RAINY DAY FUND

 

The Legislature appropriated a total of $52.8 million from the Constitutional Reserve "Rainy Day" Fund, including the following:

  • $1.18 million for the state's annual payment to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the Sardis Reservoir project.

  • $1.0 million for continued implementation of a statewide weather modification project to address drought.

  • $650,000 to the District Attorneys Council for costs of prosecuting individuals involved in the bombing of the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City.

  • $50 million for highway projects in the $1.01 billion road plan enacted in HB 1629 and HB 1881 (see "Roads"). HB 1629 states legislative intent to appropriate $155 million more in Rainy Day funds for roads over the next three years.
 

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