2017 Session

Budget Amendments - SB900 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Lucas
Host Cities Transportation Support Fund

Item 436 #2s

Item 436 #2s

First Year - FY2017 Second Year - FY2018
Secretary of Transportation FY2017 $0 FY2018 $5,000,000 GF

Page 425, line 3, strike "$888,474" and insert "$5,888,474".

Page 429, following line 31, insert:

"Q. Out of the amounts authorized in this item, $5,000,000 the second year from the general fund shall be deposited to the Host Cities Transportation Support Fund created pursuant to SB 1013 of the 2017 General Assembly. The Secretary, in collaboration with the Secretary of Commerce and Trade, shall develop appropriate grant guidelines for the administration of the program consistent with the provisions of the legislation. The funding shall be disbursed in the form of grants to eligible localities in accordance with provisions of the legislation and used solely for the purposes of supporting transportation projects and facilities related to the Port of Virginia.".


(This amendment provides $5.0 million GF in the second year for road projects directly tied to Port activity. A companion amendment in the Secretary of Commerce establishes the Host Cities Economic Development Incentive Fund.)