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Brownback signs ten bills into law
TOPEKA, Kansas Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed ten bills into law Friday.
Fridays signings bring the total number of bills signed by the governor during the 2014 Legislative Session to 24.
- HB 2422 Changes the definition of watercraft for taxation purposes.
- HB 2440 Allows the Kansas Bioscience Authority and the Secretary of Revenue to determine that a business classified as a bioscience company would no longer be considered as such for the purposes of the Emerging Industry Investment Act.
- HB 2488 Amends the purpose, membership, and authority of the Kansas Electric Transmission Authority.
- HB 2595 Designates the Tylosaurus as the official state marine fossil and the Pteranodon as the official state flying fossil.
- SB 267 Amends a provision in the Insurance Code regarding security deposits and requires the submission of an authorized signature form.
- SB 268 Amends the effective date specified for risk-based capital standards for insurance companies.
- SB 272 Eliminates the 3 percent limit on controlled shooting area acreage in a county.
- SB 308 Expands the Kansas No-Call Act to include mobile telephone numbers and establishes uniformity between the state and federal No-Call laws.
- SB 321 Amends the Kansas Automobile Injury Reparations Act regarding return of unused premium payments in the event of a notice of denial of coverage.
- SB 351 Amends law related to Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) inspections.
By law, the Kansas governor has 10 calendar days to sign the bill into law, veto the bill or allow the bill to become law without his or her signature.