Rail Enhancement Fund; may be used to subsidize railroad operations. (HB1835)

Introduced By

Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Rail Enhancement Fund. Allows the Rail Enhancement Fund to be used to subsidize railroad operations. The bill also limits the 30 percent matching requirement for private funds to capital projects. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 093494752
01/12/2009Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/26/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1835)
01/29/2009Referred from Transportation
01/29/2009Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/30/2009Assigned App. sub: Transportation (May)
02/02/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/02/2009Reported from Appropriations with substitute (21-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2009Committee substitute printed 093610752-H1
02/04/2009Read first time
02/05/2009Read second time
02/05/2009Committee substitute agreed to 093610752-H1
02/05/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1835H1
02/06/2009Read third time and passed House (96-Y 0-N)
02/06/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2009Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/10/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1835H1)
02/12/2009Reported from Transportation (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2009Read third time
02/16/2009Passed Senate (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1835ER)
02/18/2009Signed by Speaker
02/18/2009Signed by President
02/19/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1835ER)
02/25/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 73 (effective 7/1/09)
02/25/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0073)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 2 minutes.