Bill Status of HB0090 9th General Assembly
Short Description: PROP TX-HOMESTEAD PROTECTION
Rep. Jack D. Franks - Barbara Wheeler, Michael W. Tryon and David McSweeney
| 12/3/2014||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Property Tax Code. Authorizes counties to establish and operate a homestead protection program under which the county treasurer may make payments from the indemnity fund to pay the delinquent taxes, along with all associated fees and interest, on the primary residence of eligible taxpayers. Provides that the county treasurer shall have a lien on the property in the amount of the assistance provided. Sets forth requirements for the program. Effective immediately.