Constitutional amendment; real prop. tax exemption for certain spouses of members of armed forces. (HJ96)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Wyatt (R-Mechanicsville) with support from 8 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Jason Ballard (R-Pearisburg), Del. Jeff Campbell (R-Marion), Del. Ronnie Campbell (R-Raphine), Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean), Del. Chris Runion (R-Bridgewater), Del. Bill Wiley (R-Winchester), Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria), Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate

Description

Constitutional amendment (first reference); real property tax; exemption for certain surviving spouses of members of the armed forces. Authorizes the General Assembly to exempt from tax the real property of a surviving spouse of a member of the armed forces who died in the line of duty while performing official military activities. The amendment provides that such exemption is only available when the death of such member of the armed forces did not result from criminal conduct. The current Constitution exempts the real property of a surviving spouse of a member of the armed forces who was killed in action, a disabled veteran, and the surviving spouse of a disabled veteran. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/13/2022Committee
01/13/2022Presented and ordered printed 22103608D
01/13/2022Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/15/2022Left in Privileges and Elections

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