2012 Session

Budget Amendments - HB29 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: LeMunyon
Use of State Funds for Phase II Dulles Rail (language only)

Item 436 #1h

Item 436 #1h

Transportation, Secretary of

Page 147, after line 2, insert:
"Notwithstanding any contrary provision of law, no revenues of the Commonwealth, from whatsoever source, shall be allocated, paid, or expended in connection with Phase II of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project extending the line beyond Wiehle Avenue in Fairfax County to Washington Dulles International Airport and on to Virginia Route 772 in Loudoun County unless (i) all persons working or seeking work, directly or indirectly, on the Phase II Project or any portion thereof may do so without regard for whether a person is a member of a labor union, (ii) the Phase II Project will comply in all respects with Chapter 4 (§ 40.1-52 et seq.) of Title 40.1, (iii) all meetings and records pertaining to the
project are in compliance with the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (§ 2.2-3700 et seq.), (iv) the Secretary of Transportation determines that Phase I of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project, at such time as it becomes operational, shall not cause a reduction in service to existing Virginia Metrorail passengers, and (v) no tolls imposed and collected for use of the Dulles Toll Road are used to pay for the Phase II Project, including principal or interest on debt issued to pay for the Phase II Project."

(This amendment prohibits the use of any source of state funding on Phase II of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project unless a series of requirements are met.)