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HB 3613, 81st Regular Session
Relating to the determination of the market value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes on the basis of the property's value as a residence homestead and to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans and to the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation to which a disabled veteran is entitled based on disability rating.

Last action: See remarks for effective date

Author: John Otto
Joint Author: Rene Oliveira | Ken Paxton | Larry Taylor | Aaron Peña
Coauthor: Charles "Doc" Anderson | Jimmie Aycock | Leo Berman | Dwayne Bohac | Betty Brown | Angie Button | Bill Callegari | Warren Chisum | Wayne Christian | Frank Corte, Jr. | Joe Crabb | Brandon Creighton | John Davis | Al Edwards | Rob Eissler | Joe Farias | Jessica Farrar | Allen Fletcher | Kino Flores | Dan Flynn | Ryan Guillen | Patricia Harless | Joe Heflin | Todd Hunter | Carl Isett | Delwin Jones | Phil King | Tim Kleinschmidt | Edmund Kuempel | Ken Legler | David Leibowitz | Jim McReynolds | Doug Miller | Sid Miller | Joseph Moody | Larry Phillips | Chente Quintanilla | Patrick Rose | Ralph Sheffield | Wayne Smith | David Swinford | Vicki Truitt | Allen Vaught | Randy Weber | Beverly Woolley | John Zerwas
Sponsor: Tommy Williams
CoSponsor: Dan Patrick | Juan Hinojosa

Remarks: This Act takes effect January 1, 2010, but only if HJR 36 is approved by the voters; Section 1 takes effect immediately.

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2009, 81st R.S.,ch. 1405, General and Special Laws of Texas

Enabling legislation for: HJR 36

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

Property Interests--Homestead
Taxation--Property-Appraisals & Appraisal Districts

House Committee: Ways & Means (Rene Oliveira, Dwayne Bohac, Will Hartnett, Harvey Hilderbran, Charlie Howard, Phil King, John Otto, Ken Paxton, Aaron Peña, Larry Taylor, Mike Villarreal)
Minutes: April 1 2009 | April 2 2009
Senate Committee: Finance (Steve Ogden, Kip Averitt, Bob Deuell, Robert Duncan, Kevin Eltife, Craig Estes, Chris Harris, Juan Hinojosa, Eddie Lucio, Jr., Jane Nelson, Dan Patrick, Kel Seliger, Florence Shapiro, Royce West, John Whitmire, Tommy Williams, Judith Zaffirini)

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