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SJR 886: Homestead Tax Exemption/Surviving Spouse of a Veteran


Homestead Tax Exemption/Surviving Spouse of a Veteran; Proposing amendments to the State Constitution to provide that the homestead property tax discount for certain veterans who had permanent, combat-related disabilities carries over to the benefit of the veteran’s surviving spouse under certain circumstances until he or she remarries or sells or otherwise disposes of the property, to provide that the discount for the surviving spouse is transferrable to another homestead under certain circumstances, and to provide an effective date, etc.

Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Appropriations
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 • Favorable by Military and Veterans Affairs and Space; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 194
• Now in Finance and Tax
4/1/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax, 04/04/19, 12:30 pm, 401 Senate Building
4/4/2019 Senate • Favorable by Finance and Tax; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 325
• Now in Appropriations
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Appropriations