Constitutional amendment; real property tax exemption for spouses of soldiers killed in action. (HJ8)

Introduced By

Del. David Ramadan (R-South Riding) with support from co-patrons Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville), and Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Constitutional amendment (second resolution); real property tax exemption for spouses of soldiers killed in action. Provides that the General Assembly may provide a real property tax exemption for the primary residence of surviving spouses of members of the military who are killed in action. Such tax exemption may not be claimed by a surviving spouse who has remarried. Read the Bill »

Status

03/17/2014: Passed the General Assembly

History

DateAction
12/02/2013Committee
12/02/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100907D
12/02/2013Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/10/2014Assigned P & E sub: Constitutional Amendments Subcommittee
01/20/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/24/2014Reported from Privileges and Elections (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2014Taken up
01/28/2014Engrossed by House
01/28/2014Agreed to by House (96-Y 0-N)
01/28/2014VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2014Reading waived
01/29/2014Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/18/2014Reported from Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N)
02/18/2014Rereferred to Finance
02/25/2014Reported from Finance (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2014Read second time
02/27/2014Read third time
02/27/2014Agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)
03/17/2014Enrolled
03/17/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ8ER)
03/17/2014Signed by President
03/18/2014Signed by Speaker
04/07/2014Assigned Chapter 775 (effective 7/1/14)
04/07/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0775)

Video

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 45 seconds.