5096.E AMH LOVI HAJE 125


ESB 5096 - H AMD TO H AMD (H-2628.2/17) 531

By Representative Lovick

ADOPTED 04/12/2017

    On page 5, line 14 of the striking amendment, increase the Motor Vehicle Account--State Appropriation by $80,000


    On page 5, line 17 of the striking amendment, correct the total.


    On page 6, line 15 of the striking amendment, after "(2)" strike "$80,000" and insert "$160,000"


    On page 6, beginning on line 16 of the striking amendment, after "with the" strike "center for transportation studies" and insert "Humphrey School of Public Affairs"


    On page 6, line 20 of the striking amendment, after "corridor" insert ", including in terms of the performance measures described in RCW 47.56.880, and to develop and recommend near-term and longer-term strategies for the improvement of traffic performance in this corridor. A report summarizing the results of the traffic data assessment and providing recommended strategies is due to the transportation committees of the legislature by December 1, 2017"


    On page 18, after line 23 of the striking amendment, insert the following:

    "(6) $18,060,000 of the Interstate 405 express toll lanes operations account--state appropriation is provided solely for operational costs related to the express toll lane facility.  The office of financial management shall place $9,030,000 of the amount provided in this subsection in unallotted status.  The office of financial management may only release the funds to the department upon the passage of a 2018 supplemental transportation budget."





    EFFECT:  Makes the following changes related to the I-405 tolling corridor:

(1) Provides $80,000 in additional funding for the I-405 tolling traffic study to be overseen by the Joint Transportation Committee to include an assessment of traffic performance measures in the corridor, recommended strategies for improving traffic performance in the corridor, and a report to the Transportation Committees of the Legislature;

(2) Modifies the entity with which the Joint Transportation Committee (JTC) is directed to contract from the Center for Transportation Studies at the University of Minnesota to the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota; and

(3) Holds $9,030,000 of the Interstate 405 Express Toll Lanes Operations Account--State appropriation in unallotted status and specifies that the Office of Financial Management may only release the funds upon passage of a 2018 Supplemental Transportation Budget.



           Reduces Motor Vehicle Acct - State by $80,000.



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