2003 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Conference Report)

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I-81 Tolls (language only)

Item 491 #3c

Item 491 #3c

Transportation, Department of

Page 461, after line 50, insert:
"N.  The department shall adhere to the policy set by the 2002 Session of the General Assembly concerning the application of tolls or user fees on Interstate 81 in signing any comprehensive agreement pursuant to the Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995.  State law prohibits the imposition of tolls or user fees on passenger cars, pickup or panel trucks, and motorcycles as such terms are defined in § 46.2-200, Code of Virginia.  Unless the Federal Highway Administration exercises its authority to approve a demonstration project for Interstate 81 permitting the use of tolls on passenger cars, this policy continues."

(This amendment directs the Department of Transportation to follow policy set by the General Assembly to restrict the use of tolls on Interstate 81 in any Public-Private Transportation Act project.)