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SB 449, 82nd Regular Session
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of open-space land devoted to water stewardship purposes on the basis of its productive capacity.

Last action: See remarks for effective date

Author: Kirk Watson
Joint Author: Craig Estes
Coauthor: Kel Seliger
Sponsor: Allan Ritter

Remarks: This Act takes effect January 1, 2012, but only if SJR 16 is approved by the voters.

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2011, 82nd R.S.,ch. 1213, General and Special Laws of Texas

Signed legislation

Companion:

HB 1733 (Similar)

Enabling legislation for: SJR 16

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

Subjects:
Agriculture
COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS
Environment--Water
OPEN-SPACE LAND
PARKS & WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT
Property Interests--Real Property
SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION BOARD, STATE
Taxation--Property-Appraisals & Appraisal Districts
Taxation--Property-Exemptions
Water--General

House Committee: Ways & Means (Harvey Hilderbran, Wayne Christian, Gary Elkins, Naomi Gonzalez, Lanham Lyne, Trey Martinez Fischer, Jim Murphy, John Otto, Allan Ritter, Mike Villarreal, Beverly Woolley)
Senate Committee: Finance (Steve Ogden, Tommy Williams, Bob Deuell, Robert Duncan, Kevin Eltife, Craig Estes, Juan Hinojosa, Eddie Lucio, Jr., Jane Nelson, Dan Patrick, Kel Seliger, Florence Shapiro, Royce West, John Whitmire, Judith Zaffirini)

Index to Sections Affected

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