Robert O. Norris Bridge and Statewide Special Structure Fund; created. (SB1749)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville) with support from co-patrons Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna), and Del. Margaret Ransone (R-Kinsale)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Robert O. Norris Bridge and Statewide Special Structure Fund. Establishes the Robert O. Norris Bridge and Statewide Special Structure Fund to be used for the purpose of funding maintenance and replacement of large and unique structures. The bill also requires the Commonwealth Transportation Board to (i) undertake a comprehensive review of the current and future condition of pavements and bridges in the Commonwealth; (ii) dedicate a portion of certain funds to the Robert O. Norris Bridge and Statewide Special Structure Fund; and (iii) evaluate the feasibility of using the Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995 to design, build, operate, and maintain two bridges to replace the Robert O. Norris Bridge on State Route 3 and the Downing Bridge on U.S. Route 360. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/17/2019Presented and ordered printed 19104284D
01/17/2019Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/30/2019Reported from Transportation with amendment (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Floor substitute printed 19106283D-S1 (McDougle)
02/04/2019Read second time
02/04/2019Reading of amendment waived
02/04/2019Committee amendment rejected
02/04/2019Reading of substitute waived
02/04/2019Substitute by Senator McDougle agreed to 19106283D-S1
02/04/2019Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute SB1749S1
02/04/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Placed on Calendar
02/06/2019Read first time
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/07/2019Reported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2019Read second time
02/11/2019Read third time
02/11/2019Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1749ER)
02/12/2019Signed by Speaker
02/13/2019Signed by President
02/14/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 14, 2019
02/14/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 21, 2019
02/21/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 83 (effective 7/1/19)
02/21/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0083)
02/26/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1749ER)