2003 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Kilgore
Report on VTA of 2000 (language only)

Item 472 #2h

Item 472 #2h

Transportation, Secretary of

Page 445, after line 37, insert:
"G.  On or before July 1, 2003, the Secretary of Transportation shall report to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees on the implementation of Chapters 1019 and 1044 of the Acts of Assembly of 2000.  Such report shall include information on 1) funding authorized in such Acts by year; 2) funding made available by year; 3) the cumulative distribution of all expenditures funded by the provisions of such Acts by district and system beginning in fiscal year 2001; 4) a comparison of the percent of total expenditures to authorizations by system and district; 5) an explanation of any distributions that differ from those set forth in the Acts; and 6) a plan to expedite projects authorized by such Acts."

(This amendment directs the Secretary of Transportation to report to the General Assembly on funding provided since fiscal year 2001 for the VTA of 2000, including an accounting of how those funds have been spent by district and system. This report must include a plan to expedite stalled VTA projects and address how past distributions have differed from the distribution of funding stipulated by the VTA of 2000.)