§ 136‑221.  Agreement.

The Commonwealth of Virginia and the State of North Carolina agree, upon adoption of this compact:

(1) To study, develop, and promote a plan for the design, construction, financing, and operation of interstate high‑speed rail service through and between points in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the State of North Carolina, and adjacent states.

(2) To coordinate efforts to establish high‑speed rail service at the federal, State, and local governmental levels.

(3) To advocate for federal funding to support the establishment of high‑speed interstate rail service within and through Virginia and North Carolina and to receive federal funds made available for rail development.

(4) To provide funding and resources to the Virginia‑North Carolina High‑Speed Rail Compact Commission from funds that are or may become available and are appropriated for that purpose. (2004‑114, s. 1.)