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CS/SB 1078: Special Election/Surviving Spouse Ad Valorem Tax Reduction

GENERAL BILL by Military and Veterans Affairs and Space ; Wright

Special Election/Surviving Spouse Ad Valorem Tax Reduction; Providing for a special election to be held on August 18, 2020, pursuant to Section 5, Article XI of the State Constitution, for the approval or rejection by the electors of this state of amendments to the State Constitution, proposed by joint resolution, relating to an ad valorem tax discount for spouses of certain deceased veterans who had permanent, combat-related disabilities, the transfer of the ad valorem tax discount to another permanent residence of the surviving spouse under specified conditions, and an effective date if such amendments are adopted, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law, if enacted by a vote of at least three-fourths of the membership of each house of the Legislature and if Senate Joint Resolution 1076, 2020 Regular Session, or a similar joint resolution having substantially the same specific intent and purpose, is adopted by both houses of the Legislature
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Ethics and Elections
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Military and Veterans Affairs and Space (MS)
  2. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/27/2019 Senate • Filed
12/13/2019 Senate • Referred to Military and Veterans Affairs and Space; Ethics and Elections; Rules -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 • CS by Military and Veterans Affairs and Space; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 155
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
1/23/2020 Senate • Now in Ethics and Elections
1/27/2020 Senate • CS by Military and Veterans Affairs and Space read 1st time -SJ 196
1/29/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Ethics and Elections, 02/03/20, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Ethics and Elections