Pension Bill Status

Run: Sat., 3/28/15 10:56am

  HB 2608 Author: Murphy | et al. Sponsor:
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Pensions
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Relating to municipal control of certain public retirement systems established for the benefit of municipal employees.
House Committee: Pensions (In)
Senate Committee: N/A
Companion: N/A
Return local control of municipal workers’, firefighters’, and police officers’ pensions

Budget Bills Status

Run: Sat., 4/25/15 6:51 pm

Click for options   SB 1 Author: Nelson | et al. Sponsor:
Last Action: 03/25/2015 H Received from the Senate
Caption Version: Engrossed
Caption: Relating to certain restrictions on the imposition of ad valorem taxes and to the duty of the state to reimburse certain political subdivisions for certain revenue loss.
House Committee: N/A
Senate Committee: Finance (Out)
Companion: N/A
Increases homestead exemption from $15,000 to 25% of median home value  |  Current Status
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Click for options   SB 7 Author: Nelson | et al. Sponsor:
Last Action: 03/26/2015 H Received from the Senate
Caption Version: Engrossed
Caption: Relating to the computation of and to decreasing the rates of the franchise tax.
House Committee: N/A
Senate Committee: Finance (Out)
Companion: HB 1316 by Bohac, Similar, 03/05/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means
15% rate reduction lowers the Margins Tax rate to .425% or .85% of taxable margin  |  Current Status
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Click for options   SB 8 Author: Schwertner | et al. Sponsor:
Last Action: 03/25/2015 H Received from the Senate
Caption Version: Engrossed
Caption: Relating to the total revenue exemption for the franchise tax.
House Committee: N/A
Senate Committee: Finance (Out)
Companion: N/A
Raises Margins Tax Exemption from the current $1 million to $4 million  |  Current Status
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Click for options   SB 9 Author: Hancock | et al. Sponsor:
Last Action: 04/10/2015 H Received from the Senate
Caption Version: Engrossed
Caption: Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations.
House Committee: N/A
Senate Committee: Finance (Out)
Companion: HB 2981 by Schofield, Identical, 03/16/2015 H Referred to Appropriations
Ties the spending limit to the projected growth in population plus inflation.  |  Current Status
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Click for options   SB 15 Author: Nelson | et al. Sponsor:
Last Action: 03/04/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Relating to state tax reductions and the limit on appropriations from certain state tax revenue for a state fiscal biennium.
House Committee: N/A
Senate Committee: Finance (In)
Companion: N/A
Exempts tax relief from spending cap  |  Current Status
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Click for options   SB 16 Author: Hinojosa | et al. Sponsor:
Last Action: 03/04/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Relating to excepting certain appropriations from computations regarding the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations.
House Committee: N/A
Senate Committee: Finance (In)
Companion: HB 2338 by Keffer, Identical, 03/16/2015 H Referred to Appropriations
SB 101 by Hinojosa | et al., Duplicate, 01/27/2015 S Referred to Finance
Exempts State debt reductions from spending cap  |  Current Status
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Click for options   SB 182 Author: Bettencourt | et al. Sponsor:
Last Action: 04/09/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rates of certain taxing units.
House Committee: N/A
Senate Committee: Finance (In)
Companion: HB 365 by Elkins | et al., Identical, 02/12/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means
Requires Voter Approval for City Tax Hikes Over 4%  |  Current Status
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Click for options   HB 2608 Author: Murphy | et al. Sponsor:
Last Action: 04/20/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Relating to municipal control of certain public retirement systems established for the benefit of municipal employees.
House Committee: Pensions (In)
Senate Committee: N/A
Companion: N/A
Local Control of Pensions  |  Current Status