Va. Defense Force; creates personal property tax classification for vehicle owned by member. (HB44)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg) with support from co-patron Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Personal property tax; classification. Creates a separate personal property tax classification for a motor vehicle owned or leased by a uniformed member of the Virginia Defense Force and used by the uniformed member of the Virginia Defense Force to respond to his official duties. Any locality is authorized to set a personal property tax rate for such motor vehicles less than the rate applicable to the general class of tangible personal property. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/02/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100848D
12/02/2013Referred to Committee on Finance
01/13/2014Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
01/14/2014Impact statement from TAX (HB44)
01/15/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 2-N)
01/20/2014Reported from Finance (14-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2014Read first time
01/22/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/23/2014Read third time and passed House (73-Y 24-N)
01/23/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (73-Y 24-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
01/24/2014Referred to Committee on Finance
02/04/2014Impact statement from TAX (HB44)
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
02/13/2014Committee amendment agreed to
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 (79-Y 19-N)
02/17/2014VOTE: ADOPTION (79-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB44ER)
02/19/2014Signed by Speaker
02/21/2014Signed by President
03/03/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 50 (effective 7/1/14)
03/03/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0050)
03/04/2014Impact statement from TAX (HB44ER)


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 2 minutes.