2013 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Committee Approved)

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Review of Port Authroity Operations (language only)

Item 430 #1s

Item 430 #1s

Transportation, Secretary of

Page 398, following line 19, insert:
"N. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, the Commonwealth, or any agency or instrumentality thereof, shall not enter into any agreement for the sale, lease or operation of any seaport in Virginia prior to completion of a comprehensive study of port operations by the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees, or by an agency or third party specifically designated by those committees, and provided that any such agreement has been subsequently authorized in the general appropriation act passed by the General Assembly."

(This amendment prohibits the sale, lease, or change in the operation of Virginia seaports without analysis by the legislative money committees and approval by the General Assembly.)