Advanced Search

Help  |  Status

Your search returned more than 1,000 results. Here are the first 1,000.

Fitered rows : {data.filteredRows} found
[  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  Taxation--Property-Exemptions ]

Select legislation to view
Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 96 87-0 (2021) Author: Toth, Steve 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 115 87-0 (2021) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by a charitable organization and used in providing housing and related services to certain homeless individuals. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/22
HB 122 87-0 (2021) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of an unpaid caregiver of an individual who is eligible to receive long-term services and supports under the Medicaid program while the individual is on a waiting list for the services and supports. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 125 87-0 (2021) Author: Buckley, Brad | 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: Appropriations Placed on General State Calendar
HB 183 87-0 (2021) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that a school district may impose on certain residence homesteads following a substantial school tax increase. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 186 87-0 (2021) Author: Zwiener, Erin 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 in or on the property of certain water conservation systems. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 288 87-0 (2021) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district for maintenance and operations purposes of the total appraised value of a residence homestead and the offsetting of the resulting revenue loss to school districts with state sales and use tax revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 299 87-0 (2021) Author: Vasut, Cody | et. al. 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 349 87-0 (2021) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by a charitable organization and used in providing housing and related services to certain homeless individuals. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 381 87-0 (2021) Author: Pacheco, Leo 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 457 87-0 (2021) Author: Shaheen, Matt | et. al. 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 county residents who are indigent or who are Medicaid recipients. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Local Government
Referred to Local Government
HB 470 87-0 (2021) Author: González, Jessica Relating to a right of first refusal applicable to the sale of housing developments that have received certain financial assistance administered by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 475 87-0 (2021) Author: Lopez, Ray Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 528 87-0 (2021) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of commercial real property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 529 87-0 (2021) Author: White, James | 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 649 87-0 (2021) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property owned by a charitable organization for the purpose of renting the property at below-market rates to low-income and moderate-income households. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 650 87-0 (2021) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by certain taxing units of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homestead of the parent or guardian of a person who is disabled and who resides with the parent or guardian. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 746 87-0 (2021) Author: Bernal, Diego
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes imposed on residence homesteads in certain counties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Local Government
No action taken in committee
HB 778 87-0 (2021) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to the extension of the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 951 87-0 (2021) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the exclusion from the market value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes of the value of any improvement, or any feature incorporated in an improvement, made to the property if the primary purpose of the improvement or feature is compliance with the requirements of standards that address accessible design of buildings or other facilities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 952 87-0 (2021) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 987 87-0 (2021) Author: Shine, Hugh Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or a portion of the value of a person's income-producing tangible personal property depending on the value of the property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 993 87-0 (2021) Author: Shine, Hugh Relating to the establishment of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that certain 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 994 87-0 (2021) Author: Shine, Hugh Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a taxing unit other than a school district of a portion of the appraised value of a residence homestead based on the average appraised value of all qualified residence homesteads located in the same county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1022 87-0 (2021) Author: Murphy, Jim 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 1053 87-0 (2021) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. 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 1061 87-0 (2021) Author: Bucy III, John Relating to the authority of a taxing unit other than a school district to establish a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that the taxing unit may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1084 87-0 (2021) Author: King, Phil Relating to the calculation of the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as open-space or timber land as a result of a change in the use of the land. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1095 87-0 (2021) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the reduction of the amount of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homestead of an individual who is elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction from the preceding tax year in the district's maximum compressed rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1197 87-0 (2021) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the period for which certain land owned by a religious organization for the purpose of expanding a place of religious worship or constructing a new place of religious worship may be exempted from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/22
HB 1279 87-0 (2021) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al. Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a percentage of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain volunteer first responders. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1283 87-0 (2021) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to the authority of a taxing unit other than a school district to establish a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that the taxing unit may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1286 87-0 (2021) Author: Rosenthal, Jon | et. al. Relating to requirements for beneficial tax treatment related to a leasehold or other possessory interest in a public facility used to provide affordable housing. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1335 87-0 (2021) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a periodic review and expiration dates of state and local tax preferences. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1392 87-0 (2021) Author: Middleton, Mayes Relating to the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a taxing unit all or part of which is located in certain counties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1393 87-0 (2021) Author: Middleton, Mayes | et. al. Relating to the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a taxing unit. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1395 87-0 (2021) Author: Middleton, Mayes Relating to ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1420 87-0 (2021) Author: Bucy III, John | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed or fatally injured in an incident directly related to the member's military service while serving on active duty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1421 87-0 (2021) Author: Cain, Briscoe | et. al. Relating to the temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1469 87-0 (2021) 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 1502 87-0 (2021) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to the extension of the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1544 87-0 (2021) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the eligibility of land to continue to be appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if the land is temporarily used for sand mining operations; authorizing a fee. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1556 87-0 (2021) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act; requiring the imposition of an authorized fee and changing the amounts of certain fees. House: Ways & Means Postponed
HB 1577 87-0 (2021) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to a temporary limitation on the appraised value of certain real property in specified areas for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1601 87-0 (2021) Author: Allison, Steve | et. al. Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain peace officers. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1705 87-0 (2021) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. 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 Left pending in committee
HB 1762 87-0 (2021) Author: Johnson, Jarvis | 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 1797 87-0 (2021) Author: Allison, Steve | et. al. Relating to ad valorem and franchise tax credits for donations to school districts to create or support career and technical education programs or courses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1798 87-0 (2021) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the effect of a disaster declaration on the ad valorem tax rate of a taxing unit other than a school district and the appraised value of certain property in the taxing unit. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1858 87-0 (2021) 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 the minimum dollar amount of the exemption to which an individual is entitled in a tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1881 87-0 (2021) Author: Middleton, Mayes Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain real property leased to and used by certain educational organizations. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1931 87-0 (2021) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to certain public facilities used to provide affordable housing. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Local Government
Senate Amendments Analysis distributed
HB 2014 87-0 (2021) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the system for appraising property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Local Government
Referred to Local Government
HB 2043 87-0 (2021) Author: Leman, Ben | et. al. Relating to the qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural land and the liability for the additional tax imposed on such land if the use of the land changes as a result of a condemnation. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2084 87-0 (2021) Author: Cason, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of property used for renewable energy electric generation for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2280 87-0 (2021) Author: Middleton, Mayes Relating to the sale, development, or acquisition of certain property by certain navigation districts, including the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County, Texas; removing authority to own certain property, acquire certain property, and make related changes to the board of commissioners and name of the navigation district; requiring the sale or development of certain property. House: Transportation Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2294 87-0 (2021) 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 a person who is elderly or disabled 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 2311 87-0 (2021) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to limitations on increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of residence homesteads and single-family residences other than residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2372 87-0 (2021) Author: Slaton, Bryan | et. al. Relating to decommissioning requirements for certain solar facilities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2428 87-0 (2021) Author: Murr, Andrew
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the calculation of net to land in the appraisal of open-space land for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Local Government
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2535 87-0 (2021) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of real property that includes certain improvements used for the noncommercial production of food for personal consumption. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Local Government
Effective on 1/1/22
HB 2711 87-0 (2021) Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al. Relating to the continuation of a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation while the owner is temporarily absent because of service outside of the United States as a foreign service officer employed by the United States Department of State. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Local Government
Referred to Local Government
HB 2832 87-0 (2021) Author: Patterson, Jared | 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 Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2971 87-0 (2021) Author: Cason, Jeff Relating to the repeal of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3040 87-0 (2021) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. | et. al. Relating to the continuation and application of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3070 87-0 (2021) Author: Ellzey, Jake | 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 Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3230 87-0 (2021) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to the continuation and application of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3236 87-0 (2021) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the temporary exemption of certain tangible personal property related to certain colocation data centers from sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3260 87-0 (2021) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to ad valorem taxation, including the disclosure of the sales price of real property to use in appraising property for ad valorem tax purposes and the effect of an unfunded mandate on the use by a political subdivision of ad valorem tax revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3317 87-0 (2021) Author: Metcalf, Will 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 3321 87-0 (2021) 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 3328 87-0 (2021) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to the periodic review and expiration dates of state and local tax preferences. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3359 87-0 (2021) Author: 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 the treatment of such an exemption in the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3437 87-0 (2021) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al. Relating to the authority of a taxing unit other than a school district to establish a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that the taxing unit may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3439 87-0 (2021) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain nonexempt property used for low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3610 87-0 (2021) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara | et. al.
Sponsor: Springer, Drew | et. al.
Relating to the applicability of certain laws to certain public schools and certain requirements of a charter school that receives certain tax exemptions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/21
HB 3694 87-0 (2021) Author: Shaheen, Matt | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the appraised value of certain rapidly appreciating residence homesteads in specified areas for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3795 87-0 (2021) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation for certain solar or wind-powered energy devices. House: Ways & Means Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 3811 87-0 (2021) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3833 87-0 (2021) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the appraisal of certain real property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
HB 3978 87-0 (2021) Author: Crockett, Jasmine Relating to a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed on property on which certain solar energy devices have been installed. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4024 87-0 (2021) Author: Allison, Steve Relating to a limitation on the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4033 87-0 (2021) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to late applications for exemptions from ad valorem taxation for disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4046 87-0 (2021) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the ad valorem tax appraisal of an older residence homestead located in or near a tax increment financing reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4060 87-0 (2021) Author: Meza, Thresa "Terry" | et. al. Relating to eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a historic site. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4065 87-0 (2021) Author: Johnson, Jarvis | et. al. Relating to the creation of an urban land bank by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4148 87-0 (2021) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of certain land. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4150 87-0 (2021) Author: Buckley, Brad 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: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 4152 87-0 (2021) Author: Spiller, David Relating to the qualification of certain land that is adjacent to other qualified open-space land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4206 87-0 (2021) Author: Allison, Steve | et. al. Relating to a study of the desirability, feasibility, and effects of limiting the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to the value when the owner acquired the property and determining that value on the basis of the purchase price of the property, if applicable. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4242 87-0 (2021) Author: Meyer, Morgan
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the extension of the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Placed on intent calendar
HB 4253 87-0 (2021) 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
HB 4270 87-0 (2021) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the procedures for requesting or applying for certain ad valorem tax refunds and exemptions. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4319 87-0 (2021) Author: Shine, Hugh Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land based on its use to raise or keep bees. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4320 87-0 (2021) Author: Shine, Hugh Relating to the appraisal of land for ad valorem tax purposes on the basis of its productive capacity. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4348 87-0 (2021) Author: Zwiener, Erin Relating to an increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a 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 the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4351 87-0 (2021) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the purposes for which property must be used to be eligible for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4460 87-0 (2021) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to certain requirements regarding the 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
HJR 8 87-0 (2021) Author: Toth, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide that the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes is the market value of the property for the first year that the owner qualified the property for a homestead exemption or, if the owner purchased the property, the purchase price of the property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 14 87-0 (2021) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation the total assessed value of the residence homestead of an unpaid caregiver of an individual who is eligible to receive long-term services and supports under the Medicaid program while the individual is on a waiting list for the services and supports. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 16 87-0 (2021) Author: Bernal, Diego Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the total amount of ad valorem taxes that a school district may impose on the residence homestead of an individual and the surviving spouse of the individual if the individual qualifies the property as the individual's residence homestead for 15 consecutive tax years and the school taxes on the property increase by at least 120 percent during that period. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 17 87-0 (2021) Author: Zwiener, Erin Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation the portion of the assessed value of a person's property that is attributable to the installation in or on the property of a rainwater harvesting or graywater system. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 22 87-0 (2021) Author: Pacheco, Leo Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that political subdivisions 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 25 87-0 (2021) 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
Senate: Local Government
Referred to Local Government
HJR 29 87-0 (2021) Author: Lopez, Ray | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 30 87-0 (2021) Author: White, James Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of commercial real property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 31 87-0 (2021) Author: White, James | 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 38 87-0 (2021) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation by certain political subdivisions of a portion of the market value of the residence homestead of the parent or guardian of a person who is disabled and who resides with the parent or guardian. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 50 87-0 (2021) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to exclude from the market value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes the value of any improvement, or any feature incorporated in an improvement, made to the property if the primary purpose of the improvement or feature is compliance with the requirements of standards that address accessible design of buildings or other facilities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 53 87-0 (2021) Author: Shine, Hugh Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the value of a person's income-producing tangible personal property if the property has a value within a specified range of values. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 54 87-0 (2021) Author: Shine, Hugh Proposing a constitutional amendment to establish a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that certain political subdivisions may impose on the residence homesteads of persons who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 55 87-0 (2021) Author: Shine, Hugh Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a political subdivision other than a school district of a portion of the assessed value of a residence homestead based on the average assessed value of all qualified residence homesteads that are located in the same county as the homestead. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 57 87-0 (2021) 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 Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 61 87-0 (2021) 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 62 87-0 (2021) Author: Bucy III, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a political subdivision other than a school district to establish a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that the political subdivision may impose on the residence homesteads of persons who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 64 87-0 (2021) Author: Vasut, Cody | 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 103.5 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 67 87-0 (2021) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the reduction of the amount of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for general elementary and secondary public school purposes on the residence homestead of a person who is elderly or disabled to reflect any statutory reduction from the preceding tax year in the maximum compressed rate of the maintenance and operations taxes imposed for those purposes on the homestead. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 70 87-0 (2021) Author: Kacal, Kyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a percentage of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain volunteer first responders. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 71 87-0 (2021) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a political subdivision other than a school district to establish a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that the political subdivision may impose on the residence homesteads of persons who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 74 87-0 (2021) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the periodic review of state and local tax preferences and the expiration of certain tax preferences if not reauthorized by law. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 75 87-0 (2021) Author: Middleton, Mayes Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the appraisal of certain real property for ad valorem tax purposes based on its purchase price, exempting all tangible personal property in this state from ad valorem taxation, and authorizing the legislature to permit legislators to appoint members of the board of equalization for an appraisal entity. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 76 87-0 (2021) Author: Middleton, Mayes Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a political subdivision all or part of which is located in certain counties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 77 87-0 (2021) Author: Middleton, Mayes Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a political subdivision. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 79 87-0 (2021) Author: Bucy III, John | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed or fatally injured in an incident directly related to the member's military service while serving on active duty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 81 87-0 (2021) Author: Davis, Yvonne Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to permit certain political subdivisions to adopt a temporary limitation on the appraised value for taxation of certain real property located in specified areas. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 83 87-0 (2021) Author: Allison, Steve | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain peace officers. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 84 87-0 (2021) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that political subdivisions may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 88 87-0 (2021) Author: Johnson, Jarvis 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 89 87-0 (2021) Author: Allison, Steve | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district on property owned by a business entity that donates money to the district to create or support career and technical education programs or courses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 90 87-0 (2021) Author: Shaheen, Matt Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide for a temporary limitation on the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of real property located in a political subdivision any part of which is located in an area that at any time during the preceding tax year was declared a disaster area. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 91 87-0 (2021) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision that adopts an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a percentage of the market value of an individual's residence homestead to set the minimum dollar amount of the exemption to which an individual is entitled in a tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 107 87-0 (2021) 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 a person who is elderly or disabled to reflect any increase in the exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 108 87-0 (2021) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. 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 single-family residences other than residence homesteads for those purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 118 87-0 (2021) Author: Allison, Steve | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the appraisal of real property for ad valorem tax purposes based on its purchase price. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 119 87-0 (2021) Author: Patterson, Jared | 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 Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 124 87-0 (2021) Author: Ellzey, Jake | et. al. 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 125 87-0 (2021) Author: Ellzey, Jake | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the surviving spouse of a person who is disabled to receive a limitation on the school district ad valorem taxes on the spouse's residence homestead if the spouse is 55 years of age or older at the time of the person's death. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 129 87-0 (2021) Author: Thierry, Shawn Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to adopt a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation of either a percentage or 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 131 87-0 (2021) Author: Metcalf, Will 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 132 87-0 (2021) 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 136 87-0 (2021) Author: 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. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 141 87-0 (2021) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a political subdivision other than a school district to establish a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that the political subdivision may impose on the residence homesteads of persons who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Local Government
Referred to Local Government
HJR 144 87-0 (2021) Author: Crockett, Jasmine Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide for a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed on property on which a solar energy device has been installed based on the cost of acquiring and installing the device. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 145 87-0 (2021) Author: Allison, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to the value when the owner acquired the property and to provide for determining that value on the basis of the purchase price of the property, if applicable. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 146 87-0 (2021) Author: Collier, Nicole Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide that the officials responsible for appraising property for ad valorem taxation in a county may exclude from consideration the value of new or substantially remodeled residential property when determining the market value of an older residence homestead located in or near a tax increment financing reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 149 87-0 (2021) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment repealing the provision that 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 155 87-0 (2021) Author: Stephenson, Phil Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the adjustment of the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person if the school district adopts, changes the amount of, or rescinds a local option residence homestead exemption. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 157 87-0 (2021) Author: Gates, Gary Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed on the property of certain businesses that are required to close by an order, proclamation, or other instrument issued by a state or local official as a result of a disaster. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 113 87-0 (2021) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to community land trusts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Local Government
Effective on 9/1/21
SB 144 87-0 (2021) Author: Powell, Beverly Relating to the extension of the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 266 87-0 (2021) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation by the county of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead. Senate: Local Government Referred to Local Government
SB 300 87-0 (2021) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to eligibility for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of certain first responders. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 329 87-0 (2021) Author: Paxton, Angela | et. al. Relating to a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed on the property of certain businesses that are required to close by an order, proclamation, or other instrument issued by a state or local official as a result of a disaster. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 330 87-0 (2021) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by a charitable organization that provides a meeting place and support services for organizations that provide assistance to persons with substance use disorders and their families. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 361 87-0 (2021) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the continuation of a limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes if the property is acquired by and qualifies as the homestead of an heir of the owner or the owner's spouse or surviving spouse. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 489 87-0 (2021) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Local Government Referred to Local Government
SB 524 87-0 (2021) 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. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 611 87-0 (2021) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Lopez, Ray | et. al.
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty and to late applications for exemptions from such taxation for disabled members. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Veteran Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 613 87-0 (2021) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property owned by a charitable organization for the purpose of renting the property at below-market rates to low-income and moderate-income households. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 670 87-0 (2021) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 671 87-0 (2021) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by a charitable organization and used in providing housing and related services to certain homeless individuals. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 725 87-0 (2021) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Leman, Ben
Relating to the qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural land and the liability for the additional tax imposed on such land if the use of the land changes as a result of a condemnation. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective on 9/1/21
SB 734 87-0 (2021) Author: Paxton, Angela
Sponsor: White, James
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by a charitable organization that provides services related to the placement of a child in a foster or adoptive home. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 794 87-0 (2021) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Meyer, Morgan
Relating to eligibility for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Veteran Affairs
Effective on 1/1/22
SB 829 87-0 (2021) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to decommissioning requirements for certain solar facilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 887 87-0 (2021) Author: Eckhardt, Sarah 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 percentage or a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead. Senate: Local Government Referred to Local Government
SB 1029 87-0 (2021) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Button, Angie
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation for certain solar or wind-powered energy devices. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1096 87-0 (2021) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Local Government Referred to Local Government
SB 1104 87-0 (2021) 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 Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1207 87-0 (2021) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the requirements 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 and the imposition of a penalty for failure to meet certain eligibility requirements. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1211 87-0 (2021) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the determination of the total taxable value of property in a school district that has entered into an agreement under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1245 87-0 (2021) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Murr, Andrew
Relating to the farm and ranch survey conducted by the comptroller for purposes of estimating the productivity value of qualified open-space land as part of the study of school district taxable values. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/21
SB 1255 87-0 (2021) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 1256 87-0 (2021) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the eligibility of certain property for an ad valorem tax abatement under the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act if certain renewable energy devices are installed or constructed on the property. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 1257 87-0 (2021) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the information required to be provided by the chief appraiser of an appraisal district to the comptroller in connection with the comptroller's central registry of reinvestment zones designated and ad valorem tax abatement agreements executed under the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/21
SB 1315 87-0 (2021) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Dominguez, Alex
Relating to the determination that certain property is used as an aid or facility incidental to or useful in the operation or development of a port or waterway or in aid of navigation-related commerce for purposes of the application of certain ad valorem tax laws. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Local Government
Effective on 9/1/21
SB 1422 87-0 (2021) 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 1427 87-0 (2021) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Shine, Hugh
Relating to the applicability of the temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
SB 1428 87-0 (2021) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the applicability of the exemptions in the event of a disaster from certain limitations on the ad valorem tax rate of a taxing unit. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Local Government
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1449 87-0 (2021) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
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
Effective on 1/1/22
SB 1679 87-0 (2021) Author: Alvarado, Carol
Sponsor: Johnson, Jarvis | et. al.
Relating to the creation of an urban land bank by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Local Government
Effective on 9/1/21
SB 1711 87-0 (2021) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to state and local taxes and fees; imposing a tax; imposing fees. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1850 87-0 (2021) Author: Powell, Beverly Relating to a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district on the residence homesteads of certain educators who purchase school supplies. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1906 87-0 (2021) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the purposes for which property must be used to be eligible for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1953 87-0 (2021) Author: Paxton, Angela Relating to the procedures for requesting or applying for certain ad valorem tax refunds and exemptions. Senate: Local Government Referred to Local Government
SB 1993 87-0 (2021) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to imposing a tax on the value of tax preferences received by wind and solar electric generators. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1994 87-0 (2021) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land based on its use to raise or keep bees. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1995 87-0 (2021) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the appraisal of land for ad valorem tax purposes on the basis of its productive capacity. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2030 87-0 (2021) Author: Eckhardt, Sarah Relating to requirements for beneficial tax treatment related to a public facility used to provide affordable housing. Senate: Local Government Referred to Local Government
SJR 18 87-0 (2021) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the commissioners court of a county to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation by the county of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead. Senate: Local Government Referred to Local Government
SJR 23 87-0 (2021) Author: Paxton, Angela Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed on the property of certain businesses that are required to close by an order, proclamation, or other instrument issued by a state or local official as a result of a disaster. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 26 87-0 (2021) Author: Miles, Borris Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide for the continuation of a limitation on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes if the property is acquired by and qualifies as the homestead of an heir of the owner or the owner's spouse or surviving spouse. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 31 87-0 (2021) 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. Senate: Local Government Referred to Local Government
SJR 35 87-0 (2021) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Lopez, Ray | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Veteran Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 38 87-0 (2021) Author: Springer, Drew 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 Finance
SJR 42 87-0 (2021) Author: Eckhardt, Sarah Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to adopt a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation of either a percentage or a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of an individual's residence homestead. Senate: Local Government Referred to Local Government
SJR 46 87-0 (2021) 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: Local Government Referred to Local Government
SJR 57 87-0 (2021) Author: Bettencourt, Paul 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 the purpose of qualifying for the tax exemption. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 63 87-0 (2021) Author: Springer, Drew Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by a school district a portion of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 65 87-0 (2021) Author: Powell, Beverly Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide for a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district on the residence homesteads of certain educators who purchase school supplies. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 70 87-1 (2021) Author: Schofield, Mike 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. Filed
HB 72 87-1 (2021) 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 a person who is elderly or disabled to reflect any increase in the exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. Filed
HB 78 87-1 (2021) Author: Bucy III, John Relating to the authority of a taxing unit other than a school district to establish a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that the taxing unit may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. Filed
HB 119 87-1 (2021) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of an unpaid caregiver of an individual who is eligible to receive long-term services and supports under the Medicaid program while the individual is on a waiting list for the services and supports. Filed
HB 126 87-1 (2021) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the reduction of the amount of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homestead of an individual who is elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction from the preceding tax year in the district's maximum compressed rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 172 87-1 (2021) Author: Vasut, Cody Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. Filed
HB 205 87-1 (2021) Author: Crockett, Jasmine Relating to a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed on property on which certain solar energy devices have been installed. Filed
HB 223 87-1 (2021) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al. Relating to the reduction of the amount of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homestead of an individual who is elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction from the preceding tax year in the district's maximum compressed rate. Filed
HB 224 87-1 (2021) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al. Relating to the authority of a person who acquires a residence homestead to receive an ad valorem tax exemption for the homestead in the year in which the property is acquired. Filed
HB 283 87-1 (2021) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to limitations on increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of residence homesteads and single-family residences other than residence homesteads. Filed
HB 291 87-1 (2021) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to the authority of a taxing unit other than a school district to establish a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that the taxing unit may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. Filed
HB 300 87-1 (2021) Author: Middleton, Mayes Relating to the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a taxing unit. Filed
HJR 2 87-1 (2021) Author: Schofield, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that political subdivisions may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. Filed
HJR 4 87-1 (2021) 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 a person who is elderly or disabled to reflect any increase in the exemption amount. Filed
HJR 6 87-1 (2021) Author: Bucy III, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a political subdivision other than a school district to establish a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that the political subdivision may impose on the residence homesteads of persons who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. Filed
HJR 11 87-1 (2021) Author: Bernal, Diego Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation the total assessed value of the residence homestead of an unpaid caregiver of an individual who is eligible to receive long-term services and supports under the Medicaid program while the individual is on a waiting list for the services and supports. Filed
HJR 12 87-1 (2021) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the reduction of the amount of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for general elementary and secondary public school purposes on the residence homestead of a person who is elderly or disabled to reflect any statutory reduction from the preceding tax year in the maximum compressed rate of the maintenance and operations taxes imposed for those purposes on the homestead. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 19 87-1 (2021) Author: Crockett, Jasmine Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide for a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed on property on which a solar energy device has been installed based on the cost of acquiring and installing the device. Filed
HJR 21 87-1 (2021) Author: Shine, Hugh Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the reduction of the amount of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for general elementary and secondary public school purposes on the residence homestead of a person who is elderly or disabled to reflect any statutory reduction from the preceding tax year in the maximum compressed rate of the maintenance and operations taxes imposed for those purposes on the homestead. Filed
HJR 24 87-1 (2021) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni 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 single-family residences other than residence homesteads for those purposes. Filed
HJR 25 87-1 (2021) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a political subdivision other than a school district to establish a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that the political subdivision may impose on the residence homesteads of persons who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. Filed
HJR 28 87-1 (2021) Author: Middleton, Mayes Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a political subdivision. Filed
SB 8 87-1 (2021) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to the authority of a person who acquires a residence homestead to receive an ad valorem tax exemption for the homestead in the year in which the property is acquired, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in revenue. Senate: Local Government Co-author authorized
SB 12 87-1 (2021) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to the reduction of the amount of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homestead of an individual who is elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction from the preceding tax year in the district's maximum compressed rate. Senate: Local Government Co-author authorized
SB 20 87-1 (2021) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the reduction of the amount of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homestead of an individual who is elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction from the preceding tax year in the district's maximum compressed rate. Filed
SB 26 87-1 (2021) Author: Powell, Beverly Relating to the extension of the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act. Filed
SB 30 87-1 (2021) Author: Powell, Beverly Relating to an increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a 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 the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. Filed
SB 59 87-1 (2021) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes imposed on residence homesteads in certain counties. Filed
SJR 1 87-1 (2021) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the reduction of the amount of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for general elementary and secondary public school purposes on the residence homestead of a person who is elderly or disabled to reflect any statutory reduction from the preceding tax year in the maximum compressed rate of the maintenance and operations taxes imposed for those purposes on the homestead. Filed
SJR 2 87-1 (2021) Author: Powell, Beverly Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district and to reduce 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. Filed
SJR 4 87-1 (2021) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the reduction of the amount of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for general elementary and secondary public school purposes on the residence homestead of a person who is elderly or disabled to reflect any statutory reduction from the preceding tax year in the maximum compressed rate of the maintenance and operations taxes imposed for those purposes on the homestead. Senate: Local Government Reported engrossed
HB 4 87-2 (2021) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al. Relating to the authority of a person who acquires a residence homestead to receive an ad valorem tax exemption for the homestead in the year in which the property is acquired and to the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 11 87-2 (2021) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al. Relating to the reduction of the amount of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homestead of an individual who is elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction from the preceding tax year in the district's maximum compressed rate and to the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 94 87-2 (2021) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to requirements for beneficial tax treatment related to a leasehold or other possessory interest in a public facility being developed or used to provide multifamily housing. Filed
HB 109 87-2 (2021) Author: Vasut, Cody | et. al. Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. Filed
HB 113 87-2 (2021) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by an economic development corporation and used for a public purpose. Filed
HB 120 87-2 (2021) Author: Slaton, Bryan Relating to a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed on property owned by a person who makes a donation to the state for the purpose of border security and reimbursement to taxing units for the revenue loss incurred as a result of the credit. Filed
HB 123 87-2 (2021) Author: Zwiener, Erin | et. al. Relating to an increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a 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 the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 124 87-2 (2021) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of a sale or change of use of certain land. Filed
HB 126 87-2 (2021) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. 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. Filed
HB 130 87-2 (2021) 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, 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 person who is elderly or disabled 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 152 87-2 (2021) Author: Middleton, Mayes | et. al. Relating to the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a taxing unit. Filed
HB 155 87-2 (2021) Author: Wilson, Terry M. | et. al. Relating to the authority of a taxing unit other than a school district to establish a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that the taxing unit may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. Filed
HB 157 87-2 (2021) Author: Allison, Steve | et. al. Relating to the ad valorem taxation of residential real property. Filed
HB 158 87-2 (2021) Author: Allison, Steve | et. al. Relating to a study of the desirability, feasibility, and effects of various measures to limit or reduce the burden of ad valorem taxes on property owners. Filed
HB 160 87-2 (2021) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of a sale or change of use of certain land. Filed
HB 162 87-2 (2021) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to limitations on increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of residence homesteads and single-family residences other than residence homesteads. Filed
HJR 2 87-2 (2021) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the reduction of the amount of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for general elementary and secondary public school purposes on the residence homestead of a person who is elderly or disabled to reflect any statutory reduction from the preceding tax year in the maximum compressed rate of the maintenance and operations taxes imposed for those purposes on the homestead. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 8 87-2 (2021) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that political subdivisions may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. Filed
HJR 12 87-2 (2021) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment repealing the provision that subjects land designated for agricultural use to an additional tax when the land is diverted to a purpose other than agricultural use or sold. Filed
HJR 13 87-2 (2021) Author: Slaton, Bryan Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide for a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed on property owned by a person who makes a donation to the state for the purpose of border security and to provide for the reimbursement of political subdivisions for the revenue loss incurred as a result of the credit. Filed
HJR 14 87-2 (2021) 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 a person who is elderly or disabled to reflect any increase in the exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 17 87-2 (2021) Author: Middleton, Mayes | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a political subdivision. Filed
HJR 19 87-2 (2021) Author: Wilson, Terry M. | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a political subdivision other than a school district to establish a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that the political subdivision may impose on the residence homesteads of persons who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. Filed
HJR 20 87-2 (2021) Author: Allison, Steve | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of residential real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year, to exempt from ad valorem taxation the total appraised value of property purchased by an individual for the first tax year the individual qualifies the property as the individual's residence homestead if the property is the individual's first residence homestead and has an appraised value of less than $300,000, and to limit the total amount of ad valorem taxes that a political subdivision may impose on the residence homestead of an individual and the surviving spouse of the individual if the individual qualifies the property as the individual's residence homestead for at least 25 consecutive tax years. Filed
HJR 21 87-2 (2021) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment repealing the provision that subjects land designated for agricultural use to an additional tax when the land is diverted to a purpose other than agricultural use or sold. Filed
HJR 22 87-2 (2021) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. 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 single-family residences other than residence homesteads for those purposes. Filed
HJR 26 87-2 (2021) Author: Howard, Donna Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the reduction of the amount of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for general elementary and secondary public school purposes on the residence homestead of a person who is elderly or disabled to reflect any statutory reduction from the preceding tax year in the maximum compressed rate of the maintenance and operations taxes imposed for those purposes on the homestead. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 8 87-2 (2021) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Meyer, Morgan | et. al.
Relating to the authority of a person who acquires a residence homestead to receive an ad valorem tax exemption for the homestead in the year in which the property is acquired and to the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in revenue. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Local Government
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 12 87-2 (2021) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Meyer, Morgan | et. al.
Relating to the reduction of the amount of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homestead of an individual who is elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction from the preceding tax year in the district's maximum compressed rate and to the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Local Government
See remarks for effective date
SB 32 87-2 (2021) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the calculation of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by certain taxing units on the residence homestead of an individual who is elderly or disabled. Filed
SB 35 87-2 (2021) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of a sale or change of use of certain land. Filed
SB 55 87-2 (2021) Author: Powell, Beverly Relating to an increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a 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 the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. Filed
SJR 2 87-2 (2021) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Meyer, Morgan | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the reduction of the amount of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for general elementary and secondary public school purposes on the residence homestead of a person who is elderly or disabled to reflect any statutory reduction from the preceding tax year in the maximum compressed rate of the maintenance and operations taxes imposed for those purposes on the homestead. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Local Government
Co-author authorized
SJR 6 87-2 (2021) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the calculation of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by certain political subdivisions on the residence homestead of a person who is elderly or disabled. Co-author authorized
SJR 13 87-2 (2021) Author: Powell, Beverly Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district and to reduce 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. Filed
HB 32 87-3 (2021) Author: Slaton, Bryan Relating to a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed on property owned by a person who makes a donation to the state for the purpose of border security and reimbursement to taxing units for the revenue loss incurred as a result of the credit. Filed
HB 72 87-3 (2021) Author: Vasut, Cody | et. al. 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 73 87-3 (2021) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to requirements for beneficial tax treatment related to a leasehold or other possessory interest in a public facility being developed or used to provide multifamily housing. Filed
HB 81 87-3 (2021) Author: Middleton, Mayes | et. al. Relating to the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a taxing unit. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 115 87-3 (2021) Author: Zwiener, Erin Relating to an increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a 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 the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 116 87-3 (2021) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the extension of the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 130 87-3 (2021) Author: Crockett, Jasmine Relating to a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed on property on which certain solar energy devices have been installed. Filed
HB 132 87-3 (2021) Author: Allison, Steve Relating to the ad valorem taxation of residential real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 144 87-3 (2021) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that certain 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 152 87-3 (2021) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. 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
HJR 1 87-3 (2021) Author: Slaton, Bryan Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide for a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed on property owned by a person who makes a donation to the state for the purpose of border security and to provide for the reimbursement of political subdivisions for the revenue loss incurred as a result of the credit. Filed
HJR 6 87-3 (2021) Author: Vasut, Cody | 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 103.5 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 7 87-3 (2021) Author: Middleton, Mayes Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a political subdivision. Filed
HJR 14 87-3 (2021) Author: Zwiener, Erin Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district and to reduce 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 Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 18 87-3 (2021) Author: Crockett, Jasmine Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide for a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed on property on which a solar energy device has been installed based on the cost of acquiring and installing the device. Filed
HJR 19 87-3 (2021) Author: Allison, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of residential real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year, to exempt from ad valorem taxation the total appraised value of property purchased by an individual for the first tax year the individual qualifies the property as the individual's residence homestead if the property is the individual's first residence homestead and has an appraised value of less than $300,000, and to limit the total amount of ad valorem taxes that a political subdivision may impose on the residence homestead of an individual and the surviving spouse of the individual if the individual qualifies the property as the individual's residence homestead for at least 25 consecutive tax years. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 21 87-3 (2021) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that certain political subdivisions may impose on the residence homesteads of persons who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 22 87-3 (2021) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. 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 Referred to Ways & Means
SB 24 87-3 (2021) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the calculation of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by certain taxing units on the residence homestead of an individual who is elderly or disabled. Filed
SB 25 87-3 (2021) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of a sale or change of use of certain land. Filed
SJR 2 87-3 (2021) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Button, Angie | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 6 87-3 (2021) Author: Hall, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the calculation of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by certain political subdivisions on the residence homestead of a person who is elderly or disabled. Filed
HB 2 86-0 (2019) Author: Burrows, Dustin | et. al. Relating to ad valorem taxation; authorizing fees. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 97 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Referred to Property Tax
HB 160 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by certain taxing units of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homestead of the parent or guardian of a minor who is disabled and who resides with the parent or guardian. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 163 86-0 (2019) 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: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 164 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the exclusion from the market value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes of the value of any improvement, or any feature incorporated in an improvement, made to the property if the primary purpose of the improvement or feature is compliance with the requirements of standards that address accessible design of buildings or other facilities. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 240 86-0 (2019) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes imposed on certain residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 275 86-0 (2019) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 322 86-0 (2019) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. 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 Left pending in committee
HB 360 86-0 (2019) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the extension of the expiration date of the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 383 86-0 (2019) 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 384 86-0 (2019) 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 388 86-0 (2019) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 453 86-0 (2019) 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 county residents who are indigent or who are Medicaid recipients. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 492 86-0 (2019) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
See remarks for effective date
HB 493 86-0 (2019) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al. Relating to a temporary local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster and reimbursement of a taxing unit for refunds the taxing unit pays to taxpayers as a result of the exemption. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 499 86-0 (2019) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to the extension of the expiration date of the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 614 86-0 (2019) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural, open-space, or timber land if the land is sold or diverted to a different use. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 622 86-0 (2019) 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 634 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckley, Brad | 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: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 639 86-0 (2019) Author: Springer, Drew
Sponsor: 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. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 716 86-0 (2019) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a severely disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a severely disabled veteran based on the disability rating of the veteran. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 794 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Phil | 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: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 827 86-0 (2019) Author: Rose, Toni | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of an improvement that is necessary to support the continued use or existence of a historic site. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Referred to Property Tax
HB 845 86-0 (2019) 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 Left pending in committee
HB 878 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 905 86-0 (2019) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of an unpaid caregiver of an individual who is eligible to receive long-term services and supports under the Medicaid program while the individual is on a waiting list for the services and supports. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 945 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will 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 946 86-0 (2019) 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 948 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to the period for which certain land owned by a religious organization for the purpose of expanding a place of religious worship or constructing a new place of religious worship may be exempted from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1032 86-0 (2019) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. 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 1056 86-0 (2019) 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 Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1062 86-0 (2019) Author: Wray, John Relating to the eligibility of the surviving spouse of an individual who is disabled to receive a limitation on the school district ad valorem taxes on the spouse's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1102 86-0 (2019) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that a school district may impose on certain residence homesteads following a substantial school tax increase. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1188 86-0 (2019) Author: Hefner, Cole | et. al. 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
Senate: Property Tax
Referred to Property Tax
HB 1194 86-0 (2019) 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 housing. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1201 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property owned by a charitable organization for the purpose of renting the property at below-market rates to low-income and moderate-income households. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1213 86-0 (2019) 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: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1247 86-0 (2019) Author: Ashby, Trent | 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. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 1254 86-0 (2019) Author: Murphy, Jim
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the eligibility of land secured by a home equity loan to be designated for agricultural use for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Effective on 1/1/20
HB 1265 86-0 (2019) Author: Bailes, Ernest Relating to the transfer of a limitation established by a county, municipality, or junior college district on the amount of ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1333 86-0 (2019) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1409 86-0 (2019) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as timber land or restricted-use timber land. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1414 86-0 (2019) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by a charitable organization that provides a meeting place and support services for organizations that provide assistance to alcoholics or their families. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1444 86-0 (2019) Author: Patterson, Jared Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem taxes imposed on real property on the basis of the lesser of the appraised value of the property or the average appraised value of the property over a specified time period. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1526 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Paxton, Angela
Relating to the treatment of a nursery stock weather protection unit as an implement of husbandry for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Effective on 1/1/20
HB 1596 86-0 (2019) Author: Lambert, Stan Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county, municipality, or junior college district of a portion of the appraised value of the income-producing tangible personal property owned by certain veteran-owned businesses during the businesses' initial period of operation in this state. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1606 86-0 (2019) Author: Lambert, Stan Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county or municipality of a portion of the appraised value of real property of a business that provides, or pays for the provision of, certain services for honorably discharged veterans without cost. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1743 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Tracy | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to the additional ad valorem tax and interest imposed as a result of a change of use of certain land. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1776 86-0 (2019) Author: Middleton, Mayes Relating to property owned by navigation districts. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1839 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the allocation of housing tax credits to developments within proximate geographical areas. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1841 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of a housing unit that the owner or a predecessor of the owner acquired from a community land trust. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1842 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. 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 Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1881 86-0 (2019) Author: Calanni, Gina | et. al. Relating to application requirements for low income housing tax credits for developments financed through the private activity bond program. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1970 86-0 (2019) Author: Hefner, Cole 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 1977 86-0 (2019) Author: Cole, Sheryl Relating to a requirement that a fiscal impact statement be provided before a taxing unit may enter into a tax abatement agreement. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1978 86-0 (2019) Author: Harris, Cody Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of agricultural or open-space land. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2008 86-0 (2019) Author: Pacheco, Leo | et. al. 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 Left pending in committee
HB 2121 86-0 (2019) Author: Bailes, Ernest Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of real property that includes improvements used for the noncommercial production of food for personal consumption. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2129 86-0 (2019) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the extension of the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 2160 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2182 86-0 (2019) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of real property that includes improvements used for the noncommercial production of food for personal consumption. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2359 86-0 (2019) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the authority of a taxing unit to authorize tax incentives for the development of property for gambling purposes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2395 86-0 (2019) 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 2438 86-0 (2019) Author: Phelan, Dade | et. al. Relating to the extension of the expiration date of certain statutes authorizing ad valorem tax incentives for economic development. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2441 86-0 (2019) Author: Wray, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Paxton, Angela | et. al.
Relating to the entitlement of a person who is disabled and elderly to receive a disabled residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation from one taxing unit and an elderly exemption from another taxing unit. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Effective on 1/1/20
HB 2455 86-0 (2019) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al. Relating to the limitation of certain special district tax on the homesteads of the disabled and elderly. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2456 86-0 (2019) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain volunteer first responders. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2480 86-0 (2019) Author: Rosenthal, Jon 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 2695 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of a residence homestead based on the average appraised value of all qualified residence homesteads located in the same county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2799 86-0 (2019) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to economic development. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2804 86-0 (2019) 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 2859 86-0 (2019) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of precious metal held in a precious metal depository located in this state. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
See remarks for effective date
HB 2915 86-0 (2019) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to state and local taxes and fees. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2918 86-0 (2019) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al. 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 Referred to Appropriations
HB 2942 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Flores, Peter
Relating to the eligibility of land to continue to be appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if the land is temporarily used for sand mining operations; authorizing a fee. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Property Tax
Left pending in committee
HB 2958 86-0 (2019) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by the TexAmericas Center. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2993 86-0 (2019) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain nonexempt property used for low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Referred to Property Tax
HB 2996 86-0 (2019) Author: Goodwin, Vikki Relating to the eligibility of land located in a residential subdivision for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3098 86-0 (2019) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3127 86-0 (2019) Author: Middleton, Mayes Relating to the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a taxing unit. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3143 86-0 (2019) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3168 86-0 (2019) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the applicability of the prohibition on certain ad valorem tax incentives relating to wind-powered energy devices located near a military aviation facility. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3243 86-0 (2019) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the payment of certain ad valorem tax refunds. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Referred to Property Tax
HB 3253 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie 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 3272 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Jessica Relating to a right of first refusal applicable to the sale of housing developments that have received certain financial assistance administered by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3298 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a periodic review and expiration dates of state and local tax preferences. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3348 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the eligibility of land on which the Texas Animal Health Commission has established a temporary quarantine for ticks for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural or open-space land. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Effective immediately
HB 3358 86-0 (2019) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of certain land. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3423 86-0 (2019) Author: Allison, Steve | et. al. Relating to ad valorem and franchise tax credits for donations to school districts to create or support career and technical education programs or courses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3520 86-0 (2019) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the calculation of the penalty for filing a late application for certain ad valorem tax exemptions and allocations. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3732 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the creation of an urban land bank by certain municipalities; granting authority to issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3829 86-0 (2019) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to the adjustment of the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person if the school district adopts, changes the amount of, or rescinds a local option residence homestead exemption. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3844 86-0 (2019) Author: Smithee, John 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 Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3959 86-0 (2019) 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 4012 86-0 (2019) 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
HB 4092 86-0 (2019) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district and the effect of such exemptions on the provision of funding under the foundation school program. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4135 86-0 (2019) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to the effect of certain residential structures on a residence homestead exemption for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4139 86-0 (2019) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of an individual's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4180 86-0 (2019) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the applicability of the prohibition on certain ad valorem tax incentives relating to wind-powered energy devices located near a military aviation facility. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4184 86-0 (2019) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of a percentage of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran and the amount of the exemption for the surviving spouses and children of certain disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4329 86-0 (2019) Author: Gutierrez, Roland 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 4338 86-0 (2019) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of commercial real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4352 86-0 (2019) Author: Romero, Ramon | et. al. Relating to an increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a 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 the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4353 86-0 (2019) Author: Burrows, Dustin 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 4367 86-0 (2019) Author: Holland, Justin | 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 Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4373 86-0 (2019) 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 4376 86-0 (2019) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the temporary exemption of certain tangible personal property related to certain colocation data centers from the sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4425 86-0 (2019) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to the exemption for depreciable tangible personal property used in qualified research from the sales and use tax and the tax credit for certain research and development credit activities for franchise tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4433 86-0 (2019) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4482 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the periodic evaluation of certain exemptions from property taxes and state taxes and the application of the sunset review process to those exemptions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4488 86-0 (2019) Author: Zwiener, Erin 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 in or on the property of certain water conservation systems. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4494 86-0 (2019) Author: Toth, Steve 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 4528 86-0 (2019) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the ad valorem taxation of a leasehold or other possessory interest in certain property owned by a municipality. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 19 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation by certain political subdivisions of a portion of the market value of the residence homestead of the parent or guardian of a minor who is disabled and who resides with the parent or guardian. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 20 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to exclude from the market value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes the value of any improvement, or any feature incorporated in an improvement, made to the property if the primary purpose of the improvement or feature is compliance with the requirements of standards that address accessible design of buildings or other facilities. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 23 86-0 (2019) Author: Miller, Rick Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 26 86-0 (2019) Author: Geren, Charlie Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that political subdivisions may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 28 86-0 (2019) 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 29 86-0 (2019) 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 31 86-0 (2019) 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 33 86-0 (2019) 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 34 86-0 (2019) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 35 86-0 (2019) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster and to provide for reimbursement of a political subdivision by the state for refunds the political subdivision pays to taxpayers as a result of the exemption. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 41 86-0 (2019) Author: Neave, Victoria Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit for a temporary period the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a political subdivision on a residence homestead rendered uninhabitable or unusable as a result of a natural disaster. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 44 86-0 (2019) 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 provision of the constitution. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 47 86-0 (2019) 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 Left pending in committee
HJR 48 86-0 (2019) Author: Bernal, Diego Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation the total assessed value of the residence homestead of an unpaid caregiver of an individual who is eligible to receive long-term services and supports under the Medicaid program while the individual is on a waiting list for the services and supports. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 50 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will 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 51 86-0 (2019) 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 52 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the valuation of property for ad valorem tax purposes on the basis of its market value. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 53 86-0 (2019) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that political subdivisions 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 54 86-0 (2019) Author: Wray, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the surviving spouse of a person who is disabled to receive a limitation on the school district ad valorem taxes on the spouse's residence homestead if the spouse is 55 years of age or older at the time of the person's death. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 56 86-0 (2019) Author: Bernal, Diego Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the total amount of ad valorem taxes that a school district may impose on the residence homestead of an individual and the surviving spouse of the individual if the individual qualifies the property as the individual's residence homestead for 15 consecutive tax years and the school taxes on the property increase by at least 120 percent during that period. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 58 86-0 (2019) 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 or within a municipal management district that is owned for the purpose of building low-income housing. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 60 86-0 (2019) Author: Bailes, Ernest Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the transfer of a limitation established by a county, city or town, or junior college district on the amount of ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 65 86-0 (2019) Author: Patterson, Jared Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the assessment of ad valorem taxes on real property on the basis of the lesser of the appraised value of the property or the average appraised value of the property over a specified time period and authorizing exceptions to the assessment of those taxes based on that method. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 69 86-0 (2019) Author: Lambert, Stan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county, municipality, or junior college district of a portion of the market value of income-producing tangible personal property owned by a veteran-owned business during the business's initial period of operation in this state. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 70 86-0 (2019) Author: Lambert, Stan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a county or municipality 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 provides, or pays for the provision of, certain services for honorably discharged veterans without cost. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 77 86-0 (2019) Author: Pacheco, Leo | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that political subdivisions may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 89 86-0 (2019) Author: Kacal, Kyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain volunteer first responders. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 90 86-0 (2019) Author: Rosenthal, Jon 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
HJR 93 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the assessed value of a residence homestead based on the average assessed value of all qualified residence homesteads that are located in the same county as the homestead. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 94 86-0 (2019) 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 95 86-0 (2019) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation precious metal held in a precious metal depository located in this state. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 97 86-0 (2019) Author: Springer, Drew Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by a school district a portion of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead in an amount equal to the lesser of 50 percent of the appraised value of the residence homestead after all other applicable exemptions for which the individual has qualified the homestead are applied or 150 percent of the median appraised value of all single-family residences in the state and authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by one or more political subdivisions of this state inventory held for sale at retail. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 102 86-0 (2019) Author: Toth, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the appraisal of certain real property for ad valorem tax purposes based on its purchase price, exempting all tangible personal property in this state from ad valorem taxation, and authorizing the legislature to permit legislators to appoint members of the board of equalization for an appraisal entity. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 106 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the periodic review of state and local tax preferences and the expiration of certain tax preferences if not reauthorized by law. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 107 86-0 (2019) Author: Sanford, Scott Proposing a constitutional amendment repealing the provision that 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 109 86-0 (2019) Author: Allison, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a credit against ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district on the property owned by a business entity that donates money to the district to create or support career and technical education programs or courses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 110 86-0 (2019) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide that the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes is the market value of the property for the first year that the owner qualified the property for a homestead exemption or, if the owner purchased the property, the purchase price of the property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 120 86-0 (2019) Author: Stephenson, Phil Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the adjustment of the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person if the school district adopts, changes the amount of, or rescinds a local option residence homestead exemption. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 126 86-0 (2019) 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 127 86-0 (2019) Author: Shaheen, Matt Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 129 86-0 (2019) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision that adopts an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a percentage of the market value of an individual's residence homestead to set the minimum dollar amount of the exemption to which an individual is entitled in a tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 131 86-0 (2019) Author: Sanford, Scott Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a percentage of the assessed value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran based on the disability rating of the veteran. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 134 86-0 (2019) Author: Gutierrez, Roland 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 136 86-0 (2019) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit increases in the appraised value of commercial real property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 137 86-0 (2019) Author: Romero, Ramon | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district and to reduce 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 Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 139 86-0 (2019) Author: Holland, Justin | 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 Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 142 86-0 (2019) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 146 86-0 (2019) Author: Zwiener, Erin Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation the portion of the assessed value of a person's property that is attributable to the installation in or on the property of a rainwater harvesting or graywater system. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HR 2184 86-0 (2019) Author: Burrows, Dustin Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2. Reported enrolled
SB 2 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Burrows, Dustin | et. al.
Relating to ad valorem taxation; authorizing fees. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
See remarks for effective date
SB 5 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to an increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a 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 the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. Senate: Property Tax Left pending in committee
SB 58 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: 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
Senate: Property Tax
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 118 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the extension of the expiration date of the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 129 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to eligibility for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of certain first responders. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 135 86-0 (2019) 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. Senate: Property Tax Left pending in committee
SB 196 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Miller, Rick
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 283 86-0 (2019) 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. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 335 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to community land trusts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 350 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly Relating to the expiration of the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 434 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan 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 appraised value that was erroneously exempted in a prior year. Senate: Property Tax Referred to Property Tax
SB 443 86-0 (2019) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the period for which a property owner may receive a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for property that is rendered uninhabitable or unusable as a result of a disaster. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Effective immediately
SB 474 86-0 (2019) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the eligibility of land secured by a home equity loan to be designated for agricultural use for ad valorem tax purposes. Senate: Property Tax Left pending in committee
SB 484 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that a school district may impose on certain residence homesteads following a substantial school tax increase. Senate: Property Tax Referred to Property Tax
SB 492 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol 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: Property Tax Left pending in committee
SB 540 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the period for which a property owner may receive a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for property that is rendered uninhabitable or unusable as a result of a disaster. Senate: Property Tax Co-author authorized
SB 547 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk 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. Senate: Property Tax Referred to Property Tax
SB 555 86-0 (2019) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to the qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural land and the liability for the additional tax imposed on such land if the use of the land changes as a result of a condemnation. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Property Tax
Left pending in committee
SB 565 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna 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 579 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: VanDeaver, Gary
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by the TexAmericas Center. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Effective on 1/1/20
SB 657 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Property Tax Left pending in committee
SB 701 86-0 (2019) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to the qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as timber land or restricted-use timber land. Senate: Property Tax Left pending in committee
SB 717 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by a charitable organization that provides a meeting place and support services for organizations that provide assistance to alcoholics or their families. Senate: Property Tax Left pending in committee
SB 728 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. 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 812 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
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: Property Tax
Effective immediately
SB 836 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of a housing unit that the owner or a predecessor of the owner acquired from a community land trust. Senate: Property Tax Referred to Property Tax
SB 864 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a right of first refusal applicable to the sale of housing developments that have received certain financial assistance administered by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 894 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural, open-space, or timber land if the land is sold or diverted to a different use. Senate: Property Tax Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1005 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. 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: Property Tax Left pending in committee
SB 1006 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
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: Property Tax
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1013 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the calculation of the penalty for filing a late application for certain ad valorem tax exemptions and allocations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1072 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk 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 the minimum dollar amount of the exemption to which an individual is entitled in a tax year. Senate: Property Tax Referred to Property Tax
SB 1079 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a study regarding ad valorem tax relief through the use of a circuit breaker program. Senate: Property Tax Referred to Property Tax
SB 1086 86-0 (2019) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. Senate: Property Tax Left pending in committee
SB 1158 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the extension of the expiration date of the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1161 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois 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. Senate: Property Tax Left pending in committee
SB 1322 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to a temporary local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster. Senate: Property Tax Co-author authorized
SB 1391 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. 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: Property Tax Co-author authorized
SB 1610 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to decommissioning requirements for certain solar facilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1613 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to turnout requirements for certain elections authorizing the issuance of bonds or an increase in taxes by a political subdivision. Senate: Property Tax Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1617 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the eligibility of certain property for certain ad valorem tax incentives if certain renewable energy devices are installed or constructed on the property. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1752 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid to all persons for whom federal matching money is available. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1771 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the ad valorem taxation of a leasehold or other possessory interest in certain property owned by a municipality. Senate: Property Tax Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1772 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1791 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit in a county in which home prices are appreciating rapidly to adopt a limitation on increases in the appraised value for purposes of ad valorem taxation by the taxing unit of residence homesteads in certain low-income areas. Senate: Property Tax Referred to Property Tax
SB 1829 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to application requirements for low income housing tax credits for developments financed through the private activity bond program. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1830 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain nonexempt property used for low-income or moderate-income housing. Senate: Property Tax Left pending in committee
SB 1838 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1856 86-0 (2019) Author: Paxton, Angela
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the payment of certain ad valorem tax refunds. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1903 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the exemption of precious metals held in a depository in this state from ad valorem taxation. Senate: Property Tax Referred to Property Tax
SB 1918 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the creation of an urban land bank by certain municipalities; granting authority to issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 1930 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the eligibility of property used for a water desalination project for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1943 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to the ad valorem taxation of heir property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1961 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing. Senate: Property Tax Referred to Property Tax
SB 1962 86-0 (2019) 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: Property Tax Referred to Property Tax
SB 1963 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. Senate: Property Tax Referred to Property Tax
SB 2001 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the creation of research technology corporations for the development and commercialization of technologies owned by institutions of higher education or by certain medical centers with members that are institutions of higher education; providing for tax exemptions; providing a penalty. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 2060 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
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
Senate: Property Tax
Effective on 1/1/20
SB 2101 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Wray, John
Relating to the eligibility of the surviving spouse of an individual who is disabled to receive a limitation on the school district ad valorem taxes on the spouse's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2345 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. Senate: Property Tax Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2362 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of an individual's residence homestead. Senate: Property Tax Left pending in committee
SB 2468 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a taxing unit. Senate: Property Tax Co-author authorized
SB 2544 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to deferred collection of ad valorem taxes on certain residence homesteads. Senate: Property Tax Left pending in committee
SJR 31 86-0 (2019) 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. Senate: Property Tax Referred to Property Tax
SJR 33 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the total amount of ad valorem taxes that a school district may impose on the residence homestead of an individual and the surviving spouse of the individual if the individual qualifies the property as the individual's residence homestead for 15 consecutive tax years and the school taxes on the property increase by at least 120 percent during that period. Senate: Property Tax Referred to Property Tax
SJR 38 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. 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: Property Tax Left pending in committee
SJR 43 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. 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 the purpose of qualifying for the tax exemption. Senate: Property Tax Left pending in committee
SJR 44 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision that adopts an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a percentage of the market value of an individual's residence homestead to set the minimum dollar amount of the exemption to which an individual is entitled in a tax year. Senate: Property Tax Referred to Property Tax
SJR 46 86-0 (2019) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. Senate: Property Tax Co-author authorized
SJR 47 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Miller, Rick
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Committee report sent to Calendars
SJR 49 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster. Senate: Property Tax Co-author authorized
SJR 50 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. 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: Property Tax Co-author authorized
SJR 57 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Left pending in committee
SJR 58 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to permit the governing body of a political subdivision in a county in which home prices are appreciating rapidly to adopt a limitation on increases in the appraised value for purposes of ad valorem taxation by the political subdivision of residence homesteads in certain low-income areas. Senate: Property Tax Referred to Property Tax
SJR 62 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the authorization to exempt from ad valorem taxation precious metals. Senate: Property Tax Referred to Property Tax
SJR 64 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by or leased to or by a university research technology corporation. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SJR 67 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Wray, John
Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the surviving spouse of a person who is disabled to receive a limitation on the school district ad valorem taxes on the spouse's residence homestead if the spouse is 55 years of age or older at the time of the person's death. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Committee report sent to Calendars
SJR 71 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to use revenue attributable to oil and gas production taxes to increase the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district and reduce 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. Senate: Property Tax Left pending in committee
SJR 73 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision that adopts an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a percentage of the market value of an individual's residence homestead to set the minimum dollar amount of the exemption to which an individual is entitled in a tax year. Senate: Property Tax Left pending in committee
SJR 74 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon 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: Property Tax Not again placed on intent calendar
SJR 80 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a political subdivision. Senate: Property Tax Co-author authorized
SR 841 86-0 (2019) Author: Hancock, Kelly Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 2. Reported enrolled
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 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 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 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 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 445 85-0 (2017) Author: Frank, James | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain property for certain ad valorem tax incentives relating to wind-powered energy devices. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 549 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation by the Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District of certain property subject to a tax abatement agreement with the district and to the validation of certain actions of the district. House: Ways & Means Recommendations filed with the Speaker
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 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 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 906 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the creation of research technology corporations for the development and commercialization of technologies owned by institutions of higher education or by certain medical centers with members that are institutions of higher education; providing for tax exemptions; providing a penalty. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
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 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 1186 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney
Sponsor: Huffines, Don
Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation by the Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District of certain property subject to a tax abatement agreement with the district and to the validation of certain actions of the district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
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 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 1324 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to computation of state aid for a school district required to maintain an optional homestead exemption. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 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 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 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 1626 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the authority of a taxing unit other than a school district to enter into a tax abatement agreement with an owner of real property in a tax increment financing reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
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 1682 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the sales and use tax exemption for the repair, remodeling, or maintenance of aircraft. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
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 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 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 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 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 2564 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Relating to a periodic review by the Economic Incentive Oversight Board of projects undertaken by certain economic development corporations and the ad valorem tax incentive program established by the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 3498 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3584 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to a temporary limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a taxing unit on a residence homestead rendered uninhabitable or unusable as a result of a natural disaster. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 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 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 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 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
HB 4342 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to authorizing the East Downtown Management District to impose a tax, fee, or assessment on certain property. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
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 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 54 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by or leased to or by a university research technology corporation. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
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 108 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit for a temporary period the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a political subdivision on a residence homestead rendered uninhabitable or unusable as a result of a natural disaster. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 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 277 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Frank, James
Relating to the eligibility of certain property for certain ad valorem tax incentives relating to wind-powered energy devices. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/17
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 1931 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to community land trusts. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
SB 1962 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for property used in master recordings and admissions to certain amusement services. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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 2055 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the sales and use tax exemption for the repair, remodeling, or maintenance of aircraft. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 2091 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to an election authorizing the issuance of bonds or an increase in taxes by a political subdivision. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2239 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 1 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 19 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or less of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year and to permit the voters of a county to establish a higher limitation not to exceed 110 percent on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead in the county. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 23 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the market value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran if the residence homestead was donated to the disabled veteran by a charitable organization for less than the market value of the residence homestead and harmonizing certain related provisions of the Texas Constitution. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SJR 28 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit and provide for more than one limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 29 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision other than a school district to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of an individual's residence homestead and authorizing the legislature to prohibit the governing body of a political subdivision that adopts such an exemption from reducing the amount of or repealing the exemption. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 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
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 179 85-1 (2017) Author: Roberts, Kevin | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain disabled first responders and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HB 190 85-1 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to a temporary increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a temporary reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and a temporary protection of school districts against the resulting temporary loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 196 85-1 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property other than a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 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 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 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 350 85-1 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of income-producing tangible personal property owned by certain small businesses. 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 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 40 85-1 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit for a temporary period the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a political subdivision on a residence homestead rendered uninhabitable or unusable as a result of a natural disaster. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 42 85-1 (2017) Author: White, James Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes of a portion of the market value of a residence homestead based on the median market value of all residence homesteads in the state and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 48 85-1 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation income-producing tangible personal property owned by certain small businesses. 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 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 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 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 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 52 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district from $15,000 to $45,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 79 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to exemptions from the sales and use tax and the franchise tax for certain businesses during an initial period of operation in the state. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 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 590 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the creation of research technology corporations for the development and commercialization of technologies owned by institutions of higher education or by certain medical centers with members that are institutions of higher education; providing for tax exemptions; providing a penalty. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Left pending in committee
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 712 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for Firearms and Firearm supplies for a limited period. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
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: Anchía, 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 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 1276 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim 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 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 1458 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the sales and use tax exemption for the repair, remodeling, or maintenance of aircraft. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
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 1519 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district and the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 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 1675 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to increasing the period of time for exempting freeport goods from ad valorem taxation. 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: Anchía, 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 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 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 2305 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation for property used by certain nonprofit community business organizations. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
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 2378 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a periodic review and expiration dates of state and local tax preferences. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2622 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation by the Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District of certain property subject to a tax abatement agreement with the district and to the validation of certain actions of the district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
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 2712 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the temporary exemption of certain tangible personal property related to large data center projects from the sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
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 2838 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to provide an additional exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain surviving spouses of peace officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2872 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis 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 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 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 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 3247 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the adjustment under the public school finance system for optional homestead exemptions granted by public school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3280 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation for property owned by a charitable organization for the purpose of donation to a partially disabled veteran for use as the veteran's residence homestead and for property donated to such a veteran by, or purchased by such a veteran with a donation from, such an organization for that purpose. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3363 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to authorizing local government programs to provide assessments for residential water and energy improvements in designated regions, including authorizing the issuance of obligations to provide financing for the programs; authorizing a fee. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3420 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation for property used by certain nonprofit community business organizations to provide services to aid in the economic development of local communities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3470 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to ad valorem taxation. 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 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 3576 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to restrictions on the use, transfer, and sale of housing developments that have received certain financial assistance administered by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3594 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to credits against the ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district on the property of certain persons who provide an educational alternative for a child eligible to attend a public school in the district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 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 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 3856 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary 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 3861 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain income-producing tangible personal property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4087 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the treatment for ad valorem tax purposes of pollution control property. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
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 20 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment to extend the number of days that certain tangible personal property to be transported outside of this state is exempt from ad valorem taxation. 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 25 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment to extend the number of days that certain tangible personal property to be transported outside of this state is exempt from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 30 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes from $15,000 to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 42 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a veteran of the United States armed services who has been honorably discharged. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 51 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 57 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision that adopts an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a percentage of the market value of an individual's residence homestead to set a limit on the dollar amount of the exemption to which an individual is entitled in a tax year. House: Ways & Means Reported favorably as substituted
HJR 64 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by or leased to or by a university research technology corporation. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Left pending in committee
HJR 66 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 67 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a percentage of the assessed value of property owned by certain disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 71 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 72 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 74 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 75 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 84 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation the total assessed value of the residence homestead of a veteran or current member of the armed services of the United States while the veteran or current service member participates in a veterans court program. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 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 116 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to provide an additional exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain surviving spouses of peace officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 117 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation, for a period not to exceed 10 years, the total assessed value of the residence homestead of an honorably discharged veteran of the armed services of the United States, or the surviving spouse of such a veteran, if the residence homestead was donated to the veteran, or the purchase of the residence homestead was financed, by a charitable organization. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 127 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the market value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran if the residence homestead was donated to the partially disabled veteran by a charitable organization for less than the market value of the residence homestead or if the charitable organization donated all or part of the purchase price of the residence homestead to the partially disabled veteran and harmonizing certain related provisions of the Texas Constitution. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 134 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect and authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by one or more political subdivisions all or part of the market value of the tangible personal property a person owns that consists of inventory. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 135 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes of a percentage, rather than a dollar amount, of the market value of a residence homestead and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect any increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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
HJR 141 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide for credits against the ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district on the property of certain persons who provide an educational alternative for a child eligible to attend a public school in the district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 143 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation income-producing tangible personal property valued at less than $50,000. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Relating to certain restrictions on the imposition of ad valorem taxes and to the duty of the state to reimburse certain political subdivisions for certain revenue loss; making conforming changes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 156 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 278 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district and the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 279 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit other than a school district to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead and to the authority of the governing body of any taxing unit that has adopted an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a percentage, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead to reduce the amount of or repeal the exemption. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 282 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk 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. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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 516 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to increasing the period of time for exempting freeport goods from ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 545 84-0 (2015) 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
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 594 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the provision of certain information by a title insurance company to a buyer of residential real estate. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 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 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 762 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary | 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
Committee report sent to Calendars
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 798 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the sales and use tax exemption for the repair, remodeling, or maintenance of aircraft. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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 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 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 1104 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the temporary exemption of certain tangible personal property related to large data center projects from the sales and use tax. 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 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 1343 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation by the Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District of certain property subject to a tax abatement agreement with the district and to the validation of certain actions of the district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Ways & Means
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 1469 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to regular reapplication for certain pollution control exemptions from ad valorem taxation granted for certain property. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
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 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 1687 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney 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. 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 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 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 1850 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to a sales tax exemption for the rental of equipment used in the construction or improvement of a road or highway for a governmental entity. 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 1983 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of pollution control property. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 1 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, authorizing the legislature to prohibit a political subdivision that has adopted an optional residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation from reducing the amount of or repealing the exemption, and prohibiting the enactment of a law that imposes a transfer tax on a transaction that conveys fee simple title to real property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 14 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or less of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year and to permit the voters of a county to establish a higher limitation not to exceed 110 percent on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead in the county. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SJR 20 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision other than a school district to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of an individual's residence homestead and authorizing the legislature to prohibit the governing body of any political subdivision that adopts an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a percentage or a dollar amount, of the market value of an individual's residence homestead from reducing the amount of or repealing the exemption. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on Constitutional Amendments Calendar
SJR 21 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes, providing for the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation, and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 28 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 29 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to extend the number of days that certain tangible personal property to be transported outside of this state is exempt from ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
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 36 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation income-producing tangible personal property valued at less than $50,000. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 40 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 46 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes, providing for the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation in homestead values, and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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