House Bill No. 613


House Bill No. 613 will make it easier for the Department of Public Transportation to acquire land. Here is the information that I have. Please feel free to provide additional information or comments. The title of the bill is,

A BILL to amend and reenact §§ 2.2-1147 and 2.2-1149 of the Code of Virginia, relating to the Department of Rail and Public Transportation; acquisition of real estate and rights-of-way.

The current status of the bill is shown here. It shows:

  • Introduced. Jan 11, 2016
  • Passed House. Feb 12, 2016
  • Passed Senate. Vote scheduled for Feb 24, 2016
  • Signed Into Law. No Date

The text of the bill can be viewed here.


One thought on “House Bill No. 613

  1. It would be the ultimate, terrible irony if the railroad people destroy downtown Ashland, since the railroad people built the town in the first place! No, No, No to a third rail down the center of Railroad Avenue!


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