2015 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Alexander
DT/MT/MLK: Evaluate Ownership Options (language only)

Item 427 #1s

Item 427 #1s

Transportation, Secretary of

Page 399, following line 14, insert:
"N. Prior to November 15, 2015 the Secretary of Transportation shall report to the Chairmen of the House Committee on Appropriations and the Senate Committee on Finance on the Commonwealth's total contribution to the construction of the Downtown Tunnel/ Midtown Tunnel / MLK Extension Project in the Hampton Roads District in addition to funding provided in the initial comprehensive agreement.  Included in this report, the Secretary shall assess the potential costs and feasibility of, as well as identify potential funding sources for, elimination of all tolls levied on users of the facility in support of the existing comprehensive agreement."

(This amendment directs the Secretary of Transportation to evaluate potential options and funding sources for the elimination of tolls levied on users of the Downtown - Midtown Tunnel project.)