Topeka, KS– Governor Laura Kelly has signed the following four bipartisan bills into law:
House Bill 2591
House Bill 2591 repeals the statute that authorizes quarterly $100,000 State General Fund and $200,000 Conservation Fee Fund transfers to the Abandoned Oil and Gas Well Fund in the Kansas Corporation Commission.
House Bill 2329
House Bill 2329 will amend current law relating to pipeline safety rules and regulations that are overseen and enforced by the Kansas Corporation Commission and allow the KCC to adopt rules and regulations to conform with the federal natural gas pipeline safety act.
House Bill 2560
House Bill 2560 will extend the sunset for the Water Right Transition Assistance Program (WTAP) from July 1, 2022, to July 1, 2030, (Section 2) and extend the sunset for various existing fees of the Pesticide and Fertilizer Program within the Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) from July 1, 2023, to July 1, 2028.
House Bill 2594
House Bill 2594 will create an exemption in law related to vehicle identification number (VIN) offenses for antique vehicles.