Constitutional amendment; property tax, exemption for flooding remediation, abatement, etc. (SJ331)

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Constitutional amendment (first resolution); property tax; exemption for flooding remediation, abatement, and resiliency efforts. Provides that the General Assembly may authorize a county, city, or town to partially exempt any real subject to recurring flooding upon which flooding abatement, mitigation, or resiliency efforts have been undertaken. Read the Bill »


03/10/2017: Passed the General Assembly


01/20/2017Presented and ordered printed 17103985D
01/20/2017Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/31/2017Reported from Privileges and Elections (13-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/02/2017Reading waived (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2017Read second time and engrossed
02/06/2017Read third time and agreed to by Senate (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2017Placed on Calendar
02/08/2017Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/08/2017Assigned P & E sub: Campaigns
02/16/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 3-N)
02/17/2017Reported from Privileges and Elections (12-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2017Taken up
02/21/2017Agreed to by House (59-Y 37-N)
02/21/2017VOTE: ADOPTION (59-Y 37-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2017Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ331ER)
03/07/2017Signed by Speaker
03/10/2017Signed by President
03/27/2017Assigned Chapter 773 (effective 7/1/17)
03/27/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0773)


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 43 seconds.