HB4476 HR&T AMT 2-15
The Committee on Roads and Transportation moves to amend the bill on page 1, line 10, by striking the title and inserting in lieu thereof a new title, to read as follows:
"A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new article, designated §17-27-1, §17-27-2, §17-27-3, §17-27-4, §17-27-5, §17-27-6, §17-27-7, §17-27-8, §17-27-9, §17-27-10, §17-27-11, §17-27-12, §17-27-13, §17-27-14, §17-27-15, §17-27-16, §17-27-17 and §17-27-18, all relating to establishment of the Public-Private Transportation Facilities Act of two thousand eight; setting forth legislative findings and purposes; defining terms; providing prerequisites for development of a transportation facility; creating public-private transportation oversight within the Division of Highways; creating the powers and duties of the division; providing for the submission of proposals and approval by the division; providing for service contracts; providing for the dedication of public property; setting forth the powers and duties of a developer; requiring a comprehensive agreement; required provisions and limitations of comprehensive agreements; prohibiting the division for entering into comprehensive agreements after the thirtieth day of June, two thousand thirteen; prohibiting the division for entering into comprehensive agreements until approved by a concurrent resolution of the Legislature; providing for federal, state and local assistance; material default and remedies; prohibiting governmental entities from pledging full faith and credit; providing for the exercise of the right of eminent domain and condemnation; requirements for utility crossings and relocations; dedication of public assets; qualifying transportation facilities as public improvements; and providing for an exemption of qualifying transportation facilities from taxation."