SB 5092
As of March 25, 2021
Title: An act relating to fiscal matters.
Brief Description: Making 2021-2023 fiscal biennium operating appropriations.
Sponsors: Senators Rolfes, Wilson, L. and Wilson, C.; by request of Office of the Governor.
Brief History:
Committee Activity: Ways & Means: 1/12/21, 3/26/21.
Brief Summary of Bill
  • Makes biennial operating budget appropriations for the 2021-23 fiscal biennium.
  • Makes supplemental operating appropriations for the 2019-21 fiscal biennium
Staff: Julie Murray (786-7711)

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.  In subsequent legislative sessions, a supplemental budget is adopted, making various modifications to agency appropriations.  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 2021-23 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 educational institutions.  Budget summary materials can be found in the SCS tab in the committee materials for the public hearing.
Supplemental operating appropriations are made for the 2019-21 fiscal biennium.

Appropriation: The bill contains appropriations from various accounts.
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.