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Concerning the evaluation and prioritization of capital budget projects at the public two-year and four-year institutions of higher education (Honeyford, Frockt)

Addresses requirements of two-year and four-year institutions of higher education with regard to the evaluation and prioritization of capital budget projects at the institutions.

EFFECT OF STRIKER AMENDMENT:
Requires the Office of Financial Management (OFM) to develop learning space utilization standards, reasonableness of cost standards, and a scoring and prioritization matrix for capital facilities projects at higher education institutions. Requires the OFM to provide technical assistance to the legislative fiscal committees and four-year institutions in using the scoring and prioritization matrix. Requires the OFM to submit to the legislature scored capital project proposals, based on a scoring process by capital project category or combination of categories, for higher education institutions by October 1st of each even-numbered year. Requires higher education institutions to prepare and submit capital project proposals, and a prioritized list of up to five of those proposals, for scoring to the OFM and the legislative fiscal committees by August 15th of even-numbered years. Eliminates duplicative language and corrects the title.

Hearing Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 -- 3:30 pm

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=5087&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)