A. Procurement pursuant to § 33.2-1803 shall be initiated by the Department of Transportation or the Department of Rail and Public Transportation only after the Transportation Public-Private Partnership Advisory Committee (the Committee) has determined that the development and/or operation of the transportation facility or facilities as a qualifying transportation facility serves the public interest pursuant to § 33.2-1803.1. The determination shall be evidenced by an affirmative vote of a majority of the members of the Committee.
C. Meetings of the Committee shall be open to the public, and meetings will be scheduled on an as-needed basis. However, at a minimum, public notice shall be posted at least 30 days prior to a meeting of the Committee.
D. The Committee shall, within 10 business days of any meeting, report whether or not the projects evaluated at such meeting have been found to serve the public interest. Such report shall be made to the Chairmen of the House and Senate Committees on Transportation, the House Committee on Appropriations, and the Senate Committee on Finance.
2015, c. 612.