Executive Orders

The State Library of Kansas maintains an archive of those Executive Orders issued by previous Governors that have been preserved electronically.  You may find them by clicking here.

Governor Sam Brownback signs executive order to assist fire relief

Clark County – Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today signed Executive Order 17-01 to assist fire relief efforts throughout the state. Governor Brownback declared a state of emergency on March 5, and fires have now burned more than 626,000 acres. This ranks as the...

Executive Order 16-01

Executive Order 16-01 Protecting Kansas from Terrorism WHEREAS, the well-being of the State of Kansas and its citizens continues to be threatened by the scourge of international terrorism; and WHEREAS, Kansas locations previously have been targeted for terrorist acts...

EXECUTIVE ORDER 15-05

EXECUTIVE ORDER 15-05 Preservation and Protection of Religious Freedom WHEREAS, the protection of religious liberty from government infringement is a constitutional and fundamental state interest, and government is obligated to take measures that advance this interest...

EXECUTIVE ORDER 15-03 Creating the Social Services Policy Council

WHEREAS, the economic well-being of the great State of Kansas and the growth of liberty and economic opportunities for all citizens of Kansas are major priorities of this Administration; and WHEREAS, between 2011 and present, numerous and various efforts have been...

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 15-01 Rescinding Certain Executive Orders

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 15-01 Rescinding Certain Executive Orders WHEREAS, the executive power of the Governor of Kansas has been exercised through the issuance of Executive Orders, Executive Directives, and Proclamations; and WHEREAS, the issuance of such documents is...

Governor Sam Brownback releases executive reorganization order

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today released an executive reorganization order (ERO) to further streamline administration of the Kansas Medicaid program and the Kansas foster care system. “This reorganization order focuses on improving services Kansans regularly rely...

EXECUTIVE ORDER 14 – 04 – UPDATING DROUGHT STATUS

WHEREAS, the Director of the Kansas Water Office has informed me, pursuant to K.S.A. 74-2608, of the drought conditions within the state; and WHEREAS, there is every indication that the present drought conditions continue to adversely affect the state; and WHEREAS,...

EXECUTIVE ORDER 14-02 FOR REGIONAL EMERGENCIES

Conditional and Temporary Relief from Motor Carrier Rules and Regulations   WHEREAS, K.S.A. 48-925(b) provides that the Governor may issue orders and proclamations which shall have the force and effect of law under subsection (b) of K.S.A. 48-924; and WHEREAS, Extreme...

Executive Order 13-01 – Aid in storm clean-up in Oklahoma

EXECUTIVE ORDER 13-01 Conditional and Temporary Relief from Motor Carrier Rules and Regulations WHEREAS, K.S.A. 48-925(b) provides that the Governor may issue orders and proclamations which shall have the force and effect of law under subsection (b) of K.S.A. 48-924;...

Executive Order 12-11

WHEREAS, K.S.A. 48-925(b) provides that the Governor may issue orders and proclamations which shall have the force and effect of law under subsection (b) of K.S.A. 48-924; and WHEREAS, Drought conditions exist which require the operation of motor carriers and drivers...

Executive Order 12-10

WHEREAS, the Director of the Kansas Water Office has informed me, pursuant to K.S.A. 74-2608, of the drought conditions within the state; and   WHEREAS, the drought conditions have intensified; and   WHEREAS, these drought conditions may continue; and  ...

Executive Order 12-09

WHEREAS, the Kansas Emergency Management Act (K.S.A. 48-901 et seq.) states that the Governor shall be responsible for meeting the dangers to the state and people presented by disasters, including drought; and   WHEREAS, the Kansas Water Office is charged by...

Executive Order 12- 07

WHEREAS, the Director of the Kansas Water Office has informed me, pursuant to K.S.A. 74-2608, of the drought conditions within the state; and   WHEREAS, there is every indication that the present drought conditions have improved but not totally abated; and  ...

Executive Order 12 – 06

EXECUTIVE ORDER 12 - 06 FOR REGIONAL EMERGENCIES Conditional and Temporary Relief from Motor Carrier Rules and Regulations WHEREAS, K.S.A. 48-925(b) provides that the Governor may issue orders and proclamations which shall have the force and effect of law under...

Executive Order 12 – 05

EXECUTIVE ORDER 12 - 05 FOR REGIONAL EMERGENCIES Conditional and Temporary Relief from Motor Carrier Rules and Regulations   WHEREAS, K.S.A. 48-925(b) provides that the Governor may issue orders and proclamations which shall have the force and effect of law under...

Executive Order 12-08

WHEREAS, the Director of the Kansas Water Office has informed me, pursuant to K.S.A. 74-2608, of the drought conditions within the state; and WHEREAS, the drought conditions have intensified; and WHEREAS, these drought conditions may continue; and WHEREAS, the...

Executive Order 12 – 04

EXECUTIVE ORDER 12 - 04 FOR REGIONAL EMERGENCIES Conditional and Temporary Relief from Motor Carrier Rules and Regulations WHEREAS, K.S.A. 48-925(b) provides that the Governor may issue orders and proclamations which shall have the force and effect of law under...

Executive Order 12-03

WHEREAS, K.S.A. 48-925(b) provides that the Governor may issue orders and proclamations which shall have the enforce and effect of law during the period of a state disaster declared under subsection (b) of K.S.A. 48-924; and WHEREAS, AT 10:20 p.m. on the twenty-eighth...

Executive Order 12 – 02

Conditional and Temporary Relief from Motor Carrier Rules and Regulations WHEREAS, K.S.A. 48-925(b) provides that the Governor may issue orders and proclamations which shall have the force and effect of law under subsection (b) of K.S.A. 48-924; and WHEREAS, Drought...

Executive Reorganization Order No. 41

EXECUTIVE REORGANIZATION ORDER NO. 41 GOVERNOR SAM BROWNBACK Section 1. The department on aging is hereby renamed the Kansas department for aging and disability services.  Except as otherwise provided by this order, whenever the department on aging, or words of like...

EXECUTIVE ORDER 11 – 47

Conditional and Temporary Relief from Motor Carrier Rules and Regulations WHEREAS, K.S.A. 48-925(b) provides that the Governor may issue orders and proclamations which shall have the force and effect of law under subsection (b) of K.S.A. 48-924; and WHEREAS, Drought...

EXECUTIVE ORDER 11-46

WHEREAS, there is a need to establish and increase efficiency and uniformity and to achieve cost savings in the use of information technology within the Executive Branch of state government; and WHEREAS, pursuant to K.S.A. 75-7205, the Executive Chief Information...

EXECUTIVE ORDER 11-45

Conditional and Temporary Relief from Motor Carrier Rules and Regulations WHEREAS, K.S.A. 48-925(b) provides that the Governor may issue orders and proclamations which shall have the force and effect of law under subsection (b) of K.S.A. 48-924; and   WHEREAS, on...

EXECUTIVE ORDER 11-44

Conditional and Temporary Relief from Motor Carrier Rules and Regulations WHEREAS, K.S.A. 48-925(b) provides that the Governor may issue orders and proclamations which shall have the force and effect of law under subsection (b) of K.S.A. 48-924; and   WHEREAS, on...

EXECUTIVE ORDER 11-43

Conditional and Temporary Relief from Motor Carrier Rules and Regulations WHEREAS, K.S.A. 48-925(b) provides that the Governor may issue orders and proclamations which shall have the force and effect of law under subsection (b) of K.S.A. 48-924; and   WHEREAS, on...

EXECUTIVE ORDER 11-42

Conditional and Temporary Relief from Motor Carrier Rules and Regulations WHEREAS, K.S.A. 48-925(b) provides that the Governor may issue orders and proclamations which shall have the force and effect of law under subsection (b) of K.S.A. 48-924; and   WHEREAS, on...

EXECUTIVE ORDER 11-41

Conditional and Temporary Relief from Motor Carrier Rules and Regulations WHEREAS, K.S.A. 48-925(b) provides that the Governor may issue orders and proclamations which shall have the force and effect of law under subsection (b) of K.S.A. 48-924; and   WHEREAS, on...

EXECUTIVE ORDER 11-40

NAMING THE BENNIE LEE GRAHAM MEMORIAL CEMETERY AT THE KANSAS JUVENILE CORRECTIONAL COMPLEX   WHEREAS, the State of Kansas owns and operates the facility and grounds in Topeka, Kansas, known as the Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex, as described in K.S.A....

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