file its annual statement with the Board of Insurance Commissioners showing the gross amount of premiums collected during the year ending December 31st, preceding, from persons residing or domiciled in this State on policies of insurance; levying taxes upon the gross premium receipts.
HB 54 49-0 (1945) Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al. Relating to amending Article 7064, R.C.S., 1925, relating to gross premium receipts of certain insurance companies.
HB 275 49-0 (1945) Author: Humphrey, Joe C. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing a formula for calculating the ad valorem rate of taxes to be collected for public free school purposes.
HB 575 49-0 (1945) Author: Pearson, Lee Roy | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to discount for payment of ad valorem taxes.
HB 590 49-0 (1945) Author: Favors, Ennis | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes to provide for the collection of a tax on the intangible assets of each person, firm, partnership, copartnership, corporation or association of persons engaged in air commerce in the State of Texas.
HJR 39 49-0 (1945) Author: Dunn, Sr., Winford Lee | et. al. Proposing an amendment to exempt veterans of foreign wars from payment of poll tax under certain conditions.
HJR 48 49-0 (1945) Author: Grisham, Robert N. Proposing an amendment to place a limit of two years on the power of the Legislature to release the inhabitants of, or property in, any county, city or town from the payment of taxes levied for State or county 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.
SJR 16 49-0 (1945) Author: Metcalfe, Penrose B. Proposing an amendment to Section 51 of Article III of the Constitution of the State of Texas by changing the tax levy for aid to Confederate Veterans and their widows from seven cents to two cents on the one hundred dollar ($100.00) valuation, and authorizing the Legislature to levy an ad valorem tax not to exceed five cents on the one hundred dollar ($100.00) valuation for the purpose of creating a special fund for the construction of permanent improvements at the state supported institutions of higher learning, exclusive of the Main University of Texas, the State Medical Branch, and the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas; providing for the necessary proclamation, form of ballot, publication, and date of election, and making an appropriation to defray the necessary expenses of proclamation, publication, and holding the election.
HB 8 47-0 (1941) Author: Morris, George C. | et. al. Relating to levying various taxes and providing certain revenue for the payment of old age assistance, aid to destitute children, aid to needy blind, and the obligations of the State under the Teachers Retirement Act, and paying other expenses and obligations of the State; providing for certain penalties and interest.
HB 538 47-0 (1941) Author: Hutchinson, Everett C. Relating to making an appropriation to be paid out of the General Revenue Fund for a certain amount to cover taxes due by the State of Texas to Fort Bend County, covering the years 1939 and 1940.
SB 394 47-0 (1941) Author: Van Zandt, Olan Rogers Relating to revising a certain Article providing for the setting of the ad valorem tax rate, providing for the repeal of all laws or parts of laws in conflict with the provisions of this Act.
HB 623 46-0 (1939) Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act defining the term of 'merchandise or music coin-operated machine."
HB 663 46-0 (1939) Author: Lehman, Henry G. "Bud" | et. al. Relating to establishing a centralized tax administration in the office of the State Comptroller of Public Accounts.
HB 799 46-0 (1939) Author: Brown, Henry Turner Relating to making appropriation of certain sums of money, or so much thereof as may be necessary, out of the General Revenue Fund to pay taxes due by the State to certain Independent School Districts.
HJR 24 46-0 (1939) Author: Hardin, Ross Proposing a constitutional amendment upon graduated land acreage tax based upon the number of acres of land owned.
HJR 25 46-0 (1939) Author: Baker, H. Cecil Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that taxation of real property shall be equal and uniform.
HJR 41 46-0 (1939) Author: McFarland, Charles Milford | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that taxation shall be equal and uniform.
SB 231 46-0 (1939) Author: Stone, William E. Relating to exempting from all State and County, ad valorem and occupation taxes certain office buildings of the Texas Congress of Parents and Teachers.
HB 470 45-0 (1937) Relating to providing for levying, assessing, and collecting an additional one and one-fourth per cent of the gross fire and/or lightning, and/or tornado, and/or windstorm, and/or hail insurance premiums of all companies doing business of fire or lightning or tornado or windstorm or hail insurance in this State, according to the reports made to the Board of Insurance Commissioners as required by law, and so as to provide that the taxes levied and assessed against the gross premiums of certain insurance companies shall be independent of and in addition to all other taxes imposed by law upon such companies.
HB 471 45-0 (1937) Relating to providing for the annual assessment and collection of a tax on premiums for Workmen's Compensation Insurance policies written by stock companies, mutual companies, reciprocals or inter-insurance exchanges, or Lloyds associations covering risks in this State to defray the salaries and expenses of Articles 4907 to 4918, inclusive, Chapter 10, Title 78, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas of 1925, and providing that any unexpended balance shall be carried over in succeeding years in a separate fund, and shall reduce the assessment for suceeding years.
HB 8 44-3 (1936) Relating to designating the State Board of Control as the Old Age Assistance Commission and providing Omnibus Tax Measures.
HB 11 43-0 (1933) Author: Van Zandt, Olan Rogers | et. al. Relating to authorizing the payment to the head of any department of the State Government, of occupation, gross receipts, franchise, license or other privilege taxes or fees under protest upon the supposed ground of invalidity of the tax or lack of power to collect the same; fixing the time and manner and form for the recovery of such fees and taxes.
SB 412 43-0 (1933) Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will" Relating to the recovery of money and penalties due the State of Texas; providing for the venue in such suits.
HB 138 43-2 (1934) Author: Hyder, Tom Bullock Relating to the payment of certain tax to State department heads.
SB 37 42-2 (1931) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson | et. al. Relating to making an emergency appropriation out of the Sand, Shell and Gravel Fund of this State to pay certain refunds of the tax collected by the Game, Fish and Oyster Commissioner on sand, shell and gravel used by Counties and Cities or towns for constructing streets and roads.
HB 80 41-0 (1929) Author: Prendergast, F. H. Relating to compelling all subdivisions of the county or the State, when collecting ad valorem taxes, to assess all property at the same value placed on it by the county authorities to collect State and county taxes. House: Revenue & Taxation
HB 649 39-0 (1925) Author: Dunn, Andrew C. | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of tax to be levied and collected for the maintenance of the Workmen's Compensation Division of the State Fire Insurance Commission. House: Insurance
HB 151 38-0 (1923) Author: Patman, John William Wright | et. al. Relating to amending statutes relative to the taxation of the intangible assets of certain corporations, associations and individuals, and providing for the creation of a State tax board for the valuation of such intangible assets.
HB 172 38-0 (1923) Author: Smith, John T. Relating to providing for the collection of delinquent and insolvent taxes and other money due the State and the several counties.
SB 54 38-2 (1923) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to releasing the inhabitants of and property in Wharton County, comprising one district, and that portion of Matagorda County embraced in Commissioners' Precincts Nos. one, two and four as described in the minutes of the Commissioners' Court of said county, comprising another district, for a period of twenty-five years, from the payment of taxes levied for State purposes.
HB 4 37-0 (1921) Author: Smith, John T. Relating to a certain Act for the creation of the Tax Commission of the State of Texas.
HB 313 37-0 (1921) Author: West, Thomas M. | et. al. Relating to the abolishing of the State Tax Board and transferring this department to the Comptroller of Public Accounts of the State of Texas.
HB 370 37-0 (1921) Author: Melson, John McCullough | et. al. Relating to abolishing the State Tax Board and State Tax Commissioner.
HJR 19 37-0 (1921) Author: Black, William A. Relating to amending a certain Act regarding taxation and revenue.
HB 43 37-1 (1921) Author: Beasley, Clifton E. | et. al. Relating to conferring the duties, etc., of State Tax Board and State Tax Commissioner upon the State Comptroller of Public Accounts.
HJR 13 36-0 (1919) Author: Laney, Charles O. Proposing an amendment to Section 49 of Article 3 of the Constitution of the State of Texas relating to the power to create debts by or on behalf of the State, so as hereafter to authorize the Legislature to enact a law directing the issuance of bonds by the Governor of the State in a sum not to exceed seventy-five million ($75,000,000.00) dollars, the proceeds of said bonds to be used in the construction of durable, hard surfaced roads upon public highways of the State.
HJR 15 36-0 (1919) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Proposing an amendment to Article 8 of the Constitution of the State of Texas, in reference to taxation and revenue and providing that the Governor shall submit the same to the qualified voters of Texas at the general election to be held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November 1920, and appropriating $5000, or so much thereof as may be necessary to pay the expenses of carrying out the provisions of the resolution.
HJR 23 36-0 (1919) Author: Johnson, Thomas S. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to Section 51, of Article 3, of the Constitution of the State of Texas, providing for an additional tax to constitute a State Teachers' Retirement Fund, authorizing the Legislature to pass laws regulating the management and disbursement of said fund, and making an appropriation.
SB 28 36-0 (1919) Author: Woods, James Hollins Relating to authorizing the appointment of a joint committee from the Senate and House to make a careful and thorough investigation into the subject of taxation, its methods and results, for the purpose of devising and reporting to the legislature of this State plans, methods, form, amendments and bills providing a more just, equitable, economical and effective system of taxation for the State and its municipalities.
SJR 5 36-0 (1919) Author: Woods, James Hollins Proposing to amend Article 8, Section 1 of the Constitution of the State of Texas relating to taxation. Senate: Constitutional Amendments
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 81 35-0 (1917) Author: Valentine, I. T. | et. al. Relating to creating a State Tax Board, prescribing and defining the powers and duty of said board, and making appropriations.
HJR 7 35-0 (1917) Author: Woods, James Hollins Proposing an amendment to Section 1. Article 8, of the Constitution, relative to taxation and revenue.
HJR 16 35-0 (1917) Author: Boner, Charles Wilbur | et. al. Proposing an amendment relating to authorizing the exemption from taxation of cotton and woolen mills.
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.
HJR 37 35-0 (1917) Author: Dunnam, Sr., W. V. Proposing an amendment to Section 1, Article 8. of the Constitution relating to taxation and revenue; making an appropriation.
SB 212 35-0 (1917) Author: Harley, James A. Relating to amending Chapter 4, Title 126 of the Revised Statutes entitled "State Intangible Tax Board."
SJR 6 35-0 (1917) Author: Harley, James A. Proposing an amendment to exempt cotton and woolen factories from State taxes for a certain period and authorizing counties, cities and towns to exempt any factory from County or municipal taxes for a period of time by a majority vote.
SJR 9 35-0 (1917) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Proposing an amendment to provide a system of taxation for the state.
HB 137 35-4 (1918) Author: Cope, W. D. | et. al. Relating to prescribing certain duties and powers heretofore vested in the State Tax Board so as to vest such powers and duties upon the Railroad Commission of Texas.
SB 73 35-4 (1918) Author: Alderdice, James Monroe Relating to repealing certain laws providing for a State Tax Board and devolving duties heretofore placed upon such Board upon the Railroad Commission of Texas.
HB 20 34-0 (1915) Author: Woods, James Hollins Relating to providing for the appointment of a Tax Commission.
HB 425 34-0 (1915) Author: Eylar, Albert S. J. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute creating a State Tax Board.
HJR 14 34-0 (1915) Author: Woods, James Hollins Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to taxation and revenue.
HJR 18 34-0 (1915) Author: Lewelling, Dwight Lyman | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the levy of a graduated land tax.
HJR 19 34-0 (1915) Author: Dove, Daniel C. | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that the Legislature may provide for pensions for the aged and widows in indigent circumstances and indigent and disabled veterans.
HJR 41 34-0 (1915) Author: Haney, Edgar Pierce Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for a permanent school tax and for the separation of the University of Texas and the Agricultural and Mechanical College.
SB 251 34-0 (1915) Author: Harley, James A. Relating to amending a certain Statute entitled "State Intangible Tax Board," creating a state tax board, prescribing and defining the qualifications, bond, oath, powers, authority and duties of said board; making appropriations.
HB 176 33-0 (1913) Author: Webb, J. L. Relating to property liable for state and county taxes.
SB 8 33-3 (1914) Author: Warren, Robert Lee Relating to collecting a tax on all cotton raised and gathered in 1916; providing a penalty.
HB 22 29-0 (1905) Author: Williams, William D. Relating to providing for the taxation of intangible assets of certain corporations, associations and individuals, and to provide for the creation of a State Tax Board, for the valuation of such intangible assets, and for the distribution of said values for local taxation, and for the assessment of said asses, and the levy and collection of taxes thereon.
HB 3 29-1 (1905) Relating to providing for the levy and collection of an annual ad valorem State tax for general revenue purposes of twenty cents on the one hundred dollars valuation for the years 1905 and 1906, and sixteen and two-thirds cents thereafter.
HB 142 28-0 (1903) Relating to extending the time for payment of the State and county taxes for the year 1902, in the counties of Milam, Caldwell and Colorado, until 1st, 1903.
HB 153 27-0 (1901) Relating to extending the time of payment of State and county taxes for the year 1900 in the counties of Brazoria, Colorado, Galveston, Grimes, Matagorda, Fort Bend, Harris, Waller, Austin, Wharton, Jackson, Chambers, Brazos, Burleson, Montgomery and Washington for ninety days, from and after the first day of Feburary, 1901.
HB 508 27-0 (1901) Relating to extending the time of payment of state and county taxes for the years 1900 in the counties of Brazoria, Fort Bend, Wharton, Waller, Galveston, Colorado, Austin, Grimes and Jackson, until February the 1st, 1902, from and after the 1st day of May, 1901.
HB 352 26-0 (1899) Relating to creating a commission to frame and report a complete system of laws for the assessment, collection and accounting of taxes and public revenues in the State.
HB 518 25-0 (1897) Relating to the taxation of Insurance, Telephone, Sleeping and Dining Car and other corporations, and to provide for forfeiting the charters of domestic corporations and permits of foreign corporations to do business in this State for failure to pay the franchise tax levied by this act, and to define and prescribe the notice to be given to said corporations previous to such forfeiture, and to provide adequate penalties for the violation of this act.
HB 256 22-0 (1891) Relating to providing for the levy and collection of an annual ad valorem State tax for general revenue purposes of fifteen cents on the hundred dollars.
HB 1 20-1 (1888) Relating to providing for the levy and collection of an ad valorem State tax for general revenue purposes for the year 1888 of ten cents on the hundred dollars, and of an annual ad valorem State tax for general revenue purposes for every year thereafter of twenty cents on the hundred dollars.
HB 439 19-0 (1885) Relating to an act to amend sections of an act to reduce taxation for general revenue purposes, to conform the tax laws to the amended Constitution, and to provide for the levy and collection of a tax to maintain a system of free schools under the amended Constitution, and to better regulate the taxation of banking corporations, State or national, and the shares therein, by adding another section to be known as Section 2a.

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