Arts and cultural districts, local; tax incentives. (SB1065)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Herring (D-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Local arts and cultural districts; tax incentives. Permits a locality to include the reduction or rebate of real estate property taxes among the tax incentives it makes available in an arts and cultural district established by ordinance. Current law provides for reductions in three other types of taxes or fees as examples of permissible incentives. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102037D
01/08/2013Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/14/2013Impact statement from TAX (SB1065)
01/22/2013Reported from Local Government (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/28/2013Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2013Placed on Calendar
02/02/2013Read first time
02/02/2013Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/05/2013Impact statement from TAX (SB1065)
02/08/2013Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Read second time
02/12/2013Read third time
02/12/2013Committee amendment agreed to
02/12/2013Engrossed by House as amended SB1065
02/12/2013Passed House with amendment (94-Y 6-N)
02/12/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (94-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2013House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1065ER)
02/19/2013Signed by Speaker
02/20/2013Signed by President
02/21/2013Impact statement from TAX (SB1065ER)
03/14/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 386 (effective 7/1/13)
03/14/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0386)


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 1 minute.