Commercial fishing vessels; classifies vessels as a separate class of property. (SB1205)

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Tangible personal property; commercial fishing vessels. Classifies commercial fishing vessels as a separate class of property for the purpose of local personal property tax. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103826D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee on Finance
01/21/2017Impact statement from TAX (SB1205)
01/24/2017Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2017Read second time and engrossed
01/27/2017Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2017Placed on Calendar
01/31/2017Read first time
01/31/2017Referred to Committee on Finance
02/03/2017Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
02/03/2017Impact statement from TAX (SB1205)
02/08/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/13/2017Reported from Finance (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2017Read second time
02/15/2017Read third time
02/15/2017Passed House (97-Y 1-N 1-A)
02/15/2017VOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 1-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/17/2017Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1205ER)
02/17/2017Signed by Speaker
02/20/2017Signed by President
02/21/2017Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/21/17
02/21/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
02/21/2017Impact statement from TAX (SB1205ER)
03/13/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 447 (effective 7/1/17)
03/13/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0447)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 50 seconds.