SB 0758 Enables certain cities to submit a guest tax to a vote of the people
LR Number:2524S.05T Fiscal Note:2524-05
Committee:Economic Development, Tourism & Local Government
Last Action:07/09/04 - Signed by Governor Journal page:
Title:CCS HCS SCS SB 758
Effective Date:August 28, 2003
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CCS/HCS/SCS/SB 758 - This act authorizes the governing bodies of the cities of Clinton, Pacific, Riverside, Sullivan, and Union to submit a transient guest tax proposal to a vote of the people of such cities. The tax proposal shall be for at least two percent but not more than five percent.

The act authorizes Andrew County, upon voter approval, to impose a sales tax not to exceed one-fifth of 1% on retail sales within the county to be used solely for museums.

The act prohibits the City of Edmundson from levying and collecting a license tax on hotels and motels in an amount in excess $27 per room per year and the City of Woodson Terrace an amount in excess of $13.50 per room per year.

The act repeals Shannon County's authorization to impose a tourist attraction ticket surcharge or transient guest tax.