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SJR 13, 80th R.S.
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.

Proposition Prop. 1 - The 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.

Outcome: Adopted

Election date: 05/12/2007

Votes for: 815,596
Votes against: 113,983

Enabling legislation
HB 5 (80 R.S.) 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.

Articles affected Article 8 : Amends §1-b   

Analyses of proposed amendments:
House Research Organization Amendments Proposed for the May 12, 2007 election.
Texas Legislative Council Analyses of Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the May 12, 2007 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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