Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority; amends Compact relating to Board membership, etc. (HB2596)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Compact. Amends the WMATA Compact relating to Board membership, officers, and payments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/22/2009Presented and ordered printed 098761492
01/22/2009Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/23/2009Assigned App. sub: Transportation (May)
02/02/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/02/2009Reported from Appropriations with substitute (23-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2009Committee substitute printed 092629696-H1
02/04/2009Read first time
02/05/2009Read second time
02/05/2009Committee substitute agreed to 092629696-H1
02/05/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2596H1
02/06/2009Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/06/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2009Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/10/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2596H1)
02/17/2009Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2009Committee substitute printed 092642492-S1
02/19/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2596S1)
02/20/2009Read third time
02/20/2009Reading of substitute waived
02/20/2009Committee substitute agreed to 092642492-S1
02/20/2009Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB2596S1
02/20/2009Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (37-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Passed by for the day
02/23/2009Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB2596S1
02/23/2009Read third time
02/23/2009Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Placed on Calendar
02/25/2009Senate substitute agreed to by House 092642492-S1 (98-Y 0-N)
02/25/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2596ER)
03/04/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2596ER)
03/05/2009Signed by President
03/06/2009Signed by Speaker
03/30/2009Governor's recommendation received by House
04/07/2009Placed on Calendar
04/08/2009Enacted, Chapter 827 (effective 7/1/09)
04/08/2009House concurred in Governor's recommendation (96-Y 0-N)
04/08/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/08/2009Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/08/2009G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/08/2009Reenrolled bill text (HB2596ER2)
04/08/2009Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/08/2009Signed by President as reenrolled
04/08/2009Enacted, Chapter 828 (effective 7/1/09)
04/08/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0828)
04/14/2009Reenrolled bill text (HB2596ER2)


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 50 seconds.