ESHB 1160

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 Passed Senate - Amended, April 4, 2019

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:

Floor Activity:

Passed Senate - Amended: 4/04/19, 47-0.

Brief Summary of Bill

(as Amended by Senate)

  • Makes transportation appropriations for the 2019-21 fiscal biennium and supplemental appropriations for the 2017-2019 biennium.

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 Amended 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.

Various appropriations and provisos were modified.

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

Appropriation: Various.

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.