2004 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Rail Transportation Planning

Item 483 #5s

Item 483 #5s

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Rail and Public Transportation, Department of FY2005 $75,000 FY2006 $75,000 NGF
FY2005 1.00 FY2006 1.00 FTE

Page 355, line 1, strike "$3,750,000" and insert "$3,825,000".
Page 355, line 1, strike "$3,750,000" and insert "$3,825,000".
Page 355, line 6, insert "A." before "Out".
Page 355, after line 14, insert:
"B.  As part of its responsibilities in carrying out the provisions of Senate Bill 413 (2004 Session), the department shall submit a report to the Senate Finance and Transportation Committees and to the House Appropriations and Transportation Committees on the capital needs of rail transportation, including freight, passenger and "short rail" needs.  This report shall include, but not be limited to, project descriptions and costs within a 10-year timeframe set out in two-year increments.  This report shall also address the integration of rail transportation with other transportation modes.  An interim report shall be submitted by December 30, 2004.  The final report shall be submitted by December 30, 2005."

(This amendment provides $75,000 each year and one position to perform the needed planning actions to implement the provisions of SB 413 (2004 Session).)