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Volume 40 - Issue 11 - March 18, 2021

State of Kansas

Legislative Administrative Services

Legislative Bills and Resolutions Introduced

The following numbers and titles of bills and resolutions were introduced March 4–10 during the 2021 session of the Kansas Legislature. Full text of bills, bill tracking, and other information may be accessed at http://www.kslegislature.org/li/.

House Bills

HB 2430, AN ACT concerning cannabis; creating the Kansas cannabis legalization act; providing for the licensure and regulation of cannabis, including the cultivation, manufacturing, transportation, possession and sale of cannabis; providing certain fines and penalties for violations of the act; providing exemptions from crimes involving controlled substances; imposing a tax on the sale of cannabis, disposition of the revenues collected thereon; creating the cannabis business regulation fund; amending K.S.A. 79-5201 and 79-5210 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-5703, 21-5705, 21-5706, 21-5707, 21-5709 and 21-5710 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

House Resolutions

HR 6011, A RESOLUTION honoring the brave men and women of the Kansas Army and Air National Guard for serving the state of Kansas and the United States in times of emergency, by Representatives Blex, Amyx, Bergquist, Clark, Delperdang, Dodson, Ellis, Esau, Estes, Francis, Gartner, Hoheisel, Humphries, Johnson, Kessler, Mason, Murphy, Neighbor, Newland, Proctor, Resman, Schreiber, Smith, Toplikar, Turner and Wheeler.

House Concurrent Resolutions

HCR 5015, A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the United States Congress to reject legislation to federalize elections in the United States of America and oppose the For the People Act of 2021, by Representative Blake Carpenter.

Senate Bills

SB 287, AN ACT concerning health and healthcare; enacting the Kansas medical marijuana regulation act; relating to medical cannabis; providing for the licensure and regulation of medical cannabis, including the manufacture, transportation and sale of medical cannabis; providing certain fines and penalties for violations of the act; relating to health benefits coverage; expanding medical assistance eligibility; directing the department of health and environment to study certain medicaid expansion topics; adding meeting days to the Robert G. (Bob) Bethell joint committee on home and community based services and KanCare oversight to monitor implementation; making and concerning appropriations for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2021, June 30, 2022, and June 30, 2023; amending K.S.A. 65-28b08, 79-5201 and 79-5210 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-5703, 21-5705, 21-5706, 21-5707, 21-5709, 21-5710, 23-3203, 38-2269, 39-7,160, 40-3213, 44-501, 44-706, 44-1009, 44-1015 and 65-1120 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

B 288, AN ACT concerning financial institutions; enacting the technology-enabled trust bank act; relating to requirements, fiduciary powers, duties, functions and limitations for trust banks; trust bank pilot program; prescribing administrative powers and duties for the state banking board and the state bank commissioner; establishing the technology-enabled trust bank development and expansion fund; providing an income and privilege tax credit for trust banks making certain qualified charitable distributions, by Committee on Ways and Means.

SB 289, AN ACT concerning the state response to the emergency of COVID-19; enacting the frontline service pay act; providing for enhanced hazard pay for frontline service workers funded by federal COVID-19 moneys provided to Kansas and making such pay exempt from state income tax; amending K.S.A. 79-32,117 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Ways and Means.

Senate Resolutions

SR 1715, A RESOLUTION relating to assignment of seats of the Senate, by Senators Masterson, Suellentrop and Sykes.

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