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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 561
Ad valorem tax; homestead exemption; disabled veterans; change provisions
Sponsored By
HC: Ways & MeansSC:
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 1 of Article 2 of Chapter 5 of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to exemptions from ad valorem taxation, so as to change provisions relating to homestead exemptions for disabled veterans; to grant a new exemption for any veteran with a total or partial service connected permanent disability; to provide that the percentage of the homestead exempted shall be the same as the percentage of disability; to provide for continuation of the exemption for an unremarried surviving spouse or minor children; to provide for the preservation of previously granted exemptions; to provide for related matters; to provide for a referendum election to determine the effectiveness of the foregoing; to provide for effective dates and automatic repeal; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/28/2007 - House Second Readers
Feb/27/2007 - House First Readers
Feb/22/2007 - House Hopper