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SB 484: First Responder Property Tax Exemption

GENERAL BILL by Simmons ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Book ; Baxley ; Gruters

First Responder Property Tax Exemption; Revising the definition of the term “first responder” for purposes of eligibility for the tax exemption to include a law enforcement officer or firefighter who, before becoming a resident of this state, sustained a total and permanent disability in the line of duty while serving as a full-time paid law enforcement officer or firefighter in another state; defining the term “law enforcement officer," etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Finance and Tax
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
    10/8/2019 Senate • Filed
    11/1/2019 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 38
    12/2/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 12/09/19, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Building
    12/9/2019 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 132
    12/10/2019 Senate • Now in Finance and Tax
    1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 38
    3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Finance and Tax

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  • SB 484, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 10/8/2019 at 2:54 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Community Affairs (Pre-Meeting) 12/6/2019 (pdf)
    Community Affairs (Post-Meeting) 12/9/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 281 First Responder Property Tax Exemption Hattersley, Smith Similar Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    12/9/2019 4:00 PM Community Affairs 5 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    196.102 Exemption for certain totally and permanently disabled first responders; surviving spouse carryover. Page 1 (pdf)

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