2007 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1650 (Conference Report)

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Use of Hampton Rds Transit Set Aside (language only)

Item 437 #2c

Item 437 #2c

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 to supplement the Mass Transit Trust Fund Capital Assistance program in the first year.  Up to $6,100,000 shall be provided for
the purchase by Hampton Roads Transit of hybrid-electric buses to serve the City of Norfolk.
The remainder shall be disbursed in accordance with § 58.1-638 A. 4. f., Code of Virginia."

(This amendment provides that the $10.0 million from the general fund provided for a transit project in Hampton Roads be authorized for expenditure for hybrid-electric buses to be purchased by Hampton Roads Transit and the remainder shall flow to the statewide capital assistance program.)