FINAL BILL REPORT
This analysis was prepared by non-partisan legislative staff for the use of legislative members in their deliberations. This analysis is not a part of the legislation nor does it constitute a statement of legislative intent.
C 357 L 20
Synopsis as Enacted
Brief Description: Making 2019-2021 fiscal biennium supplemental operating appropriations.
Sponsors: Senate Committee on Ways & Means (originally sponsored by Senators Rolfes and Braun; by request of Office of Financial Management).
Senate Committee on Ways & Means
Background: The operating expenses of state government and its agencies and programs are funded on a biennial basis by an omnibus operating budget adopted by the Legislature in odd-numbered years. In subsequent legislative sessions, a supplemental budget is adopted, making various modifications to agency appropriations. State operating expenses are paid from the state general fund and from various dedicated funds and accounts.
Summary: The 2019-2021 biennial operating budget appropriations for the various agencies and programs of the state are modified. Budget summary materials are available online at http://fiscal.wa.gov/ under the Budget Bills & Documents header.
Votes on Final Passage:
(Senate refused to concur/asked House for conference)
April 3, 2020
Partial Veto Summary:
Removed 147 sections or subsections from the budget, some of which were related to bills that did not pass the Legislature, and many related to generating budget savings in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Specific veto information can be found in the Governor’s veto message.