Transient occupancy tax; maximum amount Nelson County may charge. (HB779)

Introduced By

Del. Watkins Abbitt (I-Appomattox)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Transient occupancy tax on certain rentals. Raises the maximum amount of transient occupancy tax that Nelson County may charge for the rental of condominiums, apartments, townhouses, or like buildings from 2% to 5%, and requires any additional revenue to be spent on tourism. Read the Bill »


03/23/2006: signed by governor


01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 065445200
01/10/2006Referred to Committee on Finance
01/18/2006Assigned to Finance sub-committee: #1 (Orrock)
01/31/2006Fiscal impact statement from TAX (HB779)
02/06/2006Reported from Finance with amendment (15-Y 7-N)
02/07/2006Read first time
02/08/2006Read second time
02/08/2006Committee amendment agreed to
02/08/2006Engrossed by House as amended HB779E
02/08/2006Printed as engrossed 065445200-E
02/09/2006Read third time and passed House (82-Y 14-N)
02/09/2006VOTE: PASSAGE (82-Y 14-N)
02/09/2006Communicated to Senate
02/10/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2006Referred to Committee on Finance
02/14/2006Fiscal impact statement from TAX (HB779E)
02/15/2006Reported from Finance (11-Y 0-N)
02/16/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/16/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/17/2006Read third time
02/17/2006Passed Senate (35-Y 5-N)
02/17/2006VOTE: (35-Y 5-N)
02/22/2006Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB779ER)
02/28/2006Fiscal impact statement from TAX (HB779ER)
03/01/2006Bill text as passed House and Senate reprinted (HB779ER)
03/01/2006Signed by Speaker
03/02/2006Signed by President
03/23/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 111 (effective 7/1/06)
03/31/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0111)