West Virginia Bill to Limit Property Taxes Paid on Antique/Classic Motor Vehicles Approved by Finance Committee; Moves to Full Senate


A bill (H.B. 4068) to provide owners of antique and classic motor vehicles with a cap on property taxes paid on these vehicles was passed by the Senate Finance Committee and will now be considered by the entire Senate.  The bill has already passed in the West Virginia House of Representatives and, if approved by the Senate, will be sent to the governor for his signature and enactment into law.

We Urge You to Contact All Senate Members (Contact Info Below) Immediately To Request Their Support for H.B. 4068

  • West Virginia law defines an "Antique motor vehicle" to mean any motor vehicle which is more than twenty-five years old and is owned solely as a collector's item.  The law defines a “Classic Motor Vehicle” as a motor vehicle which is more than twenty-five years old and is used for general transportation.
  • H.B. 4068 would value antique and classic motor vehicles for property taxes at $1,000.  At the most costly rate in West Virginia (approximately 3%), the actual property tax paid by antique or classic motor vehicle owners at the $1,000 value would still only be about $30 per year. 

DON’T DELAY!  Please contact members of the West Virginia Senate immediately to request their support of H.B. 4068.  Please e-mail a copy of your letter to Steve McDonald at stevem@sema.org.  Thank you for your assistance.

West Virginia Senate

To e-mail all members of the Senate, copy and paste the email address block below:

jeff.kessler@wvsenate.gov; clark.barnes@wvsenate.gov; bob.beach@wvsenate.gov; donnaboley@suddenlink.net; richard.browning@wvsenate.gov; truman.chafin@wvsenate.gov; larry.edgell@wvsenate.gov; douglas.facemire@wvsenate.gov; karen.facemyer@wvsenate.gov; john.fanning@wvsenate.gov; daniel.foster@camc.org; mike.green@wvsenate.gov; mike.hall@wvsenate.gov; walt.helmick@wvsenate.gov; evan.jenkins@wvsenate.gov; art.kirkendoll@wvsenate.gov; orphy.klempa@wvsenate.gov; william.laird@wvsenate.gov; brooks.mccabe@wvsenate.gov; ronald.miller@wvsenate.gov; joe.minard@wvsenate.gov; dcnohe@suddenlink.net; corey.palumbo@wvsenate.gov; robert.plymale@wvsenate.gov; roman.prezioso@wvsenate.gov; herb.snyder@wvsenate.gov; ron.stollings@frontier.com; davesypolt@wvsenate.com; greg.tucker@wvsenate.gov; john.unger@wvsenate.gov; erik.wells@wvsenate.gov; bob.williams@wvsenate.gov; mark.wills@wvsenate.gov; jack.yost@wvsenate.gov

President Jeffrey V. Kessler
Phone: (304) 357-7801
E-mail: jeff.kessler@wvsenate.gov

Senator Clark S. Barnes
Phone: (304) 357-7973
E-mail: clark.barnes@wvsenate.gov

Senator Robert D. Beach
Phone: (304) 357-7919
E-mail: bob.beach@wvsenate.gov

Senator Donna J. Boley
Phone: (304) 357-7905
E-mail: donnaboley@suddenlink.net

Senator D. Richard Browning
Phone: (304) 357-7807
E-mail: richard.browning@wvsenate.gov

Senator H. Truman Chafin
Phone: (304) 357-7808
E-mail: truman.chafin@wvsenate.gov

Senator Larry J. Edgell
Phone: (304) 357-7827
E-mail: larry.edgell@wvsenate.gov

Senator Douglas E. Facemire
Phone: (304) 357-7845
E-mail: douglas.facemire@wvsenate.gov

Senator Karen L. Facemyer
Phone: (304) 357-7855
E-mail: karen.facemyer@wvsenate.gov

Senator John Pat Fanning
Phone: (304) 357-7867
E-mail: john.fanning@wvsenate.gov

Senator Dan Foster
Phone: (304) 357-7866
E-mail: daniel.foster@camc.org

Senator Mike Green
Phone: (304) 357-7831
E-mail: mike.green@wvsenate.gov

Senator Mike Hall
Phone: (304) 357-7901
E-mail: mike.hall@wvsenate.gov

Senator Walt Helmick
Phone: (304) 357-7980
E-mail: walt.helmick@wvsenate.gov

Senator Evan H. Jenkins
Phone: (304) 357-7956
E-mail: evan.jenkins@wvsenate.gov

Senator Art Kirkendoll
Phone: (304) 357-7857
E-mail: art.kirkendoll@wvsenate.gov

Senator Orphy Klempa
Phone: (304) 357-7918
E-mail: orphy.klempa@wvsenate.gov

Senator William R. Laird IV
Phone: (304) 357-7849
E-mail: william.laird@wvsenate.gov

Senator Brooks McCabe
Phone: (304) 357-7990
E-mail: brooks.mccabe@wvsenate.gov

Senator Ronald F. Miller
Phone: (304) 357-7959
E-mail: ronald.miller@wvsenate.gov

Senator Joseph M. Minard
Phone: (304) 357-7904
E-mail: joe.minard@wvsenate.gov

Senator David C. Nohe
Phone: (304) 357-7970
E-mail: dcnohe@suddenlink.net

Senator Corey Palumbo
Phone: (304) 357-7880
E-mail: corey.palumbo@wvsenate.gov

Senator Robert H. Plymale
Phone: (304) 357-7937
E-mail: robert.plymale@wvsenate.gov

Senator Roman Prezioso
Phone: (304) 357-7961
E-mail: roman.prezioso@wvsenate.gov

Senator Herb Snyder
Phone: (304) 357-7957
E-mail: herb.snyder@wvsenate.gov

Senator Ron Stollings
Phone: (304) 357-7939
E-mail: ron.stollings@frontier.com

Senator Dave Sypolt
Phone: (304) 357-7914
E-mail: davesypolt@wvsenate.com

Senator Gregory A. Tucker
Phone: (304) 357-7906
E-mail: greg.tucker@wvsenate.gov

Senator John R. Unger II
Phone: (304) 357-7933
E-mail: john.unger@wvsenate.gov

Senator Erik Wells
Phone: (304) 357-7841
E-mail: erik.wells@wvsenate.gov

Senator Bob Williams
Phone: (304) 357-7995
E-mail: bob.williams@wvsenate.gov

Senator Mark Wills
Phone: (304) 357-7843
E-mail: mark.wills@wvsenate.gov

Senator Jack Yost
Phone: (304) 357-7984
E-mail: jack.yost@wvsenate.gov

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