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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 ) covering the 2011-13 biennial period. In the spring of 2012 the Legislature passed the 1st Supplemental Budget ( ESHB 2190 ), which in some cases modified the appropriations made in the prior year. In the spring of 2013, the Legislature is expected to pass a 2nd supplemental budget that further refines the appropriations made in the prior two years. 

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