VA SB 1331

Author

Charles Carrico Sr.
General Assembly Building, P.O. Box 406
Richmond, VA 23218
804-698-1005
Del_Carrico@house.state.va.us
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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 HB 2241.

History

01/10/2017 Prefiled and ordered printed.
01/10/2017 Referred to Senate Committee on Transportation.
01/25/2017 Reported from Senate Committee on Transportation with substitute.
01/25/2017 Committee substitute printed.
01/27/2017 Constitutional reading dispensed.
01/30/2017 Read second time.
01/30/2017 Reading of substitute waived.
01/30/2017 Committee substitute agreed to.
01/30/2017 Engrossed by Senate.
01/31/2017 Read third time and passed Senate.
02/03/2017 Read first time in House. Referred to House Committee on Transportation.
02/09/2017 Reported favorably from House Committee on Transportation.
02/10/2017 Second reading in House.
02/13/2017 Read third time. Passed House.
02/15/2017 Enrolled in Senate.
02/15/2017 Signed by Speaker of the House.
02/17/2017 Signed by President of the Senate.
02/17/2017 Communicated to Governor.
02/23/2017 Approved by Governor.