Retail Sales and Use Tax; increase of tax in certain localities. (HB5008)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria) with support from 10 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Kris Amundson (D-Mount Vernon), Del. Bob Brink (D-Arlington), Del. Chuck Caputo (D-Oak Hill), Del. Al Eisenberg (D-Arlington), Del. David Englin (D-Alexandria), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield), Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale), Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Sales and use tax; increase in certain localities. Imposes an additional 0.25% sales and use tax in Arlington County, Fairfax County, the City of Alexandria, the City of Fairfax, and the City of Falls Church if approved by ordinance by the governing bodies of those localities whose population comprise at least 90% of the population in all of such localities. The bill is effective the first day of the month following 60 days from the date of such approval. The revenue is to be used solely for each locality's financial obligations to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. This bill is contingent on matching federal funds being appropriated and distributed to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


03/27/2006Presented and ordered printed 065257300
03/27/2006Referred to Committee on Finance
09/25/2006Fiscal impact statement from TAX (HB5008)
09/26/2006Failed to report (defeated) in Finance (3-Y 18-N)