Legislative Update Report


This report will be update regularly with bills in the 2017 Kansas Legislature that potentially affect the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism. If the KDWPT has provided testimony on the bill, the bill summary includes the department's position as of the date of this report.

SB = Senate Bills

HB = House Bills

The latest information update for each bill is shown in bold.

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Updated January 18, 2017

Legislative Update

2017 Bills

SB24 -- This bill would designate the channel catfish as the state fish of Kansas.

SB25 -- This bill would remove the requirement for a public hearing to set rental fees for cabins owned or operated by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism.

SB26 -- This bill would increase the cap on the vessel registration fee.