Real and personal property tax exemption; aviation museum. (HB187)

Introduced By

Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patrons Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Jay Leftwich (R-Chesapeake), Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach), and Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Real and personal property tax exemption; aviation museum. Permits any locality to exempt any real or personal property the legal title to which is not held by a nonprofit entity but is subject to the sole use and occupancy of a nonprofit entity, as long as the nonprofit entity uses such property solely to (i) exhibit or display certain military aircraft to the general public or (ii) use such aircraft for educational purposes. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/23/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100334D
12/23/2013Referred to Committee on Finance
01/16/2014Impact statement from TAX (HB187)
01/17/2014Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
01/22/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
01/27/2014Reported from Finance (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2014Read first time
01/29/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/30/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2014Referred to Committee on Finance
02/07/2014Impact statement from TAX (HB187)
02/11/2014Reported from Finance with amendment (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/13/2014Read third time
02/13/2014Reading of amendment waived
02/13/2014Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/13/2014Passed Senate with amendment (37-Y 0-N)
02/14/2014Placed on Calendar
02/17/2014Senate amendment agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
02/17/2014VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB187ER)
02/19/2014Impact statement from TAX (HB187ER)
02/19/2014Signed by Speaker
02/21/2014Signed by President
03/03/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 60 (effective 7/1/14)
03/03/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0060)


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 1 minute.


Waldo Jaquith writes:

Well, this is suspiciously specific.