SJ 282 Transportation; joint subcommittee to study issues relating thereto.
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Summary as passed Senate: (all summaries)
Study; issues relating to transportation in the Commonwealth; report.  Establishes a seventeen-member joint subcommittee to examine (i) whether the Commonwealth's current classification of roads into primary, secondary, and urban systems is the most suitable for addressing future transportation issues or should be replaced with a functional system that is based upon the usage of roads; (ii) whether the current statutory formula for allocating highway construction funds should be changed to better reflect transportation needs; (iii) the appropriate state and local roles in highway construction and maintenance and the revenue resources that are available to perform such roles; (iv) whether the Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995 is making a significant difference in meeting Virginia's transportation needs, is compatible with state and federal transportation policies, and is attracting private capital; (v) whether land use and transportation planning decisions should be more effectively coordinated than is presently provided for under law; (vi) the composition of the Commonwealth Transportation Board; (vii) whether transit services can be expanded to match the annual increase in vehicle miles traveled to lessen the stress on Virginia's roads; (viii) solutions for long-term sustainable funding of transportation maintenance and construction; and (ix) such other transportation-related matters as the joint subcommittee deems appropriate.

Full text:
12/30/04  Senate: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 052895736  pdf
02/04/05  Senate: Committee substitute printed 052979736-S1  pdf
02/17/05  House: Committee substitute printed 050971736-H1  pdf

Status:
12/30/04  Senate: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 052895736
12/30/04  Senate: Referred to Committee on Rules
02/04/05  Senate: Committee substitute printed 052979736-S1
02/04/05  Senate: Reported from Rules with substitute by voice vote
02/07/05  Senate: Reading waived (40-Y 0-N)
02/07/05  Senate: VOTE: WAIVE READING R (40-Y 0-N)
02/08/05  Senate: Read second time
02/08/05  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/08/05  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 052979736-S1
02/08/05  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SJ282S1
02/08/05  Senate: Reading waived (38-Y 0-N)
02/08/05  Senate: VOTE: WAIVE READING R (38-Y 0-N)
02/08/05  Senate: Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
02/08/05  Senate: Communicated to House
02/11/05  House: Placed on Calendar
02/11/05  House: Referred to Committee on Rules
02/16/05  House: Reported from Rules with substitute (16-Y 0-N)
02/17/05  House: Committee substitute printed 050971736-H1
02/18/05  House: Passed by for the day
02/21/05  House: Passed by for the day
02/22/05  House: Passed by for the day
02/23/05  House: Passed by for the day
02/24/05  House: Taken up
02/24/05  House: Committee substitute agreed to 050971736-H1
02/24/05  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute SJ282H1
02/24/05  House: Agreed to by House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/24/05  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
02/25/05  Senate: House substitute rejected by Senate
02/25/05  House: House insisted on substitute
02/25/05  House: House requested conference committee
02/25/05  Senate: Senate acceded to request
02/25/05  House: Conferees appointed by House
02/25/05  House: Delegates: Wardrup, Griffith, Joannou
02/25/05  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
02/25/05  Senate: Senators: Hawkins, Whipple, Williams
02/27/05  Senate: No further action taken
02/27/05  Senate: Failed to pass in Senate