Personal property tax; classifications. (HB15)

Introduced By

Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan) with support from co-patrons Del. Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights), Del. Gordon Helsel (R-Poquoson), Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk), and Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Personal property tax; classifications. Provides that if an item of tangible personal property falls within multiple classifications for local taxation, the rate of taxation is the lowest rate assigned to such classifications. Current law provides that such personal property tax treatment applies only to motor vehicles and to computer equipment and peripherals used in a data center. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


11/16/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100460D
11/16/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100460D
11/16/2015Referred to Committee on Finance
01/15/2016Impact statement from TAX (HB15)
01/18/2016Reported from Finance (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2016Read first time
01/20/2016Read second time and engrossed
01/21/2016Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
01/21/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
01/25/2016Referred to Committee on Finance
01/30/2016Impact statement from TAX (HB15)
02/24/2016Reported from Finance (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2016Read third time
02/26/2016Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB15ER)
03/01/2016Impact statement from TAX (HB15ER)
03/01/2016Signed by Speaker
03/04/2016Signed by President
03/07/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, April 11, 2016
03/07/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/7/2016
03/07/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016
03/25/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 483 (effective 7/1/16)
03/25/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0483)