Bill Text: TX HJR14 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation the total assessed value of the residence homestead of an unpaid caregiver of an individual who is eligible to receive long-term services and supports under the Medicaid program while the individual is on a waiting list for the services and supports.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-03-01 - Referred to Ways & Means [HJR14 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-HJR14-Introduced.html
  87R1117 CJC-D
 
  By: Bernal H.J.R. No. 14
 
 
 
A JOINT RESOLUTION
  proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature
  to exempt from ad valorem taxation the total assessed value of the
  residence homestead of an unpaid caregiver of an individual who is
  eligible to receive long-term services and supports under the
  Medicaid program while the individual is on a waiting list for the
  services and supports.
         BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Article VIII, Texas Constitution, is amended by
  adding Section 1-q to read as follows:
         Sec. 1-q.  The legislature by general law may exempt from ad
  valorem taxation the total assessed value of the residence
  homestead of an unpaid caregiver of an individual who is eligible to
  receive certain long-term services and supports through a program
  established under federal law that provides health care and related
  services and benefits to persons with disabilities and under which
  this state receives federal matching money during the period the
  individual is on a waiting list for the services and supports. The
  legislature by general law may provide additional eligibility
  requirements for the exemption.
         SECTION 2.  This proposed constitutional amendment shall be
  submitted to the voters at an election to be held November 2, 2021.
  The ballot shall be printed to permit voting for or against the
  proposition: "The constitutional amendment authorizing the
  legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation the total assessed
  value of the residence homestead of an unpaid caregiver of an
  individual who is eligible to receive long-term services and
  supports under the Medicaid program while the individual is on a
  waiting list for the services and supports."
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