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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)

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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; 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    3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • CS/SB 1078, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/22/2020 at 2:10 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Ethics and Elections (Pre-Meeting) 1/31/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1076 Surviving Spouse Ad Valorem Tax Reduction Wright Linked Last Action: 3/4/2020 S Laid on Table, refer to HJR 877 -SJ 405
    H 881 Special Election Killebrew Identical Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
    H 877 (er) Ad Valorem Tax Discount for Spouses of Certain Deceased Veterans Who Had Permanent, Combat-Related Disabilities Killebrew Compare Last Action: 6/17/2020 Signed by Officers and filed with Secretary of State

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  • SB 1078, Original Filed 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)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1076 Surviving Spouse Ad Valorem Tax Reduction Wright Linked Last Action: 3/4/2020 S Laid on Table, refer to HJR 877 -SJ 405
    H 881 Special Election Killebrew Identical Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
    H 877 Ad Valorem Tax Discount for Spouses of Certain Deceased Veterans Who Had Permanent, Combat-Related Disabilities Killebrew Compare Last Action: 6/17/2020 Signed by Officers and filed with Secretary of State

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    337894 - Amendment
    Delete lines 25 - 35 and insert:
    Military and Veterans Affairs and Space
    (Wright)
    1/21/2020
    7:35 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    1/22/2020
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    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    1/22/2020 8:30 AM Military and Veterans Affairs and Space 7 Yeas - 0 Nays

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