ESB 5096

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As Passed House - Amended:

April 12, 2017

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:

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Floor Activity:

Passed House - Amended: 4/12/17, 77-19.

Brief Summary of Engrossed Bill

(As Amended by House)

  • 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: Preliminary fiscal note available.

Effective Date: The bill contains an emergency clause and takes effect immediately, except for section 706, which contains an emergency clause and takes effect July 1, 2017.