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HB 44 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 150 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of, and the deferral or abatement of ad valorem taxes on, certain residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
See remarks for effective date
HB 167 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 198 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al. Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes imposed on certain residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 217 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the authority of certain persons to defer or abate the collection of ad valorem taxes on a person's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 376 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 470 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the eligibility of certain municipalities to implement a homestead land bank program. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 570 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 586 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 626 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to late applications for certain exemptions from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 820 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1324 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to computation of state aid for a school district required to maintain an optional homestead exemption. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1473 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1564 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the authority of an elderly or disabled person to defer or abate the collection of ad valorem taxes on the person's residence homestead if the homestead is subject to a mortgage. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1591 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a Purple Heart recipient or the surviving spouse of a Purple Heart recipient. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1660 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to the authority of an appraisal review board to direct changes in the appraisal roll and related appraisal records if a residence homestead is sold for less than the appraised value. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1679 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of a dollar amount or a percentage, whichever is greater, of the appraised value of a residence homestead, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect any increase in the exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1772 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1783 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the appeal through binding arbitration of certain appraisal review board orders; changing the amounts of certain fees. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2028 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the procedure for canceling a deferral or abatement of collection of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly person. House: Ways & Means Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2081 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of the total appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly or disabled persons. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2236 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the rate at which interest accrues in connection with the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on certain residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2268 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to a temporary increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a temporary reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and a temporary protection of school districts against the resulting temporary loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2524 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2706 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to an adjustment under the public school finance system for optional homestead exemptions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2865 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to the provision of funding under the foundation school program on the basis of property values that do not take into account optional homestead exemptions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3002 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran based on the disability rating of the veteran. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3148 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes imposed on residence homesteads and certain property of disabled veterans and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3281 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the eligibility of certain municipalities to establish homestead preservation districts and reinvestment zones. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3446 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the administration of ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3452 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the designation of homestead land trusts and requirements governing funding from homestead preservation reinvestment zones. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3498 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3584 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to a temporary limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a taxing unit on a residence homestead rendered uninhabitable or unusable as a result of a natural disaster. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3691 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to the eligibility of certain municipalities to establish homestead preservation districts and reinvestment zones. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3908 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of an eligible peace officer who resides in a qualified high crime area. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3919 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the eligibility of certain municipalities to establish homestead preservation districts and reinvestment zones and to certain regulatory prohibitions applicable in those districts and zones. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3920 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a taxing unit on the residence homestead of a lower-income individual that is located in a homestead preservation district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4264 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to certain sales of homestead. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HJR 17 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or less of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 21 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the market value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran if the residence homestead was donated to the disabled veteran by a charitable organization for less than the market value of the residence homestead and harmonizing certain related provisions of the Texas Constitution. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 26 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 33 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 43 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 50 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to county residents who are indigent or who are Medicaid recipients. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 64 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from ad valorem taxation the total market value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 67 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of a Purple Heart recipient or the surviving spouse of a Purple Heart recipient. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HJR 69 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes of a dollar amount or a percentage, whichever is greater, of the market value of a residence homestead and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect any increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 71 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from ad valorem taxation the total market value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 75 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment to appropriate money from the economic stabilization fund to the foundation school fund and use the money to finance a temporary increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district and a temporary reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 86 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 88 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 97 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the market value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran based on the disability rating of the veteran and harmonizing certain related provisions of the constitution. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 99 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a lower amount for expenses that can be charged to a borrower and removing certain financing expense limitations for a home equity loan, establishing certain authorized lenders to make a home equity loan, changing certain options for the refinancing of home equity loans, changing the threshold for an advance of a home equity line of credit, and allowing home equity loans on agricultural homesteads. House: Investments & Financial Services Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 105 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran regardless of whether the property was the residence homestead of the surviving spouse when the disabled veteran died and harmonizing certain related provisions of the constitution. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 108 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit for a temporary period the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a political subdivision on a residence homestead rendered uninhabitable or unusable as a result of a natural disaster. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 116 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to limit the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by the political subdivision on the residence homestead of certain lower-income individuals. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 15 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat | et. al.
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 97 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the deadline for filing an application for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 172 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 240 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran if the residence homestead was donated to the disabled veteran by a charitable organization for less than the market value of the residence homestead. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 243 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the authority of a commissioners court to disapprove of certain condemnations. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 376 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 418 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit other than a school district to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead, the authority of the governing body of certain taxing units that have adopted such an exemption to reduce the amount of or repeal certain other exemptions, and the treatment of such an exemption in the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 448 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the procedure for canceling a deferral or abatement of collection of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly person. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 595 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the eligibility of individuals from low-income households to pay the ad valorem taxes imposed on the individual's residence homestead in installments. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 987 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the authority of an appraisal review board to direct changes in the appraisal roll and related appraisal records if a residence homestead is sold for less than the appraised value. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1378 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the abatement of a pending sale to foreclose an ad valorem tax lien on a residence homestead. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1543 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1656 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility of certain municipalities to establish homestead preservation districts and reinvestment zones. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
House passage as amended reported
SB 2239 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 1 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 19 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or less of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year and to permit the voters of a county to establish a higher limitation not to exceed 110 percent on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead in the county. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 23 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the market value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran if the residence homestead was donated to the disabled veteran by a charitable organization for less than the market value of the residence homestead and harmonizing certain related provisions of the Texas Constitution. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SJR 28 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit and provide for more than one limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 29 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision other than a school district to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of an individual's residence homestead and authorizing the legislature to prohibit the governing body of a political subdivision that adopts such an exemption from reducing the amount of or repealing the exemption. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 52 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to county residents who are indigent or who are Medicaid recipients. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 55 85-1 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of a dollar amount or a percentage, whichever is greater, of the appraised value of a residence homestead and a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect any increase in the exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 71 85-1 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 72 85-1 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a Purple Heart recipient or the surviving spouse of a Purple Heart recipient. House: Ways & Means Recommitted to committee
HB 84 85-1 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 95 85-1 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 108 85-1 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the rate at which interest accrues in connection with the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on certain residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HB 116 85-1 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas | et. al. Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes imposed on residence homesteads and certain property of disabled veterans and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 119 85-1 (2017) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al. Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit other than a school district to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead and the authority of the governing body of certain taxing units that have adopted such an exemption to reduce the amount of or repeal certain other exemptions. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 129 85-1 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to a study of property tax exemptions and other property tax benefits for certain veterans and military service members and their families. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HB 158 85-1 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the rate at which interest accrues in connection with the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on an appreciating residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 159 85-1 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the rate at which interest accrues in connection with the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on certain residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 179 85-1 (2017) Author: Roberts, Kevin | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain disabled first responders and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HB 190 85-1 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to a temporary increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a temporary reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and a temporary protection of school districts against the resulting temporary loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 196 85-1 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property other than a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 261 85-1 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to a temporary limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a taxing unit on a residence homestead rendered uninhabitable or unusable as a result of a natural disaster. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 288 85-1 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of a portion of the appraised value of a residence homestead based on the median market value of all residence homesteads in this state, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect any increase in the exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against any resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 17 85-1 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes of a dollar amount or a percentage, whichever is greater, of the market value of a residence homestead and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect any increase in the exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 19 85-1 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 20 85-1 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of a Purple Heart recipient or the surviving spouse of a Purple Heart recipient. House: Ways & Means Recommitted to committee
HJR 22 85-1 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 24 85-1 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from ad valorem taxation the total market value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 25 85-1 (2017) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision other than a school district to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of an individual's residence homestead and authorizing the legislature to prohibit the governing body of a political subdivision that adopts such an exemption from reducing the amount of or repealing the exemption. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 27 85-1 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the market value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran based on the disability rating of the veteran and harmonizing certain related provisions of the constitution. House: Ways & Means Postponed
HJR 30 85-1 (2017) Author: Roberts, Kevin | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homesteads of certain disabled first responders and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HJR 32 85-1 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment to appropriate money from the economic stabilization fund to the foundation school fund and use the money to finance a temporary increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district and a temporary reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 33 85-1 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to establish a limit on the maximum appraised value of real property other than a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 40 85-1 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit for a temporary period the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a political subdivision on a residence homestead rendered uninhabitable or unusable as a result of a natural disaster. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 42 85-1 (2017) Author: White, James Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes of a portion of the market value of a residence homestead based on the median market value of all residence homesteads in the state and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 118 85-1 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Filed
SJR 13 85-1 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Filed
HB 52 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district from $15,000 to $45,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 242 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a veteran who has been honorably discharged. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 286 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to collection costs that may be imposed in connection with certain delinquent ad valorem taxes owed by disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 432 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 490 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit that adopts an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a percentage of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead to set a limit on the dollar amount of the exemption to which an individual is entitled in a tax year. House: Ways & Means Reported favorably as substituted
HB 660 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 683 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of a percentage of the assessed value of a property owned by certain disabled veterans and the amount of the exemption for the surviving spouses and children of certain disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 806 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to proof of eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a person. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 957 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 958 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 982 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 992 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 1022 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of certain persons with a life estate in the homestead property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 1271 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of a veteran or current member of the armed services of the United States while the veteran or current service member participates in a veterans court program. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1362 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1463 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the procedure for canceling an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of an individual who is 65 years of age or older. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1518 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to adopt a local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1519 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district and the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1920 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to proof of eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a person. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1980 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the authority of the governing body of certain taxing units to adopt a local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2036 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2075 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2143 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Relating to the continuation of a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation while the owner is temporarily absent because of military service. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2146 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the deadline for filing an application for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2367 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the rate at which interest accrues in connection with the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on certain residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2399 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the effect on certain interest and penalties of the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on certain residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2431 84-0 (2015) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to certain notices provided by the assessor or collector for, or an agent of, a taxing unit. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2664 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the provision of funding under the foundation school program on the basis of property values that exclude one-half of optional homestead exemptions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2838 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to provide an additional exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain surviving spouses of peace officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3079 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the applicability of a statute of limitations to certain actions to enforce a right or remedy provided by the Texas Constitution. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3136 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the use of a small estate affidavit to distribute certain intestate estates. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3247 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the adjustment under the public school finance system for optional homestead exemptions granted by public school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3280 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation for property owned by a charitable organization for the purpose of donation to a partially disabled veteran for use as the veteran's residence homestead and for property donated to such a veteran by, or purchased by such a veteran with a donation from, such an organization for that purpose. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3695 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3867 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al. Relating to the appeal through binding arbitration of certain appraisal review board orders; changing the amounts of certain fees. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3881 84-0 (2015) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes imposed on certain residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 17 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to adopt a local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of an individual's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 18 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes, providing for the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation, and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 30 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes from $15,000 to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 42 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a veteran of the United States armed services who has been honorably discharged. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 51 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 57 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision that adopts an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a percentage of the market value of an individual's residence homestead to set a limit on the dollar amount of the exemption to which an individual is entitled in a tax year. House: Ways & Means Reported favorably as substituted
HJR 66 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 67 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a percentage of the assessed value of property owned by certain disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 71 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 72 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 74 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 75 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 84 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation the total assessed value of the residence homestead of a veteran or current member of the armed services of the United States while the veteran or current service member participates in a veterans court program. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 96 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of certain political subdivisions to adopt a local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of an individual's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 98 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 101 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 116 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to provide an additional exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain surviving spouses of peace officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 117 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation, for a period not to exceed 10 years, the total assessed value of the residence homestead of an honorably discharged veteran of the armed services of the United States, or the surviving spouse of such a veteran, if the residence homestead was donated to the veteran, or the purchase of the residence homestead was financed, by a charitable organization. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 127 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the market value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran if the residence homestead was donated to the partially disabled veteran by a charitable organization for less than the market value of the residence homestead or if the charitable organization donated all or part of the purchase price of the residence homestead to the partially disabled veteran and harmonizing certain related provisions of the Texas Constitution. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 134 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect and authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by one or more political subdivisions all or part of the market value of the tangible personal property a person owns that consists of inventory. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 135 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes of a percentage, rather than a dollar amount, of the market value of a residence homestead and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect any increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Relating to certain restrictions on the imposition of ad valorem taxes and to the duty of the state to reimburse certain political subdivisions for certain revenue loss; making conforming changes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 156 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 278 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district and the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 279 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit other than a school district to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead and to the authority of the governing body of any taxing unit that has adopted an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a percentage, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead to reduce the amount of or repeal the exemption. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 515 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 594 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the provision of certain information by a title insurance company to a buyer of residential real estate. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 833 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Susan Lewis | et. al.
Relating to the continuation of a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation while the owner is temporarily absent because of military service. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 849 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to access to and fees associated with binding arbitration of appraisal review board orders. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 910 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1041 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to required disclosures in and to the length of ballot proposition language authorizing political subdivisions to issue bonds or impose or change a tax. House: Elections
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1154 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Relating to the deadline for filing an application for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1328 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district and the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation in homestead values, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1694 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to certain exemptions from ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1751 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the provision of funding under the foundation school program on the basis of property values that exclude one-half of optional homestead exemptions. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1843 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1915 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the provision of certain information by a seller of residential real property to a buyer of residential real estate. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1996 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes imposed on certain residence homesteads. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 1 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, authorizing the legislature to prohibit a political subdivision that has adopted an optional residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation from reducing the amount of or repealing the exemption, and prohibiting the enactment of a law that imposes a transfer tax on a transaction that conveys fee simple title to real property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 14 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or less of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year and to permit the voters of a county to establish a higher limitation not to exceed 110 percent on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead in the county. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SJR 20 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision other than a school district to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of an individual's residence homestead and authorizing the legislature to prohibit the governing body of any political subdivision that adopts an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a percentage or a dollar amount, of the market value of an individual's residence homestead from reducing the amount of or repealing the exemption. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on Constitutional Amendments Calendar
SJR 21 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes, providing for the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation, and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 28 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 40 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 46 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes, providing for the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation in homestead values, and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 97 83-0 (2013) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran if the residence homestead was donated to the disabled veteran by a charitable organization. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 113 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 214 83-0 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 229 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who dies while on active duty. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 236 83-0 (2013) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the eligibility of certain peace officers for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the officers' residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 368 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district from $15,000 to $45,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 428 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 548 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed in action. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 636 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to proof of eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a person. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 732 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation for disabled veterans and the surviving spouses and minor children of disabled veterans and members of the armed forces who die on active duty. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 789 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the allowance in lieu of exempt property in the administration of a decedent's estate. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
HB 835 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the application of the limit on appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to an improvement that is a replacement structure for a structure that was rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 862 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan Relating to the transfer of the limitation on school district, county, municipal, or junior college district ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a person who is elderly or disabled to a subsequent homestead of that person. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 875 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of the surviving spouse of a person who is disabled to receive a limitation of school district ad valorem taxes on the person's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1008 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the calculation of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of the veteran for the tax year in which the veteran or spouse qualifies or ceases to qualify for an exemption from taxation of the homestead. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1059 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to installment payments of the ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of certain individuals. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1110 83-0 (2013) Author: Nevárez, Poncho | et. al. Relating to installment payments of the ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of certain individuals. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1287 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the contents of an application by certain persons for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the person's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1338 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to a limitation on the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 1371 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the meaning of "disabled" for purposes of eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of or a limitation of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a person who is disabled. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1597 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1729 83-0 (2013) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to the award of attorney's fees in a judicial appeal of certain ad valorem tax determinations. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1820 83-0 (2013) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of a disabled veteran to pay ad valorem taxes imposed on a residence homestead in installments. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1943 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1946 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the determination of the market value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2001 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to proof of eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a person. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2675 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the eligibility of the former spouse of a person who is elderly or disabled to receive a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes imposed on the spouse's residence homestead by certain taxing units. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2757 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to authorizing a municipality to file a lien on homestead property for the costs incurred by the municipality related to a dangerous structure on the property. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2886 83-0 (2013) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain life tenants. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2889 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to evidence of inequality of appraisal in judicial appeals of appraisal review board orders. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3132 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a veteran who has been honorably discharged. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3348 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to adopt a local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3350 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to homestead preservation districts and reinvestment zones. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3768 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the determination of the market value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 21 83-0 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 24 83-0 (2013) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the market value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran if the residence homestead was donated to the disabled veteran by a charitable organization. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 28 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 50 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who dies while on active duty. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 56 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes from $15,000 to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 58 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 62 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed in action. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 72 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the surviving spouse of a person who is disabled to receive a limitation on school district ad valorem taxes on the person's residence homestead if the spouse is 55 years of age or older at the time of the person's death. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 84 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HJR 88 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to define "disabled" for purposes of eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of or a limitation of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a person who is disabled. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 102 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 118 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an exception from the limitation on the maximum principal amount of home equity loans for the refinancing of certain loans secured by the homestead. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HJR 119 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the eligibility of the former spouse of a person who is elderly or disabled to receive a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes imposed on the spouse's residence homestead by certain political subdivisions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 123 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the foreclosure of a lien on homestead property for costs incurred by a municipality relating to a dangerous structure on the property. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 134 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from county ad valorem taxation a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a veteran of the United States armed services who has been honorably discharged. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 138 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to adopt a local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of an individual's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 95 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 154 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 163 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Turner, Chris | et. al.
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed in action. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 476 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to installment agreements for the payment of delinquent ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 486 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the calculation of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of the veteran for the tax year in which the veteran or spouse qualifies or ceases to qualify for an exemption from taxation of the homestead. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 489 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the authority of a taxing unit other than a school district to establish a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that the taxing unit may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 520 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to allowing persons acquiring a new residence homestead to receive an ad valorem tax exemption on the homestead in the year in which the property is acquired. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1342 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to evidence of inequality of appraisal in judicial appeals of appraisal review board orders. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1552 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a veteran who has been honorably discharged. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations No action taken in committee
SJR 9 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or less of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year and to permit the voters of a county to establish a higher limitation not to exceed 110 percent on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead in the county. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 15 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 16 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed in action. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SJR 18 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Villarreal, Mike
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the making of a reverse mortgage loan for the purchase of homestead property and to amend certain requirements in connection with a reverse mortgage loan. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 32 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a political subdivision other than a school district to establish a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that the political subdivision may impose on the residence homesteads of persons who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SJR 59 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from county ad valorem taxation a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a veteran of the United States armed services who has been honorably discharged. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations No action taken in committee
HB 23 82-0 (2011) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to a local option election in a county to set a limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes of less than 110 percent but not less than 103 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 26 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to a freeze on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a taxing unit on the residence homestead of an eligible person who is a member of a reserve component of the United States armed forces and is ordered to active military duty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 56 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district from $15,000 to $45,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 95 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 252 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a person. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 312 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 313 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 445 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the eligibility of a disabled veteran or surviving spouse to pay ad valorem taxes imposed on a residence homestead in installments. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 461 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 469 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the calculation of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran for the tax year in which the veteran qualifies or ceases to qualify for an exemption from taxation of the homestead. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 472 82-0 (2011) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 526 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 576 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 609 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 732 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district from $15,000 to $30,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 746 82-0 (2011) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the assessment of damages to a property owner from condemnation. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 767 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 781 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 798 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 833 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran or the principal residence of the surviving minor children of such a disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 839 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al. Relating to treatment under the public school finance system of school district revenue resulting from reduction or elimination of an optional homestead exemption. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 879 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 912 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the foreclosure of certain liens on real property. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 990 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to certain homestead preservation reinvestment zones. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1104 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the phasing out of ad valorem taxes on the residence homesteads of elderly persons by 2021. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1184 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken Relating to a limitation on the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1543 82-0 (2011) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the eligibility of the surviving spouse of an elderly or disabled person to receive a limitation of school district, county, municipal, or junior college district ad valorem taxes on the person's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1868 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to payment of delinquent property owners' association assessments and foreclosure of a property owners' association assessment lien. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2106 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the acquisition of real property for public use. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2197 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the purchase of property as part of a homestead land bank program. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
HB 2225 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the assessment of damages to a property owner from condemnation. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 2242 82-0 (2011) Author: Munoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the meaning of "disabled" for purposes of eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of or a limitation of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a disabled person. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2331 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Relating to the consideration by an appraisal review board of the price paid by the owner of a residence homestead in determining a protest of the appraised value of the homestead. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2332 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district for maintenance and operations purposes of the appraised value of a residence homestead and the offsetting of the resulting revenue loss to school districts with state sales and use tax revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2347 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the eligibility of property to continue to receive a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for not more than three years after the property ceases to be the owner's principal residence if the property is being offered for sale. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2484 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the state property tax compression percentage and the homestead property tax exemption under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2492 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the family allowance, treatment of exempt property, and an allowance in lieu of exempt property in the administration of a decedent's estate. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
HB 2607 82-0 (2011) Author: Beck, Marva Relating to a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a firefighter or peace officer killed while performing official duties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2696 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the application of the limit on appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to an improvement that is a replacement structure for a structure that was rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2927 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the system for appraising property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2998 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to ad valorem tax relief for urban farms and green roofs. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3315 82-0 (2011) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to an adjustment of the limitations on school district, county, municipal, and junior college district ad valorem taxes on residential homesteads of elderly and disabled persons and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3488 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the requirements for demonstrating eligibility for an ad valorem tax exemption for the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HJR 11 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of certain residence homesteads for ad valorem tax purposes to the purchase price of the property and to limit the frequency of reappraisals of residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 16 82-0 (2011) Author: Riddle, Debbie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a local option election in a county to set a limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes of less than 110 percent but not less than 103 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 17 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a political subdivision to establish a freeze on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by the political subdivision on the residence homestead of an eligible person who is a member of a reserve component of the United States armed forces and is ordered to active military duty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 21 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes from $15,000 to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 23 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran in an amount equal to the amount of the residence homestead exemption to which the disabled veteran was entitled. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 39 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 40 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran in an amount equal to the amount of the residence homestead exemption to which the disabled veteran was entitled. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 47 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran in an amount equal to the amount of the residence homestead exemption to which the disabled veteran was entitled on the same property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 48 82-0 (2011) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran in an amount equal to the amount of the residence homestead exemption to which the disabled veteran was entitled on the same property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HJR 52 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran in an amount equal to the amount of the residence homestead exemption to which the disabled veteran was entitled on the same property. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 62 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 68 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes from $15,000 to $30,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 72 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran in an amount equal to the amount of the residence homestead exemption to which the disabled veteran was entitled. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 74 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 76 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a totally disabled veteran or the principal residence of the surviving minor children of such a disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 79 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 83 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Proposing a constitutional amendment to phase out ad valorem taxes on the residence homesteads of elderly persons by 2021. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 87 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 93 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Proposing a constitutional amendment exempting residential real property from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 101 82-0 (2011) Author: Schwertner, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the surviving spouse of a disabled person to receive a limitation on school district ad valorem taxes on the person's residence homestead if the spouse is 55 years of age or older at the time of the person's death. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 110 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Proposing a constitutional amendment to require compensation for relocation costs associated with the taking of certain property for a public use. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HJR 116 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by a school district for maintenance and operations purposes all or part of the appraised value of a residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 117 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the eligibility of property to continue to receive a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for not more than three years after the property ceases to be the owner's principal residence if the property is being offered for sale. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 121 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 128 82-0 (2011) Author: Beck, Marva Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a firefighter or peace officer killed while performing official duties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 139 82-0 (2011) Author: Schwertner, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment to revise the ad valorem tax limitations on residence homesteads of elderly and disabled persons and their surviving spouses to take into account certain residence homestead exemptions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 129 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 175 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 201 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the calculation of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran for the tax year in which the veteran qualifies or ceases to qualify for an exemption from taxation of the homestead. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/12
SB 357 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran or the principal residence of the surviving minor children of such a disabled veteran. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 446 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to encumbrances that may be fixed on homestead property. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 516 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the appraised value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 1205 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the application of the limit on appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to an improvement that is a replacement structure for a structure that was rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1215 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district for maintenance and operations purposes of the appraised value of a residence homestead and the offsetting of the resulting revenue loss to school districts with state sales and use tax revenue. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1288 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a study regarding ad valorem tax relief through the use of a circuit breaker program. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1368 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to the authority of a co-owner of residential property to encumber the property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1858 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to public school finance matters, including the imposition of a state ad valorem tax for elementary and secondary school purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 7 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 11 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or less of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year and to permit the voters of a county to establish a higher limitation not to exceed 110 percent on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead in the county. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 14 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 19 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting an encumbrance to be fixed on homestead property for an obligation to pay certain property owners' association fees and fines without permitting the forced sale of the homestead. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SJR 21 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran in an amount equal to the amount of the residence homestead exemption to which the disabled veteran was entitled. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 36 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by a school district for maintenance and operations purposes all or part of the appraised value of a residence homestead. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 1 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HR 232 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
SB 1 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SCR 5 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1. Signed by the Governor
SR 130 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
HB 2 81-0 (2009) Author: Otto, John | et. al. Relating to the appraisal of property, including residence homesteads, for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 16 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $45,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 17 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 46 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to a local option election in a county to set a limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes of less than 110 percent but not less than 103 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 62 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 69 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a taxing unit on the residence homestead of an eligible person who is a member of a reserve component of the United States armed forces and is ordered to active military duty. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 87 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $45,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 127 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 209 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the determination of the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 341 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of military servicemembers who are serving on active duty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 408 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of a disabled veteran or surviving spouse to pay ad valorem taxes imposed on a residence homestead in installments. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 442 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the rate at which interest accrues in connection with the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 637 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to adopt a local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation of not less than $5,000 or more than $30,000. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 668 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $30,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 700 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 701 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the provision of ad valorem tax relief. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 711 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 731 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $45,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 742 81-0 (2009) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al. Relating 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. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 770 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Relating to ad valorem tax relief for an owner of certain property, including a residence homestead that is rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage, and to a restriction on the authority to bring an action to remove a house that is partially located on a public beach as a result of a meteorological event. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/10
HB 866 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to a study regarding ad valorem tax relief through the use of a circuit breaker program. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 899 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the foreclosure of certain liens on real property. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 959 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain volunteer firefighters and emergency medical services volunteers. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 979 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes of 110 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1000 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to the amounts of certain residence homestead exemptions from ad valorem taxation and the adjustment of the amounts of those exemptions applicable to a homestead based on changes in the appraised value of the homestead. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1008 81-0 (2009) Author: Moody, Joseph | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1018 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1037 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to allowing persons acquiring a new residence homestead to receive an ad valorem tax exemption on the homestead in the year in which the property is acquired. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1038 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the determination of the market value of a residence homestead for purposes of ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/10
HB 1106 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation by certain school districts and other taxing units in Harris County. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1129 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the authority of a hospital district to establish an ad valorem tax freeze on the residence homesteads of disabled or elderly persons and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1155 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1172 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain partially disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1211 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1292 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of a member of a reserve component of the United States armed forces who is serving on active duty during a war or national emergency. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1337 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a person. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 1385 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the assessment of damages to a property owner from condemnation. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1389 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the acquisition of real property for public use. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1546 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the authorization for a local option election in Montgomery County to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead to 103 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year for purposes of ad valorem taxation by each political subdivision all of the territory of which is located in the county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1575 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to ad valorem tax relief. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1585 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain volunteer firefighters, emergency medical services volunteers, and individuals serving as foster parents. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1651 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1661 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of $60,000 of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of military servicemembers who are serving on active duty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1936 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the authority of the governing body of a municipality to exempt a portion of the value of a residence homestead from ad valorem taxation if the homestead meets certain energy efficiency standards. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1977 81-0 (2009) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to encumbrances that may be fixed on homestead property. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2499 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the appropriation of money from the property tax relief fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2878 81-0 (2009) Author: Sheffield, Ralph Relating to the establishment for purposes of ad valorem taxation of an initial limit on the appraised value of the residence homestead of a disabled or elderly person that was rehabilitated or constructed as a replacement residence under the federal community development block grant program or a housing rehabilitation program of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2897 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to certain applications for a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation; imposing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2934 81-0 (2009) Author: Vaught, Allen Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain military servicemembers who have served in a hostile fire or imminent danger pay zone or a combat zone. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3261 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to procedures for notifying residential tenants before rehabilitation or a change in use of leased premises; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3314 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the transfer of title to a decedent's homestead through a small estate affidavit. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3613 81-0 (2009) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
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. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 3767 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to homestead property transferred to a trustee of certain trusts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3928 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to proof of ownership of homestead property after a disaster. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3966 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the qualification date for a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation applicable to certain property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3983 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the imposition of property taxes on the residential homesteads of low-income and moderate-income persons. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 4038 81-0 (2009) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to the system for appraising property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4692 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the deferred collection of taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled individual. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 4697 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to an exemption of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homestead of an elderly person from ad valorem taxation by a fresh water supply district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 6 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt a portion of the assessed value of the residence homestead of an elderly person from ad valorem taxation by a fresh water supply district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 11 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of 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. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 12 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 15 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a local option election in a county to set a limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes of less than 110 percent but not less than 103 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 17 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a political subdivision to establish a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by the political subdivision on the residence homestead of an eligible person who is a member of a reserve component of the United States armed forces and is ordered to active military duty. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 18 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of 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. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 21 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 22 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike 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; and authorizing the legislature to provide that ad valorem tax appraisal services in any county are under the jurisdiction of the entity specified by the legislature, to provide for the consolidation of ad valorem tax appraisal services, and to provide for enforcement of ad valorem tax standards and procedures by the specified entity. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 28 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the assessed value of the residence homesteads of military servicemembers who are serving on active duty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 36 81-0 (2009) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
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. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 40 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to adopt a local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation of not less than $5,000 or more than $30,000. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 41 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $30,000 and providing for a reduction of 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. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 42 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 43 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 110 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 44 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 45 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of 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. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 48 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the assessed value of the residence homesteads of volunteer firefighters and emergency medical services volunteers. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 49 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 110 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 50 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amounts of certain residence homestead exemptions from ad valorem taxation and providing for the adjustment of the amounts of those exemptions applicable to a homestead based on changes in the appraised value of the homestead. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 51 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 56 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by certain school districts in Harris County a limit on the maximum appraised value of residence homesteads of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year and to permit certain other political subdivisions in Harris County to establish a 105 percent limit on the maximum appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem taxation by those political subdivisions. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 57 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a hospital district to establish an ad valorem tax freeze on residence homesteads of disabled or elderly persons and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 59 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt a percentage of the market value of the residence homesteads of certain partially disabled veterans from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 61 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 64 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a political subdivision to exempt from ad valorem taxation the total assessed value of the residence homestead of a member of a reserve component of the United States armed forces who is serving on active duty during a war or national emergency. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 65 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Proposing a constitutional amendment to require compensation for certain property taken where the use is public and necessary. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HJR 67 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide for a local option election in Montgomery County to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead to 103 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year for purposes of ad valorem taxation by each political subdivision all of the territory of which is located in the county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 68 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the assessed value of the residence homesteads of volunteer firefighters, emergency medical services volunteers, and individuals serving as foster parents. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 69 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation not more than $60,000 of the assessed value of the residence homesteads of military servicemembers who are serving on active duty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 75 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a municipality to exempt a portion of the value of a residence homestead from ad valorem taxation if the homestead meets certain energy efficiency standards. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 76 81-0 (2009) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting an encumbrance to be fixed on homestead property for an obligation to pay certain property owners' association fees and prohibiting the forced sale of the homestead to pay those fees unless authorized by the members of the association in accordance with general law. House: Business & Industry Postponed
HJR 91 81-0 (2009) Author: Sheffield, Ralph Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation an initial limit on the appraised value of the residence homestead of a disabled or elderly person that was rehabilitated or constructed as a replacement residence under the federal community development block grant program or a housing rehabilitation program of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 92 81-0 (2009) Author: Vaught, Allen Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt a portion of the assessed value of the residence homesteads of certain military servicemembers who have served in a hostile fire or imminent danger pay zone or a combat zone. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 104 81-0 (2009) Author: Merritt, Tommy Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes based on the inflation rate and to limit the frequency of reappraisals of residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 20 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 192 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 218 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 258 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to a requirement that certain appraisal districts provide for electronic filing of and electronic communications regarding a protest of appraised value by the owner of a residence homestead. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 276 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the determination of the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 299 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 469 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Flores, Kino | et. al.
Relating 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. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Point of order sustained
SB 700 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to increased transparency regarding appraisals for ad valorem tax purposes and increased tax rates. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 721 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to a temporary prohibition on increasing the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes following determination of a protest or appeal. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 873 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Otto, John | et. al.
Relating to a requirement that certain appraisal districts provide for electronic filing of and electronic communications regarding a protest of appraised value by the owner of a residence homestead. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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SB 1151 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to increasing the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a taxing unit from 20 percent to 30 percent. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1159 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans and to continuing the exemption on the same property for the surviving spouse or children of such a veteran, and to the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation to which a disabled veteran is entitled based on disability rating. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 1268 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans and to continuing the exemption on the same property for the surviving spouse of such a veteran, and to the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation to which a disabled veteran is entitled based on disability rating. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1593 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to agreements for limitations on appraised value under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1852 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a disabled veteran. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1928 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a study regarding ad valorem tax relief through the use of a circuit breaker program. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2139 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to allowing persons acquiring a new residence homestead to receive an ad valorem tax exemption on the homestead in the year in which the property is acquired. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2429 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the appraisal of property for ad valorem tax purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 10 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or less of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year and to permit the voters of a county to establish a higher limitation not to exceed 110 percent on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead in the county. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 13 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 32 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a political subdivision from 20 percent to 30 percent. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 33 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran or the principal place of residence of the surviving minor children of such a disabled veteran in an amount equal to the amount of the residence homestead exemption to which the disabled veteran was entitled on the same property. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SJR 34 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran in an amount equal to the amount of the residence homestead exemption to which the disabled veteran was entitled on the same property. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 48 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. 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; and authorizing the legislature to authorize a single board of equalization for two or more adjoining appraisal entities that elect to provide for consolidated equalizations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
HB 5 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the school district's tax rate and protecting a school district against any resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
HB 61 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 74 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the school district's tax rate and protecting a school district against any resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 102 80-0 (2007) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to a local option election in a county to set a limit of less than 10 percent but not less than three percent on the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 190 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the limitation on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 234 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to increasing the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a taxing unit from 20 percent to 30 percent. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 438 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Relating to the limitation on the maximum percentage increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 457 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to providing notice of residence homestead exemptions from ad valorem taxation to owners of certain residential real property. House: Local Government Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 470 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the creation, operation, management, and programs of homestead preservation districts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 483 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000, adjusting the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 658 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to increasing the minimum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a taxing unit from $5,000 to $15,000. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 696 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the limitation on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 697 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of a residence homestead based on the average appraised value of all qualified residence homesteads located in the same county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 749 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the foreclosure of certain liens on real property. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 870 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $25,000, adjusting the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 881 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the limitation on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 1080 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $45,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and any reduction in the school district's ad valorem tax rate, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1124 80-0 (2007) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to a local option election in Montgomery 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 political subdivision in the county. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 1397 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to providing notice of residence homestead exemptions from ad valorem taxation to owners of certain residential real property. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1494 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to calculation of the ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1583 80-0 (2007) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $45,000, providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the school district's ad valorem tax rate, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1584 80-0 (2007) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $22,500, providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the school district's ad valorem tax rate, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1733 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to a structure that is considered a homestead exempt from seizure for certain claims. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 1808 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of military servicemembers who are serving on active duty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1816 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of a disabled veteran or surviving spouse to pay ad valorem taxes imposed on a residence homestead in installments. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2087 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Relating to the holding by a county, municipality, or junior college district of a petition-initiated election on whether to establish a limitation on increases in the amount of ad valorem taxes imposed by the county, municipality, or junior college district on residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2167 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to notice regarding and the application for a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation; imposing a civil penalty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2255 80-0 (2007) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2436 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the duty of certain persons who conduct a closing to provide information to the purchaser or other transferee of a single-family residential structure regarding the exemption from ad valorem taxation applicable to a residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2544 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to increasing the minimum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a taxing unit from $5,000 to $30,000. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2942 80-0 (2007) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the qualification date for a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3067 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a taxing unit on the residence homestead of an eligible person who is a member of a reserve component of the United States armed forces and is ordered to active military duty. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3149 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit that imposes ad valorem taxes on real property in Harris County, other than a school district or junior college district, to establish a limitation of not less than five percent on the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem taxation by the taxing unit. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 3189 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the notice of the public hearings to be held on a proposal to increase the total ad valorem tax revenues of a taxing unit. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3514 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the disclosure by the Texas Department of Public Safety to appraisal districts of driver's license records and personal identification certificate records, or certain information in those records, for use in determining an individual's eligibility for a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 3630 80-0 (2007) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of agricultural or open-space land. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/08
HB 3667 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne Relating to the establishment of a limit on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed on the residence homestead of a disabled or elderly person that is constructed under the federal community development block grant program or a housing rehabilitation program of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and that replaces the person's former residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3937 80-0 (2007) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the appropriation of money from the property tax relief fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 1 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the rate of those taxes. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 5 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to establish a limit on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed on the residence homestead of a disabled or elderly person that is constructed under the federal community development block grant program or a housing rehabilitation program of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and that replaces the person's former residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 16 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to five percent or more. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HJR 18 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the rate of those taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 21 80-0 (2007) Author: Riddle, Debbie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a local option election in a county to set a limit of less than 10 percent but not less than three percent on the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HJR 32 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a political subdivision from 20 percent to 30 percent. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 40 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide that the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation is limited to the lesser of the most recent market value of the residence homestead as determined by the appraisal entity or 110 percent, or a greater percentage, of the appraised value of the residence homestead for the preceding tax year. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 42 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 45 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the minimum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a political subdivision from $5,000 to $15,000. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 47 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by a school district a limit on the annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads of five percent or more, and to permit other political subdivisions to adopt a five percent limit on those appraisal increases. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HJR 48 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the assessed value of a residence homestead based on the average assessed value of all qualified residence homesteads that are located in the same county as the homestead. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 51 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $25,000 and providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 52 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent or more. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HJR 55 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of 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 any reduction in the rate of the tax imposed for those purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 56 80-0 (2007) Author: Creighton, Brandon Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a local option election in Montgomery 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 political subdivision in the county. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HJR 60 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the rate of those taxes and providing that state appropriations made for the purpose of directly reducing local property taxes do not count against the constitutional state spending limit. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HJR 65 80-0 (2007) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for an adjustment of 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 changes in the rate of the tax imposed for those purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 66 80-0 (2007) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $22,500 and providing for an adjustment of 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 changes in the rate of the tax imposed for those purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 75 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony Proposing a constitutional amendment to include a certain type of structure as a homestead protected from certain types of forced sale. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
HJR 86 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the minimum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a political subdivision from $5,000 to $30,000. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 96 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a political subdivision to establish a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by the political subdivision on the residence homestead of an eligible person who is a member of a reserve component of the United States armed forces and is ordered to active military duty. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 97 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit the governing body of a political subdivision that imposes ad valorem taxes on real property in Harris County, other than a school district or junior college district, to establish a limitation of not less than five percent on the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem taxation by the political subdivision. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HJR 107 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the assessed value of the residence homesteads of military servicemembers who are serving on active duty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 84 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to increasing the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a taxing unit from 20 percent to 30 percent. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 299 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the continuation of a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation while the owner is temporarily absent because of military service. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Left pending in committee
SB 321 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the school district's tax rate and protecting a school district against any resulting loss in local revenue. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 347 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 348 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the establishment of a 10 percent limit on annual increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of certain real property, other than residence homesteads, used primarily for residential purposes by the owner of the property. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 390 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to a temporary prohibition on increasing the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes following determination of a protest or appeal. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 391 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the limit on the maximum percentage increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 456 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to notice of provisions authorizing tax deferral or abatement. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 512 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to the attachment of a judgment lien to homestead property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 575 80-0 (2007) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to limitations on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 582 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the school district's tax rate and protecting a school district against any resulting loss in local revenue. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 666 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Flores, Kino
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 826 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to providing notice of residence homestead exemptions from ad valorem taxation to owners of certain residential real property. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1099 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to a local option election in 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 political subdivision in the county. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1384 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to declarations of taking for toll projects. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation
SB 1565 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to 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 not more than one-eighth of the sales and use tax revenue of the transit authority to those taxing units. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1918 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a phase-in of the ad valorem taxes imposed by certain taxing units on the increase in market value of the residence homestead of a low-income or moderate-income person attributable to a new improvement to the homestead. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1920 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the deferral or abatement of the collection of delinquent ad valorem taxes on certain residence homesteads in certain economically disadvantaged urban areas. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 6 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a political subdivision from 20 percent to 30 percent. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 13 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Sponsor: Berman, Leo | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the rate of those taxes for the 2006 and 2007 tax years. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 14 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent or more. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 15 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to establish a 10 percent limit on annual increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of certain real property, other than residence homesteads, used primarily for residential purposes by the owner of the property. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 17 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide that the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation is limited to the lesser of the most recent market value of the residence homestead as determined by the appraisal entity or 110 percent, or a greater percentage, of the appraised value of the residence homestead for the preceding tax year. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SJR 23 80-0 (2007) Author: Nichols, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem tax purposes to five percent or less and to permit the voters of a county to establish a higher limitation not to exceed 10 percent on increases for residence homesteads in the county. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 24 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the rate of those taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 27 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the rate of those taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 29 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Flores, Kino
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt all or part of the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans from ad valorem taxation and authorizing a change in the manner of determining the amount of the existing exemption from ad valorem taxation to which a disabled veteran is entitled. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 39 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a local option election in 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 political subdivision in the county. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 54 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to home equity loans allowed following refinance of certain homestead purchase money loans and to the minimum advance limit on a home equity line of credit. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SJR 63 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a phase-in of the ad valorem taxes imposed by certain political subdivisions on the value of a new improvement to the residence homestead of a low-income or moderate-income person. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SR 827 80-0 (2007) Author: Nichols, Robert Expressing the need for the 80th Texas Legislature to consider an increase in the homestead exemption for public education tax purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 89 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the authority of a person to charge a fee for assisting another person in applying for a residence homestead tax exemption; imposing a civil penalty. House: Local Government Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 108 79-0 (2005) Author: Wong, Martha | et. al. Relating to limiting the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to five percent. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 114 79-0 (2005) Author: Wong, Martha | et. al. Relating to the rate at which interest accrues in connection with the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 213 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed on the residence homestead of an eligible person serving on active duty in the United States armed forces or the National Guard. House: Local Government Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 525 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the creation of homestead preservation districts, reinvestment zones, and other programs to increase home ownership and provide affordable housing. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 626 79-0 (2005) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the imposition, administration, enforcement, and collection of a state property tax for general elementary and secondary public school purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 637 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to authorizing an extension of credit secured by a residence homestead in which a minor or ward has an ownership interest. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 927 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the foreclosure of certain liens on real property. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 980 79-0 (2005) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to limiting the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1148 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the exemption of the residence homesteads of elderly persons from ad valorem taxation and the deferral or abatement of the collection of delinquent taxes on the residence homesteads of elderly and disabled persons. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1149 79-0 (2005) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and correspondingly adjusting the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of certain persons. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1730 79-0 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2254 79-0 (2005) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to reducing the penalty for a failure by a disabled or elderly person to make a timely installment payment of ad valorem taxes imposed on the person's residence homestead. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2328 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed on the residence homesteads of certain elderly individuals by a county. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2352 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to permitting an elderly or disabled person who owns property designated as a homestead to transfer the ownership of the property and the benefits and protections of the homestead designation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2444 79-0 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to limiting the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of certain residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2483 79-0 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Left pending in committee
HB 2600 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and correspondingly adjusting the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of certain persons. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2763 79-0 (2005) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the split payment of ad valorem taxes on residential homesteads. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3127 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the split payment of ad valorem taxes on residential homesteads. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3240 79-0 (2005) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of a residence homestead held in a court-ordered trust. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 1/1/06
HB 3443 79-0 (2005) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to relief for residential property owners; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 7 79-0 (2005) Author: Oliveira, Rene Proposing a constitutional amendment imposing a state property tax for public education, establishing a residence homestead exemption from the state property tax, and increasing the amount of the school district residence homestead property tax exemption. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 10 79-0 (2005) Author: Herrero, Abel Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 16 79-0 (2005) Author: Wong, Martha Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to five percent or more. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 23 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a political subdivision to establish an ad valorem tax freeze on residence homesteads of certain persons serving on active duty in the United States armed forces or the National Guard. House: Local Government Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 36 79-0 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent or more. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 46 79-0 (2005) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie 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. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 67 79-0 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the homestead exemption to forty-five thousand dollars. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 68 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit a county to establish an ad valorem tax freeze on the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 69 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit an elderly or disabled person who owns property designated as a homestead to transfer the ownership of the property and the benefits and protections that result from that designation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 70 79-0 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of certain residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 72 79-0 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans from ad valorem taxation. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Left pending in committee
HJR 76 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan 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. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 377 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to authorizing a county, city, town, school district, or other political subdivision to provide an additional exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain surviving spouses of peace officers and firefighters. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 652 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the exemption of the residence homesteads of elderly persons from ad valorem taxation and the deferral or abatement of the collection of delinquent taxes on the residence homesteads of elderly and disabled persons. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 773 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to the exemption of the residence homesteads of elderly persons from ad valorem taxation and the deferral or abatement of the collection of delinquent taxes on the residence homesteads of elderly and disabled persons. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1343 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the value of the residence homestead of members of the Texas military forces and reservists of the armed forces of the United States in active duty during a national emergency. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1349 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al. Relating to limiting increases in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem tax purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1768 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to the attachment of a judgment lien to homestead property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SJR 4 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to establish a lower limit on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem tax purposes and to authorize the governing body of a taxing unit to determine whether a limit on residence homestead appraisal increases shall apply in the taxing unit. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 13 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a county, city, town, school district, or other political subdivision to provide an additional exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain surviving spouses of peace officers and firefighters. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 33 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide a property tax exemption for the residence homestead of persons during their active service as military reservists and members of the Texas Guard during a national emergency. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 67 79-1 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 71 79-1 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000, correspondingly adjusting the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the homesteads of certain persons, and protecting school districts against resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 72 79-1 (2005) Author: Hope, Ruben Relating to providing a six percent limit on real property appraisal increases for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 82 79-1 (2005) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and correspondingly adjusting the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of certain persons. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 97 79-1 (2005) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the authorization of a local option election in a county to set a limit of less than 10 percent but not less than three percent on the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 115 79-1 (2005) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 122 79-1 (2005) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to providing an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the full value of the residence homesteads of individuals 65 years of age or older. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 11 79-1 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the school district residence homestead property tax exemption to $45,000 and providing for a corresponding adjustment of the limitation on school taxes on residence homesteads of elderly and disabled persons. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 20 79-1 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to five percent or more. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 22 79-1 (2005) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie 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. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 23 79-1 (2005) Author: Riddle, Debbie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a local option election in a county to set a limit of less than 10 percent but not less than three percent on the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 24 79-1 (2005) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to reduce the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person in proportion to any reduction in the tax rate of the school district. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HJR 25 79-1 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. 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. House: Ways & Means Recommitted to committee
HJR 26 79-1 (2005) Author: Edwards, Al Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation the full value of the residence homesteads of persons 65 years of age or older. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 25 79-1 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to authorizing the governing body of a taxing unit to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by the taxing unit a lower limit on increases in the appraised value of residence homesteads in the taxing unit. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 43 79-1 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $30,000 and correspondingly adjusting the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of certain persons. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 65 79-1 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and correspondingly adjusting the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of certain persons. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 6 79-1 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to authorize the governing body of a political subdivision to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by the political subdivision a lower limit on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads in the political subdivision. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 8 79-1 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $30,000 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. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 13 79-1 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
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. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Reason for vote recorded in Journal
HB 3 79-2 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to property tax relief and protection of taxpayers, certain taxes, fees, and property, and other matters relating to the financing of public schools; providing civil and criminal penalties; making an appropriation. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 8 79-2 (2005) Author: Swinford, David Relating to property tax relief and protection of taxpayers, certain taxes, fees, and property, and other matters relating to the financing of public schools; providing civil and criminal penalties; making an appropriation. House: Public Education Reform, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 14 79-2 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000, providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in school district ad valorem tax rates, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HB 28 79-2 (2005) Author: Hope, Ruben Relating to providing a five percent limit on real property appraisal increases for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HB 29 79-2 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to limiting the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem taxation by a school district to five percent. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HB 31 79-2 (2005) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to public education and public school finance matters. House: Public Education Reform, Select Referred to Public Education Reform, Select
HB 42 79-2 (2005) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to providing an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the full value of the residence homesteads of individuals 65 years of age or older. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HB 48 79-2 (2005) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the establishment by the commissioners court of a county for purposes of ad valorem taxation of a limit of less than 10 percent but not less than three percent on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads in the county. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HB 53 79-2 (2005) Author: Merritt, Tommy | et. al. Relating to property tax relief, health insurance for public school teachers, and public school textbooks. House: Public Education Reform, Select Referred to Public Education Reform, Select
HB 54 79-2 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the limitation on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HB 55 79-2 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the annual adjustment for inflation of the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HJR 12 79-2 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in school district ad valorem tax rates. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Withdrawn from calendar
HJR 13 79-2 (2005) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase or reduce, as applicable, the amount of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person in proportion to any increase or reduction in the tax rate of the school district. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HJR 14 79-2 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for an adjustment of 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 changes in school district ad valorem tax rates. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HJR 19 79-2 (2005) Author: Hope, Ruben Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to five percent or more. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HJR 20 79-2 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for purposes of ad valorem taxation by a school district to five percent or more. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HJR 21 79-2 (2005) Author: Howard, Charlie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit the commissioners court of a county to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation a limit of less than 10 percent but not less than three percent on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads in the county. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HJR 23 79-2 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the annual adjustment for inflation of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for general elementary and secondary public school purposes. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HJR 24 79-2 (2005) Author: Merritt, Tommy | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the school district residence homestead property tax exemption to $22,500 and providing for a corresponding reduction of the limitation on school taxes on residence homesteads of elderly and disabled persons. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
SB 13 79-2 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to authorizing the governing body of a taxing unit to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by the taxing unit a lower limit on increases in the appraised value of residence homesteads in the taxing unit. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 31 79-2 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $22,500, providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in school district ad valorem tax rates, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 4 79-2 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by the political subdivision a lower limit on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads in the political subdivision. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SJR 8 79-2 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $30,000 and providing for an adjustment of 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 changes in school district ad valorem tax rates. Senate: Finance Committee report printed and distributed
HB 17 79-3 (2006) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to increasing the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a taxing unit from 20 percent to 30 percent. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 41 79-3 (2006) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $22,500, providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the school district's ad valorem tax rate, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 49 79-3 (2006) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to limiting the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 53 79-3 (2006) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 65 79-3 (2006) Author: Wong, Martha Relating to authorizing the governing body of a taxing unit to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by the taxing unit a limit on increases in the appraised value of residence homesteads in the taxing unit of not less than five percent. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 72 79-3 (2006) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any change in the school district's tax rate and protecting a school district against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Meeting cancelled
HB 83 79-3 (2006) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to public school finance matters; making an appropriation. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 86 79-3 (2006) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $45,000, providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the school district's ad valorem tax rate, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 99 79-3 (2006) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $45,000, providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the school district's ad valorem tax rate, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 124 79-3 (2006) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to authorizing an increase in the minimum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for the elderly and disabled and increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from school district taxation for the elderly and disabled. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 133 79-3 (2006) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to limiting the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for purposes of ad valorem taxation by a school district to five percent. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 134 79-3 (2006) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 152 79-3 (2006) Author: Wong, Martha | et. al. Relating to authorizing the governing body of a school district to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by the district a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property in the district that is less than 10 percent but not less than five percent. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 172 79-3 (2006) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al. Relating to authorizing the commissioners court of a county to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property in the county that is less than 10 percent but not less than three percent. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 12 79-3 (2006) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a political subdivision from 20 percent to 30 percent. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 16 79-3 (2006) Author: Callegari, Bill Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 17 79-3 (2006) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $22,500 and providing for an adjustment of 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 changes in the rate of the tax imposed for those purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 19 79-3 (2006) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent or more. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 24 79-3 (2006) Author: Wong, Martha Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by the political subdivision a limit on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads in the political subdivision. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 26 79-3 (2006) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any change in the rate of those taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Meeting cancelled
HJR 27 79-3 (2006) Author: Martinez, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for an adjustment of 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 changes in the rate of the tax imposed for those purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 29 79-3 (2006) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the rate of those taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 30 79-3 (2006) Author: Leibowitz, David Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for an adjustment of 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 changes in the rate of the tax imposed for those purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 32 79-3 (2006) Author: Edwards, Al Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize an increase in the minimum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for the elderly and disabled and an increase in the maximum amount of the residence homestead exemption from school district taxation for the elderly and disabled. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 33 79-3 (2006) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by a school district a limit on the annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads of five percent or more. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 34 79-3 (2006) Author: Howard, Charlie Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent or more. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 35 79-3 (2006) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the governing body of a school district to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by the district a lower limit on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads in the district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 36 79-3 (2006) Author: Wong, Martha | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a school district to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by the school district a limitation on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of real property in the school district. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 38 79-3 (2006) Author: Smith, Wayne Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the commissioners court of a county to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation a limitation on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of real property in the county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 17 79-3 (2006) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to increasing the minimum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a taxing unit. Senate: Finance Meeting cancelled
SJR 7 79-3 (2006) Author: Ogden, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a maximum school district ad valorem tax rate for maintenance purposes and providing that an ad valorem tax imposed by a school district is not a state ad valorem tax. Senate: Finance Committee report printed and distributed
SJR 8 79-3 (2006) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by the political subdivision a limit on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads in the political subdivision. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SJR 9 79-3 (2006) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the minimum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a political subdivision. Senate: Finance Meeting cancelled
HB 86 78-0 (2003) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to taxes on the homesteads of the elderly. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
HB 136 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to limiting the amount of county, municipal, or junior college district ad valorem taxes that may be imposed on the residence homesteads of the disabled and of the elderly and their surviving spouses. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 216 78-0 (2003) Author: Hamric, Peggy | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the qualification of a disabled person for an exemption from ad valorem taxation on the person's residence homestead. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 217 78-0 (2003) Author: Hamric, Peggy | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation on the residence homestead of an elderly person or a disabled person and to the limiting of the amount of school district ad valorem taxes that may be imposed on that homestead. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 474 78-0 (2003) Author: Wong, Martha | et. al. Relating to the limitation on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
HB 536 78-0 (2003) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the calculation of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes on the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons. House: Local Government Ways and Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 701 78-0 (2003) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al. Relating to a prohibition on increasing the total amount of ad valorem taxes imposed by a taxing unit other than a hospital district on the residence homestead of a disabled person, an elderly person, or an elderly person's surviving spouse. House: Local Government Ways and Means No action taken in committee
HB 837 78-0 (2003) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homestead of an elderly person. House: Local Government Ways and Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 846 78-0 (2003) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the limitation on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
HB 1201 78-0 (2003) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem taxation as timber land that is claimed as part of a residence homestead or diverted to certain other uses. House: Local Government Ways and Means Considered in Calendars
HB 1223 78-0 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to continuation of a residence homestead ad valorem tax exemption when the owner temporarily ceases occupying the homestead due to military service or other causes. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 1782 78-0 (2003) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the limitation on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
HB 1841 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to home equity loans and the interpretation of certain constitutional provisions by certain state agencies. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 2147 78-0 (2003) Author: Gattis, Dan
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the filing of a late application for a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2252 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to exemptions for certain individuals from cost recovery actions and liens placed on homesteads by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2547 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem taxes due on the residence homestead of an elderly person. House: Local Government Ways and Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 2675 78-0 (2003) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the sale of ad valorem tax liens. House: Local Government Ways and Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 3228 78-0 (2003) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to limiting the amount of county and municipal ad valorem taxes that may be imposed on the residence homestead of a disabled person. House: Local Government Ways and Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 3432 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to allowing the creation of homestead preservation districts to increase homeownership and provide affordable housing. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3433 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to requiring a person responsible for closing a real estate transaction to assist a purchaser or owner in applying for a residence homestead exemption for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Local Government Ways and Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3504 78-0 (2003) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the deferral or abatement of the collection of taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
HJR 9 78-0 (2003) Author: Howard, Charlie Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a limit of two percent on the annual percentage increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads and certain other residential property. House: Local Government Ways and Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HJR 16 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a county, a city or town, or a junior college district to establish an ad valorem tax freeze on residence homesteads of the disabled and of the elderly and their spouses. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 21 78-0 (2003) Author: Hamric, Peggy | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit an increase in the total amount of school district ad valorem taxes that may be imposed on the residence homestead of a disabled person. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 32 78-0 (2003) Author: Wong, Martha | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
HJR 45 78-0 (2003) Author: Howard, Charlie Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
HJR 57 78-0 (2003) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to require an annual adjustment of the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes for persons 70 years of age or older to correspond to the average market value of a single-family residence in this state. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
HJR 60 78-0 (2003) Author: McClendon, Ruth Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit increases in ad valorem taxes imposed by a political subdivision on the residence homestead of an elderly person or the person's surviving spouse. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
HJR 69 78-0 (2003) Author: Hegar, Glenn Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
HJR 70 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to home equity loans. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HJR 81 78-0 (2003) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to require automatic annual adjustments of the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to correspond to annual increases in the market value of the residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
SB 180 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the limitation on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1364 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem taxation as timberland that is claimed as part of a residence homestead or diverted to certain other uses. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1783 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to requiring a person responsible for closing a real estate transaction to assist a purchaser in applying for a residence homestead exemption for ad valorem tax purposes. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1853 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the qualification of a disabled person for an exemption from ad valorem taxation on the person's residence homestead. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1858 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to limiting the amount of school district ad valorem taxes that may be imposed on the residence homestead of a disabled person. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 10 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 17 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John Proposing a constitutional amendment simplifying requirements for certain refinances of home equity loans without additional cash advances. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SJR 47 78-0 (2003) Author: Fraser, Troy Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing home equity lines of credit. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
SJR 62 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit an increase in the total amount of school district ad valorem taxes that may be imposed on the residence homestead of a disabled person. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 76 78-1 (2003) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem taxation as timber land that is claimed as part of a residence homestead or diverted to certain other uses. House: Local Government Ways and Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 91 78-1 (2003) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the filing of a lien against the home of certain Medicaid recipients. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 40 78-3 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the filing of a lien against the home of certain Medicaid recipients. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 80 78-4 (2003) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to limiting the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residential real property for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HJR 17 78-4 (2003) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to establish a three percent limit on annual increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of residential real property. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 603 77-0 (2001) Author: George, Kenn | et. al. Relating to the treatment for school finance purposes of school district optional homestead exemptions. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 861 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to encumbrances that may be fixed on homestead property. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 879 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to requiring arbitration to establish a property owners' association lien for assessments. House: Business & Industry Subcommittee members named
HB 883 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the amount of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a disabled or elderly person that is exempt from ad valorem taxation by a school district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 887 77-0 (2001) Author: Ramsay, Tom Relating to the application for an exemption from ad valorem taxation on the homestead of a person who is 65 or older. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Posting rule suspended
HB 1940 77-0 (2001) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the proration of the taxes imposed on a residence homestead in a year in which a residence homestead exemption for an elderly person terminates. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/02
HB 1995 77-0 (2001) Author: Marchant, Kenny
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to encumbrances that may be fixed on homestead property. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2306 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the extension of residence homestead ad valorem tax exemptions and protection from forced sale to a homestead owned by a family-owned business. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Tabled in committee
HB 2416 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to limiting the amount of county or municipal ad valorem taxes that may be imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2739 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to the repeal of the additional pro-rated tax levied on residential property which no longer qualifies for homestead exemption and which was owned by persons over 65 years of age. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2978 77-0 (2001) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the criteria for designating a residence homestead as a historic site for purposes of exemption from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3184 77-0 (2001) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the contents of an application for an exemption from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3366 77-0 (2001) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the deferred collection of delinquent ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3367 77-0 (2001) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to limiting the amount of school district ad valorem taxes that may be imposed on the residence homestead of a disabled person. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3368 77-0 (2001) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the qualification of a disabled person for an exemption from ad valorem taxation on the person's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3425 77-0 (2001) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain active and retired school employees. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 4 77-0 (2001) Author: Wolens, Steven Proposing a constitutional amendment correcting technical errors in home equity lien provisions of the Texas Constitution and clarifying a lender's ability to cure certain violations of the home equity lien provisions. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HJR 5 77-0 (2001) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Proposing a constitutional amendment prescribing requirements for imposing a lien for work and material used in the construction, repair, or renovation of improvements on residential homestead property and including the conversion and refinance of a personal property lien secured by a manufactured home to a lien on real property as a debt on homestead property protected from a forced sale. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 7 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a county or a city or town to establish an ad valorem tax freeze on residence homesteads of the elderly and their spouses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 48 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting an encumbrance to be fixed on homestead property for an obligation to pay certain property owners' association fees without permitting the forced sale of the homestead. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HJR 49 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the amount of the market value of the residence homestead of a disabled or elderly person that may be exempt from ad valorem taxation by a school district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 67 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Proposing a constitutional amendment to extend residence homestead ad valorem tax exemptions and protection from forced sale to a homestead owned by a family-owned business. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Tabled in committee
HJR 103 77-0 (2001) Author: Hamric, Peggy Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit an increase in the total amount of school district ad valorem taxes that may be imposed on the residence homestead of a disabled person. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
SB 20 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the treatment for school finance purposes of school district optional homestead exemptions. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 141 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to requiring disclaimers on certain advertisements that offer homestead designation services. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1835 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon | et. al. Relating to encumbrances that may be fixed on homestead property. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Co-author authorized
SJR 29 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Proposing a constitutional amendment prescribing requirements for imposing a lien for work and material used in the construction, repair, or renovation of improvements on residential homestead property. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SJR 53 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting an encumbrance to be fixed on homestead property for an obligation to pay certain property owners' association fees without permitting the forced sale of the homestead. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Co-author authorized
HB 51 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the authority of a taxing unit to permit certain persons to perform services or to provide persons to perform services for the taxing unit in lieu of paying ad valorem taxes owed to the unit. House: Public Education
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 374 76-0 (1999) Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the deferral or abatement of a suit to collect delinquent taxes on the homestead of an elderly person. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Jurisprudence
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 575 76-0 (1999) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the application for an exemption from ad valorem taxation on the homestead of a person who is 65 or older. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 763 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to encumbrances that may be fixed on homestead property. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 901 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to requiring arbitration to establish a property owners' association lien for assessments. House: Business & Industry Subcommittee members named
HB 968 76-0 (1999) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1221 76-0 (1999) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to increasing the maximum size of an urban homestead to 10 acres and prescribing permissible uses of rural and urban homesteads. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 1299 76-0 (1999) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to prohibiting an encumbrance to be fixed on or executed against homestead property for an obligation to pay certain property owners' association fees. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 1547 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to adoption of rules to interpret home equity lending law. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 2544 76-0 (1999) Author: Smith, Todd | et. al. Relating to the residential homestead property tax exemption and the calculation of state aid. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2605 76-0 (1999) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to providing a right of rescission for certain owners executing residential construction contracts for improvements on homestead property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3056 76-0 (1999) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the maximum interest rate on a home equity loan. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HJR 18 76-0 (1999) Author: Chisum, Warren Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to when payment may be required on a reverse mortgage. House: Financial Institutions No action taken in committee
HJR 20 76-0 (1999) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to securing an equity loan with a parcel of property containing an urban homestead and real property adjoining the homestead. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HJR 37 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting an encumbrance to be fixed on homestead property for an obligation to pay certain property owners' association fees without permitting the forced sale of the homestead. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HJR 43 76-0 (1999) Author: Brimer, Kim Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the maximum size of an urban homestead to 10 acres, prescribing permissible uses of urban homesteads, and preventing the overburdening of a homestead. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HJR 46 76-0 (1999) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting an encumbrance to be fixed on or executed against homestead property for an obligation to pay certain property owners' association fees. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HJR 57 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting an equity loan to be secured by one or more lots containing all or part of an urban homestead plus other real property; relating to when payment may be required on a reverse mortgage; and authorizing the legislature to provide for the interpretation of the home equity lending law by a state agency. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HJR 73 76-0 (1999) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Proposing a constitutional amendment prescribing requirements for imposing a lien for work and material used in the construction, repair, or renovation of improvements on residential homestead property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Testimony taken in committee
HR 1168 76-0 (1999) Author: Hochberg, Scott Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.J.R. No. 12. Reported enrolled
SB 48 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Relating to the adoption of rules to interpret home equity lending law. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 435 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to the deadline for the adoption of an optional exemption from ad valorem taxation on residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 496 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to increasing the maximum size of an urban homestead to 10 acres, prescribing permissible uses of rural and urban homesteads, and permitting an existing lien upon part of a homestead to extend to another part of the homestead. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 1553 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to use of homestead property to secure debts of decedents' estates. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1554 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to fees and expenses incurred in the administration or settlement of a decedent's estate. Senate: Jurisprudence Withdrawn from intent calendar
SJR 8 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to delegate to a state agency or officer authority to adopt rules interpreting home equity lending law. Senate: Economic Development Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
SJR 12 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the making of advances under and payment of a reverse mortgage. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 14 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to securing an equity loan with one or more lots containing all or part of an urban homestead plus other nonhomestead real property. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in subcommittee
SJR 15 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to transactions by an incapacitated person in connection with a homestead. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SJR 18 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to when payment may be required on a reverse mortgage. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in subcommittee
SJR 22 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the maximum size of an urban homestead to 10 acres, prescribing permissible uses of urban homesteads, and preventing the overburdening of a homestead. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 28 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to securing an equity loan with a parcel of property containing an urban homestead and real property adjoining the homestead. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SR 1105 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.J.R. 12. Reported enrolled
HB 295 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Pete | et. al. Relating to permitting an encumbrance to be fixed on a homestead for certain extensions of credit; providing a civil penalty. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 447 75-0 (1997) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to a voluntary consensual encumbrance on homestead property for the purpose of an equity loan. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 742 75-0 (1997) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to an encumbrance on homestead property for the purpose of a reverse mortgage; imposing an administrative penalty. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 882 75-0 (1997) Author: Horn, Jim
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to designating property as a homestead. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 944 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of a residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1094 75-0 (1997) Author: Marchant, Kenny Relating to the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for general elementary and secondary public school purposes and to the funding of certain school districts. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1188 75-0 (1997) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al.
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry | et. al.
Relating to home equity loans, the regulation of certain institutions and occupations connected with home equity loans, and the consideration of home equity in certain financial assistance applications; providing an administrative penalty. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1347 75-0 (1997) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to the transfer of the school tax freeze on the homestead of an elderly person to a newly acquired homestead. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1773 75-0 (1997) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/98
HB 1776 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilbert, Paul | et. al. Relating to ad valorem taxation. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select No action taken in committee
HB 3080 75-0 (1997) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al. Relating to the exemption from and limitations on ad valorem taxes on the residence homesteads of elderly individuals and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3539 75-0 (1997) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 31 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Pete | et. al.
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting an encumbrance against homestead property for certain extensions of equity credit. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 44 75-0 (1997) Author: Wolens, Steven Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a voluntary consensual encumbrance on homestead property for the purpose of an equity loan. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HJR 60 75-0 (1997) Author: Hochberg, Scott Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing an encumbrance on homestead property for the purpose of a reverse mortgage. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HJR 67 75-0 (1997) Author: Marchant, Kenny Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for general elementary and secondary public school purposes. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Left pending in committee
HJR 70 75-0 (1997) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a voluntary, consensual encumbrance on homestead property for the purpose of an equity loan. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HJR 72 75-0 (1997) Author: Marchant, Kenny Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a voluntary, consensual encumbrance on homestead property for the purpose of an equity loan. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
SB 107 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry | et. al. Relating to a notice of homestead foreclosure information required for the sale of certain residential real property. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 173 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry | et. al. Relating to a voluntary, consensual encumbrance on homestead property for the purpose of an equity loan. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Financial Institutions
SB 210 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to a voluntary consensual encumbrance on homestead property for the purpose of an equity loan. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 214 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Drew Relating to a voluntary, consensual encumbrance on a business homestead for the purpose of an equity loan. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Financial Institutions
SB 841 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilbert, Paul
Relating to ad valorem taxation. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/98
SB 1094 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the procedure for fixing a mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's lien on homestead property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
SB 1336 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to encumbrances that may be fixed on homestead property. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1437 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Sponsor: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al.
Relating to the exemption from and limitations on ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly individual and the individual's surviving spouse and to the termination of that exemption if that homestead ceases to be the homestead of that elderly individual or surviving spouse. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1449 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the exemption from and limitations on ad valorem taxes on the residence homesteads of elderly individuals and their surviving spouses. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1527 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to establishing a home buyer education program. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SJR 12 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a voluntary, consensual encumbrance on homestead property for the purpose of an equity loan. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Financial Institutions
SJR 13 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a voluntary consensual encumbrance on homestead property for the purpose of an equity loan. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SJR 14 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Drew Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a voluntary, consensual encumbrance on a business homestead for the purpose of an equity loan. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Financial Institutions
SJR 38 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting an encumbrance to be fixed on homestead property for an obligation to pay certain property owners' association fees without permitting the forced sale of the homestead. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SJR 43 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Hilbert, Paul
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for limitations on increases in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem taxation and for the transfer to a different residence homestead of the school property tax freeze on residence homesteads of the elderly and their spouses. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 504 74-0 (1995) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the size of an urban homestead and permissible uses of an urban or rural homestead. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 725 74-0 (1995) Author: Combs, Susan | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the transfer of servicing of certain residential real estate loans; providing a penalty. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Posting rule suspended
HB 749 74-0 (1995) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to a voluntary, consensual encumbrance on homestead property for the purpose of an equity loan. House: Financial Institutions Coauthor Authorized
HB 1041 74-0 (1995) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the filing of a late application for a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1127 74-0 (1995) Author: Hamric, Peggy
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of an elderly person. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/96
HB 1882 74-0 (1995) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homestead of a disabled person. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 2763 74-0 (1995) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to persons entitled to a lien on a homestead for furnishing material or performing labor. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 2924 74-0 (1995) Author: Cook, John Relating to amendments to the Texas Property Code. House: Financial Institutions Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2935 74-0 (1995) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to an encumbrance on homestead property for the purpose of a reverse mortgage; imposing an administrative penalty. House: Financial Institutions Meeting cancelled
HJR 43 74-0 (1995) Author: Brimer, Kim Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the maximum size of an urban homestead to 10 acres and prescribing permissible uses of urban and rural homesteads. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HJR 59 74-0 (1995) Author: Danburg, Debra Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a voluntary, consensual encumbrance on homestead property for the purpose of an equity loan. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HJR 64 74-0 (1995) Author: Hamric, Peggy
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Proposing a constitutional amendment exempting from ad valorem taxation the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of an elderly person. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 114 74-0 (1995) Author: Hochberg, Scott Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing an encumbrance on homestead property for the purpose of a reverse mortgage. House: Financial Institutions Meeting cancelled
SB 292 74-0 (1995) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to an absence from a residence as it relates to the homestead exemption. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 301 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to a voluntary, consensual encumbrance on homestead property for the purpose of an equity loan. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 926 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce Relating to an exemption of part of the market value of the residence homestead of a disabled or elderly person from ad valorem taxation by a school district. Senate: Finance Referred to special subcommittee
SB 995 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to requirements applicable to a homestead improvement loan. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1032 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Cook, John
Relating to encumbrances that may be fixed on homestead property. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
SB 1394 74-0 (1995) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to homestead tax exemptions for Texas residents who attain the age of 65. Senate: Finance Referred to special subcommittee
SB 1469 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to amendments to the Texas Property Code. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 1614 74-0 (1995) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the repeal or the reduction of the amount of certain residence homestead exemptions from ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
SB 1621 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to notice to taxpayers of the effect of granting, reducing, or repealing local option residence homestead exemptions. Senate: Finance Referred to special subcommittee
SJR 25 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a voluntary, consensual encumbrance on homestead property for the purpose of an equity loan. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SJR 44 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt a portion of the market value of the residence homestead of a disabled or elderly person from ad valorem taxation by a school district. Senate: Finance Referred to special subcommittee
SJR 46 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Cook, John
Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting an encumbrance to be fixed on homestead property for an owelty of partition and the refinance of a lien against a homestead. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Jurisprudence
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 165 73-0 (1993) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the size and use of an urban homestead. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: Finance
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 245 73-0 (1993) Author: De La Garza, Eddie
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the transfer of homestead property in certain small estates. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 579 73-0 (1993) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to mortgage loans and to encumbrances on homestead property. House: Investments & Banking Referred to Investments & Banking
HB 2018 73-0 (1993) Author: Cook, John
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Relating to the voluntary designation of homestead. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 2150 73-0 (1993) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to voluntary, consensual encumbrances on homestead property. House: Investments & Banking Referred to Investments & Banking
HJR 14 73-0 (1993) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the maximum size of an urban homestead to 10 acres and prescribing permissible uses of urban and rural homesteads. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: Finance
Record vote
HJR 99 73-0 (1993) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing voluntary, consensual encumbrances on homestead property. House: Investments & Banking Referred to Investments & Banking
HR 849 73-0 (1993) Author: Brimer, Kim Requesting the speaker of the house of representatives and the lieutenant governor to create a joint interim committee to study the homestead laws in the State of Texas including the size of the homestead and designations of homestead. House: House Administration Referred to House Administration
SB 691 73-0 (1993) Author: Ratliff, Bill Relating to the voluntary designation of less than 200 acres as a rural homestead. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Investments & Banking
SB 1126 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to voluntary, consensual encumbrances on homestead property. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SJR 30 73-0 (1993) Author: Ratliff, Bill | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing the voluntary designation of less than 200 acres as a rural homestead. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Investments & Banking
SJR 46 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Jerry | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing voluntary, consensual encumbrances on homestead property. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SR 1091 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Jerry Requesting the speaker of the house of representatives and the lieutenant governor to create a joint interim committee to study home equity lending in the State of Texas. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SB 139 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to authorizing the late filing for a homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation. Senate: State Affairs Refer. to s/c on Elections & Ethics by Chair
SB 162 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of elderly persons with incomes of less than 150 percent of the federal poverty level. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Property Tax by Chair
SJR 9 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from ad valorem taxation the residence homestead of an elderly person according to economic need determined by net income. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Property Tax by Chair
HB 230 72-1 (1991) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to increasing the maximum size of an urban homestead to 10 acres. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 24 72-1 (1991) Author: Brimer, Kim Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the maximum size of an urban homestead to 10 acres. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 19 72-3 (1992) Author: Green, Gene Relating to authorizing the late filing for a homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 146 70-0 (1987) Author: Patronella, David Relating to property tax exemptions for residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means Coauthor authorized
HB 231 70-0 (1987) Author: Hammond, Bill Relating to the encumbrances on homestead property. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HB 275 70-0 (1987) Author: Millsap, Mike
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to home improvement contracts affecting homesteads. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 302 70-0 (1987) Author: Smithee, John Relating to homestead property exempt from the satisfaction of liabilities. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 376 70-0 (1987) Author: Cavazos, Eddie Relating to property tax exemptions for residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means Pending in subcommittee
HB 710 70-0 (1987) Author: Moreno, Alex
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to the voluntary designation of a homestead. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 872 70-0 (1987) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to limiting school tax increases on the residence homesteads of certain surviving spouses of elderly persons. House: Ways & Means 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1093 70-0 (1987) Author: Carriker, Steve Relating to property tax exemptions for residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means Pending in subcommittee
HB 1615 70-0 (1987) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem taxation of certain residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
No action taken in committee
HB 1626 70-0 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to limiting ad valorem tax increases on the residence homesteads of elderly persons and certain surviving spouses of elderly persons. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1734 70-0 (1987) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Pending in subcommittee
HB 2024 70-0 (1987) Author: Gibson, Bruce
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to certain sales of homestead property. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 2100 70-0 (1987) Author: Roberts, Ted Relating to a contract proposing to create a security interest in homestead property for certain loans. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HB 2147 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to mortgage loans and to encumbrances on homestead property. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HB 2191 70-0 (1987) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the deferral or abatement of a suit to collect delinquent property taxes on the residence homestead of an individual of low income. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2279 70-0 (1987) Author: Gibson, Bruce
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to a deed of trust on a homestead. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Failed to receive affirmative vote
HB 2425 70-0 (1987) Author: Riley, Randall Relating to mortgage loans and to encumbrance on homestead property. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HJR 21 70-0 (1987) Author: Patronella, David Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to property tax relief for residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means Coauthor authorized
HJR 24 70-0 (1987) Author: Hammond, Bill Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing encumbrances on homestead property under certain circumstances. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HJR 29 70-0 (1987) Author: Cavazos, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to property tax relief for residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means Pending in subcommittee
HJR 36 70-0 (1987) Author: Ceverha, Bill Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing encumbrances on homestead property for certain purposes. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HJR 50 70-0 (1987) Author: Ovard, A.R. Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit ad valorem tax increases on the residence homesteads of elderly persons. House: Ways & Means Pending in subcommittee
HJR 75 70-0 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit ad valorem tax increases on the residence homesteads of elderly persons and certain surviving spouses of elderly persons. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 80 70-0 (1987) Author: Stiles, Mark Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the legislature to establish the amounts of ad valorem tax exemptions for disabled veterans and the surviving spouses and children of certain veterans. House: Ways & Means Pending in subcommittee
HJR 98 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing encumbrances on homestead property under certain circumstances. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HJR 108 70-0 (1987) Author: Riley, Randall Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing encumbrances on homestead property for certain loans. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HR 767 70-0 (1987) Author: Oakley, Keith Enabling the house conferees on SB 380 to go outside the bounds of the house and senate versions.
HR 789 70-0 (1987) Author: Earley, Robert Permitting the conference committee appointed to adjust the differences between the house and senate versions of SB 380.
SB 21 70-0 (1987) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to homestead property eligible for property tax exemption. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/88
SB 36 70-0 (1987) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to property tax exemptions for residence homesteads. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 70 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene Relating to property tax relief for residence homesteads. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 360 70-0 (1987) Author: Leedom, John Relating to limitations on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 380 70-0 (1987) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Earley, Robert
Relating to the time for filling an application for a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Postponed
SB 421 70-0 (1987) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to mortgage loans and to encumbrances on homestead property. Senate: State Affairs Left as pending business in comm.
SB 723 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to ad valorem tax relief for residence homesteads of certain elderly and disabled persons. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 960 70-0 (1987) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to a contract proposing to create a security interest in homestead property for certain loans. Senate: State Affairs Postponed in committee
SB 1014 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to limiting ad valorem tax increases on the residence homesteads of elderly persons and certain surviving spouses of elderly persons. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 4 70-0 (1987) Author: Truan, Carlos Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to property tax relief for residence homesteads. Referred to Finance
SJR 6 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to property tax relief for residence homesteads. Referred to Finance
SJR 16 70-0 (1987) Author: Leedom, John Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appraisal of residence homesteads for ad valorem taxation. No action taken in committee
SJR 18 70-0 (1987) Author: Glasgow, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing encumbrances on homestead property under certain circumstances. Left as pending business in comm.
SJR 30 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide ad valorem tax relief for the residence homesteads of certain elderly and disabled persons. Referred to Finance
SJR 38 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit ad valorem tax increases on the residence homesteads of elderly persons and certain surviving spouses of elderly persons. Referred to Finance
SR 707 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet Suspending Senate rules to permit the Conference Committee on S.B. 380 to consider certain matters.
HB 94 70-2 (1987) Author: Patrick, Kae Relating to limitations on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 11 70-2 (1987) Author: Patrick, Kae Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appraisal of residence homesteads for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 30 69-0 (1985) Author: Hammond, Bill Relating to encumbrances on homestead property. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HB 139 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene Relating to property tax relief for residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means Coauthor authorized
HB 286 69-0 (1985) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to property tax relief for residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 634 69-0 (1985) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to limitations of property taxes levied for public school purposes on homesteads of the elderly. House: Ways & Means Referred to Finance
HB 929 69-0 (1985) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to secondary mortgage loans. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HB 1044 69-0 (1985) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the penalties incurred on delinquent property taxes on homesteads of the elderly. House: Ways & Means Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 1512 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the procedures for obtaining a deferral of a suit to collect a delinquent tax on the homestead of an elderly person. House: Ways & Means Considered by s/c in public hearing
HB 1854 69-0 (1985) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the property taxation of manufactured homes. House: Ways & Means 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1892 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliver, Jesse Relating to disclosure requirements of certain home improvement contracts. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1971 69-0 (1985) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to the appraisal of certain property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn by author
HB 2189 69-0 (1985) Author: Perez, Nicolas Relating to the designation of a homestead. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2192 69-0 (1985) Author: Perez, Nicolas Relating to interests in land exempt from creditors' claims. House: Judicial Affairs Reported from s/c favorably w/sub.
HB 2226 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliver, Jesse Relating to requirements for certain contracts involving the sale or encumbrance of a homestead. House: Financial Institutions Withdrawn by author
HJR 3 69-0 (1985) Author: Hammond, Bill Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing encumbrances on homestead property under certain circumstances. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HJR 12 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to property tax relief for residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means Coauthor authorized
HJR 24 69-0 (1985) Author: Uher, D.R. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to property tax relief for residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HJR 40 69-0 (1985) Author: Horn, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the freeze on property taxes levied for public school purposes on homesteads of the elderly. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HJR 44 69-0 (1985) Author: Ceverha, Bill Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for encumbrance of a homestead. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HJR 50 69-0 (1985) Author: Danburg, Debra Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing encumbrances on homestead property under certain circumstances. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HJR 79 69-0 (1985) Author: Evans, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict increases in ad valorem taxes, other than school taxes, on the residence homestead of a person 65 or older while it remains the residence homestead of that person or that person's surviving spouse. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HJR 82 69-0 (1985) Author: Melton, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the exemption of residential property and automobiles owned by individuals from ad valorem taxation for school purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
SB 602 69-0 (1985) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to the date by which certain local option exemptions from property taxes imposed on residence homesteads must be adopted. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1232 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Perez, Nicolas
Relating to interests in land exempt from creditors' claims. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SJR 3 69-0 (1985) Author: Whitmire, John Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to property tax relief for residence homesteads. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 20 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing encumbrances on homestead property under certain circumstances. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 370 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the election of property exemptions in bankruptcy proceedings. House: Judicial Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 469 68-0 (1983) Author: Blanton, Bill Relating to school district taxes on the residence homesteads of disabled persons. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 770 68-0 (1983) Author: Green, Gene Relating to a property tax relief for residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 840 68-0 (1983) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to limitations on property taxes levied for public school purposes on homesteads of the elderly. House: Ways & Means Placed on daily General State Calendar
HB 986 68-0 (1983) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to a limitation on increases in ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly person or that person's surviving spouse. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 1078 68-0 (1983) Author: Gandy, Charles Relating to a limitation on increases in county and city ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly person or that person's surviving spouse. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 1132 68-0 (1983) Author: Barton, Bob Relating to the payment of interest on certain escrow accounts held by financial institutions organized under the laws of this state. House: Financial Institutions See remarks
HB 1218 68-0 (1983) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to property tax relief of owners of residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 1453 68-0 (1983) Author: Bush, Bob Relating to increasing the amount of the urban homestead exemption, allowing a choice of homestead exemptions, and increasing the allowance in lieu of a homestead in certain probate proceedings. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 1627 68-0 (1983) Author: Hall, Tip Relating to a special remedy available to the owner of a residence homestead to challenge the appraised value of the residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 1776 68-0 (1983) Author: Carriker, Steve Relating to relief from school taxes on homesteads, residential property, and automobiles owned by individuals, to the creation and allocation of money to the public education sales tax fund, and to the rates of the Limited Sales, Excise, and Use Tax Act and motor vehicle sales, rental, use, and transfer taxes. House: Ways & Means Coauthor authorized
HB 2006 68-0 (1983) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to replacing the limitation on the value of an urban homestead with a limitation based on size. House: Judiciary
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HJR 3 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from ad valorem taxation the residence homesteads of senior citizens. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HJR 7 68-0 (1983) Author: Ceverha, Bill Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for encumbrance of a homestead. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HJR 18 68-0 (1983) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for residence homestead exemptions from certain school district property taxes when state reimbursement of local revenue losses is required by law. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HJR 26 68-0 (1983) Author: Blanton, Bill Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit increases in school district taxes on the residence homesteads of disabled persons. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HJR 32 68-0 (1983) Author: Peveto, Wayne Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the optional exemption of residence homesteads from property taxation. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HJR 34 68-0 (1983) Author: Green, Gene Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to property tax relief for residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HJR 46 68-0 (1983) Author: Evans, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict increases in ad valorem taxes, other than school taxes, on the residence homestead of a person 65 or older while it remains the residence of that person or that person's surviving spouse. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HJR 47 68-0 (1983) Author: Horn, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the freeze on property taxes levied for public school purposes on homesteads of the elderly. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Committee on Finance
HJR 57 68-0 (1983) Author: Evans, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict increases in ad valorem taxes, other than school taxes, on the residence homestead of a person 65 or older while it remains the residence homestead of that person or that person's spouse. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HJR 62 68-0 (1983) Author: Gandy, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict increases in county and city ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a person 65 or older while it remains the residence homestead of that person or that person's surviving spouse. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HJR 75 68-0 (1983) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to computation of ad valorem taxes on residence homesteads of disabled persons and persons 65 years of age or older. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HJR 77 68-0 (1983) Author: Barton, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the exemption of residential property and automobiles owned by individuals from ad valorem taxation for school purposes. House: Ways & Means Coauthor authorized
HJR 80 68-0 (1983) Author: Bush, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the granting and enforcement of common expense assessment liens on homsteads that are condominiums. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HJR 81 68-0 (1983) Author: Bush, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the amount of the urban homestead exemption and to allow a choice of exemptions. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HJR 85 68-0 (1983) Author: English, Roy Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for encumbrance of a homestead. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HJR 105 68-0 (1983) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Proposing a constitutional amendment to replace the limitation on the value of an urban homestead with a limitation based on size. House: Judiciary
Senate: State Affairs
Filed without the Governor's signature
SB 419 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to a limitation on increases in ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly person or that person's surviving spouse. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 487 68-0 (1983) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Simpson, Bob
Relating to the exemption of certain property from the satisfaction of liabilities. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 514 68-0 (1983) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to late applications for tax exemptions on residence homesteads. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 604 68-0 (1983) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to the ad valorem taxation of residence homesteads of the elderly. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 1051 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to secondary mortgage loans. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SB 1087 68-0 (1983) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to increasing the amount of the urban homestead exemption, allowing a choice of homestead exemptions, and increasing the allowance in lieu of a homestead in certain probate proceedings. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 1143 68-0 (1983) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to the inclusion of land previously appraised as agricultural or open-space land as part of a residence homestead for property tax purposes.