Texas - HB 445 - 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: 06-06-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsors: César José Blanco (House/Democratic), James Frank (House/Republican), Charlie Geren (House/Republican), Drew Springer (House/Republican)





Companion Bills (1)

Actions (15)

  • 11-22-2016 - Filed
  • 02-16-2017 - Referred to Ways & Means
  • 02-16-2017 - Read first time
  • 04-05-2017 - Left pending in committee
  • 04-05-2017 - Considered in public hearing
  • 04-05-2017 - Committee substitute considered in committee
  • 04-05-2017 - Testimony taken/registration(s) recorded in committee
  • 05-03-2017 - Committee substitute considered in committee
  • 05-03-2017 - Reported favorably as substituted
  • 05-03-2017 - Considered in formal meeting
  • 05-06-2017 - Comte report filed with Committee Coordinator
  • 05-08-2017 - Committee report sent to Calendars
  • 05-08-2017 - Committee report distributed
  • 05-09-2017 - Considered in Calendars
  • 05-11-2017 - Placed on General State Calendar

News (3)

Wind farm bill receives support, opposition in Austin - Times Record News
Published by timesrecordnews.com
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 22:30:21 GMT

A bill in the Texas Legislature that would prohibit wind energy developers from receiving tax credits if they developed a wind farm within 34.5 miles of a military base received support and opposition Tuesday during a hearing at the House Ways & Means ...

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 ...

New legislation seeks to solve issues raised by wind turbines around Air Force bases - KAUZ-TV
Published by newschannel6now.com
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 19:21:36 GMT

On Tuesday, Texas State Representative James B. Frank filed HB 445. A bill is designed to protect the security and safety of operations at Texas military aviation bases from interference generated by wind energy installations. Recent installations of ...