SB 23 Transient occupancy tax; authorized in Wythe County.
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Summary:
Transient occupancy tax. Authorizes Wythe County to levy a transient occupancy tax at a rate not exceeding five percent. Revenues from the portion of the tax exceeding two percent shall be spent on tourism, marketing of tourism, or initiatives that, as determined in consultation with local tourism industry organizations, attract travelers to the county and generate tourism revenues. Caroline, Page, James City, Tazewell, and Augusta Counties currently have the same authority.

Full text:
01/14/98  Senate: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/12/98 980734727  pdf
03/18/98  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB23ER)  pdf
05/04/98  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0733)  pdf

Status:
01/14/98  Senate: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/12/98 980734727
01/14/98  Senate: Referred to Committee on Finance
02/03/98  Senate: Reported from Finance (17-Y 0-N)
02/04/98  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
02/04/98  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (38-Y 0-N)
02/05/98  Senate: Read second time and engrossed
02/06/98  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 0-N)
02/06/98  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (37-Y 0-N)
02/06/98  Senate: Rec. of passage agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)
02/06/98  Senate: VOTE: RECONSIDER R (38-Y 0-N)
02/06/98  Senate: Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
02/06/98  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (38-Y 0-N)
02/06/98  Senate: Communicated to House
02/09/98  House: Placed on Calendar
02/10/98  House: Read first time
02/10/98  House: Referred to Committee on Finance
02/19/98  House: Assigned to Finance sub-committee: 1
03/03/98  House: Reported from Finance (22-Y 2-N)
03/04/98  House: Read second time
03/05/98  House: Passed by for the day
03/06/98  House: Read third time
03/06/98  House: Passed House (71-Y 27-N)
03/06/98  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (71-Y 27-N)
03/18/98  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB23ER)
03/24/98  Senate: Enrolled
03/25/98  House: Signed by Speaker
03/26/98  Senate: Signed by President
04/16/98  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 733 (effective 7/1/98)
05/04/98  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0733)