Bill Summary

Tax credit for participating landlords; eligible housing areas. Expands the definition of “eligible housing area” for the housing choice voucher tax credit to include Virginia census tracts in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metropolitan Statistical Area in which less than 10 percent of the population lives below the poverty level. Landlords who rent qualified housing units within such areas are eligible for an income tax credit. Current law only applies to such areas within the Richmond and Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News Metropolitan Statistical Areas.

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Became Law


Date Action Vote Document
2020-01-15House: Reported from Finance with substitute (14-Y 7-N)Yea: 14 No: 7 Other: 0Document
2020-01-21House: VOTE: Passage (63-Y 36-N)Yea: 63 No: 36 Other: 0Document
2020-02-18Senate: Reported from Finance and Appropriations with amendments (13-Y 0-N)Yea: 13 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2020-02-19Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)Yea: 39 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2020-02-20Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)Yea: 40 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2020-02-24House: VOTE: Adoption (52-Y 44-N)Yea: 52 No: 44 Other: 0Document


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Bill History

Date Action
2020-03-23Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0430)
2020-03-23Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 430 (effective 7/1/20)
2020-03-06Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
2020-03-06Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 6, 2020
2020-02-27Signed by President
2020-02-27Signed by Speaker
2020-02-27Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB590ER)
2020-02-24VOTE: Adoption (52-Y 44-N)
2020-02-24Senate amendments agreed to by House (52-Y 44-N)
2020-02-24Placed on Calendar
2020-02-20Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)
2020-02-20Engrossed by Senate as amended
2020-02-20Committee amendments agreed to
2020-02-20Reading of amendments waived
2020-02-20Read third time
2020-02-19Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
2020-02-18Reported from Finance and Appropriations with amendments (13-Y 0-N)
2020-01-22Referred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations
2020-01-22Constitutional reading dispensed
2020-01-21VOTE: Passage (63-Y 36-N)
2020-01-21Read third time and passed House (63-Y 36-N)
2020-01-20Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB590H1
2020-01-20Committee substitute agreed to 20105800D-H1
2020-01-20Read second time
2020-01-17Read first time
2020-01-15Incorporates HB1014 (Herring)
2020-01-15Committee substitute printed 20105800D-H1
2020-01-15Reported from Finance with substitute (14-Y 7-N)
2020-01-06Referred to Committee on Finance
2020-01-06Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100622D