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2022 Senate Bill 5975: Concerning additive transportation funding and appropriations
Introduced by Sen. Marko Liias (Lynnwood) (D) on February 9, 2022
Referred to the Senate Transportation Committee on February 9, 2022
Referred to the Senate Rules Committee on February 24, 2022
Amendment offered by Sen. Simon Sefzik (Whatcom County) (R) on February 25, 2022
Increase in funding for the Bradley road project.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the Senate on February 25, 2022
Amendment offered by Sen. Jim McCune, (R-Graham) (R) on February 25, 2022
Funding is provided for a sidewalk construction project in Spanaway.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the Senate on February 25, 2022
Received in the House on February 26, 2022
Amendment offered by Rep. Jake Fey (Tacoma) (D) on March 1, 2022
Strikes the entirety of the underlying bill and makes the following changes: (1) Authorizes a total of $1.3 billion in additive transportation spending for the 2021-2023 fiscal biennium for purposes associated with the Move Ahead WA transportation package. (2) Requires the Washington State Transportation Commission to conduct a study of toll revenue performance on the Interstate 405/ State Route No. 167 corridor.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on March 1, 2022
Amendment offered by Rep. Jake Fey (Tacoma) (D) on March 1, 2022
Allows the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to use the appropriations provided for the Fish Passage Barrier Removal project to jointly leverage state and local funds for match requirements in applying for fish passage barrier federal aid grants. Directs the WSDOT to coordinate with the Brian Abbot Fish Passage Barrier Removal Board and local governments to use a watershed approach to replace both state and local culverts.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on March 1, 2022
Amendment offered by Rep. Carolyn Eslick (Sultan) (R) on March 1, 2022
Prioritizes Connecting Washington projects over Move Ahead WA projects when planning for project delivery for the Highway Improvements Program, the Highway Preservation Program, the Rail Program, and the Local Projects Program.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on March 1, 2022
Amendment offered by Rep. Keith Goehner (Chelan) (R) on March 1, 2022
Declares that the legislature intends that main street preservation funding is a minimum investment for state highways within city limits. Directs the Washington State Department of Transportation to preserve and maintain all state highways, regardless of speed limit. Requires annual reports from the WSDOT on 1current preservation investments, which must include a six-year plan on highway preservation in cities.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on March 1, 2022
Amendment offered by Rep. Chris Corry (Yakima) (R) on March 1, 2022
Provides funding for the Washington State Department of Transportation to establish a program pursuant to the Rural Roadway Departures Program established in section 433 of SSB 5974 (transportation resources).
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on March 1, 2022
Amendment offered by Rep. Andrew Barkis (Pierce) (R) on March 1, 2022
Eliminates funding and removes the mandate for WSDOT's Rail, Freight, and Ports Division's state match contributions to support federal grant funding opportunities related to ultra high-speed rail corridor development, replacing it with direction for the department to refrain from conducting activities performed in anticipation of state match grant funding of $150 million; transfers $150 million from the Carbon Emissions Reduction Account-State to the Essential Rail Assistance Account-State, an account restricted to use for certain specified rail purposes.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on March 1, 2022
Amendment offered by Rep. Andrew Barkis (Pierce) (R) on March 1, 2022
Transfers $1.277 billion from the Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Fund to the Motor Vehicle Account for the purposes of highway preservation and maintenance.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on March 1, 2022
Received in the House on March 10, 2022
Conference committee report adopted. Passed final passage as recommended by conference committee .
Received in the Senate on March 10, 2022
Signed by Gov. Jay Inslee on March 25, 2022

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