2001 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Rollison
STP Funds for Virginia Railway Express (language only)

Item 506 #1h

Item 506 #1h

Transportation, Secretary of

Page 444, line 4, after "purposes." insert:
"Of this amount set aside each year, the sum of $6,000,000 in the first year and $6,240,000 in the second year shall be set aside for contract fees paid by the Virginia Railway Express for access to the right of way of CSX Transportation, Norfolk Southern Corporation, and the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.  The sum shall be considered a minimum, and a greater amount may be approved by the Commonwealth Transportation Board upon recommendation of the Department of Rail and Public Transportation."

(This amendment specifies that a $6,000,000 the first year and $6,240,000 the second year of federal Surface Transportation Funds appropriated to mass transit in each year of the biennium shall be allocated to the Virginia Railway Express.)