FL H0879 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 7-1)
Status: Enrolled on March 5 2020 - 75% progression
Action: 2020-03-05 - Ordered enrolled
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Authorizes surviving spouses of certain permanently disabled veterans to carry over certain discount on ad valorem taxes on homestead property under specified conditions; authorizes discount to be transferred to another permanent residence under specified conditions; provides procedure by which applicant may file application after specified date & request discount; authorizes DOR to adopt emergency rules.

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Surviving Spouse Ad Valorem Tax Reduction


Roll Calls

2020-03-05 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#32 (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-03-04 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#522 (Y: 114 N: 0 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-03-05HouseOrdered enrolled
2020-03-05SenatePassed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 460
2020-03-05SenateRead 3rd time
2020-03-04SenatePlaced on 3rd reading
2020-03-04SenateRead 2nd time
2020-03-04SenateSubstituted for CS/SB 1074
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 114 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 22 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 14 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

H877 (Related) 2020-06-17 - Signed by Officers and filed with Secretary of State
S1074 (Same As) 2020-03-04 - Laid on Table, refer to HB 879
H881 (Similar To) 2020-03-14 - Died in Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
S1076 (Similar To) 2020-03-04 - Laid on Table, refer to HJR 877

Code Citations

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