SB 729 Retail Sales & Use Tax; Northern Virginia Transportation Authority authorized to impose.
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Summary as passed Senate: (all summaries)
Northern Virginia Transportation Authority; revenues of the Authority.  Authorizes the Authority to impose a 0.50 percent retail sales and use tax in the counties and cities embraced by the Authority with the revenues therefrom dedicated to the Authority. Any such tax imposed by the Authority shall not apply to “food purchased for human consumption.

The bill provides that if the Authority imposes the retail sales and use tax, then, beginning at such time that the tax is first imposed, the Authority shall no longer be authorized to impose the (i) additional, one-time vehicle registration fee of one percent of the value of the vehicle for vehicles registered in a county or city embraced by the Authority; (ii) five percent sales tax on labor or services charged in the repair of motor vehicles occurring within a county or city embraced by the Authority; or (iii) additional annual $10 vehicle inspection fee for vehicles inspected in a county or city embraced by the Authority.

Full text:
01/18/08  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 082904324  pdf | impact statement
02/07/08  Senate: Printed as engrossed 082904324-E  pdf | impact statement
03/04/08  House: Committee substitute printed 082597584-H1  pdf

House amendments
House amendments rejected
Senate amendments

01/18/08  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 082904324
01/18/08  Senate: Referred to Committee on Finance
02/05/08  Senate: Reported from Finance with amendments (11-Y 1-N 2-A)
02/06/08  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/07/08  Senate: Read second time
02/07/08  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
02/07/08  Senate: Committee amendments agreed to
02/07/08  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended SB729E
02/07/08  Senate: Printed as engrossed 082904324-E
02/08/08  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (30-Y 10-N)
02/08/08  Senate: Communicated to House
02/14/08  House: Placed on Calendar
02/14/08  House: Read first time
02/14/08  House: Referred to Committee on Finance
02/15/08  House: Assigned Finance sub: 1
02/25/08  House: Reported from Finance with amendments (19-Y 1-N)
02/25/08  House: Referred to Committee on Rules
03/03/08  House: Reported from Rules with substitute (14-Y 1-N)
03/04/08  House: Committee substitute printed 082597584-H1
03/04/08  House: Read second time
03/05/08  House: Passed by for the day
03/06/08  House: Read third time
03/06/08  House: Passed by temporarily
03/06/08  House: Committee amendments from Finance rejected
03/06/08  House: Committee substitute from Rules agreed to 082597584-H1
03/06/08  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB729H1
03/06/08  House: Passed House with substitute (92-Y 7-N)
03/06/08  House: VOTE: --- PASSAGE (92-Y 7-N)
03/06/08  Senate: House substitute rejected by Senate (2-Y 35-N)
03/06/08  House: House insisted on substitute
03/06/08  House: House requested conference committee
03/06/08  Senate: Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N)
03/06/08  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
03/06/08  Senate: Senators: Saslaw, Watkins, Whipple
03/06/08  House: Conferees appointed by House
03/06/08  House: Delegates: Nixon, Albo, Watts
03/13/08  Senate: No further action taken
03/13/08  Senate: Failed to pass in Senate