Middleburg, Town of; amending charter, town council may levy a tax on business personal property. (HB1437)

Introduced By

Del. Wendy Gooditis (D-Clarke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Charter; Town of Middleburg. Provides that the Middleburg town council may, notwithstanding any other provision of law, levy a tax on business personal property, as described in the Code of Virginia, without regard to the existence of, or rate of, tax on motor vehicles or any other classification of tangible personal property. This bill is identical to SB 594. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/16/2018Presented and ordered printed with emergency clause 18104719D
01/16/2018Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/22/2018Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #1
02/07/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (5-Y 3-N)
02/09/2018Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with amendment (18-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2018Read first time
02/12/2018Read second time
02/12/2018Committee amendment agreed to
02/12/2018Emergency clause deleted
02/12/2018Engrossed by House as amended HB1437E
02/12/2018Printed as engrossed 18104719D-E
02/13/2018Read third time and passed House (76-Y 24-N)
02/13/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (76-Y 24-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2018Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/20/2018Reported from Local Government (10-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2018Rereferred to Finance
02/27/2018Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2018Read third time
03/01/2018Passed Senate (31-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1437ER)
03/05/2018Signed by Speaker
03/08/2018Signed by President
03/14/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 14, 2018
03/14/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/23/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 414 (effective 7/1/18)
03/23/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0414)


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 1 minute.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB594.