Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority; allocation of funds. (HB1586)

Introduced By

Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale) with support from co-patrons Del. Karrie Delaney (D-Centreville), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon), Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria), and Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority; allocation of funds. Provides that increases in service approved by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Board shall not be included in the calculation of the annual increase in total operating expenses included in an approved WMATA budget. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2020Presented and ordered printed 20105593D
01/14/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/16/2020Assigned App. sub: Transportation & Public Safety
01/27/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/27/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (7-Y 0-N)
01/29/2020Reported from Appropriations with amendment (16-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2020Read first time
02/03/2020Read second time
02/03/2020Committee amendment agreed to
02/03/2020Engrossed by House as amended HB1586E
02/03/2020Printed as engrossed 20105593D-E
02/04/2020Read third time and passed House (74-Y 23-N)
02/04/2020VOTE: Passage (74-Y 23-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2020Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/07/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1586)
02/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1586E)
02/27/2020Reported from Transportation (6-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2020Read third time
03/03/2020Passed Senate (21-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1586ER)
03/06/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1586ER)
03/06/2020Signed by Speaker
03/06/2020Signed by President
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/11/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 1133 (effective 7/1/20)
04/11/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1133)


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