2000 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Committee Approved)

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High-Speed Rail Coordination with Localities (language only)

Item 506 #3h

Item 506 #3h

Transportation, Secretary of

Page 347, after line 37, insert:
"5.  The Commonwealth Transportation Board may provide additional funds for capital improvements in the Fredericksburg-to-Washington rail corridor only if the Commonwealth Transportation Board, the affected private railroad companies, the Potomac-Rappahannock Transportation Commission, and the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission agree to a single financial and operating plan.  Such plan shall include, but not be limited to, trackage rights, operating cost shares among the affected parties, capital cost shares among the affected parties, and a determination of the benefits to the private railroad companies, the Commonwealth, and the two transportation commissions."

(This amendment directs the Commonwealth Transportation Board to work cooperatively with the various affected entities as it develops plans for capital improvements between Fredericksburg and Washington.)