Weekly Capitol Calendar

(Updated November 22, 2017, 7:45 a.m., DD)

This calendar will be updated in as changes occur. Blue text is an active link.

November 27 – December 15

Monday, November 27

10:00 a.m.  Joint Committee on Pensions, Investments & Benefits, 548-S

2016 Valuation of Kansas Public Employees Retirement System; Update on Performance of Bond Proceeds 2007 and 2015 Series; Overview of 2017 Legislation Enacted; Implementation of New Provisions: Participating Services, KP&F, Working After Retirement; Submission of KPERS Sudan

Tuesday, November 28

9:00 a.m.  Joint Committee on Home & Community Based Services & KanCare Oversight (Bob Bethell), 346-S

Presentations on KanCare from individuals, providers and organizations; KanCare program update; KanCare report on Managed Care Organizations financial status; Medicaid eligibility backlog; KanCare
request for proposal; Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization status update; Opioid Crisis Response Plan related to Medicaid recipients, treatment of additions; Centers for Medicare and
Medicaid Services goals for anti-psychotic drugs for dementia patients; Update on Osawatomie State Hospital; Update on Larned State Hospital; Intellectual/Developmental Disability Home and Community Based Services Waiver Update/Long-Term Services and Supports; Waiting Lists Update; Program of AllInclusive Care for the Elderly Update; and MCO Presentations.

Wednesday, November 29

9:00 a.m.  Joint Committee on Home & Community Based Services & KanCare Oversight
(Bob Bethell), 346-S

Medicaid Eligibility; Foster Care and Medicaid; Oversight of Long-Term Care Facilities; Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set Requirements; KanCare MCO Incentives; Update on Medicaid
Managed Care Study; Overview of KanCare 2.0; Committee Discussion and Report Recommendations.

Thursday, November 30

9:00 a.m.  Joint Committee on State Building Construction, 159-S

Department of Corrections; Tour of State Owned/Leased Buildings.

Monday, December 4

9:00 a.m.  Special Committee on Comprehensive Response to School Finance Decision, 112-N

Overview of Gannon V and discussion of equity and adequacy issues and possible responses to those issues.

Tuesday, December 5

10:00 a.m.  Special Committee on Commerce, 548-S

STAR Bonds; History of Sales Tax Revenue; Community Improvement and Transportation Development Districts.

Wednesday, December 6

9:00 a.m.  Special Committee on Commerce, 548-S

Legislative Post Audit Report on Evaluation of Tax Credits and Exemptions; Expert Testimony; Committee Discussion and Report Recommendations.

Thursday, December 7

9:30 a.m.  Capitol Preservation Committee, 152-S

Review progress of Brown v. Board of Education mural; discuss Capitol grounds plans.

10:00 a.m.  Special Committee on Assessment & Taxation, 548-S

November Consensus Estimate; Latest SGF Profile; Implementation of New Income Tax Provisions; History of State Property Tax Limitations; History of Kansas School District Property Taxes; Kansas Sales Tax History; Sales Tax Exemptions; Public Hearing on Implementation of Property Tax Lid.

Friday, December 8

9:00 a.m.  Special Committee on Assessment & Taxation, 548-S

Legislative Post Audit on How Other States Inventory and Evaluate Tax Credits and Exemptions; Legislative Post Audit on Use Valuation of Agricultural Land; Overview of Quill Decision and Update on Remote Sales Tax Collection Efforts by States; Committee Discussion; Final Decisions on Potential Bill
Introductions and Instructions to Staff on Committee Report.

Tuesday, December 12

9:00 a.m.  Child Welfare System Task Force, 112-N

Agenda not available.

Thursday, December 14

8:00 a.m.  Joint Committee on Special Claims Against the State, 218-N

Review claims.

Friday, December 15

9:00 a.m.  Joint Committee on Legislative Post Audit, 112-N

Presentation of Contracted Audits, Presentation of Staff Performance Audits, Presentation of Limited-Scope Audits, Presentation of Staff IT Audits, First-Time Audit Requests, Annual Report to the
Legislature, University IT Follow Up, Potential Legislation.


The following dates are the anticipated deadlines for introduction and consideration of bills for the 2017 session. These dates are subject to change by adoption of new Joint Rules of the Senate and the House of Representatives after session begins.