Public hearings; notice of and locality must hold prior to increasing its real property tax. (HB2308)

Introduced By

Del. Ken Melvin (D-Portsmouth)

Progress

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

Description

Effect on rate when assessment results in tax increase; public hearings. Provides that notice of the public hearing a locality must hold prior to increasing its real property tax when that locality's assessment of real property results in a tax increase shall be given at least (i) 14 days before the date of such hearing in any even-numbered year in which the General Assembly has not passed a general appropriation act by April 1 of such year; (ii) seven days before the date of such hearing in any even-numbered year in which the General Assembly has not passed a general appropriation act by April 15 of such year; (iii) 14 days before the date of such hearing in any odd-numbered year in which the General Assembly is duly organized, as of April 1 of such year, in a special session for the purpose of considering amendments proposed to the general appropriation act adopted in the immediately preceding even-numbered-year session; and (iv) seven days before the date of such hearing in any odd-numbered year in which the General Assembly is duly organized, as of April 15 of such year, in a special session for the purpose of considering amendments proposed to the general appropriation act adopted in the immediately preceding even-numbered year session. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/14/2009Committee
01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 098579636
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Finance
01/19/2009Impact statement from TAX (HB2308)
01/20/2009Assigned Finance sub: 2
01/28/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/02/2009Reported from Finance with substitute (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2009Committee substitute printed 091433636-H1
02/03/2009Read first time
02/04/2009Read second time
02/04/2009Committee substitute agreed to 091433636-H1
02/04/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2308H1
02/05/2009Read third time and passed House (89-Y 10-N)
02/05/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (89-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2009Referred to Committee on Finance
02/06/2009Impact statement from TAX (HB2308H1)
02/10/2009Reported from Finance (15-Y 1-N)
02/10/2009Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2009Read third time
02/12/2009Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2009Enrolled
02/16/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2308ER)
02/16/2009Impact statement from TAX (HB2308ER)
02/17/2009Signed by Speaker
02/17/2009Signed by President
02/23/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 30 (effective 7/1/09)
02/23/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0030)