Transient occupancy tax; certain counties. (HB1262)

Introduced By

Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna) with support from co-patron Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Transient occupancy tax; certain counties. Adds Appomattox, Mathews, Middlesex, and New Kent Counties to the list of counties that may impose a transient occupancy tax at a rate above two percent, but not to exceed five percent. The revenue attributable to a rate in excess of two percent shall be used solely for tourism and travel purposes. Current law allows all counties to impose a transient occupancy tax at a rate not to exceed two percent. Read the Bill »


01/08/2020: Awaiting a Vote in the Finance and Appropriations Committee


01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103023D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Finance
01/14/2020Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #2
01/15/2020Impact statement from TAX (HB1262)
02/03/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 2-N)
02/05/2020Reported from Finance (18-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Read first time
02/07/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/10/2020Read third time and passed House (80-Y 18-N)
02/10/2020VOTE: Passage (80-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2020Referred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 2 minutes.

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