Income tax, state; refund payments. (HB1286)

Introduced By

Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan) with support from 8 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol), Del. Nick Rush (R-Christiansburg), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church), Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington), Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale), Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson), Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Individual income tax refunds; payment. Requires the Tax Commissioner and State Comptroller to implement procedures to allow an individual to elect to have his income tax refund paid by check mailed to his address. The bill applies to individual income tax returns relating to taxable year 2015 and taxable years thereafter. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


09/21/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100427D
09/21/2014Referred to Committee on Finance
01/20/2015Impact statement from TAX (HB1286)
01/20/2015Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
01/21/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
02/04/2015Reported from Finance (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2015Read first time
02/09/2015Read second time and engrossed
02/10/2015Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/10/2015VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/11/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2015Referred to Committee on Finance
02/12/2015Impact statement from TAX (HB1286)
02/17/2015Reported from Finance with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2015Read third time
02/19/2015Reading of amendment waived
02/19/2015Committee amendment rejected
02/19/2015Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1286ER)
02/25/2015Signed by Speaker
02/26/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/26/2015Signed by President
02/26/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/26/15
02/26/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/05/2015Impact statement from TAX (HB1286ER)
03/17/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 229 (effective 7/1/15)
03/17/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 229 (effective 7/1/15 see bill)
03/17/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0229)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 1 minute.