Real estate tax; counties may establish discount for early payment or payment in full. (SB551)

Introduced By

Sen. Toddy Puller (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Real property tax; discount for payment in full.  Allows a locality to provide, by ordinance, a discount for the payment of real estate taxes in full on or before the due date. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/16/2012Presented and ordered printed 12103095D
01/16/2012Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/23/2012Impact statement from TAX (SB551)
01/31/2012Reported from Local Government with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2012Read second time
02/03/2012Reading of amendment waived
02/03/2012Committee amendment agreed to
02/03/2012Engrossed by Senate as amended SB551E
02/03/2012Printed as engrossed 12103095D-E
02/06/2012Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Placed on Calendar
02/13/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/15/2012Impact statement from TAX (SB551E)
02/20/2012Assigned CC & T sub: #1
02/22/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
02/24/2012Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2012Read second time
02/28/2012Read third time
02/28/2012Passed by for the day
03/01/2012Engrossed by House as amended SB551
03/01/2012Read third time
03/01/2012Amendment by Delegate Byron agreed to
03/01/2012Engrossed by House as amended
03/01/2012Passed House with amendment (98-Y 0-N)
03/01/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2012House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB551ER)
03/08/2012Impact statement from TAX (SB551ER)
03/08/2012Signed by Speaker
03/09/2012Signed by President
04/04/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 585 (effective 7/1/12)
04/04/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0585)


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 3 minutes.