Washington State
House of Representatives
Office of Program Research
Transportation Committee
HB 1786
Brief Description: Making supplemental transportation appropriations for the 2021-2023 fiscal biennium.
Sponsors: Representative Fey; by request of Office of Financial Management.
Brief Summary of Bill
  • Makes supplemental transportation appropriations for the 2021-23 fiscal biennium.
Hearing Date: 1/10/22
Staff: Amy Skei (786-7109).

Washington 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 the adoption of a biennial budget.  Appropriations are made in the biennial and supplemental transportation budgets for the operation and capital expenses of the state transportation agencies and programs.

The 2021-23 State Transportation Appropriations Act (Transportation Budget) appropriated a total of $11.9 billion from a number of transportation accounts.

Summary of Bill:

The bill increases appropriations for the 2021-23 fiscal biennium by $611 million.  Fund transfers and other changes to the 2021-23 Transportation Budget are also made.

Appropriation: The bill contains multiple appropriations. Please refer to the bill and supporting documents.
Fiscal Note: Not requested.
Effective Date: The bill contains an emergency clause and takes effect immediately.