2007 Session

Budget Amendments - SB750 (Committee Approved)

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Intermodal Rail Facility (language only)

Item 438 #4s

Item 438 #4s

Rail and Public Transportation, Department of

Page 464, after line 26, insert:
"C.  The Department shall inform the Senate Committees on Transportation and Finance and the House Committees on Transportation and Appropriations on the agency's efforts to ensure that the selection of an intermodal rail facility or facilities for the Heartland Corridor Project takes into consideration the interest of all affected parties, advances state transportation objectives, and will be both cost-effective and cost-efficient in terms of saving time in the transport of goods from the Ports of Hampton Roads to the mid-West and in keeping the Commonwealth economically competitive."

(This amendment expresses the intent of the legislature to continue oversight of critical issues related to the Heartlands Corridor Project. Virginia has committed some $22.0 million to the effort.)