Tax Amnesty Program; State Tax Commissioner to operate program during 2009-2010 fiscal year. (SB1120)

Introduced By

Sen. Chuck Colgan (D-Manassas)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Tax Amnesty Program. Authorizes the State Tax Commissioner to operate a tax amnesty program during the 2009-2010 fiscal year. The program would be open to any individual, corporation, estate, trust, or partnership that is required but has failed to file a return or to pay any tax administered by the Department of Taxation. All civil or criminal penalties assessed or assessable and one-half of the interest assessed or assessable, resulting from nonpayment, underpayment, nonreporting, or underreporting of tax liabilities would be waived upon payment of the taxes and interest. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 098580212
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on Finance
02/02/2009Impact statement from TAX (SB1120)
02/03/2009Reported from Finance with amendment (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2009Read second time
02/05/2009Reading of amendment waived
02/05/2009Committee amendment agreed to
02/05/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1120E
02/05/2009Printed as engrossed 098580212-E
02/06/2009Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Impact statement from TAX (SB1120E)
02/11/2009Placed on Calendar
02/11/2009Read first time
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on Finance
02/16/2009Reported from Finance (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2009Read second time
02/18/2009Read third time
02/18/2009Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/18/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1120ER)
02/23/2009Impact statement from TAX (SB1120ER)
02/24/2009Signed by Speaker
02/25/2009Signed by President
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 611 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0611)