Deeds of trust or mortgages; calculation of tax shall be calculated using rate scale, etc. (HB2161)

Introduced By

Del. Randy Minchew (R-Leesburg) with support from co-patrons Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church), and Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State recordation taxes and fees. Clarifies and makes substantive and technical changes to state recordation taxes and fees, including requiring that the recordation tax on any deed of trust that is supplemental to an existing deed of trust be calculated only on that portion of the debt that is in addition to the original debt on which the tax has been paid. Under current law, such calculation of the recordation tax is restricted to supplemental deeds of trust with the same lender. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102227D
01/14/2015Referred to Committee on Finance
01/27/2015Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
01/27/2015Impact statement from TAX (HB2161)
01/28/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
02/04/2015Reported from Finance with amendment (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2015Read first time
02/09/2015Read second time
02/09/2015Committee amendment agreed to
02/09/2015Engrossed by House as amended HB2161E
02/09/2015Printed as engrossed 15102227D-E
02/10/2015Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/10/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2015Referred to Committee on Finance
02/13/2015Impact statement from TAX (HB2161E)
02/17/2015Reported from Finance with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2015Committee substitute printed 15105153D-S1
02/17/2015Incorporates HB1968
02/18/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2015Read third time
02/18/2015Reading of substitute waived
02/18/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15105153D-S1
02/18/2015Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB2161S1
02/18/2015Passed Senate with substitute (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2015Placed on Calendar
02/18/2015Senate substitute agreed to by House 15105153D-S1 (92-Y 1-N)
02/18/2015VOTE: ADOPTION (92-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2161ER)
02/23/2015Signed by Speaker
02/24/2015Signed by President
02/25/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/25/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/25/15
02/25/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/05/2015Impact statement from TAX (HB2161ER)
03/23/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 488 (effective 7/1/15)
03/23/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0488)


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.