Gov. Laura Kelly Signs State Budget
Kansas Governor Laura Kelly has signed Senate Bill 66, the state’s budget bill for Fiscal Years 2020 and 2021. She issued no line item vetoes.
“I appreciate the bipartisan work of lawmakers to approve a budget swiftly in the midst of an unprecedented global public health pandemic,” said Kelly. “I particularly commend legislators for approving $65 million to help support our coronavirus response efforts in Kansas.”
These funds are allocated as listed below.
- Add $50.0 million, all from the State General Fund, for the coronavirus response, to be released by LCC following submission by the Director of the Budget and review by the Joint Legislative Budget Committee in FY 2020.
- Add $15.0 million, all from the State General Fund, for the COVID-19 response, to the Kansas Division of Emergency Management in FY 2020.