April 18

Week in Review: A Digest of What Happened This Week at the Capitol

April 18, 2019| Legislative News

The Week Behind Us and the Week(s) Ahead of Us – With about five weeks remaining in the legislative session, it was a busy week in both chambers at the Capitol.

Property Tax Update: SB 2 Passed out of Senate

April 18, 2019| Legislative News

On April 15, the Senate passed SB 2 by Chairman Paul Bettencourt (R-Houston), the Senate’s property tax bill, with a final vote of 18-12-1. SB 2 remains a top priority bill for Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, but support had stalled over the last two months as members considered the impacts to counties and other local governments.

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