Bill:  SB 15 
Legislative Session: 85(R) Council Document: 85R 3734 CJC-D
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Last Action:06/09/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption Version:Enrolled
Caption Text:Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.
Author:Huffines | Hall | Hancock | Taylor, Van | West
Coauthor:Bettencourt | Creighton | Estes | Garcia | Hinojosa | Lucio | Menéndez | Rodríguez | Taylor, Larry
Sponsor:Fallon | Button | Turner | Raymond | Geren
Cosponsor:Alonzo | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Bailes | Bell | Bernal | Biedermann | Blanco | Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Burkett | Burns | Burrows | Cain | Canales | Capriglione | Cook | Cortez | Cosper | Craddick | Cyrier | Dale | Darby | Dean | Elkins | Faircloth | Flynn | Frank | Frullo | Gervin-Hawkins | Gonzales, Larry | Guerra | Guillen | Hefner | Herrero | Hinojosa, Gina | Holland | Howard | Hunter | Isaac | Keough | King, Phil | King, Tracy O. | Klick | Koop | Krause | Kuempel | Lambert | Landgraf | Lang | Larson | Laubenberg | Leach | Lozano | Lucio III | Martinez, "Mando" | Metcalf | Meyer | Miller | Minjarez | Moody | Morrison, Geanie W. | Muñoz, Jr. | Murr | Neave | Oliverson | Paddie | Parker | Paul | Perez | Phelan | Phillips | Pickett | Rinaldi | Roberts | Rodriguez, Eddie | Rodriguez, Justin | Romero, Jr. | Sanford | Schaefer | Schofield | Schubert | Shaheen | Sheffield | Shine | Simmons | Springer | Stephenson | Stucky | Swanson | Thompson, Ed | Tinderholt | Uresti, Tomas | VanDeaver | White | Wilson | Workman | Wray | Wu | Zedler | Zerwas
Subjects:Fire Fighters & Police--General (I0370)
Health--Emergency Services & Personnel (I0384)
Law Enforcement (I0510)
Property Interests--Homestead (I0616)
Taxation--Property-Appraisals & Appraisal Districts (I0792)
Taxation--Property-Exemptions (I0793)
Companion:HB 570 by Button, Identical
HB 2524 by Fallon, Identical
Enabling Information:Enabling legislation for SJR 1.
Remarks:This Act takes effect January 1, 2018, but only if SJR 1 is approved by the voters.
Senate Committee:Finance
Status:Out of committee
Vote:Ayes=14   Nays=0   Present Not Voting=0   Absent=1
House Committee:Ways & Means
Status:Out of committee
Vote:Ayes=10   Nays=0   Present Not Voting=0   Absent=1
Actions: (descending date order)
Viewing Votes: Most Recent House Vote | Most Recent Senate Vote
Description Comment Date       Time       Journal Page
 See remarks for effective date      06/09/2017    
 Signed by the Governor      06/09/2017     4244
 Sent to the Governor      05/26/2017     3699
 Signed in the House      05/26/2017     5566
 Signed in the Senate      05/25/2017     3317
 Reported enrolled      05/24/2017     3504
 House passage reported      05/24/2017     2963
 Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal      05/24/2017     4606
 Record vote   RV#1721   05/24/2017     4605
 Passed      05/24/2017     4605
 Read 3rd time      05/24/2017     4605
 Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal      05/24/2017     4580
 Record vote   RV#1710   05/24/2017     4580
 Constitutional three day rule suspended      05/24/2017     4580
 Record vote   RV#1673   05/23/2017     4473
 Passed to 3rd reading      05/23/2017     4473
 Read 2nd time      05/23/2017     4472
 Placed on General State Calendar      05/23/2017    
 Considered in Calendars      05/20/2017    
 Committee report sent to Calendars      05/19/2017    
 Committee report distributed      05/19/2017   08:14 PM 
 Comte report filed with Committee Coordinator      05/19/2017     4004
 Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)      05/18/2017    
 Considered in formal meeting      05/18/2017    
 Referred to Ways & Means      04/18/2017   12:28 PM  1572
 Read first time      04/18/2017     1572
 Received from the Senate      03/14/2017     656
 Reported engrossed      03/13/2017     528
 Remarks ordered printed      03/13/2017     474
 Record vote      03/13/2017     474
 Passed      03/13/2017     474
 Read 3rd time      03/13/2017     474
 Record vote      03/13/2017     473
 Three day rule suspended      03/13/2017     473
 Vote recorded in Journal      03/13/2017     473
 Passed to engrossment as amended      03/13/2017     473
 Vote recorded in Journal      03/13/2017     473
 Amended      03/13/2017     473
 Amendment(s) offered   FA1 Huffines   03/13/2017     473
 Read 2nd time      03/13/2017     473
 Record vote      03/13/2017     473
 Rules suspended-Regular order of business      03/13/2017     473
 Co-author authorized      03/13/2017     484
 Co-author authorized      03/08/2017     465
 Placed on intent calendar      03/07/2017    
 Co-author authorized      03/07/2017     436
 Committee report printed and distributed      03/01/2017   11:12 AM 
 Reported favorably w/o amendments      03/01/2017     395
 Considered in public hearing      02/28/2017    
 Scheduled for public hearing on . . .      02/28/2017    
 Co-author authorized      02/21/2017     308
 Referred to Finance      01/24/2017     91
 Read first time      01/24/2017     91
 Filed      11/22/2016    
 Received by the Secretary of the Senate      11/22/2016