FL H0877 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 7-2)
Status: Passed on June 17 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-06-17 - Signed by Officers and filed with Secretary of State
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Proposes amendments to State Constitution to authorize surviving spouse of deceased veteran to carry over certain discounts on ad valorem taxes on homestead property until surviving spouse remarries or sells or otherwise disposes of property, if, upon veteran's death, veteran had permanent, combat-related disabilities; authorizes discount to be transferred to another permanent residence if surviving spouse has not remarried.

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Ad Valorem Tax Discount for Spouses of Certain Deceased Veterans Who Had Permanent, Combat-Related Disabilities


Roll Calls

2020-03-05 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#33 (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-03-04 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#521 (Y: 115 N: 0 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-06-17 Signed by Officers and filed with Secretary of State
2020-03-05HouseOrdered enrolled
2020-03-05SenatePassed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0
2020-03-05SenateRead 3rd time
2020-03-04SenatePlaced on 3rd reading
2020-03-04SenateRead 2nd time
2020-03-04SenateSubstituted for SJR 1076
2020-03-04SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2020-03-04SenateWithdrawn from Military and Veterans Affairs and Space; Finance and Tax; Appropriations
2020-03-04SenateReferred to Military and Veterans Affairs and Space; Finance and Tax; Appropriations
2020-03-04SenateIn Messages
2020-03-04HousePassed; YEAS 115 NAYS 0
2020-03-04HouseRead 3rd time
2020-03-03HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2020-03-03HouseRead 2nd time
2020-02-27HousePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 03/03/20
2020-02-20HousePlaced on Calendar
2020-02-20HouseFavorable by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 21 NAYS 0
2020-02-18HouseOn Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 02/20/20, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
2020-02-11HouseNow in State Affairs Committee
2020-02-11HouseFavorable by Ways and Means Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0
2020-02-07HouseOn Committee agenda-- Ways and Means Committee, 02/11/20, 9:30 am, Morris Hall
2020-01-15HouseNow in Ways and Means Committee
2020-01-15HouseFavorable by Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0
2020-01-13HouseOn Committee agenda-- Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee, 01/15/20, 9:30 am, 12 HOB
2019-12-12HouseReferred to Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Ways and Means Committee; State Affairs Committee

Same As/Similar To

H879 (Related) 2020-03-05 - Ordered enrolled
H881 (Related) 2020-03-14 - Died in Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
S1076 (Same As) 2020-03-04 - Laid on Table, refer to HJR 877
S1074 (Similar To) 2020-03-04 - Laid on Table, refer to HB 879
S1078 (Similar To) 2020-03-14 - Died in Ethics and Elections

Florida State Sources

Bill Comments