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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            Forms

Sen. Jim Denning, Chairperson
Sen. Anthony Hensley, Vice-chairperson
Sen. Jeff Longbine
Sen. Carolyn McGinn
Sen. Rob Olson
Sen. Susan Wagle

Kansas Legislative Research Dept.
Robert Gallimore
James Fisher

Office of Revisor of Statutes

Mike Heim
Chris Waggoner
Charles Reimer

Connie Burns, Committee Assistant


Review Pending Appointments.

     The Committee is directed to hold confirmation hearings to consider confirmation for persons appointed to a commission or board prior to that person exercising any power, duty, or function as a member of that commission or board.

Approved Meeting Days: 3 days 

2019 Committees
2019 Approved Interim Committees
2019 Interim Committee Memberships
Interim Calendar
Preliminary Interim Committee Recommendations

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

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