Kansas Peace Officers Association

P.O. Box 2592, Wichita, KS 67201
(316) 722-8433  |  kpoa@kpoa.org

"Co-operation and Justice"


Legislation

The Kansas Peace Officers Association maintains an active role in all legislation affecting law enforcement through a Legislative Committee and Professional Legislative Liaison in Topeka.

Legislative Liaison Ed Klumpp

Our Legislative Liaison

Ed Klumpp, Chief of Police-Retired, Topeka Police Department, serves as a lobbyist for law enforcement matters representing the Kansas Peace Officers Association, the Kansas Sheriff's Association, and the Kansas Association of Chiefs of Police. He also serves as the KCJIS Committee representative and the Kansas Traffic Records Coordinating Committee representative for the Kansas Association of Chiefs of Police. He served on the Kansas DUI Commission and co-chaired the Kansas Criminal Code Re-codification Commission.

Ed maintains a website where you can find information on matters affecting law enforcement being considered in the Kansas Legislature. Up to date status and explanations of bills are also available and there is a page with summaries of past legislative sessions and links to state resources relating to legislation.


Current Kansas Legislative Sessions

NOTICE:  Members now have the ability to comment on Legislative Posts and matters related to pending legislation.  Comments will be monitored and removed if inappropriate, offensive, inflammatory or not related to the subject matter.

  • 04/11/2021 9:05 AM | Ed Klumpp (Administrator)
    Updated documents
    No Legislative Standing Committee Meetings are Scheduled at this time for the remainder of the session. Conference Committees will continue to meet with little advance notice of time or topic.

    NEW REPORT: Status of Key Law Enforcement Topics  
    NEW REPORT: Conference Committee Reports Pending Legislative Action 

    Status by Key Topic Areas (Active and Inactive) 


    The following reports include all bills of law enforcement interest, including bills not in the Key Topic Report above.

    Bill Status by Topic (Active LE Related Bills) 
    Bill Status by Topic (Inactive LE Related Bills) 
    Bill Status by Topic (All LE Related Bills)

    List of law enforcement related bills
    No new LE Related Bills Introduced since April 2
  • 04/09/2021 9:00 PM | Ed Klumpp (Administrator)

    This past week was mostly conference committee meetings, a few final floor actions on exempt bills, and finalizing bills amended by the second chamber. The legislature is now on their break leading up to the Veto Session which will start on May 3 and is scheduled to end on May 11. During the Veto Session they will finish conference committees and consider veto overrides if necessary.

    No new law enforcement related bills during the past week.

    There were so many significant actions on bills with high priority for us this week, instead of listing them here I have prepared two new reports at the links above.

    I will continue to work on the other reports posted during the next week to be sure all topics are up to date from the many changes occurring to bills this past week.
     
    Don’t miss other law enforcement information and news posted at www.KsLawEnforcementInfo.com


  • 06/30/2020 1:51 PM | Ed Klumpp (Administrator)

    The final reports of the 2020 Legislative Session, including the Special Session are now available.

    See the Full Report at this link.

    See the 5 Things Every Officer Must Know Report at this link.

    See the 5 Things Every Administrator Must Know Report at this link.

  • 01/29/2020 4:28 PM | Ed Klumpp (Administrator)

    The Legislative Division of Post Audit released its study today of the Juvenile Justice Reform.

    You can see the overview page at:
    https://www.kslpa.org/audit-report-library/juvenile-justice-reforms-evaluating-the-effects-of-senate-bill-367/

    The full report is at:
    https://www.kslpa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/B01.02-Final-Report-PDF_A.pdf

    Ed Klumpp
    Legislative Liaison
    Kansas Association of Chiefs of Police
    Kansas Sheriffs Association
    Kansas Peace Officers Association
    eklumpp@cox.net
    (785)640-1102

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