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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 98 (F))
Mobile camps and other railway work facilities; establishes standards therefor. Adding  32.1-211.1, 32.1-211.2, 32.1-211.3, and 56-129.2. (Patron-Lucas, SB 33 (F))
Motor carriers; regulation of transportation of railroad employees by contract carriers. Adding  46.2-2099.44 through 46.2-2099.53. (Patron-Ward, HB 1365 (F))
Norfolk’s Light Rail project; Auditor of Public Accounts to conduct financial audit, report. (Patron-Miller, P.J., HJR 151 (F))
Norfolk/Virginia Beach light rail project; funds will be expended in accordance with Federal Transit Administration requirements. Amending Chapter 6, 2008 Special Session II Acts. (Patron-Tata, HB 564 (Chapter 130))
Public utility lines; revamps procedure which a municipality may obtain approval to place lines across a railroad right-of-way. Amending  56-16.2. (Patron-Carrico, HB 474 (C))
Rail and Public Transportation, Department of; study funding of high-speed and intercity passenger rail operations in State. (Patron-Miller, Y.B., SJR 63 (P))
Railroad rights-of-way; passage permitted for access to lands being used for recreational purposes without easement holder owing a duty of care to user. Amending  29.1-509. (Patron-Edwards, SB 546 (Chapter 43))
Roadways; authorizes Buchanan County Board of Supervisors to maintain those within right-of-way of Norfolk Southern Railroad Corporation. Adding  56-412.3. (Patron-Morefield, HB 850 (F))
Roadways; authorizes Buchanan County Board of Supervisors to maintain those within right-of-way of railroads. Adding 56-412.3. (Patron-Puckett, SB 372 (Chapter 256))
State and local transportation planning; provides for coordination with Department of Rail and Public Transportation. Amending 15.2-2222.1 and 15.2-2223. (Patron-Watts, HB 808 (C); Sickles, HB 1098 (I) See HB808; Barker, SB 550 (C))
Trains; unlawful to board or ride with fraudulent or counterfeit ticket, penalty. Amending  18.2-160.1. (Patron-Puller, SB 25 (Chapter 445))
Virginia Rail Heritage Region; designating various counties, cities, and towns to be included in region. (Patron-Putney, HJR 25 (P))
Virginia Railway Express; allows Potomac-Rappahannock Transportation Commission to charge higher fares to nonresidents of localities represented thereon. Adding  56-446.2. (Patron-Cole, HB 19 (F))
Virginia Railway Express service; prohibits assessment of localities for more than they collect in motor vehicle fuel sales taxes. Adding  56-446.2. (Patron-Cole, HB 55 (F))
2010 Session 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 06/16/10