Real estate tax; increases amount of exemptions for elderly or disabled in Northern Virginia. (HB121)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Real property tax exemption; elderly and disabled. Changes certain provisions regarding real estate tax exemptions for the elderly and disabled by: (i) for localities in Northern Virginia, increasing from $340,000 to $540,000 the maximum financial worth cap a locality may impose and adding Clarke, Fauquier, and Stafford Counties to the localities in Northern Virginia for which the higher cap is applicable; and (ii) for certain other localities in central Virginia and Tidewater, increasing such cap from $200,000 to $350,000, and adding cities of Norfolk and Richmond to the localities for which the higher cap is applicable. The bill incorporates HB 87 (Cole), HB 277 (Caputo), HB 540 (McClellan), HB 560 (Amundson), HB 1097 (Sickles), and HB 1444 (Miller). Read the Bill »


04/05/2006: signed by governor


12/27/2005Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 065137396
12/27/2005Referred to Committee on Finance
01/18/2006Assigned to Finance sub-committee: #1 (Orrock)
01/22/2006Fiscal impact statement from TAX (HB121)
02/06/2006Reported from Finance with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
02/06/2006Committee substitute printed 065199448-H1
02/07/2006Read first time
02/08/2006Passed by for the day
02/09/2006Read second time
02/09/2006Committee substitute agreed to 065199448-H1
02/09/2006Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB121H1
02/10/2006Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/10/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
02/10/2006Communicated to Senate
02/13/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
02/13/2006Referred to Committee on Finance
02/17/2006Fiscal impact statement from TAX (HB121H1)
02/28/2006Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N)
03/01/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
03/01/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
03/01/2006Motion to reconsider pass by for the day agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
03/01/2006Passed by for the day (40-Y 0-N)
03/01/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
03/02/2006Read third time
03/02/2006Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
03/02/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
03/09/2006Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB121ER)
03/09/2006Signed by President
03/10/2006Signed by Speaker
03/13/2006Fiscal impact statement from TAX (HB121ER)
04/05/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 585 (effective 7/1/06)
04/12/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0585)