Bills Pending Kansas Senate Judiciary Committee

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KSHB2366Engross

Recessed
Requiring prosecutors to disclose their intent to introduce testimony from a jailhouse witness and to forward information to the Kansas bureau of investigation.
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2021-04-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSHB2412Engross

Recessed
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.
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2021-03-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSSB308Intro

Recessed
Providing for the right of individuals to not wear face coverings in places of public accommodation, refuse vaccinations and access off-label medications.
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2021-03-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSHB2192Engross

Recessed
Authorizing court services officers and community corrections officers to provide a certification of identification to offenders for use to obtain a new driver's license.
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2021-03-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSHB2228Engross

Recessed
Requiring law enforcement agencies to adopt a policy regarding submission of sexual assault evidence kits and allowing evidence collection at child advocacy centers or other facilities.
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2021-03-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSHB2075Engross

Recessed
Allowing venue for an adoption when the state is the agency to be where the state agency or its subcontracting agency has an office.
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2021-03-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSHB2125Engross

Recessed
Allowing a copy of a will to be filed and admitted to probate and allowing a will or a copy of a will filed within six months after the death of the testator to be admitted to probate at any time.
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2021-03-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSHB2361Engross

Recessed
Authorizing the supreme court to adopt rules establishing specialty courts, creating the specialty court funding advisory committee and the specialty court resources fund.
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2021-03-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSHB2128Engross

Recessed
Clarifying jurisdiction and supervision of offenders in a certified drug abuse treatment program.
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2021-03-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSHB2374Engross

Recessed
Authorizing the Kansas sentencing commission to change risk assessment cut-off levels for participation in the certified drug abuse treatment program.
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2021-03-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSHB2387Engross

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Revising laws relating to operating an aircraft under the influence, including prescribing criminal and administrative penalties and providing for testing of blood, breath, urine or other bodily substances, and preliminary screening tests of breath o...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSSB301Intro

Recessed
Establishing the office of the child advocate within the office of the attorney general and the joint committee on child welfare system oversight.
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2021-03-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSHB2109Engross

Recessed
Increasing the county population threshold for a county to be required to have a lawyer representative, increasing the number of lawyer members and decreasing the number of non-lawyer members on the board of indigents' defense services.
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2021-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSHB2076Engross

Recessed
Clarifying that bond agents seeking discharge as a surety are required to return the person released on bond to the court in the county where the complaint subject to the bond was filed.
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2021-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSSB300Intro

Recessed
Amending the Kansas racketeer influenced and corrupt organization act to add a person who has engaged in identity theft or identity fraud to the definition of "covered person" and add identity theft and identity fraud to the definition of "racketeeri...
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2021-03-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSSCR1608Intro

Recessed
Proposing to amend section 3 of the Kansas bill of rights regarding the right to petition the government for the redress of grievances, including by citizen-initiated grand jury.
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2021-03-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSHB2416Engross

Recessed
Modifying the procedure for declaring and extending a state of disaster emergency, limiting powers granted to the governor during a state of disaster emergency, authorizing the legislative coordinating council and the legislature to take certain acti...
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2021-03-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSHB2231Engross

Recessed
Amending the definition of the crime of conducting a pyramid promotional scheme, providing for an exemption and defining key terms.
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2021-03-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSSB206Intro

Recessed
Enacting the fairness in condemnation act to require the condemning authority to provide the property owner notice of a planned condemnation proceeding, an offer for purchase and a court review of compliance with this act.
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2021-03-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSHB2362Engross

Recessed
Modifying the elements of and making changes to the criminal penalties of abuse of a child.
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2021-03-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSSB150Intro

Recessed
Defining and prohibiting certain deceptive lawsuit advertising practices and restricting the use or disclosure of protected health information to solicit individuals for legal services.
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2021-03-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSSB57Intro

Recessed
Suspending statutory speedy trial rights until May 1, 2024, in all criminal cases filed prior to the effective date of this act and eliminating such rights in any criminal case filed on or after the effective date of this act.
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2021-03-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSSB284Intro

Recessed
Amending the Kansas emergency management act to authorize a state of disaster emergency to continue for no longer than 21 days unless ratified by concurrent resolution of the legislature and provide for extensions for specified periods not to exceed ...
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2021-03-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSHB2275Engross

Recessed
Requiring the department of corrections to develop guidance to be used by parole officers when responding to violations of parole and postrelease supervision and that incentivize compliant behavior.
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2021-03-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSHB2277Engross

Recessed
Clarifying the definition of possession in the Kansas criminal code.
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2021-03-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSHB2191Engross

Recessed
Increasing criminal penalties for the crimes of riot and incitement to riot when the crime occurs in a correctional facility.
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2021-02-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSSB270Intro

Recessed
Prohibiting the hiring of certain law enforcement officers with history of serious misconduct allegations and making certain law enforcement disciplinary records public records.
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2021-02-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSSB271Intro

Recessed
Extending the time that victims of childhood sexual abuse have to bring a cause of action.
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2021-02-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSSB272Intro

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Requiring sexual assault evidence collection procedures to include a urinalysis test to determine the presence of controlled substances that may have been used to commit the alleged sexual assault.
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2021-02-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSSB220Intro

Recessed
Increasing the penalty for battery committed against a utility worker.
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2021-02-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSHB2120Engross

Recessed
Removing the spousal exception from the crime of sexual battery.
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2021-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSSB247Intro

Recessed
Enacting criminal justice reform measures related to hiring, firearms certification and psychological testing of law enforcement officers
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2021-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSSB246Intro

Recessed
Providing statutory procedures and limitations related to forensic evidence collection and clarifying liability for unlawful conduct under the Kansas tort claims act.
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2021-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSSB230Intro

Recessed
Creating the crime of deprivation of rights under color of law and providing a civil action for victims.
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2021-02-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSHB2081Engross

Recessed
Modifying how certain prior convictions are counted for the special sentencing rule related to possession of a controlled substance and providing concurrent or consecutive sentencing for persons convicted of new crimes while on release for a felony.
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2021-02-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSSB229Intro

Recessed
Providing for payment of interest in civil actions for wrongful conviction and directing the attorney general to seek damages for the state from any person who knowingly contributed to the wrongful conviction and prosecute ouster and criminal proceed...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSSB231Intro

Recessed
Increasing criminal penalties for hate crimes.
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2021-02-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSHB2030Engross

Recessed
Extending terminal medical release to inmates in the custody of the department of corrections with a condition likely to cause death within 120 days.
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2021-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSSB214Intro

Recessed
Making it a crime for a physician to perform gender reassignment surgery or hormone replacement therapy on certain children.
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2021-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSSB123Intro

Recessed
Creating a process to terminate the parental rights of a person whose sexual assault of another has resulted in the conception of a child.
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2021-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSSB205Intro

Recessed
Enacting the uniform partition of heirs property act to prescribe procedures and requirements for partition of certain real property.
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2021-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSSB195Intro

Recessed
Increasing the penalty for certain violations of criminal discharge of a firearm when a person was present in the dwelling, building, structure or motor vehicle at which the offender discharged a firearm and when a person less than 14 years of age wa...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSSB198Intro

Recessed
Amending Kansas open records act provisions regarding access to certain law enforcement audio and video recordings and enacting the police and citizen protection act regarding use of body cameras by law enforcement officers.
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2021-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSSB196Intro

Recessed
Requiring courts to order a defendant to pay certain restitution when the defendant's offense resulted in the incapacitation or death of a victim who has a minor child or children.
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2021-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSSB197Intro

Recessed
Requiring law enforcement agencies to increase data collection and reporting on racial profiling and other biased policing.
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2021-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSSB141Intro

Recessed
Enacting the Kansas uniform directed trust act.
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2021-02-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSSCR1607Intro

Recessed
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that locally elected school boards are the only governmental entity with the authority to close schools.
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2021-02-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSHB2029Engross

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Counting any crime with a domestic violence designation as a prior conviction under domestic battery.
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2021-02-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSSB151Intro

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Enacting limitations on contingency fee agreements in certain civil actions.
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2021-02-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KSSB152Intro

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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.
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2021-02-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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