Internal Revenue Code; conforms State's system of taxation thereto. (HB1696)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Taxation; conformity with Internal Revenue Code. Conforms the Commonwealth's system of taxation with the Internal Revenue Code, when applicable, as of December 31, 2006. The bill contains an emergency clause. Read the Bill »


02/19/2007: signed by governor


12/15/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 074341129
12/15/2006Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/10/07 07434112" HB1696"
12/15/2006Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/10/07 074341129
12/15/2006Referred to Committee on Finance
01/10/2007Assigned Finance sub: #1 (Orrock)
01/16/2007Read first time
01/17/2007Read second time and engrossed
01/18/2007Impact statement from TAX (HB1696)
01/18/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/18/2007VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2007Communicated to Senate
01/19/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
01/19/2007Referred to Committee on Finance
02/05/2007Impact statement from TAX (HB1696)
02/07/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
02/07/2007VOTE: (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2007Read third time
02/08/2007Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/08/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1696ER)
02/13/2007Signed by Speaker
02/14/2007Signed by President
02/16/2007Impact statement from TAX (HB1696ER)
02/19/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 59 (effective 2/19/07)
03/13/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0059)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1105.


Spank That Donkey writes:

Does this mean that the Federal system is better? How about a bill to abolish the Federal System altogether, and implement the Fair Tax?

Jim Duncan writes:

I second Spank's idea to implement the Fair Tax, although there are significant organizations that are very opposed to the concept, for so many legitimate and illegitimate reasons.