SB 5883

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 June 29, 2017

Title: An act relating to fiscal matters.

Brief Description: Relating to fiscal matters.

Sponsors: Senator Braun.

Brief History:

Committee Activity: Ways & Means: 6/30/17.

Brief Summary of Bill

  • Makes biennial operating budget appropriations for the 2017-19 biennium and makes supplemental budget appropriations for the 2015-17 biennium.


Staff: Julie Murray (786-7711)

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. State operating expenses are paid from the state general fund and from various dedicated funds and accounts.

Summary of Bill: The bill as referred to committee not considered.

Summary of Bill (Proposed Substitute): Biennial appropriations for the 2017-19 fiscal biennium for the various agencies and programs of the state are enacted, including appropriations for general government agencies, human services programs, natural resources agencies, and education institutions. In addition, supplemental operating appropriations are made for the 2015-2017 fiscal biennium.

Budget summary materials are available online at under the Budget Bills & Documents header.

Appropriation: Various.

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.