Stay-at-Home Order

On March 28, 2020, Governor Laura Kelly issued an Executive Order directing all persons in the state to stay at home unless performing an essential activity, as defined. The Order identifies a number of essential functions, similar to other states’ definitions of essential businesses.


On March 18, 2020, the Supreme Court of Kansas issued Administrative Order 2020-PR-016 declaring: “Effective upon publication of 2020 House substitute for Senate Bill No. 102, this order suspends all deadlines and time limitations to bring a defendant to trial established by K.S.A. 22-3402 and its amendments, until further order of the Chief Justice.” The House Substitute for Senate Bill 102 was published in the Kansas Register on on March 19, 2020.