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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 (Tharinger)

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SUMMARY OF 1ST SUBSTITUTE COMPARED TO ORIGINAL BILL
The original bill made technical changes to remove duplicative language in two separate, but related, statutes. The substitute bill makes substantive policy and administrative changes to the higher education prioritization process as described in the summary of the substitute bill.

2ND SUBSTITUTE COMPARED TO ORIGINAL BILL
The original bill amends the statute that describes the scoring process within single categories to incorporate language that pertains to the scoring and prioritization process of higher education capital projects that results in a single prioritized list. Also, duplicative language is removed. The processes, evaluation criteria, and the administration of the processes remain relatively unchanged in the original bill. The second substitute bill makes substantial changes to the scoring process, including updates to scoring criteria and category definitions, and eliminating prioritization of scored projects.

Hearing Date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 -- 3:30 pm

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=1325&Chamber=House&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)