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SJR 13, 80th Regular Session
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.

Last action: Filed with the Secretary of State

Author: Kip Averitt
Coauthor: Kim Brimer | Bob Deuell | Kevin Eltife | Craig Estes | Troy Fraser | Glenn Hegar | Mike Jackson | Jane Nelson | Dan Patrick | Kel Seliger | Eliot Shapleigh | Carlos Uresti | Kirk Watson | Jeff Wentworth | Tommy Williams | Judith Zaffirini
Sponsor: Leo Berman
Joint Sponsor: Elliott Naishtat | Jim McReynolds | Dan Flynn | Tony Goolsby
CoSponsor: Alma Allen | Roberto Alonzo | Rafael Anchia | Dwayne Bohac | Lon Burnam | Robert Cook | Joe Crabb | Brandon Creighton | Dianne White Delisi | Joe Driver | Dawnna Dukes | David Farabee | Pete Gallego | Helen Giddings | Veronica Gonzales | Yvonne Gonzalez Toureilles | Rick Hardcastle | Abel Herrero | Scott Hochberg | Mark Homer | Chuck Hopson | Bryan Hughes | Jim Jackson | Tracy King | David Leibowitz | Barbara Mallory Caraway | Rob Orr | Solomon Ortiz, Jr. | Aaron Peña | Todd Smith | David Swinford | Allen Vaught | Marc Veasey | Hubert Vo | George West | Bill Zedler

Session Law Chapter: Acts 2007, 80th R.S., SJR 13

Companion:

HJR 1 (Similar)
HJR 60 (Similar)

Enabling legislation: HB 5

Bill Analyses:
Introduced (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (Senate Research Center)

Subjects:
Aging
Disabilities, Persons with
Education--Primary & Secondary--Finance
Legislature
Property Interests--Homestead
Resolutions--Constitutional Amendments
State Finances--Appropriations
State Finances--Budget
State Finances--Management & Control
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 Peña, Jim Pitts, Allan Ritter)
Minutes: February 15 2007
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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