Summary of the Introduced Bill

HB 844 -- Local Tourism Tax

Sponsor:  Liese

This bill allows, upon voter approval, the governing body of any
city or county having more than 350 hotel and motel rooms inside
their jurisdiction to impose a room tax of not more than 5% on
all transient guests of hotels or motels.  The proceeds from
this tax will be used for the promotion of tourism and for
funding a convention and visitors bureau.

Third class cities located in first classification counties
having more than 2,500 hotel and motel rooms which already have
a county transient guest tax may impose a tax of not more than

The bill spells out the ballot language and procedures for
adoption of the tax.

Copyright (c) Missouri House of Representatives

Missouri House of Representatives
Last Updated September 13, 2001 at 2:04 pm