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HB40   Passed the House But Died in Senate with No Public Hearing
Referred to House Ways & Means Committee, chaired by a Republican
Referred to Senate Local Government Committee, chaired by a Republican
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county commissioners court to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation by each taxing unit that taxes the property of the portion of the appraised value of a person's property that is attributable to the installation in or on the property of certain water conservation systems.
Bipartisan Bill, authored by Zwiener; Isaac; Troxclair; King, Tracy O.; Murr
Co-authors:
Sponsors:
Co-sponsors:

View at Texas Legislature Online

Mon 11/14/2022


(H) Filed
 

Thu 2/23/2023


(H) Referred to the House Ways & Means Committee, chaired by a Republican
 

Thu 3/23/2023


(H) Andrew Murr signed onto the bill as Joint Author
(H) Carrie Isaac signed onto the bill as Joint Author
(H) Ellen Troxclair signed onto the bill as Joint Author
(H) Tracy King signed onto the bill as Joint Author
 

Mon 4/10/2023


(H) Considered in public hearing
(H) House Ways & Means Committee met and decided to leave this bill pending without objection.
 

Thu 5/4/2023


(H) House Ways & Means Committee met and voted for passage. Ayes (Meyer; Thierry; Button; Gervin-Hawkins; Hefner; Muñoz, Jr.; Noble; Raymond; Shine; Turner) Nays (Craddick)
 

Mon 5/8/2023


(H) Referred to the House Calendars Committee, chaired by a Republican
 

Fri 5/12/2023


(H) Record Vote No. 1607 (HB 40 was passed)

RV#1607: Yeas 108 (R 51, D 57) - Nays 28 (R 28, D 0)
View in House Legislative Journal

Yea - Allen; Allison; Anchía; Bailes; Bell, C.; Bell, K.; Bernal; Bhojani; Bonnen; Bowers; Bryant; Buckley; Bucy; Bumgarner; Burns; Burrows; Button; Campos; Canales; Cole; Collier; Cook; Cortez; Darby; Davis; DeAyala; Dutton; Flores; Frank; Frazier; Gamez; Garcia; Gerdes; Geren; Gervin-Hawkins; González, J.; González, M.; Goodwin; Guerra; Guillen; Harless; Harris, C. E.; Hayes; Hernandez; Hinojosa; Holland; Howard; Hunter; Isaac; Jetton; Johnson, A.; Johnson, J. E.; Jones, J.; Jones, V.; King, K.; King, T.; Kitzman; Klick; Kuempel; Landgraf; Leach; Leo-Wilson; Longoria; Lopez, J.; Lopez, R.; Lozano; Lujan; Manuel; Martinez; Martinez Fischer; Meyer; Meza; Morales Shaw; Morales, C.; Morales, E.; Morrison; Muñoz; Murr; Neave Criado; Noble; Oliverson; Ordaz; Orr; Ortega; Perez; Plesa; Raymond; Reynolds; Rogers; Romero; Rose; Rosenthal; Schofield; Smith; Smithee; Spiller; Stucky; Talarico; Thierry; Thimesch; Thompson, E.; Thompson, S.; Troxclair; Turner; VanDeaver; Walle; Wu; Zwiener

Nay - Anderson; Ashby; Cain; Capriglione; Clardy; Craddick; Cunningham; Dean; Gates; Harris, C. J.; Harrison; Hefner; Hull; Kacal; Metcalf; Patterson; Paul; Price; Schaefer; Schatzline; Shaheen; Slawson; Swanson; Tepper; Tinderholt; Toth; Vasut; Wilson

Please note: the following statements by legislators do not affect the vote count that was recorded.

Isaac: "When Record No. 1607 was taken, I was shown voting yes. I intended to vote no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

K. Bell: "When Record No. 1607 was taken, I was shown voting yes. I intended to vote no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Leach: "When Record No. 1607 was taken, I was shown voting yes. I intended to vote no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Leo-Wilson: "When Record No. 1607 was taken, I was shown voting yes. I intended to vote no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Ramos: "When Record No. 1607 was taken, I was in the house but away from my desk. I would have voted yes." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)


 

Mon 5/15/2023


(S) Referred to the Senate Local Government Committee, chaired by a Republican


Lobbying Against/For/On This Bill

For

(Mon 4/10/2023) Testifying before House Ways & Means as Flippin, Ken for self (with US Green Building Council Texas chapter)
(Mon 4/10/2023) Testifying before House Ways & Means as Hale, J.D. for Texas Association of Builders
(Mon 4/10/2023) Registering before House Ways & Means as Camino, Marie for Nature Conservancy Texas Chapter
(Mon 4/10/2023) Registering before House Ways & Means as Gammage, Sam for DOW Chemical
(Mon 4/10/2023) Registering before House Ways & Means as Lopez, Carisa for Texas Freedom Network
(Mon 4/10/2023) Registering before House Ways & Means as Reed, Cyrus for Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter
(Mon 4/10/2023) Registering before House Ways & Means as Sabo, Jason for Environment Texas
(Mon 4/10/2023) Registering before House Ways & Means as Shelley, Adrian for Public Citizen
 

On

(Mon 4/10/2023) Registering before House Ways & Means as Mansfield, Allison for Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts



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