2017 Session

Budget Amendments - SB900 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Dance
Urban Maintenance Payments

Item 456 #2s

Item 456 #2s

First Year - FY2017 Second Year - FY2018
Department of Transportation FY2017 $0 FY2018 $54,694,882 NGF

Page 442, line 23, strike "$947,678,871" and insert "$1,002,373,753".

Page 443, following line 15, insert:

"E. Notwithstanding the provisions of §33.2-319, Code of Virginia, payment to cities and towns eligible for urban maintenance funds under this section shall be made to the affected localities based on vehicle miles  traveled. No city or town shall receive less funding than it received in FY 2016. The Commonwealth Transportation Board shall approve program payment amounts at a level sufficient to accomplish this purpose. The Board is further authorized to reallocate funds from such other programs as it deems necessary to accomplish this purpose.".


(This amendment provides increased funding for the Urban Street Maintenance Payment program and directs that the payments be made on the Vehicle Miles Traveled rather than Moving Lane Miles distribution to better reflect actual maintenance needs. The language includes a hold harmless provision and the increased funds ensure that each town and city receives at least the same level of funds that they currently receive.)