New River Valley Passenger Rail Station Authority; creation of authority in Planning District 4. (HB1893)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Hurst (D-Blacksburg) with support from co-patrons Del. David Reid (D-Loudoun), and Del. Nick Rush (R-Christiansburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


New River Valley Passenger Rail Station Authority; creation. Authorizes the creation of a regional passenger rail station authority in Planning District 4 to assist in the creation and maintenance of passenger rail in the region. The authority would be authorized to enter into revenue sharing agreements and to issue revenue bonds. The authority would be governed by a board consisting of members of each participating locality and institution of higher education. Read the Bill »


01/29/2021: In Committee


01/08/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100517D
01/08/2021Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/12/2021Assigned Transportation sub: Transportation Systems
01/14/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 1-N)
01/14/2021Reported from Transportation (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/14/2021Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/15/2021Assigned App. sub: Transportation & Public Safety
01/22/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/25/2021House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/25/2021Reported from Appropriations with amendment(s) (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1893)
01/26/2021Read first time
01/27/2021Read second time
01/27/2021Committee amendment agreed to
01/27/2021Engrossed by House as amended HB1893E
01/27/2021Printed as engrossed 21100517D-E
01/28/2021Read third time and passed House (93-Y 7-N)
01/28/2021VOTE: Passage (93-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
01/29/2021Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/02/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1893E)
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1212.