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 Second Reading
Title: An act relating to transportation funding and appropriations.
Brief Description: Making transportation appropriations for the 2019-2021 fiscal biennium.
Sponsors: House Committee on Transportation (originally sponsored by Representatives Fey, Wylie, Slatter and Valdez; by request of Office of Financial Management).
Brief History: Passed House: 3/29/19, 90-5.
Committee Activity: Bill not heard in a Senate committee.
Staff: Kim Johnson (786-7472)
Background: The operating and capital expenses of state transportation agencies and programs are funded on a biennial basis by an omnibus transportation budget adopted by the Legislature in odd-numbered years. Additionally, supplemental budgets may be adopted during the biennium, making various modifications to agency appropriations.
Summary of Bill: Appropriations are provided for certain state transportation agencies and programs for the 2019-21 fiscal biennium and are adjusted for the 2017-2019 biennium.
Budget summary materials are available online at http://fiscal.wa.gov/ under the Budget Bills and Documents header.
Fiscal Note: Not requested.
Creates Committee/Commission/Task Force that includes Legislative members: Yes.
Effective Date: The bill contains an emergency clause and takes effect immediately.