Real and personal property taxes; exemption for solar energy equipment, facilities, or devices. (HB1239)

Introduced By

Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville) with support from co-patron Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Real and personal property tax exemption; solar energy equipment, facilities, or devices. Exempts from real and personal property tax solar energy equipment, facilities, or devices that are collecting, generating, transferring, or storing thermal or electric energy. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/17/2014Presented and ordered printed 14103597D
01/17/2014Referred to Committee on Finance
01/21/2014Impact statement from TAX (HB1239)
01/24/2014Impact statement from TAX (HB1239)
01/28/2014Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
01/29/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 1-N)
02/03/2014Reported from Finance with substitute (18-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2014Committee substitute printed 14104699D-H1
02/04/2014Read first time
02/05/2014Read second time
02/05/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104699D-H1
02/05/2014Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1239H1
02/06/2014Read third time and passed House (93-Y 5-N)
02/06/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (93-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2014Referred to Committee on Finance
02/10/2014Impact statement from TAX (HB1239H1)
02/18/2014Reported from Finance with amendments (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2014Read third time
02/20/2014Reading of amendments waived
02/20/2014Committee amendments agreed to
02/20/2014Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/20/2014Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/2014Placed on Calendar
02/24/2014Senate amendments agreed to by House (93-Y 6-N)
02/24/2014VOTE: ADOPTION (93-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1239ER)
02/26/2014Signed by Speaker
02/28/2014Signed by President
03/04/2014Impact statement from TAX (HB1239ER)
04/06/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 737 (effective 1/1/15)
04/06/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0737)


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.