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HJR 1, 78th 4th C.S.
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, 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, and authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at racetracks and on Indian lands.

Last action: Reason for vote recorded in Journal

Author: Kent Grusendorf

Remarks: Enabling legislation is HB 1.


HJR 2 (Duplicate)
HJR 7 (Duplicate)

Amusements, Games, Sports
Education--Primary & Secondary--Finance
Resolutions--Constitutional Amendments
Taxation--Property-Appraisals & Appraisal Districts

House Committee: Public School Finance, Select (Kent Grusendorf, Dennis Bonnen, Dan Branch, Byron Cook, Dianne Delisi, Harold V. Dutton, Jr., Rob Eissler, Timoteo Garza, Helen Giddings, Bob Griggs, Ryan Guillen, Peggy Hamric, Talmadge Heflin, Harvey Hilderbran, Fred Hill, Ruben Hope, Caroline Hoxby, Carl Isett, Elizabeth Jones, Jim Keffer, Mike Krusee, Jack Ladd, Glenn Lewis, Vilma Luna, Jerry Madden, Kenny Marchant, Donald McAdams, Brian McCall, Rene Oliveira, Jim Pitts, Allan Ritter, David Swinford, Mike Villarreal, Ron Wilson)

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