John Whitmire

  • Texas
  • Senator
  • Democrat
  • District 15

Capitol Office

P.O. Box 12068 Capitol Station Austin, TX 78711

Phone 512-463-0115

Serving District 15

Sponsored Bills


SB 1

Relating to a reduction in the maximum compressed tax rate of a school district and additional state aid for certain school districts impacted by compression, an increase in the amount of certain exemptions from ad valorem taxation by a school district applicable to residence homesteads, an adjustment in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect increases in the exemption amounts, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.

  • Introduced May 30 2023

SJR 1

Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district applicable to residence homesteads, to adjust the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect increases in certain exemption amounts, and to except certain appropriations to pay for school district ad valorem tax relief from the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations.

  • Introduced May 30 2023

SR 735

Adopting rules to govern its proceedings in the trial of Warren Kenneth Paxton Jr., Attorney General, upon articles of impeachment presented by the House of Representatives.

  • Introduced May 29 2023

SR 678

Requesting Congress to reimburse the State of Texas for funds used to meet federal obligations to secure the southern border.

  • Introduced May 29 2023
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Recent Votes


May 30, 2021

Whitmire voted No

HB 20

Pass

passage

Whitmire voted No

SB 155

Pass

passage

Whitmire voted No

SR 551

Pass

passage


Sources

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