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Volume 40 - Issue 7 - February 18, 2021

State of Kansas

Legislative Administrative Services

Legislative Bills and Resolutions Introduced

The following numbers and titles of bills and resolutions were introduced February 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 2234, AN ACT concerning emergency medical services; relating to medical directors; requiring provision of medical oversight; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 65-6112, 65-6124 and 65-6126 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Health and Human Services.

HB 2235, AN ACT concerning governmental ethics; regarding lobbyists; requiring body cameras in statehouse; prohibiting gifts and hospitality; amending K.S.A. 46-270 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 46-271 and repealing the existing sections, by Representative Coleman.

HB 2236, AN ACT concerning financial institutions; relating to appraisals; sales comparison approach; unique residential real property in rural counties, by Committee on Financial Institutions and Rural Development.

HB 2237, AN ACT concerning economic development; relating to rural opportunity zones; extending the time period for eligibility in the loan repayment program and the income tax credit; amending K.S.A. 74-50,223 and 79-32,267 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Financial Institutions and Rural Development.

HB 2238, AN ACT concerning school districts and cities; relating to gifts for libraries; amending K.S.A. 12-1252 and repealing the existing section, by Representative Collins.

HB 2239, AN ACT concerning income taxation; relating to corporations; providing for an extension of the net operating loss carryforward period; amending K.S.A. 79-32,143 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Taxation.

HB 2240, AN ACT concerning education; relating to school district capital improvements state aid determination; excluding U.S.D. No. 207, Fort Leavenworth, from the state aid schedule; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 72-5462 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on K-12 Education Budget.

HB 2241, AN ACT concerning insurance; relating to health insurance plans; providing requirements for coverage of diagnostic examinations for breast cancer; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 40-2,103 and 40-19c09 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Insurance and Pensions.

HB 2242, AN ACT concerning the state fire marshal; relating to levies on fire insurance premiums; increasing the percentage amount the state fire marshal may levy on fire insurance company premiums caused by fire business transacted in Kansas; amending K.S.A. 75-1508 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Insurance and Pensions.

HB 2243, AN ACT concerning retirement and pensions; relating to the Kansas public employees retirement system; adjusting the frequency of the actuarial experience study; amending K.S.A. 74-4908 and 74-4908a and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Insurance and Pensions.

HB 2244, AN ACT concerning industrial hemp; relating to the effective disposal thereof by the department of agriculture in coordination with state or local law enforcement; requiring industrial hemp processors to register with the state fire marshal; providing exemptions from regulations; allowing issuance of stop sale, use or removal orders; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 2-3903 and 2-3907 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Agriculture.

HB 2245, AN ACT concerning transportation; relating to the division of vehicles; authorizing the division of vehicles to collect emergency contact information; allowing individuals to list emergency contact information on applications for drivers’ licenses, instruction permits and non-driver’s identification cards; permitting law enforcement agencies to use emergency contact information in emergency situations, by Committee on Transportation.

HB 2246, AN ACT concerning salvage vehicles; relating to the cost of repairs; excluding inflatable safety restraints from the definition of cost of repairs; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-197 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Transportation.

HB 2247, AN ACT concerning roads and highways; designating a portion of K-67 highway as the COI Trenton J Brinkman memorial highway, by Committee on Transportation.

HB 2248, AN ACT concerning health and healthcare; relating to local health departments; increasing state financial assistance to such departments under specified circumstances; amending K.S.A. 65-242 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Appropriations.

HB 2249, AN ACT concerning home and community-based services; relating to the client obligation to pay for such services; setting the protected income level, by Committee on Appropriations.

HB 2250, AN ACT concerning health and healthcare; relating to newborn screening; establishing an advance universal newborn screening program; providing for reimbursement of treatment services; authorizing the secretary of health and environment to specify conditions included in screenings; increasing transfers of moneys to the Kansas newborn screening fund; amending K.S.A. 65-181 and 65-183and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 65-180 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Appropriations.

HB 2251, AN ACT concerning firearms; relinquishment thereof pursuant to certain court orders; criminal penalties; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 22-3426, 60-3107 and 60-31a06 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

HB 2252, AN ACT concerning alcoholic liquor; relating to wineries; special shipping order licensees; creating fulfillment house licensure; authorizing the storage and shipment of alcoholic liquors for a special order shipping licensee; amending K.S.A.2020 Supp. 41-102 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

HB 2253, AN ACT concerning health professions and practices; relating to the board of pharmacy; prescription monitoring program act; pertaining to persons permitted to receive program data; data security; user and delegate access; increasing the number of members of the prescription monitoring program advisory committee; providing for initial setup and annual maintenance fees to be charged for program data integration into any other electronic health or pharmacy record system approved by the board; amending K.S.A. 65-1682, 65-1683, 65-1684, 65-1685, 65-1687 and 65-1689 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Appropriations.

HB 2254, AN ACT concerning funeral arrangements; relating to prearranged funeral agreements; removing the monetary cap on irrevocable agreements; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 16-303 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Health and Human Services.

HB 2255, AN ACT concerning health and healthcare; relating to sexual assault; services and care therefor; requiring certain entities to provide information to sexual assault survivors; enacting the sexual assault survivor information act, by Committee on Health and Human Services.

HB 2256, AN ACT concerning advanced practice registered nurses; relating to the board of nursing; definition of practice; prescribing authority; licensure requirements; rules and regulations; amending K.S.A. 65-1130 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 40-3401, 65-1113 and 65-4101 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Health and Human Services.

HB 2257, AN ACT concerning health and healthcare; relating to the practice of medicine and surgery; permitting physicians to decide whether to provide patients with certain information based on the physician’s medical judgment; enacting the protect physician integrity from political interference act, by Committee on Health and Human Services.

HB 2258, AN ACT concerning health and healthcare; relating to pharmacies; requiring pharmacies to make contraceptives available to customers, by Committee on Health and Human Services.

HB 2259, AN ACT concerning health and healthcare; relating to the treatment of sexually transmitted diseases; permitting the use of expedited partner therapy for the treatment thereof, by Committee on Health and Human Services.

HB 2260, AN ACT concerning insurance; relating to pharmacy benefits managers; the federal 340B drug pricing program; prohibiting disparate treatment of certain pharmacies and pharmaceutical services providers, by Committee on Health and Human Services.

HB 2261, AN ACT concerning health and healthcare; relating to hospitals and healthcare-related facilities; establishing rural emergency hospitals as a rural healthcare licensure category; requirements for licensure; enacting the rural emergency hospital act; amending K.S.A. 65-425 and 65-431 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Health and Human Services.

HB 2262, AN ACT concerning health and healthcare; relating to preparation of bodies for a funeral or cremation; cremation documentation requirements; removing the requirement to provide a permit to cremate in certain circumstances; authorizing electronic permits to cremate; eliminating certain funeral director monthly reporting requirements; amending K.S.A. 65-1762 and 65-2426a and repealing the existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 65-2429, by Committee on Health and Human Services.

HB 2263, 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.

HB 2264, AN ACT concerning student athletes at postsecondary educational institution student athletes; permitting compensation for the use of a student athlete’s name, image, likeness rights or athletic reputation; prohibiting certain conduct by postsecondary educational institutions and athletic associations, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2265, AN ACT concerning sales taxation; providing for a sales tax exemption for required textbooks and authorizing a local sales tax on required textbooks; amending K.S.A. 79-3606 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 12-189a and repealing the existing sections, by Representatives Woodard and Hoheisel.

HB 2266, AN ACT concerning income taxation; relating to Kansas itemized deductions of an individual; providing the ability to elect to itemize; amending K.S.A. 79-32,120 and repealing the existing section, by Representative Bishop.

HB 2267, AN ACT creating the Kansas youth advisory council; prescribing purpose, members, meeting requirements and support thereof, by Representatives Parker, Anderson, Arnberger, Haswood, Samsel, Vaughn, Woodard and Xu.

HB 2268, AN ACT concerning financial institutions; enacting the Kansas rural home loan guarantee act; providing for administration by state treasurer; establishing the rural home loan guarantee fund; requiring an annual report to the legislature, by Committee on Financial Institutions and Rural Development.

HB 2269, AN ACT concerning education; relating to the Kansas school equity and enhancement act; at-risk student weighting; requiring at-risk funding to be based on proficiency standards for certain students; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 72-5132 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on K-12 Education Budget.

HB 2270, AN ACT concerning the distribution of the levy on fire insurance business premiums; relating to the state fire marshal fee fund, the emergency medical services operating fund and the fire training service program fund; modifying the distribution of moneys thereof; amending K.S.A. 75-1514 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Transportation and Public Safety Budget.

HB 2271, AN ACT concerning children and minors; relating to children in the custody of the secretary for children and families; providing for an extension or re-entry of custody for persons up to 21 years of age; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 38-2202 and 38-2203 and repealing the existing sections, by Representative Thomas.

HB 2272, AN ACT concerning property taxation; relating to distribution of certain property taxes paid under protest; notice by county appraiser to other taxing entities of properties under protest; amending K.S.A. 79-2005 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Taxation.

HB 2273, AN ACT concerning sales taxation; relating to exemptions; providing an exemption for active aging publishing, inc.; amending K.S.A. 79-3606 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Taxation.

HB 2274, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to crimes against public morals; increasing the penalties for buying sexual relations; removing provisions relating to counting prior convictions for purposes of enhancing penalties; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-6421 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice.

HB 2275, AN ACT concerning the department of corrections; relating to parole and postrelease supervision; requiring the department to develop guidelines to address parole violations; amending K.S.A. 75-5216 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice.

HB 2276, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to unlawful voluntary sexual relations; removing the opposite-sex requirement; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-5507 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice.

HB 2277, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to definitions in the Kansas criminal code; modifying the definition of possession; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-5111 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice.

HB 2278, AN ACT concerning elections; relating to campaign practices; requiring publication of signed statements of fair campaign practices; creating a cause of action for violations of such statement and for making materially false statements and providing penalties therefor; amending K.S.A. 25-4119g and repealing the existing section, by Representative Poskin.

HB 2279, AN ACT concerning physical therapy; enacting the physical therapy licensure compact; providing for interstate practice authority for physical therapists incompact states; authorizing criminal history record checks; amending K.S.A. 65-2920 and 65-2923 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Health and Human Services.

HB 2280, AN ACT concerning the state board of pharmacy; relating to powers, duties and functions thereof; pertaining to confidentiality of investigations, inspections and audits; licensing; registration and permitting requirements; exhibition of titles; fees; prescription orders; defining telepharmacy and requiring rules and regulations be adopted for oversight and administration thereof; amending K.S.A. 65-636, 65-1627, 65-1631, 65-1637, 65-1643, 65-1645, 65-1656, 65-1657, 65-1658, 65-1663 and 65-1676 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 65-1626 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Health and Human Services.

HB 2281, AN ACT concerning public health; establishing 988 as the suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline in Kansas; providing for the Kansas department for aging and disability services to provide oversight and support to hotline centers; prescribing hotline center duties and provision of services; telecommunication providers duties; collection and disbursement of fees for the 988 hotline, by Committee on Health and Human Services.

HB 2282, AN ACT concerning agriculture; relating to financial institutions; enacting the Kansas agricultural loan guarantee program; allowing the state treasurer to enter into agreements with eligible applicants to guarantee agricultural loans up to 80% of the value of the loan; creating a committee to review and approve applications for agricultural loan guarantees, by Committee on Financial Institutions and Rural Development.

HB 2283, AN ACT concerning public assistance programs; relating to the temporary assistance for needy families program; administration by the Kansas department for children and families; requirements and limitations for receiving benefits; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 39-702 and 39-709 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Children and Seniors.

HB 2284, AN ACT concerning wildlife, parks and tourism; relating to cabins and camp sites; fees; reduction for senior citizens, by Committee on Agriculture.

HB 2285, AN ACT concerning postsecondary educational institutions; creating the campus free speech act; requiring the governing body of each such institution to adopt a policy of free expression; establishing a committee on free expression at each such institution; providing a cause of action for violations of the act, by Representative Garber.

HB 2286, AN ACT concerning postsecondary educational institutions; creating the campus intellectual diversity act; requiring an office of public policy events at each postsecondary educational institution, by Representative Garber.

HB 2287, AN ACT concerning workforce development; relating to postsecondary education; creating the Kansas promise scholarship act; providing scholarships to students who attend postsecondary educational programs that correspond to in-demand career fields, by Committee on K-12 Education Budget.

HB 2288, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to controlled substances; decriminalizing possession of drugs and creating a civil fine therefor; referring those found in possession of a controlled substance to drug abuse treatment; creating the crime of failure to comply with drug abuse treatment; reducing criminal penalties for manufacturing and distributing drugs; amending K.S.A. 75-52,144 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 12-4104, 21-5402, 21-5703, 21-5705, 21-5707, 21-5708, 21-5709, 21-5710, 21-5713, 21-6303, 21-6604, 21-6805, 21-6812, 21-6813, 21-6824 and 65-6235 and repealing the existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-5706, by Representative Coleman.

HB 2289, AN ACT concerning retirement and pensions; relating to the Kansas public employees retirement system and systems thereunder; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to finance the unfunded actuarial pension liability of KPERS; providing requirements, limitations and procedures for the Kansas development finance authority, department of administration and the state finance council pertaining to such bonds; establishing annual retirant dividend payments for certain retirants and prescribing conditions, limitations and procedures for such payments, by Representative Miller.

HB 2290, AN ACT concerning energy; requiring the secretary of health and environment to assess carbon content charges upon sales of certain fuels; carbon emission reductions; creating the carbon dividend program fund; requiring the department of revenue to distribute moneys from the carbon dividend program fund to Kansans on a monthly basis, by Representative Coleman.

HB 2291, AN ACT concerning electric public utilities; relating to the net metering and easy connection act; applying such act to electric cooperatives and municipal utilities; prohibiting discriminatory rates and charges; requiring certain compensation for energy generated by net metered facilities; increasing the system-wide capacity limit of net metered facilities; amending K.S.A. 66-1264, 66-1265, 66-1266 and 66-1267 and repealing the existing sections, by Representative Collins.

HB 2292, AN ACT concerning open records; creating exemptions in the open records act for cybersecurity assessments, cybersecurity plans and cybersecurity vulnerabilities; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 45-217 and 45-221 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2293, AN ACT enacting 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, by Committee on Commerce, Labor and Economic Development.

HB 2294, AN ACT concerning motor vehicles; relating to abandoned or towed vehicles; requiring an individual or agency to acquire a certificate of title before selling an abandoned or towed vehicle; amending K.S.A. 8-2403 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-128, 8-1102, 8-1103 and 8-1104 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Transportation.

HB 2295, AN ACT concerning drivers’ licenses; relating to commercial drivers’ licenses; exempting municipal motor grader vehicle operators from the Kansas uniform commercial drivers’ license act requirements; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-2,127 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Transportation.

HB 2296, AN ACT concerning transportation; relating to the secretary of transportation; permitting the secretary of transportation to contract with the Kansas turnpike authority to enforce toll payments; permitting the secretary of transportation to use tolls to support public transit and other improvements on a toll project; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 68-20,120 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Transportation.

HB 2297, AN ACT concerning the secretary of state; relating to duties and responsibilities thereof; publication of session laws; disposition and distribution of volumes; the Kansas register, proposed amendments to the constitution of the state of Kansas and Kansas administrative rules and regulations; eliminating the requirement to file an index of guidance documents; permitting use of printing and binding services from the commercial market; fixing fees by rules and regulations; amending K.S.A. 45-106, 45-315, 64-103, 75-430, 75-433, 75-436, 75-1005, 77-138, 77-417, 77-430, 77-430a, 77-431 and 77-438 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 45-107 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Commerce, Labor and Economic Development.

HB 2298, AN ACT concerning service of process; relating to the secretary of state; nonresident drivers or their representatives; domestic or foreign business entities; amending K.S.A. 8-402 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 60-304 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Commerce, Labor and Economic Development.

HB 2299, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to search and seizure; extending the time within which a search warrant may be executed; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 22-2506 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2300, 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 Representatives Schreiber, Amyx, Baker, Bishop, Carlin, Carlson, Clark, Concannon, Curtis, Day, Eplee, Featherston, Gartner, Haswood, Highberger, Houser, Hoye, Kuether, Long, Neighbor, Newland, Ohaebosim, Ousley, Parker, Poskin, Sawyer, A. Smith, Sutton, Vaughn, Wasinger, Winn, Wolfe Moore, Woodard and Xu.

HB 2301, AN ACT concerning education; relating to the state board of education and the state board of regents; requiring development of standards for personal financial literacy courses in high schools; requiring postsecondary educational institutions to adopt personal financial literacy credit transfer policies; amending K.S.A. 72-3236 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Education.

HB 2302, AN ACT concerning education; relating to school districts; administration of certain tests, questionnaires, surveys and examinations; requiring copies to be provided prior to giving consent to take such test, questionnaire, survey or examination; amending K.S.A. 72-6316 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Education.

HB 2303, AN ACT concerning income taxation; relating to credits; adjusting the credit and income amounts for the income tax credit for purchases of food in this state; amending K.S.A. 79-32,271 and repealing the existing section, by Representative Toplikar.

HB 2304, AN ACT concerning income taxation; relating to credits; increasing credit for expenditures to make a principal dwelling accessible to persons with a disability; amending K.S.A. 79-32,176a and repealing the existing section, by Representative Toplikar.

HB 2305, AN ACT concerning minimum wage laws; permitting cities, counties and local governments to set the minimum wage above federal or state levels by ordinance, resolution or law; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 12-16,130 and repealing the existing section, by Representatives Curtis, Henderson, Ruiz, L. and Wolfe Moore.

HB 2306, AN ACT concerning employment; relating to local government control over wages, compensation or benefits for construction projects; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 12-16,132 and 19-26,114 and repealing the existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 12-16,131, by Representatives Curtis, Burroughs, Henderson, Ruiz, L., Winn and Wolfe Moore.

HB 2307, AN ACT concerning workers compensation; relating to the definition of personal injury; including certain mental injuries arising from physical injury, emotional shock or a series of work-related events; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 44-508 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2308, AN ACT concerning coroners; relating to child death investigations; providing a process to identify a child’s death as suspicious prior to performing an autopsy; amending K.S.A. 22a-242 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2309, AN ACT concerning agriculture; creating the agricultural equipment right-to-repair act; 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, by Representative Xu.

HB 2310, AN ACT concerning agriculture; relating to soil and watershed health; creating the Kansas healthy soils fund and the Kansas healthy soils initiative for the purpose of promoting healthy soils practices; amending K.S.A. 2-1902 and 2-2002 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 2-1903, 2-1904, 2-1908, 2-1915 and 2-2003 and repealing the existing sections, by Representative Xu.

HB 2311, AN ACT concerning workers compensation; relating to permanent total disability; extending benefits for the lifetime of the injured worker; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 44-510f and repealing the existing section, by Representative Clayton.

HB 2312, AN ACT concerning workers compensation; authorizing injured workers to designate a healthcare provider for care thereunder; requiring an employer to provide such services; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 44-510h and repealing the existing section, by Representative Clayton.

HB 2313, AN ACT concerning property taxation; relating to motor vehicles; allowing Kansas national guard and reservist members who are in good standing to receive a property tax exemption for up to two motor vehicles; amending K.S.A. 79-5107 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Veterans and Military.

HB 2314, AN ACT concerning sales taxation; relating to payment of tax by retailers; time of payment for retailers collecting a certain amount of sales tax and discontinuing the pre-payment of such tax; amending K.S.A. 79-3607 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Taxation.

HB 2315, AN ACT concerning taxation; relating to income, premiums and privilege tax; providing a credit for contributions to technical colleges; amending K.S.A. 79-32,261 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Taxation.

HB 2316, AN ACT concerning financial institutions; relating to payments made with credit and debit cards; eliminating the prohibition of a surcharge for use of such cards; amending K.S.A. 72-1176 and 75-30,100 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 12-16,125 and 19-122 and repealing the existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 16a-2-403, by Committee on Taxation.

HB 2317, AN ACT concerning income taxation; relating to tax credits; providing a credit for expenditures for placing into service qualified alternative-fuel fueling stations, by Committee on Taxation.

HB 2318, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to sentencing; modifying the definition of persistent sex offender; creating an opportunity for early discharge from lifetime postrelease supervision for certain offenders; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-6804 and 22-3717 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice.

HB 2319, AN ACT concerning elections; relating to the deadline for returning advance voting ballots; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 25-1132 and repealing the existing section, by Representative Esau.

HB 2320, AN ACT concerning financial institutions; enacting the commercial property assessed clean energy or C-PACE act; relating to financing for energy efficiency, water efficiency, water quality, air quality, health and renewable energy improvements on certain qualifying properties; providing for assessment contracts between C-PACE lenders and property owners; rights, duties and responsibilities of mortgage lenders; reporting requirements for C-PACE lenders, by Committee on Financial Institutions and Rural Development.

HB 2321, AN ACT concerning electric utilities; relating to the state corporation commission; construction of urban electric transmission lines in cities; requiring notice prior to construction, by Representatives Finney and Ellis.

HB 2322, AN ACT concerning real estate transactions; regulating contract for deed transactions; making certain deceptive actions violations of the consumer protection act, by Representative Probst.

HB 2323, AN ACT concerning marriage; relating to the recognition of marriages; eliminating requirement that parties are opposite sex; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 23-2501, 23-2504 and 23-2508 and repealing the existing sections, by Representatives Woodard, Byers and Ruiz, S.

HB 2324, AN ACT concerning insurance; relating to certain health benefit plans; certain prescription drug benefits; establishing a $100 maximum out-of-pocket cost-share per month per covered person for prescription insulin, by Committee on Insurance and Pensions.

HB 2325, AN ACT concerning insurance; relating to health insurers; healthcare providers; billing practices; prohibiting balance bills and surprise medical bills; providing for independent dispute resolution; requiring the adoption of rules and regulations; creation of provider directories; enacting the end surprise medical bills act, by Committee on Insurance and Pensions.

HB 2326, AN ACT concerning elections; regarding precinct committeemen and committeewomen; requiring reporting of certain information to the county clerk; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 25-3801 and repealing the existing section, by Representative Lee-Hahn.

HB 2327, AN ACT concerning counties; relating to county homes for the aged and county hospitals; restricting county board of commissioners, trustees or employees from infringing upon residents’ rights to receive and refuse visitors in county homes for the aged and county hospitals; permitting residents and patients to waive restrictions imposed to control transmission of prevention of an infection disease; amending K.S.A. 19-2110 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 19-4610 and repealing the existing sections, by Representative Lee-Hahn.

HB 2328, AN ACT concerning income taxation; providing certain tax credits for graduates of aerospace and aviation-related educational programs and employers of program graduates, by Representatives Tarwater, Anderson, Bergquist, B. Carpenter, Croft, Delperdang, Estes, Helmer, Hoheisel, Howard, Huebert, Humphries, Kessler, Penn, Rhiley, Sawyer and K. Williams.

HB 2329, AN ACT concerning pipeline safety; relating to the state corporation commission; pipeline safety program; entities who are subject to the program; increasing the maximum penalties that may be imposed for safety violations; amending K.S.A. 66-1,150 and 66-1,151 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications.

HB 2330, AN ACT concerning energy; relating to electric public utilities; authorizing certain sales of electricity pursuant to power purchase agreements; exempting such sales from the retail electric suppliers act and certain renewable energy suppliers from public utility regulation; amending K.S.A. 66-104, 66-1,170, 66-1,184 and 66-1264 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications.

HB 2331, AN ACT concerning wildlife; relating to certain duties of the secretary of wildlife, parks and tourism; providing for the transferability of deer permits to nonresidents, by Representatives Corbet, Barker, Garber, Highland, Hoffman, Newland, Seiwert and Tarwater.

HB 2332, AN ACT concerning elections; relating to advance voting ballots; requiring identification of the sender on third party solicitations to registered voters to file an application for an advance voting ballot; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 25-1122 and repealing the existing section, by Representative Toplikar.

HB 2333, AN ACT concerning elections; relating to advance voting ballots; prohibiting acceptance of incomplete applications for such ballots; prohibiting candidates for office from engaging in certain conduct; expanding the crime of electioneering; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 25-1122, 25-1124 and 25-2430 and repealing the existing sections, by Representative Toplikar.

HB 2334, AN ACT concerning elections; relating to electronic voting machines; prohibiting network connections to such machines; providing for a recount of results generated by such machines; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 25-3107 and 25-4406 and repealing the existing sections, by Representative Toplikar.

HB 2335, AN ACT concerning agriculture; creating the Kansas cotton commission; relating to the powers and duties thereof; 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, by Committee on Agriculture.

HB 2336, AN ACT concerning wildlife; relating to wildlife violations; creating a violation and imposing penalties for taking wildlife simulated devices, by Committee on Agriculture.

HB 2337, AN ACT concerning traffic regulations; relating to vulnerable road users; creating a misdemeanor for causing great bodily harm to a vulnerable road user; providing additional penalties as determined by a court; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-255 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Transportation.

HB 2338, AN ACT concerning the department for children and families; relating to children and minors; establishing a pilot program for obtaining drivers’ licenses; eligible participants and costs thereof; program administration duties; liability, by Committee on Children and Seniors.

HB 2339, AN ACT concerning elections; expanding the crime of election tampering; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 25-2423 and repealing the existing section, by Representative Toplikar.

HB 2340, AN ACT concerning cigarettes and tobacco products; increasing the minimum age to purchase or possess such products; amending K.S.A. 72-6285, 79-3301, 79-3302, 79-3303, 79-3304, 79-3309, 79-3321, 79-3322, 79-3323, 79-3326, 79-3334, 79-3335, 79-3388, 79-3391, 79-3394, 79-3396 and 79-3399 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-6109, 21-6110 and 50-6a14 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

HB 2341, AN ACT concerning motor vehicles; relating to the vehicle dealers and manufacturing act; permitting first and second stage vehicle manufacturers to be vehicle dealers; eliminating territory restrictions for vehicle dealers; creating an interest rate cap for motor vehicle loans; amending K.S.A. 8-2438 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-2404, 8-2444 and 16-207 and repealing the existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 8-2430, 8-2431 and 8-2432, by Committee on Transportation.

HB 2342, AN ACT concerning health and healthcare; relating to the practice of pharmacy; allowing a pharmacist to prescribe and dispense self-administered contraceptives; amending K.S.A. 65-1626a and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 65-1626 and repealing the existing sections, by Representative Vaughn.

HB 2343, AN ACT concerning insurance; health insurance coverage; providing coverage for prescription contraceptives dispensed for three-month or 12-month periods; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 40-2,103 and 40-19c09 and repealing the existing sections, by Representative Vaughn.

HB 2344, AN ACT concerning Riley county; requiring the election of a sheriff and the abolishment of the Riley county law enforcement agency; repealing K.S.A. 19-4424, 19-4425, 19-4426, 19-4427, 19-4428, 19-4429, 19-4430, 19-4431, 19-4432, 19-4433, 19-4434, 19-4435, 19-4436, 19-4437, 19-4438, 19-4439, 19-4440, 19-4441, 19-4443, 19-4444 and 19-4445 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 19-4442, by Committee on Elections.

HB 2345, AN ACT concerning children and minors; relating to the legislature; establishing the office of the child advocate for children’s protection and services; prescribing certain powers, duties and functions; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 38-2211, 38-2212, 38-2213, 38-2309 and 38-2310 and repealing the existing sections, by Representatives Ousley, Baker, Carlson, Concannon, Curtis, Esau, Finney, Helmer, Hoheisel, Hoye, Humphries, T. Johnson, Neighbor, Penn, Resman, Rhiley, Ruiz, S. and Vaughn.

HB 2346, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to pretrial release of defendants; authorizing supervision by pretrial supervision entity or program; payment of fees; amending K.S.A. 22-2803, 22-2814 and 22-2816 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 22-2802 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice.

HB 2347, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to sex offenses; creating rape during a treatment session; reducing criminal penalties for attempt, conspiracy and solicitation of certain sex offenses; removing the marriage defense to rape and sodomy; modifying the elements of and decreasing the criminal penalty for unlawful voluntary sexual relations; removing registration requirements for unlawful voluntary sexual relations; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-5301, 21-5302, 21-5303, 21-5503, 21-5504, 21-5506, 21-5507, 21-5510, 21-5514, 21-6422, 21-6627 and 22-4902 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice.

HB 2348, AN ACT concerning insurance; relating to automobile liability insurance; modifying uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage liability limitations for bodily injury or death; amending K.S.A. 40-284 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2349, AN ACT concerning the Kansas offender registration act; relating to relief from registration; violation of act; decreasing criminal penalties; providing for waiver of fees by the court; obstructing apprehension or prosecution; reducing required registration locations; information required to register; eliminating registration for certain juvenile offenders; amending K.S.A. 74-7335 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-5913, 21-6614, 21-6804, 22-4902, 22-4903, 22-4904, 22-4905, 22-4906, 22-4907, 22-4908 and 22-4909 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice.

HB 2350, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to sentencing; nondrug crimes; expanding the number of presumptive probation and border grid blocks; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-6804 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice.

HB 2351, AN ACT concerning high school work-based learning programs; liability for students and business, municipal and post-secondary educational institution program providers; amending K.S.A. 72-18,101 and 72-18,102 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on K-12 Education Budget.

HB 2352, AN ACT concerning sales taxation; relating to exemptions; providing for an exemption for farm products sold at farmers’ markets; amending K.S.A. 79-3606 and repealing the existing section, by Representative Vaughn.

HB 2353, AN ACT establishing the Kansas commission for the United States semiquincentennial in the department of wildlife, parks and tourism; prescribing commission membership, responsibilities, meetings and expiration; creating the Kansas commission for the United States semiquincentennial gifts and donations fund, by Committee on Appropriations.

HB 2354, AN ACT concerning public employee and professional employees’ organizations; relating to dues; commencement and cessation of withholding of dues; procedure; providing certain rights to employees; amending K.S.A. 72-2219, 72-2241, 75-4324, 75-4327 and 75-5501 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 44-319 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on K-12 Education Budget.

House Concurrent Resolutions

HCR 5009, A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION making application to Congress of the United States for a limited national convention for the exclusive purpose of proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States that will ensure balance and integrity in our elections, by Committee on Elections.

HCR 5010, A PROPOSITION to amend the constitution of the state of Kansas by adding a new article thereto, prescribing certain limits upon expenditures by the state, Representatives Fairchild, Helmer and Murphy.

HCR 5011, A PROPOSITION to repeal section 16 of article 15 of the constitution of the state of Kansas, relating to marriage being only between individuals of the opposite sex, by Representatives Woodard, Byers and Ruiz, S.

HCR 5012, A PROPOSITION to amend the constitution of the state of Kansas by revising article 10, relating to reapportionment of congressional districts, legislative districts and state board of education member districts, Representative Parker.

Senate Bills

SB 140, 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 Senator McGinn.

SB 141, AN ACT enacting the Kansas uniform directed trust act; relating to power over a trust held by a nontrustee; establishing powers and duties of a trust director and a directed trustee; amending K.S.A. 58a-703 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 58a-103, 58a-105 and 58a-603 and repealing the existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 58a-808, by Committee on Judiciary.

SB 142, AN ACT concerning wildlife, parks and recreation; relating to boating and water activities; requiring personal flotation devices as prescribed by the secretary of wildlife, parks and tourism in rules and regulations; amending K.S.A. 32-1129 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources.

SB 143, AN ACT concerning agriculture; relating to grain warehouses; updating definitions; increasing maximum functional unit license and storage fees; amending K.S.A. 34-2,107 and 34-2,111 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 34-223, 34-228 and 34-2,112 and repealing the existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 34-136, by Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources.

SB 144, AN ACT concerning education; relating to the Kansas school equity and enhancement act; making the high-density at-risk student weighting permanent; amending K.S.A. 72-5151 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Education.

SB 145, AN ACT concerning the Kansas department of wildlife, parks and tourism; authorizing the purchase of land in Kingman county, by Committee on Ways and Means.

SB 146, AN ACT concerning drivers’ licenses; relating to driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs; providing that the highway patrol has oversight of state certification ignition interlock manufacturers and their service providers; amending K.S.A. 8-1016 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-241, 8-1014 and 8-1015 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Transportation.

SB 147, AN ACT concerning sales taxation; relating to exemptions; defining nonprofit integrated community care organizations and providing an exemption therefor; amending K.S.A. 79-3602 and 79-3606 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Assessment and Taxation.

SB 148, AN ACT concerning community improvement districts; relating to creation of a district and assessment of sales tax; providing an exception for grocery stores; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 12-6a29 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Assessment and Taxation.

SB 149, AN ACT concerning property taxation; relating to the reimbursement to certain property owners of property taxes resulting from a forced shutdown or capacity limitation by a county, by Committee on Assessment and Taxation.

SB 150, AN ACT concerning legal services; relating to advertising; defining and prohibiting certain legal advertisement practices as unlawful and deceptive trade practices; restricting the use or disclosure of protected health information for legal solicitation; prescribing civil and criminal penalties, by Committee on Judiciary.

SB 151, AN ACT concerning attorneys; relating to limitations on contingency fee agreements, by Committee on Judiciary.

SB 152, AN ACT concerning the code of civil procedure; relating to litigation funding by third parties; providing for joint liability for costs and sanctions; requiring certain discovery disclosures; payment of certain costs for nonparty subpoenas in third-party funded action; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 60-226 and 60-245 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Judiciary.

SB 153, AN ACT concerning counties; establishing procedures for the adoption of term limits for members of the board of county commissioners, by Committee on Local Government.

SB 154, AN ACT concerning home and community-based services; relating to the intellectual or developmental disability waiver; increasing provider reimbursement rates; making and concerning appropriations for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2022, June 30, 2023, and June 30, 2024, for the Kansas department for aging and disability services; directing the Robert G. (Bob) Bethell joint committee on home and community based services and KanCare oversight to study the waiting list for such services, by Committee on Ways and Means.

SB 155, AN ACT concerning health and healthcare; relating to newborn screening; establishing an advance universal newborn screening program; providing for reimbursement of treatment services; authorizing the secretary of health and environment to specify conditions included in screenings; increasing transfers of moneys to the Kansas newborn screening fund; amending K.S.A. 65-181 and 65-183 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 65-180 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Ways and Means.

SB 156, AN ACT concerning firearms; relating to the personal and family protection act; prohibiting the carrying of concealed handguns in the state capitol; amending K.S.A. 75-7c21 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-6309 and repealing the existing sections, by Senator Holscher.

SB 157, AN ACT concerning elections; requiring election commissioners to be elected in certain counties; amending K.S.A. 19-3419 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 25-101, 25-213, 25-611 and 25-618 and repealing the existing sections, by Senator Holscher.

SB 158, AN ACT concerning abandoned and disabled vehicles; relating to the prohibition against towing vehicles outside the state of Kansas without prior consent; requiring an interstate search of registered owners and lienholders prior to sale of nonrepairable vehicles and vehicles less than 10 years old and publication in the newspaper seven days prior to sale of vehicles and property at auction; amending K.S.A. 8-1101 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-1103 and 8-1104 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Transportation.

SB 159, AN ACT concerning certain claims against the state; making appropriations; authorizing certain transfers; imposing certain restrictions and limitations; directing or authorizing certain disbursements, procedures and acts incidental to the foregoing, by Joint Committee on Special Claims Against the State.

SB 160, AN ACT concerning wildlife, parks and tourism; relating to the commercialization of wildlife; updating the reference to the guidelines of the American fisheries society; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 32-1005 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources.

SB 161, AN ACT concerning personal package delivery devices; definitions; operating requirements and restrictions; exemption from motor vehicle requirements; limitation of local regulation; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-126 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Commerce.

SB 162, AN ACT concerning employment security law; relating to the employment security board of review; emergency expansion, sunset; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 44-709 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Commerce.

SB 163, AN ACT concerning employment security law; relating to disqualification for benefits; disqualification begin dates; recovery from illness or injury; part-time employment for an educational institution; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 44-706 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Commerce.

SB 164, AN ACT concerning workers compensation; relating to an employer’s maximum liability for permanent total disability compensation; removing the statutory monetary cap on such liability; extending liability for the lifetime of the employee; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 44-510f and repealing the existing section, by Senator Holland.

SB 165, AN ACT concerning elections; relating to election commissioners; eliminating the residency requirement; amending K.S.A. 19-3419 and repealing the existing section, by Senator Corson.

SB 166, AN ACT concerning elections; relating to advance voting ballots; authorizing transmittal of such ballots up to 40 days prior to an election; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 25-1123 and repealing the existing section, by Senator Corson.

SB 167, AN ACT concerning motor vehicles; relating to authorized emergency vehicles; permitting certain public utility motor vehicles to be authorized emergency vehicles without a designation by county commissioners; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-1404 and 8-2010 and repealing the existing sections, by Senator Corson.

SB 168, AN ACT concerning health professions and practices; relating to the board of pharmacy; prescription monitoring program act; pertaining to persons permitted to receive program data; data security; user and delegate access; increasing the number of members of the prescription monitoring program advisory committee; providing for initial setup and annual maintenance fees to be charged for program data integration into any other electronic health or pharmacy record system approved by the board; amending K.S.A. 65-1682, 65-1683, 65-1684, 65-1685, 65-1687 and 65-1689 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Ways and Means.

SB 169, AN ACT concerning firearms; relating to the personal and family protection act; authorizing the legislative coordinating council to prohibit the carrying of concealed handguns in the state capitol; amending K.S.A. 46-1202, 75-7c21 and 75-3765a and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-6309 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Ways and Means.

SB 170, AN ACT concerning public health; relating to the department of health and environment, division of public health; powers, duties and functions of the advisory committee on trauma and the statewide trauma system regional council; continuing inexistence the authority to conduct closed session meetings and keep records privileged; amending K.S.A. 75-5664 and 75-5665 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Ways and Means.

SB 171, AN ACT concerning sales and compensating use tax; relating to the adjusted rate of tax imposed on sales of food and food ingredients; amending K.S.A. 79-3602, 79-3620 and 79-3710 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 79-3603 and 79-3703 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Ways and Means.

SB 172, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; creating the crimes of trespassing on a critical infrastructure facility and criminal damage to acritical infrastructure facility; eliminating the crime of tampering with a pipeline; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-5818 and 21-6328 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Utilities.

SB 173, AN ACT concerning school districts; relating to the Kansas school equity and enhancement act; requiring school districts to make certain transfers to at-risk education funds; authorizing certain expenditures from at-risk education funds; extending the high-density at-risk student weighting; providing requirements for identification of students eligible to receive at-risk programs and services; requiring a performance audit for at-risk education; amending K.S.A. 72-5151 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 72-5131, 72-5153 and 72-5173 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Education.

SB 174, AN ACT concerning advanced practice registered nurses; relating to the board of nursing; definition of practice; prescribing authority; licensure requirements; rules and regulations; amending K.S.A. 65-1130 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 40-3401, 65-1113 and 65-4101 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Public Health and Welfare.

SB 175, AN ACT concerning health and healthcare; relating to hospitals and healthcare-related facilities; establishing rural emergency hospitals as a rural healthcare licensure category; requirements for licensure; enacting the rural emergency hospital act; amending K.S.A. 65-425 and 65-431 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Public Health and Welfare.

SB 176, AN ACT concerning home inspectors; enacting the Kansas home inspectors professional competency and financial responsibility act; creating a home inspector registry; establishing the home inspectors registration fee fund, by Committee on Commerce.

SB 177, AN ACT concerning employment security; creating the unemployment compensation modernization and improvement council; providing for development of anew 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.

SB 178, AN ACT concerning financial institutions; relating to the state banking code; trust companies; providing for charter conversions; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 9-803, 9-808, 9-809 and 9-1717 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Financial Institutions and Insurance.

SB 179, AN ACT concerning days of commemoration; designating February 15 of each year as Susan B. Anthony Day in the state of Kansas, by Senator Pittman.

SB 180, AN ACT concerning sales taxation; relating to exemptions; providing an exemption for certain purchases by disabled veterans of the armed forces of the United States, by Senators Peck, Bowers, Corson, Hilderbrand, Kloos, McGinn, Pittman, Steffen and Thompson.

SB 181, AN ACT creating the elevator safety act; relating to safety standards for elevators; licensure requirements for elevator inspection, installation and repair, duties of the state fire marshal; establishing the elevator safety fee fund, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

SB 182, AN ACT concerning campaign finance; requiring electronic filing of reports for state offices; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 25-4148 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

SB 183, AN ACT concerning elections; relating to campaign finance; terminating a campaign; requiring disposition of equipment or personal property; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 25-4157a and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

SB 184, AN ACT concerning elections; relating to advance voting ballots; authorizing permanent advance voting status for any registered voter; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 25-1122 and 25-1122d and repealing the existing sections, by Senator Corson.

SB 185, AN ACT concerning the Kansas department for children and families; relating to the Kansas commission for the deaf and hard of hearing; authorizing such commission to adopt rules and regulations for interpreters and interpreter services; establishing a sign language interpreter registration process and fees relating thereto; providing guidelines for communication access services; amending K.S.A. 75-4355a,75-4355b, 75-5391, 75-5393 and 75-5397a and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Education.

SB 186, AN ACT concerning transportation; relating to the secretary of transportation; permitting the secretary of transportation to contract with the Kansas turnpike authority to enforce toll payments; permitting the secretary of transportation to use tolls to support public transit and other improvements on a toll project; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 68-20,120 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Transportation.

SB 187, AN ACT concerning consumer protection; relating to terms of service for social media websites; prohibiting censorship of certain speech made via such websites, by Senator Steffen.

SB 188, AN ACT concerning elections; enacting the interstate compact on the agreement among the states to elect the president by national popular vote; amending K.S.A. 25-802 and 25-804 and repealing the existing sections, by Senator Haley.

SB 189, AN ACT concerning workers compensation; relating to use of the fourth edition of the AMA medical guides for the determination of impairment; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 44-510d and 44-510e and repealing the existing sections, by Senator Holland.

SB 190, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to firearms, possession thereof; reducing the underlying felonies for the crime of criminal possession of a weapon by a convicted felon; restoration of right to possess firearms upon expungement of conviction; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-6304 and 21-6614 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

SB 191, AN ACT concerning elections; relating to election commissioners; providing for appointment by the board of county commissioners; amending K.S.A. 19-3419 and 19-3422 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Transparency and Ethics.

SB 192, AN ACT concerning firearms; relating to certain protection orders; requiring relinquishment of firearms pursuant to such orders; criminal penalties; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 22-3426, 60-3107 and 60-31a06 and repealing the existing sections, by Senators Sykes, Corson, Faust-Goudeau, Francisco, Hawk, Holscher, Pettey and Ware.

SB 193, AN ACT concerning workers compensation; expanding the definition of personal injury to include certain mental injuries arising from physical injury, emotional shock or a series of work-related events; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 44-508 and repealing the existing section, by Senator Holland.

SB 194, AN ACT concerning employment security law; relating to lessor employment units and lessee clients; restrictions on leasing certain employees; amending K.S.A. 44-758 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Commerce.

SB 195, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to criminal discharge of a firearm; increasing the penalty for violations when a person was present in the dwelling, building, structure or motor vehicle at which the offender discharged a firearm and when a person less than 14 years of age was present in the dwelling, building, structure or motor vehicle at which the offender discharged a firearm; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-6308 and 21-6804 and repealing the existing sections, by Senator Haley.

SB 196, AN ACT concerning criminal procedure; relating to restitution; requiring support when offense resulted in the incapacitation or death of a victim who has a minor child or children; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 22-3424 and repealing the existing section, by Senator Haley.

SB 197, AN ACT concerning law enforcement; relating to racial profiling or other biased policing; requiring data collection and reporting thereon; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 22-4606, 22-4610, 22-4611 and 22-4611a and repealing the existing sections.

SB 198, AN ACT concerning law enforcement; enacting the police and citizen protection act; relating to use of body cameras by law enforcement officers; disclosure of recordings under the open records act; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 45-254 and repealing the existing section, by Senator Haley.

SB 199, AN ACT concerning insurance; relating to health insurance; providing for short-term, limited-duration health plans; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 40-2,193 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Public Health and Welfare.

SB 200, AN ACT concerning pharmacists and pharmacy; relating to the state board of pharmacy; expanding the pharmacist’s scope of practice to include point-of-care testing for and treatment of certain health conditions; amending K.S.A. 65-1626a and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Public Health and Welfare.

SB 201, AN ACT concerning elections; relating to voter registration; authorizing registration for individuals 16 years of age or older; amending K.S.A. 25-2306 and repealing the existing section, by Senator Corson.

SB 202, AN ACT concerning taxation; relating to income and property taxation; the COVID-19 taxpayer and small business owner relief act; enacting the unemployment insurance (UI) fraud protection act exempting unemployment compensation income attributable as a result of identity fraud; enacting the retail storefront small businessowner rebate act providing a refundable credit for certain retail storefront property tax; enacting the small business property tax increase relief act establishing a payment plan for certain extraordinary increases in property taxation, by Senators Holland, Alley, Corson, Faust-Goudeau, Francisco, Haley, Hawk, Holscher, Olson, Pettey, Pittman, Sykes and Ware.

SB 203, AN ACT concerning workers compensation; relating to injured employees; allowing the employee the freedom of choice in designating a healthcare provider; requiring the employer to pay for the services of the designated healthcare provider; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 44-510h and repealing the existing section, by Senator Sykes.

SB 204, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; prohibiting a court from requiring psychiatric or psychological examinations of an alleged victim of any crime, by Committee on Judiciary.

SB 205, AN ACT concerning civil actions and civil procedure; relating to partition; prescribing procedures and requirements for partition of certain real property; enacting the uniform partition of heirs property act, by Committee on Judiciary.

SB 206, AN ACT enacting the fairness in condemnation act; imposing certain duties on the plaintiff condemning authority; notice and opportunity for negotiation, by Committee on Judiciary.

SB 207, AN ACT concerning health and healthcare; relating to telemedicine; regulation of out-of-state physicians by the state board of healing arts during a state of disaster emergency; allowing counties to adopt a resolution finding a need for out-of-state telemedicine physicians; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 48-963, as amended by section 7 of 2021 Senate Bill No. 14, and repealing the existing section, by Senator Steffen.

SB 208, AN ACT concerning education; relating to student athletes; creating the fairness in women’s sports act; restricting participation on women’s teams to female students; providing a cause of action for violations, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

SB 209, AN ACT concerning elections; relating to advance voting ballots; imposing restrictions on third party solicitations to registered voters to file an application for an advance voting ballot; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 25-1122 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

SB 210, AN ACT concerning the legislature; relating to the size thereof; reducing the number of members of the house of representatives; amending K.S.A. 4-101 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

SB 211, AN ACT concerning health and healthcare; relating to the physician-client relationship; allowing patients to sign a liability waiver to be prescribed off-label use drugs, by Senators Steffen and Erickson.

SB 212, AN ACT concerning public health; relating to childhood immunizations required for attendance at a child care facility or school; relating to the department of health and environment; powers of the secretary; amending K.S.A. 65-508 and 72-6262 and repealing the existing sections, by Senator Steffen.

SB 213, AN ACT concerning employment law; relating to adverse employment actions; prohibiting an employer from taking such actions based upon an employee’s vaccination status, by Senator Steffen.

SB 214, 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 Senator Thompson.

SB 215, AN ACT concerning transportation; relating to commercial driver’s education; transferring authority over driver’s education programs operated by certain postsecondary institutions and driver training schools to the department of revenue; authorizing the department of revenue to promulgate rules and regulations therefor; amending K.S.A. 8-273, 8-274, 8-275, 8-276, 8-277, 8-278, 8-279 and 8-280 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-272 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Education.

SB 216, AN ACT concerning economic development; relating to rural opportunity zones; extending the time period for eligibility in the loan repayment program and the income tax credit; amending K.S.A. 74-50,223 and 79-32,267 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Assessment and Taxation.

SB 217, AN ACT concerning rural opportunity zones; relating to eligible counties; adding counties designated as eligible for participation; amending K.S.A. 74-50,222 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Assessment and Taxation.

Senate Resolutions

SR 1708, A RESOLUTION recognizing February 5, 2021, as National Wear Red Day and the importance of the ongoing fight against heart disease and stroke among women, by Senator McGinn.

Senate Concurrent Resolutions

SCR 1606, A PROPOSITION to amend article 9 of the constitution of the state of Kansas by adding a new section thereto; concerning home rule for counties, by Committee on Local Government.

SCR 1607, A PROPOSITION to amend article 6 of the constitution of the state of Kansas by creating a new section limiting the authority to close a school district or attendance center within a school district to locally elected boards of education, by Senator Pyle.

SCR 1608, A PROPOSITION to amend section 3 of the bill of rights of the constitution of the state of Kansas, relating to the right to petition the government for the redress of grievances, including by citizen-initiated grand jury, by Committee on Judiciary.

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