Rail transportation; DRPT to purchase land for construction of lines. (HB1828)

Introduced By

Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Rail and public transportation. Allows the purchase of land for the construction of railway lines by the Department of Rail and Public Transportation for the purpose of alleviating traffic congestion on highways. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101411D
01/08/2013Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/15/2013Reported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2013Read first time
01/18/2013Read first time
01/18/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/21/2013Read third time and passed House (86-Y 1-N)
01/21/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (86-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/22/2013Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/25/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1828)
02/06/2013Reported from Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Read third time
02/11/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1828ER)
02/14/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1828ER)
02/14/2013Signed by Speaker
02/14/2013Signed by President
03/12/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 211 (effective 3/12/13)
03/12/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 211 (effective 7/01/13)
03/12/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 211 (effective 7/1/13)
03/12/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0211)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.