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HB 163

  • Georgia House Bill
  • 2019-2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • Passed House Feb 13, 2019
  • Passed Senate Feb 25, 2019
  • Governor

Jefferson, City of; independent school district ad valorem tax; change net income limitation


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act providing a homestead exemption from City of Jefferson independent school district ad valorem taxes for educational purposes in the amount of $10,000.00 of the assessed value of the homestead for certain residents of that school district who are 62 years of age or over and an additional homestead exemption in the amount of $20,000.00 of the assessed value of the homestead for certain residents of that school district who are 65 years of age or over and whose net income, excluding certain retirement income, does not exceed $18,000.00, approved April 25, 2002 (Ga. L. 2002, p. 4353), as amended, so as to change the net income limitation for receiving such exemptions from $18,000.00 to $25,000.00, not including certain retirement income; to provide for a referendum, effective dates, and automatic repeal; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Bill Sponsors (1)

Tommy Benton

  • Republican
  • lower
  • 31


Feb 13, 2019


Apr 30, 2019

Georgia General Assembly

Effective Date


House Date Signed by Governor


Act 100

Apr 04, 2019


House Sent to Governor

Feb 25, 2019


Senate Committee Favorably Reported

  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
State and Local Governmental Operations


Senate Passed/Adopted

Feb 14, 2019


Senate Read and Referred

  • Referral-Committee
State and Local Governmental Operations

Feb 13, 2019


House Passed/Adopted


House Committee Favorably Reported

  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
Intragovernmental Coordination


House Third Readers

Feb 08, 2019


House Second Readers

Feb 07, 2019


House First Readers

Feb 06, 2019


House Hopper

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Local Ad PDF
LC 28 8946/a PDF
HB 163/AP* PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
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