2019 Session

Budget Amendments - SB1100 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Dunnavant
Capital Bike Trail (language only)

Item 361 #1s

Item 361 #1s

Natural Resources
Secretary of Natural Resources


Page 396, following line 37, insert:

"D.  The Secretary of Natural Resources and the Secretary of Transportation, with the assistance of the Director of the Department of Conservation and Recreation and the Commissioner of Highways, shall convene a stakeholder group to assess the feasibility and costs associated with transferring sponsorship and maintenance support responsibilities for the Virginia Capital Trail from the Department of Transportation (VDOT) to the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR).  The stakeholder group shall solicit input from affected stakeholders including the Virginia Capital Trail Foundation, trail user groups, and local government representatives from jurisdictions through which the trail traverses.  The Secretary shall report to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees on the results of the assessment no later than October 1, 2019."


(This amendment directs the Secretaries of Natural Resources and Transportation to investigate the feasibility of moving support for the Capital Bike Trail from VDOT to DCR.)