Bill Summaries: H531 (2017-2018 Session)

  • Summary date: Mar 29 2017 - View summary

    Contains whereas clauses.

    Amends SL 1985-449, Section 7, to provide that 25% of the additional occupancy tax authorized by Sections 3 and 4 of that act shall be used for services or programs needed to respond to burdens associated with the impact of tourism in peak season on the county, including increasing traffic control, police, lifeguard, and sanitation crew personnel necessitated by greater numbers of people during peak season, but does not include expenditures for costs of events or improvements designed to increase tourism in the county or used by tourists visiting the area. Applies to expenditures of funds made on or after the date the bill becomes law.