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2013 House Bill 4121: Give five-year tax break to buyers of school property
  1. Introduced by Rep. Bill Rogers (R) on January 29, 2013, to give owners of property purchased from a public school district a five year property tax exemption.
    • Referred to the House Tax Policy Committee on January 29, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on March 6, 2013, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on October 10, 2013, to adopt a version of the bill that allows any local tax-collecting unit (including local governments, taxing authorities, taxing "districts," etc.) to opt out of providing the exemption. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on October 10, 2013.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Bill Rogers (R) on October 10, 2013, to specify procedures for local tax-collecting units to opt out of providing the proposed exemption. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on October 10, 2013.
  2. Passed 62 to 44 in the House on October 15, 2013, to give owners of property purchased from a public school district a five year property tax exemption. Local tax-collecting units (including local governments, taxing authorities, taxing "districts," etc.) could opt out of providing the exemption.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on October 16, 2013.
    • Referred to the Senate Finance Committee on October 16, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on October 31, 2013, with the recommendation that the bill pass.

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