Real and personal property taxes; exemption for solar energy equipment, facilities, or devices. (SB418)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon) with support from co-patron Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Certified pollution control equipment and facilities; solar equipment. Adds solar equipment to the definition of certified pollution control equipment and facilities that are exempt from state and local taxation pursuant to Article X, Section 6 of the Constitution of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101551D
01/07/2014Referred to Committee on Finance
01/16/2014Impact statement from TAX (SB418)
01/24/2014Impact statement from TAX (SB418)
01/28/2014Reported from Finance with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2014Committee substitute printed 14104468D-S1
01/29/2014Incorporates SB512
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 14104468D-S1
01/30/2014Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB418S1
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 (SB418S1)
02/17/2014Reported from Finance with amendment (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2014Read second time
02/19/2014Read third time
02/19/2014Committee amendment agreed to
02/19/2014Engrossed by House as amended
02/19/2014Passed House with amendment (90-Y 9-N)
02/19/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (90-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2014House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/2014Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB418ER)
02/25/2014Signed by Speaker
02/27/2014Signed by President
03/04/2014Impact statement from TAX (SB418ER)
03/17/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 259 (effective 1/1/15)
03/17/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0259)


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.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB512.