Turnaround status definitions:

  • DEAD:  The bill failed to be advanced by the house of origin.
  • BLESSED: The bill has been referred to a time-exempt committee and is still available for consideration.
  • ALIVE: The bill has passed the chamber of origin and may be considered by the second chamber.

Note: Even bills labeled as “dead” could re-emerge as amendments to other bills.

Please Note:  KNEA staff update the bills on this page with regularity, however there are times when bills can move and change rapidly.  If you are unsure of the status of a particular bill, please check the Kansas Legislature website at:  http://kslegislature.org/