TOPEKA – Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. has signed the following bills into law:
- Senate Bill 185: Expedites redevelopment projects by revising the powers of Johnson and Labette Counties in regard to certain redevelopment districts and authorities. (Signed 04/11/18)
- Senate Bill 324: Amends the vehicle dealers and manufacturers licensing act to prohibit certain actions by manufacturers which place unnecessary costs and burdens on vehicle dealers.
- Senate Bill 410: Updates insurance statutes to allow certain captive insurance companies in the State of Kansas.
- Substitute for House Bill 2147: Refunds improperly collected income taxes to certain Native American veterans.
- Senate Substitute for House Bill 2184: Amends workers compensation death benefits.
- House Bill 2580: Prevents consumer reporting agencies from charging certain fees relating to consumer report security freezes.
- House Bill 2581: Increases penalties for “swatting” and other false alarms if a third party is injured or killed as a result of the hoax. (Announced in the previous release)
- House Bill 2639: Allows KDHE to collect a fee for fingerprinting individuals maintaining, residing, working, or volunteering at a child care facility.
The Governor has now signed 50 bills into law this session. By law, the Kansas governor has 10 calendar days to sign bills into law, veto bills or allow bills to become law without his signature.