Bill Status of SB2572 97th General Assembly
Short Description: RTA/MTA-CAPITAL PROJECTS
Sen. Susan Garrett
| 1/8/2013||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Metropolitan Transit Authority Act. Provides that if the Board of the Regional Transportation Authority determines that the budget, financial plan, and five-year capital program do not match the Regional Transportation Authority's five-year capital program prioritization list, then the Board of the Metropolitan Transit Authority shall make the changes necessary to meet those requirements. Makes other changes. Amends the Regional Transportation Authority Act. Requires that the Service Boards submit certain reports quarterly (now, annually). Sets forth guidelines concerning a Service Board's strategic plan. Provides that the Regional Transportation Authority may withhold capital project funding or any discretionary funding if a Service Board's strategic plan is excessively inconsistent with the Authority's strategic plan. Provides that the Regional Transportation Authority shall prioritize capital projects based on certain criteria, and that projects listed on the aggregated and prioritized list are the only projects eligible for capital funding, except in the case of an emergency declared by the Governor or the Board. Provides that if the Commuter Rail Board's and the Suburban Bus Board's budget and financial plan do not match the Regional Transportation Authority's five-year capital program prioritization list, then the Commuter Rail Board or Suburban Bus Board, as applicable, shall make the changes necessary to meet those requirements. Sets forth requirements concerning Service Boards' financial reports and budget proposals. Provides that if the Regional Transportation Authority finds that a Service Board violated certain requirements, then the Authority shall withhold specified funding. Sets forth procedures that a Service Board must take to reestablish the funding. Makes other changes.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 1/11/2012||Senate||Filed with Secretary by Sen. Susan Garrett|| 1/11/2012||Senate||First Reading|| 1/11/2012||Senate||Referred to Assignments|| 1/8/2013||Senate||Session Sine Die|