SB 18 Repeals the law currently prohibiting Kansas City police officers from participating in certain political activities
Sponsor: Shields Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number: 0358S.01I Fiscal Note: 0358-01
Committee: Economic Development, Tourism & Local Government
Last Action: 2/28/2007 - Voted Do Pass S Economic Development, Tourism & Local Government Committee Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2007

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Current Bill Summary

SB 18 - This act repeals provisions of law which currently prohibit any Kansas City police officer from:

(1) Belonging to a political party committee;

(2) Soliciting any person to vote for or against any political candidate, party, or organization;

(3) Making contributions of any kind for political activity; or

(4) Allowing any solicitation of contributions to take place on police department property.

This act also repeals the provision which prohibits any person from soliciting a police officer or a member of the police board for any political purpose.

This act is identical to SB 874 (2006) & HB 806 (2007).