Income tax, state; residential tax credit for increased accessibility and visitability. (HB2498)

Introduced By

Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Residential tax credit; increased accessibility and visitability for the disabled. Requires the Department of Housing and Community Development to develop guidelines establishing the eligibility requirements for the tax credit in 58.1-339.7. Changes the name of the disabled tax credit to the "Livable Home Tax Credit" and extends it to any taxpayer who purchases a new residence. This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia Disability Commission. Read the Bill »


02/19/2007: signed by governor


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 076089448
01/09/2007Referred to Committee on Finance
01/16/2007Impact statement from TAX (HB2498)
01/18/2007Assigned Finance sub: #1 (Orrock)
01/22/2007Committee substitute printed 077142448-H1
01/23/2007Read first time
01/24/2007Read second time
01/24/2007Committee substitute agreed to 077142448-H1
01/24/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2498H1
01/25/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/25/2007Communicated to Senate
01/26/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
01/26/2007Referred to Committee on Finance
02/05/2007Impact statement from TAX (HB2498H1)
02/06/2007Committee substitute printed 075909712-S1
02/07/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
02/07/2007VOTE: (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2007Read third time
02/08/2007Reading of substitute waived
02/08/2007Committee substitute agreed to 075909712-S1
02/08/2007Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB2498S1
02/08/2007Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
02/08/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2007Placed on Calendar
02/12/2007Senate substitute agreed to by House (100-Y 0-N)
02/14/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2498ER)
02/14/2007Signed by Speaker
02/14/2007Signed by President
02/19/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 68 (effective 7/1/07)
02/21/2007Impact statement from TAX (HB2498ER)
03/13/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0068)
03/16/2007Impact statement from TAX (HB2498ER)