Expedited Bill No.
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Concerning: Taxation - Room Rental
and Transient Tax
Revised:
3/3/15
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Introduced:
April
14. 2015
Enacted:
May
13. 2015
Executive:
May
20. 2015
Effective:
May
20. 2015
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Ch.
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Laws of Mont. Co.
2015
COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
Lead Sponsor: Council President at the Request of the County Executive
AN EXPEDITED ACT
to:
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amend the definition of Hotel or Motel to reduce the number of transients required.
By amending
Montgomery County Code
Chapter 52, Taxation
Section 52-16(b)
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The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the following Act:
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Sec.1. Chapter 52 (Section 52-16(b)) is amended as follows:
(b)
The following words and phrases, when used in this Section, have the
following meanings:
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Hotel or motel:
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Any hotel, inn, hostelry, tourist home or house, motel, apartment
hotel, rooming house, dwelling unit or other lodging place that
offers for compensation sleeping accommodations in the County
[to 5 or more transients at any one time].
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A hotel or motel does not include:
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a hospital, medical clinic, nursmg home, rest home,
convalescent home, assisted living facility, or home for
elderly individuals; or
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a facility owned or leased by an organization that is
exempt from taxation under. section 501 (c)(3) of the
Internal Revenue Code if the primary use of the facility is
other than housing overnight guests.
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Sec. 2. Effective Date.
The Council declares that this legislation is necessary for the immediate
protection of the public interest. This Act takes effect on the date on which it becomes
law.
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George Leventhal, President, County Council
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This is a correct copy ofCouncil action.
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Linda M. Lauer, Clerk of the Council
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