Public-Private Transportation Act; prohibits private entity from imposing tolls on Interstate 81. (HB1516)

Introduced By

Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock) with support from 13 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Ben Cline (R-Amherst), Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville), Del. Joseph Johnson (D-Abingdon), Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Matt Lohr (R-Harrisonburg), Del. Dave Nutter (R-Christiansburg), Del. Chris Saxman (R-Staunton), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Del. Jim Shuler (D-Blacksburg), Del. Onzlee Ware (D-Roanoke), Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public-Private Transportation Act; tolls on Interstate highways. Prohibits a private entity from imposing tolls or user fees under the Public-Private Transportation Act on any existing rural Interstate highway without the prior approval of the General Assembly. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/17/2008Presented and ordered printed 084807516
01/17/2008Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/29/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1516)
02/05/2008Reported from Transportation with substitute (18-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2008Committee substitute printed 083525516-H1
02/07/2008Read first time
02/08/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1516H1)
02/08/2008Read second time
02/08/2008Committee substitute agreed to 083525516-H1
02/08/2008Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1516H1
02/11/2008Read third time and passed House (91-Y 7-N)
02/11/2008VOTE: --- PASSAGE (91-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2008Communicated to Senate
02/12/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2008Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/21/2008Reported from Transportation (13-Y 2-N)
02/25/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/26/2008Read third time
02/26/2008Passed by for the day
02/27/2008Read third time
02/27/2008Reading of amendment waived
02/27/2008Amendment by Senator Obenshain agreed to
02/27/2008Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/27/2008Passed Senate with amendment (39-Y 0-N)
02/28/2008Placed on Calendar
02/29/2008Senate amendment agreed to by House (93-Y 5-N)
02/29/2008VOTE: --- ADOPTION (93-Y 5-N)
03/04/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1516ER)
03/05/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1516ER)
03/05/2008Signed by Speaker
03/06/2008Signed by President
03/12/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 602 (effective 7/1/08)
03/18/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0602)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB754.