Bill Summary

Income tax credits for housing choice vouchers; eligible housing areas. Expands the definition of “eligible housing area” for purposes of the housing choice voucher tax credit to include the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metropolitan Statistical Area. Landlords who rent qualified housing units within such areas are eligible for an income tax credit. Current law only applies to certain areas within the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area and the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Date Action Vote Document
2020-01-29Senate: Reported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (14-Y 0-N)Yea: 14 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2020-01-30Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N)Yea: 37 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2020-02-03Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)Yea: 40 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2020-02-12House: Reported from Finance with amendment (13-Y 9-N)Yea: 13 No: 9 Other: 0Document
2020-02-17House: VOTE: Passage (59-Y 41-N)Yea: 59 No: 41 Other: 0Document
2020-02-19Senate: House amendment rejected by Senate (0-Y 37-N)Yea: 0 No: 37 Other: 0Document
2020-02-24Senate: Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N)Yea: 40 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2020-03-05House: VOTE: Adoption (57-Y 42-N)Yea: 57 No: 42 Other: 0Document
2020-03-07Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)Yea: 40 No: 0 Other: 0Document


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Bill History

Date Action
2020-04-10Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1032)
2020-04-10Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 1032 (effective 7/1/20)
2020-03-20Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
2020-03-20Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 20, 2020
2020-03-19Signed by Speaker
2020-03-18Signed by President
2020-03-18Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB200ER)
2020-03-07Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
2020-03-05VOTE: Adoption (57-Y 42-N)
2020-03-05Conference report agreed to by House (57-Y 42-N)
2020-03-05Passed by temporarily
2020-03-05Conference: Amended by conference committee
2020-02-25Delegates: Guzman, Watts, Ware
2020-02-25Conferees appointed by House
2020-02-24Senators: Barker, McClellan, Vogel
2020-02-24Conferees appointed by Senate
2020-02-24Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N)
2020-02-20House requested conference committee
2020-02-20House insisted on amendment
2020-02-19House amendment rejected by Senate (0-Y 37-N)
2020-02-17VOTE: Passage (59-Y 41-N)
2020-02-17Passed House with amendment (59-Y 41-N)
2020-02-17Engrossed by House as amended
2020-02-17Committee amendment agreed to
2020-02-17Read third time
2020-02-14Read second time
2020-02-12Reported from Finance with amendment (13-Y 9-N)
2020-02-12Referred to Committee on Finance
2020-02-12Read first time
2020-02-12Placed on Calendar
2020-02-03Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
2020-01-31Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB200S1
2020-01-31Committee substitute agreed to 20106812D-S1
2020-01-31Reading of substitute waived
2020-01-31Read second time
2020-01-30Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N)
2020-01-29Committee substitute printed 20106812D-S1
2020-01-29Reported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (14-Y 0-N)
2020-01-08Moved from Finance to Finance and Appropriations due to a change of the committee name
2019-12-30Referred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations
2019-12-30Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102465D


Name District
George BarkerSD-039
Jennifer McClellanSD-009