Research and development tax credits. (HB1916)

Introduced By

Del. Martha Mugler (D-Hampton with support from 7 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge), Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean), Del. Don Scott (D-Portsmouth), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Research and development tax credits. Provides that the research and development expenses tax credit and the major research and development expenses tax credit shall be available against the bank franchise tax for taxable years beginning on and after January 1, 2021. Under current law, the credits are available only against the individual and corporate income tax. This bill is identical to SB 1112. Read the Bill »


03/11/2021: signed by governor


01/10/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101909D
01/10/2021Referred to Committee on Finance
01/14/2021Impact statement from TAX (HB1916)
01/16/2021Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #2
01/19/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (11-Y 0-N)
01/20/2021Reported from Finance (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2021Read first time
01/22/2021Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2021Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
01/25/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
01/26/2021Referred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2021Reported from Finance and Appropriations (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2021Read third time
02/17/2021Passed Senate (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1916ER)
02/22/2021Signed by President
02/24/2021Impact statement from TAX (HB1916ER)
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
03/11/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 47 (effective 7/1/21)
03/11/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0047)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1112.