2010 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Transit Operating Flexibility (language only)

Item 447 #2c

Item 447 #2c

Rail and Public Transportation, Department of

Page 311, after line 28, insert:
"c. Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph A.1.a and A.1.b of  this item, prior to the annual adoption of the Six-Year Improvement Program, the Commonwealth Transportation Board may allocate up to 20 percent of the Commonwealth Mass Transit Fund dedicated for capital purposes to transit operating assistance if operating funds for the next fiscal year are estimated to be less than the current fiscal year's allocation, in an effort to maintain transit operations at approximately the same level as the previous fiscal share."

(This amendment provides the Commonwealth Transportation Board the flexibility to temporarily dedicate up to 20 percent of transit capital improvement funds to transit operating grant funds.)