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Public Hearing on HB 2282 & Legislative Luncheon

  • Monday, February 13, 2017
  • 1:30 PM
  • Tuesday, February 14, 2017
  • 3:00 PM
  • Kansas Statehouse - 11:30 am Feb 14 Lunch / 1:30 pm Hearings Feb 13-14 Room 112-N


  • Please register each person who will attend. There is no fee, but we need to plan for attendance at the hearing and the lunch.

There is no payment due for this event, please register all attendees so we can plan for lunch. We are looking into options for broadcasting the hearing outside the Committee room as well.
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PUBLIC HEARING ON HB 2282 – House Commerce Committee

Monday, February 13, (for proponents) 

Tuesday, February 14, Luncheon and Hearing (for opponents) 

Hearings will be in Room 112-N from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the State Capitol

Tuesday Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. 1st Floor, North Wing

Let’s have a great turnout to show legislators that Kansas small businesses do care about this issue!  Bring your families, employees, vendors, and friends.  The Committee has new members this year, who are not familiar with this legislation and the amount of public interest.  A big turnout sends a strong message.

BE THERE!    RSVP for the Legislative Lunch and Hearing.

KABR will host a luncheon Tuesday, February 14 beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Statehouse on the 1st floor north wing outside the committee room.  Lunch will be followed by the hearing at 1:30 p.m. in Room 112-N.  Luncheon sponsored by KABR and Kansas Association for Responsible Liquor Laws.

All attendees should schedule an appointment to meet with their legislators to make the most of their trip.  You need to call them now to get on their appointment schedule  - do not wait.  Let us know what you learn.  See instructions below.

Contact Amy to submit written testimony and if you know law enforcement or other community members who will provide supportive testimony - Email Amy.  Testimony is due on Monday, so we will need to receive it by Sunday afternoon to make copies.

Find the name of your State Senator and State Representative at by entering your home address and then your store address.  You may have different legislators for each location.  The Statehouse Legislative Hotline can help to connect you by phone - 1-800-432-3924.

Click here for contact information for members of the House Commerce Committee.  Please send them an email to OPPOSE HB 2282.

KABR is working with our partners, including Keep Kansans in Business, the Kansas Wine and Spirits Wholesalers Association and the Kansas Association for Responsible Liquor Laws to effectively present our case within the time limitations.  To submit written testimony – email it to KABR at by Sunday, February 11.  Your written statement should include your name, store or business name, address and phone/email contact information.  Round up your small business partners – banker, insurance rep, attorney, accountant, etc., to submit written testimony as well.  We will make sure that the copies are made and delivered to the committee secretary 24 hours in advance of the hearing.

Amy Campbell, lobbyist – 785-969-1617   

Kansas Association of Beverage Retailers       P.O. Box 3842, Topeka, KS  66604      Email KABR  

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