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Volume 40 - Issue 8 - February 25, 2021

State of Kansas

Legislative Administrative Services

Legislative Bills and Resolutions Introduced

The following numbers and titles of bills and resolutions were introduced February 11–17 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 2355, AN ACT concerning elections; clarifying certain election laws; amending K.S.A. 10-120, 19-3419 and 19-3422 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 25-433 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Elections.

HB 2356, 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.

HB 2357, AN ACT concerning taxation; relating to income tax; establishing the property tax relief act that provides residential property tax refunds; providing for an expiration of the selective assistance for effective senior relief credit and homestead property tax refund; amending K.S.A. 79-32,263 and 79-4508 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Taxation.

HB 2358, 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 sections, by Committee on Taxation.

HB 2359, AN ACT concerning education finance; relating to the Kansas school equity and enhancement act; establishing the nonproficient student weighting; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 72-5131, 72-5132 and 72-5171 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on K-12 Education Budget.

HB 2360, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to crimes against persons; removing recklessly causing fear or evacuation, lock down or disruption in regular, ongoing activities from the crime of criminal threat; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-5415 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice.

HB 2361, AN ACT concerning courts; relating to specialty courts; authorizing the supreme court to adopt rules related thereto; establishing the specialty court funding advisory committee and the specialty court resources fund; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-6604 and 21-6614 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice.

HB 2362, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to abuse of a child; modifying the elements of the offense; increasing criminal penalties thereof; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-5602 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2363, AN ACT concerning the board of indigents’ defense services; relating to appointed counsel; authorizing the rate paid to appointed counsel to be higher than $80 per hour; amending K.S.A. 22-4507 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2364, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to crimes against public morals; cruelty to animals; adding a definition of torturing; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-6412 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2365, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to controlled substances; providing immunity from prosecution for seeking medical assistance, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2366, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to jailhouse witness testimony; requiring prosecutors to disclose their intent to introduce testimony from a jailhouse witness and to forward related information to the Kansas bureau of investigation, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2367, AN ACT concerning the state corporation commission; relating to public utilities; authorizing regulation of certain wire stringing activities; amending K.S.A. 66-104 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications.

HB 2368, AN ACT concerning insurance; relating to motor vehicle liability insurance; increasing the minimum policy limit for bodily injury; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 40-3107 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Insurance and Pensions.

HB 2369, AN ACT concerning the Kansas closed case task force; relating to expiration of the task force; extending the task force and providing for staff assistance; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-6901 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2370, AN ACT concerning occupational licensure; relating to criminal convictions; prohibiting a conviction from disqualifying a person for licensure; amending K.S.A. 74-120 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Commerce, Labor and Economic Development.

HB 2371, AN ACT concerning children and minors; relating to eligibility for public benefits; removing cooperation with child support from eligibility requirements for food and child care assistance; exempting adults enrolled in school from the 20-hour-per-week work requirement; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 39-709 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Children and Seniors.

HB 2372, AN ACT concerning health and healthcare; relating to ground ambulance service providers; imposing a medicaid ambulance service provider assessment thereon; providing for powers, duties and functions of the department of health and environment related thereto, by Committee on Health and Human Services.

HB 2373, AN ACT concerning health and healthcare; relating to individuals with intellectual or developmental disability; requiring the Kansas department for aging and disability services to establish and implement a mobile crisis services program for such individuals, by Committee on Health and Human Services.

HB 2374, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to the certified drug abuse treatment program; authorizing the sentencing commission to determine risk levels for participation in program; amending K.S.A. 75-5291 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-6824 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice.

HB 2375, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to crimes against the public safety; adding items to the definitions of knife and weapon in the crime of criminal possession of a weapon by a convicted felon; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-6304 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2376, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to violation of a protective order; requiring law enforcement agencies to adopt a policy related to arrests and separation of the suspect from the scene; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 22-2307 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2377, AN ACT concerning driving; relating to driving under the influence; authorizing reinstatement of a driver’s license for certain persons with an ignition interlock device restriction; removing the motorized bicycle license option for persons whose driving privileges are suspended for a DUI-related offense; allowing certain persons disqualified from driving a commercial motor vehicle to have commercial driving privileges restored; modifying the criminal penalties for driving a commercial motor vehicle under the influence and driving under the influence, authorizing courts to waive certain fines and clarifying that amendment or dismissal of certain charges is permitted; allowing persons with suspended driving privileges to seek driving privileges restricted to driving only a motor vehicle equipped with an ignition interlock device earlier in the suspension period; requiring persons with an ignition interlock device restriction to complete the ignition interlock device program before driving privileges are fully reinstated; requiring the secretary of revenue to adopt certain rules and regulations related to ignition interlock devices; providing for reduced ignition interlock device program costs for certain persons; reducing the restricted driving privileges period for certain persons less than 21 years of age; clarifying that a city attorney or a county or district attorney shall not enter into a diversion agreement for certain traffic violations if the defendant is a commercial driver’s license holder; amending K.S.A. 8-1016 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-235, 8-2,142, 8-2,144, 8-1015, 8-1567, 8-1567a, 12-4415 and 22-2908 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2378, AN ACT concerning retirement and pensions; enacting the Kansas work and save program act; providing for administrative powers, duties and responsibilities of the state treasurer regarding such program; allowing certain individuals to contribute to individual retirement accounts; establishing the Kansas work and save administrative fund in the state treasury, by Committee on Insurance and Pensions.

HB 2379, AN ACT concerning transportation; relating to peer-to-peer vehicle sharing; establishing insurance requirements; liability; recordkeeping requirements; consumer protection provisions; enacting the peer-to-peer vehicle sharing program act; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 50-656 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Insurance and Pensions.

HB 2380, AN ACT concerning the healthcare stabilization fund; relating to minimum professional liability insurance coverage requirements; changing membership of the board of governors; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 40-3402, 40-3403, 40-3408 and 40-3424 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Insurance and Pensions.

HB 2381, AN ACT concerning energy; establishing the state energy plan task force; requiring the development of a comprehensive state energy plan, by Committee on Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications.

HB 2382, AN ACT making and concerning appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2022, for the Kansas department for aging and disability services and the department of education; relating to home and community-based services and the intellectual or developmental disability waiver; authorizing school districts to expend unencumbered cash balances, by Committee on Social Services Budget.

HB 2383, AN ACT concerning insurance; relating to the regulation of pharmacy benefits managers; providing for enhanced oversight thereof; requiring licensure rather than registration of such entities; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 40-3821, 40-3822, 40-3823, 40-3824, 40-3825, 40-3826, 40-3827, 40-3829 and 40-3830 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Insurance and Pensions.

HB 2384, AN ACT concerning health and healthcare; relating to the department of health and environment; establishing the advisory committee on harm reduction; prescribing membership and duties thereof, by Committee on Health and Human Services.

HB 2385, 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 Health and Human Services.

HB 2386, AN ACT concerning insurance; relating to dental benefits; dental benefit plans and related coverage; establishing requirements and restrictions for the payment and reimbursement of dental services thereby, by Committee on Health and Human Services.

HB 2387, AN ACT concerning aircraft; relating to operating an aircraft under the influence; prescribing criminal and administrative penalties; providing for testing of blood, breath, urine or other bodily substances and preliminary screening tests of breath or oral fluid; repealing K.S.A. 3-1001, 3-1002, 3-1003, 3-1004 and 3-1005, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2388, AN ACT concerning pharmacy and pharmacists; pertaining to the scope of practice thereof; requiring that health benefit plans cover certain professional services when performed by a licensed pharmacist, by Committee on Insurance and Pensions.

HB 2389, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; authorizing a notice to appear for unlawful possession of marijuana to be deemed a complaint in the Kansas code of criminal procedure; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 22-2202 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2390, AN ACT concerning public records; relating to disclosure thereof under the open records act; making permanent certain exceptions to disclosure; amending K.S.A. 75-5664 and 75-5665 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 9-513c, 9-2209, 12-5374, 16-335, 17-1312e, 25-2309, 40-2,118, 40-4913, 45-229 and 45-254 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2391, AN ACT concerning business entities; providing for biannual filing of business reports; changing business filing provisions and requirements related to business names and electronic signatures; removing certain exemptions from the open records act for certain business tax records no longer required to be filed; UCC filings with improperly included social security numbers; other filing or information requirements; filing fees; repealing certain obsolete statutes including relating to blanket music licenses; amending K.S.A. 17-1513, 17-1618, 17-2037, 17-2711, 17-4677, 17-5902, 17-7509, 17-7511, 53-601, 56-1a151, 56-1a605, 56a-101, 75-446 and 75-3520 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 17-2036, 17-2718, 17-4634, 17-6014, 17-6014, as amended by section 10 of this act, 17-7002, 17-7503, 17-7504, 17-7505, 17-7506, 17-7510, 17-7512, 17-76,136, 17-76,139, 17-76,147, 17-78-601, 17-7903, 17-7904, 17-7905, 17-7906, 17-7910, 17-7910, as amended by section 29 of this act, 17-7936, 45-229, 56-1a606, 56-1a607, 56a-1001, 56a-1201 and 56a-1202 and repealing the existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 17-7507, 57-205, 57-206, 57-207 and 75-447, by Committee on Commerce, Labor and Economic Development.

HB 2392, AN ACT concerning wildlife; relating to lifetime hunting, fishing and furharvester licenses; providing Kansas air or army national guard veterans a lifetime license; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 32-930 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Appropriations.

HB 2393, AN ACT concerning workers compensation; relating to post-traumatic stress disorder suffered by first responders; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 44-508 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

HB 2394, AN ACT concerning the research and development tax credit; relating to the amount of the credit; expanding eligibility beyond taxpayers subject to the corporate income tax; transferability; amending K.S.A. 79-32,182b and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Taxation.

HB 2395, AN ACT concerning taxation; relating to sales and compensating use taxes, transient guest taxes and prepaid wireless 911 fees; 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 2396, AN ACT making and concerning appropriations for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2021, June 30, 2022, June 30, 2023, June 30, 2024, June 30, 2025, June 30, 2026, June 30, 2027, June 30, 2028, June 30, 2029, June 30, 2030, June 30, 2031, and June 30, 2032, for state agencies; authorizing certain transfers, capital improvement projects and fees, imposing certain restrictions and limitations, and directing or authorizing certain receipts, disbursements, procedures and acts incidental to the foregoing; amending K.S.A. 75-4209 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 2-223 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Appropriations.

HB 2397, AN ACT making and concerning appropriations for fiscal years ending June 30, 2022, June 30, 2023, and June 30, 2024, for state agencies; authorizing certain transfers, capital improvement projects and fees, imposing certain restrictions and limitations, and directing or authorizing certain receipts, disbursements, procedures and acts incidental to the foregoing; amending K.S.A. 75-6702 and 75-6706 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 2-223, 12-1775a, 12-5256, 55-193, 72-5462, 74-50,107, 74-99b34, 75-2263, 75-6707, 76-775, 76-7,107, 79-2959, 79-2964, 79-3425i, 79-34,171, 79-4804 and 82a-953a and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Appropriations.

HB 2398, AN ACT concerning financial institutions; enacting the technology-enabled trust bank act; relating to requirements, fiduciary powers, duties, functions and limitations for trust banks; trust bank pilot program; prescribing administrative powers and duties for the state banking board and the state bank commissioner; establishing the technology-enabled trust bank development and expansion fund; providing an income and privilege tax credit for trust banks making certain qualified charitable distributions, by Committee on Appropriations.

HB 2399, AN ACT concerning retirement and pensions; relating to the Kansas public employees retirement system; amortizing a certain portion of the unfunded actuarial liability of the system for a period of 24 years; eliminating certain level-dollar employer contribution payments; establishing procedures for lapsing and decreasing certain amounts of employer contributions for state agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2022; amending K.S.A. 74-4920 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Appropriations.

HB 2400, AN ACT enacting the massage therapist licensure act; concerning regulation and licensing of massage therapists; powers, duties and functions of the state board of healing arts, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

House Resolutions

HR 6009, A RESOLUTION disapproving Executive Reorganization Order No. 47, renaming the Kansas department for children and families the Kansas department of human services and abolishing the Kansas department for aging and disability services and transferring powers, duties and functions to the Kansas department of human services, by Committee on Appropriations.

House Concurrent Resolutions

HCR 5013, A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the United States Congress to propose the “Keep Nine” amendment to the United States Constitution.

Senate Bills

SB 218, 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 Federal and State Affairs.

SB 219, AN ACT concerning real estate brokers and salespersons; relating to the definition of broker; licensure; requiring licensing for certain patterns of business; exemptions thereto; applications of licensure provisions to trusts; granting the Kansas real estate commission authority to assess civil fines and issue cease and desist orders and subpoenas; amending K.S.A. 58-3036 and 58-3065 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 58-3035, 58-3037, 58-3042 and 74-4202 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Commerce.

SB 220, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to battery; increasing the penalty for battery against a utility worker; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-5413 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Judiciary.

SB 221, AN ACT concerning taxation; relating to income tax credits for education expenses; allowing a follow the student tax credit, by Committee on Education.

SB 222, AN ACT concerning property taxation; relating to valuation of property; excluding hypothetical leased fee in the determination of fair market value; amending K.S.A. 79-503a and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Ways and Means.

SB 223, AN ACT concerning eminent domain; relating to the conduct of carbon dioxide in pipes; amending K.S.A. 17-618 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Ways and Means.

SB 224, AN ACT concerning railroads; establishing a maximum train length allowed to be operated in Kansas; providing penalties for violations, by Committee on Ways and Means.

SB 225, AN ACT concerning retirement and pensions; relating to the Kansas police and firemen’s retirement system; providing affiliation of the Kansas department of wildlife, parks and tourism for membership of certain law enforcement officers and employees; establishing employee and employer contributions, by Committee on Ways and Means.

SB 226, AN ACT concerning sales taxation; relating to exemptions; providing an exemption for area agencies on aging; amending K.S.A. 79-3606 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Ways and Means.

SB 227, AN ACT concerning health and healthcare; relating to oral health; providing dental benefits for medicaid enrollees; making technical corrections to the dental practices act; amending K.S.A. 65-1456 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Public Health and Welfare.

SB 228, AN ACT concerning sales and compensating use taxation; relating to the collection and remittance of taxes; allowing for the retention of taxes by retailer on movie ticket and concession sales, by Committee on Assessment and Taxation.

SB 229, AN ACT concerning civil actions; relating to actions for wrongful conviction and imprisonment; providing for payment of interest; directing the attorney general to file certain collateral actions; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 60-5004 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Judiciary.

SB 230, AN ACT concerning deprivation of rights under color of law; creating the crime of deprivation of rights under color of law; authorizing a civil cause of action; requiring restitution; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 22-3424 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Judiciary.

SB 231, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to hate crimes; increasing penalties for nondrug felony offenses motivated entirely or in part by the race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender identity or sexual orientation of the victim; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-6804 and 21-6815 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Judiciary.

SB 232, AN ACT concerning education; providing for COVID-19 hazard pay for teachers; making and concerning appropriations for the fiscal years ending June 30,2021, and June 30, 2022, for the department of education, by Committee on Education.

SB 233, AN ACT concerning sales taxation; relating to returns and payment of tax by retailers; increasing sales tax collection thresholds for time to file returns and payment; amending K.S.A. 79-3607 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Assessment and Taxation.

SB 234, AN ACT concerning property taxation; relating to valuation of certain mobile homes and manufactured homes; requiring use of the same valuation methodology therefor; amending K.S.A. 79-340 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Assessment and Taxation.

SB 235, AN ACT concerning education; relating to student attendance; enacting the back to school act; requiring school districts to provide for a full-time, in person attendance option, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

SB 236, 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 Ways and Means.

SB 237, AN ACT concerning healthcare providers; relating to uncompensated care; requiring the secretary of health and environment to establish a task force for the study and reporting thereof, by Committee on Public Health and Welfare.

SB 238, 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 Public Health and Welfare.

SB 239, AN ACT concerning public assistance; relating to food assistance; limitations; authorizing the secretary for children and families to request a waiver from work requirements in the food assistance program if there are insufficient jobs; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 39-709 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Public Health and Welfare.

SB 240, AN ACT concerning state finances; relating to drug rebate revenues associated with medical assistance enrollees; requiring deposit thereof into the state general fund; reporting thereof, by Committee on Public Health and Welfare.

SB 241, AN ACT concerning children and minors; relating to former foster care youth; allowing for state-provided health insurance for children adopted out of foster care; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 38-2001 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Public Health and Welfare.

SB 242, AN ACT concerning financial institutions; relating to consumer and mortgage lending; consolidating certain mortgage lending provisions and removing duplicate provisions from the uniform consumer credit code and incorporating such provisions into the Kansas mortgage business act; amending K.S.A. 16-207d, 16a-1-108, 16a-1-301, 16a-2-103, 16a-2-201, 16a-2-202, 16a-2-401, 16a-5-201 and 40-1209 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 9-2201, 9-2202, 9-2203, 9-2205, 9-2208, 9-2209, 9-2211, 9-2212, 9-2216a, 9-2220, 16-207, 16a-2-301, 16a-2-302, 16a-2-310, 16a-3-308, 16a-6-104 and 16a-6-108 and repealing the existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 16a-2-307, 16a-3-207 and 16a-3-308a and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 16a-1-303 and 16a-2-303a, by Committee on Financial Institutions and Insurance.

SB 243, AN ACT concerning transportation; relating to peer-to-peer vehicle sharing; establishing insurance requirements; liability; recordkeeping requirements; consumer protection provisions; enacting the peer-to-peer vehicle sharing program act; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 50-656 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Financial Institutions and Insurance.

SB 244, AN ACT concerning insurance; relating to the regulation of pharmacy benefits managers; providing for enhanced oversight thereof; requiring licensure rather than registration of such entities; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 40-3821, 40-3822, 40-3823, 40-3824, 40-3825, 40-3826, 40-3827, 40-3829 and 40-3830 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Financial Institutions and Insurance.

SB 245, AN ACT concerning the state corporation commission; relating to electric public utilities; pertaining to financing therefor; authorizing the approval and issuance of energy transition bonds; enacting the Kansas grid resiliency, innovation and dependability act; amending K.S.A. 66-1239 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 84-9-109 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Financial Institutions and Insurance.

SB 246, AN ACT concerning criminal procedure; relating to forensic evidence collection; providing procedures and limitations thereon; clarifying liability for unlawful conduct under the Kansas tort claims act; amending K.S.A. 22-2520, 22-2523 and 22-2524 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Judiciary.

SB 247, AN ACT concerning law enforcement; relating to certification and hiring of law enforcement officers; prohibiting hiring of officers fired for egregious offenses; requiring psychological testing and firearms and use of force training; amending K.S.A. 74-5605 and 74-5617 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Judiciary.

SB 248, 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 Ways and Means.

SB 249, AN ACT concerning state agencies; relating to information technology projects; reporting requirements; information technology executive council; standards for review; amending K.S.A. 75-7201, 75-7205, 75-7206, 75-7208, 75-7209, 75-7210 and 75-7211 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Ways and Means.

SB 250, AN ACT concerning state agencies; requiring information technology security training; cybersecurity status reports; amending K.S.A. 75-7239, 75-7240 and 75-7242 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Ways and Means.

SB 251, 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 Ways and Means.

SB 252, 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.

SB 253, AN ACT concerning alcoholic liquor; relating to farm wineries and winery outlets; percentage of Kansas products, requirements; allowing licensees to transfer and receive bulk wine and produce fortified wine; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 41-308a and 41-352 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

SB 254, AN ACT concerning alcoholic beverages; relating to the sale of cereal malt beverages; authorizing certain licensees under the Kansas liquor control act and the club and drinking establishment act to sell and serve cereal malt beverages; amending K.S.A. 41-2604 and 41-2619 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 41-308, 41-1201, 41-1202, 41-1203, 41-1204, 41-2601, 41-2608, 41-2610, 41-2611, 41-2613, 41-2614, 41-2623, 41-2637, 41-2641, 41-2642, 41-2643, 41-2653, as amended by section 1 of 2021 Senate Bill No. 14, 41-2655, 41-2658 and 41-2659 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

SB 255, AN ACT concerning alcoholic liquor; relating to the Kansas liquor control act and the club and drinking establishment act; providing for suspension or revocation of licenses for violations of orders issued by the director; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 41-320a and 41-2611 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

SB 256, AN ACT concerning alcoholic liquor; restricted hours and days of sales; authorizing issuance of cereal malt beverage retailers’ licenses to producers; sale in retail liquor stores; relating to the sale of cereal malt beverage in the original package; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 41-712, 41-2703, 41-2704 and 41-2911 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

SB 257, AN ACT concerning alcoholic beverages; relating to retailers, clubs and drinking establishments; allowing the removal of beer and cereal malt beverage from licensed premises; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 41-308 and 41-2653, as amended by section 1 of 2021 Senate Bill No. 14, and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

SB 258, AN ACT concerning alcoholic liquor; relating to wineries; special order shipping licenses; license terms; requiring electronic submission of gallonage taxes; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 41-350 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

SB 259, AN ACT concerning workers compensation; providing for admission of a healthcare provider’s medical report as testimony of the healthcare provider without necessity of other foundational evidence; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 44-516 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Ways and Means.

SB 260, AN ACT concerning political advertising; relating to endorsement of candidates and office holders; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 25-4156 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Ways and Means.

SB 261, AN ACT concerning the Kansas asbestos control program; establishing the asbestos remediation fund; specifying the expenditure of moneys therefrom; crediting certain fees and penalties therein; amending K.S.A. 65-5309 and 65-5314 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Ways and Means.

Senate Resolutions

SR 1709, A RESOLUTION approving Executive Reorganization Order No. 48, transferring the division of tourism and the office of the director of tourism from the Kansas department of wildlife, parks and tourism to the department of commerce, by Committee on Commerce.

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