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Minutes for HB2147 - Committee on Veterans and Military

Short Title

Authorizing the department of revenue to study Native American veterans' income tax settlement claims.

Minutes Content for Tue, Feb 7, 2017

Chair Osterman opened the hearing on HB 2147 and recognized Jenna Moyer, Assistant Revisor of Statutes, who briefed the committee on HB 2147.  A question and answer period followed.

Proponents - Chair Osterman recognized Representative Ponka-We Victors, 103rd District, Wichita, who spoke in support of HB 2147 (Attachment 1).  Other proponents who addressed the committee included Representative Dennis Highberger, 46th District, Lawrence (Attachment 2); Richard Adame, United States Army, Combat Veteran, 20 years service, of Mayetta (Attachment 3); and Thomas M. Wabnum, Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Tribal Council (Attachment 4).  Each conferee responded to a separate question and answer period.

Opponents - None

Neutral - None

Chair Osterman closed the hearing on HB 2147.