Retail sales and use tax; aviation parts, engines, and supplies. (HB1738)

Introduced By

Del. Rich Anderson (R-Woodbridge) with support from co-patrons Del. Buddy Fowler (R-Ashland), and Del. David Yancey (R-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Retail sales and use tax; aviation parts, engines, and supplies. Creates an exemption from the retail sales and use tax for parts and supplies used for maintaining, repairing, or reconditioning aircraft, including unmanned aerial systems. The exemption does not apply to tools and other items that are not attached to or become a part of the aircraft. The exemption will be effective from July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2022. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101016D
01/07/2017Referred to Committee on Finance
01/20/2017Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
01/24/2017Impact statement from TAX (HB1738)
01/25/2017Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/01/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (9-Y 0-N)
02/01/2017Reported from Finance with substitute (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2017Committee substitute printed 17104745D-H1
02/03/2017Read first time
02/06/2017Read second time
02/06/2017Committee substitute agreed to 17104745D-H1
02/06/2017Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1738H1
02/07/2017Read third time and passed House (91-Y 5-N)
02/07/2017VOTE: PASSAGE (91-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2017Referred to Committee on Finance
02/10/2017Impact statement from TAX (HB1738H1)
02/14/2017Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2017Read third time
02/16/2017Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2017Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2017Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1738ER)
02/20/2017Signed by Speaker
02/21/2017Signed by President
02/21/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/21/17
02/21/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
02/22/2017Impact statement from TAX (HB1738ER)
03/24/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 714 (effective 7/1/17)
03/24/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0714)