Real estate tax; exemptions for elderly and handicapped persons in certain cities and counties. (HB1503)

Introduced By

Del. Manoli Loupassi (R-Richmond) with support from co-patrons Del. Paula Miller (D-Norfolk), Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond), and Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Real property tax exemptions for the elderly and handicapped. Raises the maximum income eligibility restriction from $62,000 to $65,000 in the Cities of Charlottesville, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Richmond, Suffolk, and Virginia Beach and the Counties of Chesterfield, Goochland, and Henrico. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/17/2008Presented and ordered printed 088914520
01/17/2008Referred to Committee on Finance
01/22/2008Assigned Finance sub: 1
01/22/2008Impact statement from TAX (HB1503)
02/04/2008Committee substitute printed 082571520-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 082571520-H1
02/06/2008Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1503H1
02/07/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/07/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2008Communicated to Senate
02/08/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2008Referred to Committee on Finance
02/11/2008Impact statement from TAX (HB1503H1)
02/19/2008Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N)
02/20/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/2008Read third time
02/21/2008Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/21/2008Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/21/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1503ER)
02/25/2008Signed by Speaker
02/26/2008Signed by President
02/27/2008Impact statement from TAX (HB1503ER)
03/03/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 230 (effective 7/1/08)
03/03/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 231 (effective 7/1/08)
03/06/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0231)


This bill mentions Chesapeake, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, Norfolk, Chesterfield, Henrico, Richmond, Goochland, Charlottesville, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Stafford, Fauquier, Prince William, Manassas, Manassas Park, Alexandria, Arlington, Loudoun, Clarke.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB270.