HB 305

86(R) - 2019
House State Affairs
House State Affairs
Intergovernmental Affairs
State Agencies

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Positive
  • Positive


Dennis Paul

Bill Caption

Relating to the requirement that a state agency or political subdivision with authority to impose a tax post certain information on an Internet website.

Bill Analysis

HB 305 would require any state agency or political subdivision with the ability to impose a tax to post a variety of information about the entity on the Internet, including contact information, elected officers, candidates for election, the date of the next election and notices/records of meetings.

Vote Recommendation Notes

This bill supports limited government and individual liberty by requiring more transparency of taxing authorities. Texas Action supports HB 305.

Organizations Supporting

Texans For Fiscal Responsibility
Texas Press Association