CS/HB 357: Homestead Exemptions for Seniors
GENERAL BILL by Finance and Tax Committee ; Oliva ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Abruzzo ; Campbell ; Costello ; Gonzalez ; Hukill ; Kiar ; Lopez-Cantera ; Nunez ; Snyder ; Trujillo
Homestead Exemptions for Seniors; Authorizes board of county commissioners of county or governing authority of municipality to adopt ordinance granting additional homestead tax exemption equal to specified amount, or additional homestead tax exemption equal to assessed value of property with just value lower than specified amount, or both such exemptions, to owner who has maintained permanent residency on property or permanent residency on property for specified duration, who has attained age 65, & whose household income does not exceed specified amount; provides definitions applicable to such additional exemption; provides applicability of requirements relating to adoption of local ordinance granting such exemption; provides appropriation; provides application. APPROPRIATION: $93,403
Last Action: 4/7/2012 - Chapter No. 2012-57, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HJR 169 (Passed)
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Finance and Tax Committee; Community and Military Affairs Subcommittee; Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 36
• Introduced -HJ 36
• On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax Committee, 02/07/12, 3:45 pm, 404 HOB
• CS by Finance and Tax Committee; YEAS 23 NAYS 0 -HJ 572
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Finance and Tax Committee read 1st time -HJ 568
• Original reference(s) removed: Community and Military Affairs Subcommittee
• CS referred to Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 576
• Now in Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 576
• On Committee agenda-- Economic Affairs Committee, 02/17/12, 8:00 am, Reed Hall
• Favorable by- Economic Affairs Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 683
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 684
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/22/12
• Read 2nd time -HJ 731
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 784
• CS passed; YEAS 115 NAYS 0 -HJ 785
• In Messages
• Received -SJ 815
• Referred to Community Affairs; Judiciary; Budget Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Budget -SJ 815
• Withdrawn from Community Affairs; Judiciary; Budget Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Budget -SJ 1337
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 1337
• Substituted for CS/SB 1738 -SJ 1337
• Read 2nd time -SJ 1337
• Read 3rd time -SJ 1337
• CS passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 1337
• Ordered enrolled -HJ 1713
• Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
• Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2012-57, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HJR 169 (Passed)
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