Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include certain computer equipment. (HB1388)

Introduced By

Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Retail sales and use tax; exemption for certain computer equipment. Creates an exemption from the retail sales and use tax for computer equipment used in data centers in Mecklenburg County that meet certain investment and job creation criteria. The exemption would allow the sales and use tax to be refunded to an eligible entity after the criteria set forth in the exemption are met. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/09/2008Committee
01/09/2008Presented and ordered printed 086576812
01/09/2008Referred to Committee on Finance
01/17/2008Assigned Finance sub: 1
01/20/2008Impact statement from TAX (HB1388)
01/29/2008Impact statement from TAX (HB1388)
02/04/2008Committee substitute printed 082563796-H1
02/04/2008Reported from Finance with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2008Read first time
02/06/2008Read second time
02/06/2008Committee substitute agreed to 082563796-H1
02/06/2008Amendment by Delegate Marshall, R.G. rejected
02/06/2008Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1388H1
02/07/2008Read third time and passed House (97-Y 2-N)
02/07/2008VOTE: --- PASSAGE (97-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2008Communicated to Senate
02/08/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2008Referred to Committee on Finance
02/18/2008Impact statement from TAX (HB1388H1)
02/19/2008Reported from Finance with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
02/19/2008Committee substitute printed 086017212-S1
02/20/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/2008Read third time
02/21/2008Reading of substitute waived
02/21/2008Committee substitute agreed to 086017212-S1
02/21/2008Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1388S1
02/21/2008Passed Senate with substitute (39-Y 0-N)
02/21/2008Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/21/2008Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2008Placed on Calendar
02/25/2008Senate substitute rejected by House (5-Y 91-N)
02/25/2008VOTE: --- REJECTED (5-Y 91-N)
02/27/2008Senate insisted on substitute (40-Y 0-N)
02/27/2008Senate requested conference committee
02/28/2008House acceded to request
02/29/2008Conferees appointed by House
02/29/2008Delegates: Wright, Lohr, Johnson
03/03/2008Conferees appointed by Senate
03/03/2008Senators: Ruff, Lucas, Reynolds
03/03/2008Conference report agreed to by House (97-Y 2-N)
03/03/2008VOTE: --- ADOPTION (97-Y 2-N)
03/03/2008Reading of conference report waived
03/03/2008Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/05/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1388ER)
03/05/2008Enrolled
03/05/2008Signed by Speaker
03/06/2008Impact statement from TAX (HB1388ER)
03/06/2008Signed by President
03/11/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 558 (effective 7/1/08)
03/17/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0558)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB668.

Comments

Virginia ITSP Association, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

Creates an exemption from the retail sales and use tax for computer equipment used in data centers in Mecklenburg County that meet certain investment and job creation criteria.