Local government taxing authority; equalizes municipal and county taxing authority. (SB200)

Introduced By

Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Local government taxing authority. Equalizes municipal taxing authority and county taxing authority by granting a county the same authority available to a municipality through the uniform charter powers. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2019, prior to which the Division of Legislative Services is directed to convene a working group to develop recommendations as to what additional legislative changes are needed to effectuate the provisions of the bill. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/01/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101468D
01/01/2018Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/05/2018Impact statement from DHCD (SB200)
01/09/2018Impact statement from DHCD (SB200)
01/23/2018Rereferred from Local Government (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2018Rereferred to Finance
01/31/2018Committee substitute printed to LIS only 18105764D-S1
01/31/2018Passed by indefinitely in Finance with letter (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)