TX HJR38 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 92-4)
Status: Enrolled on May 21 2019 - 75% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2019-05-24 - Filed with the Secretary of State
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of an individual income tax.

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Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of an individual income tax.


Rep. Jeff Leach [R]Rep. William Metcalf [R]Rep. Dustin Burrows [R]Rep. Briscoe Cain [R]
Rep. Stephen Allison [R]Rep. Charles Anderson [R]Rep. Trent Ashby [R]Rep. Cecil Bell [R]
Rep. Keith Bell [R]Rep. Kyle Biedermann [R]Rep. Dwayne Bohac [R]Rep. Greg Bonnen [R]
Rep. Brad Buckley [R]Rep. Dewayne Burns [R]Rep. Travis Clardy [R]Rep. Tom Craddick [R]
Rep. John Cyrier [R]Rep. Drew Darby [R]Rep. Jay Dean [R]Rep. Dan Flynn [R]
Rep. James Frank [R]Rep. John Frullo [R]Rep. Charlie Geren [R]Rep. Craig Goldman [R]
Rep. Ryan Guillen [D]Rep. Sam Harless [R]Rep. Cody Harris [R]Rep. Cole Hefner [R]
Rep. Justin Holland [R]Rep. Todd Hunter [R]Rep. Ken King [R]Rep. Phil King [R]
Rep. Stephanie Klick [R]Rep. Matt Krause [R]Rep. Stan Lambert [R]Rep. Brooks Landgraf [R]
Rep. Mike Lang [R]Rep. Lyle Larson [R]Rep. Ben Leman [R]Rep. J.M. Lozano [R]
Rep. Morgan Meyer [R]Rep. Mayes Middleton [R]Rep. Rick Miller [R]Rep. Geanie Morrison [R]
Rep. Jim Murphy [R]Rep. Andrew Murr [R]Rep. Candy Noble [R]Rep. Tom Oliverson [R]
Rep. Leo Pacheco [D]Rep. Chris Paddie [R]Rep. Tan Parker [R]Rep. Jared Patterson [R]
Rep. Dennis Paul [R]Rep. Dade Phelan [R]Rep. Four Price [R]Rep. John Raney [R]
Rep. Richard Raymond [D]Rep. Matt Schaefer [R]Rep. Matthew Shaheen [R]Rep. J.D. Sheffield [R]
Rep. Carl Sherman [D]Rep. Hugh Shine [R]Rep. Reggie Smith [R]Rep. John Smithee [R]
Rep. Drew Springer [R]Rep. Phil Stephenson [R]Rep. Jonathan Stickland [R]Rep. Lynn Stucky [R]
Rep. Valoree Swanson [R]Rep. Ed Thompson [R]Rep. Tony Tinderholt [R]Rep. Steve Toth [R]
Rep. Gary Vandeaver [R]Rep. James White [R]Rep. Terry Wilson [R]Rep. William Zedler [R]
Rep. John Zerwas [R]Sen. Pat Fallon [R]Sen. Paul Bettencourt [R]Sen. Brian Birdwell [R]
Sen. Dawn Buckingham [R]Sen. Donna Campbell [R]Sen. Charles Creighton [R]Sen. Peter Flores [R]
Sen. Bob Hall [R]Sen. Kelly Hancock [R]Sen. Joan Huffman [R]Sen. Bryan Hughes [R]
Sen. Lois Kolkhorst [R]Sen. Jane Nelson [R]Sen. Robert Nichols [R]Sen. Angela Paxton [R]
Sen. Charles Perry [R]Sen. Charles Schwertner [R]Sen. Kel Seliger [R]Sen. Larry Taylor [R]

Roll Calls

2019-05-20 - Senate - Record vote (Y: 31 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-05-20 - Senate - Amendment fails of adoption (Y: 31 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-05-20 - Senate - Read 3rd time (Y: 21 N: 10 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-05-20 - Senate - Rules suspended-Regular order of business (Y: 21 N: 10 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-05-20 - Senate - Record vote (Y: 19 N: 11 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2019-05-20 - Senate - Amendment fails of adoption (Y: 19 N: 11 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2019-05-20 - Senate - Rules suspended-Regular order of business (Y: 31 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-05-09 - House - Adopted RV#1243 (Y: 100 N: 42 NV: 3 Abs: 5) [PASS]


2019-05-24 Filed with the Secretary of State
2019-05-24SenateSigned in the Senate
2019-05-22HouseSigned in the House
2019-05-21HouseReported enrolled
2019-05-21HouseSenate passage reported
2019-05-20SenateRecord vote
2019-05-20SenateRead 3rd time
2019-05-20SenateRecord vote
2019-05-20SenateRules suspended-Regular order of business
2019-05-20SenateRecord vote
2019-05-20SenatePassed to 3rd reading
2019-05-20SenateRecord vote
2019-05-20SenateAmendment fails of adoption
2019-05-20SenateLaid out as postponed business
2019-05-20SenatePostponed 5/20/19 1:30 PM
2019-05-20SenateAmendment(s) offered FA1 West
2019-05-20SenateRead 2nd time
2019-05-20SenateRecord vote
2019-05-20SenateRules suspended-Regular order of business
2019-05-20SenatePlaced on intent calendar
2019-05-19SenateCo-sponsor authorized
2019-05-17SenateCommittee report printed and distributed
2019-05-17SenateReported favorably w/o amendments
2019-05-17SenateTestimony taken in committee
2019-05-17SenateConsidered in public hearing
2019-05-17SenateScheduled for public hearing on . . .
2019-05-15SenateCo-sponsor authorized
2019-05-13SenateReferred to Finance
2019-05-13SenateRead first time
2019-05-10SenateReceived from the House
2019-05-09HouseReported engrossed
2019-05-09HouseStatement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
2019-05-09HouseRecord vote RV#1243
2019-05-09HouseAmendment withdrawn 1-Gutierrez
2019-05-09HousePoint of order withdrawn (amendment) Rule 11, Section 2
2019-05-09HouseAmendment(s) offered 1-Gutierrez
2019-05-09HousePoint of order withdrawn Rule 4, Section 32(c)(2)
2019-05-09HouseRead 2nd time
2019-05-09HousePlaced on Constitutional Amendments Calendar
2019-05-07HouseConsidered in Calendars
2019-04-22HouseCommittee report sent to Calendars
2019-04-22HouseCommittee report distributed
2019-04-18HouseComte report filed with Committee Coordinator
2019-04-17HouseReported favorably w/o amendment(s)
2019-04-17HouseConsidered in public hearing
2019-04-09HouseLeft pending in committee
2019-04-09HouseTestimony taken/registration(s) recorded in committee
2019-04-09HouseConsidered in public hearing
2019-04-09HouseScheduled for public hearing on . . .
2019-02-12HouseReferred to Ways & Means
2019-02-12HouseRead first time

Same As/Similar To

SJR23 (Same As) 2019-04-01 - Co-author authorized


Texas State Sources

Roll Callhttps://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/RecordVote.aspx?LegSess=86R&Bill=HJR38&RcdVtNo=1243&Ch=H&Dt=05/09/2019
Roll Callhttp://www.journals.senate.state.tx.us/sjrnl/86r/pdf/86RSJ05-20-F1.PDF#page=12
Roll Callhttp://www.journals.senate.state.tx.us/sjrnl/86r/pdf/86RSJ05-20-F1.PDF#page=164
Roll Callhttp://www.journals.senate.state.tx.us/sjrnl/86r/pdf/86RSJ05-20-F.PDF#page=3
Roll Callhttp://www.journals.senate.state.tx.us/sjrnl/86r/pdf/86RSJ05-20-F1.PDF#page=167

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