Constitutional amendment; General Assembly may exempt real property of spouses of soldiers killed. (HJ551)

Introduced By

Del. David Ramadan (R-South Riding) with support from 67 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Rich Anderson (R-Woodbridge), Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton), Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville), Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg), Del. Ben Cline (R-Amherst), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Barbara Comstock (R-McLean), Del. John A. Cox (R-Ashland), Del. Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights), Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville), Del. Mark Dudenhefer (R-Stafford), Del. James Edmunds (R-South Boston), Del. Matt Fariss (R-Rustburg), Del. Peter Farrell (R-Henrico), Del. Scott Garrett (R-Lynchburg), Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock), Del. Tag Greason (R-Potomac Falls), Del. Greg Habeeb (R-Salem), Del. Chris Head (R-Roanoke), Del. Gordon Helsel (R-Poquoson), Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna), Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville), Del. Sal Iaquinto (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Riley Ingram (R-Hopewell), Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk), Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Jim LeMunyon (R-Oak Hill), Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge), Del. Manoli Loupassi (R-Richmond), Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas), Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville), Del. Jimmie Massie (R-Richmond), Del. Joe May (R-Leesburg), Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville), Del. Jackson Miller (R-Manassas), Del. Randy Minchew (R-Leesburg), Del. Will Morefield (R-North Tazewell), Del. Rick Morris (R-Carrollton), Del. Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol), Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg), Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond), Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville), Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg), Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill), Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Margaret Ransone (R-Kinsale), Del. Roxann Robinson (R-Chesterfield), Del. Nick Rush (R-Christiansburg), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon), Del. Ed Scott (R-Culpeper), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Bob Tata (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan), Del. Mike Watson (R-Williamsburg), Del. Michael Webert (R-Marshall), Del. Tony Wilt (R-Harrisonburg), Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria), Del. David Yancey (R-Newport News), Del. Joseph Yost (R-Blacksburg), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake), Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate

Description

Constitutional amendment (first resolution); real property tax exemption for spouses of soldiers killed in action. Provides a real property tax exemption for the primary residence of surviving spouses of members of the military who are killed in action. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
11/19/2012Committee
11/19/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100523D
11/19/2012Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/11/2013Assigned P & E sub: Constitutional Amendments Subcommittee
01/21/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
01/25/2013Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2013Taken up
01/29/2013Committee amendment agreed to
01/29/2013Engrossed by House as amended HJ551E
01/29/2013Printed as engrossed 13100523D-E
01/29/2013Agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
01/29/2013VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2013Reading waived
01/31/2013Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/12/2013Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2013Reading waived (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Read third time
02/15/2013Reading of amendment waived
02/15/2013Committee amendment agreed to
02/15/2013Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/15/2013Agreed to by Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Placed on Calendar
02/19/2013Senate amendment agreed to by House (100-Y 0-N)
02/19/2013VOTE: ADOPTION (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2013Enrolled
03/04/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ551ER)
03/04/2013Signed by President
03/05/2013Signed by Speaker
03/25/2013Enacted, Chapter 727 (effective 7/1/13)
03/25/2013Assigned Chapter 727 (effective 7/1/13)
03/26/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0727)

Video

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 7 minutes.