Transportation

 Bill filed to require seat belts on school buses purchased after 2018 (1/5/2017) 
   A bill has been filed that would require new school buses in Kansas to have seat belts. House Bill 2008 was pre-filed by State Rep. Susie Swanson, R-Clay Center.
 Senate committee rosters announced (12/22/2016) 
   Senate President Susan Wagle, R-Wichita, has announced the makeup of the Senate committees for the 2017 legislative session, which starts Jan. 9. Committee chairs and vice chairs had been announced earlier.
 Senate President Wagle announces new committee chairs (12/15/2016) 
   Several key Senate committees will be led by moderate Republicans as Senate President Susan Wagle, R-Wichita, announced new chairs for the 2017 legislative session, which starts in less than one month.
 Former Gov. Carlin, budget experts, others featured at KASB School Finance & Advocacy workshop Wedne (10/14/2016) 
   Former Kansas Gov. John Carlin and state budget and tax experts will be among the featured speakers at the KASB School Finance & Advocacy workshop on Wednesday.
 As school starts, it's a good time to review bus riding safety rules (8/5/2016) 
   In the next couple of weeks, Kansas students return to school and that means there will be thousands of bright yellow school buses on the road transporting more than 200,000 children.
 Senate finance bill hearing today; House hearings continue (4/1/2014) 
   Senate Ways & Means will receive testimony and may take action on a school finance plan proposed by Republican leaders and introduced as SB 452.
 Non-resident transportation law debated (2/18/2014) 
   HB 2454 restore's 10-mile threshold for entering other districts without permission to transport students & removes exemption for the four largest counties.
 Upcoming Hearings: Busing non-resident students; data privacy (2/14/2014) 
   Hearings on non-resident student transportation and student data privacy are scheduled for next week. More are expected.
 HB 2454 - Testimony (2/4/2014) 
   Transportation of Non-Resident Pupils
 Hearings next week - Jan 27-31 (1/30/2014) 
   Bills scheduled for hearings next week would limit school district participation in certain telecommunications services; change state policies on transportation of non-resident students; and require districts to adopt plans to address child sexual ab
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