Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission; created. (SB513)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Hampton Roads Transportation Authority created. Creates the Hampton Roads Transportation Authority to manage regional transportation planning in Planning District 23. The bill also moves the responsibility for approval of projects and the priority of such projects pursuant to the Hampton Roads Transportation Fund from the Hampton Roads Planning Organization to the Hampton Roads Transportation Authority effective July 1, 2015. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101065D
01/08/2014Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/22/2014Reported from Transportation with substitute (13-Y 0-N 1-A)
01/22/2014Committee substitute printed 14104165D-S1
01/24/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (34-Y 0-N)
01/27/2014Read second time
01/27/2014Reading of substitute waived
01/27/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104165D-S1
01/27/2014Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB513S1
01/28/2014Passed by for the day
01/29/2014Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/07/2014Placed on Calendar
02/07/2014Read first time
02/07/2014Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/07/2014Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #4
02/20/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
02/25/2014Reported from Transportation with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2014Committee substitute printed 14105203D-H1
02/26/2014Read second time
02/27/2014Read third time
02/27/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14105203D-H1
02/27/2014Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB513H1
02/27/2014Passed House with substitute (79-Y 20-N)
02/27/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (79-Y 20-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2014Passed by for the day
03/04/2014House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 40-N)
03/05/2014House insisted on substitute
03/05/2014House requested conference committee
03/06/2014Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N)
03/06/2014Conferees appointed by Senate
03/06/2014Senators: Wagner, Miller, Alexander
03/06/2014Conferees appointed by House
03/06/2014Delegates: Jones, Stolle, James
03/08/2014Conference substitute printed 14105662D-S2
03/08/2014Conference report agreed to by House (87-Y 12-N)
03/08/2014VOTE: ADOPTION (87-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2014Rules suspended (39-Y 1-N)
03/08/2014Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/17/2014Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB513ER)
03/17/2014Signed by President
03/18/2014Signed by Speaker
04/03/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 545 (effective 7/1/14)
04/03/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0545)


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 12 minutes.