Constitutional amendment; property tax exemption for certain veterans (first reference). (HJ648)

Introduced By

Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Constitutional amendment (first resolution); property tax exemption for certain veterans. Directs the General Assembly to exempt from taxation real property that is the principal residence of a veteran (or widow or widower of a veteran) if the veteran has been determined by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs or its successor agency pursuant to federal law to have a 100 percent combat-related, permanent, and total disability. Read the Bill »


03/11/2009: Passed the General Assembly


12/17/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 095539664
12/17/2008Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/15/2009Assigned P & E sub: Constitutional
02/02/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/06/2009Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2009Committee substitute printed 095619664-H1
02/08/2009Passed by for the day
02/09/2009Passed by for the day
02/10/2009Taken up
02/10/2009Committee substitute agreed to 095619664-H1
02/10/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute HJ648H1
02/10/2009Agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
02/10/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Reading waived
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/17/2009Reported from Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2009Reading waived (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Read third time
02/20/2009Agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ648ER)
03/09/2009Signed by President
03/11/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ648ER)
03/11/2009Signed by President
03/11/2009Signed by Speaker
04/01/2009Assigned Chapter 648 (effective 7/1/09)
04/01/2009Assigned Chapter 775 (effective 7/1/09)
04/01/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0775)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HJ18 and SJ304.


Roger Sullivan writes:

Thanks for you help on this bill (HJ648) Doc Bannon. It will be remembered again in November. Again, THANKS.....Roger Sullivan and MANY Virginia Veterans.