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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. Carolyn McGinn, Chairperson
Sen. Rick Billinger
Sen. Anthony Hensley
, Ranking Minority Member

Rep. Troy Waymaster, Vice-chairperson
Rep. Richard Proehl
Rep. Steven Johnson

Rep. Kathy Wolfe Moore

Kansas Legislative Research Dept.
J.G. Scott
Dylan Dear
Bobbi Mariani
Fiscal Staff

Office of Revisor of Statutes
Jill Wolters
David Wiese
Scott Abbott
Zach Fridell

Nancy Fontaine, Committee Assistant


State Budget Issues

        The Legislative Budget Committee is statutorily directed to:

  • Compile fiscal information, study and make recommendations on the state budget, revenues, and expenditures, the organization and functions of the state, its departments, subdivisions, and agencies with a view of reducing the cost of state government and increasing efficiency and economy.

        In addition to the statutory duties, the Budget Committee is to:

  • Review purchasing procedures concerning the practice of no-bid contracts;
  • Review how funding is being used to investigate children either with reports of abuse or missing. Also review the process used to determine if a child is in danger;
  • Review of tuition increases in the Regents institutions;
  • Review causes of and increases in Kansas Corporation Commission Conservation Fee Fund;
  • Review the implementation of secure schools and how the $5 million appropriation was used; and
  • Receive updates on the State General Fund receipts and expenditures.

Approved Meeting Days: 6 days

2018 Interim Committees
Approved Days Listing
Interim Calendar
Interim Committee Membership

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

2015 Interim Committees

2016 Interim Committees

2017 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