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CS/SB 1662: Property Tax Exemption for Disabled Veterans

GENERAL BILL by Community Affairs ; Albritton ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Broxson

Property Tax Exemption for Disabled Veterans; Providing that certain veterans and their surviving spouses receiving a certain homestead tax exemption may apply for and receive a prorated refund of property taxes paid on new homestead property acquired during a certain timeframe; requiring the property appraiser to immediately make certain entries upon the tax rolls to allow the prorated refund, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/9/2020 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1249 (Ch. 2020-140) -SJ 544
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Finance and Tax (FT)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/10/2020 Senate • Filed
    1/17/2020 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 163
    1/22/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 163
    1/29/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 02/03/20, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Building --Temporarily Postponed
    2/5/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 02/10/20, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Building
    2/10/2020 Senate • CS by Community Affairs; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 307
    2/12/2020 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • Now in Finance and Tax
    2/13/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax, 02/18/20, 4:00 pm, 401 Senate Building
    • CS by Community Affairs read 1st time -SJ 310
    2/18/2020 Senate • Favorable by Finance and Tax; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 324
    2/19/2020 Senate • Now in Appropriations
    2/27/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/03/20, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
    3/3/2020 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 411
    3/4/2020 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    3/5/2020 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/09/20 -SJ 550
    3/9/2020 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 543
    • Substituted CS/CS/HB 1249 -SJ 544
    • Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1249 (Ch. 2020-140) -SJ 544

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  • CS/SB 1662, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/12/2020 at 3:38 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Finance and Tax (Pre-Meeting) 2/17/2020 (pdf)
    Finance and Tax (Post-Meeting) 2/18/2020 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 3/2/2020 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 3/4/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1249 (er) Transfer of Tax Exemption for Veterans Sullivan Similar Last Action: 6/30/2020 Chapter No. 2020-140

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    2/18/2020 4:00 PM Finance and Tax 8 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/3/2020 1:00 PM Appropriations 18 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    196.011 Annual application required for exemption. Page 1 (pdf)
    196.081 Exemption for certain permanently and totally disabled veterans and for surviving spouses of veterans; exemption for surviving spouses of first responders who die in the line of duty. Page 2 (pdf)

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  • SB 1662, Original Filed Version Posted 1/10/2020 at 8:35 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Community Affairs (Pre-Meeting) 1/31/2020 (pdf)
    Community Affairs (Post-Meeting) 2/12/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1249 (c1) Transfer of Tax Exemption for Veterans Sullivan Compare Last Action: 6/30/2020 Chapter No. 2020-140

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    166378 - Amendment
    Delete lines 48 - 62 and insert:
    Community Affairs
    (Albritton)
    1/31/2020
    3:44 PM
    No Action
    2/12/2020
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 972868 - Substitute Amendment (166378)
    Delete lines 48 - 62 and insert:
    Community Affairs
    (Albritton)
    2/7/2020
    3:35 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/12/2020
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    2/10/2020 4:00 PM Community Affairs 5 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    196.011 Annual application required for exemption. Page 1 (pdf)
    196.081 Exemption for certain permanently and totally disabled veterans and for surviving spouses of veterans; exemption for surviving spouses of first responders who die in the line of duty. Page 2 (pdf)

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