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HB 664 - Homeowner Tax Exemption - Key Vote

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Legislation - Veto Override Passed (Senate) (55-1) - (Key vote)

Title: Homeowner Tax Exemption

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a line-item veto that would have made temporary increases to the homeowners' tax exemption permanent.

Highlights:
- Overrides the governor's proposed increase of the homeowners' tax exemption from $20,000 to $40,000, instead authorizing the increase to $33,000 proposed in the original bill. - Overrides the governor's proposal to make this increase permanent, instead authorizing the gradual reduction of the tax exemption back to its original level by 2010.
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NOTE: A THREE- FIFTHS MAJORITY OF THE ELECTED MEMBERS IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

Legislation - Veto Override Passed (House) (92-19) - (Key vote)

Title: Homeowner Tax Exemption

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a line-item veto that would have made temporary increases to the homeowners' tax exemption permanent.

Highlights:
- Overrides the governor's proposed increase of the homeowners' tax exemption from $20,000 to $40,000, instead authorizing the increase to $33,000 proposed in the original bill. - Overrides the governor's proposal to make this increase permanent, instead authorizing the gradual reduction of the tax exemption back to its original level by 2010.
Note:

NOTE: A THREE- FIFTHS MAJORITY OF THE ELECTED MEMBERS IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

Legislation - Vetoed (Amendatory Veto) (Executive) -

Title: Homeowner Tax Exemption

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (100-6) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (53-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (60-54) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) - (Key vote)

Title: Homeowner Tax Exemption

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