HOUSE 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 Passed House - Amended:
March 11, 2014
Title: An act relating to transportation funding and appropriations.
Brief Description: Making 2013-2015 supplemental transportation appropriations.
Sponsors: Senate Committee on Transportation (originally sponsored by Senators Eide and King; by request of Governor Inslee).
Passed House - Amended: 3/11/14, 65-33.
Staff: Amy Skei (786-7109).
The state government operates on a fiscal biennium that begins on July 1 of each odd-numbered year. Supplemental budgets frequently are enacted in each of the following two years after adoption of the biennial budget. Appropriations are made in the biennial and supplemental transportation budgets for the operation and capital expenses of state transportation agencies and programs.
The 2013-15 State Transportation Appropriations Act (Transportation Budget) appropriated $8.7 billion from a combination of accounts.
Summary of Bill:
The bill increases appropriations for the 2013-15 Transportation Budget by $453 million. Fund transfers and other changes to the 2013-15 Transportation Budget are also made.
Appropriation: The bill contains multiple appropriations. Please refer to the bill and supporting documents available on the Legislative Evaluation and Accountability Program website and the fiscal.wa.gov website.
Fiscal Note: Not requested.
Effective Date: The bill contains an emergency clause and takes effect immediately.