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2022 Legislative Session 

Legislative Update
May 2, 2022 

The regular Kansas Legislative Veto Session adjourned Thursday, April 28, 2022.   The Legislature will reconvene on May 23, 2022.

Before the Legislature returned the Governor signed the base budget.  During the recently concluded veto session the Legislature passed the Omnibus spending bill.  The chart below reflects the omnibus additions and adjustments to the base budget.  The omnibus budget recommendations can be found HERE.FY23 Budget Chart

A summary of actions taken during the 2022 Legislative Session can be found on the Kansas Legislative Research Department website.

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 at 785-532-6227. 


Testimonies, Reports and Information

Bill list as of April 26, 2022

FY 23 Budget Chart with Omnibus Conference Agreements

SB 450 testimony to House Committee on Insurance and Pensions - Ethan Erickson, Chief Financial Officer, Interim Vice President and Chief Operating Officer - March 16, 2022

Presentation to Senate Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee - Bonnie Rush, Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine - March 11, 2022

HB 2601 testimony to House Higher Education Budget Committee - Ernie Minton, Dean of the College of Agriculture/Director of K-State Research and Extension - March 8, 2022

HB 2601 testimony to House Higher Education Budget Committee - Priscilla Roddy, Assistant Dean for Administration & Finance, College of Veterinary Medicine - March 8, 2022

Testimony to House Appropriations Committee - President Richard Linton - February 17, 2022

Presentation to Senate Ways & Means Subcommittee on Higher Education - President Richard Linton - February 17, 2022

Presentation to House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee - Bonnie Rush, Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine - February 17, 2022

Testimony on SB 441 "Enacting the biological laboratory accident transparency act - David Rosowsky, Vice President for Research and Cheryl Doerr, Associate Vice President for Research Compliance - February 16, 2022

Presentation to House Higher Education Budget Committee - President Richard Linton - February 15, 2022

Public Higher Education by the Numbers - Dr. Blake Flanders, President & CEO, Kansas Board of Regents - January 13, 2022

Governor's Budget Report - Adam Proffitt, Director of the Budget - January 12, 2022 

FY 2023 Governor’s Budget Report–Volume 1 

FY 2023 Governor’s Budget Report–Volume 2 

2022 Session calendar


Helpful Links

Kansas State Legislature 

Kansas Division of the Budget


Previous Legislative Updates

April 5, 2022

March 29, 2022

March 22, 2022

March 15, 2022

March 8, 2022

March 1, 2022

February 22, 2022

February 15, 2022

February 8, 2022

February 1, 2022

January 25, 2022

January 18, 2022

January 11, 2022