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HB 2396

AN ACT concerning governmental response to the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic in Kansas; providing certain relief related to health, welfare, property and economic security during this public health emergency; making and concerning appropriations for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2020, and June 30, 2021, for the legislative coordinating council and the governor's department; relating to the state of disaster emergency; powers of the governor and executive officers; providing certain limitations and restrictions; business and commercial activities, local health officials; violations of the emergency management act; requiring county health officers to share certain information with first responder agencies and 911 call centers; imposing requirements on the Kansas department for aging and disability services related to infection prevention and control practices and recommendations, infection control inspections and providing personal protective equipment; authorizing the expanded use of telemedicine in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency; imposing requirements related thereto; suspending certain requirements related to medical care facilities; expiring such provisions; relating to changes in the employment security law in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency; eligibility for benefits; contribution rates; federal reimbursement; employer notifications; shared work plan eligibility; amending K.S.A. 48-923, 48-939 and 65-468 and K.S.A. 2019 Supp. 44-702, 44-705, as amended by section 2 of 2020 Senate Bill No. 27, 44-709, 44-710, 44-757 and 48-925 and repealing the existing sections.

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House - Final Action - Passed as amended; - 03/26/2019

On roll call the vote was:

Yea - (97):

Alcala, Amyx, Awerkamp, Baker, Ballard, Benson, Bishop, Burroughs, Capps, Carlin, Carmichael, Claeys, Clark, Clayton, Concannon, Cox, Croft, Curtis, Delperdang, Dierks, Dietrich, Donohoe, Ellis, Eplee, Finney, Francis, French, Frownfelter, Gartner, Hawkins, Helgerson, Henderson, Hibbard, Highberger, Highland, Hineman, Hodge, Hoheisel, Holscher, Horn, Houser, Howard, Huebert, Humphries, Jennings, Johnson, Karleskint, Kelly, Kessinger, Kuether, Long, Lusk, Lynn, Mastroni, Moore, Murnan, Neighbor, Ohaebosim, Orr, Ousley, Pannbacker, Parker, Patton, Phillips, Pittman, Probst, Proehl, Rahjes, Ralph, L. Ruiz, S. Ruiz, Ryckman, Samsel, Sawyer, Schreiber, A. Smith, E. Smith, Stogsdill, Sutton, Thompson, Toplikar, Vickrey, Victors, Waggoner, Ward, Warfield, Warren, Wasinger, Waymaster, Weigel, Wheeler, Whipple, Williams, Winn, Wolfe Moore, Woodard, Xu,

Nay - (27):

Arnberger, Barker, Bergquist, Blex, Burris, Carpenter, B., Carpenter, W., Collins, Corbet, Dove, Erickson, Esau, Finch, Garber, Helmer, Hoffman, Jacobs, Landwehr, Mason, Owens, Resman, Rhiley, Seiwert, Straub, Tarwater, Thimesch, Thomas,

Present but not Voting - (0):

Absent and Not Voting - (1):


Not Voting - (0):