Constitutional amendment; property tax, exemption for flooding remediation, etc. (SJ21)

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Constitutional amendment (second resolution); property tax; exemption for flooding remediation, abatement, and resiliency efforts. Provides that the General Assembly may authorize a county, city, or town to partially exempt any real estate subject to recurring flooding upon which flooding abatement, mitigation, or resiliency efforts have been undertaken. Read the Bill »


03/22/2018: Passed the General Assembly


01/03/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102801D
01/03/2018Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/30/2018Reported from Privileges and Elections (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2018Rereferred to Finance
02/07/2018Reported from Finance (14-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2018Reading waived (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2018Read second time and engrossed
02/12/2018Read third time and agreed to by Senate (36-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2018Placed on Calendar
02/15/2018Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/15/2018Assigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #4
02/19/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 1-N)
02/23/2018Reported from Privileges and Elections (18-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2018Taken up
02/28/2018Agreed to by House (89-Y 8-N)
02/28/2018VOTE: ADOPTION (89-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
03/20/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ21ER)
03/20/2018Signed by Speaker
03/22/2018Signed by President
04/09/2018Assigned Chapter 813 (effective 7/1/18)
04/09/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0813)