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Railroads (1995 thru present)
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  • 1998 - HB 746 Railroad crossings.
  • 1998 - HB 876 Private railroad grade crossings.
  • 1998 - SB 396 Wagonways; maintenance by railroads.
  • 1999 - HB 876 Private railroad grade crossings.
  • 1999 - HJ 674 Study; rail connection b/w Lou. Co. & Montg. Co., Maryland.
  • 1999 - SB 396 Wagonways; maintenance by railroads.
  • 1999 - SJ 458 Study; train excursions for tourists.
  • 2000 - HB 540 Railroad crossing in Prince George County.
  • 2000 - HB 733 Railroad warning signals; photo enforcement.
  • 2000 - HB 875 Private railroad grade crossings.
  • 2000 - HB 1003 Private railroad grade crossings.
  • 2000 - HB 1496 Stopping at railroad grade crossings.
  • 2000 - HJ 8 Study; rights-of-way for rail service in the Tri-County Corridor.
  • 2000 - HJ 68 Study; locations for rail stations along the I-66 corridor.
  • 2000 - HJ 165 Sense of the General Assembly; rail service to Dulles.
  • 2000 - HJ 171 Sense of the General Assembly; support of rail transportation.
  • 2000 - HJ 174 Study; self-propelled rail cars.
  • 2000 - HJ 220 Study; rail service from Bristol to Richmond and Washington, D.C.
  • 2000 - SB 478 Private railroad grade crossings.
  • 2000 - SJ 55 Study; shifting truck-borne freight to trains.
  • 2000 - SJ 234 Study; rail service from Bristol to Richmond and Washington, D.C.
  • 2001 - HB 540 Railroad crossing in Prince George County.
  • 2001 - HB 733 Railroad warning signals; photo enforcement.
  • 2001 - HB 875 Private railroad grade crossings.
  • 2001 - HJ 68 Study; locations for rail stations along the I-66 corridor.
  • 2001 - HJ 636 Study; extension of rail service from Manassas to Haymarket.
  • 2001 - HJ 766 Memorializing Congress to support Railroad Retirement/Survivors.
  • 2001 - HR 39 Memorializing Congress; support Railroad Retirement & Sur. Imp. Act.
  • 2001 - SB 478 Private railroad grade crossings.
  • 2001 - SJ 396 Study; High-Speed Rail service between Virginia-North Carolina Int.
  • 2001 - SJ 423 Memorializing Congress; funds for improvement of rail infrastructure.
  • 2001 - SJ 468 Memorializing Congress; support Railroad Retirement Surviv. Imp. Act.
  • 2002 - HB 240 Railroads; utility crossings.
  • 2002 - HB 583 Limited liability of railroad corporations.
  • 2002 - HB 859 Railroads; utility crossings.
  • 2002 - HB 934 Violations committed at railroad/highway grade crossings.
  • 2002 - SB 332 High-speed passenger rail transportation systems.
  • 2002 - SB 569 Department of Rail and Public Transportation.
  • 2002 - SJ 35 Virginia-North Carolina Interstate High-Speed Rail Commission.
  • 2002 - SJ 80 Study; Personal Electric Rapid Transit System Technology.
  • 2003 - HB 859 Railroads; utility crossings.
  • 2003 - HB 2037 Virginia Multimodal Public-Private Partnership Act of 2003.
  • 2003 - SB 332 High-speed passenger rail transportation systems.
  • 2003 - SB 1174 Buchanan County Tourist Train Development Authority.
  • 2003 - SB 1181 Excursion trains.
  • 2003 - SB 1199 Locomotives.
  • 2003 - SB 1279 Rail Transportation Development Authority.
  • 2003 - SJ 354 Railroad freight and passenger transportation in Virginia.
  • 2004 - HB 533 Buchanan County Tourist Train Development Authority; membership.
  • 2004 - HB 643 Norfolk Southern Corporation; Dept. of Conserv. & Recreation to accept abandoned railroad prop.
  • 2004 - HB 644 Railway Preservation and Development Fund; created.
  • 2004 - HB 1323 Medical treatment; penalty for interfering with injured employee of a railroad company.
  • 2004 - SB 69 Buchanan County Tourist Train Development Authority; membership.
  • 2004 - SB 126 Virginia-North Carolina Interstate High-Speed Rail Compact; created.
  • 2004 - SB 413 Rail Transportation Development Authority; membership, powers, etc.
  • 2005 - HB 1645 Retirement System; purchase of prior service credit by Amtrak employees.
  • 2005 - HB 2553 Income tax, state and corporate; credit for railroad company improvements.
  • 2005 - HB 2596 Rail Enhancement Fund; portion of tax on motor vehicle rentals to be deposited therein.
  • 2005 - HB 2898 Railroads; passenger rail service liability.
  • 2005 - HB 2904 Buchanan County Tourist Train Develop. Authority; to establ. space for excursion train sidings, etc.
  • 2005 - HJ 694 Passenger rail carriers; Amtrak and Railway Express to report statistics of on-time reliability.
  • 2005 - HJ 772 Multimodal transportation purposes; joint subcom. to study use of active & abandoned corridors.
  • 2006 - HB 317 Railroads; passenger rail service liability.
  • 2006 - HB 977 Shortline Railway Preservation and Development Fund; created.
  • 2006 - HB 1116 Railroads; increases maximum fine for blocking roads.
  • 2006 - HB 1127 Rail Enhancement Fund; certain percentage of expenditures committed to intermodal rail projects.
  • 2006 - SB 193 Highway construction funds; allocation for rail projects.
  • 2006 - SB 198 Rail Advisory Board; members not subject to certain provisions.
  • 2006 - SB 213 O. Winston Link Trail; established to highlight and celebrate railroad heritage.
  • 2006 - SB 652 Passenger rail transportation liability; limitations.
  • 2006 - SB 688 Public utilities; SCC to establish procedure for lines that cross railroads.
  • 2006 (ss1) - HB 5075 Income tax, state; railroad company tax credit for those lines located in western Virginia.
  • 2007 - HB 1116 Railroads; increases maximum fine for blocking roads.
  • 2007 - HB 1746 Railroad corridors; Dept. of Rail & Public Transportation to update inventory of those abandoned.
  • 2007 - HB 2148 Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption includes railroad rolling stock when sold by manufacturer.
  • 2007 - HB 2232 Rail Enhancement Fund; local contribution.  
  • 2007 - HB 2233 Rail Enhancement Fund; governing body approving project must be received before funds expended.
  • 2007 - HB 2234 Rail Enhancement Fund; creation of a five-year plan.  
  • 2007 - HB 2677 Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include railroad rolling stock when sold, etc. by manufacturer.
  • 2007 - HJ 589 Rail transportation; study feasibility thereof along Washington & Old Dominion Rail Trail.