Transportation Board; powers and duties. (SB1135)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Powers and duties of CTB.  Makes various changes to the powers and duties of the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB): (i) clarifies that local roads in counties outside the state secondary highway system are local roads, and not part of the state system; (ii) increases the limitation on contract values that the Commonwealth Transportation Commissioner and the Director of the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation may let; (iii) eliminates the duty of the CTB to regulate outdoor theaters; (iv) provides for the updating of the Statewide Transportation Plan every four years (instead of five); and (v) repeals the section that allows the CTB to designate its employees as special police officers. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101972D
01/12/2011Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/20/2011Reported from Transportation (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2011Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2011Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1135)
02/07/2011Placed on Calendar
02/07/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/10/2011Reported from Transportation (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2011Read second time
02/14/2011Read third time
02/14/2011Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/14/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1135ER)
02/16/2011Signed by President
02/16/2011Signed by Speaker
02/21/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1135ER)
03/15/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 164 (effective 7/1/11)
03/15/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0164)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.