Farm utility vehicles; tax exemption. (HB743)

Introduced By

Del. Matt Fariss (R-Rustburg) with support from co-patrons Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg), Del. Will Morefield (R-North Tazewell), and Del. Rick Morris (R-Carrollton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Tax exemption; farm utility vehicles.  Allows a county, city, or town to exempt a farm utility vehicle from taxation. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102696D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on Finance
01/20/2012Assigned Finance sub: #1
01/21/2012Impact statement from TAX (HB743)
02/01/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 2-N)
02/06/2012Reported from Finance with substitute (17-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2012Committee substitute printed 12104830D-H1
02/07/2012Read first time
02/08/2012Read second time
02/08/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12104830D-H1
02/08/2012Amendment by Delegate Orrock agreed to
02/08/2012Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendment HB743EH1
02/08/2012Printed as engrossed 12104830D-EH1
02/09/2012Engrossment reconsidered by House
02/09/2012Read second time
02/09/2012Amendments by Delegate Orrock agreed to
02/09/2012Reengrossed by House as amended HB743E2H1
02/09/2012Printed as reengrossed 12104830D-E2H1
02/10/2012Read third time and passed House (89-Y 7-N)
02/10/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (89-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/13/2012Referred to Committee on Finance
02/15/2012Impact statement from TAX (HB743E2H1)
02/21/2012Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Read third time
02/23/2012Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB743ER)
02/29/2012Impact statement from TAX (HB743ER)
02/29/2012Signed by Speaker
03/01/2012Signed by President
03/20/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 272 (effective 7/1/12)
03/20/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0272)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 6 minutes.


Barbara Ashmore writes:

This bill would help save some for the farmers.