Living shorelines; tax exemption from local property taxes. (HB526)

Introduced By

Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Living shorelines; tax exemption. Provides that any living shoreline project approved by the Virginia Marine Resources Commission or the applicable local wetlands board and not prohibited by local ordinance shall qualify for full exemption from local property taxes. Read the Bill »


04/01/2016: signed by governor


01/09/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102649D
01/09/2016Referred to Committee on Finance
01/30/2016Impact statement from TAX (HB526)
02/02/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #2
02/02/2016Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #2
02/03/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
02/08/2016Reported from Finance (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2016Read first time
02/10/2016Read second time and engrossed
02/11/2016Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/11/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2016Referred to Committee on Finance
02/16/2016Impact statement from TAX (HB526)
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 (HB526ER)
03/01/2016Signed by Speaker
03/02/2016Impact statement from TAX (HB526ER)
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
04/01/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 610 (effective 7/1/16)
04/01/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0610)