Bill Summary for S 9 (2021-2022)

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Jan 27 2021

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Senate Bill 9 (Local) Filed Wednesday, January 27, 2021
AN ACT TO CREATE GRAHAM COUNTY DISTRICT G AND AUTHORIZE THE LEVY OF AN OCCUPANCY TAX IN THE DISTRICT.
Intro. by Corbin.

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Creates a new tax district in Graham County consisting of the part of the County located outside of incorporated areas within the County, to be called Graham County District G. The District is a body politic and corporate. Provides for the governance of that district by the Graham County Board of Commissioners.

Authorizes the Graham County District G governing body to levy a room occupancy tax of up to 3%. Provides that the tax must be levied, administered, collected, and repealed as provided in GS 153A-155 (uniform provisions for room occupancy taxes). Requires the Graham County Tourism Development Authority (TDA) to use at least two-thirds of the occupancy tax proceeds to promote travel and tourism in the District and the remainder for tourism related expenditures in the District. Makes conforming changes to GS 153A-155.

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