Eminent domain; current assessed value of real property, tax assessments. (HB2306)

Introduced By

Del. David Ramadan (R-South Riding)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Eminent domain; just compensation; tax assessments. Provides that just compensation paid for real property taken pursuant to eminent domain shall not be less than the appraisal of the fair market value of such property, if such an appraisal is required, or the current assessed value of such property for real estate tax purposes when the entire parcel for which the assessment has been made is to be acquired, whichever is greater. Under current law, just compensation shall not be less than the appraisal of fair market value if such an appraisal is required. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/18/2013Presented and ordered printed 13103066D
01/18/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/22/2013Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
01/23/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 1-N)
01/28/2013Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2013Committee substitute printed 13104657D-H1
01/30/2013Read first time
01/31/2013Read second time
01/31/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13104657D-H1
01/31/2013Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2306H1
02/01/2013Read third time and passed House (70-Y 28-N)
02/01/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (70-Y 28-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/13/2013Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Read third time
02/18/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2306ER)
02/21/2013Signed by Speaker
02/22/2013Signed by President
03/14/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2306ER)
03/25/2013Governor's recommendation received by House
04/02/2013Placed on Calendar
04/03/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 764 (effective 7/1/13)
04/03/2013House concurred in Governor's recommendation (76-Y 19-N)
04/03/2013VOTE: ADOPTION (76-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
04/03/2013Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
04/03/2013Reconsideration of Governor's recommendation agreed to (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/03/2013Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/03/2013G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/03/2013Reenrolled bill text (HB2306ER2)
04/03/2013Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/03/2013Signed by President as reenrolled
04/03/2013Enacted, Chapter 764 (effective 7/1/13)
04/03/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0764)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 8 minutes.