(1) The legislative budget committee may lawfully expend funds remaining from the appropriation for paying the expenses of the thirty-third legislature. (2) The legislative council may make available a portion of the funds appropriated to it for the expenses of the legislative budget committee.
The Legislative Budget Committee is authorized, under RCW 44.28.085 and related statutes, to conduct ". . . a management survey, program review, and/or a performance audit . . ." of the Washington Public Power Supply System or any other such entity established pursuant to chapter 43.52 RCW.