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 March 18, 2020
Title: An act relating to fiscal matters.
Brief Description: Making 2019-2021 fiscal biennium supplemental operating appropriations.
Sponsors: Senators Rolfes and Braun; by request of Office of Financial Management.
Committee Activity: Ways & Means: 1/14/20, 2/24/20.
Brief Summary of Bill
SENATE COMMITTEE ON WAYS & MEANS
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. 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 bill as referred to committee not considered.
Summary of Bill (Proposed Substitute): The 2019-2021 biennial operating budget appropriations for the various agencies and programs of the state are modified. Budget summary materials are available online at http://fiscal.wa.gov/ under the Budget Bills & Documents header.
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.