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41 total bills, 14 anti-gun bills,
7 pro-gun bills for this session
Proposed Kansas Firearm Legislation

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note: Kansas carries over legislation from odd-numbered years to even numbered years without exception

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2058

Title: Providing reciprocity for licenses to carry concealed handguns and creating a new class of concealed carry license for individuals 18 to 20 years of age, and creating the Kansas protection of firearm rights act to restore the right to possess a firearm upon expungement of certain convictions.

Description: Providing reciprocity for licenses to carry concealed handguns and creating a new class of concealed carry license for individuals 18 to 20 years of age, and creating the Kansas protection of firearm rights act to restore the right to possess a firearm upon expungement of certain convictions.

Last Action: Senate Motion to override veto prevailed; Yea: 31 Nay: 8

Last Action Date: May 3, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2059

Title: Providing reciprocity for licenses to carry concealed handguns and creating two classes of concealed carry licenses.

Description: Providing reciprocity for licenses to carry concealed handguns and creating two classes of concealed carry licenses.

Last Action: House Died in Committee

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2089

Title: Substitute for HB 2089 by Committee on Federal and State Affairs - Standardizing firearm safety education training programs in school districts.

Description: Substitute for HB 2089 by Committee on Federal and State Affairs - Standardizing firearm safety education training programs in school districts.

Last Action: House No motion to reconsider vetoed bill; Veto sustained

Last Action Date: May 7, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2095

Title: Allowing courts to prohibit possession of a firearm in a temporary custody order pursuant to the care and treatment act for mentally ill persons.

Description: Allowing courts to prohibit possession of a firearm in a temporary custody order pursuant to the care and treatment act for mentally ill persons.

Last Action: House Died in Committee

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2140

Title: Prohibiting the carrying of a concealed handgun in the state capitol.

Description: Prohibiting the carrying of a concealed handgun in the state capitol.

Last Action: House Died in Committee

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

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HB2222

Title: Requiring the Kansas bureau of investigation to establish a Kansas voluntary do-not-sell firearms list to prevent the purchase of firearms by any person who voluntarily registers to be placed on the list.

Description: Requiring the Kansas bureau of investigation to establish a Kansas voluntary do-not-sell firearms list to prevent the purchase of firearms by any person who voluntarily registers to be placed on the list.

Last Action: House Died in Committee

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

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HB2251

Title: Requiring relinquishment of firearms pursuant to certain court orders related to domestic violence.

Description: Requiring relinquishment of firearms pursuant to certain court orders related to domestic violence.

Last Action: House Died in Committee

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

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HB2375

Title: Adding items to the the definitions of a knife and weapon for purposes of the crime of criminal possession of a weapon by a convicted felon.

Description: Adding items to the the definitions of a knife and weapon for purposes of the crime of criminal possession of a weapon by a convicted felon.

Last Action: House Died in Committee

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

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HB2409

Title: Providing a permanent exemption for postsecondary educational institutions from the public buildings requirements under the personal and family protection act.

Description: Providing a permanent exemption for postsecondary educational institutions from the public buildings requirements under the personal and family protection act.

Last Action: House Died in Committee

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2410

Title: Creating the gun violence restraining order act authorizing the issuance of court orders prohibiting the purchase or possession of firearms by a person.

Description: Creating the gun violence restraining order act authorizing the issuance of court orders prohibiting the purchase or possession of firearms by a person.

Last Action: House Died in Committee

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

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HB2416

Title: Senate Substitute for HB 2416 by Committee on Judiciary – Requiring compensation for the use, restriction on use, damage, loss or destruction of property as a result of certain governmental actions, authorizing reimbursement of property taxes levied upon businesses shut down or restricted as a result of certain governmental actions related to contagious or infectious disease in humans and establishing the COVID-19 retail storefront property tax relief act to provide partial refunds to certain businesses impacted by COVID-19-related shutdowns and restrictions.

Description: Senate Substitute for HB 2416 by Committee on Judiciary – Requiring compensation for the use, restriction on use, damage, loss or destruction of property as a result of certain governmental actions, authorizing reimbursement of property taxes levied upon businesses shut down or restricted as a result of certain governmental actions related to contagious or infectious disease in humans and establishing the COVID-19 retail storefront property tax relief act to provide partial refunds to certain businesses impacted by COVID-19-related shutdowns and restrictions.

Last Action: House Died in Conference

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2454

Title: Creating additional violations of criminal discharge of a firearm for discharges that are near a school or projectiles that leave the property from which they are discharged.

Description: Creating additional violations of criminal discharge of a firearm for discharges that are near a school or projectiles that leave the property from which they are discharged.

Last Action: House Died in Committee

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2610

Title: Allowing postsecondary educational institutions to prohibit concealed carry of handguns by persons in buildings but not licensees under the personal and family protection act unless the building has adequate security measures.

Description: Allowing postsecondary educational institutions to prohibit concealed carry of handguns by persons in buildings but not licensees under the personal and family protection act unless the building has adequate security measures.

Last Action: House Died in Committee

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2613

Title: Providing a permanent exemption for postsecondary educational institutions from the public buildings requirements under the personal and family protection act.

Description: Providing a permanent exemption for postsecondary educational institutions from the public buildings requirements under the personal and family protection act.

Last Action: House Died in Committee

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2614

Title: Creating the gun violence restraining order act authorizing the issuance of court orders prohibiting the purchase or possession of firearms by a person.

Description: Creating the gun violence restraining order act authorizing the issuance of court orders prohibiting the purchase or possession of firearms by a person.

Last Action: House Died in Committee

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

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HB2668

Title: Prohibiting certain restrictions on freedom of worship by governmental entities and public officials, limiting related state of disaster emergency powers of the governor and state of local disaster emergency powers of counties and cities and limiting related powers of the secretary of health and environment and local health officers.

Description: Prohibiting certain restrictions on freedom of worship by governmental entities and public officials, limiting related state of disaster emergency powers of the governor and state of local disaster emergency powers of counties and cities and limiting related powers of the secretary of health and environment and local health officers.

Last Action: House Died in Committee

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

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HB2678

Title: Ensuring a right to in-person visitation at medical care facilities and adult care homes, prohibiting certain public health orders related to isolation and quarantine, stay-at-home orders, curfews and face masks, limiting isolation or quarantine orders to recommendations and providing criminal penalties for certain violations, limiting state of disaster emergency powers of the governor and state of local disaster emergency powers of counties and cities related to stay-at-home orders, curfews and face masks and limiting powers of the secretary of health and environment and local health officers.

Description: Ensuring a right to in-person visitation at medical care facilities and adult care homes, prohibiting certain public health orders related to isolation and quarantine, stay-at-home orders, curfews and face masks, limiting isolation or quarantine orders to recommendations and providing criminal penalties for certain violations, limiting state of disaster emergency powers of the governor and state of local disaster emergency powers of counties and cities related to stay-at-home orders, curfews and face masks and limiting powers of the secretary of health and environment and local health officers.

Last Action: House Died in Committee

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

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HB2679

Title: Prohibiting certain restrictions on the operation of private businesses by governmental entities and public officials, limiting related state of disaster emergency powers of the governor and state of local disaster emergency powers of counties and cities and limiting related powers of the secretary of health and environment and local health officers.

Description: Prohibiting certain restrictions on the operation of private businesses by governmental entities and public officials, limiting related state of disaster emergency powers of the governor and state of local disaster emergency powers of counties and cities and limiting related powers of the secretary of health and environment and local health officers.

Last Action: House Died in Committee

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

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HB2681

Title: Requiring all forfeited or seized firearms in the possession of a law enforcement agency to be disposed of in accordance with the Kansas code of criminal procedure.

Description: Requiring all forfeited or seized firearms in the possession of a law enforcement agency to be disposed of in accordance with the Kansas code of criminal procedure.

Last Action: House Died on Calendar

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

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HB2730

Title: Prohibiting certain restrictions on freedom of worship by governmental entities and public officials, limiting related state of disaster emergency powers of the governor and state of local disaster emergency powers of counties and cities, limiting related powers of the secretary of health and environment and limiting local health officers to making recommendations.

Description: Prohibiting certain restrictions on freedom of worship by governmental entities and public officials, limiting related state of disaster emergency powers of the governor and state of local disaster emergency powers of counties and cities, limiting related powers of the secretary of health and environment and limiting local health officers to making recommendations.

Last Action: House Died in Committee

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2743

Title: Enacting the covert firearms act and establishing criminal penalties for the possession, manufacture, distribution, transportation, shipping or receiving of certain firearms or components.

Description: Enacting the covert firearms act and establishing criminal penalties for the possession, manufacture, distribution, transportation, shipping or receiving of certain firearms or components.

Last Action: House Died in Committee

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

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SB2

Title: Allowing consumption of beer and wine on the Kansas state fairgrounds and crediting a portion of moneys collected from the liquor enforcement tax to the state fair capital improvements fund.

Description: Allowing consumption of beer and wine on the Kansas state fairgrounds and crediting a portion of moneys collected from the liquor enforcement tax to the state fair capital improvements fund.

Last Action: House Referred to Committee on Commerce, Labor and Economic Development

Last Action Date: March 25, 2021

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SB14

Title: Extending certain provisions of the governmental response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Kansas and providing certain relief related to health, welfare, property and economic security during this public health emergency.

Description: Extending certain provisions of the governmental response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Kansas and providing certain relief related to health, welfare, property and economic security during this public health emergency.

Last Action: Senate Approved by Governor on Monday, January 25, 2021

Last Action Date: January 25, 2021

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SB34

Title: Substitute for SB 34 by Committee on Federal and State Affairs - Prohibiting governmental entities and public officials from taking certain actions related to a contagious or infectious disease, limiting powers of the governor and other governmental entities under the Kansas emergency management act to require face masks, requiring judicial review of certain emergency actions to occur without unreasonable delay and limiting powers of the secretary of health and environment related to enforcement of quarantine and student inoculation requirements.

Description: Substitute for SB 34 by Committee on Federal and State Affairs - Prohibiting governmental entities and public officials from taking certain actions related to a contagious or infectious disease, limiting powers of the governor and other governmental entities under the Kansas emergency management act to require face masks, requiring judicial review of certain emergency actions to occur without unreasonable delay and limiting powers of the secretary of health and environment related to enforcement of quarantine and student inoculation requirements.

Last Action: Senate No motion to reconsider vetoed bill; Veto sustained

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

this is an anti-gun bill

SB156

Title: Prohibiting the carrying of a concealed handgun in the state capitol.

Description: Prohibiting the carrying of a concealed handgun in the state capitol.

Last Action: Senate Died in Committee

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

this is an anti-gun bill

SB169

Title: Authorizing the legislative coordinating council to prohibit the carrying of concealed handguns in the state capitol.

Description: Authorizing the legislative coordinating council to prohibit the carrying of concealed handguns in the state capitol.

Last Action: Senate Died in Committee

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

this is an pro-gun bill

SB190

Title: Creating the Kansas protection of firearm rights act to restore the right to possess a firearm upon expungement of certain convictions.

Description: Creating the Kansas protection of firearm rights act to restore the right to possess a firearm upon expungement of certain convictions.

Last Action: Senate Died in Committee

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

this is an anti-gun bill

SB192

Title: Requiring relinquishment of firearms pursuant to certain court orders related to domestic violence.

Description: Requiring relinquishment of firearms pursuant to certain court orders related to domestic violence.

Last Action: Senate Died in Committee

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

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SB195

Title: 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 was present in the dwelling, building, structure or motor vehicle at which the offender discharged a firearm.

Description: 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 was present in the dwelling, building, structure or motor vehicle at which the offender discharged a firearm.

Last Action: Senate Died in Committee

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

this is an pro-gun bill

SB273

Title: House Substitute for Substitute for SB 273 by Committee on Judiciary - Enacting the COVID-19 small business relief act to provide funds for impacted small businesses, create the COVID-19 small business relief fund of the legislative coordinating council and the COVID-19 small business relief claims board, require certain counties to establish and administer a county COVID-19 small business relief fund and certain cities to establish and administer a city COVID-19 small business relief fund, require a study by the legislative division of post audit and prohibit compensation for intangible losses related to the COVID-19 public health emergency under the Kansas emergency management act.

Description: House Substitute for Substitute for SB 273 by Committee on Judiciary - Enacting the COVID-19 small business relief act to provide funds for impacted small businesses, create the COVID-19 small business relief fund of the legislative coordinating council and the COVID-19 small business relief claims board, require certain counties to establish and administer a county COVID-19 small business relief fund and certain cities to establish and administer a city COVID-19 small business relief fund, require a study by the legislative division of post audit and prohibit compensation for intangible losses related to the COVID-19 public health emergency under the Kansas emergency management act.

Last Action: Senate No motion to reconsider vetoed bill; Veto sustained

Last Action Date: May 26, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SB294

Title: Creating the Roy'Ale Spencer firearms safety act to require firearms to be safely secured and establishing criminal penalties for violations of the act.

Description: Creating the Roy'Ale Spencer firearms safety act to require firearms to be safely secured and establishing criminal penalties for violations of the act.

Last Action: Senate Died in Committee

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

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SB409

Title: Prohibiting certain restrictions on freedom of worship by governmental entities and public officials, limiting related state of disaster emergency powers of the governor and state of local disaster emergency powers of counties and cities and limiting related powers of the secretary of health and environment and local health officers.

Description: Prohibiting certain restrictions on freedom of worship by governmental entities and public officials, limiting related state of disaster emergency powers of the governor and state of local disaster emergency powers of counties and cities and limiting related powers of the secretary of health and environment and local health officers.

Last Action: Senate Died in Committee

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

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SB411

Title: Prohibiting certain restrictions on the operation of private businesses by governmental entities and public officials, limiting related state of disaster emergency powers of the governor and state of local disaster emergency powers of counties and cities and limiting related powers of the secretary of health and environment and local health officers.

Description: Prohibiting certain restrictions on the operation of private businesses by governmental entities and public officials, limiting related state of disaster emergency powers of the governor and state of local disaster emergency powers of counties and cities and limiting related powers of the secretary of health and environment and local health officers.

Last Action: Senate Died in Committee

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

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SB436

Title: Ensuring a right to in-person visitation at medical care facilities and adult care homes, prohibiting certain public health orders related to isolation and quarantine, stay-at-home orders, curfews and face masks, limiting isolation or quarantine orders to recommendations and providing criminal penalties for certain violations, limiting state of disaster emergency powers of the governor and state of local disaster emergency powers of counties and cities related to stay-at-home orders, curfews and face masks and limiting powers of the secretary of health and environment and local health officers.

Description: Ensuring a right to in-person visitation at medical care facilities and adult care homes, prohibiting certain public health orders related to isolation and quarantine, stay-at-home orders, curfews and face masks, limiting isolation or quarantine orders to recommendations and providing criminal penalties for certain violations, limiting state of disaster emergency powers of the governor and state of local disaster emergency powers of counties and cities related to stay-at-home orders, curfews and face masks and limiting powers of the secretary of health and environment and local health officers.

Last Action: Senate Died in Committee

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

this is an anti-gun bill

SB465

Title: Enacting the responsible gun ownership act and creating the crime of unlawful storage of a firearm.

Description: Enacting the responsible gun ownership act and creating the crime of unlawful storage of a firearm.

Last Action: Senate Died in Committee

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

this is an pro-gun bill

SB482

Title: Enacting the firearm industry nondiscrimination act to prohibit certain government contracts with companies that discriminate against firearm entities and firearm trade associations.

Description: Enacting the firearm industry nondiscrimination act to prohibit certain government contracts with companies that discriminate against firearm entities and firearm trade associations.

Last Action: Senate Died on General Orders

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

this is an pro-gun bill

SB522

Title: Standardizing firearm safety education programs in school districts.

Description: Standardizing firearm safety education programs in school districts.

Last Action: Senate Died on General Orders

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

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SB541

Title: Prohibiting a governmental entity or public official from ordering or otherwise requiring a person to wear a face mask as a response to a contagious or infectious disease and from restricting worship services or activities; providing that orders and similar actions by public officials relating to gathering limitations and business restrictions shall not exceed 30 days in duration at a time before being renewed or allowed to expire; prohibiting school officials from issuing or requiring use of a COVID-19 vaccination passport or discriminating against a student based upon COVID-19 vaccination status; requiring schools to recognize exemptions from vaccination requirements; prescribing powers, duties and functions of the board of education of each school district, the governing body of each community college and the governing body of each technical college related to contagious or infectious disease and modifying judicial review provisions related thereto; and removing the sunset provision in the COVID-19 contact tracing privacy act.

Description: Prohibiting a governmental entity or public official from ordering or otherwise requiring a person to wear a face mask as a response to a contagious or infectious disease and from restricting worship services or activities; providing that orders and similar actions by public officials relating to gathering limitations and business restrictions shall not exceed 30 days in duration at a time before being renewed or allowed to expire; prohibiting school officials from issuing or requiring use of a COVID-19 vaccination passport or discriminating against a student based upon COVID-19 vaccination status; requiring schools to recognize exemptions from vaccination requirements; prescribing powers, duties and functions of the board of education of each school district, the governing body of each community college and the governing body of each technical college related to contagious or infectious disease and modifying judicial review provisions related thereto; and removing the sunset provision in the COVID-19 contact tracing privacy act.

Last Action: House Died in House Committee

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

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SB558

Title: Establishing a procedure for a petition for restoration of a person's firearms rights by a person whose prior conviction prohibited the possession of firearms and that has been expunged.

Description: Establishing a procedure for a petition for restoration of a person's firearms rights by a person whose prior conviction prohibited the possession of firearms and that has been expunged.

Last Action: Senate Died in Committee

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

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SB569

Title: 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.

Description: 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.

Last Action: Senate Died in Committee

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

this is an anti-gun bill

SB572

Title: Enacting the covert firearms act and establishing criminal penalties for the possession, manufacture, distribution, transportation, shipping or receiving of certain firearms or components.

Description: Enacting the covert firearms act and establishing criminal penalties for the possession, manufacture, distribution, transportation, shipping or receiving of certain firearms or components.

Last Action: Senate Died in Committee

Last Action Date: May 23, 2022

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