2021 Session

Budget Amendments - SB1100 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Lewis
Coastal Virginia Transportation Infrastructure Inundation Study (language only)

Item 446 #5s

Item 446 #5s

Department of Transportation


Page 530, following line 27, insert:

"F. No later than December 1, of each year the Department of Transportation shall report to the Chairs of the House Appropriations, Senate Finance and Appropriations Committees, the House and Senate Transportation Committees, the Chair of the Joint Subcommittee on Coastal Flooding and Adaptation, and the Secretaries of Transportation and Natural Resources on the status of the Coastal Virginia Transportation Infrastructure Inundation Study.  The report shall include, at a minimum: (1) an up-to-date report identifying the at-risk rural, suburban and urban infrastructure, and planning and options to mitigate or eliminate the identified risks; (2) the status of coordination and consultation with eight coastal Planning District Commissions; (3) the status of coordination with other involved state agencies or institutions; (4) the status and coordination with potentially impacted environmental justice communities; and (5) a timeframe for completion of its work."


(This amendment requires VDOT to report annually on the status of transportation infrastructure that is at risk to inundation from sea-level rise and actions to mitigate this risk.)