Bill Text: TX SB283 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-07 - Referred to Finance [SB283 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-SB283-Introduced.html
  86R729 LHC-D
 
  By: Buckingham S.B. No. 283
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of
  state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected
  by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 140.011(a)(2), Local Government Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
               (2)  "Local government" means:
                     (A)  a municipality located wholly or partly in a
  county described by Paragraph (B) [adjacent to a United States
  military installation]; and
                     (B)  a county in which a United States military
  installation is wholly or partly located.
         SECTION 2.  The change in law made by this Act applies to the
  eligibility of a qualified local government to apply for a disabled
  veteran assistance payment beginning with the fiscal year of the
  local government that ends in the 2019 tax year.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
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