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SB 249 - Establishes Budget for Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017 - Kansas Key Vote

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Title: Establishes Budget for Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017

NOTE: THIS BILL WAS SIGNED AFTER A LINE ITEM VETO(S).

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Title: Establishes Budget for Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates funds for the fiscal years 2016 and 2017.

Highlights:

    • Requires any amount deducted from the state general fund before June 30, 2016 to be repaid to the Kansas Public Employees Retirement Fund with an 8% annual interest rate (Sec. 50).

    • Transfers certain state revenue received from litigation against tobacco to the Kansas Public Employees Retirement Fund (Sec. 50).

    • Appropriates any expenditure over $100 made for educational buildings before June 30, 2016 for the same use and purpose through June 30, 2017 (Sec. 61).   

    • Appropriates up to $7.2 million in bonds to Wichita State University for the construction of a  new parking garage (Sec. 26).

    • Increases appropriations to the Department of Transportation for state highways from $256.6 million to $256.7 million from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 (Sec. 36).

    • Requires the Legislative Coordinating Council to administer and supervise the live audio streaming of legislative proceedings (Sec. 9).

    • Prohibits the alteration of any structure of home and community based waiver services, including Medicare and Medicaid (Sec. 41).

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Establishes Budget for Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates funds for the fiscal years 2016 and 2017.

Highlights:

    • Requires any amount deducted from the state general fund before June 30, 2016 to be repaid to the Kansas Public Employees Retirement Fund with an 8% annual interest rate (Sec. 50).

    • Transfers certain state revenue received from litigation against tobacco to the Kansas Public Employees Retirement Fund (Sec. 50).

    • Appropriates any expenditure over $100 made for educational buildings before June 30, 2016 for the same use and purpose through June 30, 2017 (Sec. 61).   

    • Appropriates up to $7.2 million in bonds to Wichita State University for the construction of a  new parking garage (Sec. 26).

    • Increases appropriations to the Department of Transportation for state highways from $256.6 million to $256.7 million from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 (Sec. 36).

    • Requires the Legislative Coordinating Council to administer and supervise the live audio streaming of legislative proceedings (Sec. 9).

    • Prohibits the alteration of any structure of home and community based waiver services, including Medicare and Medicaid (Sec. 41).

Title: Establishes Budget for Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Title: Establishes Budget for Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017

Title: Establishes Budget for Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017

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