Residential tax credit; to improve accessibility and visitability for new or existing residence. (SB791)

Introduced By

Sen. Toddy Puller (D-Mount Vernon)


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 section 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 »


03/23/2007: signed by governor


12/28/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 076057796
12/28/2006Referred to Committee on Finance
01/15/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB791)
01/16/2007Committee substitute printed 076093796-S1
01/17/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/17/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2007Floor substitute printed 077497796-S2 (Puller)
01/18/2007Read second time
01/18/2007Committee substitute rejected 0760937696-S1
01/18/2007Reading of substitute waived
01/18/2007Substitute by Senator Puller agreed to 077497796-S2
01/18/2007Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute SB791S2
01/19/2007Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
01/19/2007Communicated to House
02/02/2007Placed on Calendar
02/02/2007Read first time
02/02/2007Referred to Committee on Finance
02/07/2007Impact statement from TAX (SB791S2)
02/12/2007Reported from Finance (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2007Read second time
02/14/2007Read third time
02/14/2007Passed House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB791ER)
02/21/2007Signed by Speaker
02/22/2007Signed by President
03/07/2007Impact statement from TAX (SB791ER)
03/16/2007Impact statement from TAX (SB791ER)
03/23/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 765 (effective 7/1/07)
04/10/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0765)