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Economic Development Committee, Kansas State Legislature

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The Economic Development Joint Committee is a standing committee of the Kansas State Legislature.

Function

The purpose of the legislative [committee] shall be to:
  • Facilitate the growth, diversification and expansion of existing enterprises and the creation by Kansans of new wealth-generating enterprises;
  • promote economic diversification and innovation within the basic industries and sectors of the state;
  • promote increased productivity and value added products, processes and services among wealth-generating enterprises, and the export of those goods and services created by small and large Kansas enterprises to the nation and world;
  • maintain and revitalize economically depressed rural areas and urban neighborhoods by annually targeting scarce resources by size, sector and location to communities and enterprises of particular need and opportunity, and by working in close collaboration with local communities;
  • protect and enhance the environmental quality of the state in ways consistent with dynamic economic growth; and
  • promote and evaluate workforce development to meet the needs of the economy.[1][2]

Membership

...shall be composed of five senators and eight members of the house of representatives. The five senate members shall be the chairperson of the standing committee on commerce of the senate, or a member of such committee appointed by the chairperson, two members of such committee appointed by the president and two members of such committee appointed by the minority leader. The eight representative members shall be the chairperson of the standing committee on economic development of the house of representatives, or a member of such committee appointed by the chairperson, four members of such committee appointed by the speaker and three members of such committee appointed by the minority leader.[3][2]

2011-2012

The following table describes committee membership for the 2011 legislative session.

2009-2010

The following table describes committee membership for the 2009 legislative session.

External links

References

  1. Kansas State Legislature, "Kansas Statutes," accessed January 30, 2014(Article 46-1601)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  3. Kansas State Legislature, "Kansas Statutes," accessed January 30, 2014(Article 46-1604)