Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include certain property purchased by churches. (HB2724)

Introduced By

Del. Sam Nixon (R-Richmond) with support from co-patron Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Personal property tax exemption; churches. Expands the sales and use tax exemption for property purchased by churches to (i) property used in caring for or maintaining property owned by the church including, but not limited to, mowing equipment and the fuels used in such equipment and (ii) building materials installed by the church and for which the church does not contract with a person or entity to have installed. Read the Bill »


03/23/2007: signed by governor


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 073431432
01/10/2007Referred to Committee on Finance
01/18/2007Assigned Finance sub: #2 (Ware, R.L.)
01/21/2007Impact statement from TAX (HB2724)
01/31/2007Reported from Finance with amendment (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2007Read first time
02/03/2007Read second time
02/03/2007Committee amendment agreed to
02/03/2007Engrossed by House as amended HB2724E
02/03/2007Printed as engrossed 073431432-E
02/05/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/05/2007Communicated to Senate
02/06/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2007Referred to Committee on Finance
02/14/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2007Read third time
02/14/2007Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/14/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2724ER)
02/22/2007Signed by Speaker
02/23/2007Signed by President
02/26/2007Impact statement from TAX (HB2724ER)
03/23/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 758 (effective 7/1/07)
04/10/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0758)