Kansas Legislative Research Department
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KLRD staff members coordinate and help plan interim committee meetings and certain commissions and task forces that meet throughout the year.

During the regular legislative session, standing committees are coordinated and planned by committee assistants, who should be contacted through the office of the standing committee's chairperson.

Standing Committees are established by statute or by House or Senate Leadership that meet during the regular legislative session.

Interim Committees are either established by statute and meet outside the regular legislative session (e.g. joint committees, oversight committees, commissions, and task forces) or are created by Legislative Coordinating Council to review specified topics and legislation during the Interim.

        Agenda           Minutes            Report

Sen. Michael O'Donnell, Vice-chairperson
Sen. Laura Kelly, Ranking Minority Member
Sen. Jim Denning
Sen. Jacob LaTurner
Sen. Garrett Love

Rep. Dan Hawkins, Chairperson
Rep. Barbara Ballard
Rep. Will Carpenter
Rep. Willie Dove
Rep. John Edmonds
Rep. Jim Ward

Kansas Legislative Research Dept.
Erica Haas
Iraida Orr
Amy Deckard

Office of Revisor of Statutes
Renae Jefferies
Scott Abbott
Norm Furse

Debbie Bartuccio, Committee Assistant

Oversee Long-term Care Services

        KSA 2014 Supp. 39-7,160 directs the Committee to oversee long-term care services, including home and community based services (HCBS), which are to be provided through a comprehensive and coordinated system throughout the state. In its oversight role, the Committee is to oversee the savings resulting from the transfer of individuals from state or private institutions to HCBS and to ensure that any proceeds resulting from the successful transfer be applied to the system for the provision of services for long-term care and HCBS, as well as to review and study other components of the state’s long-term care system. Further, the Committee is to oversee the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), the Program for All- Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), and the state Medicaid programs (KanCare), and monitor and study the implementation and operations of these programs including, but not limited to, access to and quality of services provided and any financial information and budgetary issues.

Approved Meeting Days: 4 days

2015 Interim Information
Approved Topics Memo
Approved Days Listing

Interim Calendar
Interim Committee Membership
Committee Reports to the 2016 Legislature
Committee Reports to the 2016 Legislature-Supplement

Statutory Joint Committees Special Committees Other Task Forces, Commissions, Committees

Role of the Committees

Role of KLRD - Session

Role of KLRD - Interim

Committee Archive

2014 Interim Committees

2016 Interim Committees

2017 Interim Committees

2018 Interim Committees

Subject Index Interim Committee Reports

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