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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 92,754,000
Net change from current biennium 5,138,000 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 5.9% Increase

Operating Budget: Summary

Appropriated Funds

2019-21 Appropriations Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   2017-19 Actual 2019-21 Estimated 2021-23 Proposed
84,534,000 General Fund - State 64,974,657 84,534,000 89,541,000
3,082,000 Motor Vehicle Account - State 2,120,000 3,082,000 3,213,000
4,266,000 4,266,000 Pension Funding Stabilization Acct - State 4,280,000
91,882,000 4,266,000 Total Appropriated Funds 71,374,657 87,616,000 92,754,000

Non-Appropriated Funds

2019-21 Non-Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Balance Non-Apropriated Funds 2017-19 Actual 2019-21 Estimated 2021-23 Proposed
Gina Grant Bull Mem Leg Page Schol - Nonappropriated 2,925
Total Non-Appropriated Funds 2,925

Operating Budget: Program Summary

Program Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Annual Total 36,531,839 39,922,681 14,932,291 46,074,000 46,680,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
4,484,202 6.7% (16,522,611) (23.1%) 37,899,029 69.1%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2018-19 Actual 2019-20 Estimated 2020-21 Estimated 2021-22 Proposed 2022-23 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 356.7 353.3 329.0 366.3 377.9