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HB 136, 78th Regular Session
Relating to limiting the amount of county, municipal, or junior college district ad valorem taxes that may be imposed on the residence homesteads of the disabled and of the elderly and their surviving spouses.

Last action: See remarks for effective date

Author: Fred Brown
Joint Author: Betty Brown | Dan Gattis | Ruth McClendon | Norma Chavez
Coauthor: Ryan Guillen | Dan Branch | Bob Hunter | Elizabeth Jones | Jose Menendez | Rick Noriega | Chente Quintanilla | Robert Talton | Corbin Van Arsdale | Bill Keffer | Joseph Pickett | Bob Griggs | Ray Allen | Roberto Alonzo | Bill Callegari | Harold V. Dutton, Jr. | Warren Chisum | Robert Cook | Frank Corte | Myra Crownover | John Davis | Yvonne Davis | Glenda Dawson | Mary Denny | Joe Deshotel | Joe Driver | Al Edwards | Craig Eiland | Rob Eissler | Dan Ellis | David Farabee | Jessica Farrar | Kino Flores | Dan Flynn | Helen Giddings | Toby Goodman | Tony Goolsby | Mike Hamilton | Rick Hardcastle | Glenn Hegar | Mark Homer | Ruben Hope | Bryan Hughes | Suzanna Hupp | Carl Isett | Jesse Jones | Jim Keffer | Phil King | Lois Kolkhorst | Edmund Kuempel | Jodie Laubenberg | Vilma Luna | Jerry Madden | Brian McCall | Jim McReynolds | Joe Moreno | Geanie Morrison | Anna Mowery | Elliott Naishtat | Joe Nixon | Rene Oliveira | Aaron Peña | Jim Pitts | Elvira Reyna | Allan Ritter | Eddie Rodriguez | Jim Solis | Burt Solomons | Larry Taylor | Barry Telford | Senfronia Thompson | Sylvester Turner | George West | Miguel Wise | Arlene Wohlgemuth | Martha Wong | Bill Zedler | Dwayne Bohac | Roberto Gutierrez | Todd Baxter | Wayne Christian | Debbie Riddle | Jack Stick | Tommy Merritt | Linda Harper-Brown | Joe Crabb | Terry Keel
Sponsor: Jane Nelson

Remarks: Enabling legislation for HJR 16. This Act takes effect January 1, 2004, if the constitutional amendment (HJR 16, 78th Legislature) is approved by the voters. If the amendment is not approved, the Act has no effect.

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2003, 78th R.S.,ch. 396, General and Special Laws of Texas

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

Subjects:
Aging
Disabilities, Persons with
Property Interests--Homestead
Taxation--City
Taxation--County
Taxation--Property-Exemptions

House Committee: Local Government Ways and Means (Fred Hill, Glenn Hegar, Jodie Laubenberg, Jim McReynolds, Anna Mowery, Robert Puente, Chente Quintanilla)
Minutes: March 13 2003 | April 14 2003
Senate Committee: Finance (Teel Bivins, Steve Ogden, Kip Averitt, Gonzalo Barrientos, Kim Brimer, Bob Deuell, Robert Duncan, Kyle Janek, Jane Nelson, Florence Shapiro, Eliot Shapleigh, Todd Staples, Royce West, John Whitmire, Tommy Williams, Judith Zaffirini)

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