Texas - SB 277 - 2017

Relating to the eligibility of certain property for certain ad valorem tax incentives relating to wind-powered energy devices.

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Financing and Financial Incentives

Added On: 03-25-2017
Updated On: 06-23-2017
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsors: Donna Campbell (Senate/Republican), James Frank (House/Republican)





Companion Bills (1)

Actions (94)

  • 12-08-2016 - Filed
  • 12-08-2016 - Received by the Secretary of the Senate
  • 01-30-2017 - Read first time
  • 01-30-2017 - Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
  • 03-07-2017 - Co-author authorized
  • 03-08-2017 - Testimony taken in committee
  • 03-08-2017 - Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
  • 03-08-2017 - Considered in public hearing
  • 03-13-2017 - Committee report printed and distributed
  • 03-13-2017 - Reported favorably w/o amendments
  • 03-14-2017 - Co-author authorized
  • 03-15-2017 - Placed on intent calendar
  • 03-15-2017 - Co-author authorized
  • 03-21-2017 - Not again placed on intent calendar
  • 03-21-2017 - Co-author authorized
  • 03-27-2017 - Placed on intent calendar
  • 03-29-2017 - Co-author authorized
  • 03-29-2017 - Not again placed on intent calendar
  • 04-19-2017 - Received from the Senate
  • 04-19-2017 - Reported engrossed
  • 04-19-2017 - Record vote
  • 04-19-2017 - Passed
  • 04-19-2017 - Read 3rd time
  • 04-19-2017 - Record vote
  • 04-19-2017 - Record vote
  • 04-19-2017 - Three day rule suspended
  • 04-19-2017 - Passed to engrossment as amended
  • 04-19-2017 - Vote recorded in Journal
  • 04-19-2017 - Amended
  • 04-19-2017 - Amendment(s) offered
  • 04-19-2017 - Vote recorded in Journal
  • 04-19-2017 - Amended
  • 04-19-2017 - Amendment(s) offered
  • 04-19-2017 - Vote recorded in Journal
  • 04-19-2017 - Amended
  • 04-19-2017 - Amendment(s) offered
  • 04-19-2017 - Rules suspended-Regular order of business
  • 04-19-2017 - Record vote
  • 04-19-2017 - Read 2nd time
  • 04-19-2017 - Placed on intent calendar
  • 05-05-2017 - Referred to Ways & Means
  • 05-05-2017 - Read first time
  • 05-18-2017 - Reported favorably as substituted
  • 05-18-2017 - Committee substitute considered in committee
  • 05-18-2017 - Considered in formal meeting
  • 05-20-2017 - Committee report sent to Calendars
  • 05-20-2017 - Considered in Calendars
  • 05-20-2017 - Committee report distributed
  • 05-20-2017 - Comte report filed with Committee Coordinator
  • 05-22-2017 - Record vote
  • 05-22-2017 - Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
  • 05-22-2017 - Passed to 3rd reading as amended
  • 05-22-2017 - Amended
  • 05-22-2017 - Point of order overruled
  • 05-22-2017 - Read 2nd time
  • 05-22-2017 - Placed on General State Calendar
  • 05-23-2017 - House passage as amended reported
  • 05-23-2017 - Record vote
  • 05-23-2017 - Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
  • 05-23-2017 - Passed as amended
  • 05-23-2017 - Amended
  • 05-23-2017 - Read 3rd time
  • 05-25-2017 - Senate appoints conferees-reported
  • 05-25-2017 - Senate requests conference committee-reported
  • 05-25-2017 - Senate appoints conferees
  • 05-25-2017 - Senate refuses to concur-reported
  • 05-25-2017 - Senate requests conference committee
  • 05-25-2017 - Vote recorded in Journal
  • 05-25-2017 - Senate refuses to concur
  • 05-25-2017 - House amendment(s) laid before the Senate
  • 05-25-2017 - Read
  • 05-26-2017 - Conference committee report filed
  • 05-26-2017 - House appoints conferees with instructions
  • 05-26-2017 - House appoints conferees w/inst-reported
  • 05-26-2017 - House grants request for conf comm-reported
  • 05-26-2017 - Motion prevails
  • 05-26-2017 - Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
  • 05-26-2017 - Motion to instruct conferees
  • 05-26-2017 - House grants request for conference committee
  • 05-26-2017 - Record vote
  • 05-27-2017 - Conf. Comm. Report distributed
  • 05-28-2017 - House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
  • 05-28-2017 - Reported enrolled
  • 05-28-2017 - Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
  • 05-28-2017 - Record vote
  • 05-28-2017 - House adopts conference committee report
  • 05-28-2017 - Record vote
  • 05-28-2017 - Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
  • 05-28-2017 - Senate adopts conference committee report
  • 05-29-2017 - Signed in the House
  • 05-29-2017 - Signed in the Senate
  • 05-30-2017 - Sent to the Governor
  • 06-08-2017 - Signed by the Governor
  • 06-08-2017 - Effective on 9/1/17

Votes (10)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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No
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Other
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Passed
04-19-2017passageSenate2290yes
04-19-2017otherSenate000no
04-19-2017passageSenate2560yes
04-19-2017passageSenate2290yes
04-19-2017otherSenate000no
04-19-2017otherSenate000no
05-22-2017passageHouse76652yes
05-23-2017passageHouse134102yes
05-26-2017passageHouse114272yes
05-28-2017passageSenate19110yes

Sponsors (8)

News (4)

Chapter 313 in Texas puts energy fight in the school yard - Daily Energy Insider
Published by dailyenergyinsider.com
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:32:52 GMT

The Texas House and Senate are considering changes to the Texas Economic Development Act, commonly known as Chapter 313, that stakeholders say could strangle the state's chances to compete for new energy-related projects. The 16-year-old Chapter 313 ...

Bill protects some military air bases, existing projects - Times Record News
Published by timesrecordnews.com
Tue, 23 May 2017 21:20:07 GMT

A bill that would prohibit wind energy companies from receiving tax benefits if developing a wind farm within 25 miles of a military aviation base in Texas passed its final hurdle with the House and is on its way back to the Senate, where it originated ...

TX House considering bill designed to protect NAS CC/Kingsville - KRIS Corpus Christi News
Published by kristv.com
Tue, 23 May 2017 02:03:48 GMT

The Texas House of Representatives is considering a bill designed to protect military bases around the state, including NAS Kingsville and Corpus Christi. Senate Bill 277 passed on a second reading today and is set for a final reading tomorrow. It ...

Texas lawmakers OK limits on wind farm tax benefits near air bases - Platts
Published by platts.com
Wed, 24 May 2017 22:04:50 GMT

The state Senate passed the bill by a 4-3 vote on April 19, and the state House of Representatives passed the bill by a 6-5 vote on Tuesday. Texas Governor Greg Abbott's media office did not respond on Tuesday and Wednesday to requests for comment on ...