Interstate 81; Interstate 81 Corridor Improvement Fund created, etc. (HB2718)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave) with support from co-patrons Del. Terry Austin (R-Buchanan), Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson), and Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Interstate 81; Interstate 81 Corridor Improvement Fund. Creates the Interstate 81 Corridor Improvement Fund. Any revenues deposited in the Fund are to be allocated for improvements to the Interstate 81 Corridor. The bill directs the Commonwealth Transportation Board (Board), in consultation with the Interstate 81 Committee (Committee) established by the bill, to develop an Interstate 81 Corridor Improvement Program. The Committee is also directed to review the Interstate 81 Corridor Improvement Plan adopted by the Board on December 5, 2018, as it relates to funding options and make recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly regarding funding recommendations and prioritization of projects. This bill is identical to SB 1716. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/15/2019Presented and ordered printed 19102260D
01/15/2019Referred to Committee on Rules
01/28/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2718)
01/28/2019Referred from Rules
01/28/2019Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/31/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/31/2019Reported from Transportation with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2019Committee substitute printed 19106055D-H1
02/01/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Read second time
02/04/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19106055D-H1
02/04/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2718H1
02/05/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/05/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/11/2019Reported from Transportation with substitute (7-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2019Committee substitute printed 19106831D-S1
02/11/2019Rereferred to Finance
02/11/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2718H1)
02/12/2019Reported from Finance (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019Reading of substitute waived
02/13/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19106831D-S1
02/13/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB2718S1
02/13/2019Passed Senate with substitute (35-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019Placed on Calendar
02/13/2019Senate substitute rejected by House 19106831D-S1 (0-Y 94-N)
02/13/2019VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 94-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019Senate insisted on substitute (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019Senate requested conference committee
02/13/2019House acceded to request
02/13/2019Conferees appointed by House
02/13/2019Delegates: Landes, Gilbert, Carr
02/13/2019Conferees appointed by Senate
02/13/2019Senators: Obenshain, Carrico, Edwards
02/18/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2718S1)
02/22/2019Conference substitute printed 19107380D-H2
02/22/2019C Amended by conference committee
02/22/2019Pending question ordered
02/22/2019Conference report agreed to by House (96-Y 0-N)
02/22/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2019Conference report agreed to by Senate (33-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2718ER)
03/07/2019Signed by Speaker
03/08/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2718ER)
03/09/2019Signed by President
03/11/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2019
03/11/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/26/2019Governor's recommendation received by House
04/03/2019Placed on Calendar
04/03/2019House concurred in Governor's recommendation (58-Y 39-N)
04/03/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (58-Y 39-N) (see vote tally)
04/03/2019Senate concurred in Governor's recommendations #'s 1,4,7,10,13,19 (25-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)
04/03/2019#'s 14,15,16,17,18,20,21,22,23,24,25,26,27,28
04/03/2019G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/03/2019Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (22-Y 14-N) (see vote tally)
04/03/2019Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation in-part (22-Y 14-N) (see vote tally)
04/03/2019Senate concurred in Governor's recommendations #2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 12, #14-18, and #20-28
04/03/2019Reenrolled bill text (HB2718ER2)
04/03/2019Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/03/2019Signed by President as reenrolled
04/03/2019Enacted, Chapter 837 (effective 7/1/19)
04/03/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0837)
04/03/2019Enacted, Chapter 837 (effective - see bill)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 9 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1716.