Chief Executive Officer for Transportation; abolished Commonwealth Transportaion Commissioner. (SB1464)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Chief Executive Officer for Transportation. Abolishes the office of Commonwealth Transportation Commissioner and replaces that position with a Chief Executive Officer for Transportation who takes over the powers, duties, and responsibilities of the Commonwealth Transportation Commissioner, the Director of the Department of Aviation, and the Director of the Department of Rail and Public Transportation. The Virginia Board of Aviation and the Rail Advisory Board are also abolished, and their functions transferred to the Commonwealth Transportation Commission. The composition of the Commonwealth Transportation Board is changed to remove the Secretary of Transportation, the Commonwealth Transportation Commissioner, and the Director of the Department of Rail and Public Transportation, and to provide for election of the at-large members of the Board by the General Assembly. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/20/2009Presented and ordered printed 093505272
01/20/2009Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/03/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1464)
02/05/2009Passed by in Transportation with letter (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2009Subject matter referred by letter to the Comm. on Trans Account. pursuant to Senate Rule 20 (L)