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HB 1201: Homestead Tax Exemptions

GENERAL BILL by Moskowitz ; Cortes, B.

Homestead Tax Exemptions; Authorizes property appraisers to contract for examination & audit of homestead exemption claims; specifies terms that must be included in contract; specifies prohibited & required acts by contractor; authorizes property appraiser to retain certain interest earnings; requires that certain unpaid tax liens be included in next tax roll; revises procedures regarding liens on property; provides finding of important state interest.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 House - Died in Local Government Affairs Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/7/2016 House • Filed
    1/12/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 101
    1/13/2016 House • Referred to Finance and Tax Committee; Local Government Affairs Subcommittee; Local and Federal Affairs Committee -HJ 201
    2/1/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax Committee, 02/03/16, 11:30 am, Morris Hall
    2/3/2016 House • Favorable by Finance and Tax Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 385
    • Now in Local Government Affairs Subcommittee -HJ 385
    3/11/2016 House • Died in Local Government Affairs Subcommittee

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  • HB 1201, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/7/2016 at 2:22 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Finance and Tax Committee (Post-Meeting) 2/3/2016 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1324 (c1) Taxation Altman Similar Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died in Finance and Tax, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 499 (Ch. 2016-128)
    Location: In committee/council (FT)

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    196.141 Homestead exemptions; duty of property appraiser. Page 2 (pdf)
    196.161 Homestead exemptions; lien imposed on property of person claiming exemption although not a permanent resident. Page 4 (pdf)
    213.30 Compensation for information relating to a violation of the tax laws. Page 7 (pdf)

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