Income tax, state; subtraction for crime stopper rewards. (HB307)

Introduced By

Del. Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) with support from co-patrons Del. Carrie Coyner (R-Chesterfield), Del. Roxann Robinson (R-Chesterfield), and Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Income tax subtraction; crime stopper rewards. Increases from $1,000 to $5,000, beginning in taxable year 2020, the maximum amount that may be subtracted from taxable income for amounts received as a reward for providing information to a law-enforcement official or agency, or to a nonprofit corporation created exclusively to assist such law-enforcement official or agency, that is used in the apprehension and conviction of perpetrators of crimes. This bill is identical to SB 931. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/31/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101744D
12/31/2019Referred to Committee on Finance
01/11/2020Impact statement from TAX (HB307)
01/23/2020Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
01/27/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (9-Y 0-N)
01/27/2020Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/29/2020Reported from Finance with amendment (20-Y 1-N)
01/29/2020Reported from Finance with amendments (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/30/2020Assigned App. sub: Transportation & Public Safety
02/03/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/03/2020Reported from Appropriations (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Read first time
02/06/2020Read second time
02/06/2020Committee amendments agreed to
02/06/2020Engrossed by House as amended HB307E
02/06/2020Printed as engrossed 20101744D-E
02/07/2020Read third time and passed House (98-Y 2-N)
02/07/2020VOTE: Passage (98-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2020Referred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations
02/12/2020Impact statement from TAX (HB307E)
02/19/2020Reported from Finance and Appropriations (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2020Read third time
02/21/2020Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB307ER)
02/26/2020Impact statement from TAX (HB307ER)
02/27/2020Signed by Speaker
02/27/2020Signed by President
03/05/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 6, 2020
03/05/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 5, 2020
03/05/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 324 (effective 7/1/20)
03/12/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0324)


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 30 seconds.

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