Constitutional amendment; personal property tax exemption on boats and watercraft (first reference). (SJ344)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Constitutional amendment (first resolution); personal property tax exemption on boats and watercrafts.  Allows the General Assembly to enact a general law allowing a locality to have the option to provide for a partial exemption for boats and watercrafts from local personal property taxation. Read the Bill »


02/18/2011: passed committee


01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11103278D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/14/2011Assigned to P&E sub: Constitutional Amendments, Reapportionment, Referenda
02/01/2011Reported from Privileges and Elections (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2011Reading waived (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2011Read second time and engrossed
02/07/2011Read third time and agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2011Placed on Calendar
02/08/2011Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/09/2011Assigned P & E sub: #1 Constitutional
02/14/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
02/18/2011Reported from Privileges and Elections (16-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2011Taken up
02/22/2011Rejected by House (19-Y 78-N)
02/22/2011VOTE: REJECTED (19-Y 78-N) (see vote tally)


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 11 minutes.