Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Paul Bettencourt
88th Legislature First Called Session
Report Date: 5/26/2024

Number of Bills: 6

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (5):
SB 1 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/30/2023 H Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to a reduction in the maximum compressed tax rate of a school district and additional state aid for certain school districts impacted by compression, an increase in the amount of certain exemptions from ad valorem taxation by a school district applicable to residence homesteads, an adjustment in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect increases in the exemption amounts, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.

SB 26 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/27/2023 H Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to providing property tax relief through the public school finance system, exemptions, and limitations on taxes and providing franchise tax relief.

SJR 1 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/30/2023 H Received from the Senate
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district applicable to residence homesteads, to adjust the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect increases in certain exemption amounts, and to except certain appropriations to pay for school district ad valorem tax relief from the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations.

SJR 2 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/27/2023 H Received from the Senate
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district applicable to residence homesteads, to adjust the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect increases in certain exemption amounts, and to except certain appropriations to pay for school district ad valorem tax relief from the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations.

SR 16 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/15/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the grand opening of the George H. W. Bush Community Center.

Additional Primary Authors (1):
SR 35 Author: Birdwell | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Campbell | Creighton | et al.
Last Action: 06/21/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Adopting Rules of Impeachment of Warren Kenneth Paxton Jr., Attorney General of the State of Texas.

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