Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption for audiovisual productions and equipment. (HB1543)

Introduced By

Del. Roxann Robinson (R-Chesterfield) 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; audiovisual productions and equipment. Extends the sunset date from July 1, 2019, to July 1, 2022, for the sales and use tax exemption on the transfer of certain audio or visual productions and equipment used in making such productions. Amends § 58.1-609.6, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/28/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102259D
12/28/2016Referred to Committee on Finance
01/13/2017Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
01/14/2017Impact statement from TAX (HB1543)
02/01/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/01/2017Reported from Finance (19-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2017Read first time
02/06/2017Read second time and engrossed
02/07/2017Read third time and passed House (90-Y 5-N 1-A)
02/07/2017VOTE: PASSAGE (90-Y 5-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/08/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2017Referred to Committee on Finance
02/08/2017Impact statement from TAX (HB1543)
02/14/2017Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2017Read third time
02/15/2017Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1543ER)
02/20/2017Signed by Speaker
02/21/2017Signed by President
02/21/2017Impact statement from TAX (HB1543ER)
02/21/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/21/17
02/21/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
02/23/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0168)
03/13/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 412 (effective 7/1/17)
03/13/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0412)