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SJR 51, 82nd Regular Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment imposing a state property tax for public education, authorizing the legislature to establish for purposes of that tax a limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year, prohibiting school district property taxes for maintenance purposes, and authorizing school district property taxes for educational enrichment.

Last action: Referred to Finance

Author: Robert Duncan
Coauthor: Steve Ogden

Enabling legislation: SB 1858

Subjects:
Education--Primary & Secondary--Finance
Resolutions--Constitutional Amendments
Taxation--Property-State Administration
Taxation--Property-Tax Rate
Taxation--School District
Taxation--State

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)

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