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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.


 Resources          Agenda           Minutes            Report

Non-Legislative Members
Sam Williams, Chairperson
Jim Hinson, Vice-chairperson
Dennis Depew
Janis Lee
Bev Mortimer
Mike O’Neal
Ken Thiessen
Dave Trabert
John Vratil

Ex Officio
Scott Frank, Legislative Post Auditor
Raney Gilliland, Director of Legislative Research
Brad Neuenswander, Interim Commissioner of Education
Gordon Self, Revisor of Statutes
Shawn Sullivan, Director of the Budget

Kansas Legislative Research Dept.
Sharon Wenger
Lauren Douglass
J.G. Scott
Edward Penner

Office of Revisor of Statutes

Jason Long
Eunice Peters
Jill Wolters
Nick Myers

Debbie Bartuccio, Committee Assistant

Study Student Performance and Efficiency

  • Determine how school districts may be more cost effective in their operations;
  • Review the differences in per pupil expenditures and administrative expenses among districts with similar enrollments, student demographics, and student assessment performance;
  • Review recommendations by other efficiency task forces, such as the Governor’s School Efficiency Task Force;
  • Determine how district administrative functions may be shared among multiple school districts; and
  • Review district expenditures not directly related to the goal of providing each
    student with the educational capacities set forth in KSA 2013 Supp. 72-1127
    (Rose standards).

Approved Meeting Days: 12 days

2014 Interim Information

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

Role of the Committees

Role of KLRD - Session

Role of KLRD - Interim

Committee Archive

2015 Interim Committees

2016 Interim Committees

2017 Interim Committees

2018 Interim Committees

Subject Index Interim Committee Reports

Kansas Legislative Research Department - Room 68-W State Capitol Building, 300 SW 10th Avenue, Topeka, Kansas 66612-1504 -- Phone (785) 296-3181 -- kslegres@klrd.ks.gov