Motor fuels tax; imposes additional tax in certain transportation districts, referendum. (HB1653)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Motor fuels tax in certain transportation districts; referendum.  Imposes an additional 2.1 percent tax on motor fuels sold by a wholesale distributor to retailers in the counties and cities within each transportation district wherein the citizens affirm the imposition at referendum on November 8, 2011. The revenue attributable to each transportation district shall be used solely for the construction of highways, bridges, or tunnels within the respective transportation district. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101726D
01/10/2011Referred to Committee on Finance
01/17/2011Assigned Finance sub: #1
01/19/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1653)
01/24/2011Stricken from docket by Finance


This bill mentions Danville, Galax, Emporia, Martinsville, Chesapeake, Mecklenburg, Greensville, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, Pittsylvania, Norfolk, Isle of Wight, Lunenburg, Hampton, Pulaski, Dinwiddie, Radford, Poquoson, Nottoway, Colonial Heights, Williamsburg, James City, Charles City, Appomattox, Chesterfield, Lynchburg, New Kent, Henrico, Richmond, Powhatan, Botetourt, Amherst, Goochland, King William, King and Queen, Accomack, Rockbridge, Fluvanna, Northumberland, Albemarle, Caroline, Charlottesville, Waynesboro, Staunton, Augusta, Spotsylvania, Orange, King George, Fredericksburg, Greene, Stafford, Harrisonburg, Culpeper, Rappahannock, Fauquier, Prince William, Manassas, Manassas Park, Alexandria, Shenandoah, Falls Church, Arlington, Loudoun, Clarke.