HB5087: Federal highway congestion pricing demonstration project; advisory referendum required.

HOUSE BILL NO. 5087
Offered September 18, 2006
A BILL to require the holding of an advisory referendum if a certain highway demonstration project involving federally earmarked funds is implemented.
Patron-- Saxman

Referred to Committee on Transportation

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1.  § 1. If a highway demonstration project involving federally earmarked funds is implemented in Virginia for the purpose of relieving highway traffic congestion on a regional basis by implementing congestion pricing on highway toll facilities through use of electronic tolling, an advisory referendum shall be held, no less than 12 nor more than 18 months from the project's inception.  The inception of such project shall be deemed to be that date on which tolling actually begins.