HB2508: Transportation Board; transfer of interest in and control over landings.

HOUSE BILL NO. 2508
Offered January 21, 2011
A BILL to amend and reenact § 33.1-223.2:17 of the Code of Virginia, relating to transfer of interest in and control over landings.
Patron-- Morgan

Committee Referral Pending

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1.  That § 33.1-223.2:17 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 33.1-223.2:17. Commonwealth Transportation Board may transfer interest in and control over certain highways, highway rights-of-way, and landings.

Notwithstanding any contrary provision of this title, the Commonwealth Transportation Board, upon receipt of a written request from a public access authority established pursuant to Title 15.2 and without first abandoning or discontinuing such highway, highway right-of-way, or landing (including wharf, pier, or dock), may transfer to such authority any and all rights and interests of the Board in such highway, highway right-of-way, and landing as the Board may deem in the public interest. Such transfer may be either with or without compensation from the authority.