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HJR 21, 85th Regular Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the market value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran if the residence homestead was donated to the disabled veteran by a charitable organization for less than the market value of the residence homestead and harmonizing certain related provisions of the Texas Constitution.

Last action: Filed with the Secretary of State

Author: Cecil Bell
Joint Author: Will Metcalf | Ryan Guillen | Hugh Shine | César Blanco
Coauthor: John Kuempel
Sponsor: Brandon Creighton
CoSponsor: Juan Hinojosa

Session Law Chapter: Acts 2017, 85th R.S., HJR 21

Signed legislation

Companion:

SJR 23 (Identical)

Enabling legislation: HB 150

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (TLC)
Engrossed (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (House Research Organization)

Subjects:
Disabilities, Persons with
Military & Veterans
Property Interests--Homestead
Resolutions--Constitutional Amendments
Taxation--Property-Appraisals & Appraisal Districts
Taxation--Property-Exemptions

House Committee: Ways & Means (Dennis Bonnen, Dwayne Bohac, Drew Darby, Yvonne Davis, Eric Johnson, Jim Murphy, Andrew Murr, Richard Peña Raymond, Hugh Shine, Drew Springer, Phil Stephenson)
Senate Committee: Veteran Affairs & Border Security (Donna Campbell, Dawn Buckingham, Bob Hall, Don Huffines, Eddie Lucio, Jr., José Rodríguez, Carlos Uresti)

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