AB64 included the langage to restore the funding meachanism for the Safety Enhanacement program, among other things.
This bill is the “executive budget bill" under section 16.47 (1) of the statutes. It contains the governor's recommendations for appropriations for the 2017-2019 fiscal biennium.
The bill repeals and recreates the appropriation schedule in chapter 20 of the statutes, thereby setting the appropriation levels for the 2017-2019 fiscal biennium. The descriptions that follow relate to the most significant changes in the law that are proposed in the bill. In most cases, changes in the amounts of existing spending authority and changes in the amounts of bonding authority under existing bonding programs are not discussed.
For additional information concerning this bill, see the Department of Administration's publication Budget in Brief and the executive budget books, the Legislative Fiscal Bureau's summary document, and the Legislative Reference Bureau's drafting files, which contain separate drafts on each policy item.