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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 390 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to school district ad valorem tax rates. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 486 85-0 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 527 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts for two additional school years. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 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 811 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 856 85-0 (2017) Author: Schubert, Leighton Relating to additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts for two additional school years. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1059 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the effective date of certain actions taken by the commissioner of education against school districts that exceed the equalized wealth level and to reattachment of property detached from a school district by the commissioner of education to achieve the equalized wealth level. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1263 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the provision of funding under the foundation school program on the basis of property values that exclude one-half of optional homestead exemptions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1320 85-0 (2017) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to certain adjustments to the taxable value of property of certain school districts and the reduction of Foundation School Program funds received by certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 1366 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe | et. al. Relating to the elimination of the taxing authority of certain county boards of education and boards of county school trustees. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1454 85-0 (2017) Author: Rinaldi, Matt Relating to the information required to be provided in or with a school district ad valorem tax bill. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
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 1496 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the date for ordering or holding an election to ratify the ad valorem tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
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 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 1788 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to state support for assistance with payment of existing debt on certain bonds issued by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1838 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to a limitation on the amount of school property tax revenue that is subject to recapture under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1890 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the information required to be included in or with a school district ad valorem tax bill. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
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 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 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 2329 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to elimination of the authority of certain county school districts to impose ad valorem taxes and to a procedure under which those districts may be abolished. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2865 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to the provision of funding under the foundation school program on the basis of property values that do not take into account optional homestead exemptions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3086 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. 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 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
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 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 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 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
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 419 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 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 642 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to required disclosures in and to the length of ballot proposition language authorizing political subdivisions to issue bonds or impose or change a tax. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 646 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the elimination of the taxing authority of certain county boards of education and boards of county school trustees. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 649 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Relating to the basic allotment under the foundation school program and the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 704 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the public school finance system. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 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 1247 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the effective date of certain actions taken by the commissioner of education against school districts that exceed the equalized wealth level and to reattachment of property detached from a school district by the commissioner of education to achieve the equalized wealth level. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1267 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to school district ad valorem tax rates. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1360 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the information required to be included in or with a school district ad valorem tax bill. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1407 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the information required to be included in or with a school district ad valorem tax bill. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1627 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to consulting agreements, limitation on appraised value, and supplemental payments under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1810 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to a limitation on the cost of an attendance credit under the public school finance system and the effect of such a limitation on the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2145 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to the public school finance system. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 2239 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 22 85-1 (2017) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts. House: Public Education Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
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 62 85-1 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al. Relating to an adjustment under the foundation school program of the taxable value of property for school districts required to provide social security coverage for district employees. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 82 85-1 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to the abolition of school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 124 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the date for ordering or holding an election to ratify the ad valorem tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 131 85-1 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the information required to be included in or with a school district ad valorem tax bill. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 168 85-1 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al. Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
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 203 85-1 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 224 85-1 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to a limitation on the amount of school property tax revenue that is subject to recapture under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 248 85-1 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to additional state aid for certain school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 285 85-1 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to elimination of certain property taxes for school district maintenance and operations and providing public education funding through an increase in the state sales and use tax rate. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
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 358 85-1 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to supporting public education funding through an increase in the state sales and use tax rate and requiring a reduction in school district maintenance and operation ad valorem taxes; making an appropriation; increasing the rate of a tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 387 85-1 (2017) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
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 21 85-1 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment abolishing school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
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 42 85-1 (2017) Author: White, James Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes of a portion of the market value of a residence homestead based on the median market value of all residence homesteads in the state and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 62 85-1 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts. Filed
SB 67 85-1 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the basic allotment under the foundation school program and the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts. Filed
SB 68 85-1 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts. Filed
SB 69 85-1 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the creation of a commission to evaluate the effect on school districts of the loss of additional state aid for tax reduction and recommend improvements to the public school finance system. Filed
SB 70 85-1 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to additional state aid for certain common school districts. Filed
SB 72 85-1 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to additional state aid for certain school districts. Filed
SB 81 85-1 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to additional state aid for certain school districts. Filed
SB 93 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
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 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 654 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don Relating to public school finance and the formation of school finance districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 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 964 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
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 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 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 1537 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the sunset review of the authority of the governing bodies of taxing units to contract with attorneys to represent the taxing units in enforcing the collection of delinquent ad valorem taxes on property in the taxing units. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 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 2204 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Ed | et. al. Relating to state support for assistance with payment of existing debt on certain bonds issued by school districts. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2293 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the certification by the comptroller to the commissioner of education of the taxable value of property in each school district. House: Public Education
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 2488 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the limitation on the amount of supplemental payments under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2664 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the provision of funding under the foundation school program on the basis of property values that exclude one-half of optional homestead exemptions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 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 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 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 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 3664 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to a limitation on the amount of school property tax revenue that is subject to recapture under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 4106 84-0 (2015) Author: Peña, Gilbert | et. al. Relating to state savings and government efficiency achieved through a taxpayer savings grant program administered by the comptroller of public accounts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 17 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to adopt a local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of an individual's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 18 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes, providing for the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation, and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 30 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes from $15,000 to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 45 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth in appropriations and the use of unencumbered surplus state revenues to provide for a rebate of state franchise taxes, to reduce public school district property taxes, and to fund the state's rainy day fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
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 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 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 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 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
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 276 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to state savings and government efficiency achieved through a taxpayer savings grant program administered by the comptroller of public accounts. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
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 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 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 766 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates of a taxing unit. 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 924 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the guaranteed level of state and local funds for the instructional facilities allotment and the existing debt allotment under the public school finance system. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 945 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Relating to funding under the public school finance system for a school district with a compressed tax rate below the state maximum compressed tax rate. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1065 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the certification by the comptroller to the commissioner of education of the taxable value of property in each school district. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 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 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 1751 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the provision of funding under the foundation school program on the basis of property values that exclude one-half of optional homestead exemptions. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 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 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 56 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by one or more political subdivisions of this state a person's inventory. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 57 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and extending the number of days that certain tangible personal property that is exempt from ad valorem taxation due to its temporary location in this state may remain located in this state before forfeiting the right to the exemption. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 57 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the repeal of state sales tax and franchise tax refunds for certain ad valorem tax payers. Filed
HB 368 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district from $15,000 to $45,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 621 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 671 83-0 (2013) Author: Ratliff, Bennett | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in subcommittee
HB 862 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan Relating to the transfer of the limitation on school district, county, municipal, or junior college district ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a person who is elderly or disabled to a subsequent homestead of that person. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 875 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of the surviving spouse of a person who is disabled to receive a limitation of school district ad valorem taxes on the person's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2467 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2631 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 2675 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the eligibility of the former spouse of a person who is elderly or disabled to receive a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes imposed on the spouse's residence homestead by certain taxing units. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2707 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to the form of the ballot proposition to be used in an election to approve a school district tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 3072 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the cost-effectiveness of the manner in which a school district chooses to collect the district's taxes. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3348 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to adopt a local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3390 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act; imposing a penalty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 3508 83-0 (2013) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the value of commercial property used to determine the cost of an attendance credit for school districts required to equalize wealth. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3512 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the eligibility of property used for a desalination project for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3776 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to consideration of payments made in lieu of ad valorem taxes. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3779 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to affordable housing. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 56 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes from $15,000 to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 69 83-0 (2013) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth of state appropriations and the use of unencumbered surplus state revenues to provide for a rebate of state franchise taxes and to reduce public school district property taxes. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 72 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the surviving spouse of a person who is disabled to receive a limitation on school district ad valorem taxes on the person's residence homestead if the spouse is 55 years of age or older at the time of the person's death. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 88 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to define "disabled" for purposes of eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of or a limitation of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a person who is disabled. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 119 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the eligibility of the former spouse of a person who is elderly or disabled to receive a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes imposed on the spouse's residence homestead by certain political subdivisions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 509 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the establishment by school districts of a school security district; authorizing school district taxes for crime prevention measures. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 657 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to procedural requirements for adopting and filing a school district budget. House: Public Education
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
SB 712 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the financing of school district facilities and property tax relief for school district debt; providing for reduced property tax rates. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 908 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to a study regarding the fiscal effect of tax-exempt state property on school districts. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
SB 1391 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to a requirement that the comptroller perform a study of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
SB 1575 83-0 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to state savings and government efficiency through a taxpayer savings grant program. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 1616 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to authorizing a school district to establish a higher education scholarship endowment; authorizing a tax. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1619 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the exemption of inventory of certain retail businesses from ad valorem taxation by a school district. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1647 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1686 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to public school finance matters, including the imposition of a state ad valorem tax for elementary and secondary school purposes and a school district ad valorem enrichment tax. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 10 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations of revenue. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SJR 33 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing school districts to create school security districts and impose ad valorem taxes for crime prevention measures; authorizing a tax. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SJR 58 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment imposing a state property tax for public education, authorizing the legislature to establish for purposes of that tax a limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year, prohibiting school district property taxes for maintenance purposes, and authorizing school district property taxes for educational enrichment. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 29 83-1 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to state savings and government efficiency achieved through a taxpayer savings grant program. Filed
SB 38 83-1 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to state savings and government efficiency achieved through a taxpayer savings grant program. Filed
SB 14 83-2 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to state savings and government efficiency achieved through a taxpayer savings grant program. Filed
SB 18 83-2 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to state savings and government efficiency achieved through a taxpayer savings grant program. Filed
SB 21 83-3 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to state savings and government efficiency achieved through a taxpayer savings grant program. Co-author authorized
HB 26 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to a freeze on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a taxing unit on the residence homestead of an eligible person who is a member of a reserve component of the United States armed forces and is ordered to active military duty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 56 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district from $15,000 to $45,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 269 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 400 82-0 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al. Relating to flexibility for public schools to administer primary and secondary education efficiently. House: Public Education Postponed
HB 732 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district from $15,000 to $30,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 780 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Relating to the abolition of school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 839 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al. Relating to treatment under the public school finance system of school district revenue resulting from reduction or elimination of an optional homestead exemption. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1104 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the phasing out of ad valorem taxes on the residence homesteads of elderly persons by 2021. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1532 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1543 82-0 (2011) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the eligibility of the surviving spouse of an elderly or disabled person to receive a limitation of school district, county, municipal, or junior college district ad valorem taxes on the person's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1903 82-0 (2011) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the sale of delinquent tax receivables by certain local governments. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2332 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district for maintenance and operations purposes of the appraised value of a residence homestead and the offsetting of the resulting revenue loss to school districts with state sales and use tax revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2338 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the posting on the Internet by the county assessor-collector of information regarding ad valorem tax rates. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2484 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the state property tax compression percentage and the homestead property tax exemption under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2485 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to public school finance. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2652 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2848 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to treatment under the public school finance system of a school district that imposes a maintenance and operations tax at a rate below the rate otherwise required for entitlement to state funding. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3015 82-0 (2011) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3097 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the responsibilities of the comptroller and school districts in the implementation of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3275 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the operation and governance of tax increment financing reinvestment zones. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 3315 82-0 (2011) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to an adjustment of the limitations on school district, county, municipal, and junior college district ad valorem taxes on residential homesteads of elderly and disabled persons and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3367 82-0 (2011) Author: White, James Relating to the repeal of the laws authorizing the imposition of ad valorem taxes, the rates and expansion of the applicability of state and local sales and use taxes, the distribution of sales and use tax revenue to entities formerly imposing ad valorem taxes, and the replacement of ad valorem tax revenue in relation to financing public schools. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3626 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 21 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes from $15,000 to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 68 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes from $15,000 to $30,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 73 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Proposing a constitutional amendment abolishing school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 83 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Proposing a constitutional amendment to phase out ad valorem taxes on the residence homesteads of elderly persons by 2021. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 101 82-0 (2011) Author: Schwertner, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the surviving spouse of a disabled person to receive a limitation on school district ad valorem taxes on the person's residence homestead if the spouse is 55 years of age or older at the time of the person's death. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 104 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the support and maintenance and an efficient system of public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 114 82-0 (2011) Author: Munoz, Jr., Sergio Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to define "disabled" for purposes of eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of or a limitation of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a disabled person. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 116 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by a school district for maintenance and operations purposes all or part of the appraised value of a residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 121 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 139 82-0 (2011) Author: Schwertner, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment to revise the ad valorem tax limitations on residence homesteads of elderly and disabled persons and their surviving spouses to take into account certain residence homestead exemptions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HR 2654 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3275. Reported enrolled
SB 3 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the flexibility of the board of trustees of a school district in the management and operation of public schools in the district. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 12 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to the flexibility of the board of trustees of a school district in the management and operation of public schools in the district. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 90 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to the financing of school district facilities and tax relief for facilities debt. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 112 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to public school finance and certain limitations on the ad valorem tax rate of a school district. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 468 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to the flexibility of the board of trustees of a school district in the management and operation of public schools in the district. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 1122 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the sale of delinquent tax receivables by certain local governments. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1129 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to treatment under the public school finance system of a school district that imposes a maintenance and operations tax at a rate below the rate otherwise required for entitlement to state funding. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1215 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district for maintenance and operations purposes of the appraised value of a residence homestead and the offsetting of the resulting revenue loss to school districts with state sales and use tax revenue. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1590 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve | et. al. Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1858 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to public school finance matters, including the imposition of a state ad valorem tax for elementary and secondary school purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 36 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by a school district for maintenance and operations purposes all or part of the appraised value of a residence homestead. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 51 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment imposing a state property tax for public education, authorizing the legislature to establish for purposes of that tax a limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year, prohibiting school district property taxes for maintenance purposes, and authorizing school district property taxes for educational enrichment. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 8 82-1 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to flexibility for public schools to administer primary and secondary education efficiently. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HR 199 82-1 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 8. Reported enrolled
SB 8 82-1 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the flexibility of the board of trustees of a school district in the management and operation of public schools in the district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
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SR 106 82-1 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 8. Reported enrolled
HB 8 81-0 (2009) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to certain studies and reviews of appraisal districts conducted by the comptroller of public accounts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/10
HB 16 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $45,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 54 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the information required to be provided in or with an ad valorem tax bill for school district taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 87 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $45,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 508 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to a study of the effect on this state's economy of replacing all state and school district ad valorem tax revenue with revenue from a transaction tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 637 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to adopt a local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation of not less than $5,000 or more than $30,000. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 668 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $30,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 702 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of school districts in certain counties to enter into agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 731 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $45,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 770 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Relating to ad valorem tax relief for an owner of certain property, including a residence homestead that is rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage, and to a restriction on the authority to bring an action to remove a house that is partially located on a public beach as a result of a meteorological event. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/10
HB 1000 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to the amounts of certain residence homestead exemptions from ad valorem taxation and the adjustment of the amounts of those exemptions applicable to a homestead based on changes in the appraised value of the homestead. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1106 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation by certain school districts and other taxing units in Harris County. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1273 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to reporting of and an adjustment under the school finance system for benefits received by school districts or associated foundations or other entities in connection with agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1274 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the availability and reporting of certain information regarding applications under the Texas Economic Development Act to the public and the state. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1302 81-0 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen Relating to the authority of certain school districts to enter into property tax abatement agreements in connection with realigned or closed military facilities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1516 81-0 (2009) Author: Kent, Carol | et. al. Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1555 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al. Relating to public school finance. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1651 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1756 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the functions performed by the comptroller in connection with applications and agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 1842 81-0 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen Relating to the authority of certain school districts to enter into property tax abatement agreements in connection with realigned or closed military facilities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1853 81-0 (2009) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to the authorization of school district ad valorem tax incentives for historic redevelopment and economic development. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2291 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the procedure to be used by a taxing unit in adopting an ad valorem tax rate. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 2543 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to certain limitations on the ad valorem tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2563 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to determination of and notification regarding the state compression percentage under the public school finance system and the elimination of property taxes for school district maintenance and operations. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2643 81-0 (2009) Author: Kent, Carol Relating to the date on which a school district is required to hold an ad valorem tax rollback election. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2645 81-0 (2009) Author: Kent, Carol Relating to certain limitations on the ad valorem tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3176 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the abolition of school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3646 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Relating to public school finance and programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 3655 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to an adjustment to the taxable value of property in a school district in the comptroller's annual property value study as a result of a determination by an appraisal review board of a taxpayer protest on the ground of unequal appraisal. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3676 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
See remarks for effective date
HB 3697 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to the issuance of certain tax-supported bonds. House: Public Education Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 4035 81-0 (2009) Author: Kent, Carol Relating to the adoption by a school district of a budget and an ad valorem tax rate. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4117 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the determination of the total taxable value of property in a school district under the property value study conducted by the comptroller of public accounts. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4429 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the authority of a school district to impose ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4521 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 11 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 18 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 38 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the rainy day fund and dedicating certain surplus revenues to property tax reduction. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 41 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $30,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 45 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 50 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amounts of certain residence homestead exemptions from ad valorem taxation and providing for the adjustment of the amounts of those exemptions applicable to a homestead based on changes in the appraised value of the homestead. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 56 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by certain school districts in Harris County a limit on the maximum appraised value of residence homesteads of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year and to permit certain other political subdivisions in Harris County to establish a 105 percent limit on the maximum appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem taxation by those political subdivisions. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 63 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that an ad valorem tax imposed by a school district is not a state ad valorem tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 97 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment abolishing school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
SB 20 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 393 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the treatment for school finance purposes of school district optional residence homestead ad valorem tax exemptions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 756 81-0 (2009) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the authority of certain school districts to enter into property tax abatement agreements in connection with realigned or closed military facilities. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 856 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 982 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to public school finance. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 1024 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Brown, Fred
Relating to authority of a school district to mail a tax bill with an adopted rate that is higher than the district's rollback tax rate before the date of a rollback election. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1385 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1590 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the functions performed by the comptroller in connection with applications and agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1593 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to agreements for limitations on appraised value under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1778 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the eligibility of property used in connection with a data center for economic benefits authorized by the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2274 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the authority of a school district to impose ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 2430 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to public school finance and certain limitations on the ad valorem tax rate of a school district. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
HB 2 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to making appropriations to the Texas Education Agency for the purpose of school district property tax rate reductions and providing for the transfer of general revenue into the property tax relief fund. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 5 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the school district's tax rate and protecting a school district against any resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
HB 74 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the school district's tax rate and protecting a school district against any resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 216 80-0 (2007) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the margin of error the comptroller of public accounts must use to determine whether the local value for a school district is valid after conducting the annual property value study. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 219 80-0 (2007) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the margin of error the comptroller of public accounts must use to determine whether the local value for a school district is valid after conducting the annual property value study. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 275 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the margin of error to be used by the comptroller of public accounts in connection with the annual property value study to determine whether the local value for a school district is valid. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 483 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000, adjusting the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 696 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the limitation on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 828 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the computation of certain amounts under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 870 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $25,000, adjusting the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1010 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property located in more than one appraisal district and to the boundaries of an appraisal district. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 1080 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $45,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and any reduction in the school district's ad valorem tax rate, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1206 80-0 (2007) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the effect of a school district's participation in tax increment financing in connection with certain reinvestment zones on the taxable value of property in the district for school finance purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1470 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act, including the continuation of that Act and tax credits claimed under that Act, and to the duties of the comptroller of public accounts and the Texas Education Agency under that Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 1583 80-0 (2007) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $45,000, providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the school district's ad valorem tax rate, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1584 80-0 (2007) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $22,500, providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the school district's ad valorem tax rate, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1952 80-0 (2007) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to the eligibility of new electric generating facilities and new industrial facilities that use gasification technology for economic benefits authorized by the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2513 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the annual school district property value study conducted by the comptroller of public accounts. House: Local Government Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2785 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to school district property tax rate reductions. House: Public Education
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3027 80-0 (2007) Author: Frost, Stephen Relating to the authority of school districts to enter into property tax abatement agreements in connection with realigned or closed military facilities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3067 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a taxing unit on the residence homestead of an eligible person who is a member of a reserve component of the United States armed forces and is ordered to active military duty. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3488 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to a study of the effect on this state's economy of replacing all state and school district ad valorem tax revenue with revenue from a transaction tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 1 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the rate of those taxes. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 18 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the rate of those taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 42 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 47 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by a school district a limit on the annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads of five percent or more, and to permit other political subdivisions to adopt a five percent limit on those appraisal increases. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HJR 51 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $25,000 and providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 55 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and any reduction in the rate of the tax imposed for those purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 60 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the rate of those taxes and providing that state appropriations made for the purpose of directly reducing local property taxes do not count against the constitutional state spending limit. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HJR 65 80-0 (2007) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the rate of the tax imposed for those purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 66 80-0 (2007) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $22,500 and providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the rate of the tax imposed for those purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HR 2909 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 828. Reported enrolled
SB 2 80-0 (2007) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to making appropriations to the Texas Education Agency for the purpose of school district property tax rate reductions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 321 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the school district's tax rate and protecting a school district against any resulting loss in local revenue. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 582 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the school district's tax rate and protecting a school district against any resulting loss in local revenue. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 746 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the continuation of the Texas Economic Development Act and to the duties of the comptroller of public accounts and the Texas Education Agency under that Act. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 801 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property located in more than one appraisal district and to the boundaries of an appraisal district. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 881 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Paxton, Ken
Relating to the limitation on the issuance of tax-supported bonds by a school district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1746 80-0 (2007) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the authority of certain school districts to enter into property tax abatement agreements in connection with realigned or closed military facilities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Left pending in committee
SB 1758 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate by a school district. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SJR 13 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Sponsor: Berman, Leo | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the rate of those taxes for the 2006 and 2007 tax years. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 24 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the rate of those taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 27 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the rate of those taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 55 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating certain amounts of state franchise tax revenue to reducing school district maintenance and operations tax rates. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SR 1189 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 828. Reported enrolled
HB 2 79-0 (2005) Author: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to public education, public school finance matters, and the imposition of a state ad valorem tax; imposing criminal penalties. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 3 79-0 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to financing public schools in this state and reducing school property taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 324 79-0 (2005) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to a state allotment to school districts for teacher salaries. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 626 79-0 (2005) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the imposition, administration, enforcement, and collection of a state property tax for general elementary and secondary public school purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 689 79-0 (2005) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to funding for public education instructional facilities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 819 79-0 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to property tax relief and protection of taxpayers. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 879 79-0 (2005) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the sale of tax receivables by a local government. House: Local Government Ways & Means Point of order sustained
HB 980 79-0 (2005) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to limiting the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1149 79-0 (2005) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and correspondingly adjusting the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of certain persons. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1198 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to public education, public school finance, a state property tax, and related matters. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1288 79-0 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to reducing the amount of school tax credits authorized by the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1479 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate by the governing body of certain taxing units. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1499 79-0 (2005) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the definition of certain terms in the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Economic Development Meeting cancelled
HB 1608 79-0 (2005) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to the authority of a taxing unit to adopt discounts for early payment of ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2326 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property located in more than one appraisal district. House: Local Government Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2600 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and correspondingly adjusting the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of certain persons. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2675 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David Relating to eligibility for the limitation on appraised value of property for school district maintenance and operations ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3222 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the state administration of taxation. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3443 79-0 (2005) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to relief for residential property owners; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3540 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to certain fiscal matters affecting governmental entities; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Conf. Comm. Report printed and distributed
HJR 7 79-0 (2005) Author: Oliveira, Rene Proposing a constitutional amendment imposing a state property tax for public education, establishing a residence homestead exemption from the state property tax, and increasing the amount of the school district residence homestead property tax exemption. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 47 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a state property tax for public education, prohibiting school district property taxes for maintenance purposes, and authorizing an equalized school district property tax for educational enrichment. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 50 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a state property tax for public education and a school district property tax for educational enrichment. House: Ways & Means Recommitted to committee
HJR 67 79-0 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the homestead exemption to forty-five thousand dollars. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 76 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a corresponding adjustment of the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of certain persons. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HR 2277 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdication, H.B. No. 3540. 1 hr. notice-for consideration
HR 2289 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3540. 1 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 103 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to the priority given to the hearing by trial courts of certain ad valorem tax matters. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 447 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to the sale of tax receivables by a local government. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Postponed
SB 559 79-0 (2005) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the continuation of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 595 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the taxable property value under the public school finance system of school districts not offering all grade levels. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 997 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the taxable value of property for school finance purposes of certain school districts. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1343 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the value of the residence homestead of members of the Texas military forces and reservists of the armed forces of the United States in active duty during a national emergency. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1650 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the state administration of taxation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1652 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Hill, Fred
Relating to the administration of ad valorem taxation and to certain measures involving school district property values. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SJR 33 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide a property tax exemption for the residence homestead of persons during their active service as military reservists and members of the Texas Guard during a national emergency. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 38 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a uniform statewide property tax for public education, abolishing school district property taxes for maintenance purposes, and authorizing a limited school district property tax for educational enrichment if approved by the voters of the district. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 2 79-1 (2005) Author: Grusendorf, Kent
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to public education and public school finance matters; imposing criminal penalties. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Point of order sustained
HB 3 79-1 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to financing public schools in this state and reducing property taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 33 79-1 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to state taxes and financing schools through those taxes; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 71 79-1 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000, correspondingly adjusting the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the homesteads of certain persons, and protecting school districts against resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 82 79-1 (2005) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and correspondingly adjusting the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of certain persons. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 115 79-1 (2005) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 122 79-1 (2005) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to providing an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the full value of the residence homesteads of individuals 65 years of age or older. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 11 79-1 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the school district residence homestead property tax exemption to $45,000 and providing for a corresponding adjustment of the limitation on school taxes on residence homesteads of elderly and disabled persons. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 22 79-1 (2005) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a corresponding adjustment of the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of certain persons. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 24 79-1 (2005) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to reduce the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person in proportion to any reduction in the tax rate of the school district. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HJR 25 79-1 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a corresponding adjustment of the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of certain persons. House: Ways & Means Recommitted to committee
HJR 26 79-1 (2005) Author: Edwards, Al Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation the full value of the residence homesteads of persons 65 years of age or older. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 34 79-1 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the taxable property value under the public school finance system of school districts not offering all grade levels. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 35 79-1 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the taxable value of property for school finance purposes of certain school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 43 79-1 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $30,000 and correspondingly adjusting the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of certain persons. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 44 79-1 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to property tax relief for residential tenants. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 65 79-1 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and correspondingly adjusting the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of certain persons. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 5 79-1 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a uniform statewide property tax for public education, abolishing school district property taxes for maintenance purposes, and authorizing a limited school district property tax for educational enrichment if approved by the voters of the district. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 8 79-1 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $30,000 and providing for a corresponding adjustment of the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of certain persons. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 13 79-1 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a corresponding adjustment of the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of certain persons. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Reason for vote recorded in Journal
HB 2 79-2 (2005) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to public education and public school finance matters; imposing criminal penalties. House: Public Education Reform, Select Reason for vote recorded in Journal
HB 3 79-2 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to property tax relief and protection of taxpayers, certain taxes, fees, and property, and other matters relating to the financing of public schools; providing civil and criminal penalties; making an appropriation. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 8 79-2 (2005) Author: Swinford, David Relating to property tax relief and protection of taxpayers, certain taxes, fees, and property, and other matters relating to the financing of public schools; providing civil and criminal penalties; making an appropriation. House: Public Education Reform, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 14 79-2 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000, providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in school district ad valorem tax rates, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HB 29 79-2 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to limiting the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem taxation by a school district to five percent. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HB 31 79-2 (2005) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to public education and public school finance matters. House: Public Education Reform, Select Referred to Public Education Reform, Select
HB 42 79-2 (2005) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to providing an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the full value of the residence homesteads of individuals 65 years of age or older. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HB 53 79-2 (2005) Author: Merritt, Tommy | et. al. Relating to property tax relief, health insurance for public school teachers, and public school textbooks. House: Public Education Reform, Select Referred to Public Education Reform, Select
HB 55 79-2 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the annual adjustment for inflation of the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HJR 12 79-2 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in school district ad valorem tax rates. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Withdrawn from calendar
HJR 13 79-2 (2005) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase or reduce, as applicable, the amount of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person in proportion to any increase or reduction in the tax rate of the school district. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HJR 14 79-2 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in school district ad valorem tax rates. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HJR 20 79-2 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for purposes of ad valorem taxation by a school district to five percent or more. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HJR 23 79-2 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the annual adjustment for inflation of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for general elementary and secondary public school purposes. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HJR 24 79-2 (2005) Author: Merritt, Tommy | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the school district residence homestead property tax exemption to $22,500 and providing for a corresponding reduction of the limitation on school taxes on residence homesteads of elderly and disabled persons. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
SB 8 79-2 (2005) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Grusendorf, Kent
Relating to public education and public school finance matters; imposing criminal penalties. House: Public Education Reform, Select
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 31 79-2 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $22,500, providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in school district ad valorem tax rates, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 33 79-2 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to certain limitations on the ad valorem tax rates of certain taxing units. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 42 79-2 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to financing public schools in this state and reducing property taxes. Senate: Finance Meeting cancelled
SJR 7 79-2 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $22,500 and providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in school district ad valorem tax rates. Senate: Finance Committee report printed and distributed
SJR 8 79-2 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $30,000 and providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in school district ad valorem tax rates. Senate: Finance Committee report printed and distributed
SJR 9 79-2 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a uniform statewide property tax for public education, abolishing school district property taxes for maintenance purposes, and authorizing a limited school district property tax for educational enrichment if approved by the voters of the district. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SJR 11 79-2 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a maximum tax rate of $1.25 per $100 of taxable value for school district ad valorem taxes imposed for maintenance purposes, providing that an ad valorem tax imposed by a school district is not a state ad valorem tax, increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $22,500, and reducing the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and reductions in school district ad valorem tax rates. House: Property Tax Relief, Select
Senate: Finance
Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HB 1 79-3 (2006) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Relating to public school finance, property tax relief, public school accountability and programs, and related matters; making an appropriation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 41 79-3 (2006) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $22,500, providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the school district's ad valorem tax rate, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 48 79-3 (2006) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to voter approval of certain school district property tax increases. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 60 79-3 (2006) Author: Otto, John | et. al. Relating to the margin of error to be used by the comptroller of public accounts in connection with the annual property value study to determine whether the local value for a school district is valid. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 72 79-3 (2006) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any change in the school district's tax rate and protecting a school district against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Meeting cancelled
HB 76 79-3 (2006) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to making an appropriation for the purpose of providing school district ad valorem tax rate relief. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 83 79-3 (2006) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to public school finance matters; making an appropriation. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 86 79-3 (2006) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $45,000, providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the school district's ad valorem tax rate, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 91 79-3 (2006) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to certification of and salaries for certain professional public school employees, public school finance, and school property tax rates. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 98 79-3 (2006) Author: Keffer, Bill | et. al. Relating to the use of current and future state budget surpluses to reduce local school district property tax rates; making an appropriation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 99 79-3 (2006) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $45,000, providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the school district's ad valorem tax rate, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 109 79-3 (2006) Author: Frost, Stephen Relating to the authority of school districts to enter into property tax abatement agreements in connection with closed or realigned military facilities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 124 79-3 (2006) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to authorizing an increase in the minimum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for the elderly and disabled and increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from school district taxation for the elderly and disabled. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 133 79-3 (2006) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to limiting the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for purposes of ad valorem taxation by a school district to five percent. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 148 79-3 (2006) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the limitation of ad valorem tax rates of school districts and other taxing units. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 150 79-3 (2006) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to property tax rate relief for school district taxpayers. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 152 79-3 (2006) Author: Wong, Martha | et. al. Relating to authorizing the governing body of a school district to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by the district a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property in the district that is less than 10 percent but not less than five percent. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 164 79-3 (2006) Author: Isett, Cheri | et. al. Relating to certain limitations on the ad valorem tax rates of school districts and other taxing units. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 17 79-3 (2006) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $22,500 and providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the rate of the tax imposed for those purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 23 79-3 (2006) Author: Otto, John Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating certain state tax revenues to school district ad valorem tax rate reduction. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 25 79-3 (2006) Author: Nixon, Joe | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to establish a maximum school district ad valorem tax rate for maintenance and operation purposes and to clarify that an ad valorem tax that is levied or collected by a school district in this state is not a state ad valorem tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 26 79-3 (2006) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any change in the rate of those taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Meeting cancelled
HJR 27 79-3 (2006) Author: Martinez, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the rate of the tax imposed for those purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 28 79-3 (2006) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for school district property tax rate reduction through the dedication of a portion of available state revenue for that purpose. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 29 79-3 (2006) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the rate of those taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 30 79-3 (2006) Author: Leibowitz, David Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the rate of the tax imposed for those purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 32 79-3 (2006) Author: Edwards, Al Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize an increase in the minimum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for the elderly and disabled and an increase in the maximum amount of the residence homestead exemption from school district taxation for the elderly and disabled. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 33 79-3 (2006) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by a school district a limit on the annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads of five percent or more. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 35 79-3 (2006) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the governing body of a school district to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by the district a lower limit on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads in the district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 36 79-3 (2006) Author: Wong, Martha | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a school district to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by the school district a limitation on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of real property in the school district. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 32 79-3 (2006) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the authority of school districts to enter into property tax abatement agreements in connection with closed or realigned military facilities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 7 79-3 (2006) Author: Ogden, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a maximum school district ad valorem tax rate for maintenance purposes and providing that an ad valorem tax imposed by a school district is not a state ad valorem tax. Senate: Finance Committee report printed and distributed
HB 5 78-0 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to public school finance, a state ad valorem tax, state general sales and use taxes, state taxes on the sale or use of a motor vehicle, and property tax relief for residential tenants. House: Public Education
Senate: Committee of the Whole Senate
Returned from the House for further action
HB 40 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to the exemption of certain travel trailers from ad valorem taxation. House: Local Government Ways and Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 161 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the exemption of certain travel trailers from ad valorem taxation. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
HB 195 78-0 (2003) Author: Griggs, Bob
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the collection and distribution of delinquent ad valorem taxes imposed by county education districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 217 78-0 (2003) Author: Hamric, Peggy | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation on the residence homestead of an elderly person or a disabled person and to the limiting of the amount of school district ad valorem taxes that may be imposed on that homestead. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 604 78-0 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al. Relating to public school finance. House: Public Education Considered in Calendars
HB 606 78-0 (2003) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to a state allotment to school districts for teacher salaries. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 700 78-0 (2003) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al. Relating to the amount of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a disabled or elderly person that is exempt from ad valorem taxation by a school district. House: Local Government Ways and Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 701 78-0 (2003) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al. Relating to a prohibition on increasing the total amount of ad valorem taxes imposed by a taxing unit other than a hospital district on the residence homestead of a disabled person, an elderly person, or an elderly person's surviving spouse. House: Local Government Ways and Means No action taken in committee
HB 2122 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to taxes and fees. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2497 78-0 (2003) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the cost of an attendance credit under the public school finance system for certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2516 78-0 (2003) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to repealing the refund of sales and franchise taxes to reimburse certain taxes paid on property in a reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2570 78-0 (2003) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to financing schools through the adoption of an income tax; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2635 78-0 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the cost of education adjustment for a school district that participates in the social security system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2681 78-0 (2003) Author: Griggs, Bob Relating to public school finance. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2755 78-0 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to public school finance. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2826 78-0 (2003) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to a continuing ad valorem tax for the payment of bonds issued by a school district. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2964 78-0 (2003) Author: Howard, Charlie
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the operation of municipal school districts and the levy of municipal school district taxes. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 3072 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to the determination of school district property values and the accountability of appraisal district operations. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3228 78-0 (2003) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to limiting the amount of county and municipal ad valorem taxes that may be imposed on the residence homestead of a disabled person. House: Local Government Ways and Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 3370 78-0 (2003) Author: Garza, Timoteo Relating to the repeal of the school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3382 78-0 (2003) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to public school finance. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3437 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to state taxes and financing schools through those taxes; providing penalties. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 12 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt certain travel trailers from ad valorem taxation. House: Local Government Ways and Means Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 19 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt certain travel trailers that are registered in this state from ad valorem taxation. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
HJR 33 78-0 (2003) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the support and maintenance and an efficient system of public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 37 78-0 (2003) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the amount of the market value of the residence homestead of a disabled or elderly person that may be exempt from ad valorem taxation by a school district. House: Local Government Ways and Means Placed on Constitutional Amendments Calendar
HJR 43 78-0 (2003) Author: Hochberg, Scott Proposing a constitutional amendment to clarify that an ad valorem tax that is levied, assessed, or collected by a school district in this state is not a state ad valorem tax. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 57 78-0 (2003) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to require an annual adjustment of the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes for persons 70 years of age or older to correspond to the average market value of a single-family residence in this state. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
HJR 81 78-0 (2003) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to require automatic annual adjustments of the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to correspond to annual increases in the market value of the residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
HJR 87 78-0 (2003) Author: Griggs, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the state's duty to fund the public school system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 2 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to public school finance, a state ad valorem tax, state general sales and use taxes, state taxes on the sale or use of a motor vehicle, and property tax relief for residential tenants. Senate: Committee of the Whole Senate Committee report printed and distributed
SB 82 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the priority given to the hearing by trial courts of certain ad valorem tax matters. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 329 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to public school finance. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 671 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Wohlgemuth, Arlene
Relating to the determination of school district property values and the accountability of appraisal district operations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 678 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the collection and distribution of delinquent ad valorem taxes imposed by county education districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 680 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the collection and distribution of delinquent ad valorem taxes imposed by county education districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 682 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to a state allotment to school districts for teacher salaries. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1138 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the public school finance enrichment tax rate. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1307 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the treatment for school finance purposes of ad valorem taxes levied against certain property owned by debtors in bankruptcy proceedings. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1416 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the transfer of the powers and duties of the comptroller of public accounts relating to state administration of the property tax system to the commissioner of the General Land Office. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1487 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to public school finance. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1858 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to limiting the amount of school district ad valorem taxes that may be imposed on the residence homestead of a disabled person. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 1 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide financial support for public education by creating the Texas education fund, imposing a state property tax, increasing the state general sales and use tax rate, expanding the general sales and use tax base to include certain services, increasing the state motor vehicle sales and use tax rate, abolishing the school district property tax for maintenance and operations purposes, dedicating the proceeds of any state lottery to public education, authorizing a school district property tax for the purpose of educational enrichment, and repealing the restriction on the legislature's authority to limit annual increases in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Committee of the Whole Senate
Referred to Ways & Means
HB 15 78-1 (2003) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the transfer of the powers and duties of the comptroller of public accounts relating to state administration of the property tax system to the State Board on Property Valuation or the commissioner of the State Board on Property Valuation, as applicable. House: Government Reform Meeting cancelled
HB 2 78-2 (2003) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to state fiscal management, including adjustments to certain school district fiscal matters made necessary by recent changes in state fiscal management; making related appropriations. Reported engrossed
HB 28 78-3 (2003) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to state and local government fiscal management, including various matters related to increasing administrative efficiency in state government; making related appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 5 78-3 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the transfer or performance of the functions of certain state agencies to promote efficiency, equitable use of revenue, or uniformity in regard to those functions. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 1 78-4 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to public education, public school finance, and related matters, including certain new or modified taxes and fees and other state and local tax and revenue measures to provide sufficient funding for public education and to provide tax relief and protection for taxpayers; providing penalties. House: Public School Finance, Select
Senate: Committee of the Whole Senate
Meeting cancelled
HB 2 78-4 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to public education and public school finance, including state and local taxation. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 14 78-4 (2003) Author: Griggs, Bob Relating to public school finance, a voluntary personal income tax, and other sources of revenue. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 15 78-4 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to public education and public school finance, including state and local taxation. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 20 78-4 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to state taxes and financing schools through those taxes; providing penalties. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 32 78-4 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the cost of education adjustment for a school district that participates in the social security system. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 37 78-4 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to public school finance and state taxes; authorizing a state tax on payrolls. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 38 78-4 (2003) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to adjustments for purposes of state aid to the taxable value of property or ad valorem taxes of a school district. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 45 78-4 (2003) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to public school finance; authorizing an ad valorem tax collected by the state at rates set by individual school districts; and providing for the distribution of that tax equitably to school districts for the maintenance and operation of public schools. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 48 78-4 (2003) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to a state allotment to school districts for teacher salaries. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HJR 4 78-4 (2003) Author: Hochberg, Scott Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for public school finance, including creation of the Texas education trust and authorization of an ad valorem tax collected by the state at rates set by local school districts. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HJR 5 78-4 (2003) Author: Griggs, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the state's duty to fund the public school system. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HJR 6 78-4 (2003) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the support and maintenance and an efficient system of public schools. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HJR 16 78-4 (2003) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for funding public education, providing for school district property tax rate limitation and reduction, authorizing a school district ad valorem tax for educational program enrichment, creating the Texas education fund, dedicating certain sales and use tax revenue to funding public education, increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from school taxation, and authorizing the legislature to establish a five percent limit on annual increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of residence homesteads and other owner-occupied residential real property. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
SB 1 78-4 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to public school finance, a state ad valorem tax, state general sales and use taxes, state taxes on the sale or use of a motor vehicle, and property tax relief for residential tenants. Senate: Education Meeting cancelled
SJR 1 78-4 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide financial support for public education by creating the Texas education fund, imposing a state property tax, increasing the state general sales and use tax rate, expanding the general sales and use tax base to include certain services, increasing the state motor vehicle sales and use tax rate, abolishing the school district property tax for maintenance and operations purposes, dedicating the proceeds of any state lottery to public education, authorizing a school district property tax for the purpose of educational enrichment, and repealing the restriction on the legislature's authority to limit annual increases in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem tax purposes. Senate: Committee of the Whole Senate Meeting cancelled
SJR 9 78-4 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a state property tax for public education, prohibiting school district property taxes for maintenance purposes, and authorizing a school district property tax for educational enrichment. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 490 77-0 (2001) Author: Heflin, Talmadge
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the administration and collection of ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 506 77-0 (2001) Author: Smith, Todd
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the transfer of a limitation on school district ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of an elderly person to a subsequent homestead. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 1/1/02
HB 883 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the amount of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a disabled or elderly person that is exempt from ad valorem taxation by a school district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1200 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the enactment of the Texas Economic Development Act, authorizing certain ad valorem tax incentives for economic development, including authorizing school districts to provide tax relief for certain corporations and limited liability companies that make large investments that create jobs in this state, to authorizing the imposition of certain impact fees, and to continuing the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 1449 77-0 (2001) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act and to the expiration of that Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1532 77-0 (2001) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the determination under the school finance system of the amount of collected taxes for certain school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2240 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al. Relating to limiting the transfer of the school district ad valorem tax freeze on the residence homesteads of the elderly to different homesteads in the same school district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2637 77-0 (2001) Author: George, Kenn Relating to an interim study of certain school district ad valorem tax rates. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2682 77-0 (2001) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to dedicate tax revenue from certain reinvestment zones. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2704 77-0 (2001) Author: Reyna, Arthur | et. al. Relating to the cost of education adjustment for a school district that participates in the social security retirement program. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3259 77-0 (2001) Author: Green, Rick | et. al. Relating to the abolition of school district property taxes, an increase in the rate of the state sales and use tax and the application of the state sales and use tax to any transaction in this state, including a sale for resale, involving real property, and the distribution of the proceeds from the sales and use tax to replace school district property tax revenue. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3310 77-0 (2001) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to payment sources for a school district's local share of debt service for which the district receives state assistance. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 3339 77-0 (2001) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the authority of a school district to exempt from ad valorem taxation the property of an elderly disabled veteran. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 3343 77-0 (2001) Author: Sadler, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the operation and funding of certain group coverage programs for certain school and educational employees and their dependents. House: Teacher Health Insurance, Select
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 3367 77-0 (2001) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to limiting the amount of school district ad valorem taxes that may be imposed on the residence homestead of a disabled person. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3464 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the reform of the state tax system to provide revenue for the support and operation of the general government and the public school system. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3525 77-0 (2001) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to school district property values. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HCR 328 77-0 (2001) Author: Sadler, Paul
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house of representatives to make corrections to H.B. No. 3343. Signed by the Governor
HJR 49 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the amount of the market value of the residence homestead of a disabled or elderly person that may be exempt from ad valorem taxation by a school district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 102 77-0 (2001) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a school district to exempt from ad valorem taxation the property of an elderly disabled veteran. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HJR 103 77-0 (2001) Author: Hamric, Peggy Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit an increase in the total amount of school district ad valorem taxes that may be imposed on the residence homestead of a disabled person. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HJR 108 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Proposing a constitutional amendment to implement the reform of the state tax system to provide revenue for the support and operation of the general government and the public school system. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HR 1402 77-0 (2001) Author: Sadler, Paul Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3343. Reported enrolled
SB 460 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the inclusion of certain contractual obligations in the debt of a school district for property tax purposes. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
SB 679 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the enactment of the Texas Economic Development Act, authorizing certain ad valorem tax incentives for economic development, including authorizing school districts to provide tax relief for certain corporations and limited liability companies that make large investments that create or maintain jobs in this state, and to continuing the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 724 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the determination under the school finance system of the amount of collected taxes for certain school districts. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 841 77-0 (2001) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the effect of certain taxes paid into a tax increment fund on the comptroller's determination of the property value of school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1388 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the treatment under the public school finance system of declining student enrollment, declining property values, and taxes levied on property subject to bankruptcy proceedings or an appeal by a property owner. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1389 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the treatment under the public school finance system of declining property values and taxes levied on property subject to bankruptcy proceedings or an appeal by a property owner. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SJR 36 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal the 1997 school property tax relief for homesteads and dedicate the additional tax revenue to fund health care coverage for public school teachers. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 51 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the authority of a taxing unit to permit certain persons to perform services or to provide persons to perform services for the taxing unit in lieu of paying ad valorem taxes owed to the unit. House: Public Education
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 838 76-0 (1999) Author: Garcia, Domingo | et. al. Relating to tax abatement by school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1037 76-0 (1999) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property located in more than one appraisal district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/00
HB 1230 76-0 (1999) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to adjustments to the property tax values of certain school districts for purposes of funding under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1242 76-0 (1999) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to the state funding for school district debt service. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1245 76-0 (1999) Author: Palmer, Sue | et. al. Relating to the annual ratio study of an appraisal district and the annual school district property value study. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 1419 76-0 (1999) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the collection, use, and distribution of delinquent county education district taxes. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1747 76-0 (1999) Author: Sadler, Paul Relating to public school finance and to school district ad valorem tax rates. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2075 76-0 (1999) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the public notice required to be provided by a school district before adopting a proposed budget and tax rate. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 2117 76-0 (1999) Author: Nixon, Joe | et. al. Relating to the authority of a school district to permit certain persons to perform teaching services or to provide teachers for the district in lieu of paying ad valorem taxes owed to the district. House: Public Education Considered in Calendars
HB 2232 76-0 (1999) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to the written notice that a school district is required to provide to property owners before adopting the annual ad valorem tax rate for the district. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2341 76-0 (1999) Author: Dunnam, Jim | et. al. Relating to the taxable value of property of a school district that does not offer each grade level from kindergarten to 12th grade. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2687 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the financing of maintenance expenses by school districts and of materials and labor incident to the installation of personal property by school districts and other local governments. House: Public Education Considered in Calendars
HB 2890 76-0 (1999) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the report, delivery, and claims process for unclaimed property held by certain local governments. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 3610 76-0 (1999) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the imposition of a tax on emissions and to the use of the tax revenue to reduce the gas production tax and school property taxes; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3701 76-0 (1999) Author: Shields, John Relating to a school property tax credit for certain education-related expenses. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
SB 593 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to additional state assistance for certain school districts with high tax rates. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 595 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the state funding for school district debt service. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 868 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to the treatment of the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead in the determination of school district property values by the comptroller of public accounts. House: Public Education
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 869 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David Relating to the treatment of property appraised by more than one appraisal district in the determination of school district property values by the comptroller of public accounts. House: Public Education
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
SB 1061 76-0 (1999) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the ad valorem taxation of a certain leasehold or other possessory interest in real property constituting a certain project of an industrial development corporation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Education
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1067 76-0 (1999) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property located in more than one appraisal district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1139 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the taxable value of property of a school district that does not offer each grade level from kindergarten to 12th grade. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1210 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to the limitation of school district ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly person. House: Public Education
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1461 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to the calculation of a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation and the limitation of school taxes on the homestead of an elderly person if the owner of the homestead qualifies for the exemption or limitation after the beginning of a tax year. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 41 75-0 (1997) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to the authority of a school district to permit certain persons to perform services for the district in lieu of paying ad valorem taxes owed to the district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 296 75-0 (1997) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the authority of a school district to enter into a tax abatement agreement under the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
HB 1066 75-0 (1997) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to municipal school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1094 75-0 (1997) Author: Marchant, Kenny Relating to the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for general elementary and secondary public school purposes and to the funding of certain school districts. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1169 75-0 (1997) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the taxable value of property in certain school districts. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
HB 1347 75-0 (1997) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to the transfer of the school tax freeze on the homestead of an elderly person to a newly acquired homestead. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1797 75-0 (1997) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the adjustment for declining property values for a school district above the equalized wealth level. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
HB 2479 75-0 (1997) Author: Hirschi, John | et. al. Relating to the imposition of a tax on emissions and to the use of the tax revenue to reduce school property taxes and the gas production tax; providing penalties. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
HB 2557 75-0 (1997) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the annual study of school district property values. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
HB 3035 75-0 (1997) Author: Sadler, Paul Relating to the authority of school districts to enter into economic development agreements. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
HB 3415 75-0 (1997) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the tax rate established by a school district for the payment of the principal of and interest on bonds. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
HB 3499 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to transferring the school tax freeze on homesteads of the elderly. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
HJR 4 75-0 (1997) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the school property tax residence homestead exemption and providing for the continuation and reduction of the school tax limitation on the homesteads of certain persons. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select
Senate: Tax Reform & Public School Finance, Select
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 38 75-0 (1997) Author: Goodman, Toby Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for transferring the school tax freeze on the homestead of an elderly person to a new homestead in certain circumstances. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select No action taken in committee
HJR 57 75-0 (1997) Author: Alexander, Clyde Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to transferring the school tax freeze on homesteads of the elderly. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Left pending in committee
HJR 67 75-0 (1997) Author: Marchant, Kenny Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for general elementary and secondary public school purposes. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Left pending in committee
HJR 91 75-0 (1997) Author: Hochberg, Scott Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appraisal of residence homesteads for ad valorem taxation by school districts and other political subdivisions of this state. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select No action taken in committee
HJR 119 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilbert, Paul Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to transferring the school tax freeze on homesteads of the elderly. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
SB 1019 75-0 (1997) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the school district ad valorem tax rate. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select
Senate: Education
Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
SB 1457 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the appraisal of property for ad valorem tax purposes and the annual study of school district property values. Senate: Finance Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1557 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David | et. al. Relating to certain contributions and tax abatement agreements of a school district for the support of reinvestment zones. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Left pending in committee
SB 1640 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David Relating to transferring the school tax freeze on homesteads of the elderly. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1795 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the taxable value of property of a school district that does not offer each grade level from kindergarten to 12th grade. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select
Senate: Finance
Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
SJR 22 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for transferring the school tax freeze on the homestead of an elderly person to a new homestead in certain circumstances. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
SJR 43 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Hilbert, Paul
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for limitations on increases in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem taxation and for the transfer to a different residence homestead of the school property tax freeze on residence homesteads of the elderly and their spouses. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 49 74-0 (1995) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to the authority of a school district to permit certain persons to perform services for the district in lieu of paying ad valorem taxes owed to the district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 147 74-0 (1995) Author: Shields, John Relating to abolishing the school district property tax and dedicating all lottery revenue, some sales taxes and certain other statewide taxes to education. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 332 74-0 (1995) Author: Uher, D.R. | et. al. Relating to the inclusion of tax abatements in the determination of the taxable property value of a school district. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 900 74-0 (1995) Author: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax and property tax credit for certain corporations for payment of certain tuition. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 1622 74-0 (1995) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the exemption of a residence homestead from ad valorem taxation by a school district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to special subcommittee
HB 1641 74-0 (1995) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to the appraisal of property for ad valorem taxation and the assessment and collection of ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1773 74-0 (1995) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the authority of certain school districts to establish an ad valorem tax rate that exceeds the rate limitation imposed on school districts. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 1855 74-0 (1995) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the taxable value of property in certain school districts. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 2001 74-0 (1995) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the effects of certain determinations made by the comptroller in an annual ratio study of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2576 74-0 (1995) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the amount of the taxable value of a residence homestead that is exempt from ad valorem taxation by a county or school district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2755 74-0 (1995) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to tax abatements by school districts. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2860 74-0 (1995) Author: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to tax abatements by municipalities, counties, and junior college districts relating to property in certain school districts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 2869 74-0 (1995) Author: Johnson, Jerry Relating to the computation of a school district's property values for school funding purposes. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 2870 74-0 (1995) Author: Johnson, Jerry Relating to the limit on school district tax rates. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2876 74-0 (1995) Author: Johnson, Jerry Relating to the adjustment of a school district's property values for school funding purposes. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 2965 74-0 (1995) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the inclusion of ad valorem tax abatements in the determination of the value of taxable property in a school district. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 3108 74-0 (1995) Author: Johnson, Jerry Relating to the computation of a school district ad valorem tax rollback rate. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HJR 75 74-0 (1995) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the voters of a school district to adopt or determine the amount of a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by the district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to special subcommittee
HJR 105 74-0 (1995) Author: Price, Albert Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the amount of the taxable value of a residence homestead that is or may be exempt from ad valorem taxation by a county or school district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 86 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al. Relating to the determination of the value of taxable property in a school district. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 259 74-0 (1995) Author: Cain, David Relating to the authority of a school district to permit certain persons to perform services for the district in lieu of paying ad valorem taxes owed to the district. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 674 74-0 (1995) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to the limitation of school district ad valorem tax increases on the residence homestead of certain disabled persons. Senate: Finance Referred to special subcommittee
SB 719 74-0 (1995) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the limit on school district tax rates. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 926 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce Relating to an exemption of part of the market value of the residence homestead of a disabled or elderly person from ad valorem taxation by a school district. Senate: Finance Referred to special subcommittee
SB 1220 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the authority of certain school districts to establish an ad valorem tax rate that exceeds the rate limitation imposed on school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1364 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax and property tax credit for certain corporations for payment of certain tuition. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 1598 74-0 (1995) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the power of certain school districts to grant tax abatements. Senate: Finance Referred to special subcommittee
SB 1621 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to notice to taxpayers of the effect of granting, reducing, or repealing local option residence homestead exemptions. Senate: Finance Referred to special subcommittee
SJR 11 74-0 (1995) Author: Leedom, John Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to public school finance. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SJR 38 74-0 (1995) Author: Rosson, Peggy Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit school district ad valorem tax increases on the residence homesteads of certain disabled persons. Senate: Finance Referred to special subcommittee
SJR 44 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt a portion of the market value of the residence homestead of a disabled or elderly person from ad valorem taxation by a school district. Senate: Finance Referred to special subcommittee
HB 639 73-0 (1993) Author: Johnson, Jerry | et. al. Relating to public school finance. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 669 73-0 (1993) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to public school education. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 749 73-0 (1993) Author: Johnson, Jerry Relating to public school finance. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 914 73-0 (1993) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to appraisal district budget and financing. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1579 73-0 (1993) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the taxable value of property in certain school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1615 73-0 (1993) Author: Culberson, John Relating to the calculation of the school district ad valorem tax rollback rate. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1624 73-0 (1993) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to unified school district systems. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2610 73-0 (1993) Author: Sadler, Paul Relating to the administration of the property value study conducted for school finance purposes. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2627 73-0 (1993) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to school districts adopting tax rates and billing for and collecting taxes at different dates. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2664 73-0 (1993) Author: Shields, John | et. al. Relating to abolishing the school district property tax and dedicating all lottery revenue, some sales taxes and certain other statewide taxes to education. House: Ways & Means Coauthor Authorized
HJR 10 73-0 (1993) Author: Culberson, John | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for equal educational opportunity, providing for local control by a school district of local taxes and for property tax relief, authorizing the legislature to determine the methods by which school districts are formed and by which state funds appropriated to school districts are allocated, and restricting the power of the courts to overturn a legislative decision regarding the system of or support for public education by adopting federal constitutional law that also preserves equal access to the courts. House: Public Education Coauthor Authorized
HJR 15 73-0 (1993) Author: Kubiak, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting the tax rate required for participation in the state school finance system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HJR 20 73-0 (1993) Author: Kubiak, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize ad valorem taxation by county education districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HJR 39 73-0 (1993) Author: Johnson, Jerry | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the equitable distribution among school districts of ad valorem taxes assessed and collected for the support of public free schools and repealing provisions relating to county education districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 40 73-0 (1993) Author: Ogden, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the support and maintenance of schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 7 73-0 (1993) Author: Ratliff, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Linebarger, Libby | et. al.
Relating to public school education and finance. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 58 73-0 (1993) Author: Leedom, John Relating to financing public schools. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 313 73-0 (1993) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to public school finance. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1200 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the administration of the property value study conducted for school finance purposes. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1419 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the taxable value of property in certain school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SJR 7 73-0 (1993) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Linebarger, Libby
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the support and maintenance of public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 287 72-0 (1991) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to the distribution of the available school fund and to a state ad valorem tax for the support of the public schools. House: Ways & Means Governor submitted as emergency
HB 551 72-0 (1991) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to the determination of school district property values. House: Ways & Means Left pending in subcommittee
HB 735 72-0 (1991) Author: Carona, John Relating to the levy of county equalization taxes for public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 986 72-0 (1991) Author: Linebarger, Libby | et. al. Relating to public school finance. House: Public Education Governor submitted as emergency
HB 1781 72-0 (1991) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to the determination of school district property values. House: Ways & Means Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2157 72-0 (1991) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the determination of school district property values for the purposes of public school finance. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2346 72-0 (1991) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the determination of property tax payments. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HJR 19 72-0 (1991) Author: Clemons, Billy Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to limitations on income taxation and the use of the ad valorem tax by school districts. House: Ways & Means Left pending in subcommittee
HJR 22 72-0 (1991) Author: Vowell, Jack Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to distribution of the available school fund and to ad valorem taxes authorized for the support of public schools. House: Ways & Means Governor submitted as emergency
HJR 32 72-0 (1991) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the equitable distribution among school districts of ad valorem taxes assessed and collected for the support of public free schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HJR 45 72-0 (1991) Author: Linebarger, Libby | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the use of school district ad valorem taxes and to the use of the available school fund. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HJR 86 72-0 (1991) Author: Craddick, Tom Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the obligations of taxpayers for certain increases in school taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HJR 106 72-0 (1991) Author: Colbert, Paul | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a county education district to adopt residence homestead exemptions by election. House: Public Education 1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 49 72-0 (1991) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack
Relating to the distribution of the available school fund and to a state ad valorem tax for the support of the public schools. Senate: Finance Governor submitted as emergency
SB 239 72-0 (1991) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Rudd, Jim
Relating to the rate and use of a junior college branch maintenance tax. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1043 72-0 (1991) Author: Montford, John Relating to a protest of the determination of school district property values. Senate: Finance Withdrawn from intent calendar
SJR 1 72-0 (1991) Author: Parker, Carl Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to distribution of the available school fund and to ad valorem taxes authorized for the support of the public schools. Senate: Finance Governor submitted as emergency
SJR 14 72-0 (1991) Author: Leedom, John Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for equal educational opportunity and authorizing the legislature to determine the methods by which school districts are formed, school district taxes are assessed and collected, and state funds appropriated to school districts are allocated. Senate: Finance Governor submitted as emergency
SJR 20 72-0 (1991) Author: Parker, Carl Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the equitable distribution among school districts of ad valorem taxes assessed and collected for the support of public free schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SJR 42 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Colbert, Paul
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a county education district by election to adopt certain residence homestead exemptions and to provide for the taxation of certain tangible personal property. House: Public Education
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 43 72-0 (1991) Author: Bivins, Teel Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the use of school district ad valorem taxes and to the use of the available school fund. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 119 72-1 (1991) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to notice of school district rates and revenues. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 17 72-1 (1991) Author: Culberson, John | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for equal educational opportunity, providing for local control by a school district of local taxes, authorizing the legislature to redistribute a portion of the ad valorem taxes levied and collected by "tax haven" school districts, authorizing the legislature to determine the methods by which school districts are formed and by which state funds appropriated to school districts are allocated, providing for appropriate state funding for rural school districts that are small and sparsely populated, and restricting the power of the courts to overturn a legislative decision regarding the system of or support for public education by adopting federal constitutional law which also preserves equal access to the courts. House: State Affairs Coauthor Authorized
SJR 16 72-1 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for equal educational opportunity, providing for local control by a school district of local taxes, authorizing the legislature to redistribute a portion of the ad valorem taxes levied and collected by "tax haven" school districts, authorizing the legislature to determine the methods by which school districts are formed and by which state funds appropriated to school districts are allocated, providing for appropriate state funding for rural school districts that are small and sparsely populated, and restricting the power of the courts to overturn a legislative decision regarding the system of or support for public education by adopting federal constitutional law which also preserves equal access to the courts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HJR 1 72-3 (1992) Author: Culberson, John | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for equal educational opportunity, providing for local control by a school district of local taxes, authorizing the legislature to determine the methods by which school districts are formed and by which state funds appropriated to school districts are allocated, providing for appropriate state funding for rural school districts that are small and sparsely populated, and restricting the power of the courts to overturn a legislative decision regarding the system of or support for public education by adopting federal constitutional law that also preserves equal access to the courts. Filed
HB 10 72-4 (1992) Author: Ogden, Steve | et. al. Relating to financing public education. House: Public Education Postponed
HJR 1 72-4 (1992) Author: Lewis, Gibson | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing an equity standard for public school finance, authorizing the redistribution of certain ad valorem taxes levied and collected by certain school districts, authorizing certain tax rate limitations in certain school districts, providing certain state funds to the support of public education, and authorizing state general obligation bonds to assist school districts in financing facilities. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HJR 2 72-4 (1992) Author: Kubiak, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting the tax rate required for participation in the state school finance system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HJR 4 72-4 (1992) Author: Linebarger, Libby Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the redistribution of certain ad valorem taxes levied and collected by certain school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HJR 5 72-4 (1992) Author: Culberson, John | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for equal educational opportunity, providing for local control by a school district of local taxes and for property tax relief, authorizing the legislature to determine the methods by which school districts are formed and by which state funds appropriated to school districts are allocated, and restricting the power of the courts to overturn a legislative decision regarding the system of or support for public education by adopting federal constitutional law that also preserves equal access to the courts. House: Public Education Coauthor Authorized
HJR 6 72-4 (1992) Author: Carona, John Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to determine the adequacy of the public free schools, providing an equity standard for public school finance, prohibiting the redistribution of certain ad valorem taxes levied and collected by certain school districts, abolishing county education districts, and reviving certain homestead exemptions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 7 72-4 (1992) Author: Sadler, Paul Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the authorization and limitation of certain taxes for funding public education. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1 72-4 (1992) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to public school education. Senate: Education Reported favorably with amendments
SB 5 72-4 (1992) Author: Leedom, John Relating to financing public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 9 72-4 (1992) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to powers of a school district to challenge requests for tax exemptions and to review applications for municipal solid waste facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 13 72-4 (1992) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to financing public education. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SJR 1 72-4 (1992) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Lewis, Gibson | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing an equity standard for public school finance, authorizing the redistribution of certain ad valorem taxes levied and collected by certain school districts, authorizing certain tax rate limitations in certain school districts, providing certain state funds to the support of public education, and authorizing state general obligation bonds to assist school districts in financing facilities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Record vote
HB 726 71-0 (1989) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to the annexation of a school district with low attendance and high taxable property value. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 1226 71-0 (1989) Author: Repp, Glenn Relating to the effect on a school district's tax rate of new program requirements imposed by law. House: Public Education 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1919 71-0 (1989) Author: Culberson, John Relating to the date on which a school board considers or adopts a tax rate. House: Ways & Means Pending in subcommittee
HB 2189 71-0 (1989) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to the determination of a school district's property value for purposes of the foundation school program. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2821 71-0 (1989) Author: Arnold, Bill Relating to the effect of a reduction in state revenue allocated to a school district on the district's ad valorem tax rate. House: Ways & Means Pending in committee
HB 2864 71-0 (1989) Author: Guerrero, Lena
Sponsor: Krier, Cynthia
Relating to the creation and powers of reinvestment zones and to property taxes imposed by a county or school district in a reinvestment zone created for tax increment financing. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
No action taken in committee
HJR 3 71-0 (1989) Author: Repp, Glenn Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit increases in ad valorem taxes for schools imposed on the homesteads of certain surviving spouses of elderly persons. House: Ways & Means Pending in subcommittee
HJR 96 71-0 (1989) Author: Culberson, John Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for equal educational opportunity and authorizing the legislature to determine the methods by which school districts are formed, school district taxes are.... House: State Affairs Postponed in committee
SB 666 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the effect on a school district's tax rate of new program requirements imposed by law. Senate: Finance Referred to Special Subcommittee
SB 1231 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Luna III, Albert
Relating to the extension of the filing period for appeals by school districts of the State Property Tax Board's annual property value study. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Education
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 1469 71-0 (1989) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the determination of a school district's property value for purposes of the foundation school program. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 42 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the creation of a program to provide capital facilities assistance to school districts having low taxable property values. Senate: Education No action taken in s/c
SJR 45 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for equal educational opportunity and authorizing the legislature to determine the methods by which school districts are formed, school district taxes are... Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 112 71-2 (1989) Author: Luna, Gregory | et. al. Relating to public school taxes and finance. House: Ways & Means Coauthor authorized
SB 50 71-2 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector | et. al. Relating to public school taxes and finance. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
HB 34 71-3 (1990) Author: Luna, Gregory | et. al. Relating to public school taxes and finance. House: Public Education Pending in committee
SB 9 71-3 (1990) Author: Uribe, Hector | et. al. Relating to public school taxes and finance. Senate: Committee of the Whole No action taken in s/c
SB 61 71-3 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to appraisal district and school district reports concerning taxable property values. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 62 71-3 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to registration with the Board of Tax Professional Examiners of certain persons performing studies of school district property values. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 28 71-4 (1990) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to public school taxes and finance. Senate: Select Committee on Public Education Referred to Select Comt. on Public Education
SB 40 71-4 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to registration with the Board of Tax Professional Examiners of certain persons performing studies of school district property values. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 41 71-4 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to appraisal district and school district reports concerning taxable property values. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 57 71-4 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the determination of school district taxable values for the purpose of public school finance. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 9 71-5 (1990) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to public school taxes and finance. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 72 71-5 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to registration with the Board of Tax Professional Examiners of certain persons performing studies of school district property values. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 19 71-6 (1990) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to public school taxes and finance. Senate: Education Posting rule suspended
HB 409 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the use of local sales and use taxes imposed by certain public transportation authorities and to related adjustments in the rates of ad valorem taxes imposed by public school districts. House: Ways & Means Pending in subcommittee
HB 486 70-0 (1987) Author: Geistweidt, Gerald Relating to the frequency of school district bond and maintenance tax elections. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 580 70-0 (1987) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the ad valorem tax rate of certain school districts. House: Ways & Means Pending in subcommittee
HB 872 70-0 (1987) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to limiting school tax increases on the residence homesteads of certain surviving spouses of elderly persons. House: Ways & Means 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1281 70-0 (1987) Author: Waldrop, Tom
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to property taxes imposed by a school district or county in a reinvestment zone established for tax increment financing or property tax abatement. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 1650 70-0 (1987) Author: Polumbo, Anthony
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the effect of certain property appraisal appeals. House: Ways & Means Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1693 70-0 (1987) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to public school finance. House: Ways & Means Posting rule suspended
HB 1891 70-0 (1987) Author: Arnold, Bill Relating to the effect of a reduction in state revenue allocated to a school district on the district's ad valorem tax rate. House: Ways & Means Recalled from subcommittee
HJR 48 70-0 (1987) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit school tax increases on the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of an elderly person. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 78 70-0 (1987) Author: Vowell, Jack Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a state property tax for the support of public schools. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 311 70-0 (1987) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to judicial review of the determination of a school district's taxable value for public school finance purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 727 70-0 (1987) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to theeffect of a reduction in state revenue allocated to a school district on the district's ad valorem tax rate. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Education
Meeting canceled
SB 728 70-0 (1987) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the effect of the Foundation School Program on a school district's tax rate. Senate: Education Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1014 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to limiting ad valorem tax increases on the residence homesteads of elderly persons and certain surviving spouses of elderly persons. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1087 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the effect of a reduction in state revenue allocated to a school district on the district's ad valorem tax rate. Senate: Education Postponed in committee
HB 634 69-0 (1985) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to limitations of property taxes levied for public school purposes on homesteads of the elderly. House: Ways & Means Referred to Finance
HB 784 69-0 (1985) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Sharp, John
Relating to the levy, collection, and use of a junior college branch campus maintenance and capital expenditure tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2480 69-0 (1985) Author: Waldrop, Tom Relating to property taxes imposed by a school district in a reinvestment zone established for tax increment financing or property tax abatement. House: Ways & Means 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HJR 40 69-0 (1985) Author: Horn, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the freeze on property taxes levied for public school purposes on homesteads of the elderly. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HJR 80 69-0 (1985) Author: Vowell, Jack Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a state property tax for the support of public schools. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HJR 82 69-0 (1985) Author: Melton, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the exemption of residential property and automobiles owned by individuals from ad valorem taxation for school purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
SB 437 69-0 (1985) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to requiring a school district to make an annual report of property tax information to the State Property Tax Board. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Education
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 538 69-0 (1985) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to the calculation of the taxable value of property in a school district for purposes of public school finance. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 808 69-0 (1985) Author: Sharp, John Relating to the levy, collection, and use of a junior college branch campus maintenance and capital expenditure tax. Senate: Education Meeting canceled
HB 52 69-2 (1986) Author: Robinson, Phyllis Relating to the effect of lost state aid on school district taxes and programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 63 69-2 (1986) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to use of local sales and use taxes imposed by public transportation authorities and to related adjustments in the rates of ad valorem taxes imposed by public school districts. House: Ways & Means Testimony received in committee
HB 30 69-3 (1986) Author: Robinson, Phyllis Relating to the effect of lost state aid on school district taxes and programs. House: Ways & Means Referred to Public Health
HB 243 68-0 (1983) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the establishment of the local school property tax relief fund to be financed through the imposition, administration, collection, and civil and criminal enforcement of a corporate profits tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 405 68-0 (1983) Author: Hollowell, Bill Relating to school district bond or tax election. House: Public Education Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 590 68-0 (1983) Author: Pennington, Randy
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the order in which a school district adopts its budget and sets a tax rate. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 793 68-0 (1983) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to a junior college district branch campus maintenance tax. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 840 68-0 (1983) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to limitations on property taxes levied for public school purposes on homesteads of the elderly. House: Ways & Means Placed on daily General State Calendar
HB 1776 68-0 (1983) Author: Carriker, Steve Relating to relief from school taxes on homesteads, residential property, and automobiles owned by individuals, to the creation and allocation of money to the public education sales tax fund, and to the rates of the Limited Sales, Excise, and Use Tax Act and motor vehicle sales, rental, use, and transfer taxes. House: Ways & Means Coauthor authorized
HB 1899 68-0 (1983) Author: Messer, Bill Relating to public school finance. House: Public Education Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 2076 68-0 (1983) Author: Colbert, Paul
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to certain school district property tax revenues to be used by a junior college district operated by the school district House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2131 68-0 (1983) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to a limitation on the amount of maintenance and operation taxes that a school district may impose. House: Ways & Means See remarks
HJR 18 68-0 (1983) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for residence homestead exemptions from certain school district property taxes when state reimbursement of local revenue losses is required by law. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HJR 26 68-0 (1983) Author: Blanton, Bill Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit increases in school district taxes on the residence homesteads of disabled persons. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HJR 47 68-0 (1983) Author: Horn, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the freeze on property taxes levied for public school purposes on homesteads of the elderly. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Committee on Finance
HJR 77 68-0 (1983) Author: Barton, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the exemption of residential property and automobiles owned by individuals from ad valorem taxation for school purposes. House: Ways & Means Coauthor authorized
SB 463 68-0 (1983) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the maximum allowable interest rate on certain school district obligations. Senate: Education Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 497 68-0 (1983) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to certain school district property tax revenues to be used by a junior college district operated by the school district. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
SB 604 68-0 (1983) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to the ad valorem taxation of residence homesteads of the elderly. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
HB 33 68-2 (1984) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to public school finance. House: Public Education See remarks
HB 37 68-2 (1984) Author: Barton, Bob Relating to relief from school taxes on homesteads, residential property, and automobiles owned by individuals; to the creation of and allocation of money to the public education tax fund; and to the rates of the Limited Sales, Excise, and Use Tax Act and motor vehicle sales, rental, use, and transfer taxes. House: Ways & Means See remarks
HJR 6 68-2 (1984) Author: Carriker, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the exemption of residential property and automobiles owned by individuals from ad valorem taxation for school maintenance and operation and to the dedication of certain tax revenues to public schools. House: Ways & Means See remarks
SB 1 68-2 (1984) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the public school system, including administration, finance, personnel, students and programs. See remarks
HB 317 67-0 (1981) Author: Sharp, John Relating to residence homestead exemptions and to additional sales and use taxes and state funds to replace revenues lost because of the exemptions. House: Ways & Means Coauthor authorized
HB 935 67-0 (1981) Author: Peveto, Wayne Relating to reimbursement of school districts for taxes lost due to reductions in tax base. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1424 67-0 (1981) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to refunds to school districts for certain reductions made in the amount allocated as a result of losses in property tax base. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1593 67-0 (1981) Author: Sharp, John Relating to property tax exemptions for residence homesteads and the replacement of certain lost property tax revenue. pref. no. 131 House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1633 67-0 (1981) Author: Peveto, Wayne Relating to the administrative procedures followed in a hearing on the market value and index value of a school district. House: Public Education Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1771 67-0 (1981) Author: Blanton, Bill
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to property tax relief by limiting increases in school district taxes on the residence homesteads of disabled persons. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 2138 67-0 (1981) Author: Green, Gene Relating to property tax relief for disabled or elderly persons. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2286 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Ashley Authorizing certain exemptions from property taxation for persons fifty-five years of age or older. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HJR 87 67-0 (1981) Author: Blanton, Bill
Sponsor: Travis, Dee
Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit increases in school district taxes on the residence homesteads of disabled persons. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: Finance
Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 754 67-0 (1981) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Jones, Neal T.
Relating to the limit on school district tax bond indebtedness in relation to assessed valuation of property. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 956 67-0 (1981) Author: Travis, Dee Relating to property tax relief by limiting increases in school district taxes on the residence homesteads of disabled persons. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SJR 43 67-0 (1981) Author: Travis, Dee Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit increases in school district taxes on the residence homesteads of disabled persons. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
HB 101 67-1 (1981) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to property tax relief not claimed in 1979 in connection with residence homestead exemptions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 42 66-0 (1979) Author: Looney, Cullen
Sponsor: Longoria, Raul
Relating to the validation of certain improperly made tax levies, to tax refunds, and to ordering of recording of unrecorded, valid tax levies of previous years. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 44 66-0 (1979) Author: Bock II, Bennie Relating to the creation of the School Property Tax Relief fund; providing for the dedication of certain sales tax revenues for the maintenance and operations of local school districts; providing for local and valorem property tax reductions. House: Ways & Means Coauthor authorized
HB 45 66-0 (1979) Author: Bock II, Bennie Relating to the creation and distribution of the School Property Tax Relief fund. House: Ways & Means Coauthor authorized
HB 46 66-0 (1979) Author: Bock II, Bennie Relating to the creation and distribution of the school property tax relief fund. House: Ways & Means Coauthor authorized
HB 609 66-0 (1979) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to exemption from school district ad valorem taxes of part of the value of the residence homestead of an individual who is 65 years of age or older or who is disabled. House: Ways & Means Message from the Governor recorded in Journal
HB 610 66-0 (1979) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to exemption from school district ad valorem taxes of part of the value of the residence homestead of an individual who is disabled. House: Ways & Means Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1017 66-0 (1979) Author: Peveto, Wayne Relating to implementation of the parts of the Tax Relief Amendmentto the constitution involving residence homestead exemptions, appraisal of agricultural land for taxation, and payments to school districts to replace reductions in their tax bases. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 1419 66-0 (1979) Author: Hendricks, Bob Relating to a nonbinding referendum on the question of tax relief for school districts. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 1582 66-0 (1979) Author: Brown, Albert "Al" Relating to exemption from school district ad valorem taxes of part of the value of the residence homestead of an individual who is 65 years of age or older or who is disabled. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 1815 66-0 (1979) Author: Bock II, Bennie Relating to the creation and distribution of the school property tax relief fund for maintenance and operation of qualifying school districts; providing for local ad valorem property tax reductions; making an appropriation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Subcommittee on Revenue Administration
HJR 89 66-0 (1979) Author: Head, Fred Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the state to make payments to school districts in lieu of school district ad valorem taxes on state-owned property. House: Constitutional Amendments Coauthor authorized
HJR 114 66-0 (1979) Author: Brown, Albert "Al" Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide for payments to school districts in lieu of school district ad valorem taxes on city-owned property. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
SB 1 66-0 (1979) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the creation and distribution of the School Property Tax Relief Fund; providing for the dedication of certain sales tax revenues for the maintenance and operations of qualifying local school districts; providing for local ad valorem property tax reductions. Senate: Finance Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 103 66-0 (1979) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to exemption from school district ad valorem taxes of part of the value of the residence homestead of an individual who is 65 years of age or older who is disabled. Referred to subcommittee
SB 129 66-0 (1979) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to exemption from school district ad valorem taxes of part of the value of the residence homestead of an individual who is 65 years of age or older or who is disabled. Senate: Finance Referred to subcommittee
SB 262 66-0 (1979) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to exemption from school district ad valorem taxes of part of the value of the residence homestead of an individual who is 65 years of age or older or who is disabled. Senate: Finance Referred to subcommittee
SB 487 66-0 (1979) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to determination of school district index values under Title 2, Education Code. Senate: Education Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
SB 1182 66-0 (1979) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the creation and distribution of the school property tax relief fund for maintenance and operation of qualifying school districts; providing for local ad valorem property tax reductions; making an appropriation. Senate: Finance Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SJR 58 66-0 (1979) Author: Meier, Bill Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for local school property tax reduction and creating the School Property Tax Relief Fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
HB 133 65-0 (1977) Author: Wilson, John Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and enforcement of a school district sales and use tax; providing for local option elections for the imposition of the tax in a school district; providing for the collection of the tax by the comptroller and the distribution of the net proceeds to school districts. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 204 65-0 (1977) Author: Rains, Don Relating to financing public school education, including determination of the local share of the cost of the Foundation School Program, determination of a school district's total taxable value of property, temporary restrictions on certain school districts' tax rates, state equalization aid for program enrichment, and state aid for compensatory education. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 519 65-0 (1977) Author: Bock II, Bennie Relating to the creation of the Ad Valorem Tax Relief Fund; providing for the dedication of certain sales tax revenues for the maintenance and operations of local school districts; providing for local ad valorem property tax reductions. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1542 65-0 (1977) Author: Vaughan, Kenneth Relating to the rate of interest on delinquent ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 1596 65-0 (1977) Author: Brown, Albert "Al" Relating to payments in lieu of taxes to school districts by certain electric utilities. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1629 65-0 (1977) Author: Vaughan, Kenneth Relating to the amount of and recovery of attorney's fees in a suit by an independent school districts to collect delinquent property taxes. House: Public Education Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1814 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Luther Relating to the power of school districts to levy, assess, and collect taxes. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HJR 6 65-0 (1977) Author: Head, Fred Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to permit the state to make payments to school districts in lieu of school district ad valorem taxes on state-owned land. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 70 65-0 (1977) Author: Nugent, James E. Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to require the state to finance current maintenance and operating expenses of public elementary and secondary school districts from levying ad valorem taxes on property for that purpose. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
HJR 98 65-0 (1977) Author: Schieffer, Tom Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a capital reserve fund in the state treasury and providing that income from the investment of the fund be distributed to school districts to reduce ad valorem taxes on residence homesteads. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
SB 230 65-0 (1977) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to public school education; amending various provisions of the Texas Education Code. Senate: Education Referred to subcommittee
SB 441 65-0 (1977) Author: Sherman, Max Relating to public school education. Senate: Education Referred to subcommittee
SJR 40 65-0 (1977) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Requiring the state to finance current maintenance and operating expenses of public elementary and secondary schools with state taxes and prohibiting public school districts from levying ad valorem taxes on property for that purpose. Senate: State Affairs Motion lost
HB 3 65-1 (1977) Author: Coleman, Ronald Relating to public school education; relating to the length of the school year; relating to salaries of school personnel; relating to the operating cost allotment to school districts; relating to the allotment to school districts for transportation services; relating to the personnel unit allotments; relating to special education for handicapped children; relating to each school district's share of the foundation school program cost; relating to minimum foundation school program costs; relating to equalization aid for program enrichment; relating to property appraisals, assessment ratios, and tax rates of certain school districts; relating to the composition of the central Education Agency; relating to regional service centers; relating to the authority of school districts to charge fees. House: Public Education Posting rule suspended
HB 29 65-2 (1978) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to the creation and distribution of the school property tax relief fund. House: Ways & Means Coauthor authorized
HB 30 65-2 (1978) Author: Bock II, Bennie Relating to the creation of the School Property Tax Relief fund; providing for the dedication of certain sales tax revenues for the maintenance and operations of local school districts; providing for local ad valorem property tax reductions. House: Ways & Means Coauthor authorized
HB 31 65-2 (1978) Author: Bock II, Bennie Relating to the creation and distribution of the School Property Tax Relief fund. House: Ways & Means Coauthor authorized
HB 39 65-2 (1978) Author: Hendricks, Bob Relating to a non-binding referendum on the question of tax relief for school districts. House: Constitutional Amendments Notice given- 1 hour to suspend rules to consider
HB 43 65-2 (1978) Author: Bush, Bob Relating to a nonbinding referendum on the question of tax relief for school districts. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways and Means
HB 49 65-2 (1978) Author: Hall, W. N. "Billy" Relating to providing property tax relief for certain poor school districts; and making an appropriation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways and Means
HB 51 65-2 (1978) Author: Peveto, Wayne Providing exemptions of certain property from ad valorem taxation for school district purposes; providing alternative procedures for the valuation of open-space land for school ad valorem tax purposes; providing for payments by the state to school districts to reimburse for the revenues lost as a result of granting such exemptions and alternative valuation procedures for open-space land; and, providing for administration of the exemptions and alternative valuation procedures and the reimbursement payments by the School Tax Assessment Practices Board. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways and Means
HJR 13 65-2 (1978) Author: Hubenak, Joe A. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to ad valorem taxation of agricultural property and exemptions of certain property from taxation. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Calendars
SB 14 65-2 (1978) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the creation and distribution of the School Property Tax Relief fund. Senate: Finance Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 15 65-2 (1978) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the creation of the School Property Tax Relief fund; providing for the dedication of certain sales tax revenues for the maintenance and operations of local school districts; providing for local ad valorem property tax reductions. Senate: Finance Considered by committee in public hearing
SCR 11 65-2 (1978) Author: Longoria, Raul Directing the Legislative Commission on Public School Finance to study and compile information prior to the 66th Regular Session regarding reductions in public school district ad valorem tax bases and ad valorem tax revenues as a result of the adoption of the proposed constitutional amendment. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Committee on Public Education
SJR 13 65-2 (1978) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt up to $10,000 of the value of all residence homesteads from school district taxes and requiring exemption from school district taxes of at least $10,000 of the value of the residence homesteads of the elderly. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
HB 426 64-0 (1975) Author: Denton, Lane
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the valuation of property in common school districts for school tax purposes. House: Public Education
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days
HB 427 64-0 (1975) Author: Denton, Lane
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the assessment and collection of taxes by rural high school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days
HB 685 64-0 (1975) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Amending Subsection (c), Section 25.07, Texas Education Code, so as to change the amount of surety bond requirement of a tax collector of a rural high school district having its own tax collector. House: Public Education
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1139 64-0 (1975) Author: Hendricks, Bob
Sponsor: McKnight, Peyton
Relating to an increased maintenance tax in certain common school districts. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 304 64-0 (1975) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Massey, Tom
Amending Subsection (c), Section 25.07, Texas Education Code, so as to change the amount of surety bond requirement of a tax collector of a rural high school district having its own tax collector. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SJR 53 64-0 (1975) Author: Braecklein, Bill Amending Constitution to remove constitutional limitation on taxes levied by Junior College Districts and Community College Districts, subject to certain limitations. Senate: Texas Constitution Reported from committee favorably
HB 946 63-0 (1973) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt
Sponsor: Aikin, Jr., A.M.
Relating to revising the method of financing public school education; providing for the collection of data and procedures to determine school districts' ability to support public education; providing for the submission of plans for the revision of public school finances; providing for an emergency grant program to certain school districts until a revised system of financing public schools can be adopted. House: Education House refused to adopt conference committee report
HB 948 63-0 (1973) Author: Williamson, Billy H. Relating to the appraisal of real property for ad valorem tax purposes and the collection and allocation of ad valorem taxes for educational purposes; repealing conflicting laws; and declaring an emergency. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1074 63-0 (1973) Author: Green, Forrest Relating to petitions and elections to establish independent school district junior college districts. House: Education Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 1087 63-0 (1973) Author: Jones, Gene
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to the assessment and collection of taxes by certain school districts; repealing all general and special laws in conflict; containing a severability clause. House: Education
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1093 63-0 (1973) Author: Newton, Jon P.
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to an additional tax for the common school district in La Salle County. House: Education
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 1256 63-0 (1973) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to the authority of school districts to provide financing of public school education from local taxation and the relationship between state and local financing. House: Education Reported from subcommittee
HB 1286 63-0 (1973) Author: Denton, Lane
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to local fund assignment under the Foundation School Program for certain school districts in McLennan County. House: Education
Senate: Education
Signed by the Governor
HB 1357 63-0 (1973) Author: Coleman, Ronald Relating to the assessment and collection of taxes by certain school districts; repealing conflicting general and special laws; containing a savings clause. House: Education Subcommittee hearing date
HB 1678 63-0 (1973) Author: Boone III, Latham Relating to the assessment of property for tax purposes for the benefit of common school districts; amending Section 20.03 adn Subsection (b) of Section 22.11, Texas Education Code; and declaring an emergency. House: Education Referred to Committee on Education
HB 1724 63-0 (1973) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to revising the method of financing public school education; providing for the collection of data by the State Tax Board to determine school districts' ability to support public education; transferring certain powers and duties to the board to enable it to make its determinations; providing for the submission of plans for the revision of public school finance; providing for an emergency grant program to certain school districts until a revised system of financing public schools can be adopted; amending Article 7100, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, as amended; and declaring an emergency. House: Education Sent to Calendar Committee
HCR 223 63-0 (1973) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt
Sponsor: Aikin, Jr., A.M.
To permit the Conference Committee on H.B. 946 to add to its report certain matters which would otherwise be in violation of said rules. Filed without Governor's signature
HCR 230 63-0 (1973) Author: Nugent, James E. Suspending the Joint Rules to permit the Conference Committee on House Bill No. 946 to meet at any time. Rules failed to suspend
HJR 47 63-0 (1973) Author: Denton, Lane Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution authorizing the legislature to impose ad valorem property taxes for public school purposes. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to subcommittee
SB 662 63-0 (1973) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the assessment and collection of taxes by certain school districts; repealing conflicting general and special laws; containing a savings clause. Senate: State Affairs Committee hearing date
SB 693 63-0 (1973) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Providing for an annual assessment ratio study to be conducted by the Tax Commissioner of the State; providing a real property transfer fee; defining certain terms; providing for exemptions; providing for the duties of County Clerks, the Tax Commissioner and local school district tax assessors-collectors; providing for disposition of the fees collected and the authority of the Tax Commissioner; providing for penalties for violation of this Act; appropriating funds; providing for severability. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 861 63-0 (1973) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. To amend Section 16.74, Texas Education Code, prescribing a formula for annual calculation of a county economic index based, in part, on true market value of assessed "real property" in each school district, as defined and determined herein; to amend Sections 16.72 and 16.75, Texas Education Code, providing for a deletion from amount chargeable to school districts and to total county assignments and providing procedure for a gradual phasing-in of the new index local fund assignments; to amend Section 16.76, subsection (a) and Section 16.77, Texas Education Code, prescribing implementation and procedure provisions for the computation of local fund assignment of school districts and notification thereof, thereby to ring into relation the new economic index; also vesting responsibility in the state comptroller or public accounts with regard to validation of certificates of assessments and percentages of assessments upon referral by the central education agency, and to assist in preparation of informational forms necessary to discharge such duties; to amend subsection (e) of Section 16.76, Texas Education Code, substituting therein a prescribed formula for authorization of a local fund assignment limitation, when applicable, providing an effective date of this Act; providing for a saving clause and declaring an emergency. Senate: Education Sent to subcommittee
SB 971 63-0 (1973) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to revising the method of financing public school education; providing for the collection of data by the State Tax Board to determine school districts' ability to support public education; transferring certain powers and duties to the board to enable it to make its determinations; providing for the submission of plans for the revision of public school finance; providing for an emergency grant program to certain school districts until a revised system of financing public schools can be adopted. Senate: Education Reported favorably as amended
HB 114 62-0 (1971) Author: Uher, D.R. "Tom" Relating to the constitution and procedures of boards of equalization for independent school districts.
HB 229 62-0 (1971) Author: Lovell, James L.
Sponsor: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Relating to the assessment, equalization, and the collection of taxes by the Lovelady Independent School District.
HB 457 62-0 (1971) Author: Golman, Joe H. Relating to the assessment and collection of taxes in certain independent school districts.
HB 493 62-0 (1971) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Relating to an increased maintenance tax in certain school districts.
HB 785 62-0 (1971) Author: Carrillo, Oscar
Sponsor: Connally, Wayne
Relating to an increased maintenance tax in certain school districts.
HB 934 62-0 (1971) Author: Williamson, Billy H. Relating to assessment and collection of taxes of independent school districts.
HB 1081 62-0 (1971) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe
Sponsor: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Relating to an increased maintenance tax in certain school districts.
HB 1259 62-0 (1971) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Relating to an increased maintenance tax in certain common school districts.
HB 1615 62-0 (1971) Author: Cobb, L. Dean
Sponsor: Sherman, Max
Relating to an additional tax common school districts in certain counties.
HB 1654 62-0 (1971) Author: Burgess, Steve
Sponsor: Beckworth, Lindley
Relating to the levying, assessment, equalization, and collection of maintenance taxes in certain common school districts.
HB 1676 62-0 (1971) Author: Salter, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Murray
Relating to an increased maintenance tax in certain common school districts.
HB 1861 62-0 (1971) Author: Calhoun, Frank
Sponsor: Ratliff, David
Relating to levy, assessment, and collection of taxes in certain common school districts.
HCR 175 62-0 (1971) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe Authorizing correction in HB 1081.
HJR 32 62-0 (1971) Author: Finney, Dave Proposing an amendment authorizing the Legislature to authorize cities and school district to levy an occupation tax on persons engaged in the business of renting, leasing or otherwise for compensation providing space for the parking and storing of mobile homes in lieu of property taxes on certain mobile homes.
SB 64 62-0 (1971) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Braecklein, Bill
Relating to the assessment and collection of taxes in certain independent school districts.
SB 825 62-0 (1971) Author: Watson, Murray Relating to penalties and interest on delinquent school district taxes.
SB 867 62-0 (1971) Author: Bernal, Joe J. Relating to providing, in counties of certain population, for procedures for the establishment of a unitary system of school taxation, within such counties.
SB 874 62-0 (1971) Author: Bernal, Joe J. | et. al. Relating to the exemption of the area comprising municipal cooling lakes in certain counties from the calculation of local fund assignments for the Foundation School Program.
SB 904 62-0 (1971) Author: Word, J.P. Relating to increasing the maximum permissable maintenance tax rate for school districts.
SB 905 62-0 (1971) Author: Word, J.P.
Sponsor: Schulle, Gerhardt
Relating to an increased maintenance tax in certain school districts.
SB 1022 62-0 (1971) Author: Watson, Murray Relating to an increased maintenance tax in certain common school districts.
HB 77 61-0 (1969) Author: Harding, Forrest Ashby Relating to authorizing boards of trustees of certain common school districts, upon a majority vote of the qualified property taxpaying electors of the district, to appoint an assessor-collector of taxes and a board of equalization for such district; providing the powers and duties of such assessor-collectors and boards of equalization.
HB 389 61-0 (1969) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to contracts by school districts for collection of delinquent taxes.
HB 447 61-0 (1969) Author: Calhoun, Frank Relating to assessment and collection of taxes in certain common school districts.
HB 484 61-0 (1969) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to the levy and collection of a maintenance tax in school districts in certain counties.
HB 667 61-0 (1969) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Relating to authorizing and directing the Red River Authority of the State of Texas to expend funds to school districts in lieu of taxes for property situated within such districts used for water distribution and sewage gathering and treatment operations.
HB 959 61-0 (1969) Author: Doran, Jr., Hilary B. Relating allowing a school district that contains a Federal-owned reservoir and Federal-owned recreation area to receive proportionate credit for such area as said area bears to the total area of the district to determine the amount of local funds that the district shall be assigned to raise toward the financing of its foundation school program.
HB 1469 61-0 (1969) Author: Hendricks, Bob | et. al. Relating to the levy and collection of a maintenance tax in common school districts in certain counties.
SB 183 61-0 (1969) Author: Ratliff, David W. Relating to authorizing boards of trustees of certain common school districts, upon a majority vote of the qualified property taxpaying electors of the district, to appoint an assessor-collector of taxes and a board of equalization for such district; providing the powers and duties of the assessor-collector and boards of equalization.
HB 92 61-2 (1969) Author: Williamson, Billy H. Relating to amending the Texas Education Code relative to assessment and collection of taxes of independent school districts by the assessor and collector of an incorporated city or town.
SB 74 61-2 (1969) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to assessment and collection of taxes of independent school districts by the assessor and collector of an incorporated city or town.
HB 269 60-0 (1967) Author: Newman, Joseph Terry Relating to an increased maintenance tax in certain rural high school districts.
HB 398 60-0 (1967) Author: Rosson, Renal B. Relating to the permissible tax rate in certain common school districts.
HB 1096 60-0 (1967) Author: Miller, Jr., James E. Relating to an increased maintenance tax in certain county-line common school districts.
HB 1214 60-0 (1967) Author: Moore, Jr., Thomas Paul "Tom" Relating to amending certain statute relating to assessment and collection of taxes for an independent district or junior college district by a city or county assessor and collector of taxes.
HB 1229 60-0 (1967) Author: Clark, Jim | et. al. Relating to the assessment and collection of taxes for any independent school district having two hundred thousand (200,000) or more scholastics according to the preceding official scholastic census and wherein there is situated all or part of a city having a population of nine hundred thousand (900,000) or more inhabitants according to the last Federal Census.
HB 1360 60-0 (1967) Author: Barton, Bill W. Relating to additional tax for common school districts in certain counties.
HCR 109 60-0 (1967)
SB 124 60-0 (1967) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to the permissible tax rate in certain common school districts.
SB 312 60-0 (1967) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to amending certain statutes authorizing independent school districts to employ their own tax assessors and to have their taxes collected by the county tax collector, without being required to have their assessments made at the same valuations that are used for State and county taxation.
SB 511 60-0 (1967) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to amending certain statute relating to assessment and collection of taxes for an independent district or junior college district by a city or county assessor and collector of taxes.
HB 243 59-0 (1965) Author: Cherry, Horace Dicken "Dick" Relating to amending certain statutes changing the amount received for assessing and collecting taxes for independent school districts.
HB 490 59-0 (1965) Author: Satterwhite, William Thomas "Bill" | et. al. Relating to creating each county of the State into a County-Wide Vocational School District.
HB 647 59-0 (1965) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to authorizing the board of trustees of a common school district, under certain circumstances to proceed in the assessment, equalization and collection of taxes in the manner provided by law for independent school districts.
HB 696 59-0 (1965) Author: Cherry, Horace Dicken "Dick" Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to prohibit a second maintenance tax election within one year after defeat of the initial proposition.
HB 931 59-0 (1965) Author: Rosson, Renal B. Relating to an additional tax for any common or independent school district having 200 scholastics or less in certain counties.
HB 1123 59-0 (1965) Author: Pendleton, Randall George "Randy" Relating to fixing the rate of tax to be levied for local maintenance school purposes in all common school districts having an average daily attendance in excess of one thousand, seven hundred (1,700) for the preceding school year and located in a county of less than 50,000 population.
HJR 46 59-0 (1965) Author: Shannon, Jr., Thomas Clifton "Tommy" | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas by providing that Section 3-b of Article VII shall also be applicable to school taxes voted in any independent school district, the major portion of which is within Tarrant County.
SB 206 59-0 (1965) Author: Ratliff, David W. Relating to providing that a common school district operating under such law may select a tax assessor-collector and proceed in the assessment, equalization and collection of taxes in the manner provided by law for independent school districts.
SB 211 59-0 (1965) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to amending certain Statutes by changing the amount received for assessing and collecting taxes for independent school districts.
SB 541 59-0 (1965) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" Relating to fixing the rate of tax to be levied for local maintenance school purposes in all common school districts having an average daily attendance in excess of One Thousand Seven Hundred for the preceding school year.
SJR 21 59-0 (1965) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to abolish the state ad valorem tax provided for public school purposes; to provide that any deficit in the available school fund may be met by appropriation from general funds of the state; to donate delinquent taxes, penalties and interest to the counties in which they were levied.
SJR 40 59-0 (1965) Author: Kennard, Don Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas providing that a certain Article shall also be applicable to school taxes voted in any independent school district, the major portion of which is within Tarrant County.
SJR 45 59-0 (1965) Author: Reagan, Bruce A. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas providing that school taxes theretofore voted in any independent school district or in any junior college district shall not be abrogated, cancelled or invalidated by a change in boundaries nor shall bonds voted, but unissued, at the time of such change, be invalidated by such change; authorizing the levy of taxes after such change without further election in the district as changed.
HB 460 58-0 (1963) Author: Allen, John Relating to validating the actions and proceedings of common school districts in counties with a population of not less than sixty-eight thousand (68,000) nor more than seventy-three thousand (73,000) according to the last preceding federal census, in increasing their maintenance tax rate.
HB 577 58-0 (1963) Author: Wells, Halen Gill Relating to an additional tax for common school districts in certain counties.
HB 733 58-0 (1963) Author: Arledge, Roy W. | et. al. Relating to providing certain school districts and municipal corporations the benefit of all liens and remedies for the security and collection of taxes due them as provided in the case of taxes due incorporated cities and towns.
HB 748 58-0 (1963) Author: Gladden, Donald C. "Don" Relating to providing for a lien on all property, real and personal, against which there are taxes levied by an independent school district.
HB 758 58-0 (1963) Author: Walker, Bill Newton "Billy" Relating to allowing the County Tax Assessor-Collector to charge additional fees for the assessment and collection of taxes on behalf of drainage districts, road districts, common or independent school districts, water control and improvement districts, navigation districts, or other political subdivisions of the county.
HB 767 58-0 (1963) Author: Glenn, Allen D. | et. al. Relating to authorizing Boards of Trustees of certain common school districts, upon a majority vote of the qualified property tax-paying voters of the district, to appoint an assessor-collector of taxes and a board of equalization for such district.
HB 972 58-0 (1963) Author: Caldwell, Neil Relating to authorizing any independent school district having an assessed valuation for school tax purposes of Four Million, Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars ($4,250,000) or more but less than Six Million Dollars ($6,000,000), and lying within a county having a population of seventy-five thousand (75,000) or more but less than eighty thousand (80,000), according to the last preceding Federal Census, to levy a combined bond and maintenance tax not to exceed Two Dollars ($2) per One Hundred Dollar ($100) valuation of taxable property located therein.
HB 980 58-0 (1963) Author: Hollowell, Bill Relating to an additional maintenance tax for any common or independent school district having five hundred (500) scholastics or less, according to the last preceding scholastic census, and lying within a county having a population of twenty-one thousand, five hundred (21,500) or more but less than twenty-one thousand, eight hundred (21,800), according to the last preceding Federal Census.
HJR 68 58-0 (1963) Author: Satterwhite, William Thomas "Bill" Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment providing that school taxes theretofore voted in any independent school district, within Ellis County, shall be abrogated, canceled or invalidated by a change in boundaries nor shall bonds voted, but unissued, at the time of such change, be invalidated by such change; authorizing the levy of taxes after such change without further election in the district as changed; providing an exception in the case of the annexation or consolidation of whole districts.
SJR 19 58-0 (1963) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the State Ad Valorem tax provided for public school purposes and to provide that any deficit in the available school fund may be met by appropriation from general funds of the State.
SJR 23 58-0 (1963) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment relating to school taxes and bonds voted in certain independent school districts in Dallas County, to provide that a certain Section shall also be applicable to any independent school district, the major portion of which is within Tarrant County, Bexar County, McLennan County, Nueces County or Travis County.
HB 188 57-0 (1961) Author: Wilson, J. Edgar | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to an additional tax for common school districts in certain counties.
HJR 19 57-0 (1961) Author: Ratcliff, Joseph Neil "Joe" | et. al. Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas providing that school taxes theretofore voted in any independent school district, the major portion of which is within Dallas County, shall not be abrogated, cancelled or invalidated by a change in boundaries nor shall bonds voted, but unissued, at the time of such change, be invalidated by such change; authorizing the levy of taxes after such change without further election in the district as changed; providing an exception in the case of the annexation or consolidation of whole districts.
HJR 41 57-0 (1961) Author: Bell, Marshall O. Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to abolish the State ad valorem tax provided for public school purposes and to provide that any deficit in the Available School Fund may be met by appropriation from general funds of the State.
SB 118 57-0 (1961) Author: Kazen, Jr., Abraham "Chick" Relating to fixing the maximum rate of ad valorem tax for maintenance of public schools in certain counties.
SJR 6 57-0 (1961) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas providing that school taxes theretofore voted in any independent school district, the major portion of which is within Dallas County, shall not be abrogated, canceled or invalidated by a change in boundaries nor shall bonds voted, but unissued, at the time of such change, be invalidated by such change.
HB 131 56-0 (1959) Author: Dewey, Jr., Brownrigg Hefferron "Browny" Relating to providing that land owned by the State of Texas which is devoted to the use of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas is included within the meaning of the term "State University-owned land".
HB 166 56-0 (1959) Author: Kilgarlin, William Wayne "Bill" | et. al. Relating to repealing certain statutes relating to the applicability of the maximum tax rate of school districts in counties with 700,000 or more population to districts having an assessed valuation for tax purposes in excess of One Billion Dollars.
HB 390 56-0 (1959) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to permitting school districts in counties having in excess of 150,000 population according to the last preceding Federal Census, and having or acquiring authority to levy a tax for maintenance purposes of not more than $1.75 per $100 of assessed valuation, to levy, allocate and expend 50 cents per $100 of assessed valuation of such maintenance levy for construction, repair, renovation, or equipment of public free school buildings and purchase of sites therefor.
HB 690 56-0 (1959) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to an additional tax for common school districts in certain counties.
HB 941 56-0 (1959) Author: Springer, Ted B. | et. al. Relating to an additional tax for common school districts in certain counties.
HJR 4 56-0 (1959) Author: McKay, Jr., James A. | et. al. Proposing an amendment abolishing the state ad valorem tax provided for public school purposes and to provide that any deficit in the available school fund may be met by appropriation from general funds of the State.
HJR 21 56-0 (1959) Author: Dewey, Jr., Brownrigg Hefferron "Browny" Proposing an amendment abolishing the state ad valorem tax provided for public school purposes and to provide that any deficit in the available school fund may be met by appropriation from general funds of the State.
SB 31 56-0 (1959) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to amending certain articles so as to provide that land owned by the State of Texas which is devoted to the use of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas is included within the meaning of the term "State University-owned land".
SB 128 56-0 (1959) Author: Baker, Robert W. Relating to repealing certain acts relating to the applicability of the maximum tax rate of school districts in counties with seven hundred thousand (700,000) or more population having an assessed valuation for tax purposes in excess of one billion dollars.
SB 176 56-0 (1959) Author: Hudson, Hubert R. Relating to permitting school districts in counties having in excess of one hundred fifty thousand (150,000) population; and having or acquiring authority to levy a tax for maintenance purposes of not more than One Dollar and Seventy-five Cents ($1.75) per One hundred Dollars ($100.00) of assessed valuation to levy, allocate and expend Fifty Cents (50¢) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) of assessed valuation of such maintenance levy for construction, repair, renovation, or equipment of public free school buildings and purchase of sites therefor.
HB 41 56-2 (1959) Author: Terrell, L. C. "Less" | et. al. Relating to granting certain common school districts and certain common consolidated school districts the power to levy an annual ad valorem tax for the maintenance of the schools therein and for the purpose of purchasing, constructing, repairing or equipping public school buildings within the limits of such free school districts.
SB 30 56-2 (1959) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to granting certain common school and certain common consolidated school districts to levy an annual ad valorem tax for buildings.
HB 56 55-0 (1957) Author: Terrell, L. C. "Less" | et. al. Relating to amending certain statutes by removing limitations as to suits for delinquent taxes by school districts and for personal property taxes.
HB 294 55-0 (1957) Author: Hosey, Jean Edmond | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by providing a method for adopting the provisions of the law; relates to alternate plan for school districts to issue bonds and levy taxes.
HB 444 55-0 (1957) Author: Isaacks, Maud Relating to permitting school districts having territory situated in a county having a population in excess of one hundred and ninety thousand (190,000), according to the then last preceding Federal census, to levy an additional ad valorem tax not to exceed fifty cents (50¢) per One Hundred Dollars ($100) valuation for the purpose of the construction, repair, renovation or equipment of public free school buildings and the purchase of necessary sites therefor with the use of current funds raised from such tax levy.
HB 611 55-0 (1957) Author: Huffor, Earl | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes requiring that County and Independent School District Taxes on prison lands shall be paid out of the revenue derived from prison lands from the General Revenue fund; providing that no debt shall be created against the General Revenue of the State in case of failure to pay taxes.
HB 953 55-0 (1957) Author: Latimer, Roy Truett Relating to making a remission of State ad valorem school taxes to Commissioners Precinct No. 1 of Taylor County.
HB 957 55-0 (1957) Author: Hosey, Jean Edmond | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to the collection of taxes in certain rural high school districts, by increasing the compensation which the tax collector may be allowed for his services.
SB 235 55-0 (1957) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to authorizing school districts having a population of more than 100,000 according to the last Federal Census, when authorized by an election held for that purpose, to levy, assess and collect, in addition to annual ad valorem taxes for current maintenance of public free schools, as provided by law, an additional ad valorem tax for the purpose of paying current interest and maturities on bonds issued for the purchase, construction, repair or equipment of public free school buildings and the purchase of land therefor, etc.
HB 120 54-0 (1955) Author: Patten, Robert Relating to amending Statutes so as to increase the authorized rate of tax which may be levied by school districts for bond purposes to seventy-five cents on the one hundred dollars valuation; and increasing the amount of bonds which may be issued accordingly.
HB 197 54-0 (1955) Author: Reeves, Elbert Relating to validating the establishment, organization, and/or creation of all School Districts; validating the acts of county boards of school trustees, County Judges, Commissioners Courts, board of trustees of such School Districts, and municipal governing bodies; validating tax elections, bond elections, bond assumption elections, and all bonds voted, authorized, and/or now outstanding of said Districts; authorizing the levy, assessment, and collection of taxes.
HB 207 54-0 (1955) Author: Bates, Garth C. Relating to the Board of Education of the Houston Independent School District; amending Statutes so as to provide for publication of notice of a bond election in a newspaper or newspapers and exempting Sundays from the ten days of consecutive publication.
HB 221 54-0 (1955) Author: McIlhany, Grainger Walter Relating to fixing the maximum ad valorem tax rates which may be common school districts that maintain a twelve-year program of instruction, other than rural high school districts; providing a severability clause; suspending conflicting laws.
HB 246 54-0 (1955) Author: Sanders, Jr., Harold Barefoot | et. al. Relating to fixing the maximum rate of tax to be levied for the maintenance purposes in school districts in Texas to an amount not to exceed One Dollar and Fifty Cents ($1.50) on the One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) property valuation; providing for a vote of the people before such tax may be levied; providing for the issuance of bonds for the purchase, construction, repair, or equipment of public free schools not to exceed ten per cent (10%) of the total tax valuation of the district.
HB 372 54-0 (1955) Author: Sanders, Jr., Harold Barefoot Relating to authorizing any independent school district of this State having a scholastic population of 25,000 or more according to the last preceding scholastic census or enumeration, to levy a maintenance tax of not exceeding $1.50 on the $100.00 of assessed value of taxable property when authorized by election.
HB 476 54-0 (1955) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce | et. al. Relating to allowing independent school districts to enter into contracts with any attorney of this State for the collection of delinquent taxes; providing for his compensation; making this Act cumulative of all other laws.
HB 556 54-0 (1955) Author: Jamison, Jr., Alonzo W. Relating to any independent school district which has separated from municipal control and had an election assuming all or part of outstanding bonds theretofore issued by the municipality for school purposes; authorizing such district to levy a bond tax of not to extend 75 cents on the One Hundred Dollars of assessed valuation and a maintenance tax of $1.75 on the One Hundred Dollars of assessed valuation.
HB 874 54-0 (1955) Author: Hosey, Jean Edmond | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain rural high school districts to appoint a collector of taxes; providing for his duties, compensation, and bond; stating the effect of this Act on other laws; providing for severability.
SB 36 54-0 (1955) Author: Lock, Ottis E. Relating to amending certain Acts so as to increase the authorized rate of tax which may be levied by school districts for bond purposes to seventy-five cents on the one hundred dollars valuation; and increasing the amount of bonds which may be issued accordingly.
SB 116 54-0 (1955) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to fixing the maximum rate of tax to be levied for maintenance purposes in school districts in Texas to an amount not to exceed One Dollar and Fifty Cents ($1.50) on the One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) property valuation; providing for a decreasing maximum maintenance rate; providing for a vote of the people before such tax may be levied; providing for the issuance of bonds for the purchase, construction, repair, or equipment of public free schools not to exceed ten per cent (10%) of the total assessed valuation of the district; and providing that said districts may levy ad valorem taxes in an amount sufficient to pay the interest on and principal of all bonds hereafter issued for such purpose; providing for a vote of the people before such bonds may be issued or such tax rates levied.
SB 179 54-0 (1955) Author: Latimer, Oswald E. "Ozzie" Relating to amending certain Acts so as to provide that the Tax Assessor-Collector of each rural high school district in counties having a population of three hundred fifty thousand (350,000) or more inhabitants, according to the last preceding Federal Census, and each county line rural high school district which is subject to the jurisdiction of a county, having a population of three hundred fifty thousand (350,000) or more inhabitants, according to the last preceding Federal Census, shall give a bond, executed by a surety company authorized to do business in this State, in such amount as the board of trustees of any such rural high school district determines will be sufficient to adequately protect the funds of such district.
SB 408 54-0 (1955) Author: Corbin, Sr., Kilmer B. Relating to authorizing the board of trustees of any common school district, consolidated common school district, county-line common school district, or consolidated county-line common school district to appoint an assessor of taxes and a board of equalization; amending statutes which relates to valuation of property assessed for school purposes in common school districts, by limiting its operation to assessments made by county tax assessors; declaring the purpose of this Act and its effect on existing laws; repealing conflicting laws.
HB 286 53-0 (1953) Author: Crosthwait, John L. | et. al. Relating to amending Section 5, Chapter 171, Acts 1947, 50th Legislature, so as to make the General Laws of Texas relating to maintenance taxes and bonds of independent school districts incorporated under Title 49, Revised Civil Statutes, as amended, applicable to independent school districts created under Chapter 171, Acts 1947.
HB 301 53-0 (1953) Author: Bradshaw, Floyd Francis | et. al. Relating to providing for the appointment of the assessor-collector of taxes for independent school districts operating under the general law.
HB 307 53-0 (1953) Author: Bradshaw, Floyd Francis | et. al. Relating to amending certain statutes relative to removing the time limitation therein fixed concerning the holding of subsequent maintenance tax elections within a school district.
HB 310 53-0 (1953) Author: Vale, Arnold J. Relating to authorizing an election for the purpose of creating a County-wide School Equalization Fund in certain counties.
HB 336 53-0 (1953) Author: Sentell, C. Frank Relating to amending certain Acts creating county-wide equalization school districts in all counties.
HB 422 53-0 (1953) Author: Lindsey, Jim T. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing for an election in certain counties to authorize the appointment of an assessor of taxes for common school districts and providing for his compensation and duties; providing for a Board of Equalization for the district, and providing for its duties.
HB 547 53-0 (1953) Author: Sentell, C. Frank | et. al. Relating to authorizing the board of trustees of any school district to pledge delinquent school taxes levied for local maintenance purposes as security for a loan and to apply when collected such taxes pledged to the payment of the loan and interest.
HB 678 53-0 (1953) Author: Vale, Arnold J. Relating to authorizing an election for the purpose of creating a County-wide School Equalization Fund in certain counties; providing for the election therefor; providing for the manner of collecting taxes for the purpose of said equalization fund and for the distribution thereof.
HB 679 53-0 (1953) Author: Vale, Arnold J. Relating to authorizing an election for the purpose of creating a County-wide School Equalization Fund in certain counties; providing for the election therefor; providing for the manner of collecting taxes for the purpose of said equalization fund and for the distribution thereof.
HB 900 53-0 (1953) Author: Bates, Garth C. | et. al. Relating to authorizing school districts having all of the major portion of their territory situated within counties of 650,000 inhabitants or more, according to the last preceding Federal census, to levy, assess and collect a combined bond and maintenance tax not to exceed Two Dollars on the One Hundred Dollars valuation of taxable property therein.
SB 98 53-0 (1953) Author: Fuller, Jep S. Relating to providing for the appointment of the Assessor-Collector of Taxes for Independent School Districts operating under the General Law; prescribing the term of office of such Assessor-Collector.
SB 112 53-0 (1953) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending certain Acts so as to make the General Laws of Texas relating to maintenance taxes and bonds of Independent School Districts separated from municipal control.
SB 116 53-0 (1953) Author: Kazen, Jr., Abraham "Chick" Relating to authorizing an election for the purpose of creating a County-wide School Equalization Fund in certain counties.
SB 149 53-0 (1953) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to amending certain Statutes to remove the time limitation therein fixed concerning the holding of subsequent maintenance tax elections within a school district.
SB 204 53-0 (1953) Author: McDonald, Warren Swann Relating to authorizing the board of trustees of any common school district, consolidated common school district, county-line common school district, or consolidated county-line common school district to appoint an assessor of taxes and a board of equalization.
SB 208 53-0 (1953) Author: Sadler, Harley Herman Relating to authorizing the board of trustees of any school district to pledge delinquent school taxes levied for local maintenance purposes as security for a loan and to apply when collected such taxes pledged to the payment of the loan and interest.
SB 337 53-0 (1953) Author: Lock, Ottis E. Relating to amending Statutes to increase the authorized rate of tax which may be levied by school districts for bond purposes to Seventy-five (75¢) Cents on the One Hundred ($100.00) Dollars valuation.
SB 339 53-0 (1953) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to authorizing certain school districts to increase taxes for maintenance and bond purposes.
HB 22 53-1 (1954) Author: Gillham, James O. | et. al. Relating to amending certain laws authorizing independent school districts or common school districts and cities which have assumed the control of public schools situated therein to build or purchase buildings and grounds located within or without the district or city, for the purpose of constructing gymnasia, stadia, or other recreational facilities.
HB 43 53-1 (1954) Author: McIlhany, Grainger Walter Relating to fixing the maximum ad valorem tax rates which may be levied by common school districts that maintain a twelve-year program of instruction, other than rural high school districts.
HB 80 53-1 (1954) Author: Carter, Ellis D. Relating to authorizing school districts having all or the major portion of their territory situated within counties of forty thousand (40,000) inhabitants or more, according to the last preceding Federal Census, to levy, assess and collect a combined bond and maintenance tax not to exceed Two ($2.00) Dollars on the One Hundred ($100.00) dollars valuation of taxable property therein; providing for the maximum bond tax of not to exceed One ($1.00) Dollar on the One Hundred ($100.00) dollars valuation; providing that such tax shall be effective until authorized by a vote of the majority of qualified property taxpaying voters residing in such districts and owning taxable property therein which has been duly rendered for taxation.
HB 229 52-0 (1951) Author: Kilgore, Joe Madison Relating to amending certain statutes so as to give to school districts a lien for taxes upon personal property.
HB 319 52-0 (1951) Author: Latimer, Oswald E. "Ozzie" Relating to authorizing boards of trustees of rural high school districts in counties or subject to the jurisdiction of counties having a population of not less than three hundred and fifty thousand (350,000) and not more than five hundred thousand (500,000) according to the last preceding Federal Census, to have and appoint an assessor-collector of taxes for their district and such deputy tax assessor-collectors as they deem necessary.
HB 627 52-0 (1951) Author: Wood, Bill D. | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts providing for the time of collecting taxes in Junior College Districts whose boundaries are not coterminous with an Independent School District; providing for the repeal of all laws in conflict herewith to the extent of such conflict.
SB 22 52-0 (1951) Author: Strauss, Sr., Gus James | et. al. Relating to authorizing Boards of School Trustees in municipal school districts to contract with county assessors and collectors of taxes to assess and collect school taxes for such municipal school districts; providing for payment of such service when rendered by such assessors and collectors; providing for method of notifying assessors and collectors of the desires of School Boards in such districts; providing the method of making remittance of such taxes as are collected by said collectors.
SB 371 52-0 (1951) Author: Hudson, Hill D. Relating to fixing the rate of tax to be levied for school purposes in all common school districts in counties having a population of less than three thousand, two hundred fifty (3,250) inhabitants.
SB 380 52-0 (1951) Author: Phillips, Jimmy Relating to permitting any county containing a population of not less than seven thousand, eight hundred and thirty-five (7,835) nor more than seven thousand, eight hundred fifty (7,850), according to the last preceding Federal Census, or any future Federal Census, to adopt by a majority vote of qualified voters of such county a county unit system to the extent provided in this Act.
SB 442 52-0 (1951) Author: Tynan, Walter Relating to authorizing board of trustees of rural high school districts in counties, or subject to the jurisdiction of counties, having a population of three hundred fifty thousand (350,000) or more inhabitants, to have and appoint an assessor-collector of taxes for their district and such deputy tax assessor-collectors as it deems necessary.
HB 165 51-0 (1949) Author: Cannon, Oscar E. Relating to authorizing an election for the purpose of creating a County-wide School Equalization Fund in certain counties; providing a savings clause and repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 469 51-0 (1949) Author: Brooks, Jack B. Relating to validate, ratify, approve, confirm, and delcare enforceable all levies and assessments of ad valorem taxes heretofore made by independent school districts or cities or towns including home rule cities in this state not in excess of the limit now provided by law which are void or unenforceable, etc.
HB 791 51-0 (1949) Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al. Relating to providing for increasing the permissive rate of tax to be levied for equalizing educational opportunities in counties having a population of five hundred thousand (500,000) or more, according to the latest preceding Federal Census, so that the rate permissive in such counties shall not exceed Five Cents (5¢) to be authorized by an election.
HB 794 51-0 (1949) Author: Williams, Eugene C. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing that counties having an assessed valuation of not less than Seventeen Million ($17,000,000.00) Dollars and a population of not more than twenty-five (25) persons per square mile, such counties are authorized to vote, levy, assess and collect a county-wide School Maintenance tax; repealing all laws in conflict herewith to the extent of such conflict.
HB 867 51-0 (1949) Author: Rogers, Andrew J. "Andy" Relating to fixing the tax rates for maintenance and bond purposes of all school districts wherein a public free school building may have been destroyed by fire, flood, storm or Act of God, or may have been damaged by the same to such an extent that it is no longer usable as a public free school building; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 883 51-0 (1949) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce Relating to amending a previous Act, to repeal a provision imposing a ten-year limitation upon the collection by suit of delinquent taxes of school districts and read districts.
HB 983 51-0 (1949) Author: Ridgeway, Jack F. Relating to authorizing the Trustees of any School District as constituted after annexation of all or part of any other school district or other additional area of consolidation of any Districts or other alteration of same to call an election in such District for voting upon the assumption of bonded or ther debt created prior to annexation or consolidation or altercation and the levy of taxes for the payment of same and for further maintenance and operation of such District in all cases where existing laws permit such annexation, consolidation or alteration but do not expressly authorize such election, providing for the time, manner and notice by which such election may be held; providing that the Act shall apply to any School District, however created, and that it shall not be exclusive but shall be cumulative of other law.
SB 5 51-0 (1949) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to authorizing an election for the purpose of creating a County-wide School Equalization Fund in certain counties; providing a savings clause and repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
SB 250 51-0 (1949) Author: Hudson, Hill D. Relating to authorizing counties having an assessed valuation of not less than Forty-two Million (42,000,000.00) Dollars and a population of not more than four (4) persons per square mile to vote, levy, assess and collect a county-wide school maintenance tax; providing that this shall be cumulative with a previous Act.
SB 323 51-0 (1949) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to amending a previous Act, authorizing the Board of Education of any Junior College District to have its taxes assessed and collected, or collected only, by the City Assessor and Collector of an incorporated city or town in the limits of which the Junior College District, or a part thereof, is located.
SB 403 51-0 (1949) Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy Relating to validating, ratifying, approving, confirming and declaring enforceable all levies and assessments of ad valorem taxes made by independent school districts or cities or towns including home rule cities in this State, not in excess of the limit now provided by law.
SB 441 51-0 (1949) Author: Lane, Wardlow William Relating to fixing the rate of tax to be levied for school purposes in all Common School Districts in counties, which according to the last preceding Federal Census, having a population of not less than fifty-five thousand (55,000) and not more than sixty-one thousand (61,000), and having a valuation for tax purposes of not exceeding Seventy-five Million Dollars ($75,000,000), and which Common School Districts now levy a total tax of One Dollar and Fifty Cents ($1.50) per Hundred Dollars of assessed valuation of taxable property for maintenance purposes and bond interest and sinking fund purposes.
HB 121 50-0 (1947) Author: Moore, Sr., Carlton | et. al. Relating to authorizing independent school districts to levy and cause to be collected certain tax for the purchase of grounds for public schools, and for constructing, remodeling, equipping, and repairing public school buildings; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict, only to the extent that they may be in conflict herewith
HB 164 50-0 (1947) Author: Ward, Jesse F. Relating to authorizing the creation of a County-wide Equalization Fund in certain Counties.
HB 199 50-0 (1947) Author: Wiseman, Albert Patrick Relating to making an appropriation for One Thousand Fifty-Three Dollars and Sixteen Cents ($1,053.16)out of the General Revenue Fund to pay taxes due by the State to a certain independent school district.
HB 305 50-0 (1947) Author: Craig, William Jenkins "Bill" Relating to amending a previous Act, by providing that the beginning of the fiscal year in so far as the levying, assessing and collection of taxes for the Dumas Independent School District of Moore County, Texas is concerned shall be the first day of January instead of the first day of August of each calendar year.
HB 328 50-0 (1947) Author: Chapman, Edgar O. Relating to amending a previous Act, relating to the tax levy for school districts receiving aid under Senate Bill No. 167, providing that certain rates shall be levied.
HB 406 50-0 (1947) Author: Ridgeway, Jack F. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Board of Trustees of any independent school district to appoint an assessor and collector of taxes and board of equalization; providing that this Act shall be cumulative.
HB 520 50-0 (1947) Author: Craig, William Jenkins "Bill" | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, to provide that the provisions and requirements for State aid shall not apply to any independent school district that obtains more than fifty percent (50%) of its support and maintenance from nonsectarian, charitable and benevolent sources.
HB 637 50-0 (1947) Author: Nokes, Jr., George O. | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing additional elections in counties containing county-wide junior colleges; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 814 50-0 (1947) Author: Wallace, John L. "Red" | et. al. Relating to fixing the rate of tax to be levied for school purposes in all independent school districts which now levy a certain tax, wherein a public free school building may have burned or may burn or be destroyed by fire; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 828 50-0 (1947) Author: Suiter, Mary Elizabeth Relating to creating county-wide equalization school districts in certain counties; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 843 50-0 (1947) Author: Peters, Donald I. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to the State Equalization Law.
SB 102 50-0 (1947) Author: Stewart, W. Lacy Relating to allowing certain independent school districts the power to levy tax not to exceed $1.50 on the $100 valuation; repeal of all laws and parts of laws, both general and special, only to the extent that they may be in conflict herewith.