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February 15, 2022

Legislative Update

Submitted by Sue Peterson

This week, the Kansas Legislative Committees will have numerous hearings and take committee action. The last day for committee meetings in the House and Senate is Feb. 21, which is before the Feb. 24 deadline for moving bills out of the original chamber.

Legislative hearings for the week Feb. 14-18:

The House Higher Education Budget Committee, 1:30 p.m. daily
Monday, Feb. 14, University of Kansas
Tuesday, Feb. 15, Kansas State University
Wednesday, Feb. 16, private colleges and technical colleges
Thursday, Feb. 17, community colleges and Washburn University

Additional committee hearings
Wednesday, Feb. 16, at 8:30 a.m.
Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee
Hearing on Senate Bill 441 "Enacting the biological laboratory accident transparency act"

Thursday, Feb. 17, at 9 a.m.
House Appropriations Committee
University Presidents Presentation

Thursday, Feb. 17, at 10:30 a.m.
Senate Ways and Means Higher Education Subcommittee
Budget Hearing Kansas State University

Thursday, Feb. 17, at 3:30 p.m.
House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, at 3:30 p.m.
Hearing on House Bill 2605 "Regarding the College of Veterinary Medicine Scholarship Program"

The Kansas Legislature will provide virtual access to committee meetings and floor action throughout the 2022 legislative session. Links to access the meetings can be found at kslegislature.org/li.

The Office of Government Relations will provide virtual weekly Legislative Updates through the remainder of the Legislative session, which is scheduled to adjourn in early May. The updates will be from noon to 1 p.m. on Fridays 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: 996 6618 4318
Passcode: 829804

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.

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