Personal property tax; computer equipment and peripherals used in data centers. (SB268)

Introduced By

Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant (R-Henrico) with support from co-patron Del. Dawn Adams (D-Richmond)


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 HB 828. Amends § 58.1-3503, § 58.1-3506, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/05/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100798D
01/05/2018Referred to Committee on Finance
01/14/2018Impact statement from TAX (SB268)
01/23/2018Reported from Finance with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2018Read second time
01/25/2018Reading of amendment waived
01/25/2018Committee amendment agreed to
01/25/2018Engrossed by Senate as amended SB268E
01/25/2018Printed as engrossed 18100798D-E
01/26/2018Read third time and passed Senate (36-Y 0-N 2-A) (see vote tally)
01/31/2018Placed on Calendar
01/31/2018Read first time
01/31/2018Referred to Committee on Finance
02/13/2018Impact statement from TAX (SB268E)
02/19/2018Reported from Finance (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2018Read second time
02/22/2018Read third time
02/22/2018Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/22/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB268ER)
02/26/2018Signed by Speaker
02/28/2018Impact statement from TAX (SB268ER)
02/28/2018Signed by President
03/02/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 2, 2018
03/02/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 9, 2018
03/09/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 292 (effective 7/1/18)
03/09/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0292)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB828.