On July 26, 2013, Gov. Sam Brownback announced he would call a special session of the Kansas Legislature in response to Attorney General Schmidt's request to repair Kansas' "Hard 50" sentence following the June 17, 2013, U.S. Supreme Court decision in
Alleyne v. United States. The session will convene at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, September 3, and conclude no later than 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 5.
Information from the Attorney General's Office related to the Special Session will be made available on this page as a public service.