Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include hurricane preparedness equipment. (SB1167)

Introduced By

Sen. Ken Stolle (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patrons Del. Sal Iaquinto (R-Virginia Beach), and Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Sales and use tax exemption; hurricane preparedness equipment. Provides a sales and use tax exemption, beginning in 2008, for certain hurricane preparedness equipment purchased during a seven-day period each year beginning on May 25. Read the Bill »


03/20/2007: signed by governor


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 077478820
01/10/2007Referred to Committee on Finance
01/21/2007Impact statement from TAX (SB1167)
02/05/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/05/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2007Read second time
02/06/2007Committee amendment agreed to
02/06/2007Reading of amendment waived
02/06/2007Amendment by Senator Saslaw agreed to
02/06/2007Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1167E
02/06/2007Printed as engrossed 077478820-E
02/06/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2007Communicated to House
02/07/2007Placed on Calendar
02/07/2007Read first time
02/07/2007Referred to Committee on Finance
02/09/2007Impact statement from TAX (SB1167E)
02/12/2007Reported from Finance with substitute (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2007Committee substitute printed 078673256-H1
02/13/2007Read second time
02/14/2007Read third time
02/14/2007Committee substitute agreed to 078673256-H1
02/14/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1167H1
02/14/2007Passed House with substitute (90-Y 5-N)
02/16/2007House substitute rejected by Senate (5-Y 32-N)
02/16/2007VOTE: (5-Y 32-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2007Reconsideration of House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/16/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2007House substitute rejected by Senate (7-Y 32-N)
02/16/2007VOTE: (7-Y 32-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2007House insisted on substitute
02/19/2007House requested conference committee
02/21/2007Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2007Conferees appointed by Senate
02/21/2007Senators: Stolle, Norment, Lambert
02/22/2007Conferees appointed by House
02/22/2007Delegates: Cline, Suit, Miller, P.J.
02/23/2007Conference report agreed to by House (88-Y 8-N)
02/23/2007VOTE: ADOPTION (88-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2007Passed by temporarily
02/24/2007Reading of conference report waived
02/24/2007Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/12/2007Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1167ER)
03/12/2007Signed by President
03/13/2007Signed by Speaker
03/15/2007Impact statement from TAX (SB1167ER)
03/20/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 608 (effective 7/1/07)
04/03/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0608)