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SB 5883 - Establishes Washington State's Budget for the Fiscal Biennium 2017-2019 - Washington Key Vote

Timothy Sheldon voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Line Item Veto) (Executive) -

Title: Establishes Washington State's Budget for the Fiscal Biennium 2017-2019

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (70-23) - (Key vote)
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Title: Establishes Washington State's Budget for the Fiscal Biennium 2017-2019

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes a state budget for fiscal years 2018 and 2019.

Highlights:
  • Appropriates $16.7 billion to the State Health Care Authority (Sec. 213).

  • Appropriates $1.8 billion to the state’s mental health program for community services and behavioral health organizations (Sec. 204).

  • Appropriates $2.2 billion to provide support for temporary assistance for needy families, cash assistance, child care, and the cost of implementing the WorkFirst program (Sec. 207)

  • Appropriates $605.7 million to the Department of Children, Youth, and Families for various child-welfare programs including juvenile justice and child protective services (Sec. 223).

  • Appropriates $27.3 billion to the Washington Traffic Safety Commission (Sec. 995).

  • Appropriates $1.5 billion to community and technical colleges for administration, financial aid, expanding academic departments, and job skills programs (Sec. 605)

  • Establishes a  $14.9 billion budget for the Superintendent of Public Instruction, which includes the following allocations for education (Secs. 502 - 520):

    • $2.5 billion for special education programs;

    • $62.7 million for charter schools;

    • $397.9 million for transitional bilingual programs;

    • $551.4 million for school food service programs; and

    • $1 billion for pupil transportation.

  • Appropriates $389.8 million to the Department of Natural Resources for mining, air pollution control, forest preservation, and aquatic lands enhancement (Sec. 308).

  • Appropriates $127.8 million to the Department of Social and Health Services for vocational rehabilitation programs (Sec. 209).

 

  • Appropriates $183.7 million to the Administrator for the Courts for juvenile crime prevention, case management, and information technology and resources (Sec. 114).

  • Appropriates $278.4 million to the Office of Attorney General in order to fund various accounts including those addressing tobacco prevention and control, Medicaid fraud, public service and child rescue (Sec. 126).

  • Appropriates $300.9 million to the military department for efforts including disaster response, homeland security and an enhanced 911 network (Sec. 143).

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (39-10) - (Key vote)
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Title: Establishes Washington State's Budget for the Fiscal Biennium 2017-2019

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes a state budget for fiscal years 2018 and 2019.

Highlights:
  • Appropriates $16.7 billion to the State Health Care Authority (Sec. 213).

  • Appropriates $1.8 billion to the state’s mental health program for community services and behavioral health organizations (Sec. 204).

  • Appropriates $2.2 billion to provide support for temporary assistance for needy families, cash assistance, child care, and the cost of implementing the WorkFirst program (Sec. 207)

  • Appropriates $605.7 million to the Department of Children, Youth, and Families for various child-welfare programs including juvenile justice and child protective services (Sec. 223).

  • Appropriates $27.3 billion to the Washington Traffic Safety Commission (Sec. 995).

  • Appropriates $1.5 billion to community and technical colleges for administration, financial aid, expanding academic departments, and job skills programs (Sec. 605)

  • Establishes a  $14.9 billion budget for the Superintendent of Public Instruction, which includes the following allocations for education (Secs. 502 - 520):

    • $2.5 billion for special education programs;

    • $62.7 million for charter schools;

    • $397.9 million for transitional bilingual programs;

    • $551.4 million for school food service programs; and

    • $1 billion for pupil transportation.

  • Appropriates $389.8 million to the Department of Natural Resources for mining, air pollution control, forest preservation, and aquatic lands enhancement (Sec. 308).

  • Appropriates $127.8 million to the Department of Social and Health Services for vocational rehabilitation programs (Sec. 209).

 

  • Appropriates $183.7 million to the Administrator for the Courts for juvenile crime prevention, case management, and information technology and resources (Sec. 114).

  • Appropriates $278.4 million to the Office of Attorney General in order to fund various accounts including those addressing tobacco prevention and control, Medicaid fraud, public service and child rescue (Sec. 126).

  • Appropriates $300.9 million to the military department for efforts including disaster response, homeland security and an enhanced 911 network (Sec. 143).

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Establishes Washington State's Budget for the Fiscal Biennium 2017-2019

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