Transportation funding; statewide prioritization process, resiliency. (HB2071)

Introduced By

Del. Kelly Fowler (D-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Transportation projects; resiliency. Requires the Commonwealth Transportation Board to determine whether a project has been designed to be or the project sponsor has committed that the design will be resilient when evaluating projects for the Six-Year Improvement Program and consider resiliency when establishing the Statewide Transportation Plan. The bill also requires the Commissioner of Highways to ensure resiliency is incorporated into the design standards for new construction projects. This bill is identical to SB 1350. Read the Bill »


03/11/2021: signed by governor


01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100799D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/17/2021Assigned Transportation sub: Transportation Systems
01/19/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2071)
01/21/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/21/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 3-N)
01/26/2021Committee substitute printed 21103472D-H1
01/26/2021Reported from Transportation with substitute (15-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2021Read first time
01/28/2021Read second time
01/28/2021Committee substitute agreed to 21103472D-H1
01/28/2021Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2071H1
01/28/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2071H1)
01/29/2021Read third time and passed House (64-Y 35-N)
01/29/2021VOTE: Passage (64-Y 35-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2021Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2021House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/11/2021Reported from Transportation with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/15/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2021Read third time
02/16/2021Reading of amendment waived
02/16/2021Committee amendment agreed to
02/16/2021Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/16/2021Passed Senate with amendment (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Placed on Calendar
02/18/2021Senate amendment agreed to by House (83-Y 17-N)
02/18/2021VOTE: Adoption (83-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2071ER)
02/22/2021Signed by President
02/23/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2071ER)
02/24/2021Signed by Speaker
02/25/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 25, 2021
02/25/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/11/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 51 (effective 7/1/21)
03/11/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0051)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1350.