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CS/CS/SB 1194: Local Tax Referenda Requirements

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Community Affairs ; Boyd ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Rodrigues

Local Tax Referenda Requirements; Requiring referenda elections related to tourist development taxes, tourist impact taxes, and children’s services and independent special district property taxes to be held on the day of a general election; requiring referenda elections related to increases in county and municipal ad valorem tax millages to be held on the day of a general election; requiring referenda elections related to local option fuel taxes to be held on the day of a general election, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2022
Last Action: 3/2/2022 Senate - Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 777 -SJ 511
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Finance and Tax (FT)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/8/2021 Senate • Filed
1/5/2022 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 80
1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 80
1/13/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 01/18/22, 3:30 pm, 37 Senate Building
1/18/2022 Senate • CS by Community Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 215
1/20/2022 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Community Affairs read 1st time -SJ 216
• Now in Finance and Tax
1/24/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax, 01/27/22, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Building
1/27/2022 Senate • Favorable by Finance and Tax; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 236
• Now in Appropriations
2/21/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/24/22, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/24/2022 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 1 -SJ 454
2/28/2022 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 456
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/22 -SJ 521
3/2/2022 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 511
• Substituted CS/CS/HB 777 -SJ 511
• Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 777 -SJ 511