HB 2611 Transient occupancy tax in James City County.
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Transient occupancy tax. Authorizes Augusta, Caroline, James City, Page, and Tazewell Counties, defined by population brackets, to levy a transient occupancy tax at a rate not to exceed five percent. Revenues generated from a rate exceeding two percent must be spent solely for tourism, marketing of tourism, or initiatives that, as determined in consultation with local tourism industry organizations, attract travelers to the locality. If there are no such tourism organizations, the governing body must hold a public hearing.

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01/20/97  House: Presented & ordered printed 973274252  pdf
02/02/97  House: Committee substitute printed 978475252-H1  pdf
02/22/97  House: Conference substitute printed 978496252-H2  pdf
03/06/97  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2611ER)  pdf
03/25/97  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0764)  pdf

Senate amendments engrossed
Conference amendments

01/20/97  House: Presented & ordered printed 973274252
01/20/97  House: Referred to Committee on Finance
01/21/97  House: Assigned to Finance sub-committee: 2
02/02/97  House: Reported from Finance with sub. (20-Y 2-N)
02/02/97  House: Committee substitute printed 978475252-H1
02/02/97  House: Read first time
02/03/97  House: Read second time
02/03/97  House: Committee substitute agreed to 978475252-H1
02/03/97  House: Engrossed by House - com. sub. 978475252-H1
02/04/97  House: Read third time and passed House (76-Y 24-N)
02/04/97  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (76-Y 24-N)
02/04/97  House: Communicated to Senate
02/05/97  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/05/97  Senate: Referred to Committee on Finance
02/11/97  Senate: Reported from Finance with amendments (15-Y 0-N)
02/12/97  Senate: Const. reading disp., passed by for the day (37-Y 0-N)
02/12/97  Senate: VOTE: CONST. READING DISPENSED (37-Y 0-N)
02/13/97  Senate: Read third time
02/13/97  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
02/13/97  Senate: Committee amendments agreed to
02/13/97  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/13/97  Senate: Amendment by Sen. K. G. Miller agreed to
02/13/97  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/14/97  Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/97  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (40-Y 0-N)
02/17/97  House: Placed on Calendar
02/18/97  House: Senate amendments rejected by House (6-Y 94-N)
02/18/97  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (6-Y 94-N)
02/20/97  Senate: Senate insisted on amendments (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/97  Senate: VOTE: INSIST & REQUEST (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/97  Senate: Senate requested conference committee
02/20/97  House: House acceded to request
02/20/97  House: Conferees appointed by House
02/20/97  House: Delegates: Grayson, DeBoer, Landes
02/20/97  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
02/20/97  Senate: Senators: Lambert, Hawkins, Earley
02/22/97  Senate: Reading of conference report waived
02/22/97  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N)
02/22/97  Senate: VOTE: CONFERENCE COMMITTEE RPT (39-Y 1-N)
02/22/97  Senate: Rec. of conf. report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/97  Senate: VOTE: RECONSIDER (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/97  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 3-N)
02/22/97  Senate: VOTE: CONFERENCE COMMITTEE RPT (37-Y 3-N)
02/22/97  Conference: Senate amendments rejected by conference committee
02/22/97  Conference: Sub. recommended by conference comm. 978496252-H2
02/22/97  House: Conference substitute printed 978496252-H2
02/22/97  House: Conference report agreed to by House (73-Y 24-N)
02/22/97  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (73-Y 24-N)
02/22/97  House: Reconsideration of adoption of conf. report rejected
03/06/97  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2611ER)
03/11/97  House: Enrolled
03/12/97  House: Signed by Speaker
03/13/97  Senate: Signed by President
03/24/97  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 764 (effective 7/1/97)
03/25/97  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0764)