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HB 44 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 102 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to exemptions from ad valorem taxes, the sales and use tax, and the franchise tax for certain businesses during an initial period of operation in this state. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 150 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of, and the deferral or abatement of ad valorem taxes on, certain residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
See remarks for effective date
HB 167 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 231 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 302 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of mineral interests having a value of less than a certain amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 320 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if a change in use of the land occurs. House: Agriculture & Livestock No action taken in committee
HB 376 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 382 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 386 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the requirements regarding creation of qualifying jobs for the purpose of eligibility for a limitation on appraised value of property for ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 425 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Relating to the exemption of inventory of certain retail businesses from ad valorem taxation by a school district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 445 85-0 (2017) Author: Frank, James | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain property for certain ad valorem tax incentives relating to wind-powered energy devices. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 549 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation by the Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District of certain property subject to a tax abatement agreement with the district and to the validation of certain actions of the district. House: Ways & Means Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 559 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al. Relating to the report prepared by the comptroller on compliance with agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 570 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 586 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 626 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to late applications for certain exemptions from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 643 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 734 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to the phasing out by 2027 of the ad valorem taxation by a school district of the tangible personal property a person owns that consists of inventory. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 758 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark | et. al. Relating to the authority of a religious organization to obtain a refund of ad valorem taxes imposed on property leased to the organization for use as an actual place of religious worship. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 777 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility of land owned by certain members of the armed services of the United States for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 801 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of open-space land appraised as agricultural land. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 820 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 845 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to exempt from ad valorem taxation mineral interests owned by nonprofit corporations organized for the exclusive purpose of generating income for certain charitable nonprofit corporations through the ownership, lease, and management of real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 850 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain real property used to provide housing to certain individuals with an intellectual disability or related conditions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 906 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the creation of research technology corporations for the development and commercialization of technologies owned by institutions of higher education or by certain medical centers with members that are institutions of higher education; providing for tax exemptions; providing a penalty. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 950 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Justin | et. al. Relating to the qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1101 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the authority of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district to require a person to file a new application to confirm the person's current qualification for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of a 100 percent disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/18
HB 1182 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of tangible personal property consisting of certain food products held by the owner of the property for sale at retail. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1186 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney
Sponsor: Huffines, Don
Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation by the Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District of certain property subject to a tax abatement agreement with the district and to the validation of certain actions of the district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1211 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if a change in use of the land occurs. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1252 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the authority of a taxing unit to authorize tax incentives for the development of property for gambling purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1299 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the procedure for the approval of rules adopted by the comptroller relating to the appraisal of qualified open-space land and qualified timber land for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1324 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to computation of state aid for a school district required to maintain an optional homestead exemption. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1330 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of income-producing tangible personal property having a value of less than a certain amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1334 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of the portion of the appraised value of a person's property that is attributable to the installation on the property of a rainwater harvesting system. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1471 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1473 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1513 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the period for which certain property acquired by a charitable organization to provide low-income housing may be exempted from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1548 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of certain property used to build low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Meeting cancelled
HB 1591 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a Purple Heart recipient or the surviving spouse of a Purple Heart recipient. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1618 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the limitation on the amount of supplemental payments that a person may agree to provide to a school district or any other entity on behalf of a school district under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1626 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the authority of a taxing unit other than a school district to enter into a tax abatement agreement with an owner of real property in a tax increment financing reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1662 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of agricultural land, open-space land, and timber land. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1674 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1679 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of a dollar amount or a percentage, whichever is greater, of the appraised value of a residence homestead, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect any increase in the exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1682 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the sales and use tax exemption for the repair, remodeling, or maintenance of aircraft. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1696 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of a percentage of the assessed value of a property owned by certain disabled veterans and the amount of the exemption for the surviving spouses and children of certain disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1772 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1833 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the exemption of real property from ad valorem taxation during the period between the issuance of a judgment foreclosing a tax lien on the property and the sale of the property at a tax sale conducted under that judgment or the payment by the property owner of that judgment before the sale, as applicable. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1880 85-0 (2017) Author: Hefner, Cole Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of open-space land appraised as agricultural land. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 2081 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of the total appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly or disabled persons. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2133 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation for property owned by a religious organization for purposes of expanding a religious facility or constructing a new religious facility. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2219 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the eligibility of property used for a water desalination project for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2227 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the authority of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district to correct an ad valorem tax appraisal roll. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2228 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to deadlines for performing various functions in connection with the ad valorem tax system. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/18
HB 2241 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the treatment of a replacement structure for a structure that was rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage as a new improvement for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2268 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to a temporary increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a temporary reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and a temporary protection of school districts against the resulting temporary loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2314 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to liability for interest if land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural or open-space land is sold or diverted to a different use. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2356 85-0 (2017) Author: Cosper, Scott | et. al. Relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HB 2524 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2532 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain nonexempt property used for low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2564 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Relating to a periodic review by the Economic Incentive Oversight Board of projects undertaken by certain economic development corporations and the ad valorem tax incentive program established by the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2591 85-0 (2017) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to the exemption from taxes and special assessments of property of a navigation district. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2621 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to state and local tax incentives for certain enhanced oil recovery projects. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2714 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of leased motor vehicles that are not held primarily for the production of income by the lessee. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2877 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation to which certain disabled veterans and the surviving spouses and children of certain veterans are entitled. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2887 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a veteran of the United States armed services who served in the armed services for a certain period. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2973 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to exempt the inventory of certain retail businesses from ad valorem taxation by the county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2999 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain medical centers in certain counties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/18
HB 3002 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran based on the disability rating of the veteran. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3013 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to incentives to encourage landowners to destroy, remove, or treat citrus trees located in a pest management zone. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3086 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3137 85-0 (2017) Author: Hefner, Cole Relating to the appraisal of land for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land following a transfer between family members. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3176 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 3198 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the eligibility of land to continue to be appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if the land begins to be used for oil and gas operations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3264 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to ad valorem tax benefits for certain current and former first responders and their families. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3360 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the Economic Incentive Oversight Board. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3446 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the administration of ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3447 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to community land trusts. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 3498 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3584 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to a temporary limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a taxing unit on a residence homestead rendered uninhabitable or unusable as a result of a natural disaster. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3752 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain nonexempt property used for low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3908 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of an eligible peace officer who resides in a qualified high crime area. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3920 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a taxing unit on the residence homestead of a lower-income individual that is located in a homestead preservation district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3928 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the appraisal of land for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land following a transfer between family members. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3975 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as timber land. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3999 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain property used to provide affordable housing. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4219 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the procedure for qualifying for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of pollution control property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4342 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to authorizing the East Downtown Management District to impose a tax, fee, or assessment on certain property. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HJR 17 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or less of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 18 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing bodies of certain political subdivisions to exempt from ad valorem taxation the real and tangible personal property of businesses during an initial period of operation in this state. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 21 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
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. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 26 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 33 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 34 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 35 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by one or more political subdivisions of this state a person's inventory held for sale at retail. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 43 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 48 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to phase out by 2027 the ad valorem taxation by a school district of the tangible personal property a person owns that consists of inventory. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 49 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the refund of ad valorem taxes imposed on property leased to a religious organization for use as an actual place of religious worship. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 50 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to county residents who are indigent or who are Medicaid recipients. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 51 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to exempt from ad valorem taxation mineral interests owned by nonprofit corporations organized for the exclusive purpose of generating income for certain charitable nonprofit corporations through the ownership, lease, and management of real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 52 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the assessed value of certain real property used to provide housing to certain individuals with disabilities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HJR 54 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by or leased to or by a university research technology corporation. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HJR 60 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation tangible personal property consisting of food or food products held by the owner of the property for sale at retail. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 64 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from ad valorem taxation the total market value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 66 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by one or more political subdivisions of this state property located near a public school that is owned for the purpose of building low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Meeting cancelled
HJR 67 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of a Purple Heart recipient or the surviving spouse of a Purple Heart recipient. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HJR 68 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade Proposing a constitutional amendment repealing the provision which subjects land designated for agricultural use to an additional tax when the land is diverted to a purpose other than agricultural use or sold. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 69 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes of a dollar amount or a percentage, whichever is greater, of the market value of a residence homestead and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect any increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 70 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a percentage of the assessed value of property owned by certain disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 71 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from ad valorem taxation the total market value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 75 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment to appropriate money from the economic stabilization fund to the foundation school fund and use the money to finance a temporary increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district and a temporary reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 76 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of the total market value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly or disabled persons. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 86 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 88 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 92 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to increase the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain disabled veterans and the surviving spouses and children of certain veterans. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 93 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the assessed value of the residence homestead of a veteran of the United States armed services who served in the armed services for a certain period. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 96 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit one or more political subdivisions of this state to exempt from ad valorem taxation a person's inventory held for sale at retail. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 97 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick 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 based on the disability rating of the veteran and harmonizing certain related provisions of the constitution. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 102 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide ad valorem tax benefits to certain current and former first responders and their families. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 105 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran regardless of whether the property was the residence homestead of the surviving spouse when the disabled veteran died and harmonizing certain related provisions of the constitution. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 108 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit for a temporary period the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a political subdivision on a residence homestead rendered uninhabitable or unusable as a result of a natural disaster. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 115 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of a peace officer who resides in a high crime area. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 116 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to limit the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by the political subdivision on the residence homestead of certain lower-income individuals. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 2 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 15 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat | et. al.
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 97 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the deadline for filing an application for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 172 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 175 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the eligibility of land owned by certain members of the armed services of the United States for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 240 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the appraised 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. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 277 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Frank, James
Relating to the eligibility of certain property for certain ad valorem tax incentives relating to wind-powered energy devices. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 330 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Finance
Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
SB 376 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 400 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the verification of information provided to the comptroller and contained in reports on compliance with agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Left pending in committee
SB 418 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit other than a school district to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead, the authority of the governing body of certain taxing units that have adopted such an exemption to reduce the amount of or repeal certain other exemptions, and the treatment of such an exemption in the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 594 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Relating to the procedure for the approval of rules adopted by the comptroller relating to the appraisal of qualified open-space land and qualified timber land for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/18
SB 600 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the repeal of the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 629 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to liability for interest if land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural or open-space land is sold or diverted to a different use. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 700 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 730 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of income-producing tangible personal property having a value of less than a certain amount. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 913 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the limitation on the amount of supplemental payments that a person may agree to provide to a school district or any other entity on behalf of a school district under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 945 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the authority of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district to correct an ad valorem tax appraisal roll. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 946 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to deadlines for performing various functions in connection with the ad valorem tax system. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1006 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Relating to the eligibility of land used as an ecological laboratory for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1026 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the method for determining whether a property owner has created the number of new qualifying jobs required for eligibility for a limitation on the appraised value of property for school district maintenance and operations ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1027 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the authority of the governing body of a school district to waive the new jobs creation requirement for the purpose of eligibility for a limitation on the appraised value of property for school district maintenance and operations ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1030 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1133 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the exemption from taxes and special assessments of property of a navigation district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 1209 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1275 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain nonexempt property used for low-income or moderate-income housing. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1345 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by a charitable organization and used to provide tax return preparation and other financial services without regard to the beneficiaries' ability to pay. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/18
SB 1459 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to incentives to encourage landowners to destroy, remove, or treat citrus trees located in a pest management zone. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1514 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Relating to the eligibility of land to continue to be appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if the land begins to be used for oil and gas operations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1543 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1745 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the effect of a sale of property on the tax lien on the property to secure the payment of taxes, penalties, and interest imposed on the property as a result of the addition to the appraisal roll of property or appraised value that was erroneously exempted in a prior year. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1809 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain medical centers in certain counties. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1931 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to community land trusts. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
SB 1962 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for property used in master recordings and admissions to certain amusement services. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1979 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to liability for the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural land if the use of the land changes as a result of a condemnation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 2028 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the procedure for qualifying for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of pollution control property. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2043 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the number of days that certain tangible personal property that is exempt from ad valorem taxation due to its location in this state for a temporary period may be located in this state for the purpose of qualifying for the tax exemption. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2055 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the sales and use tax exemption for the repair, remodeling, or maintenance of aircraft. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 2091 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to an election authorizing the issuance of bonds or an increase in taxes by a political subdivision. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2239 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 1 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 19 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or less of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year and to permit the voters of a county to establish a higher limitation not to exceed 110 percent on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead in the county. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 23 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon 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. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SJR 28 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit and provide for more than one limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 29 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision other than a school district to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of an individual's residence homestead and authorizing the legislature to prohibit the governing body of a political subdivision that adopts such an exemption from reducing the amount of or repealing the exemption. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 42 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SJR 51 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide that the eligibility of open-space land for ad valorem taxation on the basis of its productive capacity does not end because an oil and gas lessee begins conducting oil and gas operations on the land if the land otherwise continues to be devoted to farm, ranch, or wildlife management purposes or timber production. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SJR 52 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to county residents who are indigent or who are Medicaid recipients. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 3 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to ad valorem taxation; authorizing fees. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 5 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of commercial or industrial real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 32 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system; authorizing fees. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Government Reform, Select
Postponed
HB 44 85-1 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 55 85-1 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of a dollar amount or a percentage, whichever is greater, of the appraised value of a residence homestead and a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect any increase in the exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 71 85-1 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 72 85-1 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a Purple Heart recipient or the surviving spouse of a Purple Heart recipient. House: Ways & Means Recommitted to committee
HB 74 85-1 (2017) Author: Cosper, Scott | et. al. Relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HB 81 85-1 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to the number of registered voters of a taxing unit other than a school district who are required to sign a petition for an election to determine whether to reduce the ad valorem tax rate adopted by the unit to the rollback tax rate in order for the petition to be valid. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 84 85-1 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 88 85-1 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 92 85-1 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 95 85-1 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 119 85-1 (2017) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al. Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit other than a school district to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead and the authority of the governing body of certain taxing units that have adopted such an exemption to reduce the amount of or repeal certain other exemptions. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 120 85-1 (2017) Author: Shine, Hugh Relating to the effect of a sale of property on the tax lien on the property to secure the payment of taxes, penalties, and interest imposed on the property as a result of the addition to the appraisal roll of property or appraised value that was erroneously exempted in a prior year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 129 85-1 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to a study of property tax exemptions and other property tax benefits for certain veterans and military service members and their families. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HB 162 85-1 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to liability for the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural land if the use of the land changes as a result of a condemnation. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 179 85-1 (2017) Author: Roberts, Kevin | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain disabled first responders and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HB 190 85-1 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to a temporary increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a temporary reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and a temporary protection of school districts against the resulting temporary loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 196 85-1 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property other than a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 223 85-1 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the eligibility of land used as an ecological laboratory for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 239 85-1 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of precious metal held in the Texas Bullion Depository. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HB 249 85-1 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if a change in use of the land occurs. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 251 85-1 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 261 85-1 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to a temporary limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a taxing unit on a residence homestead rendered uninhabitable or unusable as a result of a natural disaster. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 288 85-1 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of a portion of the appraised value of a residence homestead based on the median market value of all residence homesteads in this state, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect any increase in the exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against any resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 298 85-1 (2017) Author: Cosper, Scott Relating to limitations on increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of residence homesteads and other real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 314 85-1 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of an eligible peace officer who resides in a qualified high crime area. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 350 85-1 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of income-producing tangible personal property owned by certain small businesses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 360 85-1 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the establishment of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that taxing units may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 390 85-1 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. Filed
HJR 2 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit increases in the appraised value of commercial or industrial real property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 16 85-1 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 17 85-1 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes of a dollar amount or a percentage, whichever is greater, of the market value of a residence homestead and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect any increase in the exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 19 85-1 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 20 85-1 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of a Purple Heart recipient or the surviving spouse of a Purple Heart recipient. House: Ways & Means Recommitted to committee
HJR 22 85-1 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 23 85-1 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 24 85-1 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from ad valorem taxation the total market value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 25 85-1 (2017) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision other than a school district to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of an individual's residence homestead and authorizing the legislature to prohibit the governing body of a political subdivision that adopts such an exemption from reducing the amount of or repealing the exemption. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 26 85-1 (2017) Author: Shine, Hugh Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the effect of a sale of property on the tax lien on the property to secure the payment of ad valorem taxes, penalties, and interest imposed on the property as a result of the addition to the appraisal roll of property or property value that was erroneously exempted in a prior year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 27 85-1 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. 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 based on the disability rating of the veteran and harmonizing certain related provisions of the constitution. House: Ways & Means Postponed
HJR 30 85-1 (2017) Author: Roberts, Kevin | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homesteads of certain disabled first responders and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HJR 32 85-1 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment to appropriate money from the economic stabilization fund to the foundation school fund and use the money to finance a temporary increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district and a temporary reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 33 85-1 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to establish a limit on the maximum appraised value of real property other than a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 35 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit increases in the appraised value of commercial or industrial real property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 38 85-1 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation precious metal held in the Texas Bullion Depository. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HJR 40 85-1 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit for a temporary period the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a political subdivision on a residence homestead rendered uninhabitable or unusable as a result of a natural disaster. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 42 85-1 (2017) Author: White, James Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes of a portion of the market value of a residence homestead based on the median market value of all residence homesteads in the state and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 43 85-1 (2017) Author: Cosper, Scott Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to establish a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem tax purposes and to establish a limit on the value of other real property for those purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 44 85-1 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of a peace officer who resides in a high crime area. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 47 85-1 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 48 85-1 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation income-producing tangible personal property owned by certain small businesses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 50 85-1 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to establish an additional limitation on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 51 85-1 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that taxing units may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 55 85-1 (2017) Author: White, James Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. Filed
SB 1 85-1 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Government Reform, Select
Senate appoints conferees-reported
SB 46 85-1 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the effect of a sale of property on the tax lien on the property to secure the payment of taxes, penalties, and interest imposed on the property as a result of the addition to the appraisal roll of property or appraised value that was erroneously exempted in a prior year. Filed
SB 48 85-1 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to liability for the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural land if the use of the land changes as a result of a condemnation. Filed
SB 49 85-1 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to liability for interest if land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural or open-space land is sold or diverted to a different use. Filed
SB 63 85-1 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans. Filed
SB 78 85-1 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the eligibility of land used as an ecological laboratory for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. Filed
SB 96 85-1 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to ad valorem taxation. Senate: Government Reform, Select Left pending in committee
SB 116 85-1 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the repeal of the Texas Economic Development Act. Filed
SB 117 85-1 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of commercial or industrial real property. Filed
SB 118 85-1 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Filed
SJR 7 85-1 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the effect of a sale of property on the tax lien on the property to secure the payment of ad valorem taxes, penalties, and interest imposed on the property as a result of the addition to the appraisal roll of property or property value that was erroneously exempted in a prior year. Filed
SJR 13 85-1 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Filed
SJR 14 85-1 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit increases in the appraised value of commercial or industrial real property for ad valorem tax purposes. Filed
HB 52 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district from $15,000 to $45,000, 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 homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 79 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to exemptions from the sales and use tax and the franchise tax for certain businesses during an initial period of operation in the state. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 128 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of mineral interests having a value of less than a certain amount. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 133 84-0 (2015) Author: Simpson, David | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of open-space land appraised as agricultural land. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 242 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a veteran who has been honorably discharged. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 275 84-0 (2015) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of farm products. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 276 84-0 (2015) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to the eligibility of land owned by certain members of the armed services of the United States for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 376 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as open-space land if a change in use of the land occurs. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 394 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the information in ad valorem tax appraisal records that may not be posted on the Internet by an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 432 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 490 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit that adopts an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a percentage of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead to set a limit on the dollar amount of the exemption to which an individual is entitled in a tax year. House: Ways & Means Reported favorably as substituted
HB 590 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the creation of research technology corporations for the development and commercialization of technologies owned by institutions of higher education or by certain medical centers with members that are institutions of higher education; providing for tax exemptions; providing a penalty. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Left pending in committee
HB 591 84-0 (2015) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to the eligibility of land owned by certain members of the armed services of the United States for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 660 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 683 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of a percentage of the assessed value of a property owned by certain disabled veterans and the amount of the exemption for the surviving spouses and children of certain disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 706 84-0 (2015) Author: Farrar, Jessica
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation of property on which a solar or wind-powered energy device is installed or constructed. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 712 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for Firearms and Firearm supplies for a limited period. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 752 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the eligibility of property used for affordable housing for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 806 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to proof of eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a person. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 957 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 958 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 982 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 992 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 994 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used to collect, process, and deliver landfill-generated gas. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 1022 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of certain persons with a life estate in the homestead property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 1028 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the eligibility of a charitable organization that provides affordable housing for female veterans and their dependents for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by the organization. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1193 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of the portion of the appraised value of a person's property that is attributable to the installation on the property of a rainwater harvesting system. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1250 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the requirements regarding creation of qualifying jobs for the purpose of eligibility for a limitation on appraised value of property for ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1271 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of a veteran or current member of the armed services of the United States while the veteran or current service member participates in a veterans court program. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1276 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1328 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain real property used to provide housing to certain persons with disabilities. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1362 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1458 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the sales and use tax exemption for the repair, remodeling, or maintenance of aircraft. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 1463 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the procedure for canceling an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of an individual who is 65 years of age or older. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1464 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the procedure for determining that certain land is no longer eligible for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural or open-space land. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1513 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the minimum size of a tract of land used to raise or keep bees in order for the tract to be eligible for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1518 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to adopt a local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1519 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district and the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1565 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of qualified timber land. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1589 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the payment of certain ad valorem tax refunds. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1675 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to increasing the period of time for exempting freeport goods from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1772 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to exempt from ad valorem taxation mineral interests owned by nonprofit corporations organized for the exclusive purpose of generating income for certain charitable nonprofit corporations through the ownership, lease, and management of real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1884 84-0 (2015) Author: Peña, Gilbert | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1900 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 1920 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to proof of eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a person. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1932 84-0 (2015) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1980 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the authority of the governing body of certain taxing units to adopt a local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1987 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the authority of the governing body of a school district to waive or reduce the new jobs creation requirement under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1995 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the authority to modify an ad valorem tax abatement agreement to extend the abatement period if a disaster prevents the property owner from complying with the agreement. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2036 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2041 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2043 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of real property of a business that employs honorably discharged veterans. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2075 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2136 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to the exemption of inventory of certain retail businesses from ad valorem taxation by a school district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2143 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Relating to the continuation of a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation while the owner is temporarily absent because of military service. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2146 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the deadline for filing an application for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2260 84-0 (2015) Author: Otto, John | et. al. Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the property of a veteran's organization. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2305 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation for property used by certain nonprofit community business organizations. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2306 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if a change in use of the land occurs. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2378 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a periodic review and expiration dates of state and local tax preferences. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2622 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation by the Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District of certain property subject to a tax abatement agreement with the district and to the validation of certain actions of the district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 2663 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the treatment for ad valorem tax purposes of real property used for certain low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2712 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the temporary exemption of certain tangible personal property related to large data center projects from the sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 2746 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the treatment for ad valorem tax purposes of pollution control property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2826 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the eligibility of certain property located in multiple school districts for a limitation on appraised value for school district maintenance and operations ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2838 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to provide an additional exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain surviving spouses of peace officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2872 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Relating to the period for which certain property acquired by a charitable organization to provide low-income housing may be exempted from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2914 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain charitable organizations that provide affordable housing to low-income veterans and their dependents. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3000 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to prohibiting the online posting of certain documents submitted to the chief appraiser of an appraisal district in an application for an exemption from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3012 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to appraisal review boards; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3064 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3202 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to the right of a disabled veteran to obtain a certificate from the chief appraiser of an appraisal district stating whether the veteran would be entitled to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of property if the veteran were to acquire the property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3247 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the adjustment under the public school finance system for optional homestead exemptions granted by public school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3280 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation for property owned by a charitable organization for the purpose of donation to a partially disabled veteran for use as the veteran's residence homestead and for property donated to such a veteran by, or purchased by such a veteran with a donation from, such an organization for that purpose. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3363 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to authorizing local government programs to provide assessments for residential water and energy improvements in designated regions, including authorizing the issuance of obligations to provide financing for the programs; authorizing a fee. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3420 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation for property used by certain nonprofit community business organizations to provide services to aid in the economic development of local communities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3470 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3532 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to access to certain confidential information provided in an application for an exemption from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3548 84-0 (2015) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to the authority of the TexAmericas Center to incorporate a nonprofit corporation for certain purposes and to the tax treatment of such a nonprofit corporation. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3570 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of a percentage, rather than a dollar amount, of the appraised value of a residence homestead, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect any increase in the exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3576 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to restrictions on the use, transfer, and sale of housing developments that have received certain financial assistance administered by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3594 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to credits against the ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district on the property of certain persons who provide an educational alternative for a child eligible to attend a public school in the district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3623 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by the National Hispanic Institute. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 3637 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the verification of information provided to the comptroller and contained in reports on compliance with agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3695 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3732 84-0 (2015) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the eligibility of property used for a large-scale electric energy storage facility for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3776 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the phasing out by 2025 of the ad valorem taxation by a school district of the tangible personal property a person owns that consists of inventory. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3826 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain tangible personal property used by the owner of the property to manufacture, process, or fabricate tangible personal property for ultimate sale. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3856 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of income-producing tangible personal property having a value of less than a certain amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3861 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain income-producing tangible personal property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4087 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the treatment for ad valorem tax purposes of pollution control property. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 17 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to adopt a local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of an individual's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 18 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes, providing for the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation, and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 20 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment to extend the number of days that certain tangible personal property to be transported outside of this state is exempt from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 23 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to exempt from ad valorem taxation mineral interests owned by nonprofit corporations organized for the exclusive purpose of generating income for certain charitable nonprofit corporations through the ownership, lease, and management of real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 25 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment to extend the number of days that certain tangible personal property to be transported outside of this state is exempt from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 30 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes from $15,000 to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 42 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a veteran of the United States armed services who has been honorably discharged. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 51 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 57 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision that adopts an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a percentage of the market value of an individual's residence homestead to set a limit on the dollar amount of the exemption to which an individual is entitled in a tax year. House: Ways & Means Reported favorably as substituted
HJR 64 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by or leased to or by a university research technology corporation. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Left pending in committee
HJR 66 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 67 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a percentage of the assessed value of property owned by certain disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 71 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 72 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 74 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 75 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 84 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation the total assessed value of the residence homestead of a veteran or current member of the armed services of the United States while the veteran or current service member participates in a veterans court program. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 85 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 87 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the assessed value of certain real property used to provide housing to certain persons with disabilities. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 88 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing bodies of certain political subdivisions to exempt from ad valorem taxation the real and tangible personal property of businesses during an initial period of operation in this state. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 89 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to county residents who are indigent or who are Medicaid recipients. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 93 84-0 (2015) Author: Peña, Gilbert | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 96 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of certain political subdivisions to adopt a local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of an individual's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 98 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 99 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 100 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to adopt a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of real property of a business that employs honorably discharged veterans. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 101 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 102 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by one or more political subdivisions of this state a person's inventory held for sale at retail. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 116 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to provide an additional exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain surviving spouses of peace officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 117 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation, for a period not to exceed 10 years, the total assessed value of the residence homestead of an honorably discharged veteran of the armed services of the United States, or the surviving spouse of such a veteran, if the residence homestead was donated to the veteran, or the purchase of the residence homestead was financed, by a charitable organization. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 127 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil 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 partially disabled veteran by a charitable organization for less than the market value of the residence homestead or if the charitable organization donated all or part of the purchase price of the residence homestead to the partially disabled veteran and harmonizing certain related provisions of the Texas Constitution. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 134 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect and authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by one or more political subdivisions all or part of the market value of the tangible personal property a person owns that consists of inventory. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 135 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes of a percentage, rather than a dollar amount, of the market value of a residence homestead and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect any increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 139 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to phase out by 2025 the ad valorem taxation by a school district of the tangible personal property a person owns that consists of inventory. Filed
HJR 140 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by one or more political subdivisions tangible personal property used by the owner of the property to manufacture, process, or fabricate tangible personal property for ultimate sale. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 141 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide for credits against the ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district on the property of certain persons who provide an educational alternative for a child eligible to attend a public school in the district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 143 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation income-producing tangible personal property valued at less than $50,000. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Relating to certain restrictions on the imposition of ad valorem taxes and to the duty of the state to reimburse certain political subdivisions for certain revenue loss; making conforming changes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 156 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 278 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district and the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 279 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit other than a school district to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead and to the authority of the governing body of any taxing unit that has adopted an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a percentage, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead to reduce the amount of or repeal the exemption. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 282 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the period for which certain property acquired by a charitable organization to provide low-income housing may be exempted from ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 362 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of open-space land appraised as agricultural land. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 515 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 516 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to increasing the period of time for exempting freeport goods from ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 545 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 594 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the provision of certain information by a title insurance company to a buyer of residential real estate. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 635 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the eligibility of property used in connection with renewable energy electric generation through the use of wind power for a limitation on appraised value of property for ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 683 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the payment of certain ad valorem tax refunds. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
SB 732 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of farm products. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 758 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain tangible personal property used by the owner of the property to manufacture, process, or fabricate tangible personal property for ultimate sale. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 762 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary | et. al.
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of income-producing tangible personal property having a value of less than a certain amount. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 763 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain income-producing tangible personal property. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 798 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the sales and use tax exemption for the repair, remodeling, or maintenance of aircraft. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 829 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the verification of information provided to the comptroller and contained in reports on compliance with agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 833 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Susan Lewis | et. al.
Relating to the continuation of a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation while the owner is temporarily absent because of military service. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 910 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 918 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Otto, John
Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the property of a veteran's organization. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
SB 1069 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used to collect, process, and deliver landfill-generated gas. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 1104 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the temporary exemption of certain tangible personal property related to large data center projects from the sales and use tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1154 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Relating to the deadline for filing an application for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1328 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district and the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation in homestead values, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1343 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation by the Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District of certain property subject to a tax abatement agreement with the district and to the validation of certain actions of the district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1379 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of structures used primarily to store implements of husbandry. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1469 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to regular reapplication for certain pollution control exemptions from ad valorem taxation granted for certain property. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1563 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: VanDeaver, Gary
Relating to the authority of the TexAmericas Center to incorporate a nonprofit corporation for certain purposes and to the tax treatment of such a nonprofit corporation. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1581 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1615 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the qualifications required of an appraisal district employee in order to testify as to the value of real property in certain ad valorem tax appeals. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1687 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by charitable organizations that engage in or support the planting, growing, cultivation, or maintenance of trees in public areas. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1693 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the exemption of certain inventory from ad valorem taxation by a school district. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1694 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to certain exemptions from ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1760 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the transparent and equitable application of ad valorem tax procedures. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
SB 1821 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of real property of a business that employs honorably discharged veterans. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1843 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1850 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to a sales tax exemption for the rental of equipment used in the construction or improvement of a road or highway for a governmental entity. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1854 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by the National Hispanic Institute. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1983 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of pollution control property. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 1 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, authorizing the legislature to prohibit a political subdivision that has adopted an optional residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation from reducing the amount of or repealing the exemption, and prohibiting the enactment of a law that imposes a transfer tax on a transaction that conveys fee simple title to real property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 14 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or less of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year and to permit the voters of a county to establish a higher limitation not to exceed 110 percent on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead in the county. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SJR 20 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision other than a school district to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of an individual's residence homestead and authorizing the legislature to prohibit the governing body of any political subdivision that adopts an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a percentage or a dollar amount, of the market value of an individual's residence homestead from reducing the amount of or repealing the exemption. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on Constitutional Amendments Calendar
SJR 21 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes, providing for the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation, and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 28 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 29 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to extend the number of days that certain tangible personal property to be transported outside of this state is exempt from ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 30 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on Constitutional Amendments Calendar
SJR 35 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by one or more political subdivisions tangible personal property used by the owner of the property to manufacture, process, or fabricate tangible personal property for ultimate sale. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 36 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation income-producing tangible personal property valued at less than $50,000. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 40 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 46 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes, providing for the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation in homestead values, and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 50 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation structures used to store certain implements of husbandry. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 56 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by one or more political subdivisions of this state a person's inventory. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 57 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and extending the number of days that certain tangible personal property that is exempt from ad valorem taxation due to its temporary location in this state may remain located in this state before forfeiting the right to the exemption. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 60 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to adopt a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of real property of a business that employs honorably discharged veterans. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SJR 61 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 43 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the establishment of the affordable assisted living facility program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 97 83-0 (2013) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the appraised 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. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 113 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 214 83-0 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 229 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who dies while on active duty. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 236 83-0 (2013) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the eligibility of certain peace officers for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the officers' residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 294 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by a charitable organization and used in providing housing and related services to certain homeless individuals. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 368 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district from $15,000 to $45,000, 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 homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 428 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 440 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a requirement that certain religious organizations provide an annual report on property owned by the organization for which an exemption from ad valorem taxation is granted. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 538 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the repeal of certain tax exemptions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 546 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the creation of renewable energy reinvestment zones and the abatement of ad valorem taxes on property of a renewable energy company located in such a zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in subcommittee
HB 548 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed in action. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 561 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to an exemption for land owned by a school from the additional tax imposed on the change of use of land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 621 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 636 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to proof of eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a person. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 685 83-0 (2013) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al. Relating to commissioners court oversight of certain emergency services districts. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 780 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to a study by the Legislative Budget Board of the effect of ad valorem tax exemptions for certain veterans and their surviving spouses and children on local and state revenue and the state's economy. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Withdrawn from schedule
HB 835 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the application of the limit on appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to an improvement that is a replacement structure for a structure that was rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 862 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan Relating to the transfer of the limitation on school district, county, municipal, or junior college district ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a person who is elderly or disabled to a subsequent homestead of that person. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 875 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of the surviving spouse of a person who is disabled to receive a limitation of school district ad valorem taxes on the person's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1008 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the calculation of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of the veteran for the tax year in which the veteran or spouse qualifies or ceases to qualify for an exemption from taxation of the homestead. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1094 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to authorizing assessments for water and energy improvements in districts designated by municipalities and counties. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1173 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of the portion of the appraised value of a person's property that is attributable to the installation on the property of certain water conservation systems. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1208 83-0 (2013) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to liability for interest if land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural or open-space land is sold or diverted to a different use. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1217 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation to which certain disabled veterans and the surviving spouses and children of certain veterans are entitled. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1287 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the contents of an application by certain persons for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the person's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1306 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1324 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to exclusion of land from certain water districts that fail to provide service to the land; clarifying and limiting the authority of those districts with outstanding bonds payable from ad valorem taxes to impose taxes on excluded land; providing for a financial review. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1338 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to a limitation on the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 1348 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the taxation of certain tangible personal property located inside a defense base development authority. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 1360 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1371 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the meaning of "disabled" for purposes of eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of or a limitation of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a person who is disabled. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1459 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain real property leased to and used by charitable organizations. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 1623 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain property and services used in research and development activities by a qualifying biotechnology start-up. House: Economic & Small Business Development - S/C Manufacturing Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1712 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem and sales and use taxes for property used in connection with an offshore spill response containment system. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1736 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used to collect, process, and deliver landfill-generated gas. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
HB 1897 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of pollution control property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1943 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1946 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the determination of the market value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1998 83-0 (2013) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2001 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to proof of eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a person. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2061 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to a tax credit for investment in certain communities; imposing a monetary penalty; authorizing a fee. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2231 83-0 (2013) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as open space land if a change in use of the land occurs. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2387 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the ad valorem taxation of certain tangible personal property located inside a defense base development authority. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 2467 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2497 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property used to operate a child-care facility. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2500 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of solar energy property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 2599 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the property of a political party. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2675 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the eligibility of the former spouse of a person who is elderly or disabled to receive a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes imposed on the spouse's residence homestead by certain taxing units. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2712 83-0 (2013) Author: Perez, Mary Ann | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of energy storage systems used for the control of air pollution in a nonattainment area. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 2747 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the portion of the appraised value of a person's property that is attributable to the installation on the property of a rainwater harvesting system. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2771 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2797 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of real property owned or leased by a small business and used for business purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2886 83-0 (2013) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain life tenants. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2893 83-0 (2013) Author: Raney, John Relating to the use of a tax-exempt property of a higher education development foundation or an alumni association. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2901 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to a credit against ad valorem taxes imposed on certain real property used to provide housing to certain persons with disabilities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2922 83-0 (2013) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2987 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to certain water districts that do not provide water and sanitary sewer service to certain users in the districts' territory. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 3035 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the qualifications for the exemption from ad valorem taxation for certain tangible personal property located in this state for a limited time. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3108 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of oil, natural gas, and other petroleum products held temporarily in this state for certain purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3121 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to the qualifications for the exemption from ad valorem taxation for aircraft parts located in this state for a limited time. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 3132 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a veteran who has been honorably discharged. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3216 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of energy storage systems used for the control of air pollution in a nonattainment area. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3348 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to adopt a local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3390 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act; imposing a penalty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 3409 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a periodic review and expiration dates of state and local tax preferences. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3512 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the eligibility of property used for a desalination project for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3591 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to state funding to support economic development; providing for the imposition of a fee. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3757 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3767 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by charitable organizations that engage in or support the planting, growing, cultivation, or maintenance of trees in public areas. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 21 83-0 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 24 83-0 (2013) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
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. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 28 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 50 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who dies while on active duty. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 56 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes from $15,000 to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 58 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 62 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed in action. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 72 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the surviving spouse of a person who is disabled to receive a limitation on school district ad valorem taxes on the person's residence homestead if the spouse is 55 years of age or older at the time of the person's death. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 82 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature under certain limitations to specify the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation to which certain disabled veterans and the surviving spouses and children of certain veterans are entitled. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 84 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HJR 86 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HJR 88 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to define "disabled" for purposes of eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of or a limitation of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a person who is disabled. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 90 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property that is leased to a charitable organization and that is used by the organization primarily for the purpose of performing a charitable function. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HJR 102 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 115 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property used to operate a child-care facility. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 119 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the eligibility of the former spouse of a person who is elderly or disabled to receive a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes imposed on the spouse's residence homestead by certain political subdivisions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 126 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of real property owned or leased by a small business and used for business purposes to 110 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 127 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a credit against ad valorem taxes imposed on qualifying real property used to provide housing to persons with disabilities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 129 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Proposing a constitutional amendment to extend the number of days that certain tangible personal property that is exempt from ad valorem taxation due to its location in this state for a temporary period may be located in this state for purposes of qualifying for the tax exemption. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 132 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide oil, natural gas, and other petroleum products held temporarily in this state the same ad valorem tax-exempt status as is currently provided to other tangible personal property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 133 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a political subdivision of this state to extend the number of days that aircraft parts that are exempt from ad valorem taxation due to their location in this state for a temporary period may be located in this state for purposes of qualifying for the tax exemption. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 134 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from county ad valorem taxation a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a veteran of the United States armed services who has been honorably discharged. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 138 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to adopt a local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of an individual's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HJR 142 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real and personal property used for the conservation, reuse, or recycling of water. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 143 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Proposing a constitutional amendment abolishing ad valorem taxes and limiting the rate and applicability of state and local sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 144 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the frequency of reappraisal of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 106 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to a requirement that the Sunset Advisory Commission conduct a study and make recommendations regarding certain tax preferences that relate to ad valorem taxes and that are required or authorized by the state. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 154 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 155 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of commercial or industrial real property. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 163 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Turner, Chris | et. al.
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed in action. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 193 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Otto, John
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property used to provide low-income and moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/14
SB 269 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to an exemption for land owned by a school from the additional tax imposed on the change of use of land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 385 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to authorizing assessments for water and energy improvements in regions designated by municipalities and counties; imposing a fee. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 465 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation to which certain disabled veterans and the surviving spouses and children of certain veterans are entitled. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
SB 486 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the calculation of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of the veteran for the tax year in which the veteran or spouse qualifies or ceases to qualify for an exemption from taxation of the homestead. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 489 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the authority of a taxing unit other than a school district to establish a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that the taxing unit may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 520 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to allowing persons acquiring a new residence homestead to receive an ad valorem tax exemption on the homestead in the year in which the property is acquired. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 619 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to exclusion of land from certain water districts that fail to provide service to the land; clarifying and limiting the authority of those districts with outstanding bonds payable from ad valorem taxes to impose taxes on excluded land; providing for a financial review. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 835 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the application of the limit on appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to an improvement that is a replacement structure for a structure that was rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 908 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to a study regarding the fiscal effect of tax-exempt state property on school districts. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
SB 1030 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of energy storage systems used for the control of air pollution in a nonattainment area. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 1131 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1278 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of solar energy property. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1391 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to a requirement that the comptroller perform a study of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
SB 1455 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1529 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to an exemption from property taxation for certain facilities that convert landfill generated methane into renewable natural gas. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1552 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a veteran who has been honorably discharged. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations No action taken in committee
SB 1619 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the exemption of inventory of certain retail businesses from ad valorem taxation by a school district. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1663 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to certain water districts that do not provide water and sanitary sewer service to certain users in the districts' territory. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1685 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to exemptions from property taxation and sales and use taxation for certain offshore spill response and well containment property used to control pollution. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SJR 14 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of commercial or industrial real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 110 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 15 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 16 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed in action. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SJR 30 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature under certain limitations to specify the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation to which certain disabled veterans and the surviving spouses and children of certain veterans are entitled. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
SJR 32 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a political subdivision other than a school district to establish a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that the political subdivision may impose on the residence homesteads of persons who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SJR 44 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 51 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by one or more political subdivisions of this state a person's inventory held for sale at retail. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SJR 52 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SJR 59 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from county ad valorem taxation a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a veteran of the United States armed services who has been honorably discharged. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations No action taken in committee
HB 40 83-1 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. Filed
HB 23 82-0 (2011) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to a local option election in a county to set a limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes of less than 110 percent but not less than 103 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 26 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to a freeze on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a taxing unit on the residence homestead of an eligible person who is a member of a reserve component of the United States armed forces and is ordered to active military duty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 56 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district from $15,000 to $45,000, 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 homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 95 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 241 82-0 (2011) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to liability for interest if land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural or open-space land is sold or diverted to a different use. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 252 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a person. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 269 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 309 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the supportive living facility pilot program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 312 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 313 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 361 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the agricultural advisory board of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 461 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 469 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the calculation of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran for the tax year in which the veteran qualifies or ceases to qualify for an exemption from taxation of the homestead. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 472 82-0 (2011) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 526 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 576 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 609 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 645 82-0 (2011) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the information required to be included on a form for an application for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by a charitable organization. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 683 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain organizations and used to provide affordable housing. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 732 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district from $15,000 to $30,000, 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 homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 740 82-0 (2011) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to liability for ad valorem taxes on property that is the subject of a consignment. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 767 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 781 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 798 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 833 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran or the principal residence of the surviving minor children of such a disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 839 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al. Relating to treatment under the public school finance system of school district revenue resulting from reduction or elimination of an optional homestead exemption. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 912 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the foreclosure of certain liens on real property. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1056 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the ad valorem taxation of property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1104 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the phasing out of ad valorem taxes on the residence homesteads of elderly persons by 2021. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1184 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken Relating to a limitation on the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1384 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1433 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used by a charitable organization that provides access to affordable financial products and services to certain individuals. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1531 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1532 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1543 82-0 (2011) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the eligibility of the surviving spouse of an elderly or disabled person to receive a limitation of school district, county, municipal, or junior college district ad valorem taxes on the person's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1576 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to the monitoring of compliance with low-income and moderate-income housing ad valorem tax exemptions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1600 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1733 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan 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. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1794 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of motor vehicles leased for noncommercial use by persons 65 years of age or older. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1880 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to a limitation on the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of certain residence homesteads of certain veterans. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2000 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to taxation of property owned or controlled by a public facility corporation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2042 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to defense base development authorities, including the powers of an authority and the taxation of certain tangible personal property located on the base property for which the authority is established. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 2043 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the taxation of certain tangible personal property located inside a defense base development authority. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Postponed
HB 2049 82-0 (2011) Author: Lavender, George | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain land used to raise or keep bees for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2242 82-0 (2011) Author: Munoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the meaning of "disabled" for purposes of eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of or a limitation of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a disabled person. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2280 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the composition of the permanent advisory committee to advise the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding the implementation of the ad valorem tax exemption for pollution control property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2332 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district for maintenance and operations purposes of the appraised value of a residence homestead and the offsetting of the resulting revenue loss to school districts with state sales and use tax revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2347 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the eligibility of property to continue to receive a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for not more than three years after the property ceases to be the owner's principal residence if the property is being offered for sale. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2428 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation for certain solar or wind-powered energy devices. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2434 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to the repeal of certain ad valorem and state tax exemptions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2484 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the state property tax compression percentage and the homestead property tax exemption under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2492 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the family allowance, treatment of exempt property, and an allowance in lieu of exempt property in the administration of a decedent's estate. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
HB 2529 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to the administration of appraisal districts. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2607 82-0 (2011) Author: Beck, Marva Relating to a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a firefighter or peace officer killed while performing official duties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2652 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2696 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the application of the limit on appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to an improvement that is a replacement structure for a structure that was rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2746 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to liability for the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land in the event of a change of use of the land if the land is transferred to a charitable organization for purposes of building housing for sale without profit to a low-income individual or family. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2774 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation by certain taxing units in Harris County. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2810 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for tangible personal property incorporated into or attached to certain agricultural structures. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2815 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of energy storage systems or technologies used wholly or partly as a facility, device, or method for the control of air pollution. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 2927 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the system for appraising property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2998 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to ad valorem tax relief for urban farms and green roofs. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3015 82-0 (2011) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3039 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to exempting from ad valorem taxation certain real property used to provide housing to certain persons with disabilities. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3097 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the responsibilities of the comptroller and school districts in the implementation of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3133 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property on which housing is being or has been built or repaired for sale or rent to a low-income individual or family. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3170 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to notice to taxpayers of potential discontinuance or adjustment of certain tax exemptions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3201 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the periodic evaluation of certain exemptions from property taxes and state taxes and the application of the sunset review process to those exemptions. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3254 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the creation of renewable energy reinvestment zones and the abatement of ad valorem taxes on property of a renewable energy company located in such a zone. House: Energy Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3284 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to customs brokers. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3315 82-0 (2011) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to an adjustment of the limitations on school district, county, municipal, and junior college district ad valorem taxes on residential homesteads of elderly and disabled persons and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3391 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to rainwater harvesting and other water conservation initiatives. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3488 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the requirements for demonstrating eligibility for an ad valorem tax exemption for the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3552 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3626 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3785 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to a tax exemption for inactive oil and gas wells. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 7 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit certain political subdivisions in Harris County to establish a limit on the maximum appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem taxation by those political subdivisions of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 16 82-0 (2011) Author: Riddle, Debbie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a local option election in a county to set a limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes of less than 110 percent but not less than 103 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 17 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a political subdivision to establish a freeze on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by the political subdivision on the residence homestead of an eligible person who is a member of a reserve component of the United States armed forces and is ordered to active military duty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 21 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes from $15,000 to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 23 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran in an amount equal to the amount of the residence homestead exemption to which the disabled veteran was entitled. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 39 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 40 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran in an amount equal to the amount of the residence homestead exemption to which the disabled veteran was entitled. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 47 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran in an amount equal to the amount of the residence homestead exemption to which the disabled veteran was entitled on the same property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 48 82-0 (2011) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran in an amount equal to the amount of the residence homestead exemption to which the disabled veteran was entitled on the same property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HJR 52 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran in an amount equal to the amount of the residence homestead exemption to which the disabled veteran was entitled on the same property. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 62 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 68 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes from $15,000 to $30,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 72 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran in an amount equal to the amount of the residence homestead exemption to which the disabled veteran was entitled. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 74 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 76 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a totally disabled veteran or the principal residence of the surviving minor children of such a disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 83 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Proposing a constitutional amendment to phase out ad valorem taxes on the residence homesteads of elderly persons by 2021. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 87 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 93 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Proposing a constitutional amendment exempting residential real property from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 99 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 101 82-0 (2011) Author: Schwertner, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the surviving spouse of a disabled person to receive a limitation on school district ad valorem taxes on the person's residence homestead if the spouse is 55 years of age or older at the time of the person's death. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 107 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of open-space land devoted to water stewardship purposes on the basis of its productive capacity. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 108 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a limitation on the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of certain residence homesteads of certain veterans. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 114 82-0 (2011) Author: Munoz, Jr., Sergio Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to define "disabled" for purposes of eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of or a limitation of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a disabled person. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 116 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by a school district for maintenance and operations purposes all or part of the appraised value of a residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 117 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the eligibility of property to continue to receive a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for not more than three years after the property ceases to be the owner's principal residence if the property is being offered for sale. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 121 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 128 82-0 (2011) Author: Beck, Marva Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a firefighter or peace officer killed while performing official duties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 139 82-0 (2011) Author: Schwertner, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment to revise the ad valorem tax limitations on residence homesteads of elderly and disabled persons and their surviving spouses to take into account certain residence homestead exemptions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 129 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 201 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the calculation of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran for the tax year in which the veteran qualifies or ceases to qualify for an exemption from taxation of the homestead. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/12
SB 326 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain tangible personal property stored temporarily at a location in this state. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 357 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran or the principal residence of the surviving minor children of such a disabled veteran. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 402 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to community land trusts. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/12
SB 409 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig 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. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 449 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
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. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 516 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the appraised value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 540 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Gonzalez, Naomi
Relating to a study of the fiscal impact of adjusting the amount of the ad valorem tax exemption to which disabled veterans and the surviving spouses and children of disabled veterans and certain members of the armed forces are entitled. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 776 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Relating to customs brokers. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 915 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the ad valorem taxation of manufactured homes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1089 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by the surviving spouse or surviving minor children of a member of the armed forces of the United States who dies while on active duty. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1205 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the application of the limit on appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to an improvement that is a replacement structure for a structure that was rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1215 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district for maintenance and operations purposes of the appraised value of a residence homestead and the offsetting of the resulting revenue loss to school districts with state sales and use tax revenue. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1527 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the monitoring of compliance with low-income and moderate-income housing ad valorem tax exemptions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1528 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to taxation of property owned or controlled by a public facility corporation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1590 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve | et. al. Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1757 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used by a charitable organization that promotes the academic development of boys or girls under the age of 18 years. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 7 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 14 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 16 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of open-space land devoted to water-stewardship purposes on the basis of its productive capacity. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 21 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran in an amount equal to the amount of the residence homestead exemption to which the disabled veteran was entitled. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 32 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to increase the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by the surviving spouse or surviving minor children of a member of the armed forces of the United States who dies while on active duty. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 36 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by a school district for maintenance and operations purposes all or part of the appraised value of a residence homestead. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 16 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $45,000, 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 homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 46 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to a local option election in a county to set a limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes of less than 110 percent but not less than 103 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 62 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 69 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a taxing unit on the residence homestead of an eligible person who is a member of a reserve component of the United States armed forces and is ordered to active military duty. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 87 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $45,000, 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 homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 132 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by organizations engaged primarily in performing charitable functions. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 134 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 146 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the implementation of a project plan or financing plan for a reinvestment zone under the Tax Increment Financing Act and the granting of exemptions from ad valorem taxes imposed on real property in a reinvestment zone under that Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 225 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the portion of the appraised value of a person's property attributable to the implementation on the property of water conservation initiatives, desalination projects, or brush control initiatives. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 341 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of military servicemembers who are serving on active duty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 589 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used by a charitable organization operating certain radio stations. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 637 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to adopt a local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation of not less than $5,000 or more than $30,000. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 668 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $30,000, 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 homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 701 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the provision of ad valorem tax relief. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 702 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of school districts in certain counties to enter into agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 731 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $45,000, 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 homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 742 81-0 (2009) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans and to the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation to which a disabled veteran is entitled based on disability rating. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 770 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Relating to ad valorem tax relief for an owner of certain property, including a residence homestead that is rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage, and to a restriction on the authority to bring an action to remove a house that is partially located on a public beach as a result of a meteorological event. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/10
HB 773 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to extending the expiration date of the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 831 81-0 (2009) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to the exemption from certain taxation of certain organizations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 880 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain energy efficiency-related improvements to real or personal property. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 899 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the foreclosure of certain liens on real property. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 959 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain volunteer firefighters and emergency medical services volunteers. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 979 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes of 110 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1000 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to the amounts of certain residence homestead exemptions from ad valorem taxation and the adjustment of the amounts of those exemptions applicable to a homestead based on changes in the appraised value of the homestead. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1008 81-0 (2009) Author: Moody, Joseph | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1037 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to allowing persons acquiring a new residence homestead to receive an ad valorem tax exemption on the homestead in the year in which the property is acquired. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1045 81-0 (2009) Author: Otto, John Relating to the contents of a notice of appraised value sent to a property owner by the chief appraiser of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1092 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to the authority of the voters of a county to allow the owners of certain real property to require that county and any municipal ad valorem taxes be imposed on that real property on the basis of a five-year average of the property's value. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1106 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation by certain school districts and other taxing units in Harris County. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1127 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe | et. al. Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to enter into an ad valorem tax abatement agreement. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1129 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the authority of a hospital district to establish an ad valorem tax freeze on the residence homesteads of disabled or elderly persons and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1132 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation to which a disabled veteran is entitled based on disability rating. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1155 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1172 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain partially disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1269 81-0 (2009) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain organizations engaged primarily in performing charitable functions. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 1274 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the availability and reporting of certain information regarding applications under the Texas Economic Development Act to the public and the state. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1292 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of a member of a reserve component of the United States armed forces who is serving on active duty during a war or national emergency. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1302 81-0 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen Relating to the authority of certain school districts to enter into property tax abatement agreements in connection with realigned or closed military facilities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1328 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation for certain solar or wind-powered energy devices. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1337 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a person. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 1546 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the authorization for a local option election in Montgomery County to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead to 103 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year for purposes of ad valorem taxation by each political subdivision all of the territory of which is located in the county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1605 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to enter into an ad valorem tax abatement agreement. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1651 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1661 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of $60,000 of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of military servicemembers who are serving on active duty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1726 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain tangible personal property stored temporarily at a location in this state. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1751 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a renewable energy device, structure, facility, or system installed or constructed on residential property, land designated for agricultural use, or open-space land devoted to farm or ranch purposes for the generation of energy for use in connection with the property. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1756 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the functions performed by the comptroller in connection with applications and agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 1816 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the portion of the appraised value of a person's property attributable to the implementation on the property of water conservation initiatives, desalination projects, or brush control initiatives. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1818 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to rainwater harvesting and other water conservation initiatives. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1842 81-0 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen Relating to the authority of certain school districts to enter into property tax abatement agreements in connection with realigned or closed military facilities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1853 81-0 (2009) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to the authorization of school district ad valorem tax incentives for historic redevelopment and economic development. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1936 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the authority of the governing body of a municipality to exempt a portion of the value of a residence homestead from ad valorem taxation if the homestead meets certain energy efficiency standards. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2150 81-0 (2009) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the eligibility of land for ad valorem tax appraisal as qualified open-space land. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2165 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain open-space land devoted principally to ecological research. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 2230 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to liability for interest if land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural or open-space land is sold or diverted to a different use. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2284 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain organizations and used to provide affordable housing. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 2292 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of open-space land appraised as agricultural land. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2297 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the administration of the low income housing tax credit program. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2319 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the treatment of certain exempt organizations as agents of suppliers or distributors of taxable items for purposes of the sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2420 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to ad valorem and sales and use tax exemptions for high-speed passenger rail facilities. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2460 81-0 (2009) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the exemption from ad valorem tax of certain property owned by a religious organization. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2499 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the appropriation of money from the property tax relief fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2555 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property acquired to provide low-income housing or used for charitable purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 2608 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the powers of a recreational district board in a county with frontage on the Guadalupe and Comal Rivers. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2628 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by a charitable organization and used in providing housing and related services to certain individuals. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/10
HB 2814 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation for a motor vehicle used for the production of income and for personal activities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/10
HB 2828 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the ad valorem taxation of property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 2836 81-0 (2009) Author: Marquez, Marisa Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by a charitable organization that engages in the protection of land chosen for its natural and cultural value. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2865 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used by a charitable organization that provides access to affordable financial products and services to certain individuals. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2878 81-0 (2009) Author: Sheffield, Ralph Relating to the establishment for purposes of ad valorem taxation of an initial limit on the appraised value of the residence homestead of a disabled or elderly person that was rehabilitated or constructed as a replacement residence under the federal community development block grant program or a housing rehabilitation program of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2897 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to certain applications for a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation; imposing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2934 81-0 (2009) Author: Vaught, Allen Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain military servicemembers who have served in a hostile fire or imminent danger pay zone or a combat zone. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2980 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the ad valorem taxation of property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3104 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the ad valorem taxation of property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3133 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain charitable organizations. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3164 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to qualifications for an ad valorem tax exemption for property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3206 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the implementation of the exemption from ad valorem taxation for pollution control property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3210 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation for property owned by a religious organization for purposes of expanding a religious facility or constructing a new religious facility. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3248 81-0 (2009) Author: Cohen, Ellen Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3272 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the eligibility of land for ad valorem tax appraisal as recreational, park, or scenic land on the basis of a restriction contained in a probated will. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3383 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the eligibility of land to be appraised as open-space land for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3699 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to eligibility for and the effect for school finance purposes of the ad valorem tax exemption for pollution control property and the adjustment of the rollback tax rate of a taxing unit to compensate for the costs of compliance with pollution control requirements. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3767 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to homestead property transferred to a trustee of certain trusts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3965 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation for certain property used to control pollution. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3966 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the qualification date for a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation applicable to certain property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4070 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of airplanes and helicopters used exclusively in agricultural operations. House: Ways & Means Reported favorably as substituted
HB 4184 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the abolition of all political subdivision ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4232 81-0 (2009) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation for certain property used to control pollution. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4491 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to a tax credit for eligible costs and expenses incurred during the rehabilitation of a historic structure located in a severely damaged or flooded census tract. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4509 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain real property owned by a nonprofit hospital or hospital system. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4592 81-0 (2009) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4614 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to community land trusts. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4697 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to an exemption of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homestead of an elderly person from ad valorem taxation by a fresh water supply district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4713 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to certain exemptions from ad valorem taxes imposed by the Cow Creek Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HCR 280 81-0 (2009) Author: Otto, John
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3613. Signed by the Governor
HJR 3 81-0 (2009) Author: Ritter, Allan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 6 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt a portion of the assessed value of the residence homestead of an elderly person from ad valorem taxation by a fresh water supply district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 11 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 15 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a local option election in a county to set a limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes of less than 110 percent but not less than 103 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 17 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a political subdivision to establish a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by the political subdivision on the residence homestead of an eligible person who is a member of a reserve component of the United States armed forces and is ordered to active military duty. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 18 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 22 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the ad valorem taxation of a residence homestead solely on the basis of the property's value as a residence homestead; and authorizing the legislature to provide that ad valorem tax appraisal services in any county are under the jurisdiction of the entity specified by the legislature, to provide for the consolidation of ad valorem tax appraisal services, and to provide for enforcement of ad valorem tax standards and procedures by the specified entity. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 25 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature by general law to exempt from ad valorem taxes the portion of the assessed value of property attributable to the implementation on the property of a water conservation initiative, desalination project, or brush control initiative. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 28 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the assessed value of the residence homesteads of military servicemembers who are serving on active duty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 40 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to adopt a local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation of not less than $5,000 or more than $30,000. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 41 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $30,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 43 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 110 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 45 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 47 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation certain energy efficiency-related improvements to real or personal property. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HJR 48 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the assessed value of the residence homesteads of volunteer firefighters and emergency medical services volunteers. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 49 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 110 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 50 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amounts of certain residence homestead exemptions from ad valorem taxation and providing for the adjustment of the amounts of those exemptions applicable to a homestead based on changes in the appraised value of the homestead. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 55 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit the voters of a county to allow county and any municipal ad valorem taxes to be imposed on certain real property on the basis of a five-year average taxable value. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 56 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by certain school districts in Harris County a limit on the maximum appraised value of residence homesteads of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year and to permit certain other political subdivisions in Harris County to establish a 105 percent limit on the maximum appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem taxation by those political subdivisions. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 57 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a hospital district to establish an ad valorem tax freeze on residence homesteads of disabled or elderly persons and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 59 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt a percentage of the market value of the residence homesteads of certain partially disabled veterans from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 64 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a political subdivision to exempt from ad valorem taxation the total assessed value of the residence homestead of a member of a reserve component of the United States armed forces who is serving on active duty during a war or national emergency. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 67 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide for a local option election in Montgomery County to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead to 103 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year for purposes of ad valorem taxation by each political subdivision all of the territory of which is located in the county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 69 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation not more than $60,000 of the assessed value of the residence homesteads of military servicemembers who are serving on active duty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 72 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a renewable energy device, structure, facility, or system installed or constructed on residential property, land designated for agricultural use, or open-space land devoted to farm or ranch purposes for the generation of energy for use in connection with the property. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 74 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature by general law to exempt from ad valorem taxes the portion of the assessed value of property attributable to the implementation on the property of a water conservation initiative, desalination project, or brush control initiative. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 75 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a municipality to exempt a portion of the value of a residence homestead from ad valorem taxation if the homestead meets certain energy efficiency standards. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 82 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a high-speed passenger rail facility. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 91 81-0 (2009) Author: Sheffield, Ralph Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation an initial limit on the appraised value of the residence homestead of a disabled or elderly person that was rehabilitated or constructed as a replacement residence under the federal community development block grant program or a housing rehabilitation program of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 92 81-0 (2009) Author: Vaught, Allen Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt a portion of the assessed value of the residence homesteads of certain military servicemembers who have served in a hostile fire or imminent danger pay zone or a combat zone. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 100 81-0 (2009) Author: Cohen, Ellen Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 104 81-0 (2009) Author: Merritt, Tommy Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes based on the inflation rate and to limit the frequency of reappraisals of residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 141 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide property tax abatement for home and business owners who install solar panels on their homes or businesses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 192 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 252 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the authority of a municipality with a population of less than 10,000 to enter into an agreement with an owner of real property in or adjacent to an area in the municipality that has been approved for funding under certain revitalization or redevelopment programs to prohibit ad valorem tax increases on the owner's property for a limited period. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 393 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the treatment for school finance purposes of school district optional residence homestead ad valorem tax exemptions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 443 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the appraisal of inventory consisting of residential real property. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 469 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Flores, Kino | et. al.
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans and to the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation to which a disabled veteran is entitled based on disability rating. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Point of order sustained
SB 475 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain organizations engaged primarily in performing charitable functions or in providing services to aid in economic development. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 564 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al. Relating to exempting from ad valorem taxation property used by certain nonprofit community business organizations to provide services to aid in the economic development of local communities. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 576 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Sponsor: Smith, Todd
Relating to the implementation of a project plan or financing plan for a reinvestment zone under the Tax Increment Financing Act and the granting of exemptions from ad valorem taxes imposed on real property in a reinvestment zone under that Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 678 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as open-space land if a change of use of the land occurs. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 744 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to qualifications for an ad valorem tax exemption for property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 756 81-0 (2009) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the authority of certain school districts to enter into property tax abatement agreements in connection with realigned or closed military facilities. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 770 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation for tangible personal property in transit. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 801 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Homer, Mark
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of land used for wildlife management. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/10
SB 832 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation for certain solar or wind-powered energy devices. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 856 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 947 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain tangible personal property stored temporarily at a location in this state. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 951 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of historic property. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1151 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to increasing the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a taxing unit from 20 percent to 30 percent. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1159 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans and to continuing the exemption on the same property for the surviving spouse or children of such a veteran, and to the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation to which a disabled veteran is entitled based on disability rating. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 1205 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to community land trusts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1268 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans and to continuing the exemption on the same property for the surviving spouse of such a veteran, and to the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation to which a disabled veteran is entitled based on disability rating. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1272 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to ad valorem and sales and use tax exemptions for high-speed passenger rail facilities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1311 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Heflin, Joe
Relating to the authority of the governing body of a municipality or the commissioners court of a county to enter into an ad valorem tax abatement agreement. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1316 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain open-space land devoted principally to ecological research. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1458 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Swinford, David | et. al.
Relating to the authority of certain taxing units to enter into an ad valorem tax abatement agreement. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1590 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the functions performed by the comptroller in connection with applications and agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1591 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the length of time certain property acquired by a charitable organization to provide low-income housing may be exempted from ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1638 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Miller, Doug
Relating to the powers of a recreation district board in a county with frontage on the Guadalupe and Comal Rivers. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1778 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the eligibility of property used in connection with a data center for economic benefits authorized by the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1852 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a disabled veteran. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2139 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to allowing persons acquiring a new residence homestead to receive an ad valorem tax exemption on the homestead in the year in which the property is acquired. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2303 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation for a motor vehicle used for the production of income and for personal activities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2305 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the sales tax treatment of a fundraising sale by a qualified organization. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2429 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the appraisal of property for ad valorem tax purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2442 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain charitable organizations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/10
SB 2471 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to certain exemptions from ad valorem taxes imposed by the Cow Creek Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SJR 16 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a high-speed passenger rail facility. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 32 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a political subdivision from 20 percent to 30 percent. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 33 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran or the principal place of residence of the surviving minor children of such a disabled veteran in an amount equal to the amount of the residence homestead exemption to which the disabled veteran was entitled on the same property. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SJR 34 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran in an amount equal to the amount of the residence homestead exemption to which the disabled veteran was entitled on the same property. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 5 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
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. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
HB 74 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott 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. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 80 80-0 (2007) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the adjustment under the public school finance system for optional homestead exemptions granted by public school districts. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 102 80-0 (2007) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to a local option election in a county to set a limit of less than 10 percent but not less than three percent on the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 190 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the limitation on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 234 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to increasing the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a taxing unit from 20 percent to 30 percent. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 235 80-0 (2007) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the ad valorem taxation of certain property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 316 80-0 (2007) Author: Miller, Sid
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the ad valorem taxation of certain property that is part of certain public transportation facilities or part of certain rail facilities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/08
HB 356 80-0 (2007) Author: Otto, John | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of rent-to-own property not held by the lessee primarily to produce income and to the method to be used to depreciate taxable rent-to-own property for tax appraisal purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 358 80-0 (2007) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al. Relating to the determination of the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation to which a disabled veteran is entitled and to the entitlement of a disabled veteran or surviving spouse to pay ad valorem taxes on the person's residence homestead in installments. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 457 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to providing notice of residence homestead exemptions from ad valorem taxation to owners of certain residential real property. House: Local Government Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 476 80-0 (2007) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to limiting the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 10 percent. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 483 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000, adjusting the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 604 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain land used for wildlife management under a conservation easement. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 1/1/08
HB 621 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of tangible personal property held temporarily at a location in this state for assembling, storing, manufacturing, processing, or fabricating purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/08
HB 658 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to increasing the minimum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a taxing unit from $5,000 to $15,000. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 697 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of a residence homestead based on the average appraised value of all qualified residence homesteads located in the same county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 749 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the foreclosure of certain liens on real property. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 870 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $25,000, adjusting the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 871 80-0 (2007) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to the total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1022 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of a motor vehicle owned by an individual and used in the course of the owner's occupation or profession and also for personal activities of the owner and to the rendition of such vehicles. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
HB 1080 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $45,000, 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 homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and any reduction in the school district's ad valorem tax rate, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1124 80-0 (2007) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to a local option election in Montgomery County to set a limitation of not less than three percent on the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for purposes of ad valorem taxation by each political subdivision in the county. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 1397 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to providing notice of residence homestead exemptions from ad valorem taxation to owners of certain residential real property. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1494 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to calculation of the ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1583 80-0 (2007) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $45,000, providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the school district's ad valorem tax rate, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1584 80-0 (2007) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $22,500, providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the school district's ad valorem tax rate, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1606 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation for property owned by a religious organization for purposes of expanding a religious facility or constructing a new religious facility. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1692 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Local Government Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1701 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the application of the sunset review process to certain exemptions from property taxes and state taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1742 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to urban land bank demonstration programs. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1808 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of military servicemembers who are serving on active duty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1837 80-0 (2007) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to exempting from ad valorem taxation property used by certain nonprofit community business organizations to provide services to aid in the economic development of local communities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1868 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used by a charitable organization operating certain radio stations. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1928 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain travel trailers. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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HB 2089 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to qualification for an ad valorem tax exemption for property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing in the event of a change in ownership of the property as a result of a foreclosure sale. House: Local Government Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2150 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the administration of the low income housing tax credit program by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. House: Urban Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2167 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to notice regarding and the application for a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation; imposing a civil penalty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2186 80-0 (2007) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain nonprofit corporations that provide chilled water and steam to certain health-related institutions of this state. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2255 80-0 (2007) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a disabled veteran. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2436 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the duty of certain persons who conduct a closing to provide information to the purchaser or other transferee of a single-family residential structure regarding the exemption from ad valorem taxation applicable to a residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2496 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to qualification for the exemption from ad valorem taxation for property of certain charitable or religious organizations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2544 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to increasing the minimum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a taxing unit from $5,000 to $30,000. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2681 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2744 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the ad valorem taxation of certain property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2942 80-0 (2007) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the qualification date for a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2969 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of real and tangible personal property used for the production, storage, distribution, or wholesale or retail sale of carbon-free hydrogen. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2970 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to programs, incentives, and tax exemptions to encourage the use, manufacture, storage, distribution, or sale of carbon-free hydrogen energy; providing for the issuance of bonds. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2994 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to certain agreements made with electric power generation facilities under the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act and to similar agreements and compliance reports under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
HB 3012 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the requirement that the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by an organization engaged primarily in performing charitable functions be adopted by the governing body of a taxing unit or at an election held in the taxing unit. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3027 80-0 (2007) Author: Frost, Stephen Relating to the authority of school districts to enter into property tax abatement agreements in connection with realigned or closed military facilities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3043 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation for property of certain fraternal organizations. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3067 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a taxing unit on the residence homestead of an eligible person who is a member of a reserve component of the United States armed forces and is ordered to active military duty. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3130 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain property used to provide affordable housing. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3159 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to taxable items for exempt entities. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3191 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property used to provide low-income housing. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/08
HB 3327 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the implementation of a project plan or financing plan for a reinvestment zone under the Tax Increment Financing Act and the granting of exemptions from ad valorem taxes imposed on real property in a reinvestment zone under that Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3496 80-0 (2007) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the delivery or filing of certain ad valorem tax notices. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/08
HB 3514 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the disclosure by the Texas Department of Public Safety to appraisal districts of driver's license records and personal identification certificate records, or certain information in those records, for use in determining an individual's eligibility for a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 3567 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain open-space land devoted principally to ecological research. House: Local Government Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3652 80-0 (2007) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation for certain poultry facilities. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3799 80-0 (2007) Author: Vaught, Allen Relating to active duty bonuses for certain Texas residents called into active duty to serve in hostile fire zones. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
HB 3875 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation for certain organizations constructing or rehabilitating low-income housing. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3882 80-0 (2007) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to property tax abatement agreements entered into by the Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District pertaining to single-family residential property and to the validation of certain actions of the district. House: Local Government Ways & Means Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3937 80-0 (2007) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the appropriation of money from the property tax relief fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 4140 80-0 (2007) Author: Macias, Nathan Relating to the authority of the Cow Creek Groundwater Conservation District to exempt property from ad valorem taxation. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HJR 1 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. 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. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 3 80-0 (2007) Author: Homer, Mark Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt poultry facilities from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 18 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott 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. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 21 80-0 (2007) Author: Riddle, Debbie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a local option election in a county to set a limit of less than 10 percent but not less than three percent on the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HJR 32 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a political subdivision from 20 percent to 30 percent. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 37 80-0 (2007) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a change in the manner of determining the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation to which a disabled veteran is entitled. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HJR 41 80-0 (2007) Author: Vo, Hubert Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 10 percent or more. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HJR 42 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 45 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the minimum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a political subdivision from $5,000 to $15,000. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 48 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the assessed value of a residence homestead based on the average assessed value of all qualified residence homesteads that are located in the same county as the homestead. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 51 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $25,000 and providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 54 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation one motor vehicle owned by an individual and used in the course of the owner's occupation or profession and also for personal activities of the owner. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 55 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and any reduction in the rate of the tax imposed for those purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 56 80-0 (2007) Author: Creighton, Brandon Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a local option election in Montgomery County to set a limitation of not less than three percent on the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for purposes of ad valorem taxation by each political subdivision in the county. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HJR 60 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. 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 and providing that state appropriations made for the purpose of directly reducing local property taxes do not count against the constitutional state spending limit. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HJR 65 80-0 (2007) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the rate of the tax imposed for those purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 66 80-0 (2007) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $22,500 and providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the rate of the tax imposed for those purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 86 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the minimum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a political subdivision from $5,000 to $30,000. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 92 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from ad valorem taxation 25 percent of the assessed value of real and tangible personal property used for the production, storage, distribution, or wholesale or retail sale of carbon-free hydrogen. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 96 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a political subdivision to establish a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by the political subdivision on the residence homestead of an eligible person who is a member of a reserve component of the United States armed forces and is ordered to active military duty. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 107 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the assessed value of the residence homesteads of military servicemembers who are serving on active duty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 84 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to increasing the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a taxing unit from 20 percent to 30 percent. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 117 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the ad valorem taxation of certain property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 133 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain land used for wildlife management under a conservation easement. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 162 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to property tax abatement agreements entered into by the Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District pertaining to single-family residential property and to the validation of certain actions of the district. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 299 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the continuation of a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation while the owner is temporarily absent because of military service. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Left pending in committee
SB 321 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob 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. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 426 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Hill, Fred
Relating to qualification for an ad valorem tax exemption for property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing in the event of a change in ownership of the property as a result of a foreclosure sale. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 501 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of tangible personal property held temporarily at a location in this state for assembling, storing, manufacturing, processing, or fabricating purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 504 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation for certain solar or wind-powered energy devices. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
SB 582 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan 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. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 666 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Flores, Kino
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 733 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of rent-to-own property not held by the lessee primarily to produce income and to the method to be used to depreciate taxable rent-to-own property for tax appraisal purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 736 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of passenger cars or light trucks owned by an individual and used in the course of the owner's occupation or profession and also for personal activities of the owner. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 812 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Woolley, Beverly
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain nonprofit corporations that provide chilled water and steam to certain health-related institutions of this state. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/08
SB 826 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to providing notice of residence homestead exemptions from ad valorem taxation to owners of certain residential real property. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 841 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain travel trailers. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 878 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to residential property exemptions from taxes, assessments, and impact fees in the Greater East End Management District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1002 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to a requirement that an ad valorem tax abatement agreement provide for the recapture of lost ad valorem tax revenue if the property owner fails to provide a health benefit plan to the owner's employees and their dependents. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1087 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used by a charitable organization operating certain radio stations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1099 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to a local option election in Harris County to set a limitation of not less than three percent on the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of