2007 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1650 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: May
VMASC (language only)

Item 180 #1h

Item 180 #1h

Education: Higher Education
Old Dominion University

Page 202, strike lines 38 through 56 and insert:
"the optimization of highway and rail freight movements to and from the Port of Virginia and the APM Terminals in South Hampton Roads. In conducting the study, the VMASC shall consider current and projected freight movements, impacts on surrounding communities and the supporting highway and rail networks, energy consumption, and economic costs and benefits to the entire Commonwealth.  The VMASC shall coordinate the studies through the Secretary of Transportation and with the Metropolitan Planning Commission and the ongoing Virginia statewide freight study.  VMASC shall provide interim reports to the Chairman of House and Senate Transportation Committees no later than November 1, 2007 and a final report no later than November 1, 2008."
Page 203, strike lines 1 through 4.

(This amendment direct VMASC to study the optimization of freight movement through the Port of Virginia and the APM Terminals in Hampton Roads and report no later than November 1, 2008 on the results of such effort.)