Kansas Advocacy

Welcome to the National Vaccine Information Center Kansas State Team page. This page, along with the email updates you will receive, will help keep you informed of what you can do in your state to help you protect and expand your rights to informed consent to vaccination.

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Action Needed Now

The following table lists the active action alerts for all states.

Bills to Watch

The following table lists the active bills of interest for all states.

State Bill Number Position Status Title
KS SB 34 2022-05-14 WATCH Vetoed by the Governor and returned to the Senate on 5/13/2022 Prohibits state requiring vaccine passports with exceptions/public health from using law enforcement/schools mandating vaccines not FDA approved
KS HB 2280 2022-03-30 SUPPORT House did not concur with Senate amendments, Conference Committees created Removes restrictive language in the religious belief exemption for vaccines required for school
KS SB 541 2022-03-28 SUPPORT Referred to House Judiciary Committee on 3/28/2022 Prohibits schools from requiring COVID-19 vaccination or discriminating based on COVID-19 vaccination status
KS SB 496 2022-03-22 SUPPORT Referred to House K-12 Education Budget Committee Establishes parents' bill of rights, including the right to make healthcare decisions
KS HB 2662 2022-02-23 SUPPORT Referred to House Appropriations Committee on 2/23/2022 Enacts the Parents' Bill of Rights, including the right to make vaccination decisions
KS HB 2714 2022-02-22 SUPPORT Introduced and referred to the House Committee on Federal & State Affairs on 2/18/2022 Prohibits discrimination based on COVID-19 vaccination status, adds to KS Act Against Discrimination
KS HB 2498 2022-02-17 SUPPORT Scheduled for hearing in House Health and Human Services Committee on 2/21/2022 Prohibits COVID-19 vaccine mandates for children in daycare facilities and schools
KS SB 466 2022-02-15 SUPPORT Scheduled for hearing on 2/18/2022 in Senate Committee on Judiciary Prohibits places of public accommodation from requiring proof of vaccination/immunity passport
KS SB 436 2022-02-05 SUPPORT Introduced and referred to the Senate Committee on Public Health & Welfare on 2/4/2022 Amends ability to order isolation/quarantine for refusing vaccines to recommendation with penalty
KS SB 437 2022-02-05 SUPPORT Referred to the Senate Committee on Public Health & Welfare on 2/4/2022 Prohibits business & government from discriminating based on vaccination status
KS SB 398 2022-01-28 WATCH Referred to the Senate Committee on Public Health on 1/28/2022 Removes restrictive language in the religious belief exemption to vaccines mandated for school
KS SB 370 2022-01-27 SUPPORT Scheduled for hearing in Senate Committee on Federal and State Affairs on 1/31/2022 Prohibits KS National Guard Members from being compelled to receive COVID Vaccines or disciplined
KS HB 2449 2021-05-27 WATCH Failed to have a hearing in 2021 Prohibits mandatory vaccination except for hospital, long-term care and nursing home employees
KS SB 308 2021-05-27 SUPPORT Failed to have a hearing in 2021 Prohibits public places from denying access based on vaccination status
KS SB 212 2021-05-27 SUPPORT Failed to move out of the full Senate in 2021 Removes ability of Sec. to add additional vaccines for school, prohibits discrimination
KS SB 213 2021-05-27 SUPPORT Failed to move out of committee in 2021 Prohibits employers from taking adverse action against employees based on vaccination status

Announcements

There are no announcements available at this time, but please check back soon.