Legislative News and Events


The Legislative News & Events page is intended to keep persons interested in water issues apprised of legislation and associated legislative actions that pertain to these matters.

For complete information on a bill, go to the Kansas Legislature web site.

Bill No. Bill Description Link to Bill & Bill Status  Testimony
SB 46 Water conservation area findings, notice and management plans SB 46 Tracy Streeter, KWO
SB 48 Remedies for the impairment of a valild water right or permit to divert and use water SB 48 Tracy Streeter, KWO
HB 2032 Increasing fees credited to the State Water Plan Fund. HB 2032 Tracy Streeter, KWO
HB 2099 Relating to remedies for the impairment of a valid water right or permit to divert and use water HB 2099 Tracy Streeter, KWO
HB 2100 Relating to water conservation areas HB 2100 Tracy Streeter, KWO
HB 2134 An act concerning agriculture fees - fertilizer HB 2134  
HB 2241 Creating the surface water protection fee and the irrigation water use fee and depositing such fees in the state water plan fund HB 2241 Tracy Streeter, KWO
HB 2311 Maintenance requirements for streambank stabilization and water quality protection projects. HB 2311 Joint Testimony KDHE, KDA, KWO
HCR 5008 Proposition to amend article 11 of the constitution of the state of Kansas concerning the state water plan fund HCR 5008 Dennis Schwartz, KWA


Committee Testimony

House Agriculture Presented by Date
Testimony to present 2017 Annual Report to Governor & Legislature Gary Harshberger Jan. 24, 2017
House Agriculture & Natural Resources Budget Presented by Date
Testimony on FY 2018 & FY 2019  KWO SGF Budget Tracy Streeter Jan. 31, 2017
House Committee on Water & Environment Presented by Date
Testimony on Water Marketing Plan and Reservoir Management Earl Lewis
Assistant Director
Jan. 10, 2017
Testimony on State Water Plan Fund Priorities
KWO Agency Function Chart
Tracy Streeter
Director
Jan. 12, 2017
Testimony to present 2017 Annual Report to Govenor & Legislature Gary Harshberger Jan. 24, 2017
Senate Agriculture & Natural Resources Presented by Date
Testimony to present 2017 Annual Report to Governor & Legislature Gary Harshberger, KWA Jan. 24, 2017
Senate Ways & Means Presented by Date
Testimony on the State Water Plan Fund Earl Lewis, KWO Jan. 19, 2017
Testimony on KWA 2017 Annual Report to Governor & Legislature Gary Harshberger, KWA Jan. 24, 2017