2014 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Peace
Air Service Plan (language only)

Item 432 #1h

Item 432 #1h

Aviation, Department of

Page 374, after line 21, insert:
"C.  The Director, Department of Aviation, shall prepare an air service plan for the Commonwealth to evaluate areas where the additional air service is needed and areas that are at risk of losing air service necessary for the continued economic vitality of the state.  The plan shall be developed in coordination with the Secretary of Transportation, the Secretary of Commerce and Trade, and the Director of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership.  The plan should be completed by November 15, 2014 and submitted to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees."

(This amendment directs the Department of Aviation to prepare an air service plan for the Commonwealth, in consultation with the Secretaries of Transportation and Commerce and Trade, and the VEDP to ensure Virginia effectively focuses its efforts to guarantee adequate air service exists across the Commonwealth.)