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Urge the General Assembly to Enact a Private Levy an Hotel Occupancy Tax

WHEREAS, the need for new revenue sources is great in ______________ County;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of County Commissioners of _____________ County, Tennessee, meeting in _____________ session on this _____ day of _____________, 20__, that the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee is urged to enact a private act to authorize _____________ County to levy a privilege tax on the occupancy of hotels, motels, cabins, and other places that furnish accommodations for a consideration, and that this tax levy may be up to five percent (5%) of the consideration charged for the accommodation, with collection by the county clerk or such other officer as the county legislative body may direct, and with the proceeds from such a tax to be deposited in the fund of the county to be used for such purposes as specified by resolution of the county legislative body.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the county clerk shall send copies of this resolution to the members of the General Assembly representing _____________ County.

Approved this _________ day of ___________, 20__.


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