Real property tax; exemption on residence of spouse of military service member killed in action. (SB99)

Introduced By

Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake) with support from co-patron Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Real property tax exemption; spouse of military service member killed in action. Clarifies that "killed in action" includes a service member who dies of wounds received in action after reaching a medical treatment center, for purposes of the real property tax exemption on the residence of the surviving spouse. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/22/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101278D
12/22/2015Referred to Committee on Finance
01/19/2016Impact statement from TAX (SB99)
01/20/2016Reported from Finance with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2016Read second time
01/25/2016Reading of amendment waived
01/25/2016Committee amendment agreed to
01/25/2016Engrossed by Senate as amended SB99E
01/25/2016Printed as engrossed 16101278D-E
01/26/2016Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2016Placed on Calendar
02/03/2016Read first time
02/03/2016Referred to Committee on Finance
02/16/2016Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #2
02/16/2016Impact statement from TAX (SB99E)
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 16105645D-H1
02/23/2016Read second time
02/24/2016Read third time
02/24/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16105645D-H1
02/24/2016Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB99H1
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 16105645D-H1
02/29/2016Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB99ER)
02/29/2016Signed by Speaker
03/03/2016Impact statement from TAX (SB99ER)
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 347 (effective 7/1/16)
03/11/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0347)


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.