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General Counsel (revised/repost): The General Counsel provides legal services for the agency, serving as a member of Sunset’s executive team to provide information and advice about legal issues impacting the agency.

Policy Analyst (multiple entry-level positions): The Sunset Commission is seeking motivated, analytical, curious, and innovative individuals with a desire to help government work better. A policy analyst works as part of a team to conduct nonpartisan, objective evaluations of Texas state agencies.

Review Director: As a senior-level position, a Review Director works under the Deputy Director for Reviews to help guide the course of Sunset reviews of state agencies. 

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State Property Tax Board

Agency History

Historical Notes

During the 72nd Legislative Session in 1991, Senate Bill 984 abolished the State Property Tax Board and transferred all but the education responsibilities to the Comptroller of Public Accounts.

This agency is currently inactive. An agency can be labeled inactive if it has been abolished, had a title change, was merged into a different agency or split into different agencies. See Agency History on the right for further information.

Next Review Date: None

  • Last Review Cycle: 1988-1989 Review Cycle - 71st Legislative Session

Sunset Documents for 1988-1989 Review Cycle, 71st Legislative Session

Legislative Documents

Final Results of Last Sunset Review

Senate Bill 531 contained the statutory recommendations of the Sunset Commission for the State Property Tax Board.  A comparison of the introduced with the final versions of the bill shows that the final legislation contains all of the recommendations proposed by the Sunset Commission.  All standard sunset across-the-board recommendations proposed by the commission were included in the final bill.  A list of the major provision of Senate Bill 531 follows.

  • Increases public representation on Board.
  • Authorizes entrance for appraisals.
  • Establishes a Technical Advisory Committee.
  • Revises fees for certificates of service.
  • Links performance audits for appraisal districts to appraisal practices.