Mass Transit; implements performance-based funding for mass transit for revenues above $160 million. (SB1140)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Commonwealth Mass Transit Fund. Removes all current allocations made by the Commonwealth Transportation Board to mass transit and implements performance-based funding for mass transit.


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13103479D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on Finance
01/21/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1140)
01/31/2013Reported from Finance with substitute (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2013Committee substitute printed 13104803D-S1
02/04/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2013Read second time
02/05/2013Committee substitute rejected 13104803D-S1
02/05/2013Floor substitute printed 13104933D-S2 (Petersen)
02/05/2013Reading of substitute waived
02/05/2013Substitute by Senator Petersen agreed to 13104933D-S2
02/05/2013Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute SB1140S2
02/05/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2013Passed Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1140S2)
02/11/2013Placed on Calendar
02/11/2013Read first time
02/11/2013Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/11/2013Assigned App. sub: Transportation
02/13/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
02/15/2013Reported from Appropriations with amendments (16-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Read second time
02/20/2013Passed by for the day
02/21/2013Read third time
02/21/2013Committee amendments agreed to
02/21/2013Engrossed by House as amended SB1140
02/21/2013Passed House with amendments (76-Y 19-N)
02/21/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (76-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013House amendments agreed to by Senate (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1140ER)
03/04/2013Signed by President
03/05/2013Signed by Speaker
03/14/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1140ER)
03/20/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 639 (effective 7/1/13)
03/20/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0639)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 4 clips in all, totaling 6 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2070.