Food and beverage tax; adds to list any county that maintains its own roads, etc. (SB1311)

Introduced By

Sen. Don McEachin (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


County food and beverage tax. Adds to the list of counties that may collect a food and beverage tax counties that have withdrawn from the secondary state highway system and therefore maintain their own roads and are adjacent to a city that also operates its own road system. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/17/2013Presented and ordered printed 13103595D
01/17/2013Referred to Committee on Finance
01/21/2013Impact statement from TAX (SB1311)
01/23/2013Reported from Finance with amendment (7-Y 6-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/24/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Read second time
01/25/2013Reading of amendment waived
01/25/2013Committee amendment agreed to
01/25/2013Committee amendment reconsidered (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1311E
01/25/2013Printed as engrossed 13103595D-E
01/28/2013Read third time and passed Senate (23-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2013Impact statement from TAX (SB1311E)
02/02/2013Placed on Calendar
02/02/2013Read first time
02/02/2013Referred to Committee on Finance
02/04/2013Assigned Finance sub: #2
02/05/2013Assigned Finance sub: #3
02/13/2013Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/18/2013Left in Finance


This bill mentions Roanoke, Rockbridge, Arlington.


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 23 minutes.