Secondary highway system; allocates construction funds among counties based on population. (HB94)

Introduced By

Del. Paul Nichols (D-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Secondary highway system construction allocations. Allocates construction funds among the counties in the state secondary highway system solely on the basis of population. Presently, allocations are made on the basis of population (80%) and area (20%). Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/17/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 088267654
12/17/2007Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/15/2008Assigned App. sub: Transportation (May)
01/23/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB94)
01/24/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB94)
01/28/2008Referred from Appropriations
01/28/2008Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/01/2008Assigned Transportation sub: 4
02/07/2008Continued to 2009 in Transportation


Waldo Jaquith writes:

So there's no need to consider the size of a county when considering how much funding to provide for their roads? Is it possible that large counties need longer roads?

What a terrible proposal.

robert legge writes:

Sounds like U.T. to me. Urban tyranny.