Collection of taxes; prohibits Department of Taxation from engaging debt collectors outside Dept. (HB2135)

Introduced By

Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Collection of taxes by the Department of Taxation. Prohibits the Department of Taxation from engaging debt collectors outside the Department to collect taxes that are less than 90 days delinquent, and requires the Department to provide on the initial assessment notice to the taxpayer of the taxpayer's rights to apply to the Tax Commissioner for a correction in the assessment and the right to have the Tax Commissioner refrain from actions to collect the tax after receipt from the taxpayer of notice of intent to file for such correction. Read the Bill »


03/23/2007: signed by governor


01/08/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 071932332
01/08/2007Referred to Committee on Finance
01/18/2007Assigned Finance sub: #2 (Ware, R.L.)
01/26/2007Impact statement from TAX (HB2135)
02/02/2007Read first time
02/03/2007Read second time
02/03/2007Committee amendment agreed to
02/03/2007Emergency clause added
02/03/2007Engrossed by House as amended HB2135E
02/03/2007Printed as engrossed 071932332-E
02/05/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/05/2007Communicated to Senate
02/06/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2007Referred to Committee on Finance
02/07/2007Impact statement from TAX (HB2135E)
02/14/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2007Read third time
02/14/2007Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/14/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2135ER)
02/21/2007Signed by Speaker
02/22/2007Signed by President
02/26/2007Impact statement from TAX (HB2135ER)
03/23/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 750 (effective 3/23/07)
04/10/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0750)