Transient occupancy tax; removes 7/1/21, sunset date from Arlington County's authority to impose. (SB107)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston) with support from co-patrons Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria), and Sen. Barbara Favola (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 HB 62. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/09/2019Referred to Committee on Finance
12/09/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101359D
12/09/2019Referred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations
01/08/2020Moved from Finance to Finance and Appropriations due to a change of the committee name
01/13/2020Impact statement from TAX (SB107)
01/15/2020Reported from Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2020Read second time and engrossed
01/20/2020Read third time and passed Senate (31-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Placed on Calendar
02/12/2020Read first time
02/12/2020Referred to Committee on Finance
02/12/2020Reported from Finance (15-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2020Read second time
02/17/2020Read third time
02/17/2020Passed House (78-Y 22-N)
02/17/2020VOTE: Passage (78-Y 22-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB107ER)
02/19/2020Signed by Speaker
02/20/2020Signed by President
02/21/2020Impact statement from TAX (SB107ER)
02/24/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 24, 2020
02/24/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 2, 2020
03/02/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 61 (effective 7/1/20)
03/02/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0061)

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