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CS/HB 7159: Ad Valorem Taxation

GENERAL BILL by State Affairs Committee ; Finance and Tax Subcommittee ; Caldwell ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Campbell

Ad Valorem Taxation; Provides that postmark date of commercial mail delivery service is considered date of filing for certain ad valorem applications or returns; allows certain ad valorem communications to be sent electronically in lieu of first-class mail; provides requirements & conditions applicable to such electronic communications; requires property appraiser to publish notices of date of tax roll certifications & extensions on property appraiser's website; provides that change of ownership for purposes of assessing property at just value does not apply to lessees entitled to homestead; extends time for appealing value adjustment board's denial of taxpayer's application to transfer prior homestead assessment limitations to new homestead; provides for taxation & assessment of bioproduction feedstocks & certain personal property; provides assessment methodology for structures used in production of bioproduction feedstocks; authorizes county to waive annual application requirement for reduction in assessed value of homestead property used to provide living quarters for parents or grandparents of owner or spouse of owner; requires property owner to notify property appraiser if reduction no longer applies.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 4/30/2013 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 247 (Ch. 2013-192), CS/CS/HB 437 (Ch. 2013-83), SB 1830 (Ch. 2013-72) -HJ 1016
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
4/5/2013 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 440
4/9/2013 House • Referred to State Affairs Committee -HJ 471
4/12/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 04/16/13, 2:00 pm, Morris Hall
4/16/2013 House • CS by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 687
4/18/2013 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by State Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 681
4/22/2013 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 702
4/29/2013 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/30/13
4/30/2013 House • Substituted SB 1830 -HJ 1016
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 247 (Ch. 2013-192), CS/CS/HB 437 (Ch. 2013-83), SB 1830 (Ch. 2013-72) -HJ 1016