Real property tax; exemption for disabled veterans and spouse of a service member killed in action. (SB366)

Introduced By

Sen. Ben Chafin (R-Lebanon) with support from co-patron Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Real property tax exemption; disabled veterans and the spouse of a service member killed in action. Provides that the real property tax exemption for the residence of a disabled veteran, or the residence of the spouse of a service member killed in action, (i) includes trailers whether or not the wheels and other equipment previously used for mobility have been removed and (ii) applies to a house or trailer whether or not the veteran or the spouse own the land on which the house or trailer is located. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102552D
01/11/2016Referred to Committee on Finance
01/17/2016Impact statement from TAX (SB366)
01/20/2016Reported from Finance with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2016Committee substitute printed 16104519D-S1
01/21/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2016Read second time
01/25/2016Reading of substitute waived
01/25/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16104519D-S1
01/25/2016Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB366S1
01/26/2016Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2016Impact statement from TAX (SB366S1)
02/03/2016Placed on Calendar
02/03/2016Read first time
02/03/2016Referred to Committee on Finance
02/16/2016Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #2
02/17/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (11-Y 0-N)
02/22/2016Reported from Finance with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2016Committee substitute printed 16105653D-H1
02/23/2016Read second time
02/24/2016Read third time
02/24/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16105653D-H1
02/24/2016Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB366H1
02/24/2016Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/24/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2016House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2016Title replaced 16105653D-H1
02/29/2016Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB366ER)
02/29/2016Signed by Speaker
03/02/2016Impact statement from TAX (SB366ER)
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 349 (effective 7/1/16)


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 1 minute.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1203.