Transient occupancy tax; Bland Co. added to list of counties that may impose tax at a rate up to 5%. (HB1704)

Introduced By

Del. Will Morefield (R-North Tazewell)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Transient occupancy tax; Bland County. Adds Bland County to the list of counties that may impose the transient occupancy tax at a rate up to five percent, with any amount over two percent designated solely for tourism and travel promotion purposes. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102827D
01/12/2015Referred to Committee on Finance
01/19/2015Impact statement from TAX (HB1704)
01/20/2015Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
01/21/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 3-N)
01/26/2015Reported from Finance (13-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2015Read first time
01/28/2015Read second time and engrossed
01/29/2015Read third time and passed House (67-Y 30-N)
01/29/2015VOTE: PASSAGE (67-Y 30-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2015Referred to Committee on Finance
02/09/2015Impact statement from TAX (HB1704)
02/11/2015Reported from Finance (12-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/12/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2015Read third time
02/13/2015Passed Senate (28-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1704ER)
02/18/2015Signed by Speaker
02/20/2015Signed by President
02/23/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/23/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/23/15
02/23/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/02/2015Impact statement from TAX (HB1704ER)
03/10/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 57 (effective 7/1/15)
03/10/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0057)