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(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


Conservation and Recreation, Department of; purchasing certain abandoned railroad rights-of-way. Amending  10.1-104. (Patron-Fralin, HB 2598 (F))
Mobile camps for railroad employees; establishes standards for rooms at terminals and headquarters, etc., provided by a railroad company for employees and contractors. Adding 32.1-211.1, 32.1-211.2, 32.1-211.3, and 56-129.2. (Patron-Lucas, SB 807 (F))
Passenger and freight rail transportation programs; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study long-term funding needs of State. (Patron-Valentine, HJR 714 (F))
Pedestrians; prohibits crossing of railroad grade crossings if a train or locomotive is present or approaching. Adding 46.2-928.1. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 2011 (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))
Rail Enhancement Fund; may be used to subsidize railroad operations. Amending  33.1-221.1:1.1. (Patron-Toscano, HB 1835 (Chapter 73))
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))
Railroad corporations; prohibits foreign control without approval of State Corporation Commission. Amending  56-1 and 56-345.1; adding  56-345.2. (Patron-Puller, SB 719 (CD))
Trains; fine for boarding or riding with fraudulent or counterfeit ticket, etc. Amending  18.2-160.1. (Patron-Puller, SB 1066 (Chapter 760))
Transportation of troops by railroad; repeals an obsolete section. Repealing  44-121. (Patron-Landes, HB 2350 (Chapter 108))
Virginia’s Rail Heritage Region; established to promote and encourage rail tourism. (Patron-Fralin, HJR 783 (P); Edwards, SJR 314 (P))
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