Litter taxes; increases annual amount of tax. (HB1154)

Introduced By

Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Litter taxes; amount of tax. Increases the annual litter tax from $10 to $20 and the additional annual litter tax from $15 to $30. Both taxes are imposed on manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, and retailers of certain products; however, the additional tax applies to fewer businesses. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101682D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Finance
01/29/2020Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #3
01/30/2020Impact statement from TAX (HB1154)
01/31/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 2-N)
02/05/2020Reported from Finance (13-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Read first time
02/07/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/10/2020Read third time and passed House (50-Y 47-N)
02/10/2020VOTE: Passage (50-Y 47-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/10/2020Passed by for the day
02/11/2020Read third time and passed House (54-Y 46-N)
02/11/2020VOTE: Passage (54-Y 46-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2020Referred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations
02/25/2020Reported from Finance and Appropriations (13-Y 1-N 2-A) (see vote tally)
02/26/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2020Read third time
02/26/2020Passed Senate (24-Y 16-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1154ER)
03/03/2020Signed by Speaker
03/04/2020Impact statement from TAX (HB1154ER)
03/04/2020Signed by President
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/07/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 782 (effective 7/1/20)
04/07/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0782)