The same problem happen to me. This happens when your browser (in this case chrome) updates the minor version. The selenium can still load the drivers and an instance of it can be instantiated, because it (probably) checks the major version.
I was using the scroll action with JS, so after the update it didn't work, but only this didn't work in running mode,...
Since you are using the JSE you don't need to scroll to the element (JS can interact with elements not in the ViewPort). You could just use the JSE to click the search button.
// declare JSE
// run JS to click the `button`
// (important) wait for the new page/element before proceeding
OR you can just use your JSE to run Element.scrollTo() and then do the ...