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Senate Bills and Resolutions in Committee:

Ethics, Elections and Local Government - 26 bills and 0 resolutions

Bill Number Shorttitle
SB3 Election commissioners of large counties to be appointed by board of county commissioners instead of by secretary of state.
SB4 Establishing the Kansas objections board.
SB43 Elections; registration; election day registration.
SB51 Governmental ethics: two-year restriction on lobbying by former elected and appointed state officials.
SB56 Requiring verification of certain hours billed by contractors under certain state contracts.
SB115 Interstate compact on the agreement among the states to elect the president by national popular vote.
SB116 Elections; recognition of political parties; petitions.
SB132 Election offenses; electioneering crime changes.
SB149 Facilitating voter registration by providing certificates of birth for applicants to evidence citizenship upon their consent.
SB159 Automating voter registration through DMV license applications.
SB243 Cities and counties prohibited from regulating lemonade or other beverage stands operated by minors in residential areas.
SB248 Extraterritorial zoning, subdivision regulations; mailed notice to land owners of record.
SB257 Amending and repealing reapportionment census data laws to conform with 2019 amendments to the Kansas constitution, and to remove certain obsolete provisions.
SB260 Providing that the state pays the cost of a recount requested by a candidate for certain municipal office in certain close elections.
SB296 Rejected rezoning requests to cities and counties may not be resubmitted for a period of one year.
SB299 Expand the campaign finance act to cover unified school districts having 5,000 or more students and community colleges.
SB310 Requiring all voting systems for elections to use individual voter-verified paper ballots.
SB338 Allow municipalities to adopt an alternate budget procedure.
SB351 Ensuring that the votes of voters whose names do not appear in the poll book and are otherwise eligible to vote are counted.
SB389 Adding a definition of "purposes of sepulture" to the law dealing with cemetery corporation.
SB406 Sedgwick county charter commission created to review and recommend changes regarding the structure of county government.
SB412 Permanent advance voting status extended to any registered voter but such status will end if two consecutive elections are missed.
SB423 Establishing the Sedgwick county urban area nuisance abatement act.
SB434 Limiting fees for copying and staff time under the Kansas open records act and providing for waiver or reduction of such fees.
SB454 Creating exemptions in the open records act for election security records and cyber security records.
HB2314 Rehabilitation of abandoned property by cities.

Utilities - 18 bills and 0 resolutions

Bill Number Shorttitle
SB24 Electric utilities and recovery of transmission costs.
SB124 Prohibiting the state corporation commission from authorizing certain charges for electric service.
SB126 Exemption from income tax for certain public utilities.
SB127 Prohibiting certain utilities to recover income tax expenses through base rates approved by the state corporation commission.
SB145 Allowing the state corporation commission to regulate the rates of boards of public utilities after a customer petition.
SB169 Requiring deposit in the water program management fee fund of certain moneys received by the Kansas department of health and environment.
SB170 Requiring the fees and civil penalties collected by the Kansas department of health and environment under the asbestos control program to be deposited in the air quality fee fund.
SB171 Requirements for Kansas public water supply loans and lead level limitations for installation or repair to public water supply systems.
SB181 Creating the Kansas energy policy task force to study electric utility services and energy policy issues in Kansas.
SB198 Authorizing the state corporation commission to issue securitized ratepayer-backed bonds for electric generation facilities.
SB339 Allowing the state corporation commission to approve certain electric contract rates and associated cost recovery from all rate classes.
SB380 Prohibiting municipalities from imposing additional requirements on video service providers for the provision of wireless services.
SB393 Changing customer-generator rates in the net metering and easy connection act.
SB395 Allowing the exercise of eminent domain for the purpose of conducting carbon dioxide in pipes.
SB431 Allowing public utilities to implement demand-side programs to increase energy efficiency.
SB437 Enacting the Kansas electricity bill reduction bonds act and authorizing the state corporation commission to issue securitized ratepayer-backed KEBRA bonds for electric utility property.
SB442 Requiring the state corporation commission to provide certain information to customers of a board of public utilities.
SB448 Limiting the amount of charges on a utility bill for a customer of a board of public utilities.

Public Health and Welfare - 50 bills and 0 resolutions

Bill Number Shorttitle
SB2 Establishing the federal medical assistance percentage stabilization fund; limiting transfers from such fund, specified uses.
SB6 Requiring the Kansas department for children and families to implement performance-based contracts.
SB10 Eliminating the client obligation for persons receiving home and community-based services.
SB11 Establishing the licensure of dental therapists.
SB12 Changing eligibility requirements and limitations for public assistance programs.
SB48 Transportation arrangements prior to a funeral.
SB54 Establishing the KanCare bridge to a healthy Kansas program.
SB113 Providing for the legal use of medical cannabis.
SB120 Providing for certain business entities to engage in the corporate practice of medicine.
SB122 Implementing medicaid and educational services for foster care youth and certain former foster care youth.
SB144 Allowing the use of expedited partner therapy to treat a sexually transmitted disease.
SB165 Changing terminology relating to the practice of podiatry.
SB167 Requiring notification to patients that the effects of a medication abortion may be reversible.
SB194 Amending provisions related to the revised uniform anatomical gift act.
SB195 Enacting the Kansas safe access act.
SB223 Providing for the licensure of anesthesiologist assistants.
SB225 Amending the hospital provider assessment rate and uses and membership of the healthcare access improvement panel.
SB231 Requiring drug rebate revenues associated with medical assistance enrollees to be deposited into the state general fund and monthly reporting thereof.
SB234 Requiring electronic prescriptions for controlled substances.
SB246 Expanding medicaid eligibility by enacting the KanCare bridge to a healthy Kansas program.
SB252 Expanding medical assistance eligibility and implementing a health insurance plan reinsurance program.
SB280 Requiring a closing hospital to notify the city, county and school district where the hospital is located and the state of such closure.
SB312 Imposing a civil fine for operating a child care facility without a license.
SB320 Expanding the definition of "infectious disease" in certain testing statutes related to crimes in which the transmission of body fluids from one person to another may have been involved.
SB327 Allowing naturopathic doctors to engage in the corporate practice of medicine.
SB340 Expanding the scope of Kansas state board of cosmetology disciplinary and enforcement actions to non-licensees.
SB341 Amending the scope of practice, discipline by the board, and license renewal procedures for naturopathic doctors.
SB349 Establishing a state oral health plan and Medicaid dental benefits and revising the dental practices act.
SB350 Amending healthcare stabilization fund coverage requirements and membership on the board of governors and providing for the dissolution of the fund under specified circumstances.
SB359 Removing the monetary cap on irrevocable prearranged funeral agreements.
SB364 Expanding newborn screening services and increasing transfers from the medical assistance fee fund to the Kansas newborn screening fund.
SB365 Amendments regarding the licensure and regulation of barbering.
SB367 Prohibiting certain licensed individuals from using conversion therapy on minors.
SB379 Authorizing the secretary for children and families to request a waiver from certain limitations under the food assistance program.
SB407 Requiring the Kansas department for aging and disability services to operate acute psychiatric inpatient beds for children in Hays and Garden City.
SB425 Allowing provisional employment of certain individuals who provide attendant care services while awaiting results of a criminal history record check.
SB439 Providing medical assistance reimbursement for human milk fortifier and imposing certain requirements on human milk banks.
SB440 Providing an additional option to fulfill work participation requirements under the cash assistance program.
SB443 Enacting the audiology and speech-language pathology interstate compact.
SB450 Requiring adult care home employees to receive annual dementia care training.
SB451 Creating the right to appeal an involuntary discharge or transfer from an adult residential care facility.
HB2066 Expanding medicaid eligibility by enacting the KanCare bridge to a healthy Kansas program.
HB2082 Allowing pharmacists to administer drugs pursuant to a prescription order.
HB2185 Clarifying the naturopathic medicine scope of practice to include diagnostic imaging.
HB2198 Allowing the use of expedited partner therapy to treat a sexually transmitted disease.
HB2199 Amending documentation requirements related to preparation of dead bodies.
HB2274 Requiring notification to patients that the effects of a medication abortion may be reversible.
HB2307 Establishing non-covered dental benefits under health insurance plans and limitations on plan changes.
HB2389 Requiring electronic prescriptions for certain controlled substances.
HB2402 Authorizing certain business entities to hire physicians and chiropractors.

Commerce - 26 bills and 0 resolutions

Bill Number Shorttitle
SB5 Enacting the Kansas reinvestment act.
SB26 Income tax credit for certain purchases of goods and services by a taxpayer from qualified vendors that provide employment to individuals who are blind or disabled.
SB38 Unemployment benefits for privately contracted school bus drivers.
SB42 Amending the meaning of the terms "rebate" and "interest" as used in the real estate brokers' and salespersons' license act.
SB92 Workers compensation impairment determination; use of AMA guidelines.
SB141 Increasing the minimum wage.
SB146 Allowing injured workers who receive social security to keep the full amount of their workers compensation benefits.
SB168 Enacting the Kansas home inspectors professional competence and financial responsibility act.
SB172 Increasing the limit of healthcare expenses allowed as a workers compensation benefit for injured employees prior to formal authorization of a claim.
SB175 Enacting the public employee right to choose act, providing public employees with the right of relief from the obligation to pay union dues through withholding of their wages.
SB176 Requiring the department of commerce to create a database of economic development incentive program information.
SB180 Enacting the Kansas buy American act.
SB204 Establishing the legislative post audit economic development incentive review subcommittee.
SB251 Allow businesses to elect to file certain business reports with the secretary of state annually, biennially or triennially.
SB361 Affording public employees and professional employees certain rights with respect to withholding of public employee organization and professional employee organization dues.
SB366 Expanding the expedited occupational licensure provisions for military servicemembers and spouses to all license applicants.
SB378 Extending the period for unemployment insurance benefit eligibility to 26 weeks for the next two years.
SB391 Enacting the right to earn a living act to minimize unnecessary occupational licensing and regulation.
SB392 Creating eligibility requirements for compensation of the unemployment benefit waiting week.
SB394 Setting the number of weeks a claimant is eligible to receive unemployment benefits.
SB419 Enhancing employment security law penalties for employee misclassification and providing for an order enjoining further business until an employer complies with the law.
SB424 Amending certain provisions regarding business entities and business filings with the secretary of state, including business name, certain addresses, making revisions to certain statutory citations and extending the effective date of certain provisions pertaining to series of a limited liability company.
SB435 Providing for the use of personal package delivery devices on sidewalks and crosswalks, exempting such devices from motor vehicle regulation and preempting additional municipal regulation.
HB2006 Economic development program evaluations and disclosure of certain data; development incentives for rural housing shortage and rural housing incentive district bonds.
HB2147 Increasing bond maturity limitations in the Kansas rural housing incentive district act.
HB2154 Making unemployment benefits available for federal and state employees who are required to work without pay.

Federal and State Affairs - 31 bills and 0 resolutions

Bill Number Shorttitle
SB8 Purchase of a firearm; three-day waiting period, background check.
SB23 Enacting the Kansas sports wagering act.
SB37 Requiring a duly ordained minister of religion or an employee of or volunteer for a religious organization to report certain abuse and neglect of children.
SB64 Requiring the attorney general to carry out certain duties related to investigating sexual abuse committed by a minister of religion.
SB98 Amendments to the Kansas expanded lottery act relating to racetrack gaming and Wyandotte county horse racing.
SB137 Required fee for entry into a sexually oriented business.
SB158 Designating the state dance as the polka.
SB183 Creating the extreme risk protective order act.
SB203 Providing requirement that only legislators may request bills for introduction to be sponsored by legislative standing committees and certain requirements for printed bills and committee minutes.
SB207 Exemption from alcoholic liquor enforcement tax for self-distribution of alcoholic liquor by microbreweries and microdistilleries.
SB220 Licensure of professional occupations allowing certain persons with criminal or civil records that would otherwise disqualify such persons from licensure to receive a license; add state board of education to exempt agencies.
SB221 Allowing clubs and drinking establishments to sell beer and cereal malt beverage for consumption off the licensed premises.
SB222 Authorizing sports wagering under the Kansas expanded lottery act.
SB226 The hours and days of sale of cereal malt beverage conform to the hours and days of sale for alcoholic liquor.
SB229 Abolishing the capitol area plaza authority.
SB240 Amendments to the Kansas expanded lottery act relating to racetrack gaming and Wyandotte county horse racing deleting references to greyhound racing.
SB250 Amending the definition of "race" in the Kansas act against discrimination to include traits historically associated with race, including hair texture and protective hairstyles.
SB254 Concerning requirements of publication of certain documents by the secretary of state; relating to session laws, the Kansas register, proposed amendments to the constitution of the state of Kansas, and Kansas administrative rules and regulations and guidance documents.
SB261 Enacting the Roy'Ale Spencer firearms safety act, which requires firearms to be safely secured and establishes criminal penalties for violations.
SB283 Authorizing sports wagering under the Kansas expanded lottery act.
SB362 Allow retail sales of fireworks all year; extend the seasonal sales of fireworks; repeal the ban on bottle rockets; allow cities and counties to regulate or ban fireworks sales.
SB408 Allowing consumption of beer and wine on the Kansas state fairgrounds and transferring moneys collected from the liquor enforcement tax to the state fair capital improvements fund.
SB417 Authorizing the sale of alcoholic liquor by a class A club to nonmembers of such club at special events.
SB432 Clarifying the license terms and electronic submission of tax payments, reports and documentation for holders of a special order shipping license.
SB433 Allowing the director of alcoholic beverage control to suspend or revoke a license under the Kansas liquor control act or the club and drinking establishment act.
SB452 Enacting the massage therapist licensure act.
SCR1604 Proposition to amend section 1 of the Kansas bill of rights regarding equal rights for all human life.
SCR1608 Kansas constitutional amendment; update language in the executive article.
HB2133 Required reporting for entities who deliver alcoholic liquors to consumers.
HB2239 Liquor sales by licensees in common consumption areas.
HB2326 Amendments regarding license to carry a concealed handgun.

Education - 20 bills and 0 resolutions

Bill Number Shorttitle
SB47 Creating the student opportunity scholarship program.
SB52 Due process for terminating teachers' contracts.
SB148 Amending requirements for school district board requests for proposals for construction or repair projects.
SB211 Requiring the attorney general to appoint a Kansas youth suicide prevention coordinator.
SB230 Clarifying the authority of the Kansas commission for the deaf and hard of hearing.
SB271 Repealing the sunset provision for the high-density at-risk weighting.
SB276 Determining residence for school attendance of children awaiting foster care or permanent family placement.
SB317 Calculating special education state aid amount based on the number of full-time equivalent special education teachers in the preceding school year.
SB335 Authorizing school districts to pay the tuition for a student's dual enrollment in a postsecondary educational institution.
SB336 Creating the Kansas reinvest in postsecondary education act.
SB337 Expanding the provision of the ACT college entrance exam and workkeys assessments to students enrolled in nonpublic schools.
SB353 Requiring the allocation of sufficient school district moneys to improve academic performance of underachieving students.
SB354 Amending the private and out-of-state postsecondary educational institution act clarify the state board of regents' authority and provide additional student protections and institutional accountability.
SB381 Authorizing medical student and residency loan assistance to encourage the practice of obstetrics and gynecology in medically underserved areas of the state.
SB382 Amending the capital improvement state aid schedule to exclude U.S.D. No. 207, Fort Leavenworth.
SB384 Requiring the state department of education and the Kansas department for children and families to prepare an annual report on educational outcomes for foster care students.
SB410 Requiring publication of school district bullying policies and requiring a report on bullying incidents at each school district attendance center.
SB411 Lowering the compulsory school attendance age from seven to five years of age.
SB436 Amending the definition of at-risk student in the Kansas school equity and enhancement act to determine the at-risk student weighting based on grade point average.
HB2346 Relating to standards for school-administered vision screenings.

Financial Institutions and Insurance - 37 bills and 0 resolutions

Bill Number Shorttitle
SB29 Providing for fully-insured association health plans.
SB30 Updating definitions relating to small employer health plans and association health plans.
SB31 Exempting certain association health plans from requirements pertaining to small employer health plans.
SB33 Specifying the conditions under which a small employer carrier may establish certain classes of business.
SB34 Exempting health plans issued to associations of small employers from certain statutory provisions governing small employer health plans.
SB35 Providing for short-term, limited-duration health plans.
SB36 Making certain self-funded association health plans subject to the jurisdiction of the commissioner.
SB93 Establishing restrictions on the use of step therapy protocols by health insurance plans.
SB109 Repealing the Kansas uninsurable health insurance plan act.
SB163 Requiring health insurance coverage for contraceptives.
SB200 Increasing retirement benefit cap and decreasing employee contribution rate for members of the Kansas Police and Firemen's Retirement System in certain circumstances.
SB202 Eliminating the six-month retirement benefit suspension for violating KPERS working after retirement provisions.
SB209 Empowering the KPERS board to develop policies and procedures relating to procurement, enter into certain contracts and allow travel for trustees and employees of the system.
SB217 Requiring the state employee healthcare benefits program to accept participation as a provider by any willing pharmacist.
SB238 Privilege tax deduction for interest from certain business loans.
SB239 Imposing a tax on certain state credit unions for the privilege of doing business.
SB249 Limiting utilization review conducted by health plans under certain circumstances involving the treatment of mental illness or substance abuse disorder.
SB259 Privilege tax deduction for net interest on certain business and single family residence loans.
SB281 Enacting the healthcare price disclosure act.
SB282 Enacting the patient's right-to-know act; relating to disclosure of charge estimates and insurance coverage descriptions for healthcare services.
SB290 Updating how the securities commissioner may be appointed and removed.
SB291 Authorizing subpoena and investigative powers for the commissioner of insurance and certain law enforcement powers for insurance investigators in pursuance of insurance fraud violations.
SB292 Granting the commissioner of insurance flexibility in assessing certain excess lines coverage penalties.
SB303 Providing for the fingerprinting of certain employees and contractors of the insurance department who have access to confidential information.
SB323 Altering the terms of an insurance policy not considered a denial of renewal of the policy if the insured is provided proper notice.
SB324 Providing for the right of individuals to privately contract with healthcare providers for services without mandate or penalty imposed by the state.
SB325 Requiring that certain business entities be Kansas corporations for coverage by the healthcare stabilization fund.
SB347 Concerning insurance department regulations for financial examinations, including requirements for hiring consultants, examination fees and examiner compensation.
SB352 Enacting the peer-to-peer vehicle sharing program act.
SB357 Enacting the end surprise medical bills act.
SB376 Instituting a $100 maximum out-of-pocket cost-share per month per covered person for prescription insulin drugs.
SB387 Establishing a healthcare benefits package not covered or affiliated with a health insurer or health benefits plan, to be administered by Kansas state employees healthcare commission.
SB401 Providing insurance coverage for hearing aids.
SB402 Updating producer licensing statutes pertaining to appointment, fees, licensing, renewal dates, continuing education, suspension, revocation and denial of licensure and reinstatement.
SB438 Providing for enhanced regulation of pharmacy benefits managers and requiring licensure rather than registration of such entities.
SB453 Updating the national association of insurance commissioners credit for reinsurance model law and codifying the credit for reinsurance model regulation.
HB2054 Providing for fully-insured association health plans.

Judiciary - 79 bills and 0 resolutions

Bill Number Shorttitle
SB21 Abolishing the death penalty and creating the crime of aggravated murder.
SB46 Creating a procedure for owner to recover misappropriated property from pawnbroker or precious metal dealer.
SB55 Enacting the uniform partition of heirs property act.
SB65 Requiring the attorney general to carry out certain duties related to investigating corruption committed by a public officer or public employee.
SB83 Increasing the credit to the EMS revolving fund from district court fines, penalties or forfeitures.
SB84 Amending the Kansas act against discrimination to include sexual orientation and gender identity or expression.
SB85 Authorizing staggered sentencing for certain offenders convicted of domestic battery.
SB86 Authorizing staggered sentencing for certain offenders convicted of driving under the influence.
SB87 Allowing certain persons with suspended drivers' licenses to enter into amnesty agreements with the district court.
SB88 Increasing the criminal penalties for violation of a protective order.
SB89 Modifying the membership and duties of the substance abuse policy board of the Kansas criminal justice coordinating council.
SB95 Transferring certain duties concerning substances to be administered in carrying out a sentence of death from the secretary of health and environment to the state board of pharmacy and state board of healing arts.
SB96 Requiring inspections of areas in a state correctional facility designated by the secretary of corrections for use in carrying out a sentence of death.
SB100 Amending residency restrictions for persons on transitional or conditional release under the Kansas sexually violent predator act.
SB101 Amending ignition interlock requirements for certain first time DUI-related offenses.
SB103 Increasing criminal penalties for hate crimes.
SB106 Directing the attorney general to seek damages for the state from any person who knowingly contributed to the wrongful conviction and imprisonment of a person and to prosecute ouster and criminal proceedings as warranted.
SB107 Modifying when attorney fees are awarded in certain actions against an insurance company.
SB114 Prisoner healthcare costs; payment; cities, counties and other governmental entities.
SB119 Encouraging judicial districts to establish and utilize specialty courts.
SB154 Creating a vacatur process for human trafficking victims to petition a court to set aside certain conviction or diversion agreements and related arrest records.
SB160 Requiring law enforcement officers investigating alleged domestic violence to give certain notices and conduct a lethality assessment.
SB161 Defining "primary aggressor" for domestic violence purposes.
SB166 Deeming children as foster children under the grandparents as caregivers act.
SB212 Creating a Kansas victim information and notification everyday (VINE) coordinator within the office of the attorney general.
SB213 Clarifying the attorney general's legal representation duties related to the Kansas open meetings and records acts.
SB214 Allowing certain exceptions to the confidentiality of state child death review board documents.
SB215 Increasing penalties for domestic battery and amending child endangerment to include domestic battery in the presence of a child.
SB227 Adding provisions for human trafficking victims in the criminal defense of compulsion and changing provisions for expungement of adult and juvenile offenses committed by such victims.
SB245 Enact the Kansas anti-red flag act which prohibits the enforcement of extreme risk protection orders that prevent certain individuals from buying or possessing a firearm and establishes a criminal penalty for violations.
SB269 Increasing the mandatory retirement age for judges to 80 years of age.
SB311 Concerning the admission into evidence of any tape or recording created using an electronic monitoring device in an adult care home.
SB313 Removing provisional employment from adult care homes, home health agencies and providers of disability services.
SB319 Clarifying that bond agents are required to return certain people released on bond to the court in the county where the bond was issued.
SB331 Authorizing department of corrections employees and local correctional or detention officers to have identifying information restricted from public access on public websites that identify home addresses or home ownership.
SB332 Changing requirements for court orders directing a child to remain in a present or future placement issued for children in need of care.
SB333 Modifying criminal procedures relating to a defendant's competency or incompetency to stand trial.
SB334 Modifying certain rules of evidence in the code of civil procedure related to authentication of records and documents.
SB344 Removing the requirement to photograph vehicles in the scrap metal theft reduction act.
SB355 Prohibiting psychiatric or psychological examinations of victims of certain sex offenses in criminal cases.
SB358 Providing that the highway patrol will provide the administration and oversight of state certified ignition interlock manufacturers and their service providers.
SB371 Requiring posting of a human trafficking awareness notice approved by the attorney general in certain businesses and public places.
SB372 Prohibiting the filing of certain liens or claims against real or personal property and providing for criminal penalties.
SB373 Modifying the crimes of selling sexual relations, promoting the sale of sexual relations and buying sexual relations by changing terminology from "sexual relations" to "a sex act."
SB388 Amending the crimes of criminal sodomy and sexual battery to make certain conduct unlawful when the victim's consent was obtained through a knowing misrepresentation.
SB403 Changing the appointment and confirmation process for court of appeals judges by eliminating certain time restrictions, requiring senate confirmation and specifically authorizing the governor to withdraw a nominee.
SB404 Creating a process to terminate the parental rights of a person whose sexual assault of another has resulted in the conception of a child.
SB405 Amendments related to driving under the influence concerning motorized bicycle drivers' licenses, ignition interlock devices and driving under the influence by any person less than 21 years of age.
SB413 Applying assault and battery of a law enforcement officer to correctional officers and employees employed by private prisons.
SB415 Requiring relinquishment of firearms pursuant to certain court orders related to domestic violence.
SB416 Requiring earlier notice of anticipated release from custody of a person who may be a sexually violent predator to the attorney general and a multidisciplinary team and specifying where such person will be detained during civil commitment proceedings.
SB420 Requiring registration as a sex offender for certain violations of the crime of breach of privacy.
SB421 Requiring courts to order a defendant to pay certain restitution when the defendant's offense resulted in the incapacitation or death of a victim who has a minor child or children.
SB422 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.
SB426 Requiring law enforcement agencies to adopt policies regarding false information relayed to individuals during custodial interrogations.
SB427 Reviewing and continuing expiring exceptions to the disclosure of public records under the open records act.
SB428 Requiring law enforcement agencies to increase data collection and reporting on racial profiling and other biased policing.
SB429 Establishing requirements for issuing an arrest bond under the code of criminal procedure and authorizing each judicial district to establish an arrest bond schedule.
SB430 Requiring independent investigations for incidents of officer-involved use of force.
SB444 Enacting the public litigation coordination act to restrict certain contracts by public entities for legal services on a contingent fee basis.
SB445 Defining and prohibiting certain deceptive lawsuit advertising practices and restricting the use or disclosure of protected health information to solicit individuals for legal services.
SB446 Enacting limitations on contingency fee agreements in certain civil actions.
SB447 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.
HB2018 Substitute for HB 2018 by Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice - Creating the Kansas criminal justice reform commission.
HB2034 Enacting the supported decision-making agreements act to provide a statutory framework for adults who want decision-making assistance.
HB2048 Clarifying the definition of comparable offense under the Kansas criminal code, the timing of claiming error on appeal, and the grounds for a motion to correct an illegal sentence.
HB2105 Updating laws concerning limited liability companies.
HB2137 Legislative review of exceptions to disclosure of public records under the Kansas open records act.
HB2206 Changing the bonding and cost requirements for animals taken into custody under a violation of cruelty to animals.
HB2243 Exempting animal shelters from registration requirements as a charitable organization.
HB2244 Creating an affirmative defense to the crime of possession of a controlled substance for possession of certain medical treatments.
HB2279 Enacting housing protections for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking or stalking and requiring law enforcement officers to provide information about timing of release from custody when an arrest is made following a domestic violence call.
HB2281 Providing that a court order modifying a criminal sentence only modifies the portion of the sentence referenced by the court and not remaining portions of the original sentence.
HB2336 Clarifying when offenders under supervision of the secretary of corrections are awarded jail credit.
HB2360 Concerning criminal history checks of employees and volunteers that have unsupervised access to children, the elderly or individuals with disabilities.
HB2396 Allowing use of certified drug abuse treatment programs for certain offenders convicted of unlawful cultivation or distribution of controlled substances; amending available sanctions for violation of condition of postrelease supervision.
HB2426 Revising cross-references in the civil procedure codes.
HB2467 Removing the spousal exception from sexual battery and requiring a domestic violence offender assessment on a first conviction of domestic battery.
HCR5020 Providing for the adjournment of the Senate and House of Representatives for a period of time during the 2020 regular session of the Legislature.

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

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

Agriculture and Natural Resources - 14 bills and 0 resolutions

Bill Number Shorttitle
SB50 Amending the fee limitations for certain department of wildlife, parks and tourism licenses, permits, stamps and other issue.
SB110 Requiring the Kansas department of health and environment and the Kansas department of agriculture to conduct a health impact assessment of confined animal feeding operations for chickens.
SB111 Requiring counties to approve the establishment of a poultry confinement facility and establishing the procedures therefor.
SB112 Requiring counties to approve the establishment of a poultry production or poultry slaughter facility and establishing the procedures therefor.
SB117 Requirements for the treatment and transportation of diseased dogs and cats.
SB182 Providing for water measuring device inspections and limiting the liability of water right owners regarding water measuring devices and the use of water measuring device technicians.
SB224 Enacting the Kansas retail pet shop act.
SB233 Establishing a commercial industrial hemp program.
SB300 Prohibiting the sale of unpasteurized milk for human consumption.
SB308 Allowing the on-farm retail sale of raw, unpasteurized milk so long as certain labeling and advertising requirements are met.
SB329 Establishing that the chief engineer of the division of water resources is not required to be an engineer.
SB345 Establishing requirements for the effective disposal of industrial hemp.
SB449 Removing cannabis products that contain up to 0.3% THC from the list of controlled substances listed in schedule I of the uniform controlled substances act.
HB2173 Establishing a commercial industrial hemp program.

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

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

Ways and Means - 28 bills and 0 resolutions

Bill Number Shorttitle
SB1 Requiring state general fund moneys to fund school district transportation weightings, not state highway fund moneys; making and concerning appropriations for the department of education and the department of transportation for FY 2019.
SB14 Evidence based juvenile programs; lapsing and appropriating $6,000,000 state general fund moneys from department of health and environment--division of health care finance to the department of corrections.
SB57 Requiring review of information technology contracts by the joint committee on information technology.
SB72 Supplemental appropriations for FY 2019, FY 2020, FY 2021, FY 2022, FY 2023 and FY 2024 for various state agencies.
SB73 Amortizing the state and school KPERS actuarial accrued liability over a 30-year period and eliminating certain level-dollar employer contribution payments.
SB74 Providing a post-retirement benefit increase (COLA) for certain KPERS retirants.
SB118 Protecting counties from debts or obligations of a county hospital upon its closure.
SB147 Appropriations for the department of education for FY 2019, 2020 and 2021; continuing 20 mill statewide levy for schools and exempting certain portion used for residential purposes from such levy.
SB186 Creating the transportation planning program.
SB208 Increasing reimbursement rates for home and community-based services.
SB216 Allowing investment of state moneys in securities issued by Israel.
SB241 Regarding the local ad valorem tax reduction fund, county and city revenue sharing fund and job creation program fund, no transfers from or credits to such funds without prior specific authorization by an act of the legislature or an appropriation act of the legislature.
SB244 Administrative rules and regulations shall sunset five years after adoption unless extension is approved by the legislature.
SB255 Appropriations to the University of Kansas Medical Center; creating the Cancer Research and Public Information Trust Fund.
SB274 Eliminating KPERS working-after-retirement employer contribution requirement when first employing retirants aged 65 or older.
SB318 Appropriations for FY 2021 for the department of education; concerning special education aid.
SB321 Amortizing the state and school KPERS unfunded actuarial liability over a 25-year period and authorizing the transfer of $268,412,000 from the state general fund to the KPERS fund during fiscal year 2020 and eliminating certain level-dollar employer contribution payments.
SB343 Expanding deferred retirement option program (DROP) membership to all KP&F members.
SB346 Authorizing the insurance department to retain the proceeds of the sale of insurance department surplus real estate and any improvements thereon in the insurance department service regulation fund.
SB348 Increasing reimbursement rates for providers of home and community-based services under the intellectual or developmentally disabled waiver.
SB363 Making appropriations to KDHE, division of public health, for fiscal years 2021 and 2022 for primary care clinics or dental clinics.
SB368 Transferring $268,412,000 from the state general fund to the Kansas public employees retirement fund in FY 2020 and eliminating certain level-dollar KPERS employer contribution payments.
SB370 Requiring the governor to submit biennial budget estimates for all agencies; requiring consensus revenue estimates for each of the ensuing two fiscal years.
SB375 Providing for the FORWARD transportation program.
SB385 Supplemental appropriations for FY 2020 and FY 2021 for various state agencies.
SB386 Appropriations for FY 2020, FY 2021 and FY 2022 for various state agencies.
SB409 Making permanent the quality care assessment imposed on skilled nursing care facilities.
SB418 Requiring the joint committee on information technology to meet on a monthly basis.

Transportation - 26 bills and 0 resolutions

Bill Number Shorttitle
SB79 Modifying left turn lane traffic requirements.
SB138 Designating a portion of United States highway 77 as the Capt. Donald Root Strother memorial highway.
SB139 Changing certain registration and title fees on vehicles and disposition of funds.
SB143 Allowing certain individuals to be eligible for restricted driving privileges.
SB187 Providing for an increase in permit fees for oversize or overweight vehicles.
SB189 Providing for an increase in registration fees for electric and hybrid vehicles.
SB192 Authorizing the secretary of transportation to designate toll projects on new and existing highways and changing the requirement to fully fund toll projects solely through toll revenue.
SB237 Designating a portion of K-16 as the John Lee Bremer memorial highway.
SB247 Prohibition by cities and counties on the use of photographic traffic signal enforcement system.
SB267 Clarifying that a violation of the statute requiring secured vehicle loads is a traffic infraction.
SB275 Eligibility requirements for restricted driving privileges and elimination of additional 90-day wait period of suspended or revoked licenses.
SB314 Providing for the back the blue license plate.
SB316 Providing for the together as one foundation license plate.
SB330 Allowing four-wheel military surplus vehicles to register with the division of vehicles for road use.
SB356 Clarifying the weight restrictions for drivers' licenses.
SB374 Allowing employees of salvage vehicle pools to perform vehicle identification number inspections.
SB377 Designating a portion of K-7 as the Senator Paul "Bud" Burke Memorial Highway.
SB383 Providing for the American legion, knights of Columbus and proud educator distinctive license plates and providing for lowered license plate commitments and costs prior to production.
SB390 Allowing cement trucks to display license plates on front of vehicle.
SB441 Creating the distracted driving violation and prohibiting the use of a wireless telecommunications device while operating a motor vehicle.
SCR1601 Constitutional amendment eliminating transfers from the state highway fund.
HB2179 Adopting the Driver's Privacy Protection Act.
HB2369 Authorizing the secretary of transportation to designate toll projects on new and existing highways and changing financing requirements for toll or turnpike projects.
HB2371 Providing for an increase in permit fees for oversize or overweight vehicles and requiring registration for escort vehicle service operators.
HB2372 Providing for an increase in registration fees for electric and hybrid vehicles.
HB2524 Updating motor carrier laws and regulation of motor carriers by the state corporation commission.

Assessment and Taxation - 39 bills and 0 resolutions

Bill Number Shorttitle
SB76 Sales tax rate on food and food ingredients.
SB151 Increasing extent of property tax exemption from the statewide school levy for residential property to $40,000 of its appraised valuation.
SB174 Exempting all social security benefits from Kansas income tax.
SB177 Providing the court of appeals jurisdiction to review final orders of the state board of tax appeals.
SB179 Increasing the married tax filer income threshold for the subtraction modification for social security income.
SB184 Sunsetting the food sales tax credit and enacting the food sales tax refund.
SB188 Providing for an increase in motor fuel taxes and trip permits.
SB191 Tax lid exception for transportation construction projects.
SB196 Expanding the expense deduction to all taxpayers in addition to corporate taxpayers.
SB197 Reducing the sales tax rate on food and food ingredients.
SB201 Creating a property tax exemption for land associated with a dam or reservoir and subject to a mitigation easement.
SB236 Establishing new rate limitations for general purposes and special purposes for the countywide retailers' sales tax.
SB242 Property tax abatement for agricultural improvement destroyed or substantially destroyed by a natural disaster.
SB262 State board of tax appeals; changing time to request full and complete opinion to be based on date of service.
SB263 Requiring a current year property tax estimate on the annual notice of valuation.
SB265 Requiring the state board of tax appeals to serve orders and notices by electronic means if requested by the party.
SB268 Transfers to the local ad valorem tax reduction fund.
SB273 Allowing taxpayers to attend BOTA hearings by use of audio or video electronic communication.
SB278 Expanding the ability for cities and school districts to operate and finance a community historical museum.
SB279 Expanding the property tax exemption for property used to provide humanitarian services to include additional not-for-profit organizations.
SB297 Requiring appraisal directives to require compliance with uniform standards of professional appraisal practice in performance of property tax appraisals.
SB298 Requiring the county to pay attorney fees and costs of prevailing taxpayer in certain property tax appeals involving classification.
SB301 Changing from annual valuation of property for ad valorem property tax purposes to triennial valuation.
SB309 Placing the burden of proof on the county appraiser in certain valuation and classification appeal hearings before the district court.
SB322 Making sales tax exemption permanent for certain cash rebates on sales or leases of new motor vehicles.
SB328 Excluding discounts and coupons from the sales or selling price for sales tax purposes.
SB360 Authorizing certain sales taxation authority for the Sherwood improvement district.
SB369 Requiring marketplace facilitators to collect and remit sales, use and transient guest taxes from sales made through their platforms; establishing nexus provisions for remote sellers.
SB396 Discontinuing apportionment of countywide retailers' sales tax imposed for general purposes between the county and cities located therein.
SB397 Imposing sales tax on digital property and subscription services.
SB398 Providing a refundable food sales tax credit and discontinuing the nonrefundable food sales tax credit.
SB399 Requiring marketplace facilitators to collect and remit sales and compensating use tax.
SB400 Authorizing counties to impose an earnings tax.
SB414 Exempting grocery stores from sales tax assessments for community improvement district.
HB2041 Prohibiting certain unfair or deceptive acts or practices under a life insurance policy for a living organ donor.
HB2063 Tax lid exemption when taxing entity abolished and duties assumed by a city or county.
HB2118 Providing income tax credits for aerospace and aviation program graduates and their employers.
HB2143 Senate Substitute for HB 2143 by Committee on Financial Institutions and Insurance - Amending provisions related to and providing for certain healthcare benefit coverages.
HB2466 Enacting the Kansas taxpayer protection act; requiring the signature and tax identification number of paid tax return preparers on income tax returns; authorizing actions to enjoin paid tax return preparers from engaging in certain conduct.
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