Retail sales and use tax; increase in certain localities. (SB267)

Introduced By

Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple (D-Arlington)


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


01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 065669844
01/10/2006Referred to Committee on Finance
02/04/2006Fiscal impact statement from TAX (SB267)
02/14/2006Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N)
02/15/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
02/15/2006VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
02/16/2006Passed by for the day
02/17/2006Read second time
02/17/2006Reading of amendment waived
02/17/2006Amendment by Senator O'Brien agreed to
02/17/2006Engrossed by Senate as amended SB267E
02/17/2006Printed as engrossed 065669844-E
02/17/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/17/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
02/17/2006Passed Senate (36-Y 3-N)
02/17/2006VOTE: (36-Y 3-N)
02/17/2006Communicated to House
02/20/2006Placed on Calendar
02/20/2006Read first time
02/20/2006Referred to Committee on Finance
02/21/2006Fiscal impact statement from TAX (SB267E)
02/28/2006Tabled in Finance (12-Y 8-N)


This bill mentions Richmond, Alexandria, Fairfax, Arlington, Falls Church, Arlington.