Budget bill; Governor to provide for additional appropriations to Transportation Trust Fund. (SB694)

Introduced By

Sen. Jeff McWaters (R-Virginia Beach) with support from 8 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Sen. Harry Blevins (R-Chesapeake), Sen. Steve Martin (R-Chesterfield), Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville), Sen. Steve Newman (R-Forest), Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg), Sen. Ralph Smith (R-Roanoke), Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-Winchester), Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Transportation Trust Fund; additional appropriations recommended by the Governor in cases of general fund revenue growth.  Authorizes the Governor, in submitting his biennial budget bill, to provide for additional appropriations to the Transportation Trust Fund from general fund revenues in cases in which general fund revenues for a fiscal year are projected to grow by at least three percent. Any such additional appropriation to the Transportation Trust Fund recommended by the Governor would be required to be in an amount not less than one percent of the projected growth in general fund revenues for the fiscal year. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/22/2010Presented and ordered printed 10102266D
01/22/2010Referred to Committee on Finance
02/08/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB694)
02/09/2010Failed to report (defeated) in Finance (6-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)