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Most tracked bills in Kansas, 2021-2022 Regular Session
Increasing good time and program credits for certain offenders.
  • Joint Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight
Last Action
Died in Committee
House • May 23, 2022
Latest Version
Senate Substitute for HB 2062 by Committee on Public Health and Welfare - Prohibiting boards of county commissioners, boards of trustees or employees from restricting visitors of residents of a county home for the aged or patients in a county hospital and permitting such residents and patients to waive state, city or federal restrictions on the right to receive visitors.
  • Committee on Public Health and Welfare
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Died on Senate General Orders
Senate • May 23, 2022
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Limiting who may deliver advance ballots, placing limitations on the number of such ballots that a person may deliver and establishing criminal penalties for violations.
Last Action
Died in Committee
House • May 23, 2022
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Removing drug offenders from the registration requirements of the Kansas offender registration act and removing the felony penalty for multiple nonpayments of fees under the act.
Last Action
Died in Committee
House • May 23, 2022
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Allowing early discharge from prison for certain drug offenders.
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Died in Committee
House • May 23, 2022
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Creating the Kansas equal access act to authorize the use of medical marijuana.
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Died in Committee
Senate • May 23, 2022
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Prohibiting certain licensed individuals from using conversion therapy on minors.
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Died in Committee
House • May 23, 2022
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Making it a crime for a doctor to perform gender reassignment surgery or hormone replacement therapy on minors.
Last Action
Died in Committee
House • May 23, 2022
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House Substitute for SB 158 by Committee on Federal and State Affairs - Creating the Kansas medical marijuana regulation act.
Last Action
Died in Committee
Senate • May 23, 2022
Decriminalizing the possession of drugs, reducing the criminal penalty for distributing or manufacturing drugs, referring those found in possession of a controlled substance to drug abuse treatment and creating the crime of failure to comply with drug abuse treatment.
Last Action
Died in Committee
House • May 23, 2022
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Senate Substitute for HB 2280 by Committee on Public Health and Welfare - Authorizing the prescribing and dispensing of medications for off-label use to prevent and treat COVID-19 infections and requiring child care facilities and schools to grant religious exemptions from vaccination requirements without inquiring into the sincerity of such religious beliefs.
  • Committee on Public Health and Welfare
Last Action
Died in Conference
House • May 23, 2022
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Creating the Kansas protection of firearm rights act to restore the right to possess a firearm upon expungement of certain convictions.
Last Action
Died in Committee
Senate • May 23, 2022
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Authorizing any registered voter to apply for permanent advance voting status.
Last Action
Died in Committee
Senate • May 23, 2022
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Prohibiting certain billing practices by health insurers and enacting the end surprise medical bills act.
Last Action
Died in Committee
House • May 23, 2022
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Authorizing voter registration for individuals 16 years of age or older.
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Died in Committee
Senate • May 23, 2022
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Making it a crime for a physician to perform gender reassignment surgery or hormone replacement therapy on certain children.
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Died in Committee
Senate • May 23, 2022
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Granting civil immunity for exposing another to infectious disease due to a lack of immunization, prohibiting an employer from taking adverse employment action based on an employee's immunization status, prohibiting the secretary of health and environment from requiring additional immunizations to attend a child care facility or school.
Last Action
Died on General Orders
Senate • May 23, 2022
Creating the fairness in women's sports act to require that female student athletic teams only include members who are biologically female.
Last Action
Died in House Committee
House • May 23, 2022
Establishing the wind generation permit and property protection act and imposing certain requirements on the siting of wind turbines.
Last Action
Died in Committee
Senate • May 23, 2022
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Enacting the Kansas medical marijuana regulation act and enacting the Kansas innovative solutions for affordable healthcare act to expand medical assistance eligibility.
Last Action
Died in Committee
Senate • May 23, 2022
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Supporting the adoption of the COVID-19 Vaccine Bill of Rights
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Died in Committee
House • May 23, 2022
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Enacting the Kansas medical marijuana regulation act and enacting the Kansas innovative solutions for affordable healthcare act to expand medical assistance eligibility.
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Died in Committee
House • May 23, 2022
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Creating the crime of unauthorized disclosure of a child's sexual orientation or gender identity.
Last Action
Died in Committee
House • May 23, 2022
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Creating the Kansas medical marijuana regulation act to regulate the production, distribution, sale and possession of medical marijuana.
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Died in Committee
Senate • May 23, 2022
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Substitute for HB 2466 by Committee on Education - Establishing the promoting advancement in computing knowledge act to increase the availability of computer science education in Kansas schools and the career technical education credentialing and student transitioning to employment success pilot program; also exempting national assessment providers from the student online personal protection act.
Last Action
Approved by Governor on Monday, May 9, 2022
House • May 23, 2022
Providing a 0% state rate for sales and use taxes for sales of food and food ingredients, providing for the levying of taxes by cities and counties and discontinuing the nonrefundable food sales tax credit.
Last Action
Died on General Orders
Senate • May 23, 2022
Providing a 0% state rate for sales and use taxes for sales of food and food ingredients and providing for the levying of taxes by cities and counties, providing an exemption from sales and use taxes for sales of farm products sold at farmers’ markets, and discontinuing the nonrefundable food sales tax credit.
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Died in Committee
Senate • May 23, 2022
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Providing a 0% state rate for sales and use taxes for sales of food and food ingredients and providing for the levying of taxes by cities and counties, providing for an exemption from sales and use taxes for sales of farm products sold at farmers' markets, and discontinuing the nonrefundable food sales tax credit.
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Died in Committee
House • May 23, 2022
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Providing for the use of electronic poll books in elections and the approval of such books by the secretary of state, making fraudulent use of electronic poll books a crime, prohibiting electronic voting systems or electronic poll books from having the capability of connecting to the internet, requiring election judges to check for any such connection and providing a deadline for post-election voting equipment testing and for notice of such testing on county websites.
Last Action
Died on Calendar
House • May 23, 2022
Requiring school districts to annually publish on the internet a list of training materials and activities used for student instruction and teacher professional development at each school of the school district.
Last Action
Died in Committee
Senate • May 23, 2022
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Allowing certain persons to use the right-of-way of any county road or township road to install, maintain and operate one or more pipelines for agricultural activities.
Last Action
Died on Calendar
House • May 23, 2022
Allowing K-12 students to transfer to and attend school in any school district in the state.
Last Action
Died in Committee
House • May 23, 2022
Latest Version
Requiring all voting systems for elections to use individual voter-verified paper ballots with a distinctive watermark.
Last Action
Died in House Committee
House • May 23, 2022
Requiring the use of the United States postal service when returning an advance ballot by mail.
Last Action
Died in Committee
Senate • May 23, 2022
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Requiring school districts to annually publish on the internet a list of learning materials and activities used for student instruction at each school of the school district and providing a penalty for violations thereof.
Last Action
Died in Committee
Senate • May 23, 2022
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Allowing K-12 students to transfer to and attend school in any school district in the state.
Last Action
Died in House Committee
House • May 23, 2022
Substitute for HB 2662 by Committee on K-12 Education Budget - Establishing the parents' bill of rights and academic transparency act, requiring school districts to establish parent transparency portals to provide information on materials that are used or made available in schools, prohibiting schools from non-renewing a teacher's contract for refusing to teach against certain beliefs or practices and establishing requirements for the administration of certain nonacademic tests, questionnaires, surveys and examinations.
Last Action
Died on Calendar
House • May 23, 2022
Establishing the Kansas employee emergency savings account (KEESA) program to allow eligible employers to establish employee savings accounts, providing an income and privilege tax credit for certain eligible employer deposits to such employee savings accounts and providing a subtraction modification for certain employee deposits to such savings accounts.
Last Action
Died in Committee
House • May 23, 2022
Latest Version
Establishing the Kansas student achievement accountability act to require students to show grade level proficiency on state assessments before promotion to the next grade level and requiring state assessments to be provided to each grade level in each school year.
Last Action
Died in Committee
House • May 23, 2022
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Establishing the parents' bill of rights for parents of students attending elementary or secondary school in this state.
Last Action
Died in House Committee
House • May 23, 2022
Enacting the medical marijuana regulation act to regulate the cultivation, processing, distribution, sale and use of medical marijuana.
Last Action
Died in Committee
Senate • May 23, 2022
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House Substitute for Substitute for SB 286 - Continuing the governmental response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Kansas by extending the expanded use of telemedicine, the suspension of certain requirements related to medical care facilities and immunity from civil liability for certain healthcare providers, certain persons conducting business in this state and covered facilities for COVID-19 claims until January 20, 2023, creating the crime of interference with the conduct of a hospital and increasing the criminal penalties for battery of a healthcare provider.
Last Action
No motion to reconsider vetoed bill; Veto sustained
Senate • Apr 26, 2022
Latest Version
Amending the standards for school-administered vision screenings for students, establishing the Kansas children's vision health and school readiness commission and relating to the powers and duties of the Kansas commission for the deaf and hard of hearing with regard to registration of interpreters, communication access services guidelines and adoption of rules and regulations.
Last Action
Approved by Governor on Monday, April 11, 2022
Senate • Apr 25, 2022
Senate substitute for HB 2279 by committee on public health and welfare - Amending the advanced practice registered nurse authorized scope of practice to permit the prescribing of drugs without a supervising physician.
  • Committee on Public Health and Welfare
Last Action
Approved by Governor on Friday, April 15, 2022
House • Apr 25, 2022
Latest Version
Requiring retention of fingerprints by the Kansas bureau of investigation for participation in the federal rap back program; imposing restrictions on surveillance by certain employees of the Kansas department of wildlife and parks on private property; expanding the jurisdiction and powers of law enforcement officers to include situations when an activity is observed leading the officer to reasonably suspect a person is committing, has committed or is about to commit a crime and reasonably believe that a person is in imminent danger of death or bodily injury without immediate action; allowing a search warrant to be executed within 240 hours from the time of issuance; and directing the Kansas department for children and families to share certain information with investigating law enforcement...
Last Action
Approved by Governor on Monday, April 18, 2022
House • Apr 25, 2022
House Substitute for SB 347 by Committee on Commerce, Labor and Economic Development - Enacting the attracting powerful economic expansion act to provide for tax and other incentives to attract projects in specified industries, or for national corporate headquarters, that involve a capital investment of at least $1,000,000,000, providing for a reduction in the Kansas corporate income rate triggered by the first agreement under the act, limiting the number of agreements and requiring state finance council approval of agreements.
  • Committee on Commerce, Labor and Economic Development
Last Action
Approved by Governor on Thursday, February 10, 2022
Senate • Feb 10, 2022
Providing immunity from civil liability for COVID-19 claims for certain covered facilities, including adult care homes, community mental health centers, crisis intervention centers, community service providers and community developmental disability organizations.
Last Action
Approved by Governor on Friday, April 9, 2021
House • Apr 09, 2021
Latest Version
Creating the crimes of trespassing on a critical infrastructure facility and criminal damage to a critical infrastructure facility and eliminating the crime of tampering with a pipeline.
Last Action
Approved by Governor on Friday, April 9, 2021
Senate • Apr 09, 2021
Continuing the governmental response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Kansas by extending the expanded use of telemedicine, the authority of the board of healing arts to grant certain temporary emergency licenses, the suspension of certain requirements related to medical care facilities and immunity from civil liability for certain healthcare providers and certain persons conducting business in this state for COVID-19 claims until March 31, 2022.
Last Action
Approved by Governor on Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Senate • Mar 31, 2021
Increasing good time and program credits for certain offenders.
Last Action
Motion to strike from Calendar adopted;
Senate • Mar 30, 2021
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