Historic Triangle area; additional transient occupancy tax. (SB1344)

Introduced By

Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Additional transient occupancy tax; Historic Triangle area.  Prohibits more than one person (i) of the same local government, including the governing body of the locality, or (ii) of the same organization from serving as a member of the Williamsburg Area Destination Marketing Committee at the same time. The Committee is charged with advertising the Historic Triangle area from the revenues of the additional local transient occupancy tax established for the same purpose. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101513D
01/12/2011Referred to Committee on Finance
01/16/2011Impact statement from TAX (SB1344)
01/19/2011Reported from Finance (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2011Read second time and engrossed
01/24/2011Passed by for the day
01/25/2011Passed by for the day
01/26/2011Passed by for the day
01/27/2011Engrossment reconsidered by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2011Floor substitute printed 11104719D-S1 (Norment)
01/27/2011Reading of substitute waived
01/27/2011Substitute by Senator Norment agreed to 11104719D-S1
01/27/2011Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute SB1344S1
01/27/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2011Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Placed on Calendar
02/07/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Referred to Committee on Finance
02/08/2011Assigned Finance sub: #2
02/08/2011Impact statement from TAX (SB1344S1)
02/09/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 4-N)
02/14/2011Reported from Finance (16-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2011Read second time
02/16/2011Read third time
02/16/2011Passed House (71-Y 23-N 2-A)
02/16/2011VOTE: PASSAGE (71-Y 23-N 2-A) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1344ER)
02/21/2011Signed by Speaker
02/22/2011Impact statement from TAX (SB1344ER)
02/22/2011Signed by President
03/26/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 677 (effective 7/1/11)
03/26/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0677)


This bill mentions Busch Gardens Europe, Williamsburg, Williamsburg, James City, Chesterfield, Henrico, Richmond, Hanover, Triangle.


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.


stephen writes:

Who's job are you trying to save with this bill.