Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption for certain gun safes. (HB888)

Introduced By

Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Fairfax Station) with support from co-patron Del. Chris Hurst (D-Blacksburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Sales tax exemption; gun safes. Establishes an exemption from retail sales tax for a gun safe with a selling price of $1,500 or less. The bill defines a gun safe as a safe or vault that is (i) commercially available, (ii) secured with a digital or dial combination locking mechanism or biometric locking mechanism, and (iii) designed for the storage of a firearm or of ammunition for use in a firearm. Under the bill, a gun safe does not include a glass-faced cabinet. Read the Bill »

Status

02/11/2020: In Committee

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Committee
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102042D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Finance
01/16/2020Impact statement from TAX (HB888)
01/29/2020Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #3
01/31/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 2-N)
02/05/2020Reported from Finance (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Read first time
02/07/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/10/2020Read third time and passed House (98-Y 1-N)
02/10/2020VOTE: Passage (98-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2020Referred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 2 minutes.

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