Bill Sponsor
Mark Steffen
Kansas · State Senator · District 34 · Republican
Overview
Bills
Votes
Address
3500 N. Mayfield Road, Hutchinson, KS 67502
Address
State Capitol Room 235-E, Kansas Building 300 SW 10th St., Topeka, KS 66612
Phone
785-742-6981
Address
3500 N. Mayfield Road, Hutchinson, KS 67502
Address
State Capitol Room 235-E, Kansas Building 300 SW 10th St., Topeka, KS 66612
Phone
785-742-6981
Featured Bills
Apr 30, 2024
Passed Senate
Sponsor
Kansas Senate Resolution 1758
Congratulating the Hutchinson women's basketball team for an outstanding season and winning the NJCAA Divison 1 Women's Basketball Championship.
Active
Mar 27, 2024
Failed in Senate
Sponsor
Kansas Senate Concurrent Resolution 1609
Making application to the Congress of the United States to call a convention of the states to establish term limits for members of Congress.
Active
Feb 15, 2024
Passed Senate
Sponsor
Kansas Senate Resolution 1737
Affirming Texas Governor, Greg Abbott's right to defend the state of Texas from unrestrained illegal immigration.
Active
Jan 08, 2024
Passed Senate
Sponsor
Kansas Senate Resolution 1729
Condemning the October 7 attacks on the State of Israel.
Active
Apr 28, 2023
Vetoed by Governor
Sponsor
Kansas Senate Bill 8
Reducing penalties for the late filing of and the failure to file personal property renditions and the discovery of escaped personal property, requiring filing only an initial statement with county appraiser for personal property, decreasing the penalties for failing to timely remit withholding income taxes of employees by employers, extending reimbursement from the taxpayer notification costs fund for printing and postage costs for county clerks for calendar year 2024, modifying and prescribing the contents of the revenue neutral rate public hearing notice, providing two prior years' values on the annual valuation notice, allowing for filing of an appraisal by a certified residential real property appraiser for appeal purposes, discontinuing the prohibition of paying taxes under protest after a valuation notice appeal, accounting for adverse influences in the valuation of agricultural land, including properties used for registered agritourism activities as land devoted to agricultural use for purposes of classification, providing a property tax exemption for certain business property operated in competition with property owned or operated by a governmental entity, providing income tax subtraction modifications to permit the carryforward of certain net operating losses for individuals and for the federal work opportunity tax credit and the employee retention credit disallowances, increasing the tax credit amount for adoption expenses and making the credit refundable, increasing the amount of income tax credits available for purchases under the disability employment act from qualified vendors, continuing in existence such credits beyond tax year 2023 and defining qualifying vendors and eligible employees, establishing a tax credit for contributions to eligible charitable organizations operating pregnancy centers or residential maternity facilities, clarifying the determination of taxable income of an electing pass-through entity and providing for the passing through of tax credits to electing pass-through entity owners for purposes of the salt parity act, excluding social security payments from household income and expanding eligibility for seniors and disabled veterans related to increased property tax homestead refund claims, providing a sales tax exemption for sales of property and services used in the provision of communications services and excluding manufacturers' coupons from the sales or selling price.
Active
Recent Votes
Jan 31, 2024
Voted Yes
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Yes
Motion to withdraw from Committee on Ways and Means not adopted;
Passed
Kansas Senate Concurrent Resolution 1615
A Concurrent Resolution rejecting the rates of compensation for members of the Legislature set by the Legislative Compensation Commission.
Jan 31, 2024
Voted Other
Other
Conference Committee Report was adopted;
Passed
Kansas Senate Bill 15
Increasing the maximum amount of yearly income tax credits available for purchases under the disability employment act from qualified vendors, continuing in existence such credits beyond tax year 2023 of eligible purchases available for such credit and further defining qualifying vendors and employees eligible for the credit, establishing a grant program to facilitate transitions by employers to minimum wage employment for persons with disabilities and creating the Kansas sheltered workshop transition fund.
Jan 31, 2024
Voted Other
Other
Consent Calendar Passed
Passed
Kansas Senate Bill 331
Removing the definition of lead-free and an exception for leaded joints in the public water supply systems law and updating terminology relating to hazardous waste generated by certain persons.
Jan 17, 2024
Voted Yes
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Yes
Conference Committee Report was adopted;
Passed
Kansas House Bill 2284
Providing an income tax rate of 5.25% for individuals, exempting all social security benefits from Kansas income tax, increasing the standard deduction by a cost-of-living adjustment, increasing the Kansas personal exemption, decreasing the privilege tax normal tax, establishing a 0% state rate for sales and use taxes for food and food ingredients on April 1, 2024, and increasing the extent of property tax exemption for residential property from the statewide school levy.
Jan 17, 2024
Voted No
No
Motion to adopt the CCR. Substitute motion to not adopt, send back to conference committee and appoint a new conference. Motion failed.
Failed
Kansas House Bill 2284
Providing an income tax rate of 5.25% for individuals, exempting all social security benefits from Kansas income tax, increasing the standard deduction by a cost-of-living adjustment, increasing the Kansas personal exemption, decreasing the privilege tax normal tax, establishing a 0% state rate for sales and use taxes for food and food ingredients on April 1, 2024, and increasing the extent of property tax exemption for residential property from the statewide school levy.
Jan 8, 2024
Voted Yes
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Yes
Emergency Final Action - Adopted;
Passed
Kansas Senate Resolution 1729
Condemning the October 7 attacks on the State of Israel.