Education Bill Status Summary
as of February 24, 2017
DD, 7:30 a.m.
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Bills sent to Governor
HB 2178 - Concerning income taxation; relating to determination of Kansas adjusted gross income, rates, itemized deductions; estimated fiscal note: FY 2018: $590.2 million, FY 2019: $453.8 million. KASB Testimony (Proponent) House Motion to override veto prevailed; PASSED; Yeas 85, Nays 40 2/22/2017. Senate Motion to override veto failed; veto sustained; Yeas 24, Nays 16 2/22/2017.
Bills on Senate General Orders
(Below the line for Feb. 20)
SB 70 - Open meetings; justifications for closed or executive meetings
SB 97 - Relating to taxation, income tax, rates, modifications; sales and compensating use tax, food, rates; estimated fiscal note: FY 2018 - $200.8 million; FY 2019 - $138.9 million.
SB 115 - State finances; requiring the KPERS board to liquidate the pooled money investment portfolio investment; transferring money to the state general fund and to the pooled money investment portfolio; authorizing the pooled money investment board to invest idle funds available for long term investment; fiscal note: $100 million to SGF.
SB 86 - Kansas open records act and openness in government.
SB 188 - Kansas income tax act; providing rate changes, determination of Kansas adjusted gross income and sunsetting certain modifications, and itemized and standard deductions; estimated fiscal note: FY 2018 – $702.5 million; FY 2019 – $513.8 million. KASB testimony (Proponent) Motion to recommend failed.
SB 147 - Under Kansas income tax act; providing rate changes and determination of Kansas adjusted gross income and sunsetting certain modifications; estimated fiscal note: FY 2018 – $268.1 million; FY 2019 – $352.2 million. KASB Testimony (Proponent)
Bills on Senate Final Action
SB 144 - Prohibiting the use of a wireless communication device in a school zone or a road construction zone. PASSED 21-17
Bills on House Final Action
Bills on House General Orders
(Above the line for Feb. 16)
In Senate Committees
Senate Way and Means [Daily 10:30 a.m. 548-S]
HB 2161 - State finances; requiring the KPERS board to liquidate the pooled money investment portfolio; transferring money to the state general fund and to the pooled money investment portfolio; authorizing the pooled money investment board to invest idle funds available for long term investment.
HB 2052 - Appropriations for FY 2017, FY 2018, FY 2019 and FY 2020 for various state agencies; maintains funding for K-12 education as approved for FY 17 (except deletes extraordinary needs funds); reduces KPERS contributions to FY 2016 level, but directs 50% of FY 17 ending balance go toward KPERS. KASB Testimony (Proponent)
SB 161 - Allotments; requiring the governor and secretary of administration to act under certain circumstances.
SB 189 - Appropriations for FY 2018, FY 2019, FY 2020 and FY 2021 for various state agencies.
Senate Education [Daily 1:30 p.m. 144-S]
SB 145 - Amending the Kansas state high school activities association school classification system. Hearing held
SB 206* - Creating the student privacy and protection act.
SR 1715 - Resolution urging comprehensive sex education curriculum in public schools
HB 2186 - Arbitration; teacher due process (amended on House General Orders).
Senate Federal and State Affairs [Daily 10:30 a.m. 144-S]
Senate Financial Institutions and Insurance [Daily 9:30 a.m. 546-S]
HB 2268 - Kansas public employees retirement system; employment after retirement; determining actuarial equivalent or actuarial computation, interest factor.
SB 138 - Exempting KPERS licensed school retirants from the working after retirement earnings limitation.
Senate Ethics, Elections and Local Government [Daily 9:30 a.m. 142-S]
Senate Commerce [Daily 8:30 a.m. 548-S]
SB 90 - Workers compensation impairment determination.
In House Committees
House Appropriations [Daily 9:00 a.m. 112-N]
HB 2040 - Citations for overtaking and passing of school buses captured on camera. (Referred by H. Committee of the Whole). Withdrawn from Judiciary; referred to Appropriations 2/23/2017
HB 2364 - Appropriations for FY 2018, FY 2019, FY 2020 and FY 2021 for various state agencies.
HB 2113 - Permanently exempting postsecondary educational institutions from the public buildings law under the personal and family protection act
House K-12 Education Budget [Daily 1:30 p.m. 346-S]
HB 2142* - Establishing a unified school district employee healthcare benefits program. Hearing cancelled.
HB 2288* - Requiring school districts use generally accepted accounting principles. (Re-referred from H. K-12 Ed Budget; hearing postponed)
HB 2345* - Authorizing school districts to adopt a local activities budget and levy property taxes. (Re-referred from H. K-12 Ed Budget; hearing held. (Withdrawn from Appropriations; re-referred to K-12 Education Budget). KASB Testimony (Opponent)
House Education [Daily 3:30 p.m. 546-S]
HB 2165 - Development and implementation of ethnic studies in schools.
House Taxation [Daily 3:30 p.m. 346-S]
House Transportation & Public Safety Budget [Daily 1:30 p.m. 582-N]
House Insurance [Tue/Thurs 9:00 a.m. 281-N]
HB 2043 - Amending certain financial examination requirements
House Corrections and Juvenile Justice [Daily 1:30 p.m. 152-S]
House Financial Institutions and Pensions [Mon/Wed 9:00 a.m. 281-N]
House Commerce, Labor and Economic Development [Daily 1:30 p.m. 112-N]
HB 2056 - Amending the composition of the workers compensation and employment security boards nominating commission; administrative judge elected term lengths and reappointment
HB 2058 - Replacing the prevailing factor standard in workers compensation law with a substantial factor standard
HB 2062 - Amending workers compensation law regarding drug testing, certain employer credits, maximum rates, work disability claim threshold, end of employer's obligation, future medical benefits, claim notice requirements and dismissal for lack of prosecution
HB 2353 - State contracts and purchases; relating to purchases of products and services from not-for-profit entities; employment of persons with disabilities; qualified vendors.
House Federal and State Affairs [Daily 9:00 a.m. 346-S]
HB 2171 - Student privacy and protection act.
HB 2074 - Creating a permanent exemption for certain entities from the public buildings law under the personal and family protection act
House Financial Institutions and Pensions [Mon/Wed 9:00 a.m. 281-N]
HB 2289 - Allowing certain time away from work or normal duties to be credited as participating service under KPERS and KP&F.
House Local Government [Tue/Thurs 1:30 p.m. 281-N]
HB 2138 - State fire marshal; school lockdowns; rules and regulations
House Children and Seniors [Tues/Thurs 9:00 a.m. 218-N]
HB 2108 - Amendments to the grandparents as caregivers act