Transportation funding; creates a statewide approach to funding. (SB1770)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Transportation Funding. Creates a statewide approach to transportation funding. The bill repeals the regional sales tax and gas tax enacted in 2013 to fund transportation initiatives in Hampton Roads and Northern Virginia, and raises the statewide gas tax by three percent to fund transportation generally. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2020, and directs the Secretary of Transportation to report to the Governor and the chairmen of the House Committees on Appropriations and Transportation and the Senate Committees on Finance and Transportation regarding changes necessary to existing transportation funding allocations to honor existing contracts and debt service obligations. Amends § 58.1-2217, § 58.1-2289, § 58.1-2295, § 58.1-2299.20, § 58.1-604.1, § 58.1-614, § 58.1-638, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/18/2019Presented and ordered printed 19104415D
01/18/2019Referred to Committee on Finance
01/30/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1770)
01/31/2019Passed by indefinitely in Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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