Tangible personal property taxes;classification of certain motor vehicles, trailers, & semitrailers. (HB1774)

Introduced By

Del. Wendell Walker (R-Lynchburg) with support from co-patrons Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach), and Del. Bill Wiley (R-Winchester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Tangible personal property taxes; classification of certain motor vehicles, trailers, and semitrailers. Provides that the separate class of property for rate purposes that includes motor vehicles, trailers, and semitrailers with a gross vehicle weight of 10,000 pounds or more used by a motor carrier engaged in interstate commerce on a for-hire basis shall also include such vehicles used to transport passengers. Under current law, this class of property only includes such vehicles if they are used to transport property. Read the Bill »


03/25/2021: signed by governor


12/28/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100876D
12/28/2020Referred to Committee on Finance
01/11/2021Impact statement from TAX (HB1774)
01/18/2021Reported from Finance (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2021Read first time
01/20/2021Read second time and engrossed
01/21/2021Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/21/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2021Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
01/21/2021Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
01/21/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage #2 (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
01/22/2021Referred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2021Reported from Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2021Read third time
02/17/2021Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1774ER)
02/22/2021Signed by President
02/24/2021Signed by Speaker
02/25/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 25, 2021
02/25/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
02/25/2021Impact statement from TAX (HB1774ER)
03/25/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 347 (effective 7/1/21)
03/25/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0347)