Bill Text: TX HJR50 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to exclude from the market value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes the value of any improvement, or any feature incorporated in an improvement, made to the property if the primary purpose of the improvement or feature is compliance with the requirements of standards that address accessible design of buildings or other facilities.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-03-01 - Referred to Ways & Means [HJR50 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-HJR50-Introduced.html
  87R599 TJB-D
 
  By: Raymond H.J.R. No. 50
 
 
 
A JOINT RESOLUTION
  proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature
  to exclude from the market value of real property for ad valorem tax
  purposes the value of any improvement, or any feature incorporated
  in an improvement, made to the property if the primary purpose of
  the improvement or feature is compliance with the requirements of
  standards that address accessible design of buildings or other
  facilities.
         BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 1, Article VIII, Texas Constitution, is
  amended by adding Subsection (k) to read as follows:
         (k)  The Legislature by general law may exclude from the
  market value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes the value
  of any improvement, or any feature incorporated in an improvement,
  made to the property if the primary purpose of the improvement or
  feature is compliance with the requirements of the 2010 Americans
  with Disabilities Act Standards for Accessible Design or any
  successor standards that address accessible design of buildings or
  other facilities and are promulgated under the Americans with
  Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. Section 12101 et seq.) or a
  successor statute. The Legislature by general law may prescribe
  additional eligibility requirements for the exclusion of value
  authorized by this subsection.
         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 to authorize the
  legislature to exclude from the market value of real property for ad
  valorem tax purposes the value of any improvement, or any feature
  incorporated in an improvement, made to the property if the primary
  purpose of the improvement or feature is compliance with the
  requirements of standards that address accessible design of
  buildings or other facilities."
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