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KSHA:

  Yesterday the Senate Committee on Environment and Natural Resources held hearings on S 301, which was introduced by Senator Carolyn McGinn, R-Sedgwick to require those who hold themselves out as outfitters and guides to register with the KDWP&T.  She is frustrated with people seeking hunting privileges on her property without a way to confirm whether they are simply seeking access as an individual or guiding for pay for other parties, among other concerns.

From the Desk of Whitney

  Yesterday I appeared before the House Agriculture Committee and requested introduction of a bill to extend the CSA season from ending on March 31 to April 30.  If passed, the bill would not become effective until July 1, so this is a 2019 season issue.  There are ways to get a bill into the statute book sooner, but even under the best of circumstances, I doubt we could get this done in time for 2018.

WBDPA Legislative Update 180112

Legislative & Political Update

January 12, 2018

     The Kansas Legislature convened the 2018 session on Monday, January 8.  Although a relatively slow work, legislatively speaking, the Governor’s State of the State speech delivered to a joint session of the House and Senate on Tuesday of this week made up for any deficiency of excitement or entertainment.