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House of Representatives

Article II, State Constitution

The purpose of the House of Representatives is to initiate legislation affecting public policy, act on legislation proposed in the Senate, provide for the levying and collecting of taxes and other revenue to support state government and to assist local governments, and appropriate funds for these purposes.

Agency Mission

As stewards of the public trust, guided by our state Constitution, the Washington state House of Representatives establishes laws and policies to protect individual rights, provide quality education and other essential services, facilitate economic growth and preserve quality of life for current and future citizens.
Request 86,791,000
Net change from current biennium 7,164,000 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 9.0% Increase

Operating Budget: Summary

Appropriated Funds

2017-19 Appropriations Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   2015-17 Actual 2017-19 Estimated 2019-21 Proposed
73,227,000 General Fund - Basic Account - State 64,976,381 73,227,000 80,285,000
2,120,000 Motor Vehicle Account - State 1,917,000 2,120,000 2,240,000
4,280,000 Pension Funding Stabilization Acct - State 4,280,000 4,266,000
79,627,000 Total Appropriated Funds 66,893,381 79,627,000 86,791,000

Non-Appropriated Funds

2017-19 Non-Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Balance Non-Apropriated Funds 2015-17 Actual 2017-19 Estimated 2019-21 Proposed
Total Non-Appropriated Funds

Operating Budget: Program Summary

Program Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Annual Total 34,403,718 34,845,743 13,140,787 42,473,000 44,318,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
7,208,157 12.1% (18,906,850) (28.3%) 38,804,469 80.9%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2016-17 Actual 2017-18 Estimated 2018-19 Estimated 2019-20 Proposed 2020-21 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 360.3 347.0 317.3 353.5 367.6