Income tax, state; deductions for prepaid funeral, medical, and dental insurance premiums. (HB2167)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Scott Garrett (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Individual income tax deductions; life, medical, and dental insurance premiums. Provides that beginning January 1, 2013, an individual age 66 or older with earned income of at least $20,000 for the year is allowed to deduct the amount he pays annually for (i) life insurance premiums under a policy that covers him or (ii) medical or dental insurance premiums for any person for whom individual tax filers may claim a deduction for such premiums under federal income tax laws. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2013Presented and ordered printed 13100659D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on Finance
01/14/2013Assigned Finance sub: #1
01/21/2013Impact statement from TAX (HB2167)
01/23/2013Assigned Finance sub: #3
01/25/2013Subcommittee recommends no action (5-Y 0-N)
01/29/2013Impact statement from TAX (HB2167)
01/30/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (4-Y 0-N)
01/30/2013Reported from Finance with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2013Read first time
02/04/2013Read second time
02/04/2013Committee amendments agreed to
02/04/2013Engrossed by House as amended HB2167E
02/04/2013Printed as engrossed 13100659D-E
02/05/2013Read third time and passed House (99-Y 0-N)
02/05/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2013Impact statement from TAX (HB2167E)
02/06/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2013Referred to Committee on Finance
02/12/2013Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2167ER)
02/18/2013Signed by Speaker
02/19/2013Signed by President
02/21/2013Impact statement from TAX (HB2167ER)
03/05/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 88 (effective 7/1/13)
03/05/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0088)
03/22/2013Impact statement from TAX (HB2167ER)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.