Transient occupancy tax; adds Washington County to those localities authorized to impose. (SB743)

Introduced By

Sen. William Wampler (R-Bristol)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Transient Occupancy Tax; Washington County. Adds Washington County to those localities authorized to impose a transient occupancy tax not to exceed five percent, with any excess over two percent to be spent solely on tourism. Under current law, any county may impose a transient occupancy tax not to exceed two percent. Read the Bill »


02/14/2011: Merged into SB984


10/07/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100230D
10/07/2010Referred to Committee on Finance
01/14/2011Impact statement from TAX (SB743)
01/18/2011Reported from Finance (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2011Read second time and engrossed
01/21/2011Read third time and passed Senate (29-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2011Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (35-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2011Passed Senate (28-Y 7-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 (SB743)
02/09/2011Subcommittee recommends incorporating (SB984-Lucas) (9-Y 1-N)
02/14/2011Incorporated by Finance (SB984-Lucas)


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