Constitutional amendment; property tax exemption for certain veterans (first reference). (SJ275)

Introduced By

Sen. Toddy Puller (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Constitutional amendment (first resolution); property tax exemption for certain veterans. Authorizes 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 service-connected, permanent, and 100 percent total disability. Read the Bill »


03/09/2009: Passed the General Assembly


10/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 095508304
10/08/2008Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/27/2009Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2009Committee substitute printed 095604304-S1
01/29/2009Reading waived (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2009Read second time
01/30/2009Reading of substitute waived
01/30/2009Committee substitute agreed to 095604304-S1
01/30/2009Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SJ275S1
02/02/2009Read third time
02/02/2009Agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Placed on Calendar
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/12/2009Assigned P & E sub: Constitutional
02/16/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/20/2009Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Taken up
02/24/2009Committee amendment agreed to
02/24/2009Engrossed by House as amended
02/24/2009Agreed to by House with amendment (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009House amendment agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ275ER)
03/09/2009Signed by President
03/11/2009Signed by Speaker
04/01/2009Assigned Chapter 776 (effective 7/1/09)
04/01/2009Assigned Chapter 777 (effective 7/1/09)
04/01/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0777)


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