Sales tax; Historic Triangle regional tax, dedication of funds. (SB438)

Introduced By

Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Sales tax; Historic Triangle regional tax; dedication of funds. Requires the City of Williamsburg, James City County, and York County to appropriate annual amounts to entities promoting tourism and recreation in the Historic Triangle. Under current law, such localities receive state funds from the imposition of an extra one percent sales tax in the Historic Triangle. The bill establishes the Williamsburg Tourism Council (the Council) as an advisory board in the legislative branch of state government, removes the Chief Executive Officer of the Virginia Tourism Alliance from the membership of the Council, and replaces him with the Chair of the Greater Williamsburg Chamber of Commerce. Read the Bill »

Status

01/11/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Finance and Appropriations Committee

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103724D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations

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