2018 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Peace
Co-Patron(s): LaRock
WMATA Reforms (language only)

Item 445 #2h

Item 445 #2h

Department of Rail and Public Transportation


Page 390, line 14, delete "Notwithstanding any other".

Page 390 delete lines 15 through 18.

Page 390, line 19, delete "Metropolitan Washington Transit Authority (WMATA)" and insert:

"Funds allocated to Metro under this program may be disbursed by the Department of Rail and Public Transportation directly to Metro or to any other transportation entity that has an agreement to provide funding for Metro as deemed appropriate by the Metropolitan Washington Transit Authority (WMATA) provided that the Secretary of Transportation certifies that Recommendation #1 of the 2017 report by Raymond LaHood related to WMATA has been implemented, and that WMATA has provided to the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission (NVTC) a business plan, requested by NVTC Resolution 2343, and met all other actions requested of WMATA specified in this resolution."


(This amendment conditions disbursement by DRPT of state funding for WMATA on the implementation of recommendation #1 of the "LaHood Report" regarding WMATA reforms.)