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  1. Introduced Nov 22, 2016
  2. Passed Senate Mar 13, 2017
  3. Passed House May 24, 2017
  4. Signed into Law Jun 9, 2017

SB 15

Texas Senate Bill

Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.
Session:
85th Legislature (2017)
Bill Subjects:
Housing and Property Public Services Health Budget, Spending, and Taxes Crime
Sponsors (123):

Votes

Actions

Date Chamber  
Jun 9, 2017 Executive See remarks for effective date
Jun 9, 2017 Executive Signed by the Governor
May 26, 2017 Executive Sent to the Governor
May 26, 2017 House Signed in the House
May 25, 2017 Senate Signed in the Senate
May 24, 2017 Senate Reported enrolled
May 24, 2017 Senate House passage reported
May 24, 2017 House Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
May 24, 2017 House Record vote
May 24, 2017 House Passed
May 24, 2017 House Read 3rd time
May 24, 2017 House Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
May 24, 2017 House Record vote
May 24, 2017 House Constitutional three day rule suspended
May 23, 2017 House Record vote
May 23, 2017 House Passed to 3rd reading
May 23, 2017 House Read 2nd time
May 23, 2017 House Placed on General State Calendar
May 20, 2017 House Considered in Calendars
May 19, 2017 House Committee report sent to Calendars
May 19, 2017 House Committee report distributed
May 19, 2017 House Comte report filed with Committee Coordinator
May 18, 2017 House Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
May 18, 2017 House Considered in formal meeting
Apr 18, 2017 House Referred to Ways & Means
Apr 18, 2017 House Read first time
Mar 14, 2017 House Received from the Senate
Mar 13, 2017 Senate Reported engrossed
Mar 13, 2017 Senate Remarks ordered printed
Mar 13, 2017 Senate Record vote
Mar 13, 2017 Senate Passed
Mar 13, 2017 Senate Read 3rd time
Mar 13, 2017 Senate Record vote
Mar 13, 2017 Senate Three day rule suspended
Mar 13, 2017 Senate Vote recorded in Journal
Mar 13, 2017 Senate Passed to engrossment as amended
Mar 13, 2017 Senate Vote recorded in Journal
Mar 13, 2017 Senate Amended
Mar 13, 2017 Senate Amendment(s) offered
Mar 13, 2017 Senate Read 2nd time
Mar 13, 2017 Senate Record vote
Mar 13, 2017 Senate Rules suspended-Regular order of business
Mar 13, 2017 Senate Co-author authorized
Mar 8, 2017 Senate Co-author authorized
Mar 7, 2017 Senate Placed on intent calendar
Mar 7, 2017 Senate Co-author authorized
Mar 1, 2017 Senate Committee report printed and distributed
Mar 1, 2017 Senate Reported favorably w/o amendments
Feb 28, 2017 Senate Considered in public hearing
Feb 28, 2017 Senate Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Feb 21, 2017 Senate Co-author authorized
Jan 24, 2017 Senate Referred to Finance
Jan 24, 2017 Senate Read first time
Nov 22, 2016 Senate Filed
Nov 22, 2016 Senate Received by the Secretary of the Senate

Sources

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