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HB 15 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 27 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the consideration of the use of property or a comparable property in certain appeals of an appraisal review board order. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
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 85 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark | et. al. Relating to the selection of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 102 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to exemptions from ad valorem taxes, the sales and use tax, and the franchise tax for certain businesses during an initial period of operation in this state. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 119 85-0 (2017) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the listing of separate interests in minerals in place in ad valorem tax appraisal records. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 139 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to the authority of a property owner to request that notice of a protest hearing before the appraisal review board be delivered by certified mail. 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 182 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to a study of the economic impact of requiring the disclosure of the sales price of real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 231 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 301 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the authority of an appraisal district to increase the appraised value of property for ad valorem tax purposes in the tax year following a year in which the appraised value of the property is lowered as a result of an agreement, protest, or appeal. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 302 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of mineral interests having a value of less than a certain amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 320 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if a change in use of the land occurs. House: Agriculture & Livestock No action taken in committee
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 382 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 386 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the requirements regarding creation of qualifying jobs for the purpose of eligibility for a limitation on appraised value of property for ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 425 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Relating to the exemption of inventory of certain retail businesses from ad valorem taxation by a school district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 455 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the authority of a property owner to participate by telephone conference call at a protest hearing by an appraisal review board. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 457 85-0 (2017) Author: Holland, Justin | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 495 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 513 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property damaged in a disaster. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HB 540 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. 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 559 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al. Relating to the report prepared by the comptroller on compliance with agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 566 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to the selection and administration of an appraisal review board; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 643 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 734 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to the phasing out by 2027 of the ad valorem taxation by a school district of the tangible personal property a person owns that consists of inventory. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 758 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark | et. al. Relating to the authority of a religious organization to obtain a refund of ad valorem taxes imposed on property leased to the organization for use as an actual place of religious worship. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 777 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility of land owned by certain members of the armed services of the United States for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 801 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of open-space land appraised as agricultural land. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 804 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the entitlement of a lessee of property who is required to pay the ad valorem taxes on the property to receive notice of the appraised value of the property. 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 845 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to exempt from ad valorem taxation mineral interests owned by nonprofit corporations organized for the exclusive purpose of generating income for certain charitable nonprofit corporations through the ownership, lease, and management of real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 850 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain real property used to provide housing to certain individuals with an intellectual disability or related conditions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 934 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 950 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Justin | et. al. Relating to the qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 969 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on certain real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1101 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the authority of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district to require a person to file a new application to confirm the person's current qualification for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of a 100 percent disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/18
HB 1182 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of tangible personal property consisting of certain food products held by the owner of the property for sale at retail. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1211 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if a change in use of the land occurs. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1248 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to alternative resolution procedures for ad valorem tax suits brought under Chapter 42 of the Texas Property Tax Code for purposes of enhancing the public policy of this state of reducing the delay and the costs of litigation. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1252 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the authority of a taxing unit to authorize tax incentives for the development of property for gambling purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1299 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the procedure for the approval of rules adopted by the comptroller relating to the appraisal of qualified open-space land and qualified timber land for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1330 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of income-producing tangible personal property having a value of less than a certain amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1334 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of the portion of the appraised value of a person's property that is attributable to the installation on the property of a rainwater harvesting system. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1346 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Relating to the date for prepayment of taxes on a dealer's heavy equipment inventory. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1471 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 1513 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the period for which certain property acquired by a charitable organization to provide low-income housing may be exempted from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1548 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of certain property used to build low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Meeting cancelled
HB 1582 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the applicability of the requirement that appraisal review board members be appointed by the local administrative district judge. 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 1618 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the limitation on the amount of supplemental payments that a person may agree to provide to a school district or any other entity on behalf of a school district under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 1662 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of agricultural land, open-space land, and timber land. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1674 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. 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 1696 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César 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 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 1830 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the authority to waive certain penalties and interest in order to facilitate the settlement of an ad valorem tax appeal. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1833 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the exemption of real property from ad valorem taxation during the period between the issuance of a judgment foreclosing a tax lien on the property and the sale of the property at a tax sale conducted under that judgment or the payment by the property owner of that judgment before the sale, as applicable. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1880 85-0 (2017) Author: Hefner, Cole Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of open-space land appraised as agricultural land. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 2043 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the qualifications required for an appraisal district employee in order to testify as to the value of appraised value of real property in certain ad valorem tax appeals. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
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 2106 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2133 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation for property owned by a religious organization for purposes of expanding a religious facility or constructing a new religious facility. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2219 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the eligibility of property used for a water desalination project for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2227 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the authority of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district to correct an ad valorem tax appraisal roll. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2228 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to deadlines for performing various functions in connection with the ad valorem tax system. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/18
HB 2241 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the treatment of a replacement structure for a structure that was rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage as a new improvement for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2253 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the interest rate on a refund of ad valorem taxes made following the final determination of an appeal that decreases a property owner's tax liability. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 2265 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 2314 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to liability for interest if land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural or open-space land is sold or diverted to a different use. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2356 85-0 (2017) Author: Cosper, Scott | et. al. Relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
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 2532 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain nonexempt property used for low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2560 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy | et. al. Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain dealer's heavy equipment inventory. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2589 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of tangible personal property held for sale at retail. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2591 85-0 (2017) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to the exemption from taxes and special assessments of property of a navigation district. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2621 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to state and local tax incentives for certain enhanced oil recovery projects. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2635 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the authority of a property owner to pay certain deferred ad valorem taxes and interest in installments. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2653 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the authority of a district court to hear and determine certain ad valorem tax appeals. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2714 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of leased motor vehicles that are not held primarily for the production of income by the lessee. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
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 2868 85-0 (2017) Author: Hefner, Cole Relating to the adoption of the budget of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2877 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation to which certain disabled veterans and the surviving spouses and children of certain veterans are entitled. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2887 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a veteran of the United States armed services who served in the armed services for a certain period. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2906 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the correction of an ad valorem tax appraisal roll and related appraisal records. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2946 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the authority of an appraisal review board to direct changes in the appraisal roll for a prior year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2973 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to exempt the inventory of certain retail businesses from ad valorem taxation by the county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2999 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain medical centers in certain counties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/18
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 3013 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to incentives to encourage landowners to destroy, remove, or treat citrus trees located in a pest management zone. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3062 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to the sale of property for delinquent ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3086 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3137 85-0 (2017) Author: Hefner, Cole Relating to the appraisal of land for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land following a transfer between family members. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3138 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the definition of intangible personal property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3168 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3176 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 3191 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to the appeal through binding arbitration of certain appraisal review board orders. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3198 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the eligibility of land to continue to be appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if the land begins to be used for oil and gas operations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3230 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to the authority of a property owner to contest the unequal appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property that is subject to an agreement to provide certain relief from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3251 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to the adjustment for rapid decline in taxable value of property for school districts. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3264 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to ad valorem tax benefits for certain current and former first responders and their families. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3360 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the Economic Incentive Oversight Board. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Committee report printed and distributed
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 3447 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to community land trusts. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 3466 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of dealer's heavy equipment inventory and the prepayment of taxes on that inventory. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
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 3557 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the system for protesting or appealing certain ad valorem tax determinations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3614 85-0 (2017) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. Relating to the definition of new property value for purposes of the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates for a county. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3752 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain nonexempt property used for low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3758 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the weight accorded in a protest hearing before an appraisal review board of a determination by a certified appraiser of the appraised or market value of property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3760 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the failure of a property owner to receive notice of a protest hearing from the appraisal review board with which the owner has filed the protest. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3774 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to hearings and protests before appraisal review boards involving ad valorem tax determinations. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 3918 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to the burden of proof for trial de novos in certain ad valorem tax appeals House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 3928 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the appraisal of land for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land following a transfer between family members. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3975 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as timber land. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3999 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain property used to provide affordable housing. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4001 85-0 (2017) Author: Tinderholt, Tony Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4152 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the evidence required to be presented by an appraisal district in order to prevail in certain protests before an appraisal review board. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4209 85-0 (2017) Author: Cyrier, John Relating to the Comptroller's Property Value Study. Filed
HB 4219 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the procedure for qualifying for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of pollution control property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 18 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing bodies of certain political subdivisions to exempt from ad valorem taxation the real and tangible personal property of businesses during an initial period of operation in this state. 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 30 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of property for ad valorem tax purposes in a tax year if in the preceding tax year the owner of the property disputed the appraisal of the property and the appraised value was lowered as a result. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
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 34 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 35 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by one or more political subdivisions of this state a person's inventory held for sale at retail. 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 48 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to phase out by 2027 the ad valorem taxation by a school district of the tangible personal property a person owns that consists of inventory. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 49 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the refund of ad valorem taxes imposed on property leased to a religious organization for use as an actual place of religious worship. 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 51 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to exempt from ad valorem taxation mineral interests owned by nonprofit corporations organized for the exclusive purpose of generating income for certain charitable nonprofit corporations through the ownership, lease, and management of real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 52 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the assessed value of certain real property used to provide housing to certain individuals with disabilities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HJR 60 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation tangible personal property consisting of food or food products held by the owner of the property for sale at retail. 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 66 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by one or more political subdivisions of this state property located near a public school that is owned for the purpose of building low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Meeting cancelled
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 68 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade Proposing a constitutional amendment repealing the provision which subjects land designated for agricultural use to an additional tax when the land is diverted to a purpose other than agricultural use or sold. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 70 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César 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 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 76 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of the total market value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly or disabled persons. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 92 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to increase the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain disabled veterans and the surviving spouses and children of certain veterans. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 93 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the assessed value of the residence homestead of a veteran of the United States armed services who served in the armed services for a certain period. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 96 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit one or more political subdivisions of this state to exempt from ad valorem taxation a person's inventory held for sale at retail. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 102 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide ad valorem tax benefits to certain current and former first responders and their families. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 115 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of a peace officer who resides in a high crime area. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
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 2 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
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 175 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the eligibility of land owned by certain members of the armed services of the United States for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. 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 290 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the state's contribution to the financing of public education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 330 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Finance
Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
SB 348 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the authority of the board of directors of an appraisal district to acquire or convey real property or construct or renovate a building or other improvement. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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 400 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the verification of information provided to the comptroller and contained in reports on compliance with agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Left pending in committee
SB 403 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to a temporary prohibition on increasing the market value of certain parcels of real property for ad valorem tax purposes following determination of a protest or appeal. 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 419 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 447 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the selection of certain appraisal district officials. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 510 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 521 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Relating to the qualifications required of an appraisal district employee in order to testify as to the value of real property in certain ad valorem tax appeals. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 594 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Relating to the procedure for the approval of rules adopted by the comptroller relating to the appraisal of qualified open-space land and qualified timber land for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/18
SB 600 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the repeal of the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 629 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to liability for interest if land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural or open-space land is sold or diverted to a different use. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 659 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the availability of personal information of a statewide elected official or member of the legislature. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
SB 669 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Relating to the system for protesting or appealing certain ad valorem tax determinations; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Senate appoints conferees-reported
SB 676 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the listing of separate interests in minerals in place in ad valorem tax appraisal records. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 700 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 711 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the date for prepayment of taxes on a dealer's heavy equipment inventory. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 717 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property damaged in a disaster. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 730 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of income-producing tangible personal property having a value of less than a certain amount. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 731 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to the appeal through binding arbitration of certain appraisal review board orders. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 804 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the eligibility of a person to serve on an appraisal review board. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 870 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the scheduling by an appraisal review board of a hearing on a protest. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 913 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the limitation on the amount of supplemental payments that a person may agree to provide to a school district or any other entity on behalf of a school district under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 931 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the authority to waive certain penalties and interest in order to facilitate the settlement of an ad valorem tax appeal. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 945 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the authority of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district to correct an ad valorem tax appraisal roll. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 946 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to deadlines for performing various functions in connection with the ad valorem tax system. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 971 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to eligibility to serve on the appraisal review board of certain appraisal districts. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 972 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem taxation purposes of real property on which a building completely destroyed by a casualty is located. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
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 1006 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Relating to the eligibility of land used as an ecological laboratory for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1026 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the method for determining whether a property owner has created the number of new qualifying jobs required for eligibility for a limitation on the appraised value of property for school district maintenance and operations ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1027 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the authority of the governing body of a school district to waive the new jobs creation requirement for the purpose of eligibility for a limitation on the appraised value of property for school district maintenance and operations ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1030 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1133 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the exemption from taxes and special assessments of property of a navigation district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 1209 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1275 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain nonexempt property used for low-income or moderate-income housing. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1286 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the system for protesting or appealing certain ad valorem tax determinations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1345 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by a charitable organization and used to provide tax return preparation and other financial services without regard to the beneficiaries' ability to pay. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/18
SB 1360 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the information required to be included in or with a school district ad valorem tax bill. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
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 1379 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the additional tax imposed if the use of land located in certain counties and appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as open-space land is changed. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1459 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to incentives to encourage landowners to destroy, remove, or treat citrus trees located in a pest management zone. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1514 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Relating to the eligibility of land to continue to be appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if the land begins to be used for oil and gas operations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
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 1627 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to consulting agreements, limitation on appraised value, and supplemental payments under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1745 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the effect of a sale of property on the tax lien on the property to secure the payment of taxes, penalties, and interest imposed on the property as a result of the addition to the appraisal roll of property or appraised value that was erroneously exempted in a prior year. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1749 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the calculation of interest on an ad valorem tax refund resulting from the final determination of an appeal that decreases a property owner's liability. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1767 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al.
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Relating to hearings and protests before appraisal review boards involving ad valorem tax determinations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/18
SB 1809 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain medical centers in certain counties. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1810 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to a limitation on the cost of an attendance credit under the public school finance system and the effect of such a limitation on the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1812 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the authority of an appraisal district to use public money for lobbying activity. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
SB 1847 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to the correction of an ad valorem tax appraisal roll and related appraisal records. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1848 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the award of attorney's fees in a judicial appeal of certain ad valorem tax determinations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1906 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the matters that a taxing unit is entitled to challenge before an appraisal review board. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1907 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the selection of the officers of an appraisal review board. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1908 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the selection of an arbitrator for purposes of an appeal through binding arbitration of certain appraisal review board orders. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1931 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to community land trusts. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
SB 1979 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to liability for the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural land if the use of the land changes as a result of a condemnation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 2028 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the procedure for qualifying for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of pollution control property. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2043 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the number of days that certain tangible personal property that is exempt from ad valorem taxation due to its location in this state for a temporary period may be located in this state for the purpose of qualifying for the tax exemption. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2061 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the correction of an ad valorem tax appraisal roll. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 2207 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the appeal of a determination of the appraised value of certain property for ad valorem tax purposes. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 2208 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the transfer of the regulation of property tax professionals from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation to the comptroller of public accounts; providing civil and administrative penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2239 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 2241 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the elimination of double taxation of property due to jurisdictional disputes of like taxing units. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2242 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Lozano, J. M. | et. al.
Relating to the resolution of disputes or errors involving the ad valorem taxation of the same property by multiple taxing units of the same type as a result of disputed, overlapping, or erroneously applied boundaries. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
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 42 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SJR 51 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide that the eligibility of open-space land for ad valorem taxation on the basis of its productive capacity does not end because an oil and gas lessee begins conducting oil and gas operations on the land if the land otherwise continues to be devoted to farm, ranch, or wildlife management purposes or timber production. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
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
SJR 55 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the effect of a sale of property on the tax lien on the property to secure the payment of ad valorem taxes, penalties, and interest imposed on the property as a result of the addition to the appraisal roll of property or property value that was erroneously exempted in a prior year. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to ad valorem taxation; authorizing fees. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 5 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of commercial or industrial real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 32 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system; authorizing fees. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Government Reform, Select
Postponed
HB 42 85-1 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 44 85-1 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 45 85-1 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to the selection of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 48 85-1 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to the selection and administration of an appraisal review board; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 49 85-1 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the authority of a district court to hear and determine certain ad valorem tax appeals. Filed
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 74 85-1 (2017) Author: Cosper, Scott | et. al. Relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HB 81 85-1 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to the number of registered voters of a taxing unit other than a school district who are required to sign a petition for an election to determine whether to reduce the ad valorem tax rate adopted by the unit to the rollback tax rate in order for the petition to be valid. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 87 85-1 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the authority of a property owner to request that notice of a protest hearing before the appraisal review board be delivered by certified mail or electronic mail. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 88 85-1 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 92 85-1 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
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 99 85-1 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to testimony by an appraisal district employee as to the value of real property in certain ad valorem tax appeals. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 120 85-1 (2017) Author: Shine, Hugh Relating to the effect of a sale of property on the tax lien on the property to secure the payment of taxes, penalties, and interest imposed on the property as a result of the addition to the appraisal roll of property or appraised value that was erroneously exempted in a prior year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 154 85-1 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 155 85-1 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade | et. al. 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 Received from the House
HB 160 85-1 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to the selection of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 162 85-1 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to liability for the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural land if the use of the land changes as a result of a condemnation. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 165 85-1 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the authority of a district court to hear and determine certain ad valorem tax appeals. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HB 174 85-1 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 192 85-1 (2017) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the authority of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district to increase the appraised value of property in the tax year following the year in which the appraised value of the property is lowered as a result of a protest or appeal. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
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 203 85-1 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 220 85-1 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 223 85-1 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the eligibility of land used as an ecological laboratory for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 239 85-1 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of precious metal held in the Texas Bullion Depository. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HB 249 85-1 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if a change in use of the land occurs. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 251 85-1 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management. House: Agriculture & Livestock 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 266 85-1 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district; authorizing the imposition of a fee. 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
HB 298 85-1 (2017) Author: Cosper, Scott Relating to limitations on increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of residence homesteads and other real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 299 85-1 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the selection and administration of an appraisal review board; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 314 85-1 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara | 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 Referred to Ways & Means
HB 331 85-1 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property damaged in a disaster. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HB 337 85-1 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin | et. al. Relating to the burden of proof in certain ad valorem tax appeals. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 339 85-1 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Relating to the authority of an appraisal review board to direct changes in the appraisal roll for a prior year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 348 85-1 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the administration of appraisal districts; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 349 85-1 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy 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 359 85-1 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason 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 360 85-1 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the establishment of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that taxing units may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 364 85-1 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the abatement of discovery during pretrial settlement discussions in certain ad valorem tax appeals. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 366 85-1 (2017) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 390 85-1 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. Filed
HJR 2 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit increases in the appraised value of commercial or industrial real property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 16 85-1 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. 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 23 85-1 (2017) 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. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 26 85-1 (2017) Author: Shine, Hugh Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the effect of a sale of property on the tax lien on the property to secure the payment of ad valorem taxes, penalties, and interest imposed on the property as a result of the addition to the appraisal roll of property or property value that was erroneously exempted in a prior year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 35 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit increases in the appraised value of commercial or industrial real property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 38 85-1 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation precious metal held in the Texas Bullion Depository. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
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
HJR 43 85-1 (2017) Author: Cosper, Scott Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to establish a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem tax purposes and to establish a limit on the value of other real property for those purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 44 85-1 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of a peace officer who resides in a high crime area. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 47 85-1 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy 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 Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 50 85-1 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to establish an additional limitation on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 51 85-1 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that taxing units may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 55 85-1 (2017) Author: White, James Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. Filed
SB 1 85-1 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Government Reform, Select
Senate appoints conferees-reported
SB 21 85-1 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the system for protesting or appealing certain ad valorem tax determinations; authorizing a fee. Filed
SB 46 85-1 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the effect of a sale of property on the tax lien on the property to secure the payment of taxes, penalties, and interest imposed on the property as a result of the addition to the appraisal roll of property or appraised value that was erroneously exempted in a prior year. Filed
SB 48 85-1 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to liability for the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural land if the use of the land changes as a result of a condemnation. Filed
SB 49 85-1 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to liability for interest if land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural or open-space land is sold or diverted to a different use. Filed
SB 50 85-1 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the authority of an appraisal review board to determine the appraised value of property that is the subject of a protest to be an amount greater than the appraised value as shown in the appraisal records. Filed
SB 62 85-1 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts. Filed
SB 63 85-1 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans. Filed
SB 68 85-1 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts. Filed
SB 78 85-1 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the eligibility of land used as an ecological laboratory for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. Filed
SB 93 85-1 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to ad valorem taxation. Senate: Government Reform, Select Left pending in committee
SB 96 85-1 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to ad valorem taxation. Senate: Government Reform, Select Left pending in committee
SB 116 85-1 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the repeal of the Texas Economic Development Act. Filed
SB 117 85-1 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of commercial or industrial real property. Filed
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 7 85-1 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the effect of a sale of property on the tax lien on the property to secure the payment of ad valorem taxes, penalties, and interest imposed on the property as a result of the addition to the appraisal roll of property or property value that was erroneously exempted in a prior year. 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
SJR 14 85-1 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit increases in the appraised value of commercial or industrial real property for ad valorem tax purposes. Filed
HB 128 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of mineral interests having a value of less than a certain amount. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 133 84-0 (2015) Author: Simpson, David | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of open-space land appraised as agricultural land. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
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 275 84-0 (2015) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of farm products. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 276 84-0 (2015) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to the eligibility of land owned by certain members of the armed services of the United States for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 285 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the prohibition on posting on the Internet information held by an appraisal district regarding certain residential property. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 376 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as open-space land if a change in use of the land occurs. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 394 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the information in ad valorem tax appraisal records that may not be posted on the Internet by an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
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 591 84-0 (2015) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to the eligibility of land owned by certain members of the armed services of the United States for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 706 84-0 (2015) Author: Farrar, Jessica
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation of property on which a solar or wind-powered energy device is installed or constructed. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 752 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the eligibility of property used for affordable housing for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 994 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used to collect, process, and deliver landfill-generated gas. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
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 1028 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the eligibility of a charitable organization that provides affordable housing for female veterans and their dependents for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by the organization. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1075 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the contents of a notice of appraised value sent to a property owner by the chief appraiser of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1169 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the confidentiality of certain information in the possession of an appraisal district; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
HB 1193 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of the portion of the appraised value of a person's property that is attributable to the installation on the property of a rainwater harvesting system. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1250 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the requirements regarding creation of qualifying jobs for the purpose of eligibility for a limitation on appraised value of property for ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
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 1328 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain real property used to provide housing to certain persons with disabilities. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
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 1374 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain dealer's heavy equipment inventory. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 1464 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the procedure for determining that certain land is no longer eligible for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural or open-space land. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1513 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the minimum size of a tract of land used to raise or keep bees in order for the tract to be eligible for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
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 1565 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of qualified timber land. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1589 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the payment of certain ad valorem tax refunds. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1772 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to exempt from ad valorem taxation mineral interests owned by nonprofit corporations organized for the exclusive purpose of generating income for certain charitable nonprofit corporations through the ownership, lease, and management of real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1884 84-0 (2015) Author: Peña, Gilbert | 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 1900 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
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 1932 84-0 (2015) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1946 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of a real property interest in oil or gas in place. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
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 1987 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the authority of the governing body of a school district to waive or reduce the new jobs creation requirement under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1995 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the authority to modify an ad valorem tax abatement agreement to extend the abatement period if a disaster prevents the property owner from complying with the agreement. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
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 2041 84-0 (2015) 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 Left pending in committee
HB 2043 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of real property of a business that employs honorably discharged veterans. 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 2083 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the determination of the appraised value of property for purposes of an ad valorem tax protest or appeal. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 2136 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to the exemption of inventory of certain retail businesses from ad valorem taxation by a school district. 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 2260 84-0 (2015) Author: Otto, John | et. al. Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the property of a veteran's organization. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2282 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the procedures for protests and appeals of certain ad valorem tax determinations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2287 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the qualifications required of an appraisal district employee in order to testify as to the value of real property in certain ad valorem tax appeals. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2288 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the correction of an ad valorem tax appraisal roll. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2292 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the award of attorney's fees in a judicial appeal of certain ad valorem tax determinations. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2293 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the certification by the comptroller to the commissioner of education of the taxable value of property in each school district. House: Public Education
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 2306 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if a change in use of the land occurs. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2336 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the collection, consideration, and use of information not readily available to the general public by appraisal districts for ad valorem tax determination purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2337 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the composition of the board of directors of an appraisal district. 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 2480 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the contents of a notice of appraised value sent to a property owner by the chief appraiser of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2591 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain dealer's heavy equipment. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2662 84-0 (2015) 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
HB 2663 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the treatment for ad valorem tax purposes of real property used for certain low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2746 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the treatment for ad valorem tax purposes of pollution control property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2826 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the eligibility of certain property located in multiple school districts for a limitation on appraised value for school district maintenance and operations ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2850 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the practices and professions regulated by the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board; requiring an occupational license; imposing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2914 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain charitable organizations that provide affordable housing to low-income veterans and their dependents. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3000 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to prohibiting the online posting of certain documents submitted to the chief appraiser of an appraisal district in an application for an exemption from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3012 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to appraisal review boards; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3013 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the mediation and settlement of certain disputes relating to ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3064 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3087 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the availability of certain special purpose district financial information on a district's Internet website. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 3162 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the correction of appraisal records. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3202 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to the right of a disabled veteran to obtain a certificate from the chief appraiser of an appraisal district stating whether the veteran would be entitled to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of property if the veteran were to acquire the property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3242 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to ad valorem tax protests and appeals on the ground of the unequal appraisal of property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3257 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the preparation of appraisal records. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 3295 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3297 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to pretrial settlement discussions during ad valorem tax appeals. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3346 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the accrual of penalties and interest under the Property Tax Code. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3423 84-0 (2015) Author: Raney, John | et. al. Relating to the disputed payment by a credit card or debit card of a vehicle registration fee. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3470 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3486 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to ad valorem and certain state taxes; decreasing certain state tax rates. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3532 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to access to certain confidential information provided in an application for an exemption from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3548 84-0 (2015) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to the authority of the TexAmericas Center to incorporate a nonprofit corporation for certain purposes and to the tax treatment of such a nonprofit corporation. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3564 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to certain communications regarding the appointment of certain appraisal review board members; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3570 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of a percentage, rather than a dollar amount, 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 3609 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to ad valorem tax protests and appeals on the ground of the unequal appraisal of property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3614 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the procedure for the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate by a taxing unit. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3623 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by the National Hispanic Institute. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 3637 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the verification of information provided to the comptroller and contained in reports on compliance with agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3659 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the additional tax imposed if the use of land located in certain counties and appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as open-space land is changed. 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 3732 84-0 (2015) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the eligibility of property used for a large-scale electric energy storage facility for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3739 84-0 (2015) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to preferred qualifications for serving on an appraisal review board or panel of the board that hears ad valorem tax protests concerning commercial real property in certain appraisal districts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3756 84-0 (2015) Author: Otto, John Relating to the methods and procedures used by the comptroller to determine the total taxable value of property in each school district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3767 84-0 (2015) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to ad valorem tax protests and appeals on the ground of the unequal appraisal of property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3776 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the phasing out by 2025 of the ad valorem taxation by a school district of the tangible personal property a person owns that consists of inventory. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3826 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain tangible personal property used by the owner of the property to manufacture, process, or fabricate tangible personal property for ultimate sale. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 3870 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the appointment of a master in chancery in certain counties to aid in the determination of certain ad valorem tax appeals. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3895 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to ad valorem tax protests and appeals. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3989 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the determination of the appraised value of property for purposes of an ad valorem tax protest or appeal. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4074 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the presentation of evidence in appraisal review board hearings on protests. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
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 23 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to exempt from ad valorem taxation mineral interests owned by nonprofit corporations organized for the exclusive purpose of generating income for certain charitable nonprofit corporations through the ownership, lease, and management of real property. 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 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 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 85 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 87 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the assessed value of certain real property used to provide housing to certain persons with disabilities. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 88 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing bodies of certain political subdivisions to exempt from ad valorem taxation the real and tangible personal property of businesses during an initial period of operation in this state. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 89 84-0 (2015) 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 Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 93 84-0 (2015) Author: Peña, Gilbert | 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 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 99 84-0 (2015) 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 Left pending in committee
HJR 100 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to adopt a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of real property of a business that employs honorably discharged veterans. 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 102 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by one or more political subdivisions of this state a person's inventory held for sale at retail. 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
HJR 139 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to phase out by 2025 the ad valorem taxation by a school district of the tangible personal property a person owns that consists of inventory. Filed
HJR 140 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by one or more political subdivisions tangible personal property used by the owner of the property to manufacture, process, or fabricate tangible personal property for ultimate sale. 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 46 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the confidentiality of certain property tax appraisal photographs. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 71 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as recreational, park, or scenic land. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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 240 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the state's contribution to the financing of public education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 280 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to ad valorem tax protests and appeals on the ground of the unequal appraisal of property. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 281 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the information required to be included in an affidavit submitted by a property owner who elects to offer evidence or argument by affidavit in an appraisal review board hearing on certain protests. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 362 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of open-space land appraised as agricultural land. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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 592 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the deadlines for delivering or filing certain ad valorem tax-related documents. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 593 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Relating to pretrial settlement discussions during ad valorem tax appeals. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 635 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the eligibility of property used in connection with renewable energy electric generation through the use of wind power for a limitation on appraised value of property for ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 676 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the determination of the market value of property for ad valorem tax purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 683 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the payment of certain ad valorem tax refunds. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
SB 732 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of farm products. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 758 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain tangible personal property used by the owner of the property to manufacture, process, or fabricate tangible personal property for ultimate sale. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 763 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain income-producing tangible personal property. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 767 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the procedure for the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 773 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the requirement a protest or appeal based upon inequality of appraisal be determined by the application of generally accepted appraisal methods and techniques. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 829 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the verification of information provided to the comptroller and contained in reports on compliance with agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
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 918 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Otto, John
Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the property of a veteran's organization. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
SB 974 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the additional tax imposed if the use of land located in certain counties and appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as open-space land is changed. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1007 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the practices and professions regulated by the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/16
SB 1065 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the certification by the comptroller to the commissioner of education of the taxable value of property in each school district. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1069 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used to collect, process, and deliver landfill-generated gas. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 1084 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to ad valorem tax appeals on the ground of the unequal appraisal of property. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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 1215 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to a study of the feasibility and benefits to this state of abolishing the property tax assistance division of the office of the comptroller of public accounts and transferring its powers and duties to an independent agency. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
SB 1285 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain dealer's heavy equipment inventory. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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 1368 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SB 1379 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of structures used primarily to store implements of husbandry. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1394 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the presentation of evidence in appraisal review board hearings on protests. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
SB 1420 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Relating to notices of appraised value sent to property owners by the chief appraisers of appraisal districts. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
SB 1451 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Raney, John
Relating to the disputed payment by a credit card or debit card of a vehicle registration fee. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1468 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to certain communications regarding the appointment or conduct of certain appraisal review board members; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1536 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district; authorizing a fee. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1563 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: VanDeaver, Gary
Relating to the authority of the TexAmericas Center to incorporate a nonprofit corporation for certain purposes and to the tax treatment of such a nonprofit corporation. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1581 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1614 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the correction of an ad valorem tax appraisal roll. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1615 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the qualifications required of an appraisal district employee in order to testify as to the value of real property in certain ad valorem tax appeals. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1680 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the procedure for the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate by a taxing unit. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1693 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the exemption of certain inventory from ad valorem taxation by a school district. 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 1760 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the transparent and equitable application of ad valorem tax procedures. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
SB 1807 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the system for appraising property for ad valorem tax purposes; authorizing a fee. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1809 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to ad valorem tax protests and appeals. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1821 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of real property of a business that employs honorably discharged veterans. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1832 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the contents of a notice of appraised value sent to a property owner by the chief appraiser of an appraisal district. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
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 1854 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by the National Hispanic Institute. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1860 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the definition of "heavy equipment" for purposes of the ad valorem taxation of certain dealer's heavy equipment inventory. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1985 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of a real property interest in oil or gas in place. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
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 30 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on Constitutional Amendments Calendar
SJR 35 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by one or more political subdivisions tangible personal property used by the owner of the property to manufacture, process, or fabricate tangible personal property for ultimate sale. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
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
SJR 50 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation structures used to store certain implements of husbandry. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 56 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by one or more political subdivisions of this state a person's inventory. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 57 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes, 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, and extending the number of days that certain tangible personal property that is exempt from ad valorem taxation due to its temporary location in this state may remain located in this state before forfeiting the right to the exemption. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 60 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to adopt a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of real property of a business that employs honorably discharged veterans. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SJR 61 84-0 (2015) 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 indigent residents of the county. Senate: Finance 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 241 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the notice provided by the chief appraiser of an appraisal district of the availability of agreement forms authorizing certain electronic communications. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 242 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the requirement that certain ad valorem tax-related notices be delivered to a property owner by certified mail. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 315 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the applicability of the law governing the ad valorem taxation of a dealer's motor vehicle inventory. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 316 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the pilot program authorizing a property owner to appeal to the State Office of Administrative Hearings regarding certain appraisal review board determinations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 326 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to eligibility to serve on the appraisal review board of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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 546 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the creation of renewable energy reinvestment zones and the abatement of ad valorem taxes on property of a renewable energy company located in such a zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in subcommittee
HB 561 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to an exemption for land owned by a school from the additional tax imposed on the change of use of land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 585 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to ad valorem taxation; creating an offense. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 621 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 780 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to a study by the Legislative Budget Board of the effect of ad valorem tax exemptions for certain veterans and their surviving spouses and children on local and state revenue and the state's economy. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Withdrawn from schedule
HB 805 83-0 (2013) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to eligibility to serve on the appraisal review board of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 826 83-0 (2013) Author: Harless, Patricia
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the definitions of certain terms for purposes of the ad valorem taxation of certain dealer's heavy equipment inventory. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/14
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 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 982 83-0 (2013) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits of individuals who serve on the appraisal review board of an appraisal district. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 1003 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the prepayment of taxes on heavy equipment that is subject to a lease or rental. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 1042 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the dismissal of complaints against property tax professionals. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1060 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the use by a property owner of a common or contract carrier to send a payment, report, application, statement, or other document or paper to a taxing unit or taxing official. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1168 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the exemption of dedicated cemetery property from drainage fees or charges. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1208 83-0 (2013) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to liability for interest if land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural or open-space land is sold or diverted to a different use. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1217 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation to which certain disabled veterans and the surviving spouses and children of certain veterans are entitled. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1223 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Relating to the temporary exemption of certain tangible personal property related to data centers from the sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/13
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 1306 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
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 1348 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the taxation of certain tangible personal property located inside a defense base development authority. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 1478 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the selection of certain members of the board of directors of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1693 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to property tax deferrals and abatements for small businesses located on a light rail line affected by construction. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 1830 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to a pilot program authorizing the chief appraiser of certain appraisal districts to compel certain property owners who file a protest with the appraisal review board to disclose certain information related to the property. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1897 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of pollution control property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
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 1998 83-0 (2013) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on General State Calendar
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 2192 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to binding arbitration of an appraisal review board order determining a protest of an unequal appraisal of the owner's property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2224 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the qualifications of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 2231 83-0 (2013) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as open space land if a change in use of the land occurs. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2232 83-0 (2013) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to the education requirements for certain property tax professionals to be eligible for registration. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2267 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Open Government
Effective immediately
HB 2314 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John Relating to annual training for certain members of the board of directors of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 2387 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the ad valorem taxation of certain tangible personal property located inside a defense base development authority. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 2408 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the confidentiality of information in ad valorem tax appraisal records that identifies the home address of certain judges. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2419 83-0 (2013) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to a pilot program authorizing an administrative district judge to appoint special magistrates to assist in hearing ad valorem tax protests. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2467 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2497 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property used to operate a child-care facility. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2500 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of solar energy property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 2599 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the property of a political party. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2631 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 2676 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Open Government
Effective immediately
HB 2712 83-0 (2013) Author: Perez, Mary Ann | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of energy storage systems used for the control of air pollution in a nonattainment area. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 2723 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John Relating to the burden of establishing the value of property in certain protests to an appraisal review board. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2747 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the portion of the appraised value of a person's property that is attributable to the installation on the property of a rainwater harvesting system. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2762 83-0 (2013) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al. Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2771 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2792 83-0 (2013) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the circumstances under which an appraisal review board hearing shall be closed to the public. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 2797 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of real property owned or leased by a small business and used for business purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2893 83-0 (2013) Author: Raney, John Relating to the use of a tax-exempt property of a higher education development foundation or an alumni association. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2901 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to a credit against ad valorem taxes imposed on certain real property used to provide housing to certain persons with disabilities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2922 83-0 (2013) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3035 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the qualifications for the exemption from ad valorem taxation for certain tangible personal property located in this state for a limited time. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3072 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the cost-effectiveness of the manner in which a school district chooses to collect the district's taxes. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3108 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of oil, natural gas, and other petroleum products held temporarily in this state for certain purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3121 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to the qualifications for the exemption from ad valorem taxation for aircraft parts located in this state for a limited time. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
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 3173 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the authority of the chief appraiser to increase the appraised value of certain property following an appeal in which the value of the property is lowered. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3216 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of energy storage systems used for the control of air pollution in a nonattainment area. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3284 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the certification of certain chief appraisers as registered Texas assessors; imposing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures No action taken in committee
HB 3298 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the definition of new property value for purposes of the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates for a county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3390 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act; imposing a penalty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 3437 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John Relating to the procedure for obtaining an allocation for ad valorem tax purposes of the value of certain property that is used in this state and outside this state. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 3438 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the eligibility of a person to serve on the appraisal review board of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3439 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the representation of a property owner by an agent in a property tax matter. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3440 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John | et. al. Relating to the authority of a member of an appraisal review board of an appraisal district to perform the duties and functions of a member. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 3441 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John | et. al. Relating to the deadline for filing certain appeals of certain appraisal review board orders. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 3442 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John Relating to the obligation of an appraisal review board to respond to a property owner's request to postpone a hearing of the board. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 3443 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John | et. al. Relating to the persons entitled to intervene in an appeal to a district court of an ad valorem tax-related matter. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 3444 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John Relating to eligibility to serve as an arbitrator in a binding arbitration of an appeal of an appraisal review board order. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3445 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John Relating to the date by which an appraisal review board must hear a property tax protest, petition, or motion. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3446 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John Relating to the distribution by the appraisal review board of an appraisal district of written opinions, memoranda, or analyses of law drafted by the attorney for the board. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3512 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the eligibility of property used for a desalination project for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3542 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to appraisal review boards; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3570 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to limiting the frequency of reappraisals of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3591 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to state funding to support economic development; providing for the imposition of a fee. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3703 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to property tax appraisals of certain nonexempt property used for low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3767 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by charitable organizations that engage in or support the planting, growing, cultivation, or maintenance of trees in public areas. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 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 82 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature under certain limitations to specify the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation to which certain disabled veterans and the surviving spouses and children of certain veterans are entitled. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
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 90 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property that is leased to a charitable organization and that is used by the organization primarily for the purpose of performing a charitable function. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
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 115 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property used to operate a child-care facility. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 126 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of real property owned or leased by a small business and used for business 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 127 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a credit against ad valorem taxes imposed on qualifying real property used to provide housing to persons with disabilities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 129 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Proposing a constitutional amendment to extend the number of days that certain tangible personal property that is exempt from ad valorem taxation due to its location in this state for a temporary period may be located in this state for purposes of qualifying for the tax exemption. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 132 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide oil, natural gas, and other petroleum products held temporarily in this state the same ad valorem tax-exempt status as is currently provided to other tangible personal property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 133 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a political subdivision of this state to extend the number of days that aircraft parts that are exempt from ad valorem taxation due to their location in this state for a temporary period may be located in this state for purposes of qualifying for the tax exemption. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
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 144 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the frequency of reappraisal of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
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 155 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of commercial or industrial real property. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 193 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Otto, John
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property used to provide low-income and moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/14
SB 269 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to an exemption for land owned by a school from the additional tax imposed on the change of use of land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 359 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the selection of certain members of the board of directors of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 432 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits of individuals who serve on the appraisal review board of an appraisal district. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 464 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to the dismissal of complaints against property tax professionals. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 465 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation to which certain disabled veterans and the surviving spouses and children of certain veterans are entitled. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
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 835 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: 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
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1030 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of energy storage systems used for the control of air pollution in a nonattainment area. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 1076 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the circumstances under which an appraisal review board hearing shall be closed to the public. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1085 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the definitions of certain terms for purposes of the ad valorem taxation of certain dealer's heavy equipment inventory. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1131 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1224 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
Relating to the use by a property owner of a common or contract carrier to send a payment, report, application, statement, or other document or paper to a taxing unit or taxing official. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1255 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to binding arbitration of an appraisal review board order determining a protest of an unequal appraisal of the owner's property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1256 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to the requirements for a sale to be considered a comparable sale for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/14
SB 1278 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of solar energy property. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
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 1391 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to a requirement that the comptroller perform a study of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
SB 1511 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to appraisal of land that is available to the public. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
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
SB 1598 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the authority of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district or a representative of the chief appraiser to photograph the premises of a business, trade, or profession for ad valorem tax appraisal purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1619 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the exemption of inventory of certain retail businesses from ad valorem taxation by a school district. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1647 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1780 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the definition of new property value for purposes of the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates for a county. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1826 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to procedural and administrative requirements for appraisal review boards; providing a penalty. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1896 83-0 (2013) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the confidentiality of information in ad valorem tax appraisal records that identifies the home address of certain judges. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Open Government
Effective immediately
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 14 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of commercial or industrial real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 110 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. 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 30 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature under certain limitations to specify the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation to which certain disabled veterans and the surviving spouses and children of certain veterans are entitled. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
SJR 44 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 51 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by one or more political subdivisions of this state a person's inventory held for sale at retail. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
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 40 83-1 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. Filed
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 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 231 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the eligibility of property used in connection with certain computer centers for economic benefits authorized by the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 234 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to liability for interest on ad valorem taxes on improvements that escaped taxation in a previous year. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 241 82-0 (2011) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to liability for interest if land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural or open-space land is sold or diverted to a different use. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
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 269 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
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 316 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the designation of property tax agents. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 361 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the agricultural advisory board of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
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 533 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the rendition of property for ad valorem tax purposes and to the protest of a penalty imposed for a failure to timely file a rendition statement or property report. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
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 645 82-0 (2011) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the information required to be included on a form for an application for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by a charitable organization. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 666 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a study regarding sales price disclosure of real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 683 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain organizations and used to provide affordable housing. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 717 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al. Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 759 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the reporting by an owner of a facility used to store certain hydrocarbons to the chief appraiser of an appraisal district of information related to property stored in the facility. 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 872 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the right of a person exempt from registration as a property tax consultant who files a protest with the appraisal review board on behalf of a property owner to receive notices from the board regarding the property subject to the protest. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 873 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the deadline for filing a suit to compel an appraisal review board to change an appraisal roll. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 874 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the provision of information by tax officials related to ad valorem tax rates. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
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 889 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon | et. al. Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of a real property interest in oil or gas in place. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 896 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to auxiliary members of an appraisal review board. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 975 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to eligibility to serve on the appraisal review board of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
HB 1056 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the ad valorem taxation of property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1058 82-0 (2011) Author: Frullo, John Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to contract with another entity to collect certain assessments levied by the municipality or county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1079 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of commercial or industrial real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1088 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to appraisal review board members. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1146 82-0 (2011) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the registration and regulation of appraisal management companies; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
HB 1179 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to certification requirements for certain property tax professionals. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
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 1282 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim | et. al. Relating to the selection of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1287 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to refunds of ad valorem taxes made following the final determination of an appeal that decreases a property owner's tax liability. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1384 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1435 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the participation by a taxing unit in a suit to compel an appraisal review board to order a change in an appraisal roll. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1441 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the correction of an ad valorem tax appraisal roll. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1532 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
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 1600 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1676 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to certain penalties on personal property tax delinquencies. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1717 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John | et. al. Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1733 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of open-space land devoted to water stewardship purposes on the basis of its productive capacity. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1880 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to a limitation on the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of certain residence homesteads of certain veterans. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1884 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to the determination of the market value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1887 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to tax administration of and procedures for property tax protests and appeals; changing the elements of an offense. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2042 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to defense base development authorities, including the powers of an authority and the taxation of certain tangible personal property located on the base property for which the authority is established. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 2043 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the taxation of certain tangible personal property located inside a defense base development authority. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Postponed
HB 2049 82-0 (2011) Author: Lavender, George | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain land used to raise or keep bees for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2078 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the independence of appraisal review boards and the enforcement of appraisal review board orders; changing the elements of an offense. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2100 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon Relating to the exemption from taxation of property of a local government corporation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2203 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the pilot program authorizing a property owner to appeal to the State Office of Administrative Hearings certain appraisal review board determinations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 2208 82-0 (2011) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the authority of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district or the collector for a taxing unit to waive penalties for failing to file certain documents. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2220 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the requirement to prepay ad valorem taxes as a prerequisite to determining certain motions or protests and the authority of an appraisal review board to determine compliance with the requirement. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2221 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the authority of an administrative law judge of the State Office of Administrative Hearings to award attorney's fees in an appeal of an appraisal review board order determining a protest. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2279 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the composition of the permanent advisory committee to advise the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding the implementation of the ad valorem tax exemption for pollution control property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2280 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the composition of the permanent advisory committee to advise the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding the implementation of the ad valorem tax exemption for pollution control property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2321 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to requiring the full cash value of property, calculated only when property is purchased, constructed, or exchanged, be used for purposes of ad valorem taxation. 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 2338 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the posting on the Internet by the county assessor-collector of information regarding ad valorem tax rates. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2387 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the selection, compensation, and duties of the general counsel to an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
HB 2476 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain dealer's heavy equipment inventory; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/12
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 2529 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to the administration of appraisal districts. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2598 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John | et. al. 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 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 2652 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
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 2746 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to liability for the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land in the event of a change of use of the land if the land is transferred to a charitable organization for purposes of building housing for sale without profit to a low-income individual or family. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2774 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation by certain taxing units in Harris County. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2815 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of energy storage systems or technologies used wholly or partly as a facility, device, or method for the control of air pollution. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
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 3015 82-0 (2011) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3039 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to exempting from ad valorem taxation certain real property used to provide housing to certain persons with disabilities. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3097 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the responsibilities of the comptroller and school districts in the implementation of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3133 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property on which housing is being or has been built or repaired for sale or rent to a low-income individual or family. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3216 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to electronic communication between property owners and chief appraisers, appraisal districts, appraisal review boards, or any combination of those persons. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3253 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to ad valorem tax relief for certain commercial aircraft temporarily located in this state for manufacturing or assembly purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3254 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the creation of renewable energy reinvestment zones and the abatement of ad valorem taxes on property of a renewable energy company located in such a zone. House: Energy Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3307 82-0 (2011) Author: Munoz, Jr., Sergio
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Open Government, Select
Effective immediately
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 3391 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to rainwater harvesting and other water conservation initiatives. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3457 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the selection of certain members of the board of directors of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
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
HB 3540 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the administration of appraisal districts and the appraisal of property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3614 82-0 (2011) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the interest rate on a refund of ad valorem taxes made following the final determination of an appeal that decreases a property owner's tax liability. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3615 82-0 (2011) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the authority of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district to increase the appraised value of property if the appraised value of the property was reduced in an appeal in a prior year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3626 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HCR 167 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2203. Signed by the Governor
HJR 7 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit certain political subdivisions in Harris County to establish a limit on the maximum appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem taxation by those political subdivisions of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 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 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 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 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 82 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of commercial or industrial 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 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 99 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
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 107 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of open-space land devoted to water stewardship purposes on the basis of its productive capacity. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 108 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a limitation on the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of certain residence homesteads of certain veterans. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 114 82-0 (2011) Author: Munoz, 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 disabled person. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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
HJR 150 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a four-year term for the chief appraiser of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 156 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie Proposing a constitutional amendment to require that taxation be fair and equal and that the full cash value of property, calculated only when property is purchased, constructed, or exchanged, be used for purposes of ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HR 2654 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3275. Reported enrolled
SB 112 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to public school finance and certain limitations on the ad valorem tax rate of a school district. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 299 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to mandatory sales price disclosure in real property sales; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 402 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to community land trusts. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/12
SB 409 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of open-space land devoted to water stewardship purposes on the basis of its productive capacity. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 422 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to contract with another entity to collect certain assessments levied by the municipality or county. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 449 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of open-space land devoted to water stewardship purposes on the basis of its productive capacity. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 474 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of commercial or industrial real property. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 540 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Gonzalez, Naomi
Relating to a study of the fiscal impact of adjusting the amount of the ad valorem tax exemption to which disabled veterans and the surviving spouses and children of disabled veterans and certain members of the armed forces are entitled. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 551 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Otto, John
Relating to liability for interest on ad valorem taxes on improvements that escaped taxation in a previous year. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 589 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to appraisal review board members. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 682 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to access to criminal history record information that relates to a person who is an applicant for appointment to an appraisal review board. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 721 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to communications with appraisal review board members outside of a proceeding before the board; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 722 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 725 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to suits against appraisal districts and appraisal review boards. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 734 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to the registration and regulation of appraisal management companies; providing administrative penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 915 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the ad valorem taxation of manufactured homes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1070 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the composition of the permanent advisory committee to advise the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding the implementation of the ad valorem tax exemption for pollution control property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1089 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by the surviving spouse or surviving minor children of a member of the armed forces of the United States who dies while on active duty. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1120 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon
Relating to the exemption from taxation of property of a local government corporation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1130 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Relating to the exception from required public disclosure of certain records of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Open Government, Select
Effective immediately
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 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 1335 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to certification requirements for certain property tax professionals. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1341 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to the participation by a taxing unit in a suit to compel an appraisal review board to order a change in an appraisal roll. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1385 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to the authority of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district or the collector for a taxing unit to waive penalties for failing to file certain documents. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1404 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Davis, Yvonne
Relating to the deadline for filing a suit to compel an appraisal review board to change an appraisal roll. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1405 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the right of a person exempt from registration as a property tax consultant who files a protest with the appraisal review board on behalf of a property owner to receive notices from the board regarding the property subject to the protest. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1440 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the requirement to prepay ad valorem taxes as a prerequisite to determining certain motions or protests and the authority of an appraisal review board to determine compliance with the requirement. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1441 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Davis, Yvonne
Relating to the correction of an ad valorem tax appraisal roll. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1505 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of a real property interest in oil or gas in place. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/12
SB 1506 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of a real property interest in oil and gas in place. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1590 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve | et. al. Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1771 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the provision of information by tax officials related to ad valorem tax rates. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1773 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the pilot program authorizing a property owner to appeal to the State Office of Administrative Hearings certain appraisal review board determinations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1774 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the procedure for the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate. 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 16 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of open-space land devoted to water-stewardship purposes on the basis of its productive capacity. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 20 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of commercial or industrial real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 110 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SJR 32 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to increase the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by the surviving spouse or surviving minor children of a member of the armed forces of the United States who dies while on active duty. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SR 1247 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3275. Postponed
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 8 81-0 (2009) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to certain studies and reviews of appraisal districts conducted by the comptroller of public accounts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/10
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 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 133 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to mandatory sales price disclosure in real property sales; providing a civil penalty. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 134 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 386 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al. Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 500 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to a temporary prohibition on increasing the market value of certain parcels of real property for ad valorem tax purposes following determination of a protest or appeal. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 559 81-0 (2009) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the nondisclosure of certain personal information in voter registration records, concealed handgun license records, and tax appraisal records that relates to a justice of the peace. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
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 649 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to a prohibition on the posting of certain tax appraisal record information on the Internet. 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 702 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of school districts in certain counties to enter into agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
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 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 880 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain energy efficiency-related improvements to real or personal property. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
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 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 1030 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Relating to the protest or appeal of ad valorem tax matter. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
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 1045 81-0 (2009) Author: Otto, John Relating to the contents of a notice of appraised value sent to a property owner by the chief appraiser of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1092 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to the authority of the voters of a county to allow the owners of certain real property to require that county and any municipal ad valorem taxes be imposed on that real property on the basis of a five-year average of the property's value. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
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 1127 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe | et. al. Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to enter into an ad valorem tax abatement agreement. 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 1203 81-0 (2009) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the designation of a person to act as the agent of a property owner in a property tax matter. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
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 1221 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the provision of information by tax officials related to ad valorem tax rates. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1229 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the governance and operation of appraisal districts; providing a penalty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Tagged
HB 1283 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes on property in a disaster area. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1287 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to a requirement that the board of directors of an appraisal district develop a plan for reappraising property after a natural disaster. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1309 81-0 (2009) Author: Otto, John
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the date by which the comptroller must certify the apportioned amount of the market value of railroad rolling stock to a county assessor-collector. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/10
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 1401 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to an appeal from an order of an appraisal review board determining a protest. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 1547 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the provision by an appraisal district of certain information on an Internet website operated by the district. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 1548 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the qualifications of members of an appraisal district board of directors. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1575 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to ad valorem tax relief. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1605 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to enter into an ad valorem tax abatement agreement. 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 1660 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the composition of the board of directors of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1755 81-0 (2009) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the training of appraisal review board members. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1756 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the functions performed by the comptroller in connection with applications and agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 1818 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to rainwater harvesting and other water conservation initiatives. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2016 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the regulation of the use of land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural land. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 2150 81-0 (2009) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the eligibility of land for ad valorem tax appraisal as qualified open-space land. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2165 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain open-space land devoted principally to ecological research. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 2230 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to liability for interest if land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural or open-space land is sold or diverted to a different use. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2284 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain organizations and used to provide affordable housing. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 2290 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al. Relating to the administration of appraisal districts. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2317 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to appraisal review board members. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2363 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the assistance of appraisal districts by the comptroller. House: Ways & Means Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2460 81-0 (2009) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the exemption from ad valorem tax of certain property owned by a religious organization. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2503 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to agreements for limitations on appraised value under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 2543 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to certain limitations on the ad valorem tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2591 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the regulation of property tax consultants. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 2814 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation for a motor vehicle used for the production of income and for personal activities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/10
HB 2828 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the ad valorem taxation of property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 2941 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Relating to the disclosure of certain ad valorem tax appraisal information and other confidential information. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 2980 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the ad valorem taxation of property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3000 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to the eligibility of a heavy equipment dealer to receive a refund or credit for the overpayment of ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3010 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the authority of a chief appraiser to audit a rendition statement or property report delivered to the chief appraiser. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3104 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the ad valorem taxation of property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3206 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the implementation of the exemption from ad valorem taxation for pollution control property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3248 81-0 (2009) Author: Cohen, Ellen Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3272 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the eligibility of land for ad valorem tax appraisal as recreational, park, or scenic land on the basis of a restriction contained in a probated will. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3383 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the eligibility of land to be appraised as open-space land for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3454 81-0 (2009) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Relating to the determination of the value of property for ad valorem tax purposes, including appeals of appraisal review board orders determining protests of property value determinations, and the use of certain values by school districts in adopting tax rates. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 3596 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to a prohibition on the public disclosure of information in appraisal records that identifies a property owner. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3611 81-0 (2009) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the consolidation of appraisal review boards. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 3612 81-0 (2009) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the creation of a pilot program that allows taxpayer appeals from certain appraisal review board determinations in certain counties to be heard by the State Office of Administrative Hearings. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/10
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 3655 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to an adjustment to the taxable value of property in a school district in the comptroller's annual property value study as a result of a determination by an appraisal review board of a taxpayer protest on the ground of unequal appraisal. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 3779 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to requiring the full cash value of property, calculated only when property is purchased, constructed, or exchanged, be used for purposes of ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3840 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to limiting the frequency of reappraisals of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4034 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to the publication by an appraisal district on the district's Internet website of certain information regarding real property appraised by the district. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4039 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the protest of a rendition penalty. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4040 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to procedural requirements of an appeal from an order of an appraisal review board determining a protest. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4041 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to an appeal from an order of an appraisal review board determining a protest. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4117 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the determination of the total taxable value of property in a school district under the property value study conducted by the comptroller of public accounts. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4230 81-0 (2009) Author: Otto, John | et. al. Relating to the rescheduling of a hearing before an appraisal review board. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 4363 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to incorrect or unequal appraised value of a property. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 4364 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the authority of certain designated agents to receive certain notices from an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 4365 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to an award of attorney's fees to a prevailing property owner in a property tax dispute resolved by binding arbitration. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 4412 81-0 (2009) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the arbitration deposit required for an appeal through binding arbitration of appraisal review board orders involving multiple tracts of land. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4496 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil Relating to the ad valorem tax situs of certain portable drilling rigs and associated equipment. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4509 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain real property owned by a nonprofit hospital or hospital system. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4614 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to community land trusts. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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
HCR 280 81-0 (2009) Author: Otto, John
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3613. Signed by the Governor
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 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 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 47 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation certain energy efficiency-related improvements to real or personal property. House: Ways & Means No action taken 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 55 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit the voters of a county to allow county and any municipal ad valorem taxes to be imposed on certain real property on the basis of a five-year average taxable value. 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 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 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 72 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a renewable energy device, structure, facility, or system installed or constructed on residential property, land designated for agricultural use, or open-space land devoted to farm or ranch purposes for the generation of energy for use in connection with the property. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 100 81-0 (2009) Author: Cohen, Ellen Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. 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
HJR 121 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Proposing a constitutional amendment to require that taxation be fair and equal and that the full cash value of property, calculated only when property is purchased, constructed, or exchanged, be used for purposes of ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HR 2960 81-0 (2009) Author: Otto, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3612. Reported enrolled
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 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 281 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the confidentiality of the home address information of the spouses of certain federal judges and certain state judges. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
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 443 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the appraisal of inventory consisting of residential real property. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 444 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to mandatory sales price disclosure in real property sales; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 590 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to a requirement that the board of directors of an appraisal district develop a plan for reappraising property after a natural disaster. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 654 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to continued health coverage for employees of certain political subdivisions. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 678 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as open-space land if a change of use of the land occurs. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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 770 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation for tangible personal property in transit. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance