Constitutional amendment; real property tax exemption for spouse of disabled veteran. (HJ562)

Introduced By

Del. Jason Miyares (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Constitutional amendment (first resolution); real property tax; exemption for surviving spouse of a disabled veteran. Provides that the real property tax exemption for the principal residence of the surviving spouse of a disabled military veteran applies without any restriction on the spouse's moving to a different principal place of residence. Read the Bill »


03/10/2017: Passed the General Assembly


12/23/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102260D
12/23/2016Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/10/2017Assigned P & E sub: Constitutional
01/30/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (6-Y 1-N)
02/03/2017Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendment (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2017Taken up
02/06/2017Committee amendment agreed to
02/06/2017Engrossed by House as amended HJ562E
02/06/2017Printed as engrossed 17102260D-E
02/06/2017Agreed to by House (95-Y 0-N)
02/06/2017VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2017Reading waived
02/07/2017Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/14/2017Reported from Privileges and Elections (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2017Reading waived (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2017Read third time
02/17/2017Agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ562ER)
03/07/2017Signed by Speaker
03/10/2017Signed by President
03/27/2017Assigned Chapter 770 (effective 7/1/17)
03/27/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0770)