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REAL ESTATE AND REAL ESTATE TAX

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2008 Session (CD) Carried over from 2008 session but died in committee on or before December 4th


Business, professional and occupational license (BPOL) tax; allows Towns of Herndon and Leesburg to levy on any person, firm, etc., in business of renting real property. Amending  58.1-3703. (Patron-Rust, HB 2153 (F); Howell, SB 1074 (F))
Commercial real estate tax; half of special tax used for local projects and half be used to construct new roads or construct new transit approved by Northern Virginia Transportation Authority. Amending  58.1-3221.3 and Chapter 896, 2007 Acts. (Patron-Albo, HB 1839 (F))
Constitutional amendment; assessment of real property for tax purposes (first reference). Amending Section 2 of Article X. (Patron-Miller, J.C., SJR 60 (CD))
Constitutional amendment; assessments of real property and tax rates (first reference). Amending Section 2 of Article X. (Patron-Frederick, HJR 19 (CD); Frederick, HJR 709 (F))
Constitutional amendment; authorizes localities to cap annual increase in assessed values of real estate (first reference). Amending Section 2 of Article X. (Patron-Newman, SJR 349 (F))
Constitutional amendment; defines term public uses and specifies permitted uses for which private property may be taken (first reference). Amending Section 11 of Article I. (Patron-Joannou, HJR 123 (CD); Joannou, HJR 728 (I) See HJR725)
Constitutional amendment; establishes limitations on takings of private property (first reference). Amending Section 11 of Article I. (Patron-Obenshain, SJR 88 (CD); Obenshain, SJR 290 (F))
Constitutional amendment; localities computation of real estate taxes (first reference). Amending Section 6 of Article X. (Patron-Loupassi, HJR 122 (CD))
Constitutional amendment; partial exemption of local real estate taxes (first reference). Amending Section 6 of Article X. (Patron-Hanger, SJR 73 (CD))
Constitutional amendment; real property tax relief for persons 65 years old or persons permanently and totally disabled (first reference). Amending Section 6 of Article X. (Patron-Cole, HJR 688 (Chapter 776))
Constitutional amendment; taking of private property for public uses (first reference). Amending Section 11 of Article I. (Patron-Bell, HJR 725 (F))
Consumer Real Estate Settlement Protection Act; expands disclosures that are required to be included in certain real estate purchase contracts. Amending  6.1-2.22; adding  6.1-2.21:1. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 2568 (Chapter 140))
Derelict buildings; owner may apply to locality and request that building be declared thereas for owner to receive real estate tax abatement, etc. Amending  58.1-609.3; adding  15.2-907.1. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HB 2027 (F))
Duty to file lists of renters, lessees, etc.; required to provide name and address thereof to local commissioner of revenue upon request. Amending  58.1-3901. (Patron-McDougle, SB 896 (Chapter 501))
Energy-efficient buildings for local taxes; adds architects to those persons authorized to certify buildings thereas. Amending  58.1-3221.2. (Patron-Quayle, SB 1004 (Chapter 512))
General Services, Department of; clarifies authority for management of real estate assets. Amending  2.2-1130, 2.2-1131.1, 2.2-1136, 2.2-1137, 2.2-1146, 2.2-1153, 2.2-1154, 2.2-1156, 2.2-1157, 10.1-1122, and 36-139.1. (Patron-Petersen, SB 1140 (Chapter 612))
House location surveys; survey shall be recorded in deed book of clerk’s office of county, etc., in which such real estate lies. Amending  17.1-227; adding  55-106.6. (Patron-Puller, SB 1061 (F))
Income tax, corporate; real estate investment trusts. Amending 58.1-402. (Patron-Amundson, HB 2504 (Chapter 426); Whipple, SB 1147 (Chapter 558))
Income tax, state; homebuyer tax credit. Adding  58.1-339.12. (Patron-Peace, HB 1721 (F); Peace, HB 1808 (F); Stosch, SB 906 (F); McEachin, SB 1441 (I) See SB906; McEachin, SB 1446 (F))
Notice for setting local real property tax rate; reduces from 30 days to 10 days public notice required by localities for increasing tax rate. Amending  58.1-3321. (Patron-Petersen, SB 1131 (F))
Property owned by locality; Cumberland County may levy and collect service charge upon another locality owning property within boundaries of Cumberland County. Adding  58.1-3402.1. (Patron-Watkins, SB 1175 (F))
Property owned by locality; service charge may be levied thereon when property within boundaries of another locality. Adding 58.1-3403.1. (Patron-Ruff, SB 1373 (I) See SB1175)
Public hearings; notice of, and a locality must hold prior to increasing its real property tax. Amending  58.1-3321. (Patron-Melvin, HB 2308 (Chapter 30); Quayle, SB 1003 (Chapter 511))
Real and personal property taxes; duty to provide information to commissioner of revenue. Amending  58.1-3901. (Patron-Cline, HB 2289 (Chapter 672))
Real estate; assessments on damaged or destroyed buildings. Amending  58.1-3293. (Patron-McClellan, HB 331 (CD))
Real estate and personal property taxes; exempts certain pollution control equipment and facilities. Amending  58.1-3660. (Patron-Purkey, HB 2084 (Chapter 671))
Real estate assessments; burden of proof on appeal. Amending 58.1-3379 and 58.1-3984. (Patron-Quayle, SB 789 (CD))
Real Estate Board; compensation to referring attorneys prohibited, exception. Amending  54.1-2103. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 2040 (Chapter 88))
Real Estate Board; waiver of broker education requirements. Amending  54.1-2105. (Patron-Puckett, SB 1210 (F))
Real estate brokers; exempts license requirement thereof who assists a prospective purchaser, tenant, etc., in another state to purchase, lease, etc., in commercial real estate. Amending 54.1-2103 and 55-526. (Patron-Hanger, SB 1031 (Chapter 262))
Real Estate Cooperative Act; amendment of declaration, revival of expired declarant rights. Amending  55-453. (Patron-Knight, HB 2599 (Chapter 221))
Real estate tax; agricultural use assessment. Amending  58.1-3230. (Patron-Orrock, HB 2098 (Chapter 800))
Real estate tax; classification of residential property. Adding 58.1-3221.4. (Patron-Alexander, HB 215 (CD))
Real estate tax; classification of residential property from commercial property. Adding  58.1-3221.4. (Patron-BaCote, HB 699 (CD))
Real estate tax; exemptions for certain elderly and disabled persons with income limits. Amending  58.1-3211. (Patron-Watts, HB 465 (CD))
Real estate tax; localities to grant higher percentages of tax relief to elderly. Amending  58.1-3210. (Patron-Spruill, HB 1275 (CD))
Real estate tax; notice of change in assessment. Amending 58.1-3330. (Patron-Massie, HB 2601 (F); Smith, SB 1514 (F))
Real estate taxes; assessments, bills, and deferral by localities. Amending  58.1-3219, 58.1-3330, and 58.1-3912. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1009 (CD); Smith, SB 779 (CD))
Real estate taxes; classifies affordable rental housing. Amending 58.1-3295. (Patron-Whipple, SB 299 (CD))
Real property tax; sale of tax-delinquent property. Amending 58.1-3967. (Patron-Griffith, HB 2651 (Chapter 682))
Real property tax rate; reduces tax imposed on commercial property by localities in Northern Virginia. Amending  58.1-3221.3. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2479 (Chapter 822))
Reassessments; Augusta County to elect its board of supervisors to conduct at either five-year or six-year intervals. Amending 58.1-3252. (Patron-Hanger, SB 1356 (Chapter 529))
Recordation and grantor taxes; penalty for misrepresentation. Amending  58.1-812. (Patron-Saslaw, SB 1157 (Chapter 686))
Recordation taxes; changes basis of calculation on transfer of real estate. Amending  58.1-801, 58.1-802, and 58.1-812. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 1394 (CD); Hurt, SB 551 (CD))
Recordation taxes; changes basis on which taxes are calculated on transfer of real estate. Amending  58.1-801, 58.1-802, and 58.1-812. (Patron-Albo, HB 1823 (I) See HB2135)
Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include solar photovoltaic systems, etc., purchased for installation in or on residential real property. Amending  58.1-602, 58.1-609.1, and 58.1-610. (Patron-Deeds, SB 1216 (F))
Short-term real property rental businesses; taxations applied. Amending  58.1-602, 58.1-3700.1, 58.1-3703, 58.1-3706, 58.1-3819, and 58.1-3840. (Patron-Hanger, SB 471 (CD))
Stormwater control and water or waste systems; allows Governor, at request of an authority, to disclaim any and all rights, title, etc., of State in and to lands used therefor. Amending 15.2-5146. (Patron-Saslaw, SB 1471 (Chapter 861))
Water and waste authorities; lien may apply for delinquent rates applicable to three or fewer months. Amending  15.2-5139. (Patron-Barlow, HB 2247 (Chapter 420))
2009 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, and Resolutions - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 06/03/09