5096.E AMH KRAF BALL 215
ESB 5096 - H AMD TO H AMD (H-2628.2/17) 526
By Representative Kraft
NOT ADOPTED 04/12/2017
On page 5, line 17 of the striking amendment, correct the total.
On page 8, after line 31 of the striking amendment, insert the following:
"(6) The legislature finds that an additional bridge or other connection between southwest Washington and Oregon will benefit both the economy of southwest Washington and that of the entire state by reducing congestion and improving freight mobility. Therefore, $300,000 of the motor vehicle account--state appropriation is for a consultant study to evaluate all available options for an additional bridge or other connection west of interstate 5 between southwest Washington and Oregon. The study must provide high-level conceptual designs of the options put forth and include a cost estimate for each option. The joint transportation committee must issue a report to the transportation committees of the legislature by December 31, 2017."
EFFECT: Provides $300,000 for the Joint Transportation Committee to hire a consultant to evaluate all available options for an additional bridge or other connection west of I-5 between Southwest Washington and Oregon. Requires that a report be submitted to the transportation committees of the legislature by December 31, 2017.
Increases Motor Vehicle Acct - State by $300,000.
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