Code of Virginia

Code of Virginia
Title 33.2. Highways and Other Surface Transportation Systems
6/19/2019

Article 11. Construction of Chapter.

§ 33.2-1935. Liberal construction.

This chapter, being necessary for the welfare of the Commonwealth and its inhabitants, shall be liberally construed to effect the purposes thereof.

1964, c. 631, § 15.1-1372; 1997, c. 587, § 15.1-4534; 2014, c. 805.

§ 33.2-1936. (For contingent effective date, see Acts 2018, cc. 854 and 856) Transportation districts with unique needs.

The General Assembly finds that transportation districts that (i) have a population of 1.7 million or more, as shown by the most recent United States Census, (ii) have not less than 1.5 million motor vehicles registered therein, and (iii) have a total transit ridership of not less than 75 million riders per year across all transit systems within the transportation district and in which a rapid heavy rail commuter mass transportation system operating on an exclusive right-of-way and a bus commuter mass transportation system are owned, operated, or controlled by an agency or commission as defined in § 33.2-1901 have unique transportation needs.

2018, cc. 854, 856.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of these sections may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.

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