Transient occupancy tax; extends sunset date to January 1, 2012, for Arlington County. (SB462)

Introduced By

Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Transient occupancy tax; Arlington County. Extends the sunset date from January 1, 2009, to January 1, 2012, for Arlington County%92s additional transient occupancy tax of one-fourth of one percent. Under current law, revenues from the tax are required to be used by the county for promoting tourism and business travel in the county. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08
01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 084673352
01/09/2008Referred to Committee on Finance
01/12/2008Impact statement from TAX (SB462)
01/15/2008Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2008Read second time and engrossed
01/18/2008Read third time and passed Senate (36-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2008Communicated to House
02/11/2008Impact statement from TAX (SB462)
02/11/2008Placed on Calendar
02/11/2008Read first time
02/11/2008Referred to Committee on Finance
02/12/2008Assigned Finance sub: 1
02/18/2008Reported from Finance (13-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2008Read second time
02/20/2008Read third time
02/20/2008Passed House (78-Y 19-N)
02/20/2008VOTE: --- PASSAGE (78-Y 19-N)
02/21/2008Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB462ER)
02/21/2008Signed by Speaker
02/25/2008Signed by President
02/27/2008Impact statement from TAX (SB462ER)
03/02/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 152 (effective 7/1/08)
03/02/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 153 (effective 7/1/08)
03/05/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0153)