SENATE 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.
As of January 10, 2017
Title: An act relating to fiscal matters.
Brief Description: Making 2017 supplemental operating appropriations.
Sponsors: Senators Braun and Ranker; by request of Office of Financial Management.
Committee Activity: Ways & Means:
SENATE COMMITTEE ON WAYS & MEANS
Staff: Julie Murray (786-7711)
Background: The operating expenses of the 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 of Bill: The 2015-17 biennial appropriations for the various agencies and programs of the state are modified. Budget summary materials are available online at www.fiscal.wa.gov.
Fiscal Note: Not requested.
Creates Committee/Commission/Task Force that includes Legislative members: No.
Effective Date: The bill contains an emergency clause and takes effect immediately.