Transit Ridership Incentive Program; use of funds for reduced-fare or zero-fare transit projects. (SB342)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patrons Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon), and Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Transit Ridership Incentive Program. Directs the Commonwealth Transportation Board to use at least 25 percent of the funds available for the Transit Ridership Incentive Program for grants to fund reduced-fare or zero-fare transit projects. Under current law, the amount that may be used for such programs is capped at 25 percent. The bill provides that funds awarded for reduced-fare or zero-fare transit projects shall not be included in the requirement that funds be awarded in accordance with a statewide equitable ratio. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101760D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/20/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB342)
01/20/2022Reported from Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2022Passed by for the day
01/26/2022Read second time and engrossed
01/27/2022Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2022Placed on Calendar
02/22/2022Read first time
02/22/2022Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/24/2022House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/24/2022Reported from Transportation with amendment(s) (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2022Read second time
03/01/2022Passed by for the day
03/02/2022Read third time
03/02/2022Committee amendments agreed to
03/02/2022Engrossed by House as amended
03/02/2022Passed House with amendments (80-Y 19-N)
03/02/2022VOTE: Passage (80-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2022House amendments agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2022Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB342ER)
03/09/2022Signed by Speaker
03/10/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB342ER)
03/10/2022Signed by President
03/22/2022Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022
03/22/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/11/2022Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/27/2022Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/27/2022House concurred in Governor's recommendation (80-Y 20-N)
04/27/2022VOTE: Adoption (80-Y 20-N) (see vote tally)
04/27/2022G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/27/2022Reenrolled bill text (SB342ER2)
04/27/2022Signed by President as reenrolled
04/27/2022Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/27/2022Enacted, Chapter 719 (effective 7/1/22)
04/27/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0719)

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