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SJR 1076: Surviving Spouse Ad Valorem Tax Reduction

JOINT RESOLUTION by Wright ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Albritton

Surviving Spouse Ad Valorem Tax Reduction; Proposing amendments to the State Constitution to provide for the carryover of the homestead property tax discount for certain veterans with permanent combat-related disabilities to a veteran’s surviving spouse if certain criteria are met, to authorize the transfer of the discount to a surviving spouse’s new homestead property if certain criteria are met, and to provide an effective date, etc.

Last Action: 3/4/2020 Senate - Laid on Table, refer to HJR 877 -SJ 405
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Military and Veterans Affairs and Space (MS)
  2. Finance and Tax (FT)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/27/2019 Senate • Filed
12/13/2019 Senate • Referred to Military and Veterans Affairs and Space; Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 79
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 79
1/17/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Military and Veterans Affairs and Space, 01/22/20, 8:30 am, 37 Senate Building
1/22/2020 Senate • Favorable by Military and Veterans Affairs and Space; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 154
• Now in Finance and Tax
2/10/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax, 02/13/20, 12:30 pm, 401 Senate Building
2/13/2020 Senate • Favorable by Finance and Tax; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 324
2/14/2020 Senate • Now in Appropriations
2/24/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/27/20, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/27/2020 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 357
2/28/2020 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/03/20 -SJ 374
3/3/2020 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 374
3/4/2020 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 405
• Substituted HJR 877 -SJ 405
• Laid on Table, refer to HJR 877 -SJ 405