LEGISLATIVE NEWS
86th Legislature
06-15-2019 - 18:10:30

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Track: Assn of Appraisal Districts   

HB 1   Zerwas, John
Nelson, Jane
General Appropriations Bill.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2   Burrows, Dustin Relating to ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 2

HB 3   Huberty, Dan
Taylor, Larry
Relating to public school finance and public education.
Bill History: 06-12-19 G Effective September 1, 2019 except Sections 11.184 and 47,
Education Code effective January 1, 2020 and Sections
48.1021, 48.1041, Article 2, and Section 5.010 immediately

HB 7   Morrison, Geanie
Huffman, Joan
Relating to disaster preparation for state agencies and political subdivisions.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

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: 03-21-19 H Committee action pending 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: 05-03-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Property Tax

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: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending 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: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending 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 Committee action pending House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 230   Krause, Matt Relating to reporting by political subdivisions regarding the receipt or expenditure of federal funds.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Committee action pending House Appropriations

HB 240   Bernal, Diego Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes imposed on certain residence homesteads.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Removed from hearing 04/17/19 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: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending 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: 04-24-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 281   Middleton, Mayes (F) Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for lobbying activities.
Bill History: 04-05-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 290   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the minimum wage.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Committee action pending House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 293   King, Ken
Seliger, Kel
Relating to investment training requirements for school district and municipal financial officers.
Bill History: 06-07-19 G Earliest effective date

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: 05-13-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Finance

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: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 328   Ortega, Lina Relating to authorization for a county or municipality to establish a local minimum wage.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 347   King, Phil
Birdwell, Brian
Relating to eliminating distinctions in the application of consent annexation requirements.
Bill History: 05-24-19 G Earliest effective date

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: 04-15-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Develop

HB 365   Cain, Briscoe Relating to holding elections on uniform election dates.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Committee action pending House Elections

HB 380   Geren, Charlie
Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the authority of a district court to hear and determine certain ad valorem tax appeals.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 383   Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending 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: 04-24-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 388   Murphy, Jim
Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools.
Bill History: 05-21-19 S Reported favorably from committee on Senate Property Tax

HB 390   Blanco, Cesar Relating to defense economic readjustment zones.
Bill History: 04-24-19 S Received in the Senate

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: 04-04-19 H Reported from committee as substituted 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: 04-15-19 H Reported favorably from 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
Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

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: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending 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
Taylor, Larry
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: 01-01-20 G Earliest effective date

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: 03-20-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 495   Deshotel, Joe Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information regarding applicants for employment.
Bill History: 04-02-19 H Committee action pending 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: 03-06-19 H Committee action pending 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: 03-13-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

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: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 639   Springer, Drew
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: 01-01-21 G Earliest effective date

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: 03-06-19 H Not heard in committee House Ways and Means

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: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HB 665   King, Ken Relating to the use of current year property values under the public school finance system.
Bill History: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

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: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

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: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

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: 04-24-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 741   Davis, Yvonne Relating to the notice of rights provided to an injured employee under the Texas workers' compensation system.
Bill History: 05-15-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Business and Commerce

HB 759   Wu, Gene
Paxton, Angela (F)
Relating to the availability of personal information of a child protective services caseworker or investigator.
Bill History: 05-19-19 S Recommended for Local/Uncontested Calendar

HB 768   Davis, Sarah Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property damaged in a disaster.
Bill History: 03-20-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 793   King, Phil
Creighton, Brandon
Relating to certain government contracts with companies that boycott Israel.
Bill History: 05-07-19 G Earliest effective date

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: 03-13-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 820   Turner, Chris Relating to the minimum wage.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 821   Leach, Jeff Relating to the information required to be included in or with a school district ad valorem tax bill.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

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: 05-10-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Property Tax

HB 841   Bucy, John (F) Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

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: 03-20-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 861   Anchia, Rafael
Campbell, Donna
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: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 878   Bell, Cecil Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 905   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.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

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: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 945   Metcalf, Will Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 946   Metcalf, Will Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

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: 05-09-19 H Set on the House Calendar

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: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 952   Hernandez, Ana Relating to diaper changing stations in restrooms in buildings accessible to the public.
Bill History: 03-06-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 959   Johnson, Julie (F) Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

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: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HB 994   Guillen, Ryan
Flores, Pete
Relating to the procedures for protests and appeals of certain ad valorem tax determinations.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

HB 1001   Israel, Celia Relating to whom certain violations of the law by a state or local governmental entity may be reported.
Bill History: 04-16-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

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: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

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: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HB 1041   Walle, Armando Relating to the places a public employer may provide for employees to express breast milk.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Set on the House Calendar

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: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

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: 05-03-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1060   Bell, Cecil
Kolkhorst, Lois
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: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1062   Wray, John Relating to the eligibility of the surviving spouse of an individual who is disabled to receive a limitation on the school district ad valorem taxes on the spouse's residence homestead.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 1081   Raymond, Richard Relating to the correction of an ad valorem tax appraisal roll and related appraisal records.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1090   Bell, Cecil
Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the definition of first responder.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

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: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 1136   Price, Four
Nelson, Jane
Relating to a common characteristic or use project in a public improvement district established by a municipality.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

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: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1153   White, James Relating to the consequences of a criminal conviction on a person's eligibility for an occupational license.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Corrections

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: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

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: 04-15-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Property Tax

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: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

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: 04-30-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

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: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1229   Shaheen, Matt Relating to the posting of required notice by a political subdivision on Internet websites.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House County Affairs

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: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Land and Resource Management

HB 1254   Murphy, Jim
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: 01-01-20 G Earliest effective date

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: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1313   King, Phil
Birdwell, Brian
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: 01-01-20 G Earliest effective date

HB 1333   Krause, Matt Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Ways and Means

HB 1356   Button, Angie Chen Relating to the requirements for meetings of certain special districts.
Bill History: 05-10-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 239

HB 1409   Ashby, Trent
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: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

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: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

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: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1473   Middleton, Mayes (F) Relating to disclosure of certain relationships with local government officers and vendors.
Bill History: 05-08-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House County Affairs

HB 1479   King, Tracy Relating to the transfer of certain permitted irrigation water rights related to a certain portion of the Edwards Aquifer.
Bill History: 03-12-19 H Committee action pending House Natural Resources

HB 1484   Metcalf, Will Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1485   Metcalf, Will Relating to the selection of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1486   Metcalf, Will Relating to the selection and administration of an appraisal review board.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1521   Burrows, Dustin Relating to liability of certain political subdivisions in certain workers’ compensation actions.
Bill History: 04-09-19 H Committee action pending House Business and Industry

HB 1526   Bell, Cecil
Paxton, Angela (F)
Relating to the treatment of a nursery stock weather protection unit as an implement of husbandry for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 01-01-20 G Earliest effective date

HB 1534   Munoz, Sergio Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1551   Hefner, Cole Relating to the selection of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

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: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1606   Lambert, Stan Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county or municipality of a portion of the appraised value of real property of a business that provides.
Bill History: 04-18-19 H Removed from hearing 04/24/19 House Ways and Means

HB 1652   Huberty, Dan
Bettencourt, Paul
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: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1655   Hunter, Todd
Johnson, Nathan (F)
Relating to the availability of dates of birth under the public information law.
Bill History: 05-22-19 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for

HB 1662   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: 05-13-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

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: 04-12-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House State Affairs

HB 1703   Shaheen, Matt Relating to the eligibility of a person to serve on the appraisal review board of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 03-13-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 1704   Shaheen, Matt Relating to the eligibility of a person for appointment as an arbitrator in a binding arbitration of an appraisal review board order.
Bill History: 03-13-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 1743   King, Tracy
Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the additional ad valorem tax and interest imposed as a result of a change of use of certain land.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

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: 04-12-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Ways and Means

HB 1776   Middleton, Mayes (F) Relating to property owned by navigation districts.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Transportation

HB 1791   Krause, Matt
Fallon, Pat (F)
Relating to the carrying of handguns by license holders on property owned or leased by a governmental entity.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1802   Bohac, Dwayne
Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the deadline for filing a request for binding arbitration of certain appraisal review board orders.
Bill History: 05-17-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1815   Sanford, Scott
Fallon, Pat (F)
Relating to the deadline for filing an application for an allocation of the value of certain property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 01-01-20 G Earliest effective date

HB 1816   Beckley, Michelle (F) Relating to ad valorem tax protests and appeals on the ground of the unequal appraisal of property.
Bill History: 03-05-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

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: 04-25-19 H Voted favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

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: 04-25-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 812

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: 03-27-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 1883   Bonnen, Greg
Creighton, Brandon
Relating to deferred payment of ad valorem taxes for certain persons serving in the United States armed forces.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1885   Bonnen, Greg
Zaffirini, Judith
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: 01-01-20 G Earliest effective date

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: 03-13-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

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: 03-20-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

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: 03-13-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

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: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

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: 03-06-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Urban Affairs

HB 2069   Wray, John Relating to the foreclosure of a lien on real property of a decedent.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 2111   Pacheco, Leo (F)
Flores, Pete
Relating to economic development, providing for an amendment to certain existing tax increment reinvestment zones to extend the duration of the zones.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

HB 2121   Bailes, Ernest 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: 03-06-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2124   Bailes, Ernest Relating to the treatment for ad valorem tax purposes of property that was erroneously omitted from an appraisal roll in a previous year.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 2129   Murphy, Jim Relating to the extension of the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act.
Bill History: 04-15-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Develop

HB 2138   Goodwin, Vikki (F) Relating to the minimum wage.
Bill History: 03-06-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 2159   Meyer, Morgan
Paxton, Angela (F)
Relating to the correction of an ad valorem tax appraisal roll.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2160   Raymond, Richard Relating to the qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land.
Bill History: 03-27-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 2179   Wray, John
Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the grounds for imposing certain sanctions on certain persons for engaging in certain conduct in connection with the appointment of members of or the functions of appraisal review boards.
Bill History: 06-10-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2180   Wray, John Relating to the eligibility of a person to serve on the board of directors of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 03-06-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2182   Toth, Steve 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: 03-06-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2189   Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the disclosure of certain contracting information under the public information law.
Bill History: 04-16-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 2191   Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the public information law.
Bill History: 04-16-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 2192   Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the assessment of litigation costs and attorney's fees in certain actions under the public information law.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House State Affairs

HB 2216   Biedermann, Kyle Relating to display of the national motto in government buildings.
Bill History: 03-06-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 2220   Wray, John Relating to testimony by an appraisal district employee as to the value of real property in certain ad valorem tax appeals.
Bill History: 03-27-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 2257   Sanford, Scott Relating to the authority of an appraisal review board to direct changes in the appraisal roll for a prior year.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Ways and Means

HB 2279   Zwiener, Erin (F) Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 2280   Goodwin, Vikki (F) Relating to the notice given by a property owner prohibiting a handgun license holder from carrying a handgun on certain property.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 2325   Metcalf, Will
Hancock, Kelly
Relating to providing information and communication regarding and during a disaster.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2359   Sanford, Scott Relating to the authority of a taxing unit to authorize tax incentives for the development of property for gambling purposes.
Bill History: 03-06-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on Licensing and Administrative Procedures

HB 2395   Lozano, Jose Relating to the treatment of a replacement structure for a structure that was rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage as a new improvement for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 03-06-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2431   Springer, Drew Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to impose an additional vehicle registration fee and the effect of the fee on county ad valorem tax rates.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2435   Smith, Reggie (F) Relating to the confidentiality of the home or residence address of a state or federal judge or the judge's spouse in certain government records and documents.
Bill History: 05-14-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

HB 2441   Wray, John
Paxton, Angela (F)
Relating to the entitlement of a person who is disabled and elderly to receive a disabled residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation from one taxing unit and an elderly exemption from another taxing unit.
Bill History: 01-01-20 G Earliest effective date

HB 2446   Swanson, Valoree
Fallon, Pat (F)
Relating to the availability of personal information of firefighters, volunteer firefighters, and emergency medical services personnel.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2455   Goldman, Craig Relating to the limitation of certain special district tax on the homesteads of the disabled and elderly.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2456   Kacal, Kyle Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain volunteer first responders.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 2480   Rosenthal, Jon (F) Relating to a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a taxing unit on the residence homestead of a lower-income individual that is located in a homestead preservation district.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2494   Gonzalez, Jessica (F) Relating to provisions applicable to affordable housing located in a reinvestment zone in certain areas of the state.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Urban Affairs

HB 2537   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: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HB 2574   Burrows, Dustin Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2590   Biedermann, Kyle
Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the administration, powers, and duties of a municipal utility district.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2617   Cole, Sheryl (F)
Alvarado, Carol (F)
Relating to the fiscal year of certain political subdivisions.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2650   Goodwin, Vikki (F)
Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the procedure for the sale by auction of real property pursuant to foreclosure of a tax lien.
Bill History: 05-29-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2692   Reynolds, Ron Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 2695   Lucio III, Eddie Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of a residence homestead based on the average appraised value of all qualified residence homesteads located in the same county.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2702   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: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2706   Capriglione, Giovanni
Nelson, Jane
Relating to local government public investment of funds
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2719   Pacheco, Leo (F) Relating to the election of the board of directors of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 2750   Hefner, Cole Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 2804   Button, Angie Chen Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of tangible personal property consisting of certain food products held by the owner of the property for sale at retail.
Bill History: 03-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2808   Shaheen, Matt Relating to the publication of required notice by a political subdivision by alternative media and on the Internet.
Bill History: 04-18-19 H Committee action pending House County Affairs

HB 2826   Bonnen, Greg
Huffman, Joan
Relating to procurement of a contingent fee contract for legal services by a state agency or political subdivision.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2840   Canales, Terry
Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the right of a member of the public to address the governing body of a political subdivision at an open meeting of the body.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2859   Capriglione, Giovanni
Fallon, Pat (F)
Relating to the exemption of precious metals held in a depository in this state from ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 01-01-20 G Earliest effective date

HB 2914   Bell, Cecil
Alvarado, Carol (F)
Relating to the necessity of hearings regarding the dissolution or conversion of certain conservation and reclamation districts.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2915   Springer, Drew Relating to state and local taxes and fees.
Bill History: 03-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2942   Guillen, Ryan
Flores, Pete
Relating to the adoption and enforcement of reclamation standards for certain sand mining operations.
Bill History: 05-16-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

HB 2958   VanDeaver, Gary Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by the TexAmericas Center.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2993   Geren, Charlie Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain nonexempt property used for low-income or moderate-income housing.
Bill History: 05-10-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Property Tax

HB 3001   Morrison, Geanie
Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the fiscal transparency of special purpose districts and other political subdivisions.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3098   Toth, Steve Relating to ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 03-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3127   Middleton, Mayes (F) Relating to the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a taxing unit.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 3143   Murphy, Jim
West, Royce
Relating to the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3168   Flynn, Dan Relating to the applicability of the prohibition on certain ad valorem tax incentives relating to wind-powered energy devices located near a military aviation facility.
Bill History: 03-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3225   Springer, Drew
Fallon, Pat (F)
Relating to the penalty for failing to file or failing to timely file a Dealer's Motor Vehicle Inventory Tax Statement.
Bill History: 05-22-19 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for

HB 3234   Gonzalez, Jessica (F) Relating to the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on an appreciating residence homestead.
Bill History: 03-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3239   Middleton, Mayes (F) Relating to the school district property value study conducted by the comptroller of public accounts.
Bill History: 03-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HB 3241   Middleton, Mayes (F) Relating to the system for appraising property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 3243   Murphy, Jim Relating to the payment of certain ad valorem tax refunds.
Bill History: 05-14-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Property Tax

HB 3253   Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to a study regarding ad valorem tax relief through the use of a circuit breaker program.
Bill History: 03-27-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 3256   Dean, Jay Relating to the eligibility of an individual to be an employee of an appraisal district or to serve on the board of directors of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 3273   Gonzalez, Jessica (F) Relating to the minimum wage.
Bill History: 03-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 3282   Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records.
Bill History: 03-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Health

HB 3305   Smithee, John Relating to personal information that may be omitted from certain property records and political reports and to other court security measures.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 3348   Guillen, Ryan
Hinojosa, Chuy
Relating to the eligibility of land on which the Texas Animal Health Commission has established a temporary quarantine for ticks for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural or open-space land.
Bill History: 05-21-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3349   Bucy, John (F) Relating to certain drug tests administered to employees and independent contractors of state agencies and political subdivisions.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 3358   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: 03-18-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3380   Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the inclusion of certain public safety facilities in a tax increment financing reinvestment zone and the making of improvements to public safety infrastructure in a zone.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 3384   Shine, Hugh
Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the authority of the comptroller to conduct a limited-scope review of an appraisal district located in an area declared by the governor to be a disaster area.
Bill History: 06-07-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3387   Anchia, Rafael Relating to abolishing a dissolution committee established to abolish certain county boards of education or boards of county school trustees and appointing commissioners courts to assume the duties of the dissolution comm
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Public Education

HB 3406   Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to communications regarding the adoption of certain taxation rates.
Bill History: 03-18-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Elections

HB 3418   Thompson, Ed Relating to information and outreach regarding hurricane preparedness and mitigation.
Bill History: 03-18-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 3423   Allison, Steve (F) 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: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 3427   Sanford, Scott Relating to an increase in the state sales and use tax rate for the purpose of reducing school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes.
Bill History: 03-18-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3443   Springer, Drew Relating to the rate of interest on certain tax refunds.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Ways and Means

HB 3493   Talarico, James (F) 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: 03-18-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3504   Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the minimum wage.
Bill History: 03-18-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 3520   Murphy, Jim Relating to the calculation of the penalty for filing a late application for certain ad valorem tax exemptions and allocations.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 3626   Schaefer, Matt Relating to the comptroller's administration of federal money and certain general revenue and to the use of certain general revenue for property tax relief.
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HB 3631   Bailes, Ernest
Menendez, Jose
Relating to the confidentiality of the e-mail address of an applicant for or holder of a license issued by a state agency.
Bill History: 05-16-19 S Committee action pending Senate Business and Commerce

HB 3637   Guillen, Ryan Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of a person protected by a magistrate's order for emergency protection.
Bill History: 05-03-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 2390

HB 3697   Toth, Steve Relating to changing the elements of an offense for certain open meetings requirements for a member of a governmental body.
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 3722   Swanson, Valoree Relating to the date for ordering or holding an election to ratify the ad valorem tax rate of a school district.
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HB 3723   Swanson, Valoree Relating to an election authorizing the issuance of bonds or an increase in taxes by a political subdivision.
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Pensions/Investments/Financial Servi

HB 3733   Shaheen, Matt 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: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HB 3752   Walle, Armando Relating to certain procedures applicable to meetings under the open meetings law and the disclosure of public information under the public information law in the event of an emergency, urgent public necessity, or catastrophic eve
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 3764   Dutton, Harold Relating to the period for redeeming the residence homestead of an elderly person sold at an ad valorem tax sale.
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3793   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.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 3822   Darby, Drew Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem taxes imposed on property for the year in which the property is acquired by a governmental entity.
Bill History: 05-03-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3829   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: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3844   Smithee, John 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: 04-30-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3853   Walle, Armando Relating to the administration by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of proposed biological and environmental research by institutions of higher education on private property.
Bill History: 05-03-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

HB 3866   Sanford, Scott Relating to a franchise tax credit based on the ad valorem taxes paid by a taxable entity on certain inventory.
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3868   Sanford, Scott Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of tangible personal property held for sale at retail and a franchise tax credit based on the ad valorem taxes paid on such property.
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3869   Sanford, Scott Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of tangible personal property held for sale at retail.
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3870   Sanford, Scott Relating to a franchise tax credit for ad valorem taxes paid by a taxable entity on certain inventory.
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3872   Longoria, Oscar Relating to data matching with financial institutions to facilitate the collection of state delinquent tax liabilities.
Bill History: 04-18-19 H Committee action pending House Pensions/Investments/Financial Services

HB 3891   Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the definition of "governmental unit" for purposes of the Texas Tort Claims Act.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 3915   Calanni, Gina (F) Relating to the guaranteed yield and the school facilities allotment under the Foundation School Program and to a school district's rollback tax rate for the 2019 tax year.
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HB 3917   Wray, John Relating to the collection of delinquent ad valorem taxes.
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3959   Phelan, Dade Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of the total appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly or disabled persons.
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3968   Turner, Chris Relating to a periodic review and expiration dates of state and local tax preferences
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3972   Middleton, Mayes (F) Relating to lobbying by former members of the legislature.
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 4012   Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the procedure for qualifying for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of pollution control property.
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4043   Dominguez, Alex (F) Relating to a temporary exemption from the requirements regarding voter approval of a proposed ad valorem tax rate that exceeds a taxing unit's rollback tax rate following a disaster.
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4092   Shaheen, Matt Relating to the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district and the effect of such exemptions on the provision of funding under the foundation school program.
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4100   Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the repeal of provisions requiring school districts to reduce their wealth per student to the equalized wealth level.
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HB 4108   Sheffield, J.D. Relating to the required payment of taxes by an owner of a property used for nuclear electric power generation who appeals certain ad valorem tax determinations.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 4115   Sanford, Scott Relating to certain suits filed against a governmental unit and an employee of the governmental unit.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 4135   Israel, Celia Relating to the effect of certain residential structures on a residence homestead exemption for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4139   Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of an individual’s residence homestead.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4170   Leach, Jeff
Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to nonsubstantive additions to, revisions of, and corrections in enacted codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 4172   Leach, Jeff
Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning water and wastewater special districts, including conforming amendments.
Bill History: 04-01-21 G Earliest effective date

HB 4173   Leach, Jeff
Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, including conforming amendments.
Bill History: 01-01-21 G Earliest effective date

HB 4180   Miller, Rick Relating to the applicability of the prohibition on certain ad valorem tax incentives relating to wind-powered energy devices located near a military aviation facility.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4184   Sanford, Scott Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of a percentage of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4194   Middleton, Mayes (F) Relating to the interest rate on a refund of ad valorem taxes made following the final determination of an appeal that decreases a property owner's tax liability.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 4217   Israel, Celia Relating to increasing the rates of the state gasoline and diesel fuel taxes.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4253   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: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4295   Johnson, Julie (F) Relating to default under a deed of trust or contract lien on certain residential property for the delinquent payment of ad valorem taxes.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 4328   Clardy, Travis Relating to certain property tax lenders, property tax loans, and tax liens.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Pensions/Investments/Financial Servi

HB 4329   Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4335   Huberty, Dan Relating to the assessment and collection of ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HB 4338   Gutierrez, Roland Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of commercial real property.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4352   Romero, Ramon 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: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4353   Burrows, Dustin 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: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4355   Burrows, Dustin Relating to the correction of an ad valorem tax appraisal roll and related appraisal records.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4356   Burrows, Dustin Relating to the matters that a taxing unit is entitled to challenge before an appraisal review board.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4363   Cain, Briscoe Relating to an increase in the state sales and use tax rate for the purpose of reducing school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes and a study of additional changes.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4367   Holland, Justin Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain disabled first responders and their surviving spouses.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4425   Longoria, Oscar Relating to the exemption for depreciable tangible personal property used in qualified research from the sales and use tax and the tax credit for certain research and development credit activities for franchise tax purposes.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4433   Bohac, Dwayne Relating to a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4482   Davis, Yvonne Relating to the periodic evaluation of certain exemptions from property taxes and state taxes and the application of the sunset review process to those exemptions.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4488   Zwiener, Erin (F) 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: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4494   Toth, Steve Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 4528   Murphy, Jim Relating to the ad valorem taxation of a leasehold or other possessory interest in certain property owned by a municipality.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4603   Krause, Matt 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: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HB 4617   Burrows, Dustin Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain dealer's heavy equipment inventory.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4621   Huberty, Dan Relating to the imposition of sales and use taxes and the allocation of certain revenue from sales and use taxes to school district property tax relief and public education.
Bill History: 05-07-19 H Bill pronounced dead by procedural action

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: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending 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: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending 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: 04-24-19 H Committee action pending 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: 03-19-19 H Committee action pending 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: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending 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: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending 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: 04-24-19 H Committee action pending 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: 04-26-19 H Reported favorably from 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: 04-15-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 34   Shine, Hugh
Bettencourt, Paul
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: 11-05-19 G Election date

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: 03-20-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HJR 38   Leach, Jeff
Fallon, Pat (F)
Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of an individual income tax.
Bill History: 11-05-19 G Election date

HJR 40   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: 02-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

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: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

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: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

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: 04-24-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HJR 46   Bucy, John (F) 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: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

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: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

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: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

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: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

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: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

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: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 54   Wray, John 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.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

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: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

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: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

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: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HJR 86   Toth, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit governmental entities from spending public money on legislative lobbying.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HJR 89   Kacal, Kyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain volunteer first responders.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HJR 90   Rosenthal, Jon (F) Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to limit the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by the political subdivision.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 92   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: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HJR 93   Lucio III, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the assessed value of a residence homestead.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 94   Button, Angie Chen Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation tangible personal property consisting of food or food products held by the owner of the property for sale at retail.
Bill History: 03-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 95   Capriglione, Giovanni
Fallon, Pat (F)
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the authorization to exempt from ad valorem taxation precious metals.
Bill History: 11-05-19 G Election date

HJR 97   Springer, Drew 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: 03-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 103   Cain, Briscoe 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: 03-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 107   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: 03-18-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 109   Allison, Steve (F) Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a credit against ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district on the property owned by a business entity.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HJR 110   Wilson, Terry 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 that the owner q
Bill History: 03-18-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 111   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: 04-24-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HJR 116   Dutton, Harold Proposing a constitutional amendment to lengthen the period for redeeming the residence homestead of an elderly person sold at an ad valorem tax sale.
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 118   Stephenson, Phil Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by a school district for maintenance and operations purposes.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HJR 119   Craddick, Tom Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the support and maintenance and an efficient system of public schools.
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HJR 120   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.
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 122   Burns, DeWayne Proposing a constitutional amendment to require the legislature to provide for the reimbursement of certain political subdivisions for the implementation of laws.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HJR 125   Turner, Chris Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the periodic review of state and local tax preferences and providing an expiration date for certain tax preferences.
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 126   Phelan, Dade Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of the total market value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly or disabled persons.
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 127   Shaheen, Matt Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district.
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 129   Capriglione, Giovanni Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision that adopts an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a percentage of the market value of an individual's residence homest
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 131   Sanford, Scott Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a percentage of the assessed value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 134   Gutierrez, Roland 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: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 136   Gutierrez, Roland Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit increases in the appraised value of commercial real property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 137   Romero, Ramon Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district and to reduce the amount of the limitation on school district.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 139   Holland, Justin 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.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 142   Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 144   Krause, Matt Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations and the use of surplus state revenue to provide for property tax relief and public school teacher compensation.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HJR 146   Zwiener, Erin (F) 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.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

SB 2   Bettencourt, Paul
Burrows, Dustin
Relating to ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 06-12-19 G Effective January 1, 2020, except section 92 effective
September 1, 2019, and multiple sections effective
September 1, 2020 and January 1, 2021. See history notes

SB 4   Taylor, Larry Relating to public school finance and public education.
Bill History: 04-25-19 S Committee action pending Senate Education

SB 5   Bettencourt, Paul 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: 03-26-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SB 29   Hall, Bob
Middleton, Mayes (F)
Relating to expenditures for lobbying activities made by certain entities.
Bill History: 05-20-19 H Failed to pass to third reading (Vote: N: 85/Y: 58)

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
Zwiener, Erin (F)
Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace.
Bill History: 05-21-19 H Set on the House Calendar

SB 58   Zaffirini, Judith
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: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 67   Nelson, Jane Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system.
Bill History: 02-26-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SB 73   Nelson, Jane
Leach, Jeff
Relating to personal information that may be omitted from certain property records.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

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
Guerra, Bobby
Relating to eligibility for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of certain first responders.
Bill History: 05-10-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

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: 02-26-19 S Committee action pending 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
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: 05-14-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

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: 04-16-19 S Committee action pending 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
Button, Angie Chen
Relating to the requirements for meetings of certain special districts.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

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 285   Miles, Borris
Thompson, Ed
Relating to information and outreach regarding hurricane preparedness and mitigation.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 322   Huffman, Joan
Murphy, Jim
Relating to the evaluation and reporting of investment practices and performance of certain public retirement systems.
Bill History: 06-10-19 G Earliest effective date

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 335   West, Royce
Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to community land trusts.
Bill History: 05-21-19 H Set on the House Calendar

SB 347   Flores, Pete
Burrows, Dustin
Relating to eligibility for service on the board of directors of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 05-15-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

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 408   Birdwell, Brian Relating to eliminating distinctions in the application of consent annexation requirements.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Intergovernmental Relations

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: 04-15-19 S Committee action pending 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
Murphy, Jim
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: 06-04-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 449   Creighton, Brandon
Wray, John
Relating to testimony by an appraisal district employee as to the value of real property in certain ad valorm tax appeals.
Bill History: 05-24-19 H Set on the House Items Eligible Calendar

SB 453   Creighton, Brandon Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property damaged in a disaster.
Bill History: 03-19-19 S Committee action pending 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: 03-19-19 S Committee action pending 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 489   Zaffirini, Judith
Smithee, John
Relating to personal information that may be omitted from certain property records and political reports and to other court security measures.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 491   Creighton, Brandon Relating to certain government contracts with companies that boycott Israel.
Bill History: 04-09-19 S Committee action pending Senate Business and Commerce

SB 494   Huffman, Joan
Walle, Armando
Relating to certain procedures applicable to meetings under the open meetings law and the disclosure of public information under the public information law in the event of an emergency, urgent public necessity, or catastrophic eve
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

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: 03-19-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

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: 02-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

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: 04-25-19 H Committee action pending House Land and Resource Management

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: 02-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Deve

SB 579   Hughes, Bryan
VanDeaver, Gary
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by the TexAmericas Center.
Bill History: 01-01-20 G Earliest effective date

SB 596   Buckingham, Dawn Relating to protests before appraisal review boards.
Bill History: 02-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 597   Buckingham, Dawn
Springer, Drew
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: 05-10-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

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: 02-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

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: 02-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

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: 02-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 635   Flores, Pete Relating to the procedures for protests and appeals of certain ad valorem tax determinations.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 657   Creighton, Brandon Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 04-30-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

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: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Education

SB 662   Campbell, Donna
Paddie, Chris
Relating to the availability of personal information of a statewide elected official or member of the legislature.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 679   Hall, Bob Relating to display of the national motto in government buildings.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 680   Fallon, Pat (F) Relating to the maximum service retirement annuity for members of public retirement systems.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

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: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Education

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: 04-16-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

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: 03-26-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

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: 04-03-19 S Committee action pending Senate Natural Resources and Economic Develop

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: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 745   Schwertner, Charles Relating to eliminating distinctions in the application of consent annexation requirements.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Intergovernmental Relations

SB 812   Lucio, Eddie
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: 05-07-19 G Earliest effective date

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: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 853   Johnson, Nathan (F) Relating to ad valorem tax protests and appeals on the ground of the unequal appraisal of property.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

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: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 858   Hinojosa, Chuy Relating to liability of certain political subdivisions in certain workers' compensation claims.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

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: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

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: 04-29-19 S Reported favorably from committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 943   Watson, Kirk
Capriglione, Giovanni
Relating to the disclosure of certain contracting information under the public information law.
Bill History: 01-01-20 G Earliest effective date

SB 944   Watson, Kirk
Capriglione, Giovanni
Relating to the public information law.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 955   Bettencourt, Paul
Geren, Charlie
Relating to the matters that a taxing unit is entitled to challenge before an appraisal review board.
Bill History: 05-07-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

SB 956   Bettencourt, Paul
Geren, Charlie
Relating to the correction of an ad valorem tax appraisal roll and related appraisal records.
Bill History: 05-07-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

SB 988   Watson, Kirk
Capriglione, Giovanni
Relating to the assessment of litigation costs and attorney's fees in certain actions under the public information law.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 1005   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.
Bill History: 03-26-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SB 1006   Bettencourt, Paul
Geren, Charlie
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: 05-07-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

SB 1007   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the prepayment of ad valorem taxes.
Bill History: 05-08-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

SB 1013   Hughes, Bryan
Murphy, Jim
Relating to the calculation of the penalty for filing a late application for certain ad valorem tax exemptions and allocations.
Bill History: 05-13-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Ways and Means

SB 1029   Hall, Bob
Shaheen, Matt
Relating to the eligibility of a person for appointment as an arbitrator in a binding arbitration of an appraisal review board order.
Bill History: 05-18-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

SB 1046   Birdwell, Brian Relating to the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act.
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Deve

SB 1072   Watson, Kirk 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: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 1077   Watson, Kirk Relating to increasing the rates of the state gasoline and diesel fuel taxes.
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1079   Watson, Kirk Relating to a study regarding ad valorem tax relief through the use of a circuit breaker program.
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 1086   Seliger, Kel Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 04-23-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SB 1143   Hughes, Bryan Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of tangible personal property held for sale at retail and a franchise tax credit based on the ad valorem taxes paid on such property.
Bill History: 04-15-19 S Committee action pending Senate Finance

SB 1146   Fallon, Pat (F) Relating to the eligibility of certain local officials to serve as the chief appraiser of an appraisal district or as the assessor for a taxing unit that operates an appraisal office.
Bill History: 04-02-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SB 1157   Fallon, Pat (F) Relating to the deadline for filing an application for an allocation of the value of certain property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 04-02-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SB 1158   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the extension of the expiration date of the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act.
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Deve

SB 1161   Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the determination of the total taxable value of property in a school district under the property value study conducted by the comptroller of public accounts.
Bill History: 04-09-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SB 1227   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the date for ordering or holding an election to ratify the ad valorem tax rate of a school district; making conforming changes.
Bill History: 04-09-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SB 1237   Hall, Bob Relating to the assumption of the powers and duties relating to driver's licenses, personal identification cards, the driver responsibility program, and other related powers and duties by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Transportation

SB 1261   Bettencourt, Paul
Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to the eligibility of a person to serve as the chief appraiser for an appraisal district.
Bill History: 05-15-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

SB 1278   West, Royce Relating to provisions applicable to affordable housing located in a reinvestment zone in certain areas of the state.
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Deve

SB 1280   West, Royce Relating to the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on an appreciating residence homestead.
Bill History: 05-15-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

SB 1285   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the procedure for the sale by auction of real property pursuant to foreclosure of a tax lien.
Bill History: 04-16-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SB 1286   Johnson, Nathan (F) Relating to whom certain violations of the law by a state or local governmental entity may be reported.
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 1303   Bettencourt, Paul
Bell, Cecil
Relating to maps of the actual or proposed boundaries and extraterritorial jurisdiction of a municipality and certain notices related to expanding the boundaries.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 1309   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the assessment and collection of ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district.
Bill History: 05-16-19 H Committee action pending House Public Education

SB 1318   Johnson, Nathan (F) Relating to the availability of dates of birth under the public information law.
Bill History: 04-09-19 S Committee action pending Senate Business and Commerce

SB 1322   Taylor, Larry 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: 03-19-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SB 1361   Bettencourt, Paul 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: 04-16-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SB 1395   Seliger, Kel Relating to voter approval of a proposed ad valorem tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate.
Bill History: 04-16-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SB 1428   Hancock, Kelly
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 reviewboard to comply.
Bill History: 05-16-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

SB 1429   Hancock, Kelly Relating to the deadline for filing a request for binding arbitration of certain appraisal review board orders.
Bill History: 04-02-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SB 1430   Hancock, Kelly Relating to clarifying certain terminology, including terminology applicable to tax rate calculations, in relation to the ad valorem tax system.
Bill History: 04-09-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SB 1432   Fallon, Pat (F) Relating to eliminating distinctions in the application of consent annexation requirements.
Bill History: 03-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1494   Paxton, Angela (F)
Wu, Gene
Relating to the confidentiality of personal information of certain employees and contractors of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
Bill History: 06-10-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 1520   Campbell, Donna 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: 03-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 1592   Fallon, Pat (F) Relating to the authority of an appraisal district to use public money for lobbying activity.
Bill History: 03-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 1606   Hall, Bob Relating to payments in lieu of taxes made by certain conservation and reclamation districts on property used as a reservoir.
Bill History: 03-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Water and Rural Affairs

SB 1610   Hall, Bob Relating to decommissioning requirements for certain solar facilities.
Bill History: 03-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 1613   Hall, Bob Relating to turnout requirements for certain elections authorizing the issuance of bonds or an increase in taxes by a political subdivision.
Bill History: 05-09-19 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for

SB 1615   Hall, Bob Relating to the required disclosure of certain information by persons testifying before a legislative committee.
Bill History: 03-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 1617   Hall, Bob Relating to the eligibility of certain property for certain ad valorem tax incentives if certain renewable energy devices are installed or constructed on the property.
Bill History: 03-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 1642   Miles, Borris
Wu, Gene
Relating to the authority of an owner of real property sold at a tax sale to transfer the owner's right of redemption to another person.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 1644   Miles, Borris Relating to the unlawful interception, use, or disclosure of wire, oral, or electronic communications.
Bill History: 03-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 1703   Lucio, Eddie Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to waive penalties and interest on the delinquent ad valorem taxes of certain federal employees if the delinquency is the result of a federal government shutd
Bill History: 03-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 1771   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the ad valorem taxation of a leasehold or other possessory interest in certain property owned by a municipality.
Bill History: 05-14-19 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for

SB 1772   Bettencourt, Paul
Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.
Bill History: 05-21-19 H Set on the House Calendar

SB 1791   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit in a county in which home prices are appreciating rapidly to adopt a limitation on increases in the appraised value.
Bill History: 03-18-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 1804   Kolkhorst, Lois
Nevarez, Poncho
Relating to the entry into the Texas Crime Information Center of certain information regarding conditions of bond imposed in criminal cases involving family violence.
Bill History: 06-05-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

SB 1830   Alvarado, Carol (F) Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain nonexempt property used for low-income or moderate-income housing.
Bill History: 04-23-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SB 1838   West, Royce Relating to the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act.
Bill History: 03-18-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Deve

SB 1841   Hinojosa, Chuy Relating to certain requirements for designation as a qualified business under the enterprise zone program.
Bill History: 03-18-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Deve

SB 1856   Paxton, Angela (F)
Murphy, Jim
Relating to the payment of certain ad valorem tax refunds.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 1876   Fallon, Pat (F)
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: 06-10-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 1900   Fallon, Pat (F) Relating to the carrying of handguns by license holders on property owned or leased by a governmental entity.
Bill History: 03-18-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 1903   Fallon, Pat (F) Relating to the exemption of precious metals held in a depository in this state from ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 03-19-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 1937   Hinojosa, Chuy Relating to the situs for ad valorem tax purposes of certain docks and piers located in more than one county.
Bill History: 03-19-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 1943   Watson, Kirk
Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to the ad valorem taxation of heir property.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 1961   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing.
Bill History: 03-19-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 1962   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the additional tax imposed if the use of land located in certain counties and appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as open-space land is changed.
Bill History: 03-19-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 1963   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land.
Bill History: 03-19-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 1986   Creighton, Brandon Relating to the selection and administration of an appraisal review board; authorizing a fee.
Bill History: 04-16-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SB 1987   Creighton, Brandon Relating to the selection and administration of an appraisal review board in certain counties; authorizing a fee.
Bill History: 05-13-19 H Referred to House Committee on House Ways and Means

SB 2001   Alvarado, Carol (F) Relating to the creation of research technology corporations for the development and commercialization of technologies owned by institutions of higher education or by certain medical centers.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Higher Education

SB 2005   Lucio, Eddie Relating to authorizing certain border counties and municipalities in those counties to address population growth and prevent the proliferation of substandard dwellings.
Bill History: 04-26-19 S Reported favorably from committee on Senate Intergovernmental Relations

SB 2018   West, Royce
Anchia, Rafael
Relating to abolishing a dissolution committee established to abolish certain county boards of education or boards of county school trustees and appointing commissioners courts to assume the duties of the dissolution committee.
Bill History: 06-10-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 2059   Menendez, Jose Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 2060   Menendez, Jose
Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the contents of a notice of appraised value sent to a property owner by the chief appraiser of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 01-01-20 G Earliest effective date

SB 2083   Hinojosa, Chuy
Darby, Drew
Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem taxes imposed on property for the year in which the property is acquired by a governmental entity.
Bill History: 06-10-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 2101   Birdwell, Brian
Wray, John
Relating to the eligibility of the surviving spouse of an individual who is disabled to receive a limitation on the school district ad valorem taxes on the spouse's residence homestead.
Bill History: 05-14-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

SB 2199   Taylor, Larry Relating to private spaces for diaper changing stations in restrooms in certain buildings.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 2219   Bettencourt, Paul
Murphy, Jim
Relating to ballot propositions authorizing political subdivisions to issue bonds or other debt or to impose or change a tax.
Bill History: 05-15-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Pensions/Investments/Financial Servic

SB 2224   Huffman, Joan
Murphy, Jim
Relating to requiring a public retirement system to adopt a written funding policy.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 2246   Paxton, Angela (F) Relating to the correction of an ad valorem tax appraisal roll.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 2323   Creighton, Brandon Relating to the payment in installments of ad valorem taxes by members or veterans of the United States armed forces.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 2327   Creighton, Brandon Relating to the payment in installments of ad valorem taxes on property damaged in a disaster.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 2328   Creighton, Brandon Relating to the confidentiality and disclosure of certain information relating to emergency management and governmental functions.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Water and Rural Affairs

SB 2329   Creighton, Brandon Relating to the authorization of expenditures for lobbying activities by certain political subdivisions and other public entities.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 2337   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the treatment of captured appraised value and tax increment in the calculation of ad valorem tax rates for a taxing unit.
Bill History: 04-16-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SB 2345   Creighton, Brandon Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for

SB 2360   Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the rate of interest on certain tax refunds.
Bill History: 04-24-19 S Committee action pending Senate Finance

SB 2362   West, Royce Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of an individual's residence homestead.
Bill History: 04-23-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SB 2390   Powell, Beverly (F)
Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of a person protected by a magistrate's order for emergency protection.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 2427   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the collection of delinquent ad valorem taxes.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 2468   Creighton, Brandon Relating to the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a taxing unit.
Bill History: 03-27-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 2531   Creighton, Brandon
Murphy, Jim
Relating to the disposition of an ad valorem tax protest by means of an agreed order.
Bill History: 01-01-20 G Earliest effective date

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 34   Johnson, Nathan (F) 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: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

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: 02-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

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: 04-30-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

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: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Education

SJR 43   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.
Bill History: 03-26-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SJR 44   Watson, Kirk Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision that adopts an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a percentage of the market value.
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SJR 46   Seliger, Kel Proposing constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 04-23-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SJR 47   Campbell, Donna
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 vaule of the residence homestead of surviving spouses.
Bill History: 05-15-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

SJR 48   Watson, Kirk Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to pay at least 50 percent of the cost of maintaining and operating the public school system.
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Education

SJR 49   Taylor, Larry 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: 03-19-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SJR 50   Menendez, Jose Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes, providing for the increase of the exemption amount.
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SJR 57   Bettencourt, Paul Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

SJR 58   Zaffirini, Judith Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to permit the governing body of a political subdivision in a county in which home prices are appreciating rapidly.
Bill History: 03-18-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SJR 62   Fallon, Pat (F) Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the authorization to exempt from ad valorem taxation precious metals.
Bill History: 03-19-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SJR 63   Lucio, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit an appraisal district or the appraisal review board for an appraisal district from requiring a property owner to pay a fee in connection with a protest.
Bill History: 03-19-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SJR 64   Alvarado, Carol (F) Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by or leased to or by a university research technology corporation.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Higher Education

SJR 67   Birdwell, Brian
Wray, John
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 of age
Bill History: 05-15-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

SJR 69   Paxton, Angela (F) Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations and the use of surplus state revenue to provide for property tax relief and public school teacher compensation.
Bill History: 04-11-19 S Committee action pending Senate Finance

SJR 71   Bettencourt, Paul Proposing a constitutional amendment to use revenue attributable to oil and gas production taxes to increase the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 03-26-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SJR 73   West, Royce Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision that adopts an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a percentage of the market value.
Bill History: 04-23-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SJR 74   Creighton, Brandon Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools.
Bill History: 05-17-19 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for

SJR 80   Creighton, Brandon 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: 03-27-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax


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