Admissions tax; Washington County authorized to impose. (HB1553)

Introduced By

Sen. Todd E. Pillion (R-Abingdon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Admissions tax in Washington County. Clarifies that Washington County is authorized to impose an admissions tax to either a multi-sports complex or an entertainment venue, or both, subject to certain requirements. This bill is identical to SB 503. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/19/2018Presented and ordered printed 18104068D
01/19/2018Referred to Committee on Finance
01/27/2018Impact statement from TAX (HB1553)
02/07/2018Reported from Finance (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2018Read first time
02/12/2018Read second time and engrossed
02/13/2018Read third time and passed House (86-Y 13-N)
02/13/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (86-Y 13-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2018Referred to Committee on Finance
02/19/2018Impact statement from TAX (HB1553)
02/20/2018Reported from Finance (9-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2018Read third time
02/22/2018Passed Senate (34-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1553ER)
02/26/2018Signed by Speaker
02/28/2018Impact statement from TAX (HB1553ER)
02/28/2018Signed by President
03/02/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 2, 2018
03/02/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 9, 2018
03/09/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 287 (effective 7/1/18)
03/09/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0287)