2007 Regular Session


File Code: Taxes - Property - Local
Sponsored By:
Delegates Hixson and McIntosh
Property Tax - Charter Counties - Limits


Authorizing the county council of a charter county to set a property tax rate that is higher than the rate authorized under the county's charter or collect more property tax revenues than the revenues authorized under the county's charter by a two-thirds vote of the full membership of the council, notwithstanding any provision of a county charter that places a limit on that county's property tax rate or revenues; and applying the Act to tax years beginning after June 30, 2007.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Ways and Means
Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Delegate Maggie McIntosh, District 43

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Chartered Counties
County Councils
Property Tax

Bill affects the following Statute:

Tax - Property
( 6-202 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered