Robert O. Norris Bridge and Statewide Special Structure Fund; created. (HB2784)

Introduced By

Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna) with support from co-patrons Del. Margaret Ransone (R-Kinsale), and Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Robert O. Norris Bridge and Statewide Special Structure Fund. Establishes the Robert O. Norris Bridge and Statewide Special Structure Fund to be used for the purpose of funding maintenance and replacement of large and unique structures. The bill also requires the Commonwealth Transportation Board to (i) undertake a comprehensive review of the current and future condition of pavements and bridges in the Commonwealth; (ii) dedicate a portion of certain funds to the Robert O. Norris Bridge and Statewide Special Structure Fund; and (iii) evaluate the feasibility of using the Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995 to design, build, operate, and maintain two bridges to replace the Robert O. Norris Bridge on State Route 3 and the Downing Bridge on U.S. Route 360. This bill is identical to SB 1749. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/18/2019Presented and ordered printed 19104051D
01/18/2019Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/22/2019Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #2
01/24/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2784)
01/24/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (7-Y 0-N)
01/29/2019Reported from Transportation with amendments (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2019Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/30/2019Assigned App. sub: Transportation
02/01/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/01/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
02/01/2019Reported from Appropriations with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Committee substitute printed 19105915D-H1
02/03/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Read second time
02/04/2019Committee amendments from Transportation rejected
02/04/2019Committee substitute from Appropriations agreed to 19105915D-H1
02/04/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2784H1
02/05/2019Read third time and passed House (99-Y 0-N)
02/05/2019VOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/13/2019Reported from Transportation (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Read third time
02/18/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2784ER)
02/21/2019Signed by Speaker
02/21/2019Signed by President
02/25/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2784ER)
02/28/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 28, 2019
02/28/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/12/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 349 (effective 7/1/19)
03/12/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0349)