Property taxes; generating equipment of electric suppliers utilizing wind turbines. (HB1327)

Introduced By

Del. Terry Austin (R-Buchanan)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Property taxes; generating equipment of electric suppliers utilizing wind turbines. Provides that the rate for a locality that imposes property taxes on generating equipment of electric suppliers utilizing wind turbines that have filed a certain form with an electric utility or regional transmission organization by July 1, 2020, shall not exceed the locality's real estate tax rate by more than $0.20 per $100 of assessed value. For all other projects, and under current law, the tax may exceed the real estate rate but cannot exceed the general personal property tax rate in the locality. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102397D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Finance
01/19/2020Impact statement from TAX (HB1327)
01/23/2020Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #2
01/27/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
01/29/2020Reported from Finance (19-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2020Read first time
02/03/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/04/2020Read third time and passed House (81-Y 12-N)
02/04/2020VOTE: Passage (81-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2020Referred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations
02/18/2020Reported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2020Committee substitute printed 20108430D-S1
02/19/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2020Read third time
02/20/2020Reading of substitute waived
02/20/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20108430D-S1
02/20/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1327S1
02/20/2020Passed Senate with substitute (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2020Placed on Calendar
02/24/2020Senate substitute agreed to by House 20108430D-S1 (84-Y 9-N 1-A)
02/24/2020VOTE: Adoption (84-Y 9-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/28/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1327ER)
02/28/2020Signed by Speaker
03/02/2020Impact statement from TAX (HB1327ER)
03/02/2020Signed by President
03/11/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2020
03/11/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
03/27/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 508 (effective 7/1/20)
03/27/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0508)