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2011-13 Biennial Budget Explanation

During the 2011-13 biennium, the Legislature approved a biennial budget followed by the enactment and consideration of two supplemental budgets referred to as the 1st and 2nd supplemental budgets.

In the spring of 2011, the legislature passed a biennial budget (ESHB 1175, (pdf 615 kb)) covering the 2011-13 biennial period. In the spring of 2012 the Legislature passed the 1st Supplemental Budget (ESHB 2190, (pdf 493 kb)), which in some cases modified the appropriations made in the prior year. In the spring of 2013, the Legislature passed a 2nd supplemental budget (ESSB 5024, (pdf 653 kb), sections 801-1201) that further refined the appropriations made in the prior two years. 

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