Rail Enhancement Fund; allows Director to waive certain requirements regarding project funding. (HB856)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Rail Enhancement Fund. Allows the Director of the Department of Rail and Public Transportation, with the approval of the Rail Advisory Board, to waive the requirement that projects funded by the Fund include a minimum of 30 percent cash or in-kind matching contribution from a private source, which may include a railroad, a regional authority, a local government source, or a combination of such sources. The bill also allows the use of funds from "federal governmental sources" in connection with projects funded from the Fund. Amends § 33.1-221.1:1.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/08/2008Committee
01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 088405492
01/08/2008Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/14/2008Assigned Transportation sub: 1
02/12/2008Left in Transportation

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB11 and SB371.