2007 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1650 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Abbitt
Shortline Rail Preservation

Item 438 #1h

Item 438 #1h

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Rail and Public Transportation, Department of FY2007 $0 FY2008 $3,000,000 GF

Page 463, line 44, strike "$28,422,719" and insert "$31,422,719".
Page 464, line 5, after "year", insert:
"from Commonwealth Transportation Funds and $3,000,000 in the second year from the general fund."

(This amendment provides $3.0 million in the second year from the general fund to expand funding available for the Shortline Railway Preservation and Development Fund to support the expansion of eligible projects under this program. Transportation of freight by rail is integral to agribusiness and manufacturing facilities across the Commonwealth.)