TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly today directed Executive Branch agencies to assist Kansans impacted by severe weather that included large hail, high winds, and tornadoes the evening of Friday, April 29. In response, the Kansas Department of Revenue (KDOR) and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) will waive fees for birth certificates, marriage certificates, and vehicle registrations for those who were affected.  

“Last Friday’s storm placed significant emotional and financial burdens on many Kansans,” Governor Laura Kelly said. “My administration is working to ensure those who lost everything get back on their feet.” 

The affected areas are Butler, Dickson, Greenwood, Jackson, Jefferson, Marion, Morris, Pottawatomie, Sedgwick, Wabaunsee, and Washington counties. 

Governor Kelly has directed KDOR’s Division of Vehicles to: 

KDHE’s Division of Health will: 

KDHE’s Division of Environment will: 

In addition, KDOR Secretary Mark Burghart has waived fees that are typically applied to requests for tax documents from previous years for Kansans affected by these storms. Those requests can be made to Sarah Fulton, Kansas Department of Revenue’s records custodian, by email at