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Organization, Calendar and Rules Committee, Kansas State Senate

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The Organization, Calendar and Rules 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.

Organization, Calendar and Rules Members, 2013
Democratic members (0)Republican members (9)
Susan Wagle, Chair
Terry Bruce, Vice-chair
Pat Apple
Jeff King
Ty Masterson
Robert Olson
Ralph Ostmeyer
Mike Petersen
Mary Pilcher-Cook


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)