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House Bills and Resolutions in Committee:


Agriculture - 6 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HB2392 Providing lifetime combination fishing, hunting and furharvester licenses to any Kansas air or army national guard veteran who served for 20 years and was honorably discharged.
HB2335 Creating the Kansas cotton commission and requiring the commission to levy an assessment upon cotton marketed through commercial channels in the state of Kansas at a rate of not more than 10 cents per bale.
HB2310 Creating the Kansas healthy soils fund and the Kansas healthy soils initiative for the purpose of promoting healthy soils practices in the state of Kansas.
HB2309 Requiring manufacturers of electronics-enabled equipment used in agriculture, animal husbandry and ranching to make available to farmers, ranchers and independent repair providers, on fair and reasonable terms, the documentation, parts and tools used to diagnose, maintain and repair such equipment.
HB2284 Reducing certain camp site and cabin fees at Kansas state parks by 50% for senior citizens.
HB2204 Prohibiting the use of identifiable meat terms on labels of meat analogs without either an accompanying disclaimer that the product does not contain meat or the inclusion of the word "imitation" before the name of the meat food product being imitated.

Appropriations - 10 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HB2435 Defining emergency responders to include public safety telecommunicators.
HB2426 Authorizing municipalities to issue bonds and warrants in excess of expected revenue in the case of a declared emergency and raising the maximum bond interest rate.
HB2404 Providing a KPERS death and long-term disability employer contribution moratorium.
HB2402 Excluding hypothetical leased fee when determining fair market value for property taxation purposes.
HB2396 Making supplemental appropriations for fiscal years 2021 through 2032 for various state agencies and revising the pooled money investment portfolio repayment schedule.
HB2286 Creating the campus intellectual diversity act to establish an office of public policy events at each public postsecondary educational institution.
HB2206 Updating certain definitions, referral to specialty services and coordination of care provisions in the Kansas telemedicine act.
HB2195 Holding reimbursing employers and other employers harmless for fraudulent unemployment insurance claims and reimbursing the unemployment insurance trust fund with moneys from the state general fund for improper benefits payments.
HB2188 Requiring review by the joint committee on information technology of state agency contracts for certain information technology projects.
SB1 Authorizing the state fair board to use moneys in the state fair capital improvements fund for general operations for fiscal years 2021 and 2022.

Children and Seniors - 3 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HB2338 Establishing a pilot program in the department for children and families to assist children in the custody of the secretary in obtaining a driver's license.
HB2283 Concerning state benefit requirements and limitations for the temporary assistance for needy families program.
HB2271 Permitting the court to exercise jurisdiction over children in need of care and adult children in need of care to extend or re-enter custody of the secretary for children and families until 21 years of age.

Commerce, Labor and Economic Development - 16 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HB2442 Providing liability protection for businesses, municipalities and educational institutions that participate in high school work-based learning programs and providing that schools are responsible for injuries to students participating in such programs.
HB2433 Protecting consumers and preventing online retail crime by requiring online marketplaces to verify and authenticate the identity of third parties who sell products on their platforms.
HB2393 Providing workers compensation benefits for first responders suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
HB2370 Prohibiting a criminal conviction from acting as a sole disqualification for occupational licensure and creating guidelines to follow when considering criminal convictions of an applicant for occupational licensure.
HB2354 Providing public employees and professional employees certain rights with respect to withholding of public employee organization and professional employee organization dues.
HB2351 Providing liability protection for businesses, municipalities and educational institutions that participate in high school work-based learning programs and providing that schools are responsible for injuries to students participating in such programs.
HB2331 Providing for the limited transfer of landowner or tenant deer hunting permits to nonresidents.
HB2312 Permitting injured workers to choose a healthcare provider for care under workers compensation law.
HB2311 Extending workers compensation permanent disability benefits for the lifetime of the injured worker.
HB2307 Expanding the definition of compensable personal injury in workers compensation law to include mental injuries suffered from physical injury, emotional shock or after a series of work-related events.
HB2306 Restoring local control over certain compensation, wage and benefit requirements for construction projects.
HB2305 Allowing cites, counties or other local units of government to raise the minimum wage by ordinance, resolution or law.
HB2293 Creating the taxpayer empowerment, accountability and transparency in state contracting act; relating to private service contracts; requiring the department of administration to create a database of private service contract information and to analyze the potential impacts of such contracts; requiring contracting state agencies to obtain the resources needed to monitor the performance of private service contracts before finalizing such contracts.
HB2221 Amending STAR bonds law by adding rural redevelopment projects and major business facilities, increasing certain project investment and sales requirements, adding a return on investment analysis and other requirements and approvals by the secretary and extending the sunset date.
HB2220 Providing an employment preference for persons with a disability for state government positions.
HB2182 Establishing the Kansas promise scholarship act to provide scholarships for students who attend postsecondary educational programs that correspond to high-need career fields, authorizing payment of tuition for students who are dually or concurrently enrolled in high school and postsecondary school and requiring school districts to insure against injury or loss during work-based learning programs.

Corrections and Juvenile Justice - 10 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HB2350 Expanding the number of presumptive probation and border grid blocks in the sentencing grid for nondrug crimes.
HB2347 Making changes related to sex offenses including creating the crime of rape during a treatment session, lowering the criminal penalty for attempt, conspiracy and solicitation of certain sex offenses and changing the elements of, reducing criminal penalties and removing registration requirements for unlawful voluntary sexual relations.
HB2318 Providing for early discharge for certain offenders on lifetime postrelease supervision and changing the definition of a persistent sex offender.
HB2300 Abolishing the death penalty and creating the crime of aggravated murder.
HB2288 Decriminalizing the possession of drugs, reducing the criminal penalty for distributing or manufacturing drugs, referring those found in possession of a controlled substance to drug abuse treatment and creating the crime of failure to comply with drug abuse treatment.
HB2276 Removing opposite sex requirement for unlawful voluntary sexual relations.
HB2274 Increasing the criminal penalty for buying sexual relations and removing provisions related to how prior convictions are counted.
HB2223 Amending the crimes of criminal sodomy and sexual battery to make certain conduct unlawful when the victim's consent was obtained through a knowing misrepresentation.
HB2211 Requiring law enforcement officers to impound the vehicles of individuals unable to provide proof of financial security under certain circumstances.
HB2190 Clarifying successive motions, new evidence and time limitations for habeas corpus claims.

Elections - 10 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HCR5009 Making application to the Congress of the United States to call a convention of the states on election integrity.
HCR5007 Constitutional amendment reserving the powers of initiative and referendum to the people.
HCR5004 Proposing to amend Section 11 of Article 1 of the Constitution of the State of Kansas regarding the filing of vacancies in the office of Attorney General and the Secretary of State.
HB2344 Requiring Riley county to elect a county sheriff beginning in the 2022 election cycle and abolishing the Riley county law enforcement agency.
HB2334 Prohibiting the networking of electronic voting machines and providing for recounts of the results tabulated by such machines.
HB2333 Prohibiting the acceptance of incomplete applications for advance voting ballots, prohibiting candidates for office from engaging in certain conduct with respect to advance voting ballots and expanding the crime of electioneering.
HB2326 Requiring precinct committeemen and committeewomen to provide the county clerk with their address, phone number and email address and limiting the disclosure of the phone number and email address to county and state party chairpersons.
HB2319 Shortening the deadline for the return of advance voting ballots to 5:00 p.m. the day after the election and providing the deadline cannot be altered by an elected or appointed official or a court.
HB2278 Providing for the publication of signed statements of fair campaign practices and a cause of action and penalties for violations of such statement.
HB2235 Requiring lobbyists to wear body cameras while in the statehouse, making such recordings public records and prohibiting any economic benefit or hospitality provided by a lobbyist to a legislator or candidates for the legislature.

Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications - 5 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HB2330 Authorizing solar power purchase agreements with renewable energy suppliers and exempting the sales of electricity pursuant to power purchase agreements from public utility regulation.
HB2291 Applying the net metering and easy connection act to electric cooperatives and municipal utilities, increasing compensation to customer-generators, authorizing larger renewable energy systems and increasing the total net metered facility cap.
HB2290 Requiring the secretary of health and environment to assess carbon content fees upon certain fuel sales and the secretary of the department of revenue to distribute carbon content dividend payments to Kansans.
HB2181 Requiring the state corporation commission to provide the legislature with an annual report of the electric rates of electric public utilities in the region.
HB2180 Requiring changes to electric rates for transmission costs to be approved through an electric utility's general rate case proceedings.

Federal and State Affairs - 27 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HCR5018 Proposing a constitutional amendment to remove legislative immunity from arrest in going to, or returning from, the place of meeting, or during the continuance of the legislative session and from civil service of process during the legislative session or 15 days prior to the commencement of the legislative session.
HCR5012 Revising Article 10 of the Kansas Constitution to establish a redistricting commission.
HCR5011 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.
HCR5010 Constitutional amendment to add a new article imposing a limitation on state expenditures.
HCR5008 Urging the U.S. congress to extend daylight saving time throughout the year for the whole nation.
HB2454 Creating additional violations of criminal discharge of a firearm for discharges that are near a school or projectiles that leave the property from which they are discharged.
HB2453 Authorizing the sale and delivery of cereal malt beverages and beer containing not more than 6% alcohol by volume to patrons under the Kansas cereal malt beverage act.
HB2450 Authorizing the Kansas lottery to offer sports wagering with an existing contract provider or to issue a request for proposal for such purpose.
HB2449 Prohibiting stay-at-home orders and curfews and certain public and private entities from requiring vaccinations, requiring the capitol and legislative meetings be open to the public and protecting the freedom of worship and operation of private businesses.
HB2444 Authorizing sports wagering under the Kansas lottery act.
HB2439 Creating the crime of unauthorized disclosure of a child's sexual orientation or gender identity.
HB2436 Enacting the Kansas medical marijuana regulation act and enacting the Kansas innovative solutions for affordable healthcare act to expand medical assistance eligibility.
HB2434 Requiring business entities and public employers to register and use the e-verify program for employment purposes and disallowing certain income tax deductions.
HB2430 Creating the Kansas cannabis legalization act to authorize the cultivation, manufacture, sale, possession and use of cannabis and cannabis products.
HB2427 Requiring registration as a sex offender for certain violations of the crime of breach of privacy.
HB2424 Amending the definition of "race" in the Kansas act against discrimination to include traits historically associated with race, including hair texture and protective hairstyles.
HB2422 Requiring all persons to be 18 years of age to be eligible to give consent for marriage and eliminating exceptions to such requirement.
HB2410 Creating the gun violence restraining order act authorizing the issuance of court orders prohibiting the purchase or possession of firearms by a person.
HB2409 Providing a permanent exemption for postsecondary educational institutions from the public buildings requirements under the personal and family protection act.
HB2407 Requiring postsecondary educational institutions to adopt a policy on sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking.
HB2403 Establishing the community defense act to regulate sexually oriented businesses and impose criminal penalties for violations.
HB2323 Amending statutes concerning the recognition of marriage and removing the requirement that marriage be between two parties of the opposite sex.
HB2267 Creating the Kansas youth advisory council.
HB2251 Requiring relinquishment of firearms pursuant to certain court orders related to domestic violence.
HB2222 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.
HB2199 Authorizing sports wagering under the Kansas expanded lottery act.
HB2184 Creating the Kansas medical marijuana regulation act.

Financial Institutions and Rural Development - 6 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HB2431 Expanding the rural opportunity zone program by changing the definition of rural opportunity zone, expanding eligibility for program participants, adding down payment assistance as a benefit under such program, providing for a two-track program and establishing a new rural community building program option.
HB2429 Establishing the city utility low-interest loan program, allowing cities to apply to the state treasurer for loans from state unencumbered funds for extraordinary electric or natural gas costs incurred during the extreme winter weather event of February 2021.
HB2398 Enacting the technology-enabled trust bank act, providing requirements, fiduciary powers, duties, functions and limitations for trust banks and the administration thereof by the bank commissioner and creating an income and privilege tax credit for certain qualified distributions from trust banks.
HB2320 Enacting the commercial property assessed clean energy (C-PACE) act, providing financing for certain energy, water, air, health and renewable energy efficiency improvements through assessment contracts between C-PACE lenders and property owners and establishing certain rights, duties and responsibilities for mortgage lenders regarding C-PACE assessments.
HB2282 Allowing the state treasurer to enter into agreements with eligible applicants to guarantee agricultural loans up to 80% and creating a committee to review and approve applications for such guaranteed loans.
HB2189 Providing restrictions, lender reporting and other requirements for alternative small installment loans made under the UCCC.

Health and Human Services - 15 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HB2400 Enacting the massage therapist licensure act, to provide for regulation and licensing of massage therapists.
HB2385 Expanding the pharmacist's scope of practice to include point-of-care testing for and treatment of certain health conditions.
HB2384 Establishing the advisory committee on harm reduction to advise KDHE on reducing incidents of harm to individuals in the state.
HB2372 Establishing a medicaid ambulance service provider assessment to be imposed on ground ambulance service providers.
HB2342 Allowing pharmacists to prescribe and fill prescriptions for self-administered contraceptives.
HB2327 Prohibiting county boards, trustees or employees from restricting visitors of residents of a county home for the aged or patients in a county hospital.
HB2260 Prohibiting disparate treatment by pharmacy benefits managers of certain pharmacies and pharmaceutical services providers.
HB2258 Enacting the right to family planning act to require contraceptives to be available at pharmacies.
HB2257 Permitting physicians to decide based on their medical judgment whether to provide patients with certain information.
HB2256 Updating scope of practice requirements for advanced practice registered nurses without a supervising physician, imposing requirements therefor and updating certain licensure requirements.
HB2255 Enacting the sexual assault survivor information act to require certain entities to provide information to sexual assault survivors.
HB2210 Making it a crime for a doctor to perform gender reassignment surgery or hormone replacement therapy on minors.
HB2207 Prohibiting certain licensed individuals from using conversion therapy on minors.
HB2202 Enacting the Kansas death with dignity act.
HB2179 Providing for the licensure of dental therapists.

Higher Education Budget - 1 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HB2425 Requiring a member of the state board of regents to be a student member nominated by the students' advisory committee.

Insurance and Pensions - 12 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HB2388 Requiring health benefit plans to cover certain professional services when performed by pharmacists.
HB2383 Providing for enhanced regulation of pharmacy benefits managers and requiring licensure rather than registration of such entities.
HB2378 Creating the Kansas work and save program under the administration of the state treasurer and allowing certain individuals to contribute to individual retirement accounts.
HB2368 Increasing the motor vehicle liability insurance minimum policy limit for bodily injury.
HB2348 Modifying automobile insurance policy uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage liability limitations for bodily injury or death.
HB2343 Providing for insurance coverage for prescription contraceptives dispensed for three or twelve-month periods.
HB2325 Prohibiting certain billing practices by health insurers and enacting the end surprise medical bills act.
HB2324 Establishing a $100 maximum out-of-pocket cost-share per month per covered person for prescription insulin drugs.
HB2289 Authorizing the issuance of $1,000,000,000 of pension obligation bonds to finance a portion of the unfunded actuarial liability of KPERS and utilizing the net investment returns on such bonds to provide annual retirant dividend payments to certain retirants.
HB2242 Increasing the percentage amount the state fire marshal may levy on fire insurance company premiums caused by fire business being transacted in Kansas.
HB2241 Requiring certain insurance coverage for diagnostic examinations for breast cancer.
HB2198 Permitting local eligible employers to affiliate with KP&F with regard to coverage of certain local corrections employees.

Judiciary - 12 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HCR5017 Supporting the adoption of the COVID-19 Vaccine Bill of Rights
HCR5006 A constitutional amendment revising article 3, relating to the judiciary; placing the court of appeals into the constitution; and changing the nomination and appointment process for court of appeals judges to use the existing process for supreme court justices.
HB2451 Directing that tobacco product manufacturer remittances be credited to the Kansas endowment for youth fund rather than deposited into escrow upon certification by the attorney general.
HB2376 Requiring law enforcement agencies to adopt a policy relating to making arrests for violation of a protective order and procedures for separating suspects from the scene for a period of time.
HB2375 Adding items to the the definitions of a knife and weapon for purposes of the crime of criminal possession of a weapon by a convicted felon.
HB2356 Enacting the uniform partition of heirs property act to prescribe procedures and requirements for partition of certain real property.
HB2346 Allowing release of defendants to a pretrial supervision entity or program and allowing fees associated with supervision to the nonjudicial salary adjustment fund at the discretion of a chief judge.
HB2322 Regulating contract for deed transactions, authorizing recording of contract for deeds or affidavits of equitable interest, listing deceptive practices constituting violations of the consumer protection act, requiring notice to the buyer of default and allowing buyers to cure violations of such default.
HB2308 Allowing investigations of child deaths by coroner before performing an autopsy.
HB2285 Creating the campus free speech act to require each public postsecondary educational institution to adopt a policy of free expression.
HB2226 Requiring certain criminal convictions to be expunged from an offender's record automatically.
SB104 Requiring a court order be issued directing a child to remain in a present or future placement for certain children in need of care.

K-12 Education Budget - 4 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HB2411 Authorizing local boards of eduction to choose which professional employees' organization to recognize as the exclusive bargaining unit for negotiations conducted under the professional negotiations act.
HB2359 Establishing the nonproficient student weighting in the Kansas school equity and enhancement act.
HB2269 Amending the definition of an at-risk student in the Kansas school equity and enhancement act to require at-risk funding to be determined based on a poverty metric for certain students and proficiency metric for other students.
HB2240 Excluding U.S.D. No. 207, Fort Leavenworth, from the capital improvement state aid schedule.

Local Government - 4 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HB2233 Enacting the municipal historic building act.
HB2232 Limiting the maximum number of signatures required for certain municipal petitions for proposed ordinances and extending the effective period of such ordinances and providing for narrow construction of certain administrative ordinances.
HB2205 Authorizing publication of legal notices by a city, county, school district or other board or entity on a designated official website.
HB2177 Providing for the dissolution of special districts and the assumption of responsibilities by a city or county.

Social Services Budget - 2 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HB2382 Making appropriations for the Kansas department for aging and disability services to provide services to individuals waiting to receive intellectual or developmental disability home and community-based services; lapsing state foundation aid and authorizing school districts to expend unencumbered cash balances.
HB2249 Setting the protected income level for persons receiving home and community-based services at 150% of federal supplemental security income.

Taxation - 30 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HCR5016 Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide for the classification and taxation of all-terrain vehicles.
HB2452 Sourcing sales of motor vehicles to location of vehicle registration for sales and compensating use tax purposes.
HB2446 Providing income tax modifications for global intangible low-taxed income, business interest, capital contributions, business meals and payment protection program loans and expenses, expanding the expense deduction availability to income tax taxpayers and calculating the deduction amount, exempting from income compensation attributable to unemployment insurance identity fraud, requiring marketplace facilitators to collect and remit sales, use, transient guest taxes and 911 fees from sales made through their platforms, providing nexus for certain retailers and removing click-through nexus provisions, imposing sales tax on digital property and subscription services, increasing the Kansas standard deduction for income tax purposes and providing a refundable income tax credit for certain purchases of food and discontinuing the nonrefundable food sales tax credit.
HB2445 Providing for a property tax exemption for health clubs.
HB2441 Providing for the award of compensation by a governmental entity commandeering or using property under the Kansas emergency management act.
HB2440 Creating a property tax exemption for retired and disabled veterans.
HB2438 Allowing disabled veterans to receive a property tax exemption for up to two motor vehicles.
HB2437 Creating a state tax credit for family caregivers of disabled veterans.
HB2432 Adjusting the rate of sales and compensating use tax on food and food ingredients and implementing additional formulaic adjustments to tax rate.
HB2428 Increasing rates of tax of cigarettes and tobacco products, establishing the cigarette and tobacco products cessation fund and providing for adjusted sales tax rate for food and food ingredients.
HB2423 Authorizing continuation of the 20 mill statewide property tax levy for schools and the exemption of a portion of residential property from such levy.
HB2421 Providing income tax modifications for global intangible low-taxed income, business interest, capital contributions, FDIC premiums, business meals and payment protection program loans and expenses; expanding the expense deduction availability to income tax taxpayers and calculating the deduction amount; allowing an individual to itemize deductions in Kansas despite not itemizing on their federal return; and exempting from income compensation attributable to unemployment insurance ID fraud.
HB2420 Requiring prior year tax information to be included on the classification and appraised valuation notice.
HB2418 Establishing an additional quarterly option for time of payment of property taxes for certain persons 65 years of age and older.
HB2413 Providing a sales tax exemption for friends of hospice of Jefferson county.
HB2395 Requiring marketplace facilitators to collect and remit sales and compensating use taxes, transient guest taxes and prepaid wireless 911 fees and providing nexus for certain retailers that make sales in Kansas.
HB2358 Providing a sales tax exemption for nonprofit integrated community care organizations.
HB2357 Establishing the property tax relief act and providing expiration of the selective assistance for effective relief credit and the homestead property tax refund.
HB2352 Providing a sales tax exemption for sales of farm products sold at farmers' markets.
HB2317 Providing a tax credit for expenditures for placing a qualified alternative-fuel fueling station into service.
HB2314 Increasing the sales tax collection threshold for certain retailers and the required time frame for payment of tax and then discontinuing the pre-payment of such tax.
HB2304 Increasing income tax credit for expenditures to make a principal dwelling accessible to persons with a disability.
HB2303 Adjusting the credit and income amounts for the income tax credit for purchases of food in this state.
HB2273 Providing a sales tax exemption for active aging publishing, inc.
HB2266 Allowing an individual to itemize deductions in Kansas despite not itemizing on their federal return.
HB2265 Providing a sales tax exemption for required textbooks and authorizing a local sales tax on required textbooks.
HB2230 Imposing sales tax on digital property and subscription services.
HB2225 Requiring marketplace facilitators to collect and remit sales and compensating use tax and providing nexus for certain retailers that make sales in Kansas.
HB2197 Providing for abatement of property tax for certain buildings or improvements destroyed or substantially destroyed by natural disaster.
HB2185 Enacting the Kansas taxpayer protection act, requiring the signature and tax identification number of paid tax return preparers on income tax returns and authorizing actions to enjoin paid tax return preparers from engaging in certain conduct.

Transportation - 8 bills and 0 resolutions


Bill Number Shorttitle
HB2341 Permitting vehicle manufacturers to be vehicle dealers, repealing territory restrictions for vehicle dealers and creating an interest rate cap for motor vehicle loans.
HB2337 Creating a misdemeanor for causing an injury to a vulnerable road user.
HB2294 Requiring any individual or agency selling an abandoned or towed vehicle to acquire a certificate of title from the division of vehicles before the sale.
HB2246 Excluding air bags from the definition of cost of repairs for salvage vehicles.
HB2217 Excluding the additional 90-day wait period and providing for the elimination and delay of payment for certain fees for restricted driving privileges.
HB2216 Establishing maximum towing rates and standard procedures for wrecker and towing services.
HB2194 Providing for the alpha kappa alpha distinctive license plate.
SB100 Substitute for SB 100 by Committee on Transportation – Excluding the additional 90-day wait period driver’s license suspension for certain offenses.
2024. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2024-06-22T05:14:20. Head Rev No: 893617(E)