Kansas Legislature Plans Adjournment Ceremony

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) _ Kansas legislators have finished their work from this year's annual session, but they haven't formally adjourned. They planned to take care of that matter with a brief ceremony Thursday.

The House and Senate expect to deal with only housekeeping chores, such as reading messages from state officials. Legislative leaders were expecting attendance to be sparse.

That's not unusual for the final day, which legislators call sine die, based on the Latin phrase for "without another day.''

But in some years past, legislators also have taken up substantial business, such as considering whether to override a governor's veto.

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