SENATE 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 of June 29, 2017
Title: An act relating to fiscal matters.
Brief Description: Relating to fiscal matters.
Sponsors: Senator Braun.
Committee Activity: Ways & Means: 6/30/17.
SENATE COMMITTEE ON WAYS & MEANS
Staff: Julie Murray (786-7711)
Background: The operating expenses of state government and its agencies and programs are funded on a biennial basis by an Omnibus Operating Budget adopted by the Legislature in odd-numbered years. State operating expenses are paid from the state general fund and from various dedicated funds and accounts.
Summary of Bill: The bill as referred to committee not considered.
Summary of Bill (Proposed Substitute): Biennial appropriations for the 2017-19 fiscal biennium for the various agencies and programs of the state are enacted, including appropriations for general government agencies, human services programs, natural resources agencies, and education institutions. In addition, supplemental operating appropriations are made for the 2015-2017 fiscal biennium.
Budget summary materials are available online at www.fiscal.wa.gov under the Budget Bills & Documents header.
Fiscal Note: Not requested.
Creates Committee/Commission/Task Force that includes Legislative members: No.
Effective Date: The bill contains an emergency clause and takes effect immediately.