Proposition Prop. 1 - The constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes from $15,000 to $25,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, authorizing the legislature to prohibit a political subdivision that has adopted an optional residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation from reducing the amount of or repealing the exemption, and prohibiting the enactment of a law that imposes a transfer tax on a transaction that conveys fee simple title to real property.
Outcome: AdoptedElection date: 11/03/2015
Votes for: 1,371,018
Votes against: 216,032
Analyses of proposed amendments:
House Research Organization Amendments Proposed for the November 3, 2015 election.
Texas Legislative Council Analyses of Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the November 3, 2015 election.
Unless otherwise specified, an amendment takes effect as part of the constitution on the date of the official canvass of election returns showing adoption of the amendment.
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