Senate Committee on Revenue and Fiscal Affairs
May 11, 2009
2:00 pm
John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room

Adjourned
 
* Agenda Revised May 8, 2009, 8:45 am *
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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

PRESENTATION:
 CAPITAL OUTLAY PRESENTATION

LEGISLATION TO BE CONSIDERED
 SB16ALARIOTAX/AD VALOREM - Allows persons 65 years of age or older to receive the special assessment regardless of income. (1/1/11) (2/3 -CA13s1(A)) (OR SEE FISC NOTE LF RV See Note)
 SB17ALARIOTAX/AD VALOREM - Limits the increase in the assessed value of real or immovable property upon reappraisal to the increase in the CPI except in certain circumstances. (1/1/11) (2/3 - CA13s1(A)) (OR SEE FISC NOTE LF)
 SB37DONAHUETAX/AD VALOREM - Limits the power of tax authorities whose governing boards are not elected to increase millage rates without voter approval and require elections to approve the levy or renewal of property taxes of such unelected tax authorities to be held only on the same dates as gubernatorial and congressional primary and general elections. (1/1/11) (2/3-CA13s1(A) (EG DECREASE LF RV See Note)
 SB45ALARIOTAX/SALES - Provides for a refundable individual income tax credit for 25% of the amount of ad valorem taxes paid by those who claim the homestead exemption, not in excess of $250.00 per tax year. (1/1/10) (OR -$132,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 SB46ALARIOTAX/AD VALOREM - Constitutional amendment to delete the authority of taxing authorities to roll forward ad valorem tax millage rates after a reappraisal. (2/3 - CA13s1(A)) (OR DECREASE LF RV See Note)
 SB47ALARIOTAX/AD VALOREM - Constitutional amendment to increase the homestead exemption to $15,000 of the assessed valuation and provides for adjustment by the Consumer Price Index. (1/1/11) (2/3 - CA13s1(A)) (OR SEE FISC NOTE LF RV See Note)
 SB68CROWETAX/AD VALOREM - Constitutional amendment to authorize those eligible for the special assessment level which freezes the assessment value of their homesteads to receive a refund or credit of taxes paid if they file for it after the first year in which they are eligible. (1/1/11) (2/3-CA13s1(A)) (OR SEE FISC NOTE LF RV See Note)
 SB69CROWETAX/AD VALOREM - Authorizes those eligible for the special assessment level which freezes the value of their homesteads to receive a credit for taxes paid if they file for the special assessment level after the first year in which they are eligible. (gov sig) (RE1 SEE FISC NOTE LF RV See Note)
 SB98QUINNTAX/AD VALOREM - Constitutional amendment to prohibit the "rolling forward" of property tax millages by taxing authorities without approval of the electorate in an amount which would cause tax collections to exceed the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index, city average for all urban consumers (CPI-U). (1/1/11) (2/3 - CA13s1(A)) (OR SEE FISC NOTE LF)
 SB100QUINNTAX EXEMPTIONS - Constitutional amendment to repeal the provision prohibiting an otherwise eligible person from receiving the "special assessment level" because their income exceeds a certain amount. (1/1/11) (2/3-CA13s2) (OR SEE FISC NOTE LF RV See Note)
 SB101HEBERTTAX/AD VALOREM - Constitutional amendment to require the homestead exemption to be increased each reappraisal year in accordance with the increases in the Consumer Price Index. (2/3 - CA13s1) (OR SEE FISC NOTE LF RV See Note)
 SB180CROWETAX/AD VALOREM - Constitutional amendment to grant an exemption from all property taxes for the homesteads owned and occupied by those 65 years of age or older, or that owner's surviving spouse who is 55 or older, or who has minor children, requires a "roll forward" or "roll back" of millages in the year such exemption is implemented, increased, or decreased if tax collections increase or decrease above or below the total amount of ad valorem taxes collected in the year preceding. (1/1/11) (CA13s1(A)) (OR SEE FISC NOTE LF RV See Note)
 SB181CROWETAX/AD VALOREM - Constitutional amendment to grant an exemption from all property taxes for the homesteads owned and occupied by those 65 years of age or older, or that owner's surviving spouse who is 55 or older, or who has minor children. (1/1/11) (CA13s1(A)) (OR SEE FISC NOTE LF RV See Note)
 SB207ADLEYTAX/AD VALOREM - Removes the limitation on certain active and retired military personnel receiving the "special assessment level" because their income is above a certain limit. (See Act) (2/3-CA13s1(A)) (OR SEE FISC NOTE LF RV)
 SB263CROWETAX/AD VALOREM - Provides a companion bill to the constitutional amendment granting a property tax exemption for the elderly, in order to make technical changes in Title 47 and to add the exemption to the statutory penalty provision for making or aiding false statements or furnishing false information in any affidavit or other document or for subjecting exempt property to a higher millage than allowed. (See Act) (OR NO IMPACT LF RV See Note)
 SB241MOUNTFUNDS/FUNDING - Provides for an income tax checkoff donation for National Lung Cancer Partnership. (8/15/09) (EN NO IMPACT GF RV See Note)
 SB333BROOMELOCAL FINANCE - Creates and provides for the Bluebonnet Convention Hotel Taxing District. (gov sig) (EN DECREASE GF RV See Note)

CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER MATTERS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COMMITTEE

ADJOURNMENT