Transportation planning; VDOT to estimate costs necessary to mitigate or ameliorate congestion. (HB793)

Introduced By

Del. Jim LeMunyon (R-Oak Hill) with support from co-patron Del. Randy Minchew (R-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Transportation planning. Requires the Department of Transportation, when reviewing certain proposed comprehensive plan amendments from localities in Planning District 8 (Northern Virginia), to recommend specific transportation improvements to the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority, the Commonwealth Transportation Board, and the appropriate locality that are necessary to ameliorate congestion. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14103270D
01/07/2014Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/10/2014Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #4
01/30/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
02/03/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB793)
02/04/2014Reported from Transportation with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2014Read first time
02/06/2014Read second time
02/06/2014Committee amendment agreed to
02/06/2014Engrossed by House as amended HB793E
02/06/2014Printed as engrossed 14103270D-E
02/07/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/07/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2014Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/18/2014Reported from Local Government (15-Y 0-N)
02/20/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/2014Read third time
02/21/2014Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB793ER)
02/25/2014Signed by Speaker
02/27/2014Signed by President
03/05/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB793ER)
04/07/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 766 (effective 7/1/14)
04/07/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0766)


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 55 seconds.