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Bill would require 1 year between lawmaking and lobbying


January 31, 2018

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A proposed bill before the Kansas House would require lawmakers and some state officials to wait a year after leaving office before they could become lobbyists.

The House Elections Committee discussed the bill on Monday but took no action.

Current state law prohibits lawmakers and public officials from being lobbyists only while they are serving in state government.

The Lawrence Journal-World reports the bill imposing the one-year wait would apply to lawmakers and some statewide officials, including the governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state and insurance co...

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