Personal property; other classifications of tangible property for taxation. (SB771)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Personal property tax; classification; emergency. Authorizes localities to classify for rate purposes certain vehicles that, under current law, may be classified only for valuation purposes, including certain automobiles, trucks, motor vehicles for use by the handicapped, motorcycles, mopeds, all-terrain vehicles, off-road motorcycles, campers, and other recreational vehicles. The bill specifies that its provisions shall apply only to taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2022, but before January 1, 2025. The bill contains an emergency clause and is identical to HB 1239. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/21/2022Presented and ordered printed 22104978D
01/21/2022Referred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations
01/29/2022Impact statement from TAX (SB771)
02/02/2022Reported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2022Committee substitute printed 22105887D-S1
02/03/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2022Read second time
02/04/2022Reading of substitute waived
02/04/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22105887D-S1
02/04/2022Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB771S1
02/07/2022Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2022Impact statement from TAX (SB771S1)
02/22/2022Placed on Calendar
02/22/2022Read first time
02/22/2022Referred to Committee on Finance
02/23/2022Reported from Finance with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2022Committee substitute printed 22106932D-H1
02/25/2022Read second time
02/28/2022Read third time
02/28/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22106932D-H1
02/28/2022Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB771H1
02/28/2022Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/28/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2022House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 40-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2022House insisted on substitute
03/03/2022House requested conference committee
03/07/2022Senate acceded to request (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2022Conferees appointed by Senate
03/07/2022Senators: Stuart, Petersen, Marsden
03/10/2022Conferees appointed by House
03/10/2022Delegates: Scott, P.A., Byron, Willett
03/10/2022C Amended by conference committee
03/11/2022Passed by temporarily
03/11/2022Conference report withdrawn
03/11/2022Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/11/2022Conference report agreed to by House (95-Y 0-N)
03/11/2022VOTE: Adoption Emergency (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/21/2022Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB771ER)
03/21/2022Signed by President
03/22/2022Signed by Speaker
03/22/2022Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022
03/22/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
03/23/2022Impact statement from TAX (SB771S1)
03/23/2022Impact statement from TAX (SB771ER)
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 578 (effective 7/1/22)
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 578 (effective 4/11/22)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0578)