Income tax, state; advances conformity with federal law. (HB516)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Income taxes.  Advances the date as of which Virginia income tax laws conform with the Internal Revenue Code from December 31, 2010, to December 31, 2011; restores conformity to certain provisions of the federal earned income tax credit for taxable year 2011 for purposes of Virginia's low-income taxpayer income tax credit; and reinstates the age deduction for individuals born on or before January 1, 1939, that was inadvertently deleted by Chapter 851 of the Acts of Assembly of 2011. The bill contains an emergency clause. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/11/12 12103510D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Finance
01/12/2012Impact statement from TAX (HB516)
01/16/2012Reported from Finance (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2012Read first time
01/18/2012Read second time
01/18/2012Speaker ruled Amendment by Delegate Marshall, R.G. not germane
01/18/2012Engrossed by House
01/19/2012Read third time and passed House (98-Y 2-N)
01/19/2012VOTE: PASSAGE EMERGENCY (98-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
01/20/2012Referred to Committee on Finance
01/23/2012Impact statement from TAX (HB516)
01/24/2012Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2012Read second time
01/26/2012Read third time
01/26/2012Passed Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2012Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2012Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB516ER)
01/27/2012Signed by Speaker
01/30/2012Signed by President
01/30/2012Impact statement from TAX (HB516ER)
02/07/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 2 (effective 2/7/12)
02/07/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0002)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 7 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB463.