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Legislative Budget Committee


Sen. Rick Billinger, Chairperson
Sen. J.R. Claeys
Sen. Tom Hawk
Rep. Troy Waymaster, Vice-chairperson
Rep. Kyle Hoffman
Rep. Will Carpenter
Rep. Kathy Wolfe Moore
Kansas Legislative Research Dept. Office of Revisor of Statutes
Amy Deckard
Dylan Dear
Fiscal Staff
Jill Wolters
David Wiese
Scott Abbott
Charles Reimer
Committee Assistant


The Legislative Budget Committee is statutorily directed to compile fiscal information and study and make recommendations on the state budget, including revenues and expenditures, and the organization and functions of the State, including its departments, subdivisions, and agencies, with a view of reducing the cost of state government and increasing efficiency and economy. In addition to its statutory duties, the Committee is to review the following:

  • Impact of the 24/7 pay plan on correctional facilities and State Hospitals;
  • Extraordinary transfers to the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System Trust Fund;
  • Construction and remodeling of the Docking State Office Building and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment Forensic Science Laboratory;
  • Receipts of federal COVID-19 relief funding; and
  • Independent audit of the State Unemployment Trust Fund and report to the Legislative Coordinating Council in September 2022.

Approved Meeting Days: 6 days

Committee Archive:

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