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Agriculture and Natural Resources - 17 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
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.
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.
HB2720 Permitting beekeepers who meet certain requirements to sell packaged honey and honeycombs without holding a food establishment or food processing plant license under the Kansas food, drug and cosmetic act.
HB2657 Requiring at least one member of the Kansas state fair board to be a resident of Reno county.
HB2651 Requiring a third party that causes damage to crops or land to notify the landowner of such damage, request documentation of existing tenants of such land and to reimburse such landowner and any such tenant in accordance with the existing land lease agreement.
HB2541 Establishing the state conservation fund, the working lands conservation fund, the wildlife conservation fund and the Kansas outdoors fund, providing for the use of moneys from such funds, requiring certain reports to the governor and the legislature and authorizing certain transfers to and from such funds.
HB2524 Eliminating certain camp site and cabin fees for senior citizens at Kansas state parks.
HB2437 Updating certain terms, requirements and fees contained in the Kansas pet animal act.
HB2397 Prohibiting conveyance of certain real property in this state to foreign adversaries.
HB2372 Regulating the land application of swine manure and wastewater.
HB2342 Establishing the pet animal board of veterinarians within the Kansas department of agriculture, transferring all Kansas pet animal act powers, duties and functions to such board, limiting procedures relating to the seizure of animals, eliminating no-contact inspection provisions, requiring a license for animal rescues, authorizing a single license fee for all license categories and changing the membership of the Kansas pet animal advisory board.
HB2308 Establishing a hunting outfitter task force that shall study the hunting outfitter industry in the state of Kansas and may make recommend changes to the law and rules and regulations.
HB2091 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.
HB2006 Making the use of artificial light for the purpose of spotting, locating or taking wildlife unlawful and restricting rule and regulation authority.
SB417 Removing the secretary of wildlife and park's authority to exercise the right of eminent domain.
SB336 Removing the requirement for underground storage tank operating permits to be obtained annually.
SB331 Removing the definition of lead-free and an exception for leaded joints in the public water supply systems law and updating terminology relating to hazardous waste generated by certain persons.

Agriculture and Natural Resources Budget - 2 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HB2079 Establishing a statutory white-tailed deer firearm hunting season and requiring the Kansas department of wildlife and parks to provide resident hunting license holders certain permits free of charge.
SB347 Requiring senate confirmation of appointees to the wildlife and parks commission.

Appropriations - 19 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HB2811 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.
HB2802 Making and concerning certain supplemental appropriations for fiscal years 2024 and 2025 and appropriations for fiscal years 2025 and 2026 for various state agencies.
HB2551 Joint committee on special claims against the state; making appropriations; authorizing certain transfers; authorizing certain disbursements.
HB2526 Authorizing the chief engineer to adopt rules and regulations under the watershed district act and concerning fees and inspections of dams.
HB2472 Authorizing the governor to submit a budget report to the legislature that increases the total expenditures for the ensuing fiscal year by not more than 2% of the total expenditures from the immediately preceding fiscal year.
HB2468 Concerning state of disaster emergencies, appointing the incident commander by the adjutant general for weather-related disasters, establishing coordinating duties of the division of emergency management and establishing the disaster contingency fund for use by the state finance council to match federal grants and funds to respond to such weather-related disaster.
HB2464 Increasing the dollar amount of state scholarships for students attending a postsecondary educational institution who have established financial need.
HB2463 Authorizing the Kansas development finance authority to issue bonds for the renovation and equipment of the university stadium on the campus of Wichita state university.
HB2462 Authorizing the Kansas development finance authority to issue bonds for the construction and renovation of a new department of nursing and student wellness center on the campus of Emporia state university.
HB2461 Authorizing the Kansas development finance authority to issue bonds for the construction and equipment of the NIAR technology and innovation building on the innovation campus of Wichita state university.
HB2415 Establishing the KanCare bridge to a healthy Kansas program to expand Medicaid eligibility.
HB2362 Removing state fire marshal approval as a requirement for licensure or renewal of licensure for disability service providers and facilities.
HB2277 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.
HB2274 Making and concerning supplemental appropriations for fiscal years 2023 and 2024 for various state agencies.
HB2273 Appropriations for FY 2024, FY 2025 and FY 2026 for various state agencies.
HB2235 Authorizing the division of printing to print for local governments and schools.
HB2192 Concerning state agencies; requiring the secretary of administration to include on the Kansas taxpayer transparency act website certain information concerning grants, grant awardees and grant applications.
HB2078 Changing the membership requirements, terms of members and the quorum requirements for the information technology executive council.
SB155 Substitute for SB 155 by Committee on Ways and Means - Making and concerning appropriations for fiscal years 2023, 2024, 2025 and 2026 for various state agencies.

Calendar and Printing - 1 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HB2586 Increasing the extent of property tax exemption for residential property from the statewide school levy, decreasing the normal rate of privilege tax, increasing the household and dependent care expenses income tax credit amount, exempting all social security benefits from Kansas income tax, increasing the Kansas standard deduction, providing for an annual sales tax holiday for certain sales of school supplies, computers and clothing, providing sales tax exemptions for children's diapers and feminine hygiene products and reducing the state rate of tax on sales of food and food ingredients to 0% on April 1, 2024.

Child Welfare and Foster Care - 14 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HB2772 Establishing the Kansas Indian child welfare act and providing additional requirements for child custody proceedings involving an Indian child.
HB2742 Requiring the secretary for children and families to reimburse hospitals when a child in custody of the secretary remains at such hospital and is no longer receiving medical services.
HB2580 Including mental, emotional and behavioral health treatment to medical services that may be provided to a child alleged or adjudicated to be a child in need of care.
HB2554 Directing the secretary for children and families to identify relatives and persons with whom a child in custody of the secretary has close emotional ties for placement and send notice of custody to the persons when identified.
HB2553 Establishing procedures for law enforcement agencies and the secretary for children and families to follow and use when a child in custody of the secretary is reported missing and requiring the secretary to obtain a nondrivers' identification card for such reports.
HB2552 Prohibiting the secretary for children and families from using federal benefits of a child in need of care for the care and custody of the child and requiring the secretary to create and maintain an account of such benefits received for such child.
HB2407 Creating conditions for the administration of certain tests, questionnaires, surveys and examinations and eliminating the parental consent requirements.
HB2377 Directing the office of vital statistics to provide birth or death certificates to the Kansas department for children and families and exempt the department from fees for such certificates.
HB2371 Limiting the number of children in out-of-home placement cases assigned to case managers.
HB2369 Enacting the Kansas indian child welfare act.
HB2189 Granting jurisdiction to the court to extend custody of non-minor dependents to the secretary for children and families.
HB2112 Enacting the Representative Gail Finney foster care bill of rights.
HB2076 Repealing the adoption protection act.
SB232 Substitute for SB 232 by Committee on Judiciary - Establishing the office of the child advocate as an independent state agency, making orders granting custody for adoption subject to the federal Indian child welfare act, directing the secretary for children and families to consider foster parents as prospective adoptive parents in certain circumstances and authorizing appeal of any order of placement of a child.

Commerce, Labor and Economic Development - 29 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HB2788 Requiring cities and counties to report local economic development incentive program information to the secretary of commerce and providing that such information be posted on the department of commerce economic development incentive program database, requiring certain changes to that database regarding the presentation of search results, providing for a summary report by the secretary of commerce on certain economic development incentive program data and requiring the secretary of administration to include on the Kansas taxpayer transparency act website certain information concerning grants.
HB2786 Establishing the Kansas-Ireland trade commission to advance, promote and encourage business and other mutually beneficial activities between Kansas and Ireland and creating the Kansas-Ireland trade commission fund.
HB2785 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.
HB2776 Providing workers compensation act coverage for the Kansas national guard, limiting benefit reductions for retirement benefits, increasing dependents death benefits, reducing certain functional impairment requirements, increasing compensation for certain disability categories and for treatment without authorization, raising the evidentiary standard for future medical treatment, limiting certain procedures for post-award medical benefit claims, allowing benefit payment by funds transfer or payment cards, establishing procedures for neutral healthcare examinations, exchanges and admission of medical reports, extending employee injury notification deadlines, eliminating the deadline for motions to avoid dismissal for lack of prosecution, providing for expedited settlement and digital recording of hearings and other changes to the workers compensation act.
HB2775 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.
HB2774 Creating the Kansas workforce pathway act, establishing the office of workforce pathways within the department of commerce and the Kansas council on workforce pathways, providing for a system for linking and analyzing data and statistics concerning Kansas workforce for the benefit of the public, legislature and state agencies and a free, searchable public online registry of educational and occupational credentials.
HB2770 Creating the Kansas food and financial literacy grant program for local food security service providers to develop food and financial literacy materials and training for food assistance applicants and recipients.
HB2766 Creating the Kansas land and military installation protection act to prohibit foreign principals from countries of concern from holding any interest in certain real property in this state.
HB2744 Establishing the transformation of passenger and freight vehicle industry act 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.
HB2664 Providing appropriations for and establishing a grant program for home-based child care.
HB2647 Concerning rural communities in Kansas, creating the Kansas rural downtown revitalization act, establishing the rural downtown revitalization fund, making transfers to such fund, prescribing guidelines for the expenditure of moneys credited thereto and the duties of the department of commerce and requiring annual reports to certain committees of the legislature.
HB2640 Concerning research at Kansas public postsecondary educational institutions, creating the Kansas strategic research act, establishing the Kansas strategic research fund, making transfers to such fund, prescribing guidelines for expenditure of moneys credited thereto and the powers, duties, and functions of the state board of regents, requiring annual reports to certain committees of the legislature.
HB2638 Prohibiting conveyance of certain real property in this state to foreign adversaries.
HB2569 Requiring the secretary of health and environment to not renew contracts to provide childcare licensing services and replace such services with state employees and to conduct surveys of childcare providers on the department's provision of childcare licensing services.
HB2544 Establishing an income, privilege and premium tax credit for employers that employ members of the Kansas army and air national guard and establishing an income tax credit for employees that are members thereof.
HB2471 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.
HB2399 Enacting the freelance isn't free act to provide protections for freelance workers, authorizing the secretary of labor to investigate alleged violations and the attorney general to enforce orders against violators, establishing a private cause of action for freelance workers against violators and establishing an assistance program for freelance workers to be administered by the secretary of labor.
HB2389 Applying real estate broker licensure provisions to trusts, authorizing the Kansas real estate commission to issue cease and desist orders and providing that dealing in real estate transactions involving assignable contracts requires licensure.
HB2374 Changing the legal public holiday of Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day.
HB2368 Enacting the making work pay act to increase the Kansas minimum wage.
HB2348 Restoring local government control over wages, compensation and benefits for construction projects.
HB2334 Extending the deadline for project agreements under the attracting powerful economic expansion act, enhancing incentives for qualified suppliers and adding a new employee relocation reimbursement incentive for qualified suppliers, limiting the corporate income tax rate reduction provision to two rate reductions and permitting qualified firms and qualified suppliers to participate in other economic development programs for new projects.
HB2333 Providing for disqualification from employment security benefits for failing to attend a job interview without giving notice to the prospective employer or for failing to respond to a job offer.
HB2123 Establishing the office of entrepreneurship within the department of commerce, encouraging that 5% of state contracts and certain incentive funding go toward Kansas businesses that have been in operation for less than five years, encouraging the elimination of first-year business fees and requiring the office of entrepreneurship to submit an annual report to the legislature.
HB2064 Establishing the Kansas employee emergency savings account (KEESA) program to allow eligible employers to establish employee savings accounts, providing an income and privilege tax credit for certain eligible employer deposits to such employee savings accounts and providing a subtraction modification for certain employee deposits to such savings accounts.
HB2063 Limiting current workers compensation benefit reductions that are based on the receipt of retirement benefits to reductions only to permanent disability compensation and only when retirement benefits begin after the accident.
SB467 Increasing the membership appointed by the governor on the council on travel and tourism and updating the house committee assignment required for house members from the committee on agriculture and natural resources to the committee on commerce, labor and economic development;reducing the required allocation of funds from the department of commerce's matching grant program for the promotion of tourism by public and nonprofit entities and removing the restriction on the percentage of such funds granted to a single entity.
SB333 Removing the expiration provision for the state use law committee.
SB96 House Substitute for SB 96 by Committee on Health and Human Services - Establishing child care licensing requirements relating to license capacity and staff-to-child ratios, eliminating certain license fees and training requirements, 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 child care facility availability or capacity.

Corrections and Juvenile Justice - 40 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HB2740 Increasing the criminal penalty for a third or subsequent conviction of domestic battery and creating a mandatory minimum sentence for aggravated domestic battery.
HB2735 Establishing a task force on missing women and girls who are black, indigenous and people of color.
HB2708 Eliminating the cap on nonpecuniary loss in a wrongful death action when the action is brought against a person convicted of murder and extending the statute of limitations for wrongful death actions from two years to five years.
HB2699 Creating the crimes of home invasion and aggravated home invasion and providing criminal penalties for violation thereof.
HB2655 Requiring automated expungement of certain records from a person's criminal record to seal such records from public view and limit disclosure thereof.
HB2639 Prohibiting the use of restraints during hearings under the revised Kansas juvenile justice code unless restraints are deemed appropriate by the court.
HB2630 Amending the rules of evidence to allow history of previous domestic violence offenses to be admitted during a prosecution of a domestic violence offense.
HB2602 Authorizing the court to grant expungement of a juvenile adjudication if the person has not been convicted or adjudicated of an offense in the past two years.
HB2568 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.
HB2380 Requiring a criminal conviction for civil asset forfeiture, remitting proceeds from civil asset forfeiture to the state general fund, increasing the burden of proof required to forfeit property, making certain property ineligible for forfeiture, providing persons involved in forfeiture proceedings representation by counsel and the ability to demand a jury trial and allowing a person to request a hearing on whether forfeiture is excessive.
HB2370 Defining consent in the Kansas criminal code for sexual offenses.
HB2363 Releasing any person convicted of a drug offense involving marijuana from such person's sentence and providing for the expungement of any associated records.
HB2355 Removing sodomy between consenting members of the same sex from the crime of criminal sodomy.
HB2354 Requiring involuntary commitment proceedings to be commenced for a defendant who is awaiting a competency determination.
HB2349 Abolishing the death penalty and creating the crime of aggravated murder.
HB2328 Excluding tests to detect the presence of fentanyl, ketamine or gamma hydroxybutyric acid in a substance from the definition of drug paraphernalia.
HB2295 Requiring people who live with offenders on probation, parole or postrelease supervision to report when such offender is not home during required hours.
HB2286 Prohibiting motorcycle profiling by law enforcement agencies.
HB2280 Requiring a person convicted of driving under the influence to pay child support for any child of a person killed during the offense giving rise to such conviction.
HB2217 Requiring that a criminal sentence be presumptive imprisonment if a person felony was committed against a person based on that person's actual or perceived race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin or sexual orientation.
HB2213 Authorizing offenders subject to offender registration to register at one location, creating a mechanism for fees to be waived and creating a mechanism to seek relief from registration requirements for violent offenders.
HB2212 Eliminating offender registration requirements for certain juvenile offenders.
HB2187 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.
HB2186 Modifying the criminal penalties for unlawful voluntary sexual relations and excluding juveniles adjudicated for the offense from offender registration requirements.
HB2180 Increasing good time and program credit for certain offenders and removing liability protection for wrongful acts committed by the department of corrections in making good time and program credit calculations.
HB2151 Requiring the secretary of corrections to notify judges, prosecutors, nonexpert witnesses and lead investigators when an inmate is released from custody.
HB2128 Creating definitions of "intimate partner" and "intimate partner violence" in the Kansas criminal code and requiring certain considerations be made in determining bond when a crime is committed against an intimate partner.
HB2115 Prohibiting the use of restraints during hearings under the revised Kansas juvenile justice code unless deemed appropriate by the court.
HB2104 Defining options for early discharge from probation for certain offenders and limiting the maximum term of supervision on probation.
HB2072 Reducing the criminal penalties for most severity level 5 drug crimes and increasing the penalties for offenders in criminal history category 5-I.
HB2067 Increasing the felony loss thresholds for certain property crimes to match the crime of theft.
HB2022 Providing for the appointment of the superintendent of the Kansas highway patrol by the attorney general, not the governor; transferring the duties of governor relating to the Kansas highway patrol to the attorney general; granting jurisdiction of the Kansas highway patrol to the attorney general, a division to be known as the Kansas highway patrol.
HB2012 Requiring offenders on probation, parole or postrelease supervision to complete a citizenship curriculum.
HB2005 Creating a traffic infraction for operating a vehicle while fatigued.
SB491 Standardizing criminal history record check fingerprinting language and defining who may be fingerprinted for a criminal history record check.
SB473 Authorizing a notice to appear that meets certain requirements to serve as a lawful complaint under the Kansas code of criminal procedure.
SB420 Eliminating the element of concealment from the crime of breach of privacy related to installing or using a device to photograph or record another identifiable person under or through the clothing being worn by that other person or another identifiable person who is nude or in a state of undress.
SB419 Amending the crime of aggravated endangering a child to increase the criminal penalties when bodily harm to the child results and when a child is in certain environments associated with fentanyl-related controlled substances.
SB414 Increasing the criminal penalties for unlawful distribution of fentanyl-related controlled substances.
SB318 Requiring city attorneys to review certain audio and video evidence and removing the requirement that municipal courts collect fingerprints from persons convicted of violating certain municipal ordinance provisions related to driving without a valid driver's license or motor vehicle liability insurance coverage.

Education - 30 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HB2771 Creating the healthy food site grant program to award grants for food retail or food system enterprises within one mile of a school in a designated food desert in an urban area.
HB2769 Requiring public schools and school districts to participate in federal meal programs and providing for reimbursement for free meals at all public schools and school districts.
HB2732 Authorizing school districts to employ or accept chaplains as volunteers.
HB2731 Requiring the state board of education to submit annual reports to the legislature on certain statistics of students who take the statewide assessments.
HB2730 Expanding the tax credit for low income students scholarship program act to allow students enrolled in underperforming school districts to be eligible for a scholarship.
HB2719 Extending the time that school districts may provide notice to parents of the administration of any nonacademic test, questionnaire, survey or examination and requiring school districts to contact parents if any such test, questionnaire, survey or examination indicates concerns.
HB2709 Establishing fentanyl poisoning awareness week for public middle schools and high schools to educate students on the abuse of and addiction to fentanyl and other opioids.
HB2702 Specifying the eligibility requirements to participate in activities governed by the Kansas state high school activities association for students enrolled in a nonpublic school.
HB2700 Establishing the school library rating system task force to develop a rating system for materials available to students in public school libraries and requiring school districts to implement such rating system.
HB2658 Authorizing school districts to require a student to attend virtual school when such student is returning to school after having been expelled.
HB2641 Requiring school districts to prohibit the use of privately owned electronic communication devices during school hours.
HB2600 Establishing a feminine hygiene product grant program and grant fund to award moneys to qualifying title I schools to provide feminine hygiene products to students at no cost.
HB2574 Establishing term limits for members of the board of education for unified school district No. 207, Fort Leavenworth.
HB2509 Providing reimbursement payments for the cost of career technical education assessments to school districts under the career technical education credential and transition incentive for employment success act.
HB2480 Requiring each school district to employ an attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder specialist.
HB2475 Prohibiting the commencement of the school term prior to Labor Day.
HB2458 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.
HB2315 Requiring school districts to offer instruction on life skills for middle school and high school students.
HB2251 Authorizing the department of education to contract with a private vendor to install and operate school bus cameras.
HB2248 Requiring school districts to adopt policies to ensure parents may review educational materials and records pertinent to their child.
HB2224 Increasing the number of school days and hours that must be provided by school districts for each school year.
HB2223 Removing the sunset for the high-density at-risk student weighting under the Kansas school equity and enhancement act.
HB2163 Requiring statutory due process procedures for a school district's non-renewal or termination of a teacher contract.
HB2158 Creating the campus free speech act to require each public postsecondary educational institution to adopt a policy of free expression.
HB2157 Creating the campus intellectual diversity act to establish an office of public policy events at each public postsecondary educational institution.
HB2152 Requiring the display of the national motto in public schools, colleges and universities.
HB2142 Creating the get the lead out of school drinking water act to require schools to comply with legal limits on lead content in school drinking water.
HB2139 Creating the crime of abuse of a sports official and providing criminal penalties therefor.
HB2003 Authorizing the Kansas state high school activities association to establish a school classification system based on student attendance and other factors.
SB360 Allowing a taxpayer to elect the taxable year in which a subtraction modification for contributions to a 529 program account, ABLE account or first-time home buyer savings account would be applied and authorizing the state treasurer to appoint a 529 program advisory committee.

Elections - 33 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HCR5024 Proposing a constitutional amendment reserving the power of initiative to the people of Kansas.
HCR5023 Proposing a constitutional amendment to lower the voting age to 16 years.
HB2617 Prohibiting members of the legislature from voting on any legislative matter in which such member has a special interest.
HB2576 Requiring the publication of signed statements of fair campaign practices and providing a cause of action for violations of such statements.
HB2572 Imposing personal delivery restrictions on individuals delivering advance voting ballots on behalf of other voters.
HB2571 Requiring that all advance voting ballots deposited in a remote ballot box be considered provisional ballots until verified by the county election office.
HB2513 Changing the time period for the transmittal and return of advance voting ballots and requiring such ballots be returned by the day of the election.
HB2511 Allowing nonpartisan candidates to include such candidate's political party affiliation on the ballot with such candidate's name.
HB2496 Enacting the interstate compact on the agreement among the states to elect the president by national popular vote.
HB2297 Expanding the scope of uses of campaign contributions to include family caregiving services.
HB2289 Limiting the power of the governmental ethics commission to issue subpoenas to when a verified complaint has been filed and the commission has found probable cause exists.
HB2270 Requiring the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of precinct committeemen and precinct committeewomen to be provided to the county election officer and requiring the county election officer to report such information to the secretary of state.
HB2207 Expanding the election crime of corrupt political advertising to include messages sent using text messaging devices.
HB2206 Amending the campaign finance act's definition of expressly advocating for a candidate by adding a reasonable person standard to the definition.
HB2190 Expanding certain election crimes and creating new ones, eliminating the criminal prosecutorial authority of the secretary of state and defining special elections.
HB2165 Amending the campaign finance and governmental ethics statutes to extend the time frame for hearings before the governmental ethics commission and making technical amendments.
HB2164 Creating the crime of elector fraud to make it a crime to falsify presidential elector certificates.
HB2122 Requiring a witness to each signature on an advance voting ballot envelope and limiting the witness to not more than 10 advance voting ballot envelopes.
HB2120 Requiring the secretary of state to periodically review state voter registration rolls to investigate when multiple voters utilize the same residential area address and when there are persons with discrepancies in the spelling of names at that address.
HB2119 Requiring precinct committeemen and committeewomen to provide the county clerk with their address, phone number and email address.
HB2118 Requiring the secretary of state to enter into agreements with the Kansas department of aging and disability services, the Kansas department of children and families and the Kansas department of health and environment to cross-check various welfare recipient data to ensure the state's voter registration rolls are current.
HB2117 Requiring the secretary of state to revise the information collected from persons registering to vote to ensure that the state may utilize the systematic alien verification of entitlements program (SAVE) to delete non-citizens from voter registration rolls.
HB2116 Requiring the secretary of state to join the electronic registration information center (ERIC) to aid state and local officials in keeping voter registration rolls current.
HB2075 Providing for the publication of signed statements of fair campaign practices and a cause of action for violations of such statement.
HB2057 Regulating the use of remote ballot boxes for the return of advance voting ballots.
HB2055 Prohibiting third parties from mailing advance voting ballot applications to registered voters.
HB2054 Modifying the deadline for requesting a recount after an election.
HB2052 Requiring correction of voter registration lists when notice is provided by a court that a person is disqualified from jury service due to not being a citizen of the United States.
HB2038 Requiring postsecondary educational institutions to indicate when a student's identification issued by such institution cannot be used for voting purposes.
HB2037 Requiring verification of residential addresses of registered voters and creating the crime of falsifying a residential address for purposes of voter registration.
HB2035 Requiring the secretary of state to submit an annual report to the legislature on voter registration procedures.
HB2013 Requiring a runoff election between the top two candidates whenever a candidate for a statewide office fails to receive a majority of the votes cast at a general or special election.
SB301 Requiring annual filing of a statement of substantial interest by local governmental officers and employees, exempting elected or appointed officers of townships or school districts from such requirements absent a change in substantial interests of such officers.

Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications - 17 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
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.
HB2768 Providing a property tax exemption for certain new electric generation facilities and sunsetting current property tax exemptions for such facilities removing certain requirements relating to the state corporation commission's determinations of cost recovery and prudent investments.
HB2736 Prohibiting the closure of an electric generation facility without a reliable and readily dispatchable replacement and notification of such closure.
HB2621 Prohibiting public utilities from exercising eminent domain for the siting or placement of solar facilities.
HB2620 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.
HB2597 Extending the timelines for the state corporation commission to make a determination regarding rate-making treatment for electric generating or transmission facilities.
HB2527 Establishing cost recovery mechanisms for public utilities that construct certain electric generation facilities, revising the determination of rate base, capital structure and return on equity in utility rate proceedings and revising the provision of economic development electric rates.
HB2440 Requiring public utilities to report certain data.
HB2327 Discontinuing property tax exemption for new qualifying pipeline property that experiences a spill or leak and providing for recoupment of certain property taxes.
HB2310 Increasing the number of commissioners on the state corporation commission subject to gubernatorial appointment and senate confirmation and prohibiting the appointment and confirmation of any person who has a conflict of interest.
HB2309 Making the 911 coordinating council subject to the Kansas governmental operations accountability law and reducing the fees imposed on telecommunications services and prepaid wireless services under the Kansas 911 act.
HB2228 Applying the requirements of net metering to electric cooperatives and municipal electric utilities, increasing the utility system-wide capacity limitation of net-metered systems, removing the load-size limitations on net-metered systems and requiring such systems to be appropriately sized based on a customer's load.
HB2227 Authorizing certain power purchase agreements with renewable energy suppliers, exempting the sales of electricity pursuant to power purchase agreements from public utility regulation and requiring electric public utilities to enter into parallel generation contracts with certain customers of the utility.
HB2156 Authorizing public utilities subject to the jurisdiction of the state corporation commission to establish rates that benefit low-income residential customers.
HB2155 Requiring the state corporation commission to review the regional rate competitiveness of an electric utility's rates in electric utility rate proceedings.
HB2154 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.
SB455 Authorizing electric public utilities to retain certain electric generating facilities in the utility's rate base, prohibiting the state corporation commission from authorizing the retirement of fossil fuel-fired electric generating facilities unless certain requirements are met, requiring the commission to report annually on retirements of fossil fuel-fired facilities and revising commission procedures when conducting proceedings for predeterminations of ratemaking principles and treatment.

Federal and State Affairs - 44 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HR6039 Affirming the commitment to freedom of expression with integrity
HCR5020 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.
HCR5006 Proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal section 16 of article 15 of the constitution of the state of Kansas that requires marriage to be between individuals of the opposite sex.
HB2817 Removing the maximum fee amount for controlled shooting area operator licenses and allowing the secretary of wildlife and parks to adjust such license fee amount on an annual basis to cover any projected loss of revenue caused by enactments concerning wildlife fees by the legislature.
HB2814 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.
HB2813 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.
HB2809 Creating the every mom matters act to require the state treasurer to contract with eligible organizations to provide information and support services to pregnant women and parents considering adoption.
HB2808 Creating the crimes of causing harm to a public transportation employee and aggravated causing harm to a public transportation employee.
HB2807 Providing for the appointment of delegates to a convention under article V of the constitution of the United States and prescribing the duties and responsibilities therefor.
HB2803 Creating the Kansas gun rights preservation act to prohibit the commandeering of state resources to enforce federal gun control against law-abiding citizens.
HB2801 Requiring a manufacturer of electronic cigarettes to certify annually under penalty of perjury that the manufacturer has received marketing authorization from the United States food and drug administration for the electronic cigarettes, establishing annual fees, requiring the department of revenue to maintain a website directory containing a list of all electronic cigarette manufacturers and certified electronic cigarettes and establishing civil and criminal penalties for violations.
HB2677 Authorizing the sale of wine by cereal malt beverage retailer licensees.
HB2653 Providing for child support orders for unborn children from the date of conception.
HB2652 Requiring that the national motto be displayed in every public building.
HB2649 Requiring the attorney general to submit an annual report to certain legislative committees relating to coordinated law enforcement agency training regarding missing and murdered indigenous persons.
HB2515 Creating a civil cause of action against any healthcare provider who injures a child during an attempted abortion.
HB2476 Requiring legislative approval of any national heritage area or national historic trail in the state of Kansas and prohibiting state funding of any national heritage area or national historic trail unless such funding is first approved by the legislature of the state of Kansas.
HB2469 Changing the order of succession for the office of governor to provide that the speaker of the house of representatives shall become governor if the office of both the governor and lieutenant governor are vacant rather than the president of the senate.
HB2456 Imposing requirements for reapportionment legislation.
HB2442 Creating the Kansas gun rights preservation act to prohibit the infringement of Kansas citizens' constitutional right to keep and bear arms by the federal government.
HB2441 Creating the anti-red flag gun seizure act to prohibit the enforcement of any law, regulation or order that prohibits the possession of a firearm in violation of amendment II to the constitution of the United States.
HB2431 Allowing vessels that operate upon the Perry reservoir to be licensed as clubs and drinking establishments.
HB2413 Requiring firearms and stun guns to be stored in locked containers, establishing crimes for failure to store such weapons where a person under 18 years of age has access to such weapons and creating more severe penalties for firearms with large-capacity magazines.
HB2405 Establishing the Kansas legal tender act and providing for an income tax subtraction modification for sales of specie.
HB2404 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.
HB2403 Creating the crime of unlawful storage of any firearm including a rifle, shotgun or machine gun or stun guns and the crime of unlawful storage of a large magazine capacity rifle or shotgun or machine gun where a minor has access.
HB2402 Prohibiting new self-service storage facilities from being located within 1,000 feet of a child care facility or school.
HB2339 Requiring the Kansas bureau of investigation to establish a Kansas voluntary do-not-sell firearms list to prevent the purchase of firearms by any person who voluntarily registers to be placed on the list.
HB2311 Amending the Kansas amusement ride act relating to inspections of amusement rides and inflatable devices, training regarding the operation of amusement rides and inflatable devices and establishing an annual permit fee for inflatable devices.
HB2303 Enacting the community defense and human trafficking reduction act to regulate sexually oriented businesses and human trafficking and to impose criminal penalties.
HB2301 Requiring commercial entities that produce material harmful to minors on the internet to require age verification for access to such internet sites and establishing a civil cause of action against such commercial entities by persons harmed to recover actual and punitive damages, court costs and attorney fees.
HB2245 Creating the gun violence restraining order act to authorize the issuance of protective orders prohibiting the acquisition and possession of firearms by certain individuals.
HB2244 Providing a permanent exemption for postsecondary educational institutions from the public buildings requirements under the personal and family protection act.
HB2208 Authorizing the state historical society to convey certain real property to the Shawnee Tribe.
HB2188 Regulating the sale and distribution of kratom products, requiring the secretary of agriculture to adopt rules and regulations and requiring licensure of kratom product dealers.
HB2178 Amending the Kansas act against discrimination to include sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and status as a veteran.
HB2177 Removing statutory provisions that require marriage to be between two parties of the opposite sex.
HB2051 Establishing the advisory commission on Asian-American Pacific Islander affairs.
HB2046 Requiring all persons to be 18 years of age to be eligible to give consent for marriage and eliminating exceptions to such requirement.
HB2045 Increasing the statutory limit for charges assessed on loans made by pawnbrokers.
HB2044 Amending the definition of "race" in the Kansas act against discrimination to include traits historically associated with race, including hair texture and protective hairstyles.
HB2043 Requiring that discharged inmates be offered the opportunity to register to vote and requiring the secretary of state to develop a voter registration program that offers voter registration services through certain state agencies and at each accredited high school.
SB434 Exempting the practice of hair removal by sugaring from the definition of cosmetology.
SB363 Amending statutes regulating the practice of barbering regarding licensure, examination and fees.

Financial Institutions and Pensions - 28 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HCR5014 Directing the joint committee on fiduciary financial institutions oversight to study and draft legislation relating to environmental, social and governance standards.
HB2812 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.
HB2739 Enacting the countries of concern divestment and procurement protection act, requiring state-managed funds to divest from investments with countries of concern with exceptions, prohibiting investments, deposits or contracts with any bank or company domiciled or with a principal place of business in a country of concern, indemnifying state-managed funds with respect to actions taken in compliance with such act and providing an expiration date for such act.
HB2729 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.
HB2722 Enacting the second amendment financial privacy act, prohibiting financial institutions from using a firearms code to engage in certain discriminatory conduct and surveilling, reporting or tracking the purchase of firearms and ammunition, authorizing the attorney general to investigate and enforce violations of such act and providing a civil penalty for violations thereof.
HB2710 Imposing an excise tax on each transaction by a money transmitter by wire, establishing an income tax credit for excise taxes paid, allowing the state bank commissioner to assess penalties for the nonpayment of such excise tax, providing for the distribution of such excise tax and penalty moneys, establishing the criminal litigation fund, wire transfer fee fund and prosecutor and law enforcement grant fund and creating a misdemeanor crime of unlawful transmission of a wire transfer and providing criminal penalties therefor.
HB2659 Transferring teachers from the KPERS 3 cash balance plan to the KPERS 2 plan and defining teachers for purposes of KPERS.
HB2619 Expanding the deferred retirement option program (DROP) membership to all KPERS members.
HB2563 Authorizing a postretirement benefit payment to certain KPERS retirants.
HB2428 Providing membership in the Kansas police and firemen's retirement system for certain security officers of the department of corrections and for certain law enforcement officers and employees of the Kansas department of wildlife and parks.
HB2365 Terminating the KPERS 3 cash balance plan and transferring the members of such plan to the KPERS 2 plan.
HB2321 Enacting the Kansas work and save program act, allowing certain individuals to contribute to individual retirement accounts and providing administrative duties and powers of the state treasurer regarding such program.
HB2320 Enacting the commercial property assessed capital enhancement or C-PACE act, requiring the department of commerce to designate or establish a C-PACE board, providing for assessment contracts between C-PACE lenders and property owners and establishing rights, duties and responsibilities of mortgage lenders.
HB2252 Providing a postretirement cost-of-living adjustment for certain KPERS retirants.
HB2243 Enacting the protect vulnerable adults from financial exploitation act.
HB2242 Providing restrictions, lender reporting and other requirements for alternative small installment loans made under the UCCC.
HB2241 Increasing the amount charged per annum on closed end credit consumer loans.
HB2193 Concerning the investment of state moneys; reestablishing the provisions of law authorizing the state treasurer to certify and transfer a portion of state moneys, equivalent to the aggregate net amount received for unclaimed property, available for investment to the KPERS board of trustees.
HB2085 Including juvenile corrections officers in the definition of "security officer" for purposes of the KPERS correctional employees group.
HB2025 Authorizing a self-funded cost-of-living adjustment retirement benefit option for certain KPERS members.
HB2008 Providing membership in the KP&F retirement system for certain security officers of the department of corrections and allowing certain service credit purchases of previous KPERS security officer service for purposes of KP&F retirement benefits.
SB406 Enacting the Kansas money transmission act.
SB405 Holding a control person liable for violations of the Kansas uniform securities act by an individual subject to discipline under the act unless the control person was unaware and could not reasonably have known of the violations of such individual.
SB345 Enacting the commercial financing disclosure act.
SB291 Enacting the Kansas public investments and contracts protection act concerning environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria, prohibiting the state and political subdivisions from giving preferential treatment to or discriminating against companies based on such ESG criteria in procuring or letting contracts, requiring KPERS fiduciaries to act solely in the financial interest of the participants and beneficiaries of the system, restricting state agencies from adopting ESG criteria or requiring any person or business to operate in accordance with such criteria, directing registered investment advisers to provide ESG criteria notice to clients and providing for enforcement of such act by the attorney general.
SB172 Increasing the KPERS lump-sum death benefit from $4,000 to $6,000.
SB37 Expanding the transferability of income, privilege and premium tax credits issued under the Kansas housing investor tax credit act.
SB23 Eliminating the statutory 15% alternative investment limit for the KPERS fund and requiring the KPERS board to establish an alternative investment percentage limit.

Health and Human Services - 50 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HCR5011 Proposing an amendment to the bill of rights of the constitution of the state of Kansas to provide no right to an abortion.
HB2793 Prohibiting healthcare providers from performing healthcare services on minors without parental consent.
HB2792 Prohibiting gender transition surgery on minors, authorizing professional discipline against a physician who performs such surgeries and adopting a standard of care for gender transition care services.
HB2791 Enacting the forbidding abuse child transitions act, restricting use of state funds to promote gender transitioning, prohibiting healthcare professionals from treating children whose gender identity is inconsistent with the child's sex, authorizing a civil cause of action against healthcare professionals for providing such treatments, authorizing professional discipline against a physician who performs such treatment, prohibiting professional liability insurance from covering damages for healthcare providers that provide gender transition treatment to children and adding violation of the act to the definition of unprofessional conduct for physicians and nurses.
HB2789 Establishing the pregnancy compassion program to provide resources and promote childbirth to women facing unplanned pregnancies, establishing the pregnancy compassion awareness program to promote public awareness of available resources; appropriating $4,000,000 per year from the state general fund toward such program and establishing a fee on the In God We Trust and the choose life license plates and using such fees to provide additional revenue for such program.
HB2779 Updating certain provisions of the optometry law relating to scope of practice, definitions and credentialing requirements.
HB2778 Enacting the dietician licensure compact to provide interstate practice privileges for dieticians.
HB2756 Enacting the art therapist licensure act to provide for the regulation and licensing of professional art therapists.
HB2748 Establishing the personal hygiene fund and program within the Kansas department of children and families and providing an individual income tax credit for taxpayer contributions to the personal hygiene fund.
HB2747 Expanding the pharmacist scope of practice to include initiation of therapy for HIV post-exposure prophylaxis.
HB2737 Creating the abolish abortion Kansas act to make all abortions subject to criminal prosecution for violation of Alexa's law and to remove the exceptions to the wrongful cause of death action for lawful abortions.
HB2716 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.
HB2686 Requiring a prescriber discuss the risks of certain addictive controlled substances and alternatives to such substances with a patient before issuing a prescription for such subtances.
HB2670 Requiring the department of health and environment to develop and publish educational information regarding the use of nonopioids.
HB2643 Creating the laser hair removal act to restrict the performance of laser hair removal to certain medical professionals.
HB2642 Amending provisions of the Kansas dental practice act relating to disciplinary action for making a diagnosis without examination and prohibiting dental service contracts that limit a patient's ability to file a complaint with the Kansas dental board.
HB2622 Amending the Kansas indoor clean air act to prohibit smoking on the gaming floor of a lottery gaming facility or racetrack gaming facility.
HB2565 Updating certain provisions of the Kansas dental practices act relating to dentist information requested by patients, in-person practice requirements in dental office using licensee's name, unprofessional conduct and patient complaints.
HB2556 Expanding medical assistance eligibility and enacting the cutting healthcare costs for all Kansans act.
HB2555 Authorizing schools to maintain emergency albuterol kits and administer such medication in emergency situations.
HB2540 Exempting the practice of hair removal by sugaring from the definition of cosmetology.
HB2492 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.
HB2467 Revising the definition of "abortion" to clarify procedures that are excluded from such definition.
HB2347 Providing price limits and other requirements for health benefits covering prescription insulin drugs and establishing the insulin affordability program for the uninsured.
HB2337 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.
HB2276 Prohibiting pelvic, rectal, or prostate exams on unconscious patients without informed consent.
HB2265 Providing for the regulation of supplemental nursing services agencies by the secretary for aging and disability services.
HB2263 Authorizing pharmacy technicians to administer certain vaccines, creating a civil cause of action against a physician and requiring revocation of a physician's license who performs a childhood gender reassignment service.
HB2259 Providing that certain mental health medications be available without prior authorization to treat medicaid recipients and abolishing the mental health medication advisory committee.
HB2258 Prohibiting certain licensed individuals from using conversion therapy on minors.
HB2257 Providing for the licensure and regulation of music therapists by the state board of healing arts and establishing the music therapy advisory committee.
HB2181 Prohibiting abortion procedures and creating the crimes of unlawful performance of an abortion and unlawful destruction of a fertilized embryo.
HB2171 Providing that peer review privilege for healthcare providers does not apply to factual information.
HB2161 Enacting the patient right to visitation act to require patient care facilities to adopt visitation rules to allow certain relatives and other persons, including clergy, to visit terminally ill patients and other patients making major medical decisions.
HB2126 Authorizing the over-the-counter purchase of ivermectin tablets and hydroxychloroquine tablets.
HB2050 Updating income eligibility requirements for the state children's health insurance program.
HB2049 Changing the length of the nurse aide course required for unlicensed employees in adult care homes to 75 hours.
HB2007 Prohibiting the secretary of health and environment from requiring a COVID-19 vaccination for care at a child care facility or attendance at a school.
SB433 Clarifying practice privileges of institutional license holders.
SB391 Enacting the constitutional right to health freedom act to regulate the activities of the secretary of health and environment related to public health functions; repealing statutes relating to the secretary's authority to quarantine individuals and impose associated penalties.
SB352 Enacting the John D. Springer patient's bill of rights to require hospitals to allow in-person visitation, adopt visitation policies and procedures and creating a civil cause of action for violation of such rights.
SB315 Requiring child care facilities, elementary, secondary and 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.
SB314 Prohibiting the secretary of health and environment from requiring COVID-19 vaccination for children attending a child care facility or school.
SB297 Revising the definition of "abortion" to clarify procedures that are excluded from such definition.
SB287 Expanding the Kansas silver alert plan to include persons 18 years of age or older who have dementia, a developmental disability or a cognitive impairment.
SB233 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.
SB112 Authorizing registered nurse anesthetists to engage in independent practice and prescribe drugs and prohibiting registered nurse anesthetists from performing or prescribing drugs to induce an abortion.
SB98 Authorizing medical student and residency loan assistance to encourage the practice of obstetrics and gynecology in medically underserved areas of the state.
SB6 Restricting the authority of the secretary of health and environment and local health officers to prevent the introduction and spread of infectious or contagious diseases; repealing the authority of the secretary to quarantine individuals and impose associated penalties.
SB5 Prohibiting the prescribing of drugs intended to cause an abortion using telemedicine and restricting the governor's power during a state of emergency to alter such prohibitions.

Higher Education Budget - 3 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
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.
HB2460 Prohibiting postsecondary educational institutions from taking certain actions regarding admission applicants and faculty concerning diversity, equity, inclusion or patriotism, exceptions; providing for civil remedies and penalties.
SB481 Renaming Kansas state university polytechnic campus as Kansas state university Salina.

Insurance - 17 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
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.
HB2752 Establishing the dental loss ratio act.
HB2712 Prohibiting dental health insurance contracts from limiting the fee a dentist may charge for a noncovered service, disallowing an otherwise covered service or preventing a dentist from billing and collecting for a service that is a dental necessity.
HB2707 Modifying automobile insurance policy uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage liability limitations for bodily injury or death.
HB2689 Requiring that certain health insurance plans impose no-cost sharing requirement on insured individuals for diagnostic breast examinations for breast cancer.
HB2595 Mandating insurance coverage for certain allergen introduction dietary supplements for infants under the state health care benefits program and requiring the Kansas state employees health care commission to submit an impact report on such coverage to the legislature.
HB2287 Imposing certain health insurance coverage requirements for screening and diagnostic examinations for breast cancer.
HB2283 Enacting the ensuring transparency in prior authorization act to impose requirements and limitations on the use of prior authorization in healthcare.
HB2266 Defining non-covered benefits under dental benefit plans.
HB2099 Discontinuing certain exemptions from the pharmacy benefits manager licensure act.
HB2095 Changing the required number of employees contained in the definitions of "large employer" and "small employer" for purposes of coverage of autism spectrum disorder.
SB423 Reducing the number of appointed board members on certain insurance-related governing boards and the frequency of meetings of the the committee on surety bonds and insurance.
SB398 Authorizing the commissioner of insurance to set the amount of certain fees and requiring the publication of such fees in the Kansas register.
SB356 Requiring that per diem amounts, expenses and funding for examinations be reasonable and establishing a tiered fee structure for examinations of insurance companies and societies based on gross premiums.
SB340 Removing automobile club from the definition of person for purposes of enforcing penalties for violations of insurance law.
SB339 Updating the version of risk-based capital instructions in effect.
SB338 Changing certain reporting requirements of group-funded liability and workers compensation pools.

Interstate Cooperation - 5 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HB2713 Enacting the ensuring transparency in prior authorization act to impose requirements and limitations on the use of prior authorization in healthcare.
HB2451 Specifying the delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol concentration amount for final hemp products and allowing certain hemp products to be manufactured, marketed, sold or distributed.
HB2426 Authorizing appeals from certain decisions related to a citizen-initiated grand jury.
HB2417 Creating the medical cannabis regulation act to regulate the cultivation, processing, distribution, sale and use of medical cannabis.
HB2367 Creating the adult use cannabis regulation act to regulate the cultivation, manufacturing, possession and sale of cannabis in this state.

Judiciary - 42 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HR6032 Affirming the Kansas house of representatives' unwavering support for the free press in the state of Kansas.
HB2805 Continuing in existence certain exceptions to the disclosure of public records under the open records act.
HB2782 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.
HB2781 Allowing compensation from the crime victims compensation board to be awarded for criminally injurious conduct, and increasing the amount that can be transferred from the crime victims compensation fund to the crime victims assistance fund in each fiscal year.
HB2780 Requiring persons who file lawsuits for wrongful conviction compensation to prove additional information, changing the compensation rates to daily rates instead of yearly rates and limiting housing assistance offered to such persons.
HB2767 Requiring agencies and other entities subject to the administrative procedure act to confirm receipt of service of an order or notice prior to the imposition of fines or penalties.
HB2753 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.
HB2721 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.
HB2693 Enacting the uniform partition of heirs property act to prescribe procedures and requirements for partition of certain real property.
HB2692 Providing an exception to criminal liability when a defendant has a mental disease or defect so as not to know the nature of the act or that such act was wrong.
HB2691 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%.
HB2593 Amending the uniform arbitration act of 2000 to make certain agreements to arbitrate in contracts of insurance invalid and creating exceptions therefor.
HB2592 Requiring the use of age-verification technology to permit access to internet websites containing material that is harmful to minors.
HB2550 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.
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.
HB2497 Prohibiting district magistrate judges from issuing search warrants.
HB2488 Adding the conduct of intentionally advising or encouraging another person to commit or attempt to commit suicide in the crime of assisting suicide.
HB2423 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 authorizing penalties for such abusive litigation.
HB2409 Enacting the Kansas uniform parentage act (2017).
HB2396 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.
HB2383 Allowing certain persons to take the examination to be certified by the supreme court as qualified to be a district magistrate judge.
HB2381 Requiring the court to appoint an attorney to represent a child who is the subject of child in need of care proceedings and allowing for the optional appointment of a guardian ad litem.
HB2379 Requiring protection from abuse and protection from stalking, sexual assault and human trafficking orders to restrain the plaintiff from contacting the defendant.
HB2357 Requiring that appointees to the supreme court be determined to be qualified by the senate.
HB2356 Creating a presumption that joint legal custody and maximized parenting time in temporary parenting plans are in the best interests of a child and defining related terms under the Kansas family law code.
HB2352 Requiring the plaintiff's attorney to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that property is subject to forfeiture under the Kansas standard asset seizure and forfeiture act.
HB2345 Enacting the supported decision-making agreements act to provide a statutory framework for adults who want decision-making assistance.
HB2300 Requiring a duly ordained minister of religion to report certain abuse and neglect of children except when reporting would violate the penitential communication privilege.
HB2294 Increasing the required age to 21 to purchase or possess cigarettes and tobacco products including electronic cigarettes and establishing unlawful acts under the Kansas cigarette and tobacco products act and penalties for violations thereof.
HB2250 Enacting the supported decision-making agreements act to provide a statutory framework for adults who want decision-making assistance.
HB2222 Prohibiting the enforcement of federal rules or regulations and the promulgation of state rules and regulations to carry out such enforcement without legislative approval.
HB2185 Permitting short form notification service and alternative methods of service under the protection from abuse act and the protection from stalking, sexual assault or human trafficking act and clarifying precedence of child-related orders issued under the protection from abuse act.
HB2183 Removing the cap on damages that may be awarded in wrongful death actions.
HB2169 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.
HB2129 Requiring defendants who petition the court for forensic DNA testing to notify the court when such testing is complete and request a hearing based on whether the evidence is favorable or unfavorable.
HB2074 Allowing courts to prohibit possession of a firearm in a temporary custody order pursuant to the care and treatment act for mentally ill persons.
HB2001 Defining grounds for impeachment of justices of the supreme court and certain judges of the district court.
SB458 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, providing persons involved in forfeiture proceedings the ability to request a jury trial, authorizing courts to order payment of attorney fees and costs for certain claimants and requiring the Kansas bureau of investigation to submit forfeiture fund financial reports to the legislature.
SB394 Requiring the use of age-verification technology to permit access to internet websites containing material that is harmful to minors.
SB379 Providing a longer time for notice to creditors by publication when a petition for administration or probate of a will is filed, changing the process for transferring personal property by affidavit in small estates and modifying time requirements for notice by publication related to sales at public auction in the Kansas probate code.
SB265 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 and increasing the criminal penalties for repeat violations of a protective order.
SB190 Requiring a waiver of extradition proceedings as a condition of release prior to trial for any person charged with a felony.

K-12 Education Budget - 26 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HCR5010 Amending section 6 of article 6 of the constitution of the state of Kansas to prohibit public funds from being used for private nonpublic schools.
HB2738 Revising the special education state aid statewide excess costs calculation to count additional funding, requiring the state board of education to determine each school district's excess costs and to establish a special education state aid equalization distribution schedule to distribute certain amounts of special education state aid and requiring school districts to transfer amounts attributable to the special education weighting from their supplemental general funds to their special education funds.
HB2727 Requiring all public schools and public postsecondary educational institutions to make feminine hygiene products available at no cost to students and establishing a state grant program for such purpose.
HB2726 Requiring school districts to provide timely implementation of an individualized education program and advanced enrollment for certain children who are new to such school district.
HB2718 Eliminating school district open enrollment requirements and authorizing school districts to determine nonresident student enrollment.
HB2717 Establishing requirements for the determination of virtual school state aid for adult students.
HB2650 Requiring each school district to establish an at-risk student accountability plan and to show academic improvement in certain student subgroups and students identified as eligible for at-risk programs, prohibiting the state board of education from revising the curriculum standards in English language arts and mathematics until 75% of all students achieve proficiency and requiring school districts to comply with all state laws and rules and regulations to maintain accreditation.
HB2612 Requiring school districts to be in compliance with all state laws and rules and regulations to be accredited and requiring the state board of education to establish a process to challenge determinations of such compliance.
HB2594 Establishing the education funding task force and abolishing the special education and related services funding task force.
HB2521 Requiring the state board of education to authorize teaching licenses for individuals who complete an alternative teacher certification program.
HB2514 Revising school district open enrollment procedures and requirements to prioritize students who are residents of Kansas over students who are residents of another state, providing for continued enrollment of students who attended a school district of nonresidence in school year 2023-2024, authorizing school districts to deem students as not in good standing prior to enrollment and requiring publication of nonresident student transfer policies on the school district website.
HB2506 Authorizing students enrolled in virtual schools to participate in activities that are regulated by the Kansas state high school activities association at such student’s resident school district without a minimum enrollment requirement in such resident school district.
HB2489 Limiting the legislative option to purchase school district buildings to buildings that were formerly used as attendance centers.
HB2485 Requiring enrollment under the Kansas school equity and enhancement act to be determined using the current school year or the preceding school year and requiring any district that closed a school building in the preceding school year to use the current year enrollment count.
HB2444 Establishing the school district mental health intervention team program in statute to provide coordinated mental health services for students among school districts and community mental health centers.
HB2432 Providing postsecondary tuition assistance to certain children of qualifying public school teachers.
HB2382 Establishing the school district board of education member free speech and transparency act.
HB2359 Establishing the sunflower teacher-student mentor program within certain school districts to encourage students to pursue a teaching career.
HB2271 Authorizing any nonresident student whose parent or guardian is employed by a school district to enroll in and attend such school district.
HB2261 Authorizing boards of education of school districts to compensate board members for the duties and obligations of board members.
HB2218 Establishing the Sunflower education equity act to provide education savings accounts for qualified students in Kansas.
HB2048 Providing additional student eligibility under the tax credit for low income students scholarship program and increasing the amount of the tax credit for contributions made pursuant to such program.
HB2040 Revising the Kansas school equity and enhancement act to provide per-student education funding based on student enrollment in the current school year.
HB2030 Authorizing nonpublic school students to participate in activities regulated by the Kansas state high school activities association and allowing nonpublic school students who enroll part time in a public school to participate in nonpublic school activities.
SB438 Eliminating the requirement to subtract other aid from the state payment in the AO-K program.
SB387 Providing for the continued enrollment of students who attend a school district of nonresidence pursuant to the school district open enrollment law and authorizing an appeals process for denial of an open enrollment application.

Legislative Modernization - 3 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HCR5007 Proposing a constitutional amendment imposing term limits for state legislators.
HB2448 Creating the legislative compensation commission and prescribing powers and duties of the commission and the legislature.
SB59 Designating "Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at the Capitol."

Local Government - 15 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HCR5017 A constitutional amendment to grant counties home rule powers.
HB2704 Creating the no-impact home-based business act, limiting the ability of municipalities to regulate such businesses and prohibiting certain types of activities by such businesses.
HB2626 Authorizing the disorganization of the Clearwater cemetery district and the transfer of all property and the care and maintenance of such cemetery.
HB2466 Excluding registered agritourism locations from building permit requirements or building codes.
HB2343 Authorizing legal publications to be made on internet websites selected by the governing body of a city, county or school district.
HB2341 Declaring Juneteenth National Independence Day to be a legal public holiday and closing state offices for certain legal public holidays.
HB2324 Removing the publication of notice requirement before a landlord can sell a tenant's property that has been abandoned.
HB2268 Prohibiting certain restrictions of residential solar energy devices.
HB2174 Authorizing the Kansas human rights commission or any city or county to remove an unlawful restrictive covenant by recording a redacted plat or declaration.
HB2150 Repealing the zoning and planning authority for cities in the three-mile area extending from the city boundaries.
HB2145 Extending voting franchise in city elections to qualified electors living in areas subject to extraterritorial zoning or subdivision regulations.
SB384 Allowing ambulances in rural communities to operate with only the minimum personnel required by state law.
SB381 Authorizing the board of county commissioners of any county that is not the most populous county in a multiple-county judicial district to appoint a coroner to serve as the district coroner for the county at the expense of the county.
SB362 Repealing the expiration provisions of the Sedgwick county urban area nuisance abatement act.
SB162 Creating the Riley county unincorporated area nuisance abatement act to establish procedures for the removal and abatement of nuisances in the unincorporated areas of the county and the assessment of the costs for such abatement.

Social Services Budget - 1 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HB2330 Increasing the amount of state moneys distributed to local health departments.

Taxation - 99 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HCR5022 Proposing to amend the constitution of the state of Kansas to authorize the legislature to provide for the classification and taxation of all-terrain vehicles.
HCR5021 Proposing to amend the Constitution of the State of Kansas to decrease by 1/2% a year for five years from 111/2% to 9% the assessed value for real property used for residential purposes.
HCR5009 Proposing to amend the constitution of the state of Kansas to decrease the assessed value for real property used for residential purposes to 9%.
HB2815 Abolishing the local ad valorem tax reduction fund and the county and city revenue sharing fund, discontinuing certain transfers to the special city and county highway fund and decreasing rate of ad valorem tax imposed by a school district.
HB2804 Providing for the preceptor income tax incentive act, establishing an income tax credit for physicians and physician assistants that serve as a community-based faculty preceptor by providing personalized instruction, training and supervision for students.
HB2798 Providing for the apportionment of business income by the single sales factor and the apportionment of financial institution income by the receipts factor, deductions from income when using the single sales factor and receipts factor and the decrease in corporate income tax rates.
HB2797 Providing for full transferability of tax credits for investments in certain qualified business facilities.
HB2796 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.
HB2795 Requiring notices required to exceed the revenue neutral rate to be sent on forms provided by the director of accounts and reports, granting taxing subdivisions the option to hold hearings on the same day and at the same location as other taxing subdivisions within a county and excluding the state mandated 20 mills levied by a school district from the revenue neutral rate.
HB2794 Providing a sales tax exemption for purchases of personal property and services, sales of personal property and purchases by contractors for not-for-profit animal shelters and rescue network managers licensed under the Kansas pet animal act.
HB2773 Providing a sales tax exemption for certain purchases by the boys' and girls' club of Topeka.
HB2765 Providing a sales tax exemption for period products, diapers and incontinence products.
HB2764 Establishing a tax credit for contributions to eligible charitable organizations operating pregnancy centers or residential maternity facilities and establishing a child tax credit, increasing the tax credit amount for adoption expenses and making the credit refundable and providing a sales tax exemption for pregnancy resource centers and residential maternity facilities.
HB2763 Providing an income tax credit for the sale and distribution of ethanol blends for motor vehicle fuels.
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.
HB2728 Requiring that comparable sales of residential property occur within the subdivision or township or closest located subdivision or township where such property is located for valuing real property.
HB2701 Expanding the income tax credit for school and classroom supplies to increase the tax credit to $500 with an annual adjustment for the cost of inflation and to allow additional school employees to claim the credit.
HB2694 Providing for an increased amount of income tax credit for individuals of certain ages for the selective assistance for effective senior relief credit and setting the maximum amount or credit.
HB2688 Providing a sales tax exemption for exploration place, inc.
HB2687 Establishing a child income tax credit.
HB2685 Providing a sales tax exemption for registered charitable organizations.
HB2684 Authorizing cities to propose an earnings tax for ballot question.
HB2683 Modifying deadlines for mailing property tax statements to taxpayers and certification of tax levies to the director of property valuation to earlier than current deadlines and providing for the county clerk's use of the previous year's budget when a taxing subdivision fails to timely file its budget.
HB2662 Providing a sales tax exemption for purchases of construction materials by a contractor for the Kansas fairgrounds foundation.
HB2636 Including homestead renters as eligible to participate in certain homestead property tax refund claims.
HB2635 Establishing a property tax exemption for disabled veterans.
HB2610 Providing an income tax subtraction modification for sales of property subject to eminent domain.
HB2609 Extending the property tax exemption for pollution control devices and peak load plants of independent power producers and certain electric public utility property.
HB2585 Excluding from sales taxation services for installing or applying tangible personal property for the reconstruction, restoration, remodeling, renovation, repair or replacement of a building or facility.
HB2584 Imposing sales and compensating use tax on digital property and subscription services and providing for the decrease in sales and compensating use tax rates in certain circumstances.
HB2573 Requiring certain libraries that have budgets approved by taxing subdivisions to be subject to the revenue neutral rate independent of the taxing subdivision.
HB2566 Providing for origin sourcing for certain sales.
HB2546 Reducing the state rate for sales and use taxes for sales of food and food ingredients and modifying the percent credited to the state highway fund from revenue collected.
HB2538 Continuing the reimbursement from the taxpayer notification costs fund for printing and postage costs of county clerks through calendar year 2028.
HB2534 Providing a Kansas income tax subtraction modification for certain amounts received as compensation for members of the armed forces.
HB2529 Decreasing the individual income tax rates.
HB2528 Restricting residential homestead property taxes to not more than the established base year amount for individuals 65 years of age and older.
HB2520 Increasing the extent of property tax exemption from the statewide school levy for residential property to $100,000 of such property's appraised valuation.
HB2508 Authorizing a transfer of state general fund moneys to the local ad valorem tax reduction fund in fiscal year 2025 and all fiscal years thereafter, requiring political subdivisions to credit all such moneys to residential property taxpayers in the form of a rebate and providing a formula for such rebate amount.
HB2474 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.
HB2470 Extending the period of time to file for property tax homestead claims.
HB2457 Providing an income tax rate of 4.95% for individuals and decreasing the normal tax for corporations, increasing the income limit for the income tax subtraction modification for social security income and providing that all social security income qualifies for the subtraction modification commencing in tax year 2026, increasing the Kansas standard deduction for individuals and further increasing the standard deduction by a cost-of-living adjustment, discontinuing the food sales tax credit, decreasing the privilege tax surtax, establishing a 0% state rate for sales and use taxes for food and food ingredients on July 1, 2023, and increasing the extent of property tax exemption for residential property from the statewide school levy.
HB2454 Providing a sales tax exemption for purchases of construction materials by a contractor for a not-for-profit corporation operating a theater.
HB2445 Providing for additional income tax rate brackets.
HB2435 Decreasing the sales and use tax rate, 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.
HB2434 Crediting tax revenue generated from wagers made on historical horse races to the horse breeding development fund and the horse fair racing benefit fund.
HB2433 Allowing a taxpayer to elect the taxable year in which a subtraction modification for contributions to a qualified tuition program would be applied.
HB2425 Establishing a refundable income tax credit for tuition payments made to postsecondary educational institutions.
HB2424 Establishing a refundable income, privilege and premium tax credit for direct payments made by employers to student loans on behalf of a qualified employee.
HB2420 Establishing tax withholding requirements when certain employees work in multiple states.
HB2419 Establishing an income tax credit for expenses incurred for the care of cats and dogs.
HB2411 Decreasing the penalties for employer failing to timely remit employee withholding income taxes.
HB2410 Increasing the taxable income amounts by a cost-of-living adjustment for determining Kansas income tax owed.
HB2384 Increasing the Kansas standard deduction by a cost-of-living adjustment for income tax purposes.
HB2366 Providing for transfers to the local ad valorem tax reduction fund.
HB2364 Increasing the extent of property tax exemption from the statewide school levy for residential property to $65,000 of such property's appraised valuation.
HB2319 Providing a property tax exemption for business property that operates in competition with property owned or operated by a governmental entity.
HB2318 Decreasing the state rate for sales and compensating use tax to 6.15%.
HB2316 Allowing income tax net operating loss carryback from the sale of certain historic hotels.
HB2307 Providing a sales tax exemption for purchases made to establish and maintain Kansas war memorials and providing a property tax exemption for property with Kansas war memorials.
HB2306 Providing a sales tax exemption for purchases made by Kansas suicide prevention HQ, inc.
HB2282 Exempting all social security benefits from Kansas income tax.
HB2281 Providing a sales tax exemption for certain purchases by disabled veterans.
HB2256 Decreasing the state rate for sales and use taxes for sales of food, food ingredients and prepared food and modifying the percent credited to the state highway fund from revenue collected.
HB2233 Eliminating the annual cap on tax credits for restoration and preservation of certain commercial structures under the historic Kansas act.
HB2231 Providing a property tax exemption for residential property where a day care facility is operated.
HB2221 Expanding the eligible uses for the 0% state rate for sales tax for certain utilities and the levying of sales tax on such sales by cities and counties and authorizing cities and counties to exempt such sales from such city or county taxes.
HB2220 Establishing a five-year property tax exemption for city, county and township property used for business incubator purposes.
HB2219 Allowing an itemized deduction for certain wagering losses for individual income tax purposes.
HB2209 Providing that national guard members receive benefits under the workers compensation act.
HB2205 Creating the Udall area public library district act, requiring an election for the creation of such district and authorizing unified school district No. 463 to levy a tax on behalf of the library district.
HB2204 Establishing a state tax credit for family caregivers of disabled veterans.
HB2203 Providing a sales tax exemption for purchases made by sleep in heavenly peace, inc.
HB2202 Providing a sales tax exemption for sales of over-the-counter drugs.
HB2200 Establishing a property tax exemption for retired and disabled veterans.
HB2199 Authorizing disabled veterans to receive a sales tax exemption for the purchase of up to two motor vehicles.
HB2182 Enacting the Kansas film and digital media industry production development act, providing a tax credit, sales tax exemption and loans and grants to incentivize film, video and digital media production in Kansas and establishing a program to be administered by the secretary of commerce for the purpose of developing such production in Kansas.
HB2175 Providing for future decreased income tax rates contingent on retention of a 7.5% state general fund ending balance.
HB2162 Providing for sales tax exemption for hygiene products.
HB2137 Authorizing taxing subdivisions to send notices required to exceed the revenue neutral rate if the county clerk fails to send such notice and providing for reimbursement of printing and postage costs.
HB2136 Providing an income tax subtraction modification for sales of property subject to eminent domain.
HB2134 Providing a deduction from sales or compensating use tax when selling a wrecked or damaged salvaged vehicle and purchasing a subsequent motor vehicle.
HB2111 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, altering the calculation for STAR bond districts and discontinuing the food sales income tax credit.
HB2110 Allowing single sales factor apportionment of business income for certain taxpayers.
HB2108 Providing a back-to-school sales tax holiday for sales of certain school supplies, computers and clothing.
HB2107 Increasing the income limit to qualify for the income tax subtraction modification for social security income.
HB2062 Discontinuing the excise tax on rental and leased motor vehicles and imposing property tax on such vehicles.
HB2061 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.
HB2011 Providing a Kansas income tax subtraction modification for certain amounts received as compensation for members of the armed forces.
HB2009 Providing for sales tax exemption for feminine hygiene products and diapers.
SCR1611 Proposing to amend section 1 of article 11 of the constitution of the state of Kansas to limit property tax valuation increases for real property.
SB300 Decreasing the privilege tax rates on banks, trust companies and savings and loan associations by reducing the normal tax rates.
SB252 Providing for exemptions from property tax and sales tax for certain businesses competing against governmental entities.
SB248 Providing sales tax exemptions for certain food and food ingredients and for the 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 and repealing the state rate reduction for sales of certain food and food ingredients.
SB147 Increasing the income tax credit amount for adoption expenses and making the credit refundable and increasing the income tax credit amount for household and dependent care expenses.
SB55 Substitute for SB 55 by Committee on Assessment and Taxation - Expanding and clarifying the property tax exemption for Strother field airport property.
SB53 Excluding manufacturers' coupons from the sales or selling price for sales tax purposes.
SB40 Permitting the carryforward of certain net operating losses for individuals for Kansas income tax purposes and excluding social security payments from household income and increasing the appraised value and household income thresholds for eligibility of seniors and disabled veterans related to increased property tax homestead claims.
SB33 Exempting all social security benefits from Kansas income tax, providing income tax subtraction modifications for retirement plan amounts, federal work opportunity tax credit and employee retention credit disallowances and the carryforward of certain net operating losses, increasing the Kansas standard deduction by a cost-of-living adjustment and excluding social security payments from household income and increasing the appraised value threshold for eligibility of seniors and disabled veterans related to increased homestead property tax refund claims.

Transportation - 26 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HB2799 Designating a portion of United States highway 281 in Russell county as the first responders memorial highway and redesignating a portion of the American Legion memorial highway.
HB2762 Providing for digital proof of driver's license and digital proof of identification card and regulating the use thereof.
HB2743 Prohibiting suspension of a person's driving privileges or driver's license due to nonpayment of fines or court costs from traffic citations.
HB2681 Updating the definition of commercial motor vehicle to include gross vehicle weight and defining leaving the scene of an accident in the Kansas uniform commercial drivers' license act.
HB2631 Directing the Kansas turnpike authority to establish a toll exemption program for current members of the armed forces whose orders direct a permanent place of duty within Kansas.
HB2575 Designating a portion of K-96 highway as the 96th "Deadeye" Infantry Division memorial highway.
HB2558 Providing for the armed services occupation medal distinctive license plate.
HB2505 Permitting vehicle dealers to sell vehicles on consignment contracts under certain conditions.
HB2503 Requiring drivers to proceed with due caution when passing stationary vehicles displaying hazard warning lights and providing a penalty for violation thereof.
HB2502 Designating the Abilene & Smoky Valley Railroad as the official state heritage railroad.
HB2479 Permitting the direct sales of vehicles by certain vehicle manufacturers and distributors.
HB2360 Eliminating the requirement to include a county designation on license plates.
HB2296 Providing for the knights of Columbus license plate.
HB2148 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 disposition of such fees and eliminating the division of vehicles modernization surcharge.
HB2004 Establishing the EV energy equity road repair tax act and providing for a road repair tax on electricity distributed from a public charging station for electric vehicles.
SB462 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.
SB424 Providing for geographic positions or locations of points within the state of Kansas under the Kansas plane coordinate system act.
SB410 Designating a portion of United States highway 69 as the Ken W Brock memorial highway and a portion of United States highway 81 as the Merle Miller memorial highway.
SB399 Requiring vehicle dealers and salvage vehicle dealers to file monthly reports by the 25th day of the month.
SB359 Providing for the Kansas City Chiefs, sporting Kansas City, Sedgwick county zoo, Kansas City Royals and Kansas City current distinctive license plates.
SB349 Establishing an intercity passenger rail service program and making transfers annually into the passenger rail service revolving fund.
SB272 Increasing the transfer from the state highway fund to the public use general aviation airport development fund.
SB271 Limiting the length of trains to 8,500 feet on any main line or branch line and providing for minimum distance for storage of rolling stock.
SB143 Allowing for the use of ground effect lighting on motor vehicles.
SB142 Requiring drivers to proceed with due caution when passing stationary vehicles displaying hazard warning lights and providing a penalty for violation thereof.
SB130 Requiring certain license plates to have the motor vehicle county of registration identified on the plate.

Veterans and Military - 4 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HB2249 Creating the defend the guard act to establish when the Kansas national guard may be released into active duty combat.
HB2211 Establishing the office of homeland security within the adjutant general's office and prescribing powers and duties thereof.
SB431 Directing the capitol preservation committee to approve plans for a memorial honoring Emil Joseph Kapaun.
SB292 Updating statutes related to the Kansas army and air national guard, providing for the appointment of a state judge advocate and providing for the adjustment of death and disability benefits.

Water - 5 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HB2697 Allowing groundwater management districts boards to provide relevant information rather than advice and assistance regarding groundwater management and other appropriate matters of concern of a district.
HB2696 Allowing a groundwater management district the opportunity to provide a written comment rather than a recommendation to the chief engineer for a proposed water conservation area and management plan.
HB2695 Allowing a majority of eligible voters in a groundwater management district or an area for a proposed extension or reduction of a district to petition the chief engineer to extend or reduce the territory in a groundwater management district.
HB2486 Removing the definition of lead-free and an exception for leaded joints in the public water supply system law and updating terminology relating to hazardous waste generated by certain persons.
HB2459 Prohibiting the change of the point of diversion of a water right if such change causes the safe yield of the source of water supply to be exceeded.

Welfare Reform - 9 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HB2723 Making appropriations for the department for aging and disability services for FY 2025 and creating a program for cities to improve and develop infrastructure for homeless shelters.
HB2674 Prohibiting the secretary for children and families from participating in the summer electronic benefits transfer for children program.
HB2668 Requiring job search instead of a 20-hour work week for child care subsidy eligibility, allowing food assistance funds for advertising food assistance programs and modifying penalties for non-cooperation for all assistance programs.
HB2430 Providing for requirements for use of funds allocated to agencies for the purpose of supporting unhoused individuals and creating penalties for unauthorized camping on government-owned land.
HB2394 Creating an energy assistance program and a program for unhoused individuals to secure affordable housing and establishing eligibility for such programs.
HB2393 Directing the secretary for children and families to review and compare data for public assistance program eligibility.
HB2255 Requiring municipalities and housing authorities to implement work requirements for public housing assistance.
HB2239 Allowing for exemptions from continuing education requirements for work experience.
HB2032 Allowing persons with felony drug convictions to receive benefits under the food assistance program.
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