+ − Legislators (9) KS - Senator Robert Olson (R) Title: Chair KS - Senator Mark Steffen (R) Title: Vice Chair KS - Senator Tom Holland (D) Title: Ranking Minority Member KS - Senator John Doll (R) Title: Member KS - Senator Cindy Holscher (D) Title: Member KS - Senator Kristen O'Shea (R) Title: Member KS - Senator Virgil Peck (R) Title: Member KS - Senator Alicia Straub (R) Title: Member KS - Senator Caryn Tyson (R) Title: Member + − Bills Assigned (42) KS - SB10 Enacting the right to earn a living act to minimize unnecessary occupational licensing and regulation. KS - HB2045 Revising two tax credits - first by updating the Kansas angel investor tax credit act with respect to the definition of qualified securities, tax credit limitations and amounts, investor requirements and extending the date that credits may be allowed, and second by increasing the tax credit for expenses incurred to make a residence accessible to persons with a disability. KS - HB2097 Decoupling the KIT and KIR workforce training programs from the high performance incentive fund program. KS - HB2112 Permitting online advertisement and sales of abandoned property by self-storage rental unit operators; providing for the designation by occupants of an alternate contact and limiting claims for loss or damage of stored property to the property value limit provided in the rental agreement. KS - SB65 Enhancing the high performance incentive program by decoupling the KIT and KIR workforce training programs and by providing for the transferability of the tax credit. KS - SB66 Amending the angel investor tax credit with respect to the definition of qualified securities, tax credit limitations and amounts, investor requirements and extending the date that credits may be allowed, and also amending the tax credit for expenses incurred to make a residence accessible to persons with a disability by increasing the credit. KS - SB90 Amending the Kansas rural housing incentive district act to permit bond funding for vertical residential renovation of older buildings in central business districts and by changing the definitions of an eligible city or county. KS - SB91 House Substitute for SB 91 by Committee on Commerce, Labor and Economic Development - Providing liability protection for businesses, municipalities and educational institutions that participate in high school work-based learning programs and providing that schools are responsible for injuries to students participating in such programs. KS - HB2196 Senate Substitute for Substitute HB 2196 by Committee on Commerce - Changing provisions of the employment security law including creation of the unemployment compensation modernization and improvement council, development of a new unemployment insurance information technology system, provision of tax information to claimants, publication of trust fund data, the maximum benefit period, the charging of employer accounts for benefits paid, employer contribution rate determination and schedules, ... KS - SB124 House Substitute for SB 124 by Committee on Commerce, Labor and Economic Development - Expanding STAR bonds by adding rural redevelopment projects and major business facilities, prohibiting public officials from employment with a developer, providing for public notice of hearings on city or county websites, posting of certain documents and links on websites, disclosure of names of developer, disclosure of state, federal and local tax incentives within a STAR bond district, changing certain pr... KS - SB126 Authorizing the sale of alcoholic liquor by class A clubs at special events under the club and drinking establishment act. KS - HB2219 Enacting the Kansas targeted employment act to provide tax credits for the employment of persons with developmental disabilities. KS - SB137 Expanding the military spouse and service member’s expedited licensure law to all applicants who have established or intend to establish residency in Kansas, providing for licenses in an emergency declared by the legislature, allowing telemedicine by out-of-state healthcare providers and permitting the use of electronic credentials. KS - SB161 Providing for the use of personal package delivery devices on sidewalks and crosswalks, exempting such devices from motor vehicle regulation and limiting additional municipal regulation. KS - SB162 Providing for an emergency expansion of the employment security board of review with a sunset of June 30, 2024. KS - SB163 Amending unemployment insurance disqualification provisions relating to dates disqualification begins, recovery from illness or injury and part-time employment for an educational institution. KS - SB164 Concerning an employer's maximum liability for permanent total disability compensation and requiring an employer to pay such disabled employee during the continuance of such disability from the date of maximum medical improvement for the lifetime of the employee at the weekly rate of the compensation in effect on the date of injury for which compensation is being made. KS - SB176 Enacting the Kansas home inspectors professional competence and financial responsibility act and providing for registration for home inspectors with oversight by the attorney general. KS - SB177 Changing provisions of the employment security law including creation of the unemployment compensation modernization and improvement council, development of a new unemployment insurance information technology system, provision of tax information to claimants, publication of trust fund data, the maximum benefit period, the charging of employer accounts for benefits paid, employer contribution rate determination and schedules, abolishment of the employment security interest assessment fund, cre... KS - SB189 Requiring use of the fourth edition of the AMA medical guide to determine impairment for awarding workers compensation benefits. KS - SB193 Expanding the definition of compensable personal injury in workers compensation law to include mental injuries suffered from physical injury, emotional shock or after a series of work-related events. KS - SB194 Removing an employment security law restriction on leasing of certain employees by client lessees of lessor employing units. KS - SB203 Allowing injured employees to designate their healthcare provider and requiring the employer to pay for the services of such healthcare provider with regard to workers compensation. KS - SB213 Prohibiting an employer from taking any adverse employment against against an employee because of the employee's vaccination status. KS - SB219 Changing law pertaining to real estate brokers and salespersons including the definition of broker, licensure, actions that require licensing, exemptions, application of licensure provisions to trusts, Kansas real estate commission administrative fines, cease and desist orders and subpoena authority. KS - SB236 Establishing the Kansas commission for the United States semiquincentennial. KS - SB259 Providing that the testimony of an examining healthcare provider may be submitted in evidence by the provider's medical report in workers compensation cases. KS - SB281 Changing unemployment insurance disqualification provisions for fraud, part-time employment for educational institutions and receipt of pensions. KS - SB291 Increasing the minimum wage by $1 per year to $15 an hour by 2027. KS - SB347 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 fin... KS - SB361 Concerning an employer's maximum liability for permanent total disability compensation and requiring an employer to pay such disabled employee during the continuance of such disability from the date of maximum medical improvement for the lifetime of the employee at the weekly rate of the compensation in effect on the date of injury for which compensation is being made. KS - SB378 Regulating the retail sale of fireworks all year and extending the time period for seasonal retail sale of fireworks. KS - SB382 Applying licensure provisions for real estate brokers and salespersons to trusts and authorizing the Kansas real estate commission to issue cease and desist orders. KS - SB461 Enacting the delivery service liability act and assigning liability when delivery drivers cause damage to the property of others while carrying out their duties. KS - SB467 Enacting the making work pay act to increase the Kansas minimum wage. KS - SB470 Requiring a prevailing wage for state public works construction contracts by state agencies and permitting cities and counties to require a prevailing for such contracts. KS - SB491 Permitting workers compensation benefits for first responders who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. KS - SB493 Prohibiting cities and counties from regulating plastic and other containers designed for the consumption, transportation or protection of merchandise, food or beverages. KS - HB2703 Changing law relating to employment including employment security law provisions regarding the employment security fund status and employer contribution rates and the definition of employment to conform with federal law, making revisions to the department of labor’s my reemployment plan program and enacting the Kansas targeted employment act to facilitate employment of persons with developmental disabilities through a tax credit incentive for employers. KS - SB504 Providing that worker's compensation benefit reductions due to retirement benefits funded by the employer shall apply to retirement benefits that the employee begins receiving after the injury to reduce permanent disability benefits and exempting benefits under the federal social security act. KS - SB505 Enacting the protect home-based work act prohibiting the enactment or enforcement of zoning regulations that are barriers to home-based work. KS - SB511 Providing public employees and professional employees certain rights with respect to withholding of public employee organization and professional employee organization dues.