Daily Archives: Jan. 30, 2009

Next week under the dome

Here are some of the hearing scheduled in House and Senate committee meetings for next week. The list is preliminary and can change.

The House and Senate each publish daily calendars listing the hearings scheduled for the week and what bills might be debated in the chambers. The calendars are posted daily on the http://www.kslegislature.org/ Kansas Legislature website.

Feb. 2-6

Monday

House Vision 2020, 1:30 p.m., room Docking 711: view a demonstration on telemedicine and telehealth monitoring.

Tuesday

Senate Transportation, 8:30 a.m., room 136-N: hear an overview of the 10 year comprehensive transportation plan bill structure.

Senate Financial Institutions and Insurance, 9:30 a.m., room 136-N: hold a hearing on Senate Bill 49 which would require health insurance polices offer the same benefits for substance abuse treatment as it does mental illness.

Senate Public Health and Welfare, 1:30 p.m., room 136-N: possible vote on Senate Bill 25, which would ban smoking in indoor public areas.

Wednesday

Senate Federal and State Affairs, 10:30 a.m., room not available: hearing from supporters of Senate Bill 76, which would expand where full-strength beer can be sold.

House Federal and State Affairs, 1:30 p.m., room 143-N: hearing on House Bill 2062, which would expand where full-strength beer can be sold.

Thursday

Senate Federal and State Affairs, 10:30 a.m., room not available: hearing from opponents of Senate Bill 76, which would expand where full-strength beer can be sold.

House Federal and State Affairs, 1:30 p.m., room 143-N: hearing on Senate Bill 19, which would allow U.S. attorneys and county and district attorneys and assistants to carry concealed weapons at work.