Toll Relief Program; eligibility. (SB522)

Introduced By

Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Toll Relief Program; eligibility. Requires the Department of Transportation to expand eligibility for the Toll Relief Program for the tolls on the Downtown and Midtown Tunnels to residents of the Cities of Portsmouth and Norfolk with an income of $45,000 or less per year. The bill requires that all eligible residents receive the same toll relief regardless of income level. The bill provides that funding for the additional toll relief shall be paid by the Commonwealth from the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), as possible, and any costs not covered by the ARPA shall be the responsibility of the Commonwealth. The bill expires on January 1, 2025. Read the Bill »


01/12/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Finance and Appropriations Committee


01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101993D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations
02/02/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB522)
02/08/2022Continued to 2023 in Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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