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. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


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