Constitutional amendment; Transp. Fund, Transp. Trust Fund, & Hwy. Maintenance & Operating Fund. (HJ3)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge) with support from co-patrons Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), and Del. Michele McQuigg (R-Occoquan)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate

Description

Constitutional amendment (first resolution); Transportation Funds. Requires the General Assembly to maintain permanent and separate Transportation Funds to include the Commonwealth Transportation Fund, Transportation Trust Fund, and Highway Maintenance and Operating Fund. All revenues dedicated to Transportation Funds on January 1, 2007, by general law, other than a general appropriation law, shall be deposited to the Transportation Funds, unless the General Assembly by general law, other than a general appropriation law, alters the revenues dedicated to the Funds. The amendment limits the use of Fund moneys to transportation and related purposes. The General Assembly may borrow from the Funds for other purposes only by a vote of two-thirds plus one of the members voting in each house, and the loan or reduction must be repaid with reasonable interest within four years. Read the Bill »

Status

01/11/2006: Failed to Pass in Committee

History

DateAction
12/02/2005Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 063180380
12/02/2005Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/11/2006Continued to 2007 in Privileges and Elections

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HJ18.