Constitutional amendment; property tax exemption for certain surviving spouses (voter referendum). (HB558)

Introduced By

Del. Phil Hernandez (D-Norfolk) with support from co-patron Del. Marty Martinez (D-Leesburg)

Progress

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

Description

Constitutional amendment (voter referendum); real property tax exemption; surviving spouses of soldiers who died in the line of duty. Provides for a referendum at the November 5, 2024, election to approve or reject an amendment to the Constitution of Virginia that would expand the real property tax exemption that is currently available to the surviving spouses of soldiers killed in action to be available to the surviving spouses of soldiers who died in the line of duty with a Line of Duty determination from the U.S. Department of Defense. This bill is identical to SB 4. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/09/2024Committee
01/09/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24104020D
01/09/2024Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/28/2024Assigned P & E sub: Constitutional Amendments
01/30/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/30/2024Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Finance
02/02/2024Reported from Privileges and Elections (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2024Read first time
02/07/2024Read second time and engrossed
02/08/2024Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/08/2024VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2024Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/20/2024Reported from Privileges and Elections (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2024Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/27/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2024Reported from Finance and Appropriations (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2024Read third time
02/28/2024Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2024Enrolled
03/05/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB558ER)
03/05/2024Signed by Speaker
03/07/2024Signed by President
03/11/2024Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2024
03/11/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
04/04/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 394 (effective - see bill)
04/04/2024G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0394)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB4.

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