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SJR 1, 85th Regular Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.

Proposition Prop. 6 - The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.

Outcome: Adopted

Election date: 11/07/2017

Votes for: 739,452
Votes against: 134,167

Enabling legislation
SB 15 (85 R.S.) Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.

Articles affected Article 8 : Amends §1-b   

Analyses of proposed amendments:
House Research Organization Amendments Proposed for the November 7, 2017 election.
Texas Legislative Council Analyses of Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the November 7, 2017 election.

Effective dates
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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