Real property tax; special assessment for land preservation. (HB1476)

Introduced By

Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Real property tax; special assessment for land preservation. Prohibits any locality from requiring any taxpayer who is the lessor of real property to produce the lease for the purpose of determining whether the property is eligible for special assessment for land preservation. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/13/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101225D
12/13/2016Referred to Committee on Finance
01/11/2017Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
01/15/2017Impact statement from TAX (HB1476)
01/18/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
01/23/2017Reported from Finance (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2017Read first time
01/25/2017Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2017Read third time and passed House (93-Y 6-N)
01/26/2017VOTE: PASSAGE (93-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2017Referred to Committee on Finance
01/27/2017Impact statement from TAX (HB1476)
02/07/2017Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2017Read third time
02/09/2017Passed Senate (37-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2017Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2017Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1476ER)
02/13/2017Impact statement from TAX (HB1476ER)
02/13/2017Signed by Speaker
02/13/2017Signed by President
02/14/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/14/17
02/14/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 21, 2017
02/17/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 25 (effective 7/1/17)
02/17/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0025)