Transient occupancy tax; Arlington County may impose additional tax. (HB2303)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Brink (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Transient occupancy tax; Arlington County. Reinstates the authority of Arlington County, which expired pursuant to a January 1, 2012, sunset date, to impose an additional transient occupancy tax at a rate not to exceed one-fourth of one percent. The revenues from the tax shall be spent solely for the purpose of promoting tourism and business travel in the county. Amends § 58.1-3822, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


  • 01/18/2013 Presented and ordered printed 13102284D
  • 01/18/2013 Referred to Committee on Finance
  • 01/20/2013 Impact statement from TAX (HB2303)
  • 01/22/2013 Assigned Finance sub: #2
  • 01/28/2013 Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 1-N)
  • 01/30/2013 Reported from Finance with amendment (18-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/01/2013 Read first time
  • 02/04/2013 Read second time
  • 02/04/2013 Committee amendment agreed to
  • 02/04/2013 Engrossed by House as amended HB2303E
  • 02/04/2013 Printed as engrossed 13102284D-E
  • 02/05/2013 Requires 2/3 affirmaative votes for passage
  • 02/05/2013 Read third time and defeated by House (64-Y 35-N)
  • 02/05/2013 VOTE: DEFEATED (64-Y 35-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/05/2013 Requires 2/3 affirmative votes for passage
  • 02/05/2013 Reconsideration of defeated action agreed to by House
  • 02/05/2013 Passed House (67-Y 32-N)
  • 02/05/2013 VOTE: PASSAGE #2 (67-Y 32-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/06/2013 Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 02/06/2013 Referred to Committee on Finance
  • 02/11/2013 Impact statement from TAX (HB2303E)
  • 02/12/2013 Reported from Finance with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/13/2013 Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/14/2013 Read third time
  • 02/14/2013 Reading of amendment waived
  • 02/14/2013 Committee amendment agreed to
  • 02/14/2013 Committee amendment reconsidered (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/14/2013 Committee amendment rejected
  • 02/14/2013 Passed Senate (31-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/20/2013 Enrolled
  • 02/20/2013 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2303ER)
  • 02/20/2013 Signed by Speaker
  • 02/20/2013 Signed by President
  • 02/21/2013 Impact statement from TAX (HB2303ER)
  • 03/25/2013 G Vetoed by Governor
  • 04/02/2013 Placed on Calendar
  • 04/03/2013 House sustained Governor's veto


This bill mentions Arlington.


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 4 clips in all, totaling 4 minutes.


This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.