|Introduced in House||Passed House||Introduced in Senate||Passed Senate||Became Law|
Taxes on income, wills, and administrations; exemption for victims of the Va. Beach mass shooting.
Establishes an exemption from probate tax for a person killed or injured in the Virginia Beach mass shooting. The bill provides that if, prior to its enactment, a person eligible for a tax exemption pursuant to the bill paid tax to the Commonwealth or a locality for a will or grant of administration of a victim's estate, either the Commonwealth or the locality, as applicable, shall refund the tax.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:
1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding in Article 3 of Chapter 17 of Title 58.1 a section numbered 58.1-1718.01 as follows:
� 58.1-1718.01. Exemption for victims of the Virginia Beach mass shooting.
A. As used in this section, "Virginia Beach mass shooting" means the mass shooting that occurred on May 31, 2019, at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center in the City of Virginia Beach.
B. No tax shall be imposed under this article on the probate of a will or grant of administration of the estate of an individual who died as a result of the Virginia Beach mass shooting.
2. That if, prior to the effective date of this act, the Commonwealth or a locality imposed a tax pursuant to Article 3 (� 58.1-1711 et seq.) of Chapter 17 of Title 58.1 of the Code of Virginia or Article 2 (� 58.1-3805 et seq.) of Chapter 38 of Title 58.1 of the Code of Virginia on the probate of a will or grant of administration of the estate of an individual who died or was wounded as a result of the Virginia Beach mass shooting, as defined in � 58.1-1718.01 of the Code of Virginia, as created by this act, and such tax was paid, the Commonwealth or such locality, as applicable, shall refund such tax paid.
3. That an emergency exists and this act is in force from its passage.
|01/29/2020||Senate||Senate: Referred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations|
|01/28/2020||House||House: VOTE: (97-Y 0-N)|
|01/22/2020||House||House: Committee substitute printed 20106479D-H1|
|01/22/2020||House||House: Reported from Finance with substitute (22-Y 0-N)|
|01/22/2020||House||House: Incorporates HB53 (Knight)|
|01/07/2020||House||House: Referred to Committee on Finance|
|01/07/2020||House||House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104484D|