Tourism improvement districts; authorizes any locality to create. (SB1298)

Introduced By

Sen. John Bell (D-Chantilly) with support from co-patrons Del. Steve Heretick (D-Portsmouth), Del. Martha Mugler (D-Hampton, Del. David Reid (D-Loudoun), Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac), and Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Tourism improvement districts. Authorizes any locality to create a local tourism improvement district plan, consisting of fees charged to businesses and used to fund tourism promotion activities and capital improvements. Under the bill, the locality is authorized to contract with a nonprofit entity to administer the activities and improvements. Read the Bill »


01/26/2021: passed committee


01/11/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102381D
01/11/2021Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/18/2021Reported from Local Government (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2021Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
01/26/2021Reported from Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N)

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