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Volume 40 - Issue 4 - January 28, 2021

State of Kansas

Legislative Administrative Services

Legislative Bills and Resolutions Introduced

The following numbers and titles of bills and resolutions were introduced January 11–20 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 2001, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to sex offenses; creating the crime of sexual extortion; requiring registration of offenders; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 22-4902 and 22-4906 and repealing the existing sections, by Representative Owens.

HB 2002, 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 Representative Highberger.

HB 2003, AN ACT concerning property taxation; relating to county treasurers; providing for the ability to establish payment plans for the payment of delinquent or nondelinquent taxes; amending K.S.A. 79-2024 and repealing the existing section, by Representative Kelly.

HB 2004, AN ACT concerning the adult care home licensure act; relating to transferor discharge of residents from an adult residential care facility; creating a right to appeal an involuntary transfer or discharge, by Representative Highland.

HB 2005, AN ACT concerning the boiler safety act; relating to exceptions to the applicability of the act; specifications for certain hot water supply boilers; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 44-915 and repealing the existing section, by Representative Highland.

HB 2006, AN ACT concerning legal public holidays; designating Indigenous Peoples Day; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 35-107 and 35-205 and repealing the existing sections, by Representatives Highberger, Haswood and Victors.

HB 2007, AN ACT concerning motor carriers; relating to the state corporation commission’s regulation of motor carriers; updating and eliminating certain procedures for certificates of convenience and necessity and certificates of public service; revising certain laws to conform to federal regulation; amending K.S.A. 66-1,105, 66-1,108, 66-1,110, 66-1,111, 66-1,112, 66-1,112g, 66-1,112j, 66-1,114, 66-1,114b, 66-1,116, 66-1,119 and 66-1,141 and repealing the existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 66-1,118, 66-1,119a, 66-1,140 and 66-1,142d, by Representative Proehl.

HB 2008, AN ACT concerning the attorney general; providing for coordination of training on missing and murdered indigenous people for law enforcement agencies, by Representatives Victors and Haswood.

HB 2009, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to criminal sodomy; members of the same sex; removing criminal penalty; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-5504 and repealing the existing section, by Representative Carmichael.

HB 2010, AN ACT concerning traffic regulations; relating to operating a vehicle while fatigued; creating a traffic infraction thereof; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-2118 and repealing the existing section; also repealing K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-2118c, by Representative Carmichael.

HB 2011, AN ACT concerning elections; relating to prosecution of election crimes; duties of the secretary of state; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 25-2435 and repealing the existing section, by Representative Carmichael.

HB 2012, AN ACT concerning elections; relating to voting; penalties for voting crimes; elements of voting crimes; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 25-1128, 25-2409, 25-2416, 25-2423, 25-2431 and 25-2507 and repealing the existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 25-2434, by Representative Carmichael.

HB 2013, AN ACT concerning courts; relating to the supreme court nominating commission and judicial district nominating commissions; selection of chairperson and members; attorney licensure and information; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 7-127, 20-122, 20-123, 20-130, 20-2904 and 20-2907 and repealing the existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 20-170, 20-171 and 20-2917, by Representative Carmichael.

HB 2014, AN ACT concerning motor vehicles; relating to the registration and regulation of military surplus vehicles; amending K.S.A. 8-194, 8-195 and 8-196 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-1486 and repealing the existing sections, by Representative K. Williams.

HB 2015, AN ACT concerning motor vehicles; relating to distinctive license plates; providing distinctive license plates for current and veteran members of the United States army, navy, marine corps, air force and coast guard; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-1,141 and 8-1,147 and repealing the existing sections, by Representative K. Williams.

HB 2016, AN ACT concerning workers compensation; relating to the prevailing factor standard of causation; preexisting conditions; idopathic causation of injury; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 44-508 and 44-510k and repealing the existing sections, by Representative Carmichael.

HB 2017, AN ACT concerning workers compensation; relating to disallowance of compensation for injuries resulting from nonwork-related fighting or horseplay; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 44-501 and repealing the existing section, by Representative Carmichael.

HB 2018, AN ACT concerning labor and employment; relating to increasing the minimum wage; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 44-1203 and repealing the existing section, by Representative Coleman.

HB 2019, AN ACT concerning roads and highways; designating bridges on United States highway 54 as the Jack Taylor memorial bridge and the Max Zimmerman memorial bridge, by Representative Francis.

HB 2020, AN ACT concerning veterans; relating to the Kansas commission on veterans affairs office; requiring the director to submit an initial application for a state veterans home construction grant to the United States department of veterans affairs, by Representatives Proctor, Croft, Ellis, French, T. Johnson and Neelly.

HB 2021, AN ACT concerning the issuance of certain bonds; relating to the construction of a state veterans home; providing for the powers, duties and functions of the Kansas development finance authority and the department of administration, by Representatives Proctor, Croft, Ellis, French, T. Johnson and Neelly.

HB 2022, AN ACT concerning oil and gas wells; relating to the state corporation commission; investigation and determination of responsibility for abandoned wells; plugging abandoned wells; abolishing the well plugging assurance fund and transferring all assets and liabilities to the abandoned oil and gas well fund; amending K.S.A. 55-150, 55-161, 55-168, 55-178, 55-179, 55-180, 55-192 and 75-3036 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 55-155 and repealing the existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 55-163, 55-166 and 55-167 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 55-193, by Representative Waymaster.

HB 2023, AN ACT concerning property taxation; relating to valuation of real property; land devoted to agricultural use; amending K.S.A. 79-1476 and repealing the existing section, by Representative Highland.

HB 2024, AN ACT concerning adult care homes; relating to civil liability for COVID-19 claims; providing immunity therefrom; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 60-5506 and repealing the existing section, by Representatives Owens, Croft, Lynn, Thomas, Waggoner and Wasinger.

HB 2025, AN ACT concerning privacy rights; relating to real property; imposing restrictions on access and surveillance by certain governmental officials and agencies, by Representative Corbet.

HB 2026, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to diversion agreements; creating a certified drug abuse treatment program for people on diversion; providing for supervision by court services or community corrections; amending K.S.A. 22-2907, 75-5291 and 75-52,144 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 22-2909 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Joint Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight.

HB 2027, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to unlawfully tampering with electronic monitoring equipment; modifying criminal penalties; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-6322 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Joint Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight.

HB 2028, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to property crimes; loss values; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-5802, 21-5813, 21-5821, 21-5825, 21-5828, 21-5830, 21-5927, 21-6002, 21-6004, 21-6005 and 21-6205 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Joint Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight.

HB 2029, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to crimes against persons; domestic battery; counting offenses with domestic violence designation as prior convictions; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-5414 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Joint Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight.

HB 2030, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to terminal medical release; criteria for release; permitting release earlier in terminal diagnosis; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 22-3729 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Joint Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight.

HB 2031, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to sentencing; increasing good time and program credits for certain offenders; eliminating liability protection for wrongful act or omission in making calculations; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-6821 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Joint Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight.

HB 2032, AN ACT concerning the department of wildlife, parks and recreation; relating to enforcement; unlawful methods of taking wildlife; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 32-1003 and 32-1032 and repealing the existing sections, by Representative Carmichael.

HB 2033, AN ACT concerning labor and employment; increasing the minimum wage; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 44-1203 and repealing the existing section, by Representatives Xu, Haswood, Parker, Vaughn and Woodard.

HB 2034, AN ACT concerning townships; relating to the purchase of property and construction of buildings; amending K.S.A. 80-104 and repealing the existing section, by Representative Amyx.

HB 2035, AN ACT creating the Dwayne Peaslee technical training center district act, by Representative Amyx.

HB 2036, AN ACT concerning elections; authorizing Sedgwick county voters on election day to vote at any polling place; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 25-2701 and repealing the existing section, by Representative Carmichael.

HB 2037, AN ACT concerning education; establishing Erin’s law; relating to teacher training and student instruction; identifying signs of child sexual abuse, by Representative Coleman.

HB 2038, AN ACT concerning teachers; creating the educator protection act; relating to excess professional liability insurance coverage for teachers; amending K.S.A. 75-4101 and repealing the existing section, by Representative Huebert.

HB 2039, AN ACT concerning education; relating to civics instruction; requiring students to pass a civics examination for high school graduation; amending K.S.A. 72-3217 and repealing the existing section, by Representative Huebert.

HB 2040, AN ACT concerning workers compensation; relating to disqualification for benefits due to use of drugs; changing from a conclusive to a rebuttable presumption of impairment based on drug test levels; removing the presumption for marijuana; changing the standard of proof for overcoming the presumption of contribution to injury based on impairment; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 44-501 and repealing the existing section, by Representative Carmichael.

HB 2041, AN ACT concerning workers compensation; relating to benefit reductions due to retirement benefits; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 44-501 and repealing the existing section, by Representative Carmichael.

HB 2042, AN ACT concerning retirement and pensions; enacting the Kansas thrift savings plan act; providing terms, conditions and requirements related thereto; relating to plan document, membership, benefits, contributions, distributions and prospective plan changes by the legislature, by Representative Highland.

HB 2043, AN ACT concerning members of the legislature; relating to retirement and pensions; ending membership in the Kansas public employees retirement system; establishing annual salary; amending K.S.A. 46-137e, 74-4902, 74-4991 and 75-3212 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 46-137a and 46-137b and repealing the existing sections, by Representative Highland.

HB 2044, AN ACT concerning education; relating to retirement and pensions; Kansas public employees retirement system; increasing certain employee contributions; making and concerning appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2022, for the department of education; amending K.S.A. 74-4919, 74-49,210 and 74-49,305 and repealing the existing sections, by Representative Highland.

HB 2045, AN ACT concerning economic development; relating to the Kansas angel investor tax credit act; qualified securities; tax credit limitations and amounts; investor requirements; qualified Kansas business designation requirements; bioscience businesses; program expiration date; amending K.S.A. 74-8132, 74-8133 and 74-8136 and repealing the existing sections, by Representative Owens.

HB 2046, 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 None.

HB 2047, AN ACT repealing K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 60-5322; concerning the adoption protection act, by Representatives Ruiz, S. and Woodard.

HB 2048, AN ACT concerning the governmental response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Kansas; providing certain relief related to health, welfare, property and economic security during this public health emergency; relating to the state of disaster emergency; powers of the governor and executive officers; providing certain limitations and restrictions; authorizing the temporary sale of alcoholic liquor for consumption off of certain licensed premises; relating to changes in eligibility for benefits under the employment security law in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency; authorizing the expanded use of telemedicine in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency and imposing requirements related thereto; suspending certain requirements related to medical care facilities and expiring such provisions; providing for temporary suspension of certain healthcare professional licensing and practice requirements; delegation and supervision requirements; conditions of licensure and renewal and reinstatement of licensure; relating to limitations on business liability associated with the COVID-19 public health emergency; amending K.S.A. 2019 Supp. 48-925, as amended by section 34 of chapter 1 of the 2020 Special Session Laws of Kansas and 48-925, as amended by section 34 of chapter 1 of the 2020 Special Session Laws of Kansas, as amended by section 5 of this act, and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 41-2653,44-705, 48-924, 48-924b, 48-925a, 48-963, 48-965, 48-966 and 60-5504 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

HB 2049, AN ACT concerning the legislative division of post audit; relating to audits; prohibiting a public agency from charging a fee under the open records act for records requested therefor; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 45-219 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Legislative Post Audit Committee.

HB 2050, AN ACT concerning the legislative division of post audit; removing the requirement to submit certain documents thereto; amending K.S.A. 22-4514a, 75-3728c, 76-721 and 79-3233b and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Legislative Post Audit Committee.

HB 2051, AN ACT concerning the offices of the state treasurer and the commissioner of insurance; relating to the filling of a vacancy; amending K.S.A. 25-101b and 40-106 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Elections.

HB 2052, AN ACT concerning ethics; authorizing legislative assistants and committee assistants to accept a gift of not to exceed $120 per session; amending K.S.A. 46-235 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Elections.

HB 2053, 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 Elections.

HB 2054, AN ACT concerning advance ballots; relating to limitations on persons returning such advance ballots; establishing criminal penalties related thereto; amending K.S.A. 25-1130 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 25-1124 and 25-1128 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Elections.

HB 2055, AN ACT concerning late filing of lobbyist reports and statements of financial interest reports; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 46-280 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Elections.

HB 2056, AN ACT concerning food products; relating to the Kansas food, drug and cosmetic act; regulating the sale and distribution of kratom products; amending K.S.A. 65-656 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

HB 2057, AN ACT concerning alcoholic beverages; relating to the club and drinking establishment act; authorizing the issuance of drinking establishment licenses to licensed manufacturers under certain conditions; amending K.S.A. 41-2632 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 41-2623 and 41-2642 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

HB 2058, AN ACT concerning firearms; relating to the personal and family protection act; recognition of licenses issued by other jurisdictions; amending K.S.A.75-7c03 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-6302 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

HB 2059, AN ACT concerning firearms; relating to the personal and family protection act; recognition of licenses issued by other jurisdictions; creating a special license for persons under the age of 21; amending K.S.A. 75-7c02, 75-7c03, 75-7c04, 75-7c08 and 75-7c21 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-5914, 21-6301, 21-6302, 21-6309 and 32-1002 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

HB 2060, AN ACT establishing daylight saving time as the permanent standard time for the state of Kansas, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

HB 2061, AN ACT concerning cigarettes and tobacco products; increasing the minimum age to purchase or possess such products; prohibiting cigarette vending machines and self-service displays; amending K.S.A. 72-6285, 79-3301, 79-3302, 79-3303, 79-3304, 79-3309, 79-3316, 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. 21-5102, 21-6109, 21-6110 and 50-6a14 and repealing the existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 79-3310c, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

HB 2062, AN ACT concerning the state child death review board; relating to confidentiality of records; exceptions thereto; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 22a-243 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Children and Seniors.

HB 2063, AN ACT concerning retirement and pensions; relating to the Kansas police and firemen’s retirement system; providing certain spousal and children’s benefits for death resulting from a service-connected disability; amending K.S.A. 74-4960a and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Joint Committee on Pensions, Investments and Benefits.

HB 2064, AN ACT concerning retirement and pensions; relating to the Kansas deferred retirement option program act; election; extension of initial DROP period; amending K.S.A. 74-4986n and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 74-4986l and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Joint Committee on Pensions, Investments and Benefits.

HB 2065, AN ACT concerning the Kansas act against discrimination and acts supplemental thereto; prohibiting discrimination in housing based on the source of income of the buyer or renter; amending K.S.A. 44-1015, 44-1016, 44-1017, 44-1018 and 44-1027 and repealing the existing sections, by Representative Woodard.

HB 2066, AN ACT concerning occupational regulation; relating to occupational licenses for certain applicants; telemedicine; temporary emergency licenses; electronic credentials; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 48-3406 and repealing the existing section, by Representatives Croft, Owens, Proctor, Tarwater, Thomas and Wasinger.

HB 2067, AN ACT concerning school districts; relating to the allocation of school district moneys for improvement of student academic performance; amending K.S.A. 72-1163 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on K-12 Education Budget.

HB 2068, AN ACT concerning education; relating to the tax credit for low income students scholarship program act; expanding student eligibility for the program; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 72-4352, 72-4354 and 72-5178 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on K-12 Education Budget.

HB 2069, AN ACT concerning financial institutions; enacting the Kansas economic recovery loan deposit program; relating to credit unions, field of membership; banks, trust companies and savings and loan institutions, privilege tax, deduction of net interest received from certain agricultural real estate loans and single family residence loans; amending K.S.A. 75-4237 and 79-1109 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 17-2205 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Financial Institutions and Rural Development.

HB 2070, AN ACT concerning postsecondary education; relating to certain private postsecondary educational institutions; acceptable methods of payment, credit card surcharges; amending K.S.A. 75-30,100 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Taxation.

HB 2071, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to crimes against persons; increasing criminal penalties for stalking a minor; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-5427 and repealing the existing section, by Representatives Lynn, Arnberger, Croft, Esau, Finch, Hawkins, Helmer, Hoheisel, Landwehr, Long, Owens, Resman, Ryckman, Samsel, Tarwater, Thomas, Toplikar, Waggoner, Wasinger, K. Williams and Woodard.

HB 2072, AN ACT concerning insurance; relating to risk-based capital requirements; updating the version of instructions in effect; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 40-2c01 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Insurance and Pensions.

HB 2073, AN ACT concerning insurance; relating to coverage of mental illness and substance use disorders; limiting utilization review under certain circumstances; enacting the Kristi L. Bennett mental health parity act; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp.40-2,105 and 40-2,105a and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Insurance and Pensions.

HB 2074, AN ACT concerning insurance; relating to producer licensing requirements; agent conduct; pertaining to examinations; fees; renewal dates; suspension, revocation or denial of licensure; licensure renewal; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 40-241, 40-4902, 40-4903, 40-4905, 40-4909, 40-4912, 40-4915, 40-5505 and 40-5512 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Insurance and Pensions.

HB 2075, AN ACT concerning the probate code; relating to adoption; venue; agency adoptions; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 59-2126 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2076, AN ACT concerning criminal procedure; relating to sureties; surrender of obligor by surety; release of surety; requiring delivery to county where the complaint subject to the bond was filed; amending K.S.A. 22-2809 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2077, AN ACT concerning the Kansas criminal justice reform commission; relating to expiration of the commission; extending the commission and limiting the scope of study; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-6902 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice.

HB 2078, AN ACT concerning criminal procedure; relating to discharge of persons not brought promptly to trial; suspension and elimination of statutory deadlines; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 22-3402 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2079, AN ACT concerning state officers; relating to certain powers, duties and functions of the secretary of state and the attorney general; the address confidentiality program; transferring duties to the attorney general; amending K.S.A. 75-451, 75-452, 75-453, 75-454, 75-455, 75-456, 75-457 and 75-458 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2080, AN ACT concerning state officers; relating to certain powers; duties and functions of the secretary of state and the attorney general; charitable organizations; transferring duties to the attorney general; increasing certain fees; creating the charitable organizations fee fund; amending K.S.A. 17-1759, 17-1763, 17-1764, 17-1765, 17-1766, 17-1769, 17-1771, 17-1772 and 46-236 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 17-1762 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2081, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to sentencing; multiple sentences for people convicted of a new crime; modifying how certain prior convictions are counted for the special sentencing rule related to possession of a controlled substance; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-6606 and 21-6805 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice.

HB 2082, AN ACT concerning the crime victims compensation board; relating to applications for compensation; mental health counseling; adding certain children to the definition of victim; amending K.S.A. 74-7301 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 74-7305 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2083, AN ACT concerning the Kansas sentencing commission; relating to membership; legislative members; amending K.S.A. 74-9102 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice.

HB 2084, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to sentencing; probation; authorizing earned discharge credit and early release from probation; limiting maximum duration of probation; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-6608 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice.

House Resolutions

HR 6001, A RESOLUTION providing for the organization of the House of Representatives for the 2021 session, by Representatives Ryckman, Hawkins and Sawyer.

HR 6002, A RESOLUTION assigning seats in the House of Representatives for the 2021 session, by Representatives Ryckman, Hawkins and Sawyer.

HR 6003, A RESOLUTION relating to the rules of the House of Representatives for the 2021 session, by Representatives Ryckman, Hawkins and Sawyer.

HR 6004, A RESOLUTION adopting permanent rules of the House of Representatives for the 2021-2022 biennium, by Representatives Ryckman, Hawkins and Sawyer.

HR 6005, A RESOLUTION relating to the rules of the House of Representatives for 2021-2022; amending Rule 1102, by Representatives Highberger and Clayton.

HR 6006, A RESOLUTION relating to the rules of the House of Representatives for 2019-2020; amending Rules 101, 701, 1302, 1304, 1306, 1307, 3903 and 3906; and revoking Rule 2110, by Representatives Highberger and Clayton.

HR 6007, A RESOLUTION declaring September 24, 2021, as a day of prayer,fasting and public humiliation in Kansas, by Representatives Rhiley, Garber, Jacobs and Murphy.

House Concurrent Resolutions

HCR 5001, A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION adopting joint rules for the Senate and House of Representatives for the 2021-2022 biennium, by Representatives Ryckman, Hawkins and Sawyer.

HCR 5002, A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION relating to the Joint rules of the Senate and House of Representatives for 2021-2022; amending Joint rule 3; and revoking Joint rule 6, by Representatives Highberger and Clayton.

HCR 5003, A PROPOSITION to amend the bill of rights of the constitution of the state of Kansas by adding a new section thereto stating that there is no constitutional right to abortion, and reserving to the people the ability to regulate abortion through the elected members of the legislature of the state of Kansas, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs House.

HCR 5004, A PROPOSITION to amend section 11 of article 1 of the constitution of the state of Kansas, relating to vacancies in executive offices, by Committee on Elections.

HCR 5005, A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring the hard work and resiliency of frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, by Representatives Ryckman, Finch, Hawkins, Sawyer and Probst.

Senate Bills

SB 1, AN ACT concerning the Kansas state fair; relating to the use of the state fair capital improvements fund; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 2-223 and repealing the existing section, by Senator McGinn.

SB 2, AN ACT concerning the Kansas state fair; relating to alcoholic liquor; sales during the state fair; issuance of temporary permits; liquor enforcement tax and liquor drink tax; crediting a portion of such tax moneys collected to the state fair capital improvements fund; amending K.S.A. 79-4108 and 79-41a03 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 41-719 and 41-1201 and repealing the existing sections, by Senator McGinn.

SB 3, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to diversion agreements; creating a certified drug abuse treatment program for people on diversion; providing for supervision by court services or community corrections; amending K.S.A. 22-2907, 75-5291 and 75-52,144 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 22-2909 and repealing the existing sections, by Joint Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight.

SB 4, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to unlawfully tampering with electronic monitoring equipment; modifying criminal penalties; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-6322 and repealing the existing section, by Joint Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight.

SB 5, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to property crimes; loss values; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-5802, 21-5813, 21-5821, 21-5825, 21-5828, 21-5830, 21-5927, 21-6002, 21-6004, 21-6005 and 21-6205 and repealing the existing sections, by Joint Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight.

SB 6, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to crimes against persons; domestic battery; counting offenses with domestic violence designation as prior convictions; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-5414 and repealing the existing section, by Joint Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight.

SB 7, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to terminal medical release; criteria for release; permitting release earlier in terminal diagnosis; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 22-3729 and repealing the existing section, by Joint Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight.

SB 8, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to sentencing; increasing good time and program credits for certain offenders; eliminating liability protection for wrongful act or omission in making calculations; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-6821 and repealing the existing section, by Joint Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight.

SB 9, AN ACT concerning law enforcement officers; relating to the Kansas law enforcement training act; requiring newly certified officers to attend diversity meetings, by Senator Faust-Goudeau.

SB 10, AN ACT concerning labor and employment; relating to occupational licensing and regulation; enacting the right to earn a living act, by Senators Hilderbrand, Fagg, Steffen, Straub, Thompson and Wilborn.

SB 11, AN ACT concerning elections; relating to advance mail ballots; prohibiting the altering or backdating of postmark; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 25-1128 and repealing the existing section, by Senators Hilderbrand, Baumgardner, Claeys, Erickson, Fagg, Kloos, Peck, Steffen, Straub, Thompson and Wilborn.

SB 12, AN ACT concerning the department for children and families; relating to performance-based contracting, by Senator Faust-Goudeau.

SB 13, AN ACT concerning property taxation; relating to tax levy rates, establishing notice and public hearing requirements prior to approval by a governing body to exceed its revenue neutral rate and discontinuing the city and county tax lid; prohibiting valuation increase of real property solely as the result of normal repair, replacement or maintenance; establishment of a payment plan for the payment of delinquent or nondelinquent taxes; amending K.S.A. 79-1460, 79-1801, 79-2024 and 79-2925c and repealing the existing sections, by Senators Tyson, Alley, Baumgardner, Erickson, Fagg, Hilderbrand, Kerschen, Longbine, Peck, Steffen, Thompson and Warren.

SB 14, AN ACT concerning governmental response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Kansas; providing certain relief related to health, welfare, property and economic security during this public health emergency; relating to the state of disaster emergency; powers of the governor and executive officers; providing certain limitations and restrictions; authorizing the temporary sale of alcoholic liquor for consumption off of certain licensed premises; authorizing the expanded use of telemedicine in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency and imposing requirements related thereto; suspending certain requirements related to medical care facilities and expiring such provisions; providing for temporary suspension of certain healthcare professional licensing and practice requirements; delegation and supervision requirements; conditions of licensure and renewal and reinstatement of licensure; relating to limitations on business liability associated with the COVID-19 public health emergency; amending K.S.A. 2019 Supp. 48-925, as amended by section 34 of chapter 1 of the 2020 Special Session Laws of Kansas and 48-925, as amended by section 34 of chapter 1 of the 2020 Special Session Laws of Kansas, as amended by section 4 of this act, and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 41-2653, 48-924, 48-924b, 48-925a, 48-963, 48-965, 48-966 and 60-5504 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Judiciary.

SB 15, AN ACT concerning financial institutions; enacting the Kansas economic recovery loan deposit program; relating to credit unions, field of membership; banks, trust companies and savings and loan institutions, privilege tax, deduction of net interest received from certain agricultural real estate loans and single family residence loans amending K.S.A. 75-4237 and 79-1109 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 17-2205 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Financial Institutions.

SB 16, AN ACT concerning the legislative division of post audit; removing the requirement to submit certain documents thereto; amending K.S.A. 22-4514a, 75-3728c, 76-721 and 79-3233b and repealing the existing sections, by Legislative Post Audit Committee.

SB 17, AN ACT concerning the legislative division of post audit; relating to audits; prohibiting a public agency from charging a fee under the open records act for records requested therefor; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 45-219 and repealing the existing section, by Legislative Post Audit Committee.

SB 18, AN ACT concerning motor vehicles; relating to the registration and regulation of United States and NATO country military surplus vehicles; amending K.S.A. 8-194, 8-195 and 8-196 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-1486 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Transportation.

SB 19, AN ACT concerning roads and highways; designating a portion of United States highway 77 as the CPL Allen E Oatney and SP4 Gene A Myers memorial highway; amending K.S.A. 68-1022 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Transportation.

SB 20, AN ACT concerning roads and highways; designating a portion of United States highway 69 as the Senator Dennis Wilson Memorial Highway, by Committee on Transportation.

SB 21, AN ACT concerning sales and compensating use tax; relating to countywide retailers’ sales tax; approving election by Cherokee county; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 12-187 and 12-189 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Assessment and Taxation.

SB 22, AN ACT concerning income taxation; relating to addition and subtraction modifications for the treatment of global intangible low-taxed income, business interest, capital contributions, FDIC premiums, business meals and payment protection program loans and expenses; expanding the expense deduction for income taxpayers and calculating the deduction amount; providing the ability to elect to itemize for individuals; exemption of unemployment compensation income attributable as a result of identity fraud; increasing the net operating loss for corporations; amending K.S.A.79-32,117, 79-32,120, 79-32,138, 79-32,143 and 79-32,143a and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Assessment and Taxation.

SB 23, AN ACT concerning property taxation; relating to buildings and improvements destroyed or substantially destroyed by natural disaster; amending K.S.A. 79-1613 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Assessment and Taxation.

SB 24, AN ACT concerning municipalities; prohibiting any requirements that impact a customer’s use of energy; relating to public utilities; creating the Kansas energy choice act, by Committee on Utilities.

SB 25, AN ACT concerning the regulation of traffic; prohibiting the use of a mobile telephone while operating in a school zone or in a road construction zone or by individuals under 18 years of age; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-2118 and repealing the existing section; also repealing K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-2118c, by Committee on Transportation.

SB 26, AN ACT concerning roads and highways; designating a portion of K-7 as the Senator Bud Burke Memorial Highway, by Committee on Transportation.

SB 27, AN ACT concerning health and environment; relating to the Kansas storage tank act; increasing the limit of certain liability amounts; reimbursements; extending the existence of the underground fund, aboveground fund, UST redevelopment fund and the UST redevelopment fund compensation advisory board; amending K.S.A. 65-34,105, 65-34,118, 65-34,119, 65-34,120, 65-34,123, 65-34,128, 65-34,134 and 65-34,139 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

SB 28, AN ACT concerning insurance; relating to the reinsurance of risk; updating the national association of insurance commissioners credit for reinsurance model law; insurance holding company act; codifying the national association of insurance commissioners credit for insurance model regulation; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 40-221a, 40-3302, 40-3304 and 40-3306 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Insurance.

SB 29, AN ACT concerning insurance; relating to risk-based capital requirements; updating the version of instructions in effect; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 40-2c01 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Insurance.

SB 30, AN ACT concerning the Kansas uniform securities act; relating to victims of securities violations; powers of the administrator; administrative proceedings; criminal penalties; establishing the securities act victim restitution program; securities act victim restitution fund; amending K.S.A. 75-3036 and 77-547 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 17-12a508, 17-12a601 and 17-12a609 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Insurance.

SB 31, AN ACT concerning education; relating to the school district capital improvements state aid determination; excluding U.S.D. No. 207, Fort Leavenworth and virtual school students therefrom; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 72-5462 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Education.

SB 32, AN ACT concerning education; relating to postsecondary education; concurrent and dual enrollment; authorizing school districts to pay tuition and fees; requiring tuition waiver for foster children; report to the legislature; amending K.S.A. 72-3220, 72-3221, 72-3222, 72-3223, 72-3224 and 75-53,112 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Education.

SB 33, AN ACT concerning motor vehicles; relating to the vehicle dealers and manufacturers licensing act; providing for a display show license; allowing for new vehicle dealers and manufacturers to participate in display shows; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-2435 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Transportation.

SB 34, AN ACT concerning administrative rules and regulations; relating to automatic sunset, exceptions thereto; renewal by legislature; certification by revisor of statutes; requirements for adoption of rules and regulations, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

SB 35, AN ACT concerning elections; relating to mailing of advance voting ballots; removing the option of additional time for receipt of ballots after the third day following the date of an election; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 25-1132 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

SB 36, AN ACT concerning motor vehicles; relating to salvage vehicles; allowing employees of salvage vehicle pools to perform vehicle identification number inspections; allowing salvage vehicle pools and salvage vehicle dealers to apply to the division of vehicles for ownership documents; providing application and notice requirements therefor; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-116a and 8-198 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Transportation.

Senate Resolutions

SR 1701, A RESOLUTION relating to the organization of the Senate, by Senators Masterson, Suellentrop and Sykes.

SR 1702, A RESOLUTION relating to assignment of seats of the Senate, by Senators Masterson, Suellentrop and Sykes.

SR 1703, A RESOLUTION relating to the rules of the Senate for the 2021 session, by Senators Masterson, Suellentrop and Sykes.

SR 1704, A RESOLUTION adopting rules for the Senate of the State of Kansas for the terms of the Senators commencing with the 2021 regular session of the Legislature, by Senators Masterson, Suellentrop and Sykes.

Senate Concurrent Resolutions

SCR 1601, A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION informing the governor that the two houses of the legislature are duly organized and ready to receive communications, by Senators Masterson, Suellentrop and Sykes.

SCR 1602, A PROPOSITION to amend the bill of rights of the constitution of the state of Kansas by adding a new section thereto stating that there is no constitutional right to abortion, and reserving to the people the ability to regulate abortion through the elected members of the legislature of the state of Kansas, by Committee on Judiciary.

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