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CS/HJR 169: Additional Homestead Tax Exemption for Seniors

JOINT RESOLUTION by Finance and Tax Committee ; Oliva ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Abruzzo ; Artiles ; Burgin ; Campbell ; Costello ; Diaz ; Fullwood ; Gonzalez ; Hukill ; Kiar ; Lopez-Cantera ; Nunez ; Plakon ; Precourt ; Snyder ; Steube ; Trujillo

Additional Homestead Tax Exemption for Seniors; Proposes amendment to s. 6, Art. VII of State Constitution to authorize Legislature, by general law, to allow counties & municipalities to grant additional homestead tax exemption equal to assessed value of homestead property, if property has just value lower than specified amount, to owner who has maintained permanent residency on property for specified duration, who has attained age 65, & whose household income does not exceed specified amount.

Last Action: 4/13/2012 - Signed by Officers and filed with Secretary of State, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 357 (Ch. 2012-57)
Location: Filed with Secretary of State
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/20/2011 House • Filed
10/3/2011 House • Referred to Finance and Tax Committee; Community and Military Affairs Subcommittee; Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 20
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 20
2/3/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax Committee, 02/07/12, 3:45 pm, 404 HOB
2/7/2012 House • CS by Finance and Tax Committee; YEAS 22 NAYS 0 -HJ 549
2/8/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Finance and Tax Committee read 1st time -HJ 543
2/9/2012 House • Original reference(s) removed: Community and Military Affairs Subcommittee
• CS referred to Economic Affairs Committee
• Now in Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 571
2/15/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Economic Affairs Committee, 02/17/12, 8:00 am, Reed Hall
2/17/2012 House • Favorable by- Economic Affairs Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 683
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 683
2/20/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/22/12
2/22/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 728, 731
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/23/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 783
• CS passed; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 784
2/24/2012 Senate • In Messages
3/5/2012 Senate • Received -SJ 867
• Referred to Community Affairs; Judiciary; Budget Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Budget -SJ 867
3/9/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Community Affairs; Judiciary; Budget Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Budget -SJ 1243
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 1243
• Substituted for SJR 1740 -SJ 1244
• Read 2nd time -SJ 1243
• Read 3rd time -SJ 1244
• CS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 1244
3/9/2012 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1713
4/13/2012 • Signed by Officers and filed with Secretary of State, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 357 (Ch. 2012-57)