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==Governance==
 
==Governance==
  
The Legislative Research Department is led by a Director who hires and oversees a staff of researchers, analysts, and other staff who conduct the day to day operations of the department<ref>[http://skyways.lib.ks.us/ksleg/KLRD/staff/2010_ss2.pdf ''Kansas Legislature Research Deapartment'' "Staff Listing"]</ref>.
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The Legislative Research Department is led by a Director who hires and oversees a staff of researchers, analysts, and other staff who conduct the day to day operations of the department<ref>[http://skyways.lib.ks.us/ksleg/KLRD/staff/2010_ss2.pdf ''Kansas Legislature Research Deapartment'', "Staff Listing"]</ref>.
  
 
==Services offered==
 
==Services offered==
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===Committee staffing===
 
===Committee staffing===
  
The Legislative Research Department staffs all standing and special committees in the [[Kansas Legislature]]<ref>[http://skyways.lib.ks.us/ksleg/KLRD/AboutUs.htm ''Kansas Legislative Research Department'' "About Us"]</ref>.
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The Legislative Research Department staffs all standing and special committees in the [[Kansas Legislature]]<ref>[http://skyways.lib.ks.us/ksleg/KLRD/AboutUs.htm ''Kansas Legislative Research Department'', "About Us"]</ref>.
  
 
===Fiscal analysis===
 
===Fiscal analysis===
  
The Legislative Research Department does all fiscal analysis for Kansas Legislators.  All appropriations bills are researched by the LRD<ref>[http://skyways.lib.ks.us/ksleg/KLRD/Appropriations.html ''Kansas Legislature Research Department'' "Appropriations"]</ref>.
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The Legislative Research Department does all fiscal analysis for Kansas Legislators.  All appropriations bills are researched by the LRD<ref>[http://skyways.lib.ks.us/ksleg/KLRD/Appropriations.html ''Kansas Legislature Research Department'', "Appropriations"]</ref>.
  
 
===Legislative research===
 
===Legislative research===
  
All requests for research by legislators are handled by the LRD.  All requests are confidential and exempt from Kansas Open Records law<ref>[http://skyways.lib.ks.us/ksleg/KLRD/Services_Legislators.htm ''Kansas Legislative Research Department'' "Services Available to Individual Legislators"]</ref>.
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All requests for research by legislators are handled by the LRD.  All requests are confidential and exempt from Kansas Open Records law<ref>[http://skyways.lib.ks.us/ksleg/KLRD/Services_Legislators.htm ''Kansas Legislative Research Department'', "Services Available to Individual Legislators"]</ref>.
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==

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The Kansas Legislature Research Department is a non-partisan, all-purpose legislative research service bureau serving the members and staff of the Kansas Legislature.

History

The Legislative Research Department was first formed on an act of the Kansas Legislature in 1934[1].

Governance

The Legislative Research Department is led by a Director who hires and oversees a staff of researchers, analysts, and other staff who conduct the day to day operations of the department[2].

Services offered

Committee staffing

The Legislative Research Department staffs all standing and special committees in the Kansas Legislature[3].

Fiscal analysis

The Legislative Research Department does all fiscal analysis for Kansas Legislators. All appropriations bills are researched by the LRD[4].

Legislative research

All requests for research by legislators are handled by the LRD. All requests are confidential and exempt from Kansas Open Records law[5].

External links

References