Real property tax; commercial property in Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads. (HB2480)

Introduced By

Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville) with support from co-patron Del. Margi Vanderhye (D-McLean)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Real property tax; commercial property in Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads. Requires localities to use the revenue from the special real property tax on commercial property in localities embraced by the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority or the Hampton Roads Transportation Authority solely for new road construction and new public transit construction. Under current law, the localities must use the revenue for transportation purposes that benefit the special regional transportation tax district to which the locality belongs. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 098028548
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Finance
01/19/2009Impact statement from TAX (HB2480)
01/20/2009Assigned Finance sub: 2
01/28/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/02/2009Reported from Finance with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2009Read first time
02/04/2009Read second time
02/04/2009Committee amendment agreed to
02/04/2009Engrossed by House as amended HB2480E
02/04/2009Printed as engrossed 098028548-E
02/05/2009Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/05/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2009Impact statement from TAX (HB2480E)
02/06/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2009Referred to Committee on Finance
02/18/2009Reported from Finance with substitute (14-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2009Committee substitute printed 092932548-S1
02/19/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Passed by for the day
02/23/2009Passed by for the day
02/24/2009Read third time
02/24/2009Reading of substitute waived
02/24/2009Committee substitute agreed to 092932548-S1
02/24/2009Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB2480S1
02/24/2009Passed Senate with substitute (32-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009Placed on Calendar
02/26/2009Senate substitute agreed to by House 092932548-S1 (91-Y 4-N)
02/26/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (91-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2480ER)
03/10/2009Signed by President
03/11/2009Signed by Speaker
03/20/2009Impact statement from TAX (HB2480ER)
03/30/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 677 (effective 7/1/09)
03/30/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0677)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 40 seconds.