Senate Select Committee on Government Reform
Capitol Building, 3E.16
Hearing Documents and other Downloads
July 21, 2017 (Senate Bill 1)
- Presentation on Senate Bill 1 (PDF, 672 KB)
Interim Charges: 2017 Hurricane Harvey Response
- Evaluate how property tax law could better advance disaster recovery after Hurricane Harvey while ensuring that taxpayers are protected from excessive taxation and wasteful spending.
- Study the statutory changes necessary, if any, for a municipality to be able to redirect revenue from Tax Increment Reinvestment Zones (TIRZ) for a set period of time to assist in paying the costs associated with recovery and rebuilding necessary infrastructure following a disaster declaration by the Governor or President.