Personal property tax; computer equipment and peripherals used in data centers. (HB828)

Introduced By

Del. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond) with support from 7 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dawn Adams (D-Richmond), Del. Jeff Bourne (D-Richmond), Del. Riley Ingram (R-Hopewell), Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond), Del. Debra Rodman (D-Henrico), Del. Schuyler VanValkenburg (D-Henrico), Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant (R-Henrico)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Personal property tax; computer equipment and peripherals used in data centers. Creates a separate classification of tangible personal property, for valuation purposes, for computer equipment and peripherals used in a data center. The classification specifies that the computer equipment and peripherals shall be valued by means of a percentage or percentages of original cost or by any other method that reasonably may be expected to determine fair market value. This bill is identical to SB 268. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100799D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on Finance
01/17/2018Impact statement from TAX (HB828)
01/23/2018Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
01/24/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (9-Y 1-N)
01/29/2018Reported from Finance with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2018Read first time
02/01/2018Read second time
02/01/2018Committee amendment agreed to
02/01/2018Engrossed by House as amended HB828E
02/01/2018Printed as engrossed 18100799D-E
02/02/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/02/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2018Referred to Committee on Finance
02/12/2018Impact statement from TAX (HB828E)
02/13/2018Reported from Finance (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2018Read third time
02/15/2018Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N 2-A) (see vote tally)
02/19/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB828ER)
02/19/2018Signed by Speaker
02/21/2018Signed by President
02/22/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/22/18
02/22/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 1, 2018
02/26/2018Impact statement from TAX (HB828ER)
02/26/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 28 (effective 7/1/18)
02/26/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0028)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB268.