2024 Legislative Session

The Kansas Legislature meets January through May.

As bills with implications for the protection of innocent human life are proposed, KFL will post here describing them. We will post updates as bills move through the processes of the Kansas State Legislature.

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Protect Women from Coerced Abortions: HB 2436 would institute penalties against those who coerce women into having abortions. The bill was passed in the House and Senate. The Governor vetoed the bill on Friday, April 12th. FINAL update: On Monday, April 29th, the Kansas House and Senate successfully overrode the Governor’s veto by final votes of 85-40 and 28-10, respectively.

Improve KDHE Abortion Reporting: House Bill 2749 would require abortion statistics to be reported to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) by abortionists twice a year and be released by the KDHE within 30 days of the end of each reporting period. It would also improve the quality of state data by requiring KDHE collect information regarding the reasons why women choose abortion. The bill passed on final action in the House with bipartisan support, and in the Senate. The Governor vetoed the bill on Friday, April 12th. FINAL update: On Monday, April 29th, the Kansas House and Senate successfully overrode the Governor’s veto by final votes of 84-41 and 27-10, respectively.

Pregnancy Resource Center Funding: This provision in the state budget would maintain $2M in funding for the program that passed last year with bi-partisan support and change the name to Pregnancy Compassion Awareness Program. The program directly helps Pregnancy Resource Centers and Maternity Homes across Kansas. It was included and passed in both the Senate and House Budgets. The Governor vetoed the bill on Thursday, April 25th. FINAL update: On Monday, April 29th, the Kansas House and Senate successfully overrode the Governor’s veto by final votes of 86-39 and 28-11, respectively, reauthorizing $2M in funding for the program.

Life-Affirming Tax Reforms: House Bill 2465 establishes pro-life tax policies that includes additional tax credits for families who adopt children, tax credits for donors to pregnancy resource centers (PRCs) and maternity homes, and the removal of the sales tax burden on those organizations. It was passed in the House and Senate. The Governor vetoed the bill on Friday, April 19th. FINAL update: On Monday, April 29th, the Kansas House and Senate successfully overrode the Governor’s veto by final votes of 85-40, and 29-6, respectively.