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Senate Bills and Resolutions in Committee:


Public Health and Welfare - 22 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
SB6 Requiring the Kansas department for children and families to implement performance-based contracts.
SB10 Eliminating the client obligation for persons receiving home and community-based services.
SB11 Establishing the licensure of dental therapists.
SB12 Changing eligibility requirements and limitations for public assistance programs.
SB48 Transportation arrangements prior to a funeral.
SB54 Establishing the KanCare bridge to a healthy Kansas program.
SB93 Establishing restrictions on the use of step therapy protocols by health insurance plans.
SB113 Providing for the legal use of medical cannabis.
SB120 Providing for certain business entities to engage in the corporate practice of medicine.
SB122 Implementing medicaid and educational services for foster care youth and certain former foster care youth.
SB144 Allowing the use of expedited partner therapy to treat a sexually transmitted disease.
SB165 Changing terminology relating to the practice of podiatry.
SB167 Requiring notification to patients that the effects of a medication abortion may be reversible.
SB195 Enacting the Kansas safe access act.
SB223 Providing for the licensure of anesthesiologist assistants.
HB2066 Expanding medicaid eligibility by enacting the KanCare bridge to a healthy Kansas program.
HB2082 Allowing pharmacists to administer drugs pursuant to a prescription order.
HB2198 Allowing the use of expedited partner therapy to treat a sexually transmitted disease.
HB2274 Requiring notification to patients that the effects of a medication abortion may be reversible.
HB2307 Establishing non-covered dental benefits under health insurance plans and limitations on plan changes.
HB2389 Requiring electronic prescriptions for certain controlled substances.
HB2402 Authorizing certain business entities to hire physicians and chiropractors.

Ways and Means - 14 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
SB1 Requiring state general fund moneys to fund school district transportation weightings, not state highway fund moneys; making and concerning appropriations for the department of education and the department of transportation for FY 2019.
SB2 Establishing the federal medical assistance percentage stabilization fund; limiting transfers from such fund, specified uses.
SB14 Evidence based juvenile programs; lapsing and appropriating $6,000,000 state general fund moneys from department of health and environment--division of health care finance to the department of corrections.
SB57 Requiring review of information technology contracts by the joint committee on information technology.
SB72 Supplemental appropriations for FY 2019, FY 2020, FY 2021, FY 2022, FY 2023 and FY 2024 for various state agencies.
SB73 Amortizing the state and school KPERS actuarial accrued liability over a 30-year period and eliminating certain level-dollar employer contribution payments.
SB74 Providing a post-retirement benefit increase (COLA) for certain KPERS retirants.
SB118 Protecting counties from debts or obligations of a county hospital upon its closure.
SB147 Appropriations for the department of education for FY 2019, 2020 and 2021; continuing 20 mill statewide levy for schools and exempting certain portion used for residential purposes from such levy.
SB186 Creating the transportation planning program.
SB208 Increasing reimbursement rates for home and community-based services.
SB216 Allowing investment of state moneys in securities issued by Israel.
SB225 Amending the hospital provider assessment rate and uses and membership of the healthcare access improvement panel.
SCR1601 Constitutional amendment eliminating transfers from the state highway fund.

Transportation - 12 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
SB79 Modifying left turn lane traffic requirements.
SB138 Designating a portion of United States highway 77 as the Capt. Donald Root Strother memorial highway.
SB139 Changing certain registration and title fees on vehicles and disposition of funds.
SB143 Allowing certain individuals to be eligible for restricted driving privileges.
SB187 Providing for an increase in permit fees for oversize or overweight vehicles.
SB189 Providing for an increase in registration fees for electric and hybrid vehicles.
SB192 Authorizing the secretary of transportation to designate toll projects on new and existing highways and changing the requirement to fully fund toll projects solely through toll revenue.
SB237 Designating a portion of K-16 as the John Lee Bremer memorial highway.
HB2179 Adopting the Driver's Privacy Protection Act.
HB2369 Authorizing the secretary of transportation to designate toll projects on new and existing highways and changing financing requirements for toll or turnpike projects.
HB2371 Providing for an increase in permit fees for oversize or overweight vehicles and requiring registration for escort vehicle service operators.
HB2372 Providing for an increase in registration fees for electric and hybrid vehicles.

Agriculture and Natural Resources - 11 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
SB50 Amending the fee limitations for certain department of wildlife, parks and tourism licenses, permits, stamps and other issue.
SB110 Requiring the Kansas department of health and environment and the Kansas department of agriculture to conduct a health impact assessment of confined animal feeding operations for chickens.
SB111 Requiring counties to approve the establishment of a poultry confinement facility and establishing the procedures therefor.
SB112 Requiring counties to approve the establishment of a poultry production or poultry slaughter facility and establishing the procedures therefor.
SB117 Requirements for the treatment and transportation of diseased dogs and cats.
SB152 Authorizing the secretary of health and environment to collect underground injection control program fees and redirecting water well license program fees.
SB153 Providing for department of health and environment response operations for water and soil pollutant release, discharge or escape.
SB182 Providing for water measuring device inspections and limiting the liability of water right owners regarding water measuring devices and the use of water measuring device technicians.
SB224 Enacting the Kansas retail pet shop act.
SB233 Establishing a commercial industrial hemp program.
HB2173 Establishing a commercial industrial hemp program.

Financial Institutions and Insurance - 18 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
SB29 Providing for fully-insured association health plans.
SB30 Updating definitions relating to small employer health plans and association health plans.
SB31 Exempting certain association health plans from requirements pertaining to small employer health plans.
SB33 Specifying the conditions under which a small employer carrier may establish certain classes of business.
SB34 Exempting health plans issued to associations of small employers from certain statutory provisions governing small employer health plans.
SB35 Providing for short-term, limited-duration health plans.
SB36 Making certain self-funded association health plans subject to the jurisdiction of the commissioner.
SB109 Repealing the Kansas uninsurable health insurance plan act.
SB163 Requiring health insurance coverage for contraceptives.
SB200 Increasing retirement benefit cap and decreasing employee contribution rate for members of the Kansas Police and Firemen's Retirement System in certain circumstances.
SB202 Eliminating the six-month retirement benefit suspension for violating KPERS working after retirement provisions.
SB209 Empowering the KPERS board to develop policies and procedures relating to procurement, enter into certain contracts and allow travel for trustees and employees of the system.
SB217 Requiring the state employee healthcare benefits program to accept participation as a provider by any willing pharmacist.
SB238 Privilege tax deduction for interest from certain business loans.
SB239 Imposing a tax on certain state credit unions for the privilege of doing business.
HB2041 Prohibiting certain unfair or deceptive acts or practices under a life insurance policy for a living organ donor.
HB2054 Providing for fully-insured association health plans.
HB2143 Senate Substitute for HB 2143 by Committee on Financial Institutions and Insurance - Amending provisions related to and providing for certain healthcare benefit coverages.

Education - 6 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
SB47 Creating the student opportunity scholarship program.
SB52 Due process for terminating teachers' contracts.
SB148 Amending requirements for school district board requests for proposals for construction or repair projects.
SB211 Requiring the attorney general to appoint a Kansas youth suicide prevention coordinator.
SB230 Clarifying the authority of the Kansas commission for the deaf and hard of hearing.
HB2346 Relating to standards for school-administered vision screenings.

Select Committee on Federal Tax Code Implementation - 3 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
SB13 Increasing and allowing Kansas itemized deductions, allowing individual expensing deduction, providing for certain income tax credits, allowing rural opportunity zone for certain counties, extending certain counties countywide retailers' sales tax, providing for sales tax definitions and exemptions for certain sales.
SB91 Establishing the golden years homestead property tax freeze act providing refund for certain increases in residential property taxes and allowing homestead property tax refund for renters.
SB185 Increasing and allowing Kansas itemized deductions, allowing individual expensing deduction, providing for certain income tax credits, allowing rural opportunity zone for certain counties, extending certain counties countywide retailers' sales tax, providing for sales tax definitions and exemptions for certain sales.

Senate Select Committee on Education Finance - 2 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
SB44 Appropriations for the department of education for FY 2019, 2020 and 2021; increasing BASE aid for certain school years; continuing 20 mill statewide levy for schools and exempting certain portion of property used for residential purposes from such levy.
SB156 Appropriations for the department of education for FY 2020; increasing the at-risk weighting; continuing the 20 mill statewide property tax levy for schools and exempting certain portion of property used for residential purposes from such levy.

Federal and State Affairs - 20 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
SB8 Purchase of a firearm; three-day waiting period, background check.
SB23 Enacting the Kansas sports wagering act.
SB37 Requiring a duly ordained minister of religion or an employee of or volunteer for a religious organization to report certain abuse and neglect of children.
SB64 Requiring the attorney general to carry out certain duties related to investigating sexual abuse committed by a minister of religion.
SB98 Amendments to the Kansas expanded lottery act relating to racetrack gaming and Wyandotte county horse racing.
SB137 Required fee for entry into a sexually oriented business.
SB158 Designating the state dance as the polka.
SB183 Creating the extreme risk protective order act.
SB203 Providing requirement that only legislators and legislative committees may request bills for introduction and certain requirements for printed bills and committee minutes.
SB207 Exemption from alcoholic liquor enforcement tax for self-distribution of alcoholic liquor by microbreweries and microdistilleries.
SB220 Licensure of professional occupations allowing certain persons with criminal or civil records that would otherwise disqualify such persons from licensure to receive a license; add state board of education to exempt agencies.
SB221 Allowing clubs and drinking establishments to sell beer and cereal malt beverage for consumption off the licensed premises.
SB222 Authorizing sports wagering under the Kansas expanded lottery act.
SB226 The hours and days of sale of cereal malt beverage conform to the hours and days of sale for alcoholic liquor.
SB229 Abolishing the capitol area plaza authority.
SB240 Amendments to the Kansas expanded lottery act relating to racetrack gaming and Wyandotte county horse racing deleting references to greyhound racing.
SCR1604 Proposition to amend section 1 of the Kansas bill of rights regarding equal rights for all human life.
SCR1608 Kansas constitutional amendment; update language in the executive article.
HB2239 Liquor sales by licensees in common consumption areas.
HB2326 Recognizing licenses to carry a concealed firearm issued by other jurisdictions.

Ethics, Elections and Local Government - 11 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
SB3 Election commissioners of large counties to be appointed by board of county commissioners instead of by secretary of state.
SB4 Establishing the Kansas objections board.
SB43 Elections; registration; election day registration.
SB51 Governmental ethics: two-year restriction on lobbying by former elected and appointed state officials.
SB56 Requiring verification of certain hours billed by contractors under certain state contracts.
SB115 Interstate compact on the agreement among the states to elect the president by national popular vote.
SB116 Elections; recognition of political parties; petitions.
SB132 Election offenses; electioneering crime changes.
SB149 Facilitating voter registration by providing certificates of birth for applicants to evidence citizenship upon their consent.
SB159 Automating voter registration through DMV license applications.
HB2314 Rehabilitation of abandoned property by cities.

Assessment and Taxation - 14 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
SB76 Sales tax rate on food and food ingredients.
SB151 Increasing extent of property tax exemption from the statewide school levy for residential property to $40,000 of its appraised valuation.
SB174 Exempting all social security benefits from Kansas income tax.
SB177 Providing the court of appeals jurisdiction to review final orders of the state board of tax appeals.
SB179 Increasing the married tax filer income threshold for the subtraction modification for social security income.
SB184 Sunsetting the food sales tax credit and enacting the food sales tax refund.
SB188 Providing for an increase in motor fuel taxes and trip permits.
SB191 Tax lid exception for transportation construction projects.
SB196 Expanding the expense deduction to all taxpayers in addition to corporate taxpayers.
SB197 Reducing the sales tax rate on food and food ingredients.
SB201 Creating a property tax exemption for land associated with a dam or reservoir and subject to a mitigation easement.
SB236 Establishing new rate limitations for general purposes and special purposes for the countywide retailers' sales tax.
HB2063 Tax lid exemption when taxing entity abolished and duties assumed by a city or county.
HB2118 Providing income tax credits for aerospace and aviation program graduates and their employers.

Judiciary - 37 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
SB21 Abolishing the death penalty and creating the crime of aggravated murder.
SB46 Creating a procedure for owner to recover misappropriated property from pawnbroker or precious metal dealer.
SB55 Enacting the uniform partition of heirs property act.
SB58 Granting immunity from civil liability to the person who files a grand jury petition.
SB65 Requiring the attorney general to carry out certain duties related to investigating corruption committed by a public officer or public employee.
SB83 Increasing the credit to the EMS revolving fund from district court fines, penalties or forfeitures.
SB84 Amending the Kansas act against discrimination to include sexual orientation and gender identity or expression.
SB85 Authorizing staggered sentencing for certain offenders convicted of domestic battery.
SB86 Authorizing staggered sentencing for certain offenders convicted of driving under the influence.
SB87 Allowing certain persons with suspended drivers' licenses to enter into amnesty agreements with the district court.
SB88 Increasing the criminal penalties for violation of a protective order.
SB89 Modifying the membership and duties of the substance abuse policy board of the Kansas criminal justice coordinating council.
SB95 Transferring certain duties concerning substances to be administered in carrying out a sentence of death from the secretary of health and environment to the state board of pharmacy and state board of healing arts.
SB96 Requiring inspections of areas in a state correctional facility designated by the secretary of corrections for use in carrying out a sentence of death.
SB100 Amending residency restrictions for persons on transitional or conditional release under the Kansas sexually violent predator act.
SB101 Amending ignition interlock requirements for certain first time DUI-related offenses.
SB103 Increasing criminal penalties for hate crimes.
SB106 Directing the attorney general to seek damages for the state from any person who knowingly contributed to the wrongful conviction and imprisonment of a person and to prosecute ouster and criminal proceedings as warranted.
SB107 Modifying when attorney fees are awarded in certain actions against an insurance company.
SB114 Prisoner healthcare costs; payment; cities, counties and other governmental entities.
SB119 Encouraging judicial districts to establish and utilize specialty courts.
SB154 Creating a vacatur process for human trafficking victims to petition a court to set aside certain conviction or diversion agreements and related arrest records.
SB160 Requiring law enforcement officers investigating alleged domestic violence to give certain notices and conduct a lethality assessment.
SB161 Defining "primary aggressor" for domestic violence purposes.
SB166 Deeming children as foster children under the grandparents as caregivers act.
SB212 Creating a Kansas victim information and notification everyday (VINE) coordinator within the office of the attorney general.
SB213 Clarifying the attorney general's legal representation duties related to the Kansas open meetings and records acts.
SB214 Allowing certain exceptions to the confidentiality of state child death review board documents.
SB215 Increasing penalties for domestic battery and amending child endangerment to include domestic battery in the presence of a child.
SB227 Adding provisions for human trafficking victims in the criminal defense of compulsion and changing provisions for expungement of adult and juvenile offenses committed by such victims.
SCR1610 Constitutional amendment revising article 3, relating to the judiciary; allowing the governor to appoint supreme court justices and court of appeals judges, subject to senate confirmation; abolishing the supreme court nominating commission.
HB2018 Substitute for HB 2018 by Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice - Creating the Kansas criminal justice reform commission.
HB2137 Legislative review of exceptions to disclosure of public records under the Kansas open records act.
HB2243 Exempting animal shelters from registration requirements as a charitable organization.
HB2244 Creating an affirmative defense to the crime of possession of a controlled substance for possession of certain medical treatments.
HB2336 Clarifying when offenders under supervision of the secretary of corrections are awarded jail credit.
HB2396 Allowing use of certified drug abuse treatment programs for certain offenders convicted of unlawful cultivation or distribution of controlled substances; amending available sanctions for violation of condition of postrelease supervision.

Utilities - 10 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
SB24 Electric utilities and recovery of transmission costs.
SB124 Prohibiting the state corporation commission from authorizing certain charges for electric service.
SB126 Exemption from income tax for certain public utilities.
SB127 Prohibiting certain utilities to recover income tax expenses through base rates approved by the state corporation commission.
SB145 Allowing the state corporation commission to regulate the rates of boards of public utilities after a customer petition.
SB169 Requiring deposit in the water program management fee fund of certain moneys received by the Kansas department of health and environment.
SB170 Requiring the fees and civil penalties collected by the Kansas department of health and environment under the asbestos control program to be deposited in the air quality fee fund.
SB171 Requirements for Kansas public water supply loans and lead level limitations for installation or repair to public water supply systems.
SB181 Creating the Kansas energy policy task force to study electric utility services and energy policy issues in Kansas.
SB198 Authorizing the state corporation commission to issue securitized ratepayer-backed bonds for electric generation facilities.

Commerce - 15 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
SB5 Enacting the Kansas reinvestment act.
SB26 Income tax credit for certain purchases of goods and services by a taxpayer from qualified vendors that provide employment to individuals who are blind or disabled.
SB38 Unemployment benefits for privately contracted school bus drivers.
SB42 Amending the meaning of the terms "rebate" and "interest" as used in the real estate brokers' and salespersons' license act.
SB92 Workers compensation impairment determination; use of AMA guidelines.
SB141 Increasing the minimum wage.
SB146 Allowing injured workers who receive social security to keep the full amount of their workers compensation benefits.
SB168 Enacting the Kansas home inspectors professional competence and financial responsibility act.
SB172 Increasing the limit of healthcare expenses allowed as a workers compensation benefit for injured employees prior to formal authorization of a claim.
SB175 Enacting the public employee right to choose act, providing public employees with the right of relief from the obligation to pay union dues through withholding of their wages.
SB176 Requiring the department of commerce to create a database of economic development incentive program information.
SB180 Enacting the Kansas buy American act.
SB204 Establishing the legislative post audit economic development incentive review subcommittee.
HB2147 Increasing bond maturity limitations in the Kansas rural housing incentive district act.
HB2154 Making unemployment benefits available for federal and state employees who are required to work without pay.
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