Utilities and Telecommunications Committee, Kansas House of Representatives

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The Utilities and Telecommunications Committee is a standing committee of the Kansas House of Representatives. It was created at the beginning of the 2013 session.

Per the House Rules, committees of the Kansas House of Representatives are assigned by the Speaker of the House.[1] Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[2] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[3] The Speaker is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: House Rules



The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Utilities and Telecommunications Members, 2013
Democratic members (5)Republican members (14)
Annie KuetherJoe Seiwert, Chair
Stan FrownfelterRandy Garber, Vice-chair
Jim WardSue E. Boldra
Brandon WhippleRob Bruchman
Valdenia WinnWill Carpenter
Stephanie Clayton
John Doll
Blaine Finch
Ramon Gonzalez
Phil Hermanson
Ronald Ryckman
Don Schroeder
Scott Schwab
Jack Thimesch

External links


  1. Kansas State Legislature, "House Rules," accessed January 23, 2014(Rule 1102)
  2. Information submitted by Kansas Legislative Administrative Services via email to a Ballotpedia staffer on January 23, 2014.
  3. Kansas State Legislature, "House Rules," accessed January 23, 2014(Rule 1305)