Interstate 81; Interstate 81 Corridor Improvement Fund created. (SB1716)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg) with support from co-patron Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson)


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 would be allocated for improvements to the Interstate 81 Corridor. The bill also directs the Commonwealth Transportation Board (Board) would develop and update, in consultation with an 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 in December, 2018, as it relates to funding options and make recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly regarding funding recommendations and prioritization of projects. Read the Bill »


02/13/2019: Passed the House


01/15/2019Presented and ordered printed 19102261D
01/15/2019Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/23/2019Rereferred from Transportation (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2019Rereferred to Finance
01/28/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1716)
01/31/2019Reported from Finance with substitute (12-Y 1-N 3-A) (see vote tally)
01/31/2019Committee substitute printed 19106289D-S1
02/04/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Read second time
02/05/2019Reading of substitute waived
02/05/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19106289D-S1
02/05/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1716S1
02/05/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Passed Senate (36-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2019Placed on Calendar
02/08/2019Read first time
02/08/2019Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/11/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1716S1)
02/12/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/12/2019Reported from Transportation with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2019Committee substitute printed 19106780D-H1
02/12/2019Read second time
02/13/2019Read third time
02/13/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19106780D-H1
02/13/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1716H1
02/13/2019Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/13/2019House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 38-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019House insisted on substitute
02/13/2019House requested conference committee
02/13/2019Senate acceded to request (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019Conferees appointed by Senate
02/13/2019Senators: Carrico, Obenshain, Edwards
02/13/2019Conferees appointed by House
02/13/2019Delegates: Landes, Gilbert, Carr
02/13/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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The following bills are identical to this one: HB2718.

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