Land preservation program; special assessment. (HB199)

Introduced By

Del. Michael Webert (R-Marshall)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Land preservation program. Allows a locality, by ordinance, to provide that a parcel of real property shall not be removed from the land use program for delinquent taxes if such taxes are paid no later than December 31 of the year in which the taxes became delinquent. The bill further provides that no parcel of real property shall be removed from the land use program for delinquent taxes if (i) such taxes become delinquent during a state of emergency declared by the Governor, (ii) the treasurer determines that the emergency has caused hardship for the taxpayer, and (iii) the taxes are paid no later than 90 days after the original deadline. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100367D
01/10/2022Referred to Committee on Finance
01/18/2022Impact statement from TAX (HB199)
01/19/2022Reported from Finance (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2022Read first time
01/24/2022Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2022VOTE: (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2022Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/25/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
01/26/2022Referred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations
03/02/2022Reported from Finance and Appropriations (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2022Read third time
03/04/2022Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB199ER)
03/09/2022Signed by Speaker
03/10/2022Impact statement from TAX (HB199ER)
03/10/2022Signed by President
03/22/2022Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022
03/22/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 663 (effective 7/1/22)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0663)

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