SB 5154

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 14, 2019

Title: An act relating to fiscal matters.

Brief Description: Making 2017-2019 biennium second supplemental operating appropriations.

Sponsors: Senator Rolfes; by request of Office of Financial Management.

Brief History:

Committee Activity: Ways & Means: 1/15/19.

Brief Summary of Bill

  • Makes supplemental changes to operating budget appropriations for the 2017-19 biennium.


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 2017-19 biennial appropriations for the various agencies and programs of the state are modified.

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

Appropriation: The bill contains appropriations from various accounts.

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.