Setoff Debt Collection Act; allows local governments to collect past due local taxes.. (SB1292)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Setoff Debt Collection Act; setoff against federal tax refunds for local tax debt. Allows local governments, with the Department of Taxation's assistance, to collect past due local taxes from federal income tax returns. The provisions of the act will take effect on the effective date of federal legislation enacted by the United States Congress allowing such debt to be offset against federal income tax refunds. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 096685228
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Finance
01/16/2009Impact statement from TAX (SB1292)
01/27/2009Reported from Finance with substitute (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2009Committee substitute printed 092898228-S1
01/28/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2009Read second time
01/29/2009Reading of substitute waived
01/29/2009Committee substitute agreed to 092898228-S1
01/29/2009Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1292S1
01/30/2009Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2009Impact statement from TAX (SB1292S1)
02/11/2009Placed on Calendar
02/11/2009Read first time
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on Finance
02/11/2009Assigned Finance sub: 1
02/11/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/16/2009Reported from Finance with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2009Read second time
02/18/2009Passed by for the day
02/19/2009Read third time
02/19/2009Committee amendment agreed to
02/19/2009Engrossed by House as amended
02/19/2009Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/19/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1292ER)
02/28/2009Signed by President
02/28/2009Signed by Speaker
03/06/2009Impact statement from TAX (SB1292ER)
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 571 (effective - see bill)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0571)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1830.