Virginia Coalfields Expressway Authority; established, report. (HB2474)

Introduced By

Sen. Todd E. Pillion (R-Abingdon) with support from co-patron Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Coalfields Expressway Authority; report. Creates the Virginia Coalfields Expressway Authority to improve the transportation into, from, within, and through Southwest Virginia, assist in regional economic development, and generally enhance highway safety in the affected localities through development of a proposed Coalfields Expressway. The bill regulates the membership and duties of the Authority. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/20/2017Presented and ordered printed 17103458D
01/20/2017Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/24/2017Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #4
01/31/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 0-N)
02/02/2017Reported from Transportation with substitute (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2017Committee substitute printed 17105017D-H1
02/03/2017Read first time
02/06/2017Read second time
02/06/2017Committee substitute agreed to 17105017D-H1
02/06/2017Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2474H1
02/07/2017Read third time and passed House (96-Y 0-N)
02/07/2017VOTE: PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2017Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/15/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2474H1)
02/15/2017Reported from Transportation (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Read third time
02/20/2017Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2474ER)
02/23/2017Signed by Speaker
02/24/2017Signed by President
02/28/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/28/17
02/28/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/16/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 543 (effective 7/1/17)
03/16/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0543)
03/28/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2474ER)