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RAILROADS

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over to 2009 Session


Abandoned railroad corridors; allows Department of Conservation and Recreation to acquire. Amending  10.1-104. (Patron-Fralin, HB 260 (F))
D.C. Metro; Secretary of Transportation to study extension from Springfield Station south on I-95 to Woodbridge and Potomac Mills. (Patron-Nichols, HJR 64 (F))
Mass transit; Department of Rail and Public Transportation to study options and potential improvements for Northern Virginia. (Patron-Barker, SJR 83 (I) See SJR122)
Rail Enhancement Fund; allows Director to waive requirement that projects funded include a minimum of 30 percent cash or in-kind matching contribution from a private source. Amending 33.1-221.1:1.1. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 856 (F); Miller, Y.B., SB 11 (F))
Rail Transportation Development Authority; created. Amending 2.2-2101 and 33.1-221.1:1.1; adding  33.1-391.5:1 through 33.1-391.5:5; repealing  33.1-391.3:1 and Chapter 1041, 2003 Acts. (Patron-Edwards, SB 122 (C))
Railroad corporation and railway company; liability for injury. Amending  56-441. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 1531 (F))
Railroad corporations; prohibits foreign control without approval of State Corporation Commission. Amending  56-1 and 56-345.1; adding  56-345.2. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1412 (F); Puller, SB 719 (C))
Statewide Rail Plan; Transportation Board to establish. Amending 33.1-23.03 and 33.1-221.1:1.1. (Patron-Watkins, SB 371 (F))
2008 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, and Resolutions - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 12/19/08