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HJR 36, 81st Regular Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the ad valorem taxation of a residence homestead solely on the basis of the property's value as a residence homestead; authorizing the legislature to authorize a single board of equalization for two or more adjoining appraisal entities that elect to provide for consolidated equalizations; and authorizing the legislature to provide for the administration and enforcement of uniform standards and procedures for appraisal of property for ad valorem tax purposes.

Last action: Filed with the Secretary of State

Author: John Otto
Joint Author: Ryan Guillen | Patrick Rose
Coauthor: Rob Eissler | Joe Heflin | David Leibowitz | Joseph Moody | Chente Quintanilla | Mark Shelton
Sponsor: Tommy Williams
CoSponsor: Dan Patrick

Session Law Chapter: Acts 2009, 81st R.S., HJR 36

Companion:

SJR 48 (Identical)

Enabling legislation: HB 3613 HB 3611 HB 2

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

Subjects:
Property Interests--Homestead
Resolutions--Constitutional Amendments
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)
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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