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Volume 40 - Issue 6 - February 11, 2021

State of Kansas

Legislative Administrative Services

Legislative Bills and Resolutions Introduced

The following numbers and titles of bills and resolutions were introduced January 28 – February 3 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 2162, AN ACT concerning census data; relating to data used in adopting senatorial and representative district boundaries; conforming law with certain amendments to the Kansas constitution and repealing certain obsolete provisions; making conforming revisions to certain references; amending K.S.A. 11-210 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 11-201, 17-2205 and 45-229 and repealing the existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 11-204, 11-205, 11-206, 11-207, 11-208, 11-301, 11-302, 11-303, 11-304, 11-305, 11-306 and 11-307, by Committee on Elections.

HB 2163, AN ACT repealing K.S.A. 25-222, 25-1709, 25-1710, 25-4506, 25-4507 and 25-4508 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 25-4502, 25-4503 and 25-4505; concerning elections; relating to presidential preference primary; election-related contributions by certain corporations and stockholders, by Committee on Elections.

HB 2164, AN ACT concerning traffic regulations; relating to the duty of drivers approaching stationary vehicles; penalty for unlawful passing; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-2118 and repealing the existing section; also repealing K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-2118c, by Committee on Transportation.

HB 2165, AN ACT concerning motor vehicles; relating to antique vehicles; providing that all vehicles that are more than 35 years old qualify as antique vehicles for registration purposes; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-166 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Transportation.

HB 2166, AN ACT concerning motor vehicles; relating to distinctive license plates; providing for the Braden’s hope for childhood cancer license plate; changing the requirements to begin production on distinctive license plates; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-1,141 and 8-1,142 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Transportation.

HB 2167, AN ACT concerning motor vehicles; relating to license plates; permitting concrete mixer trucks and requiring dump trucks to display license plates on the front of vehicles; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-133 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Transportation.

HB 2168, AN ACT concerning motor vehicles; relating to license plates; providing for decreased license plate commitments and costs prior to distinctive license plate production; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-1,141 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Transportation.

HB 2169, AN ACT concerning motor vehicles; relating to distinctive license plates; providing for the proud educator license plate; decreasing license plate commitments prior to the production of plates; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-1,141 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Transportation.

HB 2170, AN ACT concerning the Kansas rural housing incentive district act; permitting the use of bond proceeds for vertical renovations of certain buildings for residential purposes; amending K.S.A. 12-5249 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Commerce, Labor and Economic Development.

HB 2171, AN ACT concerning economic development; relating to the high performance incentive fund; providing for the transferability of tax credits; amending K.S.A. 79-32,160a and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Commerce, Labor and Economic Development.

HB 2172, AN ACT concerning water; relating to the division of water resources of the department of agriculture; modifying multi-year flex accounts, base average usage calculation and fees; permitting alternative base average usage calculation and prorated terms; amending K.S.A. 82a-736 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Water.

HB 2173, AN ACT concerning taxation; relating to marketplace facilitators; requiring the collection and remittance for sales, compensating use and transient guest taxes and prepaid wireless 911 fees made on platforms; providing nexus for certain retailers and removing click-through nexus provisions; amending K.S.A. 79-3702 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Taxation.

HB 2174, AN ACT concerning hospitals; relating to rural hospitals; providing grant assistance to hospitals in certain counties; prescribing powers, duties and functions of the secretary of health and environment related thereto; establishing the rural hospital innovation grant program and rural hospital innovation grant fund, by Committee on Appropriations.

HB 2175, AN ACT creating the Dwayne Peaslee technical training center district act, by Committee on Local Government.

HB 2176, AN ACT concerning cities; relating to the vacation or exclusion of territory or easements; providing procedure to challenge certain decisions of a city; amending K.S.A. 12-504 and 12-505 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Local Government.

HB 2177, AN ACT concerning municipalities; relating to the dissolution of special districts and assumption of responsibilities by cities or counties, by Committee on Local Government.

HB 2178, AN ACT concerning cities; relating to the vacation of certain blocks in the original town plat in the city of Americus, by Committee on Local Government.

HB 2179, AN ACT concerning the Kansas dental board; relating to the practice of dental therapy; education requirements; scope of practice; providing for the licensure of dental therapists; requiring adoption of rules and regulations; requiring a submission of a joint report to the legislature by the department of health and environment and the Kansas dental board: amending K.S.A. 65-1421, 65-1424, 65-1431, 65-1434, 65-1436, 65-1441, 65-1447, 65-1449, 65-1456, 65-1460, 65-1462, 65-1469, 65-4921, 65-5912, 65-7304, 74-1405, 74-1406, 75-2935 and 75-6102 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 65-4915 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Health and Human Services.

HB 2180, AN ACT concerning electric public utilities; relating to the state corporation commission; approval of transmission delivery charges through electric rate proceedings; amending K.S.A. 66-1237 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications.

HB 2181, AN ACT concerning the state corporation commission; relating to electric public utilities; regional electric rates; report to the legislature; amending K.S.A. 66-117b and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications.

HB 2182, AN ACT concerning workforce development; relating to education; establishing the Kansas promise scholarship act; authorizing payment of tuition for students who are dually or concurrently enrolled in high school and postsecondary school; requiring school districts to insure against injury or loss during work-based learning programs; amending K.S.A. 72-18,101, 72-18,102, 72-3220, 72-3221, 72-3222, 72-3223, 72-3224 and 75-53,112 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Commerce, Labor and Economic Development.

HB 2183, AN ACT concerning elections; prohibiting the governor, the executive branch and the judicial branch from altering election laws; limiting the authority of the secretary of state from entering into consent decrees with any court without legislative coordinating council approval; repealing K.S.A. 25-622, by Committee on Elections.

HB 2184, AN ACT concerning health and healthcare; enacting the Kansas medical marijuana regulation act; relating to medical cannabis; licensure and regulation of the manufacture, transportation and sale of medical cannabis; providing certain fines and penalties for violations; amending K.S.A. 44-1009, 44-1015, 65-28b08, 79-5201 and79-5210 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-5703, 21-5705, 21-5706, 21-5707, 21-5709, 21-5710, 23-3201, 38-2269, 44-501, 44-706 and 65-1120 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

HB 2185, AN ACT concerning income taxation; enacting the Kansas taxpayer protection act; relating to paid tax return preparers; requiring a signature and tax identification number on returns and claims; authorizing actions by the secretary of revenue to enjoin certain conduct, by Committee on Taxation.

HB 2186, AN ACT concerning income taxation; relating to apportionment of business income; sales factor for certain taxpayers; election; amending K.S.A. 79-3271 and 79-3279 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Taxation.

HB 2187, AN ACT establishing the first-time home buyer savings account act; relating to financial institutions; providing for addition and subtraction modifications for contributions to first-time home buyer savings accounts under the Kansas income tax act; amending K.S.A. 79-32,117 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Taxation.

HB 2188, AN ACT concerning state agencies; relating to contracts for information technology projects; review by the joint committee on information technology; amending K.S.A. 46-2102 and 75-7209 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Appropriations.

HB 2189, AN ACT concerning the uniform consumer credit code; relating to consumer loans; providing restrictions and requirements for certain alternative small installment loans; requiring lender reporting; amending K.S.A. 16a-2-308, 16a-2-401,16a-2-404 and 16a-2-501 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2190, AN ACT concerning civil actions; relating to habeas corpus; defining successive motions; clarifying what constitutes new evidence and time limitations; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 60-1507 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice.

HB 2191, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to crimes against the public peace; increasing criminal penalties for riot and incitement to riot in a correctional facility; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-6201 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice.

HB 2192, AN ACT concerning drivers’ licenses; relating to replacement drivers’ licenses; court services and community corrections agencies; issuance of identification certificate; use to obtain replacement driver’s license; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-246 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice.

HB 2193, AN ACT concerning motor vehicles; relating to driving privileges; revocation, suspension or restrictions thereof; fines and application fees; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-262 and 8-2110 and repealing the existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-2110b, by Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice.

HB 2194, AN ACT concerning motor vehicles; relating to distinctive license plates; providing for the alpha kappa alpha license plate, by Representatives Finney and Ohaebosim.

HB 2195, AN ACT concerning employment security; crediting or refunding employer accounts for fraudulent or erroneous payments; transferring moneys from the state general fund to the unemployment insurance trust fund for improper benefit payments; holding employers harmless for such payments; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 44-710 and 44-710b and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on K-12 Education Budget.

HB 2196, AN ACT concerning employment security; creating the unemployment compensation modernization and improvement council; providing for development of a new unemployment insurance information technology system; claimant tax information; website publication of trust fund data; maximum benefit period; charging of employer accounts for benefits paid; employer contribution rate determination and schedules; abolishing the employment security interest assessment fund; crediting employer accounts for fraudulent or erroneous payments; transferring moneys from the state general fund to the unemployment insurance trust fund for improper benefit payments; services performed by petroleum landmen; lessor employment unit employee leasing restrictions; relating to other unemployment trust fund provisions; shared work compensation program; amending K.S.A. 44-758 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 44-703, 44-704, 44-710, 44-710a, 44-710b and 44-757 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Commerce, Labor and Economic Development.

HB 2197, AN ACT concerning property taxation; relating to buildings and improvements destroyed or substantially destroyed by natural disaster; amending K.S.A. 79-1613 and repealing the existing section, by Representatives T. Johnson and Neelly.

HB 2198, AN ACT concerning retirement and pensions; relating to the Kansas police and firemen’s retirement system; providing affiliation and membership of certain local adult and juvenile corrections employees, by Committee on Insurance and Pensions.

HB 2199, AN ACT concerning gaming; relating to the Kansas expanded lottery act; authorizing sports wagering; amending K.S.A. 46-2301, 74-8702, 74-8710, 74-8711, 74-8716, 74-8718, 74-8733, 74-8734, 74-8741, 74-8751, 74-8752, 74-8757, 74-8760, 74-8761, 75-6202, 75-6204, 75-6217 and 79-4806 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-6403 and 21-6507 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

HB 2200, AN ACT concerning children and minors; relating to risk and needs assessment for certain children in need of care; allowing for overall case length limit extensions for certain juvenile offenders; requiring the department of corrections to create juvenile justice database systems; increasing use of evidence-based programs account money; amending K.S.A. 75-52,162 and 75-52,164 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 38-2203, 38-2304 and 38-2391 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice.

HB 2201, AN ACT concerning transportation; relating to the Eisenhower legacy transportation program; decreasing the threshold amount required for alternate delivery projects; providing for the usage of federal stimulus funds for certain projects; calculating KDOT bonding and debt cap authority; amending K.S.A. 68-2320 and 68-2328 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 68-2314c, 68-2332 and 75-5094 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Transportation.

HB 2202, AN ACT enacting the Kansas death with dignity act; allowing certain terminally ill adults to request and receive life-ending medication, by Representative Gartner.

HB 2203, AN ACT concerning the Kansas asbestos control program; creating the asbestos remediation fund, fees and purposes; amending K.S.A. 65-5309 and 65-5314 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Appropriations.

HB 2204, AN ACT concerning agriculture; relating to the labeling of certain foods; prohibiting the use of identifiable meat terms on labels of meat analogs without use of proper qualifying language; amending K.S.A. 65-656 and 65-665 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Agriculture.

HB 2205, AN ACT concerning legal notices; authorizing publication of legal notices on city, county, school district and other internet websites; amending K.S.A. 12-1651and 64-101 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications.

HB 2206, AN ACT concerning health and healthcare; relating to the practice of telemedicine; pertaining to the Kansas telemedicine act; updating certain definitions; requiring referral to specialists and coordination of care under certain circumstances; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 40-2,211 and 40-2,212 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Health and Human Services.

HB 2207, AN ACT concerning health and healthcare; relating to behavioral and mental health; prohibiting certain licensed individuals from using conversion therapy on minors; amending K.S.A. 65-2837 and 74-7507 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 40-2,215, 40-2,216 and 65-1120 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Health and Human Services.

HB 2208, AN ACT concerning the behavioral sciences; relating to the behavioral sciences regulatory board; professions regulated thereby; reducing certain licensing requirements; requiring board approval to provide clinical social worker supervision; expanding the board’s grounds for discipline; expanding temporary permits to practice and imposing requirements for extension thereof; amending K.S.A. 65-5804a, 65-5807a, 65-5808, 65-5809, 65-6309a, 65-6311, 65-6314, 65-6404, 65-6405a, 65-6408, 65-6610, 65-6612, 65-6615, 74-5316a, 74-5324, 74-5363, 74-5367a and 74-5369 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 65-6306 and 65-6411 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Health and Human Services.

HB 2209, AN ACT concerning the behavioral sciences; relating to psychology; practice and licensing thereof; enacting the psychology interjurisdictional compact; providing for interjurisdictional authorization to practice telepsychology and temporary in-person, face-to-face psychology, by Committee on Health and Human Services.

HB 2210, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; creating the crime of unlawful gender reassignment service; providing grounds for unprofessional conduct for healing arts licensees; amending K.S.A. 65-2837 and repealing the existing section, by Representatives Fairchild, Garber, Helmer and Rhiley.

HB 2211, AN ACT concerning insurance; relating to the Kansas automobile injury reparations act; pertaining to the owner’s failure to maintain financial security; requiring law enforcement to impound the vehicles of certain uninsured owners; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 40-3104 and repealing the existing section, by Representative Rhiley.

HB 2212, AN ACT concerning alcoholic liquor; relating to the liquor control act; eligibility for licensure; eliminating residency requirements; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 41-311, 41-311b, 41-2623 and 41-2703 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

HB 2213, AN ACT concerning townships; relating to the purchase of property and construction of buildings; amending K.S.A. 80-104 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Local Government.

HB 2214, AN ACT concerning state property; authorizing the secretary of administration on behalf of the department of corrections to convey land in Mitchell county to the city of Beloit; providing the procedure for the conveyance; relating to the payment of costs; requiring approval by the attorney general, by Representative Concannon.

HB 2215, AN ACT concerning social welfare; relating to the supplemental nutrition assistance program; allowing persons with felony drug convictions to receive assistance; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 39-709 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice.

HB 2216, AN ACT concerning transportation; relating to wrecker or towing services; establishing maximum rates for wrecker and towing services; permitting additional storage and service fees when certain conditions exist; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-1103 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Transportation.

HB 2217, AN ACT concerning drivers’ licenses; relating to certain restrictions; exclusion from the additional 90-day period for suspended or revoked licenses; eligibility for restricted driving privileges; removing and delaying payment for fees that apply to individuals for failure to comply with a traffic citation; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-262 and 8-2110 and repealing the existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-2110b, by Committee on Transportation.

HB 2218, AN ACT concerning the Kansas state employees health care commission; changing membership thereon to include a current and retired state employee enrolled in the state healthcare benefits program group health insurance medical plan; amending K.S.A. 75-6502 and repealing the existing section, by Representative Bergquist.

HB 2219, AN ACT concerning income taxation; relating to credits; establishing a tax credit to incentivize employers to employ persons with developmental disabilities; creating the Kansas targeted employment act, by Committee on Commerce, Labor and Economic Development.

HB 2220, AN ACT concerning public employees; relating to hiring and promotion preferences; providing for a preference for persons with a disability, by Committee on Commerce, Labor and Economic Development.

HB 2221, AN ACT concerning STAR bonds; relating to the financing of STAR bond projects and rural redevelopment projects; eligible areas; major business facility; real estate transfers; plan for tracking the number of visitors; feasibility study requirements; capital investment and annual sales requirements; STAR bond districts; contiguity; project costs; sunset date; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 12-17,162, 12-17,166, 12-17,169, 12-17,171 and 12-17,179 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Commerce, Labor and Economic Development.

HB 2222, AN ACT concerning firearms; relating to the Kansas bureau of investigation; enacting the Kansas voluntary do-not-sell firearms list act; relating to penalties for violations of such act; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-6301 and repealing the existing section, by Representative Ousley.

HB 2223, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to criminal sodomy, aggravated criminal sodomy and aggravated sexual battery; creating criminal liability for such offenses when consent was obtained through a knowing misrepresentation; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-5504 and 21-5505 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2224, AN ACT concerning public health; relating to infectious disease testing; crimes in which bodily fluids may have been transmitted from one person to another; expanding the definition of infectious disease; amending K.S.A. 65-6009 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 65-6001 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

HB 2225, AN ACT concerning taxation; relating to sales and compensating use taxes; requiring collection and remittance by marketplace facilitators; providing nexus for certain retailers; amending K.S.A. 79-3702 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Taxation.

HB 2226, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to expungement; requiring certain convictions to be expunged from an offender’s record automatically; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 12-4516 and 21-6614 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2227, AN ACT concerning courts; relating to orders issued by the chief justice to secure health and safety during a disaster emergency; suspension of deadlines or time limitations; authorizing suspension during a state of local disaster emergency; suspension of verification requirements under the revised Kansas code for the care of children; use of electronic audio-visual communication to expeditiously resolve pending cases; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 20-172 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2228, AN ACT concerning sexual assault evidence kits; relating to submission of kits by law enforcement agencies; conducting evidence collection at child advocacy centers; amending K.S.A. 65-448 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 38-2227 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2229, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to theft; increasing criminal penalties for multiple thefts of mail; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-5801 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2230, AN ACT concerning sales taxation; relating to imposition of tax; digital property and subscription services; amending K.S.A. 79-3602 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp.79-3603 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Taxation.

HB 2231, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to conducting a pyramid promotional scheme; exemptions; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-5838 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Commerce, Labor and Economic Development.

HB 2232, AN ACT concerning municipalities; relating to petitions for proposed ordinances; limiting the maximum number of required signatures; extending the effective period of such ordinances; providing for the narrow construction of certain administrative ordinances; amending K.S.A. 12-3013 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Local Government.

HB 2233, AN ACT concerning municipalities; enacting the municipal historic building act; requiring approval by majority vote of qualified city electors before taking certain actions involving certain public buildings, by Committee on Local Government.

House Resolutions

HR 6008, A RESOLUTION urging the President of the United States to honor the last surviving World War II Medal of Honor recipient with a designated state funeral, by Representatives Roft, Alcala, Amyx, Anderson, Arnberger, Awerkamp, Baker, Ballard, Barker, Bergkamp, Bergquist, Bishop, Blex, Borjon, Burris, Burroughs, Carlin, Carlson, Carmichael, Carpenter, Carpenter, Clark, Clayton, Coleman, Collins, Concannon, Corbet, Curtis, Day, Delperdang, Dodson, Donohoe, Ellis, Eplee, Esau, Estes, Fairchild, Featherston, Finch, Finney, Francis, French, Garber, Gartner, Haswood, Hawkins, Helgerson, Helmer, Henderson, Highberger, Highland, Hoffman, Hoheisel, Houser, Howard, Howe, Hoye, Huebert, Humphries, Jacobs, Jennings, Johnson, Johnson, Kelly, Kessler, Kuether, Landwehr, Lee-Hahn, Long, Lynn, Mason, Miller, Minnix, Moser, Murphy, Neelly, Neighbor, Newland, Ohaebosim, Orr, Ousley, Owens, Parker, Patton, Penn, Poetter, Poskin, Probst, Proctor, Proehl, Rahjes, Ralph, Resman, Rhiley, Ruiz, Ruiz, Ryckman, Samsel, Sanders, Sawyer, Schreiber, Seiwert, Smith, Smith, Smith, Stogsdill, Sutton, Tarwater, Thomas, Thompson, Toplikar, Turner, Vaughn, Victors, Waggoner, Wasinger, Waymaster, Weigel, Wheeler, Williams, Winn, Wolfe Moore, Woodard and Xu.

House Concurrent Resolutions

HCR 5008, A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the U.S. congress to extend daylight saving time throughout the year for the whole nation, by Representatives Francis, Alcala, Arnberger, Barker, Bergquist, Carlson, Curtis, Ellis, Eplee, Gartner, Highland, Hoffman, Hoheisel, Jennings, S. Johnson, T. Johnson, Long, Orr, Owens, F. Patton, Ralph, Samsel, A. Smith, Tarwater, Wasinger and K. Williams.

Senate Bills

SB 88, AN ACT concerning cities; relating to the vacation or exclusion of territory or easements; providing procedure to challenge certain decisions of a city; amending K.S.A. 12-504 and 12-505 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Local Government.

SB 89, AN ACT concerning traffic regulations; relating to size and weight laws; exempting the transport of agricultural forage commodities from the secured loads statute; amending K.S.A. 8-1906 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources.

SB 90, AN ACT concerning the Kansas rural housing incentive district act; permitting the use of bond proceeds for vertical renovations of certain buildings for residential purposes; amending K.S.A. 12-5249 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Commerce.

SB 91, AN ACT concerning economic development; relating to the high performance incentive fund; providing for the transferability of tax credits; amending K.S.A. 79-32,160a and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Commerce.

SB 92, AN ACT concerning health and healthcare; enacting the Kansas equal access act; relating to medical cannabis; providing for the licensure and regulation of the manufacture, transportation and sale of medical cannabis; amending K.S.A. 44-1009, 44-1015, 79-5201 and 79-5210 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-1567, 21-5703, 21-5705, 21-5706, 21-5707, 21-5709, 21-5710, 21-6109, 23-3201, 38-2269, 44-501, 44-706 and 65-1120 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Commerce.

SB 93, AN ACT concerning school districts; relating to the allocation of school district moneys for improvement of student academic performance; amending K.S.A. 72-1163 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Education.

SB 94, AN ACT concerning elections; relating to voting systems and procedures; amending K.S.A. 25-1122a, 25-1138 and 25-3006 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 25-2810, 25-4401, 25-4404, 25-4406, 25-4412, 25-4603, 25-4611 and 25-4613 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

SB 95, AN ACT concerning motor vehicles; relating to odometer requirements upon transfer of vehicle; exempting certain odometer certification requirements; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-135 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Transportation.

SB 96, AN ACT concerning postsecondary education; relating to residency for purposes of tuition and fees; repealing the provision of residency status for individuals not lawfully present in the United States; amending K.S.A. 76-729 and repealing the existing section; also repealing K.S.A. 76-731a, by Senator Peck.

SB 97, AN ACT concerning cemetery corporations; defining purposes of sepulture; amending K.S.A. 17-1310 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 17-1301c and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Local Government.

SB 98, AN ACT concerning property taxation; relating to the state board of tax appeals; judicial review, burden of proof in district court; appointments, extending the time a board member may continue to serve after member’s term expires; amending K.S.A. 74-2426 and 74-2433 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Assessment and Taxation.

SB 99, AN ACT concerning the vehicle dealers and manufacturers licensing act; relating to vehicle dealer licensing; increasing the bonding requirement for vehicle dealers; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-2404 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Transportation.

SB 100, AN ACT concerning drivers’ licenses; relating to certain restrictions; exclusion from the additional 90-day period for suspended or revoked licenses; eligibility for restricted driving privileges; removing and delaying payment for fees that apply to individuals for failure to comply with a traffic citation; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-262 and 8-2110 and repealing the existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-2110b, by Committee on Transportation.

SB 101, AN ACT concerning electric-assisted bicycles; relating to the regulation and approved use thereof; providing for use of certain sizes of motors; amending K.S.A. 8-1437, 8-1439a, 8-1489 and 8-1592b and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-126, 8-128, 8-1402a, 8-1438, 8-1498, 8-2401 and 32-701 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Transportation.

SB 102, AN ACT concerning the Kansas sexually violent predator act; relating to notice of release of a person who may be a sexually violent predator to the attorney general and multidisciplinary team; time; detention during proceedings; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 59-29a02, 59-29a03 and 59-29a05 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Judiciary.

SB 103, AN ACT concerning the Kansas power of attorney act; relating to the effectiveness of a power of attorney; exemption of third persons from liability in certain circumstances; amending K.S.A. 58-658 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 58-652 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Judiciary.

SB 104, AN ACT concerning children and minors; relating to the revised Kansas code for care of children; requiring court orders to remain in a present or future placement; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 38-2260 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Judiciary.

SB 105, AN ACT concerning expungement; relating to expungement under the Kansas code of procedure for municipal courts; expungement under the Kansas criminal code; prohibiting denial of a petition for expungement due to the petitioner’s inability to pay outstanding costs, fees, fines or restitution; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 12-4516 and 21-6614 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Judiciary.

SB 106, AN ACT enacting the revised uniform law on notarial acts; repealing the uniform law on notarial acts; amending K.S.A. 16-1611, 58-2209 and 58-2211 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 25-3602, 25-3902, 25-3902a, 25-3904, 25-3904a, 49-512, 58-652 and 58-4403 and repealing the existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 53-101, 53-102, 53-103, 53-104, 53-105, 53-105a, 53-106, 53-107, 53-109, 53-113, 53-114, 53-115, 53-116, 53-117, 53-119, 53-120, 53-501, 53-502, 53-503, 53-504, 53-505, 53-506, 53-507, 53-508, 53-510 and 53-511 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 53-118, 53-121 and 53-509, by Committee on Judiciary.

SB 107, AN ACT enacting the uniform fiduciary income and principal act; repealing the uniform principal and income act (1997); amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 58a-103 and repealing the existing section; also repealing K.S.A. 58-9-101, 58-9-102, 58-9-103, 58-9-104, 58-9-201, 58-9-202, 58-9-301, 58-9-302, 58-9-303, 58-9-401, 58-9-402, 58-9-403, 58-9-404, 58-9-405, 58-9-406, 58-9-407, 58-9-408, 58-9-410, 58-9-411, 58-9-412, 58-9-413, 58-9-414, 58-9-415, 58-9-501, 58-9-502, 58-9-503, 58-9-504, 58-9-506, 58-9-601, 58-9-602 and 58-9-603 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 58-9-105, 58-9-106, 58-9-409, 58-9-505 and 58-9-606, by Committee on Judiciary.

SB 108, AN ACT concerning veterans; relating to the veterans benefit lottery game; disposition of net profits; directing certain disbursements from the lottery operating fund; establishing the veterans benefit lottery game fund; amending K.S.A. 74-8711 and 74-8724 and repealing the existing sections, by Senator Pittman.

SB 109, AN ACT concerning veterans; relating to the Kansas commission on veterans affairs office; requiring the director to submit an initial application for a state veterans home construction grant to the United States department of veterans affairs, by Senator Pittman.

SB 110, AN ACT concerning the issuance of certain bonds; relating to the construction of a state veterans home; providing for the powers, duties and functions of the Kansas development finance authority and the department of administration, by Senator Pittman.

SB 111, AN ACT concerning income taxation; relating to deductions; providing a Kansas itemized deduction for wagering losses; amending K.S.A. 79-32,120 and repealing the existing section, by Senator Pittman.

SB 112, AN ACT concerning sales taxation; relating to exemptions, farm products sold at farmers’ markets; amending K.S.A. 79-3606 and repealing the existing section, by Senator Pittman.

SB 113, AN ACT concerning the regulation of traffic; relating to distracted driving violation; prohibiting the use of a wireless telecommunications device while operating a motor vehicle; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-2118 and repealing the existing section; also repealing K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-15,111, by Committee on Ways and Means.

SB 114, AN ACT concerning insurance; relating to motor vehicles, uninsured motorist and personal injury coverage; right to reject insurance coverage, certain entities; amending K.S.A. 40-284 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 40-3107 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Insurance.

SB 115, AN ACT concerning property taxation; relating to commercial property; authorizing the county to abate or credit property tax when certain property is negatively affected by temporary government restrictions on use during a state of disaster emergency, by Senator Holland.

SB 116, AN ACT concerning transportation; relating to the Eisenhower legacy transportation program; decreasing the threshold amount required for alternate delivery projects; providing for the usage of federal stimulus funds for certain projects; calculating KDOT bonding and debt cap authority; amending K.S.A. 68-2320 and 68-2328 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 68-2314c, 68-2332 and 75-5094 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Transportation.

SB 117, AN ACT concerning electric utilities; relating to the state corporation commission; authorizing the approval and issuance of K-EBRA bonds; financing costs of electric utility property, by Committee on Ways and Means.

SB 118, AN ACT concerning municipalities; relating to the dissolution of special districts and assumption of responsibilities by cities or counties, by Committee on Local Government.

SB 119, AN ACT concerning property taxation; relating to state board of tax appeals orders and notices; service by electronic means; time to request full and complete opinion; prohibiting valuation increases in certain appeals; relating to the county appraiser eligibility list; requiring notification when person no longer holds office of county appraiser; complying with certain appraisal standards; amending K.S.A. 74-2426, 74-2433f, 79-505, 79-1448, 79-1609 and 79-2005 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 19-432 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Assessment and Taxation.

SB 120, AN ACT establishing the joint committee on child welfare system oversight; concerning the safety and well-being of children in the child welfare system in the state of Kansas; requiring an annual report to the legislature, by Committee on Public Health and Welfare.

SB 121, AN ACT concerning health professions and practices; relating to the regulation of dentists; Kansas dental board; disciplinary action; licensure; updating certain provisions of the Kansas dental practices act; amending K.S.A. 65-1430 and 65-1467 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Public Health and Welfare.

SB 122, AN ACT concerning civil procedure; relating to the rules of evidence; methods to satisfy requirement to authenticate or identify records and documents; amending K.S.A. 60-464 and 60-467 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 60-460 and 60-465 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Judiciary.

SB 123, AN ACT concerning children and minors; relating to the revised code for care of children; creating a process for termination of parental rights for children conceived as a result of sexual assault; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 23-3203, 38-2269 and 38-2271 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Judiciary.

SB 124, AN ACT concerning STAR bonds; relating to the financing of STAR bond projects and rural redevelopment projects; eligible areas; major business facility; real estate transfers; plan for tracking the number of visitors; feasibility study requirements; capital investment and annual sales requirements; STAR bond districts; contiguity; project costs; sunset date; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 12-17,162, 12-17,166, 12-17,169, 12-17,171 and 12-17,179 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Commerce.

SB 125, AN ACT concerning elections; relating to the mail ballot election act; authorizing mail ballot elections for proposed constitutional amendments; amending K.S.A. 25-437 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 25-432 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

SB 126, AN ACT concerning alcoholic beverages; relating to the club and drinking establishment act; authorizing the sale of alcoholic liquor by class A clubs at special events; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 41-2601 and 41-2637 and repealing the existing sections, by None.

SB 127, AN ACT concerning drivers’ licenses; relating to online renewals of licenses for individuals up to 65 years of age; providing for the renewal of licenses to be delivered electronically; eligibility for restricted driving privileges; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-240, 8-247 and 8-2110 and repealing the existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-2110b, by Committee on Transportation.

SB 128, AN ACT concerning insurance; relating to pharmacy benefit managers; prohibiting disparate treatment of certain pharmacies and pharmaceutical services providers participating in the federal 340B drug pricing program, by Committee on Public Health and Welfare.

SB 129, AN ACT concerning the Kansas dental board; relating to the practice of dental therapy; education requirements; scope of practice; providing for the licensure of dental therapists; requiring adoption of rules and regulations; requiring a submission of a joint report to the legislature by the department of health and environment and the Kansas dental board; amending K.S.A. 65-1421, 65-1424, 65-1431, 65-1434, 65-1436, 65-1441, 65-1447, 65-1449, 65-1456, 65-1460, 65-1462, 65-1469, 65-4921, 65-5912, 65-7304, 74-1405, 74-1406, 75-2935 and 75-6102 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 65-4915 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Public Health and Welfare.

SB 130, AN ACT concerning the Kansas act against discrimination; relating to race; hair texture and protective hairstyles; amending K.S.A. 44-1015 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp.44-1002 and repealing the existing sections, by Senator Faust-Goudeau.

SB 131, AN ACT concerning funeral processions; relating to the regulation thereof; permitting funeral escorts to direct funeral procession traffic through intersections and traffic control devices, by Senator Pittman.

SB 132, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to sentencing; amending credits on court-imposed fines for community service to the minimum wage; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-6604 and repealing the existing section, by Senator Pittman.

SB 133, AN ACT concerning electric public utilities; relating to the state corporation commission; exempting retail sales of electricity through electric vehicle charging stations from commission jurisdiction; amending K.S.A. 66-104 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Utilities.

SB 134, AN ACT concerning state agencies; relating to employees; requiring minimum staffing plans, by Senator Pittman.

SB 135, AN ACT concerning retirement and pensions; relating to the Kansas public employees retirement system and systems thereunder; affiliation and membership of certain employees of the department of corrections located at correctional institutions and juvenile correctional facilities in the Kansas police and firemen’s retirement system; providing for employee and employer contributions, by Senator Pittman.

SB 136, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; abolishing the death penalty; creating the crime of aggravated murder; requiring a sentence of imprisonment for life without the possibility of parole therefor; clarifying laws related to sentences of imprisonment for life without the possibility of parole; amending K.S.A. 65-5117, 72-2165 and 75-52,148 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-5301, 21-5402, 21-5419, 21-6328, 21-6614, 21-6618, 21-6620, 21-6622, 21-6628, 21-6629, 21-6806, 22-2512, 22-3717, 22-4902, 22-4906, 23-3222, 38-2255, 38-2271, 38-2303, 38-2312, 38-2365, 39-970 and 39-2009 and repealing the existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-5401, 21-6617 and 21-6619, by Committee on Ways and Means.

SB 137, AN ACT concerning occupational regulation; relating to occupational licenses for certain applicants; telemedicine; temporary emergency licenses; electronic credentials; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 48-3406 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Commerce.

SB 138, AN ACT concerning health and healthcare; relating to certified community behavioral health clinics; establishing certification and funding processes therefor; prescribing powers, duties and functions of the Kansas department for aging and disability services and the department of health and environment related thereto, by Committee on Public Health and Welfare.

SB 139, AN ACT concerning schools; relating to the student data privacy act; certain tests, questionnaires, surveys and examinations; permitting the administration thereof on an opt-out basis; providing conditions therefor; amending K.S.A. 72-6316 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Public Health and Welfare.

Senate Resolutions

SR 1706, A RESOLUTION urging the President of the United States to honor the last surviving World War II Medal of Honor recipient with a designated state funeral, by Senators Alley, Baumgardner, Billinger, Bowers, Claeys, Corson, Dietrich, Doll, Erickson, Estes, Fagg, Faust-Goudeau, Francisco, Gossage, Haley, Hawk, Hilderbrand, Holland, Holscher, Kerschen, Kloos, Longbine, Masterson, McGinn, Olson, O’Shea, Peck, Petersen, Pettey, Pittman, Pyle, Steffen, Straub, Suellentrop, Sykes, Thompson, Tyson, Ware, Warren and Wilborn.

SR 1707, A RESOLUTION recognizing the need for the Governor of Kansas to administer the COVID-19 vaccine to law-abiding Kansans, by Committee on Public Health and Welfare.

Senate Concurrent Resolutions

SCR 1604, A PROPOSITION to amend section 5 of article 1 of the constitution of the state of Kansas, allowing for a petition process to call the legislature into special session during a state of disaster emergency, by Committee on Judiciary.

SCR 1605, A PROPOSITION to amend article 14 of the constitution of the state of Kansas by adding a new section thereto; relating to the powers of initiative and referendum, by Senators Holland, Haley and Pittman.

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