2015 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Conference Report)

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Secondary Roads Expenditures (language only)

Item 445 #1c

Item 445 #1c

Department of Transportation

Page 409, after line 46, insert:
"F. Consistent with the provisions of § 33.2-232 and § 33.2-371, Code of Virginia, as amended by the 2015 General Assembly, the Commissioner of the Department of Transportation is hereby directed to publish for each construction district the amount of money expended for system maintenance and for secondary system improvements by jurisdiction for the preceding year.  The report shall also include a calculation for each district of the amount that would be spent if such funds were distributed annually on the basis of population estimates by locality as updated by the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service.  Finally, the report shall include an assessment of whether the department has met its secondary road pavement targets, by district and on a statewide basis.  An update to the report, which shall include an update on the availability of condition data on the secondary system and detail on the Department's proposed condition indices for the measurement of bridge and pavement condition, shall be provided to the Chairmen of the House Committees of Transportation and Appropriations and the Senate Committees on Transportation and Finance no later than November 15, 2015."

(This amendment directs the Department of Transportation to report to the House and Senate Transportation Committees and the money committees regarding the level and distribution of funding for secondary road construction and maintenance activities.)