Local government; taxing authority. (HB2189)

Introduced By

Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City) with support from co-patron Del. Marcus Simon (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, 2020, prior to which the Joint Subcommittee on Local Government Fiscal Stress shall review the bill and develop recommended legislation to make any other amendments necessary to the Code of Virginia to effectuate its provisions. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101905D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/14/2019Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #2
01/26/2019Impact statement from TAX (HB2189)
01/30/2019Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (7-Y 0-N)
02/05/2019Left in Counties, Cities and Towns