Hampton, City of; special commissioner to execute title to real estate with delinquent taxes, etc. (HB202)

Introduced By

Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Local tax administration; special commissioner to execute title to real estate.  Lowers the threshold percentage of taxes and liens together on property from 50 percent to 35 percent of the assessed value of the parcel and, if only taxes, from 25 percent to 15 percent of the assessed value of the parcel in order to allow more properties to be conveyed to the City of Hampton in lieu of a sale at public auction. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102542D
01/09/2012Referred to Committee on Finance
01/12/2012Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
01/14/2012Impact statement from TAX (HB202)
01/18/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 2-N)
01/23/2012Reported from Finance with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2012Read first time
01/25/2012Read second time
01/25/2012Committee amendment agreed to
01/25/2012Engrossed by House as amended HB202E
01/25/2012Printed as engrossed 12102542D-E
01/26/2012Read third time
01/26/2012Engrossment reconsidered by House
01/26/2012Read second time
01/26/2012Committee amendment reconsidered
01/26/2012Committee amendment rejected
01/26/2012Engrossed by House
01/27/2012Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N)
01/27/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2012Referred to Committee on Finance
02/14/2012Impact statement from TAX (HB202E)
02/15/2012Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2012Read third time
02/17/2012Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB202ER)
02/21/2012Impact statement from TAX (HB202ER)
02/21/2012Signed by Speaker
02/22/2012Signed by President
03/06/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 87 (effective 7/1/12)
03/06/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0087)


This bill mentions Norfolk, Hampton, Hampton City, Richmond.


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.