HB 594

  • Georgia House Bill
  • 2023-2024 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Feb 27, 2023
  • Passed House Mar 23, 2023
  • Passed Senate Mar 29, 2023
  • Signed by Governor May 01, 2023

DeKalb County; increase income cap on homestead exemption for citizens 65 years or older meeting certain income requirements; provisions


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act to provide that each resident of the DeKalb County School District who is 65 years of age or over or disabled and whose net income together with the net income of the spouse and all members of the family who reside at the homestead of such resident does not exceed $15,000.00 per annum shall be granted an exemption from all DeKalb County School District ad valorem taxes in the amount of $14,000.00 of the value of the homestead of such resident, approved March 24, 1988 (Ga. L. 1988, p. 4160), as amended, so as to increase the income cap on said homestead exemption to $37,500.00; to provide for mandatory execution of election and judicial remedies regarding failure to comply; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Bill Sponsors (6)



May 01, 2023


House Date Signed by Governor


Act 154

Georgia General Assembly

Effective Date

Apr 03, 2023


House Sent to Governor

Mar 29, 2023


Senate Passed/Adopted

Mar 27, 2023


Senate Committee Favorably Reported

  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
State and Local Governmental Operations

Mar 23, 2023


Senate Read and Referred

  • Referral-Committee
State and Local Governmental Operations


House Committee Favorably Reported

  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
Intragovernmental Coordination


House Third Readers


House Passed/Adopted

Mar 01, 2023


House Second Readers

Feb 28, 2023


House First Readers

Feb 27, 2023


House Hopper

Bill Text

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HB 594/AP* PDF
LC 47 2129/a PDF
Local Ad PDF

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