2018 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5002 (Committee Approved)

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TSDAC Factors Used to Distribute All Transit Operating Funds (language only)

Item 445 #5h

Item 445 #5h

Department of Rail and Public Transportation


Page 391, after line 17, insert:

"H. Notwithstanding the provisions of § 33.2-1526.1., Code of Virginia, as adopted by the 2018 Session of the General Assembly, beginning in fiscal year 2020 all funds distributed pursuant to the provisions of paragraph C.1. of that section for transit operating costs shall be allocated by the Commonwealth Transportation Board on the basis of service delivery factors, based on effectiveness and efficiency.  Before redefining any component of the service delivery factors, the Commonwealth Transportation Board shall consult with the Director of the Department of Rail and Public Transportation, Transit Service Delivery Advisory Committee, and interested stakeholders and provide for a 45-day public comment period. Prior to approval of any amendment to the service delivery measures, the Board shall notify the aforementioned committees of the pending amendment to the service delivery factors and its content."


(This amendment requires that transit operating funds be distributed based on service delivery factors beginning in fiscal year 2020. Legislation adopted by the 2013 General Assembly began the process of utilizing these factors, developed by the transit providers and local governments, for a portion of operating funds in fiscal year 2014. This expands this process to relate to all operating funds beginning in fiscal year 2020, six years after the process was initiated.)