Transient occupancy tax; adds Rockingham County to list of counties that may impose. (SB818)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Transient occupancy tax; Rockingham County. Adds Rockingham County to the list of counties that may impose a transient occupancy tax at a rate not to exceed 5%. The revenue attributable to a rate in excess of 2% shall be used solely for tourism and travel purposes. Under current law, all counties may impose a transient occupancy tax at a rate not to exceed 2%. Amends § 58.1-3819, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/15/2018Presented and ordered printed 18104411D
01/15/2018Referred to Committee on Finance
01/19/2018Impact statement from TAX (SB818)
01/23/2018Reported from Finance (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2018Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2018Read third time and passed Senate (31-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2018Placed on Calendar
01/31/2018Read first time
01/31/2018Referred to Committee on Finance
02/16/2018Impact statement from TAX (SB818)
02/19/2018Reported from Finance (14-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2018Read second time
02/22/2018Read third time
02/22/2018Passed House (74-Y 25-N)
02/22/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (74-Y 25-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB818ER)
02/26/2018Signed by Speaker
02/28/2018Impact statement from TAX (SB818ER)
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 293 (effective 7/1/18)
03/09/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0293)