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

There are no active action alerts at this time, but please check back soon.

Bills to Watch

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

State Bill Number Position Status Title
KS HB 2501 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing in House Committee on Federal and State Affairs, session ended 5/23/2022 Prohibits COVID Vaccine mandates for Kansas National Guard Members, prohibits members from being disciplined for refusing COVID Vaccines or treatment
KS SB 437 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing in Senate Committee on Public Health and Welfare, session ended 5/23/2022 Prohibits business & government from discriminating based on vaccination status
KS SB 34 2022-05-23 WATCH Died, vetoed by Governor Laura Kelly on 5/13/2022 Prohibits state requiring vaccine passports with exceptions/public health from using law enforcement/schools mandating vaccines not FDA approved
KS SB 466 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to be heard in scheduled 2/18/2022 Senate Committee on Judiciary, session ended 5/23/2022 Prohibits places of public accommodation from requiring proof of vaccination/immunity passport
KS HB 2280 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to pass Conference Committee, session ended 5/23/2022 Removes restrictive language in the religious belief exemption for vaccines required for daycare facilities and school
KS SB 436 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing in the Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee, session ended 5/23/2022 Amends ability to order isolation/quarantine for refusing vaccines to recommendation with penalty
KS SB 398 2022-05-23 WATCH Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing in Senate Public Health Committee, session ended 5/23/2022 Removes restrictive language in the religious belief exemption for vaccines mandated for childcare facilities and school
KS SB 370 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to pass Senate Committee on Federal and State Affairs, session ended 5/23/2022 Prohibits KS National Guard Members from being compelled to receive COVID Vaccines or disciplined
KS HB 2669 2022-05-23 WATCH Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing in House Committee on Human Services, session ended 5/23/2022 Removes restrictive language in the religious belief exemption for vaccines required for childcare facilities and schools
KS HB 2662 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to pass the full House, session ended on 5/23/2022 Enacts the Parents' Bill of Rights, including the right to make vaccination decisions
KS HB 2714 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing in House Committee on Federal & State Affairs, session ended 5/23/2022 Prohibits discrimination based on COVID-19 vaccination status, adds to KS Act Against Discrimination
KS SB 541 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing in House Judiciary Committee, session ended 5/23/2022 Prohibits schools from requiring COVID-19 vaccination or discriminating based on COVID-19 vaccination status
KS SB 496 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, passed Senate 3/22/2022, failed to be scheduled for a hearing in House K-12 Education Budget Committee, session ended 5/23/2022 Establishes parents' bill of rights, including the right to make healthcare decisions
KS HB 2498 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to pass House Health and Human Services Committee, session ended 5/23/2022 Prohibits COVID-19 vaccine mandates for children in daycare facilities and schools
KS SB 213 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to move in 2022 Prohibits employers from taking adverse action against employees based on vaccination status
KS SB 212 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to move in 2022 Removes ability of Secretary of Health & Environment to add additional vaccines for school, prohibits discrimination
KS HB 2670 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing in House Committee on Judiciary, session ended 5/23/2022 Prohibits vaccine passports, prohibits discrimination based on vaccination status in multiples areas
KS HB 2535 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing in the House Committee on Judiciary, session ended 5/23/2022 Prohibits federal COVID-19 Vaccine mandates and the State of Kansas from enforcing any COID-19 Vaccine requirement, establishes penalty
KS HB 2449 2022-05-23 WATCH Died, failed to move in 2022 Prohibits mandatory vaccination except for hospital, long-term care and nursing home employees
KS SB 308 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to move in 2022 Prohibits public places from denying access based on vaccination status

Announcements

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