2006 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5002 (Conference Report)

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Passenger Rail (language only)

Item 438 #2c

Item 438 #2c

Department Of Rail And Public Transportation

Page 375, after line 13, insert:
"C.  The Department shall report to the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees on the transportation project authorized under the Virginia Transportation Act of 2000 to provide passenger rail service between the Cities of Bristol and Richmond, and Washington, D.C.  In addition to the project's status, the Department shall include revised information on capital and operating costs, potential revenue of such passenger service, and the project's potential benefits to alleviate congestion on the state's Interstate and highway system of roads.  The report shall be submitted by January 2, 2007."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)