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. 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.