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SJR 50, 80th Regular Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a local option election in the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County to set a limitation of not less than three percent on the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for purposes of ad valorem taxation by each county, municipality, and junior college district in the territory of the transit authority and to require the redistribution of a portion of the sales and use tax revenue of the transit authority to those political subdivisions.

Last action: Referred to Finance

Author: Dan Patrick

Enabling legislation: SB 1565

Subjects:
Elections--General
METROPOLITAN TRANSIT AUTHORITY OF HARRIS COUNTY
Resolutions--Constitutional Amendments
Special Districts & Authorities--Miscellaneous
Taxation--Property-Appraisals & Appraisal Districts
Taxation--Property-Exemptions

Senate Committee: Finance (Steve Ogden, Kip Averitt, Bob Deuell, Robert Duncan, Kevin Eltife, Troy Fraser, Chris Harris, Juan Hinojosa, Kyle Janek, Eddie Lucio, Jr., Jane Nelson, Florence Shapiro, Royce West, John Whitmire, Tommy Williams, Judith Zaffirini)

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