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Proposition Prop. 2 - The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the ad valorem taxation of a residence homestead solely on the basis of the property's value as a residence homestead.

Outcome: Adopted

Election date: 11/03/2009

Votes for: 722,427
Votes against: 336,559

Enabling legislation
HB 3613 (81 R.S.) Relating to the determination of the market value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes on the basis of the property's value as a residence homestead and to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain totall

Articles affected Article 8 : Adds §1 (j)   

Analyses of proposed amendments:
House Research Organization Amendments Proposed for the November 3, 2009 election.
Texas Legislative Council Analyses of Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the November 3, 2009 election.

Effective dates
Unless otherwise specified, an amendment takes effect as part of the constitution on the date of the official canvass of election returns showing adoption of the amendment.

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