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SJR 11, 79th 2nd Called Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a maximum tax rate of $1.25 per $100 of taxable value for school district ad valorem taxes imposed for maintenance purposes, providing that an ad valorem tax imposed by a school district is not a state ad valorem tax, increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $22,500, and reducing the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and reductions in school district ad valorem tax rates.

Last action: Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select

Author: Steve Ogden

Bill Analyses:
Introduced (Senate Research Center)

Subjects:
Education--Junior College Districts
Resolutions--Constitutional Amendments
Taxation--School District

House Committee: Property Tax Relief, Select (Jim Keffer, Warren Chisum, Charlie Geren, John Otto, David Swinford)
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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