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SJR 1, 84th Regular Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and 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.

Last action: Filed with the Secretary of State

Author: Jane Nelson
Joint Author: Paul Bettencourt | Brian Birdwell | Konni Burton | Donna Campbell | Brandon Creighton | Craig Estes | Troy Fraser | Bob Hall | Kelly Hancock | Don Huffines | Joan Huffman | Lois Kolkhorst | Eddie Lucio, Jr. | Robert Nichols | Charles Perry | Charles Schwertner | Larry Taylor | Van Taylor | Carlos Uresti
Sponsor: Dennis Bonnen
CoSponsor: Yvonne Davis | Dwayne Bohac | Angie Button | Drew Darby | Trey Martinez Fischer | Jim Murphy | Tan Parker | Drew Springer | Chris Turner | John Wray

Session Law Chapter: Acts 2015, 84th R.S., SJR 1

Signed legislation

Companion:

HJR 74 (Similar)

Enabling legislation: SB 1

Bill Analyses:
Enrolled (Senate Research Center)
Introduced (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (House Research Organization)
Committee Report (TLC)

Subjects:
Aging
Disabilities, Persons with
Property Interests--Homestead
Resolutions--Constitutional Amendments
Taxation--Property-Assessment & Collection
Taxation--Property-Exemptions
Taxation--Property-State Administration
Taxation--School District

House Committee: Ways & Means (Dennis Bonnen, Dwayne Bohac, Angie Button, Drew Darby, Yvonne Davis, Trey Martinez Fischer, Jim Murphy, Tan Parker, Drew Springer, Chris Turner, John Wray)
Senate Committee: Finance (Jane Nelson, Paul Bettencourt, Brian Birdwell, Kevin Eltife, Kelly Hancock, Juan Hinojosa, Joan Huffman, Lois Kolkhorst, Robert Nichols, Charles Schwertner, Kel Seliger, Larry Taylor, Carlos Uresti, Kirk Watson, Royce West, John Whitmire)

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