Rail and Public Transportation, Department of; acquisition of real estate and rights-of-way. (HB613)

Introduced By

Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Department of Rail and Public Transportation; acquisition of real estate and rights-of-way. Authorizes the Department of Rail and Public Transportation to acquire real estate or rights-of-way for the construction of railway lines or public transportation facilities or the retention of rail corridors for public purposes. The bill provides that acquisition of real property for office space, district offices, residencies, area headquarters, or correctional facilities remains subject to review by the Department of General Services and approval by the Governor. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2016Committee
01/11/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100379D
01/11/2016Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/15/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee Subcommittee #3
01/15/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #3
02/02/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #4
02/02/2016Assigned Tansportation sub: Subcommittee #4
02/02/2016Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #4
02/03/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
02/09/2016Reported from Transportation with amendments (15-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2016Read first time
02/11/2016Read second time
02/11/2016Committee amendments agreed to
02/11/2016Engrossed by House as amended HB613E
02/11/2016Printed as engrossed 16100379D-E
02/12/2016Read third time and passed House (73-Y 24-N)
02/12/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (73-Y 24-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2016Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/24/2016Reported from Transportation (9-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2016Read third time
02/29/2016Passed Senate (30-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2016Enrolled
03/02/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB613ER)
03/02/2016Signed by Speaker
03/05/2016Signed by President
03/07/2016Signed by President
03/07/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, April 11, 2016
03/07/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/7/2016
03/07/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016
03/11/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 425 (effective 7/1/16)
03/11/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0425)
03/11/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0425)
04/07/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB613ER)

Video

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 2 minutes.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.

DO ANY SENATORS DESIRE TO CH THEIR VOTE? ANGE THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL. AYES 21, NOS 17. AYES 21, NOS 17. THE BILL PASSES. HOUSE BILL 613. A BILL RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF RAIL AND PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION ACQUISITION OF REAL ESTATE AND RIGHTS OF WAY. REPORTED FROM THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION. THE SENATOR FROM GRAYSON, SENATOR CARRICO. THANK YOU, MR. PRESIDENT. SPEAKING TO THE BILL. THE SENATOR HAS THE FLOOR. MR. PRESIDENT, HOUSE BILL 613 IS DEALING WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF RAIL AND PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION'S ACQUISITION OF REAL ESTATE AND RIGHT-OF-WAYS. CURRENTLY UNDER THE CODE UNDER TITLE 33.2 IT ALREADY HAS THAT AUTHORITY. THAT SAYS THEY CAN. THIS ALLOWS DRPT TO ACQUIRE REAL ESTATE PROPERTY UNDER THE SAME TITLE THAT VDOT CAN ACQUIRE IT UNDER 2.2 OF THE CODE. AND IT -- THIS BILL WAS HEARD IN FULL EXTENT IN THE COMMITTEE AND IT WAS -- IT STILL HAS TO GO THROUGH REVIEWS WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SERVICES AND THROUGH AND APPROVED BY THE GOVERNOR BEFORE THE RIGHT-OF-WAY CAN BE ACQUIRED. THE PLEASURE OF THE BODY TO PASS THE BILL.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): THANK YOU, SENATOR. THE QUESTION IS SHALL HOUSE BILL 613 PASS. ALL IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION WILLE S AYE, THOSE OPPOSED NO. ARE THE SENATORS READY TO VOTE? HAVE ALL THE SENATORS VOTED? DO ANY SENATORS DESIRE TO CH ANGE THEIR VOTE? THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL.