Real estate; delinquent taxes. (SB68)

Introduced By

Sen. Henry Marsh (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Real estate with delinquent taxes. Changes the criteria for transferring certain tax-delinquent real property to localities through a special commissioner in the Cities of Norfolk, Richmond, Hopewell, Newport News, Petersburg, and Hampton by reducing the percentage of taxes and liens from exceeding 35 percent to 20 percent and of taxes alone from 15 percent to 10 percent, respectively, and including parcels with an assessed value of $100,000 or less. Amends § 58.1-3970.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/19/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101941D
12/19/2013Referred to Committee on Finance
01/12/2014Impact statement from TAX (SB68)
01/14/2014Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/15/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
01/16/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/17/2014Engrossment reconsidered by Senate (38-Y 0-N)
01/17/2014Reading of amendment waived
01/17/2014Amendment by Senator Garrett agreed to
01/17/2014Engrossed by Senate as amended SB68E
01/17/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
01/17/2014Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
01/17/2014Printed as engrossed 14101941D-E
01/23/2014Placed on Calendar
01/23/2014Read first time
01/23/2014Referred to Committee on Finance
01/26/2014Impact statement from TAX (SB68E)
02/18/2014Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
02/19/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 2-N)
02/24/2014Reported from Finance with substitute (18-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2014Committee substitute printed 14105013D-H1
02/25/2014Read second time
02/26/2014Passed by temporarily
02/26/2014Read third time
02/26/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14105013D-H1
02/26/2014Defeated by House (53-Y 44-N)
02/26/2014VOTE: DEFEATED (53-Y 44-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2014Reconsideration of defeated action agreed to by House
02/26/2014Passed by for the day
02/27/2014Read third time
02/27/2014Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB68H1
02/27/2014Passed House with substitute (83-Y 16-N)
02/27/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (83-Y 16-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2014House substitute agreed to by Senate (37-Y 2-N)
03/03/2014Title replaced 14105013D-H1
03/06/2014Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB68ER)
03/06/2014Signed by Speaker
03/09/2014Signed by President
03/21/2014Impact statement from TAX (SB68ER)
04/03/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 519 (effective 7/1/14)
04/03/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0519)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 7 minutes.