LEGISLATIVE NEWS
86th Legislature
02-20-2019 - 19:04:43

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Track: Assn of Appraisal Districts   

HB 2   Burrows, Dustin Relating to ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 02-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 54   Zerwas, John Relating to the system for protesting or appealing certain ad valorem tax determinations.
Bill History: 02-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 89   Gonzalez, Mary Relating to the public school finance system.
Bill History: 02-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HB 96   Swanson, Valoree Relating to the evaluation of an application for a low income housing tax credit.
Bill History: 02-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Urban Affairs

HB 97   Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land.
Bill History: 02-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 150   Raymond, Richard Relating to honesty in state taxation.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 160   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 minor who is disabled and who resides with the parent
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 163   Canales, Terry Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if a change in use of the land occurs.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 164   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: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 185   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: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 194   Reynolds, Ron Relating to the minimum wage.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 A.M., E2.014 House International Relations/Econom

HB 230   Krause, Matt Relating to reporting by political subdivisions regarding the receipt or expenditure of federal funds.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HB 240   Bernal, Diego Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes imposed on certain residence homesteads.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 244   Farrar, Jessica Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 254   Bernal, Diego Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 275   Miller, Rick 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: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 290   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the minimum wage.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 A.M., E2.014 House International Relations/Econom

HB 293   King, Ken Relating to investment training requirements for school district and municipal financial officers.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Pensions/Investments/Financial Servi

HB 297   Murr, Andrew Relating to the elimination of certain property taxes for school district maintenance and operations and the provision of public education funding by increasing the rates of certain state taxes.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 322   Geren, Charlie 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: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 328   Ortega, Lina Relating to authorization for a county or municipality to establish a local minimum wage.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 358   Lang, Mike Relating to holding elections on uniform election dates.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Elections

HB 360   Murphy, Jim Relating to the extension of the expiration date of the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 365   Cain, Briscoe Relating to holding elections on uniform election dates.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Elections

HB 380   Geren, Charlie Relating to the authority of a district court to hear and determine certain ad valorem tax appeals.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 383   Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 384   Bohac, Dwayne 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: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 388   Murphy, Jim Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 390   Blanco, Cesar Relating to defense economic readjustment zones.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 430   Shaheen, Matt Relating to certain information included with ballot propositions for elections to authorize state and local general obligation bonds.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Pensions/Investments/Financial Servi

HB 433   Shaheen, Matt Relating to the disclosure of public money spent by certain political subdivisions for lobbying activities in a comprehensive annual financial report.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 443   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: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HB 453   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: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 470   Paul, Dennis Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 477   Murphy, Jim Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Pensions/Investments/Financial Servi

HB 483   Phelan, Dade Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 484   Phelan, Dade 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: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 490   Shine, Hugh Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 491   Shine, Hugh Relating to the administration of appraisal review boards.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 492   Shine, Hugh Relating to a temporary local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 493   Shine, Hugh Relating to a temporary local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster and reimbursement of a taxing unit.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 495   Deshotel, Joe Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information regarding applicants for employment.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Business and Industry

HB 499   Button, Angie Chen Relating to the extension of the expiration date of the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 564   Nevarez, Poncho Relating to the definition of "heavy equipment" for purposes of the ad valorem taxation of certain dealer's heavy equipment inventory.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 569   Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the information required to be included in or with a school district ad valorem tax bill.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 614   Murphy, Jim Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural, open-space, or timber land if the land is sold or diverted to a different use.
Bill History: 01-02-19 H Filed

HB 622   Neave, Victoria Relating to a temporary limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a taxing unit on a residence homestead rendered uninhabitable or unusable as a result of a natural disaster.
Bill History: 01-03-19 H Filed

HB 639   Springer, Drew Relating to the eligibility of land used as an ecological laboratory for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land.
Bill History: 01-04-19 H Filed

HB 648   Krause, Matt Relating to the substitution of a local sales and use tax for property taxes imposed by certain local governments.
Bill History: 01-04-19 H Filed

HB 664   King, Ken 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: 01-07-19 H Filed

HB 665   King, Ken Relating to the use of current year property values under the public school finance system.
Bill History: 01-07-19 H Filed

HB 711   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: 01-10-19 H Filed

HB 712   Landgraf, Brooks Relating to the repeal of provisions requiring school districts to reduce their wealth per student to the equalized wealth level.
Bill History: 01-10-19 H Filed

HB 716   Leach, Jeff Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a severely disabled veteran or the surviving spouse.
Bill History: 01-10-19 H Filed

HB 741   Davis, Yvonne Relating to the notice of rights provided to an injured employee under the Texas workers' compensation system.
Bill History: 01-11-19 H Filed

HB 768   Davis, Sarah Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property damaged in a disaster.
Bill History: 01-11-19 H Filed

HB 794   King, Phil Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of open-space land appraised as agricultural land.
Bill History: 01-11-19 H Filed

HB 820   Turner, Chris Relating to the minimum wage.
Bill History: 01-15-19 H Filed

HB 821   Leach, Jeff Relating to the information required to be included in or with a school district ad valorem tax bill.
Bill History: 01-15-19 H Filed

HB 827   Rose, Toni Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of an improvement that is necessary to support the continued use or existence of a historic site.
Bill History: 01-16-19 H Filed

HB 841   Bucy, John (F) Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district.
Bill History: 01-16-19 H Filed

HB 845   Lozano, Jose Relating to the eligibility of property used for a water desalination project for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act.
Bill History: 01-16-19 H Filed

HB 861   Anchia, Rafael Relating to the calculation of penalties and interest resulting from the final determination of an ad valorem tax appeal that changes a property owner's tax liability.
Bill History: 01-16-19 H Filed

HB 878   Bell, Cecil Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 01-17-19 H Filed

HB 913   Shaheen, Matt Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit other than a school district.
Bill History: 01-18-19 H Filed

HB 945   Metcalf, Will Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 01-22-19 H Filed

HB 946   Metcalf, Will Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 01-22-19 H Filed

HB 948   Metcalf, Will 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: 01-22-19 H Filed

HB 950   Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the authority of an appraisal review board to determine the appraised value of property that is the subject of a protest to be an amount greater than the appraised value as shown in the appraisal records.
Bill History: 01-22-19 H Filed

HB 959   Johnson, Julie (F) Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district.
Bill History: 01-22-19 H Filed

HB 968   Gonzalez, Mary Relating to the provision of funding under the foundation school program on the basis of property values that do not take into account optional homestead exemptions.
Bill History: 01-22-19 H Filed

HB 994   Guillen, Ryan Relating to the procedures for protests and appeals of certain ad valorem tax determinations.
Bill History: 01-23-19 H Filed

HB 1032   Bohac, Dwayne 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: 01-23-19 H Filed

HB 1034   Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the repeal of provisions requiring school districts to reduce their wealth per student to the equalized wealth level.
Bill History: 01-23-19 H Filed

HB 1041   Walle, Amando Relating to the places a public employer may provide for employees to express breast milk.
Bill History: 01-24-19 H Filed

HB 1050   Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the procedure by which information required to be included in a notice of appraised value may be provided to a property owner by the chief appraiser of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 01-24-19 H Filed

HB 1056   Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of leased motor vehicles that are not held primarily for the production of income by the lessee.
Bill History: 01-24-19 H Filed

HB 1060   Bell, Cecil Relating to the authority of a property owner to request that notice of a protest hearing before the appraisal review board be delivered by certified mail or electronic mail.
Bill History: 01-24-19 H Filed

HB 1102   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: 01-25-19 H Filed

HB 1148   Murphy, Jim Relating to the rate at which interest accrues in connection with the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on certain residence homesteads.
Bill History: 01-28-19 H Filed

HB 1153   White, James Relating to the consequences of a criminal conviction on a person's eligibility for an occupational license.
Bill History: 01-29-19 H Filed

HB 1166   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: 01-29-19 H Filed

HB 1188   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: 01-29-19 H Filed

HB 1194   Dutton, Harold Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of certain property used to build low-income housing.
Bill History: 01-29-19 H Filed

HB 1201   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 or moderate-income individuals or families.
Bill History: 01-30-19 H Filed

HB 1213   Hefner, Cole Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of open-space land appraised as agricultural land.
Bill History: 01-30-19 H Filed

HB 1229   Shaheen, Matt Relating to the posting of required notice by a political subdivision on Internet websites.
Bill History: 01-30-19 H Filed

HB 1247   Ashby, Trent Relating to liability for the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural land if the use of the land changes as a result of a condemnation.
Bill History: 01-31-19 H Filed

HB 1254   Murphy, Jim Relating to the eligibility of land secured by a home equity loan to be designated for agricultural use for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 01-31-19 H Filed

HB 1265   Bailes, Ernest Relating to the transfer of a limitation established by a county, municipality, or junior college district on the amount of ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person.
Bill History: 01-31-19 H Filed

HB 1313   King, Phil Relating to the authority of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district to increase the appraised value of property in the tax year following the year.
Bill History: 02-04-19 H Filed

HB 1333   Krause, Matt Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system.
Bill History: 02-04-19 H Filed

HB 1356   Button, Angie Chen Relating to the requirements for meetings of certain special districts.
Bill History: 02-04-19 H Filed

HB 1409   Ashby, Trent Relating to the qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as timber land or restricted-use timber land.
Bill History: 02-05-19 H Filed

HB 1414   Craddick, Tom 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 alcoholics or their families.
Bill History: 02-06-19 H Filed

HB 1444   Patterson, Jared (F) Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem taxes imposed on real property on the basis of the lesser of the appraised value of the property or the average appraised value of the property over a specified time period.
Bill History: 02-06-19 H Filed

HB 1473   Middleton, Mayes (F) Relating to disclosure of certain relationships with local government officers and vendors.
Bill History: 02-07-19 H Filed

HB 1484   Metcalf, Will Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 02-07-19 H Filed

HB 1485   Metcalf, Will Relating to the selection of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 02-07-19 H Filed

HB 1486   Metcalf, Will Relating to the selection and administration of an appraisal review board.
Bill History: 02-07-19 H Filed

HB 1526   Bell, Cecil Relating to the treatment of a nursery stock weather protection unit as an implement of husbandry for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 02-07-19 H Filed

HB 1534   Munoz, Sergio Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 02-08-19 H Filed

HB 1551   Hefner, Cole Relating to the selection of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 02-08-19 H Filed

HB 1596   Lambert, Stan Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county, municipality, or junior college district of a portion of the appraised value of the income-producing tangible personal property.
Bill History: 02-11-19 H Filed

HB 1652   Huberty, Dan Relating to the public resale by means of a public auction using online bidding and sale of property purchased by a taxing unit at an ad valorem tax sale.
Bill History: 02-12-19 H Filed

HB 1700   Hunter, Todd Relating to public information in the possession, custody, or control of a current or former officer or employee of a governmental body.
Bill History: 02-12-19 H Filed

HB 1743   King, Tracy Relating to the additional ad valorem tax and interest imposed as a result of a change of use of certain land.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Filed

HB 1745   Geren, Charlie Relating to the authority of a property owner or owner's agent 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 p
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Filed

HB 1776   Middleton, Mayes (F) Relating to property owned by navigation districts.
Bill History: 02-14-19 H Filed

HB 1791   Krause, Matt Relating to the carrying of handguns by license holders on property owned or leased by a governmental entity.
Bill History: 02-14-19 H Filed

HB 1802   Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the deadline for filing a request for binding arbitration of certain appraisal review board orders.
Bill History: 02-14-19 H Filed

HB 1815   Sanford, Scott Relating to the deadline for filing an application for an allocation of the value of certain property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 02-14-19 H Filed

HB 1816   Beckley, Michelle (F) Relating to ad valorem tax protests and appeals on the ground of the unequal appraisal of property.
Bill History: 02-14-19 H Filed

HB 1841   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of a housing unit that the owner or a predecessor of the owner acquired from a community land trust.
Bill History: 02-14-19 H Filed

HB 1842   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the application of the limit on appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to an improvement that is a replacement structure.
Bill History: 02-14-19 H Filed

HB 1882   Krause, Matt Relating to a request for binding arbitration to appeal appraisal review board orders involving two or more contiguous tracts of land.
Bill History: 02-15-19 H Filed

HB 1883   Bonnen, Greg Relating to deferred payment of ad valorem taxes for certain persons serving in the United States armed forces.
Bill History: 02-15-19 H Filed

HB 1885   Bonnen, Greg Relating to the waiver of penalties and interest if an error by a mortgagee results in failure to pay an ad valorem tax.
Bill History: 02-15-19 H Filed

HB 1970   Hefner, Cole Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if a change in use of the land occurs.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Filed

HB 1977   Cole, Sheryl (F) Relating to a requirement that a fiscal impact statement be provided before a taxing unit may enter into a tax abatement agreement.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Filed

HB 1978   Harris, Cody (F) Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of agricultural or open-space land.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Filed

HB 2008   Pacheco, Leo (F) 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: 02-19-19 H Filed

HB 2054   Rosenthal, Jon (F) Relating to the eligibility of certain municipalities to establish homestead preservation districts and reinvestment zones and to certain regulatory prohibitions applicable in those districts and zones.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Filed

HB 2069   Wray, John Relating to the foreclosure of a lien on real property of a decedent.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Filed

HJR 19   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.
Bill History: 02-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 20   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, or any feature incorporated in an improvement.
Bill History: 02-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 23   Miller, Rick 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 armed services.
Bill History: 02-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 24   Geren, Charlie Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to pay at least 50 percent of the cost of maintaining and operating the public school system and prohibiting the comptroller from certifying legislation.
Bill History: 02-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HJR 26   Geren, Charlie Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that political subdivisions may impose.
Bill History: 02-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 28   Bohac, Dwayne 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: 02-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 29   Bohac, Dwayne 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: 02-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 31   Murphy, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools.
Bill History: 02-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 32   Shaheen, Matt Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring certain tax bills to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature.
Bill History: 02-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 33   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: 02-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 34   Shine, Hugh Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.
Bill History: 02-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 35   Shine, Hugh Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value.
Bill History: 02-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 41   Neave, Victoria Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit for a temporary period the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a political subdivision on a residence homestead uninhabitable.
Bill History: 01-03-19 H Filed

HJR 43   Howard, Donna Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to set the basic allotment under the Foundation School Program at an amount that reflects a change in the total taxable value of property in the state.
Bill History: 01-10-19 H Filed

HJR 44   Leach, Jeff Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the market value of the residence.
Bill History: 01-10-19 H Filed

HJR 47   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: 01-17-19 H Filed

HJR 50   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: 01-22-19 H Filed

HJR 51   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: 01-22-19 H Filed

HJR 52   Lucio III, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the valuation of property for ad valorem tax purposes on the basis of its market value.
Bill History: 01-22-19 H Filed

HJR 53   Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that political subdivisions may impose.
Bill History: 01-23-19 H Filed

HJR 56   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.
Bill History: 01-25-19 H Filed

HJR 65   Patterson, Jared (F) Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the assessment of ad valorem taxes on real property on the basis of the lesser of the appraised value.
Bill History: 02-06-19 H Filed

HJR 77   Pacheco, Leo (F) 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 and their surviving
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Filed

SB 2   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Reported from committee as substituted Senate Property Tax

SB 43   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 46   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 58   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of leased motor vehicles that are not held primarily for the production of income by the lessee.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 67   Nelson, Jane Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 82   Hall, Bob Relating to expenditures for lobbying activities made by a recipient of state funds.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 113   Menendez, Jose Relating to minimum wage.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Deve

SB 118   West, Royce Relating to the extension of the expiration date of the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Deve

SB 129   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: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 135   Nichols, Robert Relating to the eligibility of land used as an ecological laboratory for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 136   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the public school finance system.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Education

SB 161   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to authorization for a county or municipality to establish a local minimum wage.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Deve

SB 196   Campbell, Donna 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: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 202   Huffman, Joan Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property damaged in a disaster.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 211   Flores, Pete Relating to the procedures for protests and appeals of certain ad valorem tax determinations.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 229   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the notice of rights provided to an injured employee under the Texas workers' compensation system.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 239   Nelson, Jane Relating to the requirements for meetings of certain special districts.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 248   Seliger, Kel Relating to investment training requirements for school district and municipal financial officers.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Intergovernmental Relations

SB 328   Seliger, Kel Relating to the information required to be included in or with a school district ad valorem tax bill.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 347   Flores, Pete Relating to eligibility for service on the board of directors of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 350   Powell, Beverly (F) Relating to the expiration of the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Deve

SB 410   Hughes, Bryan Relating to a franchise tax credit for ad valorem taxes paid by a taxable entity on certain inventory.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 411   Hughes, Bryan Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of tangible personal property held for sale at retail.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 412   Hughes, Bryan Relating to a franchise tax credit based on the ad valorem taxes paid by a taxable entity on certain inventory.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 434   Hinojosa, Chuy Relating to the effect of a sale of property on the tax lien on the property to secure the payment of ad valorem taxes, penalties, and interest imposed on the property.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 443   Hancock, Kelly Relating to the period for which a property owner may receive a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for property that is rendered uninhabitable or unusable as a result of a disaster.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 474   Hancock, Kelly Relating to the eligibility of land secured by a home equity loan to be designated for agricultural use for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 484   Menendez, Jose 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: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 540   Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the period for which a property owner may receive a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for property that is rendered uninhabitable or unusable as a result of a disaster.
Bill History: 01-30-19 S Filed

SB 547   Watson, Kirk Relating to the period for which certain property acquired by a charitable organization to provide low-income housing may be exempted from ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 01-31-19 S Filed

SB 555   Schwertner, Charles Relating to liability for the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural land if the use of the land changes as a result of a condemnation.
Bill History: 01-31-19 S Filed

SB 565   Campbell, Donna Relating to the authority of the governing body of a school district to waive the new jobs creation requirement for the purpose of eligibility.
Bill History: 01-31-19 S Filed

SB 579   Hughes, Bryan Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by the TexAmericas Center.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Filed

SB 596   Buckingham, Dawn Relating to protests before appraisal review boards.
Bill History: 02-04-19 S Filed

SB 597   Buckingham, Dawn Relating to a prohibition on the imposition by an appraisal district or the appraisal review board for an appraisal district of a fee in connection with a protest filed with the board.
Bill History: 02-04-19 S Filed

SB 598   Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the authority of an appraisal review board to determine the appraised value of property that is the subject of a protest to be an amount greater than the appraised value as shown in the appraisal records.
Bill History: 02-04-19 S Filed

SB 599   Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the use of information concerning the value of certain comparable properties in determining the value of property in an ad valorem tax protest.
Bill History: 02-04-19 S Filed

SB 600   Buckingham, Dawn Relating to voter approval of a proposed ad valorem tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate, including the date for holding the election to approve the tax rate.
Bill History: 02-04-19 S Filed

SB 635   Flores, Pete Relating to the procedures for protests and appeals of certain ad valorem tax determinations.
Bill History: 02-04-19 S Filed

SB 657   Creighton, Brandon Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 02-05-19 S Filed

SB 660   Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the calculation for purposes of recapture under the public school finance system of the taxable value of property of a school district affected by a disaster.
Bill History: 02-05-19 S Filed

SB 680   Fallon, Pat (F) Relating to the maximum service retirement annuity for members of public retirement systems.
Bill History: 02-06-19 S Filed

SB 689   Paxton, Angela (F) Relating to the repeal of provisions requiring school districts to reduce their wealth per student to the equalized wealth level.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Filed

SB 701   Nichols, Robert Relating to the qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as timber land or restricted-use timber land.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Filed

SB 717   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 alcoholics or their families.
Bill History: 02-08-19 S Filed

SB 728   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: 02-08-19 S Filed

SB 738   Hughes, Bryan Relating to the rate at which interest accrues in connection with the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on certain residence homesteads.
Bill History: 02-08-19 S Filed

SB 812   Lucio, Eddie Relating to the application of the limit on appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to an improvement that is a replacement structure.
Bill History: 02-13-19 S Filed

SB 836   Miles, Borris Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of a housing unit that the owner or a predecessor of the owner acquired from a community land trust.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Filed

SB 853   Johnson, Nathan (F) Relating to ad valorem tax protests and appeals on the ground of the unequal appraisal of property.
Bill History: 02-15-19 S Filed

SB 854   Johnson, Nathan (F) Relating to the award of attorney's fees in a judicial appeal of certain ad valorem tax determinations.
Bill History: 02-15-19 S Filed

SB 875   Campbell, Donna Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to adopt or enforce certain regulations regarding whether a private employer may obtain or consider an employment applicant's or employee's criminal history record.
Bill History: 02-19-19 S Filed

SB 894   Creighton, Brandon Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural, open-space, or timber land if the land is sold or diverted to a different use.
Bill History: 02-19-19 S Filed

SJR 5   Menendez, Jose Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing an increased minimum wage.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Deve

SJR 31   Hinojosa, Chuy Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the effect of a sale of property on the tax lien on the property to secure the payment of ad valorem taxes, penalties, and interest.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SJR 33   Menendez, Jose 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.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SJR 36   Buckingham, Dawn Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit an appraisal district or the appraisal review board for an appraisal district from requiring a property owner.
Bill History: 02-04-19 S Filed

SJR 38   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 appraisal value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 02-11-19 S Filed

SJR 40   Johnson, Nathan (F) Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to pay at least 50 percent of the cost of maintaining and operating the public school system and prohibiting the comptroller.
Bill History: 02-15-19 S Filed


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