Accelerated refund program; Department of Taxation shall reestablish. (SB531)

Introduced By

Sen. Monty Mason (D-Williamsburg) with support from co-patron Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Taxation; accelerated refund program. Requires the Department of Taxation to reestablish an accelerated refund program for taxpayers filing income tax returns in person or via the United States mail with a commissioner of the revenue for taxable years beginning on and after January 1, 2018. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102198D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on Finance
01/14/2018Impact statement from TAX (SB531)
01/17/2018Reported from Finance (9-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2018Read second time and engrossed
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 (SB531)
02/20/2018Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #2
02/21/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
02/26/2018Reported from Finance (19-Y 3-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 (96-Y 3-N)
02/28/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (96-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB531ER)
03/01/2018Signed by Speaker
03/02/2018Impact statement from TAX (SB531ER)
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
03/30/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 625 (effective 7/1/18)
03/30/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0625)