Kansas Legislature

SB 228

AN ACT concerning counties; requiring the secretary for aging and disability services to reimburse counties for certain costs when a person is confined in a county jail awaiting examination, evaluation or treatment for competency; relating to county jails; removing the requirement that every county shall have a jail; modernizing requirements related to food, drink and medical care for prisoners and jail records; modifying procedures used when district courts commit prisoners to jail in another county and when counties contract with city jails or other county jails to keep prisoners; requiring a medical examination before certain United States prisoners or city prisoners are taken into custody of a county jail; amending K.S.A. 19-1901, 19-1903, 19-1904, 19-1905, 19-1910, 19-1911, 19-1916, 19-1917, 19-1927, 19-1929 and 19-1930 and repealing the existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 19-1906, 19-1907, 19-1908, 19-1912, 19-1913, 19-1914 and 19-1915.

Senate - Emergency Final Action - Passed as amended; - 02/23/2023

On roll call the vote was:

Yea - (34):

Alley, Baumgardner, Blasi, Bowers, Claeys, Corson, Dietrich, Doll, Erickson, Fagg, Faust-Goudeau, Gossage, Haley, Holland, Kerschen, Kloos, Longbine, Masterson, McGinn, O'Shea, Olson, Peck, Petersen, Pittman, Pyle, Reddi, Ryckman, Shallenburger, Steffen, Straub, Thompson, Tyson, Warren, Wilborn,

Nay - (3):

Holscher, Sykes, Ware,

Present and Passing - (2):

Francisco, Pettey,

Absent and Not Voting - (1):


Not Voting - (0):