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HB 888

  • Virginia House Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jan 07, 2020
  • Passed House Feb 10, 2020
  • Passed Senate Feb 21, 2020
  • Governor

Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption for certain gun safes.

Abstract

Sales tax exemption; gun safes. Establishes an exemption from retail sales tax for a gun safe with a selling price of $1,500 or less. The bill defines "gun safe" as a safe or vault that is (i) commercially available, (ii) secured with a digital or dial combination locking mechanism or biometric locking mechanism, and (iii) designed for the storage of a firearm or of ammunition for use in a firearm. Under the bill, "gun safe" does not include a glass-faced cabinet. This bill is identical to SB 268.

Sales tax exemption; gun safes. Establishesan exemption from retail sales tax for a gun safe with a sellingprice of $1,500 or less. The bill defines a gun safe as a safe orvault that is (i) commercially available, (ii) secured with a digitalor dial combination locking mechanism or biometric locking mechanism,and (iii) designed for the storage of a firearm or of ammunitionfor use in a firearm. Under the bill, a gun safe does not includea glass-faced cabinet.

Bill Sponsors (6)

Eileen Filler-Corn

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 41
Primary

Chris L. Hurst

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 12
Cosponsor

Karrie K. Delaney

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 67
Cosponsor

Mark L. Keam

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 35
Cosponsor

Mark H. Levine

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 45
Cosponsor

Kathleen Murphy

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 34
Cosponsor

Votes


Actions


Mar 27, 2020

Office of the Governor

Approved by Governor-Chapter 507 (effective 7/1/20)

Mar 16, 2020

House

Impact statement from TAX (HB888ER)

Mar 12, 2020

House

Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020

Office of the Governor

Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020

Mar 06, 2020

House

Enrolled

Senate

Signed by President

House

Signed by Speaker

Mar 03, 2020

Senate

Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

Mar 02, 2020

Virginia General Assembly

Amended by conference committee

House

VOTE: Adoption (98-Y 1-N)

House

Conference report agreed to by House (98-Y 1-N)

Feb 27, 2020

Senate

Conferees appointed by Senate

Feb 26, 2020

Senate

Senate requested conference committee

House

Conferees appointed by House

House

House acceded to request

Senate

Senate insisted on amendment (40-Y 0-N)

Feb 25, 2020

House

Placed on Calendar

House

Senate amendment rejected by House (0-Y 99-N)

House

VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 99-N)

Feb 21, 2020

Senate

Committee amendment agreed to

Senate

Passed Senate with amendment (38-Y 0-N)

Senate

Engrossed by Senate as amended

Senate

Reading of amendment waived

Senate

Read third time

Feb 20, 2020

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)

Feb 19, 2020

Senate

Reported from Finance and Appropriations with amendment (16-Y 0-N)

Feb 11, 2020

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed

Senate

Referred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations

Feb 10, 2020

House

Read third time and passed House (98-Y 1-N)

House

VOTE: Passage (98-Y 1-N)

Feb 07, 2020

House

Read second time and engrossed

Feb 06, 2020

House

Read first time

Feb 05, 2020

House

Reported from Finance (21-Y 1-N)

Jan 31, 2020

House

Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 2-N)

Jan 29, 2020

House

Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #3

Jan 16, 2020

House

Impact statement from TAX (HB888)

Jan 07, 2020

House

Referred to Committee on Finance

House

Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102042D

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Impact statement from TAX (HB888) HTML
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB888ER) HTML
Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0507) HTML

Related Documents

Document Format
Amendment: HB888ASE HTML
Amendment: HB888AS HTML
Amendment: HB888AC HTML

Sources

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