2000 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Holland
JLARC Study Maintenance and Construction Funding (language only)

Item 20 #2s

Item 20 #2s

Legislative Department
Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission

Page 14, after line 58, insert:
"G.  The staff of the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission shall study the financing of highway maintenance and construction by the Commonwealth Transportation Board.  The study shall include, but not be limited to, a review of:  (i)  the adequacy of funding for highway maintenance and construction activities; (ii) the adequacy of planning, programming, scheduling, and construction of highways, bridges, and tunnels; (iii) the equity of funding provided among the Interstate, primary, secondary, and urban systems of highways; (iv) the adequacy of the Department's management of highway construction and maintenance funds; (v) the adequacy of the Department's staffing and other resources to carry out highway construction and maintenance activties; (vi) the degree of coordination between the Department and local governments; (vii) the Department's compliane with the environmental impact statement process; and (viii) the land use impacts of the Department's activities.  The staff shall support an interim report to the 2001 Session of the General Assembly and to subsequent Sessions as necessary.  All agencies of the Commonwealth shall provide assistance for this study.)

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)