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HB 5, 80th Regular Session
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.

Last action: Effective on adoption of const. amendment

Author: Leo Berman
Joint Author: Jim McReynolds | Dan Flynn | Tony Goolsby | Elliott Naishtat
Coauthor: Dwayne Bohac | Robert Cook | Joe Crabb | Brandon Creighton | Dianne White Delisi | Joe Driver | Dawnna Dukes | David Farabee | Dan Gattis | Helen Giddings | Mike Hamilton | Kelly Hancock | Rick Hardcastle | Ana Hernandez | Abel Herrero | Donna Howard | Jim Jackson | David Leibowitz | Borris Miles | Rob Orr | Aaron Pena | Chente Quintanilla | Debbie Riddle | Patrick Rose | Todd Smith | Allen Vaught | Bill Zedler
Sponsor: Bob Deuell

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2007, 80th R.S.,ch. 19, General and Special Laws of Texas

Companion:

SB 321 (Identical)
SB 582 (Identical)

Enabling legislation for: HJR 1 SJR 13

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (House Research Organization)
Engrossed (Senate Research Center)

Subjects:
Aging
Disabilities, Persons with
Property Interests--Homestead
Taxation--Property-Assessment & Collection
Taxation--Property-Exemptions
Taxation--Property-Tax Rate
Taxation--School District

House Committee: Ways & Means (Jim Keffer, Dennis Bonnen, Yvonne Davis, Kino Flores, John Otto, Ken Paxton, Aaron Pena, Jim Pitts, Allan Ritter)
Senate Committee: Finance (Steve Ogden, Kip Averitt, Bob Deuell, Robert Duncan, Kevin Eltife, Troy Fraser, Chris Harris, Juan Hinojosa, Kyle Janek, Eddie Lucio, Jr., Jane Nelson, Florence Shapiro, Royce West, John Whitmire, Tommy Williams, Judith Zaffirini)

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