HB 853 Exemption and deferral of tax for elderly and disabled.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Local real estate taxes; exemption and deferral of tax for the elderly and permanently and totally disabled. Increases from one acre to 25 non-income producing acres the maximum number of acres that may be excluded in determining the combined financial worth limitation for an exemption or deferral of local real estate taxes in the counties, cities, and towns of the Eighth Planning District. Persons at least 65 years of age or permanently and totally disabled are eligible for an exemption or deferral of real estate taxes under local government programs provided such persons fall below certain income and financial worth limitations. In determining the combined financial worth limitation, current law excludes the value of the dwelling and land, not exceeding one acre.

Full text:
01/09/02  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/09/02 027409512  pdf | impact statement
01/30/02  House: Printed as engrossed 027409512-E  pdf | impact statements
02/11/02  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB853ER)  pdf | impact statement
02/19/02  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0020)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments

Status:
01/09/02  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/09/02 027409512
01/09/02  House: Referred to Committee on Finance
01/21/02  House: Assigned to Finance sub-committee: 1
01/28/02  House: Reported from Finance with amd (22-Y 0-N)
01/29/02  House: Read first time
01/30/02  House: Read second time
01/30/02  House: Committee amendment agreed to
01/30/02  House: Engrossed by House as amended
01/30/02  House: Printed as engrossed 027409512-E
01/31/02  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
01/31/02  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
01/31/02  House: Communicated to Senate
02/01/02  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/02  Senate: Referred to Committee on Finance
02/05/02  Senate: Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N)
02/06/02  Senate: Const. reading disp., passed by for the day (39-Y 0-N)
02/06/02  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (39-Y 0-N)
02/07/02  Senate: Read third time
02/07/02  Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/07/02  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (39-Y 0-N)
02/11/02  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB853ER)
02/11/02  House: Enrolled
02/11/02  Senate: Signed by President
02/12/02  House: Signed by Speaker
02/18/02  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 20 (effective 7/1/02)
02/19/02  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0020)