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85th Regular Session, 2017
HB 28 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the use of certain surplus state revenue, in certain circumstances, to adjust franchise tax rates to phase out the franchise tax and to the expiration of that tax.
  Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
  Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
  Committees: Ways & Means | Finance
  Last Action: Co-sponsor authorized
HB 42 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain taxable entities offering postsecondary tuition assistance.
  Author: Romero, Ramon
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 86 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to providing a sales and use tax refund or franchise tax credit for businesses that employ former offenders.
  Author: Guillen, Ryan
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HB 102 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to exemptions from ad valorem taxes, the sales and use tax, and the franchise tax for certain businesses during an initial period of operation in this state.
  Author: Guillen, Ryan
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HB 388 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the franchise tax; lowering the rates of the tax.
  Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 423 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the computation of cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax by taxable entities that transport ready-mixed concrete.
  Author: Wray, John
  Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
  Committees: Ways & Means | Finance
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 445 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain property for certain ad valorem tax incentives relating to wind-powered energy devices.
  Author: Frank, James | et. al.
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 509 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a deduction under the franchise tax for certain contracts with the federal government.
  Author: Button, Angie | et. al.
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HB 538 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the use of certain surplus state revenue to provide for a rebate of state franchise taxes.
  Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al.
  Committees: Appropriations
  Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
HB 595 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs.
  Author: Workman, Paul | et. al.
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 599 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the decrease of the rates of the franchise tax under certain circumstances and the expiration of that tax.
  Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al.
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 725 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the exclusion from total revenue of certain payments received by health care providers for purposes of computing the franchise tax.
  Author: Bohac, Dwayne
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: No action taken in committee
HB 803 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a temporary exemption from the sales and use tax and the franchise tax for certain businesses engaged in space flight activities.
  Author: Dale, Tony
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HB 906 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the creation of research technology corporations for the development and commercialization of technologies owned by institutions of higher education or by certain medical centers with members that are institutions of higher education; providing for tax exemptions; providing a penalty.
  Author: Elkins, Gary
  Committees: Government Transparency & Operation
  Last Action: Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 1052 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the repeal of the franchise tax.
  Author: Schubert, Leighton
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1095 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the franchise tax; lowering the rates of the tax.
  Author: Shaheen, Matt
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1108 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to apportionment of margin from receipts from the sale of locomotives for purposes of the franchise tax.
  Author: Parker, Tan
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1127 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit pilot program for taxable entities that employ certain apprentices.
  Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1196 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the repeal of the franchise tax.
  Author: Button, Angie
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1230 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to franchise tax credits for businesses that employ veterans.
  Author: Blanco, César
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1365 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the computation of cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax by taxable entities primarily engaged in the business of harvesting trees for wood.
  Author: White, James
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1613 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to adjustment of the rates of the franchise tax; providing for decreases in tax rates.
  Author: Springer, Drew | et. al.
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1614 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for enterprise projects for certain capital investments.
  Author: Parker, Tan
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1621 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain unused franchise tax credits.
  Author: Bohac, Dwayne
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 2126 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the franchise tax rate applicable to certain taxable entities that sell telephone prepaid calling cards.
  Author: Button, Angie
  Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
  Committees: Ways & Means | Finance
  Last Action: Effective on 1/1/18
HB 2238 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to franchise tax and insurance premium tax credits for investment in certain communities; imposing a monetary penalty; authorizing fees.
  Author: Lucio III, Eddie
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2250 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the classification of certain entities as primarily engaged in retail trade for purposes of the franchise tax.
  Author: Darby, Drew
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2545 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the determination of cost of goods sold for purposes of computing the franchise tax.
  Author: Sanford, Scott
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 2833 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a tax refund or credit for wages paid to certain employees.
  Author: Oliveira, René
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2961 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the exclusion of certain payments from total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax.
  Author: Anderson, Rodney
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3299 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that establish a grocery store or healthy corner store in a food desert.
  Author: Thierry, Shawn
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3345 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the definition of "passive entity" for the franchise tax.
  Author: Springer, Drew
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3566 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a franchise credit for entities that make certain railroad reconstruction or replacement expenditures.
  Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al.
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3621 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a franchise tax discount under certain circumstances.
  Author: Villalba, Jason
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3630 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an insurance premium tax credit for investment in certain communities.
  Author: Lucio III, Eddie
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3714 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit pilot program for taxable entities that contribute to an employee dependent care flexible spending account.
  Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al.
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 3791 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an exclusion from total revenue of certain payments received from an insurance organization that owns a controlling interest in a taxable entity for purposes of computing the franchise tax.
  Author: Villalba, Jason
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3843 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for low-income housing developments.
  Author: Anderson, Rodney
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3992 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a franchise tax exemption for certain cooperatives with a member that has farmer-fruit grower members.
  Author: Murphy, Jim
  Sponsor: Perry, Charles
  Committees: Agriculture & Livestock | Finance
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 4002 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the definition of production used in determining the cost of goods sold for franchise tax purposes.
  Author: Bonnen, Dennis
  Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
  Committees: Ways & Means | Finance
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 4055 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs.
  Author: Murphy, Jim
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4247 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to franchise tax credits for small businesses that create quality jobs.
  Author: Walle, Armando
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 18 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing bodies of certain political subdivisions to exempt from ad valorem taxation the real and tangible personal property of businesses during an initial period of operation in this state.
  Author: Guillen, Ryan
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 41 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the use of unencumbered surplus state revenues to provide for a rebate of state franchise taxes.
  Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al.
  Committees: Appropriations
  Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
HJR 54 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by or leased to or by a university research technology corporation.
  Author: Elkins, Gary
  Committees: Government Transparency & Operation
  Last Action: Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HJR 87 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a franchise tax rate to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature.
  Author: Meyer, Morgan
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
SB 17 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the decrease of the rates of the franchise tax under certain circumstances and the expiration of that tax.
  Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
  Committees: Ways & Means | Finance
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
SB 72 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the decrease of the rates of the franchise tax under certain circumstances and the expiration of that tax.
  Author: Nelson, Jane
  Committees: Finance
  Last Action: Referred to Finance
SB 112 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the decrease of the rates of the franchise tax under certain circumstances and the expiration of that tax.
  Author: Huffines, Don
  Committees: Finance
  Last Action: Referred to Finance
SB 130 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the computation of the franchise tax.
  Author: Creighton, Brandon
  Committees: Finance
  Last Action: Referred to Finance
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