Income tax, state; voluntary inclusion of personal & contact information on appropriate forms. (HB1884)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patrons Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), and Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Facilitated enrollment program. Directs the Department of Taxation to include space on the appropriate individual income tax forms for voluntary inclusion of personal and contact information. Such information may be shared with the Department of Medical Assistance Services, the Department of Social Services, or the Virginia Health Benefit Exchange, as applicable, for use in determining eligibility for certain programs. Beginning with tax year 2022, the Department of Taxation shall also include a checkoff box for taxpayers to indicate their consent to the sharing of tax information with the Department of Medical Assistance Services and the Department of Social Services. Beginning with tax year 2023, there shall also be included a checkoff box for taxpayers to indicate their consent to the sharing of tax information with the Virginia Health Benefit Exchange. The bill contains provisions allowing disclosure of such information in accordance with the act. The bill also directs the Virginia Health Benefit Exchange to, in consultation with other government agencies and stakeholders, identify systems, policies, and practices to facilitate eligibility determinations and enrollment. Read the Bill »


03/18/2021: signed by governor


01/08/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101894D
01/08/2021Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
01/21/2021Referred from Labor and Commerce
01/21/2021Referred to Committee on Finance
01/23/2021Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #2
01/24/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1884)
01/26/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
01/27/2021House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/27/2021Reported from Finance with amendment(s) (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2021Read first time
01/29/2021Read second time
01/29/2021Committee amendments agreed to
01/29/2021Engrossed by House as amended HB1884E
01/29/2021Printed as engrossed 21101894D-E
02/01/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1884E)
02/01/2021Read third time and passed House (76-Y 24-N)
02/01/2021VOTE: Passage (76-Y 24-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2021Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2021Rereferred from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2021Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/17/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2021Reported from Finance and Appropriations (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Read third time
02/18/2021Passed Senate (30-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Passed Senate (27-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1884ER)
02/22/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1884ER)
02/22/2021Signed by President
02/24/2021Signed by Speaker
02/25/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 25, 2021
02/25/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/18/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 162 (effective 7/1/21)
03/18/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0162)