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HJR 1, 80th Regular Session
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.

Last action: Laid on the table subject to call

Author: Leo Berman
Joint Author: Jim McReynolds | Dan Flynn | Tony Goolsby | Elliott Naishtat
Coauthor: Alma Allen | Roberto Alonzo | Rafael Anchia | Dwayne Bohac | Lon Burnam | Robert Cook | Joe Crabb | Brandon Creighton | Dianne White Delisi | Joe Driver | Dawnna Dukes | Juan Escobar | David Farabee | Pete Gallego | Dan Gattis | Helen Giddings | Veronica Gonzales | Yvonne Gonzalez Toureilles | Rick Hardcastle | Abel Herrero | Scott Hochberg | Mark Homer | Chuck Hopson | Donna Howard | Bryan Hughes | Jim Jackson | Tracy King | David Leibowitz | Barbara Mallory Caraway | Dora Olivo | Rob Orr | Solomon Ortiz, Jr. | Aaron Peña | Larry Phillips | Todd Smith | David Swinford | Allen Vaught | Marc Veasey | Hubert Vo | George West | Bill Zedler

Companion:

SJR 13 (Similar)
SJR 24 (Identical)
SJR 27 (Identical)

Enabling legislation: HB 5

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (House Research Organization)

Subjects:
Aging
Property Interests--Homestead
Resolutions--Constitutional Amendments
Taxation--Property-Assessment & Collection
Taxation--Property-Exemptions
Taxation--Property-Tax Rate
Taxation--School District

House Committee: Ways & Means (Jim Keffer, Dennis Bonnen, Yvonne Davis, Kino Flores, John Otto, Ken Paxton, Aaron Peña, Jim Pitts, Allan Ritter) Minutes: February 14 2007 | February 15 2007

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