Recent Senate Bills
SCR 1610 05-29-2019 - Withdrawn from Committee on Judiciary and referred to Committee of the Whole Yea: 28 Nay: 10
Constitutional amendment revising article 3, relating to the judiciary; allowing the governor to appoint supreme court justices and court of appeals judges, subject to senate confirmation; abolishing the supreme court nominating commission.
SB 2 05-29-2019 - Withdrawn from Committee on Ways and Means; Referred to Committee on Public Health and Welfare
Establishing the federal medical assistance percentage stabilization fund; limiting transfers from such fund, specified uses.
SR 1731 05-29-2019 - Died on General Orders
Calling for the immediate resignation of District Court Judge Jeffry Jack of the 11th Judicial District.
SB 25 05-29-2019 - Motion to override line item vetoes prevailed. Yea: 86 Nay: 30
House Substitute for SB 25 by Committee on Appropriations - Appropriations for FY 2019, FY 2020, FY 2021 and FY 2022 for various state agencies.
SB 28 05-29-2019 - Approved by Governor on Monday, May 20, 2019
Creating an affirmative defense to the crime of possession of a controlled substance for possession of certain medical treatments; amending podiatrist qualifications.
SR 1745 05-29-2019 - Enrolled on Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Honoring the 150th anniversary of Abilene, Kansas.
SR 1721 05-29-2019 - Died in Committee
Condemning the declaration of a "national emergency" by the president of the United States.
SB 231 05-29-2019 - Withdrawn from Calendar, Rereferred to Committee on Public Health and Welfare
Requiring drug rebate revenues associated with medical assistance enrollees to be deposited into the state general fund and monthly reporting thereof.
SB 63 05-14-2019 - Approved by Governor on Thursday, May 16, 2019
Allowing lighting devices in transportation network company vehicles; regulating the operation of electric-assisted scooters; allowing for the installation of certain light screening material on windshields; allowing all-terrain and work-site utility vehicles to operate on a federal or state highway; requiring vehicles to stop for on-track train equipment.
SR 1744 05-14-2019 - Enrolled on Friday, May 10, 2019
Recognizing Raney L. Gilliland for his many years of service and dedication to the State of Kansas.
SB 20 05-14-2019 - Approved by Governor on Monday, May 13, 2019
Extending the judicial branch surcharge to fund the costs of non-judicial personnel; extending recognition of tribal court judgments pursuant to supreme court rules; amending the bonding and cost requirements for animals taken into custody under a violation of cruelty to animals.
SB 53 05-14-2019 - Approved by Governor on Thursday, May 16, 2019
Updating certain emergency medical services-related statutes.
SB 18 05-14-2019 - Approved by Governor on Monday, May 13, 2019
Providing a process for the attorney general to enter into diversion agreements; authorizing certain entities to access a criminal defendant's presentence investigation report; amending the crime of counterfeiting currency; clarifying the definition of comparable offense under the Kansas criminal code, the timing of claiming error on appeal, and the grounds for a motion to correct an illegal sentence; allowing use of certified drug abuse treatment programs for certain offenders convicted of unlawful cultivation or distribution of controlled substances; amending available sanctions for violation of condition of postrelease supervision; increasing criminal penalties for abuse of a child and involuntary manslaughter when the victim is under 6 years of age and making a presumption of unfitness against any parent convicted of either crime; exempting certain victims from being considered an aggressor or participant as a mitigating factor when considering a departure sentence; requiring law enforcement officers to provide information about timing of release from custody when an arrest is made following a domestic violence call.
SB 155 05-03-2019 - Withdrawn from Consent Calendar and placed on General Orders
Cemetery district territory deannexed from the territory of Valley Center.
SB 241 05-03-2019 - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means
Regarding the local ad valorem tax reduction fund, county and city revenue sharing fund and job creation program fund, no transfers from or credits to such funds without prior specific authorization by an act of the legislature or an appropriation act of the legislature.
SR 1740 05-03-2019 - Enrolled on Friday, May 3, 2019
Congratulating and commending the Olathe Northwest High School Raven Dance Team for winning the 2019 National Dance Alliance high school national championship.
SB 225 05-03-2019 - Withdrawn from Committee on Ways and Means; Rereferred to Committee on Public Health and Welfare
Amending the hospital provider assessment rate and uses and membership of the healthcare access improvement panel.
SR 1742 05-03-2019 - Enrolled on Friday, May 3, 2019
Recognizing Tom Hedrick and his sports broadcasting career.
SR 1741 05-03-2019 - Enrolled on Friday, May 3, 2019
Honoring William Noble
SR 1743 05-03-2019 - Enrolled on Friday, May 3, 2019
Recognizing Rick Riggs' service to the State of Kansas.
Recent House Bills
HCR 5015 05-29-2019 - Enrolled and presented to Secretary of State on Friday, May 31, 2019
Ratifying and providing for continuation of the May 9, 2019, state of disaster emergency declaration for certain Kansas counties.
HB 2248 05-29-2019 - Approved by Governor on Thursday, May 16, 2019
Allowing all-terrain vehicles to cross federal or state highways.
HB 2033 05-29-2019 - Motion to override veto failed; Veto sustained; Yea: 78 Nay: 39
Kansas itemized deductions, election; providing for deferred foreign income, global intangible low-taxed income, capital contributions and FDIC premiums income tax modifications; expanding the expense deduction for all taxpayers; extending the net operating loss carryforward period; sales and compensating use tax, imposition of tax, nexus, remote sellers, marketplace facilitators, rate of tax on food and food ingredients; countywide retailers’ sales tax authority for Finney County and requirements for director of taxation for collection.
HB 2223 05-29-2019 - Approved by Governor on Monday, May 13, 2019
Adopting economic development program evaluation and information disclosure regimes and expanding economic development incentive financing to address housing shortages.
HB 2140 05-29-2019 - Approved by Governor on Thursday, May 16, 2019
Providing sales tax authority for Dickinson, Finney, Jackson, Russell, Thomas and Wabaunsee counties; specifying certain county sales tax collection requirements of director of taxation; and providing a sales tax exemption for sales of certain coins or bullion.
HCR 5014 05-29-2019 - Enrolled and presented to Secretary of State on Friday, May 10, 2019
Adjournment of the 2019 regular session of the legislature and authority for Senate to meet prior to sine die adjournment under certain circumstances.
HB 2203 05-29-2019 - Approved by Governor on Thursday, May 16, 2019
Reconciling amendments to certain statutes.
HB 2290 05-29-2019 - Approved by Governor on Thursday, May 16, 2019
Establishing the Kansas closed case task force; creating the Kansas criminal justice reform commission; concerning criminal history record checks for entities providing care to children, the elderly or individuals with disabilities; creating a Kansas victim information and notification everyday (VINE) coordinator, a Kansas youth suicide prevention coordinator, and a crime victims compensation division within the office of the attorney general; legislative review of exceptions to disclosure of public records under the Kansas open records act; and changing tort claims fund obligations for claims involving alleged violations of the Kansas open meetings act and open records act.
HB 2160 05-04-2019 - Conference Committee Report agree to disagree adopted; Representative Johnson, Representative Mason and Representative Gartner appointed as second conferees
Providing sales tax authority for Dickinson, Jackson, Russell, Thomas and Wabaunsee counties, and providing a sales tax exemption for sales of certain coins or bullion.
HB 2068 05-03-2019 - Motion to withdraw from Committee on Federal and State Affairs withdrawn
Creating the Kansas sports wagering act.