Transient occupancy tax; taxes on room rentals, etc., in state parks. (HB579)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Bloxom (R-Accomack)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Transient occupancy tax; state parks. Permits localities to impose transient occupancy taxes on transient room rentals and travel campgrounds in state parks. The bill authorizes the Department of Conservation and Recreation to retain up to 15 percent of the amount it collects on behalf of localities from July 2018 through June 2020 to cover its administrative costs. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102471D
01/08/2018Referred to Committee on Finance
01/16/2018Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
01/16/2018Impact statement from TAX (HB579)
01/17/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 1-N)
01/29/2018Reported from Finance with amendment (15-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2018Read first time
02/01/2018Read second time
02/01/2018Committee amendment agreed to
02/01/2018Engrossed by House as amended HB579E
02/01/2018Printed as engrossed 18102471D-E
02/02/2018Read third time and passed House (59-Y 39-N)
02/02/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (59-Y 39-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2018Referred to Committee on Finance
02/13/2018Impact statement from TAX (HB579E)
02/21/2018Passed by indefinitely in Finance (11-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)