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CS/CS/HB 455: Tax Exemptions for First Responders and Surviving Spouses

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations Committee ; Ways and Means Committee ; Metz ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Albritton ; Avila ; Cortes, B. ; Daniels ; Eagle ; Edwards ; Eisnaugle ; Fine ; Geller ; Mercado ; Plakon ; Porter ; Spano ; Sprowls ; Willhite ; Williams

Tax Exemptions for First Responders and Surviving Spouses; Provides exemption from ad valorem taxation for certain first responders under specified conditions & surviving spouses of first responders who have died; specifies documentation required to receive exemption; provides criminal penalty for knowingly or willingly giving false information; specifies deadlines for applying for exemption for 2017 tax year.

Effective Date: 6/14/2017
Last Action: 6/15/2017 - Chapter No. 2017-105
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/24/2017 House • Filed
2/6/2017 House • Referred to Ways and Means Committee; Appropriations Committee -HJ 63
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 63
3/17/2017 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Ways and Means Committee, 03/21/17, 4:00 pm, Morris Hall
3/21/2017 House • CS by Ways and Means Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 451
3/23/2017 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Ways and Means Committee read 1st time -HJ 446
3/27/2017 House • Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 463
4/14/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 04/18/17, 9:00 am, Webster Hall
4/18/2017 House • CS/CS by- Appropriations Committee; YEAS 25 NAYS 0 -HJ 746
4/19/2017 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS/CS by Appropriations Committee read 1st time -HJ 745
4/21/2017 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 791
4/24/2017 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/27/17
4/27/2017 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 946
• Amendment(s) adopted (084959) -HJ 947
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/28/2017 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 979
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 117 NAYS 0 -HJ 979
4/28/2017 Senate • In Messages
4/29/2017 Senate • Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Community Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 605
5/1/2017 Senate • Received -SJ 604
5/4/2017 Senate • Withdrawn from Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Community Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 863
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 863
• Substituted for CS/CS/CS/SB 764 -SJ 863
• Read 2nd time -SJ 863
• Placed on 3rd reading
5/5/2017 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 906
• CS passed; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 906
5/5/2017 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1262
5/30/2017 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/14/2017 • Approved by Governor
6/15/2017 • Chapter No. 2017-105