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Text to Appear on the Ballot 
"The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed in action."

Brief Description
This amendment allows Texas cities and counties to provide an exemption from property taxes for the surviving spouses of soldiers killed in the line of duty.

Sponsors: Chris Turner, Joseph Moody, Dan Flynn, Jason Isaac, Harvey Hilderbran and Leticia Van de Putte

Vote on the Legislation: 
House vote:
141 Yeas, 0 Nays, 2 Present, not voting

Senate vote:
31 Yeas, 0 Nays

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