Transient occupancy tax; extends sunset date provision for additional tax in Arlington County. (SB980)

Introduced By

Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Transient occupancy tax; Arlington County.  Extends the sunset date for the additional transient occupancy tax in Arlington County from January 1, 2012, to January 1, 2015. Current law requires that the revenues from the tax be designated and spent for promoting tourism and business travel in the county. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11102335D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on Finance
01/14/2011Impact statement from TAX (SB980)
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
01/24/2011Read third time and passed Senate (29-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 (SB980)
02/09/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (10-Y 0-N)
02/14/2011Reported from Finance with amendment (14-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2011Read second time
02/16/2011Passed by for the day
02/17/2011Passed by for the day
02/18/2011Passed by for the day
02/21/2011Passed by for the day
02/22/2011Read third time
02/22/2011Committee amendment agreed to
02/22/2011Amendment by Delegate Albo withdrawn
02/22/2011Defeated by House (42-Y 54-N)
02/22/2011VOTE: DEFEATED (42-Y 54-N) (see vote tally)


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 3 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1513.