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SB942

Sales and use tax; creates a state sales tax and use tax in the Historic Triangle.

Status:
Enacted

Chief Patron:
Tommy Norment (R)

Session:
2018 Regular Session

Summary

As introduced. State sales and use tax; Historic Triangle.

Creates a one percent state sales and use tax in the Historic Triangle. Fifty percent of the revenues will be used by the Williamsburg Area Destination Marketing Committee, through the creation of an office of marketing and promotion, to market, promote, and advertise the Historic Triangle as an overnight tourism ... (More)

...destination, and the other 50 percent will be distributed to the localities in which the revenues were collected. The bill defines the Historic Triangle as the City of Williamsburg and the Counties of James City and York, an area of historic significance that generates substantial employment and economic benefit for the Commonwealth. The bill removes the authority of these localities to impose the current $2 transient occupancy tax used to promote tourism in the area. The bill is contingent on the City of Williamsburg repealing recent ordinances raising the local transient occupancy, food and beverage, and admission taxes and will expire if the City of Williamsburg reinstates such taxes in the future.


  • Bill History

  • 01/19/2018 - Senate: Presented and ordered printed 18101134D
  • 01/19/2018 - Senate: Referred to Committee on Finance
  • 02/04/2018 - Senate: Impact statement from TAX (SB942)
  • 02/08/2018 - Senate: Reported from Finance with substitute (10-Y 4-N)
  • 02/08/2018 - Senate: Committee substitute printed 18106684D-S1
  • 02/12/2018 - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
  • 02/13/2018 - Senate: Read second time
  • 02/13/2018 - Senate: Reading of substitute waived
  • 02/13/2018 - Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 18106684D-S1
  • 02/13/2018 - Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB942S1
  • 02/13/2018 - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
  • 02/13/2018 - Senate: Passed Senate (27-Y 10-N)
  • 02/19/2018 - House: Placed on Calendar
  • 02/19/2018 - House: Read first time
  • 02/19/2018 - House: Referred to Committee on Finance
  • 02/20/2018 - Senate: Impact statement from TAX (SB942S1)
  • 02/26/2018 - House: Reported from Finance (12-Y 9-N)
  • 02/27/2018 - House: Read second time
  • 02/28/2018 - House: Taken up out of order pursuant to House Rule 52 (96-Y 0-N)
  • 02/28/2018 - House: VOTE: AGREE TO MOTION (96-Y 0-N)
  • 02/28/2018 - House: Read third time
  • 02/28/2018 - House: Passed House (65-Y 32-N)
  • 02/28/2018 - House: VOTE: PASSAGE (65-Y 32-N)
  • 02/28/2018 - House: Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House
  • 02/28/2018 - House: Passed House (63-Y 34-N)
  • 02/28/2018 - House: VOTE: PASSAGE #2 (63-Y 34-N)   Close Floor Vote
  • 03/01/2018 - Senate: Enrolled
  • 03/01/2018 - Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB942ER)
  • 03/01/2018 - House: Signed by Speaker
  • 03/02/2018 - Senate: Impact statement from TAX (SB942ER)
  • 03/05/2018 - Senate: Signed by President
  • 03/06/2018 - Senate: Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 6, 2018
  • 03/06/2018 - Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
  • 04/09/2018 - Senate: Governor's recommendation received by Senate
  • 04/18/2018 - Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (28-Y 11-N)
  • 04/18/2018 - House: House concurred in Governor's recommendation (70-Y 26-N)
  • 04/18/2018 - House: VOTE: ADOPTION (70-Y 26-N)
  • 04/18/2018 - Governor: Governor's recommendation adopted
  • 04/18/2018 - Senate: Reenrolled
  • 04/18/2018 - Senate: Reenrolled bill text (SB942ER2)
  • 04/18/2018 - Senate: Signed by President as reenrolled
  • 04/18/2018 - House: Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
  • 04/18/2018 - House: Enacted, Chapter 850 (effective 7/1/18)