Charter; City of Fairfax. (SB1343)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (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


01/18/2013Presented and ordered printed 13103850D
01/18/2013Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/22/2013Impact statement from TAX (SB1343)
01/29/2013Reported from Local Government (11-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2013Rereferred to Finance
01/31/2013Reported from Finance (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2013Read second time and engrossed
02/05/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2013Passed Senate (29-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Placed on Calendar
02/11/2013Read first time
02/11/2013Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/11/2013Assigned CC & T sub: #1
02/13/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 2-N)
02/15/2013Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (16-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Read second time
02/19/2013Read third time
02/19/2013Passed House (68-Y 31-N)
02/19/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (68-Y 31-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1343ER)
02/22/2013Impact statement from TAX (SB1343ER)
02/22/2013Signed by Speaker
02/23/2013Signed by President
03/25/2013G Vetoed by Governor
04/02/2013Placed on Calendar
04/03/2013Senate sustained Governor's veto (21-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
04/03/2013Requires 27 affirmative votes to overide veto


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.