Income tax return; notification of data breach, taxpayer identity information. (SB271)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Notification of tax return data breach. Requires paid income tax return preparers to notify the Department of Taxation within a reasonable time period if they discover that an unauthorized person has accessed a taxpayer's return information. The bill defines return information and provides that it does not include publicly available information. This bill is identical to HB 183. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/05/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101791D
01/05/2018Referred to Committee on Finance
01/13/2018Impact statement from TAX (SB271)
01/15/2018Impact statement from TAX (SB271)
01/17/2018Reported from Finance with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2018Committee substitute printed 18105240D-S1
01/18/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2018Read second time
01/19/2018Reading of substitute waived
01/19/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18105240D-S1
01/19/2018Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB271S1
01/22/2018Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2018Placed on Calendar
01/29/2018Read first time
01/29/2018Referred to Committee on Finance
02/05/2018Impact statement from TAX (SB271S1)
02/26/2018Reported from Finance (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2018Read second time
02/28/2018Taken up out of order pursuant to House Rule 52 (96-Y 0-N)
02/28/2018VOTE: AGREE TO MOTION (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2018Read third time
02/28/2018Passed House (98-Y 0-N)
02/28/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB271ER)
03/01/2018Signed by Speaker
03/02/2018Impact statement from TAX (SB271ER)
03/03/2018Signed by President
03/05/2018Signed by President
03/06/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 6, 2018
03/06/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/19/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 360 (effective 7/1/18)
03/19/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0360)