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HJR 36, 81st Regular Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the ad valorem taxation of a residence homestead solely on the basis of the property's value as a residence homestead; authorizing the legislature to authorize a single board of equalization for two or more adjoining appraisal entities that elect to provide for consolidated equalizations; and authorizing the legislature to provide for the administration and enforcement of uniform standards and procedures for appraisal of property for ad valorem tax purposes.

Proposition Prop. 5 - The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to authorize a single board of equalization for two or more adjoining appraisal entities that elect to provide for consolidated equalizations.

Outcome: Adopted

Election date: 11/03/2009

Votes for: 631,365
Votes against: 390,080

Enabling legislation
HB 3611 (81 R.S.) Relating to the consolidation of appraisal review boards.

Articles affected Article 8 : Amends §18 (c)   


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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