2022 Session

Budget Amendments - SB29 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: McClellan
ARPA: Transit Worker Pay

Item 479.20 #3s

Item 479.20 #3s

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Central Appropriations
Central Appropriations FY2021 $0 FY2022 $20,000,000 NGF

Page 256, line 48, strike "$9,094,043,771" and insert "$9,114,043,771".

Page 266, after line 34, insert:

"u. Public Transit

1) $20,000,0000 to the Department of Rail and Public Transportation (505) to fund the grants to local transit operators pay incentives for public transit workers."

Page 266, line 35, strike "u." and insert "v."


(This amendment provides $20.0 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act funds to provide pay incentives, such as signing and periodic retention bonuses, to public transit workers. There are 40 transit agencies in Virginia, sustaining over 28,000 jobs annually.)