2002 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Watkins
Commuter Rail Study

Item 472 #3s

Item 472 #3s

First Year - FY2003 Second Year - FY2004
Transportation, Secretary of FY2003 $150,000 FY2004 $150,000 NGF

Page 339, line 3, strike "$523,704" and insert "$673,704".
Page 339, line 3, strike "$523,704" and insert "$673,704".
Page 341, after line 11, insert:
"3.  Out of this appropriation, the Secretary of Transportation, or his designee, shall serve as the chairman of a working group comprised of local and regional governments, rail advocates, state and federal agencies, and other interested parties to develop a plan for the expansion of commuter rail services in the Richmond-Williamsburg-Hampton Roads areas.  The plan shall include an examination of commuter rail as a transportation option for the Jamestown 2007 activities.  The Secretary of Transportation may hire consultants or other expertise in developing such a plan."

(This amendment funds and outlines a commuter rail study for the Richmond-Williamsburg-Hampton Roads areas, with specific attention to a rail option for moving tourists and residents during the Jamestown 2007 activities.)