Constitutional amendment; localities to exempt from taxation percentage of value of prop. (1st ref). (SJ79)

Introduced By

Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Constitutional amendment (first resolution); property exempt from taxation. Directs the General Assembly to enact legislation that will permit localities to exempt from property taxes up to 20% of the value of residential or farm property that is designed for continuous habitation as a home and is owner-occupied. This proposed constitutional amendment is identical to the amendment proposed in HJR 135. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


  • 01/10/2006 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 060834844
  • 01/10/2006 Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
  • 01/17/2006 Continued to 2007 in Privileges and Elections (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)