Income tax, state; refund payments. (SB701)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


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. If the individual makes no election on his income tax return as to the method of payment of his refund, the refund would be paid by check mailed to the address provided on his return. The bill applies to individual income tax returns relating to taxable year 2015 and taxable years thereafter. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/01/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100354D
12/01/2014Referred to Committee on Finance
01/19/2015Impact statement from TAX (SB701)
01/21/2015Reported from Finance with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2015Committee substitute printed 15103989D-S1
01/21/2015Incorporates SB1005
01/22/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2015Read second time
01/23/2015Reading of substitute waived
01/23/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15103989D-S1
01/23/2015Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB701S1
01/26/2015Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2015Placed on Calendar
01/30/2015Read first time
01/30/2015Referred to Committee on Finance
02/09/2015Impact statement from TAX (SB701S1)
02/11/2015Reported from Finance with amendment (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2015Read second time
02/13/2015Read third time
02/13/2015Committee amendment agreed to
02/13/2015Engrossed by House as amended
02/13/2015Passed House with amendment (94-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/13/2015VOTE: PASSAGE (94-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/17/2015Passed by for the day
02/17/2015Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to (36-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2015House amendment agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2015Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB701ER)
02/20/2015Signed by Speaker
02/23/2015Impact statement from TAX (SB701ER)
02/23/2015Signed by President
02/24/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/24/2015Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/24/15
02/24/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/10/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 76 (effective - see bill)
03/10/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 76 (effective - 7/1/15 see bill)
03/10/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0076)


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 1 minute.