Assessors and appraisers; Department of Taxation to establish certification program. (HB314)

Introduced By

Del. Harvey Morgan (R-Gloucester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Taxation; qualifications of assessors and appraisers. Provides for the Department of Taxation to establish a certification program for all supervisors, assessors, and appraisers contracted by the board of assessors to perform assessments or general reassessments of real property. The certification requirements include (i) minimum education, training, and experience and combinations thereof, and (ii) standards of conduct and practice. Under the bill, supervisors, assessor and appraisers must be certified by the Department prior to being able to contract to perform assessment and reassessment services. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/04/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 082340652
01/04/2008Referred to Committee on Finance
01/15/2008Impact statement from TAX (HB314)
01/15/2008Assigned Finance sub: 1
02/04/2008Reported from Finance (12-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2008Read first time
02/06/2008Read second time
02/06/2008Motion to rerefer to committee rejected
02/06/2008Engrossed by House
02/07/2008Read third time and passed House (81-Y 18-N)
02/07/2008VOTE: --- PASSAGE (81-Y 18-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 (HB314)
02/26/2008Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2008Read third time
02/28/2008Passed by for the day
02/28/2008Reconsideration of passed by for the day agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
02/28/2008Passed Senate (36-Y 4-N)
03/03/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB314ER)
03/04/2008Impact statement from TAX (HB314ER)
03/04/2008Signed by Speaker
03/04/2008Signed by President
03/11/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 540 (effective 7/1/08)
03/17/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0540)