Transient occupancy tax; removes July 1, 2021, sunset date from Arlington County, etc. (HB62)

Introduced By

Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Transient occupancy tax; Arlington County. Removes the July 1, 2021, sunset date from Arlington County's authority to impose a transient occupancy tax at a rate not to exceed 0.25 percent to be used for the purpose of promoting tourism and business travel in the county. Under current law, in addition to this tax, Arlington County is authorized to impose a transient occupancy tax at a rate not to exceed five percent. This bill is identical to SB 107. Read the Bill »


02/20/2020: Passed the Senate


12/04/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100760D
12/04/2019Referred to Committee on Finance
01/13/2020Impact statement from TAX (HB62)
01/14/2020Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #2
01/20/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 2-N)
01/22/2020Reported from Finance (15-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2020Read first time
01/27/2020Read second time and engrossed
01/28/2020Passed by for the day
01/29/2020Read third time and passed House (76-Y 22-N)
01/29/2020VOTE: Passage (76-Y 22-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2020Referred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations
02/18/2020Reported from Finance and Appropriations (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2020Read third time
02/20/2020Passed Senate (34-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB62ER)

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