Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include computers and computer-related peripheral equipment. (HB57)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge) with support from 16 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville), Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock), Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville), Del. Jimmie Massie (R-Richmond), Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville), Del. Harvey Morgan (R-Gloucester), Del. Dave Nutter (R-Christiansburg), Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Del. Onzlee Ware (D-Roanoke), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake), Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Sales and use tax exemption; computers and computer-related equipment. Adds computers and computer-related equipment with a sales price of $1,500 or less to the school supplies and clothing that are exempt from sales and use tax during a three-day period in August. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/05/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 082517600
12/05/2007Referred to Committee on Finance
01/11/2008Impact statement from TAX (HB57)
01/15/2008Assigned Finance sub: 1
02/04/2008Reported from Finance with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2008Committee substitute printed 082570600-H1
02/05/2008Read first time
02/06/2008Read second time
02/06/2008Committee substitute agreed to 082570600-H1
02/06/2008Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB57H1
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 (HB57H1)
02/26/2008Left in Finance

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB442.