Admissions tax; adds Stafford County to list of counties authorized to impose on certain admissions. (SB1262)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Admissions tax. Adds Stafford County to the list of counties that are authorized to charge admissions tax for event attendance. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2013Presented and ordered printed
01/11/2013Presented and ordered printed 13103276D
01/11/2013Referred to Committee on Finance
01/15/2013Impact statement from TAX (SB1262)
01/17/2013Reported from Finance with substitute (10-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2013Committee substitute printed 13104156D-S1
01/21/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2013Read second time
01/22/2013Reading of substitute waived
01/22/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13104156D-S1
01/22/2013Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1262S1
01/23/2013Read third time and passed Senate (29-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Placed on Calendar
01/25/2013Read first time
01/25/2013Referred to Committee on Finance
01/31/2013Assigned Finance sub: #2
02/01/2013Impact statement from TAX (SB1262S1)
02/13/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 1-N)
02/18/2013Reported from Finance with amendment (19-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Read second time
02/20/2013Read third time
02/20/2013Committee amendment agreed to
02/20/2013Engrossed by House as amended SB1262
02/20/2013Passed House with amendment (86-Y 10-N)
02/20/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (86-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013House amendment agreed to by Senate (33-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1262ER)
02/23/2013Signed by President
02/23/2013Signed by Speaker
03/08/2013Impact statement from TAX (SB1262ER)
03/20/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 654 (effective 7/1/13)
03/20/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0654)


This bill mentions Charlotte, Dinwiddie, New Kent, Nelson, Stafford, Stafford, Culpeper, Arlington, Clarke.


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 2 minutes.