SENATE BILL No. 375
An Act concerning the advisory committee on African-American
affairs; appointments of
members; amending K.S.A. 1999 Supp. 74-9902 and repealing
the existing section.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
Section 1. K.S.A. 1999 Supp.
74-9902 is hereby amended to read as
follows: 74-9902. (a) The advisory commission shall consist
of seven mem-
bers. The membership of the advisory commission shall include:
One member appointed by the president of the senate;
(b) (2) one mem-
ber appointed by the minority leader of the senate;
(c) (3) one member
appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives;
(d) (4) one
member appointed by the minority leader of the house of
(e) (5) three members appointed by the
governor. The terms of mem-
bers appointed prior to July 1, 2000, shall expire June 30,
(b) At the expiration of terms in the
year 2000: (1) Members ap-
pointed by the president of the senate and the minority leader
of the senate
shall be appointed for terms of three years; (2) members
appointed by the
speaker of the house of representatives and the minority leader
house of representatives shall be appointed for terms of two
(3) members appointed by the governor shall be appointed for
one year. Thereafter, members shall be appointed for terms of
and until a successor is appointed and qualified.
(c) No more than four members
shall be members of the same po-
litical party. Each congressional district in the state of Kansas
represented on the advisory commission by at least one member who
a resident of the district at the time of appointment. Appointing
ities shall consult each other to assure effectuation of the
quirement. A person appointed to fill a vacancy which occurs prior
expiration of a term shall be appointed for the unexpired term.
provided by this section, each member of the commission
shall be ap-
pointed for a three-year term and until a successor is appointed
Sec. 2. K.S.A. 1999 Supp. 74-9902 is hereby
Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force
from and after its
publication in the Kansas register.
Approved February 17, 2000.
Published in the Kansas Register February 24,