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43.155.040  <<  43.155.050 >>   43.155.060

RCW 43.155.050

Public works assistance account.

The public works assistance account is hereby established in the state treasury. Money may be placed in the public works assistance account from the proceeds of bonds when authorized by the legislature or from any other lawful source. Money in the public works assistance account shall be used to make loans and to give financial guarantees to local governments for public works projects. Moneys in the account may also be appropriated to provide for state match requirements under federal law for projects and activities conducted and financed by the board under the drinking water assistance account. Not more than fifteen percent of the biennial capital budget appropriation to the public works board from this account may be expended or obligated for preconstruction loans, emergency loans, or loans for capital facility planning under this chapter; of this amount, not more than ten percent of the biennial capital budget appropriation may be expended for emergency loans and not more than one percent of the biennial capital budget appropriation may be expended for capital facility planning loans. During the 2011-2013 and 2013-2015 fiscal biennium, the legislature may transfer from the public works assistance account to the general fund, the water pollution control revolving account, and the drinking water assistance account such amounts as reflect the excess fund balance of the account. During the 2011-2013 fiscal biennium, the legislature may appropriate moneys from the account for economic development, innovation, and export grants, including brownfields; main street improvement grants; and the loan program consolidation board. During the 2013-2015 fiscal biennium, the legislature may transfer from the public works assistance account to the education legacy trust account such amounts as specified by the legislature.

[2013 2nd sp.s. c 4 § 983; 2012 2nd sp.s. c 2 § 6004; 2011 1st sp.s. c 50 § 951. Prior: 2010 1st sp.s. c 37 § 932; 2010 1st sp.s. c 36 § 6007; (2009 c 564 § 940 expired June 30, 2011); (2008 c 328 § 6002 expired June 30, 2011); 2007 c 520 § 6037; (2007 c 520 § 6036 expired June 30, 2011); prior: 2005 c 488 § 925; (2005 c 425 § 4 expired June 30, 2011); 2001 c 131 § 2; prior: 1995 2nd sp.s. c 18 § 918; 1995 c 376 § 11; 1993 sp.s. c 24 § 921; 1985 c 471 § 8.]

Notes:

     Effective dates -- 2013 2nd sp.s. c 4: See note following RCW 2.68.020.

     Effective date -- 2012 2nd sp.s. c 2: "This act is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety, or support of the state government and its existing public institutions, and takes effect immediately [April 23, 2012]." [2012 2nd sp.s. c 2 § 6013.]

     Effective date -- 2011 1st sp.s. c 50 § 951: "Section 951 of this act takes effect June 30, 2011." [2011 1st sp.s. c 50 § 952.]

     Effective date -- 2010 1st sp.s. c 37: See note following RCW 13.06.050.

     Effective date -- 2010 1st sp.s. c 36: "This act is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety, or support of the state government and its existing public institutions, and takes effect immediately [May 4, 2010]." [2010 1st sp.s. c 36 § 6018.]

     Expiration date -- 2009 c 564 § 940: "Section 940 of this act expires June 30, 2011." [2009 c 564 § 962.]

     Effective date -- 2009 c 564: See note following RCW 2.68.020.

     Expiration date -- 2008 c 328 § 6002: "Section 6002 of this act expires June 30, 2011." [2008 c 328 § 6018.]

     Part headings not law -- 2008 c 328: "Part headings in this act are not any part of the law." [2008 c 328 § 6020.]

Severability -- 2008 c 328: "If any provision of this act or its application to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the remainder of the act or the application of the provision to other persons or circumstances is not affected." [2008 c 328 § 6021.]

     Effective date -- 2008 c 328: "This act is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety, or support of the state government and its existing public institutions, and takes effect immediately [April 1, 2008]." [2008 c 328 § 6022.]

     Expiration date -- 2007 c 520 § 6036: "Section 6036 of this act expires June 30, 2011." [2007 c 520 § 6039.]

     Part headings not law -- Severability -- Effective dates -- 2007 c 520: See notes following RCW 43.19.125.

     Part headings not law -- Severability--Effective dates--2005 c 488: See notes following RCW 28B.50.360.

     Finding -- 2005 c 425: "The legislature has and continues to recognize the vital importance of economic development to the health and prosperity of Washington state as indicated in RCW 43.160.010, 43.155.070(4)(g), 43.163.005, and 43.168.010. The legislature finds that current economic development programs and funding, which are primarily low-interest loan programs, can be enhanced by creating a grant program to assist with public infrastructure projects that directly stimulate community and economic development by supporting the creation of new jobs or the retention of existing jobs." [2005 c 425 § 1.]

     Expiration date -- 2005 c 425: "This act expires June 30, 2011." [2005 c 425 § 6.]

Severability -- 2005 c 425: "If any provision of this act or its application to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the remainder of the act or the application of the provision to other persons or circumstances is not affected." [2005 c 425 § 7.]

     Severability -- Effective date -- 1995 2nd sp.s. c 18: See notes following RCW 19.118.110.

     Findings -- 1995 c 376: See note following RCW 70.116.060.

     Severability -- Effective dates -- 1993 sp.s. c 24: See notes following RCW 28A.310.020.

     Severability -- Effective date -- 1985 c 471: See notes following RCW 82.04.260.