2016 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Wagner
Co-Patron(s): Alexander, Cosgrove, DeSteph Jr, Locke
Passenger Rail Environmental Impact Study (language only)

Item 449 #4s

Item 449 #4s

Department of Rail and Public Transportation


Page 379, following line 1, insert:

"D. From the amounts appropriated in this item for Passenger and Freight Rail Financial Assistance, and notwithstanding §33.2-1601 and §33.2-1603, $10,000,000 the first year and $10,000,000 the second year is herein allocated to the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization for conducting the Richmond / Hampton Roads Tier II Passenger Rail Environmental Impact Study. Any Rail Enhancement Funds utilized for this purpose shall be administered as Intercity Passenger Rail Operating and Capital Funds.".


(This amendment dedicates $20.0 million NGF for advancing a Tier II EIS for Passenger Rail from Hampton Road to Richmond.)