ESB 5096

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 Second Reading

Title: An act relating to transportation funding and appropriations.

Brief Description: Making transportation appropriations for the 2017-2019 fiscal biennium.

Sponsors: Senators King and Hobbs; by request of Office of Financial Management.

Brief History:

Committee Activity:


Brief Summary of Engrossed Bill

  • Making biennial transportation appropriations for the 2017-19 biennium.

  • Revising supplemental transportation appropriations for the 2015-17 biennium.

Staff: Amy Skei (786-7109).


The state government operates on a fiscal biennium that begins July 1 of each odd-numbered year. Supplemental budgets are typically 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.


Summary of Bill:

Appropriations are made for state transportation agencies and programs for the 2017-19 fiscal biennium, as well as revised for the 2015-17 fiscal biennium.


Appropriation: See for supporting information.

Fiscal Note: Not requested.

Effective Date: The bill contains an emergency clause and takes effect immediately, except for section 703, which is contingent on the passage of Senate Bill 5307, and section 704, which contains an emergency clause and takes effect July 1, 2017.

Staff Summary of Public Testimony:

(In support) None.

(Opposed) None.

Persons Testifying: None.

Persons Signed In To Testify But Not Testifying: None.