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 2449 2022-06-01 WATCH Died, failed to have a hearing Prohibits mandatory vaccination except for hospital, long-term care and nursing home employees
KS SB 308 2022-06-01 SUPPORT Died, failed to have a hearing Prohibits public places from denying access based on vaccination status
KS HB 2498 2022-06-01 SUPPORT Died, failed to move out of the House Health and Human Services Committee Prohibits COVID-19 vaccine mandates for children in daycare facilities and schools
KS SB 466 2022-06-01 SUPPORT Died, failed to move out of Senate Committee on Judiciary Prohibits places of public accommodation from requiring proof of vaccination/immunity passport
KS SB 212 2022-06-01 SUPPORT Died, failed to move out of the full Senate Removes ability of Sec. to add additional vaccines for school, prohibits discrimination
KS SB 213 2022-06-01 SUPPORT Died, failed to move out of committee Prohibits employers from taking adverse action against employees based on vaccination status
KS SB 34 2022-05-23 WATCH Died, veto sustained, no motion to reconsider Prohibits state requiring vaccine passports with exceptions/public health from using law enforcement/schools mandating vaccines not FDA approved
KS SB 496 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, SB 496 failed to be scheduled for a hearing in the House K-12 Education Budget Committee Establishes parents' bill of rights, including the right to make healthcare decisions
KS HB 2662 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, HB 2662 failed to be scheduled for a hearing in the House Appropriations Committee Enacts the Parents' Bill of Rights, including the right to make vaccination decisions
KS HB 2714 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, HB 2714 failed to be scheduled for a hearing in the House Committee on Federal & State Affairs Prohibits discrimination based on COVID-19 vaccination status, adds to KS Act Against Discrimination
KS SB 541 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, SB 541 failed to be scheduled for a hearing in the House Judiciary Committee Prohibits schools from requiring COVID-19 vaccination or discriminating based on COVID-19 vaccination status
KS SB 370 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, SB 370 failed to be scheduled for a hearing in Committee Prohibits KS National Guard Members from being compelled to receive COVID Vaccines or disciplined
KS SB 398 2022-05-23 WATCH Died, SB 398 failed to be scheduled for a hearing in the Senate Committee on Public Health Removes restrictive language in the religious belief exemption to vaccines mandated for school
KS SB 436 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, SB 436 failed to be scheduled for a hearing in Committee Amends ability to order isolation/quarantine for refusing vaccines to recommendation with penalty
KS HB 2280 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, HB 2280 failed to move in the House, session ended 5/23/2022 Removes restrictive language in the religious belief exemption for vaccines required for school
KS SB 437 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, SB 437 failed to be scheduled for a hearing in Committee Prohibits business & government from discriminating based on vaccination status

Announcements

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