Real property tax; assessment of wetlands. (HB1442)

Introduced By

Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Real property tax; assessment of wetlands. Directs the commissioner of revenue, when separately and specially assessing wetlands at the request of the property owner and if the assessing official disagrees with the property owner as to the presence of wetlands, to recognize (i) the National Wetlands Inventory Map prepared by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, (ii) a wetland delineation map confirmed by a Preliminary Jurisdictional Determination, or (iii) an Approved Jurisdictional Determination issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and provided by the property owner. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/16/2018Presented and ordered printed 18103883D
01/16/2018Referred to Committee on Finance
01/27/2018Impact statement from TAX (HB1442)
01/30/2018Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
01/31/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 3-N)
02/07/2018Reported from Finance with amendment (20-Y 2-N)
02/07/2018Reported from Finance with substitute (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2018Committee substitute printed 18106497D-H1
02/09/2018Read first time
02/12/2018Read second time
02/12/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18106497D-H1
02/12/2018Amendments by Delegate Orrock agreed to
02/12/2018Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendments HB1442EH1
02/12/2018Printed as engrossed 18106497D-EH1
02/13/2018Read third time and passed House (98-Y 2-N)
02/13/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2018Referred to Committee on Finance
02/19/2018Impact statement from TAX (HB1442EH1)
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 (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1442ER)
03/05/2018Impact statement from TAX (HB1442ER)
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
03/30/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 603 (effective 7/1/18)
03/30/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0603)