Affordable housing units; assessments. (SB273)

Introduced By

Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Assessments for affordable housing units.  Determines that capitalization rates for valuation shall not be reduced for affordable housing units, and that the taxpayer shall have the burden of proof by a preponderance of the evidence to determine that the valuation is erroneous. Assessments on affordable rental housing shall be deemed presumptively correct for two years or the remainder of the assessment cycle, whichever occurs first. This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia Housing Commission. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103164D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Finance
01/17/2010Impact statement from TAX (SB273)
01/27/2010Reported from Finance with substitute (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2010Committee substitute printed 10104625D-S1
01/28/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2010Read second time
01/29/2010Reading of substitute waived
01/29/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104625D-S1
01/29/2010Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB273S1
02/01/2010Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2010Placed on Calendar
02/08/2010Read first time
02/08/2010Referred to Committee on Finance
02/12/2010Impact statement from TAX (SB273S1)
02/16/2010Assigned Finance sub: #1
02/24/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
03/01/2010Reported from Finance with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2010Read second time
03/03/2010Read third time
03/03/2010Committee amendment agreed to
03/03/2010Engrossed by House as amended
03/03/2010Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
03/03/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2010House amendment agreed to by Senate (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010Impact statement from TAX (SB273ER)
03/12/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB273ER)
03/12/2010Signed by Speaker
03/13/2010Signed by President
04/13/2010Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/20/2010Placed on Calendar
04/21/2010Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/21/2010House concurred in Governor's recommendation (94-Y 1-N)
04/21/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (94-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
04/21/2010G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/21/2010Reenrolled bill text (SB273ER2)
04/21/2010Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/21/2010Signed by President as reenrolled
04/21/2010Enacted, Chapter 791 (effective 1/1/11)
04/21/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0791)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB233.