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6 May 19
After great explanation of funding changes in bill by @SenLarryTaylor, Senate suspended the rules 24-7 to take up CSHB 3. #txed #txlege
Senate adopted amendments on severability and on SBOE TEKS used in assessments (bill moves assessment rules from SBOE to Commissioner).
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3 Apr 19
HB 3 is up in the House.
After amendments including ones by Rep. @KingForTexas to clarify there is no voucher in HB 3, and one Rep. Keith Bell, House adopts amendment by Chairman @DanHuberty that conforms the bill to the runs. #txed #txlege
Chairman @DanHuberty pulling floor amendment on M&O compression, because the revenue isn't available at this time. HJR 3 could assist to create the revenue stream for ongoing tax relief. #txlege #txed
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30 Nov 18
Texas Commission on Public School Finance has "one month left before we turn into a pumpkin" and has started its meeting live at senate.texas.gov/av-live.php.
The Commission will consider proposals from the revenues working group, posted at tea.texas.gov/schoolfinancec…
A small drafting group will come up with a report, with the chairs of the Outcomes, Expenditures, and Revenues working groups primarily tasked with drafting. @SenRoyceWest points out the need for diversity. Suggestion made that @nicolekConley ideas will be put into appendix.
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