Transportation funding; authority to certain localities to impose additional fees therefor, report. (HB3202)

Introduced By

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Transportation funding and reform. Provides (i) statewide funding of transportation projects through current funds and additional funds, (ii) authority to localities in Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads to impose additional fees for transportation, and (iii) several administrative and efficiency reforms impacting transportation. The bill also authorizes the Commonwealth Transportation Board to issue bonds in an aggregate amount not to exceed $2 billion for statewide transportation funding. Read the Bill »


04/04/2007: enacted


01/19/2007Presented and ordered printed 073450105
01/19/2007Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/23/2007Assigned App. sub: Transportation (May)
01/24/2007Committee substitute printed 073470260-H1
01/28/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB3202H1)
01/31/2007Committee substitute printed 073480260-H1
02/03/2007Read first time
02/05/2007Passed by for the day
02/06/2007Engrossed by House - floor substitute with amendment HB3202EH1
02/06/2007Read second time
02/06/2007Committee substitute rejected 073480260-H1
02/06/2007Floor substitute printed 073494366-H2 (Jones, S.C.)
02/06/2007Substitute by Delegate Jones, S. C. agreed to 073494366-H2
02/06/2007Amendment by Delegate Reid agreed to
02/06/2007Amendment by Delegate Caputo rejected (29-Y 70-N)
02/06/2007Pending question ordered
02/06/2007Engrossed by House - floor substitute with amendment HB3202EH2
02/06/2007Printed as engrossed 073494366-EH2
02/06/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (97-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007Passed House (61-Y 37-N)
02/06/2007Reconsideration of passage rejected by House
02/06/2007Communicated to Senate
02/07/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2007Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/12/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB3202EH2)
02/12/2007Committee substitute printed 076832848-S1
02/12/2007Rereferred to Finance
02/13/2007Committee substitute printed 075914840-S2
02/14/2007Amendment #1 by Senator Norment stricken
02/14/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2007Read third time
02/14/2007Committee substitute rejected 076832848-S1 (17-Y 23-N)
02/14/2007VOTE: (17-Y 23-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2007Reading of substitute waived
02/14/2007Committee substitute agreed to 075914840-S2
02/14/2007Amendments by Senator Watkins agreed to
02/14/2007Reading of amendments waived
02/14/2007Amendments by Senator Devolites Davis rejected (18-Y 22-N)
02/14/2007VOTE: (18-Y 22-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2007Amendment #1 by Senator Norment withdrawn
02/14/2007Amendment #2 by Senator Norment rejected
02/14/2007Reading of amendment waived
02/14/2007Amendment by Senator Hawkins agreed to
02/14/2007Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendments HB3202S2
02/14/2007Passed Senate with substitute with amendments (23-Y 17-N)
02/14/2007VOTE: (23-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2007Passed by temporarily
02/14/2007Pending question ordered
02/14/2007Senate substitute with amendments rejected by House (34-Y 58-N)
02/14/2007Senate insisted on substitute with amendments (32-Y 7-N)
02/14/2007VOTE: (32-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2007Senate requested conference committee
02/14/2007House acceded to request
02/14/2007Conferees appointed by House
02/14/2007Delegates: Griffith, Kilgore, Cox, Jones, S.C., Hugo, Howell, A.T.
02/14/2007Conferees appointed by Senate
02/14/2007Senators: Williams, Wagner, Puckett, Norment, Stolle
02/19/2007Conferees reappointed by Senate
02/19/2007Senators: Williams, Wagner, Puckett, Norment, Stolle, Devolites Davis
02/24/2007Conference substitute printed 073509308-H3
02/24/2007Conference report agreed to by House (64-Y 34-N)
02/24/2007VOTE: ADOPTION (64-Y 34-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2007Passed by temporarily
02/24/2007Reading of conference report waived
02/24/2007Conference report agreed to by Senate (21-Y 18-N)
02/24/2007VOTE: (21-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB3202ER)
03/07/2007Signed by Speaker
03/08/2007Signed by President
03/23/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB3202ER)
03/26/2007Governor's recommendation received by House
03/27/2007Governor's substitute printed 075939129-H4
04/03/2007Placed on Calendar
04/04/2007Enacted, Chapter (effective 7/1/07)
04/04/2007House concurred in Governor's recommendation (85-Y 15-N)
04/04/2007VOTE: ADOPTION (85-Y 15-N) (see vote tally)
04/04/2007Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (29-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
04/04/2007Reconsideration of Governor's recommendation agreed to (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/04/2007Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (29-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
04/04/2007G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/04/2007Reenrolled bill text (HB3202ER2)
04/04/2007Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/04/2007Signed by President as reenrolled
04/04/2007Enacted, Chapter 896 (effective 7/1/07)
04/11/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0896)


Ando writes:

Is there a record for longest bill introduced?

As far as (iii) in the summary, how is that local governments will be more efficient than the state in maintaining certain roads? I would think economies of scale would greatly favor the state doing this at a lower costs, especially as only cities and a few counties maintain their roads now.

Perhaps the idea is to pass this burden along to localities, so no additional revenue is needed at the state level, recognizing that higher local taxes to pay for this inefficiency will be localities' problems. Fiscal conservatism, anyone?