Rail Enhancement Fund; matching funds. (HB1983)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Rail Enhancement Fund; matching funds. Provides that federal funds for freight rail projects may be used to satisfy the requirement that any project funded by the Rail Enhancement Fund include at least 30 percent matching funds from a private source. Under current law, the matching funds requirement may be met using funds from private businesses, railroads, regional authorities, and local governments. Read the Bill »


02/11/2019: Passed the Senate


01/07/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103473D
01/07/2019Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/11/2019Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #2
01/14/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1983)
01/17/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/17/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (6-Y 0-N)
01/24/2019Reported from Transportation with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2019Read first time
01/29/2019Read second time
01/29/2019Committee amendment agreed to
01/29/2019Engrossed by House as amended HB1983E
01/29/2019Printed as engrossed 19103473D-E
01/30/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/30/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2019Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
01/30/2019Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/30/2019VOTE: PASSAGE #2 (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2019Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/05/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1983E)
02/06/2019Reported from Transportation with amendment (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2019Read third time
02/11/2019Reading of amendment waived
02/11/2019Committee amendment agreed to
02/11/2019Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/11/2019Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019Placed on Calendar
02/13/2019Senate amendment agreed to by House (96-Y 1-N)
02/13/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1983ER)
02/15/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1983ER)

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