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CS/SB 888: Homestead Property Tax Discount

GENERAL BILL by Military and Veterans Affairs and Space ; Brandes

Homestead Property Tax Discount; Providing that if certain conditions are met, the homestead property tax discount for certain disabled veterans carries over to the benefit of the veteran’s surviving spouse until the surviving spouse remarries or sells or otherwise disposes of the homestead property; providing that if the surviving spouse sells the property, the discount may be transferred to his or her new primary residence, subject to certain conditions, etc.

Effective Date: On the effective date of the amendment to the State Constitution proposed by SJR 886 or a similar joint resolution having substantially the same specific intent and purpose, if such amendment to the State Constitution is approved at the general election held in November 2020 or at an earlier special election specifically authorized by law for that purpose
Last Action: 3/14/2019 Senate - CS by Military and Veterans Affairs and Space read 1st time -SJ 242
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Military and Veterans Affairs and Space (MS)
  2. Finance and Tax (FT)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/7/2019 Senate • Filed
2/19/2019 Senate • Referred to Military and Veterans Affairs and Space; Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 98
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 98
3/8/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Military and Veterans Affairs and Space, 03/13/19, 10:00 am, 37 Senate Building
3/13/2019 Senate • CS by Military and Veterans Affairs and Space; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 195
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/14/2019 Senate • Now in Finance and Tax
• CS by Military and Veterans Affairs and Space read 1st time -SJ 242