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CS/SB 816: Homestead Property Tax Discount for Disabled Veterans

GENERAL BILL by Finance and Tax ; Altman

Homestead Property Tax Discount for Disabled Veterans; Providing for the transfer of a certain discount on ad valorem taxes on homestead property to the surviving spouse of a specified disabled veteran under certain circumstances; providing for the transfer of the discount by the surviving spouse to a new residence under certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: January 1, 2017, if SJR 778, or a similar joint resolution having substantially the same specific intent and purpose, is approved by the electors at the general election to be held in November 2016 or at an earlier special election specifically authorized by law for that purpose
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
11/10/2015 Senate • Filed
11/19/2015 Senate • Referred to Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 60
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 • Favorable by Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 125
• Now in Finance and Tax -SJ 125
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 by Finance and Tax; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 184
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 60
1/13/2016 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 184
1/14/2016 Senate • CS by Finance and Tax read 1st time -SJ 210
3/11/2016 Senate • Died in Appropriations