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Legislative Documents

Creator: Office of the Secretary of State. Elections and Legislative Matters

Date: 1861B-2016

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 190032

Restrictions: None

Retention Schedule ID: 0030-622

Space Required/Quantity: 1007.20 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Legislative Documents

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Series contains files and tri-folded documents of Kansas House of Representatives & Senate bills, vetoed bills, resolutions, journal work papers, educational & drafting tools, lists of registered lobbyists, communication files, and annual reports submitted by various state agencies, task forces, & interest groups to the Legislature for consideration during the drafting of laws during the legislative session. The records are required to be kept by the Secretary of State's Office for the State Legislature. Documents in box 72-02-09-01 contain notable items such as the Senate Concurrent Resolution ratifying the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution abolishing slavery; Bill No. 3, An act to incorporate cities, towns, villages, and agricultural districts, 1862; an 1862 bill on Senate special elections; an act for proposed spelling reform, 1864; various acts for the sale of bonds, 1862, 1868; an 1865 act to establish criminal court in Leavenworth; an undated document beginning with "Section 7" regarding bond payments; House Bill 201 regarding Todd divorce case, 1861; House Bill 222 regarding Bruner relief, 1861; House Bill 224 regarding Marquette divorce case, 1861; Senate Resolution 10 contracting John McCarthy to build the Kansas State Penitentiary, 1865; an 1866 statement regarding issuing bonds; an 1867 bill requiring the printing of annual reports of the Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, Auditor of State, & other state officials; and Bill No. 275 directing the printing of the annual reports of state offices, state annual reports, & the Governor's Annual Message.

Locators:

Locator Contents
068-02-02-05  1983-1984; Annual reports to the legislature; Correspondence between Secretary of State, Legislature, and agencies on agency programs 
072-02-09-01  1861C-1868C; Senate Concurrent Resolution ratifying the 13th amendment to the US Constitution abolishing slavery 
117-13-02-01 to 117-13-02-10  2015 - 2016, House Bills 2001 - 2742 
117-13-02-11 to 117-13-02-18  2015-2016, Senate Bills 1 - 518 
117-13-02-19  2015-2016, Senate Concurrent Resolutions 1601-1613, Senate Resolutions 1701-1798, Executive Reorganization Order 43, Special Session Senate Bills 1-3, Appointments 
117-13-02-20 to 117-13-03-10  2013-2014, House Bills 2001 - 2750 
117-13-03-11  2013-2014, House Bills 2751 - 2778, House Resolutions, Executive Reorganization Orders, Appointment Folders 
117-13-03-12  2013-2014, Senate Concurrent Resolutions, Senate Resolutions, Executive Reorganization Orders, Appointment Folders 
117-13-03-13  2013-2014, Messages, Communications, Roll Call Votes, Attendance Records, 2013 Special Session Information 
117-13-03-14 to 117-13-03-19  2013-2014, Senate Bills 1 - 454 
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Index Terms

Subjects

    Kansas. Secretary of State
    Bills, Legislative -- Kansas
    Legislative hearings -- Kansas
    Legislative journals -- Kansas

Agency Classification:

    Kansas State Agencies. Office of the Secretary of State. Elections and Legislative Matters.

Additional Information for Researchers

Restrictions: None

Add'l physical form: Kansas House and Senate Journals, Session Laws and bills from 1997 to the present are available online at: http://www.kansas.gov/government/legislative/. Historic House and Senate Journals are available on the Kansas Government Information Online Library at: http://cdm16884.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/search/collection/p16884coll95/searchterm/Hist-X4/field/identi/mode/exact/conn/and/order/govern/ad/desc The current Kansas Statutes Annotated are online at: http://www.ksrevisor.org/ksa.html. For information about current legislation, contact the Kansas State Library's Legislative Hotline: http://www.kslib.info/ask-a-librarian.