2020 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Roem
Co-Patron(s): Ayala, Carroll Foy, Carter, Cole J., Guzman, Helmer, Subramanyam
Evaluate Extending the Virginia Railway Express Commuter Rail (language only)

Item 443 #6h

Item 443 #6h

Department of Rail and Public Transportation


Page 433, after line 50, insert:

“E. The Department of Rail and Public Transit shall evaluate the operating and capital costs associated with an extension of the Virginia Railway Express commuter rail service from Manassas to Gainesville. The Director of the Department of Rail and Public Transportation shall submit an evaluation of these cost to the Governor, the Chairs of the House Appropriations Committee and the Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee by June 30, 2021."        


(This amendment includes language requiring the DRPT to evaluate the cost of extending the Virginia Railway Express to Gainsville.)