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House Ways and Means Committee makes major changes to Senate Bill 2, property tax bill

Published on May 10, 2017 under CommunityImpact

The House hearing on Senate Bill 2, property tax legislation by Sen. Paul Bettencourt, R-Houston, opened with a warning Wednesday morning. House Ways and Means Chairman Rep. Dennis Bonnen, R-Angleton, cautioned the many people packed into the hearing room to not broach the topic of a five percent rollback tax rate freeze, which was discussed in the Senate’s version of the bill. Instead, Bonnen announced witnesses should focus on the House Committee substitute, which comes with many changes to the initial legislation. Instead of a 5 percent rollback rate freeze, mandated across all cities, the House substitute limits rollback rates to growing […]

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Source: Community Impact- Round Rock

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