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AUTHORITIES

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


Behavioral health authority; allows member of local governing body to be member of board of directors therefor. Amending 15.2-1535 and 37.2-603. (Patron-Loupassi, HB 1802 (Chapter 400))
Breaks Regional Airport Authority Act; created. (Patron-Puckett, SB 1508 (Chapter 694))
Business Assistance, Department of; eliminates Department and transfers its duties to Economic Development Partnership Authority. Amending  2.2-204, 2.2-205.1, 2.2-2238.1, 2.2-2282, 2.2-2284, 2.2-2413, 2.2-2414, 2.2-3705.6, 2.2-3711, 3.2-201, 10.1-1425.7, 15.2-4904, 23-135.7:7, 33.1-221, 36-139.6, 46.2-749.69:1, 58.1-439.6, 58.1-439.8, 59.1-284.22, 63.2-601, and 63.2-610; adding  2.2-2246.1 through 2.2-2246.4; repealing  2.2-900 through 2.2-904.1. (Patron-Massie, HB 1966 (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))
Charlottesville-Albemarle Regional Transit Authority; established. Adding  15.2-7000 through 15.2-7013. (Patron-Toscano, HB 2158 (Chapter 645))
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))
Commercial Space Flight Authority; increases membership of board of directors. Amending  2.2-2203. (Patron-Lewis, HB 1927 (Chapter 82))
Community development authorities; allowed to request additional taxes from locality related to transient occupancy and food and beverage taxes. Amending  15.2-5158. (Patron-Ware, O., HB 2662 (F))
Community development authorities; makes comprehensive changes to provisions related thereto. Amending  15.2-5101, 15.2-5108, 15.2-5114, 15.2-5115, 15.2-5125, 15.2-5132, 15.2-5133, 15.2-5136, 15.2-5141, 15.2-5142, 15.2-5147, 15.2-5148, 15.2-5152 through 15.2-5155, and 15.2-5158; adding  15.2-5159. (Patron-Hall, HB 2408 (Chapter 473))
Economic Development Authority; allowed to include five members appointed by town council of Town of Coeburn. Amending 15.2-4904. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2187 (Chapter 199))
Economic Development Authority; allows City of Chesapeake to increase size of board of directors. Amending  15.2-4904. (Patron-Spruill, HB 2109 (Chapter 460))
Economic Development Authority; allows City of Suffolk to increase size of board of directors. Amending  15.2-4904. (Patron-Jones, HB 2215 (Chapter 200); Quayle, SB 1001 (Chapter 597))
Economic Development Partnership Authority; board of directors authority to appoint thereto. Amending  2.2-2235 and 2.2-2238. (Patron-Valentine, HB 2240 (Chapter 374))
Economic Development Partnership Authority; issuance of export documentation. Amending  2.2-2238. (Patron-Newman, SB 1280 (F))
Economic Development Partnership Authority; powers of board of directors. Amending  2.2-2235 and 2.2-2238. (Patron-Newman, SB 1279 (Chapter 569))
Fauquier County Water and Sanitation Authority/Vint Hill; exempts from certain water quality deadlines. (Patron-Athey, HB 2323 (I) See HB2074)
George Washington Toll Road Authority; created, encompasses City of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County. (Patron-Orrock, HB 2099 (Chapter 801))
Green roof construction; localities and water authorities to offer rate incentives therefor. Amending  15.2-5101 and 15.2-5114; adding  15.2-977. (Patron-Fralin, HB 1828 (Chapter 402))
Hampton Roads Transportation Authority; abolished. Amending 33.1-23.03, 58.1-811, 58.1-2403, 58.1-2425, 58.1-3221.3, and sixteenth enactment 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 fifth, sixth, fourteenth, fifteenth, and nineteenth enactments of Chapter 896, 2007 Acts. (Patron-Miller, J.C., SB 995 (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))
Housing authorities; changes number of qualified voters in a locality needed to have a referendum. Amending  36-4 and 36-4.1. (Patron-Brink, HB 1890 (Chapter 78))
Innovation and Entrepreneurship Investment Authority (IEIA); created by merging Innovative Technology Authority (ITA), and Research and Technology Advisory Commission. Amending 2.2-225, 2.2-225.1, 2.2-2218 through 2.2-2221, 2.2-2233.1, 2.2-3705.6, 2.2-3711, and 23-4.4; repealing  2.2-2513 through 2.2-2517. (Patron-Petersen, SB 1456 (Chapter 325))
Innovation and Entrepreneurship Investment Authority (IEIA); created, responsible for research and development in State. Amending  2.2-225, 2.2-225.1, 2.2-2218 through 2.2-2221, 2.2-2233.1, 2.2-3705.6, 2.2-3711, and 23-4.4; repealing 2.2-2513 through 2.2-2517. (Patron-Vanderhye, HB 2201 (Chapter 810))
Local government; equalizes municipal and county taxing authority provided that combined total of any new tax revenue does not result in an increase of greater than five percent of combined total of those taxes from prior tax year. Amending  15.2-204 and 15.2-1200. (Patron-Hull, HB 2006 (F))
Middle Peninsula Chesapeake Bay Public Access Authority; added to list of organizations that may receive contributions of taxpayer refunds. Amending  58.1-344.3. (Patron-Morgan, HB 1594 (Chapter 4))
Middle Peninsula Chesapeake Bay Public Access Authority; receive and expend public funds and private donations to restore or create tidal wetlands. Amending  15.2-6601. (Patron-Morgan, HB 1595 (Chapter 429))
National Defense Industrial Authority; adds Secretary of Commerce and Trade to board of directors. Amending  2.2-2329. (Patron-Sickles, HB 2529 (Chapter 427))
Northern Virginia Transportation Authority; adds Cities of Alexandria and Fairfax to localities to use percentage of revenues received for urban or secondary road construction, etc. Amending  15.2-4838.1. (Patron-Bulova, HB 1995 (Chapter 410); Petersen, SB 1137 (Chapter 556))
Northern Virginia Transportation District Fund; dedication of state matching funds to Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. Amending  58.1-815.1. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2470 (F))
Port Authority; records of allowances or reimbursements for expenses paid to any officer or employee shall be open to public disclosure in accordance with Freedom of Information Act. Adding  62.1-132.4:1. (Patron-Gear, HB 2043 (F))
Public Building Authority; financing energy performance-based contract projects. (Patron-Stosch, SB 1245 (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 (CD); Edwards, SB 864 (F))
Real property tax; commercial property in Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads. Amending  58.1-3221.3. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2480 (Chapter 677))
Recreational Facilities Authority; delays reversion of title to real property to State, in event that Authority ceases to operate a project. Amending Chapter 655, 2008 Acts. (Patron-Fralin, HB 1831 (Chapter 739))
Regional Industrial Facility Authority; provides that Wythe County may withdraw therefrom. (Patron-Crockett-Stark, HB 1564 (CD))
Resources Authority; additional powers. Amending  62.1-203. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 2540 (F))
Resources Authority; authorized to finance any program to perform site acquisition development work for economic and community development projects for any local government. Amending 62.1-198 and 62.1-199. (Patron-Ingram, HB 1936 (Chapter 14); Marsh, SB 1476 (Chapter 632))
Resources Authority; authorized to finance projects of local government buildings, including administrative and operations systems. Amending  62.1-198 and 62.1-199. (Patron-Colgan, SB 989 (Chapter 543))
Resources Authority; authorized to finance renewable energy projects and permits localities to lend funds to person of producing renewable energy related equipment, etc. Amending 62.1-198; adding  15.2-950.1. (Patron-Stuart, SB 973 (F))
Resources Authority; increases debt ceiling for bonds issued by and local obligations guaranteed thereby. Amending  62.1-204. (Patron-Colgan, SB 1451 (Chapter 324))
Richmond Ambulance Authority; adds board thereof to entities that local government may appoint member. Amending  15.2-1535. (Patron-Hall, HB 2410 (Chapter 649))
Richmond Metropolitan Authority (RMA); created. Amending 33.1-23.03:1, 33.1-287, and 33.1-288; adding  15.2-7000 through 15.2-7021; repealing  33-255.44:11 through 33-255.44:32 (carried by reference in Code  33.1-320) and 33.1-320. (Patron-Landes, HB 2349 (Chapter 471))
Richmond Metropolitan Authority (RMA); powers and duties of Authority. Amending  33-255.44:11, 33-255.44:12, 33-255.44:13, 33-255.44:15, 33-255.44:22, 33-255.44:23, 33-255.44:26, 33-255.44:27, 33-255.44:28, and 33-255.44:30 (carried by reference in  33.1-320). (Patron-Nixon, HB 544 (CD); Nixon, HB 1882 (F))
Richmond Metropolitan Authority (RMA); revises composition of Board of Directors. Amending  33-255.44:12 (carried by reference in Code as  33.1-320); adding  33.1-320.01. (Patron-Watkins, SB 767 (CD))
Roanoke Higher Education Authority; removes Ferrum College from and corrects name of College of Health Sciences thereon. Amending 23-231.15. (Patron-Edwards, SB 1017 (Chapter 598))
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))
Southeastern Public Service Authority; authorized to file petition in bankruptcy upon majority vote of its boards, etc. Amending Chapter 596, 2000 Acts. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1871 (F))
Southeastern Public Service Authority; required to entertain in good faith any and all reasonable landfill gas contract offers that have potential to result in landfill gas-to-fuel, etc. Amending Chapter 596, 2000 Acts. (Patron-Quayle, SB 1523 (Chapter 178))
Southwest Regional Recreation Authority; governing body to appoint members thereto, rangers eligible for appointment as special conservators of peace. Amending  15.2-6018 and 15.2-6021. (Patron-Puckett, SB 1461 (Chapter 720))
Southwest Virginia Health Facilities Authority; changes name to Southwest Virginia Health Authority. Amending  15.2-5368 and 15.2-5386. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2184 (Chapter 464))
Statewide Healthcare Workforce Authority; created, report. Amending  32.1-122.7 and 32.1-122.21; adding  32.1-122.7:1. (Patron-Nutter, HB 2142 (F))
Stormwater offsets; authorizes permit-issuing authorities to allow permit holders to comply with nonpoint nutrient runoff water quality criteria. Adding  10.1-603.8:1. (Patron-Abbitt, HB 2168 (Chapter 364))
Virginia Network for Geospatial Health Research Authority; created, report. Amending  2.2-2905; adding  32.1-368 through 32.1-377. (Patron-Barker, SB 1497 (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))
Water and waste authorities; allows appointment of industrial or economic development authority directors to board. Amending 15.2-5113. (Patron-Ware, O., HB 2663 (Chapter 655))
Water and waste authorities; lien may apply for delinquent rates applicable to three or fewer months. Amending  15.2-5139. (Patron-Barlow, HB 2247 (Chapter 420))
Water Facilities Revolving Loan Fund; authorizes Resources Authority to provide a portion of fees to Department of Environmental Quality to cover some agency’s costs for administering construction assistance loan program. Amending 62.1-225. (Patron-Plum, HB 1931 (Chapter 351))
Workers’ Compensation; adds sworn Port Authority police officers to those entitled to presumption that certain are occupational diseases compensable thereunder. Amending  65.2-402.1. (Patron-Spruill, HB 2111 (Chapter 417))
Workers’ Compensation; respiratory disease, heart disease, etc., causing death or disability of Port Authority police is an occupational disease compensable thereunder. Amending 65.2-402. (Patron-Miller, Y.B., SB 1047 (Chapter 515))
Zoning ordinances; broadens administrator’s authority to determine vested rights in certain circumstances. Amending  15.2-2286. (Patron-Watkins, SB 1524 (Chapter 721))
2009 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 06/03/09