Tax Commissioner; waiver of accrual of interest in the event that Gov. declares state of emergency. (HB1999)

Introduced By

Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean) with support from 7 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge), Del. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond), Del. David Reid (D-Loudoun), Del. Danica Roem (D-Manassas Park), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church), Del. Kathy Tran (D-Springfield), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Tax Commissioner; waiver of accrual of interest in the event that the Governor declares a state of emergency; emergency. Authorizes the Tax Commissioner to waive interest for any class of taxpayers when he finds that imposing interest has caused, or would cause, undue hardship to such class of taxpayers because of a natural disaster or other reason. The bill allows the Tax Commissioner to grant such waiver only if the Governor declares a state of emergency in the Commonwealth with respect to such natural disaster or other reason. The bill contains an emergency clause. Read the Bill »


04/07/2021: enacted


01/11/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102162D
01/11/2021Referred to Committee on Finance
01/16/2021Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #2
01/18/2021Impact statement from TAX (HB1999)
01/19/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-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 (15-Y 1-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 (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1999ER)
02/22/2021Signed by President
02/24/2021Signed by Speaker
02/24/2021Impact statement from TAX (HB1999ER)
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
03/24/2021Governor's recommendation received by House
03/31/2021Governor's recommendation received by House
04/07/2021Placed on Calendar
04/07/2021House concurred in Governor's recommendation (100-Y 0-N)
04/07/2021VOTE: Adoption (100-Y 0-N)
04/07/2021Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N)
04/07/2021G Emergency clause added by Governor's recommendation
04/07/2021G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/07/2021Reenrolled bill text (HB1999ER2)
04/07/2021Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/07/2021Signed by President as reenrolled
04/07/2021Enacted, Chapter 536 (effective 4/7/21)
04/07/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0536)