VA HB785 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 18-1)
Status: Passed on April 22 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-04-22 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1214)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]

Summary

Local tax authority. Modifies or eliminates several restrictions that apply to taxes imposed by counties, and establishes a new restriction on cigarette taxes imposed by any locality. The bill authorizes most counties to impose an admissions tax, not to exceed a 10 percent rate. Under current law, only certain counties may impose an admissions tax. The bill eliminates the limit on the rate of transient occupancy tax that a county may impose. The bill requires that any revenue attributable to a rate over two percent but not exceeding five percent must be dedicated to tourism marketing. The provisions related to the transient occupancy tax have a delayed effective date of May 1, 2021. Under current law, all counties may impose a transient occupancy tax of up to two percent, and certain counties may impose it up to a higher maximum rate. The bill authorizes any county to impose a cigarette tax up to a maximum rate of 40 cents per pack. It also provides that any locality that imposes such tax at a rate higher than 40 cents per pack may not increase such rate. The provisions related to the cigarette tax have a delayed effective date of July 1, 2021. Under current law, only certain counties may impose a cigarette tax, and cities and towns may impose such tax with no limit on the rate. The bill authorizes any county to impose a food and beverage tax of up to six percent and eliminates the requirement that a county hold a referendum before imposing such tax. Under current law, all counties may impose the tax after a referendum but the rate may not exceed four percent.

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Title

Localities; authority to levy taxes.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2020-04-22 - House - House: VOTE: (55-Y 36-N 1-A) (Y: 55 N: 35 NV: 8 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2020-04-22 - Senate - Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (28-Y 12-N) (Y: 27 N: 12 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-03-08 - Senate - Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (26-Y 13-N) (Y: 25 N: 13 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-03-08 - House - House: VOTE: Adoption (56-Y 38-N 1-A) (Y: 56 N: 37 NV: 5 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2020-03-07 - House - House: VOTE: Adoption (60-Y 36-N 1-A) (Y: 60 N: 35 NV: 3 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2020-03-07 - Senate - Senate: Senate acceded to request for second conference committee (26-Y 13-N) (Y: 25 N: 13 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-27 - Senate - Senate: Senate insisted on substitute (37-Y 1-N) (Y: 36 N: 1 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-25 - House - House: VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 98-N 1-A) (Y: 0 N: 97 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [FAIL]
2020-02-21 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (23-Y 12-N) (Y: 22 N: 12 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-20 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-19 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (15-Y 1-N) (Y: 15 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-11 - House - House: VOTE: Passage (60-Y 38-N 1-A) (Y: 60 N: 37 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2020-02-05 - House - House: Reported from Finance with substitute (13-Y 9-N) (Y: 13 N: 9 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-05 - House - House: Reported from Finance with substitute (13-Y 9-N) (Y: 13 N: 9 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-05 - House - House: Reported from Finance with amendment (13-Y 9-N) (Y: 13 N: 9 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-03 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (6-Y 4-N) (Y: 6 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-04-22 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1214)
2020-04-22HouseEnacted, Chapter 1214 (effective - see bill)
2020-04-22SenateSigned by President as reenrolled
2020-04-22HouseSigned by Speaker as reenrolled
2020-04-22HouseReenrolled bill text (HB785ER2)
2020-04-22HouseReenrolled
2020-04-22 Governor: Governor's recommendation adopted
2020-04-22SenateSenate concurred in Governor's recommendation (28-Y 12-N)
2020-04-22HouseVOTE: (55-Y 36-N 1-A)
2020-04-22HouseHouse concurred in Governor's recommendation (55-Y 36-N 1-A)
2020-04-22HousePlaced on Calendar
2020-04-11HouseGovernor's recommendation received by House
2020-03-20 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
2020-03-20HouseEnrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 20, 2020
2020-03-19HouseSigned by Speaker
2020-03-18SenateSigned by President
2020-03-18HouseBill text as passed House and Senate (HB785ER)
2020-03-18HouseEnrolled
2020-03-08SenateConference report agreed to by Senate (26-Y 13-N)
2020-03-08HouseVOTE: Adoption (56-Y 38-N 1-A)
2020-03-08HouseConference report agreed to by House (56-Y 38-N 1-A)
2020-03-07HouseSecond Conference substitute printed 20109968D-H3
2020-03-07HouseDelegates: Watts, Hudson, Kilgore
2020-03-07HouseSecond conferees appointed by House
2020-03-07SenateSenators: Hanger, Favola, McClellan
2020-03-07SenateSecond conferees appointed by Senate
2020-03-07SenateSenate acceded to request for second conference committee (26-Y 13-N)
2020-03-07HouseHouse requested second conference committee
2020-03-07HouseReconsideration of conference report agreed to by House
2020-03-07HouseVOTE: Adoption (60-Y 36-N 1-A)
2020-03-07HouseConference report agreed to by House (60-Y 36-N 1-A)
2020-03-07HouseFirst Conference substitute printed 20109832D-H2
2020-03-07 Conference: Amended by conference committee
2020-03-02SenateSenators: Hanger, Favola, McClellan
2020-03-02SenateConferees appointed by Senate
2020-02-28HouseDelegates: Watts, Hudson, Kilgore
2020-02-28HouseConferees appointed by House
2020-02-28HouseHouse acceded to request
2020-02-27SenateSenate requested conference committee
2020-02-27SenateSenate insisted on substitute (37-Y 1-N)
2020-02-25HouseVOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 98-N 1-A)
2020-02-25HouseSenate substitute rejected by House 20108384D-S1 (0-Y 98-N 1-A)
2020-02-25HousePlaced on Calendar
2020-02-21SenatePassed Senate with substitute (23-Y 12-N)
2020-02-21SenateEngrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB785S1
2020-02-21SenateCommittee substitute agreed to 20108384D-S1
2020-02-21SenateReading of substitute waived
2020-02-21SenateRead third time
2020-02-20SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2020-02-19SenateCommittee substitute printed 20108384D-S1
2020-02-19SenateReported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (15-Y 1-N)
2020-02-12SenateReferred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations
2020-02-12SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2020-02-11HouseVOTE: Passage (60-Y 38-N 1-A)
2020-02-11HouseRead third time and passed House (60-Y 38-N 1-A)
2020-02-10HouseEngrossed by House - committee substitute HB785H1
2020-02-10HouseCommittee substitute agreed to 20107846D-H1
2020-02-10HouseRead second time
2020-02-07HousePassed by for the day
2020-02-06HouseRead first time
2020-02-05HouseReported from Finance with substitute (13-Y 9-N)
2020-02-05HouseIncorporates HB977 (Krizek)
2020-02-05HouseCommittee substitute printed 20107846D-H1
2020-02-03HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (6-Y 4-N)
2020-01-29HouseAssigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #2
2020-01-07HouseReferred to Committee on Finance
2020-01-07HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104813D

Same As/Similar To

SB588 (Same As) 2020-04-22 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1263)
SB588 (Same As) 2020-04-22 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1263)

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
5813818(n/a)See Bill Text
5813818.01(n/a)See Bill Text
5813818.03(n/a)See Bill Text
5813818.04(n/a)See Bill Text
5813819(n/a)See Bill Text
5813820(n/a)See Bill Text
5813821(n/a)See Bill Text
5813823(n/a)See Bill Text
5813825.3(n/a)See Bill Text
5813830(n/a)See Bill Text
5813831(n/a)See Bill Text
5813833(n/a)See Bill Text
5813834(n/a)See Bill Text
5813840(n/a)See Bill Text
5813842(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

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