Constitutional amendment; real property tax exemption, surviving spouse of a disabled veteran. (HJ657)

Introduced By

Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg) with support from co-patron Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Constitutional amendment (first resolution); real property tax exemption; surviving spouse of a disabled veteran; date of veteran's disability and death. Provides that, as of January 1, 2021, the real property tax exemption for the surviving spouse of a 100 percent disabled veteran shall apply regardless of whether the disabled veteran died prior to January 1, 2011. Under the current constitutional real property tax exemption, if a veteran received a 100 percent disability rating and died prior to January 1, 2011, his surviving spouse is not eligible for the exemption pursuant to state statutory law. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101855D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/12/2019Assigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #4
01/21/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/28/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/28/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
02/01/2019Stricken from docket by Privileges and Elections (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)

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