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 February 22, 2018
Title: An act relating to transportation funding and appropriations.
Brief Description: Making supplemental transportation appropriations for the 2017-2019 fiscal biennium.
Sponsors: Senator Hobbs; by request of Office of Financial Management.
Committee Activity: Transportation: 2/20/18.
SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION
Staff: Kim Johnson (786-7472)
Background: The operating and capital expenses of state transportation agencies and programs are funded on a biennial basis by an omnibus transportation budget adopted by the Legislature in odd-numbered years. Additionally, supplemental budgets may be adopted during the biennium, making various modifications to agency appropriations.
Summary of Bill: The bill as referred to committee not considered.
Summary of Bill (Proposed Substitute): The 2017-19 appropriations for various state transportation agencies and programs are modified.
Budget summary materials are available online at www.fiscal.wa.gov under the Budget Bills and 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.
Staff Summary of Public Testimony on Proposed Substitute: Please refer to the February 20, 2018 recording of the public hearing on the Senate AV Capture All website at http://leg.wa.gov/Senate/Committees/Pages/avcaaudio.aspx.
Persons Testifying: PRO: Justin Leighton, Washington State Transit Association; Jane Wall, Association of Washington Cities; Brad Tower, Eastside For-Hire; Amber Carter, Portland Vancovuer Junction Railroad, Port of Vancouver USA and Identity Clark County; Doug Levy, Cities of Everett and Lake Stevens; Al Aldrich, City of Marysville; Shelly Helder, Snohomish County; Dawn Vyvyan, Sauk-Suiattle Tribe; Briahna Murray, City of Bellevue; Chris Van Dyk, Assistant General Manager, Eastside For Hire, Inc. OTHER: Abigail Doerr, Transportation Choices Coalition; Tim Gould, Sierra Cub; Gary Smith, Automotive Recyclers of Washington.
Persons Signed In To Testify But Not Testifying: No one.