Recordation tax; exemption of certain deeds of partition and deeds transferring property. (HB596)

Introduced By

Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Recordation tax; exemption. Exempts from recordation tax (i) certain deeds of partition and (ii) deeds transferring property pursuant to a divorce decree. Under current law, the tax on such deeds is $0.50. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102325D
01/11/2016Referred to Committee on Finance
01/19/2016Impact statement from TAX (HB596)
01/26/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #2
01/26/2016Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #2
01/27/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 1-N)
02/01/2016Reported from Finance (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2016Read first time
02/03/2016Read second time and engrossed
02/04/2016Read third time and passed House (92-Y 5-N)
02/04/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (92-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2016Impact statement from TAX (HB596)
02/05/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2016Referred to Committee on Finance
02/16/2016Reported from Finance (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2016Read third time
02/18/2016Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB596ER)
02/19/2016Signed by Speaker
02/19/2016Signed by President
02/19/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/19/16
02/19/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 26, 2016
02/23/2016Impact statement from TAX (HB596ER)
02/26/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 37 (effective 7/1/16)
02/26/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0037)


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 2 minutes.