Interstate 81 Corridor Improvement Plan; Commonwealth Transportation Board to develop. (SB971)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg) with support from co-patrons Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton), Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson), and Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Interstate 81 Corridor Improvement Plan. Directs the Commonwealth Transportation Board to develop and adopt an Interstate 81 Corridor Improvement plan and evaluate financing options for Interstate 81 corridor improvements. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/19/2018Presented and ordered printed 18105701D
01/19/2018Referred to Committee on Rules
02/08/2018Rereferred from Rules (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2018Rereferred to Transportation
02/09/2018Reported from Transportation with substitute (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2018Committee substitute printed 18105905D-S1
02/12/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2018Read second time
02/13/2018Reading of substitute waived
02/13/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18105905D-S1
02/13/2018Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB971S1
02/13/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2018Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2018Placed on Calendar
02/19/2018Read first time
02/19/2018Referred to Committee on Rules
03/01/2018Reported from Rules with amendment (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2018Read second time
03/06/2018Passed by for the day
03/07/2018Read third time
03/07/2018Committee amendment agreed to
03/07/2018Amendments by Delegate Wilt agreed to (67-Y 30-N 1-A)
03/07/2018VOTE: ADOPTION (67-Y 30-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
03/07/2018Passed House with amendments (95-Y 3-N)
03/07/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2018House amendments rejected by Senate (0-Y 40-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2018House insisted on amendments
03/08/2018House requested conference committee
03/08/2018Senate acceded to request (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2018Conferees appointed by Senate
03/08/2018Senators: Obenshain, McDougle, Reeves
03/08/2018Conferees appointed by House
03/08/2018Delegates: O'Quinn, Rush, Bagby
03/10/2018C Amended by conference committee
03/10/2018Conference report agreed to by House (92-Y 3-N)
03/10/2018VOTE: ADOPTION (92-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2018Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/20/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB971ER)
03/20/2018Signed by Speaker
03/22/2018Signed by President
03/26/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 26, 2018
03/26/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/28/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB971ER)
04/04/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 743 (effective 7/1/18)
04/04/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0743)


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 9 minutes.


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

Del. Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol): directs vdot to assess the potential economic impact on manufacturing, logistics companies as it would relate to the discussion ole iting only heavy commercial trucks. I move that we adopt the conference report. >> shall the conference report be adopted?

[Unknown]: the clerk will close the roll. ayes 92, nos three. ayes 92, nos three, the conference report is adopted.