Concurrence Vote Failed
May 2, 2008
May 1, 2008
NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.
March 20, 2008(Key vote)
Title: Capital Improvements Funding
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to pass a bill that provides $127.36 million in funding for debt payments and capital improvement projects, including repairs and maintenance.
-Allows departments to exceed expenditure limitations from special revenue funds by submitting an application to the governor and obtaining the approval of the state finance council (Sec. 28).
-$693,911 to the Kansas Commission on Veterans Affairs for Soldiers' and Veterans' homes repair projects (Sec. 7).
-$30 million to the State Board of Regents for repair and improvement projects, and projects in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the state fire marshal code (Sec. 20).
-$8 million to the Department of Wildlife and Parks for repair projects, land acquisition, and Coast Guard boating and boating access projects (Sec. 27).