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Kansas State University
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Manhattan, KS 66506

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2021 Legislative Session 

Legislative Update
March 1, 2021 

This is the eighth week of the Kansas Legislative Session, known as Turnaround week. This week all bills, not exempt, must be passed out of the House or Senate depending on the Chamber where the bill originated.  The bills are then heard and deliberated in the opposite house.  Not all bills will be passed this year. Any bill not passed in the 2021 Kansas Legislative session remains alive until the 2022 session.  The week no committee meetings are scheduled as all debate and deliberations on bills will take place in the House and Senate Chambers.

The Kansas Legislature will provide virtual access to committee meetings and floor action throughout the 2021 legislative session. Links to access the meetings can be found at kslegislature.org/li/.

The Office of Government Relations will again provide weekly Legislative Review Sessions through the remainder of the session to discuss the previous week and upcoming hearings and meetings. The next Legislative Review Session will be at noon Friday, March 5, by Zoom. Zoom details are below. You will be required to sign in with your K-State eID and password to access the meeting.

Join Zoom meeting.
Meeting ID: 971 9078 3478
Passcode: 978743The information can also be obtained by contacting the Government Relations Office at 785-532-6227 or email kstategr@k-state.edu.

Throughout the Kansas legislative session, the Office of Government Relations maintains a list of legislation pertaining to higher education, K-State and state agency operations. To subscribe to the listserv email kstategr@k-state.edu.

If you have any questions regarding the Kansas Legislature, please contact Sue Peterson or Kristin Holt in the Office of Government Relations.


Testimonies, Reports and Information

Bill list as of March 1, 2021

Kansas Framework for Growth 

Governor's Budget Report FY2022

Kansas Budget Presentation by Adam Proffitt, Kansas Budget Director
Presentation

2021 Session calendar


Helpful Links

Kansas State Legislature 

Kansas Division of the Budget


Previous Legislative Updates

February 23, 2021

February 16, 2021

February 9, 2021

February 2, 2021

January 25, 2021

January 19, 2021

January 12, 2021

January 5, 2021