Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption includes hurricane preparedness equipment. (SB766)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Sales and use tax exemption for hurricane preparedness equipment; eligible equipment. Adds gas-powered chainsaws with a selling price of $350 or less and chainsaw accessories to the list of equipment eligible for the sales and use tax exemption for hurricane preparedness equipment. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/18/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100427D
12/18/2012Referred to Committee on Finance
01/10/2013Impact statement from TAX (SB766)
01/15/2013Reported from Finance with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/15/2013Committee substitute printed 13103974D-S1
01/16/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2013Read second time
01/17/2013Reading of substitute waived
01/17/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13103974D-S1
01/17/2013Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB766S1
01/18/2013Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Placed on Calendar
01/25/2013Read first time
01/25/2013Referred to Committee on Finance
01/31/2013Assigned Finance sub: #3
02/01/2013Impact statement from TAX (SB766S1)
02/11/2013Reported from Finance (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2013Read second time
02/13/2013Read third time
02/13/2013Passed House (93-Y 6-N)
02/13/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (93-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Impact statement from TAX (SB766ER)
02/19/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB766ER)
02/19/2013Signed by Speaker
02/20/2013Signed by President
03/13/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 325 (effective 7/1/13)
03/13/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0325)


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 50 seconds.