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Volume 40 - Issue 5 - February 4, 2021

State of Kansas

Legislative Administrative Services

Legislative Bills and Resolutions Introduced

The following numbers and titles of bills and resolutions were introduced January 21–27 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 2085, AN ACT concerning postsecondary education; creating the students’ right to know act; relating to the publication of certain information regarding postsecondary education, by Committee on Education.

HB 2086, AN ACT concerning schools; relating to school districts and nonpublic schools; emergency medication kits for certain life-threatening conditions; requiring a prescription for distribution of emergency medication to schools; administration of emergency medication by school personnel, training; exempting certain persons from the practice of healing arts and civil liability if acting in good faith; amending K.S.A. 65-1680, 65-2872b and 72-6283 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Education.

HB 2087, AN ACT concerning administrative rules and regulations; relating to review by the director of the budget; amending K.S.A. 77-416, 77-420, 77-420a, 77-421 and 77-422 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

HB 2088, AN ACT concerning children and minors; relating to procedures in investigations of child abuse or neglect; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 38-2226 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

HB 2089, AN ACT concerning firearms; relating to the personal and family protection act; authorizing the issuance of an alternative license during a declared state of disaster emergency; amending K.S.A. 75-7c03 and 75-7c05 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

HB 2090, AN ACT concerning elected officials; relating to military service; vacancy in elected office; appointment of acting official; amending K.S.A. 73-213, 73-214, 73-215, 73-218 and 73-219 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Elections.

HB 2091, AN ACT concerning taxation; relating to income tax; providing are fundable food sales tax credit; discontinuing the nonrefundable food sales tax credit; amending K.S.A. 79-32,271 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Taxation.

HB 2092, AN ACT concerning the Kansas offender registration act; relating to removal of drug offenders from registration requirements; removing enhanced penalty for multiple nonpayments; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 22-4902, 22-4903, 22-4905, 22-4906 and 22-4909 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice.

HB 2093, AN ACT concerning motor vehicles; relating to fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer; increasing penalties thereof when operating a stolen motor vehicle; relating to evidence of intent to deprive owner of property; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-1568 and 21-5804 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2094, AN ACT establishing the wartime veteran and first responder survivors’ grant program and fund; relating to the state board of regents; Kansas commission on veterans affairs office, by Committee on Appropriations.

HB 2095, AN ACT concerning the care and treatment act for mentally ill persons; relating to temporary custody orders; possession of a firearm; amending K.S.A. 59-2959 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 59-2966 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2096, AN ACT concerning the Kansas open records act; relating to exceptions to disclosure; public websites that identify home addresses or home ownership; restricting access to identifying information of employees of the department of corrections, local correctional officers or local detention officers, employees of the judicial branch, employees of a municipal court and administrative hearing officers; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 45-221 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2097, AN ACT concerning economic development; relating to the high performance incentive fund; workforce training program participation requirements; amending K.S.A. 74-50,133 and 79-32,160a and repealing the existing sections, by Representative Tarwater.

HB 2098, AN ACT concerning family law; relating to dissolution of marriage; change of name; allowing change to name other than former or maiden name; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 23-2716 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2099, AN ACT concerning the state board of tax appeals; hearings, permitting attendance at hearings by the use of audio or video electronic communication; amending K.S.A. 74-2433 and repealing the existing section, by Representative Rhiley.

HB 2100, AN ACT concerning roads and highways; designating a bridge on United States highway 166 as the SGT Tyler A Juden memorial bridge, by Representative Rhiley.

HB 2101, AN ACT concerning the university engineering initiative act; relating to goals; authorizing transfers from the expanded lottery act revenues fund for certain fiscal years; amending K.S.A. 74-8768 and 76-7,137 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Appropriations.

HB 2102, AN ACT concerning agriculture; relating to eggs; repackaging requirements for retailers; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 2-2510 and repealing thee xisting section, by Committee on Agriculture.

HB 2103, AN ACT concerning agriculture; relating to environmental remediation; establishing the Kansas pesticide waste disposal program and the Kansas pesticide waste disposal fund; permitting annual transfers from the Kansas agricultural remediation fund to the Kansas pesticide waste disposal fund; amending K.S.A. 2-3702 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 2-3708 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Agriculture.

HB 2104, AN ACT concerning sales taxation; relating to exemptions; modifying the exemption for construction materials for educational institutions; amending K.S.A. 79-3606 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Taxation.

HB 2105, AN ACT concerning income taxation; relating to withholding taxes; establishing withholding requirements for certain employees who work in multiple states; determination of employer penalties, by Committee on Taxation.

HB 2106, AN ACT concerning income taxation; relating to corporate tax returns; extending the dates when tax returns are required to be filed; amending K.S.A. 79-3221 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Taxation.

HB 2107, AN ACT concerning funeral processions; relating to the regulation thereof; creating a violation for not yielding the right-of-way to funeral processions; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-2118 and repealing the existing section; also repealing K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-2118c, by Representative Collins.

HB 2108, AN ACT concerning the department of health and environment; relating to the study and investigation of maternal deaths in the state of Kansas; amending K.S.A. 65-177 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

HB 2109, AN ACT concerning the board of indigents’ defense services; relating to appointments to the board; increasing population threshold of a county required to have a lawyer member; increasing number of lawyer members; decreasing number of non-lawyer members; amending K.S.A. 22-4519 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2110, AN ACT concerning insurance; relating to the state employees health care commission; mandating coverage for pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome (PANS) and pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections (PANDAS); requiring submission of an impact report to the legislature, by Committee on Insurance and Pensions.

HB 2111, AN ACT concerning retirement and pensions; relating to the Kansas public employees retirement system and systems thereunder; affiliation and membership of certain security officers of the department of corrections in the Kansas police and firemen’s retirement system; providing for employee and employer contributions, by Committee on Insurance and Pensions.

HB 2112, AN ACT concerning self-storage rental units; relating to sales by operators of property due to abandonment or nonpayment of rent; occupant’s designation of alternate contact; contractual value of property; amending K.S.A. 58-816 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 58-817 and repealing the existing sections, by Representative Tarwater.

HB 2113, AN ACT concerning the governor’s office; establishing the advisory commission on Asian-American Pacific Islander affairs; composition thereof; appointment of members; powers and duties, by Representative Xu.

HB 2114, AN ACT concerning the legislature; establishing the Kansas senior caret ask force; prescribing topics of study; membership; meeting requirements; records; report, by Committee on Children and Seniors.

HB 2115, AN ACT concerning the legislature; relating to children and minors; the safety and well-being of children in the child welfare system in the state of Kansas; establishing the joint committee on child welfare system oversight; prescribing duties and membership thereof; requiring an annual report to the legislature, by Committee on Children and Seniors.

HB 2116, AN ACT concerning children and minors; relating to child care assistance eligibility and requirements; exempting certain adults 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 2117, AN ACT concerning taxation; relating to income tax, rates; sales and compensating use tax, providing for sales tax exemptions for food and food ingredients and feminine hygiene products, authorizing local sales tax on food and food ingredients; amending K.S.A. 79-32,110, 79-3602 and 79-3606 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 12-189a and repealing the existing sections, by Representative Highberger.

HB 2118, AN ACT concerning campaign finance; relating to political advertisements; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 25-4156 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Elections.

HB 2119, AN ACT concerning education; creating the student empowerment act; providing education savings accounts for students who are academically at-risk; amending K.S.A. 72-5134 and 79-32,117 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on K-12 Education Budget.

HB 2120, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to sex offenses; sexual battery; removing spousal exception; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-5505 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2121, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to defendants who abscond from supervision; definitions; amending K.S.A. 75-5217 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 22-2202 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice.

HB 2122, AN ACT enacting the supported decision-making agreements act; relating to decision-making assistance for adults; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-5417 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

HB 2123, AN ACT concerning legal tender; establishing the Kansas legal tender act; reaffirmation of gold and silver coin as legal tender; income taxation subtraction modification for gains from the sale of specie; amending K.S.A. 79-32,117 and repealing the existing section, by Representatives Fairchild, Lee-Hahn, Murphy and Sutton.

HB 2124, AN ACT concerning the healing arts; relating to healing arts schools; professional services performed thereby; authorization thereof; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 17-2707, 17-7668 and 65-2877a and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Education.

HB 2125, AN ACT concerning the probate code; relating to wills; allowing a will or a copy of a will filed within six months after the death of the testator to be admitted to probate at any time; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 59-618a and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2126, AN ACT concerning adult care facilities; relating to civil liability for COVID-19 claims; providing immunity therefrom; modifying the definition of adult care facility; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 60-5502, 60-5506 and 60-5508 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2127, AN ACT concerning children and minors; relating to child abuse and neglect; child fatalities; requiring the department for children and families to release information to the public when criminal charges are filed in connection with a fatality; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 38-2212 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2128, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to certified drug abuse treatment programs; supervision and jurisdiction; allowing certain nondrug offenders to participate in the certified drug abuse treatment program; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-6610 and 21-6824 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice.

HB 2129, AN ACT concerning the state health care benefits program; providing coverage for tobacco cessation treatments; requiring the Kansas state employees healthcare commission to report on such benefits to the legislature, by Committee on Insurance and Pensions.

HB 2130, AN ACT concerning property tax; relating to cities and counties; approval of budgets, transportation construction projects; election; exception; amending K.S.A. 79-2925c and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Taxation.

HB 2131, 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 K-12 Education Budget.

HB 2132, AN ACT concerning roads and highways; designating a certain bridge on United States highway 77 as the PFC Loren H Larson memorial bridge, by Representative Carlson.

HB 2133, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to search and seizure; requiring a law enforcement officer executing a search warrant to announce their presence before entering; amending K.S.A. 22-2510 and repealing the existing section, by Representatives Fairchild, Finney, Houser, Murphy, Parker and Xu.

HB 2134, 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 and Pensions.

HB 2135, 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 and Pensions.

HB 2136, AN ACT concerning insurance; relating to the regulation of the business thereof; granting the commissioner the power to subpoena witnesses and order depositions when conducting certain investigations; updating certain definitions relating to service contracts and surplus lines insurance; interest rate calculations relating to nonforfeiture law for individual deferred annuities; application requirements for certification of utilization review organizations; requirements for out-of-state risk retention groups to do business in state; applications for registration of professional employer organizations; repealing the automobile club services act; amending K.S.A. 40-103, 40-22a04, 40-22a06 and 40-4103 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 40-201a, 40-246i, 40-4,104, 40-22a05 and 44-1704 and repealing the existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 40-2405, 40-2501, 40-2502, 40-2503, 40-2504, 40-2505, 40-2506, 40-2507, 40-2508, 40-2509, 40-2510, 40-2511, 40-2512 and 40-2513, by Committee on Insurance and Pensions.

HB 2137, 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, 41-2655, 41-2658 and 41-2659 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

HB 2138, AN ACT concerning alcoholic beverages; relating to licensure under the club and drinking establishment act; authorizing the issuance of a license to an individual whose spouse is a law enforcement officer; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 41-311 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

HB 2139, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to sentencing; reducing the range for an offender classified in grid blocks 5-A through 5-H and increasing the range for an offense classified in grid block 5-I; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-6805 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice.

HB 2140, 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 Representatives Highberger, Carlin, Clayton, Curtis, Day, Featherston, Helgerson, Kuether, Ruiz, S. and Woodard.

HB 2141, AN ACT concerning income taxation; relating to deductions; increasing the Kansas standard deduction; amending K.S.A. 79-32,119 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Taxation.

HB 2142, 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 Taxation.

HB 2143, AN ACT concerning sales taxation; relating to exemptions on certain cash rebates on sales or leases of new motor vehicles; making exemption permanent; amending K.S.A. 79-3602 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Taxation.

HB 2144, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to sentencing guidelines; criminal history calculation; requiring an offender who raises error in calculation for first time on appeal to show prejudicial error; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-6814 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice.

HB 2145, AN ACT concerning electric public utilities; relating to the state corporation commission; exempting retail sales of electricity through electric vehicle charging stations from commission jurisdiction; amending K.S.A. 66-104 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications.

HB 2146, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to sentencing; drug crimes; expanding the number of presumptive probation and border grid blocks; authorizing more offenders to be sentenced to participate in the certified drug abuse treatment program; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-6805 and 21-6824 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice.

HB 2147, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to drug offenders; offenders directly committed to prison; petition for release to probation or assignment to community corrections; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 22-3716 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice.

HB 2148, AN ACT concerning sales taxation; relating to exemptions; gage park memorial, inc.; amending K.S.A. 79-3606 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Taxation.

HB 2149, AN ACT concerning child care facilities; relating to individuals maintaining or residing, working or regularly volunteering at a child care facility; imposing prohibitions based on state and federal law; providing exemptions at the discretion of the secretary for children and families; amending K.S.A. 65-516 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Children and Seniors.

HB 2150, AN ACT concerning dependent persons; relating to the reporting of abuse, neglect or financial exploitation of such persons; requiring additional persons to be mandatory reporters; providing a definition of financial exploitation; amending K.S.A.39-1438 and 39-1441 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 39-1430, 39-1431, 39-1433 and 39-1443 and repealing the existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 39-1431b, by Committee on Children and Seniors.

HB 2151, AN ACT concerning the attorney general; relating to elder and dependent adult abuse; creating a Kansas elder and dependent adult abuse multidisciplinary team coordinator and elder and dependent adult abuse multidisciplinary teams; prescribing membership; duties and powers; meeting requirements; providing for confidentiality of records; open meeting exemption; report to the legislature; requiring the abuse, neglect and exploitation of persons unit of the attorney general to assist in multidisciplinary team investigations; amending K.S.A. 75-723 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Children and Seniors.

HB 2152, AN ACT concerning the probate code; relating to transfer-on-death; clarifying how property held under a transfer-on-death deed is distributed when one beneficiary predeceases the grantor; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 59-3504 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2153, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to crimes against persons; mistreatment of a dependent adult or elder person; increasing criminal penalty when victim is a resident of an adult care home; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-5417 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2154, AN ACT concerning school buses; relating to school bus safety; relating to the illegal passing of school buses; authorizing the department of education to contract with private vendors for the installation and operation of stop signal arm videorecording devices; creating procedures for violations and civil penalties; requiring an annual report to the legislature, by Committee on Judiciary.

HB 2155, AN ACT concerning the department of health and environment; relating to water and soil pollutants; spill program; penalties; amending K.S.A. 65-171v and repealing the existing section; also repealing K.S.A. 65-171w, by Committee on Agriculture.

HB 2156, AN ACT concerning agriculture; relating to milk, cream and dairy products; on-farm retail sale of milk; labeling and advertising requirements; civil penalties for violations thereof; amending K.S.A. 65-771 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Agriculture.

HB 2157, AN ACT concerning health and healthcare; relating to health insurance plans; establishing restrictions on the use of step therapy protocols for prescription medication, by Committee on Health and Human Services.

HB 2158, 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 Health and Human Services.

HB 2159, AN ACT concerning schools; relating to the student data privacy act; certain tests, questionnaires, surveys and examinations; permitting the administration thereof on an opt-out basis; providing conditions therefor; amending K.S.A. 72-6316 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Health and Human Services.

HB 2160, AN ACT concerning health and healthcare; relating to certified community behavioral health clinics; establishing certification and funding processes therefor; prescribing powers, duties and functions of the Kansas department for aging and disability services and the department of health and environment related thereto, by Committee on Health and Human Services.

HB 2161, AN ACT concerning the Kansas state board of cosmetology; relating to powers, duties and functions thereof; changing the name of the board to the Kansas board of cosmetology, body art and tanning; creating new categories of licenses issued thereby; extending the board’s enforcement authority to non-licensees; amending K.S.A. 65-1,148, 65-1812, 65-1901, 65-1902, 65-1904, 65-1904a, 65-1904b, 65-1905, 65-1906, 65-1907, 65-1908, 65-1909, 65-1912, 65-1920, 65-1940, 65-1941, 65-1947, 65-2872, 74-2701, 74-2702, 74-2703, 74-2704, 75-3036 and 75-3717 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 39-938 and repealing the existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 74-2705, by Committee on Health and Human Services.

House Concurrent Resolutions

HCR 5006, A PROPOSITION to amend the constitution of the state of Kansas by revising article 3 thereof, relating to the judiciary, by Committee on Judiciary.

HCR 5007, A PROPOSITION to amend article 14 of the constitution of the state of Kansas by adding a new section thereto; relating to the powers of initiative and referendum, by Representatives Fairchild and Collins.

Senate Bills

SB 37, 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.

SB 38, AN ACT concerning agriculture; relating to environmental remediation; establishing the Kansas pesticide waste disposal program and the Kansas pesticide waste disposal fund; permitting annual transfers from the Kansas agricultural remediation fund to the Kansas pesticide waste disposal fund; amending K.S.A. 2-3702 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 2-3708 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources.

SB 39, AN ACT concerning agriculture; relating to the Kansas department of agriculture; the division of animal health; license, permit and registration renewal deadlines; calfhood vaccination tag fees; amending K.S.A. 47-1208 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 47-1001e, 47-1002, 47-1503, 47-1805, 47-1831 and 47-2101 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources.

SB 40, AN ACT concerning agriculture; relating to the Kansas department of agriculture division of conservation; implementing the provisions of 2011 executivere organization order No. 40; amending K.S.A. 2-1916, 49-605, 49-611, 49-613, 49-618, 49-620, 49-623, 82a-1602, 82a-1603, 82a-1607 and 82a-1702 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 2-1903, 2-1904, 2-1907, 2-1907c, 2-1908, 2-1915, 2-1930, 2-1931, 2-1933, 49-603, 49-606 and 49-621 and repealing the existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 49-619, by Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources.

SB 41, 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 Federal and State Affairs.

SB 42, AN ACT concerning the department of health and environment; relating to the study and investigation of maternal deaths in the state of Kansas; amending K.S.A. 65-177 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

SB 43, AN ACT concerning postsecondary education; relating to the state board of regents; creating the Kansas promise scholarship act and the Kansas promise scholarship program fund, by Committee on Education.

SB 44, AN ACT concerning the state treasurer; relating to the low-income family postsecondary savings accounts incentive program; expanding the program to include military servicemember dependent children; allowing contributions from charitable organizations; amending K.S.A. 75-650 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Education.

SB 45, 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 Senator Holland.

SB 46, AN ACT concerning income taxation; relating to Kansas adjusted gross income; providing a subtraction modification for amounts received from employer-sponsored retirement plans; amending K.S.A. 79-32,117 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Assessment and Taxation.

SB 47, AN ACT concerning income taxation; enacting the Kansas taxpayer protection act; relating to paid tax return preparers; requiring a signature and tax identification number on returns and claims; authorizing actions by the secretary of revenue to enjoin certain conduct, by Committee on Assessment and Taxation.

SB 48, 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 Senator Sykes.

SB 49, AN ACT concerning income taxation; relating to credits; extending the time period and expanding eligibility for the single city port authority credit; amending K.S.A. 79-32,212 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Assessment and Taxation.

SB 50, AN ACT concerning taxation; relating to marketplace facilitators; requiring the collection and remittance for sales, compensating use and transient guest taxes and prepaid wireless 911 fees made on platforms; removing click-through nexus provisions; amending K.S.A. 79-3702 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Assessment and Taxation.

SB 51, AN ACT concerning the state department of education and the department for children and families; relating to students in foster care; requiring a Kansas foster care children annual academic report card, by Committee on Education.

SB 52, AN ACT establishing the Sedgwick county urban area nuisance abatement act, by Committee on Ways and Means.

SB 53, AN ACT concerning charter commissions; establishing the membership of the Sedgwick county charter commission, by Committee on Ways and Means.

SB 54, AN ACT concerning civil actions; relating to the protection from abuse act; expanding reasons to extend order; tolling time in prison; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 60-3107 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Ways and Means.

SB 55, AN ACT concerning the healing arts; relating to healing arts schools; professional services performed thereby; authorization thereof; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 17-2707, 17-7668 and 65-2877a and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Education.

SB 56, AN ACT concerning human trafficking; relating to notice offering help to victims of human trafficking; requiring certain businesses and public places to post such notice; amending K.S.A. 75-759 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Judiciary.

SB 57, 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.

SB 58, AN ACT concerning liens or claims against real or personal property; relating to prohibitions on certain filings; notice; criminal penalties; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 58-4301 and 58-4302 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Judiciary.

SB 59, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to sex offenses; changing terminology; selling sexual relations; promoting the sale of sexual relations; buying sexual relations; amending K.S.A. 68-2255 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-5401, 21-6328, 21-6419, 21-6420, 21-6421, 21-6422, 22-2515, 22-2530, 22-3901, 22-4902, 22-4906, 38-2202, 38-2287, 41-311, 41-2601, 60-31a02 and 60-4104 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Judiciary.

SB 60, AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to jurisdictional application; defining proximate result for purposes of determining when a crime is committed partly within this state; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-5106 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Insurance.

SB 61, 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 Education.

SB 62, AN ACT concerning schools; relating to student vision screenings and the standards therefor; establishing the Kansas children’s vision health and school readiness commission; amending K.S.A. 72-6241 and 72-6242 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Education.

SB 63, AN ACT concerning education; providing ACT college entrance exams and workkeys assessments to nonpublic school students; notification thereof; report to the legislature; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 72-5179 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Education.

SB 64, AN ACT concerning postsecondary education; relating to the regulation of private and out-of-state educational institutions by the state board of regents; certificates of approval; student protections; rules and regulations; amending K.S.A. 74-32,162, 74-32,163, 74-32,164, 74-32,165, 74-32,167, 74-32,168, 74-32,169, 74-32,170, 74-32,171,74-32,172, 74-32,173, 74-32,175, 74-32,177, 74-32,178, 74-32,181, 74-32,182, 74-32,184, 74-32,194, 74-32,417 and 74-32,419 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Education.

SB 65, AN ACT concerning economic development; relating to the high performance incentive fund; workforce training program participation requirements; amending K.S.A. 74-50,133 and 79-32,160a and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Commerce.

SB 66, 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 Committee on Commerce.

SB 67, AN ACT concerning motor vehicles; relating to all-terrain vehicles and recreational off-highway vehicles; expanding the definitions thereof; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-126 and 8-1402a and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Transportation.

SB 68, AN ACT concerning motor vehicles; relating to distinctive license plates; establishing a fee for firefighter license plates; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 8-1,155 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Transportation.

SB 69, AN ACT concerning motor vehicles; relating to distinctive license plates; providing for the love, Chloe foundation license plate, by Committee on Transportation.

SB 70, AN ACT concerning sales taxation; relating to exemptions from the sales or selling price; making exemption of certain cash rebates on sales or leases or new motor vehicles permanent; excluding discounts and coupons from the sales or selling price; amending K.S.A. 79-3602 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Assessment and Taxation.

SB 71, AN ACT concerning taxation; relating to income and privilege tax; credits; establishing an Eisenhower foundation contribution credit, by Committee on Assessment and Taxation.

SB 72, AN ACT concerning property taxation; relating to county appraisers, qualifications and appraisal courses for registered mass appraiser designation; state board of tax appeals, appraisal course requirements; appraisal courses approved by the real estate appraisal board; amending K.S.A. 74-2433 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 19-430 and 19-432 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Assessment and Taxation.

SB 73, AN ACT concerning the attorney general; relating to corruption committed by a public officer or public employee; requiring the attorney general to carry out certain duties related to inquiry and investigation; requiring the attorney general to request an inquisition or state grand jury under certain circumstances; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 22-3001 and repealing the existing section, by Senator Holland.

SB 74, AN ACT concerning the attorney general; relating to sexual abuse committed by a minister of religion; requiring the attorney general to carry out certain duties related to inquiry and investigation; requiring the attorney general to request an inquisition or state grand jury under certain circumstances; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 22-3001 and repealing the existing section, by Senator Holland.

SB 75, AN ACT concerning children and minors; relating to reporting of certain abuse and neglect; requiring a duly ordained minister of religion to report certain abuse and neglect; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 38-2223 and repealing the existing section, by Senator Holland.

SB 76, AN ACT concerning taxation; relating to income taxation; establishing the golden years homestead property tax freeze act; providing residential property tax refunds, by Senators Holland, Corson, Faust-Goudeau, Haley, Peck, Petersen, Pettey, Pittman and Ware.

SB 77, AN ACT concerning health professions and practices; relating to audiologists and speech-language pathologists; licensure; enacting the audiology and speech-language pathology interstate compact, by Committee on Public Health and Welfare.

SB 78, AN ACT concerning insurance; relating to the regulation of the business thereof; granting the commissioner the power to subpoena witnesses and order depositions when conducting certain investigations; updating certain definitions relating to service contracts and surplus lines insurance; interest rate calculations relating to nonforfeiture law for individual deferred annuities; application requirements for certification of utilization review organizations; requirements for out-of-state risk retention groups to do business in state; applications for registration of professional employer organizations; repealing the automobile club services act; amending K.S.A. 40-103, 40-22a04, 40-22a06 and 40-4103 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 40-201a, 40-246i, 40-4,104, 40-22a05 and 44-1704 and repealing the existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 40-2405, 40-2501, 40-2502, 40-2503, 40-2504, 40-2505, 40-2506, 40-2507, 40-2508, 40-2509, 40-2510, 40-2511, 40-2512 and 40-2513, by Committee on Insurance.

SB 79, AN ACT concerning the state fire marshal; relating to law enforcement powers thereof; fire equipment standards; requiring investigation of fire deaths; amending K.S.A. 31-158 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

SB 80, AN ACT concerning electric public utilities; relating to the state corporation commission; approval of electric rates, transmission costs; prohibiting transmission delivery charges, exceptions; amending K.S.A. 66-1237 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

SB 81, AN ACT concerning the state corporation commission; relating to electric public utilities; regional electric rates; report to the legislature; amending K.S.A. 66-117b and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

SB 82, 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 sections, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

SB 83, AN ACT concerning the state child death review board; relating to confidentiality of records; exceptions; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 22a-243 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Public Health and Welfare.

SB 84, AN ACT concerning gaming; relating to the Kansas expanded lottery act; Kansas lottery and Kansas racing and gaming commission, rules and regulations; authorizing sports wagering; creating the sports wagering receipts fund, executive director of the Kansas lottery; white collar crime fund, governor; amending K.S.A. 46-2301, 74-8702, 74-8710, 74-8711, 74-8716, 74-8718, 74-8733, 74-8734, 74-8751, 74-8752, 74-8757, 74-8758, 74-8760, 74-8772 and 79-4806 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 21-6403, 21-6507 and 21-6508 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Federal and State Affairs.

SB 85, AN ACT concerning children and minors; relating to foster care; requiring notification by a foster care case management contractor and the Kansas department for children and families of certain situations involving children, by Committee on Public Health and Welfare.

SB 86, AN ACT concerning retirement and pensions; relating to the Kansas public employees retirement system and retirement systems thereunder; conforming certain KPERS provisions with the federal CARES act; amending K.S.A. 74-49,123 and repealing the existing section, by Joint Committee on Pensions, Investments and Benefits.

SB 87, AN ACT concerning sales taxation; relating to countywide retailers’ sales tax; discontinuing apportionment of revenue received for general purposes between the county and cities located therein; amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 12-192 and repealing the existing section, by Committee on Assessment and Taxation.

Senate Resolutions

SR 1705, 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, Suelltrop and Sykes.

Senate Concurrent Resolutions

SCR 1603, A PROPOSITION to amend article 11 of the constitution of the state of Kansas by adding a new section thereto, concerning the state highway fund in the state treasury, by Senator Hilderbrand.

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