2000 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Robinson
Study of Rail Along Route 460

Item 519 #3h

Item 519 #3h

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Rail and Public Transportation, Department of FY2001 $300,000 FY2002 $0 GF

Page 352, line 38, strike "$18,775,000" and insert "$19,075,000".
Page 352, line 44, before "Out", insert "A.".
Page 352, after line 52, insert:
"B. This item includes $300,000 from the general fund in the first year for a study of the feasibility and desirability of high-speed rail access between Southside Hampton Roads and Petersburg utilizing the existing rail bed along U.S. Route 460.  The Department of Rail and Public Transportation shall complete its study and present its recommendations by December 1, 2000, to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees."

(This amendment directs the Department of Rail and Public Transportation to study high-speed rail access between Petersburg and Southside Hampton Roads.)