Here are some of the hearing scheduled in House and Senate committee meetings for next week. The list is preliminary and can change.
With four weeks left in the session, more of the action has shifted to debates on the House and Senate floor.
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 Kansas Legislature website.
House Health and Human Services, 1:30 p.m., room 531-N: testimony from supporters of SB 25, which would ban smoking in most public indoor spaces.
Senate Transportation, 8:30 a.m., room 136-N: hearing and possible vote on HB 2143, which creates a graduated driver’s license for teen drivers.
House Health and Human Services, 1:30 p.m., room 531-N: testimony from opponents of SB 25, which would ban smoking in most public indoor spaces.
Senate Judiciary, 9:30 a.m., room 545-N: hear testimony on SB 279 which would increase the mandatory minimum jail time to10 years for people convicted of involuntary manslaughter while driving drunk.