Transient occupancy tax; consultation with lodging industry. (SB1176)

Introduced By

Sen. John Watkins (R-Midlothian)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Transient occupancy tax; consultation with lodging industry. Requires that authorized counties, in levying a transient occupancy tax greater than two percent, must consult with representatives of lodging properties within the county. Current law requires the counties to consult with "local tourism industry organizations," but does not specifically mention lodging properties. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 095837340
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on Finance
01/19/2009Impact statement from TAX (SB1176)
01/27/2009Reported from Finance with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2009Read second time
01/29/2009Reading of amendment waived
01/29/2009Committee amendment agreed to
01/29/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1176E
01/29/2009Printed as engrossed 095837340-E
01/30/2009Passed by for the day
02/02/2009Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2009Impact statement from TAX (SB1176E)
02/11/2009Assigned Finance sub: 2
02/11/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting
02/13/2009Placed on Calendar
02/13/2009Read first time
02/13/2009Referred to Committee on Finance
02/13/2009Assigned Finance sub: 2
02/13/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting
02/16/2009Reported from Finance (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2009Read second time
02/18/2009Read third time
02/18/2009Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/18/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1176ER)
02/23/2009Impact statement from TAX (SB1176ER)
02/24/2009Signed by Speaker
02/25/2009Signed by President
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 524 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0524)