Bills Referred Today for 2/25/2015

BILLS REFERRED TODAY



Wednesday

February 25, 2015





Committee referral on the following:


SJR 35 Bettencourt

Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by one or more political subdivisions tangible personal property used by the owner of the property to manufacture, process, or fabricate tangible personal property for ultimate sale.

Finance


SJR 36 Bettencourt/ Hall/ Huffines/ Kolkhorst/ Taylor, Van

Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation income-producing tangible personal property valued at less than $50,000.

Finance


SB 211 Schwertner/ Birdwell/ Nelson/ Campbell/ Hinojosa

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities.

Health & Human Services


SB 686 Seliger

Relating to the mathematics and science teacher investment fund for the Math and Science Scholars Loan Repayment Program.

Higher Education


SB 687 Hinojosa

Relating to the exclusion from total revenue of certain payments received by health care providers for purposes of computing the franchise tax.

Finance


SB 688 Schwertner/ Birdwell/ Campbell/ Hinojosa/ Nelson

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities.

Health & Human Services


SB 689 Seliger

Relating to a refund of overpayments of the motor vehicle sales tax computed based on standard presumptive value.

Finance


SB 690 Taylor, Larry

Relating to the applicability of certain insurance laws to certain farm mutual insurance companies.

Business & Commerce


SB 691 Birdwell

Relating to tuition and fee exemptions for certain students enrolled in fire science courses at public institutions of higher education.

Higher Education


SB 692 Rodríguez/ Garcia

Relating to the admission policy of an open-enrollment charter school.

Education


SB 693 West

Relating to the municipal sales and use tax for street maintenance.

Finance


SB 694 Bettencourt/ Burton/ Creighton/ Ellis/ Eltife/ et al.

Relating to authorizing patients with certain terminal illnesses to access certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials.

Health & Human Services


SB 695 Taylor, Larry

Relating to a study of the feasibility and desirability of creating and maintaining a coastal barrier system.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 696 Taylor, Larry

Relating to increasing the fee on conviction paid by a defendant for a peace officer committing or releasing the defendant.

Criminal Justice


SB 697 Taylor, Larry

Relating to the definition of urban transit district.

Transportation


SB 698 Taylor, Larry

Relating to increasing the maximum amount of a fee for verification or monitoring of an ignition interlock device as a condition of bond for certain intoxication offenders.

Criminal Justice


SB 699 Eltife

Relating to the Texas Real Estate Commission and the regulation of certain real estate professionals; increasing a fee; authorizing a fee.

Business & Commerce


SB 700 Eltife

Relating to the use of electronic processes by and electronic information submitted to the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission; authorizing a fee.

Business & Commerce


SB 701 Taylor, Van

Relating to the elimination of the statute of limitations for the offense of sexual performance by a child.

Criminal Justice


SB 702 Hinojosa

Relating to reimbursement for ambulance services provided to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program.

Health & Human Services


SB 703 Creighton

Relating to the tow rotation list in certain counties.

Business & Commerce


SB 704 Creighton

Relating to dedicating certain state revenue to the purpose of retiring state debt for transportation improvements.

Transportation


SB 705 Uresti

Relating to the review of and notifications regarding certain state contracts.

Business & Commerce


SB 706 Garcia

Relating to classification of a liquid substance used to fill an electronic cigarette as a hazardous substance.

Health & Human Services


SB 707 Garcia

Relating to access to certain preventive health and family planning services.

Health & Human Services


SB 708 Garcia

Relating to regulation of public nuisance, aggressive, and dangerous dogs; authorizing fees and creating offenses.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 732 Nichols

Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of farm products.

Finance


SB 743 Birdwell

Relating to the allocation of certain surplus state revenue for periodic reductions in the state sales tax rate.

Finance


SB 744 Zaffirini

Relating to the form of a motion to adopt an ordinance, resolution, or order setting an ad valorem tax rate that exceeds the effective tax rate.

Finance


SB 752 Bettencourt

Relating to the repeal of the inheritance tax and the tax on combative sports events.

Finance


SB 755 Taylor, Van

Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to certain computer program transactions.

Finance


SB 756 Taylor, Van

Relating to the determination of cost of goods sold for purposes of computing the franchise tax.

Finance


SB 757 Perry

Relating to the repeal of the production taxes on crude petroleum and sulphur.

Finance


SB 758 Bettencourt

Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain tangible personal property used by the owner of the property to manufacture, process, or fabricate tangible personal property for ultimate sale.

Finance


SB 759 Kolkhorst

Relating to the repeal of certain state taxes.

Finance


SB 761 Creighton

Relating to the taxation of fireworks.

Finance


SB 762 Bettencourt/ Hall/ Huffines/ Kolkhorst/ Taylor, Van

Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of income-producing tangible personal property having a value of less than a certain amount.

Finance


SB 763 Bettencourt/ Hall/ Huffines/ Kolkhorst/ Taylor, Van

Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain income-producing tangible personal property.

Finance


SB 765 Eltife/ Schwertner

Relating to the repeal of certain occupational license fees and taxes.

Finance


SB 766 Bettencourt

Relating to the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates of a taxing unit.

Finance


SB 767 Bettencourt

Relating to the procedure for the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate.

Finance