2007 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1650 (Committee Approved)

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Use of Hampton Rds Transit Set Aside (language only)

Item 437 #2h

Item 437 #2h

Rail and Public Transportation, Department of

Page 463, strike lines 36 through 42 and insert:
"E.  The unutilized appropriation of $10,000,000 from the general fund in Item 482 B.1. of Chapter 951 of the Acts of Assembly of 2005 for a bus rapid transit system in Virginia Beach shall be used for capital improvements related to the light rail project being undertaken by Hampton Roads Transit and for the purchase by Hampton Roads Transit of hybrid-electric buses to serve the City of Norfolk. Of the amount provided, up to $3,100,000 shall be used for the purchase of hybrid-electric buses and the remainder to support the light rail project."

(This amendment provides that the $10.0 million from the general fund provided for a transit project in Hampton Roads be authorized for expenditure on different transit projects in the same region because the previously authorized project did not move forward.)