Hampton Roads Transportation Authority; revises number of members needed for quorum at meetings. (HB507)

Introduced By

Del. Phil Hamilton (R-Newport News)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Hampton Roads Transportation Authority. Revises the number of members needed for a quorum at meetings of the authority and the number of affirmative votes required to impose taxes, fees, or tolls; eliminates references to phase two projects and adds improvements to the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel to the list of Authority projects. The bill also eliminates, for Hampton Roads, the 5 percent sales and use tax on vehicle repairs, the initial vehicle registration fee, the congestion relief fee, and the increased commercial real estate tax. Finally, the bill increases, for Hampton Roads, the tax on motor fuels from 2 percent to 5 percent, the car rental fee from 2 percent to 5 percent, and the annual vehicle license fee from $10 to $50. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/07/2008Committee
01/07/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 088053528
01/07/2008Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/23/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB507)
02/12/2008Left in Transportation