2021 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB1800 (Conference Report)

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Amend Language to Reflect One-Time Transportation Funding (language only)

Item 430 #1c

Item 430 #1c

Secretary of Transportation


Page 516, line 46, after "L." strike "The" and insert:

"In recognition of the funds provided in subsection B 6 of Item 447.10, the".

Page 516, line 46, strike "establish within the Transit" and insert:

"use $3,600,000 in the second year from the Transit Ridership Incentive Program for regional connectivity programs focused on congestion reduction and mitigation through provision of long-distance commuter routes."  

Page 516, strike line 47 through 50.

Page 516, line 51, strike:

"achieve maximum congestion mitigation and passenger miles traveled."

Page 516, line 54, strike "2021" and insert "2022".

Page 518, after line 42, insert:

"Q. It is the intent of the General Assembly that state funds in the Commonwealth Transportation Fund and federal funds provided on a recurring, non-one-time basis, for surface transportation be distributed and allocated at the discretion of the entities responsible for such funds based on the policy direction and requirements set forth in the Code of Virginia."  


(This amendment, along with a companion amendment in Item 447.10 expresses the General Assembly's intent to earmark one-time general funds and federal transportation funds provided for COVID relief to specific transportation projects listed in the amendment under Item 447.10.)