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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)

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  • 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

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  • SJR 1076, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/27/2019 at 1:44 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Military and Veterans Affairs and Space (Pre-Meeting) 1/21/2020 (pdf)
    Military and Veterans Affairs and Space (Post-Meeting) 1/22/2020 (pdf)
    Finance and Tax (Pre-Meeting) 2/12/2020 (pdf)
    Finance and Tax (Post-Meeting) 2/13/2020 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 2/26/2020 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 2/28/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (5)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1074 (c1) Surviving Spouse Ad Valorem Tax Reduction Wright Linked Last Action: 3/4/2020 S Laid on Table, refer to HB 879 -SJ 405
    S 1078 (c1) Special Election/Surviving Spouse Ad Valorem Tax Reduction Wright Linked Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Ethics and Elections
    H 877 (er) Ad Valorem Tax Discount for Spouses of Certain Deceased Veterans Who Had Permanent, Combat-Related Disabilities Killebrew Identical Last Action: 3/5/2020 H Ordered enrolled -HJ 805
    H 879 (er) Surviving Spouse Ad Valorem Tax Reduction Killebrew Compare Last Action: 3/5/2020 H Ordered enrolled -HJ 805
    H 881 Special Election Killebrew Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee

    Committee Votes (3)

    Date Committee Result
    1/22/2020 8:30 AM Military and Veterans Affairs and Space 7 Yeas - 0 Nays
    2/13/2020 12:30 PM Finance and Tax 7 Yeas - 0 Nays
    2/27/2020 9:00 AM Appropriations 19 Yeas - 0 Nays

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