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Assessment and Taxation Committee, Kansas State Senate

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The Assessment and Taxation 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



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

Assessment and Taxation Members, 2013
Democratic members (2)Republican members (9)
Tom HollandLeslie Donovan, Chair
Anthony HensleyCaryn Tyson, Vice-chair
Pat Apple
Terry Bruce
Julia Lynn
Jeff Melcher
Mike Petersen
Mary Pilcher-Cook
Larry Powell


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


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

External links


  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)