Transient occupancy tax; Giles County may impose at rate not to exceed 5% to promote tourism. (HB1917)

Introduced By

Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Transient occupancy tax; Giles County. Adds Giles County to the list of counties that may impose a transient occupancy tax at a rate of five percent with the revenue collected in excess of the two percent rate going to promote tourism. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 091105480
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on Finance
01/16/2009Impact statement from TAX (HB1917)
01/16/2009Assigned Finance sub: 2
01/21/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting
01/26/2009Reported from Finance (13-Y 8-N)
01/26/2009Reported from Finance (12-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2009Read first time
01/28/2009Read second time and engrossed
01/29/2009Read third time and passed House (80-Y 19-N)
01/29/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (80-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2009Referred to Committee on Finance
02/09/2009Impact statement from TAX (HB1917)
02/10/2009Reported from Finance (15-Y 1-N)
02/10/2009Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2009Read third time
02/12/2009Passed Senate (34-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1917ER)
02/16/2009Impact statement from TAX (HB1917ER)
02/17/2009Signed by Speaker
02/17/2009Signed by President
02/23/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 13 (effective 7/1/09)
02/23/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0013)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 36 seconds.