Legislative Update #8, March 10, 2017

Slow Week in the Statehouse

 

The Kansas Legislature adjourned early on Friday morning after a slow week in Topeka. The legislators seemed to be in assessment mode after the Kansas Supreme Court issued its decision on school finance (see KAC’s summary below). The biggest interruption of the quiet occurred when rumors circulated that Governor Brownback may accept an ambassadorship in Rome. Both chambers return on Monday, and this legislative update covers some of the significant bills in front of lawmakers.

 

Property Tax Lid Legislation

 

HB 2376 will be heard in the House Taxation Committee next Thursday, March 16 at 3:30 p.m. The bill does not repeal the tax lid but instead focuses on the election procedures outlined in the current law. The time table for creating the budget, finalizing the budget, and holding an election to overcome the tax lid are not workable under the current law. The purpose of HB 2376 is to modify the election process and instead trigger the election only upon a protest petition. Thus, the onus would be on the public who is unhappy with a county budget that exceeds the CPI increase—they would be required to circulate a petition, secure the required signatures, and force an election on the question of whether the BOCC should pass a budget that increases the tax revenue beyond the annual CPI increase.

 

We do not expect to revisit the discussion on whether a property tax lid is good policy at the hearing on HB 2376. We believe it is not and that point has been articulated the last two years. However, a majority of senators and the Governor still support the overall concept of a tax lid and therefore we are not seeking repeal of the law at this time. Instead, we are looking for a technical amendment on the election process. We assume the protest petition process will rarely be used by the public and that in itself provides valuable relief under the tax lid.

 

Meanwhile, SB 167, which repeals the tax lid, will be heard in Senate Assessment and Taxation next Thursday, March 16 at 9:30 a.m. The bill was introduced on Tuesday, March 7. KAC will be working up testimony to support repeal, and we encourage our members to also submit testimony supporting the bill. However, we would note that the Senate Tax Committee is not likely to be hospitable to the bill, and the chances of passage are weak.

 

Governor’s Tax Plan

 

On Tuesday of this week, the Kansas Senate debated the Governor’s tax plan, SB 175, which would increase state revenues with fee hikes. In the end, the Senate killed the bill by a procedural move to strike the enacting clause of the bill. Governor Brownback’s tax plan doubles the tax on liquor to 16% and increases the tax on cigarettes from $1.29 per pack to $2.29. The changes to tobacco and liquor taxation are estimated to generate about $110 million each year for the state government. His bill also included a tax on passive income from rents and royalties in lieu of the rollback of the tax exemption on certain business entities. Lastly, the bill raises the annual filing fee paid by for-profit businesses when they file with the Secretary of State from $40 to $200.

 

Both chambers must now turn their attention to devising yet another tax plan to close the current year’s budget hole or cut $300 million from the budget. The latter seems unlikely, as both the House and Senate have expressed a desire to create a sustainable revenue stream going forward.

 

School Finance Case Comes Down

 

The Kansas Supreme Court issued its fourth opinion in Gannon v. State, the ongoing school finance case, on Thursday, March 2. The primary legal issues in the Gannon litigation are the constitutional equity and adequacy of K-12 public education funding. In this fourth opinion, the Court held the financing system constitutionally inadequate. The Court directed the legislature to bring the education financing system into compliance with the Constitution by June 30, 2017. For more information, the Kansas Legislative Research Department has prepared a memo outlining the history of the case here.

 

Law Enforcement Personnel Records

 

SB 180 was heard in Senate Judiciary on Wednesday. The bill was brought forward by the law enforcement community, and is intended to provide law enforcement agencies access to personnel records during the hiring process. Agencies often hesitate to provide employment information for fear of lawsuits. Most employers share only the start and end dates of past employees. That practice makes it hard for a county hiring agency to get all the pertinent information it may need before hiring. The hiring of law enforcement officers is one area that requires reliable and relevant information from previous employers.

 

SB 180 provides protections to both the hiring employer and the former employer, while allowing the transfer of relevant work history and records to ensure an informed decision by the hiring employer. The League of Kansas Municipalities raised some concerns, and we are waiting to see if the committee works the bill.

 

Pipeline Exemption

 

KAC continues to dialogue with House leadership and the Revisor of Statutes (i.e., the lawyers who write the bills) on legislation aimed at the statutory property tax exemption for pipelines. We will let you know as soon as we have a bill draft.

 

2017 Edition of the Desk Book

 

Biannually, the KAC Legal Department publishes the County Desk Book, which outlines the legal responsibilities and duties of Kansas counties. The KAC 2017 Desk Book has been published and is available by clicking here.

 

Bills of Interest

Bills that were not heard and passed out of the chamber of origin, or blessed by referral to an exempt committee, did not survive turnaround. As such, the list of bills we are tracking is smaller.

 

 

AGRICULTURE

Bill Number

Bill Sponsor

Bill Subject

Current Status

Last Action

SB 117

Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee

Allowing boards of county commissioners to declare the wild blackberry a noxious weed within counties

On General Orders in Senate

3/6/2017 - Senate - Withdrawn from Federal and State Affairs; rereferred to Committee of the Whole

2/23/2017 - Senate - Withdrawn from Calendar; referred to Federal and State Affairs

2/16/2017 - Senate - Committee Report recommending bill be passed as amended by Agriculture and Natural Resources

SB 162

Senate Ways and Means Committee

Amending statutes concerning dangerous regulated animals

In Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

COMMERCE

Bill Number

Bill Sponsor

Bill Subject

Current Status

Last Action

HB 2184

House Commerce, Labor and Economic Development Committee

Extending the sunset date of the STAR bond financing act and other amendments

In House Appropriations

2/8/2017 - House - Scheduled Hearing in Appropriations: Friday, 2/17, 9:00 AM, Rm 112-N

2/7/2017 - House - Withdrawn from Commerce, Labor and Economic Development; referred to Appropriations

1/27/2017 - House - Referred to Commerce, Labor and Economic Development

HB 2185

House Commerce, Labor and Economic Development Committee

Restoring local control over wage requirements for construction projects

In House Commerce, Labor and Economic Development

2/20/2017 - House - Withdrawn from Appropriations; rereferred to Commerce, Labor and Economic Development

2/17/2017 - House - Withdrawn from Commerce, Labor and Economic Development; referred to Appropriations

2/1/2017 - House - Scheduled Hearing in Commerce, Labor and Economic Development: Tuesday, 2/7, 1:30 PM, Rm 546-S

 

ELECTIONS

Bill Number

Bill Sponsor

Bill Subject

Current Status

Last Action

Sub for SB 8

Anthony Hensley, D-19th

Providing for the canvassing of advance voting ballots mailed on the date of an election

In House Elections

3/7/2017 - House - Scheduled Hearing in Elections: Wednesday, 3/8, 1:30 PM, Rm 281-N

3/6/2017 - House - Referred to Elections

2/23/2017 - House - Received and introduced

SB 43

Senate Ethics, Elections and Local Government Committee

Vacancy elections; United States representative to congress; clarifications

On Final Action in House

3/7/2017 - House - Committee Report recommending bill be passed by Elections

2/22/2017 - House - Scheduled Hearing in Elections: Monday, 3/6, 1:30 PM, Rm 281-N

2/6/2017 - House - Referred to Elections

SB 56

Senate Ethics, Elections and Local Government Committee

Streamlining filing requirements for reports of campaign contributions immediately preceding an election

In House Elections

2/23/2017 - House - Referred to Elections

2/22/2017 - House - Received and introduced

2/22/2017 - Senate - Final Action: Passed; Yeas 40, Nays 0

SB 57

Senate Ethics, Elections and Local Government Committee

Easing communications with political campaign officers and party committees through requiring email addresses in reports to secretary of state

In House Elections

3/6/2017 - House - Referred to Elections

2/23/2017 - House - Received and introduced

2/23/2017 - Senate - Final Action: Passed as amended; Yeas 37, Nays 3

SB 78

Senate Ethics, Elections and Local Government Committee

Elections; voting place changes; written notice to affected voters; emergency exception

In House Elections

3/6/2017 - House - Referred to Elections

2/23/2017 - House - Received and introduced

2/23/2017 - Senate - Emergencied to Final Action: Passed; Yeas 39, Nays 0

HB 2006

J. R. Claeys, R-69th

County commission boards; expansion of commissioners; special election

In Senate Ethics, Elections and Local Government

2/22/2017 - Senate - Scheduled Hearing in Ethics, Elections and Local Government: Tuesday, 3/7, 9:30 AM, Rm 142-S

2/3/2017 - Senate - Referred to Ethics, Elections and Local Government

2/2/2017 - Senate - Received and introduced

HB 2013

Keith Esau, R-14th

Write in candidates in primary elections must agree in writing to have their names placed on general election ballot

In Senate Ethics, Elections and Local Government

2/22/2017 - Senate - Scheduled Hearing in Ethics, Elections and Local Government: Tuesday, 3/7, 9:30 AM, Rm 142-S

2/13/2017 - Senate - Referred to Ethics, Elections and Local Government

2/10/2017 - Senate - Received and introduced

HB 2024

House Federal and State Affairs Committee

Interstate compact on the agreement among the states to elect the president by national popular vote act

In House Federal and State Affairs

HB 2075

House Federal and State Affairs Committee

Elections; voting procedures where proof of citizenship not provided

In House Elections

HB 2158

Vic Miller, D-58th

Providing for canvassing of advance ballots submitted by mail on election day

In Senate Ethics, Elections and Local Government

2/23/2017 - House - Referred to Ethics, Elections and Local Government

2/21/2017 - Senate - Received and introduced

2/21/2017 - House - Final Action: Passed as amended; Yeas 123, Nays 2

HB 2256

House Elections Committee

Election offenses; electioneering crime changes

In Senate Ethics, Elections and Local Government

3/7/2017 - Senate - Referred to Ethics, Elections and Local Government

3/6/2017 - Senate - Received and introduced

2/23/2017 - House - Emergencied to Final Action: Passed as amended; Yeas 72, Nays 52

 

EMS

Bill Number

Bill Sponsor

Bill Subject

Current Status

Last Action

SB 186

Senate Ways and Means Committee

Reimbursement to eligible providers for medicaid ground emergency medical transportation services

In Senate Ways and Means

 

ENVIRONMENT

Bill Number

Bill Sponsor

Bill Subject

Current Status

Last Action

HB 2032

House Water and Environment Committee

Increasing fees credited to the state water plan fund

In House Water and Environment

2/16/2017 - House - Withdrawn from Taxation; rereferred to Water and Environment

2/15/2017 - House - Withdrawn from Water and Environment; referred to Taxation

1/25/2017 - House - Scheduled Hearing in Water and Environment: Tuesday, 1/31, 9:00 AM, Rm 582-N

HB 2100

House Agriculture Committee

Relating to water conservation areas

Stricken from Calendar in House

2/23/2017 - House - Stricken from Calendar

2/17/2017 - House - Committee Report recommending bill be passed as amended by Agriculture

2/8/2017 - House - Scheduled Hearing in Agriculture: Monday, 2/13, 3:30 PM, Rm 582-N

HB 2241

House Water and Environment Committee

Creating the surface water protection fee and the irrigation water use fee and depositing such fees in the state water plan fund

In House Water and Environment

2/16/2017 - House - Withdrawn from Taxation; rereferred to Water and Environment

2/15/2017 - House - Withdrawn from Water and Environment; referred to Taxation

2/3/2017 - House - Scheduled Hearing in Water and Environment: Tuesday, 2/7, 9:00 AM, Rm 582-N

Sub for HB 2272

House Water and Environment Committee

Establishing the Kansas water authority science and research subcommittee

In Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources

3/6/2017 - Senate - Referred to Agriculture and Natural Resources

2/23/2017 - Senate - Received and introduced

2/23/2017 - House - Final Action: Passed; Yeas 77, Nays 48

 

FEDERAL & STATE AFFAIRS

Bill Number

Bill Sponsor

Bill Subject

Current Status

Last Action

SB 53

Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee

Creating a permanent exemption for certain entities from the public buildings law under the personal and family protection act

In Senate Federal and State Affairs

1/24/2017 - Senate - Scheduled Hearing in Federal and State Affairs: Thursday, 1/26, 10:30 AM, Rm 144-S

1/24/2017 - Senate - Referred to Federal and State Affairs

1/23/2017 - Senate - Introduced

SB 102

Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee

Counties; abatement of nuisances; disposal of vehicles

In Senate Ethics, Elections and Local Government

SB 108

Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee

Personal and family protection act and public employer liability

In Senate Federal and State Affairs

2/1/2017 - Senate - Scheduled Hearing in Federal and State Affairs: Wednesday, 2/8, 10:30 AM, Rm 144-S

2/1/2017 - Senate - Referred to Federal and State Affairs

1/31/2017 - Senate - Introduced

SB 133

Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee

Requiring e-verify for certain public contracts, enacting the Kansas employer e-verify accountability act

In Senate Commerce

SB 158

Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee

Prohibiting adoption of sanctuary policies by cities, counties and state agencies

In Senate Federal and State Affairs

2/8/2017 - Senate - Scheduled Hearing in Federal and State Affairs: Wednesday, 2/15, 10:30 AM, Rm 144-S

2/7/2017 - Senate - Referred to Federal and State Affairs

2/6/2017 - Senate - Introduced

HB 2042

House Federal and State Affairs Committee

Concealed carry licensure amendments under the personal and family protection act

In House Federal and State Affairs

2/2/2017 - House - Scheduled Hearing in Federal and State Affairs: Wednesday, 2/8, 9:00 AM, Rm 346-S

1/13/2017 - House - Referred to Federal and State Affairs

1/12/2017 - House - Introduced

HB 2072

House Federal and State Affairs Committee

Creating the Eisenhower preservation fund; registration fees

In House Appropriations

1/25/2017 - House - Scheduled Hearing in Appropriations: Wednesday, 2/1, 9:00 AM, Rm 112-N

1/19/2017 - House - Referred to Appropriations

1/18/2017 - House - Introduced

HB 2074

House Federal and State Affairs Committee

Creating a permanent exemption for certain entities from the public buildings law under the personal and family protection act

In House Federal and State Affairs

1/26/2017 - House - Scheduled Hearing in Federal and State Affairs: Wednesday, 2/1, 9:00 AM, Rm 346-S

1/19/2017 - House - Referred to Federal and State Affairs

1/18/2017 - House - Introduced

HB 2081

House Federal and State Affairs Committee

Public employer liability for public employees carrying a concealed handgun

In House Federal and State Affairs

1/26/2017 - House - Scheduled Hearing in Federal and State Affairs: Thursday, 2/2, 9:00 AM, Rm 346-S

1/19/2017 - House - Referred to Federal and State Affairs

1/18/2017 - House - Introduced

HB 2145

House Federal and State Affairs Committee

Prohibiting the possession of a firearm by certain individuals

In House Federal and State Affairs

2/8/2017 - House - Scheduled Hearing in Federal and State Affairs: Tuesday, 2/14, 9:00 AM, Rm 346-S

1/25/2017 - House - Referred to Federal and State Affairs

1/24/2017 - House - Introduced

HB 2199

House Federal and State Affairs Committee

Authorizing the board of county commissioners of any county to regulate conservation easements on property located within the county

In House Federal and State Affairs

HB 2275

House Federal and State Affairs Committee

Prohibiting adoption of sanctuary policies by municipalities

In House Federal and State Affairs

HB 2276

House Federal and State Affairs Committee

Amending statutes concerning dangerous regulated animals

In House Federal and State Affairs

HCR 5004

House Federal and State Affairs Committee

Constitutional amendment granting counties home rule powers

In House Federal and State Affairs

1/25/2017 - House - Scheduled Hearing in Federal and State Affairs: Tuesday, 1/31, 9:00 AM, Rm 346-S

1/20/2017 - House - Referred to Federal and State Affairs

1/19/2017 - House - Introduced

 

JUDICIARY

Bill Number

Bill Sponsor

Bill Subject

Current Status

Last Action

SB 62

Senate Judiciary Committee

Amending citizen grand jury petition sufficiency and right to appeal

In House Judiciary

3/6/2017 - House - Scheduled Hearing in Judiciary: Thursday, 3/9, 3:30 PM, Rm 112-N

3/6/2017 - House - Referred to Judiciary

2/23/2017 - House - Received and introduced

SB 180

Senate Judiciary Committee

Providing for law enforcement agencies to request and receive files concerning applicants previously employed by another state or local law enforcement agency

In Senate Judiciary

3/7/2017 - Senate - Scheduled Hearing in Judiciary: Wednesday, 3/8, 10:30 AM, Rm 346-S

3/6/2017 - Senate - Withdrawn from Federal and State Affairs; rereferred to Judiciary

2/23/2017 - Senate - Scheduled Hearing in Judiciary: Tuesday, 3/7, 10:30 AM, Rm 346-S

HB 2239

House Judiciary Committee

Allowing cities and counties to opt out of the scrap metal theft reduction act

In House Judiciary

2/16/2017 - House - Withdrawn from Appropriations; rereferred to Judiciary

2/14/2017 - House - Withdrawn from Judiciary; referred to Appropriations

2/2/2017 - House - Referred to Judiciary

 

KPERS

Bill Number

Bill Sponsor

Bill Subject

Current Status

Last Action

SB 138

Senate Ways and Means Committee

Exempting KPERS licensed school retirants from the working after retirement earnings limitation

In Senate Financial Institutions and Insurance

HB 2268

House Financial Institutions and Pensions Committee

Extending the sunset date on certain working after retirement exemptions

In Senate Financial Institutions and Insurance

2/23/2017 - Senate - Referred to Financial Institutions and Insurance

2/22/2017 - Senate - Received and introduced

2/22/2017 - House - Final Action: Passed as amended; Yeas 116, Nays 9

 

LAW ENFORCEMENT

Bill Number

Bill Sponsor

Bill Subject

Current Status

Last Action

SB 6

Oletha Faust-Goudeau, D-29th

Standardized law enforcement procedure to assess possession of firearms by an individual during routine stop

In Senate Federal and State Affairs

2/6/2017 - Senate - Withdrawn from Judiciary; referred to Federal and State Affairs

1/10/2017 - Senate - Referred to Judiciary

1/9/2017 - Senate - Introduced

HB 2069

House Judiciary Committee

Amending the definition of 'conviction' for applicant qualification under the Kansas law enforcement training act

In Senate Judiciary

2/14/2017 - Senate - Referred to Judiciary

2/13/2017 - Senate - Received and introduced

2/13/2017 - House - Final Action: Passed; Yeas 121, Nays 1

HB 2070

House Judiciary Committee

Creating an exemption to the Kansas open records act for the central registry of Kansas police and law enforcement officers

In Senate Judiciary

2/23/2017 - Senate - Referred to Judiciary

2/22/2017 - Senate - Received and introduced

2/22/2017 - House - Final Action: Passed as amended; Yeas 107, Nays 18

HB 2262

House Corrections and Juvenile Justice Committee

Adding employees of the department of corrections to the definition of law enforcement officer regarding requests for law enforcement assistance from another jurisdiction

In Senate Judiciary

3/7/2017 - Senate - Referred to Judiciary

3/6/2017 - Senate - Received and introduced

2/23/2017 - House - Emergencied to Final Action: Passed as amended; Yeas 124, Nays 0

 

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Number

Bill Sponsor

Bill Subject

Current Status

Last Action

HB 2094

House Local Government Committee

Municipalities; contracts with other municipalities

In Senate Ethics, Elections and Local Government

2/22/2017 - Senate - Scheduled Hearing in Ethics, Elections and Local Government: Wednesday, 3/8, 9:30 AM, Rm 142-S

2/9/2017 - Senate - Referred to Ethics, Elections and Local Government

2/8/2017 - Senate - Received and introduced

HB 2102

House Federal and State Affairs Committee

Board of county commissioners; meetings

In Senate Ethics, Elections and Local Government

2/22/2017 - Senate - Referred to Ethics, Elections and Local Government

2/21/2017 - Senate - Received and introduced

2/21/2017 - House - Final Action: Passed; Yeas 124, Nays 1

HB 2137

House Local Government Committee

Cities and counties; governing body members, certain volunteer activities

In Senate Ethics, Elections and Local Government

2/22/2017 - Senate - Scheduled Hearing in Ethics, Elections and Local Government: Wednesday, 3/8, 9:30 AM, Rm 142-S

2/14/2017 - Senate - Referred to Ethics, Elections and Local Government

2/13/2017 - Senate - Received and introduced

HB 2210

House Local Government Committee

Elections; political or temporary signs; city and county restrictions

In Senate Ethics, Elections and Local Government

3/6/2017 - Senate - Referred to Ethics, Elections and Local Government

2/23/2017 - Senate - Received and introduced

2/23/2017 - House - Final Action: Passed as amended; Yeas 100, Nays 25

 

OPEN GOVERNMENT

Bill Number

Bill Sponsor

Bill Subject

Current Status

Last Action

SB 70

Marci Francisco, D-2nd

Open meetings; justifications for closed or executive meetings

On General Orders in Senate

2/8/2017 - Senate - Committee Report recommending bill be passed as amended by Federal and State Affairs

1/27/2017 - Senate - Scheduled Hearing in Federal and State Affairs: Thursday, 2/2, 10:30 AM, Rm 144-S

1/25/2017 - Senate - Referred to Federal and State Affairs

SB 86

Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee

Kansas open records act and openness in government

On General Orders in Senate

2/15/2017 - Senate - Committee Report recommending bill be passed as amended by Federal and State Affairs

1/27/2017 - Senate - Scheduled Hearing in Federal and State Affairs: Thursday, 2/2, 10:30 AM, Rm 144-S

1/26/2017 - Senate - Referred to Federal and State Affairs

SB 200

Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee

Open records act; criminal investigation records; missing persons

In Senate Federal and State Affairs

3/6/2017 - Senate - Scheduled Hearing in Federal and State Affairs: Wednesday, 3/8, 10:30 AM, Rm 144-S

2/23/2017 - Senate - Withdrawn from Judiciary; referred to Federal and State Affairs

2/17/2017 - Senate - Referred to Judiciary

HB 2128

House Judiciary Committee

Allowing the governor's domestic violence fatality review board to recess for a closed or executive session

In Senate Judiciary

2/23/2017 - Senate - Referred to Judiciary

2/22/2017 - Senate - Received and introduced

2/22/2017 - House - Final Action: Passed; Yeas 104, Nays 21

 

PUBLIC HEALTH

Bill Number

Bill Sponsor

Bill Subject

Current Status

Last Action

SB 131

Caryn Tyson, R-12th

Larned and Osawatomie state hospital privatization prohibition amendments

In Senate Ways and Means

HB 2114

House Appropriations Committee

Permanently exempting community mental health centers from the public buildings law under the personal and family protection act

In House Appropriations

HB 2205

House Health and Human Services Committee

Vaccinations for meningitis required

In Senate Public Health and Welfare

3/7/2017 - Senate - Referred to Public Health and Welfare

3/6/2017 - Senate - Received and introduced

2/23/2017 - House - Emergencied to Final Action: Passed as amended; Yeas 104, Nays 20

 

TAXATION

Bill Number

Bill Sponsor

Bill Subject

Current Status

Last Action

SB 39

Senate Assessment and Taxation Committee

Permitted use of tax information in certain tax actions and proceedings; tax liens upon personal property; tax warrants; time for returns and payment of tax; liability for persons responsible for collection of sales or compensating tax

In Senate Assessment and Taxation

2/1/2017 - Senate - Scheduled Hearing in Assessment and Taxation: Thursday, 2/2, 9:30 AM, Rm 548-S

1/19/2017 - Senate - Referred to Assessment and Taxation

1/18/2017 - Senate - Introduced

SB 129

Senate Assessment and Taxation Committee

Allowing a board of county commissioners to exempt certain property located in a federal enclave

In Senate Assessment and Taxation

SB 146

Senate Assessment and Taxation Committee

Continuation of 20 mill statewide levy for schools and property tax exemption of certain portion of property used for residential purposes from such levy

In Senate Assessment and Taxation

SB 167

Senate Assessment and Taxation Committee

Property tax lid; cities and counties; repealed

In Senate Assessment and Taxation

SB 203

Senate Assessment and Taxation Committee

Adding Cowley county to the list of rural opportunity zones

In Senate Assessment and Taxation

SB 224

Senate Assessment and Taxation Committee

Providing for a $.05 increase in motor fuel taxes

In Senate Assessment and Taxation

SCR 1604

Tom Holland, D-3rd

Constitutional amendment lowering the rate of sales and use taxation on food and food ingredients

In Senate Assessment and Taxation

2/14/2017 - Senate - Scheduled Hearing in Assessment and Taxation: Wednesday, 2/15, 9:30 AM, Rm 548-S

2/3/2017 - Senate - Referred to Assessment and Taxation

2/2/2017 - Senate - Introduced

HB 2082

House Taxation Committee

Property tax lid; cities and counties; repealed

In House Taxation

HB 2083

House Taxation Committee

Requiring proof of payment of real and personal property taxes for motor vehicle registration

In House Taxation

HB 2105

House Taxation Committee

Oil and gas property statement of assessment, due date for filing

In House Taxation

HB 2131

Vic Miller, D-58th

Providing a sales tax exemption for food and food ingredients

In House Taxation

HB 2146

House Taxation Committee

Property tax exemption for certain property used for educational or scientific purposes

In House Taxation

2/22/2017 - House - Scheduled Hearing in Taxation: Tuesday, 3/7, 3:30 PM, Rm 346-S

1/25/2017 - House - Referred to Taxation

1/24/2017 - House - Introduced

HB 2177

House Taxation Committee

Concerning sales and compensating use tax; origin sourcing

In House Taxation

2/8/2017 - House - Scheduled Hearing in Taxation: Wednesday, 2/15, 3:30 PM, Rm 346-S

1/27/2017 - House - Referred to Taxation

1/26/2017 - House - Introduced

Sub for HB 2178

House Taxation Committee

Concerning income taxation; relating to determination of Kansas adjusted gross income, rates, itemized deductions

Veto sustained

2/22/2017 - Senate - Motion to override veto failed; veto sustained; Yeas 24, Nays 16 (two-thirds majority required)

2/22/2017 - House - Motion to override veto prevailed; bill passed; Yeas 85, Nays 40

2/22/2017 - - Vetoed by Governor Sam Brownback

HB 2228

House Taxation Committee

Allowing property tax exemption on certain property without order of the board of tax appeals

On General Orders in House

3/7/2017 - House - Committee Report recommending bill be passed as amended by Taxation

2/15/2017 - House - Scheduled Hearing in Taxation: Monday, 2/20, 3:30 PM, Rm 346-S

2/1/2017 - House - Referred to Taxation

HB 2229

House Taxation Committee

Classification and taxation of certain oil and gas equipment and materials

In House Taxation

HB 2230

House Taxation Committee

Allowing a board of county commissioners to exempt certain property located in a federal enclave

In House Taxation

2/23/2017 - House - Scheduled Hearing in Taxation: Monday, 3/6, 3:30 PM, Rm 346-S

2/1/2017 - House - Referred to Taxation

1/31/2017 - House - Introduced

HB 2235

House Taxation Committee

Concerning Kansas sales and compensating use tax, administration and reporting requirements

In House Taxation

2/10/2017 - House - Scheduled Hearing in Taxation: Tuesday, 2/14, 3:30 PM, Rm 346-S

2/2/2017 - House - Referred to Taxation

2/1/2017 - House - Introduced

HB 2237

House Taxation Committee

Concerning taxation; relating to income tax, rates, determination of income, tax credits; motor fuels tax, rates, trip permits, distribution; sales and compensating use tax, food and food ingredients

In House Taxation

2/2/2017 - House - Referred to Taxation

2/1/2017 - House - Scheduled Hearing in Taxation: Tuesday, 2/7, 3:30 PM, Rm 346-S

2/1/2017 - House - Introduced

HB 2238

House Taxation Committee

Sales tax exemption, farm production machinery and equipment

In House Taxation

HB 2314

House Taxation Committee

Authorizing use of ad valorem taxes to pay for capital improvements within a redevelopment district encompassing a federal enclave; authorizing issuance of bonds

In House Taxation

2/23/2017 - House - Scheduled Hearing in Taxation: Monday, 3/6, 3:30 PM, Rm 346-S

2/9/2017 - House - Referred to Taxation

2/8/2017 - House - Introduced

HB 2322

Kevin Jones, R-5th

Sales tax holiday for certain back-to-school items

In House Taxation

HB 2376

House Taxation Committee

Property tax lid; requiring cities and counties to publish notice of budget increase; election requirements

In House Taxation

 

TRANSPORTATION

Bill Number

Bill Sponsor

Bill Subject

Current Status

Last Action

HB 2095

House Transportation Committee

Providing a special vehicle permit for certain vehicle combinations

In Senate Transportation

3/6/2017 - Senate - Referred to Transportation

2/23/2017 - Senate - Received and introduced

2/23/2017 - House - Final Action: Passed as amended; Yeas 77, Nays 48

HB 2096

House Transportation Committee

Operation of transit buses on certain right shoulders in Wyandotte County

On General Orders in Senate

3/6/2017 - Senate - Scheduled Hearing in Transportation: Wednesday, 3/8, 8:30 AM, Rm 546-S

2/15/2017 - Senate - Referred to Transportation

2/14/2017 - Senate - Received and introduced