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Senator Jane Nelson: District 12
Senator Jane Nelson
P.O. Box 12068, State Capitol
Austin, Texas 78711
Tel. (512) 463-0112
Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 1, 2019
Contact: Alexa Hoisager
(512) 463-0370
SB 67 - APPRAISAL REFORM

SB 67 authored by Senator Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, strengthens the rights of taxpayers and makes the appraisal process fair, accountable, and more transparent.

Specifically, the bill:

  • Establishes term limits for appraisal review board members in larger counties;
  • Adjusts how the board chairman and secretary are selected;
  • Increases education requirements for appraisal review board members and arbitrators; and
  • Prohibits board members from raising a property value above what is in the notification due to a protest.

SB 67 is currently pending in the Senate Committee on Property Tax. Read the bill here.

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