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HB 1017 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a municipality. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1050 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree | et. al. Relating to the abolition of ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1370 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to sales and use tax information provided to certain local governmental entities. House: Ways & Means Postponed
HCR 82 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Urging Congress to retain the tax exemption for municipal bonds. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Received from the House
SB 459 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to the regulation or taxation of firearms, air guns, knives, or ammunition by a municipality or county. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
SB 619 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to county and municipal cooperation with state and federal immigration law enforcement and efforts to enhance international border security. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 91 85-1 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to the abolition of ad valorem taxes and a study of alternative methods of taxation to replace revenue lost to political subdivisions as a result of the abolition of ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 41 85-1 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the amount of ad valorem taxes that a municipality may impose for a temporary period on property located in an area annexed by the municipality. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 766 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates of a taxing unit. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 884 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the deadline for certain taxing units to provide notice of the unit's proposed property tax rate. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1692 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the establishment of a limit on the maximum ad valorem tax rate of a county or municipality for a tax year based on inflation and the rate of population growth. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1760 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the transparent and equitable application of ad valorem tax procedures. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
HB 862 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan Relating to the transfer of the limitation on school district, county, municipal, or junior college district ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a person who is elderly or disabled to a subsequent homestead of that person. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 2675 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the eligibility of the former spouse of a person who is elderly or disabled to receive a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes imposed on the spouse's residence homestead by certain taxing units. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2974 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to the short-term motor vehicle rental tax used to finance certain athletic events. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3223 83-0 (2013) Author: Ratliff, Bennett Relating to municipal sales and use tax remittances by certain retailers. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 88 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to define "disabled" for purposes of eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of or a limitation of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a person who is disabled. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 119 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the eligibility of the former spouse of a person who is elderly or disabled to receive a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes imposed on the spouse's residence homestead by certain political subdivisions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 489 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the authority of a taxing unit other than a school district to establish a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that the taxing unit may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1696 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the short-term motor vehicle rental tax used to finance certain athletic events. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 32 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a political subdivision other than a school district to establish a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that the political subdivision may impose on the residence homesteads of persons who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 270 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to sales and use tax information provided to certain local governmental entities. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 568 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the cost to maintain open ditches in certain populous municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 590 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the consummation of sales for purposes of local sales and use taxes and to the reallocation of those taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/11
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 704 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the rate of a local sales and use tax imposed by certain local governmental entities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1746 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to the participation by certain taxing units in tax increment financing and the payment of tax increments into the tax increment fund for a reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1903 82-0 (2011) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the sale of delinquent tax receivables by certain local governments. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2130 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the display of owner information on and taxes and fees applicable to certain coin-operated machines. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2161 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the allocation of taxes and revenue after a city consents to the creation of a municipal utility district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3315 82-0 (2011) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to an adjustment of the limitations on school district, county, municipal, and junior college district ad valorem taxes on residential homesteads of elderly and disabled persons and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3702 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to sales and use tax imposed by boards of certain municipal transit departments. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HJR 114 82-0 (2011) Author: Munoz, Jr., Sergio Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to define "disabled" for purposes of eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of or a limitation of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a disabled person. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 393 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to amended sales tax reports and the reallocation of sales tax revenue. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 627 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy
Sponsor: Veasey, Marc
Relating to the participation by certain taxing units in tax increment financing and the payment of tax increments into the tax increment fund for a reinvestment zone. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 758 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to sales and use tax information provided to certain local governmental entities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1122 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the sale of delinquent tax receivables by certain local governments. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 36 82-1 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to eligibility for the tax reduction for certain high-cost gas. Co-author authorized
HB 413 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to extend the termination date for a reinvestment zone created under the Tax Increment Financing Act. House: Ways & Means Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 847 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the maximum rate of certain local sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 980 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the collection and allocation of local sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1004 81-0 (2009) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to extend the termination date for a reinvestment zone created under the Tax Increment Financing Act. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1237 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to extend the termination date for a reinvestment zone created under the Tax Increment Financing Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 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 2316 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to allowing certain tax units to impose a fee for processing a petition requesting that an area in the unit be designated as a tax increment financing reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3222 81-0 (2009) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the authority of two or more municipalities to designate a joint tax increment financing reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report printed and distributed
SB 252 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the authority of a municipality with a population of less than 10,000 to enter into an agreement with an owner of real property in or adjacent to an area in the municipality that has been approved for funding under certain revitalization or redevelopment programs to prohibit ad valorem tax increases on the owner's property for a limited period. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1105 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Jones, Delwin
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to extend the termination date for a reinvestment zone created under the Tax Increment Financing Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1202 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the collection and allocation of local sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
SB 1633 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to certain restrictions on the composition of a tax increment financing reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1947 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Relating to the authority of two or more municipalities to designate a joint tax increment financing reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
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 1014 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to sales and use tax information provided by the comptroller to certain municipalities. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
SB 1336 80-0 (2007) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the authority of a municipality with a population of less than 10,000 to enter into an agreement with an owner of real property in or adjacent to an area in the municipality that has been approved for funding under certain revitalization or redevelopment programs to prohibit ad valorem tax increases on the owner's property for a limited period. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1523 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to facilitating and supporting efforts of certain municipalities and counties to promote economic development, including hosting certain major sporting or athletic events. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SJR 44 80-0 (2007) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit the voters of a municipality with a population of less than 10,000 to authorize the governing body of the municipality to enter into an agreement with an owner of real property in or adjacent to an area in the municipality that has been approved for funding under certain revitalization or redevelopment programs to prohibit ad valorem tax increases on the owner's property for a limited period. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 1188 79-0 (2005) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to tax increment financing. House: Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 1623 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the jurisdiction of certain home-rule municipalities on a barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico. House: Land & Resource Management Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2042 79-0 (2005) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to municipal action regarding a municipal utility district wholly within the municipality's boundaries. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
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 2244 79-0 (2005) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to the payment and recovery of municipal charges and costs by providers of electricity. House: Local Government Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2621 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the power of certain coastal municipalities to impose assessments to pay for improvement projects, services, or special events. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2638 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to measures to support efforts of municipalities and counties to recruit or retain special events. House: Local Government Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3124 79-0 (2005) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to the ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by a municipality. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3195 79-0 (2005) Author: Smith, Todd
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to combined municipal sales tax ballot propositions. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3202 79-0 (2005) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to the powers and duties of the board of directors of a tax increment financing reinvestment zone and of the taxing units that impose ad valorem taxes on property in the zone. House: Local Government Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3324 79-0 (2005) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to a municipal and county sales and use tax on certain amusements and discretionary food and drink items. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HJR 97 79-0 (2005) Author: Cook, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by a municipality. House: Local Government Ways & Means Reported unfavorably
SB 771 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to tax increment financing. House: Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 854 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to the jurisdiction of certain home-rule municipalities on a barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 899 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John Relating to funding for crime control and prevention districts; imposing a tax and providing a penalty. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 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 1253 79-0 (2005) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to measures to support efforts of municipalities and counties to recruit or retain special events. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1463 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to combined municipal sales tax ballot propositions. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1730 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat
Relating to the use of ad valorem taxes by a municipality or county for a sports and community venue project. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1752 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to use short term rental tax and hotel occupancy tax for certain venue projects. Senate: Business & Commerce Refer to s/c on Emrg Tech & Econ Dev by Pres
SJR 44 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing authorization for a county to issue bonds or notes to finance the development or redevelopment of an unproductive, underdeveloped, or blighted area within the county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on Constitutional Amendments Calendar
SB 66 79-1 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to the jurisdiction of certain home-rule municipalities on a barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico. Senate: International Relations & Trade Co-author authorized
HB 49 79-2 (2005) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to the jurisdiction of certain home-rule municipalities on a barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
SB 30 79-2 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the jurisdiction of certain home-rule municipalities on a barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico. Senate: International Relations & Trade Committee report printed and distributed
SB 39 79-3 (2006) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to facilitating and supporting efforts of certain municipalities and counties to promote economic development by hosting certain major sporting or athletic events. Senate: Business & Commerce Refer to s/c on Emrg Tech & Econ Dev by Pres
HB 136 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to limiting the amount of county, municipal, or junior college district ad valorem taxes that may be imposed on the residence homesteads of the disabled and of the elderly and their surviving spouses. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 164 78-0 (2003) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the rates at which the municipal sales and use tax for street maintenance may be imposed. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 654 78-0 (2003) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to tax increment financing under the Tax Increment Financing Act in certain cities that border Mexico. House: Border and International Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 765 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the terms and conditions of an ad valorem tax abatement agreement and the consequences of noncompliance by a property owner with a tax abatement agreement. House: Local Government Ways and Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 1179 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to use of certain public funds to influence legislation; imposing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1444 78-0 (2003) Author: Krusee, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of motor vehicles leased for noncommercial use. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Finance
No action taken in committee
HB 1680 78-0 (2003) Author: Stick, Jack Relating to the ad valorem tax rate imposed by municipalities on property in certain municipal utility districts and to disannexation following a failure to set that rate. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2720 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the requirement that a portion of the tax increment of certain tax increment reinvestment zones be used to provide affordable housing. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2817 78-0 (2003) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to sales tax information provided by the comptroller to certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3075 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to local agreements to allow certain development corporations and taxing units to invest in and receive tax revenues from certain regional economic development projects. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3372 78-0 (2003) Author: Rangel, Irma | et. al. Relating to eligible general-law coastal municipalities imposition of an additional Hotel Occupancy Tax. House: Local Government Ways and Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HJR 16 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a county, a city or town, or a junior college district to establish an ad valorem tax freeze on residence homesteads of the disabled and of the elderly and their spouses. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 353 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to tax increment financing under the Tax Increment Financing Act in certain cities that border Mexico. House: Border and International Affairs
Senate: International Relations and Trade
Effective immediately
SB 971 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the addition of a municipality to the territory of a regional transportation authority. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
SB 972 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to the addition of certain municipalities to the territory of a regional transportation authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective immediately
SB 1466 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to hotel occupancy taxes and the financing of convention center facilities in certain counties. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
SB 1784 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to the imposition and allocation of municipal hotel occupancy taxes in certain general-law coastal municipalities. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1809 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to a promotion and development fund of a sports and community venue district located in a populous county. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
HB 6 78-4 (2003) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the ad valorem tax rates of certain taxing units. House: Local Government Ways and Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 63 78-4 (2003) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the adoption of ad valorem tax rates of certain taxing units. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 1194 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the eligibility of certain property owned or leased by a local official for ad valorem tax abatement or tax increment financing. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1448 77-0 (2001) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to authorizing the governing body of a municipality or a county to enter into a tax abatement agreement with the owner of a leasehold interest in real property that is located in a reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1449 77-0 (2001) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act and to the expiration of that Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2021 77-0 (2001) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the ad valorem tax rates of certain taxing units. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2083 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the use of certain revenue by certain municipalities that have territory within the boundaries of certain airports. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2140 77-0 (2001) Author: Marchant, Kenny Relating to municipal tax rate adjustments to compensate for unfunded state and federal mandates. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2416 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to limiting the amount of county or municipal ad valorem taxes that may be imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2601 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the ad valorem taxation of certain possessory interests in certain municipal property open to the public. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/27/01
HB 2681 77-0 (2001) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to use hotel occupancy tax revenue for certain venue projects. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2842 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to reinvestment zones and tax increment financing under the Tax Increment Financing Act. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 2965 77-0 (2001) Author: Longoria, John Relating to allowing municipalities and counties to grant tax abatement agreements to lessees. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2994 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the approval of certain contracts of special districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3005 77-0 (2001) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to deadlines and terms of local tax abatement agreements. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3019 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the eligibility for ad valorem tax abatement of property that is the subject of a voluntary cleanup agreement. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HJR 7 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a county or a city or town to establish an ad valorem tax freeze on residence homesteads of the elderly and their spouses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 985 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Yvonne
Relating to authorizing the governing body of a municipality to enter into a tax abatement agreement with the owner of a leasehold interest in real property that is located in a reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 986 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Davis, Yvonne
Relating to allowing certain tax abatement agreements to provide for the recapture of lost ad valorem tax revenue if a property owner fails to comply with tax abatement agreement requirements regarding job creation or property value or other agreement requirements. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1480 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the administration of reinvestment zones for tax increment finance and ad valorem tax abatement and to ad valorem tax abatement agreements for property in a reinvestment zone. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 1662 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the expiration of the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1710 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to requirements regarding and terms of local tax abatement agreements. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1711 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to allowing taxing units to enter into tax abatement agreements with the owners of leasehold interests. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1143 76-0 (1999) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to restricting the authority of a taxing unit to impose ad valorem taxes on motor vehicles. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2678 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the employment by certain municipalities of persons who reside outside the corporate limits of the municipality. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3147 76-0 (1999) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the requirement that a taxing unit proposing to increase the unit's tax rate provide notice of and hold a public hearing on the proposal. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3621 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the refund of surplus revenue by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3713 76-0 (1999) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to the use of revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 683 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to the authority of certain municipalities and counties to impose a sales and use tax to fund venue projects. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c on Infrastructure by Pres.
SB 843 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hill, Fred
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to receive sales tax information. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 143 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the allocation of certain county ad valorem taxes to municipalities in certain counties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1029 75-0 (1997) Author: Hawley, Judy
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the creation of municipal development districts; authorizing the imposition of certain local taxes and the issuance of local bonds. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 1373 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al. Relating to the adoption or increase of local sales and use taxes by a municipality or county in which previous elections adopting the taxes are invalid. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1397 75-0 (1997) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose a local tax on the gross rental receipts from the rental of a rented motor vehicle; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1424 75-0 (1997) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to the imposition of a municipal sales and use tax and hotel occupancy tax in areas to be annexed by certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1921 75-0 (1997) Author: Hawley, Judy Relating to the creation of municipal development districts; authorizing the imposition of certain local taxes and the issuance of local bonds. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2044 75-0 (1997) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to notice that a municipality must provide before holding a public hearing on the adoption of an ad valorem tax increase. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3498 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to the limitation on county and municipal ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly person. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 120 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilbert, Paul Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit county and municipal ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly person. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 590 75-0 (1997) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Turner, Bob
Relating to the adoption or increase of local sales and use taxes by a municipality or county in which previous elections adopting the taxes are invalid. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 705 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the imposition of a municipal sales and use tax and hotel occupancy tax in areas to be annexed by certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 856 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose a local tax on the gross rental receipts from the rental of a motor vehicle. Senate: State Affairs Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1641 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David Relating to the limitation on county and municipal ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly person. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1747 75-0 (1997) Author: Galloway, Michael Relating to the financing of sports venues in certain counties; authorizing the imposition of certain local taxes and the issuance of local bonds; providing penalties. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1805 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Drew
Sponsor: Sadler, Paul
Relating to the adoption or increase of local sales and use taxes by a municipality or county for which previous elections adopting such taxes were invalid. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SJR 44 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit county and municipal ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly person. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 788 74-0 (1995) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the authority of a municipality to create an industrial development corporation and to levy a sales and use tax to carry out the projects of the corporation. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2964 74-0 (1995) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the financing of sports facilities in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3011 74-0 (1995) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the rate of state and local sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3041 74-0 (1995) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the authority of cities, to create corporations, to levy sales and use taxes, and to utilize all functions and procedures of the Development Corporation Act of 1979 (Article 5190.6, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes). House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 3137 74-0 (1995) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to taxes levied for projects of industrial development corporations created for specific purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3163 74-0 (1995) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose a local tax on the gross rental receipts from the rental of a rented motor vehicle. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3183 74-0 (1995) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al. Relating to the dates on which an election to approve the adoption of a municipal sales tax may be held. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
SB 439 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to an additional sales tax in certain municipalities for ad valorem property tax relief. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 975 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose a local tax on the gross rental receipts from the rental of a rented motor vehicle. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1355 74-0 (1995) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to the authority of cities, to create corporations, to levy sales and use taxes, and to utilize all functions and procedures of the Development Corporation Act of 1979 (Article 5190.6, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes). Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1396 74-0 (1995) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Relating to altering the annexation status and the regulation of development of certain areas in certain municipalities and their extraterritorial jurisdiction. House: Land and Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1710 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce Relating to authorizing a municipal tax to provide affordable housing in populous municipalities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 384 73-0 (1993) Author: Campbell, Ben
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to the authority of a municipality to adopt an additional sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 578 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the authority of a municipality to adopt an additional sales and use tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 80 72-0 (1991) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to liability for certain tax refunds. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 689 72-0 (1991) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the amount of the sales and use tax municipalities may levy for the benefit of certain industrial development corporations. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 901 72-0 (1991) Author: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al. Relating to the creation of a development corporation by certain cities and to the levy of a municipal sales and use tax for the corporation. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 943 72-0 (1991) Author: Blackwood, Bill Relating to the eligibility of certain municipalities to adopt an additional sales and use tax to reduce property taxes. House: Ways & Means Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
HB 1026 72-0 (1991) Author: Tallas, Jim Relating to the authority of a municipality to impose an additional one-half of one percent sales and use tax for the support of the municipality's school district. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1103 72-0 (1991) Author: Counts, David Relating to the amount of the sales and use tax municipalities may levy for the benefit of certain industrial development corporations. House: Ways & Means 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 1172 72-0 (1991) Author: Counts, David Relating to the municipal and county sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 1304 72-0 (1991) Author: Counts, David Relating to the amount of an additional sales and use tax a municipality may adopt to reduce property taxes. House: Ways & Means Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 2836 72-0 (1991) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose and collect a sales tax to fund a municipal hospital. House: Ways & Means Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 221 72-0 (1991) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the use of hotel tax revenue by certain municipalities bordering the Gulf of Mexico. Senate: Finance Laid on table subject to call in committee
SB 344 72-0 (1991) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to create an industrial development corporation and levy a sales and use tax for its benefit. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 376 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Grusendorf, Kent
Relating to the creation of a development corporation by certain cities and to the levy of a municipal sales and use tax for the corporation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 787 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom
Relating to the amount of the sales and use tax municipalities may levy for the benefit of certain industrial development corporations and the composition of the board of directors of certain industrial development corporations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 117 72-1 (1991) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose and collect a sales tax to fund a municipal hospital. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 236 72-1 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the authority of a municipality to levy a sales and use tax for law enforcement. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 42 72-2 (1991) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose and collect a sales tax to fund a municipal hospital. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 525 71-0 (1989) Author: Blackwood, Bill Relating to the eligibility of certain municipalities to adopt an additional sales and use tax to reduce property taxes. House: Ways & Means Pending in subcommittee
HB 563 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the withdrawal of a participating jurisdiction from certain metropolitan transit authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 1090 71-0 (1989) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the ad valorem tax rate in a county or municipality that adopts a local sales and use tax to reduce ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means Pending in subcommittee
HB 2064 71-0 (1989) Author: Oakley, Keith
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the eligibility of certain municipalities to impose additional sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 2369 71-0 (1989) Author: Beauchamp, Jerry Relating to the authority of a municipality to impose penalties to defray the costs of collecting certain delinquent revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2624 71-0 (1989) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the effective dates for the imposition and repeal of additional local taxes by certain counties and cities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/89
HJR 17 71-0 (1989) Author: Richardson, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit a municipality from imposing an income tax. House: Ways & Means Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
SB 1153 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the effective dates for the imposition and repeal of additional local taxes by certain counties and cities; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Finance Referred to Special Subcommittee
SJR 69 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E. Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit a municipality from imposing an income tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 44 71-1 (1989) Author: Campbell, Ben Relating to the creation, administration, and powers, including the power of eminent domain subject to limitations, and to the duties, operations, and financing of Collin County Water Authority, and to the creation.... House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
SB 23 71-1 (1989) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Campbell, Ben
Relating to the creation, administration, and powers, including the power of eminent domain subject to limitations, and to the duties, operations, and financing of Collin County Water Authority, and to the creation..... House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 135 71-3 (1990) Author: McCollough, Parker Relating to the amount of the sales and use tax municipalities may levy for the benefit of certain industrial development corporations. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 65 71-4 (1990) Author: McCollough, Parker Relating to the amount of the sales and use tax municipalities may levy for the benefit of certain industrial development corporations. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HCR 22 71-6 (1990) Author: Hury, James
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Requesting President Bush and the U.S. Congress to reject proposals to increase federal excise taxes on beer, wine, cigarettes and gasoline. Signed by the Governor
HB 804 70-0 (1987) Author: Patrick, Kae Relating to payments in lieu of taxes by a municipally owned utility. House: State Affairs Posting rule suspended
HB 956 70-0 (1987) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to the financing of health care and treatment provided by political subdivisions to indigent persons. House: Public Health 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1334 70-0 (1987) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to authorizing certain municipalities to impose a tax on certain sales of food and beverages to provide revenues for tourism and convention purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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
SB 299 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to the imposition of, rates of, application of, and revenue derived from certain local sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 888 70-0 (1987) Author: McFarland, Bob
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of statutes relating to local taxation; making conforming amendments and repeals. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 1153 70-0 (1987) Author: Anderson, Richard Relating to the exemption from property taxation of new industrial improvements, to the imposition of county sales and use taxes to reduce county and school district property tax rates and to finance certain public improvements to promote economic development. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1531 70-0 (1987) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to certain county and local taxes and to limitations on the rates of such taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Pending in committee
SB 40 70-2 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Hury, James
Relating to the levy of a maintenance and operation tax for the operation of the ports and harbors of certain cities; providing for the preparation and adoption of budgets for the ports and harbors of certain cities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-10/20/87
SB 41 70-2 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Guerrero, Lena
Relating to the creation of nonprofit corporations for the purpose of financing by and on behalf of taxing units their budgeted expenditure requirements pending tax and other revenue collections; authorizing the issuance of tax anticipation notes by taxing units and their sale to and purchase by such nonprofit corporations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Point of order sustained
SB 58 70-2 (1987) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to limitations on the combined rate of municipal, county, and other local sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days-10/20/87
HB 522 69-0 (1985) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the rates of the local sales and use tax and property taxes in certain cities. House: Ways & Means Coauthor authorized
HB 575 69-0 (1985) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to the authority of a city to impose taxes on the property or residents in an annexed area if the annexation has not been approved under the federal Voting Rights Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1250 69-0 (1985) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the imposition and rate of local sales and use taxes by certain cities and counties for general services, reduction of property taxes, and transportation purposes; providing for transportation departments in certain cities; providing for the payment of and creation of bonded indebtedness; and providing penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Reported favorably with substitute
SB 784 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to the imposition and rate of local sales and use taxes by certain cities for reduction of property taxes; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Senate conferees appointed
HB 7 69-1 (1985) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the imposition and rate of local sales and use taxes by certain cities and counties for general services, reduction of property taxes, and transportation purposes; providing for transportation departments in certain cities; providing for the payment of and creation of bonded indebtedness; and providing penalties. Filed
HB 24 69-3 (1986) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the imposition and rate of, and the allocation of revenue derived from, city and transportation sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 48 69-3 (1986) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the imposition and rate of local sales and use taxes by certain cities and counties for general services, reduction of property taxes, and transportation purposes; providing for transportation departments in certain cities; providing for the payment of and creation of bonded indebtedness; and providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Coauthor authorized
HB 79 69-3 (1986) 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; providing for the creation and functions of transportation departments in certain cities, for the determination of property tax rates, and for the creation and payment of certain bonded indebtedness; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
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HB 289 68-0 (1983) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and civil and criminal enforcement of a local option county sales and use tax in certain counties for hospital and health care purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1078 68-0 (1983) Author: Gandy, Charles Relating to a limitation on increases in county and city ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly person or that person's surviving spouse. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HJR 62 68-0 (1983) Author: Gandy, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict increases in county and city ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a person 65 or older while it remains the residence homestead of that person or that person's surviving spouse. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
SB 32 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the taxation of commercial use of gas and electricity. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 1142 68-0 (1983) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the permissible rates of the city sales and use tax. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken
HB 635 67-0 (1981) Author: Keller, Ray Relating to the allocation of revenue collected under the Local Sales and Use Tax Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1495 67-0 (1981) Author: Garcia, Matt Relating to eliminating the requirement that a city obtain the approval of its qualified voters before using the tax increment method to finance an urban renewal project. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Withdrawn from calendar
SB 884 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to agreements between cities and property owners for the redevelopment of unproductive areas and for property tax relief. Senate: Finance No action taken
HB 7 67-1 (1981) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the authority of cities and towns to encourage supervised improvements by property owners through property tax abatement incentives. House: Business & Industry No action taken
HB 94 67-1 (1981) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the powers and duties of cities with respect to tax increment financing; authorizing the use of tax increment financing for the development and redevelopment of blighted areas and federal assisted new communities; declaring the objective of certain activites undertaken in conjunction with the development and redevelopment of such areas to be public purposes; providing procedures for the implementation of development and redevelopment programs; authorizing cities to issue tax increment bonds to finance such programs; providing severability. House: Business & Industry No action taken
HJR 7 67-1 (1981) Author: Wolens, Steven Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing cities, towns, and other taxing units to encourage the improvement or redevelopment of certain areas through property tax relief and through the issuance of bonds and notes. House: Constitutional Amendments Posting rule suspended
SB 16 67-1 (1981) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Relating to the powers of cities or towns to designate certain areas as reinvestment zones and to issue tax increment bonds and provide tax increment financing for the development or redevelopment of blighted areas. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Finance
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SB 17 67-1 (1981) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Relating to the authority of cities and towns to encourage supervised improvements by property owners through property tax abatement incentives. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Finance
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SJR 8 67-1 (1981) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing cities, towns, and other taxing units to encourage the improvement or redevelopment of certain areas through property tax relief and through the issuance of bonds and notes. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: Finance
Signed by the Governor
HB 541 66-0 (1979) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to the taxation of airline passenger transportation services. House: Ways & Means Referred to Subcommittee on Revenue Administration
HB 678 66-0 (1979) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to the application of the Local Sales and Use Tax to the extraterritorial jurisdiction of cities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Subcommittee on Revenue Administration
HB 941 66-0 (1979) Author: Keller, Ray Relating to allocation of revenue collected under the Local Sales and Use Tax Act. House: Ways & Means Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1226 66-0 (1979) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to the imposition, levy, and collection of sales use taxes by cities and metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Subcommittee on Revenue Administration
SB 983 66-0 (1979) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the allocation of revenue collected under the Local Sales and Use Tax Act. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
HB 687 65-0 (1977) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to city tax credit for taxes paid to certain special districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 1813 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Luther
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to the asessment, collection and equalization of ad valorem taxes of municipalities and districts by other municipalities of districts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days
HB 47 65-2 (1978) Author: Salinas, Froy Relating to a nonbinding referendum on the question of property tax relief in cities, towns, and villages. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways and Means
HJR 56 65-2 (1978) Author: Bush, Bob Proposing an amendment to S.J.R. No. 44, 65th Legislature, Regular Session, 1977, relating to a constitutional amendment concerning municipal tax increment bonds. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Calendars
SJR 17 65-2 (1978) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Bush, Bob
Proposing an amendment to Senate Joint Resolution No. 44, 65th Legislature, Regular Session, 1977, relating to a constitutional amendment concerning municipal tax increment bonds. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by Governor
HB 69 64-0 (1975) Author: Bailey, Kay
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Allowing cities in certain circumstances to bring suit for the collection of delinquent city sales, excise and use taxes. House: Revenue & Taxation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 318 64-0 (1975) Author: Traeger, John Allowing cities in certain circumstances to bring suit for the collection of delinquent city sales, excise and use taxes. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Civil Matters
SB 558 64-0 (1975) Author: Lombardino, Frank Relating to payments to certain cities in lieu of taxes, rebates to the city for gas and electric service and street light construction, or cash payments by certain municipally owned gas and electric companies. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to subcommittee
HB 76 63-0 (1973) Author: Korioth, A.J. "Al"
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to certain reports by the Comptroller to cities imposing the city sales and use tax; providing for lists of delinquent taxpayers; providing for lists of taxpayers not included in reports. House: Revenue & Taxation
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 1304 63-0 (1973) Author: Hernandez, Joe Relating to the regulation and taxation of certain coin-operated machines. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1428 63-0 (1973) Author: Reyes, Ben T. Authorizing incorporated cities, towns and villages to adopt a local excise tax on casualty insurance premiums; relating to the procedure for collection; responsibility for reporting the amount of premiums paid; setting date excise tax is payable to state controller and manner of disbursement; and providing that such funds received by municipalities shall be deposited to the credit of local Policemen's Pension Funds. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered in public hearing
SB 310 63-0 (1973) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the transmittal of city sales and use tax funds by the comptroller; providing for the deduction of costs; providing an effective date. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably
SB 313 63-0 (1973) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to certain reports by the comptroller to cities imposing the cities sales and use tax; providing for the lists of delinquent taxpayers; providing for lists of taxpayers not included in reports; providing an effective date. Senate: State Affairs Sent to subcommittee
SB 314 63-0 (1973) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to delinquent sales and use taxes on their collection under the Local Sales and Use Tax Act; providing an effective date. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably
SJR 29 63-0 (1973) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Hutchison, Ray
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to authorize cities, towns, and villages to levy such ad valorem taxes as are sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on their general obligations hereafter lawfully issued; placing restrictions on the issuance of such general obligations; and providing for the submission of said constitutional amendment to a vote. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by Governor
HB 300 62-0 (1971) Author: Lombardino, Frank | et. al. Relating to authorizing cities, towns, and villages to adopt, by popular vote, a local sales and use tax for the benefit of policemen's and firemen's pension funds of the city, town or village.
HB 1627 62-0 (1971) Author: Slack, Richard C.
Sponsor: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc"
Relating to incorporated cities with a population of not less than 7,800, and not more than 8,000, according to the last preceding federal census, validating certain unenforceable tax levies.
HB 1795 62-0 (1971) Author: Cole, James D. Relating to validating certain ordinances, resolutions and other proceedings relating to the imposition of a local sales and use tax within a city.
HJR 32 62-0 (1971) Author: Finney, Dave Proposing an amendment authorizing the Legislature to authorize cities and school district to levy an occupation tax on persons engaged in the business of renting, leasing or otherwise for compensation providing space for the parking and storing of mobile homes in lieu of property taxes on certain mobile homes.
HJR 73 62-0 (1971) Author: Traeger, John Proposing an amendment to remove the limitation of $2.50 minimum tax rate on $100.00 of property valuation.
SB 894 62-0 (1971) Author: Creighton, Tom | et. al. Relating to amending the Local Sales and Use Tax Act, to provide for the retaining and use by the state of a city's share of the local sales and use tax for purposes related to achieving compliance with the Texas Water Quality Act and the waste discharge permits, rules and orders applicable to the city issued under that Act.
SB 950 62-0 (1971) Author: Watson, Murray | et. al. Relating to the proceeds of city sales tax of cities which fail to comply with rules, regulations, and other orders of the Texas Water Quality Board and the Texas Air Control Board.
HB 383 61-0 (1969) Author: Traeger, John Relating to providing the formula for ad valorem taxation of domestic insurance companies; providing for severability; repealing laws in conflict; and fixing an effective date.
HB 207 60-0 (1967) Author: Traeger, John | et. al. Relating to authorizing incorporated cities, towns, and villages, by majority vote of the qualified voters of any such city, town, or village, voting at an election held for that purpose, to impose a local sales and use tax of one percent (1%) on the sale or use of certain tangible personal property in such cities, towns, and villages; providing for penalty.
HB 924 60-0 (1967) Author: Kilpatrick, Rufus U. Relating to providing that counties, cities, and the state may levy and collect ad valorem taxes on trading stamps.
HB 1004 60-0 (1967) Author: Vickery, Glenn Wheeler | et. al. Relating to authorizing any incorporated city to impose a sales tax on gasoline; providing penalties.
HB 1005 60-0 (1967) Author: Vickery, Glenn Wheeler | et. al. Relating to the authority of counties and cities to levy occupation taxes.
HB 1052 60-0 (1967) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Relating to the authority of cities to tax certain items taxed by the state.
HJR 42 60-0 (1967) Author: Kohler, Ira L. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas authorizing the Legislature to appropriate to cities and counties a portion of the receipts from the limited sales, excise and use tax.
SB 129 60-0 (1967) Author: Christie, Joe William | et. al. Relating to authorizing incorporated cities, towns and villages, by majority vote of the qualified voters of any such city, town or village, voting at an election held for that purpose, to impose a local sales and use tax of 1% on the sale or use of certain tangible personal property in such cities, towns and villages.
SJR 22 60-0 (1967) Author: Reagan, Bruce A. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to authorizing the Legislature to appropriate to cities and counties a portion of the receipts from the limited sales, excise and use tax.
HB 4 59-0 (1965) Author: Traeger, John | et. al. Relating to authorizing incorporated cities, towns, and villages to impose by majority vote of the qualified voters of any such city, town, or village voting at an election held for that purpose a local retail sales tax of one half of one per cent or of one percent on the sale of certain tangible personal property.
HB 1077 59-0 (1965) Author: Finney, Dave Relating to authorizing higher property value assessments by certain cities.
SJR 12 59-0 (1965) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas granting local taxing units the option to exempt improvements and personal property from taxation in whole or in part.
HB 63 58-0 (1963) Author: Woods, Henry Jackson "Jack" Relating to authorizing incorporated cities, towns, and villages to raise revenue by levying a limited sales tax on the sale of certain tangible personal property in such cities, towns and villages; providing penalties.
HB 733 58-0 (1963) Author: Arledge, Roy W. | et. al. Relating to providing certain school districts and municipal corporations the benefit of all liens and remedies for the security and collection of taxes due them as provided in the case of taxes due incorporated cities and towns.
HB 734 58-0 (1963) Author: Hallmark, Archie Cullen Relating to validating certain levies for ad valorem taxes heretofore made by the governing bodies of certain cities and towns in this State; providing that this Act shall not affect any suit pending in any court of this State on the effective date of this Act.
HB 748 58-0 (1963) Author: Gladden, Donald C. "Don" Relating to providing for a lien on all property, real and personal, against which there are taxes levied by an independent school district.
SJR 20 58-0 (1963) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment granting local taxing units the option to exempt improvements and personal property from taxation in whole or in part in order to strengthen local government, conserve agricultural resources, eliminate slums and rebuild our cities, promote better and less costly building, encourage home ownership, attract industry and trade in Texas, and encourage better use of our land.
HJR 5 57-0 (1961) Author: Smith, Stanford S. | et. al. Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas authorizing legislation permitting any incorporated city, town or village to lend its credit in an amount not to exceed twenty cents (20₵) per One Hundred Dollars ($100) of the assessed value, for city tax purposes, of real property in the city, town or village, for the acquisition of industrial sites and structures to be sold or leased to retire the credit extended.
HJR 47 57-0 (1961) Author: Townsend, James Terrell "Terry" Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to increase the county, city or town tax rate maximum to One Dollar ($1) on the One Hundred Dollars ($100) valuation.
HJR 54 57-0 (1961) Author: Smith, Stanford S. Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas authorizing the Legislature to permit the governing body of any city, town or village in this State, upon approval of a majority of the resident property taxpaying voters of such city, town or village, to grant an exemption from ad valorem taxes as an inducement for the establishment and operation of commercial, manufacturing, or industrial business enterprises within such city, town, or village.
SB 263 57-0 (1961) Author: Secrest, Jarrard Relating to amending the Insurance Code of Texas relating to the requirement that furniture, fixtures and automobiles are to be rendered as personal property in the city and county where located.
HB 740 56-0 (1959) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" Relating to giving to certain municipalities the exclusive right to levy taxes based on gross receipts for local sale, distribution, or use of gas, electric power, water, or telephone lines or telephones in cities and towns.
HJR 25 56-0 (1959) Author: Dugas, Jr., Louis Proposing an amendment authorizing the Legislature to provide for the levy of an ad valorem tax by counties, cities and public health districts for the purpose of financing public health and/or mosquito and vector control programs.
SB 30 56-0 (1959) Author: Fly, William S. "Bill" Relating to authorizing cities and towns to levy any tax not prohibited by the Constitution and laws of the State.
SB 26 56-2 (1959) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to authorizing certain home rule cities to pledge an ad valorem tax to the payment of airport operation and maintenance expense as a supplement to the revenues and income derived from the operation of their airport or airports.
HB 707 54-0 (1955) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to gross receipts tax on telephone services and providing that no city or political subdivision of this State shall impose an occupation tax or charge of any sort, upon any person, or corporation required to pay an occupation tax under this Article.
HB 469 51-0 (1949) Author: Brooks, Jack B. Relating to validate, ratify, approve, confirm, and delcare enforceable all levies and assessments of ad valorem taxes heretofore made by independent school districts or cities or towns including home rule cities in this state not in excess of the limit now provided by law which are void or unenforceable, etc.
SB 403 51-0 (1949) Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy Relating to validating, ratifying, approving, confirming and declaring enforceable all levies and assessments of ad valorem taxes made by independent school districts or cities or towns including home rule cities in this State, not in excess of the limit now provided by law.
HB 346 50-0 (1947) Author: Cox, Jack Relating to validating the acts of governing bodies of all cities and towns in this State having a population of not more than twelve hundred (1200) in levying taxes, making assessments and valuations of property for city tax purposes.
HB 713 50-0 (1947) Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. Relating to amending a previous Act so as to authorize the levy of a tax to pay bonds and interest thereon issued by cities or counties for purchase or improvement, or purchase and improvement of lands for park purposes.
SB 310 50-0 (1947) Author: Morris, George C. Relating to validating, ratifying, approving and confirming certain tax levies, proceedings and time warrants heretofore had or authorized by cities.
HB 67 49-0 (1945) Author: Pruett, Harry D. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes by defining property of incorporated cities and towns devoted exclusively to use and benefit of the public and exempt from taxation; canceling taxes assessed against property so devoted.
HB 312 49-0 (1945) Author: Celaya, Augustine Relating to authorizing certain incorporated towns, etc., located entirely within other municipalities to have services of Tax Assessors and Collectors, etc., of said municipality, etc.
HB 653 49-0 (1945) Author: Mabe, Jake M. | et. al. Relating to authorizing any county, city or town now or hereafter incorporated under the general laws of this State to organize, operate, support and maintain a Board of County Development, Board of City Development, Chamber of Commerce, or other similar organization.
HJR 44 49-0 (1945) Author: Bridgers, William W. "Billy" Proposing an amendment giving Cities or counties of Texas the authority to levy a tax of not exceeding one cent on the one hundred dollar assessed valuation of such City or County for the purpose of providing and maintaining a memorial or place of recreation for all United States Veterans upon an affirmative vote of a majority of the qualified tax paying voters of such city or county.
SB 47 49-0 (1945) Author: Stanford, Jr., James A. Relating to amending certain Statutes by defining property of incorporated cities and towns devoted exclusively to use and benefit of the public and exempt from taxation.
HB 676 48-0 (1943) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the annual payment from the income of any utility operated by any City or Town, including Home Rule Cities, of moneys in lieu of school taxes to any School District situated in any such City or Town.
HB 754 48-0 (1943) Author: Hoyo, John C. | et. al. Relating to authorizing and validating all payments made under any contract by any City or Town in lieu of ad valorem taxes previously paid by the private owners of the plants and systems enumerated in Article 1113, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, as amended, but not due at the time of such payment.
HB 555 47-0 (1941) Author: Roark, Woodrow W. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes by providing that a city poll tax shall not be required to vote in any election in this state except in city elections.
HB 862 47-0 (1941) Author: Stanford, Jr., James A. | et. al. Relating to validating all ad valorem tax levies heretofore made by incorporated cities and towns in the State of Texas for current expenses, for support of public free schools, and for interest and sinking funds to pay bonded obligations heretofore authorized by the electorate.
HB 1014 47-0 (1941) Author: Kersey, W. Clinton Relating to validating all ad valorem tax levies heretofore made by certain cities and towns in certain counties in the State of Texas, which levies are unenforceable because of the failure of the governing bodies in such respective cities and towns to make such levies by ordinance, or other procedural defect in levying and assessing taxes; providing the Act shall not affect suits pending for collection of taxes or other purpose.
HB 196 46-0 (1939) Author: Dickison, Prentis E. | et. al. Relating to releasing all penalty and interest accrued on ad valorem city and independent school district taxes which were delinquent on June 1, 1938, in all cities in this State having a population of not less than two hundred thousand (200,000) nor more than two hundred and fifty thousand (250,000), provided said taxes are paid on or before June 1, 1939; exempting from provisions of the Act penalties and interest on taxes which have been reduced to final judgment.
HB 466 46-0 (1939) Author: Baker, H. Cecil 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 1108 46-0 (1939) Author: Kinard, DeWitt Edward Relating to providing that taxes levied by other entities under and by virtue of Article 3, Section 52 of the Constitution shall never be reckoned in determining the power of any city or town to levy taxes.
SB 172 46-0 (1939) Author: Spears, J. Franklin Relating to providing for attorneys to aid cities and school districts in collecting delinquent taxes on a percentage basis.
SB 472 46-0 (1939) Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan" Relating to validating and approving all proceedings had by cities and towns in amending their separate charters so as to eliminate any requirements in said charter that any portion of the annual ad valorem tax levied in said city or town shall be provided for or set apart for the use of the Public Free Schools in said city or town.
SB 473 46-0 (1939) Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan" Relating to providing that taxes levied by other entities under and by virtue of a certain Article of the Constitution shall never be reckoned in determining the power of any city or town to levy taxes.
SB 485 46-0 (1939) Author: Moore, Weaver Relating to validating all ad valorem tax levies and assessments heretofore made by incorporated cities and towns in the State of Texas having a population of not less than three thousand four hundred fifty (3,450) inhabitants and not more than three thousand four hundred fifty-five (3,455) according to the last Federal Census, including the City of Pelly.
SB 487 46-0 (1939) Author: Hill, Jr., Joe Lafayette Relating to validating, ratifying, approving, confirming and declaring enforceable, all levies and assessments of ad valorem taxes heretofore made by incorporated cities and towns in the State of Texas.
SB 107 45-0 (1937) Relating to validating all ad valorem tax levies heretofore made by incorporated Cities and Towns in the State of Texas which levies are unenforceable because of failure of the governing body of each respective incorporated City and Town to make such levy by Ordinance, and which are unenforceable because of the failure of such governing bodies to appoint the statutory Board of Equalization, or where the City Council, City Commission, or other governing body of such incorporated City or Town has acted as a Board of Equalization in the fixing of the valuation of taxable property for ad valorem taxes within any such incorporated City or Town.
HB 340 44-0 (1935) Relating to validating all ad valorem tax levies made by certain cities and towns.
HB 566 44-0 (1935) Relating to ad valorem tax levies made by certain cities and towns validated.
HB 963 44-0 (1935) Relating to validating and confirming all levies and assessments of ad valorem taxes made by independent school districts and cities and towns in certain counties.
HB 108 44-2 (1935) Relating to validating Ad Valorem Tax Levies made by incorporated cities and towns.
SB 13 44-3 (1936) Relating to validating, ratifying, approving, confirming and declaring enforceable all levies and assessments of ad valorem taxes heretofore made by by incorporated cities and towns which are unenforceable because same were made and adopted by resolution, motion, or other informal action, and because of the failure of the governing body of such districts to appoint the proper and statutory Board of Equalization.
SB 560 43-0 (1933) Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope Relating to validating all ad valorem tax levies heretofore made by incorporated cities and towns in the State of Texas which levies are unenforceable because of failure of the governing bodies of each respective incorporated cities and towns to make such levy by ordinance, and which are unenforceable because of the failure of such governing bodies to appoint the statutory Board of Equalization, or where the City Council, City Commission or other governing body of such incorporated city or town have acted as a Board of Equalization in the fixing of the valuation of taxable property for ad valorem taxes within any such incorporated city or town.
HB 684 42-0 (1931) Author: Vaughan, Benjamin Franklin "Ben" Relating to providing that the city council of any city shall have power to levy and collect an annual poll tax, not to exceed one ($1) dollar of every inhabitant of said city over the age of twenty-one (21) and under sixty (60) years, persons exempt from the payment of the State poll tax excepted.
HB 787 42-0 (1931) Author: Lilley, Virgil Relating to validating certain ad valorem taxes levies.
HB 48 42-1 (1931) Author: Savage, William Thomas Relating to validating all ad valorem tax levies and assessments heretofore made by incorporated cities and towns in the State of Texas which levies are unenforceable for certain reasons.
SB 42 42-3 (1932) Author: Purl, George Clark Relating to validating all ad valorem taxes levies heretofore made by certain cities in the State of Texas.
HB 245 40-0 (1927) Author: Rawlins, John Allen Relating to validating all ad valorem tax levies heretofore made by cities and towns in the State, which levies are unenforceable.
HB 644 40-0 (1927) Author: Smith, R. R. Relating to ratifying, approving, conforming and declaring enforceable all levies and assessments and ad valorem taxes heretofore made by the governing body of the town of Pleasanton, in Atascosa County, Texas.
SB 350 38-0 (1923) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to providing for refund of taxes paid on marl, gravel, sand, shell or mudshell, by any county, city or town; making an appropriation for said purpose out of the fish and oyster fund.
HB 42 37-0 (1921) Author: Fly, William Madden Relating to a certain Act putting into effect a certain constitutional amendment relating to towns of 5,000 or less, fixing tax rates, and issuance of bonds.
SB 161 37-0 (1921) Author: Baugh, James Harvey Relating to putting into effect the amendment to the Constitution relative to towns and cities of more than 5,000 inhabitants and not having special charters, etc.
SB 300 37-0 (1921) Author: Dudley, Richard M. Relating to amending the law on the incorporation of towns and cities, for the abolishing of present incorporation and re-incorporating, etc.
HB 68 36-0 (1919) Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile" Relating to requiring all unimproved and uncultivated land outside of any city, town or village, which in its natural condition is of the same quality as the improved or cultivated, to be assessed for purpose of taxation at the same value as is the improved or cultivated land in the same locality; also requiring all unimproved town lots and unimproved acreage property in cities, towns and villages to be assessed for purposes of taxation at the same value as is the improved lots and acreage property of like value in the same city, town or village; providing that this Act shall take effect January 1, 1920.
HJR 27 36-0 (1919) Author: Alexander, Sr., William Preston "Will" | et. al. Proposing an amendment to Section 52 of Article 3 of the Constitution of the State of Texas, providing that the Legislature shall have no power to authorize any county, city, town or other political corporation or subdivision of the State to lend its credit or to grant public money or thing of value in aid of, or to any individual, association or corporation whatsoever, or become a stockholder in such corporation, association or company.
HJR 28 36-0 (1919) Author: Curtis, Albert B. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to Section 9 of Article 8 of the Constitution of the State of Texas, so as to provide for the levy of taxes by counties, cities and towns, not to exceed thirty cents for roads and bridges, and a tax not to exceed fifty cents on the one hundred ($100) dollars' valuation in any one years, for the erection of public buildings, streets, sewers, waterworks, improvement of cemeteries and other permanent improvements.
SB 387 36-0 (1919) Author: Suiter, William David "Will" Relating to amending certain statute providing for the enforced levy, assessment and collection of taxes for interest and sinking funds for indebtedness incurred y counties, cities and towns; providing penalty for failure of assessor to assess property for taxation for such purposes, and of the collector to collect such taxes; providing penalty for failure of any county, city or town treasurer, or city or county depository, or the officers thereof, as the case may be, to remit funds to place of payment named in said obligations, when notified. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
SJR 12 36-0 (1919) Author: Dean, William Luther Proposing an amendment increasing the total tax rate that may be levied by cities and towns having a population of five thousand or less; making an appropriation.
HB 75 36-2 (1919) Author: Bedell, Elmer E. | et. al. Relating to granting cities and towns the power to re-assess the cost of street and sidewalk improvements.
HB 533 35-0 (1917) Author: Bryan, E. R. Relating to providing for the filing of suits by cities, towns, and villages incorporated under general laws to enforce the payment of delinquent taxes, providing for the filing of such suits by the city attorney or by the mayor or attorney employed for that purpose; providing for the stay of execution for ninety days and for the redemption of property so sold within six months therefore.
HJR 39 35-0 (1917) Author: Blalock, Myron Geer Proposing an amendment relating to the collection of taxes by cities and towns.
SB 166 35-0 (1917) Author: Smith, Lon A. Relating to authorizing the city council, board of commissioners or city manager of any incorporated city in this State to levy and collect a tax not to exceed five cents on each $100.00 of assessed valuation of the city for one year for the purchase and improvement of lands for city parks, and providing the manner of acquiring lands for park purposes, and providing for the management and control of said city parks.
SB 446 35-0 (1917) Author: Hudspeth, Claude Benton Relating to amending certain laws so as to except incorporated cities and towns operating under Special Charter which have assumed the control of the public schools within their limits.
SJR 8 35-0 (1917) Author: Dean, William Luther Proposing an amendment providing that certain towns and cities may assess and collect an annual tax to defray the current expenses of their local government.
HB 46 35-3 (1917) Author: Spencer, Richard French "French" Relating to providing for the levy and collection of an ad valorem tax by a city or town sufficient to meet interest payments and to create a sinking fund on all indebtedness incurred prior to the adoption of the constitutional amendment in 1883, regarding the power of a city or town to levy and collect taxes.
SB 114 35-4 (1918) Author: Lattimore, Offa Shivers Relating to regulating the taxing of all money and securities deposited with the State Treasurer, or other State officials or department, where such securities belong to any person, firm or corporation organized under the laws of the State of Texas.
HJR 16 34-0 (1915) Author: Beard, Campbell McCleary Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing political subdivisions of counties to levy taxes for the purpose of the construction and improvement of the roads and bridges.
HJR 29 34-0 (1915) Author: Metcalfe, Charles B. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that any county, city, town or village may exempt from taxation woolen and cotton mills situated in any such county, city, town or village.
HJR 32 34-0 (1915) Author: Dixon, Samuel Houston Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the taxation of real estate within incorporates cities, towns and villages.
HJR 42 34-0 (1915) Author: Tillotson, Leonard E. | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment granting authority to municipalities within one or more counties to vote additional ad valorem tax for the maintenance of public roads; making an appropriation.
HB 895 33-0 (1913) Author: Householder, Sam B. Relating to authorizing incorporated towns, cities and villages to construct permanent street improvements and assess part of the cost thereof against the owners of property abutting upon such improvements and against the owners of railroads or street railroads, and to provide for the enforcement and collection of such assessment, and to provide for the submission hereof to a vote of the resident property taxpayers.
SB 3 31-0 (1909) Relating to regulating the assessment and collection of taxes in cities and towns which have heretofore abolished, or may hereafter abolish their corporate existence.
SB 42 31-2 (1909) Relating to amending Article 486, Chapter 5, Title 18 of the Revised Statutes of 1895, authorizing cities and towns to issue bonds and levy taxes in payment therefor.
HB 473 29-0 (1905) Relating to amending the charter of the City of Sherman, by amending Section 97 thereof in regard to the levying and collecting of taxes.
HB 611 29-0 (1905) Relating to amending "An Act to grant a new charter to the city of El Paso," relating to the streets, alleys, sidewalks and other public improvements, and the levy and collection of a tax to pay thereof.
SB 316 22-0 (1891) Relating to authorizing cities and towns to levy and collect taxes for the construction of public buildings, water works, sewers, improvements of roads and bridges, streets and other permanent improvements, to issue bonds.
HB 669 21-0 (1889) Relating to validating levies and assessments of taxes made by cities in 1889.
HB 377 20-0 (1887) Relating to authorizing cities and towns to levy and collect taxes for the construction or purchase of public buildings, water-works, sewers, improvements of streets, and other permanent improvements, and to issue bonds therefor.
HB 398 19-0 (1885) Relating to authorizing cities and towns to levy and collect taxes for the erection, construction or purchase of public buildings, streets, sewers and other permanent improvements.

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