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HB 820 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 926 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
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
HB 2182 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to the authority of a county assistance district to impose a sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3181 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to authorizing certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax and to the purposes for which that tax revenue may be used. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Committee report printed and distributed
HJR 50 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to county residents who are indigent or who are Medicaid recipients. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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
SB 686 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Murr, Andrew
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1543 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 52 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to county residents who are indigent or who are Medicaid recipients. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 91 85-1 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to the abolition of ad valorem taxes and a study of alternative methods of taxation to replace revenue lost to political subdivisions as a result of the abolition of ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 303 85-1 (2017) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. Relating to the definition of new property value for purposes of the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates for a county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1362 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3693 84-0 (2015) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3694 84-0 (2015) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to abolish the permanent resident hotel occupancy tax exemption. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 89 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to county residents who are indigent or who are Medicaid recipients. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 490 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
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
SB 1843 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 61 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
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 1815 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to venue projects in certain counties; providing authority to adopt a tax. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
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
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
HR 3025 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1747. 3 hr. notice-for consideration
HR 3050 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1747. Reported enrolled
SB 382 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Carter, Stefani
Relating to the disbursement of county funds to a person owing delinquent property taxes. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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
SCR 45 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections to S.B. No. 1747. Signed by the Governor
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
SR 1093 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1747. Reported enrolled
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 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 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 2104 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the amount of the bond for county taxes required to be given by the county assessor-collector for certain counties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
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 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 3316 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to venue projects in certain counties. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3317 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the use of revenue from the hotel occupancy tax by certain counties. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3717 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a study regarding emergency service in rural areas. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 63 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit a county to issue bonds or notes to finance the development or redevelopment of an unproductive, underdeveloped, or blighted area and to pledge for repayment of the bonds or notes increases in ad valorem taxes imposed by the county on property in the area. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 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 803 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to venue projects in certain counties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
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
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 1092 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to the authority of the voters of a county to allow the owners of certain real property to require that county and any municipal ad valorem taxes be imposed on that real property on the basis of a five-year average of the property's value. 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 2273 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the exemption of certain counties from gasoline and diesel fuel taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 3983 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the imposition of property taxes on the residential homesteads of low-income and moderate-income persons. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
HJR 55 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit the voters of a county to allow county and any municipal ad valorem taxes to be imposed on certain real property on the basis of a five-year average taxable value. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 942 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to local option methods for financing transportation projects and services. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 2257 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the exemption of certain counties from gasoline and diesel fuel taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 26 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature by general law to permit counties to impose a local motor fuels tax and an additional vehicle registration fee to be used for transportation purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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
HB 2083 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the authority of the voters of a county to adopt a one-half cent sales and use tax in the county to provide property tax relief. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 2245 80-0 (2007) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the authority of the voters of a county to allow the owners of certain real property to require that county and any municipal ad valorem taxes be imposed on that real property on the basis of a five-year average of the property's value. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HJR 82 80-0 (2007) Author: Parker, Tan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit the voters of a county to allow county and any municipal ad valorem taxes to be imposed on certain real property on the basis of a five-year average taxable value. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
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
HB 214 79-0 (2005) Author: Casteel, Carter
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 733 79-0 (2005) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the date on which an election on the issuance of bonds or the imposition or increase of taxes must be held. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1380 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the creation of renaissance zones to promote the relocation of businesses to certain areas of this state. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1773 79-0 (2005) Author: Miller, Sid
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1849 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the calculation of general revenue for purposes of indigent health care. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 1964 79-0 (2005) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a local tax on the sale of gasoline and to the use of the tax revenue by a regional mobility authority. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2328 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed on the residence homesteads of certain elderly individuals by a county. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2575 79-0 (2005) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the tax rate for emergency services districts located in certain populous counties. House: Local Government Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
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 61 79-0 (2005) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a county to impose a local tax on the sale of gasoline and to transfer the revenue from the tax to another political subdivision of this state. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 68 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit a county to establish an ad valorem tax freeze on the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 478 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a local tax on the sale of gasoline and to the use of the tax revenue by a regional mobility authority. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 833 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to the required use of tax increment financing to provide affordable housing in certain reinvestment zones. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 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 1413 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to county brownfield cleanup and economic redevelopment programs. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1621 79-0 (2005) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the tax rate for emergency services districts located in certain populous counties. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
SJR 15 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a county to impose a local tax on the sale of gasoline and to transfer the revenue from the tax to another political subdivision of this state. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 92 79-1 (2005) Author: West, George Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 86 79-1 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax. Filed
SB 29 79-2 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
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 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 2162 78-0 (2003) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2386 78-0 (2003) Author: Hill, Fred | et. al.
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities or counties to impose a facility use tax to finance venue projects. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2806 78-0 (2003) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to a pilot program creating reinvestment zones to promote the relocation of businesses to certain areas of this state. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
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 1810 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the powers 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 341 77-0 (2001) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to disposition by counties of motor vehicle registration fees and sales tax revenue. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 394 77-0 (2001) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to a going out of business sale. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 602 77-0 (2001) Author: Zbranek, Zeb
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to the creation and financing of hospital districts in small counties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1485 77-0 (2001) Author: Hawley, Judy Relating to the creation of a county development district and to the use of revenue of the district. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1723 77-0 (2001) Author: Seaman, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the creation of a county employment development board in certain counties to develop programs for rural economic assistance for career training; authorizing a tax. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
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 2185 77-0 (2001) Author: Goolsby, Tony
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to fees collected by a county tax assessor-collector for processing certain payments by credit card. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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 2758 77-0 (2001) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al.
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax and to the rate of the tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2782 77-0 (2001) Author: Villarreal, Mike
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to impose an application fee to be paid in connection with an application or request for county ad valorem tax abatement. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3009 77-0 (2001) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to authorizing counties to order a referendum on the increase or decrease of flood control taxes or the use of funds generated by flood control taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3371 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to a limitation on the use of the general fund of certain counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3438 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the authority of a county to grant volunteer firefighters and volunteer emergency medical technicians a tax credit against county ad valorem taxes imposed on the real property of those persons. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
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
HJR 114 77-0 (2001) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the maximum ad valorem tax rate allowed on taxable property in rural fire prevention districts located in Comal County. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 180 77-0 (2001) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the disposition by counties of motor vehicle registration fees and sales tax revenue. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 412 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the allocation and use by counties of revenue from motor vehicle sales and use taxes and vehicle registration fees. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1168 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth
Relating to authorizing counties to order a referendum on the increase or decrease of flood control taxes or the use of funds generated by flood control taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1183 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to reimbursement for expenses of collecting a short-term motor vehicle rental tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1393 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax and to the rate of the tax. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1440 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to a limitation on the use of the general fund of certain counties. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1533 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Villarreal, Mike
Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to impose an application fee to be paid in connection with an application or request for county ad valorem tax abatement. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 591 76-0 (1999) Author: West, George Relating to the rate of the county sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 1346 76-0 (1999) Author: Salinas Jr., Ignacio | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the adoption of a junior college branch campus maintenance tax by certain counties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1707 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to registration of certain motor vehicles by a county tax assessor-collector. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1769 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Charles
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to a going out of business sale. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Testimony taken in committee
HB 1905 76-0 (1999) Author: Longoria, John Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to contract for the collection of delinquent ad valorem taxes. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1934 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to tax increment financing. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 2156 76-0 (1999) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to the county and road district highway fund. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 2220 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilbert, Paul
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to refunds of overpayments or erroneous payments of ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3163 76-0 (1999) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3460 76-0 (1999) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to taxes on certain services in park and recreation districts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3794 76-0 (1999) Author: Zbranek, Zeb
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax throughout the county. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HJR 88 76-0 (1999) Author: Walker, Gary Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the maximum tax rate in certain counties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 94 76-0 (1999) Author: Janek, Kyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize certain populous counties to exempt from ad valorem taxation all or part of certain personal property located in those counties. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
SB 713 76-0 (1999) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the county and road district highway fund. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1119 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the publication of certain tax and financial information required prior to the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate by a taxing unit. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1393 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to refunds of overpayments or erroneous payments of ad valorem taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1750 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the authority of a county to impose a tax on certain mixed alcoholic beverages and to the use of the resulting revenue for law enforcement purposes. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
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 1575 75-0 (1997) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the disposition of revenue from the motor vehicle sales tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2060 75-0 (1997) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to the adoption and administration of a sales and use tax by a county development district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2549 75-0 (1997) Author: Corte, Frank Relating to the authority of certain counties to adopt a county sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2832 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 420 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Ramsay, Tom
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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 658 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Relating to the creation and dissolution of county development districts in certain counties. House: Economic Development
Senate: State Affairs
Point of order sustained
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
SB 1848 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to optional county vehicle registration fees. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Transportation
HB 958 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1708 74-0 (1995) Author: Park, Carolyn Relating to the effective date of a county sales and use tax for the purpose of financing the operation of a crime control and prevention district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2087 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the imposition by certain counties of a sales and use tax dedicated to operating a landfill and a criminal detention center. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2576 74-0 (1995) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the amount of the taxable value of a residence homestead that is exempt from ad valorem taxation by a county or school district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2619 74-0 (1995) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to an election in certain counties to allow a local option sales and use tax for crime prevention and transportation improvement. 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 3228 74-0 (1995) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the creation of economic development districts in certain counties; authorizing certain taxes. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 105 74-0 (1995) Author: Price, Albert Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the amount of the taxable value of a residence homestead that is or may be exempt from ad valorem taxation by a county or school district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 794 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Park, Carolyn
Relating to the effective date of a county sales and use tax for the purpose of financing the operation of a crime control and prevention district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 821 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to the imposition by certain counties of a sales and use tax dedicated to operating a landfill and a criminal detention center. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1533 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to sales and use taxes collected at certain facilities owned by a county. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1696 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the creation of development districts in certain counties; authorizing certain taxes, the issuance of bonds, and the exercise of eminent domain. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 85 73-0 (1993) Author: Kamel, Ted
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the taxation of property incorporated into or used for improvement of realty of an exempt entity. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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HB 1289 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the allocation of collected county taxes to municipalities in certain counties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1506 73-0 (1993) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1507 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to the imposition of a cost of court on criminal convictions, the creation of a fund for the payment of extraordinary costs of prosecution in certain counties, and the tax rate in certain counties to pay for those costs. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1715 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the responsibility of certain counties to provide health care services to eligible indigent residents. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2320 73-0 (1993) Author: Munoz, Sergio Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
SB 124 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Erickson, Bernard
Relating to the authority of a municipality located in more than one county to create an industrial development corporation, to levy a sales and use tax, and to issue bonds. House: Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 483 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to a permit for overweight vehicles on county roads. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 625 73-0 (1993) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 710 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Delco, Wilhelmina | et. al.
Relating to the responsibility of certain counties to provide health care services to eligible indigent residents. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Withdrawn from calendar
HB 80 72-0 (1991) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to liability for certain tax refunds. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 760 72-0 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the allocation of collected county taxes to municipalities in certain counties. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 842 72-0 (1991) Author: McCollough, Parker Relating to the authority of a county to abate county taxes without abating taxes for a road district. 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 1262 72-0 (1991) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to creation of certain industrial development corporations; authorizing the imposition and use of a county sales and use tax for industrial development. House: Ways & Means 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 1414 72-0 (1991) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1922 72-0 (1991) Author: Willy, John Relating to the optional county registration fee. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
SB 24 72-0 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to creation of certain industrial development corporations; authorizing the imposition and use of a county sales and use tax for industrial development. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 385 72-0 (1991) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to the authorization of a hotel tax by counties bordering the Gulf of Mexico and to the use of the revenue generated by the tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1100 72-0 (1991) Author: Turner, Jim
Sponsor: McCollough, Parker
Relating to the authority of a county to abate county taxes without abating taxes for a county road district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 38 72-1 (1991) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to creation of certain industrial development corporations; authorizing the imposition and use of a county sales and use tax for an industrial development. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 221 72-1 (1991) Author: Marchant, Ken Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax and to the use of the tax revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 71 72-1 (1991) Author: Turner, Jim | et. al. Relating to reducing overcrowding in jails and promoting a more effective state criminal justice system, including provisions relating to maintenance and operation tax rate, pre-parole transfer programs for certain inmates, the issuance of bonds for prison construction, and liability issues for individuals who work with defendants participating in work programs. Senate: Finance Reported favorably with substitute
HB 72 72-2 (1991) Author: Marchant, Ken Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax and to the use of the tax revenues. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 112 72-2 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the authority of a county to levy a sales and use tax for law enforcement and jail purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 58 72-2 (1991) Author: Lyon, Ted | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax and to the use of the tax revenues. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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 1661 71-0 (1989) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and civil and criminal enforcement of, and the allocation and use of revenue from, a local option county vehicle fuel tax. House: Ways & Means Pending in committee
HB 1975 71-0 (1989) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to authorizing counties to adopt a local sales and use tax to pay for criminal justice costs and to reduce ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means Posting rule suspended
HB 2485 71-0 (1989) Author: Campbell, Ben
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the acquisition, construction, and financing of roads and turnpikes, and the creation, conversion, and powers of certain entities authorized to acquire, construct, and finance roads and turnpikes. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
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
HB 2864 71-0 (1989) Author: Guerrero, Lena
Sponsor: Krier, Cynthia
Relating to the creation and powers of reinvestment zones and to property taxes imposed by a county or school district in a reinvestment zone created for tax increment financing. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
No action taken in committee
HB 2953 71-0 (1989) Author: Larry, Jerald Relating to agreements for tax abatement by certain taxing units. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3108 71-0 (1989) Author: Warner, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to the authority of the commissioners courts of certain counties to finance the construction and operation of an international toll bridge and similar improvements by issuing combination tax and revenue bonds ..... House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
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
SB 1363 71-0 (1989) Author: Haley, Bill
Sponsor: Hightower, Allen
Relating to the eligibility of certain counties to impose a tax on occupancy in a hotel, motel, or similar facility. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1663 71-0 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the election and issuance of County Toll Bridge Combination Tax and Revenue Bonds and validity of agreements, contracts and trusts and related proceedings and acts entered into by the Commissioners... Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 26 71-1 (1989) Author: Williamson, Richard
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to making technical corrections to Chapter 776, Health and Safety Code, relating to emergency services districts in counties with a population of 125,000 or less. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 75 71-1 (1989) Author: Eckels, Robert | et. al. Relating to the imposition and distribution of an optional county motor vehicle registration fee. House: Ways & Means Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 113 71-1 (1989) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to authorizing certain counties to impose a sales and use tax to fund hospitals and other health care programs. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 57 71-2 (1989) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to creation of certain industrial development corporations; authorizing the imposition and use of a county sales and use tax for industrial development. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 34 71-3 (1990) Author: Luna, Gregory | et. al. Relating to public school taxes and finance. House: Public Education Pending in committee
HB 108 71-3 (1990) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to creation of certain industrial development corporations; authorizing the imposition and use of a county sales and use tax for industrial development. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 9 71-3 (1990) Author: Uribe, Hector | et. al. Relating to public school taxes and finance. Senate: Committee of the Whole No action taken in s/c
HB 101 71-4 (1990) Author: Gibson, Bruce | et. al. Relating to creation of certain industrial development corporations; authorizing the imposition and use of a county sales and use tax for industrial development. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 135 71-4 (1990) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the power of the commissioners court in a county with a population of 2.39 million or more to set an optional motor vehicle registration fee in an amount not to exceed $10. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 15 71-5 (1990) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the power of the commissioners court in a county with a population of 2.39 million or more to set an optional motor vehicle registration fee in an amount not to exceed $10. House: Ways & Means Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 46 71-5 (1990) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to creation of certain industrial development corporations; authorizing the imposition and use of a county sales and use tax for industrial development. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 21 71-6 (1990) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the power of the commissioners court in a county with a population of 2.39 million or more to set an optional motor vehicle registration fee in an amount not to exceed $10. House: Ways & Means Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 66 71-6 (1990) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the creation of certain industrial development corporations; authorizing the imposition and use of a county sales and use tax for industrial development. Filed
HB 526 70-0 (1987) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the rate of tax that a seawall commission in Matagorda County may impose. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/88
HB 1281 70-0 (1987) Author: Waldrop, Tom
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to property taxes imposed by a school district or county in a reinvestment zone established for tax increment financing or property tax abatement. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 1871 70-0 (1987) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to raising revenue to support state and local government, and to the imposition, application, rates, collection, administration, and criminal and civil enforcement of, and the allocation, limitation, and use of revenue from various state and state-authorized taxes. House: Ways & Means Pending in committee
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 1073 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to the provision of health care to certain indigent individuals. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably with substitute
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 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 663 69-0 (1985) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the taxation by counties of the retail sale and use of certain fireworks, to the enforcement and collection of the tax, and to the use of the tax revenue. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 59 69-0 (1985) Author: Cain, David Proposing a constitutional amendment in aid of turnpike (road) improvements in populous counties (over 400,000) and counties adjoining them. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
SB 608 69-0 (1985) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Hilbert, Paul
Relating to the levy and collection of assessments on property by certain counties to finance highway improvements. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SJR 15 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Johnson, Sam
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the apportionment of the value of railroad rolling stock among counties for purposes of property taxation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 24 69-0 (1985) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Cain, David
Proposing a constitutional amendment in aid of turnpike improvement in certain counties and cities. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Record vote
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 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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SB 46 69-3 (1986) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the adoption, imposition, collection, administration, and civil and criminal enforcement of a county sales and use tax and to the determination of ad valorem property tax rates in counties having county sales and use taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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 780 68-0 (1983) Author: Gandy, Charles Relating to the political subdivision entitled to impose a tax on the gross receipts from bingo. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 927 68-0 (1983) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the taxation of the retail sale and use of certain fireworks by counties, to the enforcement and collection of the tax, and to the use of the tax revenue. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 992 68-0 (1983) Author: Cain, David Relating to the quorum and the number of votes required for a commissioners court to levy a tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
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 43 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and enforcement of a local option county sales and use tax in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken
SB 584 68-0 (1983) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and civil and criminal enforcement of a local option county sales and use tax and to property tax rate reductions. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken
HB 1251 67-0 (1981) Author: Keller, Ray Relating to the levying of county taxes. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2270 67-0 (1981) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and enforcement of a local option county sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
SJR 48 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Grant Proposing a constitutional amendment to eliminate requirement that county tax assessor-collector appriase property for county taxation and to eliminate the requirement that the commissioner court serve as a board of equalization. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
HB 134 65-0 (1977) Author: Wilson, John Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and enforcement of a county sales and use tax; and providing for the collection of the tax by the comptroller of public accounts and distribution of the net revenue to the counties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 48 65-2 (1978) Author: Jackson, Lee Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and enforcement of a local option county sales and use tax for the benefit of counties, cities, and school districts; providing property tax limitations for certain taxing authorities receiving revenue from the county sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways and Means
HB 990 63-0 (1973) Author: Hutchison, Ray
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Authorizing the commissioners courts of certain counties with a population in excess of 900,000 inhabitants according to the most recent federal census to provide for the increase in tax for the payment of bonds issued pursuant to such act from one cent per $100 of taxable property to two and one-half cents per $100 of taxable property; providing for severability and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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
HJR 2 63-0 (1973) Author: Kaster, James J. Proposing and amendment of the Texas Constittion to provide that counties may levy an increased tax rate for general fund, permanent improvement fund, road and bridge fund, and jury fund purposes. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Subcommittee hearing notice posted
SB 406 62-0 (1971) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. | et. al. Relating to amending the Texas Education Code, prescribing a formula for annual calculation of a county economic index based, in part, on true market value of assessed "real property" in each school district, as defined and determined herein.
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 1137 61-0 (1969) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to enabling counties to impose a tax on the severance of shell from the soil or waters of the county, and providing for administration and enforcement.
HB 1159 61-0 (1969) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to enabling certain counties to impose a tax on the severance of shell from the soil or waters of the county, and providing for administration and enforcement.
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 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.
HB 1124 60-0 (1967) Author: Peeler, Travis A. Relating to amending certain acts so as to confer discretionary authority upon all counties within the State of Texas to allow discounts for early payment of county and State taxes.
HJR 3 60-0 (1967) Author: Shannon, Jr., Joe | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to provide that counties may put all county taxes into one general fund, without regard to the source or purpose of each tax.
HJR 15 60-0 (1967) Author: Vickery, Glenn Wheeler Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas authorizing the Legislature to provide that a portion of the State's share of ad valorem taxes collected in a county, under certain conditions, may be released for use by that county.
HJR 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.
HJR 52 60-0 (1967) Author: Parker, Carl Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to authorize the Legislature to provide that a portion of the State's share of ad valorem taxes collected in a county, under certain conditions, may be released for use by that county for hospital and health services.
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.
SJR 23 60-0 (1967) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to authorize the Legislature to provide that a portion of the State's share of ad valorem taxes collected in a county, under certain conditions, may be released for use by that county.
SJR 30 60-0 (1967) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas authorizing the Legislature to provide that a portion of the State's share of ad valorem taxes collected in a county, under certain conditions, may be released for use by that county for hospital and health services, and providing for the issuance of the necessary proclamation by the Governor.
HB 490 59-0 (1965) Author: Satterwhite, William Thomas "Bill" | et. al. Relating to creating each county of the State into a County-Wide Vocational School District.
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 365 58-0 (1963) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to authorizing a tax not to exceed thirty cents (30¢) on each one hundred dollar tax valuation to be levied to finance the Mosquito Control District in all counties having a population of not less than two hundred twenty-two thousand (222,000) nor more than three hundred fourteen thousand (314,000).
HB 366 58-0 (1963) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to authorizing the levy of a tax not to exceed thirty cents (30¢) on the one hundred dollar tax valuation to finance a Mosquito Control District.
HB 470 58-0 (1963) Author: Eckhardt, Robert Christian "Bob" Relating to repealing the levy of a tax for purpose of advertising in and for certain counties.
HB 612 58-0 (1963) Author: Shipley, Donald K. Relating to providing that each county shall assess, levy and collect the state ad valorem taxes on all county owned land which is leased under certain conditions.
HB 993 58-0 (1963) Author: McDonald, Guy V. Relating to providing that in certain counties the county Commissioners Court may, under prescribed conditions, transfer money from one fund to another fund.
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 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.
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 610 56-0 (1959) Author: Collins, Sam Forse Relating to providing that all laws of this State providing for the assessment and collection of State and County taxes are made available and when invoked shall apply to all Water Improvement Districts, Water Control and Preservation Districts, Water Control and Improvement Districts, Fresh Water Supply Districts, Levee Improvement Districts, Drainage Districts, Conservation and Reclamation Districts, Navigation Districts and Irrigation Districts in this State, which have power and authority to levy and collect their own taxes, and that all such Districts shall have the benefit of all liens and remedies for the security and collection of taxes due them, as provided in the laws of this State, providing for the assessment and collection of State and County taxes.
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 458 55-0 (1957) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Courts of certain population to issue negotiable bonds of such county, and to levy and collect taxes, for the purpose of paying the cost of making any surveys and acquiring any maps and plats which it is authorized to cause to be made.
HJR 47 54-0 (1955) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas by adding a new section to be known as Section 62, authorizing the Legislature to provide for the establishment of Mosquito and Vector Control Districts, and authorizing a tax in support thereof.
HB 306 53-0 (1953) Author: Bradshaw, Floyd Francis | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts to provide for the computation annually of the Economic Index for Counties by using three (3) year average of factor date; providing that the first economic index so computed as prescribed herein shall be effective for the school year 1953-54; prescribing the effective date of subsequent annual recomputations.
HB 678 53-0 (1953) Author: Vale, Arnold J. Relating to authorizing an election for the purpose of creating a County-wide School Equalization Fund in certain counties; providing for the election therefor; providing for the manner of collecting taxes for the purpose of said equalization fund and for the distribution thereof.
HB 679 53-0 (1953) Author: Vale, Arnold J. Relating to authorizing an election for the purpose of creating a County-wide School Equalization Fund in certain counties; providing for the election therefor; providing for the manner of collecting taxes for the purpose of said equalization fund and for the distribution thereof.
HB 747 53-0 (1953) Author: Brown, Hulon Brasier Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to authorize Commissioners Courts of counties having three (3) or more county parks to levy and collect a tax not to exceed twelve cents (12¢) on the one hundred dollars assessed valuation for the purchase, improvement and maintenance of county parks upon determination of favor of said tax by the property taxpaying voters of such county at an election held for that purpose.
HB 871 53-0 (1953) Author: Patten, Robert Relating to amending the Act which authorized a tax levy for creating county health units in counties having a population of less than twenty-two thousand (22,000), by increasing the amount of the authorized levy to ten cents (10¢) on each One Hundred Dollars valuation, by requiring that the maximum rate to be levied in each county be determined by an election, and by making provision for increasing or reducing such maximum rate.
HJR 26 53-0 (1953) Author: Crosthwait, John L. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that the Legislature may pass laws authorizing the Commissioners' Court of any County to levy certain taxes for the purchase, construction, maintenance and operation of hospitals owned by such counties or owned jointly by any city or county.
HJR 43 53-0 (1953) Author: Cobb, Carroll Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the payment of county taxes on lands belonging to the University of Texas out of the University Available Fund.
HB 86 53-1 (1954) Author: Patten, Robert Relating to amending an Act which authorizes a tax levy for creating county health units in counties having a population of less than twenty-two thousand (22,000), by increasing the amount of the authorized levy to Ten Cents (10¢) on each One Hundred Dollars ($100) valuation, by requiring that the maximum rate to be levied in each county be determined by such election, and by making provision for increasing or reducing such maximum rate.
HB 270 52-0 (1951) Author: Warden, John A. | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide that the Commissioners' Courts of the several counties of the State shall decide whether to levy, assess and collect an ad valorem tax upon all property within their respective boundaries for county purposes, except on the first Three Thousand ($3,000) Dollars valuation of residential homesteads, not to exceed thirty cents on each One Hundred ($100) Dollars valuation in addition to all other ad valorem taxes authorized by the Constitution of the State of Texas.
HB 508 52-0 (1951) Author: Craig, William Jenkins "Bill" | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts providing that the Commissioners' Courts of the several counties of the State shall decide whether to levy, assess and collect an ad valorem tax upon all property within their respective boundaries for county purposes, except on the first Three Thousand ($3,000) Dollars valuation of residential homesteads, not to exceed thirty (30) cents on each One Hundred ($100) Dollars valuation in addition to all other ad valorem taxes authorized by the Constitution of the State of Texas.
HB 576 52-0 (1951) Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" Relating to repealing certain acts requiring County Clerks and County Auditors to compile annual reports to the State Auditor covering tax collections, etc.
HB 722 52-0 (1951) Author: Rutherford, James T. Relating to amending certain statutes so as to authorize Commissioners Courts of counties having three (3) or more county parks to levy and collect a tax not to exceed Twelve Cents on the one hundred dollars assessed valuation for the purchase, improvement and maintenance of county parks upon determination of favor of said tax by the property taxpaying voters of such county at an election held for that purpose.
HJR 39 52-0 (1951) Author: Tufares, Deno Arthur Proposing an amendment providing that no city or town shall levy more than twenty-five cents (25) on the one hundred dollars valuation for streets, roads and bridges.
SB 200 52-0 (1951) Author: Kelly, Keith F. Relating to amending certain acts authorizing commissioners courts to levy a tax for hospital purposes when an election is held for said purpose in certain counties.
HB 107 51-0 (1949) Author: Williams, Sterling W. | et. al. Relating to carrying out the provisions of H.J.R. No. 24, R.S. 50th Legislature, in regard to levying taxes by counties for construction of Farm-to-Market and Lateral Roads and for Flood Control, etc; providing that from and after January 1, 1951 no State ad valorem tax shall be levied upon any property within the State for general revenue purposes except as hereinafter provided.
HB 165 51-0 (1949) Author: Cannon, Oscar E. Relating to authorizing an election for the purpose of creating a County-wide School Equalization Fund in certain counties; providing a savings clause and repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws in conflict.
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 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.
HJR 46 50-0 (1947) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize counties to levy a special hospital tax for the maintenance and operation of a county hospital.
SJR 13 50-0 (1947) Author: Kelly, Keith F. Proposing an amendment authorizing counties to levy a special hospital tax.
HB 590 49-0 (1945) Author: Favors, Ennis | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes to provide for the collection of a tax on the intangible assets of each person, firm, partnership, copartnership, corporation or association of persons engaged in air commerce in the State of Texas.
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.
HB 669 49-0 (1945) Author: Harris, Joe Relating to amending certain Act relating to discount for payment of taxes.
HB 687 49-0 (1945) Author: Grisham, Robert N. Relating to repealing certain acts by previous Legislatures granting remission of taxes to various counties and other subdivisions of government.
HB 809 49-0 (1945) Author: Spacek, Rudolph B. Relating to repealing certain provisions; providing that no male person of Fayette County, Texas, shall be required to do any kind of road duty or be required to pay any head tax in lieu of such road work or duty; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict with the provisions of this Act.
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.
HJR 47 49-0 (1945) Author: Williams, Sterling W. Proposing an amendment authorizing an additional annual ad valorem tax to be levied and collected by counties for the payment of bounties on predatory animals killed or destroyed therein.
HJR 48 49-0 (1945) Author: Grisham, Robert N. Proposing an amendment to place a limit of two years on the power of the Legislature to release the inhabitants of, or property in, any county, city or town from the payment of taxes levied for State or county purposes.
SB 115 49-0 (1945) Author: Winfield, Henry L. Relating to appropriating money out of General Revenue for the purpose of paying taxes on University owned land in accordance with the constitutional requirements that taxes for county purposes only, be paid by the General Revenue to counties in which are located endowment lands set aside to the University of Texas by the Constitution of the State of Texas and the Act of 1883, for each year of the fiscal years ending August 31, 1946, and August 31, 1947, the sum of not to exceed Forty Thousand Dollars ($40,000.00) and an additional Nine Thousand Two Hundred Seventy-five Dollars and Eighty-eight Cents ($9,275.88) for the purpose of paying the taxes that are now accrued and delinquent to certain of these counties.
SB 268 49-0 (1945) Author: Stone, William E. Relating to making an appropriation to be paid out of the General Revenue Fund of the State of Texas of the sum of Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000.00) not otherwise appropriated, to cover the payment of taxes on State Prison Farm lands located in Fort Bend and Brazoria, Harris, Walker, Houston and Madison Counties now due and unpaid, exclusive of penalties and interest, by the State of Texas to said Counties and to the Independent School Districts in which said lands are located, for the years 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, and 1944 and to become due for the years 1945 and 1946.
SB 339 49-0 (1945) Author: Spears, J. Franklin Relating to amending certain Acts by lowering the minimum of population and raising the limit of tax that can be levied; and authorizing a joint program of tuberculosis control in the cities and counties affected by the provisions of said Acts; providing for the creation of City-County Tuberculosis Control Boards therein, and for the appointment of members thereof.
HB 108 48-0 (1943) Author: Young, Charles H. Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Courts of certain Counties, at their option, to levy a tax not to exceed five (5) cents on the One Hundred Dollars valuation upon personal and real property for the purpose of creating a County Health Unit and paying for medical supplies and services for the immunization of school children and indigent people from communicable diseases.
HB 201 48-0 (1943) Author: Leyendecker, Boniface J. | et. al. Relating to authorizing cities and towns operating under special charter granted by the Legislature, as adopted or amended pursuant to the Home Rule Amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to submit to qualified property taxpaying voters the proposition of the issuance of bonds to provide funds for paying certain valid judgments outstanding against the general operating fund of such cities.
HB 569 48-0 (1943) Author: Huffman, Calvin Combest "Cal" Relating to amending certain Acts by adding additional reports to be made by the County Auditor or County Clerk and requiring that certain reports be published.
HJR 18 48-0 (1943) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Proposing an amendment providing that counties may levy, assess and collect such taxes as may be authorized by law but not to exceed eighty cents on the one hundred dollars valuation in any one year.
SB 98 48-0 (1943) Author: Winfield, Henry L. Relating to appropriating Two Thousand, Nine Hundred and 77/100 ($2,909.77) Dollars supplementing the appropriation made by the 47th Legislature for the payment of taxes for County purposes only to Counties in which are located endowment lands set aside to the University of Texas by the Constitution of the State of Texas in the Act of 1883.
SB 245 48-0 (1943) Author: Jones, Charles R. Relating to providing that county taxes may be levied by the quorum of the County Commissioners Court.
HB 633 47-0 (1941) Author: Coker, Sr., Ernest Andrew Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes providing that when the Commissioners Courts of certain counties shall contract with an individual, firm, or corporation for the compilation of taxation data, the compensation of such individual, firm, or corporation may be paid on a pro rata basis from each county fund benefiting by the receipt of any taxes derived from such valuation.
HB 707 47-0 (1941) Author: Manning, Rushing Relating to releasing interest and penalties on certain delinquent taxes in certain counties provided same are paid on or before a certain date.
HB 735 47-0 (1941) Author: Huffman, Calvin Combest "Cal" Relating to providing for county tax for advertising in certain counties; providing for payment of funds to County Board of Development and limiting expenditures by such Board.
HJR 2 47-0 (1941) Author: Crosthwait, John L. | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that counties may levy, assess, and collect such taxes as may be authorized by law but not to exceed Eighty (80) Cents on the one hundred dollars valuation in any one year.
HJR 15 47-0 (1941) Author: Reed, William Otey Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the assessing, levying and collecting of a tax of not exceeding twenty-five cents (25c) on the one hundred dollar ($100) valuation to be used for public health purposes and indigent sick purposes equally.
SB 303 47-0 (1941) Author: Ramsey, Ben | et. al. Relating to granting aid to San Jacinto, Trinity, Jasper, Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby, Houston, Tyler, Angelina, and Walker Counties, made necessary due to the fact that the Government purchased land in said Counties in large acreages, reducing the taxable value of such Counties.
SB 332 47-0 (1941) Author: Metcalfe, Penrose B. Relating to amending a certain Act by authorizing each commissioners court to levy a tax for the purchase and improvement of lands for use as county parks.
SB 344 47-0 (1941) Author: Ramsey, Ben Relating to authorizing the commissioners' court of any county to establish within the boundaries of such county an airport district, and to levy and collect a special tax for airport purposes on property situated within such district.
SB 346 47-0 (1941) Author: Spears, J. Franklin Relating to authorizing Commissioners' Courts in certain counties to levy a direct tax of certain amount on all property in said counties, for the purpose of erecting buildings and other improvements.
SJR 15 47-0 (1941) Author: Stone, William E. Proposing a constitutional amendment by providing that counties may levy, assess and collect for county purposes the unneeded and unused part of the maximum tax rate now authorized by law to pay jurors and for the erection of public buildings, streets, sewers, water works and other permanent improvements.
HB 77 46-0 (1939) Author: Leyendecker, Boniface J. Relating to authorizing Commissioners Courts in certain counties to levy certain tax for advertising and promoting the growth and development of such counties.
HB 290 46-0 (1939) Author: Smith, Paris Relating to providing for the construction, maintenance and operation of hospitals in certain counties; providing for the levying of a direct tax of not more than ten cents on the valuation of $100.00, by the Commissioners' Court.
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 927 46-0 (1939) Author: Davis, Matt Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Courts of certain counties, at their option, to levy a tax not to exceed Ten (10) Cents on the one hundred dollars valuation upon personal and real property for the purpose of creating a county health unit and paying for medical supplies and services for the immunization of school children and indigent people from communicable diseases; providing for the creation of the county health unit.
HB 940 46-0 (1939) Author: Davis, Minet M. Relating to authorizing County Commissioners Courts in certain counties to levy an annual ad valorem tax not exceeding Ten (10) Cents on the one hundred dollars valuation of all property in such counties; said tax to be credited to the Public Improvement Fund of such counties.
HJR 3 46-0 (1939) Author: Hull, Henry A. "Salty" Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that out of the taxes authorized to be levied by each County for permanent improvements, an amount not exceeding ten cents on the one hundred dollars may be used for county purposes.
HJR 22 46-0 (1939) Author: Allison, Alvin Ray Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the assessing, levying and collecting of a tax not exceeding ten cents on the one hundred dollar valuation to be used for public health purposes and indigent sick purposes equally.
HJR 45 46-0 (1939) Author: Cornett, Leighton Marion Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that the Commissioners Court of Red River county shall have the authority to levy a tax not to exceed Twenty-five (25) Cents on the one hundred dollars valuation for a period not exceeding (15) years for the purpose of refunding the outstanding warrant indebtedness of the General Fund of the County.
SB 231 46-0 (1939) Author: Stone, William E. Relating to exempting from all State and County, ad valorem and occupation taxes certain office buildings of the Texas Congress of Parents and Teachers.
SB 317 46-0 (1939) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to authorizing the Commissioners' Courts in counties having a population of not less than twelve thousand, one hundred ninety (12,190) inhabitants and not more than twelve thousand, one hundred and ninety-five (12,195) inhabitants, according to the last preceding Federal Census, to levy a direct tax of not more than Ten (10c) Cents on the One Hundred ($100.00) Dollars assessed valuation for health purposes, for the purpose of building, equipping and maintaining a hospital.
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.
SJR 9 46-0 (1939) Author: Metcalfe, Penrose B. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the Commissioners' Court of each county to levy annual taxes on all property subject to taxation in such county, not exceeding Ten (10) Cents on the One Hundred ($100) Dollar valuation for the purpose of creating a fund for the relief of poor and indigent persons who are bona-fide residents of the county.
HB 990 45-0 (1937) Relating to creating a more efficient Road Law for Burnet County, providing the payment of a tax of Three Dollars ($3) by all persons in said County subject to road duty under the General Laws, or the performance of certain manual labor on the road, in the discharge of said road duty.
HB 340 44-0 (1935) Relating to validating all ad valorem tax levies made by certain cities and towns.
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.
SB 18 44-1 (1935) Relating to authorizing Commissioner's Courts in counties having a population of not less than 125,000 inhabitants and not more than 175,000 inhabitants, and containing a city of not less than 90,000 inhabitants, according to the least preceding Federal Census, to levy a direct tax of not more than Five (5) Cents on the One Hundred ($100.00) Dollars assessed valuation, for the purpose of advertising and promoting the growth and development of such counties and their county seats, and providing for an election authorizing such tax.
HB 182 43-0 (1933) Author: Bedford, Fine G. Relating to amending certain statute relating to the manner of holding elections for the issuing of seawall bonds and relating to the manner of declaring the results of elections held for the issuance of seawall bonds.
SB 234 43-0 (1933) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to making an appropriation to be paid out of the General Revenue Fund of the State of Texas the sum of Twelve Thousand Twelve Dollars and seventy-nine cents ($12,012.79), not otherwise appropriated, to cover taxes due by the State of Texas to Fort Bend County, covering the years 1929 to 1932, inclusive.
SB 288 43-0 (1933) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to making an appropriation to be paid out of the General Revenue Fund of the State of Texas the sum of Twelve Thousand, Eight Hundred and Ninety-six Dollars and eleven cents ($12,896.11), not otherwise appropriated, to cover taxes due by the State of Texas, to Brazoria County, covering the years 1929 to 1932, inclusive.
SB 465 43-0 (1933) Author: Hopkins, Welly Kennon Relating to penalty for failure to pay road tax.
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 192 42-0 (1931) Author: Shelton, Edgar Poe Relating to levying and collecting annually a Three ($3.00) Dollar road tax against all able-bodied male citizens of Hays County, Texas, who are between the ages of twenty-one and forty-five years.
HB 466 42-0 (1931) Author: Steward, Hugh Birt Relating to levying and collecting annually a Three ($3.00) Dollar Road Tax against all able-bodied male citizens of Freestone County, Texas, who are between the ages of twenty-one and forty-five years, except such as are by the General Laws of this State exempt from road duty.
HB 712 42-0 (1931) Author: Olsen, J. J. Relating to exempting male persons residing in Lavaca County, Texas, and not within the corporate limits of any incorporated city, town or village, from road duty, and in lieu thereof requiring them to pay to the County Tax Collector of said County the sum of Three ($3.00) Dollars annually.
HB 724 42-0 (1931) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the collection of taxes to pay interest on bonds issued by navigation districts.
HB 744 42-0 (1931) Author: Petsch, Alfred P.C. Relating to repealing the Blanco County Road Law.
HB 872 42-0 (1931) Author: Elliott, James J. Relating to levying and collecting annually a Three Dollar and Fifty Cent ($3.50) road tax against all able-bodied male citizens of Burleson County, Texas, who are between the ages of twenty-one (21) and forty-five (45) years.
HB 956 42-0 (1931) Author: Smith, Richard Malcom Relating to the performances of road duty in Wood County, Texas.
SB 403 42-0 (1931) Author: Berkeley, Benjamin Franklin | et. al. Relating to declaring lands set apart for the endowment of the University of Texas by the Constitution of 1876, and by an Act of the Legislature of 1883, which are now unsold, to be subject to taxation for county purposes in the counties in which they are located.
HB 80 41-0 (1929) Author: Prendergast, F. H. Relating to compelling all subdivisions of the county or the State, when collecting ad valorem taxes, to assess all property at the same value placed on it by the county authorities to collect State and county taxes. House: Revenue & Taxation
HB 110 41-0 (1929) Author: Richardson, D. D. Relating to levying and collecting a three-dollar ($3) road tax against all able-bodied male citizens of Van Zandt County, Texas, who are between the ages of twenty-one (21) and forty-five (45) years. House: Counties
HB 219 41-0 (1929) Author: Bond, Thomas R. Relating to amending certain statute by prohibiting any commissioners court creating any annual current indebtedness which shall exceed the annual current revenues of any such county, and such indebtedness thus created in excess of the annual current revenue shall be void. House: Judiciary
HB 481 41-0 (1929) Author: Sinks, Ed R. Relating to levying and collecting annually a five dollar road tax against all able-bodied male citizens of Lee County who are subject to road work under the General Laws of this State, who are between the ages of twenty-one and forty-five years.
HB 523 41-0 (1929) Author: Land, Cornelius L. Relating to levying and collecting annually a Three Dollar road tax against all able-bodied male citizens of Childress County, Texas, who are between the ages of twenty-one and forty-five years.
HB 565 41-0 (1929) Author: Kincaid, Robert L. Relating to levying and collecting annually a Three Dollar road tax against all able-bodied male citizens of Foard County, Texas, who are between the ages of twenty-one and forty-five years.
HB 633 41-0 (1929) Author: O'Neill, M. E. | et. al. Relating to amending Collin County Road Law.
HB 712 41-0 (1929) Author: Pavlica, James Relating to exempting male persons residing in Fayette County, Texas, from road duty by paying to the County Tax Collector of said county the sum of Three Dollars annually.
HB 95 41-1 (1929) Author: Hines, Charles C. "Charlie" Relating to levying and collecting annually a Three Dollar Road Tax against all able-bodied male citizens of Cass County, Texas, who are between the ages of twenty-one and forty-five years.
HB 117 41-1 (1929) Author: Graves, William Thomas Relating to levying and collecting annually a Three Dollar road tax against all able-bodied male citizens of Hood County, Texas, who are between the ages of twenty-one and forty-five years.
HB 38 41-2 (1929) Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al. Relating to authorizing Commissioners' Courts in certain counties in Texas in which are established hospitals jointly owned or operated by any city or county to levy a direct tax of not over ten cents on the valuation of One Hundred Dollars for the purpose of erecting buildings and other improvements and for maintaining and operating such hospitals and providing that all such levy of taxes shall be submitted to the qualified taxpaying voters of the county and a majority vote to be necessary to levy the taxes.
HB 103 41-2 (1929) Author: Sinks, Ed R. Relating to levying and collecting annually a Five Dollar road tax against certain citizens of Burleson County; providing penalties.
SB 92 41-2 (1929) Author: Russek, Gus Relating exempting male persons residing in Fayette County, Texas, from road duty by paying to the County Tax Collector of said county the sum of Five Dollars ($5.00) annually.
HB 23 41-3 (1929) Author: Snelgrove, John B. Relating to levying and collecting annually a Three Dollar Road Tax against all able-bodied male citizens of certain counties in Texas, who are between the ages of twenty-one and forty-five years; providing a penalty for failure to pay said tax.
HB 12 41-4 (1930) Author: Stevenson, Coke Robert Relating to the Mason County road system.
SB 96 41-5 (1930) Author: Williamson, W. Albert "Cap" Relating to providing authorizing Commissioners' Courts in certain counties in Texas to levy a direct tax of not over five cents on the valuation of One Hundred Dollars for the purpose of advertising the cities of the county seats and counties and providing that all such levy of taxes shall be submitted to the qualified tax-paying voters of the county and a majority vote to be necessary to levy the tax.
HB 16 40-0 (1927) Author: Nabors, A. Edgar Relating to amending certain laws relating to the road System of Hamilton County, by changing the minimum age of persons required to work the roads, changing the amount of indebtedness that can be created in road matters and changing the compensation of the road supervisors.
HB 282 40-0 (1927) Author: Holder, Ray Relating to enabling Commissioners' Courts in certain counties to acquire by agreement with city authorities full title and control of City-County hospitals.
HB 335 40-0 (1927) Author: Fuchs, Robert A. Relating to amending certain laws relating to the road system for Washington County; exempting citizens of Washington County from road duty by payment to the County Treasurer money in lieu thereof.
SB 227 40-0 (1927) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to authorizing any county in this State upon a vote of two-thirds majority of the resident tax paying voters therein, in addition to all other debts, to issue bonds or warrants, or otherwise lend its credit in an amount not to exceed one-fourth of the assessed valuation of the real property of such county for the purpose of navigation and in aid thereof.
HB 26 40-1 (1927) Author: Gates, Sam Relating to levying and collecting annually a three dollar road tax against all able bodied male citizens of Wilson County who are between the ages of twenty-one and forty-five years.
HB 86 40-1 (1927) Author: Murphy, Edward Thad Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Polk County, Texas; vesting the Commissioners' Court with authority to lay out, drain, repair, and maintain such system of roads, and make contracts therefor.
HB 4 39-0 (1925) Author: Faulk, Harry L. Relating to releasing the inhabitants of, and property of Cameron County for a period of twenty-five years from the payment of taxes levied for State purposes because of great public calamities in said county. House: Revenue and Taxation
HB 462 39-0 (1925) Author: Amsler, John C. Relating to levying and collecting annually a three dollar road tax against all able body male citizens of Waller County, who are between the ages of 21 and 45 years; providing the manner of assessment and collection of said tax and further providing for a penalty for failure or refusal to pay such tax. House: Highways and Motor Traffic
SB 304 39-0 (1925) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to providing for publicity as to the membership and official connection with fraternal, benevolent or other societies, organizations, lodges, or orders; requiring the filing with the county tax collector of signed and sworn statements disclosing membership or official connection, either present or within two years next preceding, with any such society, organization, lodge or order, and making such statements public records subject to the inspection of any such citizen; prescribing penalties for false statements and violation or failure to comply with this Act or any provision hereof. Senate: Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 637 38-0 (1923) Author: Avis, James David "Jim" | et. al. Relating to amending Section 2 of Chapter 85 of the Local and Special Laws of the State of Texas, creating a more efficient road system for Wichita 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.
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 125 36-0 (1919) Author: Morris, W. A. Relating to creating a county tax on dogs in this State, and providing for the assessment and collection of said tax, and providing for compensation to the assessors for assessing dogs for taxation, and providing for a penalty for the failure or refusal of any person to render his or her dog or dogs to the assessor for taxes, when requested to do so by the tax assessor, or any of his deputies.
HB 145 36-0 (1919) Author: Terrell, George Butler Relating to amending Special Road Law for Cherokee County, providing for the payment of a road tax and for the appointment of road overseers.
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 116 36-0 (1919) Author: Clark, Isaac Edgar Relating to levying and collecting annually a Five Dollar road tax against all able-bodied citizens of Fayette County, who are between the ages of twenty-one and sixty years; providing the manner of assessment and collection of said tax and further providing for a penalty for failure or refusal to pay such tax.
SB 170 36-0 (1919) Author: Strickland, Jeff J. Relating to amending the Special Road Law for Cherokee County, providing for the payment of a road tax and the appointment of overseers.
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 11 36-0 (1919) Author: Dean, William Luther Proposing an amendment increasing the amount of ad-valorem taxes that may be levied by counties, cities and towns; making an appropriation.
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.
SJR 19 36-0 (1919) Author: Hopkins, Sr., George Milton | et. al. Proposing an amendment providing for local option taxes for the improvement and maintenance of public roads.
SJR 20 36-0 (1919) Author: Suiter, William David "Will" | et. al. Proposing an amendment relating to extending to any county or sub-division thereof the right to levy by majority vote of the qualified voters a special tax of sixty cents on the one hundred dollars valuation for the maintenance and improvement of public roads.
HB 216 36-2 (1919) Author: Blackburn, Marvin Ellis Relating to authorizing Kerr County or any political subidivion thereof to issue bonds for the purpose of constructing roads and turnpikes; repealing Kerr County Road Law passed by the Regular session of the 36th Legislature.
HB 221 36-2 (1919) Author: Gaddy, J. Homer Relating to amending certain laws so as to exempt the County of Jefferson from the operation of certain laws and to provide for the regular employment of a County Road Engineer by the Commissioners Court of the County of Jefferson.
HB 543 35-0 (1917) Author: Smith, B. H. Relating to creating a special road law for Delta County; providing for levying and collecting a road tax; authorizing the commissioners court to employ road superintendents and laborers and authorizing said court to establish, change, improve, or discontinue public roads and the power to condemn land for such purpose; making each commissioner of said county a road superintendent in said county.
HB 653 35-0 (1917) Author: Terrell, George Butler Relating to creating a special road law for Cherokee county.
SB 81 35-0 (1917) Author: King, Steve M. Relating to navigation districts so as to provide that any navigation district in addition to authority to levy taxes for interest and sinking fund upon bonds which may be voted, shall also be authorized to levy an additional tax not exceeding ten cents on the one hundred dollars valuation upon all property within such navigation district for the maintenance, up-keep and operation of said district and all improvements constructed by such district.
SB 162 35-0 (1917)
HB 11 35-3 (1917) Author: Russell, James Colon Relating to amending the San Patricio county road system, so as to require the tax assessor to make up the tax rolls of said county including all defined road districts, instead of by justice precincts.
HB 184 35-4 (1918) Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. Relating to regulating the taxing of all money and securities deposited with the State Treasurer or other State officials; providing such money or securities shall be taxed at the residence of the person.
HB 153 34-0 (1915) Author: Davis, John E. Relating to authorizing the commissioners court of any county in the State to levy and collect a tax not to exceed five (5) cents on each $100 of assessed valuation of the county for one year for the purchase and improvement of lands for county parks, and providing the manner of acquiring lands for park purposes, and providing for the management and control of said county parks.
HB 409 34-0 (1915) Author: Spradley, Charles Milton Relating to relieving Road District No. 9, Collin county, Texas, from payment of tax to pay interest and sinking fund on road bonds issued in said district until such time as said road bonds can be sold.
HJR 4 34-0 (1915) Author: Butler, William R. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the levy and collection of a special road tax.
HJR 6 34-0 (1915) Author: Hopkins, Sr., George Milton Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the levy of a special road tax.
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 30 34-0 (1915) Author: Beard, Campbell McCleary Proposing a constiutional amendment authorizing the levy and collection of an ad valorem county tax for the maintenance of the public schools of the county.
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 5 33-0 (1913) Author: Davis, John E. Relating to authorizing the commissioners court in any county to levy and collect a tax not to exceed 5 cents on each 100 dollars of assessed valuation of the county for one year for the purchase, improvement and management of park lands.
HB 62 33-0 (1913) Author: Williams, Robert R. Relating to amending statutes authorizing the levying of a road tax in counties, political subdivisions, or defined districts now or hereafter to be described or defined, and defining a method by which defined districts may be created.
HB 98 33-0 (1913) Author: Raiden, John M. Relating to authorizing Fannin county to issues bonds for the purpose of constructing, maintaining and operating roads and turnpikes.
HB 176 33-0 (1913) Author: Webb, J. L. Relating to property liable for state and county taxes.
HB 323 33-0 (1913) Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave" Relating to authorizing the County Commissioners Court of Bexar County to levy a special road tax of ten cents on the one hundred dollars valuation.
HB 627 33-0 (1913) Author: Dove, Daniel C. Relating to permitting the people of Leon County to levy a tax in any political subdivision or defined district for the purpose of building or improving their roads, instead of issuing bonds for such purposes.
HJR 11 33-0 (1913)
SB 60 33-0 (1913) Author: Gibson, Flavius M. Relating to authorizing and empowering Fannin County or any political subdivision of said county by an affirmative vote of two-thirds of the resident property taxpayers, qualified voters of such county or political subdivision thereof, voting herein, to issue bonds to any amount not exceeding one-fourth of the assessed valuation of the real property of such county or of such county or of such political subdivision, and to levy and collect taxes, to pay the interest on such bonds and to provide a sinking fund for the redemption thereof for the purpose of constructing, maintaining and operating macadamized, ballasted, graveled or paved roads and turnpikes and prescribing ways and means of conducting and supervising said work.
SB 440 33-0 (1913) Author: Hudspeth, Claude Benton Relating to creating a more efficient road law for Jackson County; fixing the per diem of the members of the commissioners court when acting as road commissioners; providing a road tax.
SB 468 33-0 (1913) Author: Greer, William Jeffries Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Upshur County; prescribing the powers and duties of commissioners court with reference to public roads; prescribing penalties.
HB 72 33-1 (1913) Author: Campbell, John W. | et. al. Relating to amending articles relating to sea walls and breakwaters.
HB 319 31-0 (1909) Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Titus county, Texas, providing that the commissioners court may levy and collect a special road tax, provided, that every male person liable to road duty may be exempt from such road duty by paying to the county superintendent of public roads before February the first of each year, said tax, and for the working on the public roads of said county of those subject to and failing to pay aid tax, requiring the commissioners court of said county to appoint a county road superintendent, defining his duties, and providing for his compensation; requiring the superintendent to make quarterly reports, and requiring penalties for failure to made such reports.
SB 247 31-0 (1909) Relating to authorizing and empowering Lamar County or any political subdivision of said county by an affirmative vote of two-thirds of the resident property tax-payers, qualified voters of such county or political subdivision thereof, voting thereon, to issue bonds to any amount not exceeding one-fourth of the assessed valuation of the real property of such county or of such political subdivision, and to levy and collect taxes, to pay the interest on such bonds and to provide a sinking fund for the redemption thereof for the purpose of constructing, maintaining and operating macadamized, ballasted, gravelled or paved roads and turnpikes and prescribing ways and means of conducting and supervising said work.
HB 150 30-0 (1907) Relating to the powers of the County Commissioners Court and authorizing the levy of a tax of not exceeding fifteen cents on the One Hundred Dollars valuation to pay jurors.
HB 40 30-1 (1907) Relating to validating certain levies of county taxes and proceedings thereunder.
HB 118 28-0 (1903) Relating to creating a special road law for Lamar county; and providing for levying and collecting a road tax.
HB 142 28-0 (1903) Relating to extending the time for payment of the State and county taxes for the year 1902, in the counties of Milam, Caldwell and Colorado, until 1st, 1903.
HB 153 27-0 (1901) Relating to extending the time of payment of State and county taxes for the year 1900 in the counties of Brazoria, Colorado, Galveston, Grimes, Matagorda, Fort Bend, Harris, Waller, Austin, Wharton, Jackson, Chambers, Brazos, Burleson, Montgomery and Washington for ninety days, from and after the first day of Feburary, 1901.
HB 508 27-0 (1901) Relating to extending the time of payment of state and county taxes for the years 1900 in the counties of Brazoria, Fort Bend, Wharton, Waller, Galveston, Colorado, Austin, Grimes and Jackson, until February the 1st, 1902, from and after the 1st day of May, 1901.
HB 523 26-0 (1899) Relating to providing for the construction and maintenance of drains, ditches and water courses for the improvement and enlargement of natural drainage of several counties within the State of Texas.
HB 584 26-0 (1899) Relating to amending Sections 18, Chapter 77, of the Acts of the Twenty-fifth Legislature of the State of Texas, of 1897, relating to the construction and maintenance of drains, ditches and water courses, and for the improvement and enlargement of natural drainage, etc.
HB 443 25-0 (1897) Relating to creating a more effiicient road system for Hopkins County, Texas; and fixing a penalty for a violation of this act, and providing for the working of delinquent poll-tax payers, and prescribing a penalty for failure to work public roads in payment of poll-tax by said delinquent poll-tax payers.
SB 18 25-1 (1897) Relating to amending an act relating to county warrants and the payment of taxes.
HB 590 23-0 (1893) Relating to authorizing and empowering the counties in this State to levy and collect a tax to pay for any lands which have or may hereafter be deeded to the State of Texas for the use of public buildings.
HB 349 22-0 (1891) Relating to carrying into effect the constitutional amendment empowering counties to determine by vote whether 15 cents road tax shall be levied by County Commissioners Court.
SB 148 22-0 (1891) Relating to providing the manner of collecting the interest and sinking fund on certain bonds held by the school fund of the State of Texas.
SB 26 21-0 (1889) Relating to authorizing counties to fund their indebtedness, and to provide means to pay the same.
SB 266 21-0 (1889) Relating to providing the manner of assessing and collecting a tax on property in newly created counties and in territory cut off from one county and attached to another county to pay their pro rata share of indebtedness of the parent county existing at the time of the severance of a part of its territory.
SB 297 21-0 (1889) Relating to authorizing the county commissioners court of Hidalgo County to issue bonds for the protection of the court house and jail and other property from further erosion of the Rio Grande River, and to levy a tax to pay the interest and principal thereof.
SB 54 20-0 (1887) Relating to authorizing counties to buy, construct, or contract for the use of bridges, and to issue bonds and levy taxes to pay for the same.
SB 128 20-0 (1887) Relating to authorizing counties, cities, and towns to compromise and adjust certain bonded indebtedness, and to providing for the levy and collection of taxes to pay the interest and sinking fund.
SB 129 20-0 (1887) Relating to authorizing counties, cities, and towns in this State which have issued bonds to aid in the construction of railroads and other internal improvements, to adjust their rate of taxation so as to provide for the payment of the interest and sinking fund upon the same.
HB 373 19-0 (1885) Relating to authorizing the collector of a newly organized county to collect the unpaid taxes found to be due in his county by the assessor's rolls of the county or counties from which such county has been taken or to which it has been attached for judicial purposes, and to provide for making transcripts from such rolls for the use of the collector in the new county.
HB 439 19-0 (1885) Relating to an act to amend sections of an act to reduce taxation for general revenue purposes, to conform the tax laws to the amended Constitution, and to provide for the levy and collection of a tax to maintain a system of free schools under the amended Constitution, and to better regulate the taxation of banking corporations, State or national, and the shares therein, by adding another section to be known as Section 2a.
HB 489 19-0 (1885) Relating to amending chapter 6, Title 8 of the Penal Code by adding Article 259a.
HB 1 18-1 (1884) Relating to reducing taxation for general revenue purposes, to conforming the tax laws to the amended constitution, and to providing for the levy and collection of a tax to maintain a system of free schools under the amended constitution.

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