Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption for certain data centers. (HB872)

Introduced By

Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Sales and use tax exemption; certain data centers. Extends the sunset date from June 30, 2020, to June 30, 2023 for a sales and use tax exemption for certain data centers. The bill also makes a technical correction regarding a subdivision that is erroneously set out twice in the Code. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101730D
01/12/2016Referred to Committee on Finance
01/16/2016Impact statement from TAX (HB872)
02/02/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #2
02/02/2016Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #2
02/03/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
02/08/2016Reported from Finance with substitute (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2016Committee substitute printed 16105126D-H1
02/09/2016Read first time
02/10/2016Read second time
02/10/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16105126D-H1
02/10/2016Amendment by Delegate Marshall, R.G. rejected
02/10/2016Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB872H1
02/11/2016Read third time and passed House (95-Y 1-N 2-A)
02/11/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 1-N 2-A) (see vote tally)
02/12/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2016Referred to Committee on Finance
02/16/2016Impact statement from TAX (HB872H1)
02/23/2016Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2016Read third time
02/25/2016Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB872ER)
02/29/2016Signed by Speaker
03/02/2016Impact statement from TAX (HB872ER)
03/03/2016Signed by President
03/04/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/4/16
03/04/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 11, 2016
03/11/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 343 (effective 7/1/16)
03/11/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0343)