SB 0228 Enables the City of Warrenton and Shannon County to levy a transient guest tax
LR Number:0643L.03T Fiscal Note:0643-03
Committee:Economic Development, Tourism & Local Government
Last Action:07/01/03 - Signed by Governor Journal page:
Title:HCS SB 228
Effective Date:August 28, 2003
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Current Bill Summary

HCS/SB 228 - This act enables the City of Warrenton to levy a room tax on hotels and motels of between 2% and 5% per night. The governing body of the city shall select the tax rate within this range and shall submit the tax to its qualified voters for approval. The ballot language provided for this tax is the ballot language provided in current law for hotel taxes of this type. The proceeds from this tax will be dedicated to the promotion of tourism.

The act also allows Shannon County, upon voter approval, to levy a tax no greater than 5% on lodging, campgrounds, canoe rental, and trail rides.