LEGISLATIVE NEWS
87th Legislature
05-17-2021 - 23:25:41

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Track: Assn of Appraisal Districts   

HB 3   Burrows, Dustin Relating to state and local government responses to a pandemic disaster.
Bill History: 05-13-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

HB 31   Swanson, Valoree Relating to abolishing certain county boards of education, boards of county school trustees, and offices of county school superintendent.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HB 35   Swanson, Valoree Relating to an election authorizing the issuance of bonds or an increase in taxes by a political subdivision.
Bill History: 04-15-21 H Removed from hearing 04/16/21 House Pensions/Investments/Financial

HB 59   Murr, Andrew Relating to the elimination of school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes and the creation of a joint interim committee on the elimination of those taxes.
Bill History: 05-13-21 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 60   Reynolds, Ron Relating to the minimum wage.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 96   Toth, Steve Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 115   Rodriguez, Eddie
Seliger, Kel
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by a charitable organization and used in providing housing and related services to certain homeless individuals.
Bill History: 05-10-21 S Committee action pending Senate Finance

HB 122   Bernal, Diego Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of an unpaid caregiver of an individual who is eligible to receive long-term services and supports under the Medicaid program
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 125   Buckley, Brad Relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans.
Bill History: 05-13-21 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 183   Bernal, Diego Relating to a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that a school district may impose on certain residence homesteads following a substantial school tax increase.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 186   Zwiener, Erin Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the portion of the appraised value of a person's property that is attributable to the installation in or on the property of certain water conservation systems.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 188   Bernal, Diego Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 203   Bernal, Diego Relating to a study of the impact, feasibility, and advisability of adopting a property tax system in which the disclosure of the sales price of real property is required by law.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 224   Ortega, Lina Relating to authorization for a county or municipality to establish a local minimum wage.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 236   Bernal, Diego Relating to the notice given by a property owner prohibiting a handgun license holder from carrying a handgun on certain property.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 251   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to repealing civil asset forfeiture provisions and establishing criminal asset forfeiture in this state.
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 263   Meza, Terry Relating to rest breaks for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 281   Stephenson, Phil Relating to the selection and administration of an appraisal review board.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 283   Stephenson, Phil Relating to the selection of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 288   Stephenson, Phil Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district for maintenance and operations purposes of the total appraised value of a residence homestead and the offsetting of the resulting revenue loss.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 299   Vasut, Cody (F) Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 349   Craddick, Tom Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by a charitable organization and used in providing housing and related services to certain homeless individuals.
Bill History: 05-10-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Finance

HB 381   Pacheco, Leo Relating to the establishment of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that taxing units may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 384   Pacheco, Leo Relating to the period for which a school district's participation in certain tax increment financing reinvestment zones may be taken into account in determining the total taxable value of property in the school district.
Bill History: 03-08-21 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 457   Shaheen, Matt Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services.
Bill History: 04-19-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Local Government

HB 467   Gonzalez, Jessica Relating to provisions applicable to affordable housing located in a reinvestment zone in certain areas of the state.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Urban Affairs

HB 468   Gonzalez, Jessica Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to designate an area as a homestead preservation district and reinvestment zone and the use of tax increment revenue in that area.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Urban Affairs

HB 469   Gonzalez, Jessica Relating to the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on an appreciating residence homestead.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 475   Lopez, Ray Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 494   White, James Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain property that was erroneously omitted from an appraisal roll in a previous year.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 528   White, James Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of commercial real property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 529   White, James Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 533   Shine, Hugh
Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to ad valorem tax sales of personal property seized under a tax warrant.
Bill History: 05-11-21 G Sent to the Governor

HB 534   Shine, Hugh Relating to the reduction of the sales price of a comparable property by an amount equal to the amount of the typical commission for the sale or purchase of property for purposes of using the market data comparison.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 535   Shine, Hugh Relating to the rate at which interest accrues in connection with the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an individual who is elderly or disabled or a disabled veteran.
Bill History: 03-08-21 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 550   Israel, Celia Relating to prohibited retaliation against state or local public employees for reporting certain violations of law.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 610   Swanson, Valoree Relating to judicial review of certain local laws applicable to state license holders.
Bill History: 05-13-21 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 634   Morales, Eddie (F) Relating to the type of newspaper required for the publication of notices by governmental entities or representatives in certain counties.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 641   Raymond, Richard Relating to an annual state budget and legislative budget sessions in even-numbered years and to political contributions made during a legislative session.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HB 649   Raymond, Richard Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property owned by a charitable organization for the purpose of renting the property at below-market rates to low-income and moderate-income households.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 650   Raymond, Richard Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by certain taxing units of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homestead of the parent or guardian of a person who is disabled.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 665   Landgraf, Brooks Relating to an emergency rule adopted by a state agency during certain periods of disaster.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 671   Martinez, Armando Relating to establishment of the disaster identification system for a declared state of disaster.
Bill History: 05-14-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Water, Agriculture and Rural Affairs

HB 731   Gonzalez, Jessica Relating to the minimum wage.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 746   Bernal, Diego Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes imposed on certain homesteads.
Bill History: 05-13-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Local Government

HB 749   Middleton, Mayes Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public funds for lobbying activities.
Bill History: 03-25-21 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 751   Israel, Celia Relating to purchasing of cloud computing services by a political subdivision.
Bill History: 05-11-21 H Withdrawn from the Local Calendar

HB 768   Patterson, Jared Relating to the requirement that certain governmental bodies make audio and video recordings of open meetings available on the Internet.
Bill History: 04-23-21 H Voted favorably from committee as substituted House County Affairs

HB 778   Lozano, Jose Relating to the extension of the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 786   Oliverson, Tom
Perry, Charles
Relating to required cardiopulmonary resuscitation training for certain telecommunicators.
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date

HB 798   Larson, Lyle Relating to the authority of an appraisal district to increase the appraised value of property for ad valorem tax purposes in the next tax year in which the property is appraised.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 899   Middleton, Mayes Relating to prohibiting a licensing authority from taking disciplinary action against certain license holders for violating an emergency management plan or a rule, order, or ordinance issued under the plan.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 901   Burns, DeWayne Relating to the acquisition of real property by an entity with eminent domain authority.
Bill History: 03-30-21 H Committee action pending House Land and Resource Management

HB 902   Burns, DeWayne Relating to the acquisition of real property by an entity with eminent domain authority.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Land and Resource Management

HB 925   Reynolds, Ron Relating to a requirement regarding the inclusion of certain residential property in a school district's boundaries.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HB 951   Raymond, Richard Relating to the exclusion from the market value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes of the value of any improvement, or any feature incorporated in an improvement.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 952   Raymond, Richard Relating to the qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 958   Oliverson, Tom Relating to the allocation and deposit of certain surplus state revenue to the property tax relief fund for use in reducing school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes.
Bill History: 04-27-21 H Committee action pending House Appropriations

HB 984   White, James Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain property that was erroneously omitted from an appraisal roll in a previous year.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 986   Shine, Hugh Relating to the appointment of appraisal review board members.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 987   Shine, Hugh Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or a portion of the value of a person's income-producing tangible personal property depending on the value of the property.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 988   Shine, Hugh
Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the authority of a property owner to bring suit to compel an appraisal district, chief appraiser, or appraisal review board to comply with a procedural requirement applicable to an ad valorem tax protest.
Bill History: 05-17-21 S Committee action pending Senate Local Government

HB 989   Shine, Hugh Relating to the correction of an ad valorem tax appraisal roll.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 990   Shine, Hugh Relating to the repeal of the penalty on a delinquent ad valorem tax on a residence homestead.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 991   Shine, Hugh Relating to the authority of the owner of a residence homestead to receive a discount for making an early payment of the ad valorem taxes on the homestead.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 992   Shine, Hugh Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes imposed on residence homesteads.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 993   Shine, Hugh Relating to the establishment of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that certain taxing units may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouse
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 994   Shine, Hugh Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a taxing unit other than a school district of a portion of the appraised value of a residence homestead based on the average appraised value of all qualified residence homest
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1022   Murphy, Jim Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools.
Bill History: 03-04-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1030   Shaheen, Matt Relating to the publication of required notice by a political subdivision by alternative media.
Bill History: 04-19-21 H Removed from hearing 04/20/21 House County Affairs

HB 1053   Bell, Cecil Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 03-04-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1061   Bucy, John Relating to the authority of a taxing unit other than a school district to establish a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that the taxing unit may impose.
Bill History: 03-04-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1077   Landgraf, Brooks Relating to certain adjustments to the taxable value of property of certain school districts and the reduction of Foundation School Program funds received by certain school districts.
Bill History: 03-04-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HB 1082   King, Phil
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the availability of personal information of an elected public officer.
Bill History: 05-11-21 G Sent to the Governor

HB 1084   King, Phil Relating to the calculation of the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as open-space or timber land as a result of a change in the use of the land.
Bill History: 03-04-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1090   Bailes, Ernest Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property that was erroneously omitted from an appraisal roll in a previous year.
Bill History: 05-11-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Local Government

HB 1095   Howard, Donna Relating to the reduction of the amount of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homestead.
Bill History: 03-04-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1099   Beckley, Michelle Relating to ad valorem tax protests and appeals on the ground of the unequal appraisal of property.
Bill History: 03-04-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1101   Beckley, Michelle Relating to mandatory sales price disclosure in real property sales.
Bill History: 04-20-21 H Committee action pending House Business and Industry

HB 1118   Capriglione, Giovanni
Paxton, Angela
Relating to state agency and local government compliance with cybersecurity training requirements.
Bill History: 05-06-21 G Sent to the Governor

HB 1120   Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the authority of a property owner to bring suit to compel an appraisal district, chief appraiser, or appraisal review board to comply with a procedural requirement applicable to an ad valorem tax protest.
Bill History: 03-04-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1137   Cain, Briscoe Relating to limiting the assessment of certain fees and taxes during a declared state of disaster.
Bill History: 03-04-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1166   Metcalf, Will Relating to the selection of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 03-04-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1167   Metcalf, Will Relating to the selection and administration of an appraisal review board.
Bill History: 03-04-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1168   Metcalf, Will Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 03-04-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1197   Metcalf, Will
Campbell, Donna
Relating to the period for which certain land owned by a religious organization for the purpose of expanding a place of religious worship or constructing a new place of religious worship may be exempted from ad valorem taxat
Bill History: 05-17-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 30/N: 0)

HB 1238   Biedermann, Kyle Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a firearm by a person who is not otherwise prohibited by state or federal law from possessing the firearm.
Bill History: 03-25-21 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1246   Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the use of average enrollment for purposes of the public school finance system.
Bill History: 03-04-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HB 1251   Ramos, Ana-Maria Relating to protection for public employees who report violations of law by governmental entities or other public employees.
Bill History: 03-04-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 1258   Ashby, Trent
Schwertner, Charles
Relating to data matching with financial institutions to facilitate the collection of certain delinquent tax liabilities.
Bill History: 05-18-21 S Meeting set for 9:00 A.M., E1.036 Senate Finance

HB 1279   Kacal, Kyle Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a percentage of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain volunteer first responders.
Bill History: 04-19-21 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 1283   Wilson, Terry Relating to the authority of a taxing unit other than a school district to establish a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that the taxing unit may impose on the residence.
Bill History: 03-04-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1286   Rosenthal, Jon Relating to requirements for beneficial tax treatment related to a leasehold or other possessory interest in a public facility used to provide affordable housing.
Bill History: 03-24-21 H Committee action pending House Urban Affairs

HB 1335   Dutton, Harold Relating to a periodic review and expiration dates of state and local tax preferences.
Bill History: 03-05-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1336   Pacheco, Leo Relating to requiring state contractors and political subdivisions of this state to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify.
Bill History: 03-05-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 1360   Landgraf, Brooks Relating to the procedure by which a taxing unit is required to provide public notice of certain ad valorem tax-related information.
Bill History: 05-13-21 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 1391   Middleton, Mayes Relating to the effect of an election at which the voters fail to approve or vote to reduce the ad valorem tax rate adopted by the governing body of a taxing unit.
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 1392   Middleton, Mayes Relating to the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a taxing unit all or part of which is located in certain counties.
Bill History: 03-05-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1393   Middleton, Mayes Relating to the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a taxing unit.
Bill History: 03-05-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1395   Middleton, Mayes Relating to ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 03-05-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1410   Murphy, Jim
Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the provision of parks and recreational facilities by water districts.
Bill History: 04-26-21 S Committee action pending Senate Local Government

HB 1416   Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the definition of business day for purposes of the public information law.
Bill History: 05-10-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Business and Commerce

HB 1420   Bucy, John Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed or fatally injured.
Bill History: 03-05-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1421   Cain, Briscoe Relating to the temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.
Bill History: 03-05-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1428   Huberty, Dan
Huffman, Joan
Relating to procurement by a political subdivision of a contingent fee contract for legal services.
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date

HB 1440   Schaefer, Matt Relating to the availability of personal information of individuals who are honorably retired from certain law enforcement positions.
Bill History: 03-05-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1454   Krause, Matt Relating to the rate of interest on certain tax refunds.
Bill History: 05-03-21 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 1469   Hefner, Cole Relating to the appraisal of land for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land following a transfer between family members.
Bill History: 03-05-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1493   Herrero, Abel Relating to the use of an entity name that falsely implies governmental affiliation.
Bill History: 05-17-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

HB 1495   Dutton, Harold Relating to the award of court costs and attorney's fees in certain actions challenging certain local laws or the failure of an officer of certain political subdivisions to perform certain acts.
Bill History: 03-17-21 H Committee action pending House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 1502   Deshotel, Joe Relating to the extension of the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 1525   Huberty, Dan
Taylor, Larry
Relating to the public school finance system.
Bill History: 05-18-21 S First placement on Senate Intent Calendar for

HB 1544   Guillen, Ryan
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the eligibility of land to continue to be appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if the land is temporarily used for sand mining operations.
Bill History: 05-18-21 H Set on the House Items Eligible Calendar

HB 1548   Bell, Cecil Relating to the civil liability of certain businesses in connection with allowing concealed handguns on the business premises.
Bill History: 05-17-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

HB 1556   Murphy, Jim Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act.
Bill History: 05-10-21 H Bill pronounced dead by procedural action

HB 1557   Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the authority of the governor and the legislature with respect to certain declared states of disaster.
Bill History: 03-08-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 1560   Goldman, Craig
Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
Bill History: 05-18-21 S Meeting set for 8:00 A.M., SENATE CHAMBER Senate Business and Commerce

HB 1564   Gonzalez, Mary Relating to the appointment of a receivership for and disposition of certain platted lots that are abandoned, unoccupied, and undeveloped in certain counties.
Bill History: 05-17-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Local Government

HB 1567   Middleton, Mayes Relating to the system for appraising property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 03-08-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1568   Middleton, Mayes Relating to the school district property value study conducted by the comptroller of public accounts.
Bill History: 05-14-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Local Government

HB 1577   Davis, Yvonne Relating to a temporary limitation on the appraised value of certain real property in specified areas for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 04-23-21 H Reported from committee as substituted House Ways and Means

HB 1587   White, James Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a handgun by certain unlicensed persons and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm.
Bill History: 03-08-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1601   Allison, Steve Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain peace officers.
Bill History: 04-19-21 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 1604   Murphy, Jim Relating to requirements for beneficial tax treatment related to a leasehold or other possessory interest in a public facility used to provide affordable housing.
Bill History: 03-09-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Urban Affairs

HB 1628   Raymond, Richard Relating to the correction of an ad valorem tax appraisal roll and related appraisal records.
Bill History: 03-09-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1656   Murphy, Jim Relating to certain orders, proclamations, and regulations issued in response to a disaster by the governor or the presiding officer of the governing body of a political subdivision.
Bill History: 04-27-21 H Reported favorably from committee on House State Affairs

HB 1660   Pacheco, Leo Relating to requiring state contractors and political subdivisions of this state to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify.
Bill History: 03-09-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 1687   Noble, Candy Relating to unlawful employment practices with respect to the COVID-19 vaccine.
Bill History: 03-09-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 1703   Middleton, Mayes Relating to disclosure of certain relationships with local government officers and vendors.
Bill History: 04-08-21 H Committee action pending House County Affairs

HB 1705   Schofield, Mike Relating to the establishment of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that taxing units may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses.
Bill History: 04-19-21 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 1762   Johnson, Jarvis Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons and their surviving spouses.
Bill History: 03-10-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1767   Anchia, Rafael Relating to wrongful exclusion of handgun license holders from certain property owned by or leased to a governmental entity and to certain offenses relating to the carrying of handguns on that property.
Bill History: 03-10-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1772   Anchia, Rafael Relating to the notice given by a property owner prohibiting a handgun license holder from carrying a handgun on the property.
Bill History: 03-10-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1789   Vasut, Cody (F) Relating to the authority of an appraisal review board to direct changes in the appraisal roll and related appraisal records if a residence homestead is sold for less than the appraised value.
Bill History: 03-10-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1794   Johnson, Julie Relating to the liability of an owner, lessee, or occupant of real property in connection with the use of or entry onto the property.
Bill History: 04-28-21 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 1797   Allison, Steve Relating to ad valorem and franchise tax credits for donations to school districts to create or support career and technical education programs or courses.
Bill History: 03-10-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1798   Shaheen, Matt Relating to the effect of a disaster declaration on the ad valorem tax rate of a taxing unit other than a school district and the appraised value of certain property in the taxing unit.
Bill History: 03-10-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1810   Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to maintenance and production of electronic public information under the public information law.
Bill History: 05-13-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Business and Commerce

HB 1828   Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the payment in installments of ad valorem taxes on a residence homestead.
Bill History: 03-11-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1858   Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit that adopts an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a percentage of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead.
Bill History: 03-11-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1866   Lucio III, Eddie Relating to certain reports created by the Texas Water Development Board.
Bill History: 05-08-21 H Withdrawn from the Local Calendar

HB 1869   Burrows, Dustin
Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the definition of debt for the purposes of calculating certain ad valorem tax rates of a taxing unit.
Bill History: 05-17-21 S Committee action pending Senate Local Government

HB 1881   Middleton, Mayes Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain real property leased to and used by certain educational organizations.
Bill History: 03-11-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1883   Meyer, Morgan Relating to a limitation on the amount of school property tax revenue that is subject to recapture under the public school finance system.
Bill History: 03-11-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HB 1887   Schofield, Mike Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to issue debt to purchase or lease tangible personal property.
Bill History: 03-11-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Pensions/Investments/Financial Servi

HB 1888   Fierro, Art Relating to the authority of all governmental bodies to hold open and closed meetings by telephone or videoconference call.
Bill History: 03-11-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 1906   Herrero, Abel Relating to grants awarded to reimburse counties for the cost of monitoring defendants and victims in criminal cases involving family violence.
Bill History: 05-20-21 S Meeting set for 9:00 A.M., 2E.20 Senate Jurisprudence

HB 1911   White, James Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a handgun by certain unlicensed persons and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm.
Bill History: 04-21-21 H Corrected committee report filed.

HB 1917   Turner, Chris Relating to the minimum wage.
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 1931   Walle, Armando Relating to requirements for beneficial tax treatment related to a leasehold or other possessory interest in a public facility used to provide multifamily housing.
Bill History: 05-06-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Local Government

HB 1939   Smith, Reggie
Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the limitations periods for certain suits against real estate appraisers and appraisal firms.
Bill History: 05-13-21 S Recommended for Local/Uncontested Calendar

HB 2014   Lucio III, Eddie Relating to ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 05-14-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Local Government

HB 2043   Leman, Ben Relating to the qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural land and the liability for the additional tax imposed on such land if the use of the land changes as a result of a condemnation.
Bill History: 05-03-21 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 725

HB 2066   Dominguez, Alex Relating to emergency management for cybersecurity events threatening this state.
Bill History: 05-13-21 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 2067   Dominguez, Alex Relating to the creation and elimination of certain state holidays.
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 2074   Shaheen, Matt Relating to reducing school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes through the use of certain surplus state revenue.
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HB 2084   Cason, Jeff (F) Relating to the eligibility of property used for renewable energy electric generation for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act.
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2100   Meyer, Morgan Relating to the system for appraising property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2156   Raymond, Richard Relating to the purchase of a United States flag or Texas flag by a governmental agency.
Bill History: 05-17-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Committee on Administration

HB 2169   Sanford, Scott Relating to the eligibility requirements for a license to carry a handgun.
Bill History: 05-17-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

HB 2179   Moody, Joe Relating to trusts.
Bill History: 05-17-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

HB 2199   Parker, Tan
Paxton, Angela
Relating to the establishment of the digital identity work group.
Bill History: 05-18-21 S Meeting set for 8:00 A.M., SENATE CHAMBER Senate Business and Commerce

HB 2212   Munoz, Sergio Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2239   Gates, Gary Relating to providing automatic tax relief to certain parties affected by an emergency order, proclamation, or regulation.
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2245   Shine, Hugh Relating to notice to a property owner by an appraisal district of a change in the account number assigned to the property by the district for purposes of the appraisal records.
Bill History: 05-13-21 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 2257   Guerra, Bobby Relating to the operation of casino gaming in certain state coastal areas to provide additional money for property tax relief.
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 2288   White, James Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of the sale or change in the use of land appraised as agricultural or open-space land.
Bill History: 04-26-21 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 2292   Landgraf, Brooks Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of a real property interest in oil or gas in place.
Bill History: 04-19-21 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 2294   Schofield, Mike Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of a dollar amount or a percentage, whichever is greater, of the appraised value of a residence homestead.
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2311   Krause, Matt Relating to limitations on increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of residence homesteads and single-family residences other than residence homesteads.
Bill History: 04-19-21 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 2319   Jetton, Jacey (F) Relating to the use of public money to compensate a person who lobbies the federal government.
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 2342   Zwiener, Erin Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes imposed on residence homesteads.
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2381   Larson, Lyle Relating to the establishment of the Texas Energy and Communications Commission to consolidate the functions of the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the Railroad Commission of Texas.
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 2403   Krause, Matt Relating to the procedure for selecting the members of the board of directors of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 05-13-21 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 2413   Shine, Hugh Relating to the authority of a property owner to bring suit to compel an appraisal district, chief appraiser, or appraisal review board to comply with a procedural requirement applicable to an ad valorem tax protest.
Bill History: 03-16-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2424   Murr, Andrew Relating to the definition of homestead.
Bill History: 05-17-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Business and Commerce

HB 2425   Murr, Andrew Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management.
Bill History: 03-16-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2428   Murr, Andrew Relating to the calculation of net to land in the appraisal of open-space land for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 05-14-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Local Government

HB 2429   Meyer, Morgan
Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the alternate provisions for ad valorem tax rate notices when the de minimis rate of a taxing unit exceeds the voter-approval tax rate.
Bill History: 05-15-21 G Earliest effective date

HB 2438   Meyer, Morgan Relating to municipalities and counties that adopt budgets that defund law enforcement agencies.
Bill History: 05-13-21 H Bill pronounced dead by procedural action

HB 2440   White, James Relating to the eligibility for a license to carry a handgun.
Bill History: 03-16-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 2488   Goodwin, Vikki Relating to disclosure under the public information law of certain records of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 03-16-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2489   Cook, David (F) Relating to a restriction on the authority of an appraisal district to increase the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes for a specified period after a tax year in which the appraised value.
Bill History: 04-26-21 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 2500   Bailes, Ernest Relating to Internet posting of notice by governmental entities and representatives as an alternative to newspaper publication of notice.
Bill History: 03-16-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 2535   Sanford, Scott Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of real property that includes improvements used for the noncommercial production of food for personal consumption.
Bill History: 05-11-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Local Government

HB 2549   Dutton, Harold Relating to suits against certain governmental employees.
Bill History: 04-28-21 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 2560   Martinez, Armando Relating to remote meetings under the open meetings law.
Bill History: 03-17-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 2581   Kacal, Kyle
Hancock, Kelly
Relating to civil works projects and other construction projects of governmental entities.
Bill History: 05-18-21 S Meeting set for 8:00 A.M., SENATE CHAMBER Senate Business and Commerce

HB 2671   Guillen, Ryan Relating to the operations, communications, and notice procedures of state agencies and political subdivisions.
Bill History: 05-10-21 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

HB 2683   Canales, Terry Relating to requirements for open meetings that are broadcast over the Internet or held by telephone conference or videoconference call.
Bill History: 04-21-21 S Received in the Senate

HB 2711   Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the continuation of a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation while the owner is temporarily absent because of service outside of the United States as a foreign service officer.
Bill History: 05-14-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Local Government

HB 2715   Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the system for appraising property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 03-17-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2723   Meyer, Morgan
Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to public notice of the availability on the Internet of property-tax-related information.
Bill History: 05-18-21 H Set on the House Items Eligible Calendar

HB 2789   Vasut, Cody (F) Relating to charges imposed by a governmental body for providing copies of public information under the public information law.
Bill History: 03-17-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 2790   Shaheen, Matt Relating to the eligibility of a person to serve on the appraisal review board of certain appraisal districts.
Bill History: 04-26-21 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 2804   Rogers, Glenn (F) Relating to notice by an appraisal district to an owner of the surface estate of real property of the owner's right to file a report of decreased value.
Bill History: 03-18-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2832   Patterson, Jared Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain disabled first responders and their surviving spouses.
Bill History: 03-18-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2913   Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the posting of certain contracts to the Internet websites of governmental bodies.
Bill History: 03-18-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 2928   Jetton, Jacey (F) Relating to publication and posting of notice by governmental entities and representatives.
Bill History: 03-18-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 2941   Burns, DeWayne
Springer, Drew (F)
Relating to the appointment of appraisal review board members.
Bill History: 05-11-21 S Recommended for Local/Uncontested Calendar

HB 2944   Krause, Matt Relating to the study of school district property values conducted by the comptroller of public accounts.
Bill History: 03-18-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HB 2958   Shine, Hugh Relating to the scope of the review of an appraisal district by the comptroller of public accounts.
Bill History: 03-18-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2959   Shine, Hugh Relating to the appeal of a determination by the comptroller of public accounts of a protest of the comptroller's findings in a study of school district property values.
Bill History: 03-18-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HB 2966   Tinderholt, Tony Relating to the repeal of provisions providing for the calculation and effect of a de minimis ad valorem tax rate.
Bill History: 03-18-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2969   Cason, Jeff (F) Relating to the ability of a person in attendance at an open meeting of a governmental body to stream live video and audio of the meeting on the Internet.
Bill History: 03-18-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 2971   Cason, Jeff (F) Relating to the repeal of the Texas Economic Development Act.
Bill History: 03-18-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2980   Geren, Charlie Relating to the duty of an appraisal review board to determine a motion or protest filed by a property owner and the right of the owner to appeal the board's determination.
Bill History: 03-18-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3015   Hernandez, Ana Relating to a governmental body's response to a request for public information.
Bill History: 05-10-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Business and Commerce

HB 3040   Morrison, Geanie Relating to the continuation and application of the Texas Economic Development Act.
Bill History: 03-19-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3055   Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information.
Bill History: 03-19-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Health

HB 3070   Ellzey, Jake (F) Relating to the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation to which certain disabled veterans and the surviving spouses and children of certain veterans are entitled.
Bill History: 03-19-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3139   Longoria, Oscar Relating to the authority of all governmental bodies to hold open and closed meetings by telephone or videoconference call.
Bill History: 03-19-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 3171   Slaton, Bryan (F) Relating to the selection of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 03-19-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3193   Shine, Hugh Relating to the applicability of provisions entitling certain lessees to receive a copy of a notice of appraised value delivered to a property owner by the chief appraiser of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 04-12-21 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 3230   Moody, Joe Relating to the continuation and application of the Texas Economic Development Act.
Bill History: 03-19-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3243   Shine, Hugh Relating to the payment of delinquent ad valorem taxes on property subject to a tax sale.
Bill History: 04-26-21 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 3260   Thierry, Shawn Relating to ad valorem taxation, including the disclosure of the sales price of real property to use in appraising property for ad valorem tax purposes and the effect of an unfunded mandate on the use by a political subdivision.
Bill History: 03-19-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3267   Kuempel, John Relating to a restriction on the use of money in the tax increment fund for a tax increment financing reinvestment zone created by certain home-rule municipalities.
Bill History: 04-26-21 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 3317   Metcalf, Will Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 03-19-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3321   Metcalf, Will Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 03-19-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3322   Metcalf, Will Relating to the selection and administration of an appraisal review board in certain counties.
Bill History: 05-12-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Local Government

HB 3328   Bernal, Diego Relating to the periodic review and expiration dates of state and local tax preferences.
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3330   Vasut, Cody (F) Relating to remote meetings under the open meetings law.
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 3345   Wu, Gene Relating to public access to the audit records of certain governmental entities.
Bill History: 04-28-21 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 3352   Fierro, Art Relating to removing the word "alien" from certain laws.
Bill History: 04-14-21 H Committee action pending House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 3359   Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit other than a school district to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the appraised value.
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3376   Meyer, Morgan Relating to the effect of a disaster on the calculation of certain tax rates and the procedure for adoption of a tax rate by a taxing unit.
Bill History: 04-28-21 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 1438

HB 3385   Rogers, Glenn (F) Relating to a landowner's bill of rights statement in connection with the acquisition of real property through eminent domain.
Bill History: 05-17-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

HB 3410   Goldman, Craig Relating to publication and posting of notice by governmental entities and representatives.
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 3435   Smithee, John Relating to an expedited response by a governmental body to a request for public information.
Bill History: 04-08-21 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 3437   Goldman, Craig Relating to the authority of a taxing unit other than a school district to establish a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that the taxing unit may impose on the residence homesteads.
Bill History: 05-13-21 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 3439   Deshotel, Joe Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain nonexempt property used for low-income or moderate-income housing.
Bill History: 05-13-21 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 3482   Rose, Toni Relating to the definition of "indigent defense compensation expenditures" for purposes of the adjustment of a county's no-new-revenue maintenance and operations rate to reflect increases in those expenditures.
Bill History: 05-10-21 S Received in the Senate

HB 3490   Deshotel, Joe Relating to the authority of an owner of residential rental property on which a tenant has defaulted on the obligation to pay rent during the COVID-19 pandemic to pay the ad valorem taxes imposed on the property in installments.
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3501   Frank, James Relating to limiting the assessment of certain fees and taxes during declared states of disaster.
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3509   Meyer, Morgan Relating to the system for appraising property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3535   Hunter, Todd Relating to the availability of dates of birth under the public information law.
Bill History: 05-10-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Business and Commerce

HB 3540   Shine, Hugh Relating to the eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits of individuals who serve on the appraisal review board of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Business and Industry

HB 3585   Meyer, Morgan Relating to information regarding certain noncompliance by an appraisal district in the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation records of a professional property tax appraiser serving as chief appraiser for the district.
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3627   Paddie, Chris Relating to the authority of a governmental body impacted by a catastrophe to temporarily suspend the requirements of the public information law.
Bill History: 05-10-21 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 1225

HB 3629   Bonnen, Greg Relating to the date a deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person or disabled veteran expires.
Bill History: 05-14-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Local Government

HB 3680   Shine, Hugh Relating to public notice of the availability on the Internet of property-tax-related information.
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3687   Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the disclosure of lobbying contract information by political subdivisions.
Bill History: 03-25-21 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 3694   Shaheen, Matt Relating to a limitation on the appraised value of certain rapidly appreciating residence homesteads for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 05-12-21 H Reported from committee as substituted House Ways and Means

HB 3751   Button, Angie Chen Relating to lobbying by former members of the legislature.
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 3753   Lucio III, Eddie Relating to a credit against required recapture payments for certain school districts with excess facilities costs under the public school finance system.
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HB 3770   White, James Relating to the repeal of or limitations on certain state and local taxes, including ad valorem taxes, the enactment of state and local value added taxes, and related school finance and administration reform.
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3775   Leach, Jeff Relating to severance pay for political subdivision employees and independent contractors.
Bill History: 04-29-21 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

HB 3783   Tinderholt, Tony Relating to the penalty for violating certain executive orders, proclamations, or regulations issued by the governor.
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 3786   Holland, Justin
Nelson, Jane
Relating to the authority of the comptroller to send, or to require the submission to the comptroller of, certain ad valorem tax-related items electronically.
Bill History: 05-11-21 S Recommended for Local/Uncontested Calendar

HB 3788   Holland, Justin
Nelson, Jane
Relating to the training and education of appraisal review board members.
Bill History: 05-11-21 S Recommended for Local/Uncontested Calendar

HB 3793   Shaheen, Matt Relating to remote meetings under the open meetings law.
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 3795   Button, Angie Chen Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation for certain solar or wind-powered energy devices.
Bill History: 04-14-21 H Voted favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3811   Lucio III, Eddie Relating to ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 03-23-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3824   Munoz, Sergio Relating to the calculation of the penalty imposed on a delinquent ad valorem tax.
Bill History: 03-23-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3833   King, Phil
Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the additional ad valorem tax and interest imposed as a result of a change in the use of certain land.
Bill History: 05-17-21 S Committee action pending Senate Local Government

HB 3837   Huberty, Dan Relating to the public school finance system.
Bill History: 03-23-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HB 3838   Dominguez, Alex Relating to the display of emergency and other notices by a governmental entity on the entity's Internet website.
Bill History: 05-17-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Business and Commerce

HB 3841   Cole, Sheryl Relating to the adjustment of the voter-approval tax rate of a taxing unit to reflect public spending necessary to correct a deficiency in the first response capacity of a fire or police department of the taxing unit.
Bill History: 03-23-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3890   Button, Angie Chen Relating to the creation and maintenance by an appraisal district of a publicly available Internet database of information regarding protest hearings conducted by the appraisal review board.
Bill History: 03-24-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3892   Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to matters concerning governmental entities, including cybersecurity, governmental efficiencies, information resources, and emergency planning.
Bill History: 03-24-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 3910   Romero, Ramon Relating to the authority of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district to consider sales of property to governmental units when using the market data comparison method to determine the market value.
Bill History: 03-24-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3939   Talarico, James Relating to a requirement that a purchaser of commercial real property disclose the sales price of the property to the appraisal district and to the use of that information by the appraisal district.
Bill History: 03-24-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3945   Herrero, Abel Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to waive penalties and interest on delinquent ad valorem taxes imposed on property located in a disaster area.
Bill History: 03-24-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3971   Meyer, Morgan Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of residential real property located in a designated historic district.
Bill History: 05-10-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Local Government

HB 3978   Crockett, Jasmine (F) Relating to a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed on property on which certain solar energy devices have been installed.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3995   Geren, Charlie Relating to the award of attorney's fees to a prevailing property owner in a judicial appeal of certain ad valorem tax determinations.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4004   Rogers, Glenn (F) Relating to a study by Texas A&M University of the appraisal of agricultural land for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 05-12-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Local Government

HB 4024   Allison, Steve Relating to a limitation on the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4033   Howard, Donna Relating to late applications for exemptions from ad valorem taxation for disabled veterans.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4046   Collier, Nicole Relating to the ad valorem tax appraisal of an older residence homestead located in or near a tax increment financing reinvestment zone.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4060   Meza, Terry Relating to eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a historic site.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4065   Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the creation of an urban land bank by certain municipalities.
Bill History: 04-30-21 H Reported from committee as substituted House Urban Affairs

HB 4099   Murr, Andrew Relating to an interim study of the appraisal of agricultural land for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 04-13-21 H Committee action pending House Administration

HB 4125   Vasut, Cody (F) Relating to state and local government responses to disasters.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 4142   Sanford, Scott Relating to the adoption and repeal of an additional ad valorem road tax for the maintenance of county roads.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4148   Sanford, Scott Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of certain land.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4150   Buckley, Brad Relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HB 4151   Lopez, Ray Relating to the actions required to be taken by tax officials before taking action to collect delinquent ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an individual who is elderly or disabled.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4152   Spiller, David (F) Relating to the qualification of certain land that is adjacent to other qualified open-space land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4170   Middleton, Mayes Relating to a requirement that the voter-approval tax rate of certain taxing units be adjusted to reflect changes in the amount of money received by the taxing unit directly from the federal government.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4179   Bonnen, Greg Relating to the procedures to be used by an appraisal district in resolving a protest following the filing of a notice of protest by a property owner.
Bill History: 05-17-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Local Government

HB 4190   Bell, Keith Relating to registration and annual filing requirements for governmental units establishing a self-insurance fund.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Insurance

HB 4195   Ellzey, Jake (F) Relating to unlawful employment practices with respect to the exercise of the right of free speech, right to petition, and right of association.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 4206   Allison, Steve Relating to a study of the desirability, feasibility, and effects of limiting the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to the value when the owner acquired the property.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4209   Murr, Andrew Relating to the valuation of appraised value of qualified open-space land.
Bill History: 04-19-21 H Not heard in committee House Ways and Means

HB 4242   Meyer, Morgan Relating to the extension of the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act.
Bill History: 05-14-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Natural Resources/Economic Development

HB 4253   Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the procedure for qualifying for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of pollution control property.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4269   Hull, Lacey (F) Relating to the procedure to be used by an appraisal review board to conduct a hearing on a protest.
Bill History: 05-12-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Local Government

HB 4270   Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the procedures for requesting or applying for certain ad valorem tax refunds and exemptions.
Bill History: 04-19-21 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 4275   Klick, Stephanie Relating to the prohibited release by a public agency of information regarding the members, supporters, or volunteers of or donors to certain nonprofit organizations.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 4315   Craddick, Tom Relating to the eligibility of a county assessor-collector to serve on the board of directors of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 05-03-21 S Received in the Senate

HB 4317   Stephenson, Phil Relating to the adjustment of the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4319   Shine, Hugh Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land based on its use to raise or keep bees.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4320   Shine, Hugh Relating to the appraisal of land for ad valorem tax purposes on the basis of its productive capacity.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4347   Hefner, Cole Relating to address confidentiality on certain documents for certain federal officials and family members of certain federal officials or federal or state court judges.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 4348   Zwiener, Erin Relating to an increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4351   Moody, Joe Relating to the purposes for which property must be used to be eligible for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4395   Shaheen, Matt Relating to state and local governments requirements to report security incidents to the Department of Information Resources.
Bill History: 05-13-21 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 4411   King, Tracy Relating to the property tax appraisal option of rural utilities for rendering market value for property which falls into multiple tax jurisdictions.
Bill History: 04-19-21 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 4417   Moody, Joe Relating to the consolidation and allocation of state civil court costs.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 4455   Coleman, Garnet Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of pollution control property.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4460   Deshotel, Joe Relating to certain requirements regarding the creation of qualifying jobs for the purpose of eligibility for a limitation on appraised value of property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4473   Walle, Armando Relating to the places a public employer may provide for employees to express breast milk.
Bill History: 05-13-21 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 4484   Walle, Armando Relating to the minimum wage.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 4495   Murphy, Jim Relating to the allocation for ad valorem tax purposes of the value of vessels and other watercraft used outside this state.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4563   Guillen, Ryan Relating to notice of the form to be used by a person to request a written statement stating whether there are any delinquent ad valorem taxes owed by the person to certain taxing units.
Bill History: 05-13-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Local Government

HJR 8   Toth, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide that the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes is the market value of the property for the first year.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 9   Reynolds, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to expand eligibility for Medicaid to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HJR 14   Bernal, Diego Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation the total assessed value of the residence homestead of an unpaid caregiver of an individual.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 16   Bernal, Diego Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the total amount of ad valorem taxes that a school district may impose on the residence homestead of an individual.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 17   Zwiener, Erin Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation the portion of the assessed value of a person's property harvesting rainwater or graywater.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 19   Stephenson, Phil Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by a school district for maintenance and operations purposes all or part of the appraised value of a residence homest
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 22   Pacheco, Leo Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that political subdivisions may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 23   Israel, Celia Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to expand eligibility for Medicaid to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HJR 24   Bucy, John Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to expand eligibility for Medicaid to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HJR 25   Shaheen, Matt Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician.
Bill History: 04-19-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Local Government

HJR 29   Lopez, Ray 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 member of the armed servic
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 30   White, James Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of commercial real property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 31   White, James Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 38   Raymond, Richard Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation by certain political subdivisions of a portion of the market value of the residence homestead of the parent or guardian.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 39   Raymond, Richard Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the dedication by general law of revenue of or money received by this state and money held in or deposited to an account or fund inside or outside the state treasury.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HJR 43   Wilson, Terry Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that a residence homestead is not subject to seizure or sale for delinquent ad valorem taxes.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 44   Larson, Lyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide that if in a tax year the owner of property disputes the appraisal of the property and the appraised value.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 50   Raymond, Richard Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to exclude from the market value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes the value of any improvement.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 53   Shine, Hugh Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the value of a person's income-producing tangible personal property if the property has a value within a s
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 54   Shine, Hugh Proposing a constitutional amendment to establish a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that certain political subdivisions may impose on the residence homesteads of persons who are disabled or elderly and their surviving
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 55   Shine, Hugh Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a political subdivision other than a school district of a portion of the assessed value of a residence.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 57   Murphy, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools.
Bill History: 03-11-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 61   Bell, Cecil Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 03-11-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 62   Bucy, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a political subdivision other than a school district to establish a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes.
Bill History: 03-11-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 64   Vasut, Cody (F) Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 103.5 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the
Bill History: 03-11-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 67   Howard, Donna Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the reduction of the amount of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes.
Bill History: 04-26-21 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HJR 70   Kacal, Kyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a percentage of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain volunteer first responders.
Bill History: 03-11-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 71   Wilson, Terry Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a political subdivision other than a school district to establish a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes.
Bill History: 03-11-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 75   Middleton, Mayes Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the appraisal of certain real property for ad valorem tax purposes based on its purchase price.
Bill History: 03-11-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 76   Middleton, Mayes Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a political subdivision.
Bill History: 03-11-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 77   Middleton, Mayes Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a political subdivision.
Bill History: 03-11-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 79   Bucy, John 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 member of the armed servic
Bill History: 03-11-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 81   Davis, Yvonne Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to permit certain political subdivisions to adopt a temporary limitation on the appraised value for taxation of certain real property located in specified are
Bill History: 04-26-21 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 83   Allison, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain peace officers.
Bill History: 04-26-21 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HJR 84   Schofield, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that political subdivisions may impose on the residence homesteads.
Bill History: 04-19-21 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HJR 88   Johnson, Jarvis Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from ad valorem taxation the total market value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons and their surviving spouses.
Bill History: 03-11-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 89   Allison, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district on property owned by a business entity that donates money to the district to
Bill History: 03-11-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 90   Shaheen, Matt Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide for a temporary limitation on the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of real property located in a political subdivision.
Bill History: 03-11-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 91   Rodriguez, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision that adopts an exemption from ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 03-11-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 102   Guerra, Bobby Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the operation of casino gaming in certain state coastal areas to provide additional money for property tax relief.
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HJR 106   White, James Proposing a constitutional amendment repealing the provision that subjects land designated for agricultural use to an additional tax when the land is diverted to a purpose other than agricultural use or sold.
Bill History: 04-26-21 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HJR 107   Schofield, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes of a dollar amount or a percentage, whichever is greater, of the market value of a residence homest
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 115   Martinez, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the maximum tax rate that may be imposed on property in an emergency services district.
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 116   Burns, DeWayne Proposing a constitutional amendment to require the legislature to provide for the reimbursement of certain political subdivisions for the implementation of laws that establish, expand, or modify a duty or activity.
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HJR 118   Allison, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the appraisal of real property for ad valorem tax purposes based on its purchase price.
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 119   Patterson, Jared 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 homesteads of certain disabled first responders.
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 124   Ellzey, Jake (F) Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to increase the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain disabled veterans and the surviving spouses and children.
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 125   Ellzey, Jake (F)
Birdwell, Brian
Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the surviving spouse of a person who is disabled to receive a limitation on the school district ad valorem taxes on the spouse's residence homestead if the spouse is 55 years.
Bill History: 05-14-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 30/N: 0)

HJR 126   Vasut, Cody (F) Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the legislature to override a veto of the governor following a legislative session.
Bill History: 04-20-21 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HJR 129   Thierry, Shawn Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to adopt a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation of either a percentage or a portion, expressed as a d
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 131   Metcalf, Will Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 132   Metcalf, Will Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 133   Kuempel, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to foster economic development and job growth and to provide tax relief and funding for education and public safety by creating the Texas Gaming Commission, authorizing and regulating casin
Bill History: 04-14-21 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HJR 134   Bernal, Diego Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the periodic review of state and local tax preferences and the expiration of those tax preferences.
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 136   Rodriguez, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision other than a school district to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion.
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 141   Goldman, Craig Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a political subdivision other than a school district to establish a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes.
Bill History: 05-14-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Local Government

HJR 144   Crockett, Jasmine (F) Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide for a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed on property on which a solar energy device has been installed.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 145   Allison, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to the value when the owner acquired the property.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 146   Collier, Nicole Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide that the officials responsible for appraising property for ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 149   Sanford, Scott Proposing a constitutional amendment repealing the provision that subjects land designated for agricultural use to an additional tax when the land is diverted to a purpose other than agricultural use or sold.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 154   Burns, DeWayne Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting certain school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes on the fulfillment of certain conditions.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 155   Stephenson, Phil Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the adjustment of the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district on the residence homestead.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 157   Gates, Gary Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed on the property of certain businesses that are required to close by an order.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

SB 41   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the consolidation and allocation of of state civil court costs.
Bill History: 05-19-21 H Meeting set for 9:00 A.M., E2.014 House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprude

SB 56   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the availability of personal information of a current or former federal prosecutor or public defender.
Bill History: 05-17-21 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

SB 58   Zaffirini, Judith
Turner, John
Relating to purchasing of cloud computing services by a political subdivision.
Bill History: 05-18-21 H Set on the Local Calendar

SB 63   Nelson, Jane Relating to the system for appraising property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 05-10-21 H Voted favorably from committee as substituted House Ways and Means

SB 113   West, Royce Relating to community land trusts.
Bill History: 05-17-21 H Referred to House Committee on House Ways and Means

SB 132   Johnson, Nathan Relating to prohibited retaliation against state or local public employees for reporting certain violations of law.
Bill History: 03-03-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 134   Johnson, Nathan Relating to the determination of an ad valorem tax protest or appeal on the ground of the unequal appraisal of property on the basis of the appraised value of the property relative to the median appraised value.
Bill History: 03-03-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Local Government

SB 144   Powell, Beverly Relating to the extension of the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act.
Bill History: 03-03-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources/Economic Developm

SB 159   Perry, Charles Relating to the use of information obtained by a person from the comptroller that relates to a taxpayer subject to an audit by the comptroller.
Bill History: 03-03-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 233   Whitmire, John Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.
Bill History: 03-03-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 234   Hall, Bob Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public funds for lobbying activities.
Bill History: 03-03-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 266   West, Royce Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation by the county of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the appraised value of an individual's res
Bill History: 03-03-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Local Government

SB 275   Hinojosa, Chuy Relating to the use of an entity name that falsely implies governmental affiliation.
Bill History: 04-30-21 H Referred to House Committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

SB 300   Hinojosa, Chuy Relating to eligibility for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of certain first responders.
Bill History: 03-03-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 328   Lucio, Eddie Relating to establishment of the disaster identification system for a declared state of disaster.
Bill History: 05-13-21 S Voted favorably from committee on Senate Water, Agriculture and Rural Affairs

SB 329   Paxton, Angela Relating to a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed on the property of certain businesses that are required to close by an order, proclamation, or other instrument.
Bill History: 03-09-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 330   Lucio, Eddie Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by a charitable organization that provides a meeting place and support services for organizations that provide assistance to persons with substance use disorders an
Bill History: 04-07-21 S Committee action pending Senate Finance

SB 334   Johnson, Nathan
Goodwin, Vikki
Relating to disclosure under the public information law of certain records of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 05-14-21 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

SB 345   Paxton, Angela Relating to state agency and local government compliance with cybersecurity training requirements.
Bill History: 03-09-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 361   Miles, Borris Relating to the continuation of a limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes if the property is acquired.
Bill History: 03-09-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 375   Perry, Charles Relating to required cardiopulmonary resuscitation training for certain telecommunicators.
Bill History: 03-09-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SB 376   Nichols, Robert Relating to registration and annual filing requirements for governmental units establishing a self-insurance fund.
Bill History: 03-09-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 389   Eckhardt, Sarah (F) Relating to authorization for a county or municipality to establish a local minimum wage.
Bill History: 03-09-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources/Economic Developm

SB 449   Hancock, Kelly Relating to the authority of a property owner to bring suit to compel an appraisal district, chief appraiser, or appraisal review board to comply with a procedural requirement applicable to an ad valorem tax protest.
Bill History: 04-06-21 S Committee action pending Senate Local Government

SB 489   Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 03-09-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Local Government

SB 498   Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the rate of interest on certain tax refunds.
Bill History: 03-09-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 515   Huffman, Joan Relating to procurement by a political subdivision of a contingent fee contract for legal services.
Bill History: 03-09-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Jurisprudence

SB 524   Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans.
Bill History: 03-09-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 525   Buckingham, Dawn Relating to an emergency rule adopted by a state agency during certain periods of disaster.
Bill History: 03-09-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 591   Bettencourt, Paul
Murphy, Jim
Relating to requirements for beneficial tax treatment related to a leasehold or other possessory interest in a public facility used to provide affordable housing.
Bill History: 05-14-21 H Reported favorably from committee on House Urban Affairs

SB 611   Campbell, Donna
Lopez, Ray
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.
Bill History: 05-20-21 H Set on the House Calendar

SB 613   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property owned by a charitable organization for the purpose of renting the property at below-market rates to low-income and moderate-income households.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 621   Gutierrez, Roland (F) Relating removal from public office or employment for violation of nepotism laws.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 637   Hughes, Bryan Relating to carrying and storing a firearm or firearm ammunition by a hotel guest.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 638   West, Royce Relating to the definition of "indigent defense compensation expenditures" for purposes of the adjustment of a county's no-new-revenue maintenance and operations rate to reflect increases in those expenditures.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Local Government

SB 639   Menendez, Jose Relating to remote meetings under the open meetings law.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 669   Springer, Drew (F)
Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to certain reports by the Texas Water Development Board.
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date

SB 670   Springer, Drew (F) Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 671   Seliger, Kel Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by a charitable organization and used in providing housing and related services to certain homeless individuals.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 689   Lucio, Eddie Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to waive penalties and interest on delinquent ad valorem taxes imposed on property located in a disaster area.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Local Government

SB 714   Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
Bill History: 03-18-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 725   Schwertner, Charles
Leman, Ben
Relating to the qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural land and the liability for the additional tax imposed on such land if the use of the land changes as a result of a condemnatio
Bill History: 05-06-21 G Sent to the Governor

SB 728   Lucio, Eddie Relating to the use of average enrollment for purposes of the public school finance system.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Education

SB 729   Johnson, Nathan Relating to maintenance and production of electronic public information under the public information law.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 734   Paxton, Angela Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by a charitable organization that provides services related to the placement of a child in a foster or adoptive home.
Bill History: 05-17-21 H Referred to House Committee on House Ways and Means

SB 742   Birdwell, Brian
Anderson, Doc
Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes on property in a disaster area.
Bill History: 05-19-21 H Set on the House Calendar

SB 794   Campbell, Donna
Meyer, Morgan
Relating to eligibility for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a totally disabled veteran.
Bill History: 05-14-21 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

SB 841   Hughes, Bryan Relating to the availability of personal information of individuals who are honorably retired from certain law enforcement positions.
Bill History: 05-17-21 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

SB 853   Menendez, Jose Relating to the establishment of the Texas Energy and Communications Commission to consolidate the functions of the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the Railroad Commission of Texas.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 856   Blanco, Cesar (F) Relating to the appointment of a receivership for and disposition of certain platted lots that are abandoned, unoccupied, and undeveloped in certain counties.
Bill History: 05-17-21 S Committee action pending Senate Local Government

SB 861   Paxton, Angela Relating to remote meetings under the open meetings law.
Bill History: 04-29-21 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for

SB 887   Eckhardt, Sarah (F) Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to adopt a local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation of a percentage or a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the appraised.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Local Government

SB 916   Seliger, Kel Relating to information regarding certain noncompliance by an appraisal district in the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation records of a professional property tax appraiser serving as chief appraiser for the district.
Bill History: 05-17-21 H Reported from committee as substituted House Ways and Means

SB 923   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to open government.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 924   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to requirements for open meetings that are broadcast over the Internet or held by telephone conference or videoconference call.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 925   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the definition of business day for purposes of the public information law.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 926   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the availability of dates of birth under the public information law.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 927   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a governmental body's response to a request for public information.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 928   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to maintenance and production of electronic public information under the public information law.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 929   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the posting of certain contracts to the Internet websites of governmental bodies.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 948   Hinojosa, Chuy Relating to the availability of personal information of individuals who are current or former employees of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 1027   West, Royce Relating to the authority of an owner of certain residential real property to pay the ad valorem taxes imposed on the property in installments.
Bill History: 03-18-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Local Government

SB 1029   Huffman, Joan
Button, Angie Chen
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation for certain solar or wind-powered energy devices.
Bill History: 05-04-21 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

SB 1034   Hughes, Bryan Relating to the inclusion in a notice of appraised value of a property owner's residence homestead delivered to the owner by the chief appraiser of an appraisal district of information regarding the sales prices of other single-fam
Bill History: 03-18-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Local Government

SB 1077   Paxton, Angela Relating to the establishment of the digital identity work group.
Bill History: 03-18-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 1088   Creighton, Brandon Relating to the applicability of provisions entitling certain lessees to receive a copy of a notice of appraised value delivered to a property owner by the chief appraiser of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 05-05-21 H Voted favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

SB 1096   Creighton, Brandon Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 03-18-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Local Government

SB 1099   Creighton, Brandon Relating to the selection and administration of an appraisal review board in certain counties.
Bill History: 04-19-21 S Committee action pending Senate Local Government

SB 1104   Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the verification of information provided to the comptroller and contained in reports on compliance with agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act.
Bill History: 03-18-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources/Economic Developm

SB 1131   Paxton, Angela Relating to the calculation of "last year's levy" for purposes of calculating certain ad valorem tax rates of a taxing unit.
Bill History: 03-18-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Local Government

SB 1134   Hughes, Bryan
Hefner, Cole
Relating to address confidentiality on certain documents for certain federal officials and family members of certain federal officials or federal or state court judges.
Bill History: 05-18-21 H Set on the Local Calendar

SB 1204   Schwertner, Charles Relating to requiring the inclusion of certain recommendations in reports on the actuarial experience of the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
Bill History: 05-04-21 H Referred to House Committee on House Pensions/Investments/Financial Services

SB 1207   Hall, Bob Relating to the requirements for eligibility for a limitation on the appraised value of property for school district maintenance and operations ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act and the imposition.
Bill History: 03-18-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources/Economic Developm

SB 1211   Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the determination of the total taxable value of property in a school district that has entered into an agreement under the Texas Economic Development Act.
Bill History: 03-18-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources/Economic Developm

SB 1225   Huffman, Joan
Paddie, Chris
Relating to the authority of a governmental body impacted by a catastrophe to temporarily suspend the requirements of the public information law.
Bill History: 05-11-21 H Passed (Vote: Y:141/N: 1)

SB 1245   Perry, Charles
Murr, Andrew
Relating to the farm and ranch survey conducted by the comptroller for purposes of estimating the productivity value of qualified open-space land as part of the study of school district taxable values.
Bill History: 05-19-21 H Set on the House Calendar

SB 1255   Birdwell, Brian Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act.
Bill History: 03-25-21 S Committee action pending Senate Natural Resources/Economic Development

SB 1256   Birdwell, Brian Relating to the eligibility of certain property for an ad valorem tax abatement under the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act if certain renewable energy devices are installed or constructed on the property.
Bill History: 03-25-21 S Committee action pending Senate Natural Resources/Economic Development

SB 1257   Birdwell, Brian
Murphy, Jim
Relating to the information required to be provided by the chief appraiser of an appraisal district to the comptroller in connection with the comptroller's central registry of reinvestment zones.
Bill History: 05-13-21 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

SB 1289   Eckhardt, Sarah (F) Relating to prohibiting the carrying of a firearm on property owned or leased by a governmental entity.
Bill History: 03-18-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 1366   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to ad valorem tax sales of personal property seized under a tax warrant.
Bill History: 04-19-21 S Committee action pending Senate Local Government

SB 1381   Creighton, Brandon Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions.
Bill History: 03-18-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SB 1412   Paxton, Angela Relating to an additional ad valorem road tax for the maintenance of county roads.
Bill History: 05-18-21 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for

SB 1413   Paxton, Angela Relating to the electronic delivery of certain communications and payments required or permitted under the Property Tax Code.
Bill History: 05-17-21 H Voted favorably from committee as substituted House Ways and Means

SB 1421   Bettencourt, Paul
Thierry, Shawn
Relating to the correction of an ad valorem tax appraisal roll and related appraisal records.
Bill History: 05-14-21 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

SB 1422   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the number of days that certain tangible personal property that is exempt from ad valorem taxation due to its location in this state for a temporary period may be located in this state.
Bill History: 03-18-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1423   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the prepayment of ad valorem taxes.
Bill History: 03-18-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Local Government

SB 1424   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the date for ordering or holding an election to ratify the ad valorem tax rate of a school district.
Bill History: 03-18-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Local Government

SB 1427   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the applicability of the temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.
Bill History: 05-17-21 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

SB 1428   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the applicability of the exemptions in the event of a disaster from certain limitations on the ad valorem tax rate of a taxing unit.
Bill History: 05-04-21 H Referred to House Committee on House Ways and Means

SB 1429   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the alternate provisions for ad valorem tax rate notices when the de minimis rate of a taxing unit exceeds the voter-approval tax rate.
Bill History: 04-19-21 S Voted favorably from committee on Senate Local Government

SB 1431   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the assessment and collection of ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district.
Bill History: 03-18-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Local Government

SB 1432   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits of individuals who serve on the appraisal review board of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 03-23-21 S Removed from hearing 03/25/21 Senate Natural Resources/Economic De

SB 1433   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to tax increment financing.
Bill History: 03-18-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources/Economic Developm

SB 1434   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to public notice of the availability on the Internet of property-tax-related information.
Bill History: 04-12-21 S Committee action pending Senate Local Government

SB 1435   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the scope of the review of an appraisal district by the comptroller of public accounts.
Bill History: 03-18-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Local Government

SB 1436   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the appeal of a determination by the comptroller of public accounts of a protest of the comptroller's findings in a study of school district property values.
Bill History: 05-17-21 H Reported favorably from committee on House Public Education

SB 1437   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the requirement that certain municipalities and counties conduct an efficiency audit before holding an election to approve the adoption of certain ad valorem tax rates.
Bill History: 04-06-21 S Committee action pending Senate Local Government

SB 1438   Bettencourt, Paul
Meyer, Morgan
Relating to the effect of a disaster on the calculation of certain tax rates and the procedure for adoption of a tax rate by a taxing unit.
Bill History: 05-14-21 H House appointed conference committee
Conferees: Meyer-chair, Burrows, Guillen, Metcalf and
Noble

SB 1446   Gutierrez, Roland (F) Relating to the collection of delinquent property taxes.
Bill History: 04-26-21 S Committee action pending Senate Local Government

SB 1449   Bettencourt, Paul
Murphy, Jim
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of income-producing tangible personal property having a value of less than a certain amount.
Bill History: 05-19-21 H Set on the House Calendar

SB 1491   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the electronic submission of requests for attorney general decisions under the public information law.
Bill History: 03-24-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 1492   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to an expedited response by a governmental body to a request for public information.
Bill History: 04-06-21 S Committee action pending Senate Business and Commerce

SB 1515   Gutierrez, Roland (F) Relating to the authority of all governmental bodies to hold open and closed meetings by telephone or videoconference call.
Bill History: 03-24-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 1536   Taylor, Larry Relating to the public school finance system.
Bill History: 04-08-21 S Committee action pending Senate Education

SB 1586   Birdwell, Brian Relating to the governance and administration of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 04-19-21 S Committee action pending Senate Local Government

SB 1592   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to powers and duties of governmental entities during a public health disaster.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Filed

SB 1616   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to powers and duties of governmental entities during a public health disaster.
Bill History: 05-05-21 H Referred to House Committee on House Public Health

SB 1644   Creighton, Brandon Relating to the determination of the market value of property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 03-24-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Local Government

SB 1660   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations.
Bill History: 03-24-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 1678   Campbell, Donna Relating to the prohibited release by a public agency of information regarding the members, supporters, or volunteers of or donors to certain nonprofit organizations.
Bill History: 04-19-21 H Referred to House Committee on House State Affairs

SB 1679   Alvarado, Carol
Johnson, Jarvis
Relating to the creation of an urban land bank by certain municipalities.
Bill History: 05-10-21 H Reported favorably from committee on House Urban Affairs

SB 1735   Springer, Drew (F) Relating to the eligibility of a person to serve on the appraisal review board of certain appraisal districts.
Bill History: 03-26-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Local Government

SB 1764   Bettencourt, Paul
Shine, Hugh
Relating to the payment of delinquent ad valorem taxes on property subject to a tax sale.
Bill History: 05-14-21 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

SB 1771   Paxton, Angela Relating to the assumption by the office of the secretary of state of the powers and duties relating to driver's licenses, personal identification certificates, and other related programs, powers.
Bill History: 03-26-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 1840   Eckhardt, Sarah (F) Relating to the system for appraising property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 03-26-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1841   Eckhardt, Sarah (F) Relating to the school district property value study conducted by the comptroller of public accounts.
Bill History: 03-26-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1850   Powell, Beverly Relating to a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district on the residence homesteads of certain educators who purchase school supplies.
Bill History: 03-26-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1854   Powell, Beverly Relating to an appeal through binding arbitration of an appraisal review board order determining a protest concerning a residence homestead for which the property owner has elected to defer.
Bill History: 05-17-21 H Voted favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

SB 1879   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the authorization and reporting of expenditures for lobbying activities by certain political subdivisions and other public entities.
Bill History: 04-30-21 H Referred to House Committee on House State Affairs

SB 1885   Campbell, Donna Relating to open meetings of governmental bodies.
Bill History: 03-26-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 1886   Campbell, Donna Relating to the manner in which an individual who has elected to defer collection of a tax, abate a suit to collect delinquent tax, or abate a sale to foreclose a tax lien.
Bill History: 05-17-21 S Committee action pending Senate Local Government

SB 1906   Blanco, Cesar (F) Relating to the purposes for which property must be used to be eligible for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act.
Bill History: 03-31-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources/Economic Developm

SB 1919   Lucio, Eddie Relating to the authority of a property owner to participate by videoconference at a protest hearing by an appraisal review board.
Bill History: 05-17-21 H Voted favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

SB 1928   Hughes, Bryan Relating to requiring state contractors and political subdivisions of this state to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify.
Bill History: 03-31-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 1933   Hughes, Bryan Relating to trusts.
Bill History: 03-31-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 1943   Gutierrez, Roland (F) Relating to the reduction of school district property taxes as a result of the school facilities allotment.
Bill History: 03-31-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Education

SB 1953   Paxton, Angela Relating to the procedures for requesting or applying for certain ad valorem tax refunds and exemptions.
Bill History: 03-31-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Local Government

SB 1959   Creighton, Brandon Relating to the provision of parks and recreational facilities by water districts.
Bill History: 03-31-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Local Government

SB 1993   Hughes, Bryan Relating to imposing a tax on the value of tax preferences received by wind and solar electric generators.
Bill History: 03-31-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 1994   Springer, Drew (F) Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land based on its use to raise or keep bees.
Bill History: 03-31-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1995   Springer, Drew (F) Relating to the appraisal of land for ad valorem tax purposes on the basis of its productive capacity.
Bill History: 03-31-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 2006   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to publication and posting of notice by certain governmental entities and representatives.
Bill History: 03-31-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Local Government

SB 2021   Powell, Beverly Relating to student loan forgiveness for certain public service employees or interns.
Bill History: 03-31-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Higher Education

SB 2030   Eckhardt, Sarah (F) Relating to requirements for beneficial tax treatment related to a public facility used to provide affordable housing.
Bill History: 03-31-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Local Government

SJR 11   Zaffirini, Judith Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to expand eligibility for Medicaid to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Bill History: 03-03-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SJR 14   Johnson, Nathan Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to expand eligibility for Medicaid to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Bill History: 03-03-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SJR 15   Alvarado, Carol Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to expand eligibility for Medicaid to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Bill History: 03-03-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SJR 18   West, Royce Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the commissioners court of a county to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation by the county of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the appraised value.
Bill History: 03-03-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Local Government

SJR 22   Huffman, Joan Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the use of state funds to pay for the obligations of a local public retirement system.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SJR 23   Paxton, Angela Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed on the property of certain businesses.
Bill History: 03-09-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SJR 26   Miles, Borris Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide for the continuation of a limitation on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead.
Bill History: 03-09-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SJR 31   Kolkhorst, Lois Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 03-09-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Local Government

SJR 35   Campbell, Donna
Lopez, Ray
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.
Bill History: 05-12-21 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

SJR 38   Springer, Drew (F) Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational func
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SJR 42   Eckhardt, Sarah (F) Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to adopt a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Local Government

SJR 46   Creighton, Brandon Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit and provide for more than one limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 03-18-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Local Government

SJR 49   Alvarado, Carol Proposing a constitutional amendment to foster economic development and job growth and to provide tax relief and funding for education and public safety by creating the Texas Gaming Commission.
Bill History: 03-18-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SJR 57   Bettencourt, Paul Proposing a constitutional amendment to extend the number of days that certain tangible personal property that is exempt from ad valorem taxation due to its location in this state for a temporary period.
Bill History: 03-18-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SJR 63   Springer, Drew (F) Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by a school district a portion of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead.
Bill History: 03-26-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SJR 65   Powell, Beverly Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide for a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district on the residence homesteads of certain educators.
Bill History: 03-26-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance


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