Legislation that has passed the Kansas House
These bills passed the Kansas House on January 28, 2021
Consolidates two funds managed by the Kansas Corporation Commission for the plugging of abandoned oil and gas wells and clarified the Commission’s authority to have the responsible party pay for well plugging.
Allows for the Attorney General to coordinate training among law enforcement agencies in order to address the high rates of missing and murdered among the Native American population.
Creates a certified drug treatment plan for people who are on diversion, allowing the county or district attorney to opt for diversion rather than criminal charges in certain cases. By allowing for monitored treatment for those who commit low level offenses this bill can help get a person with an addiction the treatment they need. Which will improve their chances of employment, prevent further criminal behavior, benefit public safety, and save taxpayer money.