Real and personal property tax; exemption for religious bodies. (SB175)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Black (R-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Real property tax exemption for religious bodies. Clarifies the meaning of real property used exclusively for religious worship for determining the real property tax exemption for religious bodies. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/02/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102137D
01/02/2014Referred to Committee on Finance
01/16/2014Impact statement from TAX (SB175)
01/28/2014Reported from Finance with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2014Committee substitute printed 14104413D-S1
01/29/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
01/30/2014Read second time
01/30/2014Reading of substitute waived
01/30/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104413D-S1
01/30/2014Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB175S1
01/31/2014Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/07/2014Placed on Calendar
02/07/2014Read first time
02/07/2014Referred to Committee on Finance
02/10/2014Impact statement from TAX (SB175S1)
02/18/2014Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
02/19/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (11-Y 0-N)
02/24/2014Reported from Finance with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2014Committee substitute printed 14105058D-H1
02/25/2014Read second time
02/26/2014Read third time
02/26/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14105058D-H1
02/26/2014Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB175H1
02/26/2014Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/26/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2014House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 40-N)
03/03/2014House insisted on substitute
03/03/2014House requested conference committee
03/04/2014Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/2014Conferees appointed by Senate
03/04/2014Senators: Black, Garrett, Puckett
03/05/2014Conferees appointed by House
03/05/2014Delegates: Minchew, Anderson, Carr
03/06/2014Conference substitute printed 14105578D-S2
03/06/2014C Amended by conference committee
03/06/2014Conference report agreed to by House (93-Y 3-N)
03/06/2014VOTE: ADOPTION (93-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2014Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
03/17/2014Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB175ER)
03/17/2014Signed by President
03/18/2014Signed by Speaker
03/28/2014Impact statement from TAX (SB175ER)
04/04/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 615 (effective 7/1/14)
04/04/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0615)


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 7 minutes.