TRANSPORTATION

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incorporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2008 Session (CD)Carried over from 2008 Session but died in Committee on or before December 4th


Access management; Transportation Commissioner to take appropriate measures to develop local corridor plans for Route 29 between Gainesville and North Carolina. (Patron-Valentine, HB 2664 (F))
Bridge and safety funding; prioritization by Transportation Board. Adding  33.1-223.2:18. (Patron-Athey, HB 1288 (CD))
Bridge replacement and repair; Transportation Board to award contracts for design-build procurement. Amending  33.1-12. (Patron-Nichols, HB 1301 (CD))
Budget bill; Governor to include funding for transportation in biennium equal to at least 10 percent of projected general fund revenues. Adding  2.2-1509.3. (Patron-Frederick, HB 2206 (F))
Byways; requires every agency, instrumentality, and political subdivision of State to consider impact its plans might have on roads designated thereas. Amending  33.1-63. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 1648 (F))
Central Virginia Regional Transportation Authority; created. Adding  15.2-7000 through 15.2-7008. (Patron-Hall, HB 1573 (CD))
Central Virginia Regional Transportation Authority; created. Adding  15.2-7000 through 15.2-7009. (Patron-Hall, HB 2667 (F); Watkins, SB 1534 (F))
Chief Executive Officer for Transportation; abolished office of Commonwealth Transportation Commissioner and takes over powers, duties, etc. Amending  2.2-200, 2.2-204, 2.2-211, 2.2-306, 2.2-2423, 5.1-1, 5.1-2.1, 5.1-7, 5.1-9.9, 5.1-30.9, 5.1-39, 10.1-1425.8, 15.2-968.1, 15.2-2030, 15.2-2222.1, 15.2-2272, 15.2-3530, 15.2-3534, 15.2-4832, 15.2-5114, 15.2-5146, 22.1-129, 25.1-108, 25.1-109, 25.1-209, 25.1-229, 33.1-1, 33.1-2, 33.1-3, 33.1-221.1:1.1, 33.1-221.1:8, 33.1-351, 33.1-391.2, 33.1-391.3:1, 33.1-391.5, 46.2-200, 46.2-206, 46.2-223, 46.2-224, 46.2-302, 46.2-373, 46.2-675, 46.2-819.1, 46.2-873.1, 46.2-877, 46.2-878, 46.2-881, 46.2-883, 46.2-930, 46.2-932, 46.2-1104, 46.2-1109, 46.2-1110, 46.2-1112, 46.2-1144.1, 46.2-1145, 46.2-1223, 46.2-1307, 46.2-1307.1, 53.1-58, 55-201.1, 56-27, 56-28, 56-29, 56-32, 56-366.1, 56-366.3, 56-369, 56-405, 56-405.1, 56-405.2, 56-406.1, 56-406.2, 56-458.1, 56-573.1, and 63.2-611; adding  33.1-223.2:21; repealing  2.2-228, 2.2-229, and 5.1-2.3. (Patron-McDougle, SB 1464 (F))
CHILD WITH AUTISM signs; VDOT to post within an area in which child resides. Adding  33.1-223.2:18. (Patron-Carrico, HB 374 (CD))
Commercial real estate tax; half of special tax used for local projects and half be used to construct new roads or construct new transit approved by Northern Virginia Transportation Authority. Amending  58.1-3221.3 and Chapter 896, 2007 Acts. (Patron-Albo, HB 1839 (F))
Constitutional amendment; Transportation Fund, Transportation Trust Fund, and Highway Maintenance and Operating Fund (first reference). Adding Section 7-B in Article X. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HJR 48 (CD); Oder, HJR 620 (F); Marshall, R.G., HJR 720 (I) See HJR620)
Constitutional amendment; Transportation Fund, Transportation Trust Fund, Highway Maintenance and Operating Fund, and Priority Transportation Fund (first reference). Adding Section 7-B in Article X. (Patron-Moran, HJR 29 (CD); Norment, SJR 91 (CD); Martin, SJR 323 (F); Norment, SJR 361 (F))
Contractor performance bonds; amount of those for locally administered transportation improvement projects. Adding 33.1-223.2:21. (Patron-Cole, HB 1628 (Chapter 395); Orrock, HB 1677 (I) See HB1628; McDougle, SB 900 (F))
Electric personal assistive mobility devices, etc.; Transportation Board may authorize operation of bicycles on an Interstate Highway System component if meets certain safety requirements. Amending  46.2-908.1 and 46.2-914. (Patron-Brink, HB 2008 (Chapter 795))
Feasibility of Creating Regional Rapid Transit Network for Connecting Existing and Emerging Population Centers in Major Transportation Corridors, Joint Subcommittee Studying; continued. (Patron-Barker, SJR 357 (P))
Federal economic stimulus funds; available to State for use exclusively for transportation and education infrastructure improvements. (Patron-Albo, HB 2547 (F))
Fuel fee; allows authorities to pass an ordinance to impose a fee on all motor vehicle violations. Amending  46.2-1308. (Patron-Stuart, SB 979 (F))
Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel; VDOT to accept unsolicited proposals to add capacity thereto. (Patron-Oder, HB 2079 (F))
Hampton Roads Transportation Authority; abolished, disposition of revenues, etc., to include Hampton Roads metropolitan planning area. Amending  33.1-23.03, 58.1-811, 58.1-2403, 58.1-2425, 58.1-3221.3, and fifth and sixteenth enactments of Chapter 896, 2007 Acts; repealing  33.1-391.6 through 33.1-391.15, 46.2-755.1, 46.2-755.2, 46.2-1167.1, 58.1-625.1, 58.1-802.1, 58.1-1724.3, 58.1-1724.5, 58.1-1724.6, 58.1-1724.7, 58.1-2402.1, and sixth, fourteenth, fifteenth, and nineteenth enactments of Chapter 896, 2007 Acts. (Patron-Oder, HB 1580 (Chapter 864); Miller, J.C., SB 1018 (Chapter 871))
Hampton Roads Transportation Authority; abolishes Authority and taxes, fees, and charges dedicated to financing its operation and programs. Amending  33.1-23.03, 46.2-755.1, 46.2-775.2, 46.2-1167.1, 58.1-605, 58.1-606, 58.1-625.1, 58.1-802.1, 58.1-2402.1, 58.1-3221.3, and sixteenth enactment of Chapter 896, 2007 Acts; repealing  33.1-391.6 through 33.1-391.15, 58.1-1724.3, 58.1-1724.5, 58.1-1724.6, 58.1-1724.7, and fifth, sixth, fourteenth, fifteenth, and nineteenth enactments of Chapter 896, 2007 Acts. (Patron-Miller, J.C., SB 676 (CD))
High-occupancy toll (HOT) lanes; expressing sense of General Assembly concerning contracts entered into by VDOT for construction and operation of facilities. (Patron-Barker, SJR 387 (F))
Highway construction; power exercised by Transportation Commissioner includes construction of sidewalks and lighting therefor. Amending  33.1-89, 33.1-119, and 33.1.205. (Patron-Amundson, HB 618 (CD))
Highway construction allocations; Commonwealth Transportation Board must allocate projects in Northern Virginia or Hampton Roads. Amending  33.1-23.1. (Patron-Marsden, HB 2230 (F))
Highway logo and tourist-oriented directional sign programs; VDOT and Transportation Board to provide for signs giving directions to senior centers. (Patron-Toscano, HB 1581 (F))
Highway maintenance funds; provides method Transportation Board is to allocate additional funds in event of insufficiency in Highway Maintenance and Operating Fund. Amending  33.1-23.1. (Patron-Rust, HB 2020 (F))
Highway maintenance funds; requires Transportation Board, in allocating funds to achieve a minimal level of disparity among VDOT’s highway construction districts in meeting asset management performance standards. Amending  33.1-23.1. (Patron-Bulova, HB 1993 (F))
Highway noise abatement; Transportation Board or VDOT to plan therefor when undertaking highway construction or improvement project. Adding  33.1-223.2:21. (Patron-May, HB 2577 (Chapter 120))
Highways; Joint Commission on Transportation Accountability to develop plan to toll certain, report. (Patron-Rust, HJR 687 (F))
Highways, bridges, or interchanges; Transportation Board may name for living person, group, or business entity if cost of construction is paid by person, etc. Amending  33.1-12. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1642 (F))
Intermodal Planning and Investment, Office of; updates responsibilities, a study of corridors identified in Statewide Transportation Plan. Amending  2.2-229 and 33.1-23.03. (Patron-Bouchard, HB 2420 (I) See HB2019; McEachin, SB 1475 (I) See SB1398)
Marine Resources Commission; authorized to grant easements and rights-of-way across beds of Elizabeth River to VDOT for improvement of Midtown Tunnel. (Patron-Miller, Y.B., SB 1479 (Chapter 298))
Motor fuels tax; changes percentage in Northern Virginia. Amending  58.1-1719, 58.1-1720, and 58.1-1722; adding  58.1-1718.1; repealing  58.1-1721 and 58.1-1723. (Patron-Saslaw, SB 1532 (Chapter 532))
Motor fuels tax; funding for transportation-related alternatives. Amending  45.1-393, 58.1-2217, 58.1-2249, 58.1-2289, 58.1-2701, and 58.1-2706. (Patron-Petersen, SB 445 (CD))
Motor fuels tax; rate increase used for transportation purposes. Amending  33.1-23.2, 58.1-2217, 58.1-2249, 58.1-2289, 58.1-2701, and 58.1-2706. (Patron-Watts, HB 2194 (F))
Naming of bridges; repeals section of Code that overlaps with provisions in another Code section. Repealing  33.1-250. (Patron-Landes, HB 1763 (Chapter 65))
Public Procurement Act; prequalification for certain transportation contracts. Amending  2.2-4301. (Patron-Puckett, SB 1203 (Chapter 562))
Public-Private Transportation Act; competitive bidding. Amending 56-573.1. (Patron-Petersen, SB 449 (CD))
Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995; establishes provisions that apply when VDOT acting as a responsible public entity considers a proposal for a transportation facility. Amending 56-560. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 2066 (F))
Rail and Public Transportation, Department of (DRPT); carry out state safety and security oversight responsibilities for rail fixed guideway transit systems. Amending  33.1-391.5. (Patron-Miller, P.J., HB 1880 (Chapter 146))
Rail and Public Transportation, Department of (DRPT); Director may procure architectural and engineering services for projects. Amending  2.2-4301 and 33.1-391.3. (Patron-Barker, SB 1238 (Chapter 564))
Rail and Public Transportation, Department of (DRPT), etc.; develop process to coordinate and evaluate public recreational access and safety issues. (Patron-Fralin, HB 2088 (Chapter 458))
Retail Sales and Use Tax; eliminates exemption for certain fuels with revenue deposited in Transportation Trust Fund. Amending 58.1-609.1, 58.1-609.10, 58.1-638, 58.1-1719, 58.1-1720, 58.1-1724.2, 58.1-1724.3, and 58.1-2261. (Patron-Puller, SB 2 (CD))
Revenue-sharing funds; allows towns with populations of no more than 15,000 to use those allocated by Transportation Board for highway maintenance. Amending  33.1-23.05. (Patron-Crockett-Stark, HB 1920 (F))
Road impact fees; allows localities to reduce or exempt fee for commercial development. Amending  15.2-2322. (Patron-Cole, HB 1728 (F))
Small Business Financing Authority; activities under Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995. Amending  2.2-2279, 2.2-2280, 2.2-2289, 2.2-2291, and 2.2-2292. (Patron-Stosch, SB 1242 (Chapter 565))
Transportation; Auditor of Public Accounts to administer an operational and programmatic performance audit focusing on agencies within Transportation Secretariat, report. Adding 30-134.1. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1848 (F))
Transportation Capital Projects Bond Act of 2007; repeals Act. Repealing second enactment of Chapter 896, 2007 Acts. (Patron-Hanger, SB 1482 (F))
Transportation Capital Projects Bond Act of 2009; created. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1759 (F))
Transportation corridors; duties of Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment, Transportation Board to establish connection with establishment of Statewide Transportation Plan. Amending 2.2-229, 15.2-2232, 33.1-12, and 33.1-23.03. (Patron-Rust, HB 2019 (Chapter 670); Norment, SB 1398 (Chapter 690))
Transportation funding and administration; certain revenues attributable to economic growth in Hampton Roads, Northern Virginia, Richmond, Salem, and Staunton Highway Construction Districts, report. Amending  15.2-4838.1, 15.2-4840, 33.1-23.03, 58.1-811, 58.1-2403, 58.1-2425, 58.1-3221.3, and fifth and sixteenth enactments of Chapter 896, 2007 Acts; adding  15.2-4841 and 33.1-391.17 through 33.1-391.24; repealing 33.1-391.6 through 33.1-391.15, 46.2-755.1, 46.2-755.2, 46.2-1167.1, 58.1-625.1, 58.1-802.1, 58.1-2402.1, 58.1-3825.1, 58.1-1724.2 through 58.1-1724.7, and sixth, thirteenth, fourteenth, fifteenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth enactments of Chapter 896, 2007 Acts. (Patron-Oder, HB 1579 (F))
Transportation Network of Hampton Roads, Joint Subcommittee Studying; continued. (Patron-Jones, HJR 711 (P))
Transportation of person under emergency custody order, temporary detention, or involuntary commitment order; allowed to be transported by a family member. Amending  16.1-345, 37.2-808, 37.2-810, 37.2-817.2, and 37.2-829; repealing  37.2-830. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 2460 (Chapter 112))
Transportation of troops by railroad; repeals an obsolete section. Repealing  44-121. (Patron-Landes, HB 2350 (Chapter 108))
Transportation Plan; to include quantifiable measures and achievable goals relating to greenhouse gas emissions. Amending  33.1-23.03. (Patron-Whipple, SB 233 (CD))
VDOT; waiver of certain entrance sight-distance requirements. Adding  33.1-223.2:18. (Patron-Nutter, HB 1454 (CD))
Virginia Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (VAMPO); General Assembly recognizes need for and encourages Secretary of Transportation to support and assist in establishing. (Patron-Cosgrove, HJR 756 (P))
Virginia’s Transportation Needs, Commission on; created, report. (Patron-May, HJR 770 (F))
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority; amends Compact relating to Board membership, officers, and payments. Amending Chapter 21, 1969 Extra Session Acts, Chapter 590, 1970 Acts, Chapter 571, 1972 Acts, Chapter 508, 1973 Acts, Chapter 576, 1974 Acts, Chapter 592, 1977 Acts, Chapter 378, 1981 Acts, Chapter 610, 1984 Acts, Chapter 112, 1987 Acts, Chapter 150, 1995 Acts, and Chapter 736, 1997 Acts. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 2596 (Chapter 828); Whipple, SB 1511 (Chapter 771))