2020 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Convene Workgroup to Review Cap on Payments to WMATA (language only)

Item 442 #5c

Item 442 #5c

Department of Rail and Public Transportation


Page 433, after line 5, insert:

"F. 1. The Chairman of the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission shall convene a workgroup which includes the Director of the Department of Rail and Public Transportation, local government representatives, and private sector stakeholders to review the impact of the three percent cap on operating assistance in the approved WMATA budget pursuant to § 33.2-1526.1.J., Code of Virginia. The workgroup shall report to the Chairs of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance and Appropriations Committees by November 10, 2020, on the usefulness of the cap and whether additional items should be excluded.

2. The Department of Rail and Public Transportation shall provide staff support for the workgroup."


(This amendment includes language convening a workgroup to review the impact and effectiveness of statutory requirements capping the growth in payments to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.)