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SB 516, 82nd R.S.
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the appraised value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran.

Last action: See remarks for effective date

Author: Dan Patrick
Coauthor: John Carona | Carlos Uresti
Sponsor: Allen Fletcher

Remarks: This Act takes effect January 1, 2012, but only if SJR 14 is approved by the voters.

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2011, 82nd R.S.,ch. 1222, General and Special Laws of Texas

Signed legislation


HB 95 (Identical)
HB 313 (Identical)
HB 472 (Similar)
HB 526 (Similar)
HB 576 (Similar)
HB 781 (Identical)

Enabling legislation for: SJR 14

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (House Research Organization)
Introduced (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (Senate Research Center)

Conference Committee:

Conference Committee Report 
House Members: (appointed 05/27/2011) Allen Fletcher (Chair) | Charles "Doc" Anderson | Leo Berman | Dennis Bonnen | Phil King |

Senate Members: (appointed 05/26/2011) Dan Patrick (Chair) | Brian Birdwell | Juan Hinojosa | Joan Huffman | Robert Nichols |

Disabilities, Persons with
Military & Veterans
Property Interests--Homestead

House Committee: Ways & Means (Harvey Hilderbran, Wayne Christian, Gary Elkins, Naomi Gonzalez, Lanham Lyne, Trey Martinez Fischer, Jim Murphy, John Otto, Allan Ritter, Mike Villarreal, Beverly Woolley)
Minutes: May 18 2011
Senate Committee: Finance (Steve Ogden, Tommy Williams, Bob Deuell, Robert Duncan, Kevin Eltife, Craig Estes, Juan Hinojosa, Eddie Lucio, Jr., Jane Nelson, Dan Patrick, Kel Seliger, Florence Shapiro, Royce West, John Whitmire, Judith Zaffirini)
Minutes: March 21 2011 | May 5 2011

Index to Sections Affected

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