VA HB 2241

Author

Chris Jones
General Assembly Building, Room 948 Capitol Square
Richmond, VA 23219
804-698-1076
DelCJones@house.virginia.gov
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Bill Text

Category

Funding

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State

VA

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Summary

Shifts responsibilities for transportation planning to Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment of the Secretary of Transportation. Promotes transparency and accountability of the programming of transportation funds, including the development of the Six-Year Improvement Program.

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Issue

Shifts responsibilities for transportation planning activities from the Virginia Department of Transportation to the Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment of the Secretary of Transportation. Promotes transparency and accountability of the programming of transportation funds, including the development of the Six-Year Improvement Program and the statewide prioritization process. Ensures that the Commonwealth has a multimodal transportation system that promotes economic development and all transportation modes, intermodal connectivity, environmental quality, accessibility for people and freight, and transportation safety. Encourages the use of innovation and best practices to improve the efficiency of the Commonwealth's surface transportation network and to enhance the efficacy of strategies to improve efficiency. Promotes the coordination between transportation investments and land use planning.

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Notes

Effective 7/1/2017. Companion to SB 1331.

History

01/11/2017 Prefiled and ordered printed.
01/11/2017 Referred to House Committee on Transportation.
01/17/2017 Assigned Transportation Subcommittee 3.
01/19/2017 Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute.
01/24/2017 Reported from Transportation with substitute.
01/24/2017 Committee substitute printed.
01/25/2017 Read first time in House.
01/26/2017 Read second time in House.
01/26/2017 Committee substitute agreed to.
01/26/2017 Committee substitute engrossed by House.
01/27/2017 Read third time and passed House.
01/30/2017 Constitutional reading dispensed in Senate.
01/30/2017 Referred to Senate Committee on Transportation.
02/08/2017 Reported favorably from Senate Committee on Transportation.
02/10/2017 Second reading dispensed.
02/13/2017 Amended in Senate. Passed Senate as amended.
02/15/2017 Senate amendment agreed to by House.
02/17/2017 Enrolled by House as passed by House and Senate.
02/20/2017 Signed by President of the Senate.
02/21/2017 Enrolled bill communicated to Governor.
03/03/2017 Approved by Governor.