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. Amends § 58.1-3503, § 58.1-3506, of the Code of Virginia. 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.