HB2114 Changes the composition of, and imposes term limits on, the members of the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority.
Sponsor: Hoppe, Thomas (46) Effective Date:00/00/0000
CoSponsor: LR Number: 4686L.04C
Last Action: COMMITTEE: URBAN AFFAIRS
03/29/2000 - HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
HCS HB 2114
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COMMITTEE

HCS HB 2114 -- KANSAS CITY TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT AUTHORITY

SPONSOR:  Van Zandt (Hoppe)

COMMITTEE ACTION:  Voted "do pass" by the Committee on Urban
Affairs by a vote of 11 to 1.

This substitute eliminates the current method of appointing
commissioners to the Kansas City Transportation District
Authority by the Governor.  The new commission consisting of 5
members will be appointed by the mayor of Kansas City, the
county commission of Cass, Clay, or Platte counties or the
executive of Jackson County based on where the previous
commissioner was from.  Terms of office are outlined in the
substitute.

FISCAL NOTE:  No impact on state funds.

PROPONENTS:  Supporters say that this bill allows the Kansas
City Transportation Authority commissioners to come from the
counties in which the authority operates.

Testifying for the bill were Representative Hoppe; Jerry Riffle;
Kansas City Chamber of Commerce; City of Kansas City; and Clay
County.

OPPONENTS:  There was no opposition voiced to the committee.

Bob Dominique, Legislative Analyst


INTRODUCED

HB 2114 -- Kansas City Transportation District Authority

Sponsor:  Hoppe

This bill eliminates the current method of appointing
commissioners to the Kansas City Transportation District
Authority by the Governor.  The new commission consisting of 5
members will be appointed by the mayor of Kansas City, the
presiding commissioner of Cass County, or the county executive
of Jackson County based on where the previous commissioner was
from.  Terms of office are outlined in the bill.


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