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2018 SESSION

18104045D
HOUSE BILL NO. 1417
Offered January 15, 2018
A BILL to amend and reenact 33.2-502 of the Code of Virginia, relating to HOT lanes on Interstate 66; operating hours.
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Patrons-- Bulova, Keam, Bell, John J. and Boysko
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Referred to Committee on Transportation
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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That 33.2-502 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

33.2-502. Designation of HOT lanes; operating hours.

The Board may designate one or more lanes of any highway, including lanes that may previously have been designated HOV lanes under 33.2-501, in the Interstate System, primary state highway system, or National Highway System, or any portion thereof, as HOT lanes. In making HOT lanes designations, the Board shall also specify the high-occupancy requirement and conditions for use of such HOT lanes or may authorize the Commissioner of Highways to make such determination consistent with the terms of a comprehensive agreement executed pursuant to 33.2-1808. The high-occupancy requirement for a HOT lanes facility constructed or operated as a result of the Public-Private Transportation Act ( 33.2-1800 et seq.) shall not be less than three.

The operating hours for any HOT lanes on Interstate 66 east of mile marker 67 shall be from 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on the eastbound lanes and from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on the westbound lanes.