Real estate tax; exemptions and deferrals for certain residential or farm property. (HB1118)

Introduced By

Del. Paula Miller (D-Norfolk) with support from 15 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Joe Bouchard (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Al Eisenberg (D-Arlington), Del. Algie Howell (D-Norfolk), Del. Joseph Johnson (D-Abingdon), Del. Dwight Jones (D-Richmond), Del. Bobby Mathieson (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Ken Melvin (D-Portsmouth), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield), Del. Margi Vanderhye (D-McLean), Sen. Kenneth Alexander (D-Norfolk), Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria), Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond), Sen. Joe Morrissey (D-Richmond), Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Real property tax exemptions and deferrals for certain residential or farm property. Authorizes local governing bodies to exempt, partially exempt, or defer the taxation of real property of up to 20 percent of the assessed value or the assessment for real property that is residential or farm property designed for continuous habitation and occupied as the primary dwelling of the individual owners. The bill is contingent on a constitutional amendment authorizing the exemption. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 082873802
01/09/2008Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/15/2008Assigned P & E sub: Constitutional
01/18/2008Impact statement from TAX (HB1118)
02/12/2008Left in Privileges and Elections

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB496.