Kansas Legislature

HB 2196

AN ACT concerning employment security; creating the unemployment compensation modernization and improvement council; providing for an audit to be conducted by the council; providing for development of a new unemployment insurance information technology system; claimant tax information; website publication of trust fund data; maximum benefit period; charging of employer accounts for benefits paid; employment security board of review and emergency expansion thereof; employer contribution rate determination and schedules; crediting employer accounts for fraudulent or erroneous payments; transferring moneys from the state general fund to the unemployment insurance trust fund for improper benefit payments; services performed by petroleum landmen; lessor employment unit employee leasing restrictions; shared work compensation program; establishing the my reemployment plan providing job search and job matching assistance to claimants and employers; providing for workforce training program availability for claimants; making and concerning appropriations for fiscal years 2021 through 2028; amending K.S.A. 44-758 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 44-703, 44-704, 44-705, 44-709, 44-710, 44-710a, 44-710b and 44-757 and repealing the existing sections.

House - Final Action - Substitute passed as amended; - 03/04/2021

On roll call the vote was:

Yea - (87):

Anderson, Arnberger, Awerkamp, Baker, Barker, Bergkamp, Bergquist, Blex, Borjon, Burris, Carlson, B. Carpenter, W. Carpenter, Clark, Coleman, Collins, Concannon, Corbet, Croft, Delperdang, Dodson, Donohoe, Ellis, Eplee, Esau, Estes, Fairchild, Finch, Francis, French, Garber, Hawkins, Helgerson, Helmer, Highland, Hoffman, Hoheisel, Houser, Howe, Huebert, Humphries, Jacobs, Jennings, S. Johnson, T. Johnson, Kelly, Kessler, Landwehr, Lee, Long, Lynn, Mason, Miller, Minnix, Moser, Murphy, Neelly, Newland, Orr, Owens, Patton, Penn, Poetter, Proctor, Proehl, Rahjes, Ralph, Resman, Rhiley, Ryckman, Samsel, Sanders, Schreiber, A. Smith, C. Smith, E. Smith, Sutton, Tarwater, Thomas, Thompson, Toplikar, Turner, Waggoner, Wasinger, Waymaster, Wheeler, Williams,

Nay - (36):

Alcala, Amyx, Ballard, Bishop, Burroughs, Byers, Carlin, Carmichael, Clayton, Curtis, Day, Featherston, Finney, Gartner, Haswood, Henderson, Highberger, Hoye, Kuether, Neighbor, Ohaebosim, Ousley, Parker, Poskin, Probst, L. Ruiz, S. Ruiz, Sawyer, Stogsdill, Vaughn, Victors, Weigel, Winn, Wolfe Moore, Woodard, Xu,

Present but not Voting - (0):

Absent and Not Voting - (2):

Howard, Seiwert,

Not Voting - (0):