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Agriculture and Natural Resources - 12 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
SB71 Requiring the secretary of agriculture to establish a division of sustainable agriculture that shall apply for federal grant funds under the greenhouse gas reduction fund to assist farmers in converting to renewable energy and sustainable agriculture practices.
SB105 Authorizing the Kansas department of wildlife and parks to purchase land in Jewell county.
SB389 Prohibiting entering or remaining on and knowingly making false statements to gain access to animal facilities and field crop production areas, providing penalties therefor and removing the intent to destroy property in the farm animal and field crop and research facilities protection act.
SB497 Establishing the Pike reservoir project district act to provide for a lake and related commercial and residential development in Bourbon county and authorizing a governing board and sales and property tax increment financing for such project.
SB547 Amending the Kansas pet animal act to require the Kansas department of agriculture to maintain records of inspections for not less than five years and removing the requirement that the commissioner only apply federal rules and regulations to United States department of agriculture licensed animal distributors and animal breeders.
HB2608 Authorizing the animal health commissioner to adopt rules and regulations to administer the poultry disease control act and to establish an annual participation fee not to exceed $50 for participation in the national poultry improvement plan, a certification fee not to exceed $50 for persons performing testing and diagnostic services and a testing fee not to exceed $100 per visit to each location participating in the plan.
HB2633 Providing for additional sources of revenue for the water program management fund and requiring water supply system and wastewater treatment facility operator certification examination fees to not exceed the costs for such exams.
HB2678 Extending the period for how long a groundwater right can be deposited in a water bank, requiring withdrawn water to be authorized by a water bank on or before December 1, requiring an evaluation of the central Kansas water bank by an independent consultant before July 1, 2025 and establishing a maximum length for a water bank charter extension.
HB2800 Increasing the cap and matching basis for division of conservation moneys disbursed to conservation districts based on amounts allocated by the board of county commissioners to such conservation districts.
HB2816 Prohibiting entering or remaining on and knowingly making false statements to gain access to animal facilities and field crop production areas, providing penalties therefor and removing the intent to destroy property in the farm animal and field crop and research facilities protection act.
HCR5026 Inclusion of AM radio in vehicles and endorsement of AM Radio for Every Vehicle Act
HCR5026 Inclusion of AM radio in vehicles and endorsement of AM Radio for Every Vehicle Act

Assessment and Taxation - 62 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
SB4 Providing for a sales tax exemption for construction or repair of buildings used for human habitation by the Kansas state school for the blind and the Kansas state school for the deaf.
SB7 Reducing income tax rates for resident individuals domiciled in a rural equity decline county.
SB21 Providing an annual sales tax holiday for sales of certain school supplies.
SB22 Providing a sales tax exemption for certain purchases and sales by the Johnson county Christmas bureau association.
SB29 Providing a back-to-school sales tax holiday for sales of school supplies, computers and clothing.
SB52 Increasing the income limit for the exemption of social security benefits and exempting certain retirement plan income from Kansas income tax.
SB56 Increasing the income limit for the income tax subtraction modification for social security income.
SB57 Establishing a 0% state rate for sales and use taxes for food and food ingredients, providing a sales tax exemption for children's diapers and feminine hygiene products, establishing the STAR bonds food sales tax revenue replacement fund and altering the calculation for STAR bond districts.
SB58 Providing a sales tax exemption for certain purchases by disabled veterans.
SB61 Providing an income tax rate of 5% for individuals and corporations, decreasing the surtax for entities subject to the privilege tax and providing that future income tax rate decreases be contingent on exceeding revenue estimates.
SB79 Authorizing counties to impose an earnings tax.
SB80 Excluding social security payments from household income and increasing the appraised value threshold for eligibility of seniors and disabled veterans related to increased property tax homestead claims.
SB81 Providing a Kansas income tax subtraction modification for the federal work opportunity tax credit and the employee retention credit disallowances.
SB89 Providing for sales tax exemption for feminine hygiene products and diapers.
SB97 Increasing the extent of property tax exemption for residential property from the statewide school levy.
SB101 Providing a sales tax exemption for area agencies on aging.
SB124 Allowing a Kansas itemized deduction for wagering losses for income tax purposes.
SB125 Allowing income tax net operating loss carryback from the sale of certain historic hotels.
SB126 Providing an individual income tax credit for certain residential solar and wind energy property expenditures, a subtraction modification to permit the carryforward of certain net operating losses for individuals and a subtraction modification for the federal work opportunity tax credit and the employee retention credit disallowances.
SB128 Establishing the ad astra opportunity tax credit to provide an income tax credit for taxpayers with eligible dependent children not enrolled in public school.
SB129 Providing a sales tax exemption for purchases of personal property or services by doorstep, inc.
SB136 Providing a tax credit for the installation of certain water conservation systems in newly constructed houses.
SB138 Expanding and clarifying the property tax exemption for Strother field airport property, increasing the extent of exemption for residential property from the statewide school levy, discontinuing the state tax levies for the Kansas educational building fund and the state institutions building fund and providing financing therefor from the state general fund.
SB164 Providing a $2,000 tax credit for qualified employees of licensed child care facilities.
SB168 Authorizing cities and counties to exempt sales of food and food ingredients from sales taxes levied by such city or county.
SB178 Requiring judicial foreclosure tax sales by public auction to be held in person at a physical location in the county.
SB179 Providing that payment of special assessments for years other than the year being redeemed is not required for purposes of partial redemption of homesteads with delinquent property taxes.
SB196 Reinstating transfers to the local ad valorem tax reduction fund (LAVTRF).
SB227 Allowing a retailer to retain the state rate of sales and compensating use tax from movie ticket sales and concession sales.
SB230 Enacting the Kansas thrift savings plan act and establishing terms, conditions, requirements, membership elections, accounts, benefits, contributions and distributions related to such act.
SB247 Providing a sales tax exemption for purchases by a not-for-profit corporation operating a community theater.
SB263 Requiring director of property valuation appraiser directives be established by rules and regulations.
SB264 Increasing the income tax credit amount for household and dependent care expenses.
SB274 Requiring the use of the cost approach for special purpose property for property tax valuation purposes.
SB299 Providing a Kansas exemption for state income tax purposes for an unborn child with a detectable heartbeat.
SB300 House Substitute for SB 300 by Committee on Taxation - Modifying income tax rates for individuals, increasing the standard deduction and the Kansas personal exemption, increasing the income limit for an income tax subtraction modification for social security income, increasing the extent of property tax exemption for residential property from the statewide school levy, decreasing the privilege tax normal tax rate, abolishing the local ad valorem tax reduction fund and the county and city revenue sharing fund, providing for certain transfers to the special city and county highway fund and decreasing the rate of ad valorem tax imposed by a school district.
SB313 Clarifying the determination of taxable income and providing for the passing through of tax credits to electing pass-through entity owners for purposes of the salt parity act.
SB327 Excluding social security payments from household income and increasing the appraised value threshold for eligibility of seniors and disabled veterans related to increased property tax homestead claims and citing the section as the golden years homestead property tax freeze program.
SB332 Providing for the distribution of local ad valorem tax reduction fund (LAVTRF) moneys from the state to residential property taxpayers in the form of rebates.
SB377 Substitute for SB 377 by Committee on Assessment and Taxation - Providing an income tax rate of 5.25% for individuals, increasing the income limit for the income tax subtraction modification for social security income, increasing the standard deduction by a cost-of-living adjustment, increasing the Kansas personal exemption, decreasing the privilege tax normal tax, establishing a 0% state rate for sales and use taxes for food and food ingredients on April 1, 2024, and increasing the extent of property tax exemption for residential property from the statewide school levy.
SB403 Providing a sales tax exemption for be able, inc.
SB421 Providing a sales tax exemption for exploration place, inc.
SB429 Reducing the state rate of tax on sales of food and food ingredients to 0% on April 1, 2024.
SB436 Establishing a child income tax credit.
SB451 Creating the Dwayne Peaslee technical training center district act to authorize the establishment of the Dwayne Peaslee technical training center district in Douglas county.
SB452 Excluding certain school district bond and interest levies from increased property tax homestead refund claim amounts.
SB453 Excluding social security payments from household income and expanding eligibility related to increased property tax homestead property tax refund claims.
SB454 Providing a sales tax exemption for purchases of property and services by nonprofit organizations distributing food pursuant to a food distribution program on a charitable basis.
SB466 Permitting purchasers to pay the sales tax on sales of trailers to the director of taxation or county treasurer instead of being collected by retailers.
SB494 Enacting the adoption savings account act, allowing individuals to establish adoption savings accounts with certain financial institutions, providing eligible expenses, requirements and restrictions for such accounts and establishing addition and subtraction modifications for contributions to such accounts under the Kansas income tax act.
SB507 Providing for the apportionment of business income by the single sales factor and requiring the use of single sales factor pursuant to the multistate tax compact.
SB515 Providing a sales tax exemption for the Dane G. Hansen foundation.
SB520 Providing a sales tax exemption for certain not-for-profit organizations that provide public transportation services.
SB536 Requiring political subdivisions to adopt a budget that remains at or below revenue neutral and use funds to reduce property tax in order to receive local ad valorem tax reduction fund (LAVTRF) distributions.
SB546 Decreasing the corporate income tax rate, discontinuing tax credits of the high performance incentive program and payroll withholding tax benefits of the promoting employment across Kansas act and repealing certain unused tax credits.
SCR1604 Proposing to amend section 1 of article 11 of the constitution of the state of Kansas to limit property tax valuation increases for residential property.
SCR1613 Proposing to amend the constitution of the state of Kansas to decrease the assessed value for real property used for residential purposes to 10 1/2% for 2025 and 9 1/2% for 2026 and each year thereafter.
SCR1621 Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide authority to the legislature to limit property tax increases for residential property that is owned by and the principal place of residence of lawful permanent residents of Kansas who are 62 years of age or older or disabled or to exempt such property from ad valorem taxation.
HB2421 Providing countywide retailers' sales tax authority for Grant county.
HB2609 Substitute for HB 2609 by Committee on Taxation - Providing a property tax exemption for new electric generation facilities and new pollution control devices and additions constructed or installed at electric generation facilities and discontinuing property tax exemptions for certain existing electric generation facilities.
HB2757 Enacting the adoption savings account act, allowing individuals to establish adoption savings accounts with certain financial institutions, providing eligible expenses, requirements and restrictions for such accounts and establishing addition and subtraction modifications for contributions to such accounts under the Kansas income tax act.
HB2828 Providing countywide retailers' sales tax authority for Marshall county for the purpose of financing the costs of constructing or remodeling and furnishing a jail facility.

Commerce - 21 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
SB38 Increasing the maximum compensation benefits payable by an employer for permanent total disability suffered by an injured employee.
SB47 Prohibiting cities and counties from regulating consumer merchandise and auxiliary containers for the consumption, transportation or protection of consumer merchandise.
SB70 Enacting the making work pay act to increase the Kansas minimum wage.
SB140 Allowing cites, counties or other local units of government to raise the minimum wage by ordinance, resolution or law.
SB159 Creating the Kansas rural grocery store development incentive act to provide tax incentives for the development of grocery businesses in rural areas of the state.
SB165 Permitting workers compensation benefits for first responders who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder.
SB282 Establishing child care licensing requirements relating to license capacity and staff-to-child ratios, eliminating certain license fees and training requirements, permitting a 16 year-old staff member to staff a unit with children at least 12 months old without supervision, creating a process for day care facility licensees to apply for temporary waiver of certain statutory requirements and authorizing the secretary to develop and operate pilot programs to increase day care facility availability or capacity.
SB325 Establishing the transformation of passenger and freight vehicle industry program to attract businesses engaged in electric motor vehicle and hydrogen-powered vehicle production by offering qualified companies that meet certain requirements an investment tax credit, retention of a percentage of total payroll tax, reimbursement of a percentage of eligible employee training and education expenses and a sales tax exemption for construction costs of the qualified company’s qualified business facility.
SB329 Discontinuing the angel investor tax credit program after 2024.
SB330 Eliminating the requirement to conduct a recurring 911 implementation audit, a recurring KPERS audit and certain economic development incentive audits.
SB464 Creating the Kansas small, minority, woman, disadvantaged and service-disabled veteran business enterprise development act, providing for development of such business enterprises through greater participation in providing goods and services to state agencies and postsecondary educational institutions and requiring development of plans and goals for such participation, establishing the office of minority and women business development within the department of commerce and providing for an advisory committee on certified small business enterprises.
SB478 Defining benefit year, temporary unemployment and other terms in the employment security law, requiring electronic filing for certain employers, establishing qualifications for employment security board of review candidates, extending the deadline for new accounts following business acquisitions, making certain changes to the employer rate schedules, enabling employers to report claimant work search issues, confirming legislative coordinating council oversight for the new unemployment insurance information technology system implementation, authorizing the secretary to grant temporary unemployment, requiring the secretary to annually publish certain data and abolishing the employment security interest assessment fund.
SB486 Changing the fee charged by the department of commerce for applications for certain economic development programs from a flat fee to a certain percentage of the total economic development incentive program package as determined by the secretary of commerce within a specified percentage range.
SB559 Preserving child labor protections by requiring a legislative review process when considering bills proposing to reduce or eliminate child labor protections, providing that the joint committee on administrative rules and regulations review such bills and that the secretary of labor provide a report to the legislature to assist the legislature’s consideration of such bills.
HB2275 Increasing the maximum amount of yearly income tax credits available for purchases under the disability employment act from qualified vendors, continuing in existence such credits beyond tax year 2023 of eligible purchases available for such credit and further defining qualifying vendors and employees eligible for the credit, establishing a grant program to facilitate transitions by employers to minimum wage employment for persons with disabilities and creating the Kansas sheltered workshop transition fund.
HB2331 Designating Lehigh Portland state park.
HB2387 Providing funding for STAR bond districts to replace lost food sales tax revenue, authorizing renovation and construction costs for historic theaters and major amusement parks, including amusement rides, as eligible STAR bond project costs, extending the deadline for the STAR bond report to certain legislative committees, and increasing the financing limit for pay-as-you-go funding for rural redevelopment projects.
HB2388 Requiring that licensing bodies provide paper-based and verified electronic credentials to credential holders, including military servicemembers and others receiving Kansas credentials based on their credentials from other jurisdictions, that the secretary of administration develop and implement an electronic license verification system, that centralized electronic credential data management systems be established with instant verification systems operated by licensing bodies and excepting the certification of law enforcement officers from all provisions of the amended section.
HB2400 Enacting the Kansas adult learner grant act to facilitate workforce development by providing grants and workforce retention incentive tax credits to adults who pursue baccalaureate degrees from eligible postsecondary educational institutions in certain fields of study.
HB2401 Defining "benefit year" and "temporary unemployment" in the employment security law, allowing the extension of temporary unemployment; requiring electronic report filing by certain employers, permitting discretion in appointments and terms for the temporary employment security board of review, delaying new account formation after certain business acquisitions, requiring the new unemployment insurance system to allow employer reports regarding claimant compliance and authorizing the legislative coordinating council to extend new system implementation deadlines.
HB2414 Substitute for HB 2414 by Committee on Commerce, Labor and Economic Development - Developing postsecondary engineering programs, providing scholarships for engineering students at certain public and private institutions of higher education by establishing a matching grant program to be administered by the secretary of commerce and creating the engineering graduate incentive fund.

Education - 40 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
SB31 Reapportioning the districts of certain members of the Washburn university board of regents who are appointed by the city of Topeka.
SB32 Authorizing the Kansas state high school activities association to establish a school classification system based on student attendance and other factors.
SB48 Authorizing community college and technical college appointments to the postsecondary technical education authority and establishing the length of membership terms.
SB84 Including individuals who receive a high school equivalency (HSE) credential in performance-based payments for certain postsecondary educational institutions.
SB102 Establishing residency criteria for students of technical colleges.
SB109 Deeming certain refugees as residents of the state for the purposes of tuition and fees at postsecondary educational institutions.
SB122 Removing the sunset for the high-density at-risk student weighting under the Kansas school equity and enhancement act.
SB145 Requiring statutory due process procedures for a school district's non-renewal or termination of a teacher contract.
SB167 Requiring certain school district employees to receive training for seizure recognition and related first aid.
SB184 Requiring nonpublic schools to participate in certain assessments and publish on their website performance accountability reports and longitudinal achievement reports.
SB185 Authorizing school districts to include a teacher representative and a student representative as non-voting members of its board of education.
SB207 Requiring policies for and establishing restrictions on school districts with regard to the use of an individual's pronouns if such pronouns differ from the individual's biological sex.
SB226 Authorizing educational agencies to disclose student data for the purpose of conducting research contracted for by an educational agency.
SB231 Providing postsecondary tuition assistance to certain children of qualifying public school teachers.
SB255 Requiring school districts to provide separate accommodations for students of each biological sex on overnight school sponsored trips.
SB304 Authorizing the state board of education to establish a new unified school district, if necessary, for the attachment of territory of a school district disorganized via voter petition and providing for administrative and judicial review of resolutions to permanently close a public school building.
SB316 Authorizing a comprehensive grant program for not-for-profit independent institutions of higher education to be administered by the treasurer.
SB348 Requiring that the appointment of the executive director of the Kansas children's cabinet be confirmed by the senate.
SB351 Establishing policy requirements for school safety and security and cardiac emergency response plans and providing grant programs for the implementation of such policies.
SB401 Requiring critical thinking be integrated into elementary and secondary instruction.
SB437 Establishing the Kansas education enrichment program to provide educational awards to elementary and secondary school students for qualifying expenses for educational goods and services.
SB465 Authorizing school districts to levy an annual levy of up to two mills for the purposes of school building safety, security and compliance with the Americans with disabilities act and including such levy in the capital outlay state aid determination for such school districts.
SB469 Establishing the sunflower education equity act to provide education savings accounts for certain students.
SB470 Including Wichita technical institute as an eligible postsecondary educational institution in the Kansas promise scholarship act.
SB475 Eliminating school district open enrollment requirements and authorizing school districts to determine nonresident student enrollment.
SB479 Transferring teachers from the KPERS 3 cash balance plan to the KPERS 2 plan and defining teachers for purposes of KPERS.
SB485 Authorizing students attending public schools with low proficiency scores and certain private elementary and secondary school students to participate in the tax credit for low income students scholarship program.
SB531 Creating a civil cause of action against schools that give or make available harmful material to minors and removing the affirmative defense to promotion to minors of material harmful to minors for public and nonpublic schools.
SCR1608 Urging the adoption of a student bill of rights.
HB2132 Expanding the eligible fields of study and establishing a maximum scholarship amount for certain private postsecondary educational institutions in the Kansas promise scholarship act.
HB2494 Substitute for HB 2494 by Committee on Education - Establishing policy requirements for cardiac emergency response plans for school districts and providing a grant program for the implementation of such policy.
HB2521 Requiring the state board of education to authorize teaching licenses for individuals who complete an alternative teacher certification program.
HB2567 Establishing the Kansas national guard educational master's for enhanced readiness and global excellence (EMERGE) program.
HB2613 Creating the statewide drug abuse resistance education (D.A.R.E.) program educator position, establishing the drug abuse resistance education fund and providing funding for such fund by annual transfer of state moneys.
HB2669 Codifying the mental health intervention team program administered by the Kansas department for aging and disability services in state statute.
HB2731 Requiring the state board of education to submit annual reports to the legislature on certain statistics of students who take the statewide assessments.
HCR5004 Urging the U.S. Congress to fully fund the federal government's original funding promise under the individuals with disabilities education act.
HCR5004 Urging the U.S. Congress to fully fund the federal government's original funding promise under the individuals with disabilities education act.
HCR5004 Urging the U.S. Congress to fully fund the federal government's original funding promise under the individuals with disabilities education act.
HCR5004 Urging the U.S. Congress to fully fund the federal government's original funding promise under the individuals with disabilities education act.

Federal and State Affairs - 95 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
SB1 Prohibiting internet social media terms of service that permit censorship of speech and making violations subject to civil fines under the Kansas consumer protection act.
SB36 Amending the definition of ancestry in the Kansas act against discrimination to include traits historically associated with ancestry, including hair texture and protective hairstyles.
SB64 Prohibiting certain statewide elected officials from receiving income from outside employment while holding such statewide office.
SB65 Authorizing cities and counties to enact local laws to regulate abortion as stringent as or more stringent than state law.
SB69 Imposing requirements for reapportionment legislation.
SB77 Authorizing the Kansas human rights commission or any city or county to remove an unlawful restrictive covenant by recording a redacted plat or declaration.
SB92 Creating a procedure for appointment of delegates to a convention of the states under Article V of the Constitution of the United States and prescribing the duties and responsibilities of such delegates.
SB93 Creating the constitution and federalism defense act to establish a joint legislative commission to evaluate the constitutionality of federal mandates.
SB99 Establishing the advisory commission on Asian-American Pacific Islander affairs.
SB117 Authorizing the state historical society to convey certain real property to the Shawnee Tribe.
SB133 Providing for the enforcement of donor-imposed restrictions on philanthropic gifts of endowment funds or property to charitable organizations.
SB134 Adding members to the commission on peace officers' standards and training and requiring the new members to be appointed with a preference to increase diversity.
SB135 Creating the medical cannabis regulation act to regulate the cultivation, processing, distribution, sale and use of medical cannabis.
SB156 Repealing statutes that prohibit, limit and otherwise restrict municipal regulation of firearms.
SB157 Designating February 15 of each year as Susan B. Anthony Day in the state of Kansas.
SB171 Creating the veterans first medical cannabis act to regulate the cultivation, distribution, sale, possession and use of medical cannabis.
SB177 Declaring Juneteenth National Independence Day to be a legal public holiday and closing state offices for certain legal public holidays.
SB197 Allowing voters to register on election day.
SB200 Limiting the number of terms a legislator may serve as speaker of the house of representatives or president of the senate.
SB202 Enacting the Kansas ranked-choice voting act to establish the use of the ranked-choice method of voting for elections in this state.
SB218 Requiring county election officers to assign registered voters whose residence has no corresponding mailing address to the voting precinct where the residence of such voter is located.
SB220 Establishing uniform requirements for all advance voting ballot envelopes.
SB222 Removing liability protections from online platforms and requiring certain wireless communication devices to have a default setting notifying parents of application downloads.
SB223 Changing the candidate filing deadline and the primary election date to two months earlier than current law, increasing campaign contribution limits and modifying restrictions on campaign activities during legislative sessions.
SB224 Enacting the Kansas protection of pensions and businesses against ideological interference act, relating to ideological boycotts involving environmental, social or governance standards, requiring KPERS to divest from and prohibiting state contracts or the deposit of state moneys with entities engaged in such boycotts as determined by the state treasurer and prohibiting discriminatory practices in the financial services industry based on such boycotts.
SB250 Removing state department fees for concealed-carry licenses.
SB251 Providing sampling rules for alcoholic liquor and cereal malt beverages for spirits distributors, wine distributors and beer distributors in regard to the amount of products used for samples for distributors, retailers and club and drinking establishment licensees.
SB253 Authorizing home delivery by licensed retailers, licensed clubs and drinking establishments and restaurants and third-party delivery services.
SB257 Requiring that closed captioning be enabled on televisions and television receivers in public areas of places of public accommodation.
SB259 Prohibiting the use of ballot copies for purposes of any audit or recount of an election, setting a 7:00 p.m. deadline for receipt of advance mail ballots, requiring the use of paper ballots and hand counting, establishing legislative oversight, requiring that certain ballot records and all election records be publicly available and mandating use of a uniform paper for ballot printing.
SB260 Prohibiting remote ballot boxes, providing for reporting and publication of voting results and public access to voting records and materials, limiting advance voting provisions and requiring receipt of advance voting ballots by election day, limiting the size of precincts, making the general election a state holiday, providing that the sheriff has sole jurisdiction for and shall provide security at voting places, establishing the authority of the legislature over elections with preeminence over rules and regulations of the secretary of state and federal election law and making certain election crimes felonies.
SB262 Requiring voting and vote tabulation by hand and prohibiting electronic poll books or electronic or electromechanical voting or tabulation systems after January 1, 2024, mandating legislative approval of certain election matters and providing for the reporting of vote counts to the secretary of state and publication of the vote counts by the secretary.
SB268 Eliminating the statutory qualifications listed for the chief inspector for boiler safety appointed by the state fire marshal.
SB269 Exempting charitable raffle prizes of alcoholic liquor and cereal malt beverages from the Kansas liquor control act, the club and drinking establishment act and the Kansas cereal malt beverage act.
SB276 Specifying the delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol concentration amount for final hemp products and allowing certain hemp products to be manufactured, marketed, sold or distributed.
SB285 Eliminating the senate confirmation requirement from the appointment of national guard officers.
SB286 Prohibiting abortion procedures except when necessary to save the life of the pregnant woman and providing a private cause of action for civil enforcement of such prohibition.
SB290 Requiring a presidential preference primary election to be held on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in May every fourth year and changing the primary election date for all primary elections to the first Tuesday following the first Monday in May.
SB293 Crediting tax revenue generated from wagers made on historical horse races to the horse breeding development fund and the horse fair racing benefit fund.
SB296 Prohibiting persons in charge of a building from requiring off-duty police officers carrying a concealed handgun from providing certain personal information or wearing anything identifying such persons as a law enforcement officer or as being armed.
SB310 Creating the medical cannabis regulation act to regulate the cultivation, processing, distribution, sale and use of medical cannabis.
SB321 Providing for a presidential preference primary election on March 19, 2024, and establishing voter registration and voting procedures for such election.
SB322 Authorizing any gaming compact regarding sports wagering to include provisions governing sports wagering outside the boundaries of Indian lands.
SB323 Providing for the election of county appraisers.
SB328 Prohibiting legislators from accepting any state employment and the lieutenant governor from employment as a state agency head.
SB343 Prohibiting the mailing of advance voting ballot applications to voters unless by a county election official pursuant to a request by the voter.
SB344 Requiring voter verification of identity when returning an advance voting ballot.
SB358 Prohibiting school districts and local libraries from prohibiting, banning or restricting books or other media unless certain requirements are met.
SB369 Requiring a candidate's non-government issued email address be provided with declarations of intent, nomination petitions or nomination certifications for national, state and local offices.
SB373 Prohibiting the use of public moneys for lobbying activities.
SB374 Allowing a voter to declare or change such voter's political party or voter affiliation on the day of a primary election.
SB375 Prohibiting the use of generative artificial intelligence to create false representations of candidates in election campaign media or of state officials.
SB385 Designating the members of the Kansas senate as delegates to a convention of the states called pursuant to article V of the constitution of the United States.
SB409 Prohibiting any county or city legislation that would modify the established classes of individuals protected from discrimination under the Kansas act against discrimination.
SB411 Abolishing the division of legislative post audit, creating the statewide elected office of state auditor and enacting the state audit act.
SB432 Prohibiting advertising of sports wagering through internet websites and electronic device applications.
SB446 Prohibiting acquisitions of ownership interests in certain Kansas real property by foreign individuals and entities unless authorized by the state land council and establishing the state land council.
SB471 Prohibiting a state agency, city or county from restricting the sale or use of motor vehicles based on the energy source used for the vehicles; allowing a state agency, city and county to have their own purchase policies for motor vehicles.
SB474 Eliminating the administrative ordinance restriction in the city initiative statute.
SB492 Repealing the prohibition on transportation of alcoholic beverages in opened containers and on drinking or consuming alcoholic liquor inside vehicles while on the public streets, alleys, roads or highways.
SB511 Permitting beer and hard cider sales by microbreweries to retailers, public venues, clubs, drinking establishments, holders of temporary permits and caterers and allowing such sales at special events to consumers.
SB513 Enacting the Kansas specie legal tender act and the Kansas bullion depository act, authorizing the state treasurer to approve electronic currencies backed by specie legal tender and establish, administer or contract for the administration of bullion depositories and allowing for state moneys to be deposited in such bullion depositories and invested in specie legal tender.
SB516 Exempting elevators that are owned by a nonprofit organization with a maintenance service contract for such elevator from the annual inspection requirement under the elevator safety act.
SB523 Clarifying the eligibility requirements to obtain a license to carry a concealed handgun under the personal and family protection act.
SB527 Creating the crime of coercion to obtain an abortion and providing enhanced criminal penalties for offenses committed with the intent to coerce a woman to obtain an abortion.
SB530 Providing that residential housing constructed through loans or grants from the state housing trust fund shall meet certain energy conservation standards.
SB533 Limiting the use of past evictions and rental arrears to deny applicants from renting a home.
SB535 Exempting certain gaming suppliers from the certification requirement of the Kansas expanded lottery act when such suppliers do not contract with the state or the lottery gaming facility manager.
SB538 Establishing a commencement date for candidate nomination filings for municipal elections.
SB541 Creating the regulatory relief division within the office of the attorney general and establishing the general regulatory sandbox program to waive or suspend rules and regulations for program participants.
SB548 Requiring a concealed carry license to lawfully carry a concealed handgun and exempting colleges and universities from the public buildings requirements under the personal and family protection act.
SB549 Requiring criminal history record checks for all sales of firearms and providing criminal penalties for violations thereof.
SB550 Prohibiting persons under 21 years of age from purchasing and possessing semiautomatic rifles with high capacity ammunition magazines.
SB551 Creating the crime of unlawful storage of a firearm and providing criminal penalties for violations thereof.
SB554 Providing that a fertilized human ovum or embryo existing outside the uterus of a human body shall not be considered an unborn child or human being.
SB555 Creating the medical cannabis pilot program act to establish the medical cannabis pilot program for limited cultivation, processing and dispensing of medical cannabis and medical cannabis products.
SB558 Creating the Kansas medical cannabis act to authorize the cultivation, processing, distribution, sale and use of medical cannabis and medical cannabis products and the Kansas cannabidiol regulation act to regulate the testing and retail sale of cannabidiol products.
SCR1605 Proposing a constitutional amendment imposing term limits for state legislators.
SCR1606 Constitutional amendment proposing the Kansas Citizen Involvement Amendment to reserve the powers of initiative and referendum to the citizens of Kansas.
SCR1614 Proposing a constitutional amendment imposing term limits for state legislators.
SCR1617 Proposing a constitutional amendment to require that vacancies in the offices of the secretary of state and the attorney general be filled by election at a state party delegate convention.
SCR1618 Proposing a constitutional amendment to amend section 4 of the Kansas bill of rights to recognize the right to bear arms as a fundamental right that includes the possession and use of ammunition, firearm accessories and firearm components, and that any restrictions on such right are subject to the strict scrutiny standard.
SR1733 Affirming the Kansas senate's unwavering support for free press in the state of Kansas.
SR1740 Proclaiming that the State of Kansas supports admitting Washington, D.C. into the Union as a state of the United States of America.
HB2291 Permitting food establishments to allow dogs in outside areas and microbreweries to allow dogs in outside and inside areas, allowing microbreweries to sell beer with a limited alcohol content as cereal malt beverage.
HB2314 Prohibiting the use of the social media platform TikTok on state-owned devices and on any state network.
HB2376 Prohibiting the recording of any restrictive covenant that violates the Kansas act against discrimination and authorizing the removal of such covenants from existing documents, and prohibiting city or county laws prohibiting discrimination that are more restrictive than state law.
HB2378 Authorizing the secretary of administration on behalf of the Kansas department for aging and disability services to convey lands in Shawnee county to the Kansas commission on veterans affairs.
HB2412 Removing state agency fees for concealed-carry licenses.
HB2438 Eliminating the instructor-coordinator's certificate requirement associated with the teaching of emergency medical services courses.
HB2439 Requiring notification to patients that the effects of a medication abortion may be reversible.
HB2512 Substitute for HB 2512 by Committee on Elections - Relating to advance voting ballots; requiring county election officers to provide at least four hours of advance voting in-person on the Saturday before an election; providing after January 1, 2025, such ballots cast in-person be received in the county election office by 7:00 p.m. on the Sunday proceeding the election; exception to allow voting in-person until 12:00 noon on Monday for good cause.
HB2516 Raising the number of signatures required for nomination petitions for independent candidates for statewide office and eliminating the option for such candidates to pay a filing fee in lieu of such petitions.
HB2616 Prohibiting the disqualification of certain individuals as election poll workers by county election officers on the basis of residency or registered voter status.
HB2653 Providing for child support orders for unborn children from the date of conception.

Financial Institutions and Insurance - 24 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
SB16 Discontinuing certain exemptions from the pharmacy benefits manager act.
SB51 Authorizing the state bank commissioner to accept state and national criminal history record checks from private entities.
SB62 Enacting the protect vulnerable adults from financial exploitation act, requiring reporting of instances of suspected financial exploitation under certain circumstances and providing civil and administrative immunity to individuals who make such reports.
SB76 Providing for an exemption from continuing education licensure requirements for certain insurance producers.
SB199 Authorizing the state banking board to deny, suspend or revoke a charter of a fiduciary financial institution in certain circumstances, requiring fiduciary financial institutions to purchase a surety bond and establishing a civil money penalty for violations of the technology-enabled fiduciary financial institutions act.
SB204 Replacing the definition of "charitable beneficiaries" with "qualified charities" in the technology-enabled fiduciary financial institutions act.
SB236 Requiring drug manufacturers to provide pricing under the federal 340B drug pricing program to pharmacies that enter into contractual agreements with entities covered under the 340B program and prohibiting pharmacy benefits managers from denying patients the freedom to use the pharmacy and healthcare provider of such patient's choice.
SB245 Enacting the commercial financing disclosure act, requiring certain disclosures when making commercial financing product transactions, requiring registration with state bank commissioner, obtaining a surety bond, providing for civil penalties and rules and regulations by the commissioner and authorizing enforcement of such act by the attorney general.
SB256 Providing KPERS 3 members an additional interest credit of 1% for calendar year 2023.
SB302 Suspending fidfin transactions, custodial services and trust business of technology-enabled fiduciary financial institutions until the legislature expressly consents to and approves such activities by an act of the legislature and requiring the legislature to conduct a forensic audit of technology-enabled fiduciary financial institutions.
SB388 Increasing the amount of retirant compensation subject to the statutory employer contribution rate to the first $40,000 earned by a retirant in a calendar year.
SB396 Reducing the waiting period for a KPERS retirant to return to work for a participating employer during a period beginning July 1, 2024, and ending July 1, 2029.
SB397 Eliminating annual controlled business reporting requirements placed on title agents and insurers.
SB447 Directing the state treasurer to establish a mortgage insurance program for certain individuals and establishing the homes for every local protector, educator and responder act of Kansas.
SB495 Modifying certain terms, definitions, deadlines and provisions contained in the uniform consumer credit code and transferring certain mortgage provisions from the uniform consumer credit code to the Kansas mortgage business act.
SB502 Terminating the KPERS 3 cash balance plan and transferring the members of such plan to the KPERS 2 plan.
SB512 Prohibiting insurance companies from using environmental, social and governance criteria in the process of writing contracts of insurance, indemnity or suretyship, authorizing the attorney general or the county attorney or district attorney where a violation occurred to enforce such prohibition and providing a civil penalty for violations thereof.
SB521 Enacting the "Defense of affordable prescriptions act" to prohibit certain discriminatory actions related to reimbursement of entities participating in the federal 340B drug pricing program.
SB540 Prohibiting certain discriminatory actions related to reimbursement of entities participating in the federal 340B drug pricing program.
HB2103 Substitute for HB 2103 by Committee on Financial Institutions and Pensions - Eliminating the statutory 15% alternative investment limit for the KPERS fund and requiring the KPERS board to establish an alternative investment percentage limit.
HB2133 Providing that fiduciary financial institutions shall be overseen, supervised and examined by the office of the state bank commissioner as a chartered trust company, allowing a fiduciary financial institution to refer to itself as a trust company in legal or regulatory filings or disclosures to existing or prospective customers or investors and authorizing a fiduciary financial institution to exercise fiduciary powers and full trust powers and to engage as a trust company under state and federal law.
HB2198 Providing membership affiliation in the Kansas police and firemen's retirement system for certain law enforcement officers and employees of the Kansas department of wildlife and parks.
HB2810 Amending the Kansas life and health guaranty association act to include health maintenance organizations as member insurers and broadening the assessment base for long-term care insurance insolvencies.
HB2834 Transferring officers, employees, powers, duties and functions relating to the state health care benefits program from the division of the state employee health benefits plan of the department of administration to the insurance department, establishing the commissioner of insurance as the chairperson of the Kansas state employees health care commission, providing that all management functions of such commission be administered by the commissioner of insurance and eliminating a pilot program regarding employer contributions for certain children.

Judiciary - 87 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
SB2 Authorizing certain individuals with revoked driver’s licenses to be eligible for restricted driving privileges.
SB9 Adding tianeptine to schedule I of the uniform controlled substances act.
SB50 Prohibiting internet social media terms of service that permit censorship of speech.
SB72 Adding an exception to the hearsay rule to allow admission of statements made to a translator without the testimony of the translator.
SB74 Providing for joint liability for costs and sanctions in third-party funded litigation, requiring certain discovery disclosures and requiring payment of certain costs for nonparty subpoenas.
SB87 Requiring a duly ordained minister of religion to report certain abuse and neglect of children.
SB95 Permitting a prosecution for childhood sexual abuse to be commenced at any time, permitting victims of childhood sexual abuse to bring a civil action for recovery of damages caused by such abuse at any time and reviving claims against any party for such damages that occurred on or after July 1, 1984.
SB100 Prohibiting ownership in certain real property in this state by foreign individuals and entities.
SB107 Providing that family members of deceased crime victims have the right to sit in a designated seating area at or near the prosecution table during court proceedings.
SB108 Prohibiting motorcycle profiling by law enforcement agencies.
SB137 Creating the responsible gun ownership act and establishing the crime of unlawful storage of a firearm.
SB141 Requiring the attorney general to carry out certain duties related to investigating corruption committed by a public officer or public employee.
SB146 Requiring the attorney general to carry out certain duties related to investigating sexual abuse committed by a minister of religion.
SB149 Expanding the crime of promoting obscenity to minors to include drag performances.
SB158 Enacting the community defense and human trafficking reduction act to regulate sexually oriented businesses and human trafficking and to impose criminal penalties.
SB160 Require commercial entities that produce material harmful to minors on the internet to require age verification for access to such internet sites, establishing a civil cause of action against such commercial entities by persons harmed to recover actual and punitive damages, court costs and attorney fees.
SB170 Enacting the Kansas assistance animals in housing act, authorizing housing providers to require documentation of the need for an assistance animal and creating the crime of misrepresentation of entitlement to an assistance animal in housing.
SB182 Requiring a person convicted of an offense that resulted in the incapacitation or death of a victim who is the parent or guardian of a minor child to pay restitution in the form of child support.
SB183 Increasing the penalty for certain violations of criminal discharge of a firearm when a person was present in the dwelling, building, structure or motor vehicle at which the offender discharged a firearm.
SB186 Creating the crime of deprivation of rights under color of law and providing a civil action for victims.
SB187 Providing for payment of interest in civil actions for wrongful conviction and directing the attorney general to seek damages for the state from any person who knowingly contributed to the wrongful conviction and prosecute ouster and criminal proceedings as warranted.
SB188 Removing an affirmative defense for public, private and parochial schools from the crime of promotion to minors of material harmful to minors.
SB192 Providing for payment plans and waiver of fines for traffic fines and court costs, expanding the eligibility for restricted driving privileges, removing and delaying payment for certain fees and eliminating reinstatement of certain fees.
SB193 Enacting the reduce armed violence act to increase the criminal penalties for certain violations of criminal possession of a weapon by a convicted felon that involve firearms.
SB201 Prohibiting the expenditure of state moneys for the production or performance of drag shows for which minors are the primary audience.
SB211 Abolishing the death penalty and creating the crime of aggravated murder.
SB216 Adding possession or using a firearm during the commission of certain drug crimes to the crime of criminal use of weapons and creating a special sentencing rule of presumptive imprisonment for violations thereof.
SB237 Requiring a criminal conviction for civil asset forfeiture and proof beyond a reasonable doubt that property is subject to forfeiture, remitting proceeds to the state general fund and requiring law enforcement agencies to make forfeiture reports more frequently.
SB239 Providing that certain witnesses shall have the right to be accompanied by a support person during testimony and may be accompanied by a certified critical incident response therapy K9 team.
SB240 Amending the crime of aggravated endangering a child to increase the criminal penalties in certain environments where any person is distributing, possessing with intent to distribute, manufacturing or attempting to manufacture fentanyl-related controlled substances.
SB241 Requiring certain records and files to be automatically expunged from a juvenile's record.
SB242 Enacting the cold case homicide victims' families' rights act to provide for a system for reviewing the case files of cold case homicides upon written application by certain persons.
SB258 Enacting the act against abusive access litigation to create a civil action for determining whether litigation that alleges any access violation under the Americans with disabilities act or similar law constitutes abusive litigation and authorize penalties for such abusive litigation.
SB261 Authorizing appeals from certain decisions related to a citizen-initiated grand jury.
SB266 Requiring law enforcement officers investigating alleged domestic violence to give certain notices to victims and conduct a lethality assessment.
SB267 Defining primary aggressor for domestic violence purposes and requiring law enforcement policies to direct that arrest is the preferred response only with respect to the primary aggressor.
SB270 Including acts that occur in the course of the taking of property in the crimes of robbery and aggravated robbery.
SB279 Granting law enforcement officials access to the prescription monitoring program database without a warrant and replacing the member of the program advisory committee representing the Kansas bureau of investigation with the attorney general or the attorney general's designee.
SB280 Modifying self-defense and use of force provisions related to the initial aggressor standard, changing immunity from criminal prosecution and civil action to an affirmative defense and requiring reporting and publication of certain data related to use of force cases by the Kansas bureau of investigation and the judicial administrator.
SB283 Prohibiting conveyance of certain real property in this state to foreign adversaries.
SB288 Authorizing certain individuals with revoked driver's licenses to be eligible for restricted driving privileges.
SB289 Permitting functional incapacitation release and terminal medical condition release for persons sentenced to imprisonment for an off-grid offense and extending terminal medical condition release to inmates in the custody of the secretary of corrections with a condition likely to cause death within 180 days.
SB298 Providing for child support orders for unborn children with a detectable heartbeat.
SB317 Permitting a prosecution for childhood sexual abuse to be commenced at any time, extending the time to file civil actions for recovery of damages caused by childhood sexual abuse and providing exceptions in the Kansas tort claims act for claims arising from such abuse.
SB341 Authorizing certain individuals with revoked driver's licenses to be eligible for restricted driving privileges and permitting such individuals to drive to and from dropping off or picking up children from school or child care.
SB361 Increasing criminal penalties for a driver who leaves the scene of a vehicular accident when the accident results in the death of any person or more than one person, if the driver knew or reasonably should have known that such accident resulted in injury or death.
SB364 Allowing victims of childhood sexual abuse to bring a civil action for recovery of damages suffered as a result of such abuse at any time and reviving claims against any party for such damages that occurred on or after July 1, 1984.
SB372 Enacting the civil liability for doxing act to prohibit intentionally publishing another person's personally identifiable information without the consent of the person whose information is published under certain circumstances and authorize a civil action for violations of the act to recover damages and obtain injunctive relief.
SB380 Clarifying a special sentencing rule applicable to violations of criminal discharge of a firearm when a person was present in the dwelling, building, structure or motor vehicle at which the offender discharged a firearm.
SB392 Granting the medicaid inspector general access to the prescription monitoring program database without a warrant and replacing the member of the program advisory committee representing the Kansas bureau of investigation with a member appointed by the attorney general's office.
SB393 Requiring automated expungement of certain records from a person's criminal record to seal such records from public view and limit disclosure thereof.
SB412 Modifying criminal sentencing rules applicable in multiple conviction cases where consecutive sentences may be imposed by the sentencing judge and the sentence for the primary crime is a nonprison sentence.
SB413 Specifying criminal penalties for unlawful distribution of fentanyl-related controlled substances when distributed by weight or dosage unit.
SB415 Creating the crime of organized retail crime, providing criminal penalties for violation thereof, increasing the criminal penalties for theft of certain property, including organized retail crime in the definition of racketeering activity under the Kansas racketeer influenced and corrupt organization act and authorizing the attorney general to prosecute crimes that are part of an alleged course of criminal conduct that occurred in two or more counties.
SB416 Prohibiting fines and fees from being assessed against a juvenile or a juvenile's parent, guardian or custodian in a case pursuant to the revised Kansas juvenile justice code.
SB418 Requiring the clerk of the appellate courts to publish monthly a list of cases of the supreme court and court of appeals in which a decision has not been entered and filed within six months of submission and a list of cases in which a petition for review has not been granted or denied within six months of submission.
SB425 Providing for child support orders for unborn children from the date of conception.
SB439 Prohibiting the use of restraints during hearings under the revised Kansas juvenile justice code unless restraints are deemed appropriate by the court.
SB440 Prohibiting suspension of a person's driving privileges or driver's license due to nonpayment of fines or court costs from traffic citations.
SB441 Enacting the fairness in condemnation act to require the condemning authority to provide the property owner notice of a planned condemnation proceeding, an offer for purchase and a court review of compliance with this act.
SB442 Prohibiting assignment of persons found not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect to supervision by court services officers.
SB444 Providing that the attorney members of the board of trustees of a county law library in certain counties shall be appointed by the chief judge of the judicial district and allowing such boards to authorize the chief judge to use certain fees for the purpose of facilitating and enhancing functions of the district court of the county.
SB448 Establishing procedures in the Kansas code of procedure for municipal courts related to determination of an accused person's competency to stand trial and requiring the secretary for aging and disability services to reimburse counties for the costs of keeping persons in the custody of a county jail awaiting examination, evaluation or treatment.
SB463 Changing the membership of the Kansas judicial council from four resident lawyers to one resident lawyer from each congressional district.
SB472 Creating the crime of unlawful sexual communication and providing criminal penalties therefor.
SB483 Establishing the crime of interference with a security camera in a correctional facility.
SB503 Increasing the criminal penalties for knowingly and maliciously abandoning any animal in any place without making provisions for the proper care of the animal.
SB504 Prohibiting the use of any prone restraint on a juvenile who is in custody at a juvenile detention facility or juvenile correctional facility or being assessed as part of the juvenile intake and assessment system.
SB506 Invalidating restrictive covenants that limits or prohibits the installation of solar panels and allowing the adoption of reasonable rules concerning solar panels.
SB508 Permitting homeless veterans to use alternative forms of proof of identity and residency when applying for nondriver identification cards and eliminating fees for homeless veterans to obtain birth certificates and nondriver identification cards.
SB522 Creating the crime of unlawful entry into the state of Kansas and requiring notification of federal immigration authorities upon arrest for such offense.
SB525 Creating the protection against deep fakes act to provide a cause of action for damages arising from the use of generative artificial intelligence to create an image or likeness of another person without such person's consent for use in obscene material.
SB526 Creating the crime of aggravated sexual extortion, providing criminal penalties for violations thereof and adding making a demand for money or other thing of value to the elements of sexual extortion.
SB534 Authorizing the secretary of corrections to use hypoxia for the purpose of carrying out a sentence of death and requiring the district court to issue a warrant to the secretary of corrections to carry out a sentence of death.
SCR1616 Proposing an amendment to the constitution of the state of Kansas to add a senate confirmation requirement for supreme court justices and to change the membership of the supreme court nominating commission.
HB2017 Enacting the uniform family law arbitration act.
HB2018 Permitting a will or a copy of a will filed within six months after the death of the testator to be admitted to probate at any time.
HB2023 Creating the crime of interference with the conduct of a hospital, providing criminal penalties for violation thereof and increasing the criminal penalties for battery of a healthcare provider who is employed by a hospital.
HB2385 Creating an inference of an intent to distribute a controlled substance based on the quantity of the substance possessed instead of a rebuttable presumption.
HB2398 Adding the placing of controlled substances into pills into the definition of manufacture, increasing the criminal penalties for manufacturing fentanyl and creating a special sentencing rule to make sentences for distributing fentanyl presumptive imprisonment.
HB2443 Establishing the office of the child advocate.
HB2510 Authorizing a party to obtain discovery of the existence and content of an agreement for third-party funding of litigation under the code of civil procedure.
HB2522 Requiring the secretary of corrections to prepare inmates for release from custody and assist with gathering identification documentation.
HB2606 Specifying that certain drug offenses do not give rise to forfeiture under the Kansas standard asset seizure and forfeiture act, requiring courts to make a finding that forfeiture is not excessive, restricting actions prior to commencement of forfeiture proceedings, requiring probable cause affidavit filing and review to commence proceedings, increasing the burden of proof required to forfeit property to clear and convincing evidence and authorizing courts to order payment of attorney fees and costs for certain claimants.
HB2654 Excluding certain types of incarceration time from being included in the allowance for time spent incarcerated when calculating a criminal defendant's sentence.
HB2676 Substitute for HB 2676 by Committee on Judiciary - Creating the crime of encouraging suicide and providing criminal penalties therefor.
HB2698 Allowing juvenile offenders in the custody of the secretary of corrections to leave the juvenile correctional facility for certain programming and educational opportunities when approved by the secretary.

Local Government - 8 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
SB86 Requiring local governmental officials to disclose substantial interests in the construction and operation of a wind or solar energy conversion system and to abstain from all local governmental actions relating to such matters.
SB150 Authorizing the division of printing to print for local governments and schools.
SB212 Permitting an ambulance to operate with one emergency medical service provider in rural counties.
SB273 Eliminating the zoning and planning authority for cities in the three-mile area extending from the city boundaries.
SB312 Requiring the approval of the board of county commissioners prior to the exercise of the power of eminent domain by certain public utilities.
SB346 Restricting who can propose rezoning amendments to city and county zoning regulations.
SB383 Authorizing the board of directors for a drainage district to hold a meeting in executive session in accordance with the open meetings act.
HB2083 Creating the Kansas vacant property act to prohibit municipalities from imposing any fees or registration requirements on the basis that property is unoccupied.

Public Health and Welfare - 49 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
SB12 Enacting the Kansas child mutilation prevention act to criminalize performing gender reassignment surgery or prescription of hormone replacement therapy on certain persons and providing grounds for unprofessional conduct for healing arts licensees.
SB20 Requiring child care facilities, elementary, secondary, postsecondary educational institutions and employers to grant exemptions from vaccine requirements without inquiring into the sincerity of the request and repealing the meningitis vaccine requirement to live in student housing.
SB43 Making and concerning appropriations for the university of Kansas medical center for fiscal years 2023, 2024 and 2025 for conducting certain clinical trials at the midwest stem cell therapy center.
SB45 Updating income eligibility requirements for the state children's health insurance program.
SB111 Enacting the massage therapist licensure act to provide for regulation and licensing of massage therapists.
SB118 Expanding the duties of the secretary of health and environment when investigating maternal deaths to include promoting continuity of care, helping develop performance measures and establishing an external review committee to study cases and make recommendations to prevent maternal deaths.
SB121 Broadening the scope of practice of naturopathic doctors and changing certain provisions pertaining to the licensure and regulation of naturopathic doctors.
SB139 Expanding newborn screening services and increasing transfer from the medical assistance fee fund to the Kansas newborn screening fund.
SB148 Enacting the ensuring transparency in prior authorization act to impose requirements and limitations on the use of prior authorization in healthcare.
SB161 Imposing certain health insurance coverage requirements for screening and diagnostic examinations for breast cancer.
SB173 Authorizing the over-the-counter purchase of ivermectin tablets and hydroxychloroquine tablets.
SB175 Prohibiting abortion procedures and creating the crimes of unlawful performance of an abortion and unlawful destruction of a fertilized embryo.
SB176 Increasing the membership of the behavioral sciences regulatory board, decreasing the years of practice required for reciprocity licensure of certain professions, extending the license period for temporary licenses, establishing new license categories, providing additional continuing education requirements and requiring that clinical social work supervisors be approved by the board.
SB181 Authorizing establishment of city or county child death review boards and permitting disclosure of records and information related to child deaths.
SB191 Establishing requirements for the involuntary discharge or transfer of a resident in an adult residential care facility, the right to appeal such discharge or transfer and a process for such appeal.
SB206 Enacting the medical autonomy/accessibility and truth act to remove certain provisions regarding abortion from the no taxpayer funding for abortion act, the woman's-right-to-know act and the pain-capable unborn child act to allow for insurance coverage for abortions, provide tax benefits for abortion-related services and remove inaccurate statements regarding the risks of abortion.
SB213 Requiring healthcare providers to charge the same amount for medical record requests related to a patient's social security disability, workers' compensation, medical malpractice or personal injury claims whether requested by a patient or the patient's legal representative.
SB225 Establishing the KanCare bridge to a healthy Kansas program to expand Medicaid eligibility.
SB234 Prohibiting governmental entities from sharing or transmitting social care information into a closed loop referral system.
SB235 Expanding limitations to third-party access to provider network contracts and discounts unless certain criteria are met and prohibitions on payment method restrictions and limitations on certain transaction fees from dental services to all healthcare services.
SB246 Defining in-state and interstate practitioners under the Kansas telemedicine act, establishing certain standards of care, requiring certain insurance coverage of in-state telemedicine services and establishing the Kansas telehealth advisory committee.
SB277 Providing for the regulation of supplemental nursing services agencies by the secretary for aging and disability services.
SB281 Creating the position of dementia services coordinator within the department of aging and disability services.
SB294 Increasing the amount of state moneys distributed to local health departments.
SB305 Enacting the massage therapist licensure act to provide for regulation and licensing of massage therapists.
SB319 Establishing the alternatives to abortion program to provide resources and promote childbirth to women facing unplanned pregnancies.
SB320 Creating the born-alive infants protection act to provide legal protections for infants who are born alive regardless of the intent of the delivery.
SB353 Creating a civil cause of action against a physician who performs childhood gender reassignment service and requiring revocation of a physician's license who performs childhood gender reassignment service.
SB354 Designating facilities where elective abortions are performed as being ineligible to purchase professional liability insurance from the healthcare stabilization fund.
SB355 Expanding medical assistance eligibility and enacting the cutting healthcare costs for all Kansans act.
SB390 Enacting the conscientious right to refuse act to prohibit discrimination against individuals to refuse medical care and creating a civil cause of action based on such discrimination; repealing the authority of the secretary of health and environment to quarantine individuals and impose associated penalties.
SB404 Permitting the use of expedited partner therapy to treat a sexually transmitted disease.
SB449 Expanding the definition of healthcare provider for individuals providing care at the scene of an emergency or accident.
SB450 Establishing the Kansas Alzheimer's disease advisory council.
SB460 Requiring the secretary of health and environment to adopt anaphylaxis prevention and response policies for schools and day care facilities that set forth guidelines and procedures to prevent and respond to anaphylaxis.
SB461 Creating the laser hair removal act to restrict the performance of laser hair removal to certain medical professionals.
SB489 Directing the department of corrections to establish a correctional center nursery for incarcerated expectant mothers and their child to allow certain expectant mothers to care and bond with their child for up to 36 months while incarcerated.
SB490 Updating certain provisions of the optometry law relating to scope of practice, definitions and credentialing requirements.
SB496 Expanding the scope of practice of naturopathic doctors, specifying continuing education requirements, increasing the required amount of professional liability insurance and modifying certain provisions relating to the licensure and regulations of naturopathic doctors.
SB499 Establishing the prevention of maternal mortality grant program fund within the department of health and environment, providing for competitive grants to fund programs for the prevention of maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity, establishing the prevention of maternal mortality grant program fund and making transfers to such fund.
SB501 Transferring certain child care programs to the Kansas office of early childhood and separating licensing duties between the secretary for health and environment and the executive director of early childhood.
SB518 Establishing the complex rehabilitation technology coverage act.
SB528 Establishing the Kansas ultrasound act, requiring that an obstetric ultrasound be performed on a woman prior to an abortion, permitting a woman to avert her eyes from the ultrasound images, establishing civil and criminal penalties and providing an emergency exception to requirements of the act.
SB556 Expanding the Kansas silver alert plan to provide public notice of missing persons 18 years of age or older who have an intellectual disability.
HB2140 Increasing the age range of able-bodied adults without dependents required to complete an employment and training program to receive food assistance.
HB2179 Establishing periods of ineligibility for child care subsidy based on cooperation with child support services and requiring the secretary to conduct reviews of cooperation with child support.
HB2194 Enacting the Representative Gail Finney memorial foster care bill of rights.
HB2260 Increasing the number of medical student loan agreements that may be provided by the university of Kansas school of medicine and prohibiting impediments to switching between residency programs.
HB2408 Exempting certain services provided in an adult care homes from the provisions of the acts regulating cosmetologists and barbers.

Transportation - 16 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
SB90 Increasing certain registration and title fees on vehicles for services provided by county treasurers and the division of vehicles, decreasing certain fees related to administrative costs and modifying the disposition of such fees and eliminating the division of vehicles modernization surcharge.
SB215 Establishing the Kansas rail safety improvement act, providing for safety requirements for railroad operations and crossings and allowing for the transfer of title for abandoned railroad tracks to cities and counties.
SB334 Designating the Abilene & Smoky Valley Railroad as the official state heritage railroad.
SB335 Increasing penalties and creating a crime for injuring or causing death of certain authorized emergency vehicle operators for unlawful passing of stationary authorized emergency vehicle.
SB337 Designating the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe #3415 as the official state steam locomotive.
SB342 Providing for the Sedgwick county zoo distinctive license plate.
SB357 Designating a portion of United States highway 81 as the Merle Miller memorial highway.
SB400 Providing for the sporting Kansas City distinctive license plate.
SB402 Prohibiting crew size requirements for class II and class III railroads.
SB408 Changing driving training requirements to allow driving school instructors to hold a valid driver's license from any state.
SB459 Authorizing the director of vehicles to adopt rules and regulations for participation in the federal motor carriers safety administration's drug and alcohol clearinghouse and allowing for the disqualification of commercial vehicle driving privileges when a driver has violated or is noncompliance with the requirements of the clearinghouse.
SB477 Providing for digital proof of driver's license and digital proof of identification card and regulating the use thereof.
HB2149 Allowing distinctive license plates to be personalized license plates.
HB2500 Providing for the delta waterfowl distinctive license plate.
HB2507 Designating a bridge in Sumner county as the SrA Derek Scott Martin memorial bridge.
HB2679 Authorizing the director of vehicles to waive the knowledge and skills test for driving a commercial vehicle for an applicant that provides evidence that such applicant qualifies for the military even exchange program for commercial driver's licenses.

Utilities - 12 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
SB46 Requiring existing wind energy conversion systems to install light-mitigating technology systems.
SB78 Requiring the state corporation commission to review the regional rate competitiveness of an electric utility's rates in electric utility rate proceedings.
SB88 Providing for the statewide election of commissioners of the state corporation commission, establishing the utilities regulation division in the office of the attorney general, requiring such division to represent and protect the collective interests of utility customers in utility rate-related proceedings and exempting the state corporation commission from the open meetings act.
SB154 Limiting the amount of fees, taxes and other charges on a utility bill assessed by a board of public utilities.
SB166 Requiring public disclosure of an application for a transmission line siting permit under the jurisdiction of the state corporation commission.
SB214 Prohibiting public utilities from recovering any dues, donations or contributions to any charitable or social organization or entity through customer rates.
SB278 Requiring public utilities to report information regarding customer assistance programs, account delinquencies and disconnections.
SB422 Increasing the capacity limitation for the total amount of facilities subject to net metering that may operate within the service territory of investor-owned electric utilities, requiring facilities to be appropriately sized based on the customer's average load and establishing requirements for exporting power to a utility from a facility subject to net metering.
SB443 Requiring landowners whose land is taken by eminent domain for electric transmission lines to be compensated at not less than fair market value multiplied by 150%.
SB456 Establishing a rebuttable presumption against retirement of fossil fuel-fired electric generating units, requiring the state corporation commission to report on such retirements and extending the timelines for the commission to make a determination regarding rate-making treatment for generating or transmission facilities.
SB517 Prohibiting the closure of an electric generation facility without a reliable and readily dispatchable replacement and notification of such closure.
HB2806 Authorizing certain telecommunications and video service providers to operate in county public right-of-way and limiting the fees and costs that a county may impose upon such providers for such activities.

Ways and Means - 33 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
SB10 Increasing the daily rate of compensation and eliminating the annualization of compensation in determining KPERS benefits and contributions for legislators first serving on or after January 13, 2025, and providing a compensation and KPERS benefits election for legislators with service prior to January 13, 2025.
SB35 Increasing the rate of compensation for legislators for service during regular and special sessions and the interim period between regular sessions.
SB67 Transferring $1,000,000,000 from the state general fund to the budget stabilization fund of the department of administration during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2023.
SB151 Concerning state agencies; relating to the employee award and recognition program; authorizing hiring, recruitment and retention bonuses; increasing the limitation on such award or bonus to $10,000; eliminating the secretary of administration's authority to adopt rules and regulations; and requiring such secretary to submit an annual report to certain legislative committees concerning such awards and bonuses.
SB153 Making and concerning supplemental appropriations for fiscal years 2023 and 2024 for various state agencies.
SB163 Creating the Dwayne Peaslee technical training center district act to authorize the establishment of the Dwayne Peaslee technical training center district in Douglas county.
SB198 Providing a postretirement cost-of-living adjustment for certain KPERS retirants.
SB275 Changing the total amount credited to the state gaming revenues fund, increasing the transfer of moneys from such fund to the correctional institutions building fund and decreasing the transfer of moneys to the state economic development initiatives fund.
SB306 Including losses from investments in technology-enabled fiduciary financial institutions in Kansas adjusted gross income for income tax purposes.
SB324 Creating the legislative help grant fund, establishing legislative help grants, state representative grants and state senator grants for cities and counties and prescribing procedures, requirements and limitations for such grants.
SB326 Making and concerning appropriations for FY 23 and FY 24 for the department of administration for an income tax rebate to certain Kansas resident taxpayers.
SB350 Adding for-profit private entity to the definition of "qualified applicant" in the Kansas fights addiction act and authorizing members of the Kansas fights addiction grant review board to be paid subsistence allowances, mileage and other expenses when attending meetings of the board after January 8, 2024.
SB378 Establishing the Kansas trade service scholarship act and making appropriations to the state board of regents for fiscal year 2025 to provide grants to community colleges, technical colleges and the Washburn institute of technology for capital improvements, repairs and maintenance of trade program buildings.
SB382 Making and concerning appropriations for fiscal years 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027 and 2028 for state agencies, increasing expenditure limitations, authorizing certain transfers, funding of the fiscal year 2024 salary increase for certain state employees, transferring funds from the legislature employment security fund of the legislative coordinating council to the university of Kansas and Wichita state university health collaboration fund of the university of Kansas, to the Wichita state university and university of Kansas health collaboration fund of Wichita state university and to the state general fund and authorizing certain expenditures from the build Kansas matching grant fund.
SB395 Requiring the university of Kansas hospital authority to have prior approval from the legislature or the legislative coordinating council when the legislature is not is session, when purchasing, leasing, trading, exchanging or otherwise acquiring, constructing, repair, remodeling or renovating any real property or facility outside of the state of Kansas.
SB445 Establishing minimum training requirements for law enforcement and emergency medical services personnel on interacting with individuals with dementia.
SB519 Requiring technical colleges to affiliate with a state educational institution or municipal university.
SB543 Prohibiting state educational institutions from endorsing discriminatory ideologies, using diversity, equity and inclusion statements or providing preferential consideration on the basis of such discriminatory ideologies.
SB557 Authorizing professional employees employed by a board of education to cease the withholding of professional employees' organization dues from their wages upon request.
SCR1615 A Concurrent Resolution rejecting the rates of compensation for members of the Legislature set by the Legislative Compensation Commission.
HB2273 Substitute for HB 2273 by Committee on Appropriations - Making and concerning certain supplemental appropriations for fiscal years 2024 and 2025 and appropriations for fiscal years 2025 and 2026 for various state agencies.
HB2418 Abolishing the study commission for the consolidation of Kansas City, Kansas, and Wyandotte county, consolidation commission of Topeka, Kansas, and Shawnee county, study commission for the consolidation in Greeley county, state emergency response commission, transportation vision task force, Persian Gulf war veterans health initiative act, Kansas export finance act, community strategic planning assistance act, natural and scientific areas advisory board, public finance transparency board, Kansas film services commission, Kansas bioscience authority, KAN-ED act and department of health and environment advisory committees.
HB2449 Providing that all members of statutory boards or commissions who are authorized by statute to receive compensation shall receive the amount of per diem compensation paid to legislators.
HB2452 Eliminating the requirement that the state employees health care commission offer long-term care insurance and indemnity insurance.
HB2460 Substitute for HB 2460 by Committee on Higher Education Budget - Prohibiting postsecondary educational institutions from taking certain actions regarding admission applicants, applicants for employment and faculty concerning diversity, equity or inclusion, exceptions, providing for civil remedies and penalties, submitting a report to the legislature and posting information on the board of regents website.
HB2495 Making and concerning appropriations for fiscal years 2024 and 2025, for state agencies; increasing expenditure limitations to the foregoing; funding of the fiscal year 2024 salary increase for certain state employees.
HB2623 Updating the veterans claims assistance program to include references to veterans affairs medical centers and cross-accreditation requirements.
HB2646 Senate Substitute for HB 2646 by Committee on Education - Transferring teachers from the KPERS 3 cash balance plan to the KPERS 2 plan and defining teachers for purposes of KPERS.
HB2705 Authorizing the state board of regents to sell and convey certain real property in the city of Manhattan, Riley county, Kansas, on behalf of Kansas state university.
HB2829 Clarifying the definition of armed forces and updating the definition thereof to include the space force.
HB2830 Prescribing documentation requirements to determine eligibility for any benefit derived from a service-connected disability.
HB2831 Requiring that federal disability determinations for veterans be probative.
HB2833 Modifying the definition of veteran and disabled veteran to create a common definition for each term and clarifying disability evaluations for benefits granted to disabled veterans.
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