Bill Text: VA SB69 | 2018 | Regular Session | Prefiled


Bill Title: Transient occupancy tax; removes sunset date from Arlington County's authority to impose.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-11-30 - Referred to Committee on Finance [SB69 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2018-SB69-Prefiled.html
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SENATE BILL NO. 69
Offered January 10, 2018
Prefiled November 30, 2017
A BILL to amend and reenact §58.1-3825.3 of the Code of Virginia, relating to transient occupancy tax; Arlington County.
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Patron-- Howell
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Referred to Committee on Finance
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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That §58.1-3825.3 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§58.1-3825.3. Additional transient occupancy tax in Arlington County.

In addition to such transient occupancy taxes as are authorized by §§58.1-3819 and 58.1-3820, beginning July 1, 2016, and ending July 1, 2018, Arlington County may impose an additional transient occupancy tax not to exceed one-fourth of one percent of the amount of the charge for the occupancy of any room or space occupied. The revenues collected from the additional tax shall be designated and spent for the purpose of promoting tourism and business travel in the county.

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