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CS/CS/SJR 778: Homestead Tax Exemption/Spouses of Combat-related Disabled Veterans

JOINT RESOLUTION by Finance and Tax ; Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security ; Altman

Homestead Tax Exemption/Spouses of Combat-related Disabled Veterans; Proposing amendments to the State Constitution to authorize the discount on ad valorem taxes on homestead property which is received by certain veterans who have permanent, combat-related disabilities to carry over upon the death of the veteran to the benefit of a surviving spouse until the surviving spouse remarries or sells or otherwise disposes of the property and to specify that the discount is transferrable to another permanent residence if the surviving spouse remains unmarried, etc.

Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died in Appropriations
Location: In committee/council (AP)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security (MS)
  2. Finance and Tax (FT)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/6/2015 Senate • Filed
11/19/2015 Senate • Referred to Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 58
11/23/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security, 12/01/15, 1:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
12/1/2015 Senate • CS by Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 127
12/2/2015 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
12/3/2015 Senate • Now in Finance and Tax -SJ 127
1/4/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax, 01/11/16, 1:30 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
1/11/2016 Senate • CS/CS by Finance and Tax; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 184
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 58
• CS by Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security read 1st time -SJ 121
1/13/2016 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 184
1/14/2016 Senate • CS/CS by Finance and Tax read 1st time -SJ 210
3/11/2016 Senate • Died in Appropriations