Highway funds; additional allocation to certain port cities. (HB2785)

Introduced By

Del. Johnny Joannou (D-Portsmouth) with support from 12 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Mamye BaCote (D-Newport News), Del. Phil Hamilton (R-Newport News), Del. Algie Howell (D-Norfolk), Del. Ken Melvin (D-Portsmouth), Del. Paula Miller (D-Norfolk), Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac), Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton), Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth), Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg), Sen. Fred Quayle (R-Suffolk), Sen. Nick Rerras (R-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Allocation of highway funds; additional allocation to certain port cities. Provides that the Commonwealth Transportation Board, from funds appropriated for such purpose in the general appropriation act, is to allocate additional funds to the Cities of Newport News, Norfolk, and Portsmouth for use in addressing highway maintenance and repair needs created by or associated with port operations in those cities. Read the Bill »


03/12/2007: signed by governor


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 078487352
01/10/2007Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/23/2007Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/25/2007Assigned App. sub: Transportation (May)
01/28/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2785)
02/02/2007Read first time
02/03/2007Read second time
02/03/2007Committee amendments agreed to
02/03/2007Engrossed by House as amended HB2785E
02/03/2007Printed as engrossed 078487352-E
02/05/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/05/2007Communicated to Senate
02/06/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2007Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/14/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2785E)
02/15/2007Reported from Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2007Read third time
02/20/2007Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2785ER)
03/01/2007Signed by Speaker
03/04/2007Signed by President
03/12/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 305 (effective 7/1/07)
03/15/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0305)
03/21/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2785ER)


This bill mentions Norfolk.