Constitutional amendment; real property tax exemption. (HJ123)

Introduced By

Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Constitutional amendment (second resolution); real property tax exemption. Provides that the General Assembly may provide for a local option to exempt from taxation the real property that is the primary residence of the surviving spouse of any law-enforcement officer, firefighter, search and rescue personnel, or emergency medical services personnel killed in the line of duty. Such tax exemption may not be claimed by a surviving spouse who has remarried. Read the Bill »

Status

03/28/2016: Passed the General Assembly

History

DateAction
01/12/2016Committee
01/12/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101303D
01/12/2016Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/15/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee Constitutional Amendments
01/15/2016Assigned P & E sub: Subcommittee Constitutional Amendments
01/15/2016Assigned P & E sub:
01/18/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/29/2016Reported from Privileges and Elections (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2016Taken up
02/02/2016Engrossed by House
02/02/2016Agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
02/02/2016VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2016Reading waived
02/03/2016Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/09/2016Reported from Privileges and Elections (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2016Read second time
02/12/2016Passed by for the day
02/15/2016Read third time
02/15/2016Agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/21/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ123ER)
03/25/2016Enrolled
03/25/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ123ER)
03/25/2016Signed by Speaker
03/28/2016Signed by President
04/10/2016Assigned Chapter 734 (effective 7/1/16)
04/10/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0734)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.



Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): DISPENSED WITH. ALL IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION WILL. ARE THE SENATORS READY TO VOTE? HAVE ALL THE SENATORS VOTED? DO ANY SENATORS DESIRE TO CH ANGE THEIR VOTE? THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL.

Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg): AYES 39, NOS 0.

[Unknown]: AYES 39, NOS 0. THE READING OF THE TITLES IS DISPENSED WITH. THE SENATOR FROM JAMES CITY COUNTY. I WOULD MOVE THAT ALL OF THE BILLS BE PASSED BYE FOR THE DAY, SIR. THE QUESTION IS SHALL THE SENATE BILLS ON THE UNCONTESTED AND REGULAR CAL LEN DEARS ON THE SECOND READING GO BYE FOR THE DAY. ALL IN FAVOR SAY AYE. THOSE OPPOSED, NO. THE BILLS WILL GO BUY FOR THE
PAGE 26, UNCONTESTED CALENDAR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION ON THIRD READING. HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION 123. PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE ADDING IN ARTICLE X A SECTION NUMBERED 6-B, RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS. REPORTED FROM COMMITTEE ON PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS. THE SENATOR FROM FAUQUIER, SENATOR VOGEL.

Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-Winchester): THANK YOU, MR. PRESIDENT. I MOVE THE BILL'S PASSAGE AND SPEAKING TO THAT BILL.

[Unknown]: THE SENATOR HAS THE FLOOR.

Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-Winchester): THIS BILL HAD TO DO WITH A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT THE PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FOR THOSE WHO WERE SERVICE MEMBERS WHOSE SPOUSE HAD BEEN -- WHOSE SPOUSE WAS DECEASED. THE BILL PASSED UNANIMOUSLY AND I WOULD MOVE PASSAGE OF THE BILL.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): THANK YOU, SENATOR. THE QUESTION IS SHALL H.J.R. 123