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Kansas House Committee to Consider Emergency Powers Bill!

Monday, March 3, 2008

Please Contact the House Committee on Elections and Governmental Organization!

The Kansas House Committee on Elections and Governmental Organization will consider House Bill 2811 on Thursday, March 6 at 3:30 P.M. in Room 784 of the Docking Building in Topeka.

HB2811 would prevent the State of Kansas from confiscating, registering, regulating the lawful sale, possession, transfer, transport and carry of firearms during a state of emergency, such as occurred in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.  This bill will protect Kansans’ right to self-defense, even during a declared state of emergency.  

Please come to the Capitol and show your support for this bill.  If you are unable to attend, please contact members of the House Committee on Elections and Governmental Organization and respectfully urge him or her to vote “yes” on this important legislation.  Contact information can be found below.

House Elections and Governmental Organization:

State Representative Mike Burgess (R-51) – Chair
785-296-7699

State Representative Ted Powers (R-81) – Vice-Chair
785-296-6014

State Representative Tom Sawyer (D-95) – Ranking Minority Member
785-296-7648

State Representative Virginia B. Beamer (R-118)
785-296-7677

State Representative Sue Storm (D-22)
785-296-7650

State Representative Ronnie Metsker (R-24)
785-296-7696

State Representative Sheryl Spalding (R-29)
785-296-7680

State Representative Julie Menghini (D-3)
785-296-7687

State Representative Michael J. Peterson (D-37)
785-296-7122

State Representative Harold Lane (D-58)
785-296-7690

State Representative Jene Vickrey (R-6)
785-296-6014

State Representative Deena L. Horst (R-69)
785-296-7501

State Representative Jo Ann Pottorff (R-83)
785-296-7501

State Representative Steven Brunk (R-85)
785-296-7645

State Representative Melody McCray-Miller (D-89)
785-296-7665

State Representative Bill Otto (R-9)
785-
296-7636

State Representative Steve Huebert (R-90)
785-
296-1754
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