2003 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Committee Approved)

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I-81 Tolls (language only)

Item 491 #3s

Item 491 #3s

Transportation, Department of

Page 461, after line 50, insert:
"N.  Unless the federal government overrides, 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 when negotiating any proposal submitted under the Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995.  State policy 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."

(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. This policy can only be overridden by action taken by the federal government.)