Real property; tax exemption for certain disabled veterans and surviving spouses. (HB1168)

Introduced By

Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale) with support from co-patron Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Real property tax; exemption for disabled veterans and surviving spouses. Provides that a person who is eligible for the real property tax exemption for certain disabled veterans and surviving spouses is entitled to a refund, retroactive to his date of eligibility, of taxes paid during the period of exemption, excluding interest or penalties. Under the bill, the refund is exempt from the statute of limitations for applications for correction of an assessment. Read the Bill »


02/02/2022: In Committee


01/14/2022Presented and ordered printed 22103495D
01/14/2022Referred to Committee on Finance
01/21/2022Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #2
01/22/2022Impact statement from TAX (HB1168)
01/24/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/26/2022Reported from Finance (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2022Read first time
01/31/2022Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2022Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/01/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2022Referred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations
03/02/2022Continued to 2023 in Finance and Appropriations (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)