SB 6106

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 Reported by Senate Committee On:

Transportation, February 21, 2018

Title: An act relating to transportation funding and appropriations.

Brief Description: Making supplemental transportation appropriations for the 2017-2019 fiscal biennium. [Revised for 1st Substitute: Making 2017-2019 supplemental transportation appropriations.]

Sponsors: Senator Hobbs; by request of Office of Financial Management.

Brief History:

Committee Activity: Transportation: 2/20/18, 2/21/18 [DPS].

Brief Summary of First Substitute Bill

  • Makes supplemental transportation appropriations for the 2017-19 fiscal biennium.


Majority Report: That Substitute Senate Bill No. 6106 be substituted therefor, and the substitute bill do pass.

Signed by Senators Hobbs, Chair; Saldaña, Vice Chair; King, Ranking Member; Chase, Cleveland, Dhingra, Fortunato, Liias, McCoy, Sheldon, Takko, Wellman and Zeiger.

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 (First Substitute): The 2017-19 appropriations for various state transportation agencies and programs are modified.

Budget summary materials are available online at under the Budget Bills and Documents header.

EFFECT OF CHANGES MADE BY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE (First Substitute): Various projects and appropriations were adjusted.

Appropriation: Various.

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 First Substitute: Please refer to the February 20, 2018 recording of the public hearing on the Senate AV Capture All website at

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.