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House Bills and Resolutions in Committee:

Agriculture - 9 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.
HB2156 Authorizing the on-farm retail sale of raw, unpasteurized milk so long as certain labeling and advertising requirements are met and providing civil penalties for violations of such requirements.
HB2032 Making the use of artificial light for the purpose of spotting, locating, or taking wildlife unlawful.
SB261 Establishing the asbestos remediation fund for fees and penalties collected as part of the Kansas asbestos control program.

Financial Institutions and Rural Development - 8 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.
HB2268 Enacting the Kansas rural home loan guarantee act and authorizing the state treasurer to guarantee a certain portion of rural home loans made by financial institutions and report to the legislature regarding such loan guarantees.
HB2189 Providing restrictions, lender reporting and other requirements for alternative small installment loans made under the UCCC.
HB2069 Enacting the Kansas economic recovery loan deposit program, updating field of membership requirements of credit unions and allowing privilege tax deductions on agricultural real estate loans and single family residence loans.

Local Government - 6 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.
HB2035 Creating the Dwayne Peaslee technical training center district.
HB2034 Requiring that purchases of property and construction of buildings by townships are subject to protest petition and election procedure.

Transportation - 20 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.
HB2169 Providing for the proud educator license distinctive license plate and decreasing the plate commitment prior to production.
HB2168 Decreasing the plate commitment and cost requirement for new distinctive license plate production.
HB2132 Designating a bridge on United States highway 77 as the PFC Loren H Larson memorial bridge.
HB2100 Designating a bridge on United States highway 166 in Cowley county as the SGT Tyler A Juden memorial bridge.
HB2019 Designating bridges on United States highway 54 in Seward County as the Jack Taylor memorial bridge and Max Zimmerman memorial bridge.
HB2015 Providing distinctive license plates for current and veteran members of the United States army, navy, marine corps, air force and coast guard.
SB131 Regulating funeral processions and permitting funeral escorts to direct traffic for funeral processions.
SB116 Decreasing the Eisenhower legacy transportation program alternate delivery project threshold, authorizing usage of federal stimulus funds and KDOT bonding authority.
SB101 Approving the operation and use of electric-assisted bicycles and regulating the use thereof.
SB100 Substitute for SB 100 by Committee on Transportation – Excluding the additional 90-day wait period driver’s license suspension for certain offenses.
SB68 Establishing a fee on firefighter distinctive license plates.
SB20 Designating a portion of United States highway 69 as the Senator Dennis Wilson Memorial Highway.
SB19 Designating a portion of United States highway 77 as the CPL Allen E Oatney and SP4 Gene A Myers memorial highway.

K-12 Education Budget - 6 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.
HB2131 Making the high-density at-risk student weighting of the Kansas school equity and enhancement act permanent by removing the sunset provision.
SB61 Amending the tax credit for low income students scholarship program act to expand student eligibility.

Elections - 15 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.
HB2055 Making the five-day grace period for the late filing notice for lobbyist reports and statements of substantial interest reports to begin when the notice is deposited in the mail.
HB2054 Limiting who may deliver advance ballots, placing limitations on the number of such ballots that a person may deliver and establishing criminal penalties for violations.
HB2036 Authorizing Sedgwick county voters during the 2021 election cycle to vote on election day at any voting place in the county.
HB2012 Decreasing penalties for certain voting crimes and making amendments to the elements of the substantive offenses.
HB2002 Enacting the national popular vote interstate compact for electing the president of the United States.

Health and Human Services - 21 bills and 0 resolutions

Bill Number Shorttitle
HB2400 Enacting the massage therapist licensure act, to provide for regulation and licensing of massage therapists.
HB2386 Establishing requirements for the payment and reimbursement of dental services by a dental benefit plan.
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.
HB2174 Establishing the rural hospital innovation grant program to assist rural hospitals in serving rural communities.
HB2161 Renaming the Kansas state board of cosmetology, creating new categories of licenses issued thereby and extending the board's enforcement authority to non-licensees.
HB2160 Establishing certification and funding for certified community behavioral health clinics.
HB2159 Permitting the administration of certain tests, questionnaires, surveys and examinations regarding student beliefs and practices on an opt-out basis and providing conditions therefor.
HB2157 Establishing restrictions on the use of step therapy protocols by health insurance plans.

Corrections and Juvenile Justice - 20 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.
HB2215 Allowing persons with felony drug convictions to receive benefits under the supplemental nutrition assistance program.
HB2211 Requiring law enforcement officers to impound the vehicles of individuals unable to provide proof of financial security under certain circumstances.
HB2200 Allowing evidence-based program account money to be used on certain children, requiring the department of corrections to build data systems and allowing for overall case length limit extensions for certain juvenile offenders.
HB2190 Clarifying successive motions, new evidence and time limitations for habeas corpus claims.
HB2147 Allowing early discharge from prison for certain drug offenders.
HB2139 Reducing the criminal penalties for most severity level 5 drug crimes and increasing the penalties for offenders in criminal history category 5-I.
HB2133 Requiring a law enforcement officer executing a search warrant at residential premises to be uniformed and to knock and announce themselves before entering the property.
HB2092 Removing drug offenders from the registration requirements of the Kansas offender registration act and removing the felony penalty for multiple nonpayments of fees under the act.
HB2084 Allowing earned discharge credit for offenders on probation and limiting the maximum term of supervision on probation.
HB2031 Increasing good time and program credits for certain offenders.
HB2010 Creating a traffic infraction for operating a vehicle while fatigued.
HB2009 Removing sodomy between consenting members of the same sex from criminal sodomy.

Commerce, Labor and Economic Development - 25 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.
HB2171 Providing for the transferability of high performance incentive fund tax credits.
HB2170 Amending the Kansas rural housing incentive district act to permit bond funding for vertical residential renovation of older buildings in central business districts.
HB2041 Providing that workers compensation benefits for workers who are receiving social security or retirement benefits at the time of an accident are not reduced due to the receipt of the social security or retirement benefits.
HB2040 Changing the workers compensation law presumption of disqualifying drug impairment on the basis of certain drug concentration test levels from conclusive to rebuttable and removing the presumption with respect to marijuana.
HB2033 Increasing the minimum wage to $15 per hour over a period of 6 years.
HB2018 Increasing the minimum wage to $17.25 over 10 years.
HB2017 Amending the disallowance of workers compensation benefits for fighting or horseplay if not work-related.
HB2016 Replacing the workers compensation prevailing factor standard with a substantial factor standard.
SB2 Allowing consumption of beer and wine on the Kansas state fairgrounds and crediting a portion of moneys collected from the liquor enforcement tax to the state fair capital improvements fund.

Appropriations - 20 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.
HB2281 Establishing and implementing 988 as the suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline in Kansas.
HB2253 Updating certain provisions of the prescription monitoring program act relating to program data, storage and access, increasing the membership of the advisory committee and providing for setup and annual maintenance fees for program data integration.
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.
HB2046 Increasing reimbursement rates for providers of home and community-based services under the intellectual or developmental disability waiver, making appropriations for such rates and providing for legislative review of the waiting list for such services.
HB2043 Ending legislator participation in KPERS and establishing an annual salary structure for legislators.
SB267 Substitute for SB 267 by Committee on Ways and Means - Appropriations for FY 2021, FY 2022, FY 2023 and FY 2024 for various state agencies.
SB185 Clarifying the authority of the Kansas commission for the deaf and hard of hearing with regard to registration of interpreters, establishing guidelines for communication access services and authorizing the adoption of rules and regulations.
SB145 Authorizing the Kansas department of wildlife, parks and tourism to purchase land in Kingman county.
SB62 Amending the standards for school-administered vision screenings for students, establishing the Kansas children's vision health and school readiness commission and allowing schools to maintain emergency albuterol kits.
SB51 Requiring the state department of education and the department for children and families to publish a Kansas foster care children academic report card.
SB32 Authorizing school districts to pay the tuition for a student's dual or concurrent enrollment in a postsecondary educational institution and requiring a tuition waiver for foster children who are dually or concurrently enrolled.
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.

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.

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.

Education - 4 bills and 0 resolutions

Bill Number Shorttitle
HB2086 Authorizing schools to maintain emergency medication kits and to administer such medication in emergency situations.
HB2038 Creating the educator protection act to provide excess professional liability insurance coverage for teachers.
HB2037 Establishing public school training and instruction standards for identifying child sexual abuse.
SB208 Creating the fairness in women's sports act to require that female student athletic teams only include members who are biologically female.

Insurance and Pensions - 23 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.
HB2135 Establishing the securities act victim restitution program.
HB2129 Providing for tobacco cessation benefits coverage under the state health care benefits program.
HB2111 Providing membership in the KP&F retirement system for certain security officers of the department of corrections.
HB2110 Requiring insurance coverage for PANS and PANDAS by the state health care benefits program and requiring the state employee health care commission to submit an impact report on such coverage to the legislature.
HB2073 Limiting utilization review conducted by health plans under certain circumstances involving the treatment of mental illness or substance abuse disorder.
HB2044 Increasing KPERS employee contribution rate for school district employees and making appropriations for FY 2022 for the department of education for a pay increase for KPERS covered school district employees.
HB2042 Enacting the Kansas thrift savings plan act.
SB290 Increasing healthcare stabilization fund minimum professional liability insurance coverage requirements, changing the membership of the board of governors of such fund and adding options and increasing time for service of process thereon.
SB265 Providing a KPERS death and long-term disability employer contribution moratorium.
SB199 Providing for short-term, limited-duration health plans.
SB28 Updating the national association of insurance commissioners credit for reinsurance model law, the insurance holding company act and codifying the credit for reinsurance model regulation.

Federal and State Affairs - 37 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.
HB2140 Prohibiting the carrying of a concealed handgun in the state capitol.
HB2113 Establishing the advisory commission on Asian-American Pacific Islander affairs.
HB2108 Concerning the study and investigation of maternal deaths in the state of Kansas and requiring the secretary of health and environment to establish an external review committee to review black maternal death cases.
HB2065 Including source of income as a protected class with respect to housing under the Kansas act against discrimination.
HB2061 Increasing the minimum age to purchase or possess cigarettes and tobacco products from 18 to 21, and prohibiting cigarette vending machines and flavored vaping products.
HB2060 Establishing daylight saving time as the permanent standard time for the state of Kansas.
HB2059 Providing reciprocity for licenses to carry concealed handguns and creating two classes of concealed carry licenses.
HB2047 Repealing the adoption protection act.
HB2006 Changing the designation of Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day.
SB181 Creating the elevator safety act to require inspections of elevators and licensure for elevator installation and repair.

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.

Children and Seniors - 6 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.
HB2004 Creating the right to appeal an involuntary discharge or transfer from an adult residential care facility.
SB85 Requiring notification to the governor and the legislature of missing foster care youth.
SB83 Allowing certain exceptions to the confidentiality of state child death review board documents.

Taxation - 46 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.
HB2394 Increasing the amount of the research and development tax credit, expanding eligibility beyond corporate taxpayers and permitting transfer of the credit.
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.
HB2186 Allowing single sales factor apportionment of business income for certain taxpayers.
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.
HB2173 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.
HB2148 Providing a sales tax exemption for purchases by gage park memorial, inc.
HB2142 Providing for reimbursement of property taxes from county government for business shutdown or capacity limitation caused by the county.
HB2141 Increasing the Kansas standard deduction for income tax purposes.
HB2130 Providing a tax lid exception for transportation construction projects.
HB2123 Establishing the Kansas legal tender act and providing for an income tax modification for sales of specie legal tender.
HB2117 Providing for adjusted income tax rates and sales tax treatment for food and food ingredients and feminine hygiene products.
HB2091 Providing a refundable income tax credit for certain purchases of food and discontinuing the nonrefundable food sales tax credit.
HB2023 Changing to an eight-year simple average when determining values of agricultural land for purposes of property taxation.
HB2003 Providing for county treasurers to establish a payment plan for the payment of delinquent or nondelinquent taxes.
SB72 Requiring appraisal courses for county appraisers and members of the state board of tax appeals to be courses approved by the Kansas real estate appraisal board.
SB70 Making exemption permanent for certain cash rebates on sales or leases of new motor vehicles and excluding discounts and coupons from the sales or selling price for sales tax purposes.
SB23 Providing for abatement of property tax for certain buildings or improvements destroyed or substantially destroyed by natural disaster.
SB22 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; exempting from income compensation attributable to unemployment insurance ID fraud; and increasing the net operating loss for corporations.

Judiciary - 24 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.
HB2447 Terminating the transfer of any remaining unencumbered amount in the securities act fee fund over $50,000 to the state general fund.
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.
HB2364 Defining torturing for the purposes of the crime of cruelty to animals.
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.
HB2299 Allowing a search warrant to be executed within 10 days from the date of issuance.
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.
HB2154 Authorizing the department of education to contract with a private vendor to install and operate school bus cameras.
HB2099 Permitting taxpayers to attend BOTA hearings by use of audio or video electronic communication.
HB2095 Allowing courts to prohibit possession of a firearm in a temporary custody order pursuant to the care and treatment act for mentally ill persons.
HB2080 Transferring duties concerning registration for charitable organizations from the secretary of state to the attorney general.
HB2024 Providing immunity from civil liability for adult care homes for COVID-19 claims.
HB2013 Changing the supreme court clerk's information requirements for licensed attorneys and changing procedures related to the supreme court nominating commission and the judicial district nominating commissions.
SB304 Removing the sunset provision in the COVID-19 contact tracing privacy act.
SB286 Substitute for SB 286 by Committee on Judiciary – Enacting the COVID-19 business relief act to provide funds for impacted businesses, create the COVID-19 business relief fund and the COVID-19 business relief claims board, provide for administration of this act by the attorney general and require certain counties to establish and administer a county COVID-19 business relief fund and certain cities to establish and administer a city COVID-19 business relief fund.
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.
SB102 Requiring earlier notice of anticipated release from custody of a person who may be a sexually violent predator to the attorney general and a multidisciplinary team and specifying where such person will be detained during civil commitment proceedings.
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