Real property tax; exemption for certain surviving spouses. (HB1884)

Introduced By

Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville) with support from co-patron Del. Jackson Miller (R-Manassas)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Real property tax exemption; certain surviving spouses. Authorizes localities to exempt the primary residence of the surviving spouse of a law-enforcement officer, firefighter, search and rescue personnel, and emergency medical services personnel who is killed in the line of duty. The exemption does not apply to that portion of the value of the residence in excess of the average assessed value of dwellings in the locality. The bill is pursuant to Article X, Section 6-B of the Constitution of Virginia, which was adopted by the voters in 2016. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/10/2017Committee
01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101197D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee on Finance
01/22/2017Impact statement from TAX (HB1884)
01/23/2017Reported from Finance with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2017Read first time
01/25/2017Read second time
01/25/2017Committee amendment agreed to
01/25/2017Engrossed by House as amended HB1884E
01/25/2017Printed as engrossed 17101197D-E
01/26/2017Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/26/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2017Referred to Committee on Finance
01/27/2017Impact statement from TAX (HB1884E)
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 (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2017Enrolled
02/13/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1884ER)
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
02/16/2017Impact statement from TAX (HB1884ER)
02/21/2017Governor's recommendation received by House
02/23/2017Placed on Calendar
02/23/2017House concurred in Governor's recommendation (99-Y 1-N)
02/23/2017VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2017Reconsideration of Governor's recommendation agreed to
02/23/2017House concurred in Governor's recommendation (99-Y 0-N)
02/23/2017VOTE: ADOPTION 2 (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 248 (effective 7/1/17)
02/24/2017Enacted, Chapter 248 (effective 7/1/16)
02/24/2017Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2017G Governor's recommendation adopted
02/24/2017Reenrolled
02/24/2017Reenrolled bill text (HB1884ER2)
02/24/2017Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
02/24/2017Signed by President as reenrolled
02/24/2017Enacted, Chapter 248 (effective 7/1/17)
02/24/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0248)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.

RESPONDERS. DO I HAVE THAT CORRECT? MR. SPEAKER, I'D RESPOND TO THE GENTLEMAN BY SAYING HE DOES HAVE IT CORRECT, AND HE PROBABLY ALSO KNOWS THAT WE HAVE -- PRECEDENTED IN OUR CODE WHERE WE HAVE HAD INCREASED PENALTIES FOR ACTIVITIES DIRECTED AGAINST A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER. SO, YES, HE IS CORRECT. MR. SPEAKER, WILL THE GENTLEMAN YIELD FOR ANOTHER QUESTION? GENTLEMAN YIELD? I YIELD. I WOULD SAY TO THE GENTLEMAN, THESE ARE QUESTIONS, BECAUSE I HAVE SOME QUESTIONS, NOT BECAUSE
property tax exemption certain surviving spouses. The bill previously passed the house. The governor has offered recommendations. The governor's amendment is before the body.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): the gentleman from fairfax, Mr. Hugo.

Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville): the governor's recommendation apparently in the code of virginia if you use the word she it means he. He she means he or she. Maybe a longer discussion but I hope we accept the recommendation of the governor.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): shall the governor's recommendations be accepted? The clerk will close the roll.

Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville): ayes 9

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