HB 2265 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.
Vincent F. Callahan, Jr. | all patrons    ...    notes
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Summary:
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. Makes numerous amendments to the Act, which provides generally for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (METRO). The bill (i) adds Loudoun County to the area embraced by METRO, (ii) allows the Council of the District of Columbia to appoint members to the Board of Directors for METRO who are not members of the Council, (iii) requires a public hearing prior to any rate increase or major service reduction, (iv) eliminates certain exemptions for public hearings, (v) reduces from 30 to 15 days the notice required prior to a public hearing, (vi) changes the rights, benefits and other protective conditions and remedies available to certain employees, (vii) rewrites the procurement procedures, (viii) expands jurisdiction of Metro Transit Police to the entire Transit Zone, including the authority to make arrests off of Transit facilities, under specified conditions, (ix) provides that amendments to the METRO compact adopted by one signatory shall not be effective until the amendment is approved by the other signatories and is consented to by Congress and (x) makes many technical amendments.

Full text:
01/23/95  House: Presented & ordered printed LD6433144  pdf
02/04/95  House: Printed as engrossed LD6433144-E  pdf
02/22/95  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2265ER)  pdf
03/13/95  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0150)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments
Senate amendments

Status:
01/23/95  House: Presented & ordered printed LD6433144
01/23/95  House: Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/31/95  House: Reported from R. & I. N. (20-Y 0-N)
01/31/95  House: Referred to Committee on Interstate Cooperation
02/02/95  House: Reported from I. C. with amendments (5-Y 0-N)
02/03/95  House: Read first time
02/04/95  House: Read second time
02/04/95  House: Committee amendments agreed to
02/04/95  House: Floor amendments agreed to (Callahan)
02/04/95  House: Engrossed by House as amended
02/04/95  House: Printed as engrossed LD6433144-E
02/05/95  House: Read third time and passed House (Block Vote) (99-Y 0-N)
02/05/95  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
02/05/95  House: Communicated to Senate
02/06/95  Senate: Read first time
02/06/95  Senate: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/14/95  Senate: Reported from P. & E. with amendments (11-Y 0-N)
02/15/95  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/15/95  Senate: VOTE: CONST. READING DISPENSED (40-Y 0-N)
02/16/95  Senate: Read third time
02/16/95  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
02/16/95  Senate: Committee amendments agreed to
02/16/95  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/16/95  Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)
02/16/95  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (40-Y 0-N)
02/17/95  House: Placed on Calendar
02/20/95  House: Senate amendments agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
02/20/95  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N)
02/22/95  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2265ER)
02/24/95  House: Enrolled
02/25/95  House: Signed by Speaker
02/25/95  Senate: Signed by President
03/09/95  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 150 (effective 7/1/95)
03/13/95  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0150)