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46-1005.Subject of inquiry or investigation; when authorized. A subject of inquiry, study or investigation of an investigating committee is authorized when:

(a) The same concerns any bill or resolution or other matter referred to and under consideration by an investigating committee during any legislative session, or during an adjournment of not more than thirty (30) days, in accordance with either rules of the house of representatives or the senate or the joint rules of the senate and house of representatives; or

(b) The subject of inquiry, study or investigation has been specifically authorized by a resolution of the house of representatives or the senate, or by a concurrent resolution or enactment; or

(c) The subject of inquiry, study or investigation is within the statutorily prescribed purview of the investigating committee and by majority vote of all of the members of such investigating committee it designates by its resolution the specific inquiry, study or investigation; or

(d) The subject of inquiry, study or investigation has been specified by proposal adopted by the legislative coordinating council and referred to the investigating committee with authorization to exercise compulsory process, except that such authorization shall not be necessary for the committees or council specified in subsection (a) of K.S.A. 46-1004.

(e) In the case of a subcommittee of an investigating committee, the subject of inquiry, study or investigation has been delegated to such subcommittee by a resolution adopted by a majority vote of all the members of the investigating committee for which such subject of inquiry, study or investigation is authorized, except that no investigating committee that is a subcommittee shall have authority to exercise compulsory process when its parent committee could not.

History: L. 1970, ch. 201, § 5; L. 1971, ch. 184, § 32; L. 1973, ch. 210, § 2; L. 1978, ch. 204, § 4; April 13.



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