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CS/HJR 93: Homestead Property Tax Exemption for Surviving Spouse of Military Veteran or First Responder

JOINT RESOLUTION by Finance and Tax Committee ; Harrison ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Abruzzo ; Ahern ; Baxley ; Berman ; Brandes ; Campbell ; Clemens ; Corcoran ; Costello ; Cruz ; Diaz ; Dorworth ; Fullwood ; Gaetz ; Hooper ; Hukill ; Ingram ; Julien ; Kiar ; Lopez-Cantera ; McBurney ; Metz ; Nehr ; Nelson ; Pilon ; Plakon ; Porth ; Precourt ; Reed ; Rehwinkel Vasilinda ; Renuart ; Smith ; Snyder ; Soto ; Steube ; Tobia ; Trujillo ; Waldman ; Watson, B. ; Weinstein

Homestead Property Tax Exemption for Surviving Spouse of Military Veteran or First Responder; Proposes amendment to State Constitution to allow Legislature by general law to provide ad valorem homestead property tax relief to surviving spouse of military veteran who died from service-connected causes while on active duty or surviving spouse of first responder who died in line of duty, provide definitions with respect thereto, & provide effective date.

Last Action: 3/30/2012 - Signed by Officers and filed with Secretary of State, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 95 (Ch. 2012-54)
Location: Filed with Secretary of State
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/16/2011 House • Filed
9/15/2011 House • Referred to Finance and Tax Committee; Community and Military Affairs Subcommittee; Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 13
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 13
1/12/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax Committee, 01/17/12, 10:45 am, Morris Hall
1/17/2012 House • CS by Finance and Tax Committee; YEAS 23 NAYS 0 -HJ 283
1/26/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
1/27/2012 House • Now in Community and Military Affairs Subcommittee -HJ 297
• On Committee agenda-- Community and Military Affairs Subcommittee, 01/31/12, 9:00 am, Webster Hall
• CS by Finance and Tax Committee read 1st time -HJ 288
1/31/2012 House • Favorable by Community and Military Affairs Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 319
• Now in Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 319
2/6/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Economic Affairs Committee, 02/08/12, 8:00 am, Reed Hall
2/8/2012 House • Favorable by- Economic Affairs Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 572
2/9/2012 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 572
2/10/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/14/12
2/14/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 592
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/15/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 610
• CS passed; YEAS 115 NAYS 0 -HJ 611
2/16/2012 Senate • In Messages
3/5/2012 Senate • Received -SJ 867
• Referred to Military Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; Community Affairs; Judiciary; Budget Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Budget -SJ 867
3/9/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Military Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; Community Affairs; Judiciary; Budget Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Budget -SJ 1172
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 1172
• Substituted for CS/SJR 1056 -SJ 1173
• Read 2nd time -SJ 1172
• Read 3rd time -SJ 1173
• CS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 1173
3/9/2012 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1712
3/30/2012 • Signed by Officers and filed with Secretary of State, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 95 (Ch. 2012-54)