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SJR 13, 79th 1st Called Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a corresponding adjustment of the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of certain persons.

Last action: Reason for vote recorded in Journal

Author: Jeff Wentworth
Sponsor: Jim Keffer
Joint Sponsor: Al Edwards

Remarks: Enabling legislation is SB 65.

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (House Research Organization)
Introduced (Senate Research Center)

Subjects:
Education--Primary & Secondary--Finance
Property Interests--Homestead
Resolutions--Constitutional Amendments
Taxation--Property-Assessment & Collection
Taxation--Property-Exemptions
Taxation--School District

House Committee: Ways & Means (Jim Keffer, Al Edwards, Kent Grusendorf, Vilma Luna, Ken Paxton, Allan Ritter, John Smithee, Mike Villarreal, Beverly Woolley)
Minutes: July 18 2005
Senate Committee: Finance (Steve Ogden, Kip Averitt, Gonzalo Barrientos, Kim Brimer, Bob Deuell, Robert Duncan, Juan Hinojosa, Kyle Janek, Frank Madla, Jane Nelson, Florence Shapiro, Eliot Shapleigh, Todd Staples, Royce West, John Whitmire, Tommy Williams, Judith Zaffirini)

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