TX HB1544 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Vetoed on June 18 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-06-18 - Vetoed by the Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Relating to the eligibility of land to continue to be appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if the land is temporarily used for sand mining operations; authorizing a fee.

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Relating to the eligibility of land to continue to be appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if the land is temporarily used for sand mining operations; authorizing a fee.


Roll Calls

2021-05-20 - House - House concurs in Senate amendment(s) RV#1265 (Y: 143 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2021-05-14 - Senate - Read 3rd time (Y: 25 N: 5 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-05-14 - Senate - Three day rule suspended (Y: 25 N: 5 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-05-14 - Senate - Read 2nd time & passed to 3rd reading (Y: 25 N: 5 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-05-14 - Senate - Rules suspended-Regular order of business (Y: 25 N: 5 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-04-13 - House - Read 3rd time RV#166 (Y: 146 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2021-06-18 Vetoed by the Governor
2021-05-24 Sent to the Governor
2021-05-24SenateSigned in the Senate
2021-05-23HouseSigned in the House
2021-05-20HouseReported enrolled
2021-05-20SenateHouse concurs in Senate amendment(s)-reported
2021-05-20HouseStatement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
2021-05-20HouseText of Senate Amendment(s)
2021-05-20HouseRecord vote RV#1265
2021-05-20HouseHouse concurs in Senate amendment(s)
2021-05-14HouseSenate Amendments Analysis distributed
2021-05-14HouseSenate Amendments distributed
2021-05-14HouseSenate passage as amended reported
2021-05-14SenateRecord vote
2021-05-14SenateRead 3rd time
2021-05-14SenateRecord vote
2021-05-14SenateThree day rule suspended
2021-05-14SenateRecord vote
2021-05-14SenateRead 2nd time & passed to 3rd reading
2021-05-14SenateRecord vote
2021-05-14SenateRules suspended-Regular order of business
2021-05-13SenatePlaced on intent calendar
2021-05-11SenateCommittee report printed and distributed
2021-05-11SenateReported favorably as substituted
2021-05-10SenateTestimony taken in committee
2021-05-10SenateConsidered in public hearing
2021-05-10SenateScheduled for public hearing on . . .
2021-04-14SenateReferred to Finance
2021-04-14SenateRead first time
2021-04-13SenateReceived from the House
2021-04-13HouseReported engrossed
2021-04-13HouseStatement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
2021-04-13HouseRecord vote RV#166
2021-04-13HouseRead 3rd time
2021-04-12HouseNonrecord vote recorded in Journal
2021-04-12HousePassed to engrossment
2021-04-12HouseRead 2nd time
2021-04-12HousePlaced on General State Calendar
2021-04-09HouseConsidered in Calendars
2021-04-07HouseCommittee report sent to Calendars
2021-04-06HouseCommittee report distributed
2021-04-06HouseComte report filed with Committee Coordinator
2021-03-30HouseReported favorably w/o amendment(s)
2021-03-30HouseConsidered in public hearing
2021-03-23HouseLeft pending in committee
2021-03-23HouseConsidered in public hearing
2021-03-23HouseScheduled for public hearing on . . .
2021-03-08HouseReferred to Natural Resources
2021-03-08HouseRead first time


Texas State Sources

Roll Callhttps://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/RecordVote.aspx?LegSess=87R&Bill=HB1544&RcdVtNo=166&Ch=H&Dt=04/13/2021
Roll Callhttp://www.journals.senate.state.tx.us/sjrnl/87r/pdf/87RSJ05-14-F.PDF#page=13
Roll Callhttp://www.journals.senate.state.tx.us/sjrnl/87r/pdf/87RSJ05-14-F.PDF#page=14
Roll Callhttps://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/RecordVote.aspx?LegSess=87R&Bill=HB1544&RcdVtNo=1265&Ch=H&Dt=05/20/2021

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