TX SB15 | 2017-2018 | 85th Legislature


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 89-34)
Status: Passed on June 9 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-06-09 - See remarks for effective date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.

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Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.


Sen. Donald Huffines [R]Sen. Bob Hall [R]Sen. Kelly Hancock [R]Sen. Nicholas Taylor [R]
Sen. Royce West [D]Sen. Paul Bettencourt [R]Sen. Charles Creighton [R]Sen. Craig Estes [R]
Sen. Sylvia Garcia [D]Sen. Juan Hinojosa [D]Sen. Eddie Lucio [D]Sen. Jose Menendez [D]
Sen. Jose Rodriguez [D]Sen. Larry Taylor [R]Sen. Pat Fallon [R]Rep. Angie Button [R]
Rep. Chris Turner [D]Rep. Richard Raymond [D]Rep. Charlie Geren [R]Rep. Roberto Alonzo [D]
Rep. Rafael Anchia [D]Rep. Charles Anderson [R]Rep. Rodney Anderson [R]Rep. Trent Ashby [R]
Rep. Ernest Bailes [R]Rep. Cecil Bell [R]Rep. Diego Bernal [D]Rep. Kyle Biedermann [R]
Rep. Cesar Blanco [D]Rep. Dwayne Bohac [R]Rep. Dennis Bonnen [R]Rep. Greg Bonnen [R]
Rep. Cindy Burkett [R]Rep. Dewayne Burns [R]Rep. Dustin Burrows [R]Rep. Briscoe Cain [R]
Rep. Terry Canales [D]Rep. Giovanni Capriglione [R]Rep. Byron Cook [R]Rep. Philip Cortez [D]
Rep. Scott Cosper [R]Rep. Tom Craddick [R]Rep. John Cyrier [R]Rep. Tony Dale [R]
Rep. Drew Darby [R]Rep. Jay Dean [R]Rep. Gary Elkins [R]Rep. Wayne Faircloth [R]
Rep. Dan Flynn [R]Rep. James Frank [R]Rep. John Frullo [R]Rep. Barbara Gervin-Hawkins [D]
Rep. Larry Gonzales [R]Rep. Robert Guerra [D]Rep. Ryan Guillen [D]Rep. Cole Hefner [R]
Rep. Abel Herrero [D]Rep. Gina Hinojosa [D]Rep. Justin Holland [R]Rep. Donna Howard [D]
Rep. Todd Hunter [R]Rep. Jason Isaac [R]Rep. Mark Keough [R]Rep. Phil King [R]
Rep. Tracy King [D]Rep. Stephanie Klick [R]Rep. Linda Koop [R]Rep. Matt Krause [R]
Rep. John Kuempel [R]Rep. Stan Lambert [R]Rep. Brooks Landgraf [R]Rep. Mike Lang [R]
Rep. Lyle Larson [R]Rep. Jodie Laubenberg [R]Rep. Jeff Leach [R]Rep. J.M. Lozano [R]
Rep. Eddie Lucio [D]Rep. Armando Martinez [D]Rep. William Metcalf [R]Rep. Morgan Meyer [R]
Rep. Rick Miller [R]Rep. Ina Minjarez [D]Rep. Joseph Moody [D]Rep. Geanie Morrison [R]
Rep. Sergio Munoz [D]Rep. Andrew Murr [R]Rep. Victoria Neave [D]Rep. Tom Oliverson [R]
Rep. Chris Paddie [R]Rep. Tan Parker [R]Rep. Dennis Paul [R]Rep. Mary Perez [D]
Rep. Dade Phelan [R]Rep. Larry Phillips [R]Rep. Joe Pickett [D]Rep. Matt Rinaldi [R]
Rep. Kevin Roberts [R]Rep. Eddie Rodriguez [D]Rep. Justin Rodriguez [D]Rep. Ramon Romero [D]
Rep. Scott Sanford [R]Rep. Matt Schaefer [R]Rep. Mike Schofield [R]Rep. Leighton Schubert [R]
Rep. Matthew Shaheen [R]Rep. J.D. Sheffield [R]Rep. Hugh Shine [R]Rep. Ron Simmons [R]
Rep. Drew Springer [R]Rep. Phil Stephenson [R]Rep. Lynn Stucky [R]Rep. Valoree Swanson [R]
Rep. Ed Thompson [R]Rep. Tony Tinderholt [R]Rep. Tomas Uresti [D]Rep. Gary Vandeaver [R]
Rep. James White [R]Rep. Terry Wilson [R]Rep. Paul Workman [R]Rep. John Wray [R]
Rep. Eugene Wu [D]Rep. William Zedler [R]Rep. John Zerwas [R]

Roll Calls

2017-05-24 - House - Read 3rd time RV#1721 (Y: 135 N: 3 NV: 2 Abs: 10) [PASS]
2017-05-24 - House - Constitutional three day rule suspended RV#1710 (Y: 141 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 8) [PASS]
2017-05-23 - House - Read 2nd time RV#1673 (Y: 147 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2017-03-13 - Senate - Read 3rd time (Y: 31 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-03-13 - Senate - Three day rule suspended (Y: 0 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [FAIL]
2017-03-13 - Senate - Rules suspended-Regular order of business (Y: 0 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [FAIL]


2017-06-09 See remarks for effective date
2017-06-09 Signed by the Governor
2017-05-26 Sent to the Governor
2017-05-26HouseSigned in the House
2017-05-25SenateSigned in the Senate
2017-05-24SenateReported enrolled
2017-05-24SenateHouse passage reported
2017-05-24HouseStatement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
2017-05-24HouseRecord vote
2017-05-24HouseRead 3rd time
2017-05-24HouseStatement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
2017-05-24HouseRecord vote
2017-05-24HouseConstitutional three day rule suspended
2017-05-23HouseRecord vote
2017-05-23HousePassed to 3rd reading
2017-05-23HouseRead 2nd time
2017-05-23HousePlaced on General State Calendar
2017-05-20HouseConsidered in Calendars
2017-05-19HouseCommittee report sent to Calendars
2017-05-19HouseCommittee report distributed
2017-05-19HouseComte report filed with Committee Coordinator
2017-05-18HouseReported favorably w/o amendment(s)
2017-05-18HouseConsidered in formal meeting
2017-04-18HouseReferred to Ways & Means
2017-04-18HouseRead first time
2017-03-14HouseReceived from the Senate
2017-03-13SenateReported engrossed
2017-03-13SenateRemarks ordered printed
2017-03-13SenateRecord vote
2017-03-13SenateRead 3rd time
2017-03-13SenateRecord vote
2017-03-13SenateThree day rule suspended
2017-03-13SenateVote recorded in Journal
2017-03-13SenatePassed to engrossment as amended
2017-03-13SenateVote recorded in Journal
2017-03-13SenateAmendment(s) offered
2017-03-13SenateRead 2nd time
2017-03-13SenateRecord vote
2017-03-13SenateRules suspended-Regular order of business
2017-03-13SenateCo-author authorized
2017-03-08SenateCo-author authorized
2017-03-07SenatePlaced on intent calendar
2017-03-07SenateCo-author authorized
2017-03-01SenateCommittee report printed and distributed
2017-03-01SenateReported favorably w/o amendments
2017-02-28SenateConsidered in public hearing
2017-02-28SenateScheduled for public hearing on . . .
2017-02-21SenateCo-author authorized
2017-01-24SenateReferred to Finance
2017-01-24SenateRead first time
2016-11-22SenateReceived by the Secretary of the Senate

Same As/Similar To

SJR1 (Enabling for) 2017-05-25 - Filed with the Secretary of State


Texas State Sources

Roll Callhttp://www.journals.senate.state.tx.us/sjrnl/85r/pdf/85RSJ03-13-F.PDF#page=7
Roll Callhttp://www.journals.senate.state.tx.us/sjrnl/85r/pdf/85RSJ03-13-F.PDF#page=8
Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.tx.us/BillLookup/RecordVote.aspx?LegSess=85R&Bill=SB15&RcdVtNo=1673&Ch=H&Dt=05/23/2017
Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.tx.us/BillLookup/RecordVote.aspx?LegSess=85R&Bill=SB15&RcdVtNo=1710&Ch=H&Dt=05/24/2017
Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.tx.us/BillLookup/RecordVote.aspx?LegSess=85R&Bill=SB15&RcdVtNo=1721&Ch=H&Dt=05/24/2017

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