Real property tax; classification of certain historical buildings. (SB860)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Real property tax; classification of certain historical buildings.  Creates a separate class of property for real property tax rate purposes, consisting of buildings that are on the Virginia Landmarks Register, permitting localities to impose a lower tax rate than that imposed on other types of real property. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101892D
01/10/2011Referred to Committee on Finance
01/16/2011Impact statement from TAX (SB860)
01/19/2011Reported from Finance (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2011Read second time and engrossed
01/24/2011Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Placed on Calendar
02/07/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Referred to Committee on Finance
02/08/2011Assigned Finance sub: #2
02/08/2011Impact statement from TAX (SB860)
02/09/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
02/14/2011Reported from Finance with amendment (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2011Read second time
02/16/2011Read third time
02/16/2011Committee amendment agreed to
02/16/2011Amendment by Delegate Stolle agreed to
02/16/2011Engrossed by House as amended
02/16/2011Passed House with amendments (95-Y 2-N)
02/16/2011VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2011House amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB860ER)
02/24/2011Signed by Speaker
02/24/2011Signed by President
03/04/2011Impact statement from TAX (SB860ER)
03/25/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 581 (effective 7/1/11)
03/25/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0581)


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 2 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1851.


Rod I., tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

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