COMMITTEE:     Property Tax 

TIME & DATE:   1:30 PM or upon adjournment
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 

PLACE:         2E.20 (Betty King Cmte. Rm.) 
CHAIR:         Senator Paul Bettencourt 



The Committee will meet to consider pending business and the following:


SB 129         Hinojosa               
Relating to eligibility for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of certain first responders.

SB 347         Flores                 
Relating to eligibility for service on the board of directors of an appraisal district.

SB 652         Campbell               
Relating to procedures and requirements for the issuance of certificates of obligation.

SB 1161        Kolkhorst              
Relating to the determination of the total taxable value of property in a school district under the property value study conducted by the comptroller of public accounts.

SB 1225        Bettencourt            
Relating to requirements for certain petitions requesting an election and ballot propositions.

SB 1227        Bettencourt            
Relating to the date for ordering or holding an election to ratify the ad valorem tax rate of a school district; making conforming changes.

SB 1280        West                   
Relating to the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on an appreciating residence homestead.

SB 1430        Hancock | et al.        
Relating to clarifying certain terminology, including terminology applicable to tax rate calculations, in relation to the ad valorem tax system.

SB 1642        Miles                  
Relating to the authority of an owner of real property sold at a tax sale to transfer the owner's right of redemption to another person.

SB 1856        Paxton                 
Relating to the payment of certain ad valorem tax refunds.

SB 1943        Watson                 
Relating to the ad valorem taxation of heir property.

SB 2219        Bettencourt            
Relating to ballot propositions authorizing political subdivisions to issue bonds or other debt or to impose or change a tax.

SB 2531        Creighton              
Relating to the disposition of an ad valorem tax protest by means of an agreed order.

Public testimony will be limited to 3 minutes. If submitting written

testimony, please provide 20 copies to the committee clerk with your name

and bill number on each copy.



You may register for this hearing using the Senate kiosk located in the

extension hallways, outside the committee room, or by going to






Bills deleted after last posting:

SB 2503


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