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CS/SJR 492: Homestead Tax Exemption

JOINT RESOLUTION by Finance and Tax ; Flores ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Margolis

Homestead Tax Exemption; Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to revise the homestead tax exemption that may be granted by counties or municipalities, if authorized by general law, for the assessed value of property with a just value less than $250,000 and owned by persons age 65 or older who meet certain residence and income requirements to specify that just value shall be determined in the first tax year that the owner applies and is eligible for the exemption and to provide retroactive applicability and an effective date, etc.

Last Action: 3/8/2016 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HJR 275 (Passed), CS/HB 277 (Ch. 2016-121) -SJ 781
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Finance and Tax (FT)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/9/2015 Senate • Filed
10/21/2015 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 37
11/9/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 11/17/15, 1:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
11/17/2015 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 125
11/18/2015 Senate • Now in Finance and Tax -SJ 125
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 37
1/20/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax, 01/25/16, 1:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
1/25/2016 Senate • CS by Finance and Tax; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 246
1/26/2016 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
1/27/2016 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 246
• CS by Finance and Tax read 1st time -SJ 249
2/25/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/01/16, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/1/2016 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -SJ 563
3/2/2016 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 563
3/7/2016 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/08/16 -SJ 741
3/8/2016 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 780
• Substituted CS/HJR 275 -SJ 781
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HJR 275 (Passed), CS/HB 277 (Ch. 2016-121) -SJ 781