P.O. Box 12068, State Capitol
Austin, Texas 78711
Tel. (512) 463-0112
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 1, 2019
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.