Transportation Board; powers and duties. (HB1957)

Introduced By

Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


  Powers and duties of CTB.  Makes various changes to the powers and duties of the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB): (i) clarifies that local roads in counties outside the state secondary highway system are local roads, and not part of the state system; (ii) increases the limitation on contract values that the Commonwealth Transportation Commissioner and the Director of the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation may let; (iii) eliminates the duty of the CTB to regulate outdoor theaters; (iv) provides for the updating of the Statewide Transportation Plan every four years (instead of five); and (v) repeals the section that allows the CTB to designate its employees as special police officers. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11102029D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/14/2011Assigned Transportation sub: #4
01/21/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1957)
01/27/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (3-Y 1-N)
01/27/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 1-N)
02/01/2011Reported from Transportation (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2011Read first time
02/04/2011Read second time and engrossed
02/06/2011Passed by for the day
02/07/2011Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/07/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2011Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/17/2011Reported from Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Reconsideration of passed by for the day agreed to (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Reconsideration of dispensing with constitutional reading agreed to (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2011Read third time
02/22/2011Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1957ER)
03/03/2011Signed by Speaker
03/04/2011Signed by President
03/09/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1957ER)
03/15/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 104 (effective 7/1/11)
03/15/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0104)


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.