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Rep Dayan Hochman-Vigil

Actions: [2] HTPWC/HAFC-HTPWC [4] DP/a-HAFC [7] (Succeeding entries: H 2).

Scheduled: Not Scheduled

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 House Bill 3 (HB 3) provides the Department of Transportation budget and performance measures for Fiscal Year 2024.  
Legislation Overview:
 House Bill 3 (HB 3) is the Department of Transportation (DOT) Appropriation Act or budget and performance standards for Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24). 

Proposed budget with total from General Fund, Other State Funds, Interagency Transfers, and Federal Funds:

Project Design and Construction, $758,749,200
Highway Operations, $300,021,500
Program Support, $48,967,400
Model, $76,466,500
Total $891,588,400

Fund Totals:
Other State Funds, $671,515,000
InterAgency Transfers, $8,300,000
Federal Funds, $504,389,600
Total, $1,184,204,600

The bill’s budget is approximately 1.8% less than FY23.
 02/15/2023 HB 3 is substituted with HB 2.

02/09/2023 House Transportation, Public Works & Capital Improvement Committee amends HB 3 (HB 3 HTPWCa)

HB 3 HTPWCa makes the following changes:

•	Transportation’ s budget increases from $1,051,130,700 to $1,464,445,600 across personnel, contracts, other expenses, and special appropriations.
The internal services funds/interagency transfers appropriations to the modal program of DOT include $10 million from the weight distance tax identification permit – a $2 million increase.
Balances are non-reverting and may be expended in FY24. DOT may request budget increases up to $35 million for FY 23 and $85 million for FY24 from other state funds to meet federal matching requirements for prospective salary increases, debt services and related cost, intergovernmental agreements, lawsuits, construction, and maintenance costs. In FY24 DOT may request up to $50 million from fund balances for emergency road conditions in District 2.

•	Special Transportation budget from the General Fund to be expended through FY26:
Regional airports: $5 million
Wildlife corridors: $5 million
Ports of Entry: $7 million (from Weight Distance Tax Fund)
Road construction, maintenance: $187 million
Relates To:
 HB 3 relates to HB 2, SB 158, and SB 192.