SB1457: Hampton Roads Metropolitan Planning Organization; increases size.

SENATE BILL NO. 1457
Offered January 20, 2009
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Article 15 of Chapter 1 of Title 33.1 a section numbered 33.1-223.2:21, relating to the composition of the Hampton Roads Metropolitan Planning Organization.
Patron-- Miller, J.C.

Referred to Committee on Transportation

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding in Article 15 of Chapter 1 of Title 33.1 a section numbered 33.1-223.2:21 as follows:

33.1-223.2:21. Membership of Hampton Roads Metropolitan Planning Organization.

The membership of the Hampton Roads Metropolitan Planning Organization is hereby increased by seven members, four of whom shall be members of the House of Delegates who represent Hampton Roads and three of whom shall be members of the Senate of Virginia who represent Hampton Roads. At least one of such members of the House of Delegates and at least one of such members of the Senate of Virginia shall be residents of the Peninsula. All such members shall be appointed by the Committee on Rules of their respective chambers, for terms coinciding with their terms as members of the House of Delegates or Senate of Virginia.

The Governor shall enter into an agreement with the affected local governments to carry out the provisions of this section.