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Ways and Means Committee, Kansas State Senate

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The Ways and Means Committee is a standing committee of the Kansas State Senate.

Per the Senate Rules, committees of the Kansas State Senate are assigned by the Organization, Calendar and Rules Committee. The committee is composed of the President of the Senate, the Majority Leader, Vice President of the Senate and six other members of the senate selected by the majority party.[1] Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[2] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[3] The President is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Senate Rules

Membership

2013-2014

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

Ways and Means Members, 2013
Democratic members (2)Republican members (9)
Laura KellyTy Masterson, Chair
Marci FranciscoJim Denning, Vice-chair
Steve Abrams
Tom Arpke
Steve Fitzgerald
Dan Kerschen
Jeff Melcher
Michael O'Donnell
Larry Powell

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, "Senate Rules," accessed January 23, 2014(Rule 7)
  2. Information submitted by Kansas Legislative Administrative Services via email to a Ballotpedia staffer on January 23, 2014.
  3. Kansas State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 23, 2014(Rule 2)