2009 Regular Session


File Code: Taxes - Miscellaneous Prior Year Introduction As: HB 668/08 - W&M Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 785
Sponsored By:
Delegates Hixson, Hucker, Kaiser, Mizeur, Montgomery, Niemann, Rice, and Ross
Inheritance Tax - Exemption - Domestic Partners


Providing an exemption from the inheritance tax for specified property that passes from a decedent to or for the use of a domestic partner of a decedent; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Ways and Means
Hearing 3/19 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Floor Amendment (Delegate Bates) Rejected (35-99)
Floor Amendment (Delegate Krebs) Rejected (36-96)
Floor Amendment (Delegate Shank) Rejected (37-95)
Floor Amendment (Delegate Conaway) Rejected (17-110)
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (99-35)
Senate Action
First Reading Senate Rules
Re-referred Budget and Taxation

Sponsored by:

Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Domestic Partnerships and Civil Unions
Inheritance Tax

Bill affects the following Statute:

Tax - General
( 7-203 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 183422/02     Offered on: April 11, 2009   at: 5:29 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 283321/01     Offered on: April 11, 2009   at: 5:11 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 493028/01     Offered on: April 11, 2009   at: 5:25 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 823228/01     Offered on: April 11, 2009   at: 5:34 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 865964/01     Offered on: April 11, 2009   at: 5:04 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
April 7, 2009: Floor Amendment (Bates) {283321/1 Rejected (35-99)
April 7, 2009: Floor Amendment (Krebs) {493028/1 Rejected (36-96)
April 7, 2009: Floor Amendment (Shank) {183422/2 Rejected (37-95)
April 7, 2009: Floor Amendment (Conaway) {823228/1 Rejected (17-110)
April 8, 2009: Third Reading Passed (99-35)