+ − Subcommittees (20) KS - Agriculture and Natural Resources (Senate) KS - Education (Senate) KS - Higher Education (Senate) KS - Judicial (Senate) KS - KPERS (Senate) KS - Legislative and Elected Officials (Senate) KS - Public Safety (Senate) KS - Social Services (Senate) KS - Corrections (Senate) KS - General Government (Senate) KS - Health (Senate) KS - Labor and Human Rights (Senate) KS - Lottery and Gaming (Senate) KS - Transportation (Senate) KS - Executive (Senate) KS - Legislative (Senate) KS - Veterans (Senate) KS - Governmental (Senate) KS - Human Services (Senate) KS - Labor (Senate) + − Legislators (9) KS - Senator Rick Billinger (R) Title: Chair KS - Senator J.R. Claeys (R) Title: Vice Chair KS - Senator Tom Hawk (D) Title: Ranking Minority Member KS - Senator Renee Erickson (R) Title: Member KS - Senator Michael Fagg (R) Title: Member KS - Senator Dan Kerschen (R) Title: Member KS - Senator Carolyn McGinn (R) Title: Member KS - Senator Pat Pettey (D) Title: Member KS - Senator Gene Suellentrop (R) Title: Member + − Bills Assigned (67) KS - SB1 Authorizing the state fair board to use moneys in the state fair capital improvements fund for general operations for fiscal years 2021 and 2022. KS - HB2021 Authorizing the issuance of bonds for the construction of a state veterans home and expanding educational benefits of tuition and fees waiver for spouses and dependents of public safety officers and personnel who are injured or disabled while performing service-related duties. KS - HB2022 Updating the state corporation commission's authority to regulate and determine responsibility for abandoned oil and gas wells and abolishing the well plugging assurance fund and transferring all assets and liabilities to the abandoned oil and gas well fund. KS - SB16 Removing the requirement that certain entities submit certain reports to the division of post audit. KS - HB2079 Transferring duties concerning address confidentiality program (safe at home) and the registration of charitable organizations from the secretary of state to the attorney general, enacting the Kansas fights addiction act to establish a grant program for the purpose of preventing, reducing, treating and mitigating the effects of substance abuse and addiction and requiring posting of a human trafficking awareness notice approved by the attorney general in certain businesses and public places. KS - HB2087 Limiting the review of certain rules and regulations by the director of the budget and requiring review of rules and regulations every five years. KS - HB2094 Substitute for HB 2094 by Committee on Appropriations - Expanding educational benefits of tuition and fees waiver for spouses and dependents of public safety officers and personnel who are injured or disabled while performing service-related duties. KS - HB2101 Extending transfers from the expanded lottery act revenues fund to the university engineering initiative. KS - SB44 Expanding the low-income family postsecondary savings accounts incentive program to include military servicemembers and veterans and allowing contributions by charitable organizations. KS - SB110 Authorizing the issuance of bonds for the construction of a state veterans home. KS - SB117 Enacting the Kansas electricity bill reduction bonds act and authorizing the state corporation commission to issue securitized ratepayer-backed K-EBRA bonds for electric utility property. KS - HB2214 Authorizing the secretary of administration on behalf of the department of corrections to convey land in Mitchell county to the city of Beloit. KS - HB2218 Updating the membership and responsibilities of the Kansas state employees health care commission and requiring the commission to make certain reports and recommendations to the legislature. KS - SB134 Requiring state agencies to draft and implement minimum staffing plans. KS - SB140 Updating membership and requirements of the Kansas state employees health care commission to better reflect the current population of individuals eligible to participate in the state healthcare benefits program. KS - SB145 Authorizing the Kansas department of wildlife, parks and tourism to purchase land in Kingman county. KS - SB152 Providing for joint liability for costs and sanctions in third-party funded litigation, requiring certain discovery disclosures and requiring payment of certain costs for nonparty subpoenas. KS - SB154 Increasing reimbursement rates for providers of home and community-based services under the intellectual or developmental disability waiver, making appropriations for such rates and providing for legislative review of the waiting list for such services. KS - SB159 Appropriations for FY 2021, FY 2022, and FY 2023, for various state agencies; authorizing the payment of certain claims against the state; authorizing certain transfers and capital improvement projects. KS - HB2248 Increasing state financial assistance to local health departments under specified circumstances. KS - HB2270 Modifying the distribution of the levy on fire insurance business premiums to the state fire marshal fee fund, the emergency medical services operating fund and the fire service training program fund. KS - HB2363 Increasing the maximum rate paid to appointed counsel. KS - SB232 Providing for COVID-19 hazard pay for teachers. KS - HB2380 Senate Substitute for HB 2380 by Committee on Ways and Means - Increasing certain registration and title fees on vehicles for services performed by county treasurers and the division of vehicles and decreasing certain fees related to administrative costs and disposition of such fees and eliminating the division of vehicles modernization surcharge. KS - SB249 Creating additional reporting requirements for all state agencies for certain information technology projects. KS - SB250 Amending the Kansas cybersecurity act to require security training for all state agencies and provide for certain information to be provided to the joint committee on information technology. KS - HB2397 Senate Substitute for Substitute for HB 2397 by Committee on Ways and Means - Reconciling conflicting amendments to certain statutes. KS - SB261 Substitute for SB 261 by Committee on Agriculture -- Prohibiting the use of identifiable meat terms on the labels of meat analogs when such labels do not include proper qualifying language to indicate that such products do not contain meat. KS - HB2401 Authorizing the secretary of corrections to enter agreements for public-private partnerships for projects for new or renovated buildings at correctional institutions for education, skills-building and spiritual needs programs; establishing a nonprofit corporation to receive gifts, donations, grants and other moneys and engage in fundraising projects for funding such projects for education, skills-building and spiritual needs programs. KS - HB2405 Authorizing the issuance of $500,000,000 of pension obligation bonds to finance a portion of the unfunded actuarial liability of KPERS. KS - SB264 Enacting the Kansas fights addiction act to establish a grant program for the purpose of preventing, reducing, treating and mitigating the effects of substance abuse and addiction. KS - SB266 Amortizing the state and school KPERS unfunded actuarial liability over a 24-year period and eliminating certain level-dollar employer contribution payments. KS - SB267 House Substitute for Substitute for SB 267 by Committee on Appropriations - Appropriations for FY 2022, FY 2023, FY 2024, FY 2025, FY 2026 and FY 2027 for various state agencies. KS - SB268 Making supplemental appropriations for fiscal years 2021 through 2032 for various state agencies and revising the pooled money investment portfolio repayment schedule. KS - SB280 Modifying the distribution of the levy on fire insurance business premiums to the state fire marshal fee fund, the emergency medical services operating fund and the fire service training program fund. KS - SB289 Enacting the frontline service pay act to provide additional compensation to Kansas employees at high risk of exposure to COVID-19 and who are engaged in essential work for the state of Kansas. KS - SB299 Increasing the compensation of members of the state banking board. KS - SB320 Making and concerning appropriations for fiscal year 2022 for the department of corrections; appropriating moneys that had been lapsed in fiscal year 2021 in the evidence-based programs account. KS - SB340 Amending the Kansas promise scholarship act by clarifying the responsibilities of the state board of regents and postsecondary educational institutions and authorizing designation of additional programs and fields of study. KS - SB341 Removing federal impact aid from the determination of local foundation aid in the Kansas school equity and enhancement act and removing excluding Fort Leavenworth school district and virtual school students from the capital improvement state aid determination. KS - HB2492 Senate Substitute for HB 2492 by Committee on Ways and Means - Reconciling multiple amendments to certain statutes. KS - HB2541 Crediting docket fees to the state general fund instead of the judicial branch docket fee fund; crediting marriage license fees and drivers' license reinstatement fees to the state general fund instead of the judicial branch nonjudicial salary adjustment fund. KS - HB2548 Implementing additional reporting requirements for informational technology projects and state agencies and requiring additional information technology security training and status reports. KS - HB2567 Senate Substitute for HB 2567 by Committee on Ways and Means - Making appropriations for the Kansas state department of education for FY 22, FY 23 and FY 24; enacting the every child can read act; authorizing course credits to be earned outside the classroom; making members of the Kansas state high school activities association mandatory reporters of child abuse and neglect; requiring school districts to consider certain assessments when budgeting for the following school year; authorizing pa... KS - SB421 Transferring a total of $1,125,000,000 from the state general fund to the Kansas public employees retirement fund during FY 2022 and FY 2023, allowing the state finance council to stop such FY 2023 transfers and eliminating certain level-dollar KPERS employer contribution payments. KS - SB422 Appropriations for FY 2023, FY 2024 and FY 2025 for various state agencies. KS - HB2591 Repealing the state general fund and conservation fee fund transfers to the abandoned oil and gas well fund. KS - HB2600 Authorizing the state board of regents on behalf of Emporia state university to sell certain real property in the city of Emporia, Lyon county, Kansas; the university of Kansas to exchange and convey certain real property in Douglas county, Kansas, and to accept certain real property in Douglas county, Kansas, from the Kansas university endowment association; Kansas state university to sell certain real property in Riley county and Cherokee county, Kansas, and Douglas county, Nebraska; and Pi... KS - SB443 Making appropriations to the department of administration in fiscal year 2022 for the purpose of legally defeasing or cash redeeming certain bonds at their first optional redemption date. KS - SB444 Substitute for SB 444 by Committee on Ways and Means - Appropriations for FY 2022, FY 2023, FY 2024, FY 2025, FY 2026 and FY 2027 for various state agencies. KS - SB450 Sub for SB 450 by Committee on Financial Institutions and Insurance: Eliminating the crediting to the Kansas public employees retirement fund of 80% of the proceeds from the sale of surplus real estate, authorizing state educational institutions to sell and convey real property given to such state educational institutions as an endowment, bequest or gift and authorizing the state board of regents to adopt policies relating to such sale and conveyance. KS - SB455 Allowing K-12 students to transfer to and attend school in any school district in the state. KS - SB456 Regarding the teacher service scholarship program; making and concerning appropriations for the program for fiscal years ending June 30, 2023, June 30, 2024, June 30, 2025, June 30, 2026, and June 30, 2027, for the state board of regents to fund such scholarships. KS - SB478 Establishing requirements for wind energy conversion system obstruction lighting to mitigate the visual impact of such lighting systems. KS - SB484 Enacting the fairness in women's sports act to require that student athletic teams only include members who are of the same biological sex unless designated as coed. KS - SB488 Eliminating the division of vehicles modernization surcharge. KS - SB496 Establishing the parents' bill of rights for parents of students attending elementary or secondary school in this state. KS - SB501 Requiring able-bodied adults without dependents to complete an employment and training program in order to receive food assistance, requiring state agencies to conduct cross-checks to verify public assistance recipient eligibility and to receive public assistance, requiring the department for health and environment seek approval to eliminate mandatory hospital presumptive eligibility, requiring hospitals to follow standards established for presumptive eligibility determinations and requiring ... KS - SB508 Eliminating certain level-dollar KPERS employer contribution payments. KS - SB512 Eliminating the division of vehicles modernization surcharge. KS - SB518 Enacting the Kansas reliable energy investment protection act, requiring the KPERS board to divest from investments with entities boycotting energy companies and prohibiting state contracts with companies boycotting energy companies. KS - HB2712 Establishing the Kansas commission for the United States semiquincentennial. KS - SB523 Authorizing certain transfers from the state general fund to the Kansas public employees retirement fund in fiscal years 2022 and 2023 and requiring state finance council approval for such fiscal year 2023 transfers. KS - SB524 Providing membership in the KP&F retirement system for certain security officers of the department of corrections and for certain law enforcement officers and employees of the Kansas department of wildlife and parks. KS - HB2716 Concerning the authorization of educational benefits for spouses and dependents of deceased, injured or disabled public safety officers and employees and certain deceased, injured or disabled military personnel and prisoners of war; definitions; increasing the limitation on reimbursements to Kansas educational institutions. KS - SB569 Updating references and corresponding changes related to 2021 Executive Reorganization Order No. 48 and the transfer of the division of tourism from the department of wildlife and parks to the department of commerce. KS - SB578 Reconciling conflicting amendments to certain statutes.