SJ 396 Study; High-Speed Rail service between Virginia-North Carolina Int.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Study; High-speed passenger rail service between Virginia and North Carolina. Establishes the Virginia-North Carolina Interstate High-Speed Rail Commission to study the desirability and feasibility of establishing high-speed passenger rail service between Virginia and North Carolina. Virginia-North Carolina. The Virginia component of the Commission shall consist of six legislative members In conducting the study, the Commission shall conduct such meetings, tours of inspection, and public hearings as appropriate to determine the desirability and feasibility of establishing high-speed passenger rail service between Virginia and North Carolina, including connecting rail lines in Hampton Roads. If the Commission determines that such rail service is desirable and feasible, it shall consider and recommend legislative action necessary to facilitate the establishment of high-speed passenger rail service and connecting rail lines in Virginia; determine necessary levels of funding; and identify the sources of such funds. The Commission must submit its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the 2003 Session of the General Assembly.

Full text:
01/10/01  Senate: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/10/01 019072560  pdf
02/06/01  Senate: Printed as engrossed 019072560-E  pdf
02/20/01  House: Committee substitute printed 014403560-H1  pdf
02/26/01  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ396ER)  pdf

Amendments:
Senate amendments

Status:
01/10/01  Senate: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/10/01 019072560
01/10/01  Senate: Referred to Committee on Rules
02/05/01  Senate: Reported from Rules with amendment by voice vote
02/06/01  Senate: Rules suspended (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/01  Senate: VOTE: SUSPEND THE RULES R (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/01  Senate: Reading waived
02/06/01  Senate: Rules suspended (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/01  Senate: VOTE: SUSPEND THE RULES R (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/01  Senate: Reading waived
02/06/01  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/06/01  Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
02/06/01  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/06/01  Senate: Printed as engrossed 019072560-E
02/06/01  Senate: Rules suspended (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/01  Senate: VOTE: SUSPEND THE RULES R (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/01  Senate: Reading waived
02/06/01  Senate: Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
02/06/01  Senate: Communicated to House
02/09/01  House: Placed on Calendar
02/09/01  House: Referred to Committee on Rules
02/19/01  House: Reported from Rules with substitute (16-Y 0-N)
02/20/01  House: Committee substitute printed 014403560-H1
02/21/01  House: Taken up
02/21/01  House: Committee substitute agreed to 014403560-H1
02/21/01  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute 014403560-H1
02/21/01  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
02/21/01  House: Agreed to by House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/21/01  House: Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House
02/21/01  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (100-Y 0-N)
02/21/01  House: Agreed to by House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/22/01  Senate: House substitute agreed to by Senate by voice vote
02/26/01  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ396ER)
08/06/01  Senate: Study Committee Members Appointed