Charter; City of Fairfax. (HB1533)

Introduced By

Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Charter; City of Fairfax. Increases the maximum transient occupancy tax that the city may levy from four percent to six percent. Any amount above four percent shall be placed into an economic development opportunity fund to be used solely for economic development, marketing, or tourism initiatives. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/03/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102105D
01/03/2013Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/11/2013Assigned CC & T sub: #1
01/14/2013Impact statement from TAX (HB1533)
01/16/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 4-N)
01/18/2013Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (16-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2013Read first time
01/22/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/23/2013Read third time and passed House (72-Y 26-N)
01/23/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (72-Y 26-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/24/2013Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/01/2013Impact statement from TAX (HB1533)
02/12/2013Reported from Local Government (12-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Read third time
02/15/2013Passed Senate (30-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1533ER)
02/21/2013Impact statement from TAX (HB1533ER)
02/21/2013Signed by Speaker
02/21/2013Signed by President
03/25/2013G Vetoed by Governor
04/02/2013Placed on Calendar
04/03/2013House sustained Governor's veto


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.