HB 5091 Hampton Roads Bridge and Tunnel Authority; created.
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Summary as introduced:
Hampton Roads Bridge and Tunnel.  Establishes the Hampton Roads Bridge and Tunnel Authority and transfers from VDOT to the Authority control of and responsibility for the James River Bridge, the Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel (Interstate Route 664 bridge-tunnel across/beneath Hampton Roads between Newport News and Suffolk), the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel (Interstate Route 64 and U.S. Route 60 bridge-tunnel across/beneath Hampton Roads between Hampton and Norfolk), the Midtown Tunnel (U.S. Route 58 tunnel beneath the Elizabeth River between Norfolk and Portsmouth), the Downtown Tunnel (Interstate Route 264 tunnel beneath the Elizabeth River between Norfolk and Portsmouth), the Interstate Route 64 bridge over the Elizabeth River in Chesapeake, and the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (U.S. Route 13 bridge-tunnel across/beneath the Chesapeake Bay between Virginia Beach and Northampton County).  The bill allows the Authority to impose and collect tolls for the use of these facilities.  The Authority's creation is subject to an affirmative vote of six or more of the local governing bodies of localities embraced by the Authority.  Any local governing body that has not voted on participation in the Authority by January 1, 2007, will be deemed to have voted in favor of participation.

Full text:
09/18/06  House: Presented and ordered printed 066259536  pdf
09/26/06  House: Committee substitute printed 066281536-H1  pdf

Status:
09/18/06  House: Presented and ordered printed 066259536
09/18/06  House: Referred to Committee on Transportation
09/26/06  House: Reported from Transportation with substitute (15-Y 5-N)
09/26/06  House: Committee substitute printed 066281536-H1
09/27/06  House: Read first time
09/28/06  House: Read second time
09/28/06  House: Motion to refer to committee agreed to
09/28/06  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
09/28/06  House: Left in Appropriations