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HB 15 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 345 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 390 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to school district ad valorem tax rates. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 486 85-0 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 1017 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a municipality. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1144 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to voter approval of a proposed ad valorem tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1146 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah 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 Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1147 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1165 85-0 (2017) Author: Paul, 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 Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1343 85-0 (2017) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al. Relating to public access to financial and tax rate information of certain special purpose districts. House: Special Purpose Districts Referred to Special Purpose Districts
HB 1454 85-0 (2017) Author: Rinaldi, Matt Relating to the information required to be provided in or with a school district ad valorem tax bill. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 1496 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the date for ordering or holding an election to ratify the ad valorem tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 1728 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the procedure for the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate by certain special districts. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3251 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to the adjustment for rapid decline in taxable value of property for school districts. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3831 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the procedure for adopting an ad valorem tax rate that exceeds a certain rate. 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 625 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Stephenson, Phil | et. al.
Relating to public access to financial and tax rate information of certain special purpose districts; imposing a civil penalty. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1267 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to school district ad valorem tax rates. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1360 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the information required to be included in or with a school district ad valorem tax bill. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1426 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to the calculation and dissemination of certain ad valorem tax rates. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1810 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to a limitation on the cost of an attendance credit under the public school finance system and the effect of such a limitation on the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2239 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 4 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. 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 Committee report sent to Calendars
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 124 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the date for ordering or holding an election to ratify the ad valorem tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 168 85-1 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al. Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 220 85-1 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt 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 Referred to Ways & Means
HB 303 85-1 (2017) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. Relating to the definition of new property value for purposes of the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates for a county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 366 85-1 (2017) Author: Paul, 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 Referred to Ways & Means
HB 393 85-1 (2017) Author: Koop, Linda Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a municipality. 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 93 85-1 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to ad valorem taxation. Senate: Government Reform, Select Left pending in committee
SB 96 85-1 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to ad valorem taxation. Senate: Government Reform, Select Left pending in committee
HB 365 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al. Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rates of certain taxing units. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 964 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1086 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the form of a motion to adopt an ordinance, resolution, or order setting an ad valorem tax rate that exceeds the effective tax rate. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1953 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the deadline for counties and municipalities to provide notice of a proposed property tax rate. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 1965 84-0 (2015) Author: Paul, Dennis | et. al. 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 Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2432 84-0 (2015) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the procedure for the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate by certain special districts. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2670 84-0 (2015) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to the deadline for counties and municipalities to provide notice of a proposed property tax rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3614 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the procedure for the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate by a taxing unit. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
SB 182 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rates of certain taxing units. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 399 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue debt obligations. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 744 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the form of a motion to adopt an ordinance, resolution, or order setting an ad valorem tax rate that exceeds the effective tax rate. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 766 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates of a taxing unit. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 767 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the procedure for the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 884 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the deadline for certain taxing units to provide notice of the unit's proposed property tax rate. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 945 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Relating to funding under the public school finance system for a school district with a compressed tax rate below the state maximum compressed tax rate. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1680 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the procedure for the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate by a taxing unit. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1692 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the establishment of a limit on the maximum ad valorem tax rate of a county or municipality for a tax year based on inflation and the rate of population growth. 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
HB 671 83-0 (2013) Author: Ratliff, Bennett | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in subcommittee
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 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 2631 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 2707 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to the form of the ballot proposition to be used in an election to approve a school district tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 2798 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the definition of new property value for purposes of the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates for a county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3112 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to the public notice required to be provided by certain taxing units before adopting an ad valorem tax rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3298 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the definition of new property value for purposes of the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates for a county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3797 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the public notice required to be provided by a county before adopting an ad valorem tax rate. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 102 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the rollback tax rate of a taxing unit other than a school district and to voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 144 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rates of certain taxing units. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 637 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to notice and election order requirements for bond approval elections held by political subdivisions. House: Elections
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 656 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Button, Angie | et. al.
Relating to providing transparency in the budget adoption process of municipalities and counties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Open Government
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 657 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to procedural requirements for adopting and filing a school district budget. House: Public Education
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
SB 712 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the financing of school district facilities and property tax relief for school district debt; providing for reduced property tax rates. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 843 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Relating to public access to boundary, financial, and tax rate information of certain political subdivisions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Open Government
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1434 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the definition of new property value for purposes of the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates for a county. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
SB 1510 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the public notice required to be provided by certain taxing units before adopting an ad valorem tax rate. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/14
SB 1780 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the definition of new property value for purposes of the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates for a county. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SJR 58 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment imposing a state property tax for public education, authorizing the legislature to establish for purposes of that tax a limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year, prohibiting school district property taxes for maintenance purposes, and authorizing school district property taxes for educational enrichment. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 61 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the reduction of amounts paid by Texans to provide health care to the uninsured if Medicaid eligibility is expanded in accordance with the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; requiring hospital district and county tax rate reductions. Senate: Finance Committee report printed and distributed
SB 32 83-1 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the rollback tax rate of a taxing unit other than a school district and to voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. 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 868 82-0 (2011) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a taxing unit other than a school district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 874 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the provision of information by tax officials related to ad valorem tax rates. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1153 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to public access to financial and tax rate information of political subdivisions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2215 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the requirements of a municipal budget that raises more property taxes than in the previous year's budget. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2216 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to the requirements of a county budget that raises more property taxes than in the previous year's budget. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2338 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the posting on the Internet by the county assessor-collector of information regarding ad valorem tax rates. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2456 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the rollback tax rate of a taxing unit other than a school district. 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 2958 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the effect of a change in the state sales and use tax base on certain ad valorem tax rates of certain taxing units and the dedication of revenue attributable to the expansion of the state sales and use tax base to ad valorem tax relief. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3186 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to voter approval of a proposed tax rate of a taxing unit other than a school district that exceeds the rollback tax rate. 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
SB 12 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to the flexibility of the board of trustees of a school district in the management and operation of public schools in the district. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 112 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to public school finance and certain limitations on the ad valorem tax rate of a school district. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 720 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rates of certain taxing units. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 1288 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a study regarding ad valorem tax relief through the use of a circuit breaker program. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1771 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the provision of information by tax officials related to ad valorem tax rates. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1774 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the procedure for the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 51 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment imposing a state property tax for public education, authorizing the legislature to establish for purposes of that tax a limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year, prohibiting school district property taxes for maintenance purposes, and authorizing school district property taxes for educational enrichment. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HR 199 82-1 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 8. Reported enrolled
SB 8 82-1 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the flexibility of the board of trustees of a school district in the management and operation of public schools in the district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SR 106 82-1 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 8. Reported enrolled
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 127 81-0 (2009) 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 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 209 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the determination of the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. 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 866 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to a study regarding ad valorem tax relief through the use of a circuit breaker program. 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 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 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 1211 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie | 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 1221 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the provision of information by tax officials related to ad valorem tax rates. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1516 81-0 (2009) Author: Kent, Carol | et. al. Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1575 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to ad valorem tax relief. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1576 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to certain limitations on ad valorem tax rates of certain taxing units. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2291 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the procedure to be used by a taxing unit in adopting an ad valorem tax rate. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 2505 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the rates and imposition of the state sales and franchise taxes and to the allocation of certain revenue. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2543 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to certain limitations on the ad valorem tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2643 81-0 (2009) Author: Kent, Carol Relating to the date on which a school district is required to hold an ad valorem tax rollback election. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2645 81-0 (2009) Author: Kent, Carol Relating to certain limitations on the ad valorem tax rate of a school district. 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 3896 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
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
Effective immediately
HB 3997 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to an election requirement for imposing new taxes and fees and increasing existing taxes and fees by local governments. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4035 81-0 (2009) Author: Kent, Carol Relating to the adoption by a school district of a budget and an ad valorem tax rate. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4413 81-0 (2009) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the required notice of a public hearing on the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate by the governing body of a taxing unit. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 4521 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 12 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | 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 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 21 81-0 (2009) 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 Left pending in committee
HJR 42 81-0 (2009) 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 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 44 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | 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 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 51 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Betty | 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 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 61 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie | 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 Left pending in committee
HJR 63 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that an ad valorem tax imposed by a school district is not a state ad valorem tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 218 81-0 (2009) 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 276 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the determination of the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 299 81-0 (2009) 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 Finance
SB 402 81-0 (2009) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al. Relating to the authority of the voters of a municipality or a county to adopt a one-quarter cent sales and use tax in the municipality or county to provide property tax relief. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 653 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the accountability of emergency services district board members to a county commissioners court. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 700 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to increased transparency regarding appraisals for ad valorem tax purposes and increased tax rates. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 1385 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1928 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a study regarding ad valorem tax relief through the use of a circuit breaker program. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2301 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rates of certain taxing units. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
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 2430 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to public school finance and certain limitations on the ad valorem tax rate of a school district. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SJR 10 81-0 (2009) 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 13 81-0 (2009) 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 Finance
HB 2 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to making appropriations to the Texas Education Agency for the purpose of school district property tax rate reductions and providing for the transfer of general revenue into the property tax relief fund. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/07
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 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 438 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Relating to the limitation on the maximum percentage increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
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 696 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the limitation on the maximum average annual percentage 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 881 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie 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 1063 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil Relating to the publication of certain notices by a taxing unit in connection with the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate for the taxing unit. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and 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 2085 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the authority of the voters of a municipality or a county to adopt a one-quarter cent sales and use tax in the municipality or county to provide property tax relief. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 2553 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to certain limitations on the ad valorem tax rates of certain taxing units. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 3149 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit that imposes ad valorem taxes on real property in Harris County, other than a school district or junior college district, to establish a limitation of not less than five percent on the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem taxation by the taxing unit. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 3189 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the notice of the public hearings to be held on a proposal to increase the total ad valorem tax revenues of a taxing unit. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3195 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the requirements of a municipal or county budget that raises more property taxes than in the previous year's budget. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3495 80-0 (2007) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the contents of the notice of the meeting at which the governing body of a taxing unit will vote on a proposed ad valorem tax rate that will result in a tax revenue increase. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/08
HB 3534 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to certain limitations on the ad valorem tax rates of certain taxing units. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3630 80-0 (2007) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of agricultural or open-space land. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/08
HB 3732 80-0 (2007) Author: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Relating to the implementation of advanced clean energy projects and other environmentally protective projects in this state. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
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 16 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to five percent or more. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
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 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 40 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide that the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation is limited to the lesser of the most recent market value of the residence homestead as determined by the appraisal entity or 110 percent, or a greater percentage, of the appraised value of the residence homestead for the preceding tax year. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
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 47 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by a school district a limit on the annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads of five percent or more, and to permit other political subdivisions to adopt a five percent limit on those appraisal increases. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HJR 52 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent or more. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and 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 88 80-0 (2007) Author: Straus, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow library districts to impose property taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 97 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit the governing body of a political subdivision that imposes ad valorem taxes on real property in Harris County, other than a school district or junior college district, to establish a limitation of not less than five percent on the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem taxation by the political subdivision. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
SB 2 80-0 (2007) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to making appropriations to the Texas Education Agency for the purpose of school district property tax rate reductions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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 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 347 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan 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 348 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the establishment of a 10 percent limit on annual increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of certain real property, other than residence homesteads, used primarily for residential purposes by the owner of the property. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 391 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the limit on the maximum percentage increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 407 80-0 (2007) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al. Relating to the authority of the voters of a municipality or a county to adopt a one-quarter cent sales and use tax in the municipality or county to provide property tax relief. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Reported favorably as amended
SB 575 80-0 (2007) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to limitations on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. 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 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 residence homesteads for purposes of ad valorem taxation by each political subdivision in the county. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1502 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Bolton, Valinda | et. al.
Relating to the adoption, increase, or abolition of a sales and use tax by an emergency services district. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1638 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the calculation of certain tax rates and certain notice requirements for local taxing jurisdictions. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1758 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate by a school district. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1785 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the implementation of clean energy projects in this state, including certain tax exemptions and rollbacks. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SCR 20 80-0 (2007) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the appropriation of state tax revenues for the purpose of funding school district property tax rate reductions. House: Appropriations Signed by the Governor
SJR 6 80-0 (2007) 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 10 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by the political subdivision a limit on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads in the political subdivision. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 13 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Sponsor: 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 for the 2006 and 2007 tax years. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 14 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent or more. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 15 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to establish a 10 percent limit on annual increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of certain real property, other than residence homesteads, used primarily for residential purposes by the owner of the property. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 17 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide that the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation is limited to the lesser of the most recent market value of the residence homestead as determined by the appraisal entity or 110 percent, or a greater percentage, of the appraised value of the residence homestead for the preceding tax year. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SJR 23 80-0 (2007) Author: Nichols, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem tax purposes to five percent or less and to permit the voters of a county to establish a higher limitation not to exceed 10 percent on increases for residence homesteads in the county. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 24 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan 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. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 27 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob 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. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 34 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow library districts to impose property taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 39 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for 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 residence homesteads for purposes of ad valorem taxation by each political subdivision in the county. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 3 79-0 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to financing public schools in this state and reducing school property taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 213 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed on the residence homestead of an eligible person serving on active duty in the United States armed forces or the National Guard. House: Local Government Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 359 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to limiting the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 733 79-0 (2005) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the date on which an election on the issuance of bonds or the imposition or increase of taxes must be held. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 784 79-0 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to providing tax relief and protection for ad valorem tax payers. House: Ways & Means Recommitted to committee
HB 980 79-0 (2005) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to limiting the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1006 79-0 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle | et. al.
Relating to the adoption of ad valorem tax rates by taxing units and to related tax bills. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
House appoints conferees-reported
HB 1043 79-0 (2005) Author: Baxter, Todd Relating to the procedures for adoption of an ad valorem tax rate by a taxing unit other than a school district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1468 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al. Relating to the counties eligible to create a county assistance district that may impose a sales and use tax. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1479 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate by the governing body of certain taxing units. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1881 79-0 (2005) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a taxing unit other than a school district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1984 79-0 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the information required to be provided with a notice of appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes and an ad valorem tax bill. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/06
HB 2575 79-0 (2005) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the tax rate for emergency services districts located in certain populous counties. House: Local Government Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3298 79-0 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to providing tax relief and protection for ad valorem tax payers. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 8 79-0 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to establish a three percent limitation on annual increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of residence homesteads and other residential real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 28 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis 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 three percent or more. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 35 79-0 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. 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 five percent or more. House: Ways & Means Point of order sustained
HJR 36 79-0 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent or more. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 40 79-0 (2005) Author: Riddle, Debbie 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 three percent or more. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 47 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a state property tax for public education, prohibiting school district property taxes for maintenance purposes, and authorizing an equalized school district property tax for educational enrichment. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 98 79-0 (2005) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow library districts to impose property taxes. House: Local Government Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 18 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the adoption of ad valorem tax rates by taxing units and to related tax bills. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 567 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to requiring a taxing unit to include in the public notice of a hearing on the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate certain information relating to the taxing unit's budget and appraisal roll. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 967 79-0 (2005) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Hupp, Suzanna
Relating to the creation of the Central Texas Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1621 79-0 (2005) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the tax rate for emergency services districts located in certain populous counties. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
SJR 31 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow library districts to impose property taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 2 79-1 (2005) Author: Grusendorf, Kent
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to public education and public school finance matters; imposing criminal penalties. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Point of order sustained
HB 4 79-1 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to certain limitations on the ad valorem tax rates of certain taxing units. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 37 79-1 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to limiting the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 67 79-1 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David 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 70 79-1 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the information required to be provided with an ad valorem tax bill. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 72 79-1 (2005) Author: Hope, Ruben Relating to providing a six percent limit on real property appraisal increases for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 16 79-1 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis 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 three percent or more. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 20 79-1 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to five percent or more. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 21 79-1 (2005) Author: Hope, Ruben 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 six percent or more. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 4 79-1 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the calculation and imposition of an ad valorem tax by a taxing unit. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 25 79-1 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to authorizing the governing body of a taxing unit to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by the taxing unit a lower limit on increases in the appraised value of residence homesteads in the taxing unit. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SJR 6 79-1 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to authorize the governing body of a political subdivision to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by the political subdivision a lower limit on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads in the political subdivision. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 2 79-2 (2005) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to public education and public school finance matters; imposing criminal penalties. House: Public Education Reform, Select Reason for vote recorded in Journal
HB 3 79-2 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to property tax relief and protection of taxpayers, certain taxes, fees, and property, and other matters relating to the financing of public schools; providing civil and criminal penalties; making an appropriation. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 8 79-2 (2005) Author: Swinford, David Relating to property tax relief and protection of taxpayers, certain taxes, fees, and property, and other matters relating to the financing of public schools; providing civil and criminal penalties; making an appropriation. House: Public Education Reform, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 14 79-2 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000, 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 and changes in school district ad valorem tax rates, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HB 19 79-2 (2005) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to the authorization of 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: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HB 20 79-2 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to limiting the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HB 21 79-2 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to state taxes and financing schools through those taxes; providing penalties. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HB 28 79-2 (2005) Author: Hope, Ruben Relating to providing a five percent limit on real property appraisal increases for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HB 29 79-2 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to limiting the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem taxation by a school district to five percent. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HB 31 79-2 (2005) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to public education and public school finance matters. House: Public Education Reform, Select Referred to Public Education Reform, Select
HB 54 79-2 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the limitation on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HB 59 79-2 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the calculation and imposition of ad valorem taxes by certain taxing units and to certain limitations on the ad valorem tax rates of certain taxing units. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HJR 13 79-2 (2005) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase or reduce, as applicable, the amount of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person in proportion to any increase or reduction in the tax rate of the school district. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HJR 14 79-2 (2005) 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 school district ad valorem tax rates. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HJR 15 79-2 (2005) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. 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: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HJR 16 79-2 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. 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 three percent or more. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HJR 19 79-2 (2005) Author: Hope, Ruben 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 five percent or more. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HJR 20 79-2 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for purposes of ad valorem taxation by a school district to five percent or more. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HJR 21 79-2 (2005) Author: Howard, Charlie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit the commissioners court of a county to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation a limit of less than 10 percent but not less than three percent on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads in the county. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HJR 22 79-2 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by a school district a limit on the annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads of five percent or more, and to permit other political subdivisions to adopt a limit on those appraisal increases of less than 10 percent but not less than five percent. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
SB 8 79-2 (2005) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Grusendorf, Kent
Relating to public education and public school finance matters; imposing criminal penalties. House: Public Education Reform, Select
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 13 79-2 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to authorizing the governing body of a taxing unit to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by the taxing unit a lower limit on increases in the appraised value of residence homesteads in the taxing unit. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 33 79-2 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to certain limitations on the ad valorem tax rates of certain taxing units. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 4 79-2 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by the political subdivision a lower limit on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads in the political subdivision. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
HB 1 79-3 (2006) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Relating to public school finance, property tax relief, public school accountability and programs, and related matters; making an appropriation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 14 79-3 (2006) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the appraisal of property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 20 79-3 (2006) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the imposition of an income tax and the funding of public education through that tax; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 24 79-3 (2006) 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: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 48 79-3 (2006) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to voter approval of certain school district property tax increases. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 53 79-3 (2006) Author: Leibowitz, David 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 65 79-3 (2006) Author: Wong, Martha Relating to authorizing the governing body of a taxing unit to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by the taxing unit a limit on increases in the appraised value of residence homesteads in the taxing unit of not less than five percent. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 72 79-3 (2006) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to 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 residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any change in the school district's tax rate and protecting a school district against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Meeting cancelled
HB 76 79-3 (2006) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to making an appropriation for the purpose of providing school district ad valorem tax rate relief. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 98 79-3 (2006) Author: Keffer, Bill | et. al. Relating to the use of current and future state budget surpluses to reduce local school district property tax rates; making an appropriation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 133 79-3 (2006) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to limiting the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for purposes of ad valorem taxation by a school district to five percent. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 134 79-3 (2006) Author: Howard, Charlie 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 148 79-3 (2006) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the limitation of ad valorem tax rates of school districts and other taxing units. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 150 79-3 (2006) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to property tax rate relief for school district taxpayers. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 152 79-3 (2006) Author: Wong, Martha | et. al. Relating to authorizing the governing body of a school district to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by the district a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property in the district that is less than 10 percent but not less than five percent. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 164 79-3 (2006) Author: Isett, Cheri | et. al. Relating to certain limitations on the ad valorem tax rates of school districts and other taxing units. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 172 79-3 (2006) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al. Relating to authorizing the commissioners court of a county to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property in the county that is less than 10 percent but not less than three percent. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 11 79-3 (2006) 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: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 13 79-3 (2006) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by a school district a limit on the annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads of five percent or more, and to permit other political subdivisions to adopt a five percent limit on those appraisal increases. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 16 79-3 (2006) Author: Callegari, Bill Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 17 79-3 (2006) 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 19 79-3 (2006) Author: Bonnen, Dennis 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 three percent or more. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 20 79-3 (2006) Author: Leibowitz, David Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to five percent or more. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 23 79-3 (2006) Author: Otto, John Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating certain state tax revenues to school district ad valorem tax rate reduction. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 24 79-3 (2006) Author: Wong, Martha Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by the political subdivision a limit on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads in the political subdivision. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 25 79-3 (2006) Author: Nixon, Joe | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to establish a maximum school district ad valorem tax rate for maintenance and operation purposes and to clarify that an ad valorem tax that is levied or collected by a school district in this state is not a state ad valorem tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 26 79-3 (2006) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an adjustment 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 change in the rate of those taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Meeting cancelled
HJR 28 79-3 (2006) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for school district property tax rate reduction through the dedication of a portion of available state revenue for that purpose. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 33 79-3 (2006) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by a school district a limit on the annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads of five percent or more. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 34 79-3 (2006) Author: Howard, Charlie Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent or more. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 35 79-3 (2006) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the governing body of a school district to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by the district a lower limit on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads in the district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 36 79-3 (2006) Author: Wong, Martha | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a school district to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by the school district a limitation on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of real property in the school district. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 38 79-3 (2006) Author: Smith, Wayne Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the commissioners court of a county to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation a limitation on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of real property in the county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SJR 7 79-3 (2006) Author: Ogden, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a maximum school district ad valorem tax rate for maintenance purposes and providing that an ad valorem tax imposed by a school district is not a state ad valorem tax. Senate: Finance Committee report printed and distributed
SJR 8 79-3 (2006) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by the political subdivision a limit on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads in the political subdivision. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
HB 390 78-0 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the effect of tax increment financing by certain taxing units in the calculation of ad valorem tax rates for those taxing units. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/04
HB 428 78-0 (2003) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 474 78-0 (2003) Author: Wong, Martha | et. al. 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 and Means Left pending in committee
HB 846 78-0 (2003) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. 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 and Means Left pending in committee
HB 925 78-0 (2003) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the rollback tax rate for certain taxing units. House: Local Government Ways and Means Considered in Calendars
HB 939 78-0 (2003) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to the ad valorem tax rates of certain taxing units. House: Local Government Ways and Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1680 78-0 (2003) Author: Stick, Jack Relating to the ad valorem tax rate imposed by municipalities on property in certain municipal utility districts and to disannexation following a failure to set that rate. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1782 78-0 (2003) Author: Hegar, Glenn 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 and Means Left pending in committee
HB 1918 78-0 (2003) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to limiting the annual percentage increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead and certain other residential property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Local Government Ways and Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 2073 78-0 (2003) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the ad valorem tax rate of a hospital district created under general or special law. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3223 78-0 (2003) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to limiting the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3258 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the property tax rate levied by a hospital district, the appointment of boards of directors of certain hospital districts, and the transfer of municipal and county hospital property and funds and related obligations to a hospital district. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HJR 4 78-0 (2003) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
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 five percent or more. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
HJR 32 78-0 (2003) Author: Wong, Martha | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
HJR 45 78-0 (2003) Author: Howard, Charlie Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
HJR 69 78-0 (2003) Author: Hegar, Glenn Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
SB 180 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the limitation on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 392 78-0 (2003) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Gattis, Dan
Relating to certain procedures for the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate by certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1416 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the transfer of the powers and duties of the comptroller of public accounts relating to state administration of the property tax system to the commissioner of the General Land Office. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1791 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the property tax rate levied by a hospital district, the appointment of boards of directors or certain hospital districts, and the transfer of municipal and county hospital property and funds and related obligations to a hospital district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SJR 10 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 11 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature to enact certain tax bills. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 29 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the maximum tax rate that may be imposed on property in an emergency services district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 104 78-1 (2003) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the ad valorem tax rates of certain taxing units. House: Local Government Ways and Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 1 78-4 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to public education, public school finance, and related matters, including certain new or modified taxes and fees and other state and local tax and revenue measures to provide sufficient funding for public education and to provide tax relief and protection for taxpayers; providing penalties. House: Public School Finance, Select
Senate: Committee of the Whole Senate
Meeting cancelled
HB 6 78-4 (2003) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the ad valorem tax rates of certain taxing units. House: Local Government Ways and Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 58 78-4 (2003) Author: Casteel, Carter Relating to providing for an increase in certain tax rates of a taxing unit because of the imposition of an unfunded federal mandate or approval of a local measure. House: Local Government Ways and Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 63 78-4 (2003) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the adoption of ad valorem tax rates of certain taxing units. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
SJR 6 78-4 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 182 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the tax rate of the Sutton County Hospital District. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/27/01
HB 1468 77-0 (2001) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the calculation of ad valorem tax rates for certain taxing units. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2021 77-0 (2001) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the ad valorem tax rates of certain taxing units. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2226 77-0 (2001) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the certification by a chief appraiser of certain taxable properties not included in the initial appraisal roll for a taxing unit. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/02
HB 2605 77-0 (2001) Author: Hawley, Judy | et. al. Relating to the maximum tax rate for certain hospital districts. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2637 77-0 (2001) Author: George, Kenn Relating to an interim study of certain school district ad valorem tax rates. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2743 77-0 (2001) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al. Relating to the maximum tax rate allowed on property in emergency service and rural fire prevention districts. House: County Affairs Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 2745 77-0 (2001) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al. Relating to the property tax rate in overlapping emergency services and rural fire prevention districts. House: County Affairs Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 2746 77-0 (2001) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to emergency services and rural fire prevention districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HJR 87 77-0 (2001) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the maximum tax rate allowed on property in emergency service and rural fire prevention districts. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 460 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the inclusion of certain contractual obligations in the debt of a school district for property tax purposes. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1816 77-0 (2001) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the certification by a chief appraiser of certain taxable properties not included in the initial appraisal roll for a taxing unit. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Ways & Means
HB 591 76-0 (1999) Author: West, George Relating to the rate of the county sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 954 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R. | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the notice and public hearing requirements for a taxing unit to increase the unit's tax rate. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/00
HB 982 76-0 (1999) Author: Williams, Thomas Relating to the publication of ad valorem tax rates for small taxing units. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 1520 76-0 (1999) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to public notice of ad valorem tax rates for certain taxing units with low tax levies. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1747 76-0 (1999) Author: Sadler, Paul Relating to public school finance and to school district ad valorem tax rates. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2232 76-0 (1999) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to the written notice that a school district is required to provide to property owners before adopting the annual ad valorem tax rate for the district. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2546 76-0 (1999) Author: Williams, Thomas Relating to public notice of and public hearings on proposed ad valorem tax rates. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3064 76-0 (1999) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the requirement that the governing body of a taxing unit that imposes ad valorem taxes provide property owners with certain information before the governing body adopts a new tax rate. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3147 76-0 (1999) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the requirement that a taxing unit proposing to increase the unit's tax rate provide notice of and hold a public hearing on the proposal. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 17 76-0 (1999) Author: Chisum, Warren Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the aggregate ad valorem tax rate on property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 693 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Williams, Thomas
Relating to public notice of ad valorem tax information and to public hearings on proposed ad valorem tax rates. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1118 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Olivo, Dora
Relating to the adoption by the governing body of a taxing unit of an ad valorem tax rate. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/00
SB 1119 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the publication of certain tax and financial information required prior to the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate by a taxing unit. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
HB 173 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the procedures for adoption of an annual ad valorem tax rate by the governing body of a taxing unit. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 826 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the tax rate of the Sutton County Hospital District. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 2044 75-0 (1997) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to notice that a municipality must provide before holding a public hearing on the adoption of an ad valorem tax increase. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2649 75-0 (1997) Author: Hamric, Peggy
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the maximum ad valorem tax rate for certain rural fire prevention districts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
HB 3482 75-0 (1997) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to the requirement that a taxing unit proposing to increase total ad valorem tax revenues hold a public hearing on the increase. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 11 75-0 (1997) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the aggregate ad valorem tax rate on property. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
HJR 95 75-0 (1997) Author: Heflin, Talmadge | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish property taxes and limit the rate of the sales and use tax. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
HJR 96 75-0 (1997) Author: Hamric, Peggy
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to authorize an ad valorem tax of five cents for each $100 of taxable property in rural fire prevention districts located in Harris County. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 859 74-0 (1995) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to financing of certain urban improvements. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1537 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Brown, J.E. | et. al.
Relating to the calculation of the effective tax rate for taxing units. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 1773 74-0 (1995) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the authority of certain school districts to establish an ad valorem tax rate that exceeds the rate limitation imposed on school districts. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 1855 74-0 (1995) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the taxable value of property in certain school districts. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 2033 74-0 (1995) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the tax rate for rural fire prevention districts. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2609 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to real property valuations for certain governmental purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 3108 74-0 (1995) Author: Johnson, Jerry Relating to the computation of a school district ad valorem tax rollback rate. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3149 74-0 (1995) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the calculation of property tax value. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HJR 88 74-0 (1995) Author: Hamric, Peggy Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize an increase in the tax rate limit for rural fire prevention districts. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 439 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to an additional sales tax in certain municipalities for ad valorem property tax relief. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 756 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to equalizing valuations for governmental taxing and taking; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Finance Referred to special subcommittee
SB 1010 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the calculation of the effective tax rate and rollback tax rate of a taxing unit. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 1220 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the authority of certain school districts to establish an ad valorem tax rate that exceeds the rate limitation imposed on school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 155 73-0 (1993) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to submission and publication of ad valorem tax rates. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 657 73-0 (1993) Author: Earley, Robert Relating to the effect of a state or federal mandate on local ad valorem tax rates. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1058 73-0 (1993) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to the publication of truth in taxation notices. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1386 73-0 (1993) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the repeal or tax rate rollback of taxes imposed by political subdivisions of this state. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2396 73-0 (1993) Author: Brady, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the tax rate for rural fire prevention districts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2653 73-0 (1993) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to granting immunity from liability for a person who gives information to a government agency. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 112 73-0 (1993) Author: Brady, Kevin
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize an increase in the tax rate limit for rural fire prevention districts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on intent calendar
SB 228 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the effect of a state or federal mandate on local ad valorem tax rates. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 305 73-0 (1993) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the issuance of truth in taxation notices. Senate: Finance No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1338 72-0 (1991) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the imposition of property taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1499 72-0 (1991) Author: Brady, Kevin | et. al. Relating to the tax rate for rural fire prevention districts. House: Ways & Means 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 2346 72-0 (1991) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the determination of property tax payments. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HJR 62 72-0 (1991) Author: Brady, Kevin | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize an increase in the tax limit for rural fire prevention districts. House: Ways & Means 1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 293 72-0 (1991) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Earley, Robert
Relating to the date on which a taxing unit is required to adopt a tax rate for the current year. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/92
SB 876 72-0 (1991) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Blackwood, Bill
Relating to the eligibility of certain municipalities to adopt an additional sales and use tax to reduce property taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 194 70-0 (1987) Author: Kubiak, L.B. Relating to the procedures for calling an election to repeal or limit certain ad valorem tax rate increases. House: Ways & Means 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 328 70-0 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the notice that a taxing unit must give of a proposed ad valorem tax rate increase. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 886 70-0 (1987) Author: Carriker, Steve Relating to the ad valorem tax rate of a hospital district. House: Ways & Means 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1162 70-0 (1987) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the tax imposed on life, accident, and health insurance premiums. House: Insurance Pending in committee
HB 1316 70-0 (1987) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to the maximum property tax rate a rural fire prevention district may levy. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1866 70-0 (1987) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the procedure for adoption of a property tax rate, providing a limitation on the use of taxes levied to pay debt, and the procedure for pledging taxes to pay debt. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/88
HB 2233 70-0 (1987) Author: Carter, Bill Relating to the maximum property tax rate a rural fire prevention district may adopt. House: Ways & Means Pending in subcommittee
HJR 60 70-0 (1987) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Proposing a constitutional amendment to raise the maximum property tax rate that may be adopted by rural fire prevention districts after an election. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 103 70-0 (1987) Author: Carter, Bill Proposing a constitutional amendment to raise the maximum property tax rate that may be adopted by rural fire prevention districts. House: Ways & Means Pending in subcommittee
SB 1420 70-0 (1987) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to the procedures for adopting an ad valorem tax rate and to the use of certain ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 53 70-2 (1987) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the maximum propriety tax rate that may be adopted by certain rural fire prevention districts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Eff. on adoption of const. amendment
HB 837 69-0 (1985) Author: Kubiak, L.B. Relating to the procedures for calling an election to repeal or limit certain ad valorem tax rate increases. House: Ways & Means Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 1405 69-0 (1985) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the authority of the governing board of a public junior college district to increase the property tax rate in the district under certain circumstances. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2280 69-0 (1985) Author: Roberts, Ted Relating to authorizing a property owner to bring suit to require a taxing unit to comply with certain procedures in setting its tax rate. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
SB 623 69-0 (1985) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to property tax bills after late adoption of tax rate. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1125 69-0 (1985) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to the calculation and adoption of property tax rates; giving private right of action. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 578 68-0 (1983) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to county sales and use taxes and to the county ad valorem tax rate. House: Ways & Means Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 616 68-0 (1983) Author: Gavin, John Relating to the time when a county commissioners court may adopt a tax rate. House: Ways & Means Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1005 68-0 (1983) Author: Peveto, Wayne Relating to the calculation of the effective tax rate for a taxing unit. House: Ways & Means Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 1746 68-0 (1983) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to calculation of the effective tax rate of a taxing unit. House: Ways & Means See remarks
HB 1997 68-0 (1983) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to public notice of the procedures by which the voters of a taxing unit may call for an election to repeal or limit certain ad valorem tax rate increases. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 2134 68-0 (1983) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the calculation of the effective tax rate for a taxing unit. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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HB 2285 68-0 (1983) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the public notice requirements for certain tax rate increases by taxing units. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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SB 11 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the quorum and the number of votes required for a commissioners court to levy a tax and the meetings at which a tax may be levied. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 974 68-0 (1983) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to the calculation of the effective tax rate for a taxing unit. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
SCR 134 68-0 (1983) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Rudd, Jim
Recalling H.B. 2134 for further senate consideration. Filed without the Governor's signature
SB 48 68-2 (1984) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Colbert, Paul
Relating to certain transactions involving business machines; requiring certain reports; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1876 67-0 (1981) Author: Clark, Bill Relating to recovery of attorney's fees in suits involving improper adoption of a tax rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1959 67-0 (1981) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to notice and public hearing and meeting requirements to be observed by taxing units before increasing property taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2069 67-0 (1981) Author: Peveto, Wayne Relating to reductions or limitations on property tax rates adopted by taxing units. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 2223 67-0 (1981) Author: Peveto, Wayne Relating to taxing residence homesteads at a lesser rate than that imposed on other property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 2235 67-0 (1981) Author: Clark, Bill Relating to the public hearing and meeting requirements to be observed by taxing units before increasing property taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2250 67-0 (1981) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to the rate of the state property tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HJR 89 67-0 (1981) Author: McFarland, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to state ad valorem taxes. House: Constitutional Amendments Committee laid on table subject to call
SB 458 67-0 (1981) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the maximum property tax rate for a rural fire prevention district and to the de-annexation of the portion of a city that lies within a rural fire prevention district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
SB 916 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the number of voters required to vote in an election to reduce or limit the ad valorem tax rate adopted by a taxing unit. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SJR 23 67-0 (1981) Author: Parker, Carl Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the maximum tax rate for rural fire prevention districts. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HB 38 67-1 (1981) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to the percentage of qualified voters that must vote for an election to reduce an increase in the effective property tax rate to take effect. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 65 67-1 (1981) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to limitations on increases in property taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 102 67-1 (1981) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to elections to limit increases in property tax rates. House: Ways & Means Notice given-1 hour suspend rules to consider
HB 3 66-0 (1979) Author: Clark, Bill
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Relating to elections to reduce local increases in effective property tax rates. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1589 66-0 (1979) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to elections to reduce local increases in effective property tax rates. House: Ways & Means Coauthor authorized
HB 1984 66-0 (1979) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to certain property tax increases and the conduct of elections to repeal such increases. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 2133 66-0 (1979) Author: Pierce, George Relating to the taxation, budgeting, expenditures, and assessment for taxation of a hospital districts in certain counties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2170 66-0 (1979) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to assessment of property for state ad valorem taxation at a percentage of its value. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Committee on Finance
HJR 68 66-0 (1979) Author: Price, Albert Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the 10-cent state property tax used for the construction of improvements by certain state universities. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HB 18 65-2 (1978) Author: Clark, Bill
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to restricting increases in property taxes by local taxing units. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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HB 20 65-2 (1978) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to a limitation on increases in total property tax revenues by local taxing units. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Calendars
HB 22 65-2 (1978) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to a restriction on increases in total property tax revenues by local taxing units. House: Ways & Means Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 398 60-0 (1967) Author: Rosson, Renal B. Relating to the permissible tax rate in certain common school districts.
HB 830 60-0 (1967) Author: Haynes, Jr., Clyde Relating to the tax assessment rate in rural fire prevention districts.
HCR 109 60-0 (1967)
SB 124 60-0 (1967) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to the permissible tax rate in certain common school districts.
HB 1039 59-0 (1965) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Relating to requiring all taxing authorities using the services of the county tax assessor-collector, either in assessing or collecting taxes for the taxing authority, to furnish the county tax assessor-collector, on or before July 20th of each year, the tax rate adopted by the taxing authority for the succeeding taxable year.
SB 549 59-0 (1965) Author: Hall, Ralph M. | et. al. Relating to requiring all taxing authorities using the services of the county tax assessor-collector, either in assessing or collecting taxes for the taxing authority, to furnish the county tax assessor-collector, on or before July 20th of each year, the tax rate adopted by the taxing authority for the succeeding taxable year.
HJR 23 54-0 (1955) Author: Yancy, Jr., James Watson Proposing an Amendment to Section 9 of Article VIII of the Constitution of Texas so as to provide that the Commissioners Court in each county may levy whatever sums may be necessary for general fund purposes, permanent improvement fund purposes, road and bridge purposes and jury purposes so long as the total of these tax rates does not exceed eighty (80) cents on the one hundred dollars valuation in any one year, and providing further that the Commissioners Court shall not impair any outstanding bonds or other obligations; providing for the necessary election and form of ballot; and providing for the necessary proclamations and publications.
SB 36 54-0 (1955) Author: Lock, Ottis E. Relating to amending certain Acts so as to increase the authorized rate of tax which may be levied by school districts for bond purposes to seventy-five cents on the one hundred dollars valuation; and increasing the amount of bonds which may be issued accordingly.
SB 116 54-0 (1955) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to fixing the maximum rate of tax to be levied for maintenance purposes in school districts in Texas to an amount not to exceed One Dollar and Fifty Cents ($1.50) on the One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) property valuation; providing for a decreasing maximum maintenance rate; providing for a vote of the people before such tax may be levied; providing for the issuance of bonds for the purchase, construction, repair, or equipment of public free schools not to exceed ten per cent (10%) of the total assessed valuation of the district; and providing that said districts may levy ad valorem taxes in an amount sufficient to pay the interest on and principal of all bonds hereafter issued for such purpose; providing for a vote of the people before such bonds may be issued or such tax rates levied.
SB 228 54-0 (1955) Author: Secrest, Jarrard Relating to coordinating and correlating the existing statutes relating to the equalization of property for purposes of ad valorem taxation and the fixing of tax rates by all governmental subdivisions and districts whose taxes are carried on the county tax roll, and to provide the county tax assessor-collector sufficient time to complete the current tax roll, current receipts and tax notices prior to the date fixed by law for current collections to begin, by requiring that commissioners courts sitting as boards of equalization shall convene on the second Monday in May of each year and complete equalization as nearly as possible not later than July 1; requiring that the State, the various counties and all other subdivisions and districts whose taxes are assessed, collected or assessed and collected by the County Tax Assessor-Collector shall fix their respective tax rates not later than July 1; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 257 49-0 (1945) Author: Conner, Charles M. Relating to fixing a maximum rate of tax to be levied for school purposes in all independent school districts which include within their limits a city or town, according to the latest preceding Federal Census, with a population of now fewer than Three Thousand Eleven (3,011) and not more than Three Thousand Seventy (3,070 inhabitants, whether organized under a General or Special Law; repealing all laws conflicting herewith.
SB 153 48-0 (1943) Author: Mauritz, Fred Relating to amending certain Statutes to provide the State tax on property shall never exceed Seventeen and a half (17 1/2) Cents on the One Hundred ($100.00) Dollars valuation; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HJR 8 47-0 (1941) Author: McAlister, Obel L. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that not exceeding ten (10c) cents on the one hundred ($100.00) dollar valuation in any year may be used out of any of the constitutional funds for the purpose of maintaining hospitals owned or operated in whole or in part by the county, and for the relief of paupers.
HJR 25 47-0 (1941) Author: Reed, William Otey | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting the assessment and levying of ad valorem taxes for the general fund of the State to twenty (20 cents) on each one hundred dollars valuation of property.
SJR 6 47-0 (1941) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting the assessment and levying of ad valorem taxes for the general fund of the State to twenty ($.20) cents on each one hundred dollars valuation of property; authorizing counties to levy up to fifteen cents ($.15) to take care of indigents not eligible or pensions.
HB 306 46-0 (1939) Author: Brown, Henry Turner Relating to amending a certain Statute for the purpose of calculating the ad valorem rate of taxes to be collected for the State and public free school purposes.
HB 863 46-0 (1939) Author: Alsup, Lon E. Relating to making provisions in certain independent school districts in this State, for an election to determine tax rate to be levied for payment of bonds and interest thereon.
HB 967 46-0 (1939) Author: Burkett, Omar | et. al. Relating to fixing the maximum rate of tax to be levied for school purposes in all independent school districts which include within their limits a city or town which according to the latest Federal Census had a population of not fewer than six thousand, two hundred (6,200) and not more than six thousand, two hundred and twenty-five (6,225) whether organized under General or Special Law.
SB 24 42-2 (1931) Author: Cunningham, Oliver C. Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to ascertaining tax rate.
HB 46 39-0 (1925) Author: Smith, John T. Relating to a tax to providing for the levy and collection of an annual ad valorem tax for the general revenue and purposes for Confederate pensions and for the available school fund; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict with this act. House: Revenue and Taxation
SB 80 39-0 (1925) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to validating the proceedings of the county school trustees of Jim Wells County, Texas, in changing the lines of the Alice Independent School District in said county and validating all proceedings had with respect to levying a tax of $1.00 upon the $100.00 valuation of all the taxable property in said school district and validating al proceedings had with reference to building bonds and authorizing their issuance. Senate: Educational Affairs
SJR 12 36-0 (1919) Author: Dean, William Luther Proposing an amendment increasing the total tax rate that may be levied by cities and towns having a population of five thousand or less; making an appropriation.
HJR 3 35-0 (1917) Author: Clark, Henry Proposing an amendment authorizing the levying of a graduated land tax.
HJR 39 35-0 (1917) Author: Blalock, Myron Geer Proposing an amendment relating to the collection of taxes by cities and towns.
HJR 1 35-1 (1917)
SJR 1 35-1 (1917) Author: Hopkins, Sr., George Milton Relating to proposing and amendment to Section 9, Article 8, of the Constitution, authorizing 75c special road tax.
HB 43 34-0 (1915) Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave" Relating to amending a certain Act providing pensions for ex-Confederate soldiers and their widows, after a bona fide, continuous residence of seven years.
HB 465 33-0 (1913) Author: Calvin, Elvis Abner Relating to fixing the ad valorem tax rate at five cents on the one hundred valuation for the purpose of creating a special fund for the payment of pensions for services in the Confederate Army or Navy, Frontier organizations and the militia of the state of Texas, and the widows of such soldiers serving in said organizations.
HJR 31 33-0 (1913)
SJR 16 33-0 (1913)
SJR 20 33-0 (1913)
HB 4 26-1 (1900) Relating to amending Article 5046, Chapter 1, Title 104, of the Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas of 1895, relating to the subject of taxation; reducing the ad valorem tax rate to sixteen and two-thirds cents.
HB 270 24-0 (1895) Relating to providing for levy and collection of an annual ad valorem State tax for the general revenue purposes of twenty-five cents on the one hundred dollars valuation for 1895, and twenty cents thereafter.
HB 256 22-0 (1891) Relating to providing for the levy and collection of an annual ad valorem State tax for general revenue purposes of fifteen cents on the hundred dollars.

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