Income tax refunds; voluntary contributions to Federation of Virginia Food Banks. (HB2047)

Introduced By

Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Fairfax Station) with support from co-patron Del. Buddy Fowler (R-Ashland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Voluntary contributions of income tax refunds; Hunger Relief Fund. Adds the Hunger Relief Fund (the Fund) to the list of organizations and funds that may receive contributions of taxpayer refunds. The Fund will be added to the bottom of the list of other organizations and funds waiting to appear on the income tax return. All moneys contributed to the Fund will be distributed by the State Department of Social Services to the Federation of Virginia Food Banks. The bill requires the Federation of Virginia Food Banks to make an equitable distribution of all such moneys to Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, Capital Area Food Bank, Feeding America Southwest Virginia, FeedMore, Inc., Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore, Fredericksburg Area Food Bank, or Virginia Peninsula Foodbank. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15103401D
01/14/2015Referred to Committee on Finance
01/19/2015Impact statement from TAX (HB2047)
01/20/2015Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #2
01/21/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (10-Y 0-N)
01/26/2015Reported from Finance with substitute (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2015Committee substitute printed 15104016D-H1
01/27/2015Read first time
01/28/2015Read second time
01/28/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15104016D-H1
01/28/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2047H1
01/29/2015Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N)
01/29/2015VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2015Referred to Committee on Finance
02/09/2015Impact statement from TAX (HB2047H1)
02/11/2015Reported from Finance (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2015Read third time
02/13/2015Passed Senate (36-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2047ER)
02/18/2015Signed by Speaker
02/20/2015Signed by President
02/23/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/23/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/23/15
02/23/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/02/2015Impact statement from TAX (HB2047ER)
03/10/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 70 (effective 7/1/15)
03/10/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0070)


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 2 minutes.