Transient occupancy tax; authorizes Greene County to impose. (SB1025)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Transient occupancy tax; Greene County. Authorizes Greene County to impose a transient occupancy tax at a rate not to exceed five percent. Any revenues from that portion of the tax in excess of two percent would be required to be used solely for tourism or marketing of tourism.

Currently, every county is authorized to impose a transient occupancy tax at a rate not to exceed two percent; however, many counties have been authorized to impose the tax at a rate not to exceed five percent. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 084963232
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on Finance
01/16/2009Impact statement from TAX (SB1025)
01/21/2009Reported from Finance (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2009Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2009Read third time and passed Senate (34-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2009Placed on Calendar
02/05/2009Read first time
02/05/2009Referred to Committee on Finance
02/06/2009Impact statement from TAX (SB1025)
02/11/2009Assigned Finance sub: 2
02/11/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting
02/16/2009Reported from Finance (9-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2009Read second time
02/18/2009Read third time
02/18/2009Passed House (72-Y 26-N)
02/18/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (72-Y 26-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1025ER)
02/23/2009Impact statement from TAX (SB1025ER)
02/24/2009Signed by Speaker
02/25/2009Signed by President
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 513 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0513)


This bill mentions Patrick, Mecklenburg, Halifax, Wythe, Wise, Franklin, Pulaski, Dinwiddie, Tazewell, Prince Edward, Bedford, James City, Craig, Cumberland, Botetourt, Amherst, Nelson, Rockbridge, Albemarle, Caroline, Augusta, Spotsylvania, King George, Greene, Stafford, Page, Prince William, Loudoun.