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2014 Senate Bill 6001: Making 2013-2015 supplemental transportation appropriations
Introduced by Sen. Tracey Eide, (D-Federal Way) (D) on January 13, 2014
For Bill Information, please click HERE.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Transportation Committee on January 13, 2014
Referred to the Senate Rules Committee on February 27, 2014
Amendment offered by Sen. Don Benton (Vancouver) (R) on March 4, 2014
Provides that charges paid by the department of transportation to local government utilities for the construction, operation, and maintenance of storm water control facilities must be used for storm water control facilities that reduce any runoff impacts, rather than runoff impacts specifically from state highways.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 4, 2014
Amendment offered by Sen. Annette Cleveland (Vancouver) (D) on March 4, 2014
Increases the overall appropriation for Program IImprovements by $262,400,000 in the 2013-2015 fiscal biennium to construct the preferred alternative design for a bridge with light rail that connects Vancouver, Washington and Portland, Oregon. Asserts that it is the Legislature's intent to fully fund the project up to $3,413,000,000 using contributions from federal funds, toll revenue, and equal contributions from the states of Washington and Oregon.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the Senate on March 4, 2014
Amendment offered by Sen. Bob Hasegawa (Seattle) (D) on March 4, 2014
Requires that as a condition of receiving grant funding provided in this program, Sound Transit to provide parking mitigation for parking impacts caused by Sound Transit construction, including paying for zoned residential parking permits.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 4, 2014
Amendment offered by Sen. Steve O'Ban (Pierce County) (R) on March 4, 2014
Requires the Department of Transportation to submit a report to the transportation committees of the legislature detailing engineering errors on highway construction projects resulting in project cost increases in excess of $500,000 during the 2013-15 biennium.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 4, 2014
Amendment offered by Sen. Jamie Pedersen (Seattle) (D) on March 4, 2014
Decreases the appropriation related to cost overruns for the SR 520 Floating Bridge Replacement and HOV project and adjusts appropriations to accounts accordingly. Removes language that states the Legislature's intent to use triple pledge bonds, transportation partnership account funds, and federal funds to pay for cost overruns related to change orders, additional sales tax, and future risks associated with pontoon design errors. Provides that it is the Legislature's intent that cost overruns on the SR 520 Bridge Replacement and HOV project be borne by the property owners in the Medina area that benefit from the replacement of the existing SR 520 Floating Bridge.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the Senate on March 4, 2014
Amendment offered by Sen. Michael Baumgartner (Spokane) (R) on March 4, 2014
Adds the City of Seattle to those required to pay for cost overruns to the SR 520 Bridge Replacement and HOV project.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 4, 2014
Received in the House on March 5, 2014
Amendment offered in the House on March 11, 2014
Adopts a striker amendment for House changes..
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on March 11, 2014
Amendment offered by Rep. Judy Clibborn (Mercer Island) (D) on March 11, 2014
Striking amendment to create the House version of the supplemental transportation budget..
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on March 11, 2014
Received in the Senate on March 12, 2014
Signed with partial veto by Gov. Jay Inslee on April 4, 2014
Vetoed a number of appropriations in the supplemental transportation budget. For additional information, please see the Governor's veto message at www.governor.wa.gov/news/billaction/2014/veto/6001.pdf.

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